SW Faculty/Staff Directory
Ryan Tolleson Knee
- Office: JRH 004
- Phone: (406) 529-6499
- Email: email@example.com
- Website: http://health.umt.edu/socialwork/About%20Us/Faculty%20and%20Staff/?ID=2862
Ph.D. Social Work University of Denver 1999
M.S.W. Social Work Eastern Washington University 1988
B.A. Social Work The University of Montana 1985
SW100 - Introduction to social Work
SW300 - Human Behavior and the Social Environment
SW310 - Social Work Policies and Services
SW350 - Individals and Families
SW360 - Groups and Communities
SW400 - Research Methods
SW488 - Practicum Seminar
SW510 - Human Behavior and the Social Environment I
SW530 - History of Social Policy and Change
SW545 - Organizational Leadership
SW576, 577, 578, 579 - Integrative Seminar
SW495/595 - Public Policy and the Montana Legislature
1994 - current - University of Montana School of Social Work (BSW & MSW Programs)
Tranistioning from clinical practice to middle management/leadership
Expand the School's Center for Children, Families, and Workforce Development to improve statewide training, education, research, and prevention.
Improve web-based learning opportunities for parents and professionals serving high-risk children and youth.
Develop a comprehensive data base to improve suicide prevention programming statewide.
Develop a web-based certificate in child welfare to improve web-based training opportunities statewide.
Field of Study
Non-profit Management & Leadership
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Tolleson Knee, R. (2014). An analysis of direct practice social work perspectives and behaviors in middle management. Administration in Social Work. 38(2), 146-157.
Tolleson Knee, R. (Winter 2014). Pursuing self-knowledge while transitioning to academic chair. The Department Chair. 24(3), pp. 10-12.
Tolleson Knee, R. & Folsom, J. (2012). Bridging the Crevasse between Direct Practice Social Work and Management by Increasing the Transferability of Core Skills. Administration in Social Work. 36(4) pp. 390-408.
Tolleson Knee, R. & Finn. J. (2011). Social Work in Montana and Beyond: Reflections on a Century of Practice. Montana Professor. 22(1) pp. 7-13.
Professor - UM School of Social Work (2007 - current)
Director - Center for Children, Families, & Workforce Development (1999 - current)
Director - MSW Program (2000 - 2005)
Director - The Montana Campus Compact (1994 – 1999)
Therapist - Vocational Resources Incorporated (1991 - 1992)
Medical Social Worker - Community Medical Center (1988 - 1991)