George Garner

Associate Professor, Social Work

573-592-4366

george.garner@williamwoods.edu

Areas of Expertise:

  • Clinical social work with adolescents, adults and families
  • Group work
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Violent Crime Victimization
  • Restorative Justice
  • Victim/Offender Mediation
  • Mediation and Conflict Resolution
  • Community Crisis Intervention

Education:

  • M.S.W., University of Missouri - Columbia, 1991
  • B.S.W., Southwest Missouri State University, 1986

Professional Achievements:

  • Civil and Family Mediation Training, 2009
  • Victim/Offender Dialogue Training, 2008
  • Interim Program Director, Missouri Victim Assistance Academy, 2004
  • Associate Professor, 2003
  • Outstanding Commitment and Dedication Award, MO Victim Assistance Network, 2002
  • Missouri National Crisis Response Team, World Trade Center, 2001
  • "Criminal Justice Response to Rural Missouri" Research, 1998
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker, 1992

Affiliations:

  • Missouri Restorative Justice Coalition State Board of Directors (MORJC)
  • Missouri Victim Assistance Network (MOVA)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Association for Social Workers (NASW)
  • Missouri Chapter National Association for Social Workers (NASW-MO)
  • 26th Judicial Circuit Victim/Offender Mediation Program

Honors and/or awards:

  • Outstanding Commitment and Dedication Award, Missouri Victim Assistance Network, 2002