1 KAREN GOLDRICH ESKOW Twsn University Department f Family Studies and Cmmunity Develpment 8000 Yrk Rad Twsn, MD (Office) EDUCATION Dctr f Philsphy Degree in Scial Wrk, May 1989 University f Maryland, Schl f Scial Wrk and Cmmunity Planning, Baltimre, MD (Dissertatin: The Impact f Stigma in the Resumptin f Scial Functining Fllwing Traumatic Injury) Master f Arts Degree in Clinical Psychlgy, May 1983 Twsn University, Twsn, MD Bachelr f Science Degree in Occupatinal Therapy, May 1979 University f Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE Licensed Prfessinal Cunselr, State f Maryland # Licensed Occupatinal Therapist, State f Maryland # Natinal Certified Cunselr #49992 Certified Family Life Educatr (2000), Certificatin renewed (2005): Natinal Cuncil n Family Relatins PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Twsn University, Twsn, MD Department f Family Studies and Cmmunity Develpment Pst Baccalaureate Certificate Prgram in Family- Prfessinal Cllabratin Chairpersn and Graduate Prgram Directr (January 2005-Present) Full Prfessr ( present), Assciate Prfessr ( ) Family Studies Prgram, Directr ( ) The rle f Chairpersn/Prgram Directr cmbines administrative and faculty respnsibilities. Accmplishments and respnsibilities as chairpersn/prgram directr include: versight f a unit that grew frm 10 majrs t current enrllment f 370 majrs and increase in faculty frm ne t 12 dedicated faculty members; develpment and apprval f a minr, a secnd majr and tw graduate prgrams; administrative respnsibilities including budget management (five budget lines including grant funds), supervisin f faculty and staff, versight f the prmtin and tenure including develpment f dcuments and executin f plicies and prcedures; scheduling f 100 undergraduate and graduate curses a year; develpment f summer trimester prgram; reslving persnnel and student issues, versight and recruitment related t full time and adjunct faculty and staff hiring, mentring f all faculty and staff, develping/sustaining relatinships with three cmmunity advisry bards, prgram develpment and assessment fr internal and external review and general leadership f the department cnsistent with the university strategic plan and gals related t faculty and student success. Teaching respnsibilities include graduate, undergraduate, and independent study cursewrk. Current teaching and curse develpment: graduate curses: Applied Family Relatinships, Family-Prfessinal Cllabratin, and Prject in Family Cmmunity Prgram Develpment.
2 Karen Gldrich Eskw Page 2 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE - Cntinued Twsn University, Twsn, MD Department f Occupatinal Therapy and Occupatinal Science Affiliate Faculty (2005 Present) Full Prfessr (2005) Assciate Prfessr ( ) Assistant Prfessr 1987 t Tenure awarded in 1994 Graduate Crdinatr Fieldwrk Crdinatr Occupatinal Therapy based instructin includes graduate and undergraduate curses in research, small grup dynamics, mental health and the graduate seminar. In the rle f graduate prject advisr I have mentred 45 students wh executed graduate research prjects in my schlarly area f family-prfessinal cllabratin and family quality f life. Academic advisr: 36 graduate students/year. Faculty mentr: graduate and undergraduate curses and prmtin and tenure. Service: department, cllege and university. Schlarship activities related t the study f family/prfessinal relatinship, family quality f life, and inclusin. Instructr fr: graduate and undergraduate curses in ccupatinal therapy, including research, small grup dynamics and psychscial practice. Crdinatr: clinical internship prgram and prfessinal and pst-prfessinal Master's degree prgrams fr ccupatinal therapy. Fieldwrk respnsibilities included clinical placements annually, supervisin and cunseling f 45 students during three mnth clinical placements. Additinal respnsibilities include chairing and supervising Master's degree theses and prjects. Twsn University, Twsn, MD Service t the Institutin/Cmmunity ( ) Cuncil f Chairs C-Chair ( ) Task Frce n Bias, Discirmintatin, Bullying Search Cmmittees Prvst (2009, 2011) Dean f CLA (2002,2006) Dean f CHP Dean Graduate Studies (Summer 2011) Chairpersn Department f Occupatinal Therapy and Occupatinal Science Cmmittee Chairpersn Department: Faculty - Cmmittee Chairpersn fr 14 searches and Staff searched/hired 5 administrative persnnel Superintendent s Family Invlvement Cuncil, Maryland State Department f Educatin Invited Member Abilities Netwrk Advisry Bard Member ( ) Middle States Accreditatin-Subcmmittee Strategic Plan Trimester Planning Cmmittee ( )
