Maria Cuddy-Casey, Ph.D., Joins Undergraduate Psychology Department
Immaculata University announces that West Chester resident Maria Cuddy-Case has joined the faculty of Immaculata University as assistant professor in the undergraduate psychology department.
Previously, Dr. Cuddy-Casey worked as an adjunct faculty in the graduate and undergraduate departments at Immaculata for ten years. More recently, she has also taught classes at West Chester University and University of Phoenix. While at Immaculata, Dr. Cuddy-Casey developed and revised modules and online curriculum for the College of LifeLong Learning and the College of Graduate Studies and served on many doctoral dissertation committees. In addition to her educational experience she is licensed in the state of Pennsylvania as a Psychologist and serves children and families in clinical practice.
Dr. Cuddy-Casey joins Immaculata full-time after working for ten years at the Devereux Foundation. She was the director of the Family Based Treatment Programs seven of those years at Devereux. While in this position, she led innovative approaches to serving children with mental retardation. While at Devereux, she also conducted and presented on numerous research studies, some of which were co-authored by Immaculata students.
Dr. Cuddy-Casey´s graduate training was at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Her undergraduate training was at Philadelphia´s Temple University. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, The Teaching Family Association, and the Foster Family-Based Treatment Association.
Originally from Northeast Philadelphia, Dr. Cuddy-Casey enjoys spending time with her children. She is active recreationally in activities including fitness, theater, and local excursions. As an avid community supporter, she started "Helping Hands" resource to assist individuals in need with clothing, furniture, and food.
Immaculata University, a Catholic, coeducational institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.
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