Michael Brown, MSW, LCSW serves as an Assistant Director in the Services for Students with Disabilities office. Michael has a passion for working with students to help them achieve their goals. His primary responsibilities focus on working with students through an interactive process to provide support and to determine appropriate academic accommodations. This includes working closely with faculty and staff. He provides direct oversight for the delivery of services, including counseling, academic coaching, and outreach. He supervises the graduate intern program in collaboration with the Radford University School of Social Work, and he supervises a social growth and engagement group for students who identify with autism spectrum disorder. Michael coordinates the departmental assessment plan, academic relief requests, and he serves as a Division of Student Affairs strengths consultant.
Michael holds a Master of Social Work degree from Radford University and a Bachelor of Social Work degree from James Madison University. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Virginia. Prior to coming to Virginia Tech, Michael worked as a social worker in the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. He has extensive experience in social services, case management, working with individuals and their families, and working in the area of Student Affairs. Michael is professionally affiliated with the National Association of Social Workers and the Association on Higher Education and Disability.