Lisa Zimmer

Lisa Zimmer , MSW, LISW-S, LICDC-CS

Assistant Professor - Field Service

Director of Field Education; Assistant Professor-Field Service

School of Social Work, University of Cincinnati
192-D Health Sciences Building
3225 Eden Ave., PO Box 670108
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0108
Phone 513-556-4626

Professional Summary

Administrate field programs in the School of Social Work including developing and maintaining field opportunities, matching MSW students to field sites, and managing students at placement sites
Provide leadership to School faculty and students on field issues
Develop policies and procedures relevant to field experiences 

Provide continuing education training to field instructors and community social workers


MSW: University of Kentucky (social work)

BS: Northwestern University Evanston, Illinois,

Research and Practice Interests

addictions, the therapeutic relationship, clinical supervision, social worker skill development, cognitive-behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, social policy


Invited Presentations

Lisa Zimmer (2011. ) Medication-Assisted Treatment: Where are We Now? .International Community Corrections Association Research Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio. Level:International

Honors and Awards

2004 Employee of the Year Talbert House

Certificate of Employee Excellence (8 times) Talbert House

1997 Award for Outstanding Client Services Talbert House

Professional Affiliation

National Association of Social Workers

North Central Consortium of Field Directors

Contact Information

Academic - School of Social Work, University of Cincinnati
192-D Health Sciences Building
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267-0108
Phone: 513-556-4626