Associate Professor, School of Social Work
MSW Program Coordinator and Graduate Advisor
Additional Contact Information
Monday 2-3pm or by appointment
*Adolescent and young adult mental health
*Community mental health organizations
*Social work workforce development
Edward Cohen received his M.S.W. and Ph.D. in Social Welfare at the University of California at Berkeley. He has taught research methods (UC Berkeley) courses in managed care (UC Davis) and has provided training to mental health agencies in improving agency performance through the use of data and evaluation. Practice experience includes over 17 years in senior positions as a clinician, administrator, policy planner and consultant in both private and public mental health and social service agencies. Dr. Cohen was Director of the Center for Social Services Research at the University of California at Berkeley prior to joining the faculty at SJSU. He is past editorial board member of the journal Research on Social Work Practice, and now serves on the editorial board for the International Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Mental Health.