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Sarah Hopkins


Sarah Hopkins is a visiting lecturer in the Binghamton University Department of Social Work and currently serves as Coordinator of the Hartford Partnership Program for Aging Education (HPPAE). She earned both her BS in Human Development and her MSW from Binghamton University.

Prior to taking her current position, Sarah worked at Lourdes Hospice and Lourdes at Home, where she oversaw the bereavement program, which provides individual and group support to those who have lost loved ones. She has also worked in local schools, with a focus on youth who have mental health diagnoses. Sarah provides grief and loss support and education to many local agencies and organizations and serves on the executive planning team for Camp Hope for Kids, a bereavement camp for local children between the ages of 6 and 14. She currently provides board service to United Methodist Homes and Samaritan Counseling Center.

Sarah has extensive experience using the narrative therapy approach and life review. She has interests in the development of interdisciplinary teams, the facilitation of self-care practice for social workers and the prevention of professional burnout.


  • BS, MSW, Binghamton University


  • 2017 Services for Students with Disabilities Faculty/Staff Recognition