3 Karen Gldrich Eskw Page 3 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE - Cntinued Visiting Assistant Prfessr, Department f Occupatinal Therapy, Twsn State University, Twsn, MD 1983 t 1984 Curses taught: small grup dynamics, psychscial functin and issues in ccupatinal therapy. Private Practice, Occupatinal Therapy Cnsultant, Psychtherapist 1993 t t 1987 Occupatinal therapy services fr elementary schl age children, Grup Leader, psychlgical testing, new parent infant educatin/supprt grups and individual, marital and family therapy. Staff Occupatinal Therapist, Child and Adlescent Divisin, Sheppard and Ench Pratt Hspital, Twsn, MD 1980 t 1983 Preventive Occupatinal Therapist, New England Rehabilitatin Hspital, Wburn, MA 1980 PUBLICATIONS Jurnal Publicatins Eskw, K.G., Summers, J. A., and Pineles, L. (2011) Explring the Effect f Autism Waiver Services n Family Outcmes. Jurnal f Plicy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities. Vl 8, N1. Bartels, S. and Eskw, K.G. (2010) Training Schl Prfessinals t Engage Families: A Pilt University/State Department f Educatin Partnership. The Schl Cmmunity Jurnal, Vl 20, N 2. Buchbinder, S., Alt, P., Eskw, K.G., Frbes, W., Hester, E., Struck, M., Taylr, D. (2005) Creating Learning Prisms with an Interdisciplinary Case Study Wrkshp. Innvative Higher Educatin, Vl 29, N 4. Eskw, K.G. and Fisher, S. (2003). Getting tgether in cllege: An inclusin prgram fr yung adults with disabilities. Teaching Exceptinal Children. 36 (3), Flanagan, J.E., Brckmeyer-Stubbs, K., Eskw, K.G. (2003). Functinal perfrmance and family quality f life f adlescents with Spina Bifida (Abstract). Eurpean Jurnal f Pediatric Surgery. S1-13, S52. Strch, B.A. and Eskw, K.G. (1996). Thery applicatin by schl-based Occupatinal Therapists. American Jurnal f Occupatinal Therapy, 50(8), Kaplan, K.L. and Eskw, K.G. (1987) Teaching Psychscial Thery and Practice: The Mdel f Human Occupatin as the Medium and the Message. Mental Health Special Interest Sectin Newsletter. The American Occupatinal Therapy Assciatin, Inc., March 1987.
4 Karen Gldrich Eskw Page 4 PUBLICATIONS (cntinued) Bk Chapters: Eskw, K.G. and Merryman, M.B. (2010) Health prmtin fr families. In M.E. Scaffa; S.M. Reitz; M. Pizzi (Eds.) Occupatinal Therapy in the prmtin f health and wellness. F.A. Davis Cmpany. Kaplan, K. and Eskw, K.G. (1987) Chapter 3, "Abstracts" In Occupatinal Therapy in Mental Health, A Guide t Outcmes Research, American Occupatinal Therapy Assciatin. Grant Writing and External Funding: EXTERNAL 2012 Natinal Institute fr Disability and Rehabilitatin Research: Field Initiated Prject (NIDRR): x 3 year prject. Title: State Utilizatin and Impacts f Medicaid HCBS Waiver Services fr Families and Children with Autism. Rle: Principal Investigatr. Status: Funded fr three years beginning Octber 1, 2012 thrugh September 30, Maryland State Department f Educatin (MSDE): $18,913 Title: Phase II: Autism Waiver and Family Quality f Life. Rle: Principal Investigatr Status Awarded fr the perid f June 1, 2011 thrugh May 31, and Natinal Institutes f Health; Submissin Dates: February 2009 R21, September 2009 R15, July 2010(R21- resubmissin) - nt funded. Funding Request: $275,000. Title: The Impact f Autism Waiver Prgram n Family and Child Outcmes. Rle: Principal Investigatr Bwen Fundatin fr Autism; Award Date 12/23/08 fr $14,726. Title: Maryland Autism Waiver and Family Quality f Life; Prject Gals: Award t supprt grant applicatins t further study the impact f services prvided by the Maryland Autism Waiver n family quality f life. Rle: Principal Investigatr Maryland State Department f Educatin (MSDE): $234,726 Title: Title I, Part A, NCLB Act: Fstering Effective Partnerships with Families. C-Principal Investigatr with Susan Bartels, Ph.D., Directr f Schl Psychlgy Twsn University. Status Awarded fr the perid f April 1, 2006 thrugh June 30, FIPSE: $339,600 Title: Fstering Effective Partnerships with Families in Educatinal Settings Status selected as ne f the 140/1400 prpsals fr submissin fr full review nt funded The American Cancer Sciety: $883,263 Title: Family Dynamics and Genetic Testing fr Breast Cancer (4 year) grant in cllabratin with Dr. Julie Oktay UMB Schl f Scial Wrk t American Cancer Sciety nt granted
