Shelly PerryTitle: Associate Professor of Social Work
Office Location: NH014
Phone: (269) 471-6877
BSW Loma Linda University
MSW State University of New York
Shelly Perry, MSW, BSW, LCSWE, Diplomate, is an Associate Professor of Social Work. She received her BSW degree from Loma Linda University, La Sierra Campus, in 1982 and her MSW degree from the State University of New York, Albany ,in 1983. Her social work experience is in medical social work, home care, working with adolescents in group homes, and coordinating internships both at Loma Linda University and Andrews University. Ms. Perry conducts professional presentations on child abuse prevention and family wellness. Since 2003 she has been active in the practice community as a therapist at Samaritan Counseling Center, where she is currently the clinical director. She has sponsored many continuing education sessions for field instructors and area practitioners. Her areas of research are in field instruction, refugee women, and family wellness.
Current Research or Professional Activities:Wrote 20 newspaper columns “Ask the Counselor”.
Perry, Shelly J., Sedlacek, David., & Gavin, John. Assessment of Student Professionalism (ASP): Integrating Practice Behaviors Into a Behavior-Based Instrument. Council of Social Work Education (CSWE): 56th Annual Meeting, October 14-17, 2010, Portland, OR – oral paper presentation.