Saint Louis University



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Research Interests: Family therapy, incarcerated and post-carcerated families,  substance abuse treatment, co-occurring disorders, and trauma

Teaching Areas: Family Therapy; Clinical practice with families, individuals, and couples; Approaches to Trauma

Education History: 1989 - 1993: Saint Louis University, BSW
1995 - 1996: University of Denver, MSW
Concentration: Community Mental Health
January 2001: Licensed by the State of Missouri in Social Work

Tegeler Hall, 307

(314) 977-2726


Shannon Cooper-Sadlo MSW/LCSW, Assistant Clinical Professor, currently teaches BSSW level practice courses and MSW courses in the clinical concentration. Shannon is a graduate of the Saint Louis University BSSW program and of the University of Denver MSW program. She has been in clinical practice with various populations and specializes in areas of family therapy, substance use, co-occurring disorders, and trauma. In these positions, she has had significant experience working with individuals and families in hospitals and community settings.