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Edward R. Canda Ph.D.

Professor
Coordinator of KU Spiritual Diversity and Social Work Initiative
Ph.D., Social Welfare, The Ohio State University
Primary office:
Twente Hall, 203


Summary

Edward R. Canda is Professor and Coordinator of the Spiritual Diversity Initiative in the School of Social Welfare at the University of Kansas. He joined the faculty in 1989. Before coming to KU, Dr. Canda was on the social work faculty of the University of Iowa for three years. He has an M.A. in Religious Studies (University of Denver, 1979) and MSW and Ph.D. degrees in social work (The Ohio State University, 1982 and 1986). Dr. Canda's research and service address connections between cultural diversity, spirituality, and resilience in relation to health, mental health, and disabilities. For more than 40 years, Professor Canda has been exploring insights from Eastern philosophy for social welfare. He has been a Visiting Researcher or Professor in South Korea at Sungkyunkwan University and in Japan at Ritsumeikan and Doshisha Universities. He has about 200 publications and has conducted about 230 presentations in the United States and in many other countries, especially in East Asia and Central Europe. His most widely cited books are Spiritual Diversity in Social Work Practice (Canda and Furman, 1999/2010, Oxford University Press) and Contemporary Human Behavior Theory (Robbins, Chatterjee, and Canda, 1998/2006/2012, Pearson). Dr. Canda has taught courses mainly in human behavior theory (at BSW, MSW, and PhD levels), qualitative research methods (at PhD level), spiritual diversity in practice (at MSW level), and study abroad in Korea (at BSW, MSW, and PhD levels). In 2013, he received the Council on Social Work Education's Significant Lifetime Achievement Award for innovations on spirituality through scholarship and education.

Teaching Interests

  • Human Behavior Theory
  • Spiritual Diversity
  • Cultural Diversity
  • International Social Work
  • Study Abroad: Social Welfare in Korea
  • Qualitative Research Methods

Research Interests

  • Social Work
  • Spiritual Diversity
  • Cultural Diversity
  • International Social Work
  • Philosophy of Social Welfare
  • Social Welfare in East Asia
  • Health Resilience
  • Mental Health Recovery

