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Letitia Steed

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Health

Barbara Solomon School of Social Work

Degree Program Master of Social Work (MSW)

Dr. Letitia Steed is currently an Account Manager for a Medicaid Company in Pennsylvania. In addition, she teaches for two other universities. Her formal training is in social work, a field where she has served different populations on the "front line" for over 20 years. She has a varied background that started in law enforcement while serving in the Army Reserved for 16 years. She then began her social work career with the Department of Children & Youth, moving on to the medical field as a Pediatric Trauma Social Worker then a Hospice Social Worker encompassing teaching and training.

Dr. Steed has a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice, Master's Degree in Social Work, and her Doctorate Degree in Human Services. Dr. Steed develops training in trauma-informed care as well as she presents at national conferences. At Walden University, she will be teaching graduate-level social work courses and looks forward to working with future doctoral student dissertation committees. Dr. Steed is a graduate of Walden University and her primary focus continues to be preparing social workers for meeting individuals of all cultures where they are, in the moment. Dr. Steed is a member of the National Organization of Human Services as well as serves on the board.

Courses Taught

SOCW 6101-34 - Essential Skills for Social Work

SOCW 6101-35 - Essential Skills for Social Work


BA, West Chester University - West Chester, PA United States

MSW, Temple University - Philadelphia, PA United States

PhD, Walden University

Public Service

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Member - Washington, DC United States


Steed, L. C. (2017). The Use of Humor With Families During Pediatric Trauma Intake Assessments .


Steed, L. C. (2017). Meeting Individuals Where They Are. National Organization of Human Services.