Lisa L. Moore

Lisa MooreClinical Assistant Professor
Phone: 617-353-3750


AB, Davidson College, Political Science
MSW, Smith College School of Social Work
PhD, California Institute of Integral Studies

Courses Taught

CP 759   Introduction to Clinical Practice
CP 770   Introduction to Clinical Practice with Individuals
CP 772   Introduction to Clinical Practice with Families
CP 798   Psychodynamic Practice with Adults
HB 752   Cultural Narratives, WS 102 Introduction to Gender and Sexuality Studies

Scholarly and Practice Interests

Emotional health and self care strategies of Women of Color and LGBT*Q individuals and families, Millennials and Social Work Education, Clinical practice with individuals,groups, and families, Race and its intersection with psychodynamic/psychoanalytic, relational, and somatic experiencing approaches.

Selected Presentations

Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, November 2014, Newton, MA Race, Racism, and Collective Oppression through a Psychodynamic Lens.
Clark University, February 2014, Worcester, MA. Supporting Gender Diversity in the Classroom

Basic Black, hosted by Callie Crossley, February, 2014, WGBH, Boston, MA

Salem State University, Center for Teaching and Learning, Salem, MA May 2013. Keynote presenter: Teaching and learning with the Millennial Generation

CSWE, Washington, DC, November 2012. Conference Presentation: Pedagogical Challenges in Developing Anti-Racism Course Content for On-Line Teaching.

Smith College School for Social Work, Northampton, MA, July 2012. Millennials and Social Work Education.

Dorchester House & Codman Square Community Health Center, Staff Training, Dorchester, MA, May 2012

Presenter for a half-day workshop entitled, Clinical Work with Diverse Families: Single Parent Families and LGBT Families

Consortium on High Achievement and Success (CHAS), Multicultural Counseling Conference. Case Study Presentation. Portland, Oregon, September 2007.

Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon, Gender Symposium, March 2007, Experiences of African-Americans in the Academy.

National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education, Sponsored by the SW Center on Human Relations, University of Oklahoma, June 2006 Chicago, Illinois: Addressing the Needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People of Color in Higher Education.

National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 2004 Panel Presentation: We Were Never Meant to Survive.

National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education, Sponsored by the SW Center on Human Relations, University of Oklahoma, Miami Beach, Florida, June 2004 Presentation: Supporting and Sustaining Graduate Women of Color.

Macalester College, Sustainable Feminisms Conference, St. Paul, Minnesota, October 2003 Paper Co-Presentation: Staying Relevant: Women’s Community Centers in the 21st Century.

Purdue University: Black Women and the Academy, West Lafayette, Indiana, February, 2003 Paper Co-Presentation: SisterVoices Project.

Community Service & Outreach

Nominations and leadership Committee, NASW-MA, 2012-2014 (Chair, 2013-2014)

NASW-MA Symposium Committee Member 2011-2012

Co-Facilitator (with Nikki Wooten, PhD), “Open Conversations about Mental Health”: A Community-Based Initiative to Improve the Health and Well-Being of Mentally Ill Black Americans and their Caregivers

Supported the Morning Star Baptist Church health ministry

Member, Board of Directors, The Gardarev Center, Boston, MA

Kinship House, Board of Directors, Portland, Oregon (June 2008-Present)

National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education, National Advisory Committee (2004-2006)

Gender Odyssey Conference, Advisory Committee, Seattle, WA, September (2005-2007)

Rape Trauma Services (RTS), San Mateo, CA (5/02-6/05) Chair,Board of Directors.

Licensure and Certifications