PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH INTERESTS
- child welfare policy and services
- legal aspects of social work practice
Professor Kathleen Ohman's teaching and research focus on child welfare policy and services, and on the legal aspects of social work practice.
She is author and co-author of numerous articles, books and training curricula in child welfare. She has been principal investigator of projects evaluating service for homeless youth, a statewide home visitation program for infants in Colorado and a national effort to recruit adoptive families.
Ohman has served as a consultant in a number of efforts related to child welfare policy and services. At GSSW, she teaches in the policy and research sequences, and a course on law for social workers.