Areas of Expertise
Social work practice in school-based settings; Integrated Behavioral Health; clinical practice and program development with adolescents, parents, and families; crisis intervention, trauma and brief treatment; and supervision/field instruction.
Diane Mirabito, DSW, LCSW, is Clinical Professor of Social Work, Chair of the Practice Curriculum area, Director of a post-master’s program, Clinical Practice with Adolescents; and Co-Director of a Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) Integrated Youth Behavioral Health Program (2014-17).
Dr. Mirabito’s areas of expertise in practice, teaching, and scholarship include Integrated Behavioral Health; clinical practice and program development with adolescents and their families; social work practice in school-based settings; crisis intervention, trauma and brief treatment; and field instruction/advisement. She currently teaches classes in advanced practice, social work with adolescents in schools, and child and adolescent trauma to MSW students, and the Seminar in Field Instruction (SIFI) to new field instructors. She has presented her work in global Social Work settings and currently teaches a trauma elective course in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Prior to joining the NYU faculty in 2000, Dr. Mirabito’s professional career in social work included extensive experience in clinical practice with youth and families in agency, school, and hospital settings; supervision to social work staff and students; and the development of programs and collaborative partnerships within and between school, hospital, and community-based youth development agency settings. She has extensive experience in field education as both a field instructor and advisor and in the development and implementation of social work training programs in school, agency, and hospital settings.
Dr. Mirabito received a BSW and BA from Syracuse University, an A.M., Master’s in Social Work, from the University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration, and a Doctorate in Social Welfare from the City University of New York, Hunter College School of Social Work.