Courses Taught 
FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY
SOW 7776 Social Work Pedagogy DSW S17, S19, S20
SOW 6979 Thesis Course MSW S12
SOW 6971 Thesis Proposal Course MSW S07, F08, F11
SOW 6930 Independent Study – SW Research MSW Su04
and the Law
SOW 6930 Legislative Advocacy MSW S10
SOW 6363 Advanced Evaluation MSW F04, F06
SOW 6324 Families and Groups MSW S09, S18, S19
SOW 6305 Generalist Practice with Individuals MSW F10 (2X), F11, F12 (2X), F13 (2X), F14 (2X),
F16 (2X), F17 (2X), F18 (2X), F19(2X), F20 (2X)
SOW 6296 Ethical Issues in Social Work MSW F01(2X), F02 (2X), F03 (2X)
Su05, Su06, Su07, Su08, Su09, Su10
S11 (2X), S12(2X), Su13, Su14, S17, Su18, Su19
SOW 6158 Conflict Resolution MSW Su01, Su02, Su03, Su04, Su05
Su06, Su07, Su08, Su09, Su10, Su11
Su12, Su13, Su14, Su15, Su16, SU17, S18, S20
SOW 6132 Human Diversity MSW S01, SO2, S03 (2X), S04,
Su04, S05 (2X); S06 (2X)
SOW 6030 Intervention in Addictions MSW Su01, S04, S05, S06, S07, S08,
S09, S10, Su11, Su12, S13, S14, S15, Su15, S17, S18, S20
SOW 4988 Social Work & Substance Abuse BSW S01, Su01, S04
SOW 4620 Minority Issues & Social Work BSW S02
SOW 4343 Generalist Practice with Communities BSW F05
SOW 4313 Generalist Practice-Families & Groups BSW S02, Su02, S04, F04, F05, F06,
S07, S08 (2X), S13, S17
SOW 4300 Generalist Practice with Individuals BSW F08, F09
SOW 2930 Social Action and Social Change ---- F09
UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY
SOWK 743 Social Work Education PhD W00
SOWK 691.05 Conflict Management PhD F99 (Directed Study)
SOWK 693 Conflict Management in Social Practice MSW S95, W97, S99, F00
SOWK 689 Integrative Seminar II/ Field MSW W95, W96, W97
SOWK 687 Integrative Seminar I/ Field MSW F94, F95, F96
SOWK 671 Clinical Practice Methods I MSW F98, F99, F00
SOWK 673 Clinical Practice Methods II MSW W96
SOWK 651 Intervention in the Field of Addictions MSW W95, F96, F97, W99
SOWK 527 Social Work and Addictions BSW F95, W97, F97, W99
SOWK 595.04 Ethical Dilemmas in Social Work BSW S97; S99, S00
SOWK 533 Practice Methods BSW W96
SOWK 315 Interviewing BSW F94, F96, F98
LWSO 512 Law and Society BA F97
UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO
Conflict Resolution in a Multicultural Context
Continuing Studies Non-Credit S92
Elements of Social Work Practice (Teaching Asst.) MSW F90
Interviewing and Communications MSW F91
RYERSON UNIVERSITY (FORMERLY RYERSON POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE)
Addictions I: Causes and Effects BSW W92, F92
Addictions II: Intervention BSW S92, W93
Conflict Resolution Continuing Education Non-Credit S93
Faculty Field Liaison (2nd Practicum) BSW F92, W93, F93, W94
Social Work Practice with Individuals & Families BSW F92, W93, F93, W94
Social Work and the Law: Family Law BSW W89, F90, F91
Social Work and the Law: Youth and
the Criminal Justice System BSW W92
 S refers to Spring term, then the year. Su refers to summer term, W refers to winter term, and F refers to fall term. Spring term at Florida Atlantic University starts in January. Florida has no "winter." The winter terms at University of Toronto, University of Calgary, and Ryerson University also start in January.
Florida Atlantic University, Scholar of the Year Award (2020)
Florida Atlantic University, College for Design and Social Inquiry, Distinguished Teacher of the Year (College nominee 2020)
Florida Atlantic University, College for Design and Social Inquiry, “Scholar of the Year Award” (College nominee, 2017).
Florida Atlantic University, College for Design and Social Inquiry, “Community Service Award” (College nominee, 2017).
National Association of Social Workers, Excellence in Ethics Award (2015).
Scholar of the Year, College for Design & Social Inquiry (2013).
Undergraduate Advisor of the Year, College of Architecture, Urban and Public Affairs (2010). Florida Atlantic University.
Distinguished Teacher of the Year, FAU School of Social Work Nominee (2010).
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Meyer Elkin Award for Best Journal Article (2008).
Florida Atlantic University Researcher of the Year, Creative and Scholarly Works (2007).
Researcher of the Year – Creative Works and Scholarly Works, College of Architecture, Urban and Public Affairs (2006). Florida Atlantic University.
Distinguished Teacher of the Year, College of Architecture, Urban and Public Affairs (2005). Florida Atlantic University.
Ontario Graduate Scholarship (1992). University of Toronto.
University of Toronto - Open Scholarship (1990).
Yeshiva University - Open Scholarship (1987).
Lash, Johnson Prize in Commercial Law (1982). University of Toronto.
D. I. McLeod Award in the School of Business (1980). Queen's University.
Annie Bentley Lillie Award in Calculus (1980). Queen's University.
Queen’s University Provincial Entrance Award (1979, four years).
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