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Research & Publications

Faculty Research, Publications, & Accomplishments

Jeanne Matich-Maroney

  • 2012-2013 Iona College Presidential Teaching Scholar November 2012
  • CSWE Presentation, Washington, DC March 2013 - BPD Presentation, Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Matich-Maroney, J. (2013). E-Field Program: A competency-based system for the social work practicum.  Web-based program available from Pearson at www.efieldprogram.com, national launch August 2012.
  • Matich-Maroney, J. (November 2012). Pairing Task-Centered Supervision with Online Technology to Support Competency-based Social Work Field Education, Presentation at the 58th Annual Program Meeting of CSWE, Washington, D.C.
  • Matich-Maroney, J. (March 2013).  Field Testing the E-Field Program as a Vehicle for Task-Centered Educational Supervision, presentation at the annual BPD Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Interviewed for People & Families Magazine (a quarterly print publication for the New Jersey Council for Developmental Disabilities) on the subject of people with developmental disabilities, dating and relationships.  (Next issue due out end of April/beginning of May.
  • Reappointed Director of the Center for Social Research and re-configured its structure such that students and faculty are carrying out projects as inter-disciplinary “research teams.”

Meryl Nadel

  • Co-presented at the 30th Annual Conference of the Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors on March 9th, 2013 in Myrtle Beach, SC.  The presentation was a Board Sponsored Session and was entitled "Learning in and Beyond the Classroom:  Social, Environmental, and Economic Sustainability."
  • Session convener of presentation related to professional ethics at the 30th Annual Conference of the Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors on March 9th, 2013 in Myrtle Beach, SC.
  • Faculty mentor of seven seniors in preparation for Ronald Federico Senior Capstone Conference scheduled on May 9, 2013.

Ilene Haspel

  • Co-organized the Spring 2013 Field Education Workshop for the social work students, field instructors and faculty of The College of New Rochelle, Concordia College, and Iona College Social Work Departments, held on March 22, 2013, at Concordia College. The topic this semester was: Student Perspectives on the Field Experience.  Over 55 field instructors, students and faculty members of all three colleges attended this workshop.
  • Co-presented with Dr. Jeanne Matich-Maroney at the Social Work Department’s Field Instructors’ Orientation: Competency-based Field Education, on January 16, 2013.
  • Involved in ongoing outreach to health and human service agencies and schools in Westchester and the greater metropolitan area to create internship opportunities for students.

