Anne C. Dempsey
Clinical Associate Professor and Assistant Dean of Practicum Education & Community Partnerships
DSW, LCSW-R, MSW, BA
Areas of Expertise: Social work education, including simulation; reflective practice in social work and teaching; practicum education and clinical supervision; curriculum development and implementation; chronic illness; and trauma.
Anne Dempsey is a Clinical Associate Professor and Assistant Dean of Practicum Education & Community Partnerships at NYU Silver. Dr. Dempsey specializes in social work education, including simulation; reflective practice in social work and teaching; practicum instruction and clinical supervision; curriculum development and implementation; chronic illness; and trauma.
She has worked with children, youth, and families in child welfare, as well as in mental health and health care settings and in private practice. She has served as an elected member of the School Leadership Team at an NYC DOE public school, and as a volunteer mental health evaluator for the Human Rights Clinic of Healthright International. Dr. Dempsey is currently conducting research with colleagues on an anti-oppressive and antiracist curriculum to prepare MSW students for practicum education. She also serves as the Director of the Post-Master’s Certificate Program in Clinical Supervision.
Dr. Dempsey earned her DSW from NYU Silver, her MSW from the Hunter College Silberman School of Social Work and her BA from the University of Richmond. She received a certificate in psychodynamic psychotherapy from the Institute for Psychoanalytic Education.
Behavioral Health Service Use Among Licensed Social Workers: A Qualitative Inquiry
Steen, J., Straussner, S. L., Senreich, E., Dempsey, A., Huang, F. & Willoughby, M., 2023, In : Social Work in Public Health..
Decentering Whiteness in the Social Work Classroom
Dempsey, A., Jun 30 2022, In : Journal of Teaching in Social Work. 42, 2-3, p. 175-189 15 p.
Faculty Respond to COVID-19: Reflections-on-Action in Field Education
Dempsey, A., Lanzieri, N., Luce, V., de Leon, C., Malhotra, J. & Heckman, A., Mar 2022, In : Clinical Social Work Journal. 50, 1, p. 11-21 11 p.
Malhotra, J., Lanzieri, N., Dempsey, A., & Luce, V. (2021). The Field Seminar-A New Field Contingency Model During COVID-19. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Orlando, FL.
Dempsey, A. & Lanzieri, N. (2021). Interprofessional Simulation: Virtual Opportunities for Students Impacted by COVID-19. Global Social Work Symposium. Ramapo College of New Jersey, Virtual Conference.
Dempsey, A. (2020). Field Advisement: Infusing Critical Race Theory and Anti-Oppressive Approaches to Learning. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Virtual Conference.
Munson, M., Lanzieri, N. & Dempsey, A. (2019). Technology as a Tool for the Advancement of Social Work: Social Work Education at a Crossroads. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Denver, CO.