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Publications and Research
This page lists my books, book chapters, refereed journal articles, conference proceedings, conference presentations, academic/professional awards, and courses taught. Please let me know if you have any difficulty accessing any of my publications.

Books


 
   

        



























Barsky, A. E. (2017). Conflict resolution for the helping professions (3rd ed.). New York: Oxford University Press.


Barsky, A. E. (2012).Clinicians in court: A guide to subpoenas, depositions, testifying, and everything else you need to know. New York: Guilford Press.

Barsky, A. E. (2010). Ethics and values in social work: An integrated approach for a comprehensive curriculum. New York: Oxford University Press.

Barsky, A. E. (2007, Reprinted 2014). Conflict resolution for the helping professions (2nd ed.). New York: Oxford University Press. (professors may contact barsky@barsky.org for instructor's manual or further information; textbook is no longer available from Cengage, but is available from Oxford and Amazon, including an ebook version)

Barsky, A. E. (2006). Alcohol, other drugs, and addictions: A professional development manual for social work and the human services. Belmont , CA: Brooks/Cole - Cengage. (plus instructor's manual)

Barsky, A. E. (2006). Successful social work education: A student’s guide. Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole - Cengage.  (plus instructor's manual)

Barsky, A. E., & Gould, J. (2002, Reprint 2004). Clinicians in court: A guide to subpoenas, depositions, testifying, and everything else you need to know. New York: Guilford Press.

Geva, E., Barsky, A. E., & Westernoff, F. (Eds.) (2000). Interprofessional practice with diverse populations: Cases in point. Westport, CN: Greenwood Publishing Group.

Barsky, A. E. (2000). Conflict resolution for the helping professions. Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole - Cengage. (plus instructor's manual)

Barsky, A. E. (1997). Counsellors as witnesses. Aurora, ON: Canada Law Book (Carswell).

Book Chapters

Barsky, A. E. (In Press). Assumed privilege: The next generation. In S. K. Anderson & V. A. Middleton (Eds.), Explorations in privilege, oppression, and diversity (3nd ed.) (pp. ___). New York: Oxford University Press.


Barsky, A. E., & Northen, H. (2017). Ethical challenges and opportunities in social work with groups. In C. D. Garvin, L. M. Gutiérrez, & M. J. Galinsky. (Eds.). Handbook of social work with groups (pp. ___). New York: Guilford Press.

Barsky, A. E. (2015). Child protection mediation: An interest-based approach. In Corcoran, K., & Roberts, J. (Eds.). Social workers’ desk reference (3rd ed.) (Chapter 142). New York: Oxford University Press.

Barsky, A. E. (2014). Managing ethical issues in social work with groups. In Roy, V., Berteau, G., & Genest-Dufault, S. (Eds.). Strengthening social work solidarity through group work: Research and creative practice (pp. 74-90). London, UK: Whiting & Birch.


Barsky, A. E. (2013). Example of obtaining informed consent for an internet-based research study. In Grinnell, R., & Unrau, Y., Social work research and evaluation: Foundations of evidence-based practice (10th ed., pp. 138-139). New York: Oxford University Press.


Barsky, A. E. (2010). Assumed privilege: A double-edged sword. In S. K. Anderson & V. A. Middleton (Eds.), Explorations in privilege, oppression, and diversity (2nd ed.) (pp. 139-147). Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole (Cengage).

Barsky, A. E. (2009). A conflict resolution approach to ethical decision-making. In E. Congress, P. Black, & K. Strom-Gottfried (Eds.), Teaching social work values and ethics: A curriculum resource (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: CSWE Press.

Barsky, A. E. (2009). Ethical issues in social work practice. In E. Congress, P. Black, & K. Strom-Gottfried (Eds.), Teaching social work values and ethics: A curriculum resource (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: CSWE Press.

Barsky, A. E. (In Press). An interest-based approach to child protection mediation. In A. Roberts (Ed.). Social Workers’ Desk Reference. New York: Oxford University Press.

Barsky, A. E. (2009, released in 2008). An interest-based approach to child protection mediation. In A. R. Roberts & G. J. Green (Eds.). Social workers’ desk reference (2nd ed.) (pp. 1071-1077). New York: Oxford University Press.

Barsky, A. E. (2009, released in 2008). A capacity-building approach to conflict resolution. In D. Sandole, S. Byrne, I. Staroste-Sandole, & J. Senehi (Eds.). Handbook of conflict analysis and resolution (pp. 215-225). New York: Routledge.

Barsky, A. E. (2009). Social work research and the law: How LGBT research can be structured and used to affect judicial decisions. In W. Meezan & J. I. Martin. (Eds.). Research methods with gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender populations (pp. 372-401). New York: Routledge.

Barsky, A. E. (2005). Family and youth courts. In F. Turner (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Canadian social work (pp. 133-134). Toronto, ON: Wilfred Laurier Press.

Barsky, A. E. (2005). Conflict resolution. In F. Turner (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Canadian social work (pp. 79-80). Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier Press.

Barsky, A. E. (2005).  Generalist practice with people affected by addictions (pp. 298-327).  In J. Poulin (Ed.), Strengths-based generalist practice: A collaborative approach (2nd ed.). Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole.

Barsky, A. E. (2005). Assumed privilege: A double-edged sword. In S. K. Anderson & V. A. Middleton (Eds.), Explorations in privilege, oppression, and diversity (pp. 103-111). Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole.

Barsky, A. E. (2004). Mediating separation of same-sex couples. In J. Folberg, A. Milne, & P. Salem (Eds.). Divorce and family mediation: Models, techniques, and applications (pp. 351-377). New York: Guilford Press.

Bear Chief, R., Barsky, A. E., & Este, D. (2000). Theft by a Cree woman: Victim-offender mediation versus healing circle. In E. Geva, A. E. Barsky, & F. Westernoff (Eds.). Interprofessional practice with diverse populations: Cases in point (pp. 127-146). Westport, CN: Greenwood.

Barsky, A. E., Barsky, S. A., Laverdiere, A. (2000). Crisis intervention with a gay Irish-American man: Social work and interprofessional responses. In E. Geva, A. E. Barsky, & F. Westernoff. (Eds.). Interprofessional practice with diverse populations: Cases in point (pp. 67-86). Westport, CN: Greenwood.

Geva, E., Barsky, A. E., & Westernoff, F. (2000). Developing a framework for interprofessional and diversity informed practice. In E. Geva, A. E. Barsky, & F. Westernoff. (Eds.). Interprofessional practice with diverse populations: Cases in point (pp. 1-28). Westport, CN: Greenwood.

Barsky, A. E., Geva, E., & Westernoff, F. (2000). Conclusions. In E. Geva, A. E. Barsky, & F. Westernoff. (Eds.). Interprofessional practice with diverse populations: Cases in point (pp. 1-28). Westport, CN: Greenwood.

Barsky, A. E. (1997). Child protection mediation. In E. Kruk. Mediation and conflict resolution in social work and the human services. Brooks/Cole-Wadsworth.

Barsky, A. E. (1997). Neutrality in child protection. In Unrau, Y. A., Krysik, J. L., & Grinnell, R. M. Student study guide for Social Work Research and Evaluation (5th ed.). Itasca, IL: F. E. Peacock.

Barsky, A. E. (1995). Mediation in child protection. In H. Irving and M. Benjamin. Family mediation: Contemporary issues. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Refereed Journal Articles
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Barsky, A. E. (2017). Social work practice and technology: Ethical issues and policy responses. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 35(1), 1-12. doi:10.1080/15228835.2017.1277906


Barsky, A. E. (2017). Haitian Americans with HIV: A qualitative study of barriers and facilitators of access to health care.SAGE Research Methods Cases. Thousand Oaks, CA. SAGE Publications. doi:10.4135/9781473989153

Barsky, A. E. (2016). Ethics of app-assisted family mediation. Conflict Resolution Quarterly, 34(1), 31-42. doi:10.1002/crq.21168 

Barsky, A. E., Sherman, D., & Anderson, E. (2015). Social work educators’ perceptions of faith-based BSW programs. Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics, 12(1), 77-87.


Barsky, A. E. (2014). Response to article on “Abused mothers’ safety concerns and court mediators’ custody recommendations.” Journal of Family Violence, 29. doi:10.1007/s10896-014-9598-1

Barsky, A. E. (2013). Med-Arb: Behind the closed doors of a hybrid process. Family Court Review, 52, 637-650.

Barsky, A. E., Green, D., & Ayayo, M. (2013). Hiring priorities for BSW/MSW programs in the United States: Informing doctoral programs about current needs. Journal of Social Work, 13(2), 1-21. doi: 10.1177/1468017313476772. Available from http://jsw.sagepub.com/content/early/2013/02/21/1468017313476772.full.pdf+html

DeRigne, L., Choi, J., Barsky, A., & Albertini, V. (2012). Reaching Haitian Americans living with HIV/AIDS: Met and unmet health care needs. Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services, 11(4), 388-405.

Martinez, P., Barsky, A. E., & Singleton, S. (2011). Exploring queer consciousness among social workers. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services, 23(2), 296-315.


Barsky, A. E. (2010). Social workers as whistle blowers. The New Social Worker, 17(3), 4-5. Retrieved July 6, 2010 from http://www.socialworker.com/digitalmag/summer2010.pdf.

Barsky, A. E. (2011). Parenting coordination: The risks of a hybrid conflict resolution process. Negotiation Journal, 27(1), 7-27.

Barsky, A. E. (2010). The virtuous social work researcher. Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics, 7(1). Retrieved April 20, 2010 from: http://www.socialworker.com/jswve/spring2010/6virtuoussw.pdf.

Barsky, A. E. (2010). The caring mediator: Essential virtue or absolute heresy. Family Mediation Quarterly, 9(1). 1-5. Retrieved August 7, 2010 from http://www.mcfm.org/pdf/summer2010.pdf.

Barsky, A. E. (2009). The legal and ethical context for knowing and using the latest child welfare research. Child Welfare, 88(2), 69-92.

Barsky, A. E. (2008). A conflict resolution approach to teaching ethical decision making: Bridging conflicting values. Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 82(2/3), 164-169.

Barsky. A. E. (2007). Mediative evaluations - The pros and perils of blending roles. Family Court Review, 45(4), 560-572. (Winner of Meyer Elkin Award for best article on family law issues, awarded by the Association of Family & Conciliation Courts).

Barsky, A. E., & Albertini, V. L. (2006). Facilitators and barriers to care for Haitian Americans with HIV or AIDS. Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services, 5(3/4), 63-86.

Barsky, A. E., & Wood, L. (2005). Conflict avoidance in a university context. Higher Education Research & Development, 24(3), 249-264 (Australia).

Barsky, A. E., & Green, D. (2004). Conflict in schools of social work: Issues, emotions and responses. Arete, 28, 82-90.

Barsky, A. E. (2002, Released 2003). Structural sources of conflict in a university context. Conflict Resolution Quarterly, 20(2), 161-176.

Barsky, A. E. (2002). Percepcion del conflicto en las escualas de trebajo social (Perceptions of conflict in schools of social work). Revista de Trabail Social (Social Work Review), 167, 23-46. (http://www.rtscat.com/laRedaccio.html). 

Barsky, A. E. (2002). Structural sources of conflict in a university context. Conflict Resolution Quarterly, 20(2), 161-176.

Barsky, A. E., & Coleman, H. (2001). Avalucio de l’adquisicio d’habilitats en el model transteoretic: Etaps de precontemplacio i comtemplacio. [English translation of the title in Catalan: Evaluating skill acquisition using the Transtheoretical Model of Change: Precontemplation and contemplation phases]. Revista de Trabail Social (Social Work Review), 161, 6-26. Also reproduced in a Spanish edition of the same journal as:

Barsky, A. E., & Coleman, H. (2001). Evaluacion de la adquisicon de habilidades en el modelo transteorico: Etapas de precontemplation y contemplation. Revista de Trabail Social (Social Work Review), 161, 6-26.

Geva, E., Barsky, A. E., & Westernoff, F. (2000, Released in 2001). Desenvolupament d’un marc per a un treball interprofessional amb la diversitat. [Developing a Framework for Interprofessional and Diversity Informed Practice (Translations of Chapter 1 of Interprofessional Practice with Diverse Populations into Catalan]. Revista de Trabail Social (Social Work Review), 160, 10-49.

Geva, E., Barsky, A. E., & Westernoff, F. (2000, Released in 2001). Desarrollo de un marco para el trabajo interprofessional con la diversidad. [Developing a Framework for Interprofessional and Diversity Informed Practice (Translations of Chapter 1 of Interprofessional Practice with Diverse Populations into Spanish)]. Revista de Trabail Social (Social Work Review), 160, 50-79.

Barsky, A. E. (2001). Understanding family mediation from a social work perspective. Canadian Social Work Review, 18(1), 25-45.

Barsky, A. E., & Coleman, H. (2001). Evaluating skills acquisition in motivational interviewing. Journal of Drug Education, 31(1), 69-82.

Barsky, A. E. (2000, Released in 2001). Cross-cultural issues in community mediation. Jewish Political Studies Review, Special issue on conflict resolution 12, (3, 4), 83-94.

Barsky, A. E. (1999). Community involvement through child protection mediation. Child Welfare, 78(4), 481-501.

Este, D., Sieppert, J., & Barsky, A. E. (1998, Released in 1999). Teaching and learning qualitative research, with and without the use of software for qualitative data analysis. Journal of Research on Computing in Education, 31, 138-154.

Barsky, A. E., Rogers, G., Krysik, J., & Langevin, J. P. (dated 1997, released in Nov. 1998). Evaluating the integration of social work theory and practice: The use of simulated clients in the classroom. Canadian Social Work Review, 14, 185-200.

Barsky, A. E., & Trocmé, N. (1998). Essential aspects of mediation in child protection cases. Child and Youth Services Review, 20, 629-656.

Barsky, A. E. (1997). Why parties agree to mediate: The case of child protection. Family and Conciliation Courts Review, 35, 164-183.

Barsky, A. E. (1996). Mediation and empowerment in child protection cases. Mediation Quarterly, 14(2), 111-134.

Barsky, A. E., Este, D., & Collins, D. (1996). Cultural competence in family mediation. Mediation Quarterly, 13, 167-178.

Barsky, A. E. (1995). A student-centered approach to culturally diverse role play exercises. Canadian Social Work Review, 12, 175-189.

Barsky, A. E. (1995). Issues in termination due to abuse. Mediation Quarterly, 13(1), 19-35.

Barsky, A. E. (1993). A lawyer’s guide to mediation use: An unauthorized sequel. Family and Conciliation Courts Review, 31, 376-379.

Barsky, A. E. (1993). When advocates and mediators negotiate. Negotiation Journal, 9, 115-122; 273-274.

Conference Proceedings

Barsky, A. E. (2012). Chapter 8: Managing ethical issues in social work with groups. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Social Work with Groups (pp.109-125). London, UK: Whiting and Birch.

Barsky, A. E. (2003). Conflict in schools of social work: From citizens in the classroom to citizens of the world. Proceedings of the 15th Biennial Congress of the International Association of Schools of Social Work, Montpelier , France. Retrieved November 1, 2003 from:  http://www.aforts.com/colloques_ouvrages/colloques/actes/interventions/barsky_allan.doc.

Barsky, A. E. (2002, August). Mediators in court: Trials and tribulations for mediators called to testify. Supreme Court of Florida Dispute Resolution Center’s 11th Annual Conference, Orlando, FL. 

Barsky, A. E. (2002, August). Mediating with gay men or lesbians. Supreme Court of Florida Dispute Resolution Center’s 11th Annual Conference, Orlando, FL. 

Barsky, A. E. (2002, June). Ethical issues in family mediation involving gay men or lesbians. Joint Conference of Network for Conflict Resolution Canada and Family Mediation Canada, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

Barsky, A. E. (2002, March). Mediators in court: Trials and tribulations for mediators called to testify. Association for Conflict Resolution - Family Section, Savannah, GA.

Barsky, A. E. (2000). Mediation and healing circles compared. In Values in Mediation, Conference Proceedings of the Academy of Family Mediators at Salt Lake City, UT, pp. 206-210.

Barsky, A. E. (1997). Community involvement through child protection mediation. Kufeldt, K., & Philpott, E. (Eds.). Chair in Child Protection 1997 Symposium Proceedings: Child protection from a community perspective, St. John’s, NF, pp. 36-37 and 79-93.

Barsky, A. E. (1997). Essential elements of child protection mediation. Conference Proceedings of the Ninth Annual National Conference on Doctoral Research and Social Work Practice, Columbus, OH.

Barsky, A. E. (1997). Mediation in child protection cases. Paper presented at 9th Annual Research Conference, Research and Training Center for Children’s Mental Health, Tampa.

