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Barbara Coats, AM

Director of Field Instruction and Clinical Assistant Professor


Building & Room:

4131 ETMSW

Office Phone:

(312) 355-2386


Professional Interests:

Chronic Illnesses/physical and behavioral chronic illnesses
Community-based practice

Teaching Experience:

Social Work Practice
Human Behavior

Practice Experience:

Professor Coats has extensive experience in the areas of crisis intervention, home health services for the elderly, and working with people who have severe mental illness and chronic medical conditions.


AM, University of Chicago

Professional Memberships

National Association of Social Workers Council on Social Work Education
Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors
Association for Community Organization and Social Administration