Barsky, Allan E. 1961- (Allan Edward Barsky)

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Barsky, Allan E. 1961- (Allan Edward Barsky)


Born April 18, 1961, in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada; married Greg Moore (an accountant); children: Adelle. Ethnicity: "Canadian." Education: University of Toronto, J.D., 1984, Ph.D., 1995; Yeshiva University, M.S.W., 1988. Religion: Jewish.


Home—Fort Lauderdale, FL. Office—School of Social Work, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL 33421-0991; fax: 954-958-9762. E-mail—[email protected]; [email protected]


Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, part-time teacher, 1989-91, sessional instructor in social work, 1991-94; University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, assistant professor, 1994-97, associate professor or social work, 1997-2000, director of research, 1999-2000; Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, professor of social work, 2001—.


Counsellors as Witnesses, Canadian Law Book (Aurora, Ontario, Canada), 1997.

Conflict Resolution for the Helping Professions, Brooks/Cole-Wadsworth (Belmont, CA), 2000, 2nd edition, 2007.

(Editor, with E. Geva and F. Westernoff, and contributor) Interprofessional Practice with Diverse Populations: Cases in Point, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 2000.

(With J. Gould) Clinicians in Court: A Guide to Subpoenas, Depositions, Testifying, and Everything Else You Need to Know, Guilford Publications (New York, NY), 2002.

Alcohol, Other Drugs, and Addictions: A Professional Development Manual for Social Work and the Human Services, Brooks/Cole-Wadsworth (Belmont, CA), 2006.

Successful Social Work Education: A Student's Guide, Brooks/Cole-Wadsworth (Belmont, CA), 2006.

Contributor to books, including Family Mediation: Contemporary Issues, edited by H. Irving and M. Benjamin, Sage Publications (Thousand Oaks, CA), 1995; Mediation and Conflict Resolution in Social Work and the Human Services, edited by E. Kruk, Nelson-Hall (Chicago, IL), 1997; Divorce and Family Mediation: Models, Techniques, and Applications, edited by J. Folberg, A. Milne, and P. Salem, Guilford Publications (New York, NY), 2004; and Strengths-Based Generalist Practice: A Collaborative Approach, edited by J. Poulin, Brooks/Cole-Wadsworth (Belmont, CA), 2005. Contributor to professional journals, including Child Welfare, Jewish Political Studies Review, Journal of Drug Education, Canadian Social Work Review, Conflict Resolution Quarterly, Arete, Higher Education Research and Development, and Journal of Research on Computing in Education.


Allan E. Barsky told CA: "My primary motivations for writing include improving my teaching, making better learning materials for my students, and promoting excellence in practice for social workers and related professionals. Writers such as Gerald and Marianne Corey have influenced my writing and approach to teaching. Before I write, I fully immerse myself in a field—through practice, teaching, observing, interviewing, and consulting. The peer review process is a critical component of my writing process. My inspirations for writing have generally come from courses I have taught, and from noticing gaps in the existing educational literature."

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