Lorri Glass, Ph.D., LCSW, ACSW

  Associate Professor
  708-534-4919ext. 4919
  Office Location: G 111
  Office Hours: Tuesday 1-4pm and Wednesday 12:30-2pm
  College: CHHS

Social Work



Mental Health
Trauma Informed Practice
Emotional Intelligence In Practitioners
Implicit and Explicit Bias in Behavioral Healthcare



Dr. Lorri Glass is an Associate Professor in GSU’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 Dr. Glass served as a Clinical Manager at Gary Community Mental Health, was Department Chair of Social Work at Valparaiso University, and served as a Clinical Consultant with the Veterans Administration. She also has over 40 years 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.



  • 5/23-Reflective Practice: Integrating Evidence Based Practice with self-reflection. Chicago CRED.
  • 4/23-PTSD and complicated Bereavement with Veterans. Chicago Heights Vet Center.
  • 4/23-Group Structure and Dynamics with Veterans. Gary Area Vet Center.



  • 52019 Self Care. Presented to social work doctoral students (Minority Fellows with CSWE) at the Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education.



  • Glass, L. (2012). Civic reflection: A pedagogical teaching strategy to enhance student civic engagement. Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work, Vol. 17 (1).
  • Glass, L. (2012). Help Seeking: Perceived Risks for African American Women. Affilia: Journal of Women and Social Work, Vol. 27 (1).


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