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Dr Allison Tomlinson

[Dr Allison Tomlinson]

Assistant Professor of Practice, Social Work
Last Updated: July 28, 2021
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Research Interests

Research Interests
Her research examines the impact of non-normative life stress within family systems with an emphasis on addressing family separation issues. Dr. Tomlinson focuses on the impact of maternal incarceration within family systems specifically the mother daughter dyadic relationship through the lens of intervention services intended to break the inter-generational cycle of incarceration.

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests
Dr. Tomlinson's interest in teaching applies her philosophy of pedagogical focus on three areas: learning through collaboration, creating an inclusive and active learning environment, and integration of social justice and systemic theory as tools for critical thinking in social work courses. She teachers across the undergraduate and graduate course work in areas of: social policy mental health, and child/ family issues.

Biography

Biography

Allison Tomlinson PhD, LCSW-S is an Assistant Professor in Practice at The University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work. Dr. Tomlinson, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and State of Texas Board Approved Supervisor with over thirteen years of experience in social work practice. She is a graduate of Texas Woman’s University where she was a Dissertation and Doctoral Fellow with the Association of Marriage and Family Therapy Minority Fellowship Program through the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration. Dr. Tomlinson is a graduate of Howard University School of Social Work concentrating in Macro Social Work Practice emphasis in the area of Criminal Justice. Her practice and instruction draw on diverse career experiences in multiple areas of social work including policy work through criminal justice reform with the Washington D.C. Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative and the Office of Justice Programs. As well as medical social works as a former hospice administrator and as a practicing clinician providing clinical therapy to children and families in the child welfare system.

Education

Education

    • 2018 PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy
      Texas Women's University
    • 2008 MSW in Social Work
      Howard University
    • 2007 BS in Social Work
      Texas Christian University

Licensure and Certifications

Licensure and Certifications

    • 2020 Certified Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist ,
    • 2018 Certified Clinical Trauma Professional ,
    • 2010 Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)- Supervisor ,

Memberships

    • 2012 to Present American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
    • 2008 to Present National Association of Social Workers

Awards and Honors

    •  2019 Honors- Phi Kappa Phi sponsored by Texas Woman's University
    •  2019 Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award sponsored by Texas Woman's University - College of Professional Education
    •  2018 Good Samaritan Award sponsored by South Side Youth Association
    •  2018 Substance Abuse Mental Health Services-Minority Fellowship sponsored by American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
    •  2012 College of Professional Education (COPE) Award sponsored by Texas Woman's University
    •  2008 Dean’s Scholar sponsored by Howard University
    •  2008 Honors- Golden Key Honor Society sponsored by Howard University
    •  2006 Honors- Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society sponsored by Texas Christian University
    •  2006 Honors- Mortar Board Honor Society sponsored by Texas Christian University
    •  2005 Honors- McNair Scholar sponsored by Texas Christian University
    •  2005 Honors- Phi Alpha Honor Society sponsored by Texas Christian University
    •  2003 Community Scholar sponsored by Texas Christian University

Courses

      • SOCW 5362-020 DIRECT PRACT WITH CHILD & FAM
        (Course Id: 109037)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5363-007 SOCIAL POLICY FOR CHILD YOUTH
        (Course Id