Carolyn Knight, PhD.
Dr. Carolyn Knight is a social worker with more than thirty-five years of experience working individually and in groups with adult survivors of childhood trauma and teaching practice in the generalist and foundation social work practice curriculum. Dr. Knight has written about and presented workshops on the trauma-informed conceptualization and its application to clinical practice and supervision. She is co-author, with Professors Alex Gitterman and Carel Germain (deceased), of the 2021 social work practice text, The Life Model of Social Work Practice, 4th ed. She also is the author of Introduction to Working with Adult Survivors of Childhood Trauma: Strategies and Skills and Group Therapy for Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse, as well as numerous articles and book chapters on working with adult survivors.
Dr. Knight is the co-editor of two additional books, Group Work with Populations at Risk, 4th ed (with G. Greif) and Trauma-informed Supervision in a Global Context (with L.D. Borders). She is co-editor of the forthcoming book (with G. Greif), Handbook of Contemporary Group Work Practice: Promoting Resilience and Empowerment in a Complex World, published by Oxford University Press.