Associate Professor of Practice, Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis
Lorien Carter brings her years of direct social work practice experience into the classroom to teach several graduate level Social Work Practice and Administration courses.
She serves on the MSW Program and Curriculum Committees as the chair of the foundations curriculum, and has received the Brown School’s Excellence in Teaching faculty award on four occasions.
In 2015, Carter began a pilot of an instructional coaching initiative to enhance teaching excellence at the Brown School. She has also co-trained more than 300 local field instructors in the Brown School’s evidence-based practice model.
Carter has 10 years of direct practice experience with adolescents, as well as program coordination and management experience in public school and health care settings. She provides performance management consultation services through EMD Consulting Group. She is a trainer and curriculum writer for Wyman Center’s Teen Outreach Program as well as executive board member for Missouri’s Teen Pregnancy & Prevention Partnership.
Carter is a highly sought after facilitator for agency staff trainings on topics related to adolescent development, group work facilitation, logic models and professional team-building.