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Dimock

Peter Dimock

Co-PI, Minnesota Center for Chemical & Mental Health; Educational Technology Coordinator; Teaching Specialist
M.S.W., University of Minnesota
B.A., University of Minnesota

School of Social Work
173 Peters Hall
1404 Gortner Ave.
Tel: 612/624-3227

Office hours:
By appointment

Peter Dimock is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who has over 30 years of clinical mental health experience. His clinical expertise includes working with adult men who were sexually victimized as children; family and couples therapy; Motivational Interviewing, substance abuse, mental illness, and co-occurring disorders.

In his various roles, he is responsible for assisting faculty with the development and implementation of educational technology teaching and learning methods. He uses a variety of educational technology methods in his own courses and teaches a blended learning style in his course Substance Abuse & Social Work, in which half of the semester's classes meet totally online. He also teaches the first year M.S.W. Foundation Course Social Work Methods with Individuals. As Co-PI in the Center for Chemical and Mental Health, he works on several research projects to evaluate the integration of substance abuse and mental health treatment using the evidence based models of Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT), Illness, Management and Recovery (IMR), and Assertive Community Treatment (ACT).

Research Interests

  • Use of technology to improve student learning outcomes
  • Motivational Interviewing as an intervention model in Social Work
  • Treatment of co-occurring substance and mental disorders
  • Training and evaluation of interventions methods that integrate the treatment of substance use and mental disorders.

Selected Publications

  1.  Colleen M. Fisher, Jennifer Simmelink McCleary , Peter Dimock  & Julie Rohovit (2014). Provider Preparedness for Treatment of Co-occurring Disorders: Comparison of Social Workers and Alcohol and Drug Counselors. Social Work Education: The International Journal. Vol. 33, No. 5, 626–641

  2.  Dimock, P. T. (1988). Adult males sexually abused as children: characteristics and implications for treatment. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 3(2), 203-221.

  3.  Bear, E., Dimock, P. T. (1988). Adults molested as children: a survivor's manual for women & men. Safer Society Pr; 1 edition (April 1988). National Criminal Justice Reference Service abstract.

  4. Dimock, P. T. (1988). Adult males sexually abused as children: characteristics and implications for treatment. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 3(2), 203-221.

  5. Bear, E., Dimock, P. T. (1988). Adults molested as children: a survivor's manual for women & men. Safer Society Pr; 1 edition (April 1988). National Criminal Justice Reference Service abstract.