Selected Publications

Canda, E. R., & Gomi, S. (2018). Zen philosophy of spiritual development: Insights about human development and spiritual diversity for social work education [Journal Articles]. Accepted/In Press. https://doi.org/10.1080/15426432.2018.1520671
Robbins, S., Chatterjee, P., Canda, E. R., & Leibowitz, G. (2018). Contemporary human behavior theory: A critical perspective for social work, fourth edition [Books].
Vetvik, E. E., Danbolt, T., Furman, L. D., Benson, P. W., & Canda, E. R. (2018). A comparative analysis of Norwegian and American social workers’ views about inclusion of religion and spirituality in social work. [Journal Articles]. 37(2), 105–127. https://doi.org/10.1080/15426432.2017.1422415
Canda, E. R. (2018). Foreword to Integrative body-mind-spirit social work (M.-Y. Lee, Ed.) [Book Chapters]. Oxford University Press.
Yi, J.-H. (2017). On Right Sounds to Educate the People (the Korean alphabet as created by King Sejong) and the Right Changes (by Kim Il-Bu) (E. Canda, Ed.; pp. 361–420) [Book Chapters]. Asian Culture Press.
Yi, J.-H. (2017). The Korean alphabet: Right sounds to educate the people; Explanation and translation, third edition. Edited by Dong-Jun Yi. (M.-G. You & E. Canda, Eds.) [Book Chapters].
Chappell Deckert, J., & Canda, E. R. (2016). The influence of faith background on Mennonite students’ choice of social work as a profession: An exploratory study. [Journal Articles]. 43(2), 213–232.
Furman, L. D., Benson, P. W., Moss, B., Danbolt, T., & Canda, E. R. (2016). Reflections on collective trauma, faith, and service delivery to victims of terrorism and natural disaster. [Journal Articles]. 43(1), 74–94.
Benson, P. W., Furman, L. D., Canda, E. R., Moss, B., & Danbolt, T. (2015). Spiritually sensitive social work with victims of natural disasters and terrorism [Journal Articles]. bcv053, 1–22.
Nelson-Becker, H., Canda, E. R., & Nakashima, M. (2015). Spirituality in professional practice with older adults (D. B. Kaplan & B. Berkman, Eds.; pp. 73–84) [Book Chapters]. Oxford University Press.
Starnino, V. R., & Canda, E. R. (2014). The spiritual developmental process for people in recovery from severe mental illness [Journal Articles]. 33(3–4), 274–299. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15426432.2014.930626#.VNOE_2h...
Gomi, S., Starnino, V. R., & Canda, E. R. (2014). Spiritual assessment in mental health recovery [Journal Articles]. 50(4), 447–453. http:// doi: 10.1007/s10597-013-9653-z
Gomi, S., & Edward, C. R. (2014). Teaching resource on spirituality and mental health recovery: Insights from the art and words of consumers of mental health services (M. Sherr, Ed.) [Education/Curriculum Modules]. CSWE. http://www.cswe.org/File.aspx?id=72579
Canda, E. R. (2014). Foreword (H. Land, Ed.) [Other]. Lyceum Books.
Canda, E. R. (2014). Foreword to the Japanese translation (K. Kihara, Y. Nakagawa, & M. Hujii, Eds.) [Other]. Minerva Ghobo.
Starnino, V., Gomi, S., & Canda, E. (2014). Spiritual strengths assessment in mental health practice [Journal Articles]. 44, 849–867. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcs179
Canda, E. R., & Warren, S. (2013). Mindfulness-based therapy (C. Franklin, Ed.) [Dictionary/Encyclopedia Articles]. NASW Press and Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780199975839.013.988
Canda, E. R. (2013). Chronic illness and spiritual transformation (D. Saleebey, Ed.; Issue 6, pp. 79–96) [Book Chapters]. Pearson.
Banerjee, M., & Canda, E. R. (2013). Comparing Rawlsian justice and the capabilities approach to justice from a spiritually sensitive social work perspective (M. Sheridan, Ed.) [Book Chapters]. Routledge.
Canda, E. R. (2013). Confucianism (S. Jeffers, M. Nelson, V. Barnet, & M. Brannigan, Eds.; pp. 422-436.) [Book Chapters]. Radcliffe Publishing Ltd.
Canda, E. R. (2013). Filial piety and care for elders: A contested Confucian virtue re-examined [Journal Articles]. 22(3–4), 213–234.
Canda, E. R. (2013). Human needs: Religion and spirituality (update) (C. Franklin, Ed.) [Dictionary/Encyclopedia Articles]. NASW Press and Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780199975839.013.557
Starnino, V. R., Gomi, S., & Canda, E. R. (2012). Spiritual strengths assessment in mental health practice [Journal Articles]. 1–19. http://doi: 10.1093/bjsw/bcs179
Banerjee, M. M., & Canda, E. R. (2012). Comparing Rawlsian justice and the capabilities approach to justice from a spiritually sensitive social work perspective [Journal Articles]. 31, 9–13.
Robbins, S. P., Chatterjee, P., & Canda, E. R. (2012). Contemporary human behavior theory: A critical perspective for social work, third edition (Issue 3) [Books]. Pearson Allyn & Bacon.
Banerjee, M. B., & Canda, E. R. (2012). Culturally Competent international social work research. [Online Education Modules]. http://www.cswe.org/TeachingModules/78692.aspx
Gomi, S., & Canda, E. R. (2012). The Billiken: Bringer of good luck and cultural competence [Journal Articles]. 18(1), 73–82.
Furman, L. D., Benson, P. W., & Canda, E. R. (2011). Christian social workers’ attitudes on the role of religion and spirituality in U.S. social work practice and education 1997-2008 [Journal Articles]. 38(2), 175–200.
Stirling, B., Furman, L. D., Benson, P., Canda, E. R., & Grimwood, C. (2010). A comparative survey of Aotearoa New Zealand and UK social workers on the role of religion and spirituality in practice [Journal Articles]. 40(2), 602–621.
Canda, E. R. (2010). Nurturing the spiritual development of youth through professional helping: Emerging issues in international perspective [Journal Articles]. 9(1), 1–14. http://currents.synergiesprairies.ca/currents/index.php/currents/article...
Canda, E. R., & Furman, L. D. (2010). Spiritual diversity in social work practice (Issue 2) [Books]. Oxford University Press.
Canda, E. R., & Cheon, J. W. (Eds.). (2010). Spirituality in positive youth development and social work (Vol. 9, Issue 1) [Journal Issues]. http://currents.synergiesprairies.ca/currents/index.php/currents
Cheon, J. W., & Canda, E. R. (2010). The meaning and engagement of spirituality for positive youth development in social work [Journal Articles]. 91(2), 121–126.
Stirling, B., Furman, L. D., Benson, P. W., Canda, E. R., & Grimwood, C. (2009). A comparative survey of Aotearoa New Zealand and UK social workers on the role of religion and spirituality in practice [Journal Articles]. Published. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcp008
Canda, E. R. (2009). Chronic illness and transilience along my spiritual path (D. Saleebey, Ed.; Issue 5, pp. 72–92) [Book Chapters]. Pearson/Allyn & Bacon.
Canda, E. R. (2009). Cosmocentric social work: Spiritual diversity and caring for the healing of the world (A. Yoshida, H. Moriya, Y. Hirano, & Y. Nakagawa, Eds.; pp. 136–142) [Book Chapters]. Japan Holistic Education Society.
Canda, E. R. (2009). Foreword (M. Y. Lee, A. M. Ng, P. P. Y. Leung, & C. L. W. Chan, Eds.; pp. vii–ix) [Other]. Oxford University Press.
Canda, E. R. (2009). Nurturing the spiritual development of youth through professional helping: Emerging issues in international perspective (J. W. Cheon & E. R. Canda, Eds.) [Book Chapters]. Shinjeong Publishing Company.
Canda, E. R. (2009). Spiritual well-being (S. J. Lopez, Ed.; Vol. 2, pp. 924–928) [Dictionary/Encyclopedia Articles]. Wiley-Blackwell.
Kim, K. M., & Canda, E. R. (2009). Spirituality and social work scholarship in Korea: A content analysis [Journal Articles]. 40(2), 203–225.
Banerjee, M. M., & Canda, E. R. (2009). Spirituality as a strength of African American women responding to welfare reform [Journal Articles]. 28(3), 239–262.
Nelson-Becker, H., & Canda, E. R. (2009). Spirituality, religion, and aging research in social work: State of the art and future possibilities (J. W. Ellor, Ed.; pp. 169–184) [Book Chapters]. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.
Canda, E. (2008). Religion and spirituality (T. Mizrahi & L. E. Davis, Eds.) [Dictionary/Encyclopedia Articles]. Oxford University Press. University of Kansas. http://www.oxford-naswsocialwork.com.www2.lib.ku.edu:2048/entry?entry=t2...
Canda, E. R. (2008). Foreword (A. Bein, Ed.; pp. ix–xi) [Other]. John Wiley & Sons.
Canda, E. R. (2008). Spiritual connection in social work: Boundary violations and transcendence [Journal Articles]. 27(1–2), 25–40.
Nelson-Becker, H., & Canda, E. R. (2008). Spirituality, religion, and aging research in social work: State of the art and future possibilities [Journal Articles]. 20(3), 177–193.
Furman, L. D., Zahl, M. A., Benson, P. W., & Canda, E. R. (2007). An international analysis of the role of religion and spirituality in social work practice [Journal Articles]. 88(2), 241–254.
Canda, E. R. (2007). Dancing with death (Vol. 27, Issue 5, pp. 2–6) [Newsletter Articles].
Kim, K., & Canda, E. R. (2007). Empowerment approach to promote health for people with disabilities using a holistic view of health (S. Jung, K. Kim, S. Park, H. Park, H. Choi, & H. Lee, Eds.; pp. 181–214) [Book Chapters]. Hakjisa.
Canda, E. R. (2007). Foreword (N. Pewewardy, Ed.) [Other]. Council on Social Work Education.
Zahl, M. A., Furman, L. D., Benson, P. W., & Canda, E. R. (2007). Religion and spirituality in social work practice and education in a cross-cultural context: Findings from a Norwegian and UK study [Journal Articles]. 10(3), 295–317.
Kim, K. M., & Canda, E. R. (2007). Supporting the well-being of people with mobility disabilities through social work practice [Journal Articles]. 6(4), 31–51.
Kim, K. M., & Canda, E. R. (2006). A holistic view of health and health promotion in social work for people with disabilities [Journal Articles]. 5(2), 49–67.
Robbins, S. P., Chatterjee, P., & Canda, E. R. (2006). Contemporary human behavior theory: A critical perspective for social work (Issue 2) [Books]. Pearson Allyn & Bacon.
Canda, E. R., Ketchell, A., Dybicz, P., Pyles, L., & Nelson-Becker, H. (2006). Health through faith and community: A study resource for Christian faith communities to promote personal and social well-being [Books]. Haworth Pastoral Press.
Nelson-Becker, H., Nakashima, M., & Canda, E. R. (2006). Spiritual assessment in aging: A framework for clinicians [Journal Articles]. 48(3/4), 331–347.
Nelson-Becker, H., Nakashima, M., & Canda, E. R. (2006). Spirituality in professional helping interventions (B. Berkman & S. D’Ambruoso, Eds.; pp. 797–807) [Book Chapters]. Oxford University Press.
Canda, E. R. (2006). The significance of spirituality for resilient response to chronic illness: A qualitative study of adults with cystic fibrosis (D. Saleebey, Ed.; Issue 4, pp. 61–76) [Book Chapters]. Pearson Allyn & Bacon.
Eichler, M., Deegan, G., Canda, E. R., & Wells, S. (2006). Using the strengths assessment to mobilize spiritual resources (K. B. Helmeke & C. F. Sori, Eds.; pp. 69–76) [Book Chapters]. The Haworth Press.
