Dr. Chathapuram Ramanathan, Phd., ACSW, LMSW, LMFT, CAC has worked in the human service area for over three decades, and is currently the Chief Executive of Human Service Enterprises, Michigan, USA. Dr. Ramanathan graduated with a Masters and a Doctoral degree in Social work and Human Resources Management from the University of Illinois. Dr. Ramanathan has been providing Psychotherapy services for over 25 years. He is a credentialed Military Family Liaison Consultant.
Dr. Ramanathan has taught full time in schools of social work for over 15 years & served four years as Associate Professor. He has published over 35 refereed articles, book chapters, and co-authored three books. Dr. Ramanathan was conferred with Fulbright-Nehru Visiting Scholar award & Fulbright Senior Specialist award. Dr. Ramanathan has received many awards and honors, including a tribute from a Michigan Legislator and Michigan Governor which recognized him as an important Asian American leader.
Dr. Ramanathan serves as the North American Representative of the Indian Society of Professional Social Workers (ISPSW). One of his co-authored articles was recognized as the best article, by the National Human Rights Workers Association. In the late 80s and early 90s, Dr. Ramanathan served on Michigan Governor’s Multi Cultural Mental Health Education Task Force. Dr. Ramanathan has presented over 50 papers and workshops in 18 countries and has trained several participants on social development issues.