The University of St. Thomas

School of Social Work

Carol Kuechler, Ph.D.

Carol Kuechler, Ph.D.

Carol F. Kuechler

MSW Program Director, Professor

cfkuechler@stkate.edu
Phone: (651) 690-6719
Fax: 651-690-8821

F-15
2004 Randolph Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105

Office Location: 200 Fontbonne Hall - SCU


Committees and positions:  
  •  MSW Program Director, Admissions Committee Chair, •  MSW Program Director, Professor, 2008
  • St. Catherine University Graduate Program Directors Group; 2008
  • CHADS - School of Professional Studies, 2008
  • MSW Program Committee
  • MSW Admissions committee, Chair
  • MSW Research Content Committee, Chair
  • MSW Policy Content Committee
  • School of Social Work Supervision Institute, Co-Director, 2007
  • St. Catherine Educational Policies committee, 2006 – 2009; Graduate EPC subcommittee
  • St. Catherine Institutional Review Board (IRB), (1996-2006)
  • St. Catherine Faculty Personnel Committee, (1999-2002), Co-Chair (01-02)
Courses taught: Current:
  • GRSW 580: Methods of Social Work Research
  • GRSW 616: Clinical Practice with Groups
  • GRSW 650: Clinical Services Supervision and Program Management
  • GRSW 681: Social Work Practice Research
  • GRSW 682: Applied Research Seminar

Academic experience:

  • 1996 - present, St. Catherine University/University of St. Thomas School of Social Work, St. Paul, MN
  • 1994-1996 Assistant Professor, Augsburg College, Department of Social Work, Minneapolis, MN
  • ·1993-1994 Adjunct Professor, University of St. Thomas/College of St. Catherine, Department of Social Work, St. Paul, MN and Gainey Center, Owatonna, MN
  • 1993-1994 Adjunct Professor, University of Minnesota, School of Social Work, Minneapolis, MN
  • 1992-1993 Assistant Professor, St. Cloud State University, Social Work Department, St. Cloud, MN
  • 1982 Lecturer, University of Minnesota, School of Social Work, Minneapolis, MN
  • 1979-1980 Teaching Associate II, University of Minnesota, School of Social Work, Minneapolis, MN 
Current research interests:

Current projects:

• Ethical issues in group work
• Group Supervision
• Supervision Institute - teaching and research
• Group Work Institute
• Supervision-peer and team consultation
• Group work in the classroom and the community
• Program evaluation, especially member-developed systems of evaluation and use.
• Teaching peer feedback skills
• Interactive videoconference for continuing education
• Oral history with retiring group workers

Interests and previous experience:
 
• Cross-cultural supervision teaching video
• Services to families and children
• Child welfare, foster care and child protection
• Group dynamics in organizations
• Gender specific programming
• Self-esteem, especially adolescent females and women at mid-life
• Statewide senior needs and resources study
• Women in social work
 
Methods of interest include:

• Program evaluation
• Quantitative and qualitative
• Survey
• Focus groups
• Oral History
• Commitment to applied research -- relevant to practice and policy development, regardless of level of evaluation.
 

Academic experience:

  • B.A., Marquette University,
  • M.S.S.W., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee;
  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Practice and Research experience:
  • 1991- 1995 Private practice, Minneapolis, MN
  • 1973-1976 Social Service Supervisor
    Dunn County Department of Social Services, Menomonie, WI
  • 1972-1973 Protective Service Worker
    Waukesha County Dept. of Social Services, Waukesha, WI
  • 1989-1990 Project Director, Education and Partnership Project, Children's Mental Health Initiative; Fiscal Agent, Family and Children's Service of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN
  • 1988-1989 Research Scientist-Project Director, Minnesota Senior Needs and Resources Study, Wilder Research Center. Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, St. Paul, MN
  • 1984-1988 Research Analysis Specialist Senior, MN Department of Human Services, St. Paul, MN
  • 1985-1989 Research Consultant, From Prostitution to Integrity, Dignity, and Equality (PRIDE), contract with Family Service Association of America, Minneapolis, MN
  • 1984 Research Consultant, contract with Minnesota Department of Human Services, Mental Health Division, St. Paul, MN
  • 1983-1984 Research Consultant, contract with Ramsey County Community Human Service Department, St. Paul, MN
  • 1982-1983 Project Co-Director, contract with Minnesota Chapter--National Association of Social Work, General Assistance Project, St. Paul, MN
  • 1980 Research Consultant, Ramsey County Community Corrections Department; Research, Evaluation and Planning Unit, St. Paul, MN
  • 1979-1980 Governor's Intern, Minnesota Department of Public Welfare, Office of Policy Analysis and Planning, St. Paul, MN
  • 1976-1977 Regional Planner, Northwest Regional Development Commission, Crookston, MN
Publications:

 Books

·      Kuechler, C.F. (Ed.). (2011). Group work: Building bridges of hope. Forest Hill, London: Whiting & Birch Ltd.

