Fort Valley State University  

Hughley, Ronald

Behavioral Sciences
129 Bond

Respected as a highly skilled clinical social worker with a strong history of working with individuals, families, groups, and communities.
•Endowed with the ability to quickly establish rapport and assist.
•Proven to be very resourceful in building training programs and training other professionals.
•Licensed Clinical Social Worker (#2326).
•Mr. Hughley is the Executive Director at Quality Directions, Inc.. He incorporated the idea of quality service to the community and clients. He is an activist and advocate against domestic and community violence. Mr. Hughley served as the vice chair for the Central Georgia Council on Family Violence for two years. He also served as the chair for that organization for two subsequent years. During his tenure, substantial funding and contributions were made to victim assistance programs. Mr. Hughley wrote the grant bringing Family Connections to Peach County. He served as the chair for four years. The Peach County benchmarks targeted domestic and community violence as an annual goal to measure systemic change in several neighborhoods. Mr. Hughley is an assistant professor of social work at Fort Valley State University. He wrote and successfully implemented the course, Social Work Intervention in Violent and Abusive Relationships. Mr. Hughley chaired the 2002, 2004, and 2006 FVSU Conferences on Youth Violence. This was a biannual effort to teach the children of Georgia alternatives to violent behaviors. The events were attended by 750 children representing eighteen school districts. The anti-violence effort has moved to a new plateau and Mr. Hughley is the current chair of the FVSU Committee on Youth Violence. He is the consultant to Risk Reduction Services. This is a subunit of the Georgia Department of Corrections with the responsibility of managing the Sex Offender Psycho-educational Program at eight Georgia prisons. Mr. Hughley is the founder of Quality Directions, Inc. This private practice specializes in therapeutic services to sexual predators, violent offenders, and victims.

Faculty Bio

•G. W. Carver High School of Columbus, Georgia (1972)
•B.A.A.S., Texas State University (1981)
•M.S.W., Our Lady of the Lake University (1988)
•A.A.S., Community College of the Air Force (1991)

Research Interests: 

Domestic and Community Violence

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