Clinical Professor; Chair, Practice Curriculum Area; Director, Clinical Practice with Adolescents post-master’s program
Areas of Expertise: Social work practice in school-based settings; Integrated Behavioral Health; clinical practice and program development with adolescents, parents, and families; crisis intervention, trauma and brief treatment; and supervision/field instruction.
Diane Mirabito is a Clinical Professor and Director of the Clinical Practice with Adolescents Post Master’s Certificate Program at NYU Silver.
Dr. Mirabito’s areas of expertise in practice, teaching, and scholarship include integrated behavioral health; clinical practice and program development with adolescents and their families; social work practice in school-based settings; crisis intervention, trauma and brief treatment; and field instruction/advisement. She has presented her work in global Social Work settings and has taught a trauma elective course in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Prior to joining the NYU faculty in 2000, Dr. Mirabito’s professional career in social work included extensive experience in clinical practice with youth and families in school, hospital, and agency settings; supervision to social work staff and students; and the development of programs and collaborative partnerships within and between school, hospital, and community-based youth development agency settings. She also has extensive experience in field education as both an instructor and advisor and in the development and implementation of social work training programs in school, hospital, and agency settings.
Dr. Mirabito earned her DSW from Hunter College School of Social Work, City University of New York, her AM from the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, and her BSW and BA from Syracuse University.
Beyond care coordination: Integrated health care settings for youth and their families
Chomanczuk, A. H., Mirabito, D. M. & Siegel, J. P., May 27 2018, In : Journal of Family Social Work. 21, 3, p. 200-213 14 p.
Beyond care coordination: Integrated health care settings for children and their families
Heckman, A., Mirabito, D. M. & Siegel, J. P., 2018, In : Journal of Family Social Work. 21, 3, p. 1-14
Health Issues Affecting Urban Children
Mirabito, D. M. & Lloyd, C.M., 2017, Children in the Urban Environment: Linking Social Policy and Clinical Practice. 3 ed. Phillips, N. K. & Straussner, S. L. A. (eds.).Springfield, Illinois: Charles C. Thomas Publishers, p. 169-189
Integrated Behavioral Health Care for children and adolescents
Mirabito, D. M., Heckman, A. & Siegel, J. P., 2017. Social Work and Integrated Health Care. Straussner, L. S. & Stanhope, V. (eds.).Oxford University Press
Social Work Theory and Practice for Crisis, Disaster, and Trauma
Mirabito, D. M., 2017, Social Work Treatment, Interlocking Theoretical Approaches. 6 ed. Turner, F. (ed.).New York, New York: Oxford University Press, p. 195-213
School-based Trauma-Informed Care for Traumatic Events: Clinical and Organizational Practice
Mirabito, D. M. & Callahan, J., 2016. School Social Work: Practice, Policy, and Research. 8 ed. Massat, C., Kelly, M. & Constable, R. (eds.).Chicago, Illinois: Lyceum Books, Inc.
Educating a New Generation of Social Workers: Challenges and Skills Needed for Contemporary Agency-Based Practice
Mirabito, D. M., Jun 2012, In : Clinical Social Work Journal. 40, 2, p. 245-254 10 p.
Revisiting unplanned termination: Clinicians' perceptions of termination from adolescent mental health treatment
Mirabito, D. M., 2006, In : Families in Society. 87, 2, p. 171-180 10 p.
Urban Healthcare: Implications for Social Work Practice and Policy
Mirabito, D. M. & Lloyd, C.M., 2006. Children in the Urban Environment: Linking Social Policy and Clinical Practice. 2 ed. Phillips, N. K. & Straussner, S. L. (eds.).Springfield, Illinois: Charles C. Thomas Publishers
Development and Utilization of a Practice-Based Adolescent Intake Questionnaire (Adquest): What Clinicians Need to Ask About
Peake, K., Epstein, I., Mirabito, D. M. & Surko, M., 2005, Clinical and Research Uses of an Adolescent Intake Questionnaire: What Kids Need to Talk About. Peake, K., Epstein, I. & Medeiros, D. (eds.).Binghamton, New York: The Haworth Social Work Practice Press, Inc., p. 55-82
Practicing what we teach: Using case studies from 9/11 to teach crisis intervention from a generalist perspective
Gelman, C. R. & Mirabito, D. M., 2005, In : Journal of Social Work Education. 41, 3, p. 479-494 16 p.
Creating and sustaining a practice-based research group in an urban adolescent mental health program
Peake, K., Mirabito, D., Epstein, I., Giannone, V. & Hoffman, R., 2004, In : Social Work in Mental Health. 3, 1-2, p. 39-54 16 p.
Development and utilization of a practice-based, adolescent intake questionnaire (Adquest): Surveying which risks, worries, and concerns urban youth want to talk about
Peake, K., Epstein, I., Mirabito, D. & Surko, M., 2004, In : Social Work in Mental Health. 3, 1-2, p. 55-82 28 p.
Generalist Social Work Practice in the Wake of Disaster: September 11 and Beyond
Mirabito, D. M. & Rosenthal, C., 2002. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning
Mining treatment termination data in an adolescent mental health service: A quantitative study
Mirabito, D. M., 2001, In : Social Work in Health Care. 33, 3-4, p. 71-90 20 p.
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Virtual Behavioral Health Conference Integrated Youth Behavioral Health (IYBH) Program: Conceptual Framework and Culturally Competent, Evidence-Based Skills for MSW Students, September 2017
NYU Silver School of Social Work, Shanghai Program, Seminar in Field Instruction (SIFI), May 2017
Southern China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China, Social Work with Adolescents in Schools, May 2017
4th International Conference on Practice Research, Hong Kong, School-based Practice-based Research with Students, Field Instructors, Faculty Advisors, May 2017
Council on Social Work Education, Atlanta, Georgia. Integrated Behavioral Health with Youth: Providing a Conceptual Framework, Knowledge, and Skills for Education and Practice School-Based Field Education Needs Assessment: Perspectives of Students, Field Instructors, and Faculty Liaisons, October 2016
Council on Social Work Education, Denver, Colorado (with L. Videka, J. Siegel, A. Heckman) Integrated Behavioral Health for Transition-Age Youth: Recommendations for Integrated Classroom and Field Curricula, October 2015
Sino-American Cross Cultural Training Program, New York University Silver School of Social Work, Clinical Practice with Adolescents, Training for Taiwanese social workers, June 2015
New York University, Silver School of Social Work, Student Common Day, Social Work Careers in School Settings, March 2015
New York University, Silver School of Social Work, Sarah Lawrence Campus, Lecture for Social Work Month, Adolescent Depression and Suicidality, March 2015
3rd International Conference on Practice Research, Silberman School SW, Hunter College, School-based Social Work Services: Lessons Learned from Students, Field Instructors, and Faculty Advisors (with Virge Luce), June 2014
Council on Social Work Education, Tampa, Florida School-based Field Learning Needs Assessment: Perspectives of Students, Field Instructors, and Faculty Liaisons (with Virge Luce), June 2014
International Social Work Conference on Children and Youth, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Education and Field Training of Social Work Interns in School-based Practice: Implications for Developing School Social Work Services in Cambodia, June 2013
International Conference on Social Work and Social Policy, Hanoi, Vietnam, School-based Social Work Services June 2012
East China Normal University/NYU Social Work/Social Development Conference, April 2012
Social Work in School Settings
New York Social Work Education Consortium, ACS Intern Program, March 2012 Crisis Intervention: Effective Treatment for Working with Families in Child Welfare
New York University Family Care Program, February 2012
Managing the Teen Years: Setting the Stage for a Successful Adolescence