Education

  • DSW, Graduate Center City University of New York
  • MSW, Fordham University

Areas of Expertise

  • Child Welfare
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans Children, Youth, & Family Issues
  • Animal Assisted Therapy

Courses Include

  • Social Work Practice with LGBT People
  • Child Welfare Practice and Policy
  • Practice Issues in Child Welfare

Current Scholarship

  • Mallon, G.P., & Hess, P. (Eds.). (In Press, anticipated date 2013). Child welfare for the twenty-first century: A Handbook of practices, policies, and programs (2nd ed.). New York: Columbia University Press.
  • Mallon, G.P. (Ed.). (2008). Social work practice with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people (2nd ed.). New York: Routledge.

Current Research

  • Executive Director and P.I. for cooperative agreement between U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children’s Bureau and the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College to fund the National Resource Center for Permanency and Family Connections (NRCPFC).
    For the past 17 years, the NRCPFC has provided training and technical assistance and has worked with all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and over 80 tribes as a part of the Children's Bureau Training and Technical Assistance Network. The NRC provides extensive information services including webcasts, podcasts, teleconferences, power points, curriculum, and thousands of publications, on its website which receives over 2,500 visits a month. The NRCPFC at Hunter conducts regular and ongoing needs assessments with states, local districts, territories, and tribes and works to help States and jurisdictions, through the CFSR and other processes, to look critically at their system in order to make necessary systemic changes, which will achieve better outcomes for children, youth, and families.

    Director and P.I. for New York State Office of Children and Families Services Training Department funded New York City Adolescent Services Resource Network (ASRN)
    For the past 11 years, ASRN has provided training and technical assistance in the area of adolescent service and youth development and has worked with all the City of New York's Administration for Children's Services and voluntary child welfare agencies in New York City. ASRN is a part of a New York Statewide Network which provides extensive information services including webcasts, podcasts, teleconferences, power points, curriculum, and thousands of publications, on its website which receives over 500 visits a month. ASRN at Hunter conducts regular and ongoing needs assessments with agencies and works to help them look critically at their system in order to make necessary systemic changes, which will achieve better outcomes for youth in foster care.

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Gerald Mallon

Gerald Mallon, DSW


Julia Lathrop Professor of Child Welfare

Phone: 212-396-7562

gmallon@hunter.cuny.edu

Room: 702