Room 916

Rick Greenberg, PhD, LCSW-R is a clinician, educator, manager, and leader within the social work community of NYC whose lens of social justice guides both thought and practice.  Prior to his appointment at the Columbia School of Social Work, he had been a senior leader at both Episcopal Social Services and the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services overseeing program divisions as well as support departments.  His clinical interests include the impact of learning disabilities and impulse disorders on individual and family dynamics.

As a consultant, coach, trainer, and supervisor, Dr. Greenberg works with individuals and organizations to advance clinical, program, and administrative expertise in the areas of supervision, management, and leadership including program development and program evaluation – all with a lens of diversity and social justice.

A member of the CSSW Social Enterprise Administration faculty; he teaches across social work disciplines with courses in management, leadership, clinical practice, and evaluation. As an Adjunct Assistant Professor, he has taught Research Methods in the Graduate School of Social Work at New York University for the past 28 years.  He has also taught courses on topics such as Differential Treatment Interventions, Linking Practice and Policy, Transference and Counter-Transference, and Assessment and Treatment Planning.

Dr. Greenberg has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of NY at Buffalo, an MSW from New York University, a PhD in Social Work from Columbia University, and a certificate from the Institute for Not-for-Profit Management Executive Leadership Program of the Columbia School of Business.