University Profiles


Nelida Arancibia, M.S.W.

Faculty Associate of Social Work

Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work


Professor Arancibia enjoys being a social worker and teaching others.

I have been at Seton Hall University teaching Introduction to Social Work, Children and Youth in Society, Senior Practicum I and II , and Introduction to Helping Skills since September 2008.

In addition to my teaching responsibilities, I am the Director of Field Education and I am responsible for planning and coordinating students' internships. I also serve as Coordinator of the Certificate in Children and Family Services offered by the Department of Social Work. I serve as adviser for our Social Work Students Organization; an entity that is integrated with our total curriculum and dedicated to service and justice.

My interests are: child welfare, diversity and social justice. I am licensed as a clinical social worker and my professional experiences as a psychotherapist have focused on children and trauma.


  • Master in Social Work, Rutgers, The State University
  • Licentiate in Psychology, National University of San Luis, School of Psychology, Argentina

Academic Distinctions

I have served as an instructor for the SIFI (seminar in field instruction) Program that trains field instructors through a consortium of schools of social work in the tri-state area.


Office Phone
(973) 761-9448


Office Location
Room 105B
Arts & Sciences Hall


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