Canda, E. R. (2006). Voices from the field [on spirituality in social work] (S. W. Boyle, G. H. Hull, J. H. Mather, L. L. Smith, & O. W. Farley, Eds.) [Other]. Pearson Allyn and Bacon.
Furman, L. D., Benson, P. W., & Canda, E. R. (2005). A comparative international analysis of religion and spirituality in social work: A survey of UK and US social workers [Journal Articles]. 24(8), 813–839.
Canda, E. R. (2005). Integrating religion and social work in dual degree programs (D. Lee & R. O’Gorman, Eds.) [Book Chapters]. Haworth Press.
Canda, E. R. (2005). Integrating religion and social work in dual degree programs [Journal Articles]. 24(1/2), 79–91.
Canda, E. R. (2005). Letter from the guest editor: Fish in trees (Vol. 11, Issue 1, pp. 4–7) [Editorials, Journal].
Nakashima, M., & Canda, E. R. (2005). Positive dying and resiliency in later life: A qualitative study [Journal Articles]. 19(1), 109–125.
Canda, E. R. (Ed.). (2005). Spiritual diversity in social work (Vol. 11, Issue 3) [Journal Issues].
Canda, E. R. (2005). The future of spirituality in social work: The farther reaches of human nurture [Journal Articles]. 6(1), 97–108.
Canda, E. R. (2004). [Book Reviews]. 23(4), 123–124.
Canda, E. R., Nakashima, M., & Furman, L. D. (2004). Ethical considerations about spirituality in social work: Insights from a national qualitative survey [Journal Articles]. 85(1), 1–9.
Furman, L., Benson, P., Grimwood, C., & Canda, E. R. (2004). Religion and spirituality in social work education and direct practice at the millennium: A survey of UK social workers [Journal Articles]. 34, 767–792.
Furman, L. D., Benson, P. W., & Canda, E. R. (2004). Religion, spirituality, and geographic region in the USA: An examination of regional similarities and differences among social workers in direct practice [Journal Articles]. 31(3), 267–294.
Canda, E. R. (2003). Author’s preface (P. Seung-Hee, Ed.; pp. 7–10) [Other]. Sungkyunkwan University Press.
Canda, E. R. (2003). Ethical decision making about use of spirituality in practice [Other]. http://www.ongoodauthority.com
Canda, E. R. (2003). Heed your calling and follow it far: Suggestions for authors who write about spirituality or other innovations for social work [Journal Articles]. 84(1), 80–85.
Canda, E. R. (2003). Korean shamanic initiation as therapeutic transformation: A transcultural view (Korean National Commission for UNESCO, Ed.; pp. 423–445) [Book Chapters]. Hollym.
Canda, E. R. (2003). Social work and Evangelical Christians: A letter to the editor in response to Hodge (Vol. 48, Issue 2, pp. 278–282) [Editorials, Journal].
Canda, E. R., Nakashima, M., Burgess, V., Russel, R., & Barfield, S. T. (2003). Spiritual diversity and social work: A comprehensive bibliography with annotations (Issue 2) [Books]. Council on Social Work Education.
Canda, E. R., & Furman, L. E. (2003). Spiritual diversity in social work practice: The heart of helping (Korean translation) (S.-H. Park, Ed.) [Books]. Sungkyunkwan University Press.
Canda, E. R. (2003). University of Kansas Ph.D. program in social work (B. A. Thyer & T. G. Arnold, Eds.; pp. 51–54) [Book Chapters]. Council on Social Work Education.
Canda, E. R. (2002). A world wide view on spirituality and social work: Reflections from the USA experience and suggestions for internationalization [Journal Articles]. 1(1). http://207.34.118.41/fsw/currents/articles/index
Canda, E. R. (2002). Buddhism (Mary. P. Van Hook, B. Hugen, & M. Aguilar, Eds.; pp. 53–72) [Book Chapters]. Wadsworth.
Bartle, E. E., Couchonnal, G., Canda, E. R., & Staker, M. D. (2002). Empowerment as a dynamically developing concept for practice: Lessons learned from organizational ethnography [Journal Articles]. 47(1), 32–43.
Besthorn, F., & Canda, E. R. (2002). Revisioning environment: Deep ecology for education and teaching in social work [Journal Articles]. 22(1/2), 79–101.
Canda, E. R. (2002). Starting points for spiritually sensitive mental health practice and assessment (Vol. 26, Issue 6, pp. 12–13) [Newsletter Articles].
Canda, E. R. (2002). Summary of participants’ recommendations about virtual and physical centers for spirituality and social work [Web Publishing (article, blog, wiki, other)]. http://www.spirituality-and-social-work.net/se_2002_notes.htm
Canda, E. R. (2002). The significance of spirituality for resilient response to chronic illness: A qualitative study of adults with cystic fibrosis (D. Saleebey, Ed.; Issue 3, pp. 63–79) [Book Chapters]. Longman.
Canda, E. R. (2002). Toward spiritually sensitive social work scholarship: Insights from classical Confucianism [Journal Articles]. 1(1), 23 pages. http://www.ejsw.net
Canda, E. R. (2002). Wisdom from the Confucian classics for spiritually sensitive social welfare [Journal Articles]. 1(1), 31 pages. http://207.34.118.41/fsw/currents/articles/index
Canda, E. R. (2001). Transcending through disability and death: Transpersonal themes in living with cystic fibrosis (E. R. Canda & E. D. Smith, Eds.; pp. 109–134) [Book Chapters]. Haworth Press.
Canda, E. R. (2001). Transcending through disability and death: Transpersonal themes in living with cystic fibrosis [Journal Articles]. 20(1/2), 109–134.
Canda, E. R., & Smith, E. D. (Eds.). (2001). Transpersonal perspectives on spirituality in social work (Vol. 20, Issue 1/2) [Journal Issues].
Canda, E. R., & Smith, E. D. (Eds.). (2001). Transpersonal perspectives on spirituality in social work [Books]. Haworth Press.
Canda, E. R. (2000). Appreciation of Professor Daniel Booduck Lee, DSW (pp. 278–281) [Other]. Humanity and Welfare Publishing.
Canda, E. R. (1999). [Book Reviews]. 44(1), 89–90.
Canda, E. R. (1999). A transpersonal approach to psychosocial assessment in spiritually sensitive social work [Journal Articles]. 38(1), 151–175.
Canda, E. R. (1999). A world view on spirituality and social work: Focus on East Asia (Vol. 6, Issue 2, p. 4) [Newsletter Articles].
Schmidt-Tieszen, A., & Canda, E. R. (1999). An accountability group: A case study of a church-based response to sexual abuse by clergy [Journal Articles]. 19(1), 29–47.
Canda, E. R. (1999). Exchanging Eastern and Western perspectives on Confucianism and social welfare (Y. Suhnnhyung, Ed.) [Monographs]. College of Confucian Studies and Department of Social Welfare, Sungkyunkwan University.
Canda, E. R. (1999). General principles and recommendations from the Confucian classic, “The Book of Rites,” for contemporary social welfare [Monographs]. College of Confucian Studies and Department of Social Welfare, Sungkyunkwan University.
Robbins, S. P., Chatterjee, P., & Canda, E. R. (1999). Ideology, scientific theory, and social work practice [Journal Articles]. 80(4), 374–384.
Canda, E. R. (1999). Slovak Lutheran social ethics and spiritually sensitive social work in the USA (V. Gluchman & M. Gluchmanova, Eds.; pp. 60–69) [Book Chapters].
Canda, E. R., Nakashima, M., Burgess, V., & Russel, R. (1999). Spiritual diversity and social work: A comprehensive bibliography with annotations [Books]. Council on Social Work Education.
Canda, E. R., & Furman, L. E. (1999). Spiritual diversity in social work practice: The heart of helping [Books]. Free Press.
Canda, E. R. (1999). Spirituality and social work: A global opportunity (Y. Suhnnhyung, Ed.) [Monographs]. Institute for Spirituality and Social Work.
Canda, E. R. (1999). Spiritually sensitive social work: Key concepts and ideals [Journal Articles]. 1(1), 1–15. http://cj.bemidjistate.edu/sw_journal/issue1/contents.html
Canda, E. R. (1998). A world view on spirituality and social work (Vol. 5, Issue 2, p. 4) [Newsletter Articles].
Robbins, S. P., Chatterjee, P., & Canda, E. R. (1998). Contemporary human behavior theory: A critical perspective for social work [Books]. Needham Heights, MA.
Canda, E. R. (1998). Linking spirituality and social work: Five themes for innovation [Journal Articles]. 18(2), 97–106.
Canda, E. R. (Ed.). (1998). Spirituality in social work: New directions (Vol. 18, Issue 2) [Journal Issues].
Canda, E. R. (Ed.). (1998). Spirituality in social work: New directions [Books]. Haworth Press.
Canda, E. R. (1998). Syllabus for SW855: Spiritual aspects of social work practice (D. Saleebey, Ed.; pp. 85–93) [Book Chapters]. Council on Social Work Education.
Canda, E. R. (1998). Syllabus for SW979: Methods of naturalistic and qualitative research (D. Burnette, Ed.; pp. 33–39) [Book Chapters]. Council on Social Work Education.
Canda, E. R., & Yellow Bird, M. J. (1997). Another view: Cultural strengths are crucial (Vol. 78, Issue 3, p. 248) [Editorials, Journal].
Canda, E. R. (1997). Does religion and spirituality have a significant place in the core HBSE curriculum? Yes (M. Bloom & W. C. Klein, Eds.; pp. 172–177 and 183–184) [Book Chapters]. Allyn & Bacon.
Canda, E. R. (1997). Spirituality in social work (pp. 299–309) [Dictionary/Encyclopedia Articles]. National Association of Social Workers Press.
Canda, E. R. (1996). [Book Reviews]. 14(1), 21.
Bartle, E., & Canda, E. R. (1996). An ethnographic study of project EAGLE’s transition from a CCDP to an Early Head Start program [Other].
Canda, E. R., Bartle, E., & Couchonnal, G. (1996). Comprehensive child development program ethnography for Project Eagle, Kansas City, KS, report sixteen [Other].
Canda, E. R. (1996). Creating stone pagodas [Journal Articles]. 14(2), 21–23. http://www.kwanumzen.com/primarypoint/v14n2-1996-fall-CreatingStonePagod...
Canda, E. R., & Yellow Bird, M. J. (1996). Cross-tradition borrowing of spiritual practices in social work settings (Vol. 3, Issue 1, pp. 1, 7) [Newsletter Articles].
Canda, E. R., & Canda, H. J. (1996). Korean spiritual philosophies of human service: Current state and prospects [Journal Articles]. 18(3), 53–70.
Bartle, E., & Canda, E. R. (1996). Lessons learned: Tracing the concept of empowerment throughout project EAGLE’s development [Other].
Kang, N., & Canda, E. R. (1995). Opening the word-gate: The innovative style of a Korean shaman [Journal Articles]. 49–55.
Canda, E. R. (1995). [Book Reviews]. 76(7), 451–452.
Lewandowski, C., & Canda, E. R. (1995). A typological model for the assessment of religious groups [Journal Articles]. 18(1), 17–38.
Canda, E. R. (1995). Bodhisattva, sage, and shaman: Exemplars of compassion and service in traditional Korean religions (H.-Y. Kwon, Ed.; pp. 31–44) [Book Chapters]. Integrated Technical Resources.
Canda, E. R., Bartle, E., & Couchonnal, G. (1995). Comprehensive child development program ethnography for Project Eagle, Kansas City, KS, report fifteen [Other].
Canda, E. R., Bartle, E., & Couchonnal, G. (1995). Comprehensive child development program ethnography for Project Eagle, Kansas City, KS, report fourteen [Other].
