Full-Time Faculty

Dana Grossman Leeman, M.S.W., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Practice

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Education

B.A., Clark University, Worcester, MA
M.S.W., Boston University School of Social Work
Ph.D., Simmons College School of Social Work

Selected Publications

Grossman Leeman, D. (2012). Integrated group therapy for bipolar disorder and substance abuse (review of the book by Roger D. Weiss & Hilary Smith Connery, 2011). Social Work with Groups, 35(1).

Grossman Leeman, D. (2012). The trauma recovery group: A guide for practitioners (review of the book by Michaela Mendelsohn, Judith Lewish Herman, Emily Schatzow, Diya Kallivayalil, Jocelyn Levitan & Melissa Coco, 2011). Social Work With Groups, 35(2).

Grossman Leeman, D. (2011). Pedgagogy without pretense: Training non-social workers for social work groups. Proceedings from the 32nd Symposium of the International Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups. London, England: Whiting and Birch.

Grossman Leeman, D. (2011). Self-regulated learning: Practical interventions for struggling teens (review of the book by Nathan Brier, 2010). Social Work with Groups, 34(3-4), 362-365.

Grossman Leeman, D. (2009). Conversations that continue long after they are over: The impact of the research on the research. Reflections: Narratives Professional Helping,15(2),14-20.

Grossman Leeman, D. (2008). Use of literature in teaching. In A. Gitterman & R. Salmon, (Eds.), Encyclopedia of social work with groups. London: Routledge Press.


Selected Presentations

Grossman Leeman, D., & Gitterman, A. (2012, June). We are group workers, so why aren't we talking to each other? Workshop co-facilitated at the 34th Annual International Symposium of the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups. Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

Grossman Leeman, D. (2012, June). The groups who forgot to terminate: A mystery in MSW experiential groups. Paper presented at the 34th Annual International Symposium of the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups. Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

Leeman, D. G. (2012, March). Steps for two: The art of co-facilitation in social work with groups. Presented at Social Work Grand Rounds, Massachusetts General Hospital. Boston, MA.

Leeman, D. G. (2012, March). Steps for two: The art of co-facilitation in social work with groups. Presented at the Annual Conference of the MA Chapter of the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups. Boston, MA

Leeman, D. (2011, October). Patience, curiosity, and Diana Ross: Experiential learning and group work. Presented at the Annual Program and Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, Atlanta, GA.

Cohen, C., Grossman, D., Leeman, D., Macgowan, M., Muskrat, B. (2011, June). Are you on board with the standards for social work with groups? Presented at the 33rd Symposium of the International Association of the Advancement of Social Work with Groups, Long Beach, CA.

Leeman, D. (2011, June). In the boat with only one oar: The creation of adventures of a student group work and consultation group. Presented at the 33rd Symposium of the International Association of the Advancement of Social Work with Groups, Long Beach, CA.

Leeman, D. (2010, December). You say goodbye and I say hello: the joys and challenges of opened groups. Presented at the Beth Israel-Deaconess Social Work Grand Rounds, Boston, MA.

Leeman, D. (2010, June). Pedagogy without pretense: Preparing non-social workers to facilitate social work groups. Presented at the 32nd Symposium of the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups, Quebec, Canada.

Gianino, M., Grossman, D., Leeman, D. (2010, March). Creating and sustaining learning communities through group work supervision. Presented at the Annual Conference and Meeting of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups, Simmons College, Boston, MA.

Leeman, D. (2009, November). Think we not me: The joys and challenges of training and supervision with social work groups. Presented at the New England Consortium of Field Advisors, Simmons School of Social Work, Boston, MA.


Consulting and Professional Activity

Passageways, Brigham and Women's Hospital - Consultant - 2011
Boston Public Health Commission - Consultant - 2010
Social Work with Group Journal - Consulting Editor
Council on Social Work Education
Massachusetts Chapter of the International Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups - Board Member and Annual Conference Co-Chair

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