Ron Matayoshi, MSW, LSW

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Director of International Programs
Director of Practicum

Gartley Hall Rm. 004C
Tel: 808.956.6139


MSW, University of California Berkeley
BS, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Research Interest/Area:

Community Organization
Adults and Children with Special Needs
Social Work Field Education/Training
Inter-professional Education/Training
Management and Professional Development


Presentations (past five years):

“Warmhearted Fathers, Warmhearted You,” Science on Baby’s Welfare and Human Happiness. 3rd US-China-Japan Joint Academic Conference, Awaji 2005, Osaka, Japan.

“Mo’Bettah Together: The Art of Interprofessional Education and Community Training.” All Together Better Health II: Progress in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice. The University of British Columbia. Vancouver BC. Canada.

“Introduction to the Feeding Team Model. Kapiolani Medical Center Feeding Team.” The Community Connection: Caring for the Medically Fragile/Technology Dependent Child, Kapiolani Medical Center and Straub Foundation. Honolulu, HI.

“Fatherneed: Raising Warmhearted Children and Families,” The Role of Fathers in a Changing World, 3rd Annual Childcare Symposium, University of Hawaii-Aprica Summer Childcare Institute, Honolulu, HI.

“Interprofessional Education and Training,” International Symposium on Health and Social Care: Helping Professionals Facing Frontiers in the New Millennium, Gifu Grand Hotel, Chubu Gakuin University, Gifu, Japan.

“Social Work Fieldwork Education and Practice,” Workshop, Chubu Gakuin University, Gifu, Japan.

“Interprofessional Education: Opportunities & Barriers,” National Commission on Leadership in Interprofessional Education, San Diego, CA.

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