Canda, E. R., Carrizosa, S., & Yellow Bird, M. (1995). Cultural diversity in child welfare practice: A training curriculum for cultural competence, revised [Manuals].
Canda, E. R. (1995). Retrieving the soul of social work; keynote address (Vol. 2, Issue 2, pp. 5–8) [Newsletter Articles].
Canda, E. R. (Ed.). (1995). Spirituality (Vol. 1, Issue 4) [Journal Issues].
Canda, E. R. (1995). The reflecting pool: Editorial on the spirituality of helping (Vol. 1, Issue 4, pp. 2–4) [Editorials, Journal].
Canda, E. R. (1995). Wellness and alternatives to conventional medicine (pp. 6–7) [Newsletter Articles].
Canda, E. R. (1994). Rebirth of society for spirituality and social work: Retrospect and prospect (Vol. 1) [Newsletter Articles].
Canda, E. R., Srinivasan, M., & Couchonnal, G. (1994). Comprehensive child development program ethnography for Project Eagle, Kansas City, KS, report eleven [Other].
Canda, E. R., Bartle, E., & Couchonnal, G. (1994). Comprehensive child development program ethnography for Project Eagle, Kansas City, KS, report thirteen [Other].
Canda, E. R., Srinivasan, M., & Couchonnal, G. (1994). Comprehensive child development program ethnography for Project Eagle, Kansas City, KS, report twelve [Other].
Carrizosa, S., & Canda, E. R. (1994). Cultural diversity in child welfare practice: A training curriculum (Issue 2) [Manuals].
Canda, E. R. (1994). Philosophy of equilibrium and change in Western thought and its Eastern connections (H.-K. Lee & S.-I. Lee, Eds.; pp. 147–163) [Book Chapters]. Sung Kyun Kwan University Press.
Canda, E. R., & Chambers, D. (1994). Should spiritual principles guide social policy? (H. J. Karger & J. Midgley, Eds.; pp. 64–69 and 74–78) [Book Chapters]. Allyn & Bacon.
Cheung, K. F. M., & Canda, E. R. (1994). Social work educational innovations in a refugee training project [Journal Articles]. 37, 137–147.
Canda, E. R. (1994). Spiritually sensitive social work (C. H. Simpkinson, D. A. Wengell, & M. J. A. Casavant, Eds.; pp. 31–34) [Book Chapters]. Common Boundary, Inc.
Canda, E. R. (1993). [Book Reviews]. 38(2), 237–238.
Canda, E. R. (1993). [Book Reviews]. 20(2), 148–150.
Canda, E. R., Srinivasan, M., & Couchonnal, G. (1993). Comprehensive child development program ethnography for Project Eagle, Kansas City, KS, report eight [Other].
Canda, E. R., Srinivasan, M., & Couchonnal, G. (1993). Comprehensive child development program ethnography for Project Eagle, Kansas City, KS, report nine [Other].
Canda, E. R., Srinivasan, M., & Couchonnal, G. (1993). Comprehensive child development program ethnography for Project Eagle, Kansas City, KS, report ten [Other].
Carrizosa, S., & Canda, E. R. (1993). Cultural diversity in child welfare practice: A training curriculum [Manuals].
Canda, E. R. (1993). Gripped by the drum: The Korean tradition of nongak [Journal Articles]. 18–23.
Canda, E. R., Shin, S. I., & Canda, H. J. (1993). Traditional philosophies of human service in Korea and contemporary social work implications [Journal Articles]. 15(3), 84–104.
Canda, E. R., & Phaobtong, T. (1992). Buddhism as a support system for Southeast Asian Refugees [Journal Articles]. 37(1), 61–67.
Canda, E. R., Shin, S. I., & Srinivasan, M. (1992). Comprehensive child development program ethnography for Project Eagle, Kansas City, KS, report five [Other].
Canda, E. R., Srinivasan, M., & Couchonnal, G. (1992). Comprehensive child development program ethnography for Project Eagle, Kansas City, KS, report seven [Other].
Canda, E. R., Shin, S. I., & Srinivasan, M. (1992). Comprehensive child development program ethnography for Project Eagle, Kansas City, KS, report six [Other].
Canda, E. R. (1992). International networking (Vol. 3, Issue 2, pp. 21–24) [Editorials, Journal].
Canda, E. R. (1992). Korea shamanism: One American’s spiritual insights [Journal Articles]. 6(2), 64–69.
Canda, E. R. (1992). Spirituality and social work: 1992 bibliographic update (Vol. 3, Issue 2, pp. 24–26) [Other].
Cheung, M., & Canda, E. R. (1992). Training Southeast Asian refugees as social workers [Journal Articles]. 14(2/3), 88–101.
Stern, R., Canda, E. R., & Doershuk, C. (1992). Use of non-medical treatment by cystic fibrosis patients [Journal Articles]. 13, 612–615.
Canda, E. R. (1991). [Book Reviews]. 2(1), 15–16.
Canda, E. R., Shin, S. I., & Hampton, J. (1991). Comprehensive child development program ethnography for Project Eagle, Kansas City, KS, report four [Other].
Canda, E. R., Shin, S. I., & Hampton, J. (1991). Comprehensive child development program ethnography for Project Eagle, Kansas City, KS, report three [Other].
Canda, E. R., Shin, S. I., & Hampton, J. (1991). Comprehensive child development program ethnography for Project Eagle, Kansas City, KS, report two [Other].
Canda, E. R. (1991). East/West philosophical synthesis in transpersonal theory [Journal Articles]. 18(4), 137–152.
Canda, E. R. (1991). Government funding of innovative research [Journal Articles]. 2(2/3), 9–10.
Canda, E. R. (1991). Philosophy of equilibrium and change in Western thought and its Eastern connections [Monographs]. Sung Kyun Kwan University Press.
Canda, E. R. (1991). Topical bibliography on spirituality and social work (Vol. 2, Issue 2, pp. 19–25) [Other].
Canda, E. R. (1990). [Reviews]. 1(1), 12.
Canda, E. R. (1990). Afterward: Native American spirituality and social work [Journal Articles]. 1(2), 11–12.
Canda, E. R. (1990). An holistic approach to prayer for social work practice [Journal Articles]. 16(3), 3–13.
Canda, E. R., Shin, S. I., & Hampton, J. (1990). Comprehensive child development program ethnography for Project Eagle, Kansas City, KS, report one [Other].
Canda, E. R. (1990). Spiritual diversity and social work values (J. J. Kattakayam, Ed.; pp. 1–20) [Book Chapters]. University of Kerala.
Canda, E. R. (1990). Spirituality re-examined [Journal Articles]. 1(1), 13–14.
Canda, E. R. (1989). Challenge for renewal of Korean Shamanism: An abstract (Vol. 1, pp. 1–3) [Newsletter Articles].
Canda, E. R. (1989). Korean Shamanism in the contemporary world: Challenge for renewal [Journal Articles]. 29(4), 4–11.
Canda, E. R. (1989). Religion and social work: A response to Paul Sanzenbach (Vol. 70, Issue 9, pp. 572–574) [Editorials, Journal].
Canda, E. R. (1989). Religious content in social work education: A comparative approach [Journal Articles]. 25(1), 36–45.
Canda, E. R. (1989). Therapeutic use of writing and other media with Southeast Asian refugees [Journal Articles]. 4(2), 47–60.
Canda, E. R. (1989). Therapeutic use of writing and other media with Southeast Asian refugees (P. Kelley, Ed.; pp. 47–60) [Book Chapters]. Haworth.
Canda, E. R. (1989). Topical bibliography on religion and social work [Other]. Spirituality and Social Work Network.
Canda, E. R. (1988). Conceptualizing spirituality for social work: Insights from diverse perspectives [Journal Articles]. 14(1), 30–46.
Canda, E. R., & Imbrogno, S. (1988). General systems theory and the Book of Changes: Toward a convergence of Western and Eastern thought [Journal Articles]. 22, 203–231.
Walz, T., & Canda, E. R. (1988). Gross national consumption in the United States: Implications for Third World development [Journal Articles]. 25(3/4), 165–175.
Canda, E. R., Cheung, M. K. F., & Kelley, P. (1988). Refugee training and family service project of the University of Iowa School of Social Work final report [Other].
Canda, E. R. (1988). Religious aspects of transcultural relations: Value considerations for professional helpers (D. B. Lee, Ed.; pp. 173–183) [Conference Proceedings]. Transcultural Family Institute, Inc.
Imbrogno, S., & Canda, E. R. (1988). Social work as an holistic system of activity [Journal Articles]. 14(1), 16–29.
Canda, E. R. (1988). Southeast Asian refugees in Iowa: Cultural background, needs, and services [Manuals].
Canda, E. R. (1988). Spirituality, religious diversity, and social work practice [Journal Articles]. 69(4), 238–247.
Canda, E. R. (1988). Therapeutic transformation in ritual, therapy, and human development [Journal Articles]. 27(3), 205–220.
Canda, E. R. (1987). Contributions of Eastern philosophy to Western science in the modern world (pp. 11–12, 101–109) [Editorials, Journal].
Canda, E. R. (1986). A conceptualization of spirituality for social work: Its issues and implications [Other]. University Microfilms International.
Canda, E. R. (Ed.). (1986). Southeast Asian refugees: Needs and service approaches: A manual for health and mental health professionals in central Ohio [Manuals]. Columbus Area Refugee Task Force.
Canda, E. R. (1983). General implications of shamanism for clinical social work [Journal Articles]. 26(4), 14–22.
Canda, E. R. (1983). Korean shamanic initiation as therapeutic transformation (Korean National Commission for UNESCO, Ed.) [Book Chapters]. Si-Sa-Yong-O-Sa Publishers, Inc.
Canda, E. R. (1983). Korean shamanic initiation as therapeutic transformation (Korean National Commission for UNESCO, Ed.; Vols. 21–47) [Book Chapters]. Pace International Research.
Canda, E. R. (1982). Korean shamanic initiation as therapeutic transformation: A transcultural view [Journal Articles]. 22(11), 13–26.
Canda, E. R. (1982). Therapeutic transformation: A transcultural model for clinical social work [Other].
Canda, E. R. (1981). The Korean tiger: Trickster and servant of the sacred [Journal Articles]. 21(11), 22–38.
Canda, E. R. (1980). The Korean mountain spirit [Journal Articles]. 20(9), 11–16.
Canda, E. R. (1979). The tiger and the shaman: Mastery of sacred power in Korea [Other].
Canda, E. R., Moon, J., & Kim, K. M. (accepted/in press). Korean social welfare’s approach to spiritual diversity. (B. R. Crisp, Ed.; pp. 26–34) [Book Chapters]. Routledge.
Canda, E. R. (accepted/in press). Promoting human well-being and environmental justice through social work: A deep ecological perspective. (I. Prihonska, Ed.) [Book Chapters]. Czech Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs and the UHK Institute of Social Work.
Canda, E. R. (accepted/in press). Reflections on spiritually sensitive social work for Caritas Seoul. [Monographs]. Caritas Seoul.
Canda, E. R. (accepted/in press). Respecting spiritual diversity in social work: Clients’ rights to freedom of and freedom from religion. (Z. Truhlarova, Ed.) [Book Chapters].
Canda, E. R. (accepted/in press). Review of “America Will Be! Conversations on Hope, Freedom, and Democracy” by Vincent Harding & Daisaku Ikeda. [Book Reviews Review of “America Will Be! Conversations on Hope, Freedom, and Democracy” by Vincent Harding & Daisaku Ikeda.].
Canda, E. R., Furman, L. D., & Canda, H.-J. (accepted/in press). Spiritual diversity in social work practice: The heart of helping, third edition [Books]. Oxford University Press.
Canda, E. R., & Warren, S. (accepted/in press). Spiritual well-being [Dictionary/Encyclopedia Articles]. Wiley-Blackwell.

