CURRICULUM VITAE (Fall, 2004)

 

                                                                               JOEL FISCHER

                                          University of Hawai‘i at Manoa  - School of Social Work

                                                            Henke Hall 138 -  Honolulu, HI 96822

                                                    Work: (808) 956-6240  - FAX: (808) 956-5964

                                                                      E-mail: jfischer@hawaii.edu

 

DATE OF BIRTH:                  April 22, 1939

 

EDUCATION:

 

               D.S.W.       University of California, Berkeley, 1970

Specializations: Casework; Theories (and Research) of Therapy; Mental Health/Community Mental Health. Dissertation: "The Relationship Between Personal Value Orientation, Client Diagnostic Variables and Casework Treatment Decisions."

 

               M.S.W.       University of Illinois (Chicago), 1964

Specialty: Casework

 

               B.A.             University of Illinois (Urbana), January, 1961

Major -Political Science

                                               Minor -Anthropology; Social Work

 

PRACTICE EXPERIENCE:

 

1967-1993         Saw clients on private basis.

 

1964-1967         Clinical Social Worker, Veterans Administration Day Treatment Center, San Francisco. Included intensive work with individuals, families and groups; program planning; seminars with community groups; student supervision (graduate and undergraduate social work plus other professions).

 

1961-1962          Caseworker, Cook County Department of Public Aid, Chicago, Illinois.

 

1963-1964         Special Social Services Project

(Summer)

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

                               

1973-Present      Professor, University of Hawai‘i , School of Social Work

 

1986                      Visiting Professor, University of Hong Kong, Department of Social Work

 

July 1982             Visiting Professor, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa, Department of Social Work

 

1978-1979           Visiting Professor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Social Welfare

 

Jan-June 1977    Visiting Professor, Washington University, St. Louis, George Warren Brown School of Social Work

July 1970-

June 1973            Associate Professor, University of Hawai'i, School of Social Work

 

1969-1970            Instructor, University of California, Berkeley, School of Social Welfare

 

1967-1969           Instructor, University of California Medical Center Continuing Education Department (San Francisco) and Veterans Administration; series of post-graduate seminars in psychotherapy with students drawn from several professions.

 

SUMMARY OF ACADEMIC AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES:

 

 1.      Presented papers or conducted workshops at some 20 schools of social work in the United States and several foreign countries.

 

 2.      Provided consultation services to approximately 20 social service agencies in Hawai‘i.

 

 3.      Chaired several sessions at Annual Program Meetings of the Council on Social Work Education.

 

 4.      Elected member of the Faculty Campus-wide Personnel Committee of the University of Hawai‘i.

 

 5.      Elected member and chair of the University of Hawai'i, School of Social Work Personnel Committee.

 

 6.      Elected member of the University of Hawai‘i School of Social Work Curriculum Committee.

 

 7.      Chairperson and member of several ad hoc committees at the University of Hawai‘i  and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

 

 8.      Appointed as Assistant to the Dean for Curriculum Development, University of Hawai‘i , School of Social Work, effective June, 1977.

 

 9.      Founding member: Editorial Board, Journal of Social Service Research

           Editorial Board member or Consulting Editor:

                     Behavioral Counseling Quarterly

                     Journal of Applied Behavioral Science

                     International Journal of Behavioral Social Work and Abstracts

                     Journal of International and Comparative Social Welfare

                     Journal of Integrative and Eclectic Psychotherapv

                     Integrative Psychotherapy Book Series, Brunner/Mazel Publishers

                     Social Work and Social Sciences Review

                     Research on Social Work Practice

                     Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services

                     Social Work

 

           Reviewer:

                     Children and Youth Services Review

                     Social Service Review

                     CSWE, APM, Corresponding Committee

 

10.     Co-editor: Special issue of Journal of Social Service Research dealing with single system designs (with Martin Bloom and Enola Proctor).

