Samantha Byrd, MSW, LGSW, is an Assistant Professor in the Social Work Program at Concord University. Samantha has practice experience in child and adolescent mental health, grant management, and foster parent training. She is certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) interventions.
Samantha is currently a Doctor of Social Work (DSW) candidate at the University of Kentucky. In addition to teaching, Samantha manages the Title IV-E and IV-B grants at Concord. She also provides community service in various ways, including founding and managing a local foster closet and foster parent support group. She also serves on the board of directors for Child Protect of Mercer County.
B.S. in Elementary Education, Concord University (2016)
MSW, Concord University (2018)
D.S.W., (Candidate) University of Kentucky (expected 2023)