Barry Ackerson

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Contact Information

1010 W Nevada ST Urbana, IL 61801
M/C 082
Emeritus Professor


Ph.D., Social Work, The University of Alabama, 1998

M.S.W, The University of Alabama, 1978

B.A. “cum laude”, Sociology, The University of Alabama, 1975

professional affiliations

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) 

  • Council on Practice Methods and Specialization (2008-2011)
  • Accreditation Site Visitor

Mental Health Center of Champaign County

  • Board of Directors (2004-present)
  • Chair of Program Quality Review Committee (2006-present)

Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR)

National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)