 

11.     Listed in:

                     Who's Who in America

                Who’s Who in the World

                     Who's Who Among Human Service Professionals

                     Who's Who in the West

                     International Who's Who of Community Service

                     Men of Achievement

                     American Men and Women of Science

                     Dictionary of International Biography

                     Who's Who in the Midwest

                     The International Who's Who of Intellectuals

                     Personalities of the West and Midwest

                     Contemporary Authors

                     The Directory of Distinguished Americans

                     Leaders of Hawai‘i

                     International Gold Book Award: First World Edition Personalities of America

                     Prominent People in Hawai‘i

                     International Directory of Distinguished Leadership

                     Community Leaders of America

                     Who's Who in Society

                     International Leaders in Achievement

                     International Book of Honor

                     Five Thousand Personalities of the World

                     Who's Who in American Education

                     2000 Notable American Men

                     Contemporary Authors New Revision Series

                     International Who's Who of Professionals

                     Man of the Year –1996

             Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare

 

12.     Member of examination and dissertation committees for social work and psychology department doctoral candidates.

 

13.     Chair, Development Committee of Ph.D. in Social Welfare Program, University of Hawai‘i School of Social Work; elected member of Ph.D. committee; interim chair, 1997.

 

14.     Received an Award of Distinctive Merit in University-wide competition, University of Hawai‘i, 1982-1983.

 

15.     Nominated for University of Hawai‘i  Excellence in Teaching Award (1991).

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16.     Faculty union representative, University of Hawai‘i  Professional Assembly (since 1987). Member of union Board of Directors, 2000-2003. Member of union Executive Committee, 2001. picket captain, 2001.

 

17.     Member of conference planning committee, NASW, Hawai‘i  Chapter (1988-1990) .

 

18.     Faculty Advisor, Hawai‘i Committee for Africa (since 1985).

 

19.     Taught in three out of four basic areas of the social work curriculum (practice, research and human behavior) at undergraduate, master's and doctoral levels.

 

20.     Experience in teaching the following courses:

                     a) First Year Casework

                     b) Advanced Casework

                     c) First Year General Social Work Practice

                     d) Advanced General Social Work Practice

                        e) Studies in Individual and Social Behavior (Advanced Human Behavior)

                     f) Program Evaluation

                     g) Experiential Training in Human Relationships

                     h) Behavior Modification with Children

                     I) Introduction to Social Work (undergraduate)

                     j) Theory and Research in Casework and Psychotherapy

                     k) Independent Study and Directed Reading

                     1) Research Projects Advisor

                     m) Community Development and Planning (undergraduate)

                     n) Communication Skills in Social Work (undergraduate)

                     o) Assessment of Effectiveness Research (Doctoral Seminar)

                     p) Idiographic Research Methods (Clinical Evaluation)

                     q) Assessment of Research in a Substantive Field

                     r) Advanced Social Treatment

                     s) Introductory Social Work Research

                     t) Integration Seminar in Specialization (Doctoral Seminar)

 

21.  Elected member, University of Hawai‘i Faculty Senate and Chair of Committee on Student Affairs.

 

      22. Received university award for Academic Merit, 2003.

 

      23. Hawai’i  Peoples’ Fund, Board of Directors,  2004-   .

 

      24. Board Member, American Board of Mental Health Specialists

 

SUMMARY OF INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES:

 

Presented invitational workshops, papers, institutes, or courses in the following countries and localities: Canada, Israel, Taiwan, Japan, Puerto Rico, Republic of South Africa, Zululand, Hong Kong, England, Mexico, France. Visiting professor: University of Hong Kong and University of Natal, Durban, Republic of South Africa.

 

 

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES:

 

           National Association of Social Workers

           Academy of Certified Social Workers

           Council on Social Work Education

           American Association of University Professors

           Member-at-large, Executive Committee, Hawai‘i  Chapter, NASW

           Chairman, Political Action Committee, Hawai‘i  Chapter, NASW

           Board of Directors, Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education

           Hawai‘i Committee for Africa, Coordinating Committee

           Hawai‘i  People's Legislative Coalition, Coordinating Committee

           Board of Directors, International Academy of Eclectic Psychotherapists

           Member, Martin Luther King, Jr. Interim State Commission

           Member and Delegate to State and County Conventions, Democratic Party

           Unity Organizing Committee, Founding Member

           Bertha Reynolds Society

 

 

PUBLICATIONS:

 

Books and Monographs:

 

Interpersonal Helping: Emerging Approaches to Social Work Practice (1973).  Springfield, Ill.: Charles C. Thomas.

 

Planned Behavior Change:  Behavior Modification in Social Work (1975).  New York: Free Press (with H. Gochros).

 

 

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The Thicket of Evaluation (1975).  Seattle Wash.: University of Washington.  (Conference Report; with W. Williams).

