Katharine Hill, PhD, MSW, MPP, LISW
Courses taught in Fall 2013 at UST
Courses taught in Spring 2014 at UST
Office Hours: Wednesdays 3:00 - 4:00pm (at SCU), Thursdays 10:00 - 11:30am (at UST), and by appointment.
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Publications and Presentations:
Lightfoot, E., Hill, K. & LaLiberte, T. (2011). Prevalence of children with disabilities in the child welfare system. Children and youth services review. Manuscript accepted for publication.
Hill, K., Lightfoot, E., & Kimball, E. (2010). Independent living services for youth with disabilities as they transition from foster care. Child Welfare, 89 (6).62-81.
Hill, K., Ferguson, S. & Erickson, C. (2010). Sustaining and strengthening a macro identity: Association of Macro Practice Social Work. Journal of community practice, 18 (4), 513-527.
Lightfoot, E., LaLiberte, T., & Hill, K. (Article accepted for publication, 2010). Disability status in the termination of parental rights and other child custody statutes. Child abuse & neglect
Hill, K. & Timmons, J., & Opsal, C. (2010) E-mentoring for older youth with disabilities. In Scigliano, D. (Ed). Telementoring in the K-12 classroom: Online communication technologies for learning. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Hill, K (2009). IDEA 2004 and the John H. Chaffee Foster Care Independence Act of 1999: What are the policy implications for youth with disabilities transitioning from foster care? Child welfare, 88(2).
Hill, K. & Lightfoot E. (2008).The dilemma between easing service access through a clear diagnosis of disability and unease in assigning labels to people with disabilities: A case study illustration using foster care transition services. Journal of social work values and ethics, 5(3).
Hill, K (2008). A strengths-based framework for social policy: barriers and possibilities. Journal of policy practice, 7 (2-3), 106-121.
Lightfoot, E. & Hill, K. (2010, January). The Prevalence Of Children With Disabilities In The Child Welfare System: An Analysis Of State Administrative Data. Poster presentation at the Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, San Francisco, CA.
Hill, K., Ferguson, S., & Erickson, C. (2009, November). AMPSW: A replicable model for engaging macro practice social workers. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, San Antonio, TX.
Lightfoot, E., LaLiberte, T., & Hill, K. (2009, November). A legislative project addressing state laws that impact parents with disabilities. Poster Presentation at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, San Antonio, TX.
Lightfoot, E., Hill, K, & LaLiberte, T. (2010). Disability statutes in the termination of parental rights and other child custody statutes. Child Abuse & Neglect 34 (2010), 927-934.
Garret, K., Ferguson, S., Hill, K., Kuechler, C., & Toft, J. (2011, October). Teaching Social Justice Practice in a Clinical Program: Antecedents and Outcomes. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Atlanta, GA.
Hill, K. (2011, July). The prevalence of older youth with disabilities in out-of-home placement: an analysis of state administrative data. 4th National Research Conference on Child and Family Programs and Policy, Bridgewater, MA.
Hill, K., Lightfoot, E., & Kimball, E. (2010, October). Foster care transition services for youth with disabilities: Survey of county providers. Poster presentation at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Portland, Or.
Ferguson, S. & Hill, K. (2010, October). Policy practice in the 21st Century: Web 2.0 in the classroom. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Portland, Or.
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