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Contact Information

Academic School

School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Office

Dyson 384

Email

Daria.Hanssen@marist.edu

Phone

845-575-3000 ext. 2970

Dr. Daria V. Hanssen

BSW Program Director and Associate Professor of Social Work

Bio

Daria joined the BSW program in 1996 as a part-time faculty member and field liaison. Soon after, she coordinated the adult BSW programs on Marist’s Goshen and Fishkill campuses. In 2001, Daria was offered a tenure track positon as Director of the BSW program and has held this position since. Prior to teaching at Marist, she taught at Lyndon State College in Lyndonville, Vermont, as well as at SUNY New Paltz. Prior to working in higher education, Daria practiced in the fields of mental health with children and families, family preservation, hospice, and corrections. Currently, Daria continues to have consult with community agencies, serves on local boards of directors for Hudson River Housing and Mental Health America, as well as the New York State Social Work Education Association. She holds committee positions on the national board of the National Association of Social Workers and serves as an accreditation site visitor for the Council on Social Work Education, as well as a member of the Nomination and Leadership Committee.

Education

BA, Sociology and Social Welfare, Florida Atlantic University
MSW, Florida State University
PhD, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, Hunter School of Social Work

Research Interests / Areas of Focus

Socialization to the profession, BSW education, in civility in higher education, observation as a method to skill mastery

 


Selected Publications

Hanssen, D. & Epstein, I. (2006).“A black box study of intensive family preservation services: “Utilizing “Clinical Data Mining” to unpack interventions and service patterns.” Family Preservation Journal, 9, 7-22

Hansen, D. & Epstein, I. (2007). “Learning what works: Demonstrating practice effectiveness with children & families through retrospective investigation.” Family Preservation Journal, 10, 1-11

Rose, I. & Hanssen, D. (2010). The feminist perspective and social work education. Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work, 10, 16-29      


Selected Presentations

Hanssen, D. (2018, October). Exploring Faculty to Faculty Incivility: Using our Social Work Knowledge, Values, and Skills to Promote Change. New York State Social Work Education Conference, Saratoga Springs, New York

Hanssen, D.  & Williams, S. (2018, October).  Toward Creating an Engaged and Inclusive Community: An Interdisciplinary Faculty Approach.. New York State Social Work Education Association Conference, Saratoga Springs, New York

Hanssen, D.  & Williams, S. (2018, June).  Toward Creating an Engaged and Inclusive Community: An Interdisciplinary Faculty Approach. NASW National Conference, Washington, DC N Community:

Dill, K. & Hanssen, D. (2017, October). Finding the right fit: matching processes for social work interns, New York Social Work Education Conference, Saratoga Springs, New York.

Dill, K. & Hanssen, D. (2017, October). Through the Looking Glass: Promoting Reflective Practice within the Social Work Classroom, New York Social Work Education Conference, Saratoga Springs, New York.

Dill, K. & Hanssen, D. (2018, March). Finding the right fit: matching processes for social work interns, BPD Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia,.

Dill, K. & Hanssen, D. (2018, March). Through the Looking Glass: Promoting Reflective Practice within the Social Work Classroom, BPD Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

Dill, K. & Hanssen, D. (2018, November). Finding the right fit: matching processes for social work interns, Council on Social Work Education, Dallas Texas.

Dill, K. & Hanssen, D. (2018, March). Finding the right fit: Matching processes for social work interns. BPD Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia,

Hanssen, D. & Wehrmann, K. (November, 2016) Preparing Our Future Social Workers: Enhancing Self-Efficacy to Support Professional Behavior.”  62nd Annual CSWE Conference, Atlanta, GA, November 2016.