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Dr. Mark Olson

Associate Professor
School of Social Work
Office
Rachel Cooper - RC 310
  • About
  • Education
  • Awards & Honors
  • Research

Current Courses

325Generalist Practice I:Individuals

325Generalist Practice I:Individuals

326Practice Skills

Research Interests & Areas

Student self-efficacy; social work with older adults; military social work.

Ph D Social Work

Barry University
Miami, Florida

MSW Social Work

Forida State University
Tallahassee, Florida

BS Psychology

Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida

Social Work Educator of the Year.

National Association of Social Workers, Northwest Florida Chapter
2011

Special Congressional Recognition of Outstanding Service to the Community.

Congressman, Jeff Miller
2011

Book Review

Review of The Rise of the Military Welfare State, by Jennifer Mittelstadt, Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare, XLIII (June 2016): 187-190.

Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New

Olson, M.D. (2016). Social Security. In N. S. Lind, E.T Rankin, & G. Harris (Eds.), Today’s economic issues: Democrats and Republicans. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC- CLIO.

Journal Article, Academic Journal

Olson, M.D., Lewis, M.L., Rappe, P.S., Hartley, S. (2015). Innovations in social work training: A pilot study of interprofessional collaboration using standardized clients. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 27(1), 14-24.
Olson, M. Exploring the ethical dilemma of integrating social work values and military social work practice.. Social Work 59.2 (2014): 183-185..
Olson, M. Compassionate stereotypes: Examining the relationship between agesim and perceptions of elderly vulnerability. Sincronia 17.64 (2013)
Scott, ., Herzog, J., Whitworth, J., Olson, M., & Bledsoe, L. Vets caring for veterans: A problem-based learning approach. Military Behavioral Health Journal 1.2 (2013): 129-135.
Olson, M. Self-efficacy, curriculum content, and practicum experience on the interest. Educational Gerontology 37.7 (2011): 593-605.

Presentations

Coming Out in the Classroom: Still an Occupational Hazard?. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. (2015)
Exploring Military Social Work from a Social Justice Perspective.. Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors Annual Conference. Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors. (2015)
Innovations in social work training: A case study of interprofessional collaboration. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Council on Social Work Education. (2013)
U.S. and Japan Educational Exchange on Aging Issues. Alabama Conference of Social Work.. (2013)
Developing Community Teaching Collaborations to Improve Cultural Competence: Training Veteran Service Workers.. Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors Annual Conference.. Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors. (2012)
Paper Presentation:Compassionate stereotypes: Examining the relationship between ageism and perceptions of elder vulnerability.. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. (2012)
Preventing Job Burnout in Social Workers Caring for Older Adults. Jikei College of Social Welfare. (2012)
Case Management & Reentry: New Challenges for Community Supervision.. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.. Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.. (2011)
Collaborating with emergency medical educators to integrate simulation technology into a social work practice course.. Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors Annual Conference.. (2011)
Poster Session: Predicting Student Interest in Careers in Aging. Florida Conference on Aging.. (2010)

Grants & Contracts

Study Abroad Program in Japan.. University of West Florida Office of Diversity and International Education.. Other. (2012)
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