Lecturer - Social Work

Danielle Jatlow teaches courses the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program and the Master of Social Work (MSW) program. She also works as a field liaison for the Department of Social Work and serves as a faculty affiliate for the Leadership and Social Change residential community at UVM.

In addition to her role at UVM, Danielle provides clinical and programmatic leadership to Centerpoint’s integrated treatment and support services for youth, emerging adults, parents, families, and caregivers impacted by a broad range of integrated issues. She is also a Principal in Centerpoint’s Consultation, Training, and Technical Assistance Services. In her previous role as Director of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services at Centerpoint, Danielle was responsible for all aspects of Centerpoint's adolescent, emerging adult, and family specialty clinic, as well as school and community-based partnerships and programming. Her experience also includes directing a therapeutic after school program for middle and high school-aged youth impacted by trauma.

Prior to settling in Vermont, Danielle worked with youth impacted by housing insecurity in San Francisco. and as a Coro Community Fellow focusing on ethical, effective public sector leadership. Her work at The Family Center in New York City included working with youth and families impacted by HIV and other medical health issues. At Family Justice (Vera Institute of Justice), she helped to develop a family-to-family mentoring program for adults returning to their community from the Justice system.

Danielle has presented on a variety of topics focused on adolescent and family health and wellness for audiences at the Vermont Recovery Coach Academy, Vermont Addictions Professionals Association, Working Together Conference for School and Community Nurses, and the National AIA Resource Center, among others. She will presenting at the 2022 National Council for Mental Wellbeing (NATCON) Conference in April.

Danielle Jatlow

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

  • Adolescents, Young Adults, and Families
  • Mental Health and Wellness
  • Anti-Oppressive Practice
  • Community Health
  • Clinical Training and Consultation


  • MSW, Columbia University School of Social Work
  • Post-Master’s training at the Ackerman Institute for the Family
  • BA, English Language and Literature, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor


Office Location:

Waterman 443