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
PhD, The University of Tennesse, Knoxville - 2017
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.