The University of St. Thomas

School of Social Work

Angeline Barretta-Herman, Ph.D.

Professor Emerita

a9barrettahe@stthomas.edu
Phone: 651-210-7187
Fax: 651-962-5819

2115 Summit Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105

Office Location: SCB 201

Academic experience:

  •  Ph.D. (Sociology), 1991, Massey University, New Zealand Dissertation: "The Restructuring of the Department of Social Welfare and Implications for Social Work Practice”
  •  Master of Business Administration (with Honors) 1983, Massey University,
      New Zealand
  •  Master of Social Work, l970, School of Social Work and Community Planning,
      University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland
  •  Bachelor of Science in Education, 1966, Edinboro State University, Edinboro,
      Pennsylvania

Licenses:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker, State of California (1972 - 1982), #3950
  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, State of Minnesota (since 1992), #10020

Association memberships and affiliations:

  • 1992  International Association of Schools of Social Work: Chair, Women’s Interest Group (1994-1996); Chair, Standing Committee  of  the World Census (2000- ); Prinicpal Investigator and Chair, International Team for 2010 Census Project (2006- )
  • 1991  Council on Social Work Education
  • 1988-1990  Certified Social Auditor, Community Services Institute, Wellington
  • 1983 - 1990  New Zealand Federation of University Women
  • 1979 -1990   New Zealand Association of Social Workers
  • 1972  California Community College Instructor, No. 23745
  • 1970  National Association of Social Workers


Positions & Committees:

Positions:

  • 2001-2011 Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of St. Thomas (MN)
  • 2008   Assumed responsibility for newly created Center for Intercultural Learning and Community Engagement including Tutor-Mentor and Reading Buddies Programs.
  • 2006  Assumed responsibility for the Office of Service Learning
  • 2003  Assumed responsibility for the Office of Academic Counseling and Special Programs and the Director of Undergraduate Academic Affairs
  • 2001   Responsibilities include Co-chair Self-Study Accreditation for the Higher Learning Commission: North Central Association, Chair of Educational Planning and Policy Committees for undergraduate and graduate programs, International Education Center, University Registrar’s Office and Murray Institute. 
  • 1995-01  MSW Program Director, School of Social Work, University of St. Thomas (MN). Responsible for overall curriculum development and monitoring, assisting  the  Dean in staffing, recruitment, and faculty evaluation, offering teaching support to new and adjunct faculty, and  coordinating student admission, advising, and program development, graduate teaching and supervision of clinical research papers.
  • 1997 -  Professor, School of Social Work, University of St. Thomas (MN).
  • 1991 - 97  Associate Professor, School of Social Work, University of St. Thomas and College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, Minnesota (MN). Graduate teaching responsibilities in policy, research and field content areas. Co-director, Supervision Institute for the Promotion of Training and Research in Supervision  
  • 1980 -1990  Assistant Professor, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, Massey University, New Zealand. Teaching responsibilities in management, organizational theory, professional issues and clinical practice in the Bachelor of Social Work, Certificate in Social Service Supervision, the post-graduate Diplomas of Welfare Administration and Social Work, and in the Master of Social Work. Responsible for clinical practice workshops, supervision of students on placement and graduate research theses.

Committees:

  • 1997-2001 Merriam Park Community Council, UST Representative
  • 1992-1997 Advisory Committee Member for Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC), Veterans Administration Medical Center, Minneapolis
  • 1988 - 1990  Ministerial Appointment to the Palmers ton North District Executive Committee, Department of Social Welfare, New Zealand Council Member, Barnardo's of New Zealand
  • 1983 - 1986  Community Services Council, Committee member and President
  • 1982 - 1985  Management Committee, Parentline, Inc., Palmerston North

Nominations:

  • 2002 & 2003 International Education Center: Global Citizen Award


Selected Professional Activities:

