Edith L. Slater
Rutgers, The State University of New JerseyEdith L. Slater, DSW, LCSW, is a bilingual Spanish doctor of clinical social work in New Jersey and Hawaii. She is the director of a New Jersey-based agency and is also a published author who advocates for social justice imperatives as an integral aspect of mental healthcare. Her work includes the intersection between social justice and mental healthcare in practice as well as social work education. Dr. Slater has developed the Clinical Advocacy Model, a framework to help social workers address clients' dual needs for social justice and mental healthcare.