Elhanan Marvit, LCSW
Director of Administrative Services; Director, Brooklyn Division
Graduate School of Social Work
Prof. Elhanan Marvit is the Director of the Brooklyn Learning Site and Administrative Services at the Graduate School of Social Work. He received his B.A. from University of Massachusetts - Boston, B.JEd from Hebrew Teachers College and his M.S.W. from Adelphi University. He also holds an Advanced Certificate in Field Instruction from the Columbia University School of Social Work, as well as a certificate in Non Profit Management from Columbia University’s Institute for Non Profit Management. He has extensive experience in field instruction and advisement. Immediately prior to assuming his positions at Touro, he served as an adjunct Field Advisor at Columbia University, Fordham and Adelphi University. Prof. Marvit has been using a variety of blended learning tools to teach Social Welfare Policy and has presented on engagement and presence in blended learning. His areas of clinical expertise include grief, loss, and mourning, as well as working with the elderly across a wide-range of life circumstances. He has worked with and treated countless World Trade Center survivors. He recruits and heads the school-wide effort in counting the homeless New Yorkers for Project H.O.P.E. In April, 2014, Prof. Marvit led a group of social work students to Washington, D.C, where they met with members of Congress to lobby for the Social Work Re-investment Act. He is also active in community religious and social service organizations. Prof. Marvit has led many seminars and professional presentations, both here and abroad, on the topic of working with the homebound elderly. He has written for publications as varied as the Abstracts for Social Workers, Journal of Volunteer Administration, Flatbush News and the Jewish Week. He maintains a clinical and administrative consulting practice in NYC.