Patrick Sullivan, MSW, Ph.D.

Interim Associate Dean and MSW Program Director, IUB / Chancellor's Professor

2631 E. Discovery Parkway
(317) 274-6728
Area of responsibility:
IU Bloomington

Curriculum Vitae

Area of Interest

Dr. Patrick Sullivan has served at the IU School of Social Work since 1993 previous to this he taught at Missouri State University. During his tenure at the School he also served as the Director of the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction from 1994-1998. He has 100 professional publications in the areas of mental health, addiction, and philosophical frameworks for practice and policy. Dr. Sullivan, who earned his Ph.D.. at the University of Kansas is nationally known for his work in case management and the strengths perspective. He is active in the CSWE Recovery to Practice and Integrated Behavioral Health Care initiatives. His awards include, Distinguished Hoosier by Governor Frank O'Bannon, Sagamore of the Wabash from Governor Joe Kernan. He holds the distinguished rank as Chancellor's Professor he has won the IUPUI the Glenn Irwin Award for Service, The University of Kansas School of Social Welfare Outstanding Alumni Award, The Public Policy Leadership Award for Cummins Mental Health Center, the Distinguished Service Award from the Hamilton Center Inc., the Thelma Cummins Vision Award for Cummins Mental Health Center, the Southwest Missouri State University Foundation Award for Outstanding Scholarship, and multiple awards for teaching.

Teaching Interest

Strenths modelMental Health and Addiction. Public Policy