Thomas Smith

Thomas Smith
Thomas
Smith
Professor
University Center C3406
Phone
(850) 644-9599
Research Interests
Abstinence Education
Family Therapy
Financial Therapy

Education

  • Ph.D., 1981, University of Washington; Social Welfare
  • M.S.W., 1978, University of Washington; Social Work
  • B.S., 1975, University of Washington

Research Interests

Financial Therapy, Family Therapy, Abstinence Education

Selected Peer Review Articles and Publications

Smith, T. E., Richards, K. V., & Shelton, V. M. (in press). Mindfulness in financial literacy.  Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment.

Smith, T. E., Shelton, V. M., Richards, K. V., Taliespin, M., & Nelson, R. J. (2015). Sirens’ call: Understanding poor financial decision-making and credit card misuse. * Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment.*  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10911359.2015.1039156

Nelson, R. J., Smith, T. E., Shelton, V. M., & Richards, K. V. (2015). Three interventions for financial therapy: Fostering an examination of financial behaviors and beliefs.  Journal of Financial Therapy, 6(1), 33-43.

Richards, K.., Williams, J., Smith, T. E. & Thyer, B. A. (2015). Financial video games: A financial literacy tool for social workers. International Journal of Social Work, 2(1), 22-35.

Smith, T., Atar, B., Ferreira, T., Valentine, P., & Pereira, M.G. (2014). Does dosage in abstinence education matter? International Journal of Psychology and Neuroscience.

Books Published

Smith, T. E., Shelton, V. M., & Richards, K. V. (2014). More than numbers: Everyday financial therapy. Seattle, WA: Southeastern Professional Books

Smith, T. E., Nelson, R., Richards, K. V., & Shelton, V. M. (2012). Financial therapy: Five steps to financial freedom. Tallahassee, FL: Southeastern Professional Books.

Smith, T. E., Nelson, R., Richards, K. V., & Shelton, V. (2012). Guide to financial therapy handouts and forms. Tallahassee, FL: Southeastern Professional Books.

Selected Grants

Smith, T.E. (Principal Investigator). Johnson Lawsuit Monitoring. State of Florida Department of Children and Families ($192,000). 2004-2006.

Smith, T.E. (Principal Investigator). Women Helping Women Project. State of Florida Department of Corrections ($110,000). 2001-2004.

Smith, T.E. (Principal Investigator).  Evaluating Abstinence Education. State of Florida Department of Health ($450,000). 2001-2004.

Smith, T.E. (Co-Principal Investigator). Experiences of Discharged Severely and Persistently Mentally Ill Clients. State of Florida Department of Children and Families ($315,000). 2001-2003.

Smith, T.E. (Co-Principal Investigator).  Vocational Rehabilitation with Severely and Persistently Mentally Ill Clients. State of Florida Department of Education ($198,000). 2001.