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John C Bricout

Name

[Bricout, John C]
  • Professor of Social Work

Biography

From 2010-2016 I served as associate dean for research and community outreach, responsible for enhancing the research capacity of the School of Social Work. I am currently serving in my faculty role as professor of social work. 

Professional Preparation

    • 1998 Ph.D. in social work Virginia Commonwealth University
    • 1994 Master's in Social Work SUNY at Buffalo
    • 1992 Master of Arts in Psychology Boston University
    • 1981 Bachelor of Arts in History & French Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

Appointments

    • Sept 2010 to Present Professor
      University of Texas Arlington   School of Social Work
    • July 2007 to July 2010 Assoc Prof
      University of Central Florida   College of Health and Public Affairs   School of Social Work
    • July 2005 to July 2007 Assoc Prof
      Washington University in St. Louis   School of Social Work
    • Sept 1999 to July 2005 Assist Professor
      Washington University in St. Louis   School of Social Work

Memberships

  • Professional
    • Mar 2017 to Present National Association of Social Work (NASW)
  • Membership
    • Nov 2013 to Present SSWR
    • Nov 2013 to Present Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

Awards and Honors

    • Jan  2017 SSWR Fellow sponsored by Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR)
      Achievements: Volunteerism - SSWR and integrity of academic work 
      Description:

      Fellow of the Society for Social Work and Research 

    • Apr  2014 MSW Alumni Award SUNY Buffalo 2014 sponsored by University at Buffalo, School of Social Work
      Achievements: Academic career progression 
      Description:

      Award for an outstanding alumni of the SUNY Buffalo MSW progam 

    • Jul  2013 Fulbright Specialist sponsored by Fulbright Fellowship
      Description:

      Grant in social work at the Ivane Javaakishvili Tbilisi State University, Republic of Georgia, November - December 2012

    • Aug  2009 External Faculty, Georgia Tech Center for Advanced Communication Policy sponsored by Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
      Achievements:

      I have collaborated on a series of research projects and continue to do so

News Articles

    • Apr 2011 UT Arlington Magazine

      Describes collaborative research on the effects of a robotic arm assisting people with a physical disability in tasks of daily living 

Other Activities

    • Training
      • May 2013 Participant , Management Development Program (MDP), Harvard Institutes of Higher Education
      • HONORS, AWARDS, AND SCHOLARSHIPS
        • May 2013 Scholarship recipient, Council on Social Work Education, Summer Leadership Program

Research and Expertise

  • Social technologies and the community participation of people with disabilities

    I study the influence of social technologies, including Web-based and assistive technologies on the participation of people with disabilities in paid work, governance and community life.

Publications

      Journal Article Forthcoming
      • Bricout, J.C., Sharma, B., Baker, P.M.A., Behal, A., & Bolini, L. (In Press). Learning Futures with Mixed Sentience. Futures Journal, Special Issue.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Book Chapter 2013
      • Bricout, J.C., Agiro, A. & Casiano, A. (2013) Systematic considerations for addressing ‘online dead zones’ impeding the social engagement of persons with a disability: policy and practice implications. In P. Baker, J. Hanson & J. Hunsinger (Eds.) The unconnected: Social justice participation, and engagement in the information society, pp.48-57. New York: Peter Lang Publishing Group.

        {Exhibition Catalog} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

Presentations

    • March  2016
      Mixed Sentience Learning Communities: Design Considerations and Opportunities.

      Baker, P.M.A., Bricout, J.C. (2016). Mixed Sentience Learning Communities: Design                        Considerations and Opportunities. 31st Annual International Technology and Persons                   with Disabilities Conference, San Diego, CA, March 21-26, 2016. 

    • January  2016
      Round table: How Disability Related Research Fits within the Grand Challenges for Social Work Initiative.

      Lightfoot, E., Bellin, M.H., Bricout, J.C., Hock, R., Magana, Parrish, S.L, & Porterfield,S.L. (2016). Roundtable: How Disability Related Research Fits within the Grand Challenges for Social Work Initiative. 20th Annual Conference Anniversary Celebration of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, DC, January 13-17, 2016.