Barsky, A. E., Krysik, J., & Rogers, G. (1996, July). Evaluating the integration of social work theory and practice through the use of simulated clients in the classroom: Preliminary findings. Joint World Congress of the International Federation of Social Workers and the International Association of Schools of Social Work, 3, 69-71.

Barsky, A. E. (1994, April). Mediation in child protection cases. Conference Proceedings of the First Annual Symposium on Diverse Approaches to Protection and Prevention, St. John’s, NF: Memorial University.

Peer Reviewed / Juried Conference Presentations

Barsky, A. E. (2017, October, submitted). The ethics of restorative social work: Alternatives to punishment, isolation, and retribution. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Dallas, TX.

Barsky, A. E. (2017, October). App-assisted family mediation: Ethical issues and responses. Association for Conflict Resolution Conference, Dallas, TX.

Comer, J., Groshong, L., Monahan, M., Barsky, A. E., Hobdy, D., & Regan, J. (2017, October – Submitted). The 2017 practice standards on social work & technology: A national conversation. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Dallas, TX.

Wing, L., Barsky, A. E., Menkel-Meadow, C., & Welsh, N. (2017, June). Ethics and online dispute resolution. Online Dispute Resolution Conference. ICC International Court of Arbitration (http://odr2017.org), Hosted by United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Paris, France.


Barsky, A. E. (2017, June). The ethics of app-assisted family mediation. Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Annual Conference. Boston, MA.


Groshong, L., Monahan, M., Barsky, A. E., Hobdy, D., & Regan, J. (2017, March). 2016 practice standards for social work and technology: Educating students and practitioners. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, New Orleans, LA.

Hobdy, A. E., & Barsky, A. E. (2017, March). Tarasoff at 40: How the “duty to protect” and confidentiality are evolving. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, New Orleans, LA.

Barsky, A. E. (2017, March). Restorative social work: Ethics of non-punitive approaches to conflict and practice. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, New Orleans, LA.

Barsky, A. E. (2016, November). Ethical dilemmas involving client friends, family, and other collaterals. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Hobdy, A. E., & Barsky, A. E. (2016, November). Tarasoff at 40: The evolving “duty to protect” and limits on confidentiality. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Monahan, M., Groshong, L., Barsky, A. E., Hobdy, D., & Regan, J. (2016, November). 2016 practice standards for social work and technology: Educating students and practitioners. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Barsky, A. E. (2016, June). Conflict resolution: A restorative justice approach to interpersonal violence. Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education, and Social Development. Seoul, Korea.

Barsky, A. E. (2016, June). Social work practice with digital communication technologies: Ethical issues and policy responses. Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education, and Social Development. Seoul, Korea. (Video and PowerPoint Presentation posted online at http://www.husita.org/husita16barsky)

Hobdy, D., & Barsky, A. E. (2016, March). Ethics of social work with avatars: Virtual dilemmas and managing real risks. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors. Dallas, TX.

Barsky, A. E. (2016, March). Ethical obligations to client friends, family, and support systems: Avoiding collateral damage. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors. Dallas, TX.

Hobdy, D., & Barsky, A. E. (2015, October). Virtual social work with avatars: Ethical issues and responses. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Denver, CO.

Barsky, A. E. (2015, October). Communication technologies: Developing policies to manage ethical issues in classroom and field. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Denver, CO.


Barsky, A. E. (2015, June). Online spaces for social work with groups: Ethical issues and responses. International Association for Social Work with Groups, Symposium, Chapel Hill, NC.

Barsky, A. E. (2015, March). Ethics and online communication technologies: developing policies for classroom and field. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Program Directors, Kansas City, KS.

Barsky, A. E. (2015, March). The ethics of social work involvement in civil disobedience. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Program Directors, Kansas City, KS.

Barsky, A. E. (2014, October). End-of-life decision making: Preparing students for challenging ethical discussions. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Tampa, FL.

Hobdy, D., & Barsky, A. E. (2014, October). Think tank on NASW Code of Ethics & communication technologies. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Tampa, FL.

Kaplan, A. F., & Barsky, A. E. (2014, October). A success-based approach to managing ethical issues in the field. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Tampa, FL.

Barsky, A. E. (2014, May). Ethical issues in end-of-life decision making: educating students for death? Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Program Directors, Louisville, KY.

Kaplan, A., & Barsky, A. E. (2014, May). Ethical issues in field education: A success-based approach. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Program Directors, Louisville, KY.

Barsky, A. E., & Hobdy, D. (2013, November). Cross-border social work: Ethical issues and responses. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Dallas, TX.

Barsky, A. E., Sherman, D., & Anderson, E. (2013, November). The place of faith in social work education: Meaningful dialogue. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Dallas, TX.Barsky, A. E. (2013, May – Upcoming). The ethics of online communication with clients in divorce and separation cases. Annual Conference of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Los Angeles.

Barsky, A. E. (2013, March). Divided by faith? Transforming our discussions regarding faith-based schools of social work. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Program Directors, Myrtle Beach, NC.

Hobdy, D., & Barsky, A. E. (2013, March). The ethics of social networking in social work practice. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Program Directors, Myrtle Beach, NC. 

Barsky, A. E. (2012). Interprofessional education for lawyers & social workers: Adversaries, teammates, or co-professionals? Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Washington, DC. 

Hobdy, D., Morgan, S., & Barsky, A. E. (2012, November). Online social work with individuals, families, and groups: Ethical issues and responses. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Washington, DC.

Hobdy, D., Lipschutz, R., & Barsky, A. E. (2012, July). Mediating ethical issues & violations: From conflict & intransigence to hope & understanding. National Association of Social Workers Profession of Hope Conference, Washington, DC.

Barsky, A. E. (2012, June). Social workers in court: Ethical issues and responses for practitioners called to testify. National Association of Social Workers – Florida Chapter Conference, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Barsky, A. E. (2012, March). Ethics in end-of-life decision making: Principles and processes. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Program Directors, Portland, OR.

Barsky, A. E. (2012, March). Interprofessional ethics education: A working model of collaboration with medicine and nursing. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Program Directors, Portland, OR.

Barsky, A. E. (2011, October). Teaching ethics without Indoctrination: A critical thinking approach. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, Atlanta, GA.

Hobdy, D. & Barsky, A. E. (2011, October). Ethics education: Using simulated professional review processes to enhance critical thinking. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, Atlanta, GA.

Barsky, A. E. (2011, February). Educating students to reduce misconduct and promote the highest standards of practice. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Program Directors, Cincinnati, OH.

Barsky, A. E. (2010, October). Engaging in difficult ethical discussions: Skills for resolving ethical violations without whistle-blowing. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, Portland, OR.

Hobdy, D., & Barsky, A. E. (2010, October). Educating students to reduce misconduct and promote the highest standards of practice. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, Portland, OR.

Nichols-Casebolt, A., & Barsky, A. E. (2010, October). The virtuous social work researcher: Ethics education beyond rules, standards, and consequences. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, Portland, OR.

Miller, S., Alexandra, A., Parsi, K., Loder, R. E., & Barsky, A. E. (2010, March). Ethics in practice: Moral theory and the professions. Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, Annual Conference, Cincinnati, OH.

Barsky, A. E. (2009, November). Educating the virtuous social worker: Ethics beyond duties, principles, standards, and consequences. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, San Antonio, TX.

Martinez, P., & Barsky, A. E. (2009, November). Queer consciousness among social workers: What social work educators need to know. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, San Antonio, TX.

Barsky, A. E. (Chair), Tracy, E., Padilla, Y. C., Kim, W., & Wiechelt, S. A. (2009, November). Addictions: Paper session 1. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, San Antonio, TX.

Barsky, A. E. (2009, February). A developmental approach to integrating ethics content in social work and related professional curricula. Association of Practical and Professional Ethics, Cincinnati, OH.

Barsky, A. E. (2008, October). Conflict, what conflict? Managing conflict avoidance in the classroom. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, Philadelphia.

Barsky, A. E. (2008, February – Accepted but unable to present due to illness). A conflict resolution approach to teaching ethical decision making: Bridging conflicting values in the mental health profession. Association of Practical and Professional Ethics, Cincinnati, OH.

Barsky, A. E. (2008, May). Ethics complaints against mediators and parenting coordinators: Barriers and facilitators. Annual Conference of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Vancouver, Canada.

Barsky, A. E. (2007, October). Parenting coordination: Part of a dream team or clients’ worst nightmare. Annual Conference of the Association for Conflict Resolution, Phoenix, AZ.

Barsky, A. E. (2007, October). A developmental approach to integrating values and ethics in BSW/MSW Curricula. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, San Francisco.

