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Please note that faculty direct lines will be eliminated as of Monday, September 9, 2014. Faculty can still be reached by email. or call (618) 650-5429 or (618) 650-5758 to leave a message. We are sorry for any inconvenience.


Support Staff

Judy Zimmerman

Office Support Specialist
1306 Peck Hall
618-650-5429

jzimmer@siue.edu


Kelly Lasiter

Office Support Associate
1306 Peck Hall
618-650-5758
klasite@siue.edu

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Faculty

Kathleen Tunney

M.S.W., Western Michigan University
Ph.D., University of Illinois - Chicago

Curriculum Vitae

Associate Professor and Department Chair

Department of Social Work
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, 62026 USA

1307C Peck Hall
ktunney@siue.edu

Teaching:
Individual and Group Practice
Human Behavior in the Social Environment
Policy
Mental Health Practice

Scholarship:
Outcomes of Social Work Education
Student Practice Skills Development
International Social Work


Venessa Brown
M.S.W., Atlanta University
Ph.D., Clark University
Curriculum Vitae

Professor and Associate Provost for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion
Office of the Provost
3116 Rendleman Hall, Box 1021
618-650-5867
vbrown@siue.edu

Teaching:
Individual and Group Practice
Child Welfare
Statistics
International Social Work

Scholarship:
Child Welfare
Child Welfare Case Studies
International Social Work


Kim Carter

Ph.D., Washington University - St. Louis
M.S.W., Washington University - St. Louis

Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor
1307B Peck Hall

kimcart@siue.edu

Teaching:
Foundations of Social Work
Human Behavior in the Social Environment
Group Practice

Scholarship:
Family Caregiving and Resilience in Chronic Illness Care
Mental Health
Healthcare Disparities
Evidence Based Practice


Bryan Duckham

Ph.D., Loyola University
M.S.W., St. Louis University


Curriculum Vitae

Associate Professor
MSW Program Director

1306D Peck Hall
bduckha@siue.edu

Teaching:
Individual and Group Practice
Mental Health
Psychopathology

Research:
Religion/Spirituality and Clinical Social Work
Qualitative Research
Psychodynamic Theory


Larry W. Kreuger

MA, Ohio University
MSW, Saint Louis University
PhD, Saint Louis University


Curriculum Vitae

Professor
1226 Peck Hall

lkreuge@siue.edu

Teaching:
Research Methods
Policy/Macro Practice
Homelessness

Scholarship:
Homelessness
Natural Disasters
Hypertechnology


Gerald (Jerry) O'Brien

Ph.D., University of Illinois - Urbana/Champaign
M.S.W., University of Missouri

Curriculum Vitae

Professor
BSW Program Director
1229 Peck Hall

gobrien@siue.edu

Teaching:
Macro Practice
Policy and Policy Analysis
Disabilities

Scholarship:
Eugenics and Persons with Disabilities
History of Social Justice/Injustice
Metaphor Analysis
Disability Policy


Mary Plocher

M.S.W., George Williams School of Social Work, Aurora University
B.S., Southern Illinois University Carbondale


Curriculum Vitae

1306B Peck Hall
mploche@siue.edu

Teaching:
Diversity, Social Justice and Ethics
Social Work with Individuals and Families
Social Work with Groups
Mental Health
Field Instruction I
Field Instruction II

Scholarship:
School Social Work
Diversity and Social Justice
Micro Practice

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Jill Schreiber

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.S.W., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor
1306A Peck Hall
jischre@siue.edu

Teaching:
Individual and Group Practice
Children, Youth, and Family

Research:
Religion/Spirituality
Family and Youth                              

 

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Jewel Stafford

M.S.W., Stony Brook University

Curriculum Vitae


1203 Peck Hall
jestaff@siue.edu

Teaching:
Social Work Practice
Social Justice
Cultural Competency
Case Management
Community Health


Research:
Curriculum Development
Evaluation Tools and Assessments
Community Health

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Jayme Swanke

Ph.D., Rehabilitation Institute, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
M.S.W., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor
1307D Peck Hall

jswanke@siue.edu

Teaching:
Practice with Organizations and Communities
Advanced Practice with Neighborhoods and Communities

Scholarship:
Substance Abuse and Recovery
Child Welfare Risk Assessment
Virtual Social Support


Carol Wesley

Ph.D., St. Louis University
M.S.W., St. Louis University
M.Div., Aquinas Institute


Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor
Director of Practica
1306B Peck Hall

cwesley@siue.edu

Teaching:
Diversity
Health Practice

Research:
Spirituality Issues in Social Work Practice


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