Penelope J. Moore

  • "Outcomes from Stanford Geriatric Education Center Faculty Development Program in Ethnogeriatrics’ First Cohort: Infusing Ethnogeriatric Content into Health Professions Curricula," Eight National Conference on Quality Health Care for Culturally Diverse Populations: Diversity RX.  March 11-15, 2013. Oakland, CA.
    • Authors:
    • Sally Ellis Fletcher- Sally.EllisFletcher@nkch.org
    • Chanel Agness- cagness@rx.umaryland.edu
    • Penelope Moore
    • Kisha O'Neal Gant- kgant@xula.edu
    • Thuan Ong- huano@uw.edu
    • Karen Anne Wolf- kwolf@samuelmerritt.edu
    • Dolores Gallagher-Thompson- dolorest@stanford.edu
    • Nancy Hikoyeda- hikoyeda@stanford.edu
  • "Outcomes from Stanford Geriatric Education Center Faculty Development Program in Ethnogeriatrics’ First Cohort: Infusing Ethnogeriatric Content into Health Professions Curricula," National Academies of Practice (NAP), Poster Presentation at the 2013 NAP Forum in Alexandria, Virginia, April 5, 2013.
    • Authors:
    • Sally Ellis Fletcher- Sally.EllisFletcher@nkch.org
    • Chanel Agness- cagness@rx.umaryland.edu
    • Penelope Moore
    • Kisha O'Neal Gant- kgant@xula.edu
    • Thuan Ong- huano@uw.edu
    • Karen Anne Wolf- kwolf@samuelmerritt.edu
    • Dolores Gallagher-Thompson- dolorest@stanford.edu
    • Nancy Hikoyeda- hikoyeda@stanford.edu
  • Invited to submitted MS #1011, "Outcomes from Stanford Geriatric Education Center Faculty Development Program in Ethnogeriatrics’ First Cohort: Infusing Ethnogeriatric Content into Health Professions Curricula," to the Editorial Board of the new EJournal the Journal of Interprofessional Healthcare (JIH)  as a published abstract .  (Journal is a publication of the National Academies of Practice (NAP).
    • Authors:
    • Sally Ellis Fletcher- Sally.EllisFletcher@nkch.org
    • Chanel Agness- cagness@rx.umaryland.edu
    • Penelope Moore
    • Kisha O'Neal Gant- kgant@xula.edu
    • Thuan Ong- huano@uw.edu
    • Karen Anne Wolf- kwolf@samuelmerritt.edu
    • Dolores Gallagher-Thompson- dolorest@stanford.edu
    • Nancy Hikoyeda- hikoyeda@stanford.edu
  • Moore, P.J. (April 2013).  Invited Speaker:  Active Aging. Beth El Temple, New Rochelle, NY.
  • Moore, P.J. (July 2012) “Social Work:  A Challenging Profession”. Bronx-Westchester Area Health Education Center (B-W AHEC) Summer Health Internship Program. CUNY-Lehman College, Bronx, NY.
  • As member of Westchester County Alliance of Aging Related Studies and Work Force Development, Speaker’s Bureau has also been invited to speak on topic: “Active Aging” at the Fleetwood Senior Group in Mount Vernon, NY on May 30th  and to a senior group in Briarcliff, NY on May 22nd.
  • Serve as external expert on Dissertation Committee for Adjunct Professor Robyn Brown-Manning, Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York, Hunter College School of Social Work.  Defense date April 22, 2013.
  • Serve as a national faculty mentor for Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Gero-Ed Center’s Gerontology Infusion Initiative.  The goal of the initiative is to assist undergraduate and graduate programs towards infusing aging content in the social work curricula.  Appointed fall 2012.

Robyn Brown-Manning

Dissertation Defense April 22, 2013:

  • Doctoral Dissertation: “We don’t give birth to thugs; we give birth to children”:The Emotional Journeys of African-American Mothers Raising Sons under American Racism
A dissertation submitted to the Graduate Faculty in Social Welfare in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, The City University of New York 2013.
  • Adams-Sawyer, Z., Adams-Sullivan, M., Brown-Manning, R., DeLaCruz, A.C., & Gaines, C. (1986). Women of color and feminist practice. In M. Bricker-Jenkins & N. Hooyman, (Eds). Not for women only: Social work  practice for a feminist future (pp.76-82). Silver Spring, MD: NASW.
  • Black Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect. (1989). That’s my child:  Parenting tips for the African-American parent. New York: Author
  • Brown-Manning, R. (1999). Community-based practice and family preservation. Permanency Planning Today, 4(2), 1-4.
  • Cunningham, L., Mathews, J., Budlong, M., Brown-Manning, R., Moore, J., Satterfield, M., Watson, J., & Zuskin, R. (2003). A tradition of  caring: Information resources and support for kinship families. Carebook.  Washington, DC: Child Welfare League of America

Student Accomplishments

Graduate school acceptances as of April 2014:
  • Wilson Aguirre, ‘13 - Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College
  • Mallory Baker,’14 - Southern Connecticut State University Graduate School of Social Work
  • Skylar Burns, ‘14, Rosie Garlan, ‘14, Haley Giampino, ‘14,  Kiara Mendez, ‘14, Samantha Salvati, ‘14,  Melissa Tully, ‘14 -  Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service
  • Colleen Ciriello,’14  was selected to join the Jesuit Volunteer Corps and will live and work in Cleveland, Ohio.

Phi Alpha National Social Work Honor Society, Kappa Tau Chapter Iona College Induction Ceremony March 2014

  • Skylar Burns ‘14
  • Amanda Cioffi ‘15
  • Emily Johnson ‘15
  • Christina Raymond ‘15
  • Bridget Wahmann ‘14
  • Caryn Da’Loia, LCSW (Field Instructor, Honorary Membership)