Barsky, A. E. (2007, May). Using a conflict resolution approach to teaching ethical decision making: Bridging conflicting values. Wurzweiler School of Social Work 50th Anniversary Conference, New York. 

Barsky, A. E. (2007, February). The legal and ethical context for knowing and using the latest child welfare research. Canadian Outcome Research Institute Conference at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC.

Barsky, A. E. (2006, October). A conflict resolution approach to teaching ethical decision making: Bridging conflicting values. Association of Bachelor of Social Work Programs and Directors Conference, Los Angeles.

Barsky, A. E., & Neuman, D. (2006, October). Creating dialogue out of controversy: Same-sex marriage. Annual Conference of the Association for Conflict Resolution, Philadelphia. 

Barsky, A. E., & Neuman, D. (2006, October). Emergent conflict resolution: Clinical and ethical issues for professionals with blended roles, skills, and strategies. Annual Conference of the Association for Conflict Resolution, Philadelphia.

Barsky, A. E. (2006, October). Conflict resolution for the helping professions. Annual Conference of the Association for Conflict Resolution, Philadelphia.

Pruett, M. K., Barsky, A. E., & Deutsch, R. M. (2006, June). How courts view intimate relationships: Implications for families and practice. Annual Conference of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Tampa, FL.

Barsky, A. E. (2006, February). Successful Social Work Education. Counsel on Social Work Education Conference, Chicago.

Barsky, A. E. (2005, November). Successful social work education. Association of Bachelor of Social Work Programs and Directors Conference, Austin, TX.

Barsky, A. E. (2005, September). Mediating separation of same-sex couples. Association for Conflict Resolution Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Barsky, A. E. (2005, May). Mediation hybrids. Annual Conference of Association of Family & Conciliation Courts, Seattle, WA (presented by Arnold Scheinvold).

Barsky, A. E. (2005, March). Alcohol, other drugs, and addictions. Counsel on Social Work Education Conference, New York.

Barsky, A. E., & Wood, L. (2004, June). Conflict avoidance in an organizational setting:
No contest or a world of possibilities. Interaction: Biennial Conference of Network for Conflict Resolution Canada , Waterloo , ON . (Abstract published in Online Proceedings at www.crnetwork.ca). 

Albertini, V., & Barsky, A. E. (2003, July). Access to healthcare for Haitian Americans living with HIV or AIDS: Empowering Haitian social work students to do ethnocultural research within their ethnocultural community. 6th Biennial Conference of Caribbean and International Social Work Educators, Bridgetown , Barbardos. (presented by Albertini) 

Barsky, A. E., McCarthy, M., L’Heureux-Dube, Madame Justice C., Tye, M., Solomon, S., & Doering, K. (2003, May). Life cycle issues for families with gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender members: What family court professionals need to know. Association of Family and Conciliation Courts International Conference, One-day Preconference Institute, Ottawa , ON . (presented by McCarthy, L’Heureux-Dube, Tye, Solomon, & Doering). 

Barsky, A. E. (2003, April). Communication with diverse groups: An ethnographic approach. Network of Communities for Peacemaking and Conflict Resolution Biennial Conference, Atlanta , GA. 

Barsky, A. E. (2003, April). Conflict avoidance in a university context: Experiences and attributions. Network of Communities for Peacemaking and Conflict Resolution Biennial Conference, Atlanta , GA.

Barsky, A. E. (2002, August). Mediators in court: Trials and tribulations for mediators called to testify. Supreme Court of Florida Dispute Resolution Center ’s 11th Annual Conference, Orlando , FL.

Barsky, A. E. (2002, August). Mediating with gay men or lesbians. Supreme Court of Florida Dispute Resolution Center ’s 11th Annual Conference, Orlando , FL.

Barsky, A. E. (2002, June). Ethical issues in family mediation involving gay men or lesbians. Joint Conference of Network for Conflict Resolution Canada and Family Mediation Canada , Charlottetown , Prince Edward Island . 

Barsky, A. E. (2002, March). Mediators in court: Trials and tribulations for mediators called to testify. Association for Conflict Resolution – Family Section, Savannah , GA.

Barsky, A. E. (2001, June). Conflict in higher education – Personal experiences and practical proposals. National Conference on Peacemaking and Conflict Resolution, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA.

Barsky, A. E. (2001, June). Mediation services for lesbian/gay partners and families. National Conference on Peacemaking and Conflict Resolution, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA.

Barsky, A. E. (2001, March). Conflict in universities: A quantitative study. Counsel on Social Work Education Congress, Dallas, TX.

Barsky, A. E., Diepeveen, B., Wilson, M., & Hanna, K. (2000, August). Public discussions on sustainable development: Listening to all voices. World Congress of the Society of World Sustainable Development, Web-based conference – Available: http://members.home.net/vdufour2000/Social12.html#AA.

Barsky, A. E. (2000, July). Mediation and healing circles compared. Academy of Family Mediators Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.

Kroch, U., Barsky, A. E., Schmidt, W. C., Teaster, P., & Reynold, S. (2000, July). The role of social workers as guardians for adults in need: International perspectives. International Association of Schools of Social Work Congress (Conference Proceedings, pp. 121-122). Montreal, QC. (presented by Kroch, Schmidt, Teaster & Reynold)

Coleman, H., Barsky, A. E., & Harris, R. (2000, July). Educating and evaluating students in addictions classes. International Association of Schools of Social Work Congress (Book of Abstracts, p. 14). Montreal, QC.

Twigg, R., Acker, M, & Barsky, A. E. (2000, July). Bridging the legal context to social work education. International Association of Schools of Social Work Congress (Book of Abstracts, p. 43), Montreal, QC.

Barsky, A. E. (2000, June). Mediation involving gay men or lesbians: Issues and options. Network for Conflict Resolution i2000 Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

Barsky, A. E. (2000, June). Mediation and healing circles compared. Network for Conflict Resolution i2000 Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

Barsky, A. E., & Pruden, P. (1999, October). Deconstructing mediation and healing circles: Similarities and differences between two meeting places. Family Mediation Canada, Toronto, ON (Presented by A. E. Barsky).

Barsky, A. E. (1999, June). Deconstructing family mediation. European Association of Schools of Social Work Conference (Series on constructionism), Helsinki, Finland. [Abstract included in Conference Proceedings].

Este, D., Barsky, A. E., & Sieppert, J. (1999, February). Teaching and learning qualitative research with and without the use of software for qualitative data. International Institute for Qualitative Methodology Conference, Edmonton, AB (Presented by D. Este).

Barsky, A. E. (1998, October). Mediators on Trial: Building a Trestle between Court and Mediation. Family Mediation Canada Conference, Saskatoon, SK.

Barsky, A. E. (1998, October). Conflict Resolution between Moslems and Jews in Israel: Success Stories. Family Mediation Canada Conference, Saskatoon, SK.

Chetkow-Yanoov, B., Barsky, A. E., & Levin, D. (1998, July). Teaching conflict resolution to various audiences. Joint World Congress of the International Federation of Social Workers and International Association of Schools of Social Work, Jerusalem, Israel.

Barsky, A. E. (1998, July). Educating social workers for participation in legal proceedings. Joint World Congress of the International Federation of Social Workers and International Association of Schools of Social Work, Jerusalem, Israel.

Sieppert, J., Este D., & Barsky, A. E. (1998, July). Teaching and learning qualitative research with and without the use of software for qualitative data analysis. Joint World Congress of the International Federation of Social Workers and International Association of Schools of Social Work, Jerusalem, Israel. (Presented by Barsky and Sieppert).

Barsky, A. E., Rogers, G, Krysik, J., & Langevin, P. (1997, June). Building a Community of Learners: Innovations in Course Design. Canadian Association of Schools of Social Work, The Learneds, St. John’s, NF.

Barsky, A. E. (1997, June). Community involvement through child protection mediation. Fourth Annual Symposium: Child Protection from a Community Perspective, Memorial University, St. John’s, NF.

Barsky, A. E. (1997, May). Ethical dilemmas in community mediation: Do the right thing. Paper presented at National Conference on Peacemaking and Conflict Resolution, Pittsburgh.

Barsky, A. E. (1997, April). Essential elements of child protection mediation. Paper presented at the Ninth Annual National Conference on Doctoral Research and Social Work Practice, Columbus, OH.

Barsky, A. E., Krysik, J., Rogers, G. (1996, July). Evaluating the integration of social work theory and practice: The use of simulated clients in the classroom. Paper presented at International Association of Schools of Social Work Congress, Hong Kong (Presented by Stella Cho on behalf of Authors).

