Meet the Instructor
David M. La Fazia
Lecturer, UW School of Social Work
David La Fazia has more than 25 years of experience working with elders and their caregivers. La Fazia is a practicing social worker and teaches in the School of Social Work, focusing on families and aging, theory and direct practice, and research methodology. He also serves as a research scientist in the Department of Psychosocial and Community Health at the UW School of Nursing, implementing cognitive-behavioral interventions for treating mood and behavioral problems in elders and caregivers. He holds a Ph.D. in social work from the University of Washington.