Dr Pamela Denning currently serves as the Academic Program Director of the Social Work Graduate Programs at Walden. She leads the MSW, PhD in Social Work, and DSW programs She has served in various Social Work roles for over 35 years. She has worked with families who experience poverty, homelessness, trauma (including crisis and natural disasters. SHe has served as the Assistant Director at Catholic Charities in Raleigh NC. Her academic career includes Chairing the Social Work Program at Shaw University as well as serving as Dean, Associate VP of Academic Affairs and VP of Academic Affairs. She has over 30 years experience in Social Work. She has worked with homeless families, individuals and families dealing with trauma, and crisis intervention. She also has experiences in program development and evaluation.