School of Social Work

Barbara Rich, MSW

Associate Professor
Barbara  Rich, MSW

Office

306 Masterton Hall, Portland Campus

Office Hours Fall 2013

Please contact Instructor by phone or Email

Contact Information

Phone: (207) 780-4122

Barbara Rich, is an associate professor of social work with over thirty years of teaching experience. She holds a Master's degree in social work (MSW) from Columbia University in New York and attended the Boston College doctoral program in social work. Professor Rich has taught a wide variety of practice courses including Introduction to Social Work, Methods of Social Work Practice I and II, Field Work I and II, Social Work with Adolescents, Mind/Body/Spirit Connections in Social Work Practice, Substance Abuse, Sexual Abuse of Children and Adolescents, and Community Services in Belize.

Research Interests

Service-learning in social work 

International service-learning 

Risk management in international service-learning 

Issues in human/animal welfare

Recent Publications

Rich, B. (2010). Hands of time. In M.A. Cooksey & K. T. Olivares (Eds.), Quick hits for service-learning: Successful strategies by award-winning teachers (pp. 93-94). Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Rich, B. (2010). Photovoice project. In M.A. Cooksey & K. T. Olivares (Eds.), Quick hits for service-learning: Successful strategies by award-winning teachers (pp.107-108). Bloomington: Indiana University Press.