Prof. Dr. Nicholas P. Smiar

Born in 1944. PART® trainer, instructor license, co-author of the American PART® concept, PART® trainer instructor in numerous countries.
Studies: Classical languages, St. Meinrad College, M.A. , ABD Church history, theology, Divinity School of The University of Chicago, M.S.W., Ph.D. social work, Jane Addams College of Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago: Doctor of Philosophy, Professor (em.) for Social Work at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire (USA).
Residential treatment, psychiatric hospital, outpatient mental health clinic, domestic violence services, foster care, youth advocacy, emergency shelter services, graduate and undergraduate teaching, international social work, crisis intervention.

Professional experience

  • 1989 – 2009: professor of social work, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
  • 1986 – 1989: associate professor of social work, College of St. Theresa
  • 1981 – 1986: executive director, Guardian Angel Home, Joliet, Illinois
  • 1979 – 1981: associate professor of interdisciplinary studies, College of St. Francis, Joliet, Illinois
  • 1973-1979: child therapist, clinical director, Guardian Angel Home, Joliet, Illinois
  • 1969 – 1973: Young Adult Group Workers, Institute for Psychosomatic and Psychiatric Research and Training, Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois