Office Location: AC-3A11
|Monday||9:00 AM -10:00 AM|
|Tuesday||3:00 PM – 4:00 PM|
|Thursday||8:00 PM – 9:00 PM|
|PhD||Yeshiva University, Wurzweiler School of Social Work||Social Welfare||2016|
|MSW||Yeshiva University, Wurzweiler School of Social Work||Social Work||2013|
|BA||Stony Brook University||Hispanic Languages & Literature with Honors||2008|
Areas of Expertise
- environmental social work
self-care: empathy, mindfulness, secondary traumatic stress
Articles in Field Of Expertise
Diner, M. T. "Measuring Mindfulness and its Relationship to Secondary Traumatic Stress." ProQuest Dissertations Publishing. (10726902) 2016: 98.
Diner, M. T. "A Quantitative Analysis of Mindfulness Practice as Self-Care for Social Workers in an Urban Setting." Greenwich Social Work Review. 1 2020: 21-35.
Chapters in Field Of Expertise
Diner, M. T, Moldovan, V., Rotari, E. & Tarna, V. "Social Justice is Energy Justice: Energy as an Integrative Key Social Work Principle." Energy Justice: Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation. 1 2021 (accepted): 1-19.
Non Refereed Proceedings in Field Of Expertise
Diner, M. T. "Social Work Students Move Wellness Forward." The New Social Worker. 26 2019, Fall: Cover Feature: 17.
Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances
" Using Eastern Traditions to Inform Self-Care Practices for Social Workers " February 2019: The 48h Annual Meeting of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research, Jacksonville, Florida.
" Social Work Methodology of Community Organizing Through History and Culture: An Intercontinental Education Mode " In collaboration with Moldovan, V. & Rotari, E. June 2019: European Association of Schools of Social Work. Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Madrid, Spain.
" Strengthening Internal Capacities: An Economy-Based Model Towards Social Change " July 2019: International Interdisciplinary Conference for Sustainable Community Wellness. Free International University of Moldova. Chisinau, Moldova.
" Prevalence and Amelioration of Secondary Traumatic Stress Amongst Social Workers " July 2019: 9th International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health. University of York. York, England.
" Empathy Reconsidered: Understanding Cultural, Professional, and Pedagogical Factors " In collaboration with Halper, D. & Robinson, T. November 2019: The 52nd Annual New York State Social Work Education Association (NYSSWEA). Saratoga Springs, New York.
" Mindful Self-Care and Implications for Practice in Healthcare " November 2019: CUNY York’s Honors Seminar.
" The Nexus of Social and Environmental Justice: A Case Study " In collaboration with Persaud, U. February 2020: The 49h Annual Meeting of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research, Seattle, Washington.
" Analyzing the Determinants of Empathy in the Helping Professions " July 2020 (Accepted, cancelled due to COVID-19): European Association of Schools of Social Work. Rimini, Italy.
" A Cross-Disciplinary Case Study of Ecological and Social Sustainability in Eastern Europe " In collaboration with Persaud, U. July 2020: International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW), Calgary, Canada (held virtually due to COVID-19).
" A Social and Scientific Elucidation of Global Ecological Justice in Rural Eastern Europe (Poster Presentation) " In collaboration with Persaud, U. April 2021: The International Social Work Education and Development Online Conference 2021 (ISWED 2021), Rimini, Italy (held virtually due to COVID-19).
" Global Environmental Justice and Social Work Praxis " In collaboration with Persaud, U. April 2021: The 8th Annual Global Well-Being and Social Change Conference: Global Citizenship, Millersville University. Millersville, Pennsylvania. (held virtually due to COVID-19).
Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships
New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute, Psychoanalytic Fellowship: 2014-2015.
PSC-CUNY, The Meaning of Empathy in Social Work and Other Helping Professions. 2018 - Present: $3,447.
CUNY Academy, The Stewart Travel Award. 2019: $500.
PSC-CUNY, Environmentalism: Expanding the Curricula. 2020 - Present: $3,445.25.
CUNY Academy, The Stewart Travel Award. 2020: $500 (deferred due to COVID-19).
Offices Held In Professional Societies
Member, National Association of Social Workers (NASW): 2012 - Present.
Honorary Member, Phi Alpha Honor Society for Social Work: 2019 - Present.
Board Member, New York State Social Work Education Association (NYSSWEA): 2020 - Present.
Other Professional Activities and Public Service
Certified Social Work Field Instructor (SIFI), Columbia University: 2017.
Social Work Clinical Supervisor, Columbia University School of Social Work: 2017-2018.
Reviewer, Health & Social Care in the Community: 2019 - Present.
Reviewer, Greenwich Social Work Review: 2020 - Present.