I can be available for virtual office hours via Skype , zoom or Google Chat by appointment

University of Maine at Machias

117B Torrey Hall

116 O’Brien Avenue

Machias, Maine 04654

Phone: (207) 255-1200

Advising hours for fall 2020

Virtual advising hours are individually scheduled. To schedule an appointment use my google calendar invite.

Here are some ways for students to contact the library staff Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm:

  • Email:
  • Phone:  255-1234
  • Chat: (Currently buried in the About tab on Merrill Library's homepage, will be moved to front page).  
  • Zoom Virtual Reference Room 
       Twice daily Mondays - Fridays for 30 minutes at 10 am and 2 pm continuing through May 8th

        10 am Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:

          2 pm  Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:
  • Students may also make individual Zoom or phone appointments 


P:  207-255-1254

FAX:  207-255-1356


Books for Spring 2021:


Van der Kolk, B. (2014). The body keeps score: Brain mind and body in the healing of trauma. Viking Penguin: New York, NY.

BEH 450 both sections

Although there are no required texts for this course, you will be expected to draw upon secondary literature to design and implement your project. I will work with you individually to find books and articles that will fit your project design. 


Brooks, J. (2013) 9th ed. The Process of Parenting. McGraw Hill. ISBN 978-0-07-802446-7.

Faber, A. & Mazlish, E. (2012) How to talk so Kids will Listen: How to Listen so Kids will Talk. Simon & Schuster. ISBN 978-1-4516-6388-4.


Summers, Nancy (5th edition). Fundamentals of Case Management Practice: Skills for the Human Services 4th Ed. (book)                           ISBN13: 9781305094765

You must have the book the first full day of class to be able to keep up with the assignments. You do not need the CD

For help during  Covid -- if you can't reach me try the following folks:

Student Success: Lori McBrine and Bonnie Fortini

JMG Advisor: Tara Poole

Financial Aid: Teresa Blyther

The Registrar's Office: Bill Weaver

Career & Disability Support Services: Jo Ellen Scribner

Health Services: Jordan Porter

Library Staff: Marianne Thibodeau, Jeanne Vose, Ben Noeske

IT Help: Loni Levesque & Jon Stence