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Wilburn Hayden

School of Social Work

Professor
 
Office: Ross S866
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 20467
Emailwhayden@yorku.ca
 
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A leading expert on Black Appalachians, Hayden joined York University after a long and distinguished career of university teaching, academic leadership and social work practice. His last post before coming to York was at the California University of Pennsylvania where he was professor and director of the Master of Social Work Program. His current research includes completing a book on Blacks in Appalachia and race in Canada.

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Research Interests

Multiculturalism , Race and Racism , Rural Social Work, Policy and Disadvantaged Communities, Appalachia and Black Appalachians, Professional Orientation, Leadership, and Curriculum

Selected Publications

Hayden, W.“Integrating Behavioral Health Services within a Primary Care Center in a Rural Setting.” (co-authored). Families in Society. January-March, 2005.

Hayden, W. “Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Appalachia.” The Journal of Appalachian Studies. 10-3, 2004. Huntington, WV: Appalachian Studies Association

Hayden, W. "Black Poverty and Silos: The Mosaic Multi-Culture Ontario." York University Centre for Human Rights. March 22, 2011

Hayden, W. "Northern Appalachian Black Populations: A Demographic Examination." Celebrating Northern Appalachia In Word and Song Conference. California University of Pennsylvania. April 11, 2011

Hayden, W. A Photographic Essay Exhibit: "It Takes Some Kicking: Voices From Black Appalachia," funded by the University of North Carolina at Greensboro Research Council; 1974-75 and Appalachian Research Council Berea College; 1984 - 85

Hayden, W. "Race Matters: MacLeans Asian Ambush. Racism in the Media: York U Talks Back!" York University Centre for Human Rights. March 24, 2011.

Current Research Projects

  • To establish social work behavioral health services in a rural primary care center run by nurse practitioners   more...
  • To plan and coordinate a rural behavioral health conference for May  more...
  • To provide statewide training in KY and TN for Family Workers  more...
  • Social condition of blacks living in the Appalachian Region of the USA  more...
  • Silos in Canada: A Look at Race within the Mosaic Society  more...

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All Publications

Books

Hayden, W. “Black Slavery of Appalachia,” and “Appalachian Freed Blacks.” Encyclopedia of Appalachia. Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee, 2006.

Hayden. W. Foundation of Family Services Skills. Needham, MA: Ginn Press, 1987, Second Edition, 1990; Third Edition, Needham, MA: Simon & Schuster, 1999

Hayden, W. Community Service Skills. Needham, MA: Simon & Schuster, 1999

Hayden. W. Intensive Job Placement Training Manual. (co-author) . Human Resources Consultants, Chapel Hill, NC, May 1981

Book Chapters

“Black Slavery of Appalachia,” and “Appalachian Freed Blacks.” Encyclopedia of Appalachia. Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee, 2006.

Hayden, W. “Barriers Confronting African-Americans of the Rural Appalachian Region.” Chapter in Social Work in Rural Communities. 4th edition. Edited by Leon Ginsberg, Washington, DC: CSWE, 2005

Hayden. W. “African American in Appalachia: Intensification of Historical Demographic Patterns.” Chapter in The Hidden America: Social Problems in Rural American in the 21st Century. Edited by Robert Moore. Selinsgrove, MS: Susquehanna University Press, 2001

Hayden, W. in L. Ginsberg. "African American Appalachian: Barriers to Equality." in Leon Ginsberg, Rural Social Work Practice. Washington, DC: CSWE, 1999

Hayden. W. "Total Quality Management: Continuous Process Improvement and Case Management." (co-author). in Burton Gummer and Philip McCallion. Total Quality Management (TQM) in the Social Services: Theory and Practice. Albany, NY: Rockefeller College Press, 1995

Hayden, W. in S. Jones. "Black Appalachian Families." in Shirley Jones, Sociocultural and Service Issues in Working Rural Clients. NY: SUNY-Albany, 1993

Hayden, W. in Keys, P. and L. "A Curriculum Model for Social Work Management." in Paul Keys and Leon Ginsberg, New Management in Human Services. MD: NASW, 1988,

Hayden, W. in Loyd, J. and A. "Blacks: An Invisible Institution in Appalachia?" in Jim Lloyd and Anne Campbell, The Impact of Institutions in Appalachia. Boone, NC; Appalachian Consortium, 1986

Hayden. W. in R. Horn. "Ghetto." in Robert Horn, The Guide to Simulations/Games for Education and Training, 3rd Edition, edited by Cranford, NJ, Didactic Systems, Inc., 1977

Journal Articles

Hayden, W.“Integrating Behavioral Health Services within a Primary Care Center in a Rural Setting.” (co-authored). Families in Society. January-March, 2005.

