Ron Davis, LSW, MSW
College of Foundational Education and Health Professions at Aultman College
Ron is the Program Director for Social work for the College of Foundational Education and Health Professions at Aultman College, in Canton Ohio. This role involves oversight and creation of the Bachelors of Social Work program planning to begin in Fall of 2018. Additionally Ron teaches Leadership classes and Wellness workshops within the College’s ACCE program. Prior to that role, Ron was the Support Services Director for Crossroads Hospice and Palliative Care. This role included oversight of Chaplaincy, Bereavement, Social Work and Volunteer services for all patients and caregivers that have received Hospice services at Crossroads. Ron has a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Akron as well as an undergraduate degree in Social Work from Youngstown State University.
Ron additionally has worked at the Cleveland Clinic in various roles and hospital systems. In his time as a Cleveland Clinic Social Worker, Ron created and co-authored in the Social Work Discharge Planning program and training system and presented it to all Cleveland Clinic Case Management and Social Work staff (over 500 staff).
Ron additionally teaches at the undergraduate and graduate level as a part-time instructor with the University Of Akron School Of Social Work and has done so since 2007. Ron sits on the Board of Trustees for The Grief Care Place, located in Stow, Ohio.
Ron’s areas of interest include leadership, engagement, personal development and wellness. Where he has published multiple Blog topics for Crossroads Hospice including topics on Wellness, benefits of humor use in grief and Resilience. Ron is an active independent health/fitness coach for Team Beachbody as well as a certified group fitness instructor for P90x Live and regularly runs challenge groups across the area and via Social Media.
Ron is married with 2 boys, ages 8 and 4. On weekends Ron can be found most often times at basketball courts with his children, reading, watching Cleveland sports on television, traveling, and writing.