Department Chair

  • Carla Sofka Ph.D.
    P
    rofessor of Social Work
    Rosetti Hall 309
    (518) 786-5046
    csofka@siena.edu

Carla Sofka

 

          Carla Sofka, PhD, MSW

          Professor of Social Work;

          Dept Chair; Program Director

 

               Social Work Program

               Siena College

               Rosetti Hall 309

               515 Loudon Rd

               Loudonville, NY 12211

 

                518-786-5046 (office)   518-782-6499 (fax)

               csofka@siena.edu

 

 

 

Dr. Carla joined the faculty in 2000. Her practice experience includes work with families and adults in mental health, medical, and hospice settings. She has research experience in gerontology, grief and loss, and mental health, and has published in these areas. Current interests include use of technology in clinical social work and education, and public expressions of grief.

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Ph.D. (Social Work) - George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St.Louis, 1992.

M.S.W. (Concentration in Gerontology, Specialization in Family Therapy) - George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St. Louis, 1987. 
B.S. (with Distinction in Psychology) - University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1985.

 

PERSONAL INTERESTS

  • Family life with my husband and daughter
  • Paraphernalia related to aging, death, and grief – i.e., cartoons, mourning jewelry, and other artifacts
  • Jewelry making