Edward P. Stone


Edward P. Stone

Senior Faculty Member

pronouns: he/him




Ed is a clinical social worker who has been working as a mental health clinician in schools for 12 years. He completed his B.A. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and an M.S.W. from Boston College. Ed is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) in the state of Massachusetts and holds professional licensure as a School Social Worker/School Adjustment Counselor through the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. He is a Senior Faculty member in the School of Education and Counseling, Counseling Division, where he teaches courses rooted in culturally responsive counseling, solution-focused brief therapy, and addictions.

Ed also serves as a school adjustment counselor at a public high school in western Massachusetts, where he provides clinical support to both general education and special education students, and is involved in multiple initiatives that include organization and coordination of district-wide affinity groups as well as community-based antiracism work. Ed feels a deep commitment to addressing issues of inequity at the systemic level, particularly in regard to access and opportunity. He believes that change is propelled by the people and seeks to celebrate the strength, resilience, and dignity inherent to us all. Ed applies a social justice framework to his professional practice and is uncompromising in his commitment to creating and preserving Black and Brown safety in all areas of his work. He understands the importance of speaking truth to power and sees himself as an integral agent of change in the fight for a truly equitable and just society.

Education & Certifications

  • MSW Social Work, Boston College
  • BA Psychology; Sociology, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Courses Taught

  • Perspectives in Cross-Cultural Counseling
  • Counseling Techniques with Multi-Problem Families in Changing Communities
  • The Life of the Family in Context
  • Alcohol and Drugs in Society
  • Family Treatment of Substance Abuse