 

Refereed Publications

·      Kuechler, C.F. & Schwartz, J.  (2010). Group supervision: Motivation for social action, in (Eds.) L. Berman-Rossi, M.B. Cohen, & H. Fischer-Engel, Creating Connections: Celebrating the power of groups (pp. 74-86).  London: Whiting & Birch, Ltd.

 

·      Kaiser, T.L.  & Kuechler, C.F.  (2008). Training supervisors of practitioners: An analysis of efficacy. The Clinical Supervisor, 27(1), 76-96. Available online at:  http://jwcs.haworthpress.com.

 

·      Kuechler, C. F. (2006). Practitioners’ voices: Group supervisors reflect on their practice.  The Clinical Supervisor, 25(1/2), 83-103.

 

·      Stelzner, S. & Kuechler, C.F. (2004, November). How spirituality is addressed in clinical social work practice, Online Proceedings of the 54th Convention and Training Conference of the North American Association of Christians in Social Work; Social Work on a Global Scale: He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands. Reston, VA.

 

·      Kuechler, C. F. (1998). The Consultation Circle: A model for team consultation.  In A. Daly (Ed.) Workplace diversity: Issues and perspectives (pp. 253-264). Washington, D.C.: NASW Press.

 

·      Kuechler, C.F.  & Barretta-Herman, A.  (1998). The consultation circle: A technique for facilitating peer consultation.  The Clinical Supervisor, 17(1), 83-93.

 

·      Kuechler, C. F.  (1997) Psycho-educational groups: A model for recovery and celebration of the self. In J.K. Parry (Ed.). From prevention to wellness through group work. (pp. 47-59). New York: The Haworth Press.

 

·      Kuechler, C.F.  & Andrews, J.  (1996). Providing a bridge between psycho-educational groups and social work”.  Transactional Analysis Journal, 26(2), 175-181.

 

·      Kuechler, C.F., Velasquez, J.S., & White, M.S. (1989). An assessment of human services program outcome measures: Are they credible, feasible, useful?  Administration in Social Work, 12(3), 71-89.

 

·      Velasquez, J.S., Kuechler, C.F., & White, M.S. (1986). Use of evaluation in a human service department. Administration in Social Work, 10(3), 67-77

 

Teaching Video and Instructor’s Manual

·      Kaiser, T.L., Kuechler, C.F. & Barretta-Herman, A. (2000) Challenges in Cross Cultural Supervision: A Teaching Video and Instructor’s Manual.  Created and produced through the Supervision Institute, College of St. Catherine/University of St. Thomas School of Social Work, St. Paul, MN.

      

Book Reviews and other articles

·      Kuechler, C.F. (2011). Dedication, Acknowledgements & Introduction to Group work: Building bridges of hope. In C.F. Kuechler (Ed). Group work: Building bridges of hope (pp. xvii – xxvi) . Forest Hill, London: Whiting & Birch Ltd.

 

·      Kuechler, C.F.  Book Review (2011). Shulman, L.  (2011). Dynamics and Skills of Group Counseling.  Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole for Social Work with Groups, 34, 1–3.

 

·      Kuechler, C.F. (2009, June).  Tribute to Janice Andrews-Schenk, (1944-2005).  Published in the Final Program of the 31st International Symposium on Social Work with Groups: Honoring our roots~ Nurturing our growth, Chicago, IL. (Invited)

 

·      Kuechler, C.F.  Book  Review.  (2008). Viers, D. (Ed.). (2007). The group therapist’s notebook: Homework, handouts, and activities for use in psychotherapy.  Binghamton, NY: The Haworth Press for Social Work with Groups, 31 (3-4), 372-375.

 

·      Kuechler, C.F. (2007, December). Master of social work program. Colleagues: The Teaching-Learning Network’s Community Development Newsletter,  College of St. Catherine, 18(3), 7.

