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Janine Vasconcelos, LSW

Assistant Director of Professional Education and Special Projects

School of Social Work
McAllan Hall 317

Janine Vasconcelos, LSW

Janine Speiser, MSW, LSW, graduated from Rider University with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and earned her Master’s in Social Work from Monmouth University. Her experiences include advocating on behalf of abused and neglected children in the foster care system, working overseas at an international human rights agency, providing case management to children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral challenges, and directing constituent services in a New Jersey legislative district. Her interests include international social work and community service, human rights, women’s issues, and child and social welfare.


MSW, Monmouth University

BA in Journalism, Rider University


Presentations/Invited Talks

Svistova, J., Fogerty, B., & Vasconcelos, J. (2019). Designing Short-Term Study Abroad and International Service Learning Opportunities: Do’s and Don’ts. Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) Annual Program Meeting, Denver, CO

Fogerty, B., & Vasconcelos, J. (2019). Effective short-term social work study abroad programs: Insights from the current literature. E-Poster presentation at Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) Annual Program Meeting, Denver, CO


Frequently Taught Classes

Recently Taught Classes

2021 Fall

  • Field Practicum III CI - SW 631