5 Karen Gldrich Eskw Page 5 Grant Writing and External Funding: EXTERNAL (cntinued) United States Department f Educatin, Office f Special Educatin Prgrams (Student Initiated Research Prgram): $20,00 Student Initiated Study f Quality f Life fr Families wh Have a Child with Spina Bifida nt granted Natinal Cuncil n Family Relatins: $500 Twsn university Natinal Cuncil n Family Relatins Student Affiliated Cuncil (TUSCFR) - awarded Maryland State Develpmental Disabilities Cuncil. (1994). Cmmunity Family- Prfessinal Partnership Mdel ($110,667) Nt Funded Grant Writing and External Funding n behalf f the Department: EXTERNAL Maryland Higher Educatin Cmmissin: Health Persnnel Shrtage Incentive Grant (HPSIG). Grant awards t eligible pstsecndary institutins t help enhance r expand apprved academic prgrams in health ccupatins experiencing persnnel shrtages in Maryland. Fur grant awards: : $42,131; 2008:$11,439; 2007: $8,541; 2006: $ Bank f America, Funding Request: Civic Engagement and Service Learning: Linking Students and Faculty t the Metrplitan Cmmunity. Submitted April 30, 2012 fr $24, 906. Status- Under review Prgram Develpment Experience (1996 Present): Cllege f Health Prfessins: Graduate: Pst Baccalaureate Certificate (PBC) in Autism (Cmmittee Member) (MHEC apprval received spring 2009) Active participant in the cnceptualizatin f the prgram, develpment and cmpletin f written prpsal f the prgram during summer 2009, prvided guidance/mentring t cmmittee chairpersn. Department f Family Studies and Cmmunity Develpment Undergraduate Majr: Family Science (MEHC apprved Spring 2011) (Leader in develping the initiative with faculty and facilitatr f the apprval prcess) Related respnsibilities: curriculum develpment, mentr junir faculty member in the develpment f a prgram assessment plan, lead in navigatin thrugh university and state curriculum apprval prcess. Graduate: Master f Science in Child Life, Administratin and Family Cllabratin (MHEC apprval Summer 2008) (C-Leader in develping the initiative and facilitatr f the apprval prcess) Related respnsibilities: curriculum develpment, develpment f an assessment plan, curse develpment, mentr junir faculty member in the prcess f prgram develpment, lead in navigatin thrugh university and state curriculum apprval prcess.
6 Karen Gldrich Eskw Page 6 Prgram Develpment Experience (1996 Present)- cntinued: Family Studies Prgram/Department (Prgram Directr since 2001) Prgram planning frm inceptin t implementatin. Undergraduate: Majr (participant) (MHEC apprved) Curriculum develpment and implementatin; Develped and that fur new curses; Spearheaded curriculum cmmittee apprval fr tw undergraduate general educatin curses and fur undergraduate curses Undergraduate: Minr (Lead) ( ) (MHEC apprved) Curriculum develpment and implementatin, navigatin thrugh university and state curriculum apprval prcess. Graduate: Pst Baccalaureate Certificate (PBC)in Family-Prfessinal Cllabratin (Lead) (MHEC apprved) ( ) Respnsible fr: curriculum develpment and implementatin, curse develpment (three curses), navigatin thrugh university and state curriculum apprval prcess. CFLE: Certified Family life Educatr. FMST prgram received apprval fr prvisinal CFLE academic designatin (Lead) (Prgram Apprval Renewal by NCFR ) CCLS: Child Life Specialist, undergraduate track specializatin. Prgram develpment thrugh cllabratin with JHH-Child Life Department and Children s Hspital D.C. (Lead) ( , apprved 2005) Occupatinal Therapy and Occupatinal Science Graduate dctral: ScD Prgram Develpment ( ) Curriculum Develpment Pre-prgram initiatives (Site visits t ther dctral granting institutins, needs assessment, Curse develpment: OTOS 744) PRESENTATIONS (Shrt list beginning 2004) Invited Presentatins Bartels, S. & Eskw, K. (February 2009). Enhancing Family Invlvement thrugh Cllabratin. Maryland Assciatin f Elementary Schl Principals Aspiring Leaders Cnference. Bartels, S. & Eskw, K. (May 2006). Effective Cllabratin fr Parent Invlvement. Ninth Annual Family Invlvement Cnference, Cllege Park, MD. Eskw & Bartels (Octber 2007) Family-Prfessinal Cllabratin (2 hur sessin). Cuncil f Educatinal Administrative and Supervisry Organizatins f Maryland (CEASOM) Fall Invitatinal Cnference. Merryman, M.B., Eskw, K.G. and Omvrig, M. (May 2006). Prmting cmmunity participatin utcmes in hme, health, and cmmunity practice. Invited shrt curse fr the Hme and Cmmunity Special Interest Sectin f the American Occupatinal Therapy Assciatin, presented at the American Occupatinal Therapy Assciatin Annual Cnference, Charltte, NC.
