Mamadou Mansor Seck (Mamadou), PhD
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 Title: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
 Dept: Social Work
 Office: CB 325
 Phone: 216-523-7513
 Fax: 216 687 5590
 Email: M.SECK@csuohio.edu
 Blog: http://chochodeux.blogspot.com
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. CB 325, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Juvenile Justice, Juvenile Delinquency Social work education, and curriculum.
 
Education:
Ph.D., Social Welfare, MSASS- CWRU, 2007
MSSA, Social Work, MSASS- CWRU, 1992
1st Certificate, Law, University C.A. Diop Dakar, 1986
State Diploma, Social Work, National School Of Social Work, 1982
 
Brief Bio:
Dr. Seck completed his master and doctoral work at the Mandel School of Applied Social Science at Case Western Reserve University.

As Youth Counselor, Dr. Seck worked with sex offenders referred to the Ohio Department of Youth Services, Cleveland Region, and as Social Worker at Kathryn Tyler Neighborhood Center where he supervised the Court Community Service program. He also worked at the  Cuyahoga County Metropolitan Housing in the Youth Violence Prevention Program. Dr Seck was an invited faculty member at the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland where he previously was on training in the Becoming a Better Intervener. As Head of the Undergraduate Department of the National School for Specialized Social Workers, he attended seminars on Management, Marketing and Human Resources at the Mandel Center For Non Profit Organization at Case Western Reserve University.  
His practice with juveniles, in close as well as open institutions, led him to recognize the need for an early identification of violent youth offenders who experience mental and behavioral disorders and who are involved with the juvenile justice system. He worked at the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Detention Center as Detention Officer.
 
Honors and Awards:
1- Michigan Center For Urban African American Aging Research (MCUAAAR)- Accepted among the 2012 attendees of the center's annual workshop at the University of Michigan,Ann Arbor campus. The center is a joint institution between the University of Michigan and Wayne State University.

2- Cleveland State Faculty Merit Recognition Award, AY 2011-2012; faculty award in recognition of achievement in student engagement.
 
Research Interests:
Research on Youth; delinquency prevention and treatment programs; youth mental health; mental health of the elderly; pedagogy, andragogy, and learning.
 
Teaching Areas:
Subject     catalog number            Description                           Term

                                         Fall 2014

SWK 622.      SECTION 480       Fundamentals of SWK Research I        Fall 2014
SWK 150       section 501  African American in a Contemporary Society  Fall 2014

                                         Summer 2014

SWK 150     section 501   African American in a Contemporary Society   Summer 2014

                                         Spring 2014

SWK 623       section 480          Fundamentals of SWK Research II       Spring 2014
SWK 623       section  50          Fundamentals of SWK Research II       Spring 2014
SWK 150       section 501   African American in a Contemporary Society   Spring 2014

                                         Fall 2013

SWK 622.      SECTION  480       Fundamentals of SWK Research I          Fall 2013
SWK 150       section 501   African American in a Contemporary Society   Fall 2013

                                         Summer 2013

SWK 150       section 501   African American in a Contemporary Society   Summer 2013

                                         Spring 2013

SWK 623       section 480          Fundamentals of SWK Research II       Spring 2013
SWK 623       section  50          Fundamentals of SWK Research II       Spring 2013
SWK 150       section 501   African American in a Contemporary Society   Spring 2013

                                         Fall 2012

SWK 622.      SECTION  480       Fundamentals of SWK Research I          Fall 2012
SWK 150       section 501   African American in a Contemporary Society   Fall 2012

                                       Summer 2012

SWK 150       section 501   African American in a Contemporary Society   Summer 2012

                                       Spring 2012

SWK 623       section 480          Fundamentals of SWK Research II       Spring 2012
SWK 150       section 501   African American in a Contemporary Society   Summer 2012

                                        Fall 2011

SWK 622.      SECTION  480       Fundamentals of SWK Research I          Fall 2011
SWK 622.      SECTION  752       Fundamentals of SWK Research I          Fall 2011
SWK 150       section 501 African American in a Contemporary Society     Fall 2011

                                        Summer 2011

SWK 150       section 501   African American in a Contemporary Society   Summer 2011

                                        Spring 2011

SWK 623       section 480          Fundamentals of SWK Research II       Spring 2011
SWK 623       section 750          Fundamentals of SWK Research II       Spring 2011
SWK 150       section 501   African American in a Contemporary Society   Spring 2011

                                        Fall 2010

SWK 622       section 480          Fundamentals of SWK Research II       Fall 2010
SWK 603       section 3            Advanced Field Practic
 
Professional Affiliations:
                                 President
Association for the Promotion and Social Welfare of Children and Families in Africa (APEBEFA)
                               Chapter Chair  
International Association For Social Work with Groups,Inc.: Northeast Ohio Chapter (IASWG)
                                
                                  Member
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)              
American Correctional Association (ACA)
Ohio Program Evaluators Group (OPEG)
International Association for Social Work with Groups Inc (IASWG).
 
Professional Experience:
Teaching experience

CLEVELAND STATE UNIVERSITY - Cleveland Ohio

Associate Professor School of Social Work from 8/2014

Assistant Professor School of Social Work 8/2008- 8/2013

Visiting Assistant Professor 8/2007 8/2008

Adjunct School of Social Work 1/2007- 5/2007

UNIVERSITY OF SAINT FRANCIS , Fort Wayne , Indiana

Assistant Professor 1/2006 - 6/2006

Field coordinator 1/2006 - 6/2006

GESTALT INSTITUTE INVITED FACULTY MEMBER

NATIONAL SCHOOL FOR SPECIALIZED SOCIAL WORKERS, Dakar, Senegal
 
University Service:
Member of the CSU Community Emergency Response Team
 
Professional Service:
                      Presentations (Conferences and workshops)

Seck, M. M. (2014). Street Children in Developing Countries: The Example of Senegal
          Presentation 36 Annual conference of the International Association  
          of Social Work With Groups in Calgary, Canada 6/6/14

Seck, M. M. (2013). The Practice of Participatory Research: Tools and Outcome.
         Youngstown University conference on Evidence Based Practice and Strengths-
          Based Perspectives. November 14th 2013

Seck, M. M. (2013). Task group process: Writing a collective paper in a web based online
          course.  (Presentation 35 Annual conference of the International Association  
          of Social Work With Groups in Boston. 6/7/13


Seck, M. M. (2012). Analysis of the outcome of social work students┬┐ group work field
       research. International Association for the Advancement of Social Work with
       Groups. 34 Annual International Symposium- Long Island New York, USA- June
       14th-17th, 2012

McArdle, L. & Seck, M. M. (2012). Ethics in Group Work Practice: an Opportunity for
      Growth. AASWG International Conference, Long Island, New York

Seck, M. M. (2011). Immigrants┬┐ Empowering Strategies: The Practice of Self-Help
      Group for Betterment in a New Land. IASWG Long Beach Symposium.

Seck, M. M. (2010). Engaging Social Work Students in Community Development:
      Evaluating Group Field Practicum Reports. IASWG Montreal Symposium.

Helton, L., McArdle, L. & Seck, M. M. (2010). Team building and Group Process
      Among two Faculty Groups Delivering A joint Master of Social Work Program.
      AASWG Montreal Symposium.
 
Community Service:
Cleveland State University Emergency Response Team member