Ronald Hughley

  • College: College of Arts and Sciences
  • Department: Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Associated Majors and Graduate Programs: Social Work
  • hughleyr@fvsu.edu
  • 478-825-6635
  • Office Location: Bond 129

RONALD HUGLEY, L.C.S.W.

CURRICULUM VITAE

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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).

EDUCATION

1981: B.A.A.S. degree, Texas State University
1988: M.S.W. degree, Our Lady of the Lake University of San Antonio
1992: A.S. degree, Community College of the Air Force

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1977 – 1993: Instructor for professional military education and field operations for the United States Air Force
1993 – Present: Assistant professor of social work at Fort Valley State University

COURSE LIST

  • SOWK 2001 Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare
  • SOWK 2401 Understanding Human Behavior in the Social Environment
  • SOWK 3007 Community Organizing
  • SOWK 3011 Social Work Methods I
  • SOWK 3012 Social Work Methods II
  • SOWK 3400 Practicum I
  • SOWK 4030 Social Work Gerontology
  • SOWK 4040 Social Work with Developmentally Delayed Persons
  • SOWK 4050 Social Work Administration
  • SOWK 4070 Social Work Intervention in Violence and Abusive Relationships
  • SOWK 4110 Social Work Policy
  • SOWK 4399 Field Observations
  • SOWK 4400 Practicum II

EMPLOYMENT

1993 – Present
Assistant Professor, Fort Valley State University

  • Teach four major courses during the spring and fall semesters.
  • Advise social work students on graduate school and job selections.
  • Field supervisor for M.S.W. candidates
  • Serve or served on various committees at the University (e.g., Honors Convocation, Founders’ Day, Homecoming, Budget Review, Ad Hoc Search Committees, FVSU/CSWE Committee, Faculty Senate, and Judiciary)

2011 – Present
Therapist/Proprietor, The Noble Path – Behavioral Treatment Services

  • Contract consultant for the Georgia Center for Youth (residential hospital for sixty developmentally delayed children)
  • Consultant for the Georgia Department of Corrections
  • Contract consultant for Morningstar Treatment Services
  • Contract consultant for the Center for Creative Growth and Development
  • Outpatient service provider to adult and adolescent sexual offenders
  • Outpatient service provider to adult and adolescent violent offenders
  • Certified Family Violence Intervention Program group facilitator
  • Consultant to victim shelter managers
  • Field supervisor for LCSW candidates
  • Field supervisor for LPC candidates

1996 – 2010
Executive Director, Quality Directions, Inc.

  • The founder and Executive Director, responsible for the overall
    management and operations of Quality Directions, Inc. This included fundraising, strategic planning, and administrative management of the organization.
  • Contract consultant for the Georgia Center for Youth (residential hospital for sixty developmentally delayed children)
  • Contract consultant for the Georgia Department of Corrections
  • Outpatient service provider to adult and adolescent sexual offenders
  • Outpatient service provider to adult and adolescent violent offenders
  • Certified Family Violence Intervention Program group facilitator
  • Consultant to victim shelter managers
  • Field supervisor for LCSW candidates
  • Field supervisor for LPC candidates

1993 – 1996
Therapist, Phoenix Center for Behavioral Treatment (Crawford, Houston and Peach Counties)

  • Established Relapse Prevention Program for adolescent substance
    abusers.
  • Conducted individual and group therapy sessions for adolescent substance abusers.
  • Conducted Parenting Effectiveness Training (Crawford County)

1972 -1993
First Sergeant/Superintendent, United States Air Force (Retired)

  • Responsible for the health, welfare, and well-being of unit members
  • Unit Resource Advisor to the commander.
  • Unit Training NCO
  • Student Training Advisor
  • Unit Career Advisor
  • Master Military Training Instructor (Basic Military Training)
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Representative (RAF Chicksands, England)

HONORS

• NCO of the Quarter, 3rd Quarter, 1976, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska
• NCO of the Quarter 2nd Quarter, 1981, Lackland AFB, Texas
• Student Training Advisor for the Year, 1983, Lackland AFB, Texas
• Community Service Award for Chairing the 1990 Black History Month Activities at Robins AFB, Georgia
• Senior NCO of the Quarter, 2nd Quarter, 1991, RAF Chicksands, England
• Community Service Award for the 2002 FVSU Conference on Youth Violence
• Community Service Award for the 2004 FVSU Conference on Youth Violence
• Community Service Award for the 2006 FVSU Conference on Youth Violence

PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY POSITIONS

2004 – 2005: Ex-Officio Chairman, Peach County Family Connections IAC
2000 – 2004: Chairman/President, Peach County Family Connections IAC
1999 – Present: Board Member, Georgia Sexual Offender Registration Review Board
2002 – Present: Consultant, Community Partnerships Protecting Children
1997 – 2000: President, Central Georgia Council on Family Violence
1996 – 2000: President, Peach County Interagency Council
1997 – 2001: Board Member, Houston County Court Appointed Special Advocate
1993 – 1996: Vice President, Peach County Interagency Council

