Meet the experts
The robust Continued Social Work course library is developed and overseen by an experienced team of social workers and industry professionals.
DSW, MEd, LAPSW
MSW, LCSW, LAC
Instructional Technology Coordinator
The instructors and guest editors who present our social work courses are skilled experts in topics such as cultural competence, adverse childhood experiences, and trauma-informed care.
A.U. Bankaitis, PhD is a clinical audiologist and Vice President of Oaktree Products, Inc of St. Louis, MO, a multi-line distributor of hearing health care products. Dr. Bankaitis earned her doctorate from the University of Cincinnati in 1995 where her funded research investigated the effects of varying degrees of HIV on the auditory system. Her research interests required an in-depth understanding of HIV/AIDS and naturally led to a niche expertise in the area of infection control.
Leslie Davila has a master's degree in Criminal Justice from Saint Joseph's University and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Criminal Justice from La Salle University. For 23 years, she has committed her career to advocate on behalf of children and victims/survivors of crime. Appointed director of the Office for Child and Youth Protection (OCYP) of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in 2011 she oversees the Archdiocesan commitment to protect children and young people and its efforts toward healing and reconciliation for those who were sexually abused as minors.
All Continued Social Work content is vetted by a distinguished Advisory Board that provides topic-specific content and curriculum development.View Advisory Board