 

·      Kuechler, C.F. Book Review: (2007). Feit, M.D. & Wodarski, J.S. (Eds.). (2004). Conundrum of human behavior in the social environment. Binghamton, NY: The Haworth Social Work Practice Press. Social Work with Groups, 30(2), 103-105.

 

·      Kuechler, C.F. Book Review: (2004). Newman, N. (2002). Disturbing the peace. New York: HarperCollings Publishers, Inc.   Adoption Quarterly, 8(1), 61-64.

 

·      Kuechler, C.F. Book Review: (2000). Bertcher, H., Kurtz, L.F., & Lamont, A. (Eds.) (1999). Rebuilding communities: Challenges for group work. New York: The Haworth Press.  Social Work With Groups, 23(2), 81-84.

 

·      Kuechler, C.F. Book review: (1995). Bardill, D.R. (Ed.). (1995). Journal of Family Social Work The Haworth Press. Transactional Analysis Journal, 25(4), 370-371.

 

·      Kuechler, C.F. Book review: (1995).  Munson, C.E. (1993)). Clinical social work supervision (2nd Ed.)The Haworth Press; In Transactional Analysis Journal, January 1995.

 2011-2012

·      Kuechler, C.F. (2011, June).  7th Annual News from the field: Findings from graduate research.  NASW Poster Session at the 20th Annual NASW-MN conference: With Change comes Opportunity. St. Paul, MN. (Invited)

 

2010-2011

·      Kuechler, C. F. (2011, May).  Standards of professional Social Groupwork. Keynote presented at Soziale Gruppenarbeit – Anwendungsbereiche und neue Methoden, Internationale Tagung Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.  (Invited).

      

·      Walthour, K., Boisen, L., Fitzsimons, N., Kuechler, C.F., Montano, M., & Pfohl, M. (2011, March). Getting an MSW: Why? When? And How?  Workshop at the 118th MSSA Training Conference & Expo, Minneapolis, MN. (Refereed)

       

·      Kuechler, C. (2010, December). Small Group Application: Supervision.  Program for the Supervision Institute, School of Social Work, St. Catherine University/University of St. Thomas.  St. Paul, MN. (Supervision Institute Program)

       

·      Hurley-Johncox, J. & Kuechler, C.F. (2010, June). Group supervision: Benefits and Constraints.  Workshop presented at the 20th Annual NASW-MN conference: Social Work at the Beginning of the Decade: Responding to Families. St. Paul, MN.  (Refereed) 

      

·      Kuechler, C.F. (2010, June).  New from the field: Findings from graduate research.  NASW Poster Session at the 0th Annual NASW-MN conference: Social Work at the Beginning of the Decade: Responding to Families. St. Paul, MN. (Invited)

       

Completed Presentations

2009-2010

·      Walthour, K., Boisen, L., Fitzsimons, N., Kuechler, C.F., Montano, M., & Pfohl, M. (2010, March). Getting an MSW: Why? When? And How?  Workshop at the 117th MSSA Training Conference & Expo, Minneapolis, MN. (Refereed)

       

·      Kuechler, C.F. & Hurley-Johncox, J. (2010, February). Group supervision.  Workshop presented for the Supervision Institute, School of Social Work, St. Catherine University/ University of St. Thomas. St. Paul, MN. (Supervision Institute Program)

       

·      Kaiser, T.L. & Kuechler, C.F. (2009-2010). Supervision   A five session program presented to Mayo Clinic supervisors.  Rochester, MN.  (Invited)

       

·      Toft, J.E., Ferguson, S.M., Brommel, S., & Kuechler, C.F. (2009, November). Snapshot of students’ attitudes, attributions, and responses regarding poverty.  Presented at the Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, Bridging rights, culture and justice: Social work as a change agent. San Antonio, TX.  (Refereed)

       

·      Kuechler, C. F., & Kaiser, T.L.  (2009, July).  Ethical practice in social service delivery.  Workshop presented for Wilder Social Service staff.  St. Paul, MN. (Invited)

       

·      Parnell, S.J., Kuechler, C.F., Chovanec, M.G. (2009, June).  Group work rocks the classroom: In every good classroom lies social group work.  Workshop presented for Honoring our roots~ Nurturing our growth, the 31st International Symposium on Social Work with Groups. Chicago, IL. (Refereed)

       

