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Peter Dimock

Educational Technology Coordinator, Teaching Specialist, Continuing Education Director
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:
Monday: 9 am - 12 pm
Tuesday: Not available in office
Wednesday: Not available in office
Thursday: 9 am - 12 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm

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; substance abuse, and mental illness.


He currently wears several hats in the School of Social Work. As the director of Continuing Education, he develops and coordinates the CEU's on a Stick continuing education workshops that are offered each year during the Minnesota State Fair. As Educational Technology coordinator, he assists faculty with the development and delivery of online courses.

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
  • Development of professional workshop and seminars

Development of a reliable and valid instrument to measure competence in using Motivational Interviewing. Development of a training curriculum for professional treating co-occurring disorders.

Selected Publications

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

  2. 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.