College of Health and Human Services

Patricia A. Eber, M.S.Ed., LMFT

Chair and Assistant Professor
Courses Taught: HSRV 10000, HSRV 10300, HSRV 10500, HSRV 21100, 20000, 32000, 39900, 41700
Phone: 260-481-5459

  • Ph.D. in Human Services
  • Licensed in Marriage & Family Therapy
  • M. S. in Marriage & Family Therapy
  • B. A. in Psychology
  • A. S. in Human Services
  • Pat is state certified in First Steps and Healthy Families.

Positions Held

  • Assistant Professor - Human Services, January 1983 to Present
  • Director - Bi-county Big Brothers Big Sisters of Huntington and Whitley Counties, 1997 to 2002
  • Home-based therapy for clients that have substantiated abuse and neglect charges. These individuals are mandated through the court system. 1996 to 2004
  • Private Practice 2003 to Present
  • Chair of the Human Services Department at IPFW 2007-present


  • Human Services Student Organization, IPFW - Faculty Advisor
  • Pat was involved in the creation of the Bachelor's degree for Human Services.
  • Pat has been involved with several faculty search committees at IPFW.
  • Chair of the Curriculum Committee
  • Betty Dykstra Scholarship Committee
  • Healthy Cities Committee
  • College of Health & Human Services Assessment Committee

Other Accomplishments

In 1981 Pat wrote a grant for a medically-based outreach program for pregnant teens in cooperation with Park view Hospital. She taught these classes until 1986. At that time she developed a parenting program for parents of newborns through age six. Parkview Hospital adopted this program and Pat taught it until 2002.