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Eileen Gilheany

Eileen Gilheany


Ms. Eileen P. Gilheany has been teaching fulltime in the School of Social Work since 2008. Prior to that Eileen was the Program Director for the non-profit Salisbury Neighborhood Housing Services, the Executive Director of the Richmond Virginia, Ronald McDonald House, a home away from home for families whose children were being treated for cancer and other serious illness. She has also worked as the Public Education Coordinator for the YWCA’s Women’s Advocacy Program, a crisis center for raped and battered woman. Her teaching and service is informed by what she has learned from the individuals, students and families she has worked with.

January 2008

Institutions Attended:
B.A. Virginia Commonwealth University
M.S. Virginia Commonwealth University

Courses Taught
Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare
Social Work Policy: Foundations and Structure
Social Welfare History and Contemporary Issues
Social Work Practice III: Communities and Organizations
Human Behavior in the Social Environment I
Social Work with Families and Children
Substance Abuse: Issues and Services
Social Problems
Human Sexuality
Human Rights and Women