Alicia Kaplan, MSW, LCSW is an AP Associate Professor at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She received her Master’s in Social Work in 2003 from the Joint Master of Social Work Program at NC Agricultural & Technical State University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Following graduation, she worked at both Forsyth and Guilford County Departments of Social Services in Child Welfare/Clinical Services for a total of seven years and taught as an Adjunct Instructor at both UNCG and Elon University. She had a small private practice in Greensboro for six years working with children/youth and their families, specializing in trauma, anxiety, depression, and other emotional/behavioral problems. She continues to provide LCSWA supervision and trainings in the community on a variety of social work topics. She is currently the Co-Director of Field Education with the JMSW Program and is the Producer/Director of the Foster Care Chronicles project (part of a joint project with the Social Work Department and the College of Visual and Performing Arts) at UNCG.