 

Analyzing Research: A Guide for Social Workers (monograph)  (1975).  Honolulu, Hawai'i:  University of Hawai‘i.

 

The Effectiveness of Social Casework (1976).  Springfield, Ill.: Charles C. Thomas.

 

Behavior Therapy  with Sexual Problems. Vol. 1. General Procedures (1977). New York: Pergamon Press (with H. Gochros).

 

Behavior Therapy with Sexual Problems. Vol. 2. Approaches to Specific Problems (1977). New York: Pergamon Press (with H. Gochros).

 

Effective Casework Practice: an Eclectic Approach  (1978). New York: McGraw Hill.

 

Treat Yourself to a Better Sex Life (1980). Englewood Cliffs, N..J. : Prentice Hall (with H. Gochros).

 

Evaluating Practice: Guidelines for the Accountable Professional (1982). Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall (with M. Bloom).

 

Fundamentals of Social Work Practice (1982).  Belmont, Calif.: Wadsworth Press (with D.   Sanders and O. Kurren).

 

Helping the Sexually Oppressed (1985).  Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall (with H. Gochros and J. Gochros).

 

Measures for Clinical Practice: A Sourcebook (1987). New York: Free Press (with K. Corcoran).

 

Visions for the Future: Social Work and Pacific-Asian Perspectives (1988). Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai‘i  Press (with D. Sanders).

 

The East-West Connection: Social Work Practice. Tradition and Change (1992). Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai‘i  Press.

 

Measures for Clinical Practice: A Sourcebook. Vol. 1. Children. Couples, and Families (1994) (2nd Edition). New York: Free Press (with K.Corcoran) .

 

Measures for Clinical Practice: A Sourcebook. Vol. 2. Adults (1994) (2nd edition). New York: Free Press (with K. Corcoran).

 

Evaluating Practice: Guidelines for the Accountable Professional (1995) (2nd Edition). Boston, Mass.: Allyn & Bacon (with M. Bloom and John Orme).

 

Evaluating Practice: Guidelines for the Accountable Professional (1999), (3rd Edition). Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon (with Martin Bloom & John Orme).

 

Instructor's Manual and Test Book for "Evaluating Practice" (1999).  Boston, Mass.: Allyn & Bacon (with M. Bloom & J. Orme).

 

Measures for Clinical Practice: A Sourcebook. Vol. 1. Children, Couples and Families (2000) (3rd Edition). New York: Free Press (with Kevin Corcoran).

 

Measures for Clinical Practice: A Sourcebook, Vol. 2. Adults (2000) (3rd Edition). New York: Free Press (with Kevin Corcoran).

 

Evaluating Practice: Guidelines for the Accountable Professional (2003)  (4th edition). Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon (with M. Bloom & J. Orme).

 

Instructor's Manual and Test Book for "Evaluating Practice" (2003)  (2nd Edition). Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

 

Measures for Clinical Practice: A Sourcebook. Vol 1. Children, Couples and Families (4th Edition) (in preparation). New York: Oxford University Press.

 

Measures for Clinical Practice: A Sourcebook. Vol 2. Adults (4th Edition)(in preparation). New  York: Oxford University Press.

 

Evaluating Practice Guidelines for the Accountable Professional (5th Edition) (in press). Boston: Allyn & Bacon (with M. Bloom & J. Orme).

 

Instructor’s Manual and Test Book for “Evaluating Practice” (3rd Edition) (in press). Boston: Allyn & Bacon (with M. Bloom & J. Orme).

 

Articles, Papers, Book Reviews, and Chapters in Books:

 

"Group Treatment of Families with Schizophrenic Sons," Social Casework, 47, July, 1966, pp. 438-445.

 

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"Multiple Family Group Therapy." Paper presented at Veterans Administration Hospital, Palo Alto, California, September, 1966.

 

"Negroes, Whites and Rates of Mental Illness: Reconsideration of a Myth," Psychiatry, 32, 1969, 428-446.

 

"Portents from the Past: What Ever Happened to Social Diagnosis?" International Social Work, 13, 1970, pp. 18-28.

 

"Eclecticism: A Model for Social Casework." Paper presented at Special Colloquium, University of Hawai‘i  School of Social Work, Honolulu, Hawai‘i, February, 1970.

 

"A Framework for the Analysis and Comparison of Clinical Theories of Induced Change," Social Service Review, 45, 1971, pp. 440-454.

