Scott R. Meyer, Ph.D, MSW

Professor Emeritus of Social Work; Teaching Lecturer

AA, Queensboro Community College; BSW, MSW, Adelphi University; PhD, Boston University

About Professor Meyer 

Scott Meyer has taught at Roger Williams College and Curry College prior to teaching at PSU.  He worked as an executive administrator at Boston University Medical School and served as a Clinical Instructor of Psychiatry (Social Work).  He has worked in both public and private sector agencies serving clients with mental health/development disability related concerns.  He is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in New Hampshire and is a Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work.

Dr. Meyer has made presentations nationally and internationally on topics including bullying, peaceful schools, group work models, stress management, program evaluation and sustainability.

He has consulted with organizations including Pemi-Baker Community Health, Central NH VNA/Hospice, Newfound Area Nursing Association, Brewster Academy, Morgan Stanley, NH Veterans Home, Tilton School, NH DCYF, and Salem Children’s Trust.  Dr. Meyer has provided program evaluation services for a range of agencies including after school programs, a homeless shelter and Americorps.  He has served as a Board member/officer for agencies including NH NASW, Plymouth Regional Clinic, Salem/Hunter School and the NH Commission on the Status of Men.

Selected Publications

Meyer, S., Published book review on the rear cover of: Human Behavior in the Social Environment by Annissa Taun Rogers, 2nd, ed., Routledge, NY, 2010

Meyer, S., and Sandy, L.,  “Educating for Global Citizenship in the New Millennium”, International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations, Common Ground, Melbourne, Australia, Vol. 9, #1, 2009

Meyer, S., and Sandy, L., “The Role of Higher Education in Promoting a Culture of Peace”, The Academic Leader, Vol. 23, p2-3, Magna Publications, WI., July, 2007

Meyer, S., Townson, L. & Halter, S., Assessing After-School Program Efficacy in Engaging Youth in New Hampshire: Using Logic Models to Develop Evaluation Research Design and Measures”, the NH Journal of Education, Volume X, Spring 2007, p 44-47.

Meyer, S., and Sandy, L., “Beyond Patriotism in the New Millennium: Creating a New Vision for Education”, International Journal of Learning, Vol. 10, 2003, Melbourne, Australia

Selected Presentations

May 2012- “Social Work with Diverse Clients in Home Health & Hospice Settings”, Beyond the Comfort Zone: 2012 Diversity Experience Conference, Casey Family Services, Manchester, NH, with Christine Rine.

March 2012- “The History and Future of the NH Governor’s Commission on the Status of Men”, New England Fathering Conference, Portland, ME, with E. Holden & M. Geanoulis.

March 2012- “Facilitating Cross-Cultural Encounters”, Annual Culture of Peach Conference, Keene State College, Keene, NH, with L. Sandy, W. Howarth, S. Shirley & F. Otucu.

February 2011- “Disturbing the Classroom Peace”, American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Las Vegas, NV, with Leo Sandy.

June 2009- “Educating for Global Citizenship: A Dialogue”, International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations, Riga, Latvia, with Leo Sandy.

July 2008- “A Case Study of Effective Strategies to Promote Sustainability of Projects Serving At Risk Youth & Families”, 1st National Research Conference on Child and Family Programs & Policy, Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA.

Awards and other Recognition

2001- Service Learning Project of the Year, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH

Courses Taught

Introduction to Social Work

Human Behavior and the Social Environment II

Social Work Seminar

Social Work Practicum

Families, Schools and the Community

Social Work Internship



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