Supervised Fieldwork Advisor; Course Instructor
Deborah Vilas, MS, CCLS, LMSW, is a faculty member in Bank Street's Graduate School. She teaches Child Development as well as courses in play techniques for the Child Life program. As a certified child life specialist, she has in depth experience with all ages of child development. Deb has worked with children in NYC hospitals and has taught at the Karen Horney Therapeutic Nursery. She is a contributing author in Nancy Boyd Webb's recent publication Helping Children and Adolescents with Chronic and Serious Health Conditions (Wiley, 2009).
- She earned her MS in Early Childhood Special Education from Bank Street College and her MSW from New York University. Her BA is in Sociology from Georgetown University.