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Kim LorberAssociate Professor of Social Work

Year Joined RCNJ: 2005

Contact Information

Education:

  • B.A., Rutgers University
  • M.S.W., Yeshiva University
  • Ph.D., Yeshiva University

Convening Group:

  • Social Work (member)
  • Convener of Gerontology Minor

Courses Offered:

  • Human Behavior and The Social Environment II
  • Child Welfare
  • Social Work Research Methods
  • AIDS: Social Perspectives

Teaching Interest:

  • HIV/AIDS
  • Social Injustice
  • Issues of Older Adults & Their Caregivers

Research Interest:

  • HIV/AIDS
  • Social Injustice
  • Issues of Older Adults & Their Caregivers

Recent Publications:

  • Lorber, K. (in contract). Right to Refuse Treatment. (Eds.A. Scull & J.G. Golson). Cultural Sociology of Mental Illness. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
  • Lorber, K. & Weiner, A. P (in contract). Patient Rights. (Eds.A. Scull & J.G. Golson). Cultural Sociology of Mental Illness. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
  • Lorber, K. & Weiner, A. P. (in contract). Informed Consent. (Eds.A. Scull & J.G. Golson). Cultural Sociology of Mental Illness. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
  • Lorber, K. (in contract). Human Rights. (Eds.A. Scull & J.G. Golson). Cultural Sociology of Mental Illness. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
  • Weiner. A. & Lorber. K. (in contract). Mental illness defined, sociological perspectives. In Scull, A. J. and Golson, J. G. (Eds.), Cultural Sociology of Mental Illness. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.
  • Lorber, K. (in press). Academy Awards. (Eds.C.E. Cortes & J. G. Golson). Multicultural America. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
  • Lorber, K. & Weiner, A. P.  (in press). Sexual Orientation and Ethnic Diversity. (Eds.C.E. Cortes & J. G. Golson). Multicultural America. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
  • Weiner, A. & Lorber, K. (in press). Gender/sex and ethnic diversity. In Cortes, C.E. and Golson, J.G. (Eds.), Multicultural America. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.
  • Lorber, K. & Weiner, A. P. (in press). History of Common Law Marriage. (Eds.R.E. Emery & J. G. Golson). Cultural Sociology of Divorce. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
  • Lorber, K. & Weiner, A. P. (in press). Poverty. (Eds.R.E. Emery & J. G. Golson). Cultural Sociology of Divorce. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
  • Lorber, K. (in press). Sexual Orientation (as a cause of divorce). (Eds.R.E. Emery & J. G. Golson). Cultural Sociology of Divorce. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
  • Lorber, K. (2012). Family Caregivers: Services for Unsung Heroes.  L. M. Grobman & J. Clements, Eds. Riding the Mutual Aid Bus and Other Adventures in Social Work. Harrisburg, PA: White Hat Communications. (pp. 217-223)
  • Lorber, K. (2011). Infectious Disease Networks. (Ed. G.A. Barnett). Encyclopedia of Social Networks. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc. (pp. 412-416).
  • Lorber, K. & Weiner, A. P. (2011). Human Rights Network. (Ed. G.A. Barnett). Encyclopedia of Social Networks. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc. (pp. 385-391).
  • Lorber, K. (2011). A very special nursing home in The Bronx. L. Grobman, Ed. Days in The Lives of Social Workers: 58 Professionals Tell “Real-life” Stories From Social Work Practice,edition 2. Harrisburg, PA: White Hat Communications. (Chapter 9).
  • Lorber, K. (2009). Transitional Housing And AIDS In New York City: An Analysis Of Permanency Outcomes. Germany: VDM Verlag.
  • Weiner A. & Lorber. K. (2008). Challenges of Gender, Homelessness and HIV in New York City. In A. Buchanan Ed.), Social Work, Oxford, England: Routledge, Taylor, & Francis Group.
  • Weiner, A. & Lorber, K. (2008, November). Mujeres marginadas: Los desafíos impuestos por el género, la carencia de hogar y el VIH en la Ciudad de Nueva York. Revista Trabajo Social, 75, 83-92.
  • Dinerman, M., Lorber, K., & Weiner, A. (2008). Margaret Gibelman: Biography. Encyclopedia of Social Work. Washington, DC: NASW Press.
  • Lorber, K. (2006). Standing in a ghost town. Katrina Chronicles. Mahwah, New Jersey: Ramapo College of New Jersey Online
  • Weiner, A. & Lorber, K. (2006). Marginalized women: Challenges of gender, homelessness, and HIV in New York City, Proceedings of the 33rd International Congress of Schools of Social Work, Santiago, Chile, August 28 – September 1, 2006.
  • Lorber, K. (2005). A very special nursing home in the Bronx. In L.M. Grobman (Ed.). pp. 77-83. Days In The Lives of Social Workers: 54 Professionals Tell “Real-life” Stories From Social Work Practice (3rd ed.). Harrisburg, PA: White Hat Communications.
  • Lorber, K. Dissertation. (2004). “Transitional Housing and AIDS in New York City: An Analysis of Permanency Outcomes”.
  • Lorber, K. (2001). Alzheimer’s Disease: An overview. The Social Work Connection2(1), 1, 5-6. New York-Presbyterian, The University Hospitals of Columbia and Cornell.
  • Beckerman, N., Litetny, S. & Lorber, K.R. (2000). Emotional issues for couples of mixed HIV status: Implications for the practitioner. Social Work in Health Care31(4), 25-41.
  • Lorber, K.R. (1999). A very special nursing home in the South Bronx. In L. Grobman (Ed.). pp. 51-58. 41 Days In The Lives of Social Workers: Professionals Tell “Real-life” Stories From Social Work Practice (2nd ed.).Harrisburg, PA: White Hat Communications.
  • Lorber, K. (1996). A very special nursing home in The Bronx.  In L. Grobman (Ed.). Days in The Lives of Social Workers: 41 Professionals Tell “Real-life” Stories From Social Work Practice. Harrisburg, PA: White Hat Communications.
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