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Barbara Probst

Adjunct Faculty
Phone: 212-636-6600
Office: Lincoln Center 726


MSW, Fordham University (2000)

PhD, Fordham University (2011)

Courses Taught

Advanced Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis I and II

Clinical Practice I and II

Clinical Seminar

Human Behavior in the Social Environment I and II

Practice Experience

Barbara Probst teaches advanced clinical practice and qualitative research methods (PhD level) in the graduate schools of social work at Fordham University and Smith College. She has published extensively in scholarly publications such as the Clinical Social Work Journal, Families in Society, Journal of Teaching in Social Work, Research on Social Work Practice, Qualitative Social Work, and Social Work in Mental Health, and has recently published her second book entitled Critical Thinking in Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis, part of Springer’s Essential Clinical Social Work Series. Dr. Probst has given dozens of presentations to public and professional organizations across the country including the Council on Social Work Education and the Society for Social Work and Research. She is a peer reviewer for a number of scholarly journals and maintains a private practice specializing in “difficult” children and their families. Her research focuses on the uses of reflexivity in qualitative research, the experience of receiving and living with a mental health diagnosis, and how clinical social workers navigate multiple perspectives in their work.