Gayl Crump-Swaby | Springfield College

Gayl Crump-Swaby

Gayl Crump-Swaby

Gayle Crump-Swaby
  • Doctor of Education, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., 2011
  • Master of Social Work, Boston University, Boston, Mass., 1991
  • Bachelor of Social Work, Oakwood University, Huntsville, Ala., 1988

Accomplished professional with extensive experience greatly impacting organizational performance through dynamic programs focused on student emotional, cognitive, and physical development using a multicultural approach. Exceptional leader with a collaborative approach based on best practices and student success. Collaborate with experienced educators, staff, and external professionals to ensure student development within a safe and nurturing environment. Expert in coaching and professional development.

Coordinator Mental Health Counseling concentration at Springfield College Boston

Research Interests
  • Women and HIV/AIDS
  • Cross cultural approaches to Trauma
  • Mother Daughter Relationships
Courses Taught
  • Mental Health Counseling Practicum
  • Mental Health Counseling Internship I, II, and III
  • Human Sexuality
  • Professional Orientation and Ethical Practice
  • Marriage, Family and Couples Counseling
  • Multicultural and Diversity Counseling
  • Counseling in Community Setting
  • Diagnosis and Psychopathology
Professional Certifications and Memberships
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT)
  • Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach (ACRA)
  • Global Assessment of Individual Needs (GAIN)
  • Community Service and Volunteer Work
Community Service and Volunteer Work
  • 2016 to present Shatter the Silence, Sexual victimization and Sexual Assault Youth Committee Member, Bethel AME Church, Jamaica Plain, MA
  • 2015 to present Clinical Trauma Team consultant - Department of Children & Families, Hyde Park, MA
  • 2015 to Present Trauma Informed Leadership Team - Department of Children & Families, Hyde Park, MA
  • 2015 to present Board Member and Minister of Music, Berea SDA Church, Boston, MA
  • 2014 to present Boston Trauma Response Network, Boston MA
  • 2009 to present Board Member, Walker Home & School, Needham, MA
  • 2008 to present Board Member, Teens Against Gang Violence
  • 2008 to present Urban Soph Director of Youth Development & Support Services
  • 2005 to present Church ministry volunteer, Boston, MA

Selected Works


  • Managing Stress and Test Anxiety, Crump Swaby, G (2014 - Ongoing Workshops at Roxbury Community College, Roxbury, MA)
  • Trauma in Children & Adolescents/ Children & PTSD, Crump Swaby, G (June 2015 Community Health Education Center, Boston, MA)
  • Mindfulness & Relaxation, Crump Swaby, G ( December 2015 Community Health Education Center, Boston, MA)
  • Sexual Abuse in Religious Communities, Crump Swaby, G (September, 2012. Hyde Park SDA Church, Womens Ministry)
  • Anger Management; Behavior Management Skills for Parents; Understanding Post Partum Depression, Crump Swaby, G ( September 2011 - March 2014 Jamaica Plain/Roxbury Family Resource Center, Roxbury, MA.
  • Public Education Hearing State House 2015
  • The Progress of Public Health in Bostwana, International Faculty Development Seminar
  • A Place to be safe. Programs in Roxbury Lowell create Healthly Alternative for young people