Barsky, A. E., & Collins, D. (1996, April). Cultural competence in family mediation. Paper presented at the Society for Professionals in Dispute Resolution Conference, Honolulu, HA.

Barsky, A. E. (1996, May). Ethical dilemmas in community mediation: Do the right thing. Paper presented at Interaction ‘96, Conference of Network: Interaction for Conflict Resolution, Edmonton, AB (Nathalie Rockhill in Author’s absence).

Barsky, A. E. (1996, February). Mediation in child protection cases. Paper/poster session presented at 9th Annual Research Conference, Research and Training Centre for Children’s Mental Health, Tampa Bay, FL.

Barsky, A. E. (1995, March). Mediation and empowerment in child protection. Paper presented at Council on Social Work Education Conference, San Diego.

Barsky, A. E., Este, D., Collins, D., & Kruk, E. (1995, October). Cultural competence in family mediation. Family Mediation Canada Conference - Institute, Victoria, BC.

Barsky, A. E., & Penney, D. (1994, October). Does family mediation empower? Debate presented at Family Mediation Canada Conference, Montreal, QC.

Barsky, A. E. (1994, July). A student-centered approach to culturally diverse role play exercises. Paper presented at Congress of International Association of Schools of Social Work, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Hogan, J., & Barsky, A. E. (1994, May). Mediation in child welfare cases. Paper presented at Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Annual Conference, Maui, HA.

Barsky, A. E. (1993, July). An un-Board meeting: Management in a voluntary association. Paper presented at the Academy of Family Mediators Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.

Barsky, A. E. (1993, June). A student-centered approach to culturally diverse role play exercises. Paper presented at Canadian Association of Schools of Social Work, The Learneds, Ottawa.

Barsky, A. E. (1991, October). Elicitive mediation in a multicultural context. Paper presented at Family Mediation Canada Conference, Toronto.

Invited Conferences, Broadcasts, and Speeches

​Reamer, F., Barsky, A. E., Hobdy, D., & Jones-Mulraine, B. (2017, April). NASW virtual roundtable–Social work ethics in today’s political climate. Washington, DC: National Association of Social Workers (available online at https://naswwa.inreachce.com/Details/ProductPreview?&groupId=c531551c-f622-4834-b5ed-8b6fbb4aad71).


Barsky, A. E. (2017, February). Social work & technology: Preparing for updated ethical codes and practice standards. Florida Atlantic University, School of Social Work, Continuing Education Program.


Barsky, A. E. (2016, July). Emerging technologies in social work: Ethical challenges and opportunities in pursuing social work’s mission. International Summer University in Social Work. Haute école de travail social: Fribourg. Lausanne, Switzerland.

Barsky, A. E. (2016, April). Social work education and mobility: Preparing social workers for practice and licensure in multiple jurisdictions. Association of Social Work Boards Conference, Jersey City, NJ.

Barsky, A. E. (Chair), Reamer, F., Monihan, M., & Regan, J. (2015, October).  Code of Ethics: Evolution and emerging issues. National Association of Social Workers 60th Anniversary Conference, Washington DC.


Mayo, M., quoting Allan Barsky. (2015, June 27). Singing the praises of an extraordinary day. South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved from: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/fl-mayocol-b062815-20150626-column.html


Barsky, A. E. (2014). Ethics: Current issues and practical responses (DVD). Eau Claire, WI: PESI Health Care. Available from http://www.pesi.com/bookstore/Ethics__Current_Issues_and_Practical_Responses-details.aspx (presented similar ethics workshops in Tulsa, OK, Oklahoma City, OK, Little Rock, AR, Bangor, ME, Portland, ME, Manchester, NH, Sioux City, SD, Fargo, ND, Bismarck, ND, Cheyenne, WY, Boulder, CO, Denver, CO, Marietta, GA, Decatur, GA, Macon, GA, Santa Fe, NM, Albuquerque, NM, El Paso, TX, Tucson, AZ, Phoenix, AZ, Flagstaff, AZ).


Mayo, M., quoting Allan Barsky. (2014, July 21). Mayo on the side: The gay marriage debate, as seen by an 8-year-old. South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Retrieved from http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/michael-mayo-blog/sfl-mayo-gay-marriage-20140721,0,4902643.story


Barsky, A. E. (2013, October). The ethics of emerging communication technology in the service of family law clients. 11th Judicial Circuit, Lunch and Learn Series, Miami, FL.

Barsky, A. E. (2013, June). Mediation and the modern family. Family Mediation Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB.

Barsky, A. E. (2013). Making the transition from Ph.D. student to professional: Tips on becoming an employed professor, researcher, and consultant. Residential Institute, Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Nova University, Davie, FL.

Barsky, A. E. (2013, February). Foundations of conflict resolution. National Association of Social Workers, Broward Unit Workshop, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Barsky, A. E. (2011-Current). Conflict of interest and conflict of commitment. Responsible Conduct of Research Series, Florida Atlantic University (4 presentations per year to graduate students and research assistants).

Barsky, A. E. (2012, October). Professional boundaries in a cultural context. National Association of Social Workers, Broward Unit Conference, Deerfield Beach, FL.

Molina-Moore, T., & Barsky, A. (Chair) (2012, March). Teaching professional selfcare to sustain quality graduates during difficult rimes. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Program Directors, Portland, OR.

Barsky, A. E. (Chair), Saltzburg, S., Alessi, E. J., Alvarez, M., Mercier, L. R., & Harold, R. D. (2011, October). Teaching LGBT-affirmative social work. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Barsky, A. E., DeGarmo, D. S., Singer, J., & Fidnick, L. S. (2011, June). Parenting, separation, and divorce: What’s gender got to do with it (Keynote Plenary Session). Annual Conference of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Orlando, FL.

Fidnick, J. (2011, Summer). AFCC conference recap: What’s gender got to do with it? Association of Family and Conciliation Courts-Massachusetts Newsletter, 1, 4. Quoting Allan Barsky. Retrieved from http://www.maafcc.org/chapter_newsletters.html.

Barsky, A. E. (2011, May 19). Dealing with homophobia and heterosexism. Safe Schools South Florida seminar at School for Advanced Studies, Miami-Dade College-Wolfson Campus, Miami, FL.

Barsky, A. E. (2010, October 22). Long-lasting effects of 5 and 6. By the Sea Future, 4(12), 3. Retrieved from http://www.bytheseafuture.org/newspaper/BTSF_71.pdf

Barsky, A. E. (Chair), Engle, B. C., Smith, M., & Craig, S. (2010, October). Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues: Sexual minority youth paper session. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, Portland, OR.

Barsky, A. E. (Chair), Stoltzfus, K. M., Cecil, D., & Bliss, D. L. (2010, October). Addictions screening. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, Portland, OR. 

Nolin, R. (interviewing A. E. Barsky) (2010, Sept, 22). South Florida court upholds ruling that overturns state's gay adoption ban. South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Retrieved from http://www.sun-sentinel.com/health/fl-gay-adoption-ban-ruling-20100922,0,4294374.story

Barsky, A. E. (2010, June 12). The virtuous social worker: Ethics beyond duties, principles, standards, and consequences. National Association of Social Workers, Florida Chapter Conference, Deerfield Beach, FL.

Bhattacharya, S., Raines, D., Barsky, A., Wyneken, J., & Gaucher, G. (2010, April 7) Ethics across the disciplines. Graduate Student Research Day, Florida Atlantic University.

Barsky, A. E., and Barsky-Moore, J. A. B. (2010, March 30). Interview on the meaning of American citizenship. NBC 6 News and South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Televised and available at http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/broward/oakland-park/fl-children-naturalization-ceremony-20100330,0,5649623.story and page 3B of the Sun-Sentinel.

Barsky, A. E. (2010, March). Ethical issues when working with children, adolescents, and families. National Association of Social Workers, Broward Unit Conference, Deerfield Beach, FL.

Barsky, A. E. (2010, March). Ethics and values in social work. Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, Annual Conference, Cincinnati, OH.

Barsky, A. E. (2010, January). Ethics for resident assistants. Florida Atlantic University, Resident Assistants Training, Boca Raton, FL.

Barsky, A. E. (Chair), Tracy, E., Padilla, Y. C., Kim, W., & Wiechelt, S. A. (2009, November). Addictions: Paper session 1. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, San Antonio, TX.

Barsky, A. E. (2009, October). Ethical issues in education. Florida Atlantic University, Ethics and Values Across the Curriculum, Faculty Learning Community, Boca Raton, FL.

