College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Dr. Orlando Wright holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Connecticut and a Ph.D. in Human Behavior from Capella University. His current responsibilities include facilitating inter-agency collaboration across hospitals, community-based organizations and the Local Behavioral Health Authorities to optimize and develop behavioral health resources within Montgomery and Prince George County, Maryland. Previously, Dr. Wright served as the Director of Behavioral Health for Catholic Charities of Greater Hartford and oversaw the Office of Pre-Trial Interventions for the State of Connecticut.
Dr. Wright authored, “Parenting Status Offending Youth: Parent’s Perceptions of Diversionary Services in the Juvenile Justice System,” and co-authored, “Soaring into Greatness.” Dr. Wright has over 20 years of experience within the behavioral health space which includes board leadership, presentations, large scale behavioral implementation projects, and training. Dr. Wright serves as adjunct faculty at Walden University.