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Michelle Mohr Carney

Dean of the School of Social Welfare
Primary office:
785-864-5975
Twente Hall
Room 212


Summary

Academic Areas
Intimate partner violence, at-risk youth, community practice, nonprofit development and management, program development and evaluation, leadership development, collaboration building and conflict resolution, grant writing, strategic planning.

Education

Ph.D., Ohio State University

Research Interests

  • Fields Of Specialization & Expertise: Intimate Partner Violence
  • At-risk Youth
  • Community Practice
  • Nonprofit Development and Management
  • Program Development and Evaluation
  • Leadership Development
  • Collaboration Building and Conflict Resolution
  • Grant writing
  • Strategic Planning.

Selected Publications

Mellinger, M. & Carney, M. (in press). Interpersonal Dependency Constructs and Male Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Violence. Journal of Forensic Social Work.

Carney, M. (2015). Forensic Social Work with Women Who Use Violence in Intimate Relationships. In K. Corcoran, J. Ashford, & . (Eds.), Social Workers’ Desk Reference (3rd Edition). New York: Oxford Press.

Barner, J. R., & Carney, M. (2015). Intimate Partner Violence, Gender and Lethality: A Case Analysis of Two Fatalities. Journal of Forensic Social Work, 5(1-3), 150-166.

Carney, M. & Young, P. (2014). Attachment Theory. In K. Sowers, C. Dulmus, & B. Thyer (Eds.), The comprehensive handbook of social work and social welfare: Volume 2 Human behavior in the social environment. New York: Wiley.

Barner, J. & Carney, M. (2014). Interventions for Intimate Partner Violence: A Historical Review. In L. Ross (Ed.), Continuing the war against domestic violence (2nd Edition). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Carney, M. (2014). Summative Evaluation Report. Greene County, Georgia: Department of Education, 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program, PEAK.

Carney, M. (2014). Formative Evaluation Report. Greene County, Georgia: Department of Education, 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program. PEAK.

Carney, M. (2013). Summative Evaluation Report. Greene County, Georgia: Department of Education, 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program. PEAK.

Carney, M. (2013). Formative Evaluation Report. Greene County, Georgia: Department of Education, 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program. PEAK.

Okech, D. Barner, J. Segoshi, M. & Carney, M. (2012). MSW student experiences in on-line vs. face- to-face teaching formats. Social Work Education: The International Journal. DOI: 10.1080/02615479.2012.738661

Carney, M. & Barner, J. R. (2012). Prevalence of partner abuse: Rates of emotional abuse and control. Partner Abuse, 3(3), 286-335.

Carney, M. (2011). Final Evaluation Report, Administration for Children and Families 2009 Stimulus grant funding. Building Community Services That Grow Local Economies.

Barner, J. & Carney, M. (2011). Interventions for Intimate Partner Violence: A Historical Review. Journal of Family Violence, 26(3), 235-244.

Buttell, F. & Carney, M. (2009). Examining the impact of hurricane Katrina on police responses to domestic violence. Traumatology, 15, 6-9.

Buttell, F. & Carney, M. (2008). Afro-Centric intervention. In C. Renzetti & J. Edleson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence. Sage.

Carney, M. & Buttell, F. (2008). Attachment Theory. In K. Sowers, C. Dulmus, & B. Thyer (Eds.), The comprehensive handbook of social work and social welfare: Volume 2 Human behavior in the social environment. New York: Wiley.

Carney, M. (2008). Forensic Social Work with Female Batterers: Assessment, Treatment, and Outcome Measures. In A. Roberts (Ed.), Social Workers’ Desk Reference (2nd Edition). New York: Oxford Press.

Buttell, F. & Carney, M. (2008). Moral Development. In K. Sowers, C. Dulmus, & B. Thyer (Eds.), The comprehensive handbook of social work and social welfare: Volume 2 Human behavior in the social environment. New York: Wiley.

Buttell, F. & Carney, M. (2008). A large sample investigation of batterer intervention program attrition: Evaluating the impact of state program standards. Research on Social Work Practice, 18, 177-188.

Buttell, F. & Carney, M. (2007). Emerging trends in batterer intervention programming: Equipping forensic workers for effective practice. In A. Roberts & D. Springer (Eds.), Handbook of Forensic Mental Health with Victims and Offenders: Assessment, Treatment and Research. New York: Springer.

Buttell, F. & Carney, M. (2007). How to prepare MSW students to address domestic violence occurring in family systems: A research note. Arete, 30, 75-85.

