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William S. Rowe

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Areas of Expertise

  • Child Welfare
  • Addictions
  • Adolescents
  • International Social Work Education


D.S.W., Social Work, Adelphi University, New York, 1981

M.S.W., Social Work, George Williams College, Downers Grove, Illinois, 1975

B.A., University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, 1972

Courses Regularly Taught

SWK 330 — Social Welfare Institutions and Policies I

SWK 572 — Practicum III and Capstone Proposal

SWK 573 — Practicum IV and Capstone Project

Recent Scholarship

Rowe, W. S., Hafner, S.A. & Stinson, A.J. (2015). Client-centered theory and therapy. In A. Roberts (Ed.), Social worker's desk reference (3rd ed.). New York: Oxford University Press.

Turner, F. and Rowe, W. (2013) 101 Social Work Clinical Techniques. Oxford University Press, New York.

Horton, H.K., Roland, B., Briar-Lawson, K., & Rowe, W. (2012). Assessment of Institutions. In C. Glisson, C.N. Dulmus & K.M. Sowers (Eds.), Social work practice with groups, communities and organizations: A foundation of social work. NJ:  Wiley Press.

Csiernik, R. & Rowe, W. (2011). Safe Injection Sites. In M. Kleiman, J. Hawdon & G. Golson (Eds.). Encyclopedia of drug policy. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage.

Csiernik, R., & Rowe, W. S. (2010). Responding to the oppression of addiction: Canadian social work perspectives (2nd ed.). Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press.

Rowe, W., & Rapp-Paglicci, L. (2008). Comprehensive handbook of social work and social welfare (Vol. 3): Social work practice. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.