Director of Social Work
Professor Jennifer Pinto is a licensed Social Worker with an earned Master’s degree in Social Work from Fordham University. Professor Pinto completed her clinical training in 2000, following many hours of group, individual and social skills training with children and families at the Children’s School for Early Development in White Plains, New York.
Professor Pinto is the Director of the Social Work Program and assistant professor of Social Work at Concordia College Bronxville, New York. She teaches courses in Social Welfare in the United States, Ethical Decision Making in Social Work practice and she mentors students beginning in their first year through their capstone experience in preparation for graduation and entry into the Social Work profession.
Professor Pinto has developed educational skills, practice and training in behavior interventions for autistic children. As the leader of an interdisciplinary team Ms. Pinto coordinated - home family training through a variety of behavioral interventions. She also coordinated Individualized Education Plans with the Department of Health, Early Intervention and CPSE/CSE, Committee on Preschool Special Education/Committee on Special Education. The central focus of her work was on behavioral intervention training, parent training and advocacy for client systems.
Professor Pinto is a mother of four children. Her special interests include working with special needs children and their families. She is an active participant in community and youth programming, and currently volunteers at her local church.