Barsky, A. E. (2009, November). Foundations of conflict resolution. Florida Atlantic University, Living Learning Community Interest Session, Boca Raton, FL.

Barsky, A. E. (2009, November). Ethics and values in social work: An integrated approach for a comprehensive curriculum (Meet the Authors). Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, San Antonio, TX.

Barsky, A. E. (2008, October). Conflict resolution for the helping professions (Meet the Authors). Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, Philadelphia.

Barsky, A. E. (Chair), Brennan, D. J., & Russell, A. C. (2008, October). Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, Philadelphia.

Barsky, A. E. (2008, March). Legislative lobbying 101. Conducted training for social work students from across Florida, in preparation for NASW Lobby Day at the Capitol, Tallahassee, FL.

Barsky, A. E. (2008, February). Foundations of conflict resolution: The theory and practice of managing differences and working toward common ground (Keynote Address). 15th Annual Professional Conference, Barry University School of Social Work, Miami, FL.

Barsky, A. E., Conley, C., Ryan, S., Ziefert, M., & Ragg, D. M. (2007, October). Track 2: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues in social work education. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, San Francisco.

Barsky, A. E. (2007, June). Premediation processes. Guest speaker for Mediation Course, Birbeck College, London University, London, UK.

Riddle, K., & Barsky, A. E. (2007, March). Speaking to our children about LGBT issues. Valuing Our Families Conference, a Conference of the Family Pride Coalition and Sunserve, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Barsky, A. E. (2007, March). Using S.O.A.P. – A clear, crisp approach to professional writing. Writing Across the Curriculum Showcase, Center for Excellence in Writing, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL.

Barsky, A. E. (2006, October). Conflict resolution for the helping professions. Association of Bachelor of Social Work Programs and Directors Conference, Los Angeles.

Barsky, A. E. (2006, October). Conflict resolution for the helping professions. Annual Conference of the Association for Conflict Resolution, Philadelphia.

Chrisler, J., & Barsky, A. E. (2006, April). Opening doors: Lesbian and gay parents in schools. Valuing Our Families Conference, a Conference of the Family Pride Coalition and Sunserve, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Barsky, A. E. (2006, April). Professional boundaries in a cultural context: When safe is not necessarily appropriate. Annual Conference of the Florida Bioethics Network, Miami Beach, FL.

Barsky, A. E. (2005, September 14). Structural social work. Dr. Gail Horton's Practice 3 Class, Florida Atlantic University School of Social Work, Davie, FL.

Fejes, F., Barsky, A. E., Gatens, R., Giles, G., Evans, J., Kollander, P., & Berger, A. (2005, April 22). Nazi persecution of homosexuals, Ft. Lauderdale Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Barsky, A. E., & Pilshaw, E. (2005, April 9). Being a father in a mom’s world. Valuing Our Families Conference, a Conference of the Family Pride Coalition and Sunserve, Ft. Lauderdale, FL (with quotations from this session published in Sun-Sentinel, entitled, “Gays push for family respect Ft. Lauderdale: Conference seeks to help empower the community,” by Rafael A. Olmeda, Staff Writer, available: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/palmbeach/sfl-pcfamilies10apr10,0,7287464.story).

Barsky, A. E. (2004, January). Legal perspectives on same-sex marriage, unions, and domestic partnerships (paper-presentation). Symposium on Same-sex Marriage, Chaired by C. Headley, Florida Atlantic University , Diversity Series, College of Arts and Letters, Boca Raton . 

Barsky, A. E. (2003, September). Oral testimony by clinicians. Kids in Distress, Wilton Manors, FL. 

Barsky, A. E. (2003, September). Social workers in court. National Association for Social Workers, Florida Chapter, Professional Development Conference. Deerfield Beach , FL.

Barsky, A. E. (2002, August). Confrontation and mediation. Student Housing Services, Florida Atlantic University , Boca Raton , FL.

Barsky, A. E. (2002, May). Conflict resolution for helping professionals. Institute for Family Therapy, London , UK . 

Barsky, A. E. (2002, May). Healing circles of the First Nations People in Canada . Birbeck College , University of London , London , UK . 

Fejes, F., Canter, G., Barsky, A. E., et al. (2002, March). Trembling before G-d (Panel discussion on issues related to gays in Orthodox Jewish communities). Florida Atlantic University , Boca Raton , FL.

Cherry, A. L., Dillon, M. E., & Barsky, A. E. (Chair) (2002, February). Psychological debriefing: Teaching the untested. Counsel on Social Work Education, Nashville , TN.

Barnes, B., Ramkay, R., Gold, N., & Barsky, A. E. (2000, June). Panel discussion on conflict in university settings: Research and work in progress. Network for Conflict Resolution i2000 Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

Congress, E. P., Dickson, D., Strom-Gottfried, K., & Barsky, A. E. (Chair). (2000, February). Panel on ethical issues: Dual relationships; Conflicts between social work and law, and Applying the NASW Code to social work educators. Council on Social Work Education Congress, New York, NY.

Barsky, A. E. (1999, May.). Social workers as witnesses. Chinook District, Board of Education (for 28 staff), Olds, AB.

Barsky, A. E. (1999, March 23). CBC Morning Show with Jeff Collins, regarding the government’s decision to prohibit gay marriages [Quote: "Homophobia and bigotry are not valid reasons to invoke the notwithstanding clause of the Charter, no matter how widespread they are in the province of Alberta"]

Barsky, A. E. (1999, Feb.). Counselors as witnesses. Catholic Family Services (for 28 staff), Calgary.

Barsky, A. E. (1999, Jan.). Counselors as witnesses. Calgary Regional Health Authority–Alberta Children’s Hospital (34 staff).

Barsky, A. E. (1998, Nov.). Record keeping. Workshop for University of Calgary Master of Social Work students.

Barsky, A. E., & Este, D. (1998, Oct.). How to get published. Workshop for University of Calgary Master of Social Work students.

Pradzynski, R., Barsky, A. E., Sveinungaard, K., & Gibson, P. (1998, October). Child protection panel: What works; What doesn’t? Family Mediation Canada Conference, Saskatoon, SK.

Family Mediation Canada Conference Council (1998, October). Conference Council Circle. Asked to participate in opening and closing ceremonies to raise questions at the beginning of the conference and to summarize learnings from the conference, Saskatoon, SK.

Barsky, A. E. (1998, March). Mediation in child protection cases. Colloquium for faculty and graduate students at Bar Ilan University, School of Social Work, Ramat-Gan, Israel.

Thoennes, N., & Barsky, A. E. (1997, June). Mediation in child protection cases: What the research shows. Paper presented at the United Nations Second World Congress on Family Law and the Rights of Children and Youth, San Francisco.

Barsky, A. E. (1997, May). Chair - Canadian Academics Forum. Full day workshop at National Conference on Peacemaking and Conflict Resolution, Pittsburgh.

Barsky, A. E. (1997, February). Power issues in mediation. Mediation Course (J. Watson Hamilton). Faculty of Law, University of Calgary, Calgary.

Barsky, A. E. (1996, January). Mediation in social practice (Workshop). Professional Social Work Practice Issues, SOWK 003, Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary, Calgary.

Barsky, A. E. (1996, February). Dealing with Parent-Child Conflict (Workshop). Interfaith Family Support Services, Calgary.

Barsky, A. E. (1994, April). Innovations in child welfare. Paper presented with Tom Boyle at the Ontario Association of Professional Social Workers, Annual General Meeting, Toronto.

Barsky, A. E. (1994, Feb.). The social welfare system. Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.

Monk, R., Barsky, A. E., McHale, J., & Burdine, M. (1993, October). Child welfare mediation: Welfare or warfare. Panel discussion at the Family Mediation Canada Conference. Banff, AB.

Barsky, A. E. (1992, October). Working with a multicultural clientele. Ontario Legal Aid Plan, Administrators’ Conference, Toronto.

