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Elisabeth Reichert

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Elisabeth Reichert

E-mail: reichert@siu.edu

Phone: (618) 453-1216

Curriculum Vitae

Education: Diplom Sozialarbeiterin (Masters of Social Work), Fachhochschule fuer Sozialwesen, Mannheim, Germany; MSSW, University of Tennessee at Knoxville; Ph.D. in Health Education, University of Tennessee at Knoxville.

PUBLICATIONS:

Social Work and Human Rights, Second Edition: A Foundation for Policy and Practice

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Books:

Reichert, E. (Ed.)(2007). Challenges in Human Rights: A Social Work Perspective. Columbia University Press. New York.

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Reichert, E. (2006).Understanding Human Rights: An exercise Book. Sage Thousand Oak

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Reichert, E. (2003). Social Work and Human Rights: A Foundation for Policy and Practice. Columbia University Press. New York.

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Articles:

Discovering a New Meaning of Home

Placing Human Rights at the Center of the Social Work Profession

Viewing Human Rights and Social Work through an International Perspective

Women’s rights are human rights:  platform for action

Move from Social Justice to Human Rights Provides New Perspective

“Keep on Moving Forward”:  NGO Forum on Women, Beijing, China

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights – Only a Foundation

U.S. Welfare Law Violates human Rights of Immigrants

Workplace Mobbing:  A New Frontier for the Social Work Profession

Human Rights: Challenges and Promises

Selected Refereed Book Chapters :

Reichert, E. (2012). Women's Human Rights and Social Work Practice. In: Healy L. Link L : Handbook on International Social Work. Oxford University Press.

Reichert, E. (2007). Introduction. Social Work Perspectives on Human Rights. In. Challenges in Human Rights. Columbia University Press. New York.

Reichert, E. (2007). Human Rights in the 21st Century: Creating a New Paradigm for Social Work. In Challenges in Human Rights: A Social Work Perspective. Columbia University Press. New York.

Book Reviews:

Reichert E. (2012 in Press )   HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE UNITED STATES: Beyond Exceptionalism, edited by Shareen Hertel & Kathryn Libal. New York: Cambridge University Press .Journal for Community Practice.

Articles in Refereed Professional Journals:

Reichert, E. (2011). Human Rights in Social Work: An Essential Basis. Journal of Comparative Social Welfare, 27 (3) 207-220.

Reichert, E. (2008). Die Neuentdeckung der Heimat. Dezember. Zukunft – Monatliche Zeitschrift fuer Politik und Gesellschaft:http://www.zukunft-eu.de/

Reichert, E. (2007). Human Rights: Challenges and Promises. Social Justice in Context, Vol.2 pp 11-24

Reichert, E. (2006). Human Rights: An Examination of Universalism and Cultural Relativism. Journal of Comparative Social Welfare. Vol 22, 1 .23-37.

Reichert, E. (2004). Ethics and Human Rights. The New Social Worker Fall. 2004, 4-6.

Reichert, E. (2003). Workplace Mobbing: A New Frontier for the Social Work Profession. Professional Development: The International Journal of Continuing Social Work Education, Vol. 5 No. 3 Spring, pp.4-12.

Reichert, E. (2003) Viewing Human Rights and Social Work through an International Perspective. The Journal of Intergroup Relations. National Association of Human Rights Workers. Vol. XXX, No. 1 , Spring Issue, pp 76- 83.

Reichert, E., (2002). The Universal Declaration of Human Rights- Only a Foundation. The Journal of Intergroup Relations, National Association of Human Rights Workers. Vol XXIX , No. 1 pp. 34-49.

Reichert E., (2001). Move from Social Justice to Human Rights Provides New Perspectives. Professional Development in Social Work. The International Journal of Continuing Social Work Education. Vol.4, No.1 pp. 5-13.

Reichert E., (2001). Human Rights Occupy Central Role in Social Work Profession. The Journal of Intergroup Relations, National Association of Human Rights Workers. Spring (XXVIII, 1) 43-50.

