Professor James E.
Craigen, M.S.W., LICSW
Specialties: Family & Child Welfare, Community Practice, Program & Organizational Development, Policy Advocacy
Classes Taught: Macro Practice, Community Organization, Policy I & II, Program Development, Criminal Justice, Social Work Practices & Processes, Direct Services
James E. Craigen holds memberships in several professional organizations including the Council on Social Work Education, National Association of Black Social Workers, and the Association of Community Organization and Social Administration (ACOSA). James E. Craigen is currently a member and has served on the Maryland Association of Social Services Board’s Executive Committee as well as an Influencing State Policy Representative, for Howard University School of Social Work. He is a former member of the Executive Committee for Howard University School of Social Work, and is currently Faculty Senate Council representative.
Professor Craigen has also written and successfully managed Federal, state, and local grants over his tenure at Howard University School of Social Work, exceeding 4 million dollars. He has also been the recipient of the Winner in Excellence Award in Teaching, the Alpha Phi Alpha Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Teaching, and has served as the Public Member of the Foreign Service Selection Board, Department of State.
James E. Craigen received his Bachelors of Art degree in Sociology in 1960 from Morris Brown College, and his Masters of Social Work in 1962 from Atlanta University School of Social Work. He also did post-graduate study in Social Policy and Community Planning from University of Maryland School of Social Work, and has been certified in Supervision, Public Transportation, and Quadrant II Time Management, and is a Licensed Independent Certified Social Worker (LICSW) in the District of Columbia.