Other Publications and Podcasts

Barsky, A. E. (2017, In Press). Ethics alive: Gifts from clients: The good, the bad, and the ethically ugly. The New Social Worker, 24(2), 4-5. Retrieved from http://www.socialworker.com/topics/allan_barsky/


Barsky, A. E., & Groshong, L. (2017, In Press). Ethics alive: R-E-S-P-E-C-T in social work advocacy. The New Social Worker, 24(_), 4-5. Retrieved from http://www.socialworker.com/topics/allan_barsky/

Barsky, A. E. (2017, In Press). Ethics alive: To Record or Not To Record—The ethics of documentation. The New Social Worker, 24(_), 4-5. Retrieved from http://www.socialworker.com/topics/allan_barsky/


Barsky, A. E. (2016, June 14) How Orlando is reacting to the Pulse nightclub shooting. CBC Radio (live broadcast and podcast). Eye Opener. Retrieved from http://www.cbc.ca/eyeopener/episode/2016/06/14/how-orlando-is-reacting-to-the-pulse-nightclub-shooting/ (Summarized by Dave Dormir in an article at http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/calgary/orlando-shooting-florida-lgbt-1.3635221)

Barsky, A. E. (2016). Ten legal issues facing LGBT parents despite legal recognition of same-sex marriage (aka “What Family Law Professionals need to know in the Post-Obergefell Era”): Ask the experts from the AFCC eNEWS: Guidance from leading family law professionals. Association of Family and Conciliation Courts eNEWS, 11(2). Retrieved from http://www.afccnet.org/Publications/AFCC-eNEWS

Barsky, A. E. (2016). Ethics alive: Coping with multiple codes of ethics. The New Social Worker, 23(4), 4-5. Retrieved from http://www.socialworker.com/feature-articles/ethics-articles/coping-with-multiple-codes-of-ethics-as-a-social-worker

Barsky, A. E. (2016). Ethics alive: Social work with client friends and family—Avoiding collateral damage. The New Social Worker, 23(3), 4-5. Retrieved from http://www.socialworker.com/feature-articles/ethics-articles/social-work-with-client-friends-and-family-avoiding-collater/

Barsky, A. E. (2016). Ethics alive: Clients are from Mars, social workers are from Venus – Respect and the ethics of difference. The New Social Worker, 23(2), 4-5. Retrieved from http://www.socialworker.com/topics/allan_barsky/

Barsky, A. E. (2016). Ethics alive: Ethics of social work apps. The New Social Worker, 23(1), 4-5. Retrieved from http://www.socialworker.com/topics/allan_barsky/

Barsky, A. E. (2015). Ten tips for professionals: Using online communication in an ethically responsible manner. In A. Clark, & L. Swall, Ask the experts from the AFCC eNEWS: Guidance from leading family law professionals (pp. 99-101). Retrieved from http://www.afccnet.org/Portals/0/PDF/Ask_the_Experts_Book.pdf (Reprinted from article in AFCC eNEWs).

Barsky, A. E. (2015). Ethics alive: Deciding for my client: The ethics of a social worker as proxy. The New Social Worker, 22(4), 4-5. Retrieved from http://www.socialworker.com/topics/allan_barsky/


Barsky, A. E. (2015). Ethics alive: DSM-5 and the ethics of diagnosis. The New Social Worker, 22(3), 4-5. Retrieved from http://www.socialworker.com/topics/allan_barsky/


Barsky, A. E. (2015, April 16). Conflict resolution for the helping professions. Doug Noll Show. WS Radio. Livestreamed at http://wsradio.com

Barsky, A. E. (2015). Faux shepherd’s pie. In The Bathurst Street kitchen: Much more than a cookbook (p. 142). Toronto: United Jewish Appeal Federation (philanthropic project).

Barsky, A. E. (2015, March 23). Bathroom scare. Miami Herald, Retrieved from: http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article16131014.html#storylink=cpy 


Barsky, A. E. (2015, July 7). Religious freedom law a dangerous idea. South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Retrieved from http://www.sun-sentinel.com/opinion/letters/fl-letter-religion-0705-20150706-story.html

Barsky, A. E. (2015, April 16). Conflict resolution for the helping professions. Doug Noll Show. WS Radio. Livestreamed at http://wsradio.com

Barsky, A. E. (2015). Ethics alive: Risks of risk management. The New Social Worker, 22(2), 4-5. Retrieved from http://www.socialworker.com/topics/allan_barsky/

Barsky, A. E. (2015). Ethics alive: Being conscientious - Ethics of impairment and self-care. The New Social Worker, 22(1), 4-5. Retrieved from http://www.socialworker.com/topics/allan_barsky/

Barsky, A E. (2014, November 25). Fairness abandoned in redistricting. South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved from http://www.sun-sentinel.com/opinion/letters/fl-gerrymander-letter-20141125-story.html

Barsky, A. E. (2014). Ethics alive: Ebola and the ethics of using unproven drugs. The New Social Worker, 21(4), 4-5. Retrieved from http://www.mediafire.com/view/es0e4k7gg5ks9h7/fall2014.pdf

Barsky, A. E. (2014). Ethics alive: Do involuntary clients have a right to self-determination? The New Social Worker, 20(4), 4-5. Retrieved from http://www.mediafire.com/view/3w9j93lpua54dcl/spring2014.pdf or http://www.socialworker.com/topics/allan_barsky

Barsky, A. E. (2014). Ethics: Current issues and practical responses (DVD). Eau Claire, WI: PESI Health Care. Available from http://www.pesi.com/bookstore/Ethics__Current_Issues_and_Practical_Responses-details.aspx (also, presented similar ethics workshops in Tulsa, OK, Oklahoma City, Little Rock, AR, Bangor, ME, Portland, ME, Manchester, NH, Sioux City, SD, Fargo, ND, Bismarck, ND. Upcoming: Cheyenne, WY, Boulder, CO, Denver, CO, Marietta, GA, Norcross, GA, Macon, GA).

Barsky, A. E. (2014). Ethics alive: Ethics in private practice. The New Social Worker, 20(4), 4-5. Retrieved from http://www.mediafire.com/view/843wafcrabf3h8e/winter2014.pdf  

Barsky, A. E. (2013). Ethics alive: Ethical concerns in field supervision. The New Social Worker, 20(4), 4-5. Retrieved from http://www.socialworker.com/topics/allan_barsky

Barsky, A. E. (2013). Tips for social work students. In Back-to-school guide for social work students! (eBook). White Hat Communications. Retrieved from http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/355823

Nolin, R. (2013, August 28). Lauderdale-by-the-Sea girl's bridge plan charms Key West officials. Retrieved from http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/broward/fl-key-west-foot-bridge-20130827,0,7718385.story (Photograph and quotations from Allan Barsky).

Huffington Post. (2013, August 29). Key West 'Rainbow Pride Bridge' Proposed By 10-Year-Old Adelle Barsky-Moore. Retrieved from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/29/key-west-rainbow-bridge_n_3836486.html?clear (Photographs by Allan Barsky).

Barsky, A. E. (2013, August 14). Send loud, clear message to Russia. South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved from http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/opinion/letters/fl-online-letter4-20130814,0,78300.story#tugs_story_display

Barsky, A. E. (2013). Ethics alive – Ethical concerns in field supervision. The New Social Worker, 20(4), 3-4. Retrieved from  http://www.socialworker.com/topics/allan_barsky

Barsky, A. E. (2013). Ethics alive: In compliance – The NASW Code of Ethics and other social work obligations. The New Social Worker, 20(3), 4-5. Retrieved from http://www.socialworker.com/topics/allan_barsky

Barsky, A. E. (2013). Ask the experts: 10 tips for professionals using online communication in an ethically responsible manner. Association of Family and Conciliation Courts eNews. Retrieved from https://afcc.networkats.com/uploads/ES/2013/03%202013%20Mar/2013-03-Mar-Ask-the-Experts-Online-Communication.pdf

Broward County Public Schools Board – Office of Prevention Programs. (2013). Ensuring LGBTQ health and safety (interview with A. E. Barsky included as part of this training video for educators and administrators; in collaboration with Debra Hall-Green, Amalio Nieves RCG Productions). Fort Lauderdale, FL. (segment posted at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hrF2OcPovs) Winner of Suncoast Emmy Award (Informational/Instructional Category - http://suncoastchapter.org/awards/2013-suncoast-emmy-awards/2013-nominations/).