Hayden, W. “Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Appalachia.” The Journal of Appalachian Studies. 10-3, 2004. Huntington, WV: Appalachian Studies Association

Hayden, W. “In Search of Justice: White Privilege in Appalachia.” The Journal of Appalachian Studies. Spring, 2002. Huntington, WV: Appalachian Studies Association

Hayden. W. "The Family Services Associate Curriculum: Social Work Education for Indigenous Workers.” Human Science Research Council Journal, Special Issue: Indigenisation in Social Work Education. Cape Town, South Africa. Fall, 1997

Conference Proceedings

Hayden, W. Appalachia Virginia and West Virginia Black Populations: A Demographic Examination. Undergraduate Research Day Conference Keynote. Concord University, Athens, West Virginia. April 21, 2011

"Blacks: An Invisible Institution in Appalachia?" in Jim Lloyd and Anne Campbell, The Impact of Institutions in Appalachia. Boone, NC; Appalachian Consortium, 1986.

Conference Papers

“Appalachia Virginia and West Virginia Black Populations: A Demographic Examination.” April 21, 2011. Undergraduate Research Day Conference Keynote. Concord University, Athens, West Virginia.

“West Virginia History Omission or Exclusion,” Keynote at A Black History Month Program sponsored by the West Virginia Division of Culture and History Center Capitol Complex, Charleston, West Virginia February 19, 2012

“A Demographic Examination of African Americans in Northern Appalachia.” Appalachian Studies Conference. Indiana University of PA, March 23-25, 2012.

“Ausubel, Johnson and Bloom: Educational Theory Based Professional Social Work Curriculum.” CASWE Conference. Wilfrid-Laurier University, May 28-31, 2012

“A Demographic Examination of African Americans in Northern Appalachia.” Appalachian Studies Conference. Indiana University of PA, March 23-25, 2012.

“Ausubel, Johnson and Bloom: Educational Theory Based Professional Social Work Curriculum.” CASWE Conference. Wilfrid-Laurier University, May 28-31, 2012

“A Demographic Examination of African Americans in Northern Appalachia.” Appalachian Studies Conference. Indiana University of PA, March 23-25, 2012.

Hayden, W. "Northern Appalachian Black Populations: A Demographic Examination." Celebrating Northern Appalachia In Word and Song Conference. California University of Pennsylvania. April 11, 2011

Hayden, W. "Appalachia Virginia and West Virginia Black Populations: A Demographic Examination." Undergraduate Research Day Conference Keynote. Concord University, Athens, West Virginia, April 21, 2011

Hayden, W.“A Systematic Framework for Examining Oppression Across National Boundaries.” CASWE Annual Conference. Carlton University, Ottawa, May 27 – 29, 2009.

Hayden, W. “Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Appalachia" (Keynote Address) 16th Annual REACH Conference. St. Clair College. Dayton, Ohio, February 29th, 2008.

Hayden, W. “Appalachian Racism: Still the Challenge for the Next Three Decades.” 31st Annual Appalachian Studies Conference. Marshall University. Huntington, WV. March 28 - 30, 2008.

Hayden, W. “Racism and White Privilege.” University of North Carolina – Greensboro, April 3-4, 2008.

Hayden, W. “Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Appalachia.” Radford University. Radford, VA, March 2007

Hayden, W. “The Appalachians: Examining the History, Culture and People.” Opening Presentation. PA NASW Annual Conference, King of Prussia, PA, March 2, 2006

Hayden, W. “White Privilege and Racism: Barriers to Equality.” West Chester University MSW Program, West Chester, PA, March 24, 2006; September 1, 2006

“Hayden, W. Culture Implications for Practicing in Appalachian Communities.” Conference Keynote, Marshall University, November 10, 2006

Hayden, W. “Developing and Fostering Ones Professional Rural Identity for Working with Rural Populations” Keynote Address. Community Care Behavioral Health Organization Conference, Harrisburg, PA, October 20, 2005

Hayden, W. “Voices from Black Appalachia: A Comparative Examination of African American Appalachians Living in Small Towns and Cities within the Region,” the Appalachian Studies Conference, Helen, GA, March, 2002

Professional Journal Articles

Hayden, W.“Integrating Behavioral Health Services within a Primary Care Center in a Rural Setting.” (co-authored). Families in Society. January-March, 2005.