·      Kuechler, C.F. (2009, June).  New from the field: Findings from graduate research.  NASW Poster Session at the 19th Annua NASW-MN conference: Reclaiming our Roots: Integrating the Community Perspective into out Wrok. St. Paul, MN.  (Invited)

 

2008-2009

·      Walthour, K. Moderator; Bibus, A., Kuechler, C.F., Morrissey, M., Fitzsimons, Talbot, E. (2009, March). Getting an MSW: Why? When? And How?  Presented at the MSSA Training Conference & Expo, Bloomington, MN. (Refereed)

       

·      Kaiser, T.L. & Kuechler, C.F. (2009, March).  Consultation for supervisors.  Facilitated for the Supervision Institute, School of Social Work, College of St. Catherine/University of St. Thomas. St. Paul, MN. (Supervision Institute Program)

       

·      Kuechler, C.F. & Kaiser, T.L. (2009, February). Developmental issues in supervision.  Presented for the Supervision Institute, School of Social Work, College of St. Catherine/University of St. Thomas. St. Paul, MN. (Supervision Institute Program)

       

·      Kuechler, C.F. (2009, January). Leadership Development through Faculty-student collaborations    Presented at the Teaching-Learning Network, College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, MN.  (Refereed)

       

·      Parnell, S.J., Kuechler, C.F., Chovanec, M.G. (2008, October).  Group work rocks the classroom: In every good classroom lies social group work.  Workshop presented for Minnesota Conference on Social Work Education, Rosemount, MN.  (Invited)

       

·      Kaiser, T.L. & Kuechler, C.F. (2008, September). Multicultural dimensions of the supervisory relationship. Presented for Wilder Foundation staff. St. Paul, MN.  (Invited).

       

·      Kuechler, C. F. (2008, June). Stuck in the middle: One chapter’s experience with developing new leadership. Workshop for the 30th International Symposium on Social Work with Groups: MENSCH,  presented in cooperation with the 14th European Group Work Symposium. Köln, Germany.  (Refereed)

       

·      Kuechler, C.F. (2008, June).  New from the field: Findings from graduate research.  NASW Poster Session at the 18th Annual NASW-MN Conference: Uniting our strengths: Building our future.  St. Paul, MN.  Coordinated in collaboration with the conference planning committee. [Invited]

       

 2007-2008

·      Kuechler, C.F. (2008, April).  Preparing ethical social work practitioners: A developmental  perspective.  A Workshop for the field work instructors of the University of North Dakota Social Work Department.   (Invited)

       

·      Kuechler, C.F. (2008, March). Ethical issues in group work: Frameworks for identification and action. Workshop Presented at 115th Annual Training Conference & Expo of the Minnesota Social Service Association: Proud of who we are, Bloomington, MN. (Invited)

       

·      Kuechler, C.F. & Kaiser, T.L. (2008, March).  Consultation on supervisory issues. Presented for the Supervision Institute, School of Social Work, College of St. Catherine/University of St. Thomas. St. Paul, MN. (Supervision Institute Program)

       

·      Kuechler, C. F. (2008, February). Professional roles and boundaries:  Where is the line? Presented at the Minnesota Family Based Services 26th Annual Conference: Hope Begins at Home. St. Cloud, MN. (Invited)

       

·      Kaiser, T.L. & Kuechler, C.F. (2008, February).  Multicultural dimensions in the supervisory Relationship. Presented for the Supervision Institute, School of Social Work, College of St. Catherine/University of St. Thomas. St. Paul, MN.  (Supervision Institute Program)

     

·      Kuechler, C.F. (2007, October).  A classroom module for exploring ethical issues in group work.  Paper Presented at the 53rd Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, Preparing the Next Generation of Educators, San Francisco, CA, (Refereed)

       

·      Kuechler, C.F. (2007, September). Oral history: How relationship illuminates the paths to the group work story.  Plenary II, Keynote Session at the 13th European Groupwork Symposium, ‘Out of the Shadows: Putting Groupwork on the Map’.  St. John University, York, England.  (Refereed)

       

·      Kuechler, C.F. (2007, June).  Identifying and addressing ethical issues in group work.  Workshop program for the MN chapter of the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups.  St. Paul, MN.  [Invited]

       

·      Kuechler, C.F. (2007, June).  New from the field: Findings from graduate research. (June 2007). NASW Poster Session at the 17th Annual NASW-MN Conference: Reinvesting in the Profession…Making a world of difference. St. Paul, MN.  Coordinated in collaboration with the conference planning committee; on-site facilitation by W. Randolph Herman. [Invited]

       

2006-2007

·      Kuechler, C.F.  (2007, January).  Ethics in group facilitation: A facilitator forum event.  Workshop for the Hennepin South Services Collaborative at Cornerstone Advocacy Service, Bloomington, MN. (Invited).

