• Professor, School of Social Work, and former Director both of the School of Social Work at UNCW and the School of Social Work at East Carolina University. He is author of six books and 31 journal articles, Dr. York's expertise includes research methods, grant writing, management, and planning.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2014-10-01 Practical research for the solution-focused practitioner: A follow-up to wheeler’s article on quick and dirty researcInternational Journal of Solution-Focused Practices.  2:32-39. 2014-10-01
    2008-04-01 Comparison of Three Mode of Instruction in a Graduate Social Work ProgramJournal of Social Work Education.  44:157-172. 2008-04-01
    2006-01-01 Social Work Practice and Education in the US and Canada2006-01-01
    2004-01-01 Comparison of Role Perceptions of White and African-American Foster ParentsChild Welfare.  83:49-68. 2004-01-01
    2001-01-01 Evaluation of a comprehensive state program for adolescent mothers: The Adolescent Parenting Program of North CarolinaJournal of Applied Social Sciences.  25:157-168. 2001-01-01
    1996-01-01 Adherence to situational leadership theory among social workersThe Clinical Supervisor.  14:5-24. 1996-01-01
    1994-01-01 The influence of optimal decision participation upon decision outcome in human service organizationsJourna of Social Service Research.  19:139-160. 1994-01-01
    1994-01-01 The interaction of parental alcoholism and alcoholism as a predictor of drinking related locus of controlAlcoholism Treatment Quarterly.  12:97-110. 1994-01-01
    1991-01-01 Situational decision making: An empirical examinationJournal of Applied Social Sciences.  15:207-219. 1991-01-01
    1991-01-01 Turnover in county public welfare agenciesJournal of Applied Social Sciences.  15:207-219. 1991-01-01
    1990-01-01 Baby Doe Regulations and Medical JudgmentSocial Science and Medicine.  30:657-664. 1990-01-01
    1990-01-01 Congruence between specialization in graduate school and post-graduate employment patterns for social workersJourna of Teaching in Social Work.  4:3-15. 1990-01-01
    1990-01-01 Leadership behavior and supervisory performance: The view from belowThe Clinical Supervisor.  8:93-107. 1990-01-01
    1990-01-01 Predictors of success in community placment of persons with mental retardationBritish Journal of Subnormality.  37:25-34. 1990-01-01
    1990-01-01 Social support and success of deinsitutionalizationJournal of Applied Social Sciences.  14. 1990-01-01
    1989-01-01 Are social workers sexually biased in their evaluations of supervisors?Administration in Social Work.  13:45-57. 1989-01-01
    1989-01-01 Rural and urban social work: Is there a difference?Social Casework.  70:25-34. 1989-01-01
    1988-01-01 Influence of feminism and professional status upon service options for the battered womanCommunity Mental Health Journal.  21:52-63. 1988-01-01
    1988-01-01 Sex-role stereotypes and the socialization of managersAdministration in social work.  12:46-61. 1988-01-01
    1988-01-01 Social workers' perceptions of the rual community--An empirical examinationHuman Services in the Rural Environment.  11:14-21. 1988-01-01
    1988-01-01 The power of positive mentors: Variables associated with women's interest in social work administrationJournan of Social Work Education.  24:242-250. 1988-01-01
    1988-01-01 Women and social work bureaucracyJournal of Applied Social Sciences.  12:46-61. 1988-01-01
    1987-01-01 A situational perspective on the approaching of supervisory decisionsThe Clinical Supervisor.  5:23-38. 1987-01-01
    1987-01-01 Sex-role stereotypes about social work administrationJournal of Sociology and Social Welfare.  14:87-108. 1987-01-01
    1987-01-01 Sexual discrimination in social work: Is it salary or advancement?Social Work.  32:336-340. 1987-01-01
    1986-01-01 Perceptions of bureaucracyAdministration in Social Work.  10:3-13. 1986-01-01
    1985-01-01 Applying the exception principle to the field instruction programThe Clinical Supervisor.  3:77-86. 1985-01-01
    1985-01-01 Barriers to female advancement in social work in social work administrationJournal of Social Services Research.  9:1-15. 1985-01-01
    1985-01-01 Planning for group child care services: The limited rationality approachChild Welfare.  64:55-66. 1985-01-01
    1985-01-01 Worker maturity and supervisory leadership behaviorAdministration in Social Work.  9:37-47. 1985-01-01
    1984-01-01 Achieving quality field instruction in part-time graduate social work programsThe Clinical Supervisor.  2:45-54. 1984-01-01
    1977-01-01 Can change be effectively managed?Administration in Social Work.  1:187-198. 1977-01-01


    Year Title Altmetric
    2019-01-01 Social Work Research Methods: Learning by Doing.  Sage Publications. 2019-01-01
    2018-10-01 Statistics for Human Service Evaluation.  Sage Publications. 2018-10-01
    2009-01-01 Evaluating Human Services.  Pearson Education. 2009-01-01
    1997-04-01 Conducting Social Work Research.  Allyn & Bacon. 1997-04-01
    1996-04-01 Building Basic Competencies in Social Work Research.  Allyn & Bacon. 1996-04-01
    1982-03-01 Human Service Planning--Concepts, Tools, and Methods.  University of North Carolina Press. 1982-03-01

    Research Overview

  • Human service evaluation Leadership Decision making Gender and management Evidence-based practice Social Work education
  • Principal Investigator On

  • Child Welfare Education Collaborative 2008-07-01 - 2009-06-01
  • Co-principal Investigator On

    Teaching Overview

  • Research methods Management of human services Social policy
  • Full Name

  • Reginald O York