Emeriti - Jay Peters
Jay Peters, Emeriti
M.S.W. Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University
PhD University of Maine
Dr. Peters served as Coordinator of the BSW Program from 2008 to 2011 and taught in the areas of human behavior, psychopathology, research, and psychological trauma. His research interests center on the impact of trauma in childhood and adulthood, including the impact of domestic violence myth endorsement, the nature of self in dissociative disorders, child abuse history among college athletes, and the reactivation of trauma symptoms in elderly child sexual abuse survivors in institutional settings. In addition, Dr. Peters’ research focused in the area of child welfare workers’ attitudes, beliefs, and actions related to kinship care, strengths based approaches, motivational interviewing, and family team meetings.
Dr. Peters has 8 years of clinical experience in outpatient mental health, including 4 years working exclusively with trauma survivors at Victim’s Services in the Bronx, New York.
I am a recently retired clinical social worker and researcher with a psychodynamic background, a passion for teaching, and wide-ranging interest in research on trauma-related issues. Included in this site is information about:
- Courses which I have taught including psychopathology, research, working with trauma survivors.
- Research Projects and Ideas including work on Domestic Violence Myths and dissociation
- Writing, including published and unpublished papers, talks, and presentations.
- Miscellaneous Goodies. A collection of tools, tricks, and hints related to academic writing and research.