Sharon C. Lyter, PhD, MSW, LCSW
Social Work Department
Dr. Lyter earned the PhD (major: social work; minor: abnormal psychology) from the Graduate School of Rutgers University, and the M.S.W. from Temple University. Her experience includes serving as program director for the BSW program at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania; serving in an administrative and teaching capacity for Rutgers University School of Social Work, Camden Campus; serving on the faculty of the chemical dependency program, Penn State, Abington; serving as a therapist for the Employee Counseling Service of Rutgers University; maintaining a private practice in North Wales, PA; and serving as a research analyst for the Division of Youth and Family Services in Trenton, NJ. While in Camden city, Dr. Lyter provided consultation in the development of LEAP of Camden, NJ, a pioneering charter school. Dr. Lyter is a licensed clinical social worker.
Research Interests and Publications
Lyter, S.C., & Lyter, L.L. (2000, 2009 update in progress). Intervention with groups. In A.A. Abbott (Ed.), Alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs: A social work perspective. Washington, DC: NASW Press.
Lyter, S.C., & Abbott, A.A. (2007). Home visits in a violent world. The Clinical Supervisor, 26 (1/2), 17 – 33.
Lyter, S. C., & Smith, S. H. (2005). Connecting the dots from curriculum to practicum: Implications for empowerment and integration in field education. The Clinical Supervisor, 23 (2), 31-45.
Lyter, S.C. (2005). Social work field liaison agency visits: Factors associated with student performance and satisfaction. Arete, 28 (2), 1-11.
Lyter, L.L., & Lyter, S.C. (2003). Why some youth don't use alcohol: Protective factors and implications for parenting skills. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 3 (2), 3-23.