Linda T. Sanford, M.S.W.
Associate Professor of Practice
M.S.W., University of Washington
B.A., University of Washington
SW 409 - Realities of Racism and Oppression in Today's World
SW 411 - Human Behavior in the Social Environment
SW 413 - Child and Adolescent Trauma
SW 529 - Forensic Social Work with Adolescents and Adults
Sanford, L. (2012, March). Strong at the Broken Places. Keynote presentation for the North Carolina State University Alumni Day Conference. Raleigh, NC.
Sanford, L. (2011, October) Discovery Resiliency in Juvenile Offenders. Presented at the Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Annual Conference. Washington DC.
Sanford, L. (2011, July). Strong at the Broken Places. Presented by invitation of the American Professional Society of the Abuse of Children for the Air Force Comprehensive Airmen Fitness Program. Philadelphia, PA.
Sanford, L. (2009, November). The best revenge is living well. Presented at the International Bullying Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
Sanford, L. (2009, September). Are you my mother?: The impact of multiple placement disruptions in children's lives. Presented at the Worcester Institute for Trauma and Loss, National Conference, Worcester, MA.
Sanford, L. (2009, September). Strong at the broken places. Presented at the NASW Maryland Chapter Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD.
Sanford, L. (2009, July). Trauma informed care of youth with conduct disorders. Presented at the Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Conference, Washington, D.C.
Sanford, L. (2009, June). Strong at the broken places: Building resiliency in the lives of women. Presented at the Idaho State Victim Witness Bureau Annual Conference, Boise, ID.
Sanford, L. (2009, May). Children who act out their pain: Sexual behavior problems in children. Presented at the Oregon State Police Summit on Child Abuse, Portland, OR.
Sanford, L. (2009, April). Adjustment disorders in the emerging generation. Presented at the Harvard Medical School Conference on Understanding Young Adults, Boston, MA.
Sanford, L. (2009, March). Who needs a selfless social worker? Presented at Brigham & Women's Hospital/Dana Farber Cancer Institute on the Social Work Department's Staff Appreciation Day, Boston, MA.
Sanford, L. (2009, March). Our president is a group worker. Presented at the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups Massachusetts Chapter, Brookline, MA.
Sanford, L. (2009, March). Shame: Speaking the unspeakable. Presented at the Eastern Conference on Child Sexual Abuse, Washington, D.C.
Sanford, L. (2008, December). I am bad so I do bad: Working with conduct disordered youth. Presented at Onarga-Nexus Academy, Kankakee, IL.
Sanford, L. (2008, October). I am bad so I do bad: Working with conduct disordered youth. Presented at the Midwestern Conference on Child Sexual Abuse, Madison, WI.
Consulting and Professional Activity
New England Network - Board of Directors - 2008-Present
Elizabeth Stone House - 2007-Present
Adoption and Foster Care Mentoring Board of Directors - Program Committee Chair - 2007-Present
Codman Square Health Center Behavioral Health Department - Critical incident de-briefing and monthly consultation - 2006-Present
Schools for Children - Technical Advisory Board - 2005-Present
Child Welfare Institute, Massachusetts Department of Children and Families - Trainer - 1983-Present
Massachusetts Department of Youth Services, Mass. Department of Mental Health Child & Adolescent Services -Position: Sex Offender Treatment Specialist/Evaluator - 1983-Present
Awards and Honors
"Legacy of Caring" Award, Devereux Foundation. (2010).