Paul R. Raffoul

 Paul Raffoul

Associate Dean for Administration & Information Technology, and Associate Professor of Social Work; Academy of Certified Social Workers
Room: 201 Social Work Building
Phone: 713-743-8101
Current Curriculum Vitae


AB, Clark University, Major: Psychology
MSW, Florida State University, Mental Retardation
PhD., Washington University, St. Louis, SW Research

Areas of specialization:

Public Mental health: services and policy; substance abuse; technology in human services.

Courses Taught:

Research methods, program evaluation, mental health critical issues and public policy.

Research Interests:

Substance abuse careers; public mental health policy and services; future issues in social work

Selected Publications:

Raffoul, P.R. (1994). Curriculum modules on alcohol and other drug problems for schools of social work: Research module. NASW: Washington, DC.

Raffoul, P.R. and McNeece, C.A. (Eds.).(1996). Future issues for social work practice. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Raffoul, P. R. and Robbins, S. P. (1997). Should HBSE include international: theories, research and practice as a core part of the HBSE curriculum? CON argument. In M. Bloom and W.C. Klein, (Eds.). Controversial issues in human behavior in the social environment. (pp.192-196). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Raffoul, P.R. (1997). Is there a future for social work? In McNeece, C.A. and DiNitto, D. (Eds.). Social work: Issues and opportunities in a challenging profession. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Raffoul, P.R. (1999). AChapter 16: Chemical dependency: Current issues and future prospects.@ In McNeece, C.A. and DiNitto, D. Chemical Dependency: A Systems Approach, Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Schnapp, W.B., Bayles, Raffoul, P.R., & Schnee, S. (1999). Privatization and the rise and fall of the public mental health safety net. Administration and Policy in Mental Health, 26(3), 221-225.