Book Reviews

Susan Keefe. Appalachian Cultural Competency. Book Review for The Journal of Appalachian Studies. 12-2, 2008, Huntington, WV: Appalachian Studies Association.

Public Lectures

"Black Poverty and Silos: The Mosaic Multi-Culture Ontario." York University Centre for Human Rights. March 22, 2011

Hayden, W. "Black Poverty and Silos: The Mosaic Multi-Culture Ontario." York University Centre for Human Rights. March 22, 2011

Hayden, W. "Race Matters: MacLeans Asian Ambush. Racism in the Media: York U Talks Back!" York University Centre for Human Rights. March 24, 2011.

“Racial Challenges for Social Work Practitioners: An Examination of Canadian Racism, Segregation, Discrimination, Prejudice, and White Privilege,” School of Work Field Instructors Training, York University, October 21, 2011.

Hayden, W. "Canadian Social History: A Racial Timeline". York University Centre for Human Rights. February 10, 2010.

Creative Works

Hayden, W. “Photos from the Black Appalachian Photographic Essay Exhibit.” Appalachian Heritage, Summer, 36-3. Berea, KY: Appalachian Center, 2008.

Hayden, W. A Photographic Essay Exhibit: "It Takes Some Kicking: Voices From Black Appalachia," funded by the University of North Carolina at Greensboro Research Council; 1974-75 and Appalachian Research Council Berea College; 1984 - 85


A leading expert on Black Appalachians, Hayden joined York University after a long and distinguished career of university teaching, academic leadership and social work practice. His last post before coming to York was at the California University of Pennsylvania where he was professor and director of the Master of Social Work Program. His current research includes completing a book on Blacks in Appalachia and race in Canada.


A leading expert on Black Appalachians, Hayden joined York University after a long and distinguished career of university teaching, academic leadership and social work practice. His last post before coming to York was at the California University of Pennsylvania where he was professor and director of the Master of Social Work Program. Having grown up in the county of Forsyth in North Carolina, he has worked and been involved in Appalachian studies for a lifetime and has taught in three Appalachian universities. He was featured in the PBS documentary film "The Appalachians", which has been shown regularly on local PBS stations since April 2005. His scholarship has been complemented by extensive community practice as well as professional credentials that include the Academy of Certified Social Workers. He has been selected the National Association Social Workers Social Worker of the Year in North Carolina, 1988 and Pennsylvania, 2007.

Area of Specialization

School of Social Work


Degrees

PhD, University of Toronto
MSW, University of North Carolina

Community Contributions

York – TD Engagement Centre, 2008 – present Planning Committee, 2008 – 09 Executive Committee, 2010 - present


Research Interests:

Multiculturalism , Race and Racism , Rural Social Work, Policy and Disadvantaged Communities, Appalachia and Black Appalachians, Professional Orientation, Leadership, and Curriculum

Current Research Projects

  • To establish social work behavioral health services in a rural primary care center run by nurse practitioners
  • To plan and coordinate a rural behavioral health conference for May
  • To provide statewide training in KY and TN for Family Workers
  • Social condition of blacks living in the Appalachian Region of the USA
    Description: 
    This study is a comprehensive examination of blacks living in the USA Appalachia. The foci include a history of blacks in the mostly white region, an assessment of the socio-economic data and the impact of racism. Five barriers that lock a group into oppression are employed in the analyses. These barriers are poverty, prejudice, discrimination, powerlessness and white privilege. The study relies heavy on the USA Census data.

    Project Type: Self-Funded
    Role: Principal Investigator

  • Silos in Canada: A Look at Race within the Mosaic Society
    Summary: 
    This is on-going research that looks at black Canadians historical and comtemporary within the context of multiculturalism.

    Description: 
    Through critical race theory the study examines racism, white privilege, discrimination and prejudices as barriers that reduces life options and quality of life for blacks.Racial, ethnic and religious silos are examined as social conditions impacting on black Canadian residents.

    Project Type: Self-Funded

Selected Publications

Hayden, W.“Integrating Behavioral Health Services within a Primary Care Center in a Rural Setting.” (co-authored). Families in Society. January-March, 2005.

