Buchanan has practice experience in community mental health and as a forensic social worker practicing in a holistic, client-centered public defense setting.
Bachelor's in Social Work (BSSW) The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
MSW, University of Michigan
Research interests include forensic social work, program evaluation, and the impact of proactive and support-oriented social work intervention on recidivism.
Buchanan, S.B. & Kaminer, E. W. (2015, October). Forensic Social Work: A Field Education Mode. Workshop presented at the Annual Program Meeting for Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Denver, Colorado.
Buchanan, S. B., Smith, R. C. & Kaminer, E. W. (2015, August). Forensic Social Work: A Field Education Model for Practitioners. Workshop presented at the 32nd Annual National Organization of Forensic Social Work Conference, Arlington, VA.