Susan Chizeck photo Susan P. Chizeck Senior Lecturer II and Director of IS Internship Program
PhD, Social Work, Rutgers University
Health Policy, Asian Studies, Experiential Education and Mental Health

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IS Internship Program

Profile

Dr. Chizeck has an interdisciplinary background ranging from Asian Studies and social sciences to psychotherapy and experiential learning.  She moved to the Interdisciplinary Studies department from Social Sciences in 1985 to build the IS Internship program and has taught the core course in various forms since then.  As a former director of several health institutions in New Jersey, she has a long standing interest in social services, mental health issues and how people cope with chronic illness.

She has been a frequent national conference speaker and wellness consultant.  She served for many years on the Board of the National Society for Experiential Education and edited its journal for eight years.

Research Interests

Chronic Illness
Experiential Education

Offered Courses

BIS 1100 Interdisciplinary Studies Freshman Seminar
BIS 3320 Nature of Intellectual Inquiry
BIS 4V02 Independent Study
BIS 4V04 Internship

Selected Publications

“Academic Standards for Internships,” NSEE QUARTERLY, v. 29 #1, Spring 2004, pp 1, 5-10, 12. (National Society for Experiential Education, Alexandria, VA. www.nsee.org)

“Developing and Gaining Acceptance on Campus for an Internship Program” (Chapter 2), Susan P. Chizeck in The Internship Handbook, second ed., by Richard Salem, Washington, DC: American Sociological Assn., (2005) 28-37

“New Directions for Internship Programs: Some Ideas and Suggestions” (Chapter 10, Richard Salem, Staislaus Grabarek, Barbara Altman and Susan P. Chizeck in The Internship Handbook, second ed., by Richard Salem, Washington, DC: American Sociological Assn., (2005) 163-180

Establishing a Worksite Health Promotion Internship Program, A Wellcoa Blueprint. March 1, 2004, 14 pages, www.welcoa.org  Wellness Councils of America, Omaha, NE 68114.

“The Orthomolecular Theory of Schizophrenia,” HEALTH AND SOCIAL WORK, v. 3, Nov. 1978:13‑39. Reply to letters, v. 4, May 1979:184‑190.

“Case Reopening: An Emerging Issue in Child Welfare Services,” (with W. E. Claburn & S. Magura) CHILD WELFARE, v. 56, Dec. 1977:655‑663.

“Schizophrenia,” ANCHOR POINT: THE PRACTICAL JOURNAL OF NLP, v 9, #11, Nov. 1995, pp. 3-7.