Associate Professor of Social Work
Having received an MSW from University of Iowa, Prof. O'Melia is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois with extensive practice experience in therapy with individuals, couples, families and groups.
He specializes in teaching social work practice with particular interest and expertise in generalist, collaborative, and strength-focused methods.
Mr. O'Melia is co-author of Generalist Social Work Practice: An Empowering Approach, and co-editor of Pathways to Power: Reading in Contextual Social Work Practice.
He also functions as a community trainer, program consultant, and board member for family-oriented services.