Dr. Paula S. Langford is a native Baltimorean. She earned her Master of social work degree from the University of Maryland. In 2000 and 2002 respectively, she became the first African American Roman Catholic female to earn her master and doctorate degrees from Howard University School of Divinity. She is a Corporator at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Northwest, Baltimore and works in the Northwest Baltimore community to improve community wellbeing.
For the past thirty years, Dr. Langford has worked as a clinical social worker for the District of Columbia and Baltimore City. She is a certified African-centered social work practitioner through the National Association of Black Social Worker’s Academy of African Centered Social Work. Dr. Langford a Sex Health in Recovery facilitator, Certified Problem Gambling facilitator, Reiki Master/Teacher, and Trauma Systems Theory (TST) practitioner. She is currently a Lead Case Practice Specialist/ Child Federal Reviewer for District of Columbia.
Dr. Langford integrates spirituality and Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM) social work practices in therapeutic and faith-based settings. She was an adjunct professor at Morgan State University’s School of Social Work for nineteen years. Dr. Langford is passionate about the healing of God’s children and families everywhere. Dr. Langford is an advocate for justice and believes that no one is free until we are all free.