Barsky, A. E. (2013). Ten tips for professionals: Using online communication in an ethically responsible manner. Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Retrieved from http://afccnet.blogspot.com

Barsky, A. E. (2013). Ethics alive: A text in the night. The New Social Worker, 20(2), 4-5. Retrieved from  http://www.socialworker.com/topics/allan_barsky

Barsky, A. E. (2013). Episode 115 - Online social work with individuals, families, and groups: Ethical issues and responses. In SocialWork Podcast Series. [Audio Podcast] Retrieved from http://www.socialwork.buffalo.edu/podcast/episode.asp?ep=115

Barsky, A. E. (2013). Social work ethics. [Episode 78]. Social Work Podcast Series [Audio Podcast] Retrieved from http://socialworkpodcast.blogspot.com

Barsky, A. E. (2013). Ethics alive: Whoops! Practice errors and the ethics of follow-up. The New Social Worker, 20(1), 4-5. Retrieved from  http://www.socialworker.com/topics/allan_barsky

Barsky, A. E. (2012). Social workers in court: Opportunities for hope and resilience? Social work and the courts: Section connection, Fall 2012, 7-8, National Association of Social Workers. (available to NASW section members online)

Barsky, A. E. (2012, December 18). Social workers in court [Episode 76]. Social Work Podcast Series [Audio Podcast]. Retrieved from http://www.socialworkpodcast.com/2012/12/social-workers-in-court-interview-with.html

Barsky, A. E. (2012, November 12). Episode 107: Ethical issues in end-of-life decision making. Living Proof Podcast Series. [Audio Podcast] Retrieved from http://www.socialwork.buffalo.edu/podcast/episode.asp?ep=107

Barsky, A. E. (2012). Ethics Alive: Clinicians in court–Thwarting disclosure. The New Social Worker, 19(4), 3-4. Retrieved from  http://www.socialworker.com/topics/allan_barsky

Barsky, A. E. (2012, September 20). Clinicians in court (Podcast). The Practice Institute. Retrieved from http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3962475872

Barsky, A. E. (2012, July 20). Ads lie. Miami Herald. Retrieved from: http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/07/20/v-print/2904841/ads-lie.html#storylink=cpy

Barsky, A. E. (2012, June 27). Thanks, John Roberts. South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved from http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/opinion/letters/fl-letters-0629-20120629,0,7334248.story

Barsky, A. E. (2012, May 12). Obama is a leader. South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved from http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2012-05-12/news/sfl-allan-barsky-obama-is-a-leader-20120511_1_obama-leader-marriage-equality

Barsky. A. E. (2012, May 3). Unheard demand. Miami Herald. Retrieved from http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/05/03/2781987/unheard-demand.html#storylink=cpy

Barsky, A. E. (2012, April). Unqualified but required. Retrieved from: http://blog.oup.com/2012/04/unqualified-but-required


Barsky, A. E. (2011, May 14). New jobs created during recent legislative session. South Florida Sun-Sentinel, p.19. Retrieved May 15, 2011 from http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/opinion/letters/fl-rick-scott-job-creation-letter-20110514,0,6423524.story


Annotated Bibliographies

Barsky, A. E. (2016). Conflict resolution (2nd edition). Oxford Bibliographies. Available: http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com doi:10.1093/OBO/9780195389678-0026

Barsky, A. E., & Stagliano, A. (2015). Microskills (2nd edition). Oxford Bibliographies. Available: http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com


Barsky, A. E. (2011). Social work and the law. Oxford Bibliographies Online.  Available: http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com

Barsky, A. E. (2011). Microskills. Oxford Bibliographies Online. Available: http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com

Barsky, A. E. (2010). Conflict resolution. Oxford Bibliographies Online. Available: http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com

Academic and Professional Awards

Florida Atlantic University, College for Design and Social Inquiry, “Scholar of the Year Award” (College nominee, 2017).


Florida Atlantic University, College for Design and Social Inquiry, “Community Service Award” (College nominee, 2017).


National Association of Social Workers, Excellence in Ethics Award (2015).


Scholar of the Year, College for Design & Social Inquiry (2013).

Undergraduate Advisor of the Year, College of Architecture, Urban and Public Affairs (2010). Florida Atlantic University.

Distinguished Teacher of the Year, FAU School of Social Work Nominee (2010).

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Meyer Elkin Award for Best Journal Article (2008).

Florida Atlantic University Researcher of the Year, Creative and Scholarly Works (2007).

Researcher of the Year – Creative Works and Scholarly Works, College of Architecture, Urban and Public Affairs (2006). Florida Atlantic University.

Distinguished Teacher of the Year, College of Architecture, Urban and Public Affairs (2005). Florida Atlantic University.

Ontario Graduate Scholarship (1992). University of Toronto.

University of Toronto - Open Scholarship (1990).

Yeshiva University - Open Scholarship (1987).

Lash, Johnson Prize in Commercial Law (1982). University of Toronto.

D. I. McLeod Award in the School of Business (1980). Queen's University.

Annie Bentley Lillie Award in Calculus (1980). Queen's University.

Queen’s University Provincial Entrance Award (1979, four years).

Courses Taught  [1]
Florida Atlantic University

SOW 7776 Social Work Pedagogy                               DSW  S17

SOW 6979  Thesis Course                                           MSW  S12
SOW 6971 Thesis Proposal Course                             MSW  S07, F08, F11
SOW 6930 Independent Study – SW Research           MSW  Su04
                    and the Law
SOW 6930 Legislative Advocacy                                  MSW  S10
SOW 6363 Advanced Evaluation                                  MSW  F04, F06
SOW 6305 Generalist Practice with Individuals            MSW  F10 (2X), F11, F12 (2X), F13 (2X), F14 (2X),
                                                                                                 F16 (2X)
SOW 6296 Ethical Issues in Social Work                      MSW  F01(2X), F02 (2X), F03 (2X)
                                                                                                 Su05, Su06, Su07, Su08, Su09, Su10
                                                                                                 S11 (2X), S12(2X), Su13, Su14, S17
SOW 6158 Conflict Resolution                                       MSW Su01, Su02, Su03, Su04, Su05
                                                                                                 Su06, Su07, Su08, Su09, Su10, Su11
                                                                                                 Su12, Su13, Su14, Su15, Su16, SU17
SOW 6132 Human Diversity                                           MSW  S01, SO2, S03 (2X), S04,
                                                                                                   Su04, S05 (2X); S06 (2X)
SOW 6030 Intervention in the Field of Addictions          MSW Su01, S04, S05, S06, S07, S08,
                                                                                                 S09, S10, Su11, Su12, S13, S14, S15, Su15, S17
SOW 4988 Social Work & Substance Abuse                  BSW S01, Su01, S04
SOW 4620 Minority Issues & Social Work                      BSW  S02
SOW 4343 Generalist Practice with Communities          BSW  F05
                        and Organizations
SOW 4313 Generalist Practice-Families & Groups         BSW  S02, Su02, S04, F04, F05, F06,
                                                                                                   S07, S08 (2X), S13
SOW 4300 Generalist Practice with Individuals              BSW   F08, F09
SOW 2930 Social Action and Social Change                  -----     F09

University of Calgary

SOWK 743 Social Work Education                               PhD     W00
SOWK 691.05 Conflict Management                            PhD     F99 (Directed Study)
SOWK 693 Conflict Management in Social Practice    MSW    S95, W97, S99, F00
SOWK 689 Integrative Seminar II/ Field                       MSW    W95, W96, W97
SOWK 687 Integrative Seminar I/ Field                        MSW    F94, F95, F96
SOWK 671 Clinical Practice Methods I                         MSW    F98, F99, F00
SOWK 673 Clinical Practice Methods II                        MSW    W96
SOWK 651 Intervention in the Field of Addictions        MSW    W95, F96, F97, W99
SOWK 527 Social Work and Addictions                       BSW     F95, W97, F97, W99
SOWK 595.04 Ethical Dilemmas in Social Work          BSW     S97; S99, S00
SOWK 533 Practice Methods                                       BSW     W96
SOWK 315 Interviewing                                                BSW     F94, F96, F98
LWSO 512 Law and Society                                          BA         F97

University of Toronto

Conflict Resolution in a Multicultural Context
    Continuing Studies                                                    Non-Credit S92
Elements of Social Work Practice (Teaching Asst.)      MSW     F90
Interviewing and Communications                                MSW     F91

Ryerson University

Addictions I: Causes and Effects                                   BSW     W92, F92
Addictions II: Intervention                                               BSW     S92, W93
Conflict Resolution Continuing Education                      Non-Credit   S93
Faculty Field Liaison (2nd Practicum)                            BSW     F92, W93, F93, W94
Social Work Practice with Individuals & Families           BSW     F92, W93, F93, W94
Social Work and the Law: Family Law                           BSW     W89, F90, F91
Social Work and the Law: Youth and
   the Criminal Justice System                                        BSW     W92

[1] S refers to Spring term, then the year. Su refers to summer term, W refers to winter term, and F refers to fall term. Spring term at Florida Atlantic University starts in January. Florida has no "winter." The winter terms at University of Toronto, University of Calgary, and Ryerson University also start in January.