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Daniel Werges, LMSW

Adjunct lecturer


Center for Worker Education



25 Broadway 7th Floor

p: (212) 925-6625

f: (212) 925-0963


  • Profile

    Daniel Werges is a Licensed Master Social Worker. He currently supervises a Day Habilitation and Supported Employment Program for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Queens. Prof. Werges began his involvement in teh field of developmental disabilities in his native Germany. During the eight years he lived in England, Prof. Werges was active in various advocacy and social justice projects. Prof. Werges' work and teaching is influenced by the self-advocacy movement and disability studies.

  • Education

    BA in Peace Studies with First Class Honors from the University of Bradford (United Kingdom)
    Postgraduate Diploma in Youth and Community Work at the University of Lancaster (United Kingdom)
    MSW, Hunter College School of Social Work, from which he received the Dean's Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement
    Currently completing a MA in Disability Studies

  • Courses Taught

    Introduction to developmental Disabilities (IAS 31235)
    Introduction to Philanthropy and the Nonprofit Sector (IAS 31820)

  • Research Interests

    Prof. Werges is a regular presenter at regional and national conferences.

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