Sarah McCafferty, LCSW

Sarah McCafferty, LCSW

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Sarah McCafferty, LCSW has been a lecturer for The University of Texas at Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work since 2009. Sarah has over ten years experience in social science research and program evaluation through her work at the Oregon Social Learning Center, Theatre Action Project, the Center for Women in Society, and UT’s Center for Social Work Research. The majority of her work however has been a blend of the micro, mezzo, and macro areas of practice with a focus on issues pertaining to disadvantaged youth, domestic and sexual violence, coalition building, community organizing, and family functioning/parental interventions. Sarah has worked in many area schools as a school-based social worker through Communities in Schools of Central Texas and Austin Independent School District and now provides individual and family psychotherapy in private practice and community settings.

Sarah is the current Board President for the UT Austin Chapter of the Social Work Alumni Network (SWAN), an alumni organization for all social work graduates of the Steve Hicks School of Social Work.

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Professional Interests

School-based social work, community organizing, social change movements, integration of multiple social identities, experiential group work, and generalist practice.


  • MSSW., University of Texas at Austin
  • B.S., University of Oregon


Social Work Building (SSW)


Mailing Address

The University of Texas at Austin
Steve Hicks School of Social Work
1925 San Jacinto Blvd 3.104A
STOP D3500
Austin, TX 78712-0358