Tisa McGhee, PhD

Tisa McGhee, PhD

Assistant Professor


PhD, University of Southern California, 2007
MSW, University of California, Los Angeles, 1999
MA, Clinical Psychology, California State University, 1992
BA, Psychology, California State University, 1991

Areas of Interest

Community Partnerships
Organizational Development


Dr. Tisa McGhee joined Barry University’s School of Social Work in the fall of 2010. She teaches social work practice, research, and policy, human behavior, seminar in organizational development and domestic violence courses in the MSW program.Her practice interests have included her work in child welfare, working with families in trauma, and domestic/family violence. Dr. McGhee’s current research interests are in the management and administration of human service organizations specifically in the capacity building activities of non- profits, community partnerships, and the change and development of organizations. The core of all of her work is building community and systems capability using engaging and empowerment techniques. Dr. McGhee is a member of the NASW.

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