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Mayaugust P. Finkenberg , Ed.D.

Assistant Professor and Field Placement Coordinator
Human Services | School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Mayaugust Finkenberg
Contact
Office Hours

Mondays 12:30-2

Thursdays 1:30-3

Office Location
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Education

  • Doctor of Education  Concentration- Special Education
    Fischler School of Education and Human Services
    Nova Southeastern University Ft. Lauderdale, FL                        
  • Masters in Social Work Concentration- Clinical- Mental Health
    University of Maryland at Baltimore Baltimore, MD
  • Bachelors of Arts    Majors- Non-Violent Conflict and Change/ History Syracuse University Syracuse, NY

Professional Experience

 

  • 2014– present  Stevenson University  
  • Assistant Professor
  • 2005– 2014 Stevenson University                              
  • Adjunct Professor
  • 2000– 2014 Baltimore County Public Schools             
  • School Social Worker
  • 2012 Stevenson University                              
  • University Supervisor, Human Services Department
  • 1999– 2000 KidsPeace; Orfield, PA  
  • Clinical Social Worker
  • 1998-1999 Baltimore County Public Schools                
  • School Social Worker, Chesapeake High School
  • 1995-1997 Baltimore County Public Schools             
  • Resource Teacher, Deep Creek Middle School and Kenwood High School
  • 1994-1995 South Carolina Youth Advocate Program; Columbia, SC
  •  Intake Coordinator 
  • 1991-1994 Catholic Charities of Delaware & Otsego Co. Delhi, NY
  •  Supervisor, Adolescent Care Specialists 

Research

Finkenberg, M. P. & Pelton, R. P.  (2016). School Social Work in Unexpected Places: How a School Social Worker and an Educator team-up to infuse social emotional learning within a youth landscaping team.  A workshop presented at School Social Work Association of America’s 19th National School Social Work Conference. Baltimore, MD.

Finkenberg, M. P. (2015). Building Resiliency Skills in Children Experiencing Homelessness: A Case Study of a Summer Learning Program. Oral presentation at the International Conference for Education, Research and Innovation. Seville, Spain.

Finkenberg, M. P. & Pelton, R. P.  (2015). Creating an Environment that Builds Social Emotional Learning for Youth in a Summer Jobs Program. A workshop presented to staff and administrators of the BRANCHES program at Parks and People Foundation.

Finkenberg, M. P.  (2014). Trauma Informed Care: Skills to meet the unique needs of children and families experiencing homelessness. A workshop presented to administrators and staff at St. Vincent’s de Paul. 

Finkenberg, M. P.  (2013). Addressing the Needs of Homeless Children in School; How schools and educators can help children overcome adversity. Workshop presented at the Baldwin Community Day at Notre Dame of Maryland University. Baltimore, MD.

Finkenberg, M. P. (2013). Promoting Resiliency Skills in Children Experiencing Homelessness; An action research model for program development, refinement and evaluation. Paper presentation at the Action Research Network of the Americas Conference. San Francisco, CA.

Finkenberg, M. P. (2012 and 2011). Integrating Character Education into a Summer Learning Program. A training presented to administrators and staff at SuperKids Camp, Parks and People Foundation.

Finkenberg, M. P.  (2011). Social Emotional Learning: The new direction of character education programming. Maryland Center for Character Education Annual Conference.

Finkenberg, M. P.  (2011). Skills for Camp Counselors to promote Resiliency in Homeless Children. A workshop presented to administrators and staff at St. Vincent’s de Paul. 

Finkenberg, M. P.  (2011). The Importance of Summer Learning Opportunities for Children in Poverty. Presented to Baltimore County Department of Student Support Services.

Finkenberg, M. P.  (2011). Embracing Diversity: Breaking down barriers to promote healthy staff and student relationships. A workshop presented to administrators and staff at SuperKids Camp, Parks and People Foundation.

Publications

Finkenberg, M. P., & Pelton, R.P. (2016) improving effectiveness of summer youth jobs programs through the integration of social emotional learning. International Conference for Education, Research and Innovation, 2016. Seville, Spain.  DOI: 10.21125/iceri.2016.0192

 

Finkenberg, Mayaugust (2015). Building Resiliency Skills in Children Experiencing Homelessness: A Case Study of a Summer Learning Program. International Conference for Education, Research and Innovation. Seville, Spain.

Teaching

Introduction to Human Services

Professional Writing in Human Services 

Family Studies

Counseling Strategies for Individuals

Seminar in Human Services

Practicum in Human Services

Internship in Human Services

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