At the University of Maryland School of Social Work, our faculty members are consistently ranked among the most active and productive social work scholars and researchers in the nation.
Not only are our faculty engaged in teaching, research, and practice, but they are also accessible and dedicated to meeting students' needs outside of the classroom.
Research Interests: Adolescent Mental Health (measurement, promotion); School and Community-based Adolescent Mental Health Interventions; Positive Youth Development; Program Evaluation; Public Health Social Work
Research Interests: Research on African American Families of Homicide Victims; Mass Violence and Disaster Research; Suicide Prevention, Education and Research; Qualitative Research Methods; Community Organizing and Program Development
Research Interests: Child Welfare; Advanced Statistical Methods with Administrative Data; Environmental Issues Into Social Work Policy & Practice; Child Welfare Outcomes and Accountability; Adoption and Other Avenues to Permanency; Using Data to Inform Policy
Research Interests: Street-based Sex Work; Court-Affiliated Prostitution Diversion Programs; Child Care Policy; Theory and practice knowledge
Research Interests: Social Determinants of Physical and Mental Health; Public Health Policy; Maternal and Child Health; Infant Mortality; Religiosity/Spirituality; Social Support and Coping
Research Interests: Field Education; Correctional Mental Health and Substance Abuse Programs; Mental Health; Substance Abuse
Research Interests: Clinic- and Community-Based Program Development for Vulnerable Families; Intervention Strategies for Victims of Abuse and Neglect; Social Work Practice With Individuals, Groups, and Families