Isabel Logan

Dr. Isabel Logan, Ed.D, LCSW

  • Assistant Professor of Social Work at Eastern Connecticut State University

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 is the first to embed social work interns into police departments in Connecticut. The pilot program began as a partnership between Eastern’s Social Work Program and the Willimantic Police Department in 2020. Dr. Logan’s research interests include microaggressions, cultural and ethnic issues that impact the delivery of human services, and most recently, social work and law enforcement. Her research has led to policy implementation within the Connecticut Judicial System.

 

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.

Sessions

  • Final Q&A: What’s next? Fitting PSWs Into Your Community

    The final question and answer session will allow attendees to ask panelists specific questions about unique programs. Attendees that submitted their questions at registration will get their questions answered and have the opportunity to ask panelists follow-up questions or ask members to elaborate on a topic discussed throughout the conference.

  • Data: Collection, Analysis, Informing Practice

    The session will focus on all things data, including what data is collected and how it informs practice. The panelists will cover data privacy and the importance of confidential documentation for PSWs.

  • Social Work Track: The Ethics of Police Social Work

    The breakout session will focus on ethical considerations for embedded social workers. The panel will cover the Code of Ethics, including privacy and confidentiality, social justice, and articulating social work values, standards, and principles as an embedded PSW.