|Present||Faculty Member, Salem State University ‐ School of Social Work|
|Salem State University|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|Chair, BSW Curriculum Committee||Member, SSU Council on Teaching & Learning||Chair, SSU IRB||Member, School of Social Work Admissions Committee||Co-chair, Social Work Cultural Diversity Committee||Chair, Social Work Technology Committee|
Honors and Awards
- Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work Best Teaching Note Award
|2011||PhD, Simmons College ‐ Social Work|
|2002||MS, Boston University ‐ Social Work: Concentration in Clinical Practice|
|1998||BA, Amherst College|
Continuing Education on Suicide Assessment and Crisis Intervention for Social ...
Journal of Teaching in Social Work (2016)
Historically, graduate training programs have not taught suicide assessment and intervention skills in depth; therefore, the development of effective continuing ...
An Unsuccessful Partnership: Behavioral Compliance and Strengths-Based Child Welfare Practice
Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Social Services (2013)
A strengths-based, family-centered perspective is considered a best practice in child welfare. However, many frontline workers still do not use ...
Reactance and the Child Welfare Client: Interpreting Child Welfare Parents ...
Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Social Services (2012)
Many parents express resistance to child welfare services and can experience severe consequences as a result. This article defines the ...