Faculty profile

Randall Stetson

Visiting Assistant Professor


Contact

461 Mahar
315.312.3465
315.312.5444
randall.stetson@oswego.edu
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In addition to being an educator, Dr. Stetson is a native Central New Yorker and a bilingual clinical social worker with over 20 years of experience. Throughout his social work career, Dr. Stetson has held both direct practice and administrative positions in mental health and child welfare organizations. For the past 12 years, he has worked primarily with inner city immigrant clients in a private practice setting. Dr. Stetson is also an active member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) serving on the New York State chapter's Central Division Steering Committee and the Political Action for Candidate Election (PACE) Committee.

Research

Dr. Stetson's research interests are in the area of social determinants of mental health, particularly neighborhood level influences. He is interested in understanding how coping and problem solving activities found within the more disadvantaged higher crime neighborhoods influence development and put residents at higher risk for negative mental and physical health outcomes.

Conferences

  • Ramos, B., Lee, Y., Stetson, R. (January 2018) The Impact of Perceived Discrimination on Depression Among Latina Women: The Mediating Effect of Coping Self-Efficacy and Self-Esteem.Presented at the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) 22nd Annual Conference - Achieving Equal Opportunity, Equity, and Justice. Washington, D.C.
  • Stetson, R (October 2016) Understanding Mistrust in a Clinical Sample of Puerto Rican Women Living in a High-Crime, Low-Income Neighborhood. Presented at the New York State Sociological Association (NYSSA) 64nd Annual Meeting, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY.
  • Stetson, R (January 2016) Exploring the Association Between Perceived Safety of Household Children in the Neighborhood with Levels of Depressive Symptomology Among Spanish Speaking Latina Adults Living in a High Crime, Low Income, Neighborhood. A poster presented at the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) 20th Annual Conference Anniversary Grand Challenges for Social Work: Setting a Research Agenda for the Future. Washington D.C.
  • Stetson, R (Oct 2015) Sociology in the field: the value of a sociological imagination in psychiatric social work. Presented at the New York State Sociological Association (NYSSA) 63nd Annual Meeting, SUNY Oswego.
  • Stetson, R. (August 2011). Stress, coping and identifying the need for Mental Health Services. Sponsored by: The Onondaga County Migrant Coalition & The Onondaga County Health Department Migrant Health Program. Invited speaker. Emmis Farm, Baldwinsville NY
  • Ramos, B. & Stetson, R. (March 2011). Meeting the Psychosocial Needs of Latino Immigrants. 2011 Power of Social Work Conference. Sponsored by NASW NYS Chapter. Albany Marriot Hotel, Albany, NY
  • Stetson, R. (Oct 2010). Mental health issues in migrant and immigrant populations. Sponsored by: The Onondaga County Migrant Coalition & The Onondaga County Health Department Migrant Health Program. Invited speaker. Civic Center, Syracuse, NY

Education

Ph.D., Social Welfare, SUNY Albany
MSW, Child Welfare Concentration, Syracuse University
BA, Sociology, SUNY Oswego