University Park, IL,
15:44 PM

Lorri Glass, LCSW, Ph.D., CCTP - I/II


Social Work, Behavioral Health Care, and Trauma Expert

Dr. Lorri Glass is an Associate Professor in Governors State University’s Social Work Department where she is the Coordinator of the Undergraduate Social Work Program and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses. She earned her bachelor’s degree in political science and minor in social work from Valparaiso University and her master’s and doctorate in Social Work from the Jane Addams College of Social Work at The University of Illinois at Chicago.

Before joining Governor’s State University, Dr. Glass served as a Clinical Manager at Gary Community Mental Health and the Department Chair of Social Work at Valparaiso University, and served as a Clinical Consultant with the Veterans Administration. She has more than 40 years of experience as a licensed clinical social worker and is a certified trauma practitioner.

In her private practice Dr. Glass provides behavioral health care services, clinical supervision, and professional trainings. Dr. Glass serves on the Advisory Board of the Minority Fellowship Program which is supported by SAMHSA and CSWE and provides financial support for doctoral students of color. Dr. Glass is the founder of Generating Hope, a student organization at GSU that advocates and supports those impacted by mass incarceration.

Dr. Glass’ Research Focus:

  • Trauma Informed Practice
  • Mentoring
  • Emotional Intelligence in practitioners
  • Implicit and Explicit Bias in Behavioral Healthcare
  • Collateral Consequences of Mass Incarceration

Recent relevant work:

Calling It Out: Identifying and Exploring the Impact of Implicit and Explicit Racial Bias in Mental Health