Cossy Hough, LCSW

Cossy Hough, LCSW

Clinical Assistant Professor

Cossy Hough graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with her BSW in 1992 and her MSSW in 1993. She has many years of experience as a public health social worker. She worked for several years as a community based case manager and worked from 1997 to 2009 as an administrator with the Texas Department of State Health Services, Case Management for Children and Pregnant Women program. Ms. Hough has experience with program planning, policy development and evaluation as well as social welfare initiatives and legislative analysis. Her direct practice experience also included medical social work and provision of mental health services. She is a member of the Texas Chapter of NASW.

Ms. Hough grew up in El Paso and has lived in Austin since 1989.

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Professional Interests

Field education, case management, social administration, social welfare, public health, medical social work.


  • M.S.S.W., University of Texas at Austin
  • B.S.W., University of Texas at Austin


Social Work Building (SSW)


Mailing Address

The University of Texas at Austin
Steve Hicks School of Social Work
1925 San Jacinto Blvd 3.124D
STOP D3500
Austin, TX 78712-0358