Dr. Carballeira is a Contributing Faculty member, Clinical Social Worker, Chemical Dependency Counselor, Clinic Supervisor and Hypnotherapist with over 20 years experience working with Latinos, Native Americans and other vulnerable and fragile populations. Dr. Carballeira has been teaching in MSW and DSW/PhD programs at Walden, NYU, Rutgers and Touro College Graduate programs. Dr. Carballeira's dissertation focused on Cultural Competence as an outsider with Native Americans (Indigenous Identity at Poospatuck Reservation: Implications for Culturally Competent Policy and Practice). Her current work is in the treatment of co-occurring disorders, where she has published several trainings for social workers on Treatment of Co-Occurring Disorders (Relias Training Institute). Dr. Carballeira is the former president of the National Association of Puerto Rican and Hispanic Social Workers, and is being honored this year by COPAY, the only bilingual substance abuse program in Nassau County, NY as "Clinician of the Year." While at Stony Brook University, Dr. Carballeira chaired a national conference on "Immigration and Social Justice" that featured Dolores Huerta, co-founder of the United Farmworkers Union, as a keynote speaker. Recently Dr. Carballeira presented on "Compassion Fatigue or Compassion Satisfaction?" in the NAFAS conference at Hofstra University.
SOCW 6103 - Introduction to Addictions
SOCW 6202 - Treatment of Addictions
SOCW 6204 - Medical Social Work
SOCW 6002 - Changing Lives
SWLB 0652 - Skills Lab
PhD, Stony Brook University SSW
MSW, Adelphi University School of Social Work
Master CASAC, OASAS
MA, Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
BA, Barnard College, Columbia University
American Red Cross, Volunteer - Riverhead
NY Times, Other - New York
Suffolk County Legislature, Other - SUffolk County
Awards / Honors
Clinician of the Year, COPAY-Community Organization for Parents and Youth, 2018
Carballeira, C. A. (2011). Indigenous Identity at Poospatuck: Implications for Culturally Grounded Social Work Practice and Policy. Doctoral dissertation, sponsored by Dr. Joel Blau. Defended May, 2011. Unkechaug Nation is investigating publisher currently for manuscript.; You do not have access to modify this field. Indigenous Identity at Poospatuck: Implications for Culturally Grounded Social Work Practice and Policy.
Carballeira, C. A. (2006). Chicana Religious Political Activism by Lara Medina. Affilia: Journal of Women and Social Work
Carballeira, C. A. (2010). Colombian women: The struggle in silence by Elena Garces. Affilia
Carballeira, C. A. (2016). Integrated Treatment of Co-Occurring Disorders for Social Workers. Introductory and Advanced Webinars. .
Carballeira, C. A. (2010). "Defining Moments in the Lives of Indigenous Peoples on the Poospatuck Reservation: A Grounded Theory Approach." Research Talk Annual Qualitative Methods Conference, Summer, 2010.; You do not have access to modify this field. "Defining Moments in the Lives of Indigenous Peoples on the Poospatuck Reservation: A Grounded Theory Approach. Research Talk
Carballeira, C. A. (2014). “Integrated Treatment of PTSD with Central American Refugees". Behavioral Health
Carballeira, C. A. (2015). “Immigration and the Elderly". NASW and NAPRHSW
Carballeira, C. A. (2018). Compassion Fatigue or Compassion Satisfaction. NAFAS