Margie GilbertVisiting Assistant Professor
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University Hall 3144
(205) 934-8473

Research and Teaching Interests: Child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, positive parenting, crisis intervention, conflict resolution, marital conflict, anger/stress management, communication conflicts

Office Hours: By appointment

Education:
  • BSW, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • MSW, University of Alabama

Margie Gilbert has been the department’s field liaison for graduating senior social work students since the summer of 2009. She has a clinical background and has been in private practice at Gilbert & Brown Counseling and Consulting Services, LLC, for the past twelve years. Her practice focuses on working with children, youth, and families with issues of child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, positive parenting, crisis intervention, conflict resolution, marital conflict, anger/stress management, and communication conflicts.

Gilbert provides psycho-educational programs for children, youth, families, and groups within the Birmingham community and conducts home studies. She works closely with for-profit and non-profit agencies and organizations to assist in filling in the gaps in service delivery. Currently, she is the president of the Alabama Society for Clinical Social Work (2013-2015), which hosts annual conferences to social practitioners and helps them understand Social Work licensure laws, ethical issues around licensure laws, changes in the DSM-5, and other policy-related issues.