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Orlando Wright

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Barbara Solomon School of Social Work

Degree ProgramMaster of Social Work (MSW)

Dr. Orlando Wright holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Connecticut and a Ph.D. in Human Behavior from Capella University. Dr. Wright is the Director of Partnerships and Innovations at the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). Previously, he facilitated 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.

Dr. Wright is a board licensed clinical social worker and supervisor in Maryland, USA. He has over 20 + years of experience in management, behavioral health systems, & partnership development. He enjoys innovation within the behavioral health space and continues to optimize, drive, and facilitate groundbreaking ideas in the field of behavioral health.

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 is a married and a father of two lovely girls. In his free time, he enjoys fishing, outdoor activities, and mentorship.

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