Noe Mojica
Ph.D, MDiv, MSW
Assistant Professor
Social Work
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-5819
Bereavement; spirituality; men and masculinities; social work and healthcare; multi-disciplinary collaboration; clinical supervision; direct practice with children, youth and families
Courses Taught
SWK 401: Oppression, Decolonization and Equity in Social Work
SWK 402: Human Behavior in the Social Environment I
SWK 404: Human Behavior in the Social Environment II
SWK 415: Field Practicum I
SWK 416: Field Practicum II
SWK 431: Social Work Practice with Families
SWK 433: Social Work Practice with Children and Youth
SWK 470 Practice with Immigrants and Refugees
SWK 472: Trauma Treatment with Children and Families
SWK 495: Advanced Field Practicum I
SWK 496: Advanced Field Practicum II
Research Interests
Masculinities, caregiving, quality of life and healthcare, creative arts and social work, COVID-19 and minoritized groups.

Ph.D., Loyola University Chicago

M.Div., McCormick Theological Seminary

M.S.W., University of Puerto Rico

B.A., Social Sciences, University of Puerto Rico

Selected Publications

Mojica, N. (2015). Fathers are caregivers too: Shifting focus on research with Latino men. Perspectives on Social Work, 11(1), 16-26.

James, K. & Mojica, N. (2008). Supporting grieving children. Children, Adolescents, & Young Adults, (1), 8-11. 

Mojica, N. (2007). Spirituality: Considerations for social work practice. (In Spanish). Revista Análisis, 8 (1), 1-22.

Selected Exhibitions

Mojica, N. (November, 2019). Providing Care to Children with Cancer: Latino Fathers’ Coping and Gender Role Conflict. National Association of Social Work-Illinois Chapter Statewide Conference. Wheeling, IL.

Mojica, N. (July, 2019). Fathering and Masculinity: Men as Caregivers of Children Diagnosed with Cancer. 7th International Colloquium on Men’s Studies and Masculinities. Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica.

Mojica, N. (May, 2019). Latino Men, Masculinity and Healthcare. Universidad Complutense. Social Work Faculty. Madrid, Spain.

Mojica, N. (October, 2018). Échale Ganas: Latino Fathering of Children with Cancer. Latino Social Workers' Organization National Social Work Conference. University of Illinois, Chicago, IL.

Mojica, N. (February, 2018). Panel Discussion: Integrating Theory and Practice. School of Social Service Administration. University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Mojica, N. (March, 2014). Men as Caregivers: Latino Fathers and Children with Life Threatening Illness. The American Men’s Studies Association’s Twenty-Second Annual Conference on Men and Masculinities. University of Washington, Tacoma, WA.

Mojica, N. (February, 2014). Loyola University School of Social Work Spring 2014 Teach In: Beyond Borders: The Migration Experience. Hispanic Culture Panel. Chicago, IL.

Mojica, N., & Torres-Kortright, O. (September, 2012). Cultural Competency: Working with Latino/Hispanic Families. Family Services Department Cluster Meeting. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Chicago, IL.

Mojica, N. (April, 2012). Migration, Human Rights and Health Care: Dialogue with Students from Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico. (Part of Migration Studies Initiatives to Promote Curricular Development and a North American Community). Loyola University Chicago. Chicago, IL.

Mojica, N. (September, 2010). The Empowerment Model and Social Work Practice. Children’s Memorial Hospital of Chicago. Chicago, IL.

James, K., Torres, N., & Mojica, N. (June, 2008). When “Lo Siento” Is Not Enough: Supporting Grieving Latino Families. 12th Annual Symposium of Children’s Grief. Houston, TX.

Mojica, N. (June, 2008). Understanding the Latin American Worldview and Its Implications for the Grieving Process. Latino Social Workers’ Organization. Chicago, IL.

Mojica, N. (March, 2007). Social Work with Liver and Small Bowel Transplant Patients. Children’s Memorial Hospital of Chicago. Chicago, IL.

Mojica, N. (1999)- Social Work: A Puerto Rican Perspective. University of Illinois, Chicago Latino Social Workers’ Organization. 

Mojica, N. (February, 1994). Public Policy Against Crime: Citizen Participation in Community Development (Seminar). Centro Internacional de las Realidades Sociales y Desarrollo Social, University of Puerto Rico. Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico.

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