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Brittany Peters

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Barbara Solomon School of Social Work

Degree Program Doctor of Social Work (DSW)

Dr. Brittany Peters works with the College of Social and Behavioral Science at Walden University in the role of Contributing Faculty.

Dr. Peters has been teaching for a little over a year and a half. Additionally, Dr. Peters owns a private practice which focuses on developing continuing education courses and providing supervision for those pursing licensure. Dr. Peters has worked in the field of Social Work for over 13 years serving many roles ranging from domestic violence advocate to dependency drug court counselor. Currently, Dr. Peters works full-time a Behavioral Health Consultant within child welfare.

Dr. Peters is considered an expert in substance use disorders and focuses primarily on treatment for individuals who are court-involved (i.e. dependency cases, criminal cases). Dr. Peter’s research interests include Family Drug treatment Courts, substance Use Disorders, and evidenced-based interventions for this population.


BS, Florida State University - Tallahassee, FL United States

MSW, Florida State University - Tallahassee, United States

DSW, University of Tennessee - Knoxville, TN United States

Public Service

National Association of Social Workers, Committee Member - Tampa, FL United States

SunCoast Health Council, Board Member - Clearwater, FL United States

League of Women Voters- North Pinellas, Member - Clearwater, FL United States

Phi Alpha Honors Society- University of Tenn, Member

Urban League Young Professionals, Member - Saint Petersberg, FL United States


Peters, B. D. (2018). Family Drug Treatment Courts, Do they work?.

Peters, B. D. (2017). Post-Partum Depression and Post-Partum Psychosis.