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Howard Z. Lorber, C.S.W. - R


 211 West 56th Street, 16H

New York, New York 10019

(917) 710-7578


Clinical and Supervisory Experience


1983-     Private practice in psychotherapy treating individuals, couples and   groups.

Present   I have general practice with specialties in panic and stress disorders, substance

  abuse, mood & affective disorders, physical and sexual abuse, and victimization.

   Short & long term treatment offered.


1989-            Program Therapist, Mapleton Supervised Visitation Program, Mapleton Mid-

 1990    wood Community Mental Health Board, Inc, Brooklyn, New York.


1984-    Counselor in Family Conflict Program (FCP), Queens Family Court Probation

1988          Department: group, individual, couple and family counseling. Treatment for men,

women, adolescents and children in situations of  family violence, sexual abuse,

and other family conflict. Supervisor of volunteers, students and staff.


1981-            Counselor, Volunteer Counseling Service, New City, New York.  Individual

1983     and group counseling. Treatment for men, women and adolescents.


Program Development and Grant Writing Experience


1989-    Mapleton Supervised Visitation Program. (listed above) I developed all aspects

1989          of the therapeutic supervised visitation program inclusive of proposal writing,

establishing and developing liaison with Family Court,  designing of all program forms,

training and supervising staff, clinical  services, and writing reports to Court and Mapleton

Board of Directors.   This program facilitated the re-establishment of more positive

relationships between non-custodial parents and children, where possible or  facilitated

their disengagement where this was not possible; it also  mediated and attempted to

resolve conflict between custodial and non- custodial parents, providing safer

atmosphere for children in these relationships.


1988          Project coordinator, Senior Citizen Outreach Project Emanu-El  Midtown YM/YWHA, New

1989          York, New York. Duties included program development,  clinical services, planning, organization and presentation of workshops,  information and referral, writing press releases and reports.  The project  assessed needs, developed outreach and provided services for senior citizens in Stuyvesant Town/Peter Cooper Village, especially for those who are  hard to reach and are underserved by social service agencies.


1985-            Collaborated on program expansion for FCP. Assisted  in development and writing of

1988            grant proposal awarded by New York State Department of Juvenile Justice for expansion

of services to adolescents.   Collaborated on development and presentation of staff

training seminars.  Assisted in development and writing of grant proposal for further

program  expansion submitted to the New York State Children and Family Trust.


Other Work Experience


1968-1975            Instructor and researcher in the social sciences. Northwestern University,

                                Roosevelt University, Loyola University, New School for Social Research





Certificate in Social Work Field Supervision.  Adelphi University,            New York, New York.


Certificate in Psychoanalysis and Comprehensive Psychotherapy, National Institute for

            the  Psychotherapies. 1987

New York State Certification in Social Work. 1986

Masters in Social Work, Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University, New York,

                        New York. 1986

Doctoral Candidacy, Department of Anthropology, New School for Social Research, New

                         York, New York. Candidacy achieved, 1977

Master of Arts in Anthropology, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. 1969

Bachelor of Arts, concentration in economics, University College, University of Chicago,

                        Chicago, Illinois. 1968





1993     Child Abuse: the Warning Signs.  An article. Big Apple Parents'  Paper.               January, 1993


1992     The Pit Bull and the Humming Bird.  A preliminary study of dreams of

            abusive men.  NIPPA Newsletter, January, 1992


1990     My &%##%& Brother, My &%##%& Sister.  A workshop presented at     

            92nd Street 'Y' on sibling relationships.  April, 1990


            Co-Editor, National Institute for the Psychotherapies Professional Association Newsletter,

20th Anniversary Edition, April, 1990 (With  Bonnie Beck and  Audrey Ashendorf)


1989            Domestic Violence. A workshop presented for Human Services,

                         Workshops,            New  York City,  2/17/89


1987-    Editor, Batterers Program News,  a newsletter for practitioners

1989     and domestic violence  programs.


1987          "Sweeney's Lament: The Intrapsychic and Interpersonal Position of the Abusive Male."  Presented in partial fulfillment for certification in  psychoanalysis and comprehensive psychotherapy, National Institute for the  Psychotherapies.


Presentation of a paper, "The Abusive Male,"  at the Emanu-El  Mid-Town YM/WHA as

part of a panel of presenters on  Family Violence. 23  March


1986     Review of Abusive Patients in Jewish Social Work Forum, Vol.22


1983          "Experiencing the Arts", a book review. Film Library Quarterly, January, with Margo



1981     "Bottle Babies", a film review. Jump Cut Number 27. with Margo Cornelius.