James Madison University
PHOTO: Hyong Yeom

Hyong Yeom


Ph.D., MSW,
Associate Professor

  • Office: HHS 2143
  • Phone: 540-568-8087
  • Email: yeomhs@jmu.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    Social Work Department
    James Madison University - MSC 4303
    801 Carrier Drive
    Harrisonburg, VA 22807
    540-568-6980

Education


  • Ph.D. in Social Policy, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
  • M.A. in Women’s Studies and Social Policy, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
  • M.S.W. with a concentration in mental health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Experience


  • Research Assistant, Schneider Institute for Health Policy, Brandeis University:  Long-term cost-effectiveness study on substance abuse aftercare treatment, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
  • Research Consultant, Acre Family Day Care Corp./Associated Day Care Services/Department of Education, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Co-researcher, Heller School, Brandeis University:  Acre Family Day Care Program Research Project on low-income women providers in Lowell, MA
  • Research Assistant, Heller School, Brandeis University:  Pilot Study on Disability Services, funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH)
  • Research Assistant, Community Mental Health Services Consulting Project, funded by the National Institute on Mental Health (NIMH)
  • Case Manager & Program Instructor, Community Involvement Programs, Minneapolis, MN
  • Mental Health Intern Therapist, Ramsey Co. Mental Health Clinic, St. Paul, MN

Professional Interests and Affiliations


  • Member, Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, Inc. (BPD)
  • Member, Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • Member, Virginia Social Work Education Consortium (VSWEC)
  • Advisory Group Member, Blue Ridge Area Health Education Center
  • Her areas of interest in research are substance abuse, mental health, health, and international social work.   

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