The University of Tennessee, Knoxville


Ashley Childers

Ashley Childers, MSW
Assistant Professor of Practice

Personal Statement

In addition to being an Assistant Professor of Practice at UT, Ashley Childers is also in private practice and works with families, adults, and adolescents. She has worked in various levels of care in Boston and in Tennessee and has had the honor of collaborating with social workers in many realms. She thrives on developing strong collaborative partnerships within the profession and beyond that unite to advance the profession and understanding of social work.



  • BA, University of Alabama/University of Vermont
  • MSW, Simmons College


Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Social Work Practice (SW522)
  • Treatment of Trauma (SW533)
  • Evidence-based Interpersonal Practice with Adult Individuals (SW562)
  • Psychopathology (SW567)
  • Evidence-based Practice with Families (SW570)




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