Bronwyn Cross-Denny, Ph.D., LCSW

Bronwyn Cross-Denny, Ph.D., LCSW

Program Director/ Assistant Professor

Clinical Expertise

Practice with families, children, adolescents, adults, and couples with a variety of issues including mental health, grief/loss, trauma, family issues, parenting, and addiction.

Consulting Editor

Social Work Education: An International Journal; John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; Sage Publications; Advances in Social Work

Degrees and Certifications

    • Ph.D., MSW, Fordham University
    • BS, Western Michigan University

Teaching Responsibilities

    • SW 101 – Introduction to Social Work
    • SW 224 – Human Diversity and Social Justice
    • SW 267 & SW 268 – Human Behavior in the Social Environment I & II
    • SW 275 – Social Work Practice I
    • SW 278 & SW 279 – Junior Practicum & Seminar
    • SW 378 & SW 379 – Senior Practicum & Seminar
    • SW 390 – Social Work Research Methods
    • SW 391 – Supervised Research Practicum

Research Interests & Grants

    Social and economic justice, human diversity, social determinants of health, equitable mental and physical healthcare, addiction

    • Academics for Creative Teaching (ACT) Grant, AY 2014-15, Development of Study Abroad Opportunities and International Curriculum Content for Social Work Students
    • CT Council on Problem Gambling, 2013-2014
    • Perceptions of Dating Violence and Attitudes towards Women’s Equity among Young Adults, Co-Investigator, Collaborative project with Dr. Tanya Grant, Criminal Justice
    • LessThanUThink Campaign with SHU Wellness Center in collaboration with University of Alabama, 2013-14, 2014-15
    • Academics for Creative Teaching (ACT) Grant Recipient, AY 2013-14, Emerging Trends in Social Work:  Aging, Palliative Care, and End-of-Life Issues

Honors, Awards & Fellowships

    • The Dr. Marian Calabrese Outstanding Faculty Award, Campus Life Leadership Awards, Sacred Heart University, May 2013
    • Presidential Seminar Participant, Sacred Heart University, May 2012 – September 2013
    • Faculty Excellence Award, University College, Sacred Heart University, May 2012
    • Co-Chair and Council Member, Council on Racial, Ethnic, and Cultural Diversity (Council on Social Work Education's Commission for Diversity and Social & Economic Justice), July 2012 to June 2017
    • Honorary Member, Phi Alpha Honor Society for Social Work

Publications and Presentations

Bronwyn Cross-Denny, Ph.D., LCSW

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Hours: Contact Professor for office hours
  • Location:
    Social Work
    Academic Bldg HC 219
    College of Arts and Sciences
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