Valerie Bryan (MSW, PhD, University of Kentucky) is associate professor and BSW program director at the University of South Alabama. While teaching across the generalist practice curriculum, her scholarly areas of interest include applied ethics, juvenile justice, child welfare, and health disparities.
Scott Sanders (PhD, University of Kentucky; MSW, Grand Valley State University) is program director and professor of social work at Cornerstone University. Over the past ten years, he has been actively engaged in communicating a practical application of ethical decision-making to a broad audience of helping professionals that include: school social workers; substance abuse counselors; child and family service workers; and social work educators.
Laura Kaplan (MSW, PhD, University of Kentucky) is a retired Associate Professor and currently teaches MSW courses at Walden University. She is a licensed clinical social worker who has developed and taught ethics courses for undergraduate and graduate students for fifteen years. She has developed and delivered ethics continuing education classes and conference sessions for helping professionals for the last twenty years. Her areas of focus and publications are practice ethics, inequalities, and oppression.