Associate Professor - Social Work
Phone: (239) 590-7824
Office: Merwin Hall 144
Patricia Coccoma earned her MSW degree in 1983 from Adelphi University in Long Island, New York. Her social work career began in upstate New York where she worked for a large child caring agency in multiple positions from a staff social worker to Assistant Executive Director. Besides child welfare experience, Professor Coccoma has provided mental health services and program development addressing the mental health needs of children, families and adults. Since relocating to this area she maintains a private clinical social work practice providing psychotherapy to children, adolescents, adults and families. She has been active member in the local chapter of NASW and was CONLI chair from 1998 -2002. She holds an Ed.D from Argosy University in Counseling Psychology. Her interests are adolescents, mental health, and adoption.