Kathryn Lally, LISW, MPH

Clinical Instructor


Professor Lally teaches courses across the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) curriculum with a focus on social work research design, and generalist social work practice.

Her areas of practice include prevention and early intervention of trauma-related disorders among children and adolescents.

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Education and Training


  • MSW, MPH, Washington University, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, St. Louis
  • BA, Psychology, Clark University, Worcester, Mass.

Areas of Professional Interest


  • Early Childhood Development
  • Child Welfare
  • Community Collaboration in Program Development
  • Evaluation of Social Welfare Services

I decided to study social work and public health because I was interested in prevention, early intervention, and harm-reduction from an interdisciplinary perspective.

Kathryn Lally


Recent Publications


Lindley, O., Martin, A., Lally, K (2020). A Profile of Care Coordination, Missed School Days, and Unmet Needs Among Oregon Children with Special Health Care Needs with Behavioral and Mental Health Conditions. Community Mental Health Journal, 56(8), 1571-1580. 10.1007/s10597-020-00609-4


More About Professor Lally

Courses Taught

Social Work Research Design
General Practice I: Individuals
General Practice II: Families
Introduction to Social Work

Professional Memberships

Licensed Independent Social Worker
Member of National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Member of Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
Consultant to Center for Youth and Family Solutions
Committee Member, Child Abuse Prevention Council

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