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Full Time Faculty Biographies 

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Claudia L. Moreno, PhD., MSW, Director of Social Work Program 
Email: Claudia.moreno@dc.edu 
Phone: 845-848-4078 

Dr. Claudia L. Moreno is the Director of the Social Work Program. Dr. Moreno comes to Dominican from the Social Work Program at Columbia University. Prior to that, she was an associate professor at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Social Service, where she taught classes in social work perspectives on HIV/AIDS and mentored fellows in the HIV Prevention-Research Ethics Training Institute. Dr. Moreno is a member of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), where she is serving a three-year term on its Council of Racial, Ethnic, and Cultural Diversity and as the Chair of Cultural Competence. She also chairs the Board of Directors for the Latino Commission for AIDS (LACOA). Her areas of specialization are: Cross-cultural social work, Health research, especially HIV/AIDS and autism, Cultural Competence, International social work and Qualitative Research. Her teaching assignments: Research Methods, Macro Practice, Social Work Practice  

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Bonni Raab, LCSW, DCSW, Director of Field Education
Email: bonni.raab@dc.edu 
Phone: 845-848-4076

Professor Raab is an Assistant Professor of Social Work, Director of Field Education and Director of the Gadol Community Resource Center. She received her B.A. in Social Work from Fairleigh Dickinson University and her M.S.W. from Fordham University School of Social Service and has completed doctoral courses at Columbia University. Professor Raab has been a member of the social work faculty of Dominican College since 1978 and was Director from 1981 through 2011. She joined the faculty after a five-year career as a Senior Public Health Social Worker for the Rockland County Health Department and as the Staff Development Supervisor for the Rockland County Department of Social Services. 

In addition, Professor Raab continues to practice as a clinical social worker, consultant in the areas of clinical practice and administration and as a community activist in areas including special education, disability, aging, and immigration. Professor Raab is a licensed clinical social worker with the State of New York and carries a “P” and “R” rating for the practice of psychotherapy. Her ongoing practice experience enriches her teaching. 

Her primary curricular area is human behavior and the social environment and social work practice. She is also responsible for a number of social work electives and courses in social justice with a service learning component. Professor Raab serves on a number of community advisory boards and boards of directors. 


  • Program Events


    March


    March 24, 2014, Social Work Community Day 11 a.m. to 12: 30 p.m. in the Palisades Room.
    For more information click here.

    April

    April 10, 2014, 3rd Annual Social Work Student Advocacy Conference 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    April 28 2014, Social Work Senior Pinning and Honor Phi Alpha Honor Society Induction Ceremony 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    May

    May 8, 2014, Social Work Field Faculty Luncheon, 12 noon Holt Room, Hennessey Center
    May 18, 2014, Graduation Day

  • Student Resources 

    :: To view the program requirements click here.

    :: Visit the Social Work Program’s Facebook page by clicking here.

    :: Read the New Social Worker Magazine (the social worker careers magazine) by clicking this link.

    :: In order to graduate from the BSW program all social work majors must complete this certification course.

    :: Click here to view the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics.

    :: Where do you want to be a Social Worker? Social Work License Map describes social work licensure requirements state by state.

    :: Click here to learn more about Social Work Licensure requirements.

     

  • Social Work Club

    The Social Work Club meets the first Monday of each month in the Social Work office, located in Casey Hall, Room 104

    The officers for the Social Work Club for the 2013-2014 year are:

    Co-Presidents - Jan-yves Amit (senior) and Courtney Fields (senior)

    Vice President - Emiliah Burgos (junior)

    Secretary - Eileen Hendriksen (junior)

    Treasurer - Yaritza Huertas (junior)