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Master of Social Work

Pam Long

pam long

Assistant Professor

Social Work

54th Street, Office 21
1950 E 54th St.
Davenport, IA 52807

Mailing Address:
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803

Fax: 563-333-3919

Pamela Long, ACSW, LCSW

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


Education and Training

MSW, Syracuse University


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


Courses Taught

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



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.

Professional Memberships

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 - current
Member, Council on Social Work Education, since 1998.
Member, North American Field Educators Consortium, since 1999.
Member, Illinois Field Directors Association, since 2000.

Community Service

Human Service Partners of the Quad Cities Steering Committee. Member. (2011 - present)

Quad Cities Prevention Committee; Child Abuse Council. Member. (2005 - 2011).

School Social Work Journal, Lyceum. Member of the Advisory/Editorial Board. Illinois Association of School Social Workers. (June 2004 - present).

Arrowhead Ranch, Coal Valley, Illinois. (August, 2004 - June, 2009). Member of the
Board of Directors.

Arrowhead Ranch, Coal Valley, Illinois. (August 2004 - 2009). Member and Chair, Strategic Planning Committee.

National Association of Social Workers, Illinois Chapter. District Chair and Member of the Board of Directors. (July, 2005 - June 2007).