Denise Krause

Clinical Professor and Associate Dean for Community Engagement and Alumni Relations

"I'm interested in training students and professionals in solution-focused approaches to work at all levels of practice. My hope is that by emphasizing engagement and listening before acting, our graduates will create empowering practice communities."

Contact Information

620 Baldy Hall
Amherst, NY 14260
Phone: 716-645-1223
Fax: 716-645-3456

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Contact Information

620 Baldy Hall, Amherst, NY 14260 (view map)
Phone: 716-645-1223; Fax: 716-645-3456


  • MSSW, Social Work, Columbia University (1987)
  • BA, Binghamton University (1985)

Professional/Research Interests

Solution-focused practice; interventions with individuals and families; teaching and online education


Denise J. Krause, MSSW, is a clinical professor at the University at Buffalo School of Social Work. Krause has been involved in several ongoing solution-focused training initiatives in New York State since 2005. She works with the New York State Office of Children and Family Services, county-level social service departments, and voluntary agencies to train at the administrative, supervisory and direct service levels.