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Master of Social Work

Gwenelle O'Neal

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Master of Social Work

West Chester Campus

Address:
Reynolds Hall
650 Reynolds Alley
West Chester, PA 19383

Phone: 610-436-2664


PASSHE Center City

Address:
701 Market Street, Concourse Level
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Phone: 610-436-2664

Gwenelle O'Neal, MSW, DSW, LSW

Professor
Reynolds Hall, Room 202
267-386-3047
goneal@wcupa.edu
Curriculum Vitae
Degrees
  • BA, Sociology and Spanish: Spelman College
  • MSW: New York University
  • DSW: Columbia University

Main areas of interest

  • Community mental health services
  • Multicultural resources
  • Universal design to enhance student and consumer engagement and participation

Inspiration

My interest in social work stems from the NAACP in the seventh grade during the civil rights movement. My community focus on democracy and economic development can be connected to that experience. Social work just naturally seemed best for me to leave my mark.

Community mental health services

Presentations

  • O'Neal, G.S. (2016, May). Using a trauma lens: Micro and macro systems. Moderator for panel discussion at the Columbia University School of Social Work Annual Alumni Conference, New York, NY.
  • O'Neal, G.S. (2012, March). Culture and protective factors. Panel discussion at Center for Study of Social Policy, Washington, DC.
  • O'Neal, G.S. (2012, February). Building client confidence. Presentation at meeting of the National Association of Social Workers-New Jersey Chapter, Lawrenceville, NJ.

Multicultural resources

Presentations

  • O'Neal, G.S. (2016, April). How incorporating multicultural resources in your syllabus affects retention and global citizenship. Presentation at the meeting of the Pennsylvania Chapter-National Association of Multicultural Education, West Chester, PA.
  • O'Neal, G.S., & Schneller, B. (2013, November). How incorporating multicultural resources in your syllabus affects retention and global citizenship. Presentation at the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Eduation Inclusive Excellence Conference, Shippensburg, PA.
  • O'Neal, G.S. (2011, June). Ethnographic interviewing. Presentation at Cultural Competence Training Conference,¬†Atlantic City, NJ.
  • O'Neal, G.S. (2011, May). Integrating multicultural resources to build client confidence. Accepted presentation at meeting of the National Association of Social Workers-New Jersey Chapter, Atlantic City, NJ.

Publications

Universal design to enhance student and consumer engagement and participation

Presentations

  • O'Neal, G.S. (2013. February). Using perspective-taking in critical thinking: An active learning process. Poster presented at the Lily South Teaching Conference, Greensboro, NC.
  • O'Neal, G.S. (2012, November). Using GIS in a community practice course. Presentation at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Washington, DC.

Additional projects

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