Ed-Dee Williams

Williams, EddeeEd-Dee G. Williams received his BA in Sociology from the University of Michigan in 2013 as well as his MSW in Interpersonal practice and Mental Health from the University of Michigan School of Social Work in 2014. During his time pursuing his MSW Ed-Dee worked with youth offenders that had experienced severe emotional and physical abuse using therapeutic interventions to help guide their paths during their transition out of residential juvenile facilities.

Currently, Ed-Dee is a PhD student at the University of Michigan in Sociology and Social Work and is interested in the differences in mental health diagnosis amongst black male youth offenders and male youth offenders of other races; understanding how societal stigmas and stereotypes affect the treatment and care of black male youth offenders.

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