Positions

Overview

  • Trish joined the MSW team at UNH as a Clinical Assistant Professor and MSW Director. She has worked as a consultant in New Hampshire for a variety of different organizations and institutions. Prior to her time at UNH she was employed as an Out-of-District and Transition Special Education Coordinator for Portsmouth School District in New Hampshire. Trish worked as a child life specialist, and later as a child life coordinator, for Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York for nine years. Trish has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Trinity College in Connecticut, a M.S.Ed (Early Childhood with a specialization in child life) from Bank Street College in New York, and a MSW from the University of New Hampshire, Durham.

    Trish has a strong history of leadership within the Child Life Council and NASW-NH. She has served on the Child Life Certification Committee, the Education Committee (now the Education & Training Committee), the Nominating Committee, and Governance Task Force. She held the position of Board Director from 2008-2010, and was a force behind the development of CLC’s online networking initiatives (CLC Community, Facebook, and Twitter pages) as the first chair of the Web and Online Networking Advisory Task Force, which was established in 2009.

    Trish has also been active with other professional organizations, including Child Life of Greater New York (CLGNY), where she served as Regional Conference Chair (2001-2004) and President (2005-2007), and the New Hampshire chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NH-NASW), where she just finished a three year term as President.

    She has just been appointed to the NASW National Board. Her other volunteer leadership efforts include positions as Director and past VP, of the Richie McFarland Children’s Center Board, and President of the Friends of Newfields Public Library.
  • Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title
    2019 The Implicit Curriculum: Student Engagement and the Role of Social MediaJournal of Social Work Education Journal of education for social work.  55:153-159. 2019

    Teaching Activities

  • Field Internship III Taught course 2019
  • Human Behavr & Soc Environ II Taught course 2019
  • Introduction to Child Life Taught course 2019
  • Introduction to Child Life Taught course 2019
  • Stdy Abrd:Comp Soc Welfare Sys Taught course 2019
  • StdyAbrd/Compa Soc Welfare Sys Taught course 2019
  • Human Behavr & Soc Environ II Taught course 2019
  • Special Projects & Ind Study Taught course 2019
  • Introduction to Child Life Taught course 2019
  • Field Internship III Taught course 2018
  • Human Behavr & Soc Environ II Taught course 2018
  • Top/Childlife Prog & Design Taught course 2018
  • Human Behavr & Soc Environ II Taught course 2018
  • Introduction to Child Life Taught course 2018
  • Introduction to Child Life Taught course 2018
  • Human Behavr & Soc Environ II Taught course 2018
  • Race, Culture and Oppression Taught course 2017
  • Field Internship III Taught course 2017
  • Human Behavr & Soc Environ II Taught course 2017
  • Stdy Abrd:Comp Soc Welfare Sys Taught course 2017
  • Stdy Abrd:Comp Soc Welfare Sys Taught course 2017
  • Introduction to Child Life Taught course 2017
  • Introduction to Child Life Taught course 2017
  • Community Internship Taught course 2017
  • Human Behavr & Soc Environ II Taught course 2017
  • Introduction to Child Life Taught course 2017
  • Human Behavr & Soc Environ II Taught course 2017
  • Race, Culture and Oppression Taught course 2016
  • Community Internship Taught course 2016
  • Field Internship III Taught course 2016
  • Human Behavr & Soc Environ II Taught course 2016
  • Spc/Child Life Programs&Design Taught course 2016
  • Spc/Child Life Programs&Design Taught course 2016
  • Community Internship Taught course 2016
  • Introduction to Child Life Taught course 2016
  • Human Behavr & Soc Environ II Taught course 2016
  • Introduction to Child Life Taught course 2016
  • Field Internship II Taught course 2016
  • Human Behavr & Soc Environ II Taught course 2016
  • Race, Culture and Oppression Taught course 2015
  • Field Internship III Taught course 2015
  • Human Behavr & Soc Environ II Taught course 2015
  • Child Life Internship Taught course 2015
  • Introduction to Child Life Taught course 2015
  • Human Behavr & Soc Environ II Taught course 2015
  • Spc/Child Life Programs&Design Taught course 2015
  • Spc/Child Life Programs&Design Taught course 2015
  • Race, Culture and Oppression Taught course 2015
  • Introduction to Child Life Taught course 2015
  • Field Internship I Taught course 2015
  • Human Behavr & Soc Environ II Taught course 2014
  • Human Behavr & Soc Environ II Taught course 2014
  • Child Life Internship Taught course 2014
  • Introduction to Child Life Taught course 2014
  • Introduction to Child Life Taught course 2014
  • Spc/Child Life Programming&Des Taught course 2014
  • Spc/Child Life Programs&Design Taught course 2014
  • Introduction to Child Life Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

  • B.S. Psychology, Trinity College - Conn
  • M.S.Ed. Early Childhood Education, Bank St College of Ed
  • M.S.W. Social Work, University of New Hampshire
  • Full Name

  • Patricia Cox
  • Mailing Address

  • UNH

    Social Work

    55 College Road

    Durham, NH  03824

    United States