Edward C. Caslin, MSW, SSW, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 30 years social work experience over a variety of clinical settings, including state psychiatric in-patient, alcohol-substance abuse outpatient, and public schools, specializing in trauma recovery work with inner city children and adolescents experiencing various emotional and behavioral needs. Edward works in public schools, while also providing in-home intensive community counseling to children and their families, and conducting private practice. He is involved with a grass roots organization “Advocacy for Emotional & Behavioral Disorders” in Jersey City, NJ to bring a voice to the needs of this often disenfranchised population among our youth. Edward has been an adjunct professor with Manhattan College’s Psychology Department. He holds a BA in Psychology from Manhattan College, with both an MSW and Post Master’s education from New York University. He is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools, along with experience in employing relaxation breathing, guided imagery, meditation, yoga and body-mindfulness in his work with children and adolescents.


Edward has extensive experience providing individual, group and family therapeutic services to children and teens, using an integrative and innovative approach that is informed by clinical theory and neuro-science research. He has provided in-service presentations on numerous topics, pertaining to emotional/behavioral disorders in youth and trauma recovery, professional consultation services for teachers, and supportive assistance to parents.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Edward Caslin has an employment relationship with the Jersey City Public Schools. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Edward Caslin has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.