Joshua believes that students learn when they are engaged and active in the classroom. His teaching philosophy is one where he is facilitating a group discussion more than lecturing to a class.
His area of academic focus and expertise includes forensic social work, social work practice with individuals and groups, and gerontology.
At Lesley, he teaches these courses:
- Introduction to Social Work
- Social Work Policy
- Social Work Practice with Groups
- Research Methods
- Program Evaluation
- Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families
- Community Mental Health
- Contemporary Families
- Human Behavior and the Social Environment.
Joshua launched Lesley's Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree in Fall 2019. Joshua holds a Master of Social Work and PhD in Social Work from the University of Alabama.