Reichert, E. (1998). "The Role of Study Abroad: Course in International Social Work." The Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work, Vol. 4, No. 1, Oct., 61-71.

Reichert, E. (1998). "Individual Counseling for Sexually Abused Children: A Role for Animals and Storytelling". Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal, 15 (3), 177-185.

Reichert, E. (1998). "Women's Rights are Human Rights: A Platform for Action". International Social Work, 41(3), 371-384.

Reichert, E., McCormick, R.J. (1998). "U.S. Welfare Law Violates Human Rights of Immigrants." Migration World, Vol. XXVI, 3, 15-18.

Reichert, E., McCormick, R.J. (1997). "Role of Social Workers in Criminal Prosecution of Child Sex Abuse." Journal of Law and Social Work, 6(2), 113-120.

Reichert, E. (1997) "Discovering a New Meaning of Home." Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping, 3(2), 18-24.

Reichert, E., McCormick, R.J. (1997). "Different Approaches to Child Welfare: United States and Germany." Journal of Law and Social Work, 6(2).

Reichert, E., McCormick, R.J. (1996). "A Comparison of Child Entitlements in the United States and Germany." Proceedings of the National Conference on Child Welfare, Memphis, Tennessee, September 26-29, 104-106.

Reichert, E. (1996) "Keep on Moving Forward: NGO Forum on Women, Beijing, China. Social Development Issues, 18(1), 89-97.

Reichert, E. (1994). "Play and Animal Assisted Therapy: A Group-treatment Model for Sexually Abused Girls, Ages 9-13." Family Therapy, The Journal of the California Graduate School of Marital and Family Therapy, 21(1), 55-62.

Reichert, E. (1994). "Expressive Group Therapy with Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse." Family Therapy, The Journal of the California Graduate School of Marital and Family Therapy, 21(2), 99-105.

Reichert, E. (1992). "Perceptions of Domestic Violence Against Women: A Cross-cultural Survey of International Students." Response, Journal of the Center for Women Policy Studies, 14 (1), 13-18.

Reichert, E. (1991). "International Conferences on Violence Against Women." Health Care for Women International, 12 (4), 451-455.

Reichert, E. (1988). A Research Note: Woman Abuse: A Cross-cultural Survey Response, Journal of the Center for Women Policy Studies, 12 (2).

Refereed Bookchapters:

  • Reichert E., Wieler J. (2001) Sozialarbeit in den USA” in Handbuch fuer Sozialarbeit und Sozialpaedagogik, Hans-Uwe Otto, Hans Thiers (Hrsg.). 2. Voellig ueberarbeitete Auflage. Luchterhand, Neuwied, Kriftel.pp 1611-1621.

Translated: Social Work in the United States, in Handbook for Social Work and Social Paedagogy.

  • Reichert E. (2003) Animal Assisted Therapy for Sexually Abused Children in: Catherine Ford Sori and Lorna Hecker: The Therapist’s Notebook for Children and Adolescents. Homework, Handouts, and Activities for Use in Psychotherapy. Haworth Clinical Practice Press. New York. pp. 163-168.

Articles in Books:

Reichert, E. (2005) Study Abroad – A Unique Learning Experience in van Wormer, K. , Confronting Oppression and Restoring Justice: From Policy Analysis to Social Action..Council of Social Work Education Press, Alexandria, VA.

Reichert, E. (2005) On Human Rights. In: van Wormer, K.: Confronting Oppression and Restoring Justice: From Policy Analysis to Social Action. Council of Social Work Education Press. Alexandria, VA 

Dissertation:

Reichert, E. (1989). Domestic Violence against Women: Perceptions of International Students. Dissertation abstracts, pp. 127.

Thesis:

Reichert, E. (1983). Illiteracy in the Federal Republic of Germany. University of Applied Sciences, School of Social Work, Mannheim.