Dana Harley

Dana M. Harley

Assoc Professor


Ph.D.Social Work, The Ohio State University Columbus, OH, 2011 (Child and Adolescent Mental Health)

Master of Social Work, University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 2003 (Child and Family Therapy)

B.A., Wilberforce University Wilberforce, OH, 2003 (Mental Health Rehabilitation)

Research and Practice Interests

Community research and photovoice to study hope, optimism, and mental health in at-risk populations

Research Support

Grant: #M01HP31352 Investigators:Acquavita, Shauna; Brubaker, Michael; Harley, Dana; La Guardia, Amanda 09-30-2017 -08-31-2021 Health Resources and Services Administration FY 2017 BHWET Competition Role:Collaborator $478,168.00 Awarded Level:Federal


Peer Reviewed Publications

Kim, S., Wills, K, Canfield, J., Kazimierczuk, F., Harley, D., Hyppolite, M., & Desrosiers, P. Assessment of college students with the revised conflict tactics scale (CTS2): Sociodemographic characteristics and relationship .Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, ,

Canfield, James P; Harley, Dana; Hunn, Vannessa; Haddad, Kristen L; Kim, Suk-Hee; Elliott, Willie; Mangan, Lori Development and initial validation of the urban adolescent hope scale.Journal of evidence-informed social work, ,15 (3 ),243-257

Kim, S., Canfield, J. P., Desrosiers, P., Harley, D., & Vanessa, H. Embracing inclusive excellence: Asian and Asian American College Students .Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, ,

Haddad, K., Canfield, J. & Harley, D. Exploring urban hassels and psychosocial needs of urban high schoolers in a school-wide needs assessment .School Social Work Journal, ,

Harley, D., Grome, S., Kim, S., McLendon, T., Hunn, V., Canfield, J., Rose, T., & Wells, A. Photovoice as a tool for exploring success and self-sustainability among low-income women .Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work, ,

Canfield, J. & Harley, D., Teasley, M., & Nolan, J (2017. )Validating the McKinney-Vento Act Implementation Scale: Examining the factor structure and reliability .Children and Schools, ,39 (1 ),53

Contact Information

Academic - Health Sciences Building
3225 Eden Avenue
CincinnatiĀ  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-556-4631
Fax: 513-556-2077