Faculty and Staff

Maxine McGregor, is the MSW Program Director and Instructor in the School of Social Work. She worked in child welfare for 16 years providing children and families assistance from abuse, neglect, abandonment, and crisis issues. For 12 years she worked with Department of Children and Families gaining experience as an investigator, case manager, and client relations coordinator. She spent four years with the Community Based Care Agency, Family Services of Metro Orlando, as a resource specialist working with staff and the community to provide resources to children and families involved with the system. Ms. McGregor developed a passion working with domestic violence survivors and is a member of the Orange County Domestic Violence Task Force and Orange County Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team. The Review Team is tasked to review cases within the State and deliver a report providing evidence-based information that supports the need to address systemic gaps; and recommend changes to improve the system to protect survivors and hold perpetrators accountable. Ms. McGregor started with the University in January 2016 as the Title IV-E Coordinator, providing teaching instruction to students interested in child welfare and placing them within the community agencies to gain experience and assisting them with employment after graduation.

  • MSW, Master of Social Work, University of Central Florida
  • MS, Master of Science, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Troy University
  • Registered Clinical Social Work Intern
  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • Orange County Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team
  • Orange County Domestic Violence Task Force
Areas of Specialty
  • child welfare
  • domestic violence
  • Online Education
  • UCF School of Social Work Awards Six Students a $10,000 Fellowship
    Written By: UCF School of Social Work | November 16, 2020
    The UCF School of Social Work MSW Traditional Track has awarded six new first-year graduate level students with a $10,000 fellowship to assist them with tuition, fees, and other expenses...
  • MSW Alumna Overcomes Cancer During School and Achieves Her Goals
    Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | July 15, 2020
    Jamie Younger ’17 ’18 MSW traveled a rocky road on her path to becoming a clinical social worker. But she says her experience battling cancer during her time in graduate...
  • Maxine McGregor: Child Welfare and Domestic Violence Advocate Leads the Next Generation of Social Workers
    Written By: Camille Dolan | May 11, 2020
    As a longtime member of the Orange County Domestic Violence Task Force, Maxine McGregor ’13 MSW, instructor and program director for the MSW face-to-face track in the School of Social...
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