College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Barbara Solomon School of Social Work
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
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