7 Karen Gldrich Eskw Page 7 PRESENTATIONS (Shrt list beginning 2004)- cntinued Invited Presentatins - cntinued Bartels, S. & Eskw, K.G. (2005). Fstering Faculty Skill in Family Cllabratin. Cuncil f Educatinal Administrative and Supervisry Organizatins f Maryland (CEASOM), Twsn, MD. Refereed Presentatins (Recent beginning 2004): Eskw, K.G. (2012). Balance f Structure and Prcess in Successful Strategic Planning (paper). Annual Academic Chairpersns Cnference, Orland, FLA. Summers, J.A., Kyzar, K., & Eskw, K. (2012, April). Disability and family emplyment: A reprt f tw studies fcusing n autism and deaf-blindness. Pster sessin at the Cuncil fr Exceptinal Children Internatinal Cnventin, Denver, Clrad. (unable t attend) Bartels, Eskw, K.G., & Burtn-Page (2010). Training Educatrs t Engage Middle Schl Families. Natinal Middle Schl Assciatin Annual Cnference. Baltimre, MD. Bartels & Eskw (March 2009) Effective In-service Training t Fster Family Prfessinal Cllabratin. Natinal Assciatin f Schl Psychlgists Annual Cnference Williams and Eskw (Nvember, 2008) Balancing Science, Practice, and Liberal Arts: Issues fr Academic Prgrams (paper). Natinal Cuncil n Family Relatins Annual Cnference, Little Rck, Arkansas. Merryman and Eskw (Octber 2008), Actin Research: A Bridge t Infrm Practice. Sciety fr the Study f Occupatin Annual Cnference (paper). Eskw & Bartels (December 2007) Training Educatrs t Fster Parent Engagement in Schls (2 hur sessin). Natinal Staff Develpment Annual Cnference, Dallas Texas, Mnday December 3, Bartels, S. & Eskw, K.G. (March 2006). Family-Prfessinal Cllabratin: Building One Family at a Time. Natinal Yuth at Risk Cnference, Savannah, GA. Jacbsn, J. (Chair), Eskw, K.G., Csta, G. & (Nvember 2005) (Sympsium) Giving meaning and cntext t families using research in higher educatin. Natinal Cuncil n Family Relatins 66 th Annual Cnference, Phenix, AZ. Merryman, M.B. and Eskw, K.G. (May 2005) A Mdel t Assess Reintegratin, Scial Participatin, and Quality f Life (Shrt Curse) American Occupatinal Therapy Assciatin,, CA (Unable t attend) Bartels, S. and Eskw, K.G. (March 2005) Enhancing Cllabratin with Families f High Schlers. (Paper) Natinal Assciatin f Schl Psychlgists, Atlanta, GA Bartels S. and Eskw, K.G. (March 2005) Family-Prfessinal Cllabratin: Building Alliances thrugh Understanding. (Paper) Natinal Assciatin f Schl Psychlgists, Atlanta, GA Eskw, K.G. (Chair), Csta, G. & Jacbsn, J. (Nvember 2004) Develping Prfessinal Skills Thrugh Curriculum-based Civic Engagement: The Internship Experience in Family Studies (Sympsium) Natinal Cuncil n Family Relatins 66 th Annual Cnference, Orland, FL.