Social Work


Faculty and Staff

If you are interested in more information about Park's BSW program, which earned reaffirmation of accreditation from the Council on Social Work Education in June, 2010, please contact:


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Dr. Walter E. Kisthardt, Ph.D., MSW
Chair/Program Director, Professor
Telephone: (816) 584-6586
Email: wkisthardt@park.edu


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Gary Bachman, MSSW, LSCSW
Associate Professor, Director of Field Practicum
Telephone: (816) 584-6504
Email: gary.bachman@park.edu



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Tamara Tucker, MSW
Lecturer
Telephone: (816) 584-6809
Email: tamara.tucker@park.edu



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Cynthia Larcom, JD, MSW
Adjunct Instructor
Telephone: (816) 582-6506
Email: cynthia.larcom@park.edu



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Esther Palma, MSW
Adjunct Instructor
Telephone: (913) 364-4564
Email: esther.palma@park.edu