Turney, Dr. Howard M.

I am from Morrilton, Arkansas.


  • American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Society for the Advancement of Social Work Research
  • Council on Social Work Education

Professional Activities 


UALR MSW Program
  • Advanced Direct Practice I
  • Advanced Direct Practice II
  • Couples Therapy
  • Turney, H. M. (1986). The psychosocial approach to cyclothymic disorder. Social Casework, 67, 377-380.
  • Kahn, M. (1991). Between therapist and client: The new relationship. Book Review American Journal of Family Therapy, 19, 4, 382.
  • Herz, F. (1992). Reweaving the family tapestry. Book Review. American Journal of Family Therapy, 20, 1, 92.date of book review
  • Kadushin, A. (1992). Supervision in social work practice (second edition). Book Review. American Journal of Family Therapy, 5, 496.
  • Weeks, G. R. & Hof, L. (1994). The marital-relationship casebook: theory and application of the intersystem model. American Journal of Family Therapy, 23, 2, 188.
  • Fall/Spring 1997: Youth Survey of United Methodist Churches across Arkansas regarding adolescent behavior. Arkansas Welfare Waiver Demonstration Project. July 1994 – June 1997.
  • Turney, H. M. & Benda, B. B. (1999) The effect of religion on a delinquency syndrome within a theoretical context. Marriage and Family: A Christian Journal, 2, 59-76.
  • Berkeley Policy Associates: 1999 – 2000: Evaluation of Transitional Employment Assistance Program and its effectiveness.
  • Turney, H. M. (1999). Suicide, Adult Psychopathology, (Francis J. Turner, editor). Free Press.
  • Turney, H. M. & Conway, P. G. (2000). Managed mental health care: Implications for social work practice and social work education. Journal of Family Social Work, 5, 5-19.
  • Benda, B. B. & Turney, H. M. (2001). Youthful Violence: Problems and Prospects. Child and Adolescent Social Work, 6, 5-31.
  • Editorial Board: Journal of Family Social Work (1995 to 2000).
  • Editor, Journal of Family Social Work 2000 to 2007.
  • Abstract Reviewer: American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
    55th Annual Conference, 56th Annual Conference, 57th Annual Conference, 58th Annual Conference
    59th Conference, 60th Conference
  • Benda, B. B., & Turney, H. M. (in press) Spirituality, religiousity, church attendance, or valiance of religion? Effects of delinquency after considering elements of attachment theory. International Journal of Psychology and Theology.
Past Positions
  • Private Business 1974 – 1984
  • St. Vincent Infirmary: 1985 – 1988
  • Instructor: Florida State University, Tallahassee Florida
Educational Background
  • Ph.D., Florida State University, August, 1991-Social Work
  • MSW, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, May, 1985
  • May 1984 – August, 1984 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences-Medical Social Work, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • May 1974-University of Central Arkansas, Bachelor of Business Administration-Conway, Arkansas