  • 2011 Visiting Professor, University of Central Florida
  • 2010 Dissertation Examiner for Kieran O'Donaghue: “Towards the Construction of Social Work Supervision in Aoteraroa New Zealand: A  study of the perspective of social work practitioners and supervisors,”  Robyn Munford, PhD, Chair,  Massey University, New Zealand
  • 2009- Reviewer for The Social Work Practitioner-Researcher (University of Johannesburg, South Africa)
  • 2008 Dissertation Examiner for Heather Hair:  “Perspectives on the Post-Degree Supervision Needs of Ontario Social Workers.” Matthew Fine, Chair, School of Social Work, Waterloo, Canada.
  • 2006-09 Appointed to the National Commission on Global Social Work for the Council on Social Work Education
  • 2005  Adjunct Professor, Union Institute and University (Cincinnati, Ohio) Doctoral Committee for Birgit Kelly, MSW
  • 2002 Ad Hoc Reviewer  Wadsworth Thomas Learning   Brooks/Cole Publishing Company  
  • 2001 External Examiner, Master’s Thesis, “Professional Supervision for Managers: An effective organization development intervention, Vicki Mary Hirst, School of Business and Economics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • 2000- Chair, Standing Committee on the World Census, International  Association of Schools of Social Work
  • 1989 Visiting Professor, University of Central Florida
  • 1999-01 National Association of Social Workers, MN Chapter Board and Executive Committee Member
  • 1998 Faculty Institute:  University of  Havana, focused on development of collaborative relationships, including three pre- and four post- seminars, 17-24 January 
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities, Association of Governing Boards, and the American Association of University Professors: Reclaiming the Faculty Role in Governance,” Chapel Hill, 15-17 April
  • 1996-00 Co-Chair, Women’s Interest Group and Board Member, International Association of Schools of Social Work
  • 1996-00 Treasurer, PACE Committee, Minnesota Chapter NASW
  • 1995  Founding co-chair, Supervision Institute
  • 1994-98 Secretary, Minnesota Conference on Social Work Education
  • 1994 Co-Chair, Midwest Biennial Conference on Social Work Education,  April 28 & 29 Conference Committee, Minnesota Chapter NASW, Meeting of the Profession, May Vice-President of Minnesota Council on Social Work Education and  Chair, Fall Conference
  • 1993  Task Force on Impact on Licensure of English as a Second Language  Minnesota Board of Social Work
  • 1992 Task Force on Social Work Supervision  Minnesota Board of Social Work
  • 1992-00 Licensure Test Review, Curriculum and Teaching Team  NASW and Minnesota Society for Clinical Social Work
  • 1985 –90 Convener, Women's Affairs Portfolio, New Zealand Association of Social Workers  Visiting Professor, School of Social Work, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.  Visiting Professor, Department of Social Work, Colorado State University Fort Collins, Colorado. 1988 External Examiner for graduate thesis: "Transition to Social Service Middle  Management,” Victoria University, Wellington
  • 1985  Workshop: "Issues of Women Clients in the Health Setting” and "Working  in Health Organizational Settings," Health Social Worker's Conference, Napier, New Zealand
  • 1983  External Assessor for graduating students, Department of Social Work, Victoria University, Wellington

Practice experience:

  • 1979 - 1990 Private Practitioner.  Provision of individual and family counseling, specializing the last five years in organizational consulting to voluntary agencies and supervision of agency management personnel.
  • 1979 - 1980 Social Worker, Palmerston North Hospital, New Zealand.  Provided social work services in the Family Health Counseling Centre and the Rehabilitation Unit.
  • 1976 - 1979 Consulting Director, Social Work Department, Madera Community Hospital, Madera, California. Responsible for clinical and administrative supervision of staff, in-service training and liaison with medical staff.
  • 1975 - 1977 Therapist, Madera Mental Health Clinic, Madera, California (part of Kings View Corporation).  Responsible for offering individual, group and family therapy to clients in a large rural county.
  • 1974 - 1975 Director, Crisis Intervention Program, Community Mental Health Center, Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, Carmel, California. Responsible for program development, policy and management of a 24 hour psychiatric crisis service with ten staff for a county of 100,000.  Acting Coordinator for the development of a hospital child protection team.
  • l970 - 1974 Psychiatric Social Worker, Natividad Medical Center, Salinas,   California.   Member of an interdisciplinary team providing crisis psychiatric services.  Responsible for individual and family assessments, coordination with community agencies and discharge planning.  Consultant to the Renal Dialysis Ward and the Extended Care Ward.
  • 1969 - L970 Caseworker (Field Placement), Family Service Association of America, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • 1968 - 1970 Medical Social Worker (Field Placement), John Hopkins
      University Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland.


