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Walter O. Orellana

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  • Department Chair
  • Assistant Professor
  • : (401) 82-2260
  • : Warwick
  • : 3097
  • : [email protected]

Office Hours

Office Hours by Appointment:
Knight Campus (Warwick), Room 3097 


2007 University of Rhode Island, B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies
2010 Rhode Island College School of Social Work, Master of Social Work


HMNS 1040- Drugs and Human Behavior
HMNS 2110- Introduction to Social Work & Social Welfare
HMNS 2130- Therapeutic Interventions I: Working with Individuals
HMNS 2230- Individuals, Families and Small Groups

Learning Resources

CCRI Writing Center
Teaching and Learning Collaborative (TLC)

Awards & Honors

2005 Alpha Sigma Lambda, Epsilon Rho Chapter

2017 NASW-RI Chapter, Social Worker of the Year in Health/Mental Health

2022 Recipient of the Rhode Island College School of Social Work Alumni Award                          

Areas of Interest


Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
National Association of Social Workers (NASW) - Rhode Island Chapter