Oren Shtayermman

Contributing Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Health
Barbara Solomon School of Social Work
Ph.D. Social Work

Dr. Shtayermman earned his BSW in Social Work from Haifa University, Israel, his MSW in Social Work from New York University and his PhD from Fordham University in New York City. Dr. Shtayermman conducted several research projects focuses on risk factors for suicidal ideation among adolescents and young adults diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). In addition, he conducted multiple studies to investigate mental health issues among adolescents and young adults on the spectrum as well as the presence of comorbid disorders associated with autism. Dr. Shtayermman is also interested in the impact autism spectrum disorders has on family members, mostly parents and siblings. He is a regular contributor of book reviews in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. For the past two decades, he has been conducting both qualitative and quantitative research and has collaborated regularly with health professions to strengthen the presence of the Social Work Profession in a cross-disciplinary environment.