School of Social Work


Scott Berlin, Ph.D., LMSW
Associate Professor

Ph.D., Michigan State University
MSW, Wayne State University
BS, Michigan State University

Teaching at GVSU since: August 2005

Contact Information:
Phone: 616-331-6556
357 C DeVos Center
Picture of Dr. Scott Berlin

Areas of Specialty:
Research assessing aging issues among gay men over age fifty, writing protocols, coordinating overall project activities, statistical analysis and writing journal articles in areas such as: HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment; gay/lesbian topics, as well as other general issues affecting social workers and their clients; Faculty advisor for Out and About, GVSU's LGBT student organization; currently working on various diversity and inclusion projects in community organizations.

Community Involvement:
Community work with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community for the past fifteen years in Detroit and Chicago.  Helped secure grant funding for individuals living with HIV/AIDS, including mental health services, food voucher programs, as well as, the first comprehensive program for HIV positive adolescents.

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