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Kate McClernon Chaffin, MSSW, LAPSW
Associate Professor of Practice and
Director, MSSW Nashville and MSSW Online Programs


Selected Publications:

Held, M., Black, D., Chaffin, K., Crane Mallory, K., Milam, A., & Cummings, S. (Accepted). Training the future workforce: Social workers in integrated health care settings. Journal of Social Work Education.

Cummings, S., Chaffin, K., Milam, A.  (In Review).  Comparison of an Online and Traditional MSW Program: A Five-Year Study. Journal of Social Work Education.

Cummings, S., Chaffin, K., and Cockerham, C. (2015). Comparison of Outcomes between an Online MSW Program and a Traditional MSW Program. Journal of Social Work Education, 51, 109-120.

Cummings, S. M., Foels, L. & Chaffin, K. (2013). Comparative Analysis of Distance Education and Classroom-Based Formats for a Clinical Social Work Groups Course. Social Work Education, 32, 68-80.

Shatilia, S., MacMaster, S.A., Jones, J. & Chaffin, K., (2005). C.R.A.C.K: Unethical? What about Misogynist, Racist, and Classist? Journal of African American Studies, 9, (1), 32-42

MacMaster, S.A., Holleran, L., & Chaffin, K. (2005). Harm Reduction: Empirical and theoretical support for non-abstinence-based prevention services for adolescents. Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work, 2, (1/2).

 

Presentations at Professional Meetings

Schriver, R., Chaffin, K. (2016). Macro Practitioner Development: How to Create an Engaging and Cutting Edge Online Resource Development Course. Social Work Distance Education Conference. Indianapolis, Indiana. Workshop.

Chaffin, K., Keiser, S. (2016). Creating Standards in Student Recruitment while utilizing Social Work Values and Ethics. Social Work Distance Education Conference. Indianapolis, Indiana. Roundtable.

Chaffin, K., Cummings, S., and Keiser, S. (2015). What is your Message? Recruiting Online MSW Students and Our Professional Values. CSWE, APM: Denver, Colorado. Discussion.

Schriver, R., and Chaffin, K. (2015). Penny Wise: Creating and Engaging and Cost- Effective Resource Development Class. CSWE, APM: Denver, Colorado Interactive Workshop.

Chaffin, K. (2015). Exploring the outcomes: Comparative analysis of an online and face-to-face MSW program. CSWE: Social Work Distance Education Conference. Indianapolis, Indiana. Paper Presentation.

Keiser, S., and Chaffin, K. (2015). Developing and Interactive and Engaging Online Field Seminar. CSWE: Social Work Distance Education Conference. Indianapolis, Indiana. Workshop.

Chaffin, K and Cummings, S. (2014). Preparing Students for Online Education: The Orientation Process. CSWE, APM: Tampa Florida. Roundtable

Cooper, L and Chaffin, K. (2014). Finding Balance Through the Wobble: Mindfulness Based Interventions with Children and Adolescents. CSWE, APM: Tampa, Florida. Workshop

Keiser, S. and Chaffin, K. (2014). The Spark: Engaging Online Students with a Completely Online Field Seminar. CSWE, APM: Tampa, Florida Workshop.

Chaffin, K., and Cooper, R.L. (2013). ACTion Orientation:Outcomes from a Private Residential Facility and Social Work Implications. CSWE, APM: Dallas, Texas. Poster Presentation.

Cooper, R.L., Chaffin, K., and Cummings, S. (2013). Teaching Clinical Skills Online. CSWE, APM: Dallas, Texas. Skills Workshop.

Chaffin, K. (2013). Current issues in Tennessee: Human Trafficking and Dual Diagnosis: Assessment Considerations. Annual Social Work Conference: Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital. Nashville, Tn. March 2013, Skills Workshop.

Chaffin, K., and Cummings, S. (2012) Virtually Intouch: Innovative Tools for Effective Online Instruction. CSWE, APM: Washington, D.C. Roundtable.

Cummings, S., and Chaffin, K. (2012) Comparison of Outcomes of a Distance Education and a Traditional MSW Program. CSWE, APM: Washington, D.C. November 2012. Paper Presentation.

Chaffin, K. (2011) The Yes Men Challenge: Satire as an Innovative Approach for Teachers. CSWE, APM: Atlanta, GA October 2011 Poster Presentation

Cummings, S., Foels, L., Chaffin, K. (2011) Comparative Analysis of Distance Education and Classroom-Based Instruction for Teaching Clinical Skills. CSWE, APM: Atlanta, GA October 2011 Paper Presentation

 


 

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