Dr. Cathy Harner currently resides in Marion, Indiana. She has earned a PhD from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign and a Master of Social Work from Indiana University. Her specialization at Walden is generalist practice skills at the micro level. She is passionate about creating an equitable environment for all people and fighting oppression related to at-risk population groups. Her research interests have been in attitude change toward people groups who are at-risk of discrimination related to issues other than race or ethnicity as well as the gatekeeping process in BSW programs.
SOCW 6101 - Essential Skills of Social Work Practice
PhD, University of Illinois
MSW, Indiana University School of Social Work
BS, Philadelphia College of Bible
Awards / Honors
Teaching Excellence and Community Leadership Award, , 1999
Harner, C. J., Heal, L., Harner, C. N., , A., Chadsey-Rusch, J. (1993). Lifestyle satisfaction scale (LSS).
Harner, C., Heal, L. (1993). The multifaceted lifestyle satisfaction scale (MLSS): Psychometric properties of an interview schedule assessing personal satisfaction of adults with limited intelligence. Research in Developmental Disabilities
Stiles, D. R., Harner, C. J. (2019). Through the Lens of Trauma-Informed Care. BPD (Baccalaureate Program Directors)
Harner, C. J. (2016). Goodness of Fit Inventory for Social Work Students. BPD (Baccalaureate Program Directors
Harner, C. J., Black, S. R. (2014). Group International Placements: Lessons Learned. Council on Social Work Education