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Vaughn O'Neal

Vaughn O'Neal

Adjunct Faculty


Current Curriculum Vitae

Personal Statement

As a clinical social worker, I seek to combine my professional and personal experiences in order to assist clients along their journey to emotional wellness. In my instructive roles--clinical supervisor and professor--I aim to provide folks with expert guidance towards developing strong clinical skills.

Those who seek our varied social work services rely on our steady guidance to navigate a tumultuous and troubled society. We must each find a place of peaceful strength from which to guide our charges through this world, towards growth and recovery.


MSW, Tulane University, 1994

Bachelor of General Studies, University of New Orleans, 1993

Licenses & Certifications

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), 1998

Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners approved Clinical Supervisor, 1999

Certified in Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)

Certified Clinical Trauma Professional


O’Neal, V. P., Brown, P. M., & Abadie, T. (1997). Treatment implications for interracial couples. In P. M. Brown & J. S. Shalett (Eds.). Cross-cultural practice with couples. New York: Haworth. Co-published in Journal of Family Social Work, 2(1), 15-31.

Black Mental Health During Turbulent Times: What to Do When You’re Sick and Tired of Being Sick & Tired. Mental Health Match, June, 2020.

Courses Taught

  • SOCW 7356 Groups in Clinical Settings