Pamela Long, ACSW, LISW, LCSW

Adjunct Professor

Teaches generalist practice, social work with substance using disorders, and spirituality and social work.

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Education and Training

  • MSW, Syracuse University
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker, State of Illinois. #149-002897
  • Licensed Independent Social Worker, State of Iowa #080434

Areas of Professional Interest

  • Contextual social work practice
  • Evidence-based transformative practice
  • Spirituality and social work
  • Recovery-oriented systems of care
  • Social work as international human rights profession


Long, P.C. (2007). Understanding social work as an international human rights profession. In Social work for social justice: Strengthening social work practice through the integration of Catholic social teaching. Curriculum Resource Guide. St Paul, MN: College of St. Catherine/University of St. Thomas.

Long, P. (2003). A Critical Response to the College Cost Crisis. Integrity. Davenport, IA: St. Ambrose University Chapter; American Association of University Professors.

Long, P. (2001). Ethical and inescapable: Political social work. In M. O'Melia and K.K. Miley (Eds.). Pathways to power: Readings in contextual social work practice. Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon.

More About Pamela Long

Courses Taught

Practice I: Generalist Processes, Methods and Skills
International Social Work
Spirituality and Social Work
Empowerment Social Work with Substance Abuse
Social Work and Mental Health

Community Service

Member, National Association of Social Workers, since 1980.
Member, Academy of Certified Social Workers, since 1983.
Member, IL Association of School Social Workers, 1991-1997,2001-2005,2009 - 2011
Member, Council on Social Work Education, 1998 - 2017
Member, North American Field Educators Consortium, 1999 - 2013
Member, Illinois Field Directors Association, 2000 - 2013

St Joseph the Worker House, Rock Island, Illinois. Member of the Board of Directors. (2016 - Present).
St. Joseph the Worker House, Rock Island, Illinois. Chair, Policy and Practices Committee. Member, Bylaws Committee. (2016 - Present).
School Social Work Journal. Member of the Advisory/Editorial Board. Illinois Association of School Social Workers. (June 2004 - present).


Pamela Long

Master of Social Work
North Davenport Education Center, 1950 E. 54th St.
Mail: 518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803

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