My research focuses on intimate partner violence (IPV): co-occurring IPV and substance use disorder (SUD), effectiveness of interventions with men who use IPV, and community-based hybrid approaches to IPV and SUD.  

Teaching Interest: Mental health practice with adults, family violence, practice evaluation, single case evaluation, research methods, and statistics

Practice Experience: Community mental health, substance abuse prevention, Youth Service Bureaus, and independent social work practice focused on child custody evaluations in contested divorces

Social Work
PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1990
MSW, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1983
MA, Governors State University, 1976
BA, Southern Illinois University, Physics, 1969