Hayden, W. “Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Appalachia.” The Journal of Appalachian Studies. 10-3, 2004. Huntington, WV: Appalachian Studies Association

Hayden, W. "Black Poverty and Silos: The Mosaic Multi-Culture Ontario." York University Centre for Human Rights. March 22, 2011

Hayden, W. "Northern Appalachian Black Populations: A Demographic Examination." Celebrating Northern Appalachia In Word and Song Conference. California University of Pennsylvania. April 11, 2011

Hayden, W. A Photographic Essay Exhibit: "It Takes Some Kicking: Voices From Black Appalachia," funded by the University of North Carolina at Greensboro Research Council; 1974-75 and Appalachian Research Council Berea College; 1984 - 85

Hayden, W. "Race Matters: MacLeans Asian Ambush. Racism in the Media: York U Talks Back!" York University Centre for Human Rights. March 24, 2011.

All Publications

Books

Hayden, W. “Black Slavery of Appalachia,” and “Appalachian Freed Blacks.” Encyclopedia of Appalachia. Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee, 2006.

Hayden. W. Foundation of Family Services Skills. Needham, MA: Ginn Press, 1987, Second Edition, 1990; Third Edition, Needham, MA: Simon & Schuster, 1999

Hayden, W. Community Service Skills. Needham, MA: Simon & Schuster, 1999

Hayden. W. Intensive Job Placement Training Manual. (co-author) . Human Resources Consultants, Chapel Hill, NC, May 1981

Book Chapters

“Black Slavery of Appalachia,” and “Appalachian Freed Blacks.” Encyclopedia of Appalachia. Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee, 2006.

Hayden, W. “Barriers Confronting African-Americans of the Rural Appalachian Region.” Chapter in Social Work in Rural Communities. 4th edition. Edited by Leon Ginsberg, Washington, DC: CSWE, 2005

Hayden. W. “African American in Appalachia: Intensification of Historical Demographic Patterns.” Chapter in The Hidden America: Social Problems in Rural American in the 21st Century. Edited by Robert Moore. Selinsgrove, MS: Susquehanna University Press, 2001

Hayden, W. in L. Ginsberg. "African American Appalachian: Barriers to Equality." in Leon Ginsberg, Rural Social Work Practice. Washington, DC: CSWE, 1999

Hayden. W. "Total Quality Management: Continuous Process Improvement and Case Management." (co-author). in Burton Gummer and Philip McCallion. Total Quality Management (TQM) in the Social Services: Theory and Practice. Albany, NY: Rockefeller College Press, 1995

Hayden, W. in S. Jones. "Black Appalachian Families." in Shirley Jones, Sociocultural and Service Issues in Working Rural Clients. NY: SUNY-Albany, 1993

Hayden, W. in Keys, P. and L. "A Curriculum Model for Social Work Management." in Paul Keys and Leon Ginsberg, New Management in Human Services. MD: NASW, 1988,

Hayden, W. in Loyd, J. and A. "Blacks: An Invisible Institution in Appalachia?" in Jim Lloyd and Anne Campbell, The Impact of Institutions in Appalachia. Boone, NC; Appalachian Consortium, 1986

Hayden. W. in R. Horn. "Ghetto." in Robert Horn, The Guide to Simulations/Games for Education and Training, 3rd Edition, edited by Cranford, NJ, Didactic Systems, Inc., 1977

Journal Articles

Hayden, W.“Integrating Behavioral Health Services within a Primary Care Center in a Rural Setting.” (co-authored). Families in Society. January-March, 2005.

Hayden, W. “Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Appalachia.” The Journal of Appalachian Studies. 10-3, 2004. Huntington, WV: Appalachian Studies Association

Hayden, W. “In Search of Justice: White Privilege in Appalachia.” The Journal of Appalachian Studies. Spring, 2002. Huntington, WV: Appalachian Studies Association

Hayden. W. "The Family Services Associate Curriculum: Social Work Education for Indigenous Workers.” Human Science Research Council Journal, Special Issue: Indigenisation in Social Work Education. Cape Town, South Africa. Fall, 1997

Conference Proceedings

Hayden, W. Appalachia Virginia and West Virginia Black Populations: A Demographic Examination. Undergraduate Research Day Conference Keynote. Concord University, Athens, West Virginia. April 21, 2011

"Blacks: An Invisible Institution in Appalachia?" in Jim Lloyd and Anne Campbell, The Impact of Institutions in Appalachia. Boone, NC; Appalachian Consortium, 1986.

Conference Papers

“Appalachia Virginia and West Virginia Black Populations: A Demographic Examination.” April 21, 2011. Undergraduate Research Day Conference Keynote. Concord University, Athens, West Virginia.

