Oren Shtayermman, PhD, MSW
Dr. Oren Shtayermman is a professor for the Master of Social Work (MSW) degree program at Chamberlain University. Dr. Shtayermman earned his Bachelor of Social Work degree from Haifa University, Israel, his Master of Social Work degree from New York University and his Ph.D. from Fordham University in New York City. Dr. Shtayermman conducted several research projects focused on risk factors for suicidal ideation among adolescents and young adults diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). In addition, he conducted multiple studies to investigate mental health issues among adolescents and young adults on the spectrum as well as the presence of comorbid disorders associated with autism. Dr. Shtayermman is also interested in the impact Autism Spectrum Disorders have on family members, mostly parents, and siblings. He is a frequent contributor of book reviews in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Since 2002, he has been conducting both qualitative and quantitative research and has collaborated regularly with health professions to strengthen the presence of the social work in a cross-disciplinary environment.