FVSU COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

  • Member of the Fort Valley State University Honors Convocation Committee
  • Member of the Fort Valley State University Founders’ Day Committee
  • Member of the Fort Valley State University Homecoming Committee
  • Former Fort Valley State University Faculty Senator
  • Former Member of the Fort Valley State University Judiciary Committee
  • Former Member of Fort Valley State University Budget Review Committee
  • Former Member of the Fort Valley State University Drug Prevention Task Force

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

1987 – Present: Air Force Association (Life Member)
1988 – Present: National Association of Social Workers
1996 – Present: Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers
2001 – Present: Georgia Association of Treatment of Sexual Abusers
2005 – Present: Professional Leaders of Macon

GRANTS

  • 1995: Fort Valley State College was awarded a grant for $5,500.00 to establish a peer counseling/mediation program for violence prevention/intervention.
  • 1999: Fort Valley State University was awarded a grant for $11,650.00 peer education program on HIV/Aids.
  • 2000: Peach County Interagency Council was awarded a five-year grant for the total amount of $325,000.00 to establish a Family Connections program.

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

  • 1995 – Presentation to the Department of Family and Children Services on youth sex offenders.
  • 1995 – Presentation to the Robins Air Force Base on the “Domestic Violence Cycle.”
  • 1996 – Chaired the Fort Valley State University “Stop the Violence” campaign – a three-day event of various campus presentations and activities.
  • 1997 – Chaired the Fort Valley State University “Stop the Violence” campaign – a three-day event of various campus presentations and activities.
  • 1997 – Wrote and presented the play “The Cycle of Violence: The Drama Continues.” The play was subsequently presented by Fort Valley State University students to Macon County High School, Macon County Middle School, Southwest High School, Ballard-Hudson Middle School, and Westside High School.
  • 1998 – Chaired the Fort Valley State University “Stop the Violence” campaign – a three day event of various campus presentations and activities.
  • 2002 – Fort Valley State University Conference on Youth Violence “Conflict Resolution.” Presented healthy alternatives in response to aggressive behaviors.
  • 2002 – Fort Valley State University Conference on Youth Violence “Sexual Offender Registration Review Board.” Presented case reviews to attorneys, caseworkers, clinicians, medical personnel, and law enforcement personnel.
  • 2004 – Fort Valley State University Conference on Youth Violence “Conflict Resolution.” Presented healthy alternatives in response to aggressive behaviors.
  • 2005 – GASPP/Upward Bound Fall Conference “School Retention Crisis.” Presented current data and recommendations on minority students’ retention levels at grade schools, high schools, and colleges.
  • 2005 – Mentoring Network, Inc. “Assessment and Treatment of Juvenile Sex Offenders.” Presented information about the etiology, assessment, and treatment of children who are sexually aggressive.
  • 2006 – Chaired FVSU Conference on Youth Violence – Spearheaded the third conference on youth awareness and violence. Presentations for two day event at the Pettigrew Center covered the following topics: “Dating Violence,” “Playing the Game: Keeping Yourself on the Field,” “Love, Lust, and Lies,” “Mature Thinking: Choices and Conflict Resolution,” “Peer Relationships and Bullying,” “Controlling Your Destiny,” “Suicide Prevention,” “Family Functions and Dysfunctions,” and “The Biology and Psychology of Anger and Violence”. The event was attended by students from twelve local high schools, alternatives schools, and special education programs (e.g., pregnant teen program).
  • 2007 – Georgia Department of Corrections – Risk Reduction/Reentry Services (32 hrs.) “Train the Trainers/Facilitators – Sexual Offender Psychoeducational Program. The presentation covered the curriculum, the relapse prevention workbooks, and the facilitator’s tasks and responsibilities.
  • 2007 – Basic Training for Family Violence Facilitators (116 hrs) – Under the auspice of the Georgia Department of Corrections, Fort Valley State University, and the Georgia Commission on Family Violence, the program provides facilitator trainees with the mandatory 84 hours of direct face-to-face contact facilitating or co-facilitating or participation as a trainee in male batterers group using a power and control model. Additionally, the program will educate the facilitator trainees (32 hours) on the requirements stipulated RULES OF THE BOARD OF CORRECTIONS, CHAPTER 125-4-9, FAMILY VIOLENCE INTERVENTION PROGRAM
  • 2009 – FVSU/Project Yes Trainer – working with disadvantage by endorsing leadership training, suicide prevention, substance abuse awareness, and developing healthy lifestyle commensurate with their personal goals. The training empowers students to create change in their environments and connect authentically with their families and communities. Their life experiences become powerful testimony that makes a difference.