Carney, M. Buttell, F. & Dutton, D. (2007). Women who perpetrate intimate partner violence: A review of the literature with recommendations for treatment. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 12, 108-115.

Buttell, F. & Carney, M. (Eds.). (2006). Women who perpetrate relationship violence: Moving beyond political correctness (F. Buttell & M. Carney, Eds.). New York: Haworth Press.

Buttell, F. & Carney, M. (2006). A large sample evaluation of a court mandated batterer intervention program: Investigating differential program effect for African-American and Caucasian men. Research on Social Work Practice, 16, 121-131.

Carney, M. & Buttell, F. (2006). An evaluation of a court mandated batterer intervention program: Investigating differential program effect for African-American and Caucasian women. Research on Social Work Practice, 16, 571-581.

Buttell, F. Carney, M. & Miller, M. (2006). Empowering battered women by validating their decision- making skills: The role of moral development. Journal of Social Service Research, 32, 157-170.

Carney, M. & Buttell, F. (2006). Exploring the relevance of interpersonal dependency as a treatment issue in batterer intervention. Research on Social Work Practice, 16, 276-286.

Carney, M. Buttell, F. & Muldoon, J. (2006). Predictors of batterer intervention program attrition: Developing and implementing logistic regression models. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 43, 35-54.

Buttell, F. Muldoon, J. & Carney, M. (2005). An application of attachment theory to court mandated batterers. Journal of Family Violence, 20, 211-217.

Buttell, F. & Carney, M. (2005). Do batterer intervention programs serve African-American and Caucasian batterers equally well? An investigation of a 26-week program. Research on Social Work Practice, 15, 19-28.

Carney, M. & Buttell, F. (2005). Exploring the relevance of Attachment Theory as a dependent variable in the treatment of women mandated into treatment for domestic violence offenses. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 41, 33-61.

Buttell, F. & Carney, M. (Eds.). (2005). Women who perpetrate relationship violence: Moving beyond political correctness. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 41, 1-124.

Buttell, F. & Carney, M. (2004). A multidimensional assessment of a batterer treatment program: An alert to a problem? Research on Social Work Practice, 14, 93-101.

Carney, M. & Buttell, F. (2004). A multidimensional evaluation of a treatment program for female batterers: A pilot study. Research on Social Work Practice, 14, 249-258.

Carney, M. & Buttell, F. (2004). Psychological and demographic predictors of treatment attrition among women assaulters. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 38, 7-25.

Carney, M. & Buttell, F. (2003). Predicting attrition to prevent gaps in serving juvenile offenders. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 37, 67-79.

Carney, M. & Buttell, F. (2003). Reducing juvenile recidivism: Evaluating the wraparound services model. Research on Social Work Practice, 13, 551-568.

Wolfer, T. Carney, M. & Ward, J. (2002). Acquiring videoconferencing technology to enhance the field work experience. Journal of Technology in Human Services,(19), 43-63.

Buttell, F. & Carney, M. (2002). Client satisfaction among parents attending a mandatory divorce education program: Results from a five year study. Arete,(26), 12-20.

Buttell, F. & Carney, M. (2002). Psychological and demographic predictors of attrition among batterers court-ordered into treatment. Social Work Research,(26), 31-41.

Carney, M. (2001). Experimental research designs in evaluation. In L. Ginsberg (Ed.), Social Work Evaluation: Principles and Methods. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Buttell, F. & Carney, M. (2001). Treatment Provider Awareness of the Possible Impact of the Internet on the Treatment of Sex Offenders: An Alert to a Problem. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse,(10), 117-125.

Selected Presentations

Mohr Carney, M. . (09/10/2015). Board Development, Roles and Responsibilities. New Life Society.

Mohr Carney, M. . (03/18/2015). Board/Staff Development. New Life Society.

Carney, M. & Meehan, J. . (11/30/2014). Increasing Nonprofit Organizational Capacity: An Evaluation of the Impact of Training and Individualized Technical Assistance. Association for Nonprofit Research and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) Annual Conference. Denver, CO

Mohr Carney, M. . (12/03/2013). Grant Writing. Habersham County Chamber of Commerce.

Mohr Carney, M. . (07/10/2013). The Cottage. Board of Directors Development.

Mohr Carney, M. . (03/25/2013). Nonprofit Careers Panel. UGA.

Motlagh, A. S., Carney, M. M. & Smith, M. L. (03/10/2013 - 03/11/2013). The importance of interdisciplinary collaborations: Mapping Coastal Georgia’s social and health services assets. Poster presented at the Georgia Public Health Association Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA

Mohr Carney, M. . (02/10/2013). Books for Keeps. Board of Directors Development/Training.

