School of Social Work Experts
Research Associate, Center for Social Work Research, School of Social Work
+1 512 232 0606
Expertise: Mental health and juvenile delinquency, juvenile justice system, gender issues within the juvenile justice system, trauma-informed care, research-based mental health treatments
Assistant Dean for Doctoral Education, School of Social Work
+1 512 471 0533
Expertise: School mental health, Solution-focused Brief Therapy, dropout prevention, at-risk youth, research on how to design schools that promote achievement and a safe, respectful and violent free culture.
Assistant Dean for Health Affairs, School of Social Work
+1 512 475 9367
Expertise: Palliative care, pediatric oncology, cancer survivors, adolescent and young adult oncology, interprofessional education, medical social work, integrated behavioral health, medical ethics
Research Professor, School of Social Work
+1 512 656 3361
Expertise: Substance abuse trends and patterns, U.S./Mexico border; use and abuse of methamphetamine, party drugs, methadone and other opiate drugs; impaired driving programs; and abuse of prescription drugs.
Professor Emeritus, School of Social Work
+1 512 471 0551
Expertise: Open adoptions, outcomes for birthmothers, adoptive parents and adopted children, trans-racial adoptions, family preservation, special needs adoptions, post adoption services, female sexual abuse perpetrators, racial identity issues, adolescent pregnancy, effectiveness of residential treatment services, adoption, same-sex couples