 

"To Help or Not to help: The State of Outcome Research in Casework and Psychotherapy." Paper presented at TripIer General Hospital, Honolulu, Hawai‘i , February, 1971.

 

"The Helping Relationship: Foundation for Effective Services." Paper presented at Social Welfare Development and Research Center Training Program, Honolulu, Hawai‘i , March, 1971.

 

"A Framework for the Derivation of Social Work Activities." Paper presented at Social Welfare Development and Research Center Training Program, Honolulu, Hawai‘i, March, 1971.

 

"Theories of Social Casework: Book Review," Social Work, 17, 1972, pp. 105-108.

 

"The Effects of Client Characteristics on Treatment Decisions." Paper presented at National Conference of Social Welfare, Chicago, June, 1972.

 

"Value Theory and the Practice of Psychotherapy." Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Humanistic Psychologists, Honolulu, Hawai‘i, August, 1972.

 

"Helping the Aged: Book Review,"  Social Work, 17, 1972, pp. 106-107.

 

"Implications of Warmth, Empathy and Genuineness for Therapeutic Practice." Paper presented to Clinical Psychology Association, University of Hawai‘i, Honolulu, Hawai‘i , October, 1972.

 

"The Core Conditions of Social Work Practice." Paper presented at Program Meeting, NASW, Honolulu, Hawai‘i, November, 1972.

 

"An Investigation of the Effects of Training Methods on Indigenous Non-Professionals from Diverse Minority Groups." Paper presented at Conference on Social Justice of NASW, New Orleans, November, 1972 (with J. Greenberg).

 

"Is Casework Effective?: A Review." Social Work, 18, January, 1973, pp. 5-21. Reprinted in: D.Miller (ed.), Social Work Practice Theory: A Resource Book.  Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky, .1974; in M. Glicken (ed.) Toward Effective Social Work Practice. Tempe: Arizona State University, 1974; A.W. Clarke and R.H. Corney (eds.), Social Work and Primary Health Care. London: Academic Press, 1981.

 

"The Effects of Client Race and Social Class on Clinical Judgments," Clinical Social Work Journal, 1, 1973, pp. 100-109 (with H. Miller) .

 

"Has Mighty Casework Struck Out? " Social Work, 18, 1973, pp. 107-110.

 

"Systematic Desensitization: An Effective Technique for Clinical Practice," Child Welfare, October, 1973, pp. 493-502.

 

"Guidelines for Evaluating 'Growth' and Self-Awareness Groups." Paper presented at College of Health Sciences and Social Welfare Continuing Education Colloquium, University of Hawai'i, October, 1973.

 

"The Mental Research Institute on Family Therapy: Review and Assessment," Family Therapy, 1, No.2, 1974, pp. 105-140.

 

"Self-Modification of Exercise Behavior," Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 5, 1974, pp. 213-214 (with M L. Kau). Reprinted in G.L. Martin & D. Mrycaiko (eds.). Behavior Modification and Coaching. Springfield, Illinois: Charles C. Thomas, 1983.

 

"Evaluating the Effectiveness of Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families and Groups." Invited Address, Conference on Accountability. University of Washington, School of Social Work, June 1974.

 

"The Relationship Between Theoretical Orientation and Therapists' Empathy, Warmth and Genuineness," Journal of Counseling Psychology, 22, 1975, pp.399-403 (with G. Paveza et al.).

 

"Training for Effective Therapeutic Practice," Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, 12 (1975), pp.118-123.

 

"Behavior Modification: Changing Hyperactive Behavior in a Children's Group," Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, 13, 1975, pp. 37-42 (with S. Pratt).

 

"Casework Theory, Research, and Practice: The Current State of the Art." University of Hawai‘i, School of Social Work (mimeo), 1975.

 

"Training Police Officers in Confrontation and Crisis Intervention Techniques." Paper presented to Institute for Criminal Justice (I.I.T.) Seminar on Police-Minority Relations, Honolulu, January 31, 1975 (with H. Gochros).

 

"Introducing Behavior Modification Into Social Agencies," 1975 (with H. Gochros). Paper presented at NASW Twentieth Anniversary Professional Symposium, Hollywood-by-the-Sea, Florida, October, 1975.

 

"Behavior Modification: A Procedural Guide for Social Workers” [Book review].  Child Welfare, 54, 1975, pp. 464-466.

