Assistant Professor of Social Work
Social Work Field Education Director
Bobbye Roberts came to the LC Social Work Program in 2011 with an 18 year history of social work practice experience. She has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Louisiana since 1997. She worked for 16 years as a therapist for community mental health centers, which included out-patient counseling and partial hospitalization programs. Mrs. Roberts’ other work experiences include serving as a program director for a children’s in-patient psychiatric unit, individual/family/group counseling, home health social work, and student counseling services at Louisiana College.
Mrs. Roberts serves as Assistant Professor of Social Work, teaching multiple courses across the curriculum. She also serves as the Field Education Director for the Social Work Program in which she develops potential internships, places students, and oversees the field practicums. She also serves as the sponsor for the Social Work Students’ Club and Cats Against Trafficking.
Mrs. Roberts is a member of the Cenla Homeless Coalition, the North American Association of Christian Social Workers, and the Phi Alpha National Social Work Honor Society. She co-authored the LC BSW Program Reaffirmation Self-Study in 2012, and has presented at the NACSW Conference, as well as local forums in the community.
Mrs. Roberts feels honored to teach at her alma mater, where she met her husband, Kevin, with whom she has served alongside in full-time ministry for the past 24 years. They have three sons, Noah, Levi, and Micah. Mrs. Roberts enjoys spending time with her family and watching her boys play sports.