University of Michigan, B.A
University of Michigan, Ph.D
School of Social Work, Downtown Campus
Mail Code 3920
411 N. Central, Suite 800
Phoenix, AZ 85004-0689
Office: UCENT 719
Bonnie E. Carlson received her MSW from the
University of Michigan in 1974. In 1980 she received her
Ph.D. degree in Developmental Psychology and Social Work from
the University of Michigan. Her research has focused on all
types of family violence and substance abuse. She has
completed studies on children of abused women and the effects
on children of witnessing domestic violence; dating violence;
a comparison of the effects of child abuse and witnessing
domestic violence on adolescents; domestic violence victims
with mental retardation; the health and mental health
consequences of intimate partner violence; public attitudes
and beliefs about domestic violence; the impact of sibling
incest on adult survivors; substance abusing mothers in the
child welfare system; and the trauma histories of drug-abusing women.
Carlson, B. E. & Larkin, H.
(2009). Meditation as a coping intervention for
treatment of addiction. Journal of Research and
Spirituality and Social Work: Social Thought, 28,379-392.
Carlson, B. E. (2010). Intimate
partner violence in health care settings. Family
& Intimate Partner Violence Quarterly, 2, 315-338.
Carlson, B. E. (2011). Sibling
incest: Adjustment in adult women survivors.
Families in Society, 92 (1).
- Cacciatore, J., Carlson, B. E.,
Michaelis, E., Klimek, B., & Steffens, S.
(2011). Crisis intervention by social workers in
fire departments: An innovative role for social
workers. Social Work. 56 (1), 81-88.
Carlson, B. E., & Shafer, M.
(2010). Traumatic histories and stressful life
events of incarcerated parents I: Childhood and
adult trauma histories. The Prison Journal, 90
Carlson, B. E., Shafer, M., & Duffee,
D. (2010). Traumatic histories and stressful life events
of incarcerated parents II: Gender and ethnic
differences in substance abuse and service needs.
The Prison Journal, 90 (4), 494-515.
Carlson, B. E. (2008). Intimate partner
violence. In C. M. Renzetti and J. L.
Edleson (Eds) The encyclopedia of
interpersonal violence, Volume 1, (pp. 371-375). Thousand
Oaks, CA: Sage
Carlson, B. E. (2009). Intervention and
treatment for survivors of abusive
relationships. In J. Conte (Ed.),
Encyclopedia of trauma and abuse.
Carlson, B. E. (2009). Intervention
and treatment for survivors of abusive
relationships. In J. Conte (Ed.), Encyclopedia
of trauma and abuse.
- Ramos, B., Carlson, B., Kulkarni, S.
(2010). Culturally competent practice with Latinas. In L.
L. Lockhart & F. S. Danis (Eds.), Domestic
violence: Intersectionality and culturally competent
practice (pp. 209-321). New York: Columbia
Carlson, B. E., (2011). Violence and its
effects. . In N. Heller & A. Gitterman (Eds),
Mental health and social problems: A social
work perspective. Routledge.
Achievements and Pursuits
Albany, SUNY, President's Award for Excellence in Teaching, l990-91