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Aug 2017 to Aug 2019 Social Assistive Robotics for Temporary Respite Care of Adults with Developmental Disabilities sponsored by  - $108000
    • July 2015 to July 2017 NSF CHS Medium: Collaborative research: Social learning in mixed human-robot groups for people with disabilities. sponsored by  - $1000000

Other Research Activities

  • 2013
    • Reviews
      • Apr 2013 Member, Scientific Review Panel, National Science Foundation

Students Supervised

Courses

Other Teaching Activities

  • 2013
    • Dissertation Committee Chair
      • Nov 2013 Chair of the Dissertation Committee for Pamela Bowers (Development of an adaptation model, to defend Nov. 2013)

        Full dissertation title: Development of an adaptation model for health interventions for sexual and gender minorities: A grounded theory study. 

      • Aug 2013 Chair of the Dissertation Committee of Silviya Nikolova (Geography of disability, defended, August 2013)

        Full dissertation title: Geography of disability: An analysis based on the socioeconomic levels of two metropolitan areas: Monterrey, Neuvo Leon, Mexico, and Dallas, Texas, USA.  

Service to the Community

  • Volunteered
    • Apr 2013 to  Present Consultant, Dallas Children's Advocacy Center (DCAC)

      Provide ongoing consultation on the new DCAC research institute as needed for the DCAC Chief Program Officer

Service to the Profession

  • Volunteered
    • Jan 2013 to  Present Abstract Reviewer: SSWR Annual Conference

      Review abstracts for presentation proposals for the SSWR Annual Conference.  

  • Appointed
    • Nov 2013 to  Present Editorial Board Member, International Journal of E-Planning Research

      Regularly review manuscripts submitted for consideration to the journal (IJEPR)

    • Nov 2013 to  Present Consulting Editor, Families in Society

      Review manuscripts for FS

    • Nov 2013 to  Present Consulting Editor, Journal of Gerontological Social Work

      Review manuscripts submitted to the journal (JGSW)

  • Elected
    • Jan 2013 to  Present Co-Chair, SSWR Special Interest Group (SIG) for Associate Deans of Research

      Co-Chair the Society for Social Work and Research 'SIG' that provides a forum for exchange, discussion and planning among associate deans of research is schools of social work nationally

    • Nov 2013 to  Present Co-Chair, SSWR Special Interest Group (SIG) on Disability Research

      Third year of service as co-chair for the Society for Social Work and Research 'SIG' on disability research that provides a forum for collaboration, planning and exchange around disability research issues in social work

Service to the University

  • Elected
    • Aug 2013 to  Aug 2015 Chair, UTA Research Committee

      The Committee oversees all aspects of the University's Research Enhancement Program (REP) grants from provdng information to the University Community to facilitating the proposal submission, selection, award and reporting process.

    • Aug 2013 to  Aug 2014 Co-Chair of the UTA Responsible Conduct of Research Committee

      Co-Chair the University's Committee responsible for planning and implementing seminars, workshops and lectures for graduate students, faculty and community members on the responsible conduct of research

    • Aug 2012 to  Aug 2013 Member, UTA Service Learning Community Activities Group

      Member of group to support the Community Service Learning Center.  

    • Aug 2013 to  Aug 2014 Member, School of Social Work Research & Community Outreach Committee

      Member of the SSW committee that provides input on the development of the School's research capacity 

    • Aug 2013 to  Aug 2014 Member, School of Social Work Periodic Review Committee (PRC)

      Member of the SSW committee charged with developing and implementing a 360-degree assessment of SSW administrators

    • Aug 2013 to  Aug 2014 Member, School of Social Work Personnel Search Committee

      Member of SSW committee charged with faculty position searches

  • Appointed
    • Aug 2011 to  Aug 2014 Member, UTA Honors College Advisory Committee

      Member of the Honors College Advisory Committee  (indefinite term)

    • Aug 2012 to  Aug 2014 Member, UTA Vice President for Research Advisory Committee

      Member of VPR Advisory Committee (indefinite term)

    • Aug 2010 to  Present Member, School of Social Work Executive Committee

      Member of the SSW Committee that considers all major School functions for planning and review purposes

  • Other
    • Apr 2013 to  Present Chair, School of Social Work Research and Community Outreach Advisory Council

      Chair of the SSW advisory council that provides counsel and feedback on our community-based research agenda, portfolio and trajectory 

Administrative Appointment

  • 2010
    • Aug 2010 to Aug 2016 - Associate Dean, School of Social Work