Diana Strock-Lynskey, MSW
Professor of Social Work
Rosetti Hall 307
515 Loudon Rd
Brief Biographical Statement
Diana began her work with the Social Work Department in September of 1990. During the 2013-14 and 2014-15 Academic Years, Professor Strock-Lynskey will be teaching in the First Year Seminar Program. Her course theme for the 2013-14 year is "Whats the Difference?: Exploring Diversity, Multiculturalism, and Human Rights."
Courses Taught: Social Work Department, Siena College
SWRK 200: Interpersonal Communication Skills
SWRK 300: Human Behavior & the Social Environment I
SWRK 310: Human Behavior and the Social Environment II
SWRK 320: Social Work Practice Theory I
SWRK 400: Social Work Practice Theory II
SWRK 410: Basic Field Education
SWRK 420: Advanced Field Education
SWRK 453: Death, the Dying Process, Loss and Grief
SWRK 499: Independent Study in Social Work
ADTV 250/SWRK 466: Historical Trauma, Restorative Justice & Cemetery Work in Belarus
GLST 300: Civil War, Cleansing & Restorative Justice (summer of 2008)
SCHOLARLY WRITINGS AND PUBLICATIONS
Chapters In Textbooks
Strock-Lynskey, Diana & Sofka, Carla (2011). Utilizing Cemetery Work as a Mechanism for Teaching and Engaging Students in Restorative Justice Efforts. In Birkenmaier, Cruce, Burkemper, Curley, Wilson and Stretch. (Eds.) Educating for Social Justice: Transformative Experiential Learning. (pp. 149-170). Chicago, Illinois.
Strock-Lynskey, Diana & Keller, Diana. (March 2007). “Integrating a Family-Centered Approach into Social Work Practice with Families of Children and Adolescents with Disabilities” in Disability and Social Work Education: Practice and Policy Issues, Francis K. O.Yuen, DSW, Carol B. Cohen, PhD, Kristine Tower, EdD., Editors, Haworth Press, pp. 111-134.
Strock-Lynskey, Diane. (February 2005) “Entrepreneurship and the Macro Social Work Practitioner” in More Days in the Lives of Social Workers: 35 “Real-Life” Stories of Advocacy, Outreach, and Other Intriguing Roles In Social Work Practice, The New Social Worker Press, pp. 109-114.
Case Study in Textbook
Strock-Lynskey, Diane and Gil, Theresa. (2007). “Saundra Santiago" in Case Studies in Generalist Practice, 4th Edition. Editors: Rivas, Robert F. and Hull, Grafton Jr. Publisher: Brooks/Cole, Pacific Grove, California. (Also included in 1st and 2nd Editions: 2004, 2001, 1998).
Strock-Lynskey, Diana & Keller, Diana. (2007). “Integrating a Family-Centered Approach into Social Work Practice with Families of Children and Adolescents with Disabilities” in Journal of Social Work in Disability and Rehabilitation, special edition, pp. 111-134, vol. 6, #1/2.
New York State Social Work Education Association 39th Annual Conference Proceedings. The Battlefield for Human Rights: Social Work in the Trenches, edited by Carol Brownstein-Evans, Ph.D., LMSW, ACSW. Strock-Lynskey, Diana (fall of 2007). “Historical Trauma, Restorative Justice and Jewish Cemetery Work, Belarus, Eastern Europe,” pp. 3-19, vol. 10, Rochester, New York.
Association of Baccalaureate Directors CD-Rom Pioneers in Social Work Series
Strock-Lynskey, Diane. (2004). Social Work. One of 40 social work educators selected for inclusion as “Pioneers in Social Work Education,” in a landmark collaborative CD-ROM and video series undertaken by the Association of Baccalaureate Program Directors Inc. in association with Metropolitan State College of Denver. Two interview segments for this series – “Disability and Social Work Practice” and “Social Work and Macro Practice” - were selected for inclusion in the final series which has been distributed each year at national social work education conferences.
Justice Studies Association (2009-2010)
Association of Baccalaureate Program Directors (1993 thru present)
Council on Social Work Education (1992 thru 2007)
New York State Social Work Education Association (1993 thru present)
National Association of Social Workers/NYS Chapter (1997 thru 2003)
Association of Native American and Alaskan (1999 thru present)
Summer of 2010 University of Utah @ Salt Lake City PhD Coursework in Progress)
Basic Course for Behavioral Investigators & Key Personnel
Spring of 2010 American Foundation for SAFETALK Training Certificate
Summer of 2008 American Foundation for ASSIST Training Certificate
May of 1980 MSW in Social Work – Management, Syracuse University
Planning, & Com. Organization/Child & Maternal
Health Care Policy (Specialty Area)
1976-1979 Counseling Psychology – 26 credits University of New York at Albany
(60 Credit Masters)
1976 B.A. in Sociology/Concentration Siena College
in Social Work (Magna Cum Laude)
Major Field Award: Sociology, Social Work, Criminal Justice
Council on Social Work Education Curriculum Compendium
Strock-Lynskey, Diane. (March 2002) “HBSE I and HBSE II: Model Syllabi” in Integrating Disability Content into Social Work Curriculum: A Compendium, Gibson, Stephen and DePoy, Elizabeth, Editors Council on Social Work Education Publications. Brain Injury Association of New York State (2004-2008)
Professional Journal Article