Kathleen A. Miller
Instructor of Social Work
B.A., Social Sciences Concentration: Ethnicity, Class and Gender Studies Thesis in Womens Studies
M.S.W., University of Connecticut Major: GroupWork Minor: Policy
Katy joined the faculty of Western New England University in August 2013 in the Social Work Department. Previous to her appointment here she was an Assistant Professor of Social Work at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. In addition, she has taught as an adjunct faculty member in the BSW Program at Westfield State College, and the MSW Programs at Springfield College and the University of Connecticut.
Katy has worked in the field of social work for twenty years. She worked in child welfare, adoption, programs for at risk youth, day treatment for people with substance abuse and mental health issues. In addition, she has worked with numerous community organizations. She has served on the board of the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers.
Social Welfare Policy
Violence against Women and Children
Theory and Practice of Social Work
Aging and Introduction to Social Work
Social Welfare for Social Work
Open Adoption: The Benefits of planning ahead, workshop at Berkshire Center for Families and Children Pittsfield, MA 1/07.
Moving On: Transitioning Foster Children into Independent Living, workshop at Department of Social Services, Pittsfield, MA 8/06.
Permanency Planning: Kinship Care, workshop at Department of Social Services Pittsfield, MA 12/05.
Growing Up Adopted: Developmental issues for children and families, Berkshire Center for Families and Children, Pittsfield, MA 10/04.