Assistant Director, Academics
Children and families, and Integrated Care Clinics
Chandra Carr currently serves as the WSU School of Social Work Office of Feild Education Assistant Director, Academics. Carr has over nineteen years of mental health experience ranging from children to adults and fifteen years of experience with developmental disabilities therapeutic services. She has designed, administered, staffed and executed grant funded programs for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services successfully in addition to creating and administering integrated care clinics in the city of Detroit. Carr's various roles has also provided her with the wherewithal to create innovative programming ideas that progressively prepare individuals to improve their circumstances through cognitive behavioral recognition and choice analysis. During her tenure as a social worker, Carr has developed and implemented processes for programs and interactions with students, collaborated with executive teams and stakeholders, while overseeing the production and growth of community and academic organizations. In addition to building relationships with the community leaders and organizers, Carr's goal is to make sure integrative strategies and practices support a positive and diverse culture. She has experienced first-hand how business, human services, health, and education all blend together, not only looking beyond quantity, but to create a culture that recognizes and appreciates the value of those individuals in the workforce.
Carr leads the Office of Field Education formulating policies, procedures and processes; coordinating the field placement of BSW and MSW students; developing plans and implementing programs of Continuing Education courses and training for agency-based field instructors; and leads the development and oversight of implementation of criteria for the selection of field sites.
Degrees and Certifications
- PhD in Counseling, Capella University
- Master of Social Work, University of Michigan
- Bachelor of Science in Family Community Service, Michigan State University
Courses taught by Chandra Carr
Winter Term 2024 (future)
Recent university news spotlights
- New child welfare training initiative coming to WSU includes financial support for students
- Expanding the social work role: Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office partners with School of Social Work in first-of-its kind collaboration