Penelope J. Moore
Phone: (914) 633-2471
Monday 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Thursday 1:00 - 4:00 pm
and by appointment
Phone: (914) 633-2471
BS in Social Work (NYU), MSW (NYU), PhD (NYU), LCSW-R (NYS)
Jeanne Matich-Maroney, PhD, LCSW-R has been a member of the Social Work faculty since 1999. Dr. Matich-Maroney came to her academic appointment with vast professional experience as a generalist practitioner, clinician, clinical supervisor, executive level administrator, and researcher in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities. She holds particular expertise in the areas of trauma and abuse, as well as general mental health in persons with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. Additional areas of expertise include program development and evaluation as well as clinical supervision.
Prior to coming to Iona, Dr. Matich-Maroney taught Social Work Practice in the MSW program at the NYU Silver School of Social Work. While engaged in agency-based practice she also served as a field instructor for several of the metropolitan area social work programs (BSW and MSW).
At Iona, Dr. Maroney has taught across the baccalaureate social work curriculum. Most recently, she has been teaching Research for Social Work Practice and the program's capstone course, Senior Seminar. Additionally, Dr. Matich-Maroney serves as a Faculty Research Associate in the Center for Social Research where she has gained extensive knowledge and experience in conducting community-based program evaluations in the field of drug and alcohol prevention. She presently serves as the moderator to the College's Kappa Tau Chapter of the Phi Alpha National Social Work Honor Society.
Dr. Matich-Maroney was integrally involved in a recent collaboration between the City School District of New Rochelle, several community-based organizations, and the College that resulted in the awarding of a substantial grant from the US Department of Health & Human Services to operate an innovative Afterschool Program for New Rochelle youth. Dr. Matich-Maroney provided administrative oversight for the program (Project RISE) from 2007-2009. Within the Department, Dr. Matich-Maroney serves as the Assessment Coordinator, providing leadership for the ongoing activities associated with Program Outcome Assessment.
Dr. Matich-Maroney has both published and presented in the areas of sexuality and intellectual/developmental disabilities as well social work education. She has maintained a connection to her prior clinical practice by serving as an Expert Witness in civil cases involving the trauma effects of sexual abuse in individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Currently, Dr. Matich-Maroney is under publication contract on a project that will offer a fully integrated, competency-based, electronic field instruction and assessment package which links the student learning contract with process recording, and ultimately, with the field performance evaluation.
In her tenure at Iona, Dr. Matich-Maroney has been the recipient of four CELTIC Excellence in Teaching Awards, two Faculty Instructional Technology Awards, and an Arts & Science Dean's Recognition Award.
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