 

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"Systematic Human Relations Training: A Course for Police Officers," Police Law Quarterly, 5, 1975, pp. 15-22 (with H. Gochros).

 

"Can Social Workers Read Research?" Paper presented at Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, Atlanta, March, 1974 (with S. Kirk).

 

"Empathy, Warmth and Genuineness as the Core of Therapeutic Practice." Paper presented at University Workshop on Current Psychotherapies: Assessment Guidelines for Supervisors. Honolulu, Hawai‘i, April, 1975.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  

"Practice Effectiveness, Emerging Trends and the Behavioral Question: Two or Three Points of View."

Invited Address, Ecology of Youth Development: Workshop for Human Services Workers. Social Welfare Research and Development Center, University of Hawai'i, Honolulu, December 17, 1975.

 

"The Relationship Between Community Contacts While in Prison and Recidivism Rates." Corrective and Social Psychiatry, 22(4), 1976 (with D. Adams) .

 

"Do Social Workers Understand Research?" Journal of Education for Social Work, 12, 1976, pp.63-70 (with S. Kirk).

 

"Are Social Workers Sexists?" Social Work, 21, 1976, pp. 428-434 (with D. Dulaney et al.).  Reprinted in Alan Wade and Russell Smith (eds.) Readings in Social Work.

 

"Social Workers' Involvement in Research," Social Work, 21, 1976, pp. 121-125 (with S. Kirk and M. Osmalov).

 

"Does Anything Work? An Analysis of Effectiveness Research in the Helping Professions." Paper presented at the Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, Philadelphia, March, 1976.

 

"An Effect of Casework? Back to the Drawing Boards," Social Work, 21, 1976, pp. 347-349 (with W. Hudson).

 

"Introducing New Technologies into Agency Practice," Journal of  Sociology and Social Welfare, 3, 1977 (with H. Gochros).

 

"The Effects of Training for Therapeutic Practice on Self-Actualization," Educational and Psychological Measurement, December, 1977 (with R.Knapp) .

 

"Emerging Trends in Direct Social Work Practice," Paper presented at School of Social Work, NASW. Continuing Education Colloquium, Honolulu, Hawai'i, November, 1977.

 

"Current Issues in Social Work Education." Paper presented at Workshop for Practicum Instructors, University of Hawai'i, School of Social Work, November, 1977.

 

"Perceptions of Empathy: A Comparative Study of Caseworker, Client, and Peer Perceptions," Canadian Journal of Social Work Education, November, 1977 (with W. Weeks, et al.).

 

"Don't Be Afraid” [Book review]. Behavioral Engineering, 4, 1977, p. 43.

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"Five Models for Evaluating Practice." Paper presented at Washington University, St. Louis, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, February, 1977.

 

"An Eclectic, Empirically-Based Approach to Clinical Practice." Paper presented at the University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration, March, 1977.

 

"Assessing Progress with Each and Every Case." Paper presented at University of Missouri, School of Social Work, Continuing Education Colloquium, Columbia, Missouri, April, 1977.

 

"An Empirical Approach to Casework Practice." Paper presented at University of Denver, School of Social Work, May, 1977.

 

"Clinicians' Attitudes Toward the Use of Four Body Contact or Sexual Techniques with Clients," Journal of Sex Research, 14, 1978  (with M. Len).

 

"Use of a Commonly Available Chore as Contingent Punishment to Reduce a Boy's Rate of Swearing," Journal of Behavior Therapy, and Experimental Psychiatry, 9, March, 1978 (with R. Nehs).

 

"Does Anything Work?" Journal of Social Service Research, 1, Spring, 1978, pp. 215-243.

 

"Use of Written Indicators of Empathy as a Substitute for Oral Indicators in Human Relations Training: A Validation Study," Counselor Education and Supervision, 17, 1978, pp. 272-278 (with M.Therrien).

 

"Adlerian Family Counseling: An Evaluation," International Journal of Family Counseling, 6, Fall, 1978, pp. 42-49 (with J. Anderson et al.).

 

"Casework Can Be Effective." Paper presented at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Social Work, October, 1978.

 

 

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"Changes in Students' Personal and Professional Values in Social Work Education." Paper presented at Symposium on Current Research in Social Work and Social Work Education, Paul Baerwald School of Social Work, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and International Association of Schools of Social Work, Jerusalem, Israel, August, 1978.