“West Virginia History Omission or Exclusion,” Keynote at A Black History Month Program sponsored by the West Virginia Division of Culture and History Center Capitol Complex, Charleston, West Virginia February 19, 2012

“A Demographic Examination of African Americans in Northern Appalachia.” Appalachian Studies Conference. Indiana University of PA, March 23-25, 2012.

“Ausubel, Johnson and Bloom: Educational Theory Based Professional Social Work Curriculum.” CASWE Conference. Wilfrid-Laurier University, May 28-31, 2012

“A Demographic Examination of African Americans in Northern Appalachia.” Appalachian Studies Conference. Indiana University of PA, March 23-25, 2012.

“Ausubel, Johnson and Bloom: Educational Theory Based Professional Social Work Curriculum.” CASWE Conference. Wilfrid-Laurier University, May 28-31, 2012

“A Demographic Examination of African Americans in Northern Appalachia.” Appalachian Studies Conference. Indiana University of PA, March 23-25, 2012.

Hayden, W. "Northern Appalachian Black Populations: A Demographic Examination." Celebrating Northern Appalachia In Word and Song Conference. California University of Pennsylvania. April 11, 2011

Hayden, W. "Appalachia Virginia and West Virginia Black Populations: A Demographic Examination." Undergraduate Research Day Conference Keynote. Concord University, Athens, West Virginia, April 21, 2011

Hayden, W.“A Systematic Framework for Examining Oppression Across National Boundaries.” CASWE Annual Conference. Carlton University, Ottawa, May 27 – 29, 2009.

Hayden, W. “Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Appalachia" (Keynote Address) 16th Annual REACH Conference. St. Clair College. Dayton, Ohio, February 29th, 2008.

Hayden, W. “Appalachian Racism: Still the Challenge for the Next Three Decades.” 31st Annual Appalachian Studies Conference. Marshall University. Huntington, WV. March 28 - 30, 2008.

Hayden, W. “Racism and White Privilege.” University of North Carolina – Greensboro, April 3-4, 2008.

Hayden, W. “Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Appalachia.” Radford University. Radford, VA, March 2007

Hayden, W. “The Appalachians: Examining the History, Culture and People.” Opening Presentation. PA NASW Annual Conference, King of Prussia, PA, March 2, 2006

Hayden, W. “White Privilege and Racism: Barriers to Equality.” West Chester University MSW Program, West Chester, PA, March 24, 2006; September 1, 2006

“Hayden, W. Culture Implications for Practicing in Appalachian Communities.” Conference Keynote, Marshall University, November 10, 2006

Hayden, W. “Developing and Fostering Ones Professional Rural Identity for Working with Rural Populations” Keynote Address. Community Care Behavioral Health Organization Conference, Harrisburg, PA, October 20, 2005

Hayden, W. “Voices from Black Appalachia: A Comparative Examination of African American Appalachians Living in Small Towns and Cities within the Region,” the Appalachian Studies Conference, Helen, GA, March, 2002

Professional Journal Articles

Hayden, W.“Integrating Behavioral Health Services within a Primary Care Center in a Rural Setting.” (co-authored). Families in Society. January-March, 2005.

Book Reviews

Susan Keefe. Appalachian Cultural Competency. Book Review for The Journal of Appalachian Studies. 12-2, 2008, Huntington, WV: Appalachian Studies Association.

Public Lectures

"Black Poverty and Silos: The Mosaic Multi-Culture Ontario." York University Centre for Human Rights. March 22, 2011

Hayden, W. "Black Poverty and Silos: The Mosaic Multi-Culture Ontario." York University Centre for Human Rights. March 22, 2011

Hayden, W. "Race Matters: MacLeans Asian Ambush. Racism in the Media: York U Talks Back!" York University Centre for Human Rights. March 24, 2011.

“Racial Challenges for Social Work Practitioners: An Examination of Canadian Racism, Segregation, Discrimination, Prejudice, and White Privilege,” School of Work Field Instructors Training, York University, October 21, 2011.

Hayden, W. "Canadian Social History: A Racial Timeline". York University Centre for Human Rights. February 10, 2010.

Creative Works

Hayden, W. “Photos from the Black Appalachian Photographic Essay Exhibit.” Appalachian Heritage, Summer, 36-3. Berea, KY: Appalachian Center, 2008.

Hayden, W. A Photographic Essay Exhibit: "It Takes Some Kicking: Voices From Black Appalachia," funded by the University of North Carolina at Greensboro Research Council; 1974-75 and Appalachian Research Council Berea College; 1984 - 85