Mohr Carney, M. . (11/08/2012). Grant Writing. Sumter County Chamber of Commerce.

Tetloff, M. & Carney, M. . (10/31/2012). Assessing the Role of the Professional Organizer within Sustainable Engagement. Paper presentation. 13th Annual National Outreach Scholarship Conference. Tuscaloosa, AL

Mohr Carney, M. . (03/03/2012). Working in the Public Interest (WIPI) Conference. Panel Moderator, University of Georgia School of Law.

Mohr Carney, M. . (02/27/2012). Interpersonal Violence Speaker. University of Georgia School of Social Work.

Mohr Carney, M. . (12/15/2011). IPV and Mediation. Fanning Institute.

Mohr Carney, M. . (11/11/2011). Grant Writing. Hart County Library.

Mohr Carney, M. . (07/21/2011). Program Evaluation. Clayton County.

Mohr Carney, M. . (05/18/2011). Organizational Identity/Strategic Planning. Greene County.

Mohr Carney, M. . (05/13/2011). Program Evaluation. Athens Area Council on Aging.

Mohr Carney, M. . (05/06/2011). Program Evaluation. Athens Area Council on Aging.

Mohr Carney, M. . (04/29/2011). Program Evaluation. Athens Area Council on Aging.

Mohr Carney, M. . (04/27/2011). Developing Logic Models. ACTION, Inc.

Mohr Carney, M. . (04/18/2011). Using Interns Effectively. Fanning Institute.

Mohr Carney, M. . (04/14/2011). Organizational Identity Session. Greene County Welcome Center.

Mohr Carney, M. . (02/18/2011). Program Evaluation. Athens Area Council on Aging.

Mohr Carney, M. . (02/11/2011). Program Evaluation. Athens Area Council on Aging.

Mohr Carney, M. . (02/04/2011). Program Evaluation. Athens Area Council on Aging.

Mohr Carney, M. . (11/18/2010). Building Community Capacity through Grant Collaborations. Georgia Center for Nonprofits.

Mohr Carney, M. . (11/17/2010). Grant Writing. Athens Area Council on Aging.

Mohr Carney, M. . (10/29/2010). Program Evaluation. Athens/Clarke Solid Waste Facility.

Mohr Carney, M. . (10/22/2010). Program Evaluation. Athens/Clarke Solid Waste Facility.

Mohr Carney, M. . (10/15/2010). Program Evaluation. Athens/Clarke Solid Waste Facility.

Mohr Carney, M. . (09/29/2010). Understanding the Educational Ecosystem through the Lens of Systems Theory: Process Improvements for Greater Collaborative. Newell Rubbermaid Investing in the Community.

Mohr Carney, M. . (05/06/2010). Program Evaluation. Athens/Clarke Water Resource Center.

Mohr Carney, M. . (03/31/2010). Nonprofit Careers Panel. UGA.

Mohr Carney, M. . (03/05/2010). Grant Writing. Athens/Clarke County Solid Waste Facility.

Mohr Carney, M. . (11/02/2009). Nonprofit Careers Panel. UGA.

Mohr Carney, M. . (08/06/2009 - 08/07/2009). Grant Writing Seminar. Clayton County.

Carney, M. . (06/30/2009). Female Partner Violence Offenders: Current Research and Practice Implications. Presenter at the From Ideology to Inclusion 2009: New Directions in Domestic Violence Research and Interventions Conference. Los Angeles, CA

Mohr Carney, M. . (04/10/2009). CEO Evaluation Training. Georgia Center for Nonprofits.

Mohr Carney, M. . (03/16/2009). Nonprofits in the US, Maassai Women from Kenya. Carl Vinson Institute.

Carney, M. . (02/28/2006). Do Batterer Intervention Programs Serve African-American and Caucasian Batterers Equally Well? Paper presented at the 52nd Annual Program meeting of the Council on Social Work Education. Chicago, IL

Carney, M. & Buttell, F. . (01/31/2006). A large sample investigation of a batter intervention program: Investigating differential program effect for African-American and Caucasian men. Paper presented at the 10th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research. San Antonio, TX

Carney, M. & Buttell, F. . (01/31/2003). Reducing Juvenile Recidivism: Evaluating the Wraparound Services Model. Society for Social Work and Research. Washington, DC

Buttell, F. & Carney, M. . (02/28/2002). Predictors of Attrition Among Batterers Court-Ordered into Treatment. Council on Social Work Education 48th Annual Program Meeting. Nashville, TN

