D. Mark Ragg

A photo of Mark Ragg


Social Work

331 Marshall


[email protected]


  • Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University
  • BSW, University of Western Ontario
  • MSW, University of Connecticut


  • SWRK 317: Interpersonal Foundations of SW Practice
  • SWRK 318: Practice I - Skill Itegration Seminar
  • SWRK 375: Working with Youth in Care
  • SWRK 409: Generalist SW Practice with Groups
  • SWRK 505: Generalist SW Practice with Individuals
  • SWRK 515: Generalist SW Practice with Families
  • SWRK 545: Generalist SW Practice with Groups
  • SWRK 555: Developing Group Programs for Children
  • SWRK 575: Working with Youth in Care


Areas of Interest:

Emotionally-Focused Practice, Group Work Practice, Couples & Family Practice, Developing Advanced Practice Skills, Developing the Practice Foundation

Activities and Accomplishments:

A social work practitioner since 1982, Mark Ragg assumed a teaching at Eastern in 1997. Prior to coming to Eastern Mark worked as a practitioner and director in a County-wide Children's Mental Health agency in Canada. Concurrent with his agency practice Mark provided, and continues to provide, family and couples counseling. Mark was instrumental in developing family and group centered programs in Canada with a focus on child abuse, neglect, trauma, domestic violence, sexual abuse and developmental disabilities. Mark’s current research focuses on developing foundational and advanced practice skills and the effective use of flipped and online resources in developing practice skills. He teaches in both the BSW and MSW programs focusing on practice and child/family courses.