Dwayne Walker, M.S.W., L.C.S.W., A.C.S.W.

Education

  • M.S.W., University of Missouri-Columbia
  • B.S. in Sociology, Southwest Baptist University

Selected Publications

  • Lost and Forgotten Early Police Social Workers, The New Social Worker, Spring 2006, Volume 12 No. 2.
  • Forensic Social Work, The New Social Worker, Spring 2005, Vol 12 No. 2.

Selected Presentations

  • 'Outpatient Treatment Approaches for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Combat Veterans', NASW, Missouri Symposium, March 2014 and March 2015.
  • 'Basic Post-Traumatic Stress Treatment Interventions', Kampala Uganda July 2011.
  • 'Legal Aspects of Professional Social Work Practice', NASW Symposium, March 2009.
  • 'Lost and Forgotten Early Police Social Workers', National Organization of Forensic Social Workers, New Orleans, April 2005.
  • 'Family Support Among Chronically Mentally Ill and Incarcerated Treatment Populations', Social Work and the Law Conference, St. Louis, MO, 2002
  • 'The Role of Social Work in the Civil Commitment of the Incarcerated Mentally Ill', National Organization of Forensic Social Work Conference, New Orleans, 1998. 
  • 'Incarcerated Fathers', Mental Health and Corrections Symposium, Kansas City, MO 1993.

Related Experience

  • Visiting Clinical Instructor, School of Social Work, Missouri State University, 2014-2015.
  • Team Leader, Department of Veteran's Affairs, Readjustment Counseling (for Combat Veterans).
  • Lead Clinical Social Worker, Bureau of Prisons, U.S. Medical Center for Federal Prisoners.
  • Hostage Negotiation Team Member, U.S. Medical Center for Federal Prisoners.
  • Special Operations Response Team Member, U.S. Medical Center for Federal Prisoners.

Professional Organizations

  • National Association of Social Workers, Missouri Chapter
    • Ethics Committee Member
    • Board President, 2012-2014

Honors and Awards

  • Social Worker of the Year, 2015, National Association of Social Workers, Missouri Chapter, nominated by NASW members. 

Church/Community Service

  • Attends South Haven Baptist Church, Springfield
    • Deacon