Full-Time Faculty

Kathleen H. Millstein, M.S.W., D.S.W.

Professor and Interim Associate Dean

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B.A., Tufts University
M.S.W., Smith College School for Social Work
Ph.D., Boston College School of Social Work

Courses Taught

SW 409 - Realities of Racism and Oppression in Today's World
SW 441 - Social Work Research
SW 509 - Evaluation in Social Work Practice
SW 577 - Social Work With Groups

Scholarly and Practice Interests

Cross-cultural practice; methods for creating coversations across differences locally and internationally, with specific research and teaching in Haifa, Isreal; practice evaluation; evidence-based practice; qualitative research methods; research on classroom learning.

Selected Presentations

Decter, P., Oreg, A., &, Millstein, K. (2008, October). Creating cultural competence from the bottom up: Lessons learned from Israeli social workers. Presented at CSWE APM, Philadelphia, PA.

Ung, T., Millstein, K., Bailey, G., & Kamya, H. (2007, October). Miner's canary: Global social work in a single concentration, direct practice program. Presented at CSWE APM, San Francisco, CA.

Consulting and Professional Activity

Combined Jewish Philanthropies Boston-Haifa Social Services Committee - Co-Chair 2007-2010, Youth at Risk Task Force 2010
Families and Society - Contributing Editor - 1998-Present
Smith College Studies in Social Work - Editorial Board - 1992-Present