       

·      Kuechler, C. F. & Gordon, S. J.  (2006,  October).  Voices of the pioneers: Social group work history continued. Paper presented at 28th International Symposium on Social Work with Groups:  Tuning in and Orchestrating the Power of Groups: Beginnings, Middles, and Endings: Overture, Movements and Finale.  San Diego, California.  October 12-15, 2006.  (Refereed)

       

·      Kuechler, C. F., coordinator and facilitator. (2006, June). Evaluation and research in the real world: Findings from Graduate Researchers. Workshop in collaboration with University of Minnesota – Duluth faculty, with findings presented by student researchers. at the NASW-MN 16th Annual State Conference: Life’s Journey: Help Starts Here. St. Paul, MN.  Coordinated in collaboration with the conference planning committee. [Invited]

       

·      Kuechler, C.F.  & Herman, W.R., coordinators. New from the field: Findings from graduate research. (2006, June). NASW Poster Session at the NASW-MN 16th Annual State Conference: Life’s Journey: Help Starts Here. St. Paul, MN.  Coordinated in collaboration with the conference planning committee. [Invited]

      

·      Kuechler, C. F. & Kaiser, T. L. (2006, June). Supervision of practitioners: Eleven years of supervisory training in retrospect paper, presented by C.F. Kuechler at the 2nd Annual International Interdisciplinary Clinical Supervision Conference. Buffalo, NY. (Refereed).

       

2005-2006

·      Kuechler, C. F.  (2006, March). The Consultation Circle: A model for team work. Workshop conducted for TuNidito Agency (Family Service), Tucson, AZ. (Invited).

       

·      Fleming, J., Olson, K. & Kuechler, C.  (2006, January). The Institutional Review Board process: The connection to research at the college. Presented at the College of St. Catherine Annual Teaching Learning Network Conference.  January 2006, St. Paul, MN. (Invited).

       

·      Kuechler, C.F. plenary organizer and convener for presenters: Snyder, P., Johnson, A., Kelly, T., Husebo, S., Brockway, J.S.  (2005, October). Intergenerational bridges: Building theory and practice principles on the shoulders of those who created the foundation. Presented at 27th Annual International Symposium on social Work with Groups, Building Bridges of Hope over Troubled Waters. October 2005, Minneapolis, MN. (Invited).

       

·      Kuechler, C.F. & Kaiser, T. L. (2005, June). The nuts and bolts of supervision: Guidelines for beginners, workshop presented at 15th Annual NASW-MN Conference: Stand Up For Others. St. Paul, MN. [Invited]

     

·      Kuechler, C. F., coordinator and facilitator. Evaluation and research in the real world: Findings from graduate researchers. (2005, June). Workshop conducted in collaboration with Augsburg College and University of Minnesota – Duluth faculty, with findings presented by student researchers. To be presented at 15th Annual NASW-MN Conference: Stand Up For Others. St. Paul, MN. [Invited]

       

·      Kuechler, C.F. & Herman, W.R., coordinators. New from the field: Findings from graduate research. (2005, June). NASW Poster Session at the 15th Annual NASW-MN Conference: Stand Up For Others. St. Paul, MN.  Coordinated by Carol F. Kuechler, Ph.D. and Randy Herman, Ed.D., College of St. Catherine/University of St. Thomas School of Social Work in collaboration with the conference planning committee. [Invited]

 

·      Kuechler, C. F. (2005, June).  Practitioners’ voices: Group supervisors reflect on their practice.  Paper presented at 1st Annual International Interdisciplinary Clinical Supervision Conference. Buffalo, New York. [Refereed]

     

 2004-2005

·      Kuechler, C.F. (2005, March). Oral history: How do we engage reluctant participants? Presentation sponsored by the of College of St. Catherine Scholars' Circle for all faculty, Faculty-Staff Lounge, Coeur de Catherine, St. Paul, MN. [Invited]

      

