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Pam Richmond Ph.D.


Pam Richmond Ph.D.
Contact Info
General Classroom Building (GCB) 310I
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  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Master of Social Work
  • Doctor of Philosophy


Dr. Richmond has experience working with youth in residential treatment, group home, psychiatric hospital and community-based settings. Further, she has several years of experience working with children and youth implementing restorative justice practices. Currently, Dr. Richmond coordinates a program where university students mentor at-risk-youth from the local community.

Research Interests

Professional boundaries, youth in out-of-home placements, restorative justice

Other Activities

  • Certified Mediator
  • Restorative Justice Facilitator
  • Editorial Review Board--Journal of Child and Youth Care Work
  • Organizer of the yearly Holocaust Day of Remembrance on Campus


Piazza, J., Richmond, P., Massey, M., Wiley, R., Peters, T. and Knight, L. (2020). A pirate turns 40: Creating movement within a shipwrecked system. Journal of Child and Youth Care Work. ACCEPTED.

Richmond, P.A. (Fall/Winter 2017). I don’t know if I can do this: Survival suggestions for new child welfare workers. NASW Specialty Practice Section (Child Welfare).

Richmond, P.A. and Piazza, J.A. (2016). Velvet sleeves: A letter of lessons learned in the Ivory Tower. Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping, 22 (2), 17-22.

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