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Erin Nau

Erin L. Nau, Ph.D.

Lecturer


Department
School of Social Work
Office
McAllan Hall 10
Phone
732-263-5372
Email
enau@monmouth.edu

Erin L. Nau, Ph.D.

Dr. Erin Nau is a licensed clinical social worker providing individual, couples, family, and group counseling. She specializes in relational therapy, providing individual counseling and group counseling. Her area of expertise focuses on adolescent girls and women dealing with feelings of negative self-worth and relationship development, grief counseling, and women’s health. 

She also serves as the co-chair on the CSWE Women’s Council.

Education

Ph.D., Adelphi University

MSW, Springfield College

BA, Sociology, University of Northern Colorado

Research Interests

Dr. Nau’s research includes a phenomenological study on how adolescent girls’ understand self-worth.

Publications

Books

Peer-Reviewed Journal

Nau, E. (2021): An online group for young women with breast cancer: sparking online engagement, Social Work with Groups, DOI: 10.1080/01609513.2021.1907996

Book Chapter

Nau, E. (2019) A Place in History; Adelphi New York Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program Group Work: Creating Space for All Voices

Cohen, C., Howard, A., McGee, K., Nau, E. (2019).  Actualizing the Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development through Social Group Work. Group Work: Creating Space for All Voices

Presentations/Invited Talks

Peer-Reviewed Conference Presentations

International Association of Social Work with Groups Annual Symposium (Virtual, 2021 ) Nau, E. I can’t be on my High Horse: How adolescent girls’ management of self-worth can impact their engagement in groups 30 Minute Presentations

International Association of Social Work with Groups Annual Symposium (Virtual, 2021) Nau, E. & Coleman, R.Compassionate Caring: The Intersection between Feminist Perspective, Relational Cultural Theory, and Group Work

Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting (Virtual, November 2020 )  Nau, E & Bulter-Mokoro, S.,  Professional Mentoring and Self Care in the Midst of a Pandemic

International Association of Social Work with Groups Annual Symposium (Virtual, 2020) Nau, E. & Ehrlich-Foley, N. Activities to Engage Clients at All Stages of Group Development 60 Minute Presentation

Community Presentations

Breast Cancer Summit (East, Meadow NY, October 2019) Nau, E.  Understanding the Physical and Emotional Effects of Breast Cancer

Professional Associations

Council on Social Work Education

International Association with Groups

Courses