Phyllis Alston , MSW, LCSW, ACSW

Adjunct Faculty

Phyllis Parrish Alston has an undergraduate degree in sociology from Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama and an MSW from the University of Alabama.   She is licensed in the State of Alabama as an LCSW and PIP and also holds the ACSW certification given by the National Association of Social Work.  Mrs. Alston is immediate past treasurer for NASW Alabama Chapter.  Her teaching career began after 32 years with the Department of Veterans Affairs where she worked with medical, psychiatric, and long term care patients.  At the time of her retirement, Mrs. Alston had served as Assistant Chief of Social Work Service and Chief of Recreation and Voluntary Services.    As a consultant with her firm, Alston Consulting and Training, she provides training in performance improvement, customer service and managing workplace stress


Mrs. Alston enjoys traveling and reading murder mysteries.  She and her husband split their time between Gulfport and their home in Tuskegee, Alabama.