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Ronni Zuckerman

Ronni Zuckerman


Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building

Suite 350

325 Pittsboro Street

Chapel Hill, NC 27599

O: 919-843-8686

F: 919-962-3384

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Ronni Zuckerman, MSW, is a clinical assistant professor at UNC School of Social Work. She teaches, serves as field faculty for MSW students in child/adolescent mental health field placements, and provides training for field instructors. She has been at the School for the past 17 years working with students in our part-time and full-time MSW programs. Ronni teaches several courses related to child development and interventions for children and families, and she is a past recipient of the Dean’s Recognition of Teaching Excellence award. She has worked in the local and state systems providing direct service, program development, and evaluation to children, families, and communities.

Degrees and Licenses

MSW, State University of New York at Albany
BA, State University of New York at Binghamton

Primary Program

Field Education

Research and Professional Interests

Child and adolescent mental health
Field education
Human behavior in the social environment

Other Projects

Coordinating training for new field instructors and task supervisors

Recent Publications

Zuckerman, R., Levine, A., Frey, J. (2017, May). Enhancing partnerships with field instructors: identifying effective retention strategies. Field educator, 7.1. Available at

Presentations, Workshops and Media

Early experiences alter brain architecture: Strategies to protect young children and their families workshop

Behavioral interventions with children and adolescents workshop

The impact of screen time on children and adolescents: Behavioral interventions for setting limits workshop


SOWO 500

Human Development in Context I: Infancy to Adolescence, Lead Teacher



SOWO 751

Behavioral Interventions with Children



SOWO 521

Generalist Field Seminar

Fall and Spring