·      Stelzner, S. & Kuechler, C.F. (2004, October). How spirituality is addressed in clinical social work practice, Paper presented @ 54th Convention and Training Conference of the North American Association of Christians in Social Work; Social Work on a Global Scale: He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands. Reston, VA. [Refereed]

 

·      Kuechler, C. F. & Rottenberg, R.E. (2004, October). Small groups: A vehicle to implement writing skill supports for culturally and linguistically diverse students. Paper presented at the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups, Inc. 26th International Symposium on Social Work with Groups: Group Work Reaching Across Boundaries: Disciplines, Practice Settings, Seasons of Life, Cultures and Nations, Detroit, MI. [Refereed]

      

·      Kuechler, C.F. & Brenden, M. (2004, September). The qualities of a scholar: Reflections on the boyer project continued.  Presentation to the Faculty College of St. Catherine and University of St. Thomas School of Social Work, St. Paul, MN. [Invited]

      

·      Kuechler, C.F. (2004, June). Group supervision: From the voice of the supervisor. Workshop presented @  14th Annual Conference of the Minnesota Chapter of NASW, Pride in Our Profession, June 2004; St. Paul, MN. [Invited]

 

2003-2004

·      Kuechler, C.F. (2004, April).  Applying ethics in the supervisory relationship A workshop presented for the KY Chapter Association For the advancement of Social Work with Groups; Louisville, KY. (Invited)

     

·      Schwartz, J. & Kuechler, C. F. (2004, March).  The nature and benefits of student-faculty collaborations; presented at 6th Annual Minnesota Student Social Work Conference: The Financial Paradox: Fewer Funds for the Greater Good. Bloomington, MN. [Refereed]

    

·      Bosher, S. & Kuechler, C.F. (2004, March).  Power writing workshop for BSW/MSW Faculty.  CSC/UST School of Social Work faculty.  Demonstration of the Writing Workshop for MSW students created as part of a BUSH Grant for Diversity and Democracy, Phase II. (Invited).

    

·      Bosher, S. & Kuechler, C.F. (2004, January).  Power writing workshop for MSW Students.  A workshop conducted for an invited group of students of color and first generation college students to address writing skill development. created as part of a BUSH Grant for Diversity and Democracy, Phase II. [Grant Project funded]

       

·      Kuechler, C.F. (2003, November).  Group supervision from the supervisor’s perspective. A report on faculty-student co-creation in a sabbatical project and related findings.  A presentation to the faculty of the School of Social Work, College of St. Catherine/University of St. Thomas.  St. Paul, MN. [Invite]

     

·      Kuechler, C.F. & Schwartz, J. (2003, October). Group supervision: Motivation for social action?  Presented at the Twenty-Fifth International Symposium of the Association for the Advancement Of Social Work with Groups, Creating Connections: Celebrating the Power of Groups. Boston, MA.  (Refereed) 

 

  2002-2003

·      Kuechler, C.F. (2003, April). Social science research: From the social work perspective.  Presentation for Advanced Legal Research Class, University of St. Thomas Law School. (Invited Dr. Ed Edmonds and MSW graduate Matt Frerichs). Minneapolis, MN. [Invited]  

  

·      Kuechler, C.F. (2002, December).  Group supervision: A focus group study.  In collaboration with the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups Kentucky Chapter, Louisville, KY. (Invited)

  

·      Kuechler, C. F. (2002, November) Group supervision or supervision in a group?: A focus group study. presented at the  Arizona State University College of Public Programs, School of Social Work – Tucson Component in collaboration with the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with groups Arizona Organizing Chapter, Tucson, AZ.  (Invited)

    

·      Kuechler, C.F. (2002, November).  The consultation circle: A practice model for professional development.  Workshop presented at Sixty Years of Social Group Work: Essences and Change, Annual meeting an membership event of Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups, MN Chapter, St. Paul, MN. (Invited) 

     

·      Kuechler, C. F. (2002, October).  Group supervision or supervision in a group? A focus group study. Paper presented at the Twenty-Fourth International Symposium of the Association for the Advancement Of Social Work with Groups. Think Group: Strength and Diversity in Group Work.  New York City, NY. (Refereed)

   

2001-2002

·      Kuechler, C. (2002, May/June). Group Work Training I & II: for all Child Care Workers.  Staff training conducted for the St. Cloud Children’s Home. St. Cloud, MN. [Invited]

    

