Ellen Belluomini PhD, LCSW, is an assistant professor at Brandman University. She consults and trains on her research and expertise with technology integration into social work practice and education. She is experienced as a leader, educator, innovator, and therapist having worked with thousands of students, groups, clients, and individuals since 1988. This experience has allowed her the opportunity of witnessing the tremendous capacity of the human spirit for growth and rejuvenation. Ellen is an expert at facilitating change within individuals, groups, and organizations. She focuses on constructive communication techniques creating transformation on an individual, group or systems level.
Combining her passions of administration, education, and therapy, Ellen consults on the integration of technology in social work education and practice. She has experience developing face to face, blended, and online training/curriculum to meet the needs of an evolving society. Action research provides a method to develop programming in agencies and systems. She believes a start of the path to social equality is technological literacy for vulnerable and marginalized populations.
Dr. Belluomini received her bachelor's degree in Social Work from University of Wisconsin- La Crosse, and her master's degree from the University of Illinois, Jane Addams School of Social Work. She earned her PhD in Human Services with a concentration in Social Work at Walden University. Dr. Belluomini has 14 years experience in leadership positions within nonprofit organizations and education. She has taught in higher education since 1995. As a therapist, Dr. Belluomini has devoted 25 years working with clients to achieve their highest potential. Her focus is sharing innovative techniques with universities, businesses, leaders, social networks, families, and individuals.