Loyola University Chicago

School of Social Work

Faculty & Staff Directory

Terri Kilbane, PhD

Title/s: Associate Professor

Office #: Maguire Hall 532

Phone: 312.915.7026

E-mail: tkilban@luc.edu

Degrees

Ph.D., Concentration: Social Policy and Research - 1988
          University of Illinois at Chicago,
          Jane Addams College of Social Work

M.A.,   Concentration: Social Development - 1976
           The University of Chicago
           The School of Social Service Administration
          
Awards and Recognitions:

  • Curl Fellowship, Loyola University, 1998-1999
  • Chairman’s Award, African-American Advisory Council, Illinois Department of Children & Family Services, April 2001
  • Faculty Recognition Recipient, Loyola University, October 2001
  • Field Museum, Center for Cultural Understanding and Change, Cultural Connections, Urban Research and Course Transformation Institute 2003
  • CADE Faculty Fellow, May-June 2004
  • Africa Immersion Trip, Faculty Recipient for May 2005 trip, Center for Ethics and Social Justice
  • Nurturing the Commitment to Justice, John Carroll University, October 13 – 16, 2005, Faculty Attendee
  • Loyola University Chicago, Immersion Trip, Faculty Recipient for Summer 2009 Trip, Rebuilding Katrina Homes, Mission and Ministry Department

Research Interests

  • Group Work
  • Advocacy
  • Elder Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Older Women
  • Research Methodology & Analysis

Current Research Projects:

  • Co-PI for Evaluation/Research for Office of Minority Health, Minority Youth Violence Prevention II (MYVPII) Grant (with Caleb Kim, PI)
  • Group Work in the Field: A Survey of Field Work Instructors to Assess the Prevalence and the Use of Groups at Their Agencies (with Shirley Simon).
  • Authors of Group Work-Focused Dissertations in Social Work: A Follow Up Study (with Shirley Simon)
  • How do Social Workers Perceive Advocacy? (with Amy Krings)

 

Professional & Community Affiliations

Community and Professional Service:

  • Woodlawn Summit, Crime and Safety

International Experience:

  • African Immersion Trip Summer 2005
  • Teaching at Rome Campus, Summer 2007 and 2008, SOWK 610F Social Policy and Practice with Families and Children

Courses Taught

Graduate Courses

  • SOWK 506     Methods of Social Research
  • SOWK 606     Practicum in Research in Social Work

Doctoral Level Courses

  • SOWK 821     Practicum in Research I - Quantitative Methods
  • SOWK 831     Practicum in Research-II - Qualitative Methods

Selected Publications

Recent Faculty Grants:

  • Advocacy Work among Social Workers, Loyola University Chicago Summer 2017 stipend.
  • IASWG – SPARC grant – “Social Work Dissertations Focusing on Group Work: An Historical Analysis”, 2013.
  • Brookdale Foundation (RAPP) – Recipient of Two-year foundation grant re grandparents raising grandchildren, 2011.
  • Domestic Violence Grown Old: The Voice of the Older Abused Woman. Loyola University Chicago, Summer 2008 Research Stipends.

Recent Presentations:

  • Simon, S.R. and Kilbane, T. "Exploring Connections Between Social Work Dissertations and Future Group Work Professionals", Council on Social Work Education, Orlando, FL, November 2018, poster presentation.
  • Simon, S.R. and Kilbane, T. “Status of Group Work Education in Masters-level Social Work Program: Survey Findings and Implications”, Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development 2018, Dublin, Ireland, July 4-7, 2018, paper presentation.
  • Kilbane, T. “Multiple Systems’ Response to Older Abused Women: Comparison of the Use and Barriers to Service Delivery and Legal Options”, Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development 2018, Dublin, Ireland, July 4-7, 2018, poster presentation.
  • Kilbane, T. “Voices of Older Abuse Women: Their Experience in Surviving Interpersonal Violence”, Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development 2018, Dublin, Ireland, July 4-7, 2018, poster presentation.
  • Kilbane, T. and Simon, S.R.  IASWG 40th Annual International Symposium of IASWG. “Group Work in the Field: A Survey of Field Work Instructors to Assess the Prevalence and Use of Groups at Their Agencies”, Kruger National Park, South Africa (June 2018).
  • Simon, S.R. and Kilbane, T. IASWG 39th Annual International Symposium of IASWG. “Underexplored Aspects of Group Work Education in MSW Programs: Survey Results”, New York, NY (June 2017).
  • Simon, S.R., Kilbane, T. and others. IASWG 39th Annual International Symposium of IASWG. “The 2017 IASWG SPARC Showcase and Forum on Project Application, Acceptance an Implementation", New York, NY (June 2017).
  • Kilbane, T.; Hong, P; Krings, A.; Wathen, M. and Barry, J. Social Justice Summit, Loyola University Chicago School of Social Work Student Organization (SSWSO. “A Case-Based Learning Approach to Advocacy Work & Skill Development”, Chicago, IL (March 2017).

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