Browse more profiles
Monica Parmley
Monica Parmley


  • Field Specialist
  • Instructor
  • MSW, Portland State University
  • LCSW
  • BA in Psychology, Whitworth University
PSU History
  • Student in the MSW program (2002-2004)
  • Joined the Field Education team (2012)
Professional Focus

My clinical roles have included being a child, youth and family therapist; trainer and consultant in schools and community mental health settings; social worker in K-12 schools; clinical supervisor to social workers pursuing licensure. I've taught and trained on the topics of clinical supervision; social work in schools; suicide prevention, intervention and postvention; special needs adoption; self-harm; grief and loss and crisis intervention.

Personal Interests

Outside of work, I can be found enjoying a local Portland eatery; partaking in live music or comedy; spending time with friends, family and pets; gardening; crafting; and collecting inspiration in literature or nature.




Curriculum Vita