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Faculty Directory » Lynne Kellner

Behavioral Sciences

Office Hours:

Semester: Spring 2020
Tuesday 9:00am-10:45am
Thursday 10:00am-12:00pm

Office Information:

Room Number: McKay Complex 222
Phone: 978.665.3259
Email: lkellner@fitchburgstate.edu

Courses Taught:

Human Services

Introduction to Human Services (HMSV 1100)
Social and Cultural Diversity in Human Services (HMSV 2005)
Crisis Intervention (HMSV 2400)
Interviewing Techniques (HMSV 2500)
Abuse and Neglect within the Family (HMSV 3500)
Assessment and Intervention (HMSV 3600)
Professional Issues in Human Services (HMSV 3700)
Case Management (HMSV 3800)
Internship in Human Services (HMSV 480, HMSV 4880, HMSV 4890)

Psychology

General Psychology (PSY 1100)
Internship in Psychology (PSY 4950, PSY 4960)

Counseling

Lifespan Development (COUN 8030)
Childhood Trauma & its Impact on School Based Services (COUN 8100)
Counseling Techniques and Case Analysis (COUN 8900/8901)
Internship in Mental Health Counseling (COUN 9090)
Internship in School Counseling (Graduate Level)

Education:

Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst (Counseling Psychology), 1994
M.Ed., University of Massachusetts Amherst (Counseling Psychology), 1986
B.A., City College of New York, 1977

Research Interests:

Child and Adolescent Services
Multicultural Competencies in Counseling
Interpersonal Violence

Current Projects:

Fitchburg Anti-Violence Education

Representative Publications:

Book Chapters

Kellner, L. (2003). “Teenage pregnancy and parenting.” In C. Crosson (Ed.), Exploring child welfare: A practice perspective (3rd ed.) (pp. 273-301). Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Kellner, L. (2006). “Teenage pregnancy and parenting.” In C. Crosson (Ed.), Exploring child welfare: A practice perspective (4th ed.). (275-302). Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Kellner, L. (2012). “Family Preservation.” In C. Crosson (Ed.), Exploring child welfare: A practice perspective (6th ed.). Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Kellner, L. (2015). “Teenage pregnancy and parenting.” In C. Crosson (Ed.), Exploring child welfare: A practice perspective (6th ed.). Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Kellner, L. (2016). “Child and Family Poverty.” In C. Crosson (Ed.), Exploring child welfare: A practice perspective (7th ed.). Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Kellner, L. (2016). “Teenage pregnancy and parenting.” In C. Crosson (Ed.), Exploring child welfare: A practice perspective (7th ed.). Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Kellner, L., & K. Criagen (2016). “Family Preservation or Child Placement: Serving the Child’s Best Interests.” In C. Crosson (Ed.), Exploring child welfare: A practice perspective (7th ed.). Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Books

Crosson-Tower, C., & Kellner, L. (2008). My Helping-Kit: Supplemental to Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Forcier, A et al. (1999). "Families First Training Manual." Fitchburg, MA: Fitchburg State College.

Kellner, L. (2009). Multicultural counseling and awareness. Brockton, MA: Western Schools, Inc.

Kellner, L. (2009). Serious mental illness – Clinical case management and assertive community treatment approaches. Brockton, MA: Western Schools, Inc.

Kellner, L. (2010). Adoptive families: Trends and therapeutic interventions. Brockton, MA: Western Schools, Inc.

Kellner, L. (2010). Ethical issues in children’s health and health care. Brockton, MA: Western Schools, Inc.

Kellner, L. (2012). Childhood trauma: An introduction. Brockton, MA: Western Schools, Inc.

Kellner, L. (2015). Childhood trauma: Manifestations and treatment considerations (2nd ed.). Brockton, MA: Western Schools, Inc.

Kellner, L. (2015). Ethical issues in children’s health and health care. Brockton, MA: Western Schools, Inc.

Journals

Forcier, A et al. (2001). “She even walked the dog: The roles of relational context and goal setting in a welfare to work program.” The Qualitative Report, 6(3), pp. 1-29.

Kellner, L. (2001). “The day after: Returning to the classroom.” The Link, 22(4), pp. 1-8.

Kellner, L. (2004). “’If I had my own world’: The arts as transformation for adolescents exposed to community violence.” Journal of Poetry Therapy, 17(2), pp. 63-79.

Kellner, L. (2007). “’Dear intern’: Students’ recommendations for transformative internships.” Human Services: A Journal of the National Organization for Human Services, 27, pp. 4-16.

Kellner, L., & Freden, L. (2006). “’If they could see me now’: College students reflect on their experiences as Special Education students in the K-12 system” Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 2, pp. 58-76.

Kellner, L., & Lucas, J. (2003). “Students, agencies and academia: Goodness of fit?” Human Service Education, 23, pp. 39-51.

Dissertation

Kellner, L. (1994). "A Constructivist Approach to the Treatment of Sexually Abused Boys" (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). Amherst: University of Massachusetts.

Professional Affiliations:

APA - American Psychological Association
CSHSE - Council for Standards in Human Services Education (Vice President of Publications, 2018-Present; New England Regional Director, 2013-2018)