|Parker, Lynn, MSW, PhD|
Lynn Parker, MSW, PhD, is a professor at the University of Denver, Graduate School of Social Work and supervisor with the Denver Family Institute, a postgraduate family therapy training center. She is a couples and family therapy specialist having practiced in the field for more than 30 years. At GSSW, she is convener of the Families Track and program coordinator of the Certificate in Couples and Family Therapy. She teaches a wide range of clinical social work courses and a course on Global Relations and Poverty in Mexico. Her book, Transformative Family Therapy: Just Families in a Just Society, co-authored with Rhea Almeida and Ken Dolan-Del Vecchio, was published in 2008.
Lynn's focuses on social justice issues in families, couples, and society. She conducts research and writes about how to address power, privilege, and oppression in therapeutic work. As well, she is collecting stories of liberation and resistance from her community partners in Mexico, which will become part a broader qualitative study capturing the pathways that led participants through experiences of oppression to liberation.
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