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Angela Lavery, PhD, LCSW, FT

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Graduate Social Work Dept. 
Reynolds Hall, Room 107 
650 Reynolds Alley 
West Chester, PA 19383

Angela Lavery 
Phone: 610-738-0341 

Angela Lavery, PhD, LCSW, FT

Graduate Certificate Coordinator Assistant Professor, Graduate Social Work 


Dr. Lavery is the coordinator of the Graduate Certificate in Gerontology. She is an Assistant Professor with the Graduate Social Work Department. Dr. Lavery is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Fellow in Thanatology through the Association for Death Education and Counseling. She has worked in a variety of settings, including hospice and senior centers. Prior to seeking her PhD, she was the Assistant Director of the Wyoming Geriatric Education Center (WyGEC) at the University of Wyoming. Her research background includes studying older adults with low income waiting for affordable housing, as well as older adults at risk for abuse, neglect and exploitation.

Gerontology Courses Taught

  • SWG 571 - Social Work and Older Adults
  • SWG 590 - Social Work Practice in End of Life Care

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