Julie Clockston, M.S.W, D.S.W., LCSW
Julie Clockston is an LCSW and assistant professor in the department of social work at the Metropolitan State University of Denver, in the B.S.S.W. and M.S.W. programs. Her research interests include individuals and families with developmental and intellectual disabilities, improving coping skills among individuals experiencing depression and anxiety through CBT, poverty awareness groups, improving community readiness among individuals with developmental disabilities, and participatory research with marginalized populations. Clockston is also a faculty field instructor and the current president of the National Association of Social Workers, Colorado Chapter (NASW), The Association for Successful Parenting (TASP), and member of the National Association of Black Social Workers Colorado Chapter (NABSW). During the summer at Smith SSW, she teaches Social Work Child Development. Clockston has been an early childhood educator, therapeutic foster parent, developmental disabilities specialist, group and individual therapist, LCSW candidate supervisor, family assessor, a trainer with nonprofits and solopreneur.