Dr. Dorothy Seabrook is an Army veteran, civilian employee with the federal government in a military organization and has over 30 years’ experience in human services supporting children and families. She recently joined Walden as part-time contributing faculty in the School of Human Services. Dr. Seabrook’s focus within military organization is to promote strategies to maximize access to quality family readiness programs which increases the functioning of military families to successfully navigate a military lifestyle. She oversees the execution and program evaluation of transition and family support services that include relocation assistance, family advocacy, spouse employment, information and referral, financial readiness, exceptional family member support, and volunteerism.
Dr. Seabrook also serves as lead consultant of Seabrook & Associates, LLC, dedicated to providing consultation to organizations with program evaluation and certification and accreditation preparation, assistance with staff and leader development, and expansion of training and education networks. She also serves on the board of a tri-state nonprofit organization with the mission of offering resources to mitigate barriers to access and use of programs and services that support veterans experiencing homelessness to gain permanent housing and increased self-sufficiency. This volunteer position is directly correlated to Dr. Seabrook’s research interest of military cultural competence and socialization tactics of service providers. She has presented research findings at a national conference, several local conferences, and published a magazine article addressing same.
Dr. Seabrook received her PhD from Walden University, in Social and Behavioral Sciences, Human Services, with an emphasis of Military Families and Culture. She earned a Masters of Education from Troy University, Post-Masters studies in Special Education at Columbus State University, and a Bachelors in Sociology with a minor in Social Work from Augusta University.
Phoenix Veterans Services, Inc., Chair - Augusta
Seabrook, D. A. (2020). Article. Human Services Today
Seabrook, D. A. (2018). Military Cultural Competence: Meeting the Needs of Those Who Have Served. National Organization for Human Services