Faculty Directory
Dr. Conley


Assistant Clinical Professor of Social Work

Ph.D. Boston College, Social Work, 2001
MSW, Syracuse University, 1987
B.A. Williams College, 1985

Timothy B. Conley, Ph.D., LCSW, has been a Certified Addiction Specialist (CAS) with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders since 1996. He was a tenured Associate Professor at University of Montana until 2014.  Dr. C. is currently an Associate Clinical Professor at Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University in NY. Having practiced directly with addicted and mentally ill clients for over 20 years, and published extensively on topics of assessment and evaluation, Dr. Conley brings a wealth of both practical and academic experience to the classroom. An expert in online teaching, he designed the core courses for the Joint MSW/CASAC Program for Wurzweiler and oversaw its approval with New York State Office of Addiction and Support Service (OASAS). He continues to oversee all course content and collaborate actively with all instructors in the program.  

Treatment of Substance Use Disorders and other mental conditions

Social work program evaluation outcome research; 

Establishing evidence base for practice models

Rapid Assessment Instrument validation

Treatment Court evaluation (DUI, Drug, Mental Health, Family) 


Member: American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (member since 1993). Served on task force reviewing standards, 2007-2009.

Review Board Member: Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions 2005 to present

Member: Society for Social Work and Research (1998 to 2013; 2015).

Member: Council on Social Work Education (1998-2008). Reviewer for 2007 APM submissions.        

Member: National Association of Social Workers (1987-2012).

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Dr. Conley resides in and teaches online from Missoula Montana. 

Wurzweiler School of Social Work

Yeshiva University

2495 Amsterdam Avenue

New York, NY  10033


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Addiction I, Addiction II and Addiction III; Psycho-social Pathology; Trauma and Interpersonal Violence; History of Social Welfare Policy.