|PhD||Yeshiva University, Wurzweiler School of Social Work||Social Welfare||2003|
|MSW||Yeshiva University, Wurzweiler School of Social Work||Social Work||1992|
Areas of Expertise
- Clinical social work - psychiatric settings
Emergency social work - hospital settings
Social work administration
Books in Field Of Expertise
Divale, W.T., Moldovan, V., Fauras, V., Nacu, A., Sterpu, V., et al.. Parental Acceptance- Rejection and Influence of Father –Ansence on the Chronically Mentally Ill in Moldova.. In Kourkoutas, E. & Erkman, F. (Eds.),: Brown Walker Press: Boca Raton., 2011. .
Articles in Field Of Expertise
Moldovan, V., Divale, W., Nacu, A., Socroviscuiuc, A., Sterpu, V. et. al. "A struggle to survive: Services for the chronically mentally ill in Moldova." International Journal of Mental Health. 36(4) Winter/07-08: .
Moldovan, V. & Moyo, O.. "Contradictions in the ideologies of helping: Examples from Zimbabwe and Moldova." . International Social Work. 50(4) 2007: 461-472.
Moldovan, V.. "Attitudes of mental health workers toward community integration of the persons with serious and persistent mental illness." American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation. 10(1) 2007: 19-30.
Moldovan, V.. "In pursuit of conceptual equivalence: Translation of Child Personal Assessment Questionnaire into the Russian Language." World Cultures. 15(2) 2005: 190-208.
Divale, W., Moldovan, V., Nacu, A., Fauras, V., Strepu, V., Aftene, V., et al.. "Data on the PARQ and the PAQ instruments for 200 chronically mentally ill and 160 college students from Moldova.." World Cultures: Journal of Comparative and Cross-Cultural Research. 16(1) 2007: .
Moldovan, V.. "“Vertical solidarity” vs. capitalism: A social work perspective on globalization.." Symposium. 12(1) 2005: 71-79.
Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances
" Moldovan, V. & Jimenez, F., From general education to social work: A framework for conceptual continuity. " 2011: The 7th Annual City University of New York General Education Conference, York College, New York.
" Moldovan, V., Remembering the "glory days": Conversations with mental health practitioners of the Soviet era. " 2011: The 39th Annual Meeting of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research, Charleston.
" Moldovan, V., Integration across the curriculum: Managing tensions between the provincial and global perspectives. " 2010: The 6th Annual City University of New York General Education Conference, Kingsborough Community College, New York.
" Moldovan, V., History and ideology of the soviet psychiatry. " 2010: The 38h Annual Meeting of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research, Albuquerque.
" Moldovan, V. Devouring mothers: An evolutionary psychology perspective on the mother- daughter relationship " 2010: The 3rd International Congress on Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection. Padua, Italy.
" Moldovan, V., Connected all the time: A comparative analysis of electronic media use of different racial groups " 2009: The 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research, Las Vegas.
" Moldovan, V., Subculture of the community of the chronically mentally ill: Testing the hypothesis through the participant/action research methodology " 2008: The 1st International Conference on Global Mental Health in Moldova, Chisinau, Moldova.
" Moldovan, V., Through the looking glass of madness: Treating mentally ill into conformity " 2008: York College/ CUNY seminar – Madness Across the Curriculum, New York.
" Moldovan, V, Roles, rules and rituals: An ethnographic study of the community of the chronically mentally ill in Moldova " 2008: The 36th Annual Meeting of the Society for Cross- Cultural Research, New Orleans..
" Moldovan. V., Ideological contextualization of the value of social justice: Examples from social work education and practice with the chronically mentally ill " 2007: Wurzweiler School of Social Work Conference, Yeshiva University, New York.
" Moldovan, V., History of community psychiatry in the United States " 2007: International Seminar on Community Psychiatry in Moldova, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova.
" Moldovan, V, Value system of the chronically mentally ill: A postmodernist cultural analysis " 2007: The 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research, San Antonio.
" Moldovan, V., A subculture perspective on the communities of the chronically mentally ill " 2006: The 5th International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health, Hong Kong, China.
" Tewfik, D., Moldovan, V. & Divale , W. Partners in OT around the world: Promoting partnerships for the mentally ill in the Republic of Moldova " 2006: The Annual Conference of the New York State Occupational Therapy Association at the United Nations, New York.
" Moldovan, V., Divale, W., Nacu, A, & Cardona-Divale, M.V., Evidence of subculture among the chronically mentally ill in the Republic of Moldova " 2006: The 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research, Savannah.
" Divale, W, Moldovan, V., Nacu, A. & Cardona-Divale,M-V., Influence of early parental acceptance/rejection on adult chronically mentally ill in the Republic of Moldova " 2006: The 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research. Savanna.
" Moldovan, V., The anti-culture of collectivities of the chronically mentally ill " 2005: The 34th Annual Meeting of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research, Santa Fe.
" Moldovan, V, “Vertical solidarity”: A social work perspective on economic globalization " 2004: Symposium on Globalization sponsored by The Romanian Institute of Orthodox Theology and Spirituality, Metropolitan College of New York, and Universitate Spiru Haret, New York.
" Moldovan, V, Ideologies of helping in the Post-Soviet world " 2004: The 3rd International Social Work Conference in Havana, Cuba.
" Moldovan, V., Ideology of helping in the age of conflict and confusion " 2004: Social Policy Conference sponsored by the University South Carolina, Charleston.
" Moldovan, V., Professional identity and ideological orientation: A lesson in social work from Eastern Europe " 2004: The 4th International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health in Quebec City, Canada.
Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships
Fulbright Scholar Award - the US Dept. of State, Research at the Pilot Graduate School of Social Work: in Moldova: A Model for Countries with Transition Economies. 2014-2015: 56,000.
Title III CETL grant, From conceptual clarity to better practice: A writing-concept- practice-intensive approach to teaching community organizing. 2007: 3,000.
PSC-CUNY grant, Attributes of the subculture of the chronically mentally ill: Terminal values, instrumental values, and rituals. 2007: 3,200.
Phoenix Charitable Foundation, International Center for Community Psychiatry in Moldova.. 2006: 10,000.
PSC-CUNY grant, An examination of the community of the seriously and persistently mentally ill as subculture. 2006: 2,800.
PSC-CUNY grant, Patterns of parental acceptance/rejection among the chronically mentally ill in the Republic of Moldova. 2005: 3,100.
PSC-CUNY grant, Impact of the living arrangements of the seriously and persistently mentally ill on rates of psychiatric hospitalizations. 2004: 3,150.
Offices Held In Professional Societies
Social Science Area Representative, Society for Cross-Cultural Research: 2011-2014.
Other Professional Activities and Public Service
Reviewer, International Society for Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection: 2011-2017.
Reviewer, Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies: 2005-2015.