Amy McMahon

Amy McMahon , MSW

Associate Professor - Educator

Asst Professor Educator; Program Director - BSW

Professional Summary

BSW Program Chair, leading BSW faculty committees, and working collaboratively to address program and administrative issues in the School of Social Work’s BSW Program as well as a faculty member teaching both BSW and MSW courses.  Position also sometimes requires working as a BSW field liaison, and advisor for BSW and MSW students in the College of Allied Health Sciences School of Social Work. 
 
Courses taught include:
35-SW-352      Generalist Social Work Practice II
35-SW-504      Grant Writing
35-SW-730      Social Welfare Institutions and Programs
35-SW-731      Social Policy Analysis
35-SW-740      Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities
35-SW-840      Social Welfare Administration
35-SW-841      Program Planning and Implementation
35-SW-856      Programs and Policies in Health and Aging
35-SW-6001    Issues of Sexuality
35-SW-7030    Social Welfare Policy and Practice
35-SW-8030    Social Welfare Administration
35-SW-8050    Programs and Policies in Health and Aging 

Education

Master's Degree: University of Kentucky Lexington, KY, 1988 (Social Work)

Bachelor's Degree: Xavier University Cincinnati, OH, 1986 (Social Work)

Positions and Work Experience

- BSW Program Director, UC East Program Director, BSW Online Program Director, Program Chair for all three BSW Programs in the School of Social Work, leading BSW faculty committees, and working collaboratively to address program and administrative issues in the School of Social Work’s BSW Program as well as a faculty member teaching BSW courses. Position also sometimes requires working as a BSW field liaison, and advisor for BSW and MSW students in the College of Allied Health Sciences School of Social Work, University of Cincinnati School of Social Work, Cincinnati, OH

2007 -2010 CEO , Responsible for overall agency operations and service delivery in local HIV/AIDS service organization, supervising 35 staff and managing a budget of $2 million. Worked extensively with the agency’s Board of Trustees and funders, leading the agency to a merger of services with another local HIV/AIDS service provider in 2010. , Stop AIDS ,

2005 -2007 Field Service Faculty, Faculty member teaching both BSW and MSW courses, field liaison, and advisor for BSW and MSW students in the School of Social Work. , University of Cincinnati School of Social Work, Cincinnati, OH

2002 -2005 Vice President for Patient Services, Responsible for ensuring quality of care for patients aged 13 and over, excellence in customer service, and fiscal responsibility in eight regional health centers employing 80 staff members and budget of $4 million+. Accomplishments include: completion of implementation of national productivity standards in health centers; collaboration with other departments to improve systems for quality assurance and compliance with regulatory bodies; assessment and updating of systems for measuring progress toward goals in agency health centers; and the development of an agency-wide, comprehensive training program for all staff. , Planned Parenthood Southwest Ohio Region,

2001 -2002 Director of Development, Established and executed agency’s resource development plan in collaboration with the Executive Director and Board of Trustees. Coordinated annual special event and worked with local businesses and community groups to develop the financial resources to operate agency programs. , Mental Health Association of the Cincinnati Area, Cincinnati, OH

1992 -2001 Executive Director, Served as Executive Director for a private, nonprofit agency serving over 20,000 people annually in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. Responsible for all aspects of agency operations including personnel management, budget development and financial oversight, grant writing and fundraising, development of program content and evaluation, and supervision of graduate and undergraduate interns. Represented the organization before state legislators, national and local media, and community leaders. Developed and evaluated program outcomes, incorporating results into agency development and quality improvement. , Social Health Education, Inc,

1990 -2005 Adjunct Faculty Member, Instructor for students enrolled as undergraduate social work majors as well as those enrolled through the University’s Weekend Degree Program and Summer Workshop Series. , Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH

1989 -1992 Program Director, Manager of two of the agency’s three programs, the Pregnancy and Parenting Hotline and Teen Parent Center. Responsible for staff supervision, educational outreach to the community, development of program content and budget, flow of work and supervision of field placement students. Began agency employment in 1986 as an Intake Associate staffing the agency’s pregnancy and parenting hotline, promoted twice to achieve position as Program Director., SUMA,

1988 -1989 Adoption Specialist, Cincinnati-based consultant for agency in Cleveland providing home study and placement supervision services for families seeking to adopt internationally., Foreign Adoption Consultants,

1988 -1989 Workshop Trainer, Provided classroom-based child abuse prevention education to students in grades K – 12, professional training for teachers and school administrators, and educational sessions for parents of school-aged children. , Council on Child Abuse,

1987 -1988 Golden Bridge Program Coordinator, Managed program linking teens involved in juvenile justice system with elderly mentors. The mentors worked with the teens as role models, assisted them with school work, and provided them with an employment site., Family Services of Butler County,

Research Support

Grant: #SRS 005489 Investigators:McMahon, Amy; Van Loon, Ruth Anne 07-01-2008 -06-30-2012 John A. Hartford Foundation The University of Cincinnati Practicum Partnership Program for Geriatric Social Wok Training Role:Collaborator $64,479.00 Closed Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #G-1 415-06-0331 Investigators:McMahon, Amy 07-01-2013 -06-14-2015 Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services Ohio Department of Job & Family Services Agreement Role:PI $131,000.00 Awarded Level:State of Ohio

Grant: #G-1617-06-0249 Investigators:McMahon, Amy 07-01-2015 -06-30-2017 Administration for Children and Families Child Welfare Workforce Professional Education Program (CWWPEP) Role:PI $131,000.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #G-1819-06-0291/ G-1701OHCWSS Investigators:McMahon, Amy 07-01-2017 -06-30-2019 Administration for Children and Families Ohio Department of Job & Family Services Agreement - July 2017 - June 2019 Role:PI $131,000.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #G-2021-06-0241 / 1901OHFOST Investigators:Boone, Xan; McMahon, Amy 07-01-2019 -06-30-2021 Administration for Children and Families Ohio Department of Job & Family Services Agreement - July 2019 - June 2021 Role:PI $131,000.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Contact Information

University of Cincinnati College of Allied Health Sciences
3225 Eden Avenue
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-556-4621
amy.mcmahon@uc.edu