Publications, Conference Papers and Research Reports:

Publications:

  • 2011 “The Future of Social Policy and Social Work in the United States,: European Institute for Research in Social Work, on-line journal (www.periodika.osu.za/eris) , Volume 2
      “Meeting Expectations of the Global Standards: A status report on the IASSW Membership,” reprinted by request in L.M. Healy & R. J. Link, Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development and the Global Profession, Oxford University Press.
  • 2008 “Meeting Expectations of the Global Standards: A status report on the IASSW Membership,” International Social Work, Vol. 51:6: 823-834.
  • 2005  “A Reanalysis of the IASSW World Census 2000,’  International Social Work, Vol. 48, 6, November, 794-808.
      “IASSW Begins Analyzing World Census Data,” Social Work Education Reporter. Council on Social Work Education: Vol. 51.2, Spring/Summer. 21-22.
  • 2001 "Fulfilling the Commitment to Competent Social Work Practice through
    Supervision,” International Conference on Social Work Supervision: "Supervision from rhetoric to reality.” Conference Papers, Auckland College of Education Centre for Social Work, 7-8 July, New Zealand
     “Faculty-Student Co-Authorship: Issues and Guidelines” with Kendra Garrett, DSW, Advances in Social Work, (Vol.1, No.2), 148-160.
  • 2000      "Cross-Cultural Supervision: A training video and manual," with Drs. Tamera Kaiser and Carol Kuechler, University of St. Thomas
  • 1999 "The Supervision Institute: A Model for Supervisory Training," with Dr. Tamara Kaiser, The Clinical Supervisor, 18(1), 33-46.
  • 1999 “Decentralizing Community Responsibility: Social Justice Issues,” Papers, Women’s Symposium Collection of Papers, Joint World Congress of the International Federation of Social Workers and the International Association of Schools of Social Work, 24 –27 July, 1996.
     “The Consultation Circle: A technique for facilitating peer consultation”
     with Carol Kuechler, Ph.D., The Clinical Supervisor, 17, No.1, 83-94.
  • 1996  "Benefits and Considerations for Initiating a Curriculum Analysis" Invited Commentary, with Dr. Barbara Shank, in Practice Sensitive
     Social Work Education by Bradford Sheafor and Robert Teare, Washington, D.C.: National Association of Social Workers: 217-222.
  • 1995 "Moving from Supervision to Professional Development with Kendra Garrett, D.S.W., The Clinical Supervisor Journal, Vol. 13,
     No.2: 97-110.
     "Missing Links: Professional Development in School Social Work" with Kendra Garrett, D.S.W.,  Social Work in Education. Vol. 17, No.4:235-243.
  • 1994   Welfare State to Welfare Society: Restructuring New Zealand's Social Services,
     Garland Publishing,  New York.   (ISBN 0-8153-1545-7)
     "Development of Social Work in New Zealand: 1969 - 1988, Part III: Social Work Development, Social Work Review (New Zealand), March, Vol. VI, No.1: 12-18.
     "Revisioning the Community as Provider: The New Zealand Experience"  International Journal of Social Work, Vol. 37, No.1: 7-21.
  • 1993 "Development of Social Work in New Zealand: 1969 - 1988, Part I: The Social Welfare Policy Context," Social Work Review (New Zealand), April,
     Vol. 5, No. 4: 4-8.
     "Development of Social Work in New Zealand: 1969 - 1988, Part II: Social Work Professionalism," Social Work Review (New Zealand), July, Vol.
     5, No. 5: 30-35.
     "On the Development of a Model of Supervision for Licensed Social Workers" The Clinical Supervisor, Volume 11, Number 2, November: 55-64.
  • 1990 "Effective Social Service Staff Meetings," Business Communication: New Zealand Perspectives Frank Sligo, ed., Software Technology, Ltd.: 136-147.
  • 1989 "New Zealand Women Social Work Managers: A Survey," NZASW: Social Work Review," Vol. 1: 3 &4: 4-8.
     "Effective Social Service Staff Meetings" New Zealand Association of Social Workers: Social Work Review: 16-20. Published by journal request.
  • 1983 "Social Work at the Interface, New Zealand Journal of Social Work,   Vol.  10, No 3.
  • 1982 "Computer Utilization in the Social Services, New Zealand Journal of Social Work, Vol. 7, No. 1
     "Exchange Theory and Androgyny in Dual Career Marriage,” Woman’s Studies Association Conference Papers, Massey University: Palmerston North, New Zealand

