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Megan Sherman

Dr. Megan Callahan Sherman

Assistant Professor

School:

Department:

Social Work

Office Location:

Jeffries Hall 115B

Office Hours:

Educational Background

  • Fordham University, Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work
  • Thomas Edison State College, Post Master Certification in Educational Leadership
  • Fordham University, Master of Social Work
  • Albertus Magnus College, Bachelor of Arts

Professional Experience

  • 2018-Present: Georgian Court University – Chair & Director of the BSW and Gerontology Program
  • 2015- 2018: Georgian Court University – Assistant Professor & Coordinator of Field Education
  • 2003-2015: Academy Charter High School – Director of Special Services/Instructional Supervisor
  • 2008-Present: Megan Callahan Sherman, LLC – Psychotherapy and Education Advocacy Practice
  • 2002-2008: Community YMCA of Monmouth County – Family Therapist
  • 2000-2003: Genesis Elder Care – Director of Social Services
  • 1998-2000: Easter Seals Society of New Jersey – Outreach Case Manager
 

Research / Creativity Interest Area

My research interests include exploring the components of student success. Explicitly, what are the interpersonal attributes and external variables that contribute to achievement?   Instinctively I gravitate toward qualitative initiatives.  I enjoy the personal connection that accompanies hearing the unique narratives of individuals and communities facing divergent circumstances.  As a teacher I am inclined to promote student involvement in research as frequently as possible.

Additional Information

  • New Jersey Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • New Jersey Department of Education Certified Supervisor
  • New Jersey Department of Education Certified School Social Worker
  • Certified Clinical Social Work Supervisor
  • Member- National Association of Social Workers
  • Former Unit Chair, Monmouth and Ocean Counties- National Association of Social Workers, New Jersey Chapter
  • Member- National Association of Social Workers, New Jersey Chapter
  • Member- Council on Social Work Education
  • Member-Monmouth County Traumatic Loss Coalition
  • Research Consultant- Toms River Family Health & Support Coalition

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