PhD - Case Western Reserve University
B.S.W. - University of Western Ontario
M.S.W. - University of Connecticut
Areas of Interest:
Domestic Violence, Impact of Violence on Children, Group Work Practice, Family Practice, Innovations for Hard to Serve Families, Youth Development, Foster Care, Culture and Family, Instrument Development and Treatment Outcome Assessment.
Activities and Accomplishments:
Mark Ragg has been teaching at Eastern since 1997. Prior to coming to Eastern Mark worked in a Children's Mental Health agency in Canada while also providing family and marital counseling. While working in the field, Mark developed many family and group centered programs. Working with issues of child abuse, neglect, trauma, domestic violence, sexual abuse and developmental disabilities Mark developed research interests in the impact of violence and abuse on children. Mark's current research focuses on issues of violence and abuse on children. Mark's current research focuses on issues of family violence, youth in care and developing effective interpersonal practice. Mark teaches in both the BSW and MSW programs focusing on practice and child/family courses.
SWRK 409: Generalist SW Practice with Groups
SWRK 510: Generalist Practice I