Clinique Chapman

Clinique Chapman is a senior program associate II in Vera’s Restoring Promise Initiative. Before Vera, Clinique was a program manager with the DC Department of Corrections, where she worked to shift correctional culture through program implementation and developed a behavioral health department. Clinique’s skills were honed as a forensic social worker with the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, where she spent a decade as a sentencing advocate and mitigation specialist. She is also an adjunct assistant professor at the Howard University School of Social Work, where she teaches criminal justice, and an advisory board member for Free Minds Book Club and Writing Workshop, a program positively impacting the lives of youth transferred to the adult justice system. She received a bachelor’s degree in sociology and a master’s degree in social work with a concentration in criminal justice from Howard University and is a licensed clinical social worker.