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Social Work

Faculty and Staff

Faculty

Danielle F. Wozniak

MSW, ACSW, PhD
Director, School of Social Work
Danielle F. Wozniak

750 Stevens Avenue 426
Hersey Hall
Phone: 207-221-4514
Email: dwozniak@une.edu

Expertise
Distance education and Global Collaborations
U.S. Foster Care;
Kinship and Consumption in 20th Century America;
Post Traumatic Growth and Healing from Domestic and Sexual Violence;
Ethnographic Research

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Cyndi Amato

MSW
Assistant Director of Online Education
Cyndi  Amato

Hersey Hall 424
Phone: 207-221-4510
Email: camato@une.edu

Expertise
Program development; non-profit administration and supervision; sexual violence response and prevention; institutional abuse; trauma; grant writing; community organizing; crisis intervention; management of interdisciplinary teams; policy development.

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Wanda L. Anderson

M.S.W.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Coordinator of Online Field Education
Wanda L. Anderson

Off-Campus
Phone: 207-468-8979
Email: wanderson4@une.edu

Expertise
Presenting on Ethical Issues in Social Work Practice as well as
working with Children and Families on Sexual Abuse and Special Needs of Children, Case Management Services, Working with Adult Survivors, Poverty Issues and Strength Based Supervision

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Nancy Irene Ayer

M.S.W.
Clinical Associate Professor
Nancy Irene Ayer

Hersey Hall 405
Phone: 207-221-4502
Fax: 207-221-4719
Email: nayer@une.edu

Expertise
Community Organizing

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Judith Emily Boudman

M.S.W.
Instructor
Judith Emily Boudman

Hersey Hall
Phone: 207-455-8096
Email: jboudman@une.edu

Expertise
Adult mental health, hospice, death & dying, domestic violence, Native American health, creative arts in therapy, clinical supervision, microenterprise loan programs.

Research Interests/ Scholarship
Indian child welfare, substance abuse prevention in tribal communities, Native American youth leadership, transitional housing for battered women, foster grandparent volunteers,
hospice.

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Thomas Chalmers McLaughlin

Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Director of MSW online education, Codirector for the Social Work Center for Research and Evaluation
Thomas  Chalmers McLaughlin

Hersey Hall 424
Phone: 207-221-4511
Fax: 207-221-9879
Email: tmclaughlin@une.edu

Expertise
Cost effectiveness of social service delivery systems; mental health and social welfare policy delivery systems and policies; community organizing; non-profit organizational management and sustainable infrastructure; social service research infrastructure;

Research Interests/ Scholarship
Youth and adult homelessness; social welfare program best practice and program implications; cost effectivess analysis of social service systems; Mental health policy and practice analysis; non-proft fund raising.

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Amy Coha

M.S.W., LCSW
Clinical Associate Professor
Amy  Coha

Hersey Hall 421
Phone: 4504
Fax: 221-4719
Email: acoha@une.edu

Expertise
Field education, domestic violence, sexual assault,criminal justice, adult mental health.

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Marcia B. Cohen

Ph.D.
Professor
Marcia B. Cohen

Hersey Hall 404
Phone: 207-221-4505
Email: mcohen@une.edu

Expertise
Integrated social work practice; organizational change; social work with groups; homelessness, poverty and mental health issues.

Courses:
Social Work Practice I
Social Work Practice II
Social Work Practice with Groups
Homelessness and Social Work

Research Interests/ Scholarship
Integrated multi-level social work practice; organizational practice; social work education; social action group work; gender and group work; mental health; practice with homeless and other very poor people.

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Kerry Dunn

J.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Kerry  Dunn

Hersey Hall 412
Phone: 207-221-4364
Email: kdunn5@une.edu

Expertise
Criminal and juvenile legal systems, critical policy analysis, public ethnography, participatory action research, and mindful politics.

Research Interests/ Scholarship
Ideologies of human behavior in capital sentencing decisions, social boundaries in university-prison partnerships, and definitions of evidence based policy in the US and UK.

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Betsey Gray

MSW, LICSW
Director of Field Education
Betsey  Gray

Hersey Hall 423
Phone: 207-221-4508
Fax: 207-221-4719
Email: Egray@une.edu

Expertise
Field education, older adults and their caregivers, interprofessional education.

Research Interests/ Scholarship
Elders and their caregivers; field education; interprofessional education

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Clay Graybeal

Ph.D.
Interim Director, School of Community and Population Health; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; Professor of Social Work
Clay  Graybeal

Hersey Hall 209
Phone: 207-221-4509
Fax: 207-221-4716
Email: cgraybeal@une.edu

Expertise
Evidence-based practice; the alliance between provider and patient/client; interprofessional education; transformative practice; the creative arts in social work.

Research Interests/ Scholarship
Evidence based practice; the arts in social work; alliance measures in health and mental health

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Shelley Cohen Konrad

Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Shelley Cohen Konrad

Hersey Hall 418
Phone: 207-221-4501
Email: scohenkonrad@une.edu

Expertise
Shelley's research and scholarship focuses on children and families; pediatric chronic illness and end-of-life; health perspectives of vulnerable populations, relational learning, and interprofessional education and care.

Research Interests/ Scholarship
Parent perspectives on quality of health care; impact of working with suffering in the workplace; posttraumatic growth after tragedy; interprofessional education and care.