 

"How Effective Is Casework?" Invited address, Massachusetts Chapter of National Association of Social Workers, Boston, Mass., November, 1978.

 

"Differences in the Severity of Disturbances of Behavior in Children Receiving Inpatient and Outpatient Psychiatric Treatment," Journal of Personality Assessment, 1979 (with R. Therrien).

 

"Psychosocial Therapy: A Social Work Perspective” [Book review]. Social Service Review, 53, 1979.

 

"Increasing the Relevance of Research Education" in R.W. Weinbach and A.Rubin (eds.), Teaching Social Work Research. New York: Council on Social Work Education, 1981 (with W. Hudson).

 

"Isn't Casework Effective Yet?" Social Work, 24 (1979), pp. 245-247.

 

"Evaluation of Social Work Practice," Invited address, Research colloquium, University of Illinois, College of Social Work, Chicago, Illinois, January, 1979. Published as Occasional Paper Number 1, Jane Addams College of Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago Circle.

 

"Today's Social Worker -Assuming the Challenge," Invited Keynote Address, First Annual Western Michigan School of Social Work Student Conference, Kalamazoo, Michigan, January, 1979.

 

"Is Social Work Education Necessary?" Paper presented at the Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Boston, Mass., March, 1979.

 

"Casework Is Effective," Paper presented at the National Conference on Social Welfare, Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pa., May, 1979.

 

"Reaching 'Children-at-Risk': Innovative Training for Children's Services." Paper presented at the National Conference on Social Welfare, Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pa., May, 1979 (with J. Jones).

 

"Toward Effective Casework Practice," Paper presented at the Columbia University School of Social Work, February 28, 1979.

 

"Single System Designs: Research for Practitioners." Invitational Paper, National Association of Social Workers Sixth Biennial Professional Symposium, San Antonio, Texas, November 16, 1979 (with Martin Bloom) .

 

"Integrating Knowledge: Practice, Field Instruction, and Research." Invitational Paper, Council on  Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Los Angeles, Calif., March 11, 1980.

 

"Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice: The New Revolution." Keynote Address, Virginia Council on Social Welfare, 78th Annual Conference, Richmond, Virginia, March 24, 1980.

 

"Designing Effective Intervention Systems for Agency Practice," Invitational paper, National Conference of Family Service Agency Directors, Honolulu, Hawai'i, June, 1980.

 

"The Superbureaucrats--Structure and Behavior in Central Agencies” [Book review]. Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 16, 1980.

 

"An Empirically-Based Approach to Effective Practice," Invited Paper, University of Maryland at Baltimore, School of Social Work and Community Planning, March 25, 1980.

 

"Social Work Research and Knowledge Building in the 1980's," Invited address, Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education, Washington, D.C., October 26, 1980.

 

"Do Research Reviews Contribute to Knowledge Development?: The Case of ‘Social Service Research: Reviews of Studies,’" Journal of Social Service Research, 4, Winter, 1982.

 

"Empirically-Based Practice" and "How to Evaluate Practice," Series of Public Lectures, Seminars

and Workshops, University of Calgary, Calgary and Edmonton, Canada, Sept. 21-26, 1980.

 

"The Revolution in American Social Work," Invitational Paper, Sino-American Conference on Social Welfare Development in the 1980's, Taipei, Taiwan, December, 1980.

 

"Changes in Students' Knowledge and Attitudes Toward Research," Paper presented at the Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, Louisville, Kentucky, March, 1980 (with S. Kirk & R.Weinbach) .

 

"Increasing the Relevance of Research Education: The University of Hawai'i Program," Paper presented at the    Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, Louisville, Kentucky, March, 1980 (with W. Hudson).

 

"New Methods of Direct Practice," in H. Specht and N. Gilbert (eds.), Handbook of the Social Services. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1981.

 

"A Framework for Evaluating Empirical Research Reports," in R. Grinnell (ed.), Social Work Research and Evaluation. Itasca, Ill.: F.E. Peacock, 1981.

 

"Changing Dysfunctional Sexual Behavior" in D.A. Shore and H.L. Gochros (eds.), Sexual Problems of Adolescents in Institutions. Springfield, Ill.: Charles C. Thomas, 1981 (with R.S. Arnow).

 

"The Social Work Revolution,” Social Work, 26 (1981), pp. 199-209.

