Allan Edward Barsky, JD, MSW, PhD



 I am a Professor of Social Work at Florida Atlantic University where i teach courses on social work practice, professional ethics, addictions, pedagogy, and conflict resolution. I also conduct professional continuing education courses for social workes and other mental health professionals.

Mediation & Consultation


I am a State of Florida "Certified Family Mediator" and a former Chair of the National Association of Social Workers' National Ethics Committee. I conduct family mediation and work with community organizations to develop more effective conflict resolution structures and skills.

Research & Publications


I develop educational materials and conduct research in the areas of social work ethics, conflict resolution,  social justice, and forensic social work. I have also acted as a forensic consultant for attorneys in malpractice cases.

This is my personal website. The views expressed on this website do not necessarily reflect the views of any organization to which I belong. This website contains information on my courses, as well as information on my books, teaching materials, articles, research, and other publications. For matters related to my work at Florida Atlantic University, you may contact me at:

                                        Dr. Allan Edward Barsky

                                        Florida Atlantic University

                                         School of Social Work, SO 321

                                         777 Glades Road

                                         Boca Raton, Florida, USA 33431-6424


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