  • 2010 – Georgia Department of Corrections – Risk Reduction/Reentry Services (32 hrs.) “Train the Trainers/Facilitators – Sexual Offender Psychoeducational Program. The presentation covered the curriculum, the relapse prevention workbooks, and the facilitator’s tasks and responsibilities. Trainees were from Central State Prison, Metro State Prison, Pulaski State Prison, Johnson State Prison, Dooley State Prison, Macon State Prison, and the GDC Headquarters.
  • 2010 – Vision in the Valley/Family Connections – Domestic and Community Violence Awareness – Presentation on the curriculum for batterers mandated to attend the Family Violence Intervention Program.
  • 2010 – FVSU/Houston County Drug Action Council – Domestic and Community Violence Awareness (HODAC) – Presentation on the current state and local trends on community violence in relationship to advocacy and personal responsibilities. The presentation was made to faculty, students, staff, and community entities at Founders Hall.
  • 2010 – FVSU/Project Yes Trainer – working with disadvantage youth by endorsing leadership training, suicide prevention, substance abuse awareness, and developing healthy lifestyle commensurate with their personal goals. The training empowers students to create change in their environments and connect authentically with their families and communities. Their life experiences become powerful testimony that makes a difference.
  • 2011 – Georgia Department of Corrections – Risk Reduction/Reentry Services (32 hours/2.5 days – 4 times per year) “Train the Trainers/Facilitators – Sexual Offender Psychoeducational Program. The presentation covered the curriculum, the relapse prevention workbooks, and the facilitator’s tasks and responsibilities. Trainees were from
    Central State Prison, Metro State Prison, Pulaski State Prison, Johnson State Prison, Dooley State Prison, Macon State Prison, and the GDC Headquarters.
  • 2012 – Georgia Department of Corrections – Risk Reduction/Reentry Services (32 hours/2.5 days – 4 times per year) Train the Trainers/Facilitators – Sexual Offender Psychoeducational Program. The presentation covered the new female sex offender curriculum, the relapse prevention workbooks, and the facilitator’s tasks and responsibilities. Trainees were from Hayes State Prison, Johnson State Prison, Coastal State Prison, and Valdosta State Prison.
  • 2013 – Georgia Department of Corrections – Risk Reduction/Reentry Services (32 hours/2.5 days – 4 times per year) Train the Trainers/Facilitators – Sexual Offender Psychoeducational Program. The presentation covered the new female sex offender curriculum, the relapse prevention workbooks, and the facilitator’s tasks and responsibilities. Trainees were from Central State Prison, Jackson State Prison, Hancock State Prison, Wilcox State Prison, Pulaski State Prison, and Alto State Prison.
  • 2014 – Georgia Department of Corrections – Risk Reduction/Reentry Services (32 hours/2.5 days – 4 times per year) Train the Trainers/Facilitators – Sexual Offender Psychoeducational
    Program. The presentation covered the new female sex offender curriculum, the relapse prevention workbooks, and the facilitator’s tasks and responsibilities. Trainees were from Johnson State Prison, Hayes State Prison, Hancock State Prison, Walker State Prison, Phillips State Prison, River Bend Corrections Facility, Wheeler Corrections Facility and Lee State Prison.
  • August 18, 2014 – Assigned as the coordinator for the Fort Valley State University Social Work Program. As the program coordinator, the following tasks are completed to ensure that the program is productive and effective in meeting the mission goals at FVSU:
    • Coordinates, monitor or supervise the activities of the social work program.
    • Develops and recommends new or revised program goals and objectives.
    • Develops and schedules program work plan in accordance with specifications and funding limitations; oversees daily operations and coordinates activities of program; determines priorities.
    • Monitors and approves program expenditures ensuring that budget allocations are not overspent.
    • Confers with and advises staff, students and others to provide technical advice, problem solving assistance, answers to questions and program goals and policy interpretation; refers to appropriate department person when unable to respond.
    • Coordinates activities of program with inter-related activities of other programs, departments or staff to ensure optimum efficiency and compliance with appropriate policies, procedures and specifications.
    • Prepares periodic reports, financial statements and records on program activities, progress, status or other special reports for management or outside agencies.
    • Evaluates program effectiveness to develop improved methods; devises evaluation methodology and implements; analyzes results and recommends and/or takes appropriate action.
    • Reviews applications or other program documents independently or in conjunction with supervisor to determine acceptance or make decisions pertaining to program.
    • Recruits program participants, members and volunteers utilizing most appropriate promotional or marketing methods, such as individual letters, brochures or presentations at meetings.
  • September 15, 2014 – Presentation to Mercer University School of Nursing on the psychopathology and therapeutic regimen for sex offenders. The event was hosted by Bridget Holyfield Moss, LPC (1995 FVSU social work graduate)