 

"Measurement of Clinical Problems," in A. Rosenblatt and D. Waldgogel (eds.) Handbook of Clinical Social Work. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1982. (with W. Hudson).

 

"Change from Within: Humanizing Social Welfare Organizations” [Book review]. Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 17, 1981.

 

"Newer Approaches in Direct Social Work Practice," University of Hawai‘i, School of Social Work Continuing Education Workshop, Honolulu, Hawai'i, November 10, 1981.

 

"Can Social Work Survive?” [Book review]. International Journal of Behavioral Social Work and Abstracts, 1, 1981, pp. 77-81.

 

"Similarities Among Practitioners and Researchers." Paper presented at Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, September, 1981.

 

"The Scientific Practitioner: The New Breed of Social Worker." Invitational Address, Seventh   Biennial Professional Symposium, National Association of Social Workers, Philadelphia, PA., October, 1981.

 

"Enhancing the Quality of Services Through Coordination of Administrative and Clinical Techniques: A Prescriptive Model for Social Work Education." Paper presented at the Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, New York, March, 1982 (with C. Glisson) .

 

"Behavioral Methods in Social Welfare” [Book review]. Social Casework, 63, 1982, pp. 186-187.

 

"Use and Nonuse of Multivariate Statistics," Social Work Research and Abstracts, 18, 1982, pp. 42-44 (with C. Glisson).

                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Two week invitational tour of Canadian Schools of Social Work presenting workshops on clinical practice and research, March, 1982; provinces of Ontario and Quebec: Carleton University, Ottawa; University of Toronto; McGill University, Montreal; University of Western Ontario; McMaster University.

 

"Evaluations of Social Work Effectiveness: Is Positive Evidence Good Evidence?" Social Work, 28, 1983, pp. 74-77.

 

"The Decline and Rise of Social Casework." Invited Keynote Address plus workshop, Oklahoma Chapter, NASW, Symposium, Norman, Oklahoma, March, 1983.

 

"Effective Casework: How to Improve and Evaluate Your Practice," Invited workshop sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Counseling Group, Toronto, Canada, April, 1983.

 

"Therapy That Works: An Institute on Practice Effectiveness," Invitational Institute, NASW Professional Symposium, Washington, D.C., Nov. 1983.

 

"Revolution, Schmevolution: Is Social Work Changing or Not?" Social Work, 29, 1984.

 

Ten day invitational tour of Canadian Schools of Social Work and agencies presenting workshops on new directions in clinical practice, measurement, and evaluation, March, 1984; provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan: University of British Columbia; University of Calgary, Calgary; University of Calgary, Edmonton; Alberta Alcohol and Drug Council; Alberta Association of Social Workers; University of Regina.

 

"Cognitive Processes and Emotional Disorders” [Book review]. Social Casework, 65, 1984.

 

"Evaluation Procedures for Intervention in Drug and Alcohol Abuse," workshop for Henley Rehabilitation Center, Alberta Drug and Alcohol Commission, Alberta, Canada.

 

"Social Work in the 1980's and Beyond," Invited lecture, Oxford University, Department of Social And Administrative Studies, Oxford, England, May, 1984.

 

“The Effects of Physical Attractiveness and Verbal Expressiveness on Clinical Judgments,” Journal of Social Service Research, 8, 1985, pp. 59-74 (with P. Cousins and C. Glisson).

 

"Eclectic Casework," in J.C. Norcross (ed.). Handbook of Eclectic Psychotherapy.  New York: Brunner/Mazel, 1985.

 

"New Developments & Techniques for Clinical Social Work Practice," Invitational workshops, Florida Chapter NASW, Ft. Lauderdale and Orlando, Florida, March 28 & 29, 1985.

 

"New Techniques for Clinical Practice," Invitational Paper, NASW Professional Symposium,

         Chicago, November, 1985.

 

"Measuring Clinical Effectiveness," Paper presented at Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, Chicago, Illinois, February, 1985 (with Kevin Corcoran).

 

"Is Meta-Analysis Effective?" Discussant of Findings of the Harriet W. Bartlett Practice Effectiveness Project, Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, Chicago, Illinois, February, 1985.

 

"Effective Casework," Behavioral Social Work Review, 6, 1985, pp. 12-19.

 

"How Much Statistics Should a Social Worker Learn if a Social Worker Should Learn Statistics?" Paper presented at the Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, Miami, Florida, March, 1986  (with C. Glisson).

