Harry Francis Kuhn III
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Harry F. Kuhn III, Award-Winning Social Worker

Harry F. Kuhn III specializes in school social work assessment and intervention, mental health services in schools, peer consultation, peer mentoring and clinical supervision. Mr. Kuhn is a certified school social worker and a licensed clinical social worker with a wealth of social work experience and a remarkable depth of clinical acumen. In his current capacity as a consultant to school districts and as a mentor to recently certified school social work, Mr. Kuhn advocates strongly for licensed clinical social workers to be in the classroom, collaborating with teachers, to provide psychotherapeutic social work interventions to enhance student self-efficiacy and academic achievement. 
  • New Jersey State Board of Social Work Examiners, Licensed Clinical Social Worker #44 SC 00080200
  • National Association of Social Workers, Inc. & NASW/NJ Member #881291021
  • American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work, Member #009555
  • New Jersey State Department of Education: School Social Worker
  • Ph.D. in Social Work (in progress), International University of Graduate Studies, St. Kitts & Nevis, UK
  • Master of Social Work (direct practice), Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, School of Social Work, New Brunswick campus
  • Master of Arts degree in General Psychology, Montclair State (College) University, Upper Montclair, New Jersey
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish, Montclair State (College) University, Upper Montclair, New Jersey
  • Elected into "Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities," 1968-69 Edition
  • Caseworker in the Cuban Refugee Program, Essex County Welfare Board, Newark, New Jersey (1969-1973)
  • School Social Worker, Child Study Team, Rahway Public Schools, Rahway, New Jersey (1973-2003)
  • American Board Certified Diplomate Emeritus in Clinical Social Work (ABECSW)

In addition, Mr. Kuhn has authored articles, book-reviews, and manuscripts during his career in social work, a mental health and health care profession. His authored works include:


  • Kuhn, H. (2008). Protective Parenting: A Biopsychosocial Approach for the Prevention of Underage Drinking, Metuchen Alliance, Metuchen, New Jersey 
  • Kuhn, H., & Battel, R. (2008) The Effects of Alcoholism in Adolescence and Adulthood: A Special Scientific Caution for Under-age Drinkers, Metuchen Alliance, NJ 
  • Kuhn, H. (2008).* A Day in the Life of a School Social Worker, www.socialworkers.org, (NASW)
  • Kuhn, H. (2006). School Refusal: an Interdisciplinary Approach, manuscript, presented to Metuchen Public Schools, Metuchen (NJ) High School faculty
  • Kuhn, H. (2006).* Book Review: Reaching and Teaching Stressed and Anxious Learners in Grade 4-8, by Barbara Oehlberg, M.A., Crown Press, Thousand Oaks, CA 
  • Kuhn, H. & Gordon, K. (1999).* Debate: Should PTA’s be allowed to fund school staff positions? TODAY, a monthly publication of the National Education Association [two-thirds of the readership agreed with his position opposing any private funding of public education] 
  • Kuhn, H. (1974).* The Role-Relationship between the School Social Worker and the Classroom Teacher, International Association of Pupil Personnel Workers, Vol. 18, No. 4
  • Kuhn, H. (1972). Effects of Rules and Ignoring on Decreasing the Frequency of Deviant Behavior in the Classroom, Unpublished Graduate Manuscript, Montclair State College, NJ

 (*peer reviewed)


Mr. Kuhn was honored as Social Worker of the Year 2010-11 by Cambridge Who's Who for demonstrating excellence in his field. In addition, he was inducted into the 1968-69 edition of the Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities. As a member of the New Jersey Crisis Response Team, Mr. Kuhn volunteered evenings and weekends from October to December of 2001 to FEMA's Family Assistance Center at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey, to help victims and witnesses of the Attack on the World Trade Center on 9/11.

Mr. Harry F. Kuhn III has profound professional expertise in social work, a career spanning six decades. His particular expertise is in biopsychosocial clinical social work assessment and conative, ecological and psychotherapeutic interventions in the school setting. He is certified by the New Jersey Department of Education as a school social worker and is licensed by the New Jersey State Board of Social Work Examiners as a clinical social worker. He is also a National  Association Social Work diplomate in clinical social work, a member of NASW's Academy of Certified Social Workers Association of America, and an American Board of Examiners Diplomate Emeritus in Clinical Social Work. His private practice includes clinical supervision for LCSW candidates, school social work consultancy, and being a NASW/New Jersey Chapter-approved mentor to social workers. Mr. Kuhn is also certified by the American Red Cross as a disaster mental health specialist. Cambridge Who's Who selected Mr. Kuhn as its Social Work of the Year 2010-11 for his dedication to social work and for his clinical contributions to those who relied upon his mental health social work expertise throughout his continuing 41-year professional career. Mr. Kuhn is bilingual in Spanish and is socio-culturally competent with families from the various Spanish-speaking countries-of-origin in the Western Hemisphere.

Please contact Harry Francis Kuhn III, MA, MSW, LCSW, BCD, PA, CEO for information pertaining to his consultative services. 

Harry F. Kuhn III
Harry F. Kuhn III, MA, MSW, LCSW, BCD, PA, CEO
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