mallon

Mallon, Gerald | MSW | DSW

Associate Dean of Scholarship and Research & Julia Lathrop Professor of Child Welfare
Phone: (212) 396-7562
Office: 702
Email: gmallon@hunter.cuny.edu
Areas of Expertise:
Child Welfare
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans Children, Youth, & Family Issues
Animal Assisted Therapy

Education:
D.S.W., Graduate Center City University of New York
M.S.W., Fordham University

Courses:
Social Work Practice with LGBT People
Child Welfare Practice and Policy
Practice Issues in Child Welfare

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Scholarship


Mallon, G.P. & McRoy, R. (2016).  Race and culture in child welfare.  In A. Carten, M. Pinder-Greene, & A. Siskind, (Eds). Transforming Health and Human Service Systems: An Anti-Racist Strategy, (pp.246-261). New York: Oxford University Press.

Mallon, G. P. (2015).  Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans foster and adoptive parents: Recruiting, assessing, and supporting untapped family resources for children and youth (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: Child Welfare League of America.

Mallon, G.P., & Hess, P. (Eds.). (2014).  Child welfare for the twenty-first century: A Handbook of practices, policies, and programs (2nd ed.).  New York: Columbia University Press.

Mallon, G.P. (2010).  Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth issues: A youth worker’s perspective (2nd ed.).  Washington, DC: Child Welfare League of America.

Renne, J., & Mallon, G.P. (2014).  Facilitating permanency for youth:  The overuse of long term foster care and the appropriate use of another planned permanent living arrangement as a permanency goal for adolescents in foster care. In G.P. Mallon and P. Hess (Eds.), Child welfare for the 21st century: A handbook of practices, policies and programs, (2nd Ed).  New York: Columbia University Press.

Mallon, G.P. (2014). Issues in adoption practice.  In G.P. Mallon and P. Hess (Eds.), Child welfare for the 21st century: A handbook of practices, policies, and programs, (2nd Ed).  New York: Columbia University Press.

Bossard, N., Munson, S., Braxton, A., Conway, D., Muhammad, B. & Mallon, G.P. (2013). Nothing about us without us: Meaningful engagement of youth and families in child welfare systems.  In K. Briar Lawson, M McCarthy and N. Dickerson (Eds.). The Children’s Bureau: Shaping a century of practices, programs and policies (pp. 79-110).   Washington, DC: NASW.

Mallon, G.P. (2012). Practice with families where gender or sexual orientation is an issue: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans (LGBT) individuals and their families.  In E. P. Congress and M. J. Gonzalez (Eds.). Multicultural perspectives in working with families (2nd Ed), (pp.199-227). NY: Springer.


Research


Focus on LGBTQ children, youth, and families
Child Welfare
Animal Assisted Therapy


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