College of Education and Human Development

School of Social Work

Mental health

School of Social Work researchers are seeking to improve a variety of mental health outcomes while contributing to the knowledge bases of different practice approaches and theoretical foundations.

Refugee youth and families; refugee and immigrant mental health; trauma systems therapy; building culturally responsive interventions

Behavioral Health Services Research; Implementation Science; Supervision, Leadership, and Organizations; Recovery-Oriented, Evidence-Based Practices (Person-Centered Care, Housing First); Mixed Methods Research

Cultural Competence, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Qualitative Research Methods, Social Justice

Child Welfare, Developmental Psychology, Mental Health, Social Services, Substance Abuse

End-stage renal diseases, Medication adherence, Chronic illness, Social work practice in health care settings.

Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR), Evaluation, Immigration, Intervention Science, Loss & Trauma, Mental Health

Child Welfare, Positive Youth Development, Prevention Science, Intervention and Services Research

Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR), Cultural Competence, Family Violence, Social Services, Specific Cultures (African American)

Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare researchers

Child Welfare, Disability, Evaluation, Policy, Systems Change

Child Welfare, Evaluation, Policy

Center for Practice Transformation researcher

Co-occurring Disorders, Clinical Supervision, Group Therapy