William F. Bender, M.S.W., ACSW, LSW.


Social Work Department
 Old Main 27
 Kutztown, PA 19530  

Phone:  610-683-4887

Fax:  610-683-4383

e-mail: bender@kutztown.edu





Biographical Statement:


Mr. William Bender is a lecturer in the Department of Social Work. He is a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) in Pennsylvania.  He holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Maryland School of Social Work and Community Planning, Baltimore, Maryland.


Mr. Bender has an extensive background in the administration of acute inpatient, partial hospital, residential, and outpatient mental health and chemical dependency programs spanning 30+ years.  Previous instructional experience includes Kutztown University, Pennsylvania State University, and Marywood University.  Mr. Bender has a long history of volunteer community involvement in Berks County including Berks AIDS Network, Reading Emergency Shelter, Reading Urban Ministry, Rainbow Home of Berks County, Centre Park Historic District, Reading-Berks Mental Health Association and the Advisory Board of the Kutztown University Social Work Program.


Teaching Interests:

  • Social Policy
  • Administration and Practice
  • Case Management
  • Advocacy and Social Action
  • Human Behavior
  • Psychopathology
  • Stigma and Diversity
  • Managed Care




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