Rick Greenberg



Dr. Rick Greenberg is a clinician, educator, manager, and leader within the social work community of NYC.  Most recently, he has been a senior leader at both Episcopal Social Services and the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services overseeing program divisions as well as support departments (including the Center for the Study of Social Work Practice – a collaborative effort of CUSSW and JBFCS).  Dr. Greenberg maintains a private practice working with teens and adults with a specialty in parenting and family concerns.  His clinical interests include the impact of learning disabilities and impulse disorders on individual and family dynamics.  In addition, he is an independent consultant and trainer for social service and educational organizations.  His work has taken him as far as Uganda where he consulted with teachers and principals in a rural district focusing on grief and loss due to AIDS.

Dr. Greenberg has taught Research Methods in the Graduate School of Social Work at New York University for the past 23 years.  He has also taught courses on topics such as Differential Treatment Interventions, Linking Practice and Policy, Transference and Counter-Transference, and Assessment and Treatment Planning.

Dr. Greenberg is currently a member of the NY Steering Committee of the National Network for Social Work Managers and a member of the Continuing Education Committee of the NYC Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers.

Dr. Greenberg has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of NY at Buffalo, an MSW from New York University, a PhD in Social Work from Columbia University, and a certificate from the Institute for Not-for-Profit Management Executive Leadership Program of the Columbia University School of Business.