Doctoral Student Directory

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Doctoral Student
LMSW
Research Interests:
Trauma, Children and Families, Socioculturally informed research, practice, and intervention, Biopsychosocial development and dynamics, Anti-racism, Equity, and Justice
Doctoral Student
Registered Clinical Social Worker Intern ISW 8620
Research Interests:
Determinants of psychosocial factors that impede parents’ ability to engage in their child’s academics parental engagement in K-12 settings, Projection of past traumatic experiences from parent to child, Student achievement at high poverty low achieving schools
Doctoral Candidate
Research Interests:
Child Welfare Policy, Family Violence, Program Development
Doctoral Student
LMSW (TX, #60126)
Research Interests:
Social policies that address economic disparities, Intervention research for the social inclusion of low-income populations, Social interactions that reproduce inequalities, Identity development of multiracial people in the United States
Doctoral Student
Research Interests:
Intimate Partner / Domestic Violence, Women's Issues, Youth Development, Factors Impacting College Enrollment for Low Income and First-Generation Students
Doctoral Candidate
LCSW (FL, #14218); Qualified Clinical Supervisor
Research Interests:
Gun Violence, Intervention Research, Intimate Partner Violence, Threat Assessment and Management
Doctoral Student
Research Interests:
Criminal Justice, LGBT and Women's Issues, Mental Health
Doctoral Student, DSO President
Research Interests:
Childhood Trauma and Neurobiology, Child Welfare
Doctoral Student
LCSW (FL, #11552)
Research Interests:
Vulnerable Populations Attitudes About and Determinants of Research Participation, Inclusivity in Research, Particularly Monosex Bias, Research Ethics Review Practice, Critical Analysis of Research Ethics, Research Ethics Pedagogy
Doctoral Student
LCSW (FL, #11653)
Research Interests:
Criminal Justice, Corrections and Policing Reform & Policy, Mental Health/Substance Abuse Policy and the Criminal Justice System, Social Justice and Racial Disparities
Doctoral Student
CAPSW (WI, #129625-121)
Research Interests:
Infant and early childhood mental and behavioral health, The socialworker client relationship, Stigmatization of families with complex needs, Early childhood intervention services with families with complex needs, Cultural Competency
Doctoral Student
Research Interests:
Trauma-Informed Classrooms, Child Welfare in the Academic Setting, Measurement Testing and Development, Geospatial Information Systems in Social Justice Action, Program Evaluation and Policy Development
Doctoral Candidate
Research Interests:
Intersectionality of Disability, Gender, Race, and Class, Policy and Program Evaluation and Reform, Elimination of Disparities in Services and Resources
Doctoral Student
Research Interests:
Long-term Care System, Social/Civic Engagement in Later Life, Cross Cultural Studies, Social Determinants of Health, Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Health and Mental Health Care, Intersectionality of Class, Race, and Gender and Related-isms: Classism, Racism, Sexism, and Ageism
Doctoral Student
Research Interests:
Criminal Justice Policy, Drug Policy, State Public Policy, Substance Use, Harm Reduction Approach
Doctoral Candidate
LCSW (FL, #10699)
Research Interests:
Psychopathology, Mental Health Practice, Clinical Decision-Making and Judgement, Mental Health Knowledge Dissemination, Social Work Practice Ethics
Doctoral Candidate
Research Interests:
Mental Health, Mental health and work, Transitional age youth, Integrated theory
Doctoral Student
Research Interests:
Juvenile Justice Policy, Racial Typification/Racial Profiling, Prisoner Re-Entry, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Policy in the Criminal Justice System, Police Training and Policy
Doctoral Student
Research Interests:
Child Welfare, Displacement, Trauma-Informed Practice and Policy, Racial, Ethnic, and Religious Minority Youth Outcomes in Child Welfare Settings, Revictimization in Child Welfare Settings
Research Interests:
LGBTQ+ Issues, Intimate Partner Violence, Trauma Informed Care
Research Interests:
Domestic Violence/Intimate Partner Violence, Gender-Based Violence, LGBTQ+ Communities, HIV/AIDS, Intersectionality of Intimate Partner Violence, Civil Rights & Equal Access, Intersections of Social Policy and Social Work Practice, Systems-Level Change
Doctoral Candidate
LCSW (FL, #11486)
Research Interests:
Mental Health with Disenfranchised Populations, Psychopharmacology, Social Work Education, Play Therapy, Shame and Resilience
Doctoral Student
LCSW (FL, #12197)
Research Interests:
Professional Development of Social Workers, Children's Mental Health, Parenting Support
Doctoral Student
Research Interests:
Youth Health Risk Behaviors, Youth Mental Health Outcomes, Adolescent Suicide Prevention & Non-Suicidal Self-Injury, Adverse Childhood Experiences, Trauma-Informed Practices in Juvenile Settings, Sexual Minority Youth Outcomes and Protective Factors
Doctoral Student
Research Interests:
Intersectionality of Social Work and Criminal Justice
Doctoral Candidate
Research Interests:
Veteran Suicide, Family/ Support System involvement in veteran Treatment, Reintegration of Veterans to civilian life, The etiology of suicidal thoughts and behaviors, Understanding the transition of suicide ideation to suicide attempt
Doctoral Student
Research Interests:
Child Welfare, Medical Social Work, Program Evaluation, Mental Health