Monica M. Ascar, MSW, LISW-S

Monica M. Ascar, MSW, LISW-S

Title: MSW Field Director, Lakewood MSW Coordinator
Dept/Program: School of Social Work and Family Sciences
Office: Lakewood A131
Phone: 330-515-0600
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Professor Monica Ascar currently serves at the MSW Coordinator at the Lakewood Campus. Her social work practice has included extensive work within the health care and child welfare settings. As a senior medical social worker at Dayton Children’s, her work included completing psychosocial assessments, crisis intervention, mental health assessments, emergency department services, and child abuse assessments and prevention. She also worked in chronic illness serving children and families involved with the Cystic Fibrosis Center at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital. As a child welfare caseworker at Montgomery County Children Services, she worked with children and families within on-going services. Prof. Ascar most recently worked at Cuyahoga County Division of Health and Human Services where she coordinated the University Partnership Program (UPP) and the Graduate Field Program.


  • Medical Social Work
  • Child Welfare
  • Children, Youth, and Families
  • Organizational Climate and Culture
  • Self Care for Social Work Professional
  • Social Work Supervision
  • Professional Development


  • M.S.W Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
  • B.A.S.W Wright State University, Dayton, OH


  • Social Work Practice II
  • Field Seminar I
  • Field Seminar II
  • Foundations Field Practicum
  • Advanced Field Practicum
  • Social Work Practice with Small Systems