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Faculty Biography

Faculty Biography | Susan Roche

Susan Roche

Susan Roche, Ph.D.Associate Professor

Contact Information:
437A Waterman
(802) 656-1200
Susan.Roche@uvm.edu

Areas of Expertise:

Applied Ethics; Child and Family Welfare; Collaboration; Domestic Violence or Crisis Intervention; Human Rights; Organizational Development; Social Justice; Social Policy

Current Projects:

Anti-Violence Partnership

Scholarship

Selected Publications

  • Roche, S. E., & Wood, G. G. (In process). Situations and representations: A feminist poststructural approach to social work with women and teen-age girls surviving male violence.
  • Roche, S. E., (2009). Guest Editoral. Gentle, angry women creating change. Afilia: Journal of women and social work, Guest Editoral. Gentle, angry women creating change. Afilia: Journal of women and social work
  • Roche, S. E. (2009, November). Guest Editoral. Gentle, angry women creating change. Afilia: Journal of women and social work, 1-3.
  • Roche, S. E. (2007). Postmodern call and response in the modernist university. In S. Witkin, & D. Saleebey (Eds.), Transforming social work: Re-shaping the canon in inquiry, practice, and education. Washington, D.C.: Council on Social Work Education.
  • Roche, S. E. (2007). Postmodern call and response in the modernist university. In S. Witkin, & D. Saleebey (Eds.), Transforming social work: Re-shaping the canon in inquiry, practice, and education. Washington, D.C.: Council on Social Work Education.

Selected Presentations

  • Roche, S. E., Tolentino, E., & Liske, A. (September, 2009). Creative Research for SVP Planning, National Sexual Violence Assault Conference, Alexandria, VA.
  • Roche, S. E. (2009, June 12). Launching and implementing the Vermont Approach: Sexual violence prevention plan. Presented at the June 4, 2009 CDC/NCIPC RPE State Grantees virtual conference.
  • Roche, S. E. (2009, February 4). Lessons learned from the Vermont Approach: Sexual violence prevention plan. Presented at Presented at the June 4, 2009 CDC/NCIPC DELTA State Grantees virtual conference.
  • Roche, S. E. (2008, April, 28). The Vermont Approach: A Strategic Plan for Comprehensive, Collaborative Sexual Violence Prevention in Vermont 2006 - 2010. A presentation made to the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault, Austin, TX. (Invited)
  • Roche, S. E. (October, 2007). Safety, Autonomy, and Agency: Anti-Violence partnership social work education, Intimate Partner Violence Collaborations II: Cross-Disciplinary, Interagency Education, Training, and Outreach Panel, Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, San Francisco, CA.

Courses Taught in the Last 5 Years

Advanced Social Welfare Policy Analysis and Practice; Social Work Practice I; Social Work Practice II; Social Work with Children and Families II; Social Work with Groups; Transformative Social Work Approaches to Violence in Multiple Communities

Education

  • Ph.D. in Social Work from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
  • M.S.W. in Social Work from University of Louisville

Awards & Honors

  • "Trailblazer" Crime Victim Service Award from the VT Center for Crime Victim Services and the Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence: (2006)
  • Statewide Contributor Award from Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence: For contributions to the work in Vermont to end domestic and sexual violence. (2006)