Dr. Isabel Logan, Ed.D, LCSW
Dr. Isabel Logan, Ed.D, LCSW earned a BSW from Saint Joseph College (Presently the University of Saint Joseph), an MSW from Fordham University, and a Doctorate of Education from the University of Hartford. Dr. Logan is an Assistant Professor of Social Work at Eastern Connecticut State University since 2016. Before joining the faculty at Eastern, she worked for 20 years as a social worker for the Connecticut Division of Public Defender Services in New Haven Superior Court and Superior Court for Juvenile Matters at Hartford. In 2001 Dr. Logan was selected by American University to assist with developing the Cultural Proficiency in Drug Court Practice: Training of Trainers Manual for drug court professionals. She also aided the Connecticut Court Support Service Division with the development of its cultural competence curriculum. Dr. Logan’s research interests include microaggressions, cultural and ethnic issues that impact the delivery of human services, and most recently, police social work. Her research has led to policy implementation within the Connecticut Judicial Branch. In 2013, Dr. Logan received The Mary Rosa McDonough Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Saint Joseph for her service to the profession and community. Additionally, in 2019 she received the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Service Award from Eastern Connecticut State University for promoting the ideals and values of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in furthering the goals of diversity and social equity. Most recently, in 2021 she was awarded a Letter of Appreciation by the Willimantic Police Department, the highest civilian award for her valuable service to the department. Dr. Logan provides consulting and clinical services through private practice in her spare time.
Breakout #2: Boots on the Ground: SWLE Project
The Social Work & Law Enforcement (SWLE) project is dedicated to advancing the ethical and effective integration of social work services into law enforcement agencies by preparing social work students to assume roles in the emerging field of police social work. The SWLE Project began as a collaboration between Eastern Connecticut State University’s Social Work […]