School of Health Sciences Social Work

Elizabeth Talbot

Elizabeth Talbot
Associate Professor
Social Work, School of Health Sciences
Phone: 605-357-1594
Bio:
Elizabeth B. Talbot, Ph.D., MSW, MS is an Associate Professor and Director of the MSW Program at the University of South Dakota. Dr. Talbot has over 30 years of experience as a professional social work practitioner, educator, and administrator. Prior to the University of South Dakota she was at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota, where she served as the Director of the MSW Program and at Dominican University in Illinois, where she was a member of the faculty. Dr. Talbot was a Child Welfare Specialist for the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services for over 15 years and a Child and Family Therapist for 10 years. Dr. Talbot has a Ph.D. in social Work from Loyola University, Chicago, an MSW from Aurora University, and an MS in Family Relations/Family Therapy from Northern Illinois University.
Teaching Interests:
Social work practice, human behavior in the social environment, social work history, and research.
Research Interests:
Child Welfare, Family Preservation and Reunification, Human Trafficking, Social Work Education, historical/archival research in social work
Education:
  • Leadership Academy, Social Work Leadership, NY School of Medicine, NADD & Hartford Foundation, 2012
  • Ph D, Social Work, Loyola University, 2000
  • Certificate, Child Abuse, Erikson Institute, 1991
  • Master of Social Work, Social Work, Aurora University, 1991
  • MS, Family Relations/Family Therapy, Northern Illinois University, 1983
  • BS, Family Relations, Northern Illinois University, 1978
  • Associate of Arts, Sociology, Waubonsee College, 1975
Grants:
  • Technology Grant, Health Affairs Medical Informatics Committee
  • Mental health literacy among rural older adults, University of South Dakota, (2012 - 2013)
  • , Dominican University, (2006)
  • , Dominican University, (2005)
  • Curriculum & Education Designed to Impact Sexual Slavery and the Trafficking of Adults & Children: An Educational Partnership Between Dominican University & the Higher School of Social Work & Social Pedagogics Attistiba, US Embassy, Latvia, (2004 - 2005)
  • , Dominican University, (2004)
  • Program Evaluation in Family Centered Services, Illinois Department of Children & Family Services, (2001)
Publications:
  • Talbot, E., McMillin, J. A., The Social Work Reinvestment Initiative, Social Work Journal.
  • Lawler, M. J., Talbot, E., (2012), Child Abuse, Encylopedia of Human Behavior (2nd) Elsevier Press, pp. 460-466.
  • Talbot, E., Chesborough, S., Kircher, J., Stilwell, C., (2011), Academic Bullying, North American Association of Christians in Social Work.
  • Talbot, E., Rodgers, M. E., (2011), Leadership and International Community Collaborations to Imput Education and Human Trafficking Prevention, Journal of Global Social Work Practice.
  • Talbot, E., Kircher, J. C., Chesborough, S. J., (2009), Creating a New MSW Program in an Established Department of Social Work, North American Association of Christians in Social Work Annual Convention.
  • Talbot, E., (2008), Human Trafficking Prevention. Networking, Training, and Learning: An International Collaboration and Lessons Learned, The 2006 Biennial European Inter-University consortium for International Social Development (IUCISD).
  • Talbot, E., Rodgers, M. E., (2008), Human Trafficking Prevention Networking, Training and Learning: An International Collaboration and Lessons Learned, European Perspectives on Social Development: Social Policy and Social Work from an International Development Perspective, vol. 1, p. 247.
  • Talbot, E., (2008), Successful Family Reunification: Looking at the Decision-Making Process, Social Work & Christianity, vol. 35, iss. 1, pp. 48-72.
  • Talbot, E., (2008), Review: Set Free: God's Healing Power for Abuse Survivors and Those Who Love Them, Social Work & Christianity, vol. 35, iss. 1, p. 99.
  • Talbot, E., (2007), Grief .
  • Talbot, E., (2007), Successful Family Reunification: The Contributions of Social Work Theory in the Provision of Services and Decision-Making, Illinois Child Welfare, vol. 3, iss. 1 & 2, p. 103.
  • Talbot, E., Carlson, H. H., Palm, M. D., Prasadam, A., (2007), Understanding the Psychological Needs of Survivors.
  • Talbot, E., Carlson, H., Palm, M. D., Prasadm, A., (2007), Understanding the Psychological Needs of Survivors.
  • Talbot, E., (2007), Writing a Social History.
  • Talbot, E., (2006), An Assault on the Soul: An International Plague In The 21st Century. , North American Association of Christian's in Social Work.
  • Talbot, E., (2006), Review: Our Help in Ages past: The Black Church's Ministry Among the Elderly, Social Work & Christianity.
  • Talbot, E., (2005), A Clinical Support for Children in Foster Care, Collection of Scientific Methodological Articles: Questions of Life (10th ed) Higher School ofsocial Work & Social Pedagogics Attistiba.
  • Talbot, E., (2005), Complex Decision-Making: Making Child Safety a Priority in Family Reunification, Collection of Scientific Methodolgocial Articles: Questions of Life (10th ed). Higher School of Social Work and Social Pedagogics Attistiba.
  • Talbot, E., (2005), Human Trafficking---Specifics of USA as a Target Country, Collection of Scientific methodological Articls: Questions of Life (10th ed) Higher School of social Work & Pedagogics Attistiba.
  • Talbot, E., (2005), Successful Family Reunification: Looking at the Decision-Making Process., North American Association of Christian's in Social Work.
  • Talbot, E., (2005), Successful Family Reunification: Social Work Theory and Decision-Making, North American Associatin ofSocial Workers : Illinois Chapter.
Awards and Honors:
  • Leadership Academy in Aging Participant, National Association of Deans and Directors, 2012