Carlene Quinn, MSW, LCSW, ACSW

BSW Program Coordinator, IUB / Clinical Associate Professor of Field Instruction and Coordination

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IU Bloomington
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Curriculum Vitae

Area of Interest

Carlene Quinn is an Associate Clinical Professor as the BSW Program Coordinator of the School of Social Work on the Bloomington campus.   Areas of interest:  Service work, 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.