·      Kuechler, C. F. (2001, November). Helpful tools to address cross-cultural issues in supervision and practice. A workshop conducted for: KY Chapter Association for the Advancement Of Social Work with Groups & University of Louisville's Kent School of Social Work.  Louisville, KY. [Invited]

   

·      Kuechler, C. F. in collaboration with Catherine P. Papell, (2001, October). Coming full circle or opening the spiral? Developmental life searches and their meaning for the history of social group work. Paper presented at the Twenty-Third International Symposium of the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups. 1923-2001 and Beyond: Growth and Development through Group Work.  Akron/Cleveland, Ohio. [Refereed]

 

2000-2001

·      Kuechler, C.F. (2001, May). Supervision: Roots and wings. Workshop presented at the 11th Annual State Conference, NASW, MN Chapter, Social Work: Change, Opportunity, Transformation, St. Paul, MN. [Invited]

     

·      Kuechler, C.F. (2000, November). Cross cultural supervision: A teaching video workshop.  Workshop presented at the Wise Practice Series, Professional Studies, College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, MN. [Invited]

 

·      Kuechler, C. F. (2000, October) Group supervision: Addressing Cross-cultural Issues.  A workshop presented at the Twenty-second Symposium of the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups, Social Work with Groups: Social Justice through Personal, Community, and Societal Change.  Toronto, Ontario, Canada. [Refereed]

 

·      Garrett, K.J. &  Kuechler, C. F.  (2000, October). Conceptualizing the classroom as a group: Making the most of group dynamics. Presented at the Symposium XXII of the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups, Social Work with Groups: Social Justice through Personal, Community, and Societal Change.  Toronto, Ontario, Canada. [Refereed]   

 

·      Kuechler, C.F. (2000, July/August). Making group therapy happen: A two-part educational event.  Training for the Regions Hospital Behavioral Health, University Club, St. Paul, MN. [Invited]

   

1999-2000

·      Kuechler, C.F., with Barretta-Herman, A., Kaiser, T.L. (July 2000). Teaching skills in cross-cultural supervision.  Presented by Barretta-Herman at the Joint Conference of the International Federation of Social Workers and the International Association of Schools of Social Work, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. [Refereed]

 

·      Kuechler, C.F., Kaiser, T.L., Barretta-Herman, A. (2000, June).  Teaching video for developing skills in cross-cultural supervision. . Workshop conducted by Kuechler at the 10th Annual state Conference, Restoring the Roots of Social Work as We Journey into the new Millennium. National Association of Social Work – MN Chapter, St. Paul, MN. [Invited]

 

·      Kuechler, C.F., Kaiser, T.L., Barretta-Herman, A (2000, April). Teaching skills in cross-cultural supervision. Workshop presented at the Y2K Biennial Midwest Social Work Education Conference, Wisconsin Dells, WI. [Refereed]

 

·      Kuechler, C.F., with Kaiser, T.L., Barretta-Herman, A (2000, February).  Teaching video for developing skills in cross-cultural supervision.  Presented by Kaiser and Kuechler at the 46th Annual Program Meeting, Continuing the Fight for social Justice in the 21st Century of the Council on Social Work Education, New York. [Refereed]

 

·      Chovanec, M.G.  & Kuechler, C.F. with (2000, February). Group work skills for the millennium: Are we preparing competent professionals Paper Presented at the 46th Annual Program Meeting, Continuing the Fight for social Justice in the 21st Century of the Council on Social Work Education, New York. [Refereed]

 

·      Kuechler, C.F. with Garrett, K.J. (2000, February). Using group leadership skills to enhance teaching.  Paper presented at the 46th Annual Program Meeting, Continuing the Fight for Social Justice in the 21st Century of the Council on Social Work Education, New York. [Refereed]

 

·      Kuechler, C.F. (2000, February). Teaching skills for working with culturally diverse teams: A consultation model. Workshop conducted at statewide 2000 Minnesota Health & Housing Alliance Institute & Exhibition, Hyatt, Minneapolis, MN. [Invited]

 

·      Kuechler, C.F. with Chovanec, M.G. (1999, October). Developing group skills with involuntary clients: A curriculum perspective. Paper presented at the Symposium XXI of the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups, Denver, CO. [Refereed]

 

1998-1999

·      Chovanec, M. G. & Kuechler, C.F. (1999, August) Group skills with involuntary clients: Integrating theory and practice into graduate curriculum. Paper presented by Chovanec at the Eighth European Group Work Symposium in association with The School of Social Science, Middlesex University, London, England. [Refereed]

