Dr. Walter Kisthardt

Professor of Social Work

Parkville Campus, Hawley Hall, Office 312
(816) 584-6586


Undergraduate Degree: B.A. Sociology/Social Work Concentration, Elizabethtown College, PA
Graduate Degree: Master of Social Work, University of Hawaii
Doctoral Degree: Social Work, University of Kansas

Expertise/Research Interests

Development of conceptual framework for Strengths Perspective in Social Work Practice: Interventions with people with co-occurring disorders of mental Illness and Substance Use.

Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.