Research Reports:

  • 2002 “A Reanalysis by Region of the IASSW World Census 2002,” presented to the Board of the International Association of Schools of Social Work, Montpellier, France, July
  • 2000 "Preliminary Report to the Commission of the World Census and the Board of the International Association of Schools of Social Work, Part Two: Open-Ended Questions," presented to the Board Meeting in Singapore, January and General Assembly in Montreal, August
  • 1997 "Impact of Licensure on Nursing Home Social Work," conducted under the auspices of the Minnesota Coalition of Licensed Social Workers
  • 1994  "Minnesota Licensed Clinical Social Work Survey: Final Report--Profile of Reimbursement," a joint research project with Spencer Zeiger, PhD under the auspices of the Coalition of Licensed Social Workers and Minnesota Chapter NASW.
  • 1985  "A Report of the Evaluation of the Management Structures of the YWCA of New Zealand: The Culmination of a Six Month Collaborative Research Project"   

Conference Papers, Workshops and Keynotes:

  • "Trends and Challenges:  The Social Work Profession in a time of change," Keynote Address:  22nd Annual State Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 7-8 June.
  • "The Future of Social Work in the United States of America," Keynote Address:  Transnational Convergence, Diffusion and Transfer in Social Policy and Social Work, Katholische Universitat, Eichstatt, Germany, 12-14 October.
  • 2010 “Methodological Challenges in International Social Work Research:  Strategic Responses”  Joint World Conference on Social Work and Social Development, June 10-14. Hong Kong.
     “Social Work Education Worldwide: A Preliminary Analysis of the IASSW 2010 Census” with Drs. Henry Parada, Patrick Leung, Brian Littlechild and Michael Cogan. Joint World Conference on Social Work and Social Development, June 10-14. Hong Kong.
     “Social Work Educators as ‘Positive Destabilizers’ in Higher Education “ with Drs. Rosemary Link and Narda Razack.Joint World Conference on Social Work and Social Development, June 10-14. Hong Kong, China.
  • 2009 “International Research Issues: the case of the 2010 Census,” Invited Presentation, Asia Pacific Social Work Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, November 11-13.
     “International Social Work,” Aoteroa-New Zealand Social Work Educators Forum, Auckland New Zealand, November 10.
     “Methodological Challenges of International Social Work Research,” Invited Presentation,  School of Health and Social Sciences, Massey University,  Palmerston North New Zealand, November 4.
  • 2008 “IASSW World Census 2010: Are we asking the important questions” and  “IASSW Membership Survey:  Who we are, Who teaches, What we teach” presentation at the  34th Biennial Congress of the International Association of Schools of Social Work, Durban South Africa 20-24 July.
     “Supervision and Field Instruction: Purpose, Models and Dilemmas,” half-day workshop for the University of Johannesburg Department of Social Work, July 15.
       “Nurturing the Leader Within,” Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups, Inc., Minnesota Chapter, workshop, January 25th
  • 2007 “Increasing the Impact of Social Work Education on the Global Scene.”  Panel presentation   at the 54th Annual Program Meeting, Council on Social Work Education, October, Chicago
  • 2007 “Social Work Education on the Global Level: Indications from the IASSW Membership Survey,”   Panel Presentation, 53rd Annual Program Meeting, Council on Social Work Education, San Francisco, CA
     “Leveraging Student Engagement Surveys for Maximum Campus Impact,” with Thomas R. Rochon (EVP/CAO), Marisa Kelly (Dean, Arts & Sciences), and Jane Canney (VP Student Affairs), The Higher Learning Commission: Annual Meeting, 2007, Chicago.
