Reckley, Alauna

PhD Student
Contact Information Areas of Interest and Expertise
  • Human Trafficking
  • Juvenile Recidivism
  • Mental Health
  • People with Disabilities
  • Substance Abuse and Addictions
  • Youth and Adolescents

Previous Education

  • Florida A&M University (BSW)
  • University of South Florida (MSW)

Background and Professional experience

Before attending the University of Alabama for her PhD in Social Work, Alauna worked as a case manager for a Juvenile Diversion program in Tallahassee, Florida. After this, she transitioned to central Florida for her masters and worked as a Case Manager for a housing program helping adults with substance abuse addictions. She also interned as a substance abuse counselor. After graduating with her master’s degree in Social Work, she became a full-time mental health and substance abuse counselor for clients ranging from 5 years old and up. Alauna also has volunteering experience in the community with youth programs and sports activities.