Dr. Christine Callahan, Research Assistant Professor
Phone: (410) 706-7051
UM School of Social Work
525 West Redwood Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Dr. Christine Callahan is Research Assistant Professor with the Financial Social Work Initiative (FSWI) at the University of Maryland School of Social Work. She joined the FSWI in July 2012 and conducts research to grow the FSWI as a national leader in financial capability. Her research focuses on financial capability, including financial literacy, in addition to addressing institutional barriers facing low- and moderate-income households and communities.
MSW, Virginia Commonwealth University
PhD, Catholic University of America
Association of Oncology Social Work
Society for Social Work and Research
Council on Social Work Education
Financial Social Work
BrintzenhofeSzoc, K., Aron, M., Jacobsen, M., Koziol, D., & Callahan, C. (2006). Development of the Profile of Adaptation to Life in a medically ill population: PAL-M. Social Work in Health Care, 45(2), 43-58. doi: 10.1300/J010v4502_03
Callahan, C. (2004). Facial disfigurement and sense of self in head and neck cancer. Social Work in Health Care, 40(2), 73-87. doi: 10.1300/J010v40n02_05
Callahan, C. (2002, January/February) Balancing your life and cancer. Coping, 16. Reprinted in Fall 2007 issue.
Callahan, C. (2005, March). The strengths-based perspective with the elderly: Practical, not paradoxical. Strengths-based perspective on social work practice in health care. Philadelphia, PA: Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care (SSWLHC).