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Richard Spano

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Social Work History and Higher Education, University of Minnesota
Primary office:
785-864-8971
Twente Hall
Room 9


Academic Areas

Child welfare, particularly foster care, sexual abuse; the history of social work and social welfare, ethics and values as they impact practice.

Education

Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Teaching Interests

  • Social work practice
  • Ethical decision making, social work history and philosophy

Research Interests

  • Social work practice
  • Ethical decision making, social work history and philosophy
  • Child sexual abuse:

Selected Publications

Koenig, T. Lea, Leiste, M. R., Spano, R., & Chapin, R. (in press). Multidisciplinary team perspectives on older adult hoarding and mental illness. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect.


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