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Liat Shklarski

Assistant Professor of Social Work

Year Joined RCNJ: 2020

Contact Information

Education:

  • Ph.D. – Hunter College Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter College, NY
  • M.S.W. – University of Washington, Seattle WA
  • B.S.W. – Tel Aviv University, Israel

Convening Group: Social Work

Courses Offered:

M.S.W. Program:

  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment II – Life Cycle
  • Theory and Practice of Social Work I/ Field I
  • Theory and Practice of Social Work II/ Field II

Teaching Interests:

  • Clinical Practice in Social Work
  • Clinical Practice with Couples and Families
  • Attachment and its implementation in practice

 Research Interests:

  • Implementation research
  • Supervision in Social Work
  • Perinatal Mental Health

Publications

Rey, K., & Shklarski, L.,  (2021). The Impact of the Transition From In-Person to Remote Courses on Master of Social Work Students Due to COVID-19. Journal of Teaching in Social Work Vol. 41(5)

Shklarski, L., & Rey, K. (2021). The Abrupt Transition to Distance Social Work Teaching: Lessons Learned in the age of Covid19. Journal of Teaching in Social Work Vol. 41(5)

Shklarski, L., Abrams., A., Bakst, E. (2021). Will we ever again conduct In person Psychotherapy Sessions? Factors associated with the decision to provide In Person Therapy In The Age of COVID – 19. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy

Shklarski, L., & Kalogridis, L. (2021). Promotion and prevention of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders: Collaborative initiatives between social workers and doulas. Journal of Perinatal Education

Shklarski, L., Abrams, A., & Bakst, E. (2021). Navigating changes in the physical and psychological spaces of psychotherapists during Covid-19: When home becomes the office. Practice Innovations. 999(2) https://doi.org/10.1037/pri0000138

Shklarski, L. (2020). Implementation fidelity of the Family Finding Intervention: The perspectives of permanency specialists. Journal of Public Child Welfare. https://doi.org/10.1080/15548732.2020.1746477

Shklarski, L. ( 2020). Understanding individual and organizational factors related to implementation fidelity of Family Finding, an intervention to support foster youth transition to independent living. Child Welfare 98(2) 105-138.

Shklarski, L. (2019). Foster parent skills and dilemmas: A qualitative study. Child Welfare, 97(2) 41-62.

Shklarski, L., Madera, V. P., Bennett, K., & Marcial, K. (2015). Family Finding Project: Results from a one-year program evaluation. Child Welfare, 94(6) 67-86.

Shklarski, L. (2010). The engagement of frontline workers in case advocacy practice: A replication study on realizing rights [Unpublished master’s thesis]. The University of Washington.

Publications under review:

Publications under review:

Shklarski, L., Abrams., A., Bakst, E. (under review).The Future of Psychotherapy Post-Covid-19: Therapists’ Preferences to Return to In-Person, Continue Working Remotely, or Offer a Hybrid Method. The Clinical Social Work Journal.

Shklarski, L.. (submitted). Social Work Programs for the Ultra-orthodox Jews Community; Shaping a Professional Identity and Meeting the Needs of the Community. Journal of Social Work Education

Shklarski, L., Rey, K. (accepted). The Abrupt Transition to Distance Social Work Teaching: Lessons Learned in the Age of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of Teaching in Social Work

Shklarski, L., Abrams., A., Bakst, E. (2021). Will we ever again conduct In person Psychotherapy Sessions? Factors associated with the decision to provide In Person Therapy In The Age of COVID – 19. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy

Shklarski, L., & Abrams., A (under review) Supervisees Experiences of The Transition from In Person Supervision to Telesupervision During The Covid 19 Pandemic. Journal of Social Work Education

Shklarski, L., & Kalogridis, L. (accepted). Promotion and prevention of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders: Collaborative initiatives between social workers and doulas. Journal of Perinatal Education

BOOKS 

Shklarski, L., & Abrams, A. (2021). A Contemporary Approach to Clinical Supervision: The Supervisee Perspective. Routledge, UK.

This is the link to the book:

https://www.amazon.com/Contemporary-Approach-Clinical-Supervision-Perspective/dp/1032018577/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=shklarski&qid=1628976089&sr=8-1

Shklarski, L. & Laguna, M. (Expected June 2022). Fee-for-Service Psychotherapy: A Practical Guide for Mental Health Clinicians. San Diego, CA: Cognella.

Shklarski, L., & Abrams, A. (Expected April 2021). A Contemporary Approach to Clinical Supervision: The Supervisee Perspective. Routledge, UK.

Continuing Education:

THE CONTEMPORARY FREUDIAN SOCIETY – Psychoanalytic Training Institute.

Two-year certificate in the study of psychoanalytic psychotherapy

Credentials

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-R), New York

International Work

HAIFA UNIVERSITY, Haifa, Israel  Research Advisor

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