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Candace Hansford, Ph.D., M.S.W

 

Professor, M.S.W. Program Online Education

Education

  • Ph.D. in Social Work with a Research Methods minor at The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 2005
  • M.S.W. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Certificate in Theology from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky
  • B.A. in Religion with a minor in Social Work from the University of the Cumberlands, Williamsburg, Kentucky

Teaching Experience

  • Professor, Department of Social Work, Online, Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Professor, Carver School of Social Work, Online, Campbellsville University, Campbellsville, Kentucky
  • Associate Professor, Carver School of Social Work, Campbellsville University, Campbellsville, Kentucky
  • Assistant Professor, Carver School of Social Work, Campbellsville University, Campbellsville, Kentucky
  • Adjunct, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky; Wilmington College, Wilmington, Ohio
  • Facilitator and Curriculum Writer, Samuel DuBois Cook Summer Academy, Office of Minority Affairs, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • Graduate Teaching Associate, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Social Work Experience

  • Parent Program Coordinator, Crossroads Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Hand in Hand Mentor Program Director, The Highland County Department of Human Services, Hillsboro, Ohio
  • Family Social Worker, The Highland County Department of Human Services-Diversion Unit, Hillsboro, Ohio
  • Director-Interim, Christian Women’s Job Corps, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Independent Living Skills Program, Practicum, Kentucky Baptist Children Services, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Pregnancy Center, Practicum, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Residential Group Home, Practicum, London, Kentucky

Editor Experience

  • Chapter Reviewer for Mental health conditions and services in selected African countries: Implications for social work and human service professionals by editors Marie-Antoinette Sossou and Tirelo Modie-Moroka, for Chapter Four: How mental health is understood in Africa: The prevalence of mental disorders in Kenya by Japheth Jaoko.
  • Outside Editor, Routledge Publishing Company, New York, NY for reviewing and editing five chapters for Human trafficking: Interdisciplinary perspectives by Mary C. Burke.
  • Reviewer for Research on Social Work Practice, Special Issue on Evidence-Based Child Welfare

Publications

  • Hansford, C. (2016, January). World Problems and Advocacy. Published by the University of Connecticut Teaching Human Rights Database.
  • Hansford, Candace & Ely, Gretchen & Flaherty, Chris & Meyer-Adams, Nancy. (2017). “Social Work Is a Profession, Not an Ideology”: A Qualitative Analysis of Student Perceptions of Social Justice Discussions in the Classroom. Journal of Teaching in Social Work. 1-19. doi: 10.1080/08841233.2017.1311291.
  • Anderson-Butcher, D., Midle, T., Hansford, C., Farrara, L., & Grotevant, S. (2004). Raising the Bar: Professional Development in After School Programs. School Age Review, 7, 4-12.
  • Dissertation: A Structural Equation Model of Maternal Post-TANF Employment: An Analysis of Economic Deprivation and Hardship, Maternal Well-Being, and Parental Strain

Biography

Dr. Candace Hansford is an MSW online faculty. She has taught at another university for seventeen years, with thirteen of those teaching in the MSW program, and seven of those years fully online. She enjoys teaching and mentoring students in their callings in social work.

Her primary areas of interests, practice experience, and research are human trafficking/anti-trafficking measures, international social work, human rights, and women and children in poverty.

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