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Richard Newmyer

Senior Lecturer

Professor Newmyer specializes in nonprofit administration, policy practice, community development, group facilitation, and transition-age youth.

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Richard Newmyer
Email:  newmyer@usc.edu
Phone:  +1 213.740.2711
Rank:  Teaching Faculty

Richard Newmyer

Senior Lecturer

Professor Newmyer specializes in nonprofit administration, policy practice, community development, group facilitation, and transition-age youth.

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Biography

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Rick Newmyer joined the faculty in 2011. He is a senior lecturer in the Master of Social Work (MSW) and Doctorate of Social Work (DSW) programs. Prior to joining USC, Newmyer spent two decades developing and administering programs for children, youth and families. His experience includes nonprofit administration, community organizing, governmental relations, policy advocacy, group facilitation, communications and fundraising.
Professor Newmyer has been recognized by the National Association of Social Workers Region E, County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency and Western States Youth Services Network for his social activism and work with transition-age youth. In 2013, NASW Region E named him Educator of the Year. He is co-author (with Ruth Supranovich) of Bringing Micro to the Macro: Adapting Clinical Interventions for Supervision and Management, published by Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group in 2020.

Education

San Diego State University

MSW 1996

Loma Linda University

BS 1987

Area of Expertise

  • Strategic Planning
  • Facilitation
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Administration
  • Transition Age Youth
  • Homelessness
  • Social Development / Policy
  • Social Advocacy
  • Governmental Relations
  • Community Organizing
  • Fundraising
  • Social Work

Industry Experience

  • Public Policy
  • Education/Learning
  • Training and Development

Research Interest

Homelessness Social Development/Policy

Affiliations

  • Network for Social Work Management

Accomplishments

Educator of the Year

National Association of Social Workers Region E, 2013

Articles & Publications

Bringing Micro to the Macro: Adapting Clinical Interventions for Supervision and Management

Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2020