Carney, M. & Buttell, F. . (02/28/2002). Serving Juvenile Offenders: Predicting Attrition to Prevent Service Gaps. Council on Social Work Education 48th Annual Program Meeting. Nashville, TN

Buttell, F. & Carney, M. . (01/31/2002). Psychological and Demographic Predictors of Attrition Among Court-Ordered Batterers. Society for Social Work and Research. San Diego, CA

Wolfer, T. Carney, M. & Ward, J. . (01/31/2001). Reconceptualizing the Field Liaison Role: Enhancing Student Learning with Video Conferencing Technology. Society for Social Work and Research. Atlanta, GA

Farber, N. Carney, M. & Kelly, B. . (11/30/2000). Practical and Ethical Dilemmas of Diversity for Practice in a Rural Southern Setting. Diversity Conference Social Work Practice. Atlanta, GA

Carney, M. Wolfer, T. & Ward, J. . (10/31/2000). Reconceptualizing the Field Liaison Role: Enhancing Student Learning with Video Conferencing Technology. Baccalaureate Program Directors Meeting. Destin, FL

Bronson, D. & Carney, M. . (07/31/2000). The Importance of Establishing Intervention Integrity in Program and Practice Evaluation: Two Case Examples. Evaluation for Practice International Conference. West Yorkshire, England

Carney, M. & Bronson, D. . (01/31/2000). Predicting Recidivism for Juvenile Delinquents. Society for Social Work Research. Charleston, SC

Wolfer, T. Carney, M. & Ward, J. . (01/31/2000). “What do Y’all Talk About?”: Assessing and Improving the Content of Field Liaison Visits. Society for Social Work Research. Charleston, SC

Wolfer, T. Carney, M. & Ward, J. . (09/30/1999). Acquiring Video Conferencing Technology to Enhance the Field Work Experience. Third Annual Technology Conference for Social Work Education and Practice. Charleston, SC

Carney, M. & Bronson, D. . (01/31/1998). Wraparound Services for Juvenile Delinquent Youth: Practice Implications. International Conference on Research for Social Work Practice. North Miami, FL

Bronson, D. & Carney, M. . (03/31/1997). Wraparound Services for Juvenile Delinquent Youth: An Empirical Evaluation. Forty-third Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education. Chicago, IL

Carney, M. & Bronson, D. . (02/28/1996). An Evaluation of Wraparound Services for Juvenile Delinquents: Preliminary Findings. Forty-second Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education. Washington, DC

Bronson, D. Baird, P. Carney, M. Clapp, J. Irby, M. & Skeels, J. . (02/28/1996). The Challenge of Providing Program Development and Outcome Evaluation. Fourteenth Annual Conference of the Ohio Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Toledo, Ohio

Selected Grants

Mohr Carney, Michelle, (Principal), Title IV-E, Arizona Department of Child Safety. Child Welfare Training Program (BSW/MSW). $6,500,000, (07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017) . Other States. Status: Funded.

Mohr Carney, Michelle, (Principal), Title IV-E, Arizona Department of Child Safety. Child Welfare Training Program (BSW/MSW). $6,500,000, (07/01/2015 - 06/30/2016) . Other States. Status: Funded.

Mohr Carney, Michelle, (Principal), Administration for Children and Families 2009 Stimulus grant funding. Building Community Services That Grow Local Economies, $1,000,000 awarded to partnership of lead agencies - ACTION, Inc., Institute for Nonprofit Organizations, and Community Connections, Inc., $1,000,000, (10/01/2009 - 10/31/2011) . Other States. Status: Funded.

Mohr Carney, Michelle, (Principal), Scholarship of Engagement, Office of Public Service and Outreach, University of Georgia. Creating an on-line community for nonprofit organizations., $5,500, (09/01/2009 - 09/30/2010) . Other University. Status: Funded.

Selected Awards & Honors

Teacher of the Year
Master of Arts, Nonprofit Management, University of Georgia
2011 - 2014

Graduation Speaker – August Commencement
School of Social Work, University of Georgia
2012

Public Service and Outreach (PSO) Fellow
Office of the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach, University of Georgia
2011

Teacher of the Year
School of Social Work Doctoral Program, University of Georgia
2010 - 2011

Teacher of the Year
Master of Arts, Nonprofit Management, University of Georgia
2007 - 2009

Graduation Speaker – May Commencement
School of Social Work, University of Georgia
2006

Graduation Speaker – May Commencement
College of Social Work, University of South Carolina
2004

Educator of the Year
College of Social Work, University of South Carolina
1999 - 2004


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