Patricia Ann Stoddard Dare (Patty), MSW, PhD
 Title: Assc Prof & Master of SW Coord
MSW Coordinator
 Dept: Social Work
 Office: RT 1431
 Phone: 216-687-4568
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. RT 1431, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Ph.D., Social Work, Washington University in St. Louis, 2004
M.S.W., Social Work, Washington Univeristy in St. Louis, 1998
B.A., Women's Studies, Valparaiso University, 1995
Brief Bio:
Patricia Stoddard Dare is an associate professor of social work at Cleveland State University.  She also serves as the coordinator of the Master of Social Work Program.  She earned her Master of Social Work and Doctorate in Social Work from the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis.  She also completed a Mental Health Services Research fellowship with the National Institute of Mental Health.  She currently teaches Research Methods and Substance Abuse classes at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and serves as the co-director the Chemical Dependency Certificate Program, and Coordinator of the MSW program at Cleveland State University.  Her  research focuses on vulnerabilities experienced by children, youth and families such as substance use disorders, mental health issues, delinquency, limiting health conditions, maltreatment, foreclosure, and food insecurity.  She is currently writing on the topic of paid sick leave benefits.  Her research has been cited in a wide range of national media outlets including US News & World Report, Forbes, and the PBS program Evidence Based Policy.
Honors and Awards:
Inducted as an Honorary Member of Phi Alpha, Lambda Theta Chapter, Luther College┬┐s Social Work Honor Society, 2004

National Institute of Mental Health Center for Mental Health Services Research Pre-Doctoral Training Fellowship, Washington University, 1999-2002  

George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Doctoral Fellowship, Washington University, 1998-1999  

Rosa Parks Academic Scholarship for Promoting Social Justice, Washington University, 1996-1998  

Valparaiso University┬┐s Distinguished Graduate Award, for Scholarship, Leadership, Character, and Service, 1995

Lumina Award for Academic Excellence, Valparaiso University, 1994

Southwest Michigan Sharing Time And Resources (STAR) Award, Outstanding Youth Volunteer, 1991

Optimist International Student of the Year, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1991

Feature Story on the front page of The Chronicles of Philanthropy for my groundbreaking work with Youth United Way, 1991
Research Interests:
Denial in substance abuse disorders; mental health services research; program evaluation; children, youth, and families; and juvenile delinquency
Teaching Areas:
I teach Research Methods I and II at the BSW level and Research Methods I and Program Evaluation at the MSW level.  I also teach a substance abuse counseling course.
Research Grants:
Lorain County Board of Mental Health Provider Agency Program Evaluations,  July 2008-July 2009, Lorain County Board of Mental Health, $12,300.00

Lorain County Board of Mental Health Provider Agency Program Evaluations, July 2007-July 2008, Lorain County Board of Mental Health, $9352.00