Kathleen Boland is a Professor of Social Work at Cedar Crest College. She received her Ph.D. from Marywood University in 2002, and has also completed degrees at Adelphi University (MSW) and Elizabethtown College (BA). Her research focuses upon ethics in social work professional practice. She is an approved Act 31 Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting Trainer for Mandated Reporters through Pennsylvania DHS. Publications and presentations include Child Abuse Recognition, Social Work Ethics and Social Media, Ethical issues related to confidentiality, duty to warn and boundaries.
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Marywood University: Ph.D., Social Work 2002
Adelphi University: M.S.W., Social Work
Elizabethtown College: B.A., Psychology
- Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Licensed Clinical Social Worker
- National Association of Social Workers
- Council on Social Work Education
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Cedar Crest College trains workers to report child abuse in wake of Jerry Sandusky scandal
"What we are doing here is offering the two-hour training required for social workers and other licensed professionals who are considered 'mandated reporters' who need this training prior to the renewal of their license," said Kathleen Boland, a Cedar Crest professor of social work. "The key thing for people to understand is that they can only get this training from a state-approved instructor and there are only a few approved providers in the state."
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