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Renee Space

Dr. Renee Space, LSW

Lecturer – Social Work


Hackensack Meridian School of Nursing and Wellness


Social Work

Office Location:

Office Hours:

Monday 11 AM – 2 PM on Cumberland Campus Wednesday (Zoom by appointment) 10 AM – 3 PM

Educational Background

  • Doctorate in Social Work (DSW), Capella University
  • Masters in Social Work (MSW), Temple University
  • Bachelor of Science in Corrections, York College of Pennsylvania


  • Synchronous & Asynchronous Online Teaching, Temple University, PA 
  • Palliative & End of Life Care, Smith College, MA 
  • Family Therapy, Philadelphia Child Guidance Center, PA   
  • Administration of Case Management Services, Temple University, PA 

Professional Experience

Georgian Court University, Lakewood, NJ 
  • BSW Program Director, Advisor, & Lecturer – Cumberland County (2021- Present) 
  • BSW Field Coordinator, Advisor, & Lecturer – Cumberland County (2021) 
Adjunct Faculty (10 years)
  • Salem Community College
  • Bloomsburg University
  • Rutgers University
  • Temple University
  • Stockton University (3 years Visiting status)
Leadership and Direct Service Work
  • 10 years with Youth and Families
  • 10 years with Housing Insecure, Severe Mentally Ill, and Addicted populations
  • 20+ years in the Healthcare field.

Research / Creativity Interest Area

  • Instilling LGBT Cultural Humility in Geriatric Home Care Services: An Appreciative Inquiry.” (2018)
Research Interests
  • Social Work in Health Care
  • LGBTQ Older Adults
  • Geriatric Health Services
  • Self-Care of Caregivers
Specialty Engagements
  • Gerontology Curriculum Workgroup
  • CSWE & AGESW work group to develop specialized practice curricular guide for Gero social work practice. 2015 EPAS Curricular Guide Resource Series (2017)   
  • Called to testify before the Florida State Senate and House Subcommittees on Health and Families Services in support of Senate Bill 1622 and House Bill 1633; on providing quality Hospice services regardless of tax status (April 2005). 

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