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Mariann Cookie Mankowski

Ph.D, MSW, LICSW
Assistant Professor
Mariann Cookie Mankowski

Hersey Hall 413
Phone: 207-221-4597
Email: mmankowski@une.edu

Expertise
Advanced clinical social work theory and practice with populations across the lifespan including, those representing vulnerable, oppressed, disenfranchised, and minority populations. Aging issues related to social determinants of health. Neurobiology and social work theory and practice, including mindfulness practice.

Research Interests/ Scholarship
Veterans issues including, post deployment reintegration and readjustmemnt; aging and health issues; feminist scholarship; social work pedagogy and clinical theory and practice; and neurobiology and mindfulness based social work practice.

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Vernon L. Moore

M.S.S.W., Ed.D.
Associate Professor
Vernon L. Moore

Hersey Hall 407
Phone: 207-221-4223
Email: vmoore@une.edu

Expertise
Not-for-profit organizational development and leadership; integrated health & human service systems' development & evaluation; collaborative models of health & human service delivery.

Research Interests/ Scholarship
Theory and practice in integrated health and human service initiatives.

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David Prichard

Ph.D.
Professor
David  Prichard

Hersey Hall
Phone: 4512
Email: dprichard@une.edu

Expertise
Secondary trauma; vicarious trauma; addictions, juvenile corrections

Research Interests/ Scholarship
Current research interests focus on secondary and vicarious trauma of DHHS child case workers.

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Ellen Rondina

MSW
Clinical Assistant Professor
Ellen  Rondina

Off-Campus
Hersey Hall
Phone: 207-229-8797
Email: erondina@une.edu

Expertise
My areas of expertise are: spirituality and wellness; group facilitation; field education; strength-based parenting, especially the importance of fathers; bullying and cyberbullying; developmental disabilities and brain injuries; and EFT. I am also a professional musician with a BA in flute performance. I currently play in several large and small ensembles as well as teach flute and African drumming.

Research Interests/ Scholarship
Spirituality and Wellness, Inclusion, Parenting and Fathering, Bullying and Cyberbulling, Online field education and field planning

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Nancy Shore

Ph.D., M.S.W., M.P.H.
Associate Professor
Nancy  Shore

Hersey Hall
Phone: 207-221-4507
Email: nshore@une.edu

Expertise
Ethics; community practice; social
service research infrastructure

Research Interests/ Scholarship
Community-based participatory research and ethical considerations; developing community-university partnerships; Institutional Review Board processes; program evaluation; social work education

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Amy N. Storch

Ph.D., L.C.S.W.
Online Assistant Professor
Amy N. Storch

Off-Campus
Phone: 207-221-4396
Email: astorch@une.edu

Expertise
Crisis intervention, substance abuse, mental health, and working with individuals with disabilities, specifically, the Hard of Hearing and Deaf population.

Research Interests/ Scholarship
Analyzing Treatment Effectiveness in Deaf Clients Who Use a Signing versus Nonsigning Therapist

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Mary White

LCSW
Clinical Assistant Professor
Mary  White

Off-Campus
Phone: 207-540-3228
Email: mwhite5@une.edu

Expertise
Working with people with serious and persistent mental illness, women's issues, trauma and survivor issues, case management, supervision, veteran's issues and poverty.  I am particulary interested in research regarding generational poverty and its impact upon family systems.

Research Interests/ Scholarship
Generational poverty and its impact upon family systems.

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Martha Kirkendall Wilson

Ph.D., DSW, ACSW
Associate Provost for Online Worldwide Learning; Professor, School of Social Work
Martha Kirkendall Wilson

Hersey Hall 426
Phone: 207-221-4985
Email: mwilson13@une.edu

Expertise
Advanced social work practice; social work practice models; non-offending parents of sexually abused children; women in corrections; advanced field education models; reflexive practice;
collaborative partnerships.

Research Interests/ Scholarship
Ego development in non-offending mothers of sexually abused children; role transitions of left-behind siblings after the death of another sibling; reducing recidivism of incarcerated women; collaborative partnerships around energy and aging; participatory and competency based social work practice models;
screening for sexual predators in social service agencies.

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Leslie Yaffa

MSW, EdD
Associate Lecturer, Retention Coordinator
Leslie  Yaffa

Off-Campus
Phone: 207-221-4486
Fax: 207-221-4719
Email: lyaffa@une.edu

Expertise
Child and adolescent development, human services practice, individuals and families, diversity, working/understanding children, adolescents and families, mental health, field placement, research and practice, international social work/human services, applied research, social assessment and therapy, community development and advocacy.

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Staff

Bob Chance

B.A.
Staff Assistant
Bob  Chance

Hersey Hall 427
Phone: 207-221-4513
Email: rchance@une.edu

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Katharina Gifford

B.A.
Administrative Assistant, School of Social Work
Katharina  Gifford

Hersey Hall
Phone: 207-221-4542
Fax: 207-221-4719
Email: kgifford@une.edu

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Vicki Walker

B.S.
Staff Assistant, School of Social Work
Vicki  Walker

Hersey Hall 427
Phone: 207-221-4503
Fax: 207-221-4719
Email: vwalker@une.edu

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Emeriti

Stephen M. Rose

Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Social Work
Stephen M. Rose

Hersey Hall 428
Phone: 207-221-4431
Fax: 207-221-4719
Email: srose@une.edu

Expertise
Social determinants of health; impact of health disparities on chronic illnesses; poverty and health; social work in health and mental health; empowerment-based practices.

Research Interests/ Scholarship
Links between poverty in childhood and adult chronic illness and mental illness; inequality in income and health/morbidity/mortality; relativity of health risk behaviors and chronic illness; adverse childhood experiences impact on adult chronic disease.

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