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Kenneth
Stoltzfus, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

From: United States

At LCC Since: 2012

Key Areas

  • • Substance Abuse, Faith-based Approaches to Social Work, The Social Work Response to the German Refugee Crisis

Bio

Dr. Ken Stoltzfus currently serves as Academic Dean at Friends University in Wichita, Kansas, USA.  He was a full-time faculty member, and Chair of the Social Sciences Department, at LCC International University from August 2012 until December 2013.  Since 2014, Dr. Stoltzfus has served as an adjunct faculty member at LCC.  Dr. Stoltzfus holds a Ph.D in Social Welfare from the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University, as well as a Master of Social Work degree from Temple University and a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education degree from Lock Haven University.  Dr. Stoltzfus was a 2010 Fulbright Fellow in Saratov, Russian Federation, where he lectured and conducted research on faith-based substance abuse rehabilitation and the motivation of Russian students for pursuing a degree in social work.

Publications

A different atmosphere of love: A qualitative study of the experiences of participants in faith-based substance user rehabilitation programs in the Russian Federation. Substance Use and Misuse, 48, 421-428.

LCC author(s): Kenneth Stoltzfus, Ph.D. David Cecil, Ph.D.

Substance Use and Misuse, 2013.

Alcohol use, daily hassles, and religious coping among students at a religiously-affiliated college. Substance Use and Misuse

LCC author(s): Kenneth Stoltzfus, Ph.D.

Other author(s): Farkas, K. J.

Substance Use and Misuse, 47, 2012.

An elephant in the sanctuary: Denial and resistance in addicted Christians and their churches. Social Work and Christianity, 33, 141-163.

LCC author(s): Kenneth Stoltzfus, Ph.D.

Social Work and Christianity, 2006.

An interprofessional review of cultural competency education: Approaches to strengthen healthcare management education in preparing culturally competent healthcare managers. Journal of Health Administration Education, 34(2), 319-343.

LCC author(s): Kenneth Stoltzfus, Ph.D.

Other author(s): Moore, T.L., Casiday, R., Cortes, C.G., Davey, K., Terry, P.H., & Robertson, A.S.

Journal of Health Administration Education, 2017.

Comparing dimensions of faith and academic life integration at public and Christian universities. Social Work and Christianity, 34, 231-243.

LCC author(s): David Cecil, Ph.D. Kenneth Stoltzfus, Ph.D.

Social Work and Christianity, 2007.

Penal substitution, Christus Victor, and the implications of atonement theology for the integration of Christian faith and social work practice. Social Work and Christianity, 39, 310-326.

LCC author(s): Kenneth Stoltzfus, Ph.D.

Social Work and Christianity, 2012.

Relational social work practice with evangelical Christian clients. In J. Rosenberger (Ed.). Clinical social work practice with diverse populations: A relational approach. NY: Springer, Essentials in Social Work Series.

LCC author(s): David Cecil, Ph.D. Kenneth Stoltzfus, Ph.D.

NY: Springer, Essentials in Social Work Series, 2013.

Spiritual interventions in the prevention and treatment of substance abuse: A review of the literature. Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Social Work, 26(4), 49-69.

LCC author(s): Kenneth Stoltzfus, Ph.D.

Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Social Work, 2007.

The experiences of German social workers during the refugee crisis

LCC author(s): Kenneth Stoltzfus, Ph.D. David Cecil, Ph.D.

Other author(s): Hagues, R.

Journal of Social Work, 2019.

The motivation of Russian Federation social work students for pursuing a social work degree. International Social Work, 60, 847-860.

LCC author(s): Kenneth Stoltzfus, Ph.D.

International Social Work, 2017.

The role of faith and faith-based organizations in the German response to the refugee crisis. Social Work and Christianity, 45(3), 93- 112

LCC author(s): David Cecil, Ph.D. Kenneth Stoltzfus, Ph.D.

Other author(s): Hagues, R. J.

Social Work and Christianity, 2018.