 

"Does Social Work Education Change Students' Values?" Paper presented at the Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, Miami, Florida, March, 1986.

 

"The Changing Knowledge Base of Social Work," Public Lecture, University of Hong Kong, December, 1986.

 

Statistical Training for Social Workers," Journal of Social Work Education, 23, 1987, pp. 50-58 (with C. Glisson).

 

               "Meta-Analysis: The Premise, the Problems, the Promise," Invited Keynote Address, Empiricism in ClinicalPractice, Center for Social Work Practice Research, Great Barrington, Massachusetts, August, 1988.

 

"New Directions for Clinical Social Work: Practice as Research, Research as Practice." Invited Address, Annual Meeting of the Manitoba Health Organization, Winnipeg, Canada, November, 1988.

 

"Enhancing Practice Skills," Two-Day Workshop, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, November, 1988.

 

"Between Give and Take: A Clinical Guide to Contextual Therapy” [Book review]. Journal of Integrative and           Eclectic Psychotherapy, 8, 1989.

 

"Eclectic Practice Theory," Invited Presentation, Samuel S. Wurtzel Lecture Series, Virginia Commonwealth   University, October, 1989.

 

"Problems and Issues in Meta-Analysis," in L. Videka-Sherman and William J. Reid (eds.),  Advances in Clinical Social Work Research. Washington, D.C.: NASW 1990, pp. 297-325.

 

"Meta-Analysis: A New Research Method for Social Work." Paper Presented at Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, New Orleans, L.A. March, 1991.

 

"An Eclectic Approach to Substance Abuse," in Kevin Corcoran (ed.), Structuring Change. Chicago: Lyceum Books, 1992.

 

"What Ever Happened to Eclecticism: An Analysis of Integrative Therapy, The Latest Psychotherapeutic Myth," Invited Keynote Address, International Congress on Integrative and Eclectic. Psychotherapy, June, 1992. Mazatlan, Mexico. Published in Straub, J.H. and Tolan, E.H. (eds.) (1995). Integrative and Eclectic Psychotherapy.

 

"A Framework for Evaluating Positivistic Research," in R. Grinnell (ed.), Social Work Research and Evaluation, 4th Edition. Itasca, IL:  F.E. Peacock, 1993.

 

"Empirically-Based Practice: The End of Ideology?" Journal of Social Service Research, 15, 1993, 19-64.

 

"Social Support and Depression Among Low Income Elderly," Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society on Aging, San Francisco, LA., March, 1994 (with William Bothell and Cullen Hayashida) .

 

"Effective Social Action Through Legislative Change," Paper presented at the Annual Program Meeting of CSWE, Atlanta, GA., 1994 (with Renee H. Furuyama).

 

"Some Homogeneity Myths in Integrative Psychotherapy," Keynote  Address, "Second International Congress on Integrative and Eclectic Psychotherapy, Lyon, France, June, 1994.

 

"Uniformity Myths in Eclectic and Integrative Psychotherapy," Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 5, 1995, 41-56.

 

"Adult Attitudes Toward Non-Traditional Gender-Role Behavior in Children." Submitted for publication (with Leisa Brass and Kristin Sacket).

 

 "Social Support and Depression Among Low Income Elderly," Journal of Housing for the Elderly, 11, 1997 (with William L. Bothell and Cullen Hayashida).   Reprinted in Pastalan, L. (Ed.) (1999).  Making Aging in Place Work.  NY: Haworth.

 

"Empowering Practice in Indigenous Communities." Paper presented at Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Chicago, March, 1997 (with Renee H. Furuyama).

 

"Empowerment and Community-Based Planning." Paper presented at Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Chicago, March, 1997 (with Renee H. Furuyama).

 

"Ethical Standards for Journals. Social work ethics and values, 1, Fall, 2004, online journal (with Charles Mueller).

 

"An Eclectic Approach for Persons with Substance Disorders, in K. Corcoran (ed.). Structuring Change  (2nd ed.). Chicago: Lyceum Books, 2000.

 

“Reflections on Destroying Social Work.” (2004). REFLECTIONS: Narratives of Professional Helping, 10.

 

“Case Study on Evidence-Based Practice” (2006), in B. Thomlison & K. Corcoran (Eds.), Evidence-Based Internship: A Skill-Based Manual. New York: Oxford University Press.