Vanessa Graves, LCSW-BACS

Vanessa Graves, LCSW-BACS

Assistant Professor of Social Work; MSW Field Director


About Vanessa W. Graves, LCSW-BACS

Vanessa Graves joined the faculty in 2017 as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Board Approved Clinical Supervisor, who serves as an Assistant Professor of Social Work and as the MSW Field Director, and provides clinical supervision for social workers seeking to become licensed clinical social workers. Her 17 years of previous social work experience includes both public and private social service agencies. Serving in both clinical and administrative roles during those years, Vanessa has worked in the behavioral health field with experience in treatment of  children, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics. She has experience in working with death and dying, crisis intervention, inpatient and outpatient psychiatric care, and individual, group and family therapy.


  • MSW, Louisiana State University
  • BA, Liberal Arts-Social Work, Northwestern State University

Academic Programs

  • MSW Program