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Erb Leonard, Ph.D, LMSW, M. Div.
Assistant Professor of Social Work
location: 308 - Carpenter Hall
phone: (585) 594-6032
fax: (585) 594-6480
email: erbl@roberts.edu

Education

  • BA (1958) – The King's College
  • M. Div. (1961) – Denver Seminary
  • LMSW (1969) – Syracuse University
  • Ph.D (2008) – Walden University

Bio

Areas of Specialty: 

  • Child and Family Services
  • Community Development
  • Community Organization
  • Church and State Issues
  • Faith Based Organizations' Role in Delivering Social Services

                    Research &  Special Interest:

  • Academic & Community Based Research
  • Faith Based Social Work

                   Publications:

  • Erb, L. (2008) The Role of Faith-Based Organizations in the Delivery of Social Services to the Poor. Walden University, Doctoral Dissertation UMI

                  Recent Presentations:

  • April, 2010 Developing a Nonprofit Organization and Getting 501 c 3 Tax Exempt Status from the IRS,  College and University Partnership Program Training Session, Nazareth College, Rochester, NY
  • April, 2009 How to Develop a Strategic Plan for your Nonprofit Organization, College and University Partnership Program Training Session, Rochester, NY
  • May, 2008 The Role of Faith-based Organizations in the Delivery of Social Services to the Poor,   3rd Annual Faith-Based Community Collaborations Upstate NY Regional Conference, Rochester, NY
  • April, 2007 Faith-Based Partnerships – State and Church Issues, 2nd Annual Faith-Based Initiatives & Community Collaborations Upstate NY Regional Conference, Liverpool, NY
  • April, 2006 1st Annual Faith-Based Initiatives & Community Collaborations Upstate NY Regional Conference, Rochester, NY

                    Professional  Involvement:

  • National Association of Social Workers
  • North American Association of Christians in Social Work
  • Rochester Area College and University Partnership Program
  • Council on Social Work Education

                    Courses Teaching at  RWC:

  • MSW Social Work Practice II: Organization and Community Intervention
  • MSW Social Work Field Seminar I, II, III, IV
  • MSW Group Work
  • MSW Social Welfare Policy and Services
  • MSW Justice, Values, and Ethics

Family:

Married to my wife, Nancy. We have five children, four of which are living. Our oldest twin son, Lonny, is a professional painter. His twin brother, Lance, is a commercial Master Electrician. Our daughter, Lorrie, is a missionary with her husband, Tom to Senegal, Africa. Our youngest son is married and a recreational therapist in an inpatient adolescent unit. We have eight grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Favorite Activities:

Hiking, swimming, reading, watching sports events on TV, and traveling with my wife.