Carol Coohey, M.S.W., Ph.D.


Carol Coohey CV

Professor Coohey has over 25 years of experience directing and evaluating community-based programs, validating assessment tools, and researching the relationship between childhood adversity and academic and behavioral health outcomes among children and adults.  Her most recent research has focused on suicide prevention.

Virtual Office Hours
For Iowa City students: Thursdays, 2:30 - 4:30 pm
For Quad Cities students: Thursdays, 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Research Interests

Trauma; mental health; field education

Teaching Areas

Trauma theory and practice; thesis writing; field education

Work Experience

Individual, group, and community practice with children and families

Research areas
  • Child Welfare
  • Family Violence
  • Health, Mental Health, and Disability
Carol Coohey
Ph.D., Social Welfare, University of Chicago, 1993, M.S.W., Social Work, University of Michigan,1985

321A-1 North Hall (NH)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States