Ellen E. Whipple

Ellen E. Whipple
  • Associate Professor


  • PhD, University of Washington
  • MSW, University of Michigan


  • Early intervention
  • Child abuse and neglect
  • Research methodologies
  • Program evaluation
  • Human-animal bond
  • Stress-related illnesses
  • Mind-body connection
  • Social work education


  • Farley, J. & Whipple, E.E. (2017). Expanding Infant Mental Health Treatment Services to At-Risk Preschoolers and Their Families Through the Integration of Relational Play Therapy, Infant Mental Health Journal, 38(5), 669-679.
  • Hall, R. & Whipple, E. (2017). The complexion connection: Ideal light skin as vehicle of adoption process discrimination vis-à-vis social work practitioners. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, ----, --- 1-9. DOI: 10.1080/10911359.2017.1321511
  • Hall, R.E., Alhassan, M., Whipple, E.E. & Lopez Sustaita, F. (2017). The significance skin color: Implications for Social Work practice with refugee/immigrant populations. Phylon, 54(1), 43-56.


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