Selected Presentations

Canda, E. R., & Canda, H. (6/21/2019). Recent trends in connecting spiritual diversity to social work practice. Department of Social Work, Theological Faculty, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic. Olomouc, Czech Republic
Canda, E. R., & Canda, H. (6/6/2019). Supporting optimal living and spiritual growth at the end of life. Symposium on Spiritual, Religious and Existential Wellbeing in Health and Social Care, Brunel University, London, UK. Brunel University, London, UK
Canda, E. R. (6/7/2019). The path of creative scholarship: Creating a research agenda in spirituality, religion, and existentialism for health and social care. Symposium on Spiritual, Religious and Existential Wellbeing in Health and Social Care, Brunel University, London UK. Brunel University, London, UK
Canda, E. R. (9/6/2018 - 9/6/2018). Optimal living and dying: Integrating Confucian insights with contemporary social welfare. The 2st Century Human Values Forum: Life, Embracing the Values of Living, Korea Foundation for Cultures and Ethics, Andong, Republic of Korea. Andong, Republic of Korea
Canda, E. R. (6/14/2018 - 6/14/2018). A transcultural perspective for social work. Department of Sociology, Kansai University, Osaka, Japan. Osaka, Japan
Canda, E. R. (6/8/2018 - 6/8/2018). An introduction to spirituality in social work with examples from the disabilities field. Human Rights Research Center, Kansai University, Osaka, Japan. Osaka, Japan
Canda, E. R. (5/18/2018 - 5/18/2018). Insights on positive living and dying from Eastern and Western perspectives. Jockey Club End-of-Life Community Care Project, University of Hong Kong. Hong Kong, China
Canda, E. R., & Canda, H. (5/17/2018 - 5/17/2018). Preventing burnout and promoting well-being for helpers in end-of-life care. Jockey Club End-of-Life Community Care Project, University of Hong Kong. Hong Kong, China
Canda, E. R., Canda, H., & Chan, C. (5/19/2018 - 5/19/2018). Spiritual Growth at the End of Life. Jockey Club End-of-Life Community Care Project, University of Hong Kong. Hong Kong, China
Canda, E. R., & Canda, H. (5/16/2018 - 5/16/2018). Spiritually sensitive assessment and interventions in end-of-life care: Theory, practice, and experience. Jockey Club End-of-Life Community Care Project, University of Hong Kong. Hong Kong, China
Canda, E. R. (9/23/2016 - 9/23/2016). A Holistic Model for Social Work with People Who Have Disabilities. Hradec Days of Social Work Practice Conference. University of Hradec Kralove and Czech Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, Hradec Kalove, Czech Republic
Canda, E. R. (9/20/2016 - 9/20/2016). Introduction to Spiritually Sensitive Social Work Practice. Special Lecture, Department of Social Work, Theological Faculty. Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic
Canda, E. R. (9/23/2016 - 9/23/2016). Keynote Address: Promoting Human Well-Being and Environmental Justice through Social Work: A Deep Ecological Perspective. Hradec Days of Social Work Practice Conference. University of Hradec Kralove and Czech Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, Hradec Kalove, Czech Republic
Canda, E. R. (6/11/2016 - 6/11/2016). Insights from Zen for teaching about spiritual development and cultural diversity. Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development 2016. Seoul, Korea
Canda, E. R., Kim, K. M., & Joung Joon, H. (6/10/2016 - 6/10/2016). Spiritually sensitive social work practice in USA and Korea: International collaboration and innovation. Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development 2016. Seoul, Korea
Canda, E. R. (11/17/2015). History and current activities of the Society for Spirituality and Social Work and the CSWE Religion and Spirituality Work Group. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Denver, CO
Canda, E. R., & S. G. (11/18/2015). Insights from Zen for teaching about spiritual development and cultural diversity. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Denver, CO
Canda, E. R. (11/26/2015). Reflections on spiritually sensitive social work for Caritas Seoul. Symposium on Spirituality in Social Work, Caritas Seoul. Seoul, Korea
Canda, E. R. (10/5/2015). From Spiritual Assessment to Spiritually Oriented Activities in Social Work Practice. Department of Social Work, Theological Faculty, Palacky University. Olomouc, Czech Republic
Canda, E. R. (10/1/2015 - 10/1/2015). Guidelines for addressing spiritual diversity in social work practice and education: An international challenge and opportunity. Hradec Days of Social Work Conference. Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
Canda, E. R. (10/1/2015). Spiritual diversity in social work practice from an international perspective. Institute of Social Work, University of Hradec Kralove. Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
Canda, E. R., & Canda, H. (12/6/2014). Spirituality in Social Work: Essence and Applications. Doshisha University. Kyoto, Japan
Canda, E. R., & Canda, H. (12/2/2014). Spirituality in Human Development and Social Services. Graduate School of Social Studies, Doshisha University. Kyoto, Japan
Canda, E. R., & Canda, H. (11/21/2014). Intensive Introduction to Spiritually Sensitive Social Work. Catholic Social Welfare Association. Seoul, Korea
Canda, E. R., & Canda, H. (11/28/2014). Intensive Introduction to Spiritually Sensitive Social Work. Kkottongnae Hyundo University of Social Welfare. Cheongwon, Korea
Canda, E. R., & Canda, H. (10/14/2014). Current Discourse on Spirituality in Social Work Practice. Department of Social Policy and Social Work, Masaryk University. Brno, Czech Republic
Canda, E. R. (10/10/2014). Respecting Spiritual Diversity in Social Work: Clients’ Rights to Freedom of and Freedom from Religion. Hradec Days of Social Work, Institute of Social Work, University of Hradec Kralove. Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
Canda, E. R. (10/8/2014). Spiritual Strengths Assessment in Mental Health and Social Work. Pre-Conference Session, Hradec Days of Social Work, University of Hradec Kralove, Hradec Kralove. Czech Republic
Canda, E. R. (10/15/2014). Spiritually Sensitive Social Work: Conceptualization and Practice. Department of Social Work, Theological Faculty, Palacky University. Olomouc, Czech Republic
Canda, E. R. (9/27/2014). Intensive Introduction to Spiritually Sensitive Social Work Practice. University of Zagreb, Social Work Department. Zagreb, Croatia
Canda, E. R. (6/30/2014). A Transcultural Perspective on Spiritually Attuned Groupwork and Ritual Process in Social Work. 36th Annual Symposium of the International Association for Social Work with groups. Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Canda, E. R. (6/30/2014). The Place of Spirituality in the Strengths Perspective and Mental Health Recovery. 2014 International Conference on the Strengths Perspective and Family Treatment, Taipei, Taiwan. Taipei, Taiwan
Canda, E. (11/30/2013). Suggestions for innovating on spirituality in social work educational settings. Spirituality Track Panel, Annual Program Meeting of Council on Social Work Education. Dallas, TX
Canda, E. R. (10/31/2013). Confucian philosophy of Filial piety and Contemporary Social Welfare. Symposium, Departments of East Asian Philosophy and Social Welfare. Sungkyunkwan univeristy, Seoul, Korea
Canda, E. R. (6/30/2013). A Transcultural Perspective for Spiritually Sensitive Social Work. Eighth North American Conference on Spirituality and Social Work. University of Puerto Rico, Rio Pedras Campus, Puerto Rico
Starnino, V., Gomi, S., & Canda, E. R. (5/31/2013). Practical guideline for spiritual strengths assessment in mental health. Eighth north American Conference on Spirituality in Social Work. University of Puerto Rico, Rio Pedras Campus, Puerto Rico
Canda, E. R. (5/31/2013). Spirituality in Multidimensional Social Work Practice. Symposium of Spirituality and Multidimensional Social Work. University Institute of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
Canda, E. R. (5/31/2013). The Ten Oxherding Pictures: A Zen Perspective on Spiritual Development. Univerisity of Kansas/Nihon University Collaborative Symposium. Nihon University. Tokyo, Japan
Canda, E. R. (4/30/2013). The Ten Oxherding Pictures in Zen Buddhism. East Asian Philosophy Course Presentation. Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan
Canda, E. R. (10/31/2012). Keynote: Spiritual diversity in social work: The Heart of helping. University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work. Denver, CO. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90kRJjh-F80
Canda, E. R. (5/31/2012). State of the Art: Linking Spirituality and Spiritual Diversity to Social Work. Symposium on Spirituality and Multidimensional Social Work. University Institute of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
Canda, E. R. (1/31/2012). Keynote: Spiritual diversity in social work: The heart of helping. At workshop: Integrating spirituality in global social work practice, Graduate School of Social Work, Boston College. Boston, MA. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pf5ox-GxSlQ
Canda, E. (12/31/2011). Letter of greetings and commendation on spiritual diversity in social work (delivered in absentia). International Conference on religion, Spirituality, and Social Work. Centre for Studies in Rural Development, University of Pune, Amednagar, India
Sherr, M., Canda, E. R., Sheridan, M., Land, H., & Husain, A. (10/31/2011). Innovations in teaching about religious and spiritual diversity in social work: A new CSWE initiative (hot topics session). Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Atlanta, GA
Canda, E. R., & Hornik, T. (10/31/2011). Spirituality as a source of strength in response to chronic illness and physical disabilities: Personal and professional reflections. Margo Schutz Gordon Lecture and Workshops, The University of Kansas School of Social Welfare. Lawrence, KS
Canda, E. R. (6/30/2011). Qualitative and quantitative research issues regarding the study of spirituality in social work. Catholic University of Daegu. Daegu, Korea
Canda, E. R. (6/30/2011). Reconsidering the virtue of filial piety in the contemporary world. Institute for Study of Filial Piety and Loyalty, Kyungmin University. Uijeongbu, Korea
Canda, E. R. (6/30/2011). Spirituality in mental health recovery and clinical practice. Catholic University of Daegu. Daegu, Korea
Canda, E. R. (3/31/2011). Spiritual diversity in social work and mental health. Keynote address at Social Work Day, Department of Social Work, Arkansas State University. Jonesboro, AR
Canda, E. R., & Canda, H. (3/31/2011). Spirituality and health resilience: Guiding concepts, ethics, and practices. University of Johannesburg. Johannesburg, South Africa
Canda, E. R., & Gomi, S. (10/31/2010). Spiritual diversity in social work education: An international perspective. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Portland, OR
Canda, E. R. (7/31/2010). Challenges and issues in research about spirituality in social work. Soongsil University. Seoul, Korea
Canda, E. R. (7/31/2010). Levels of filial piety and spiritual development: Re-envisioning a Confucian ideal for positive youth development and family relations. Keynote address, WAYS Third Biennial World Conference on Youth Studies. Seoul, Korea
Canda, E. R. (7/31/2010). Qualitative research in social work: Current trends, controversies, and methods. Workshop at the WAYS Third Biennial World Conference on Youth Studies. Seoul, Korea
Canda, E. R. (7/31/2010). Spirituality as a strength for resilience and recovery in social work and mental health. Workshop at the WAYS Third Biennial World Conference on Youth Studies. Seoul, Korea
Canda, E. R., & Canda, H. (6/30/2010). Percussion for meditation in social work. North American Conference on Spirituality and Social Work, University of Calgary. Calgary, Canada
Canda, E. R., & Canda, H. (6/30/2010). Teaching about spiritual diversity in social work, East and West. North American Conference on Spirituality and Social Work, University of Calgary. Calgary, Canada
Canda, E. R. (11/30/2009). Conducted 5 hour continuing education workshop for students, faculty, and practitioners at the Dual Degree (MDiv/M.S.W.) Conference, Moravian College on Integrating Spirituality and Social Work, Moravian Theological Seminary and Marywood School of Social Welfare. Bethlehem, PA
Canda, E. R. (10/31/2009). Series of presentations for faculty and doctoral students on Spirituality in Social Work Practice, School of Social Welfare, University at Albany, State University of New York
Canda, E. R. (10/31/2009). Insights from East Asian spiritual practices. Workshop at the Midwest Retreat Ministries, Western Region Meeting, Shantivanam Retreat Center. Easton, KS
Canda, E. R., & Canda, H. J. (6/30/2009). Spiritual diversity as resource for personal and community health and well-being. International Conference on Social Work and Counseling Practice, City University of Hong Kong. China
Canda, E. R. (6/30/2009). Spiritually sensitive social work: Evidence and theory base for promoting harmony of self, society, and world. Plenary address, International Conference on Social Work and Counseling Practice, City University of Hong Kong. China
Canda, E. R. (6/30/2008). Current issues in qualitative research with case examples. School of Social Work, Hallym University. Chuncheon, Korea
Canda, E. R. (6/30/2008). Spiritual diversity and social work in Korea: An American's perspective. School of Social Work, Hallym University. Chuncheon, Korea
Canda, E. R. (5/31/2008). Cosmocentric caring in human services. Symposium of the Japanese Society for Holistic Education, Ritsumeikan University. Kyoto, Japan
Canda, E. R. (10/31/2007). Current issues and controversies in qualitative research for social work. National Organization of Qualitative Researchers in Social Work, Soongshil University. Seoul, Korea
Canda, E. R. (10/31/2007). Current status of holistic social work and spiritually sensitive practice. Graduate School of Human Services, Ritsumeikan University. Kyoto, Japan
Canda, E. R. (10/31/2007). Holistic social work and spiritually sensitive practice. YWCA. Osaka, Japan
Canda, E. R. (10/31/2007). Introduction to spirituality and social work. School of Social Work, Hallym University. Chuncheon, Korea
Canda, E. R. (10/31/2007). The holistic nature of spirituality: Some implications for education. Kobe Shinwa Women's University. Kobe, Japan
Nelson-Becker, H., & Canda, E. R. (6/30/2007). Spiritual meridians: Use of stress reduction, meditation, and music for practitioners' well-being. North American Conference on Spirituality and Social Work. Chicago, IL
Canda, E. R. (6/30/2007). The spiritual cauldron: Spiritual diversity and social work in South Korea. North American Conference on Spirituality and Social Work. Chicago, IL