  • 2006 “IASSW Members: Reflecting the Global Standards for the Education and Training of the Social Work Profession,”  33rd World Congress of Schools of Social Work, 28-31 August, Santiago, Chile.
  • 2003 “Social Work Values, Ethics, and Standards: International Perspectives”, panel presentation with Drs. Abye Tasse (France), Vishantie Sewpal (South Africa) Lynne Healy (USA) and Lena Dominelli (Britain), Council on Social Work  Education: APM, February, Atlanta.
     “Reanalysis of the World Census 2000: Implications for Curriculum Development,” International Association of Social Workers Board Seminar, January, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • 2002 “Is Administration Social Work Practice, “ Poster Session with Dr. Barbara Shank, Conference of the International Association of Schools of Social Work, Montpellier, France 15-18 July.
  • 2000 “Fulfilling the Commitment to Competent Practice through Supervision” Keynote Address, International Conference on Social Work Supervision: "Supervision from rhetoric to reality. " Auckland College of Education Centre for Social Work, 7-8 July, New Zealand 
     "The Challenge of Non-agency-based Supervision"  International Conference on Social Work Supervision: "Supervision from rhetoric to reality," Auckland College of Education Centre for Social Work, 7-8 July, New Zealand 
     "Teaching Skills in Cross-Cultural Supervision," a workshop at the Joint Conference of the International Federation of Social Workers and the International Association of Schools of Social Work: "Globalization of Citizenship and Social Work," July 29 – August 2, Montreal, Canada.
     "Promoting Institutional Equity: Developing Women Faculty," a poster session with Dr. Barbara Shank, workshop at the Joint Conference of the International Federation of Social Workers and the International Association of Schools of Social Work: "Globalization of Citizenship and Social Work," July 29 – August 2, Montreal, Canada.
  • 1999 “Developing Successful Classroom and Field Faculty,” Faculty Development Institute with Dr. Barbara Shank, Serene Thornton and Susan Cochrane at the 45th Annual Program Meeting, Council on Social Work Education, San Francisco, CA, March 10-13.
     “Bringing International Issues Home,” Panel Member, Minnesota Conference on Social Work Education: Annual Meeting, Oct. 14 & 15, Koinia, Minnesota
  • 1998  “Highlighting the Strengths of Women: A Comprehensive Faculty Development Program.” with Dr. Barbara Shank, Joint Congress, International Federation of Social Workers and  International Association of Schools of Social Work, Jerusalem, Israel, July 5-9.
     “Developing a Research Infrastructure in a Clinical Social Work Program,” with Dr.Barbara Shank, Joint Congress, International Federation of Social Workers and International Association of Schools of Social Work, Jerusalem, Israel, July.
     “Teaching Peer Feedback Skills: A strategy from a clinical supervision course,” with Dr. Carol Kuechler & Peter Freeman, MSW. 1998 Biennial Midwest Social Work Conference, Chicago, April 23-24.
     “The Supervision Institute: A Model for Supervisory Training,” with Tamara Kaiser, Ph.D., 1998 Biennial Midwest Social Work Conference, Chicago, April 23-24.
     “Faculty Student Co-Authorship: Issues and Guidelines,” with Kendra Garrett, D.S.W., 44th Annual Program Meeting, Council on Social Work Education: Launching into the Future, Orlando Florida March 5-8.
     “Teaching Skills for Working with Culturally Diverse Teams: A Consultation Model, with Carol Kuechler, PhD, 44th Annual Program Meeting, Council on Social Work Education: Launching into the Future, Orlando Florida March 5-8.
  • 1997  "Clinical Supervision: A Critical Skill," Third National Conference of the National Federation of Societies for Clinical Social Work, with Tamara Kaiser, Ph.D., February 12 -15, Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
