Candice C. Beasley, MSW, DSW, LCSW-BACS

Clinical Assistant Professor


Elk Place, Room 411
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Dr. Candice C. Beasley earned her MSW from the University of Oklahoma at Tulsa in 2011. Dr. Beasley has publication and curriculum creating experience, having co-created the Ubuntu Program for Emotional Wellness, through Pfizer and Take Action For Health. Dr. Beasley has extensive experience in Clinical Social Work, Child Welfare Practice & CPS Policy, Social Work and the Courts, Domestic Violence / IPV, Medical Social Work, and previously served as co-chair on CSWE's Council on Racial, Ethnic, & Cultural Diversity (CRECD). Dr. Beasley is also a 2017 Doctorate of Social Work graduate from TSSW and lives in New Orleans with her son, Cameron.

Areas of Expertise

  • Child Advocacy, Protection, and Welfare
  • Clinical Social Work
  • Disaster Mental Health
  • Intimate Partner Violence / Sexual Violence
  • Justice and Corrections
  • Medical Social Work
  • Policy and Planning


  • DSW in Social Work from Tulane University
  • MSW from University of Oklahoma
  • BS in Social Counseling from Our Lady of Holy Cross College

Highlights, Honors & Awards

  • 2018 – Faculty Excellence Award (Tulane University) 
  • 2018 – Alumni Spotlight (University of Oklahoma) 
  • 2017 – Faculty Excellence Award (Tulane University) 
  • 2017 - Phi Alpha: National Honor Society for Social Workers (Tulane University) 
  • 2011 - Golden Key International: International Honor Society 
  • 2011 - Phi Alpha: National Honor Society for Social Workers (University of Oklahoma)

Selected Publications

Selected Funding

  • 2017 – 2018, Co‐Principal Investigator, Teacher Resilience Education and Enhancement Study, Tulane University. Maurya Glaude: Co‐Principal Investigator (in‐kind)

Community Involvement

  • 2023 – Current: Louisiana Crisis Response Trainer 
  • 2023 – Current: Peer Reviewer (Family Process) 
  • 2022 – Current: Peer Reviewer (Smith College Studies in Social Work) 
  • 2022 – Current: Peer Reviewer (ScholarOne) 
  • 2022 - 2023: Co-Chair of the Council on Racial, Ethnic & Cultural Diversity (CSWE) 
  • 2020 – 2023: Committee Member of the Council on Racial, Ethnic & Cultural Diversity (CSWE) 
  • 2019 – Current: Peer Reviewer (Journal of Racial & Ethnic Health Disparities)