Associate Director of Field Education; Clinical Assistant Professor
Ms. Perlstein began teaching at the School of Social Work in 1986 as an adjunct assistant professor while working full time in community mental health as a practitioner, supervisor, and administrator. In 1993, she joined the Field Education Department, where she is currently the associate director. She teaches the Integrative Field Seminar and the Seminar for New Field Instructors as well as the foundation courses in human behavior in the social environment. Her areas of interest are in mental health, substance abuse, and family therapy. Ms. Perlstein received her MSW from Smith College School for Social Work in 1974.