Mark Gianino

Mark GianinoClinical Associate Professor
Clinical Practice
Phone: 617-353-7098
mgianino@bu.edu

Education

BA, Wesleyan University
MSW, Boston University
PhD, Simmons College

Courses Taught

CP 759    Introduction to Clinical Social Work Practice
CP 770 Clinical Practice with Individuals
CP 771   Clinical Practice with Groups
CP 787   Clinical Practice with Couples
CP 799   Brief and Time Effective Treatment
CP 806   Clinical Practice with LGBT Individuals, Couples and Families
HB 723   Adult Psychopathology
SP 741    Social Work Ethics

Scholarly and Practice Interests

Treatment of trauma and mood disorders; emphasis on practice with gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered populations; treatment approaches include cognitive, solution-focused, narrative and systemic methods with individuals, couples, families, and groups; research with gay and lesbian headed families; transracial adoption; group treatment

Selected Publications

Gianino, M. “Families with Gay, Lesbian, or Bisexual Parents.” In Oxford Bibliographies in Social Work. Ed. Edward J. Mullen. New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.

Ruth, B.J.,Gianino, M. , Muroff, J., Mclaughlin, D. & Feldman, B. (2012). You can’t recover from suicide: Perspectives on suicide education in MSW programs. Journal of Social Work Education, 3, 501-516.

Gianino, M. & Novelle, M. (2012). Considerations for assessment and intervention with lesbian and gay adoptive parents and their children, in Bigner, J. J., & Wetchler, J. (Eds.). Handbook of affirmative LGBT couple and family therapy. Philadelphia: Routledge.

Goldberg, A. E., & Gianino, M. (2012). Lesbian and gay adoptive parent families: Assessment, clinical issues, and intervention. Invited chapter in D. Brodzinsky, A. Pertman, & D. Kunz (Eds.), Gay and lesbian adoption: A new American reality. Blackwell Publishing.

Gianino, M. Goldberg, A. E., & Lewis, T.O. (2009). Family outings: Disclosure practices among adopted youth with gay and lesbian parents. Adoption Quarterly, 12, 1-24.

Gianino, M., & Glick, A. (2008). Wearing two hats: Clinical and ethical implications of combining individual and group treatment. Social Work with Groups (31), 273-287

Gianino, M. (2008). Review: My father before me: How fathers and sons influence each other throughout their lives, by Michael J. Diamond, New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2007, 239 pp., $24.95 (hardcover). Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal (25), 241-244.

Gianino, M. (2008). Adaptation and transformation: The transition to adoptive parenthood for gay male couples. Journal of GLBT Family Studies 4(2), 205-243.

Trust, C., & Gianino, M. (2006, March 11). Bad-faith pitch for bigotry: Editorial/As you were saying…. The Boston Herald.

Selected Presentations

Gianino, M.  Recognizing, Affirming, and Engaging LGBT Individuals and Families. Grand Rounds, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Department of Social Work; Boston, MA (June, 2013)

Gianino, M, Ruth, B.J. & Freedman, R. The Changing Nature of Gatekeeping in Social Work Education: Context and Considerations. Think-tank.  Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting. Washington, DC. (November, 2012).

McLaughlin, D. Gianino, M. & Lopez, L.M. In the Here and Now: Teaching and Learning Experiential Group Work Methods. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting. Washington, DC. (November, 2012).

Gianino, M. To Tell or Not to Tell: Self-disclosure in Clinical Practice. Co-designed and delivered day long workshop. (Co-instructor, Meg Stafford, LICSW) BUSSW. Charles River Campus (October 2012).

Gianino, M. To Tell or Not to Tell: Self-disclosure in Clinical Practice. Professional Training Series. Brookline Health Center. Brookline MA (October 2012)

Gianino, M.  Social Work Practice with Families Headed by Gay Men and Lesbians. Wheelock College. (March 2012).

Gianino, M. & Glick, A. Wearing Two Hats: When the Individual and Group Worker are the Same”. National Association of Social Workers ( NASW) Symposium. Framingham, MA. (March 2012).

Gianino, M. & Furlong, J.  Secrets in Couples and Family Therapy: Clinical and Ethical Dilemmas. National Association of Social Workers ( NASW) Symposium. Framingham, MA. (March 2012).

Gianino, M.  Suicide Assessment and intervention. Grand Rounds, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Department of Social Work; Boston, MA (February, 2012)

Gianino, M. Clinical and Ethical Dilemmas in Treating Secrets in Couples. Presented at the National Association of Social Workers ( NASW) Symposium. Framingham, MA. (April, 2010).

Gianino, M. People with LGBT Parents: Best Practices for Clinicians.. Presented at the National Association of Social Workers ( NASW) Symposium. Framingham, MA. (April, 2010).

Gianino, M., & McLaughlin, D..& Ruth, B.  Integrating suicide prevention education in social work education: Faculty perspectives. Presented at the Council on Social Work Education, APM. San Antonio, TX. (November 2009).

Ruth, B., & Gianino, M., & McLaughlin, D. Suicide prevention education in social work education: Presentations from the Boston University Suicide Education Enhancement Project (SEEP). Presented at American Public Health Association. Annual Program Meeting:  Session 5135.0. Philadelphia, PA (November, 2009).

Sheehan, D., Gianino, M., & Bratiotis, C. Learning and Teaching in the MSW Cohort Model: Group Processes and Practices. Presented at the Council on Social Work Education, APM. San Antonio, TX. (November 2009).

Gianino, M., & McLaughlin, D. Program assessment in teaching the group work method: How are we doing?. Presented at the Council on Social Work Education, APM. Philadelphia, PA . (October 2008).

Gianino, M. (2008, April). Coming out of a heterosexual marriage. Panel presentation at the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Symposium 2008. Marlborough, MA.

Gianino, M. (2008, April). Negotiating fatherhood: The evolution of gender, family and parenting roles in gay male couples. Paper presented at the First Annual Conference on Social Work with and for Men. Tuscaloosa, AL.

Gianino, M. (2007, March). What is it about? Evidence-based group work practice. Presentation at Massachusetts chapter of the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups (AASWG). Boston, MA.

Gianino, M. (2007, January). Transition to adoptive parenthood for gay male couples. Paper presentation (Gay fathers: Expanding the possibilities for all of us). American Psychological Association Multicultural Conference and Summit. Seattle, WA.

Consulting and Professional Activities

National Association of Social Workers, Massachusetts Chapter, Board of Directors 2012-present.

National Association of Social Workers: Co-chair, Committee of GLBT Concerns, 1983-1985; Co-Chair, Ethics Education Committee, 1995-1997; Nominating Committee, 2002-2004; Member, Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups, current.

Member, Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

Licensure and Certifications

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Commonwealth of Massachusetts, #106189