Timothy McCarragher, Ph.D., LISW-S

Timothy McCarragher, Ph.D., LISW-S

Title: Associate Professor, School Director
Dept/Program: School of Social Work
Office: 411G, Polsky Bldg.
Phone: 330-972-5976
Email: mccarra@uakron.edu
Curriculum Vitae: Download in PDF format


Biography

RECENT PRESENTATIONS
International

  • 2013, June 13, Cultivating the development of the professional self when a field placement disruption is inevitable. The 9th International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision. Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.
  • 2012, June 14, What makes an effective faculty liaison?: Perceptions of students and field instructors. The 8th International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision. Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

National

  • 2015, July 16, Implementing an urban social work program at a rural branch campus: Lessons learned. 40th Annual National Institute for Social Work and Human Services in Ruran Areas, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD. 
  • 2014, October 26, Increasing field education scholarship: Are tenure-track field coordinators the solution? Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Tampa, FL.
  • 2014, October 25, Social work development of a campus-wide pantry: Lessons learned. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Tampa, FL.
  • 2014, October 24, Developing a CBT training program for MSW students: A university-community collaboration. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Tampa, FL.
  • 2013, June 13, Cultivating the development of the professional self when a field placement disruption is inevitable. The 9th International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY; Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Tampa, FL.
  • 2013, July 18, A strengths-based approach for rural field placements: Implications for urban faculty liaisons. 38th Annual Rural Social Work Caucus National Institute on Social Work and Human Services in Rural Areas Conference. Millersville, PA. 
  • 2013, April 23, Students helping students: The impact of social work on student wellness. Building Healthy Academic Communities National Summit, Columbus, OH


Publications

  • Smith, M., McCarragher. T., & Brown, G. (2014). Struggles and resilience of African American women living with HIV or AIDS: A qualitative study. Journal of Social Work, doi:10.1177/1468017314547305
  • White, N., Spence, M.A., & McCarragher, T. (2011). Field placement disruptions: The CIA approach. E-Field Educator. Volume 1.1. Retrieved from http://fieldeducator.simmons.edu/article/field-placement-disruptions-the-cia-approach/#more-345 http://fieldeducator.simmons.edu/
  • Crowell, L., & McCarragher, T. (2007). Delivering a social work program through distance education: An innovate collaboration between two universities, USA. Social Work Education: The International Journal, 26, 376-388. 
  • Curry, D., McCarragher, T., & Dellmann-Jenkins. (2005). Training, transfer, and turnover: Exploring the relationship among transfer support factors and staff retention in child welfare. Child and Youth Services Review, 27, 931-948. 
  • Curry, D. & McCarragher, T. (2004). Ethics training: A moral compass for child welfare training. Protecting Children, 19, 37-52. 


Education

  • Ph.D. Case Western Reserve University
  • M.S.W. Cleveland State University
  • S.T.L. (Post Graduate Degree in Spiritual Theology) Pontificia Universitas Gregoriana, Italy
  • S.T.B. (Graduate Degree in Theoology) Pontificia Universitas Gregoriana, Italy
  • B.A. Pontifical College Josephinum

Courses

  • Fundamentals of Research I & II
  • Advanced Standing Integrative Seminar
  • Direct Practice Research
  • Dynamics of Racism and Discrimination
  • HBSE: Large Systems
  • Grant Writing for Social Workers
  • Poverty and Minority Issues
  • Introduction to Social Work Practice
  • Social Work Practice III 
  • Social Work Research I & II
  • Grant Writing for Social Workers
  • HBSE I
  • Field Experience Seminar I & II
  • Animal-Assisted Therapy
  • Introduction to Social Welfare