Dr. Thomas Graham | Franciscan University of Steubenville
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    Dr. Thomas Graham

    Director of Social Work

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    Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy—Kent State University December 1992
    • Master’s Degree in Sociology May 1987 Kent State University
    • Second Master’s Degree in Social Work—University of Pittsburgh December 1995
    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Secondary Education: Certified to teach Economics, Sociology, History
    • Hundreds of hours in continuing education requirements

    Licensure

    • Licensed Social Worker—State of Ohio 1992 to present.

    Professional Experience

    • 12 years as Jefferson County Commissioner: Overseers of Job and Family Services (Welfare) and Children Services.
    • 5 years on the Jefferson Behavioral Health Board of Directors 1995 to 2003.
    • 5 years on the Salvation Army Board of Directors 2003-2008.
    • 5 years on the 4th Street Health Clinic Board of Directors providing health services for poor people. 2008-2012.
    • Franciscan University Campus Counseling for students with emotional and psychological problems. January 1994-December 1994.
    • Ohio Committee member for Personal and Mental Health Services State of Ohio 2005-2007.
    • Historic Fort Steuben Board of Directors 2006-present.
    • Board of Trustees—County Commissioners Association of Ohio 2008-2009.
    • Catholic Charities—Pittsburgh, PA, 1/95-12/95 Worked in the Adoption Department interviewing families who wanted to adopt a child and with foster parents.
    • Toronto, Oh School Board Member for 8 years: 1988-1996.
    • 5 years as Safety Director City of Toronto overseeing the police and fire department. 1996-2002.
    • 2 years on the Joint Vocational School Board of Directors. 1995-1996.

    Honors

    • 1985 Harmon O. DeGraff Scholarhip for graduate work in Sociology. Entire Master’s Degree
    • 1987 The Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society in Social Science.
    • 1988 Pi Delta Kappa International Fraternity in Education.
    • 4/20/07 Received the Public Service Award by the 4th Street Health Clinic Board of Directors.

    Select Publications & Accomplishments

    • 6 Article Reviews for Council of Social Work Education 
      Wrote 6 critical reviews of research articles for Council of Social Work Education. 4/30/08

    • Evaluator for Steubenville Police Department 
      Research Evaluator for Steubenville Police Department. 11/2000

    • 2 reviews for the North Central Sociological Association 
      Wrote two critical reviews of two criminology texts for the North Central Sociological Association. 3/21/96

    • “Community Restitution: A Sociological Analysis...” 
      Paper presented at the North Central sociological Association meeting in Pittsburgh, PA Criminology section: Title: “Community Restitution: A Sociological Analysis of Its’ Functional Application for Juvenile Recidivism.” Second Authors: William Ward and Rebecca Coleman. 4/95

    • 7 Reviews for the American Educational Research Association 
      Wrote seven critical reviews of research articles for the American Educational Research Association. 9/94

    • “...Interaction Between Staff Workers and Residents at An Adult correctional Facility” 
      Paper presented at the North Central Sociological Association Meeting in Columbus, OH Criminology Division: Title: “Qualitative Analysis of the Symbolic Interaction Between Staff Workers and Residents at An Adult correctional Facility.” Second Author: Sonya J. Bartolovich. 4/94

    • Developed the Social Work Program at FUS 
      Developed new Social Work program at Franciscan University of Steubenville. 3/94

    • Developed the Sociology Major at FUS 
      Developed new Sociology major for Franciscan University of Steubenville. 3/94

    • 4 Research Articles for the American Educational Research Association 
      Wrote four critical reviews of research articles for the American Educational Research Association. 10/93

    • “Contextual Effects on Students” 
      Published Dissertation with University Microfilms, Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan. Copywrite Certificate: 10/22/93. Title: “Contextual Effects on Students’ Evaluations of Professors.” 9/16/93

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