Carlene Quinn, MSW, LCSW, ACSW

Associate Clinical Professor of Field Instruction and Coordination

Area of responsibility: IU Bloomington

1105 E. Atwater Ave.
Bloomington, Indiana 47401
Office: (812) 855-4427

Curriculum Vitae

Social Media

Area of Interest:

Carlene Quinn is an Associate Clinical Professor as the BSW Field Coordinator of the School of Social Work on the Bloomington campus.   Areas of interest:  Field practicum, use of social media and technology in field and classroom.  I am also interested addressing emerging social justice issues and gaps in communities through creative placement sites to help build capacities in under served areas.  

Teaching Interest:

Field Practicum, Introduction to Social Work, Use  of social media of technology in field and classroom, poverty, social and economic justice.  

Practice Experience:

Carlene is a LCSW, ACSW whose clinical experience has been working with families and children with serious mental health and substance abuse challenges on an inpatient, outpatient, and home-based settings. She began teaching part-time teaching 1999 and became full-time in 2004. Previously she was a Student Outreach Coordinator for Twenty-first Century Scholars, advising families and adolescents experiencing low-wealth on how to prepare for college. Carlene is also a GROUPS recommender.

Publications / Presentations:

2018 Social Work an Amazing Life Journey (Herald-Times Reporter). Herald-Times contacted me to request I write a guest column about National Social Work Month. The article first appeared online 4/1/2018 and in print 4/4/2018.

2017 Technology in Social Work Education: Educators’ Perspectives on the NASW Technology Standards for Social Work Education and Supervision, ContributorEditors Laurel Iverson Hitchcock, University of Alabama at Birmingham ( Melanie Sage, University at Buffalo ( Nancy J. Smyth, University at Buffalo ( Copyright Information Technology in social work education: Educators’ perspectives on the NASW Technology

2014 Robotics Bloom Magazine article- I was one of the coaches for the all-girls team

2006 “Owner Spotlight: Committed to Serving Others” Pontiac Performance magazine; featured in national magazine as an owner of minivan for the service work I provide to others. Mentions Indiana University School of Social Work and what I do, service to the Girl Scout Council. Includes photo of myself, family and Girl Scout troop.

2004, 2005 "College Track:  America's Sorting Machine"  PBS mini-series; nationally aired and appearance as a professional working with first-generation students trying to navigate academe and all that it requires.