Steven Parks: Graduate College of Social Work - University of Houston
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Steven Parks, (he/his)


Lecturing Faculty Professor

Room: 406 Social Work Building
Phone: Coming Soon

Current Curriculum Vitae

Personal Statement

Steven L. Parks is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Board Approved Supervisor and serves the Graduate College of Social Work as a full-time lecturing faculty professor.   Steven also maintains a small private practice in Sugar Land, Texas and specializes in working with children, adolescents, and adults who have experienced trauma or present with depression, anxiety, or behavioral acting out. He is a Registered Play Therapist & Supervisor and holds certifications in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Steven is an alumni of the GCSW and holds a BA of Psychology from Texas Tech University and an MBA and MSW degree from the University of Houston.

Steven currently serves as regional Board Representative of the Houston area for the Texas Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASWTX)


BA - Bachelors of Arts (Psychology Major) - Texas Tech University
MBA- Master of Business Administration - University of Houston Bauer College of Business
MSW - Master of Social Work - University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work

Licenses and Certifications

Registered Play Therapist Supervisor (RPT-S)
Certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Certified in Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)

Courses Taught

  • Clinical Applications of DSM
  • Trauma & Social Work Practice
  • Assessment in Social Work
  • Brief Treatment Interventions
  • Clinical Groups Practice

Research Interests

Coming soon