School of Social Work

Barbara Rich, MSW

Emeritus Professor
Barbara  Rich, MSW

Office

306 Masterton Hall, Portland Campus

Office Hours

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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.