Dr. Samantha Byrd, DSW, MSW, LGSW, Assistant Professor/Training Manager at Concord University

Byrd, Samantha

Title: Assistant Professor of Social Work/Training Manager

College: College of Professional and Liberal Studies

Department: Department of Social Work and Sociology

Phone: 304-384-5353

Discipline: Social Work

Room: Admin 104C

Box: F - 42

Byrd, Samantha


Samantha Byrd, DSW, 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.

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)
DSW, University of Kentucky (2023)