     Faculty Development Institute: Teaching Clinical Supervision, Council on Social Work Education: 43rd Annual Program Meeting, with Tamara Kaiser, Ph.D. March 6-9, Chicago, Illinois.
  • 1996 "Team Supervision," Minnesota Family Based Conference: Annual Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 8.
     "Decentralized Community Responsibility: Social Justice Issues," Joint World Congress of the International Federation of Social Workers and International Association of Schools of Social Work, July 24 - 27, Hong Kong.
     "Lessons from New Zealand: Implications of Decentralized Community Responsibility”   Council on Social Work Education: Annual General Meeting, February, Washington, D.C.
     "Faculty and Student Research: Demonstrating a Strengths Perspective Through Presentation,"  with Carol F. Kuechler, Ph.D.,  Biennial Midwest Social Work Education Conference, Iowa City, IA, April 12-13.
     "Meeting the Challenge: Non-Agency Based Supervision” with Tamara Kaiser, Ph.D. Biennial Midwest Social Work Education Conference, Iowa City, IA, April 12-13.
  • 1995 "Empowering Student Participation in the Field Seminar: The Consultation Circle" with Carol Kuechler, Ph.D.  Council on Social Work Education: Annual General Meeting, San Diego, March.
     "Clinical Social Work Supervision: A View of Developments and Dilemmas from the US", New Zealand Association of Social Workers, Palmerston North, New Zealand, August 2,
  • 1994 "New Directions in Teaching Practice-Focused Research: Enlisting Agency Support" with Dr. Spencer Zeiger, International Association of Schools of
     Social Work, July 11- 15, 1994, Amsterdam, Holland.
     "Taking Charge of Your Professional Development" with Dr. Kendra Garrett  Minnesota School Social Worker's Association, Fall Conference, November 4-5.
     "New Directions in Teaching Practice-Focused Research: Enlisting Agency Support" International Association of Schools of Social Work, 27th Conference,
     July 10 - 15, Amsterdam, Holland.
     "Non-Agency Based Supervision: Issues and Potentialities"  with Tamara Kaiser, Ph.D., Minnesota Chapter: NASW Annual Conference, May.
  • 1993 "Out on a Limb: A study of school social work supervision," with Kendra Garrett, Ph.D.,   National Association of Social Workers Conference, November.
     "Facilitating Effective Staff Meetings," with David Menefee, Ph.D.  and Hy Resnick, Ph.D., National Association of Social Workers Conference, November.  
  • 1992 "Revisioning the Community as Service Provider: Curriculum Implications from New Zealand", Annual Program Meeting: Council on Social Work Education, Kansas City, Missouri.
     "On Developing a Model of Supervision for Competent Practitioners" Midwest Biennial Social Work Education Conference, April 9-10, La Crosse, Wisconsin.
     "Biculturalism and Monetarism:  Restructuring New Zealand's Social Services" 26th International Congress of Schools of Social Work, July 15 - 19, Washington, D.C.
  • 1989 "Social Justice for New Zealand's Maori: A Framework for Social Work Practice" Australian Association for Social Work and Welfare Education, National Conference, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
     "How to Make an Effective Staff Meeting," NZASW: Bi-Annual Conference, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
     "Review of the Relationship of District Offices and Institutions to the Central Regional Office,"  Department of Social Welfare, New Zealand.
  • 1988 "Restructuring of the New Zealand Department of Social Welfare,” Interfaculty  Women's Association Research Reports, Massey University, New Zealand
  • 1987 "The Future of Organizational and Management Structures in the New Zealand Crippled Children Society,” paper and workshop presented at the Annual  General Meeting, Auckland
  • 1983 "Dual Career Marriage in New Zealand," unpublished Master's Thesis