 

·      Kuechler, C.F., with Rottenberg, R., & Garrett, K.J.  (1999, May). Finding solutions to common group problems. Workshop presented at Annual Meeting of MN Chapter- National Association of Social Work, St. Paul, MN.  [Refereed] 

·      Kuechler, C. F. (1999, April). Skills for working with culturally diverse teams: A consultation model. Workshop presented at Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups, Inc. – MN Chapter, St. Paul, MN. [Invited]

 

·      Kuechler, C.F., Rottenberg, R., & Garrett, K.J. (1999, March). Finding solutions to common group problems. Workshop presented at Minnesota Social Service Association 106th Annual Conference,  Bloomington, MN. [Refereed]

 

·      Kuechler, C.F., Rovinelli Heller, N. & Vlach, N.  (1999, March) Mental health epidemiology applications for the MSW classroom: Examples for practice and research. Paper presented at the 45th Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, San Francisco, CA. [Refereed]

 

·      Kuechler, C.F. with Chovanec, M.G. (1999, March). Group skills with involuntary clients: Integrating theory and practice into graduate curriculum. Paper presented at the 45th Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, San Francisco, CA. [Refereed]

 

·      Kuechler, C. F.  (1999, January). Skills for working together: Group consultation circles. Invitational workshop for the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups, Inc. – Kentucky Chapter, Louisville, KY. [Invited]

 

·      Kuechler, C. F.  (1999, January). Growing up again: Parenting our children and ourselves. Invitational workshop for the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups, Inc. – Kentucky Chapter, Louisville, KY. [Invited]

 

·      Kuechler, C. F.  & Barretta-Herman, A.  (1998, October). [Workshop conducted by C. F. Kuechler]  Teaching skills for working with culturally diverse teams: A group consultation model for the 20th Annual Symposium of Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups, Miami, FL. [Refereed]

 

·      Jewell, S. J. & Kuechler, C.F. (1998, October). Sisters helping sisters: Support and hope for female African American ex-offenders paper presented at 20th Annual Symposium of Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups, Miami, FL, October 1998. [Refereed]

 

·      Kuechler, C.F. (1998, Fall). Implementing the Institutional Review Board process for the MSW Clinical Research Project. Workshop designed and facilitated for the School of Social Work Faculty, College of St. Catherine/University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN. [Invited]

 

Association memberships and affiliations:
  • Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups, Inc. An International Professional Organization
  • Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups - MN Chapter
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • Minnesota Conference on Social Work Education
  • National Association of Social Workers

 

Consultation Experience:
  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • Faculty: NASW Licensure Prep Course Research, 1996 – 2005; presently on leave
  • Member: NASW Nominating Committee 1997-99.
  • Chair, NASW-DHS Collaborative Videoconferencing Project, a special project of the SPICE committee of NASW-MN, 1994-1997.
  • Chair, NASW SPICE [Special Projects in Continuing Education] committee, 1990-1996.

 Professional Review positions:

  • Consulting editor: Social Work with Groups; Appointment July 8, 2005-present
  • Consulting editor: The Clinical Supervisor; Appointment February 26, 2006-present
  • Reviewer: Group Work abstracts: Annual Program Meeting of the Council on social Work Education, 2004, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011.
  • Reviewer: Judith Holm Memorial Student Awards, 2007-present
  • Reviewer,  Transactional Analysis Journal  International Transactional Analysis Association, San Francisco, CA, January 1992 - 2004
  • Editorial Board, Transactional Analysis Journal. January 1998-Dec. 2000

 

Community Social Service Agencies/Organizations

  • Supervision Training: Mayo Clinic Social Services – 2009-2010 – 30 hours, 2011.
  • Supervision Training: Wilder Foundation Social Services – 2009.
  • Program Evaluation Consultant: African American Family Services, African American Resource Center Programs, Case Management for parenting program, Rites of Passage and Kwanzaa, 2005-2006
  • Trainer: St. Cloud Children’s Home Group work Training 2002
  • Consultant YouthLink Inc. Evaluation 2001-2002
  • Consultant and Advisory Board Member: Circle of Men Institute, 2001 – 2003.
  • Consultant, ISD 196 Family Services Collaborative, 1999 Fall Conference: Provided organizational and process consultation in the design and implementation of this annual district-wide event with A. Sellie and planning team, September and October 1999