Canda, E. R. (5/31/2007). Spiritually sensitive social work practice with insights from Christian social ethics. YWCA. Osaka, Japan
Canda, E. R. (2/28/2007). Spirituality as a resource for resilience in response to chronic illness. Social Work Department, St. John of God National Hospital. San Jose, Costa Rica
Canda, E. R. (12/31/2006). Toward a cosmocentric perspective on social work. International Conference on Health and Mental Health in Social Work (Also facilitator of Symposium on Spirituality and Social Work). Hong Kong, China
Canda, E. R. (8/31/2006). Spiritual diversity and balance in social work: A worldwide view. Congress of the International Federation of Social Workers. Munich, Germany
Canda, E. R. (6/30/2006). Introduction to spirituality in social work theory and practice. Hallym University. Chuncheon, Korea
Canda, E. R. (6/30/2006). Introduction to spirituality in social work theory and practice. Seungsil University. Seoul, Korea
Canda, E. R. (6/30/2006). Introduction to spirituality in social work theory and practice. Sogang University. Seoul, Korea
Canda, E. R. (5/31/2006). Percussion and meditation for experiential process in social work education. First North American International Conference on Spirituality and Social Work, co-sponsored by the American and Canadian Societies for Spirituality and Social Work. Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Canda, E. R. (5/31/2006). Spiritual connection in social work: Boundary violations and boundary transcendence. Keynote presentation, First North American International Conference on Spirituality and Social Work, co-sponsored by the American and Canadian Societies for Spirituality and Social Work. Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Canda, E. R. (4/30/2006). Spirituality as a source of resilience in living with chronic illness. Workshop at Truman Medical Center. Kansas City, MO
Canda, E. R. (1/31/2006). Exploring meditation, music and other spiritual practices for renewal and stress management. Workshop at the Third Annual Mid Winter Spirituality Mini Conference, Arizona State University. Tucson, AZ
Canda, E. R. (1/31/2006). Heed your calling and follow it far: Keeping your inspiration and energy alive on the path of service. Keynote for the Third Mid Winter Spirituality Mini Conference, Arizona State University. Tucson, AZ
Canda, E. R. (6/30/2005). Spiritual diversity and human development in social work: Implications for Korean social work. Seungsil University. Seoul, Korea
Canda, E. R. (6/30/2005). Transpersonal and Buddhist perspectives on spirituality in social work. Seungga College, Jogye Order of Buddhism. Seoul, Korea
Canda, E. R. (4/30/2005). Ethical guidelines for use of spiritual practices in social work. Workshop, University of Kansas Medical Ethics Club. Lawrence, KS
Canda, E. R. (4/30/2005). The spiritual cauldron: Religions in contemporary South Korea. Symposium on Korean Religion, Society, and Art, University of Kansas Center for East Asian Studies. Lawrence, KS
Canda, E. R., & Banerjee, M. M. (3/31/2005). Spirituality as a strength of African American women responding to welfare reform. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. New York, NY
Furman, L., Zahl, M. A., & Canda, E. R. (2/28/2005). An international analysis of US and Norwegian social workers: Spirituality, education, practice. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. New York, NY
Canda, E. R. (10/31/2004). Cultural competency and spiritual sensitivity in child welfare practice. Department of Social Work, Newcastle University. Newcastle, Australia
Canda, E. R. (10/31/2004). International perspectives on spiritual diversity in social work. Spirituality Panel Presentation for 2004 Congress of the International Association of Schools of Social Work. Adelaide, Australia
Canda, E. R. (10/31/2004). Multicultural teamwork applied to spirituality and mental health recovery. Workshop at the Conference on Spirituality and Mental Health Recovery, University of Kansas and United Methodist Health Ministry Fund, Lawrence, KS (also coordinator and moderator of entire conference)
Canda, E. R. (9/30/2004). Spirituality and social work in health care. Workshop, Health and Social Work Network. Overland Park, KS
Canda, E. R. (6/30/2004). International perspective on spirituality in social work and community development. Department of Social Work, Baika Women's University. Osaka, Japan
Canda, E. R. (6/30/2004). Introduction to spiritually sensitive social work in the USA and Korea. Department of Social Work, Ewha Womans University. Seoul, Korea
Canda, E. R. (6/30/2004). Spirituality in social work. Graduate School of Science for Human Services, Ritsumeikan University. Kyoto, Japan
Canda, E. R. (6/30/2004). Transpersonal developmental theory for spiritually sensitive social work. Department of Social Work and Social Administration and Centre on Behavioral Health, Hong Kong University. Hong Kong, China
Canda, E. R. (5/31/2004). Social work and religious studies: Finding common ground. Department of Religious Studies, The University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS
Canda, E. R. (5/31/2004). Spirituality in social work and the professions. Center for Religion, the Professions, and the Public, University of Missouri. Columbia, MO
Canda, E. R. (5/31/2004). Spirituality, health, and clinical social work practice. Department of Social Work, Sungkyunkwan University. Seoul, Korea
Canda, E. R. (2/28/2004). Ethical decision making in spiritually sensitive social work. School of Social Welfare Alumni Society, University of Kansas, Shawnee County Health Agency. Topeka, KS
Russel, R., & Canda, E. R. (2/28/2004). Integrating spirituality throughout the graduate social work curriculum. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Anaheim, CA
Canda, E. R. (2/28/2004). Meet the authors: Spiritual diversity in social work, a comprehensive bibliography with annotations, second edition. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Anaheim, CA
Nakashima, M., & Canda, E. R. (2/28/2004). Positive dying and resiliency in later life. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Anaheim, CA
Canda, E. R. (9/30/2003). Spiritually sensitive social work in the USA and possibilities for Costa Rican social work. University of Costa Rica. San Jose, Costa Rica
Canda, E. R. (6/30/2003). Insights from classical Confucianism for social welfare scholarship. Symposium on Confucianism and Social Welfare, College of Confucian and East Asian Studies, Sung Kyun Kwan University. Seoul, Korea (conducted at traditional Confucian Study Center)
Canda, E. R. (6/30/2003). Key concepts in spirituality and social work: Connections to the Korean context. Daegu University School of Social Welfare. Daegu, Korea
Canda, E. R. (5/31/2003). Spiritually sensitive social work in the USA and Korea: Opportunities for collaboration. Keynote address, ceremony for publication of Korean translation of Spiritual Diversity in Social Work Practice, Sung Kyun Kwan University. Seoul, Korea
Furman, L. D., & Canda, E. R. (3/31/2003). Comparison of the role of spirituality in social work practice in UK and US. 2003 Council on Social Work Annual Program Meeting. Atlanta, GA
Nelson-Becker, H. B., Nakashima, M., & Canda, E. R. (3/31/2003). Spiritual assessment with older adults. 2003 Council on Social Work Annual Program Meeting & National Gerontological Social Work Conference. Atlanta, GA
Furman, L. D., & Canda, E. R. (2/28/2003). Spiritual diversity in the social work curriculum: A faculty development institute. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Atlanta, GA
Canda, E. R. (5/31/2002). Spiritual diversity in social work. Keynote address, First Annual Conference on Spirituality and Social Work, University of Toronto. Toronto, Canada
Canda, E. R. (4/30/2002). Insights from spiritually sensitive social work for dual degree programs in social work and religion. First National Symposium on Divinity and Dual Degree Programs, Loyola University. Chicago, IL
Furman, L., & Canda, E. R. (3/31/2002). Influence of gender on incorporation of spirituality and religion in social work practice: Findings from a national survey. 2002 Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Nashville, TN
Canda, E. R., Nakashima, M., & Furman, L. (3/31/2001). Ethical concerns about spirituality in social work practice: A national qualitative survey. 2001 Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Dallas, TX
Furman, L. D., & Canda, E. R. (3/31/2001). Spiritual diversity in the social work curriculum: A faculty development institute. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Dallas, TX
Canda, E. R. (12/31/2000). Ethical considerations for addressing spirituality in social work. University of Kansas Medical Center Interfaith Forum. Kansas City, KS
Russel, R., Canda, E. R., & Smith, E. (11/30/2000). A framework for spiritually sensitive social work practice. National Association of Social Workers Annual Conference. Baltimore, MD
Canda, E. R. (8/31/2000). Insights from the Confucian classics for contemporary social welfare. The Academy of Korean Studies. Songnam City, Korea
Canda, E. R. (8/31/2000). The role of spirituality in resilience for adults with chronic illness. Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Hong Kong. Hong Kong, China
Canda, E. R. (7/31/2000). The Confucian Book of Rites and social welfare. College of Confucianism and East Asian Studies, Sung Kyun Kwan University. Seoul, Korea
Canda, E. R. (6/30/2000). A transcultural conceptualization of spirituality for social work. School of Social Work Theory and Practice, Inter-University Centre. Dubrovnik, Croatia
Canda, E. R. (5/31/2000). Introduction to spiritually sensitive social work in the USA. Department of Social Work, Social Science University of Erfurt. Erfurt, Germany
Canda, E. R. (4/30/2000). Spirituality in mental health assessment and practice. Workshop, Prairie View Psychiatric Hospital. Prairie View, KS
Canda, E. R. (3/31/2000). Spiritual diversity in social work: Innovations in theory and practice. Marywood University. Scranton, PA
Canda, E. R. (11/30/1999). The heart of helping: Honoring spiritual diversity in social work. School of Social Work, University of Oklahoma. Norman, OK
Canda, E. R. (11/30/1999). The heart of helping: Spiritual diversity in social work practice. University of Oklahoma. Norman, OK
Canda, E. R. (6/30/1999). A peace promoting educational model for spiritually sensitive social work. School of Social Work Theory and Practice, Inter-University Centre. Dubrovnik, Croatia
Canda, E. R. (6/30/1999). Insights from Confucianism and transpersonal theory for contemporary social welfare. Series of presentations for College of Confucian Studies and Department of Social Work, Sung Kyun Kwan University. Seoul, Korea
Canda, E. R. (6/30/1999). Spirituality and social work: A global opportunity. Opening ceremony keynote, Institute for Spirituality and Social Work. Seoul, Korea
Canda, E. R. (3/31/1999). Spirituality as a support system for people with disabilities: The example of cystic fibrosis. Symposium on Spirituality, Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. San Francisco, CA
Canda, E. R. (10/31/1998). Insights from East Asian religious traditions for social work. Chapter of the Society for Spirituality and Social Work. Philadelphia, PA
Canda, E. R., & Canda, H. J. (10/31/1998). Spiritual and cultural aspects of health care. National Kidney Foundation Conference. Philadelphia, PA
Canda, E. R. (10/31/1998). Spirituality in concept and social work practice. School of Social Work, University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, PA
Lewandowski, C., & Canda, E. R. (6/30/1998). Alternative religions and clinical assessment: Getting beyond the cult controversy. Human Diversity and Spirituality, Fourth National Conference, Society for Spirituality and Social Work. St. Louis, MO
Canda, E. R. (6/30/1998). Conceptualizing spirituality for social work: Implications for a global perspective. Symposium on Spirituality and Social Work, Inter-University Center. Dubrovnik, Croatia
Canda, E. R. (6/30/1998). Plenary meeting on human diversity, spirituality and social work. Human Diversity and Spirituality, Fourth National Conference, Society for Spirituality and Social Work. St. Louis, MO
Canda, E. R. (4/30/1998). Spirituality in social work: Remembering the past, envisioning the future. Workshop at Social Work Day, The University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS
Robbins, S., Chatterjee, P., & Canda, E. R. (3/31/1998). Contemporary human behavior theory. Meet the Authors Session, Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Orlando, FL
Canda, E. R. (3/31/1998). Spirituality in social work practice. Workshop at Shawnee Community Mental Health Center. Topeka, KS
Canda, E. R. (3/31/1998). Tips for successful publishing on spirituality and social work. Spirituality and Social Work Networking Session, Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Orlando, FL
Canda, E. R., Petr, C. G., & Page-Adams, D. (9/30/1997). Linking classroom and field. Practicum Forum, University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS
Canda, E. R. (6/30/1997). A conceptual model for spiritually sensitive social work. Symposium on Spirituality and Social Work, Inter-University Center. Dubrovnik, Croatia
Canda, E. R., Yellow Bird, M. J., & Wright, E. (6/30/1997). Cross-tradition borrowing of spiritual practices in social work settings. Plenary panel, Nurturing the Souls of Social Work: Third National Conference, Society for Spirituality and Social Work. St. Paul, MN
Canda, E. R. (4/30/1997). Rapprochement between spirituality and social work. Keynote address, School of Social Work, New York University. New York, NY
Canda, E. R., Logan, S., Spano, R., & Yellow Bird, M. J. (4/30/1997). Spirituality and social work. Workshop at Social Work Day, University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS
Canda, E. R. (3/31/1997). Teaching about spirituality in HBSE courses. Spirituality and Social Work Networking Session, 1997, Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Chicago, IL
Canda, E. R., & Canda, H. J. (10/31/1996). Women's spirituality and ritual. Workshop, Heart of America Family Services. Kansas City, MO
Canda, E. R. (7/31/1996). Resolving conflicts between religious beliefs and social work values. Plenary panel, Expressing the Soul of Social Work: Second National Conference, Society for Spirituality and Social Work. Blair, NE
Canda, E. R. (4/30/1996). Ethical guidelines for linking religion to social work. Kansas Conference on Social Welfare. Overland Park, KS
Canda, E. R. (4/30/1996). Spirituality in social work practice: Professional guidelines for compassion in action. Iowa NASW Annual Symposium. Des Moines, IA
Canda, E. R. (3/31/1996). Integrating spirituality into social work practice: Conceptual and ethical guidelines. Celebrate the Soul, Heal the Whole Person, Youth Services Consortium. Portland, OR
Canda, E. R. (3/31/1996). Korean spirit marriage ritual as shamanic family therapy: Mental health insights from East/West dialogue. Celebrate the Soul, Heal the Whole Person, Youth Services Consortium. Portland, OR
Canda, E. R. (3/31/1996). Sacred healing: The rapprochement of spirituality and mental health. Keynote address, Celebrate the Soul, Heal the Whole Person: Exploring the Connection Between Mental Health, Faith, and Spirituality, Youth Services Consortium. Portland, OR
Robbins, S., Canda, E. R., & Chatterjee, P. (2/28/1996). Political, ideological and spiritual dimensions of human behavior: Expanding the HBSE curriculum. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Washington, DC
Canda, E. R. (2/28/1996). Teaching about spirituality in social work education. Spirituality and Social Work Networking Session, 1996 Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. New Orleans, LA
Canda, E. R., & Canda, H. J. (11/30/1995). A Korean shamanic spirit marriage ritual: Religious context and therapeutic functions. Department of Religious Studies, University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS
Canda, E. R. (11/30/1995). Incorporating spiritual and religious diversity into social work practice and teaching. Field Practicum Forum, School of Social Welfare, University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS
Canda, E. R. (9/30/1995). Cultural diversity and foster care. Workshop, Catholic Social Service. Topeka, KS
Canda, E. R., & Canda, H. J. (9/30/1995). Percussion and meditation in transpersonal therapy. Workshop at The Heart of Healing Conference. Topeka, KS
Canda, E. R. (7/31/1995). Retrieving the soul of social work. Keynote address, First National Conference on Spirituality and Social Work, Society for Spirituality and Social Work. Salt Lake City, UT
Canda, E. R. (4/30/1995). The way of compassion. Keynote address, Spirituality and Social Work Symposium, WV-NASW Spring Conference. Charleston, WV
Canda, E. R. (3/31/1995). Innovations in teaching about spiritual diversity in social work. 1995 Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Faculty Development Institute. San Diego, CA
Canda, E. R. (11/30/1994). A Korean shaman ritual as family therapy. Center for East Asian Studies, University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS
Canda, E. R. (11/30/1994). Spirituality and clinical social work: Controversy and resolution. Workshop, East Kansas Chapter of Society for Spirituality and Social Work. Topeka, KS
Canda, E. R. (10/31/1994). A cross-cultural perspective on death. Panel on Cultural Aspects of Death and Dying, Lawrence Memorial Hospital
Canda, E. R. (7/31/1994). Spiritual diversity and social work: A peace-promoting educational model. 1994 Congress of the International Association of Schools of Social Work. Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Canda, E. R. (5/31/1994). Deep ecology: Healing the self and healing the world. Workshop, Reflections on the Relationship of Faith, Ethics, and Ecological Responsibility. Prairie Village, KS
Canda, E. R., & Russell, R. (5/31/1994). Social work and transpersonal theory: Networking session of the Society for Spirituality and Social Work. Workshop at The Heart of Healing: A Conference on Transpersonal Psychology, Menninger Foundation. Topeka, KS
Canda, E. R. (4/30/1994). A framework for spiritually sensitive practice. Conference for Social Workers, WV-NASW. Charleston, WV
Canda, E. R. (4/30/1994). Bodhisattva, sage and shaman: Exemplars of compassion in traditional Korean religions. Center for East Asian Studies, University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS
Canda, E. R. (11/30/1993). Ethical guidelines for use of religiously derived practices. Workshop, Ethics and Spirituality in Social Work, School of Social Welfare, University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS
Canda, E. R. (10/31/1993). Bodhisattva, sage and shaman: Exemplars of compassion in traditional Korean religions. Symposium on Korean Americans, North Park College. Chicago, IL
Canda, E. R. (3/31/1993). Spirituality in social work practice. Workshop, Heart of America Family Services. Kansas City, KS
Canda, E. R. (3/31/1993). The scholar-activist: A Confucian model for social work scholarship. 1993 Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. New York, NY
Canda, E. R. (11/30/1992). Spiritual diversity and transcultural families. Sixth National Transcultural Family Conference. Oakland, CA
Canda, E. R. (7/31/1992). Spirituality and social work education. International Association of Schools of Social Work/Council on Social Work Education World Congress. Washington, DC
Canda, E. R. (5/31/1992). Cultural characteristics of Asian-Pacific Islander Americans. Workshop, Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Panel, Federal Dept. of Health and Human Services
Canda, E. R. (3/31/1992). Spirituality and mental health. Topeka State Hospital. Topeka, KS
Canda, E. R. (3/31/1992). Spirituality and the helping process: An interdisciplinary approach. Southwest Missouri State University. Springfield, MO
Canda, E. R. (3/31/1992). Teaching spiritual and religious content in social work courses: Master teacher presentation. 1992 Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Kansas City, MO
Canda, E. R. (10/31/1991). Spirituality and social work: Issues and controversies. Leaders Network of Social Workers. Denver, CO
Canda, E. R. (4/30/1991). Empowerment through spirituality. Workshop, Social Work Day Conference on Empowerment, University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS
Canda, E. R. (4/30/1991). Spiritual diversity: New horizons for social work. Workshop, Kansas Conference on Social Welfare. Wichita, KS
Canda, E. R. (4/30/1991). Visions or hallucinations: Diagnosis and discernment in religion and psychotherapy. Visions and Visionary Experiences in Religion: An Interdisciplinary Conference, University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS
Canda, E. R. (3/31/1991). Challenges for Christian social workers: Pre-conference invitational. 1991 Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. New Orleans, LA
Canda, E. R. (3/31/1991). East/West philosophical synthesis in transpersonal theory: Beyond ethnocentrism in HBSE. 1991 Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. New Orleans, LA
Cheung, M., & Canda, E. R. (3/31/1991). Training Southeast Asian refugee workers in human services. 1991 Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. New Orleans, LA
Canda, E. R. (11/30/1990). Neoshamanism: A 'New Age' revitalization movement. American Academy of Religion National Conference. New Orleans, LA
Canda, E. R. (10/31/1990). Spirituality and mental health. Workshop, Celebrating Kansas Case Management, University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS
Canda, E. R. (8/31/1990). Culturally-sensitive mental health service for Native Americans. Workshop, Indian Health Service Regional Conference. Tulsa, OK
Canda, E. R. (4/30/1990). Traditional ideologies of human services in Korea. Center for East Asian Studies, University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS
Canda, E. R. (3/31/1990). Spirituality and social work practice. Workshop, Third Annual Field Practicum Celebration, School of Social Welfare, University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS
Canda, E. R., & Canda, H. (2/28/1990). Effective use of interpreters in multi-cultural settings. Iowa Joint Bilingual Education/Refugee Concerns Conference. Des Moines, IA
Canda, E. R., & Cao, Q. (2/28/1990). Voluntary religious associations and refugee resettlement. Iowa Bilingual Education/Refugee Concerns Conference. Des Moines, IA
Canda, E. R. (11/30/1989). Interreligious tensions for Southeast Asian refugee families. Fifth National and First International Conference on Transcultural Family Relations. Columbus, OH
Canda, E. R. (6/30/1989). Challenge for renewal of Korean shamanism. Department of Korean Philosophy, Sung Kyun Kwan University. Seoul, Republic of Korea
Canda, E. R. (6/30/1989). East/West philosophical dialogue. Department of Korean Philosophy, Sung Kyun Kwan University. Seoul, Republic of Korea
Canda, E. R. (6/30/1989). Philosophy of equilibrium and change in Western and Eastern thought. Institute for Humanities Symposium on Philosophies of Equilibrium, Sung Kyun Kwan University. Seoul, Republic of Korea
Canda, E. R. (5/31/1989). An introduction to American social work: Education and practice. Department of Social Work, Kyungbuk University. Taegu, Republic of Korea
Canda, E. R. (5/31/1989). Contemporary issues in American social work. Department of Social Work, Sangji University. Wonju, Republic of Korea
Canda, E. R. (4/30/1989). Shamanism and Southeast Asian refugee elders. 16th Annual Mid-American Congress on Aging. Milwaukee, WI
Canda, E. R. (3/31/1989). Buddhism as a support system for Southeast Asian refugees. 35th Annual Council on Social Work Education Program Meeting. Chicago, IL
Canda, E. R. (2/28/1989). Theravada Buddhism and Southeast Asian refugees. 1989 Joint Conference on Bilingual Education and Refugee Concerns. Des Moines, IA
Canda, E. R. (1/31/1989). Spirituality and social work practice. Workshop, Southeast Chapter of Iowa Branch National Association of Social Workers. Iowa City, IA
Canda, E. R. (11/30/1988). Korean Shamanism in contemporary society: Challenge for renewal. Annual Meeting of American Academy of Religion. Chicago, IL
Canda, E. R. (10/31/1988). Traditional and conventional medicine. Workshop, Cultural Diversity: The Impact on Health Care, The University of Iowa Hospital. Iowa City, IA
Canda, E. R. (6/30/1988). A social work perspective on ethical issues in health care of the elderly. University of Iowa Geriatric Summer Workshop. Iowa City, IA
Canda, E. R. (5/31/1988). Use of ethnic support systems for Southeast Asian refugee services. Fourth National Conference on the Transcultural Family. Chevy Chase, MD
Canda, E. R. (4/30/1988). A conceptualization of spirituality for social work: Implications for populations at risk. Fourth National Symposium on Doctoral Research and Social Work Practice, The Ohio State University. Columbus, OH
Canda, E. R. (3/31/1988). Conflict between religious and professional commitments: Resolving a social work educational dilemma. Council on Social Work Educational Annual Program Meeting. Atlanta, GA
Canda, E. R. (3/31/1988). Teaching about spirituality as a philosophical challenge in social work. Panel presentation, Philosophical Issues Study Group Networking Session, Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Orlando, FL
Canda, E. R. (2/28/1988). Impact of religion on Southeast Asian refugee students. Third Annual State Conference for Bilingual Education and ESL. Des Moines, IA
Canda, E. R. (6/30/1987). Contributions of Eastern philosophy to Western science in the modern world. College of Confucian Studies, Sung Kyun Kwan University. Seoul, Republic of Korea
Canda, E. R. (6/30/1987). Contributions of Eastern philosophy to Western science: Implications for social work. College of Buddhist Studies and Department of Social Work, Won Kwang University. Iri, Republic of Korea
Canda, E. R. (5/31/1987). Shamanistic healing and Southeast Asian elderly. Iowa Governor's Conference on Aging. Des Moines, IA
Canda, E. R. (3/31/1987). Therapeutic communication through ritual process. Third Conference on Communication Therapy, Governors State University. University Park, IL
Canda, E. R. (3/31/1987). Utilizing refugee ethnic support systems. Multi-State Conference on Refugees in Transition/Excellence in Practice. Des Moines, IA
Canda, E. R. (10/31/1986). Religious aspects of transcultural relations: Value considerations for professional helpers. Third National Conference on the Transcultural Family. Washington, DC
Canda, E. R. (4/30/1986). Traditional Southeast Asian healing and professional helping. Workshop, Franklin County Mental Health Board. Columbus, OH
Canda, E. R. (11/30/1985). A participant-observer's view of Korean/American marriage. Second National Conference on the Transcultural Family, The Ohio State University College of Social Work and the Transcultural Family Institute. Columbus, OH
Canda, E. R. (9/30/1985). Conceptualizing spirituality for secular settings: A crucial issue for social work theory, values, and practice. Conference on the Impact of Religious Fundamentalism on Social Work Education and Practice, Department of Social Service, Cleveland State University. Cleveland, OH
Canda, E. R. (7/31/1985). Understanding shamanism and traditional healing among Southeast Asian refugees. Workshop, Columbus Area Refugee Task Force. Columbus, OH
Canda, E. R. (10/31/1984). Group work, ritual process, and music therapy. Sixth Annual Symposium of the Committee for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups. Chicago, IL
Canda, E. R. (9/30/1984). Eastern and Western religious paradigms for harmony in the trans-cultural family and global community. First National Conference on the Transcultural Family, The Ohio State University College of Social Work and the Transcultural Family Institute. Columbus, OH
Canda, E. R. (11/30/1983). Therapeutic transformation in crisis and counseling: A transcultural model and methodology. 1983 National Association of Social Workers Professional Symposium. Washington, DC
Canda, E. R. (6/30/1983). A demonstration of therapeutic transformation through guided relaxation and music therapy. Workshop, Southeast Community Mental Health Center. Columbus, OH
Canda, E. R. (5/31/1983). Therapeutic transformation in ritual, therapy, and human development: A conceptual model. Third Annual Symposium in the Humanities: Religion in the Modern World, The Ohio State University. Columbus, OH
Canda, E. R. (4/30/1983). Shamanistic approaches to sacred ritual and therapeutic process. Workshop, four presentations jointly sponsored by The University of Denver Department of Religious Studies and Iliff School of Theology. Denver, CO
Canda, E. R., & Lee, D. B. (3/31/1983). Transcultural social work in theory and practice. Ohio Chapter of National Association of Social Workers Second Annual Conference. Columbus, OH
Canda, E. R. (4/30/1982). Incorporating Native American perspectives into psychotherapy and social work. Ethnic Perspectives Symposium, The Ohio State University. Columbus, OH
Canda, E. R. (12/31/1981). Shamanistic initiation, ritual process, and psychotherapy. Workshop, Veterans Administration Medical Center. Battle Creek, MI

Selected Grants

China/India/Korea Initiative. KU International Programs. $5450.00. (6/30/2012). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Symposium on Korea/US collaborations for cross-cultural innovations in social work. KU Center for East Asian Studies. $10500.00. (1/1/2010 - 12/31/2011). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded. Via Title VI grant.
Project for the advancement of spiritual diversity in social work. Shumaker Family Foundation, Lawrence, KS. $50989.00. (12/31/2010). Foundation. Status: Funded. No cost extension for 2011.
Project for the advancement of spiritual diversity in social work. Shumaker Family Foundation, Lawrence, KS. $48820.00. (12/31/2009). Foundation. Status: Funded
Project for the advancement of spiritual diversity in social work. Shumaker Family Foundation, Lawrence, KS. $45651.00. (1/1/2008 - 12/30/2008). Foundation. Status: Funded
Kansas Asia scholars social work program on Korea. Freeman Foundation. $200000.00. (9/1/2002 - 8/31/2006). Foundation. Status: Funded. Grant was obtained via Kansas Asia Scholars Program, Center for East Asian Studies, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Health through faith and community project. United Methodist Health Fund Ministries, Hutchinson, KS. $190000.00. (9/1/2000 - 7/31/2005). Not-for-Profit (not Foundation). Status: Funded
Research fellowship grant for study of Confucianism on social welfare. Academy of Korean Studies, Songnam City, Korea. $6000.00. (8/31/2000). Foreign (company, govt, agencies, etc.). Status: Funded
Support for sabbatical research on Confucian philosophy and social welfare in Korea. Center for East Asian Studies, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. $3600.00. (4/30/1999). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded. Title VI National Resource Center Grant.
Grant for Native American social work education. Equal Opportunity Fund, University of Kansas Student Senate. $25000.00. (8/15/1997 - 6/15/1998). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Grant for Native American social work education. Equal Opportunity Fund, University of Kansas Student Senate. $25000.00. (8/15/1996 - 6/15/1997). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Project eagle ethnographic program analysis. U.S. Administration for Children, Youth, and Families and KU Medical Center, Kansas City. $20560.00. (10/1/1995 - 9/30/1996). Federal. Status: Funded
Grant for Native American social work education. Equal Opportunity Fund, University of Kansas Student Senate. $29000.00. (8/15/1995 - 6/15/1996). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Spiritual support systems for adults with cystic fibrosis. Faculty Development Research Fund, School of Social Welfare, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. $5000.00. (7/1/1995 - 6/30/1996). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Project eagle ethnographic program analysis. U.S. Administration for Children, Youth, and Families and KU Medical Center, Kansas City. $26993.00. (10/1/1994 - 9/30/1995). Federal. Status: Funded
Grant for Native American social work education. Equal Opportunity Fund, University of Kansas Student Senate. $30750.00. (8/15/1994 - 6/15/1995). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Training for culturally-competent service. Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services, Title IVE. $30000.00. (9/1/1994 - 6/30/1995). State of Kansas. Status: Funded
Project eagle ethnographic program analysis. U.S. Administration for Children, Youth, and Families and KU Medical Center, Kansas City. $26317.00. (10/1/1993 - 9/30/1994). Federal. Status: Funded
Grant for Native American social work education. Equal Opportunity Fund, University of Kansas Student Senate. $30750.00. (8/15/1993 - 6/15/1994). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Training for culturally-competent service. Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services, Title IVE. $30000.00. (9/1/1993 - 6/30/1994). State of Kansas. Status: Funded
Project eagle ethnographic program analysis. U.S. Administration for Children, Youth, and Families and KU Medical Center, Kansas City. $27636.00. (10/1/1992 - 9/30/1993). Federal. Status: Funded
Research fellowship. Korea Foundation, Seoul, Korea. $6000.00. (6/24/1993 - 8/16/1993). Foreign (company, govt, agencies, etc.). Status: Funded
Grant for Native American social work education. Equal Opportunity Fund, University of Kansas Student Senate. $41600.00. (8/15/1992 - 6/15/1993). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Training for culturally-competent service. Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services, Title IVE. $30000.00. (9/1/1992 - 6/30/1993). State of Kansas. Status: Funded
Project eagle ethnographic program analysis. U.S. Administration for Children, Youth, and Families and KU Medical Center, Kansas City. $23525.00. (10/1/1991 - 9/30/1992). Federal. Status: Funded
Child welfare training grant for Native American social work education. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. $24792.00. (9/1/1991 - 8/31/1992). Federal. Status: Funded
Grant for Native American social work education. Equal Opportunity Fund, University of Kansas Student Senate. $29554.00. (8/15/1991 - 6/15/1992). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Project eagle ethnographic program analysis. U.S. Administration for Children, Youth, and Families and KU Medical Center, Kansas City. $17971.00. (10/1/1990 - 9/30/1991). Federal. Status: Funded
Project eagle ethnographic program analysis. U.S. Administration for Children, Youth, and Families and KU Medical Center, Kansas City. $13031.00. (3/15/1990 - 9/9/1990). Federal. Status: Funded
Indigenous philosophies of human service in Korea. Old Gold Summer Research Fellowship, Office of Academic Affairs, The University of Iowa. $3500.00. (5/15/1989 - 8/15/1989). Other University. Status: Funded
Visiting scholar housing support. Sung Kyun Kwan University, Seoul, Republic of Korea. $2000.00. (5/15/1989 - 7/15/1989). Other University. Status: Funded. In-kind contribution, approximate amount.
Start-up grant for spirituality and social work network. The University of Iowa School of Social Work. $200.00. (3/31/1989). Other University. Status: Funded
Refugee training and family service project. Iowa Department of Human Service Bureau of Refugee Programs, under Federal Office of Refugee Resettlement Discretionary Grant. $37315.00. (9/21/1987 - 9/20/1988). Federal. Status: Funded
Fulbright grant for graduate study abroad. Korean-American Education Commission, Seoul, Korea. $15000.00. (3/1/1976 - 5/30/1977). Federal. Status: Funded. Amount unknown, estimate given.

Selected Awards & Honors

The Suzanne and Harry Statland Award for Excellence in Research and Scholarship
School of Social Welfare, The University of Kansas
2018
Sabbatical for International Innovations on Spiritually Sensitive Social Work in Korea, Czech Republic, and USA.
University of Kansas
2014
Significant Lifetime Achievement in Social Work Education Award
Council on Social Work Education, Washington, D.C.
2013
The Suzanne and Harry Statland Award for Excellence in Research and Scholarship in the School of Social Welfare
University of Kansas
2012
Award for Excellence in International Education
Alpha Pi Chapter of Phi Beta Delta, The University of Kansas
2012
Chancellor Budig Award for Excellence in Teaching
University of Kansas School of Social Welfare, Lawrence, KS
2010
Recognized as One of 75 Great Contributors
75th Anniversary Celebration, Kent State University Honors College, Kent, Ohio
2009
Certificate of Appreciation for Long-Standing Commitment in Organizing the Course on Social Work and Spirituality
Inter-University Center, 20th Anniversary, Dubrovnik, Croatia
2009
Woodyard Award for Excellence in International Education
University of Kansas International Programs, Lawrence, KS
2008
Biographical entry selected
2001 - 2008
Sabbatical for Internationalizing the Study of Spirituality and Philosophy of Social Welfare
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
2007
Outstanding KU Social Work Faculty
University of Kansas School of Social Welfare
2006
Certificate of Appreciation for Contributions to the Kansas Asia Scholars Program
University of Kansas
2005
Recognition for Most Outstanding Academic Book on Social Work in Translation
Republic of Korea National Academy of Scholars
2005
Statland Award for Excellence in Scholarship
University of Kansas School of Social Welfare
2004
Chancellor Budig Award for Excellence in Teaching
University of Kansas School of Social Welfare, Lawrence, KS
2004
Outstanding Scholarship Alumni Award, 70th Anniversary Celebration
Kent State University Honors College, Kent, OH
2003
Outstanding Graduate and Professional Mentor Award
University of Kansas Graduate and Professional Association
2002
Research Fellowship
The Academy of Korean Studies, Songnam City, Korea
2000
Sabbatical for Study of Confucian Thought on Social Welfare in South Korea
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
1999
Chancellor Budig Award for Excellence in Teaching
University of Kansas School of Social Welfare
1998
Keeler Intra-University Exchange Professorship in Department of Religious Studies
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
1997
Internationalizing the Curriculum Grant
University of Kansas
1995
Geriatric Education Fellow
The University of Iowa
1988 - 1989
College of Social Work Outstanding Ph.D. Award
The Ohio State University
1986
Commendation
State of Ohio House of Representatives
1986
Merriss Cornell Research Scholarship
The Ohio State University College of Social Work
1985
College of Social Work Outstanding M.S.W. Award
The Ohio State University
1982
College of Social Work Distinguished Service Award
The Ohio State University
1981
University Fellowship
The Ohio State University
1980 - 1981
Tuition Scholarship
University of Denver Department of Religious Studies
1978
Summa Cum Laude and University Honors
Kent State University
1976
Tuition Scholarship
Kent State University Honors College
1974 - 1976
Honor Award
Kent State University Honors College
1975
Alpha Delta Mu, National Social Work Honor Society
Phi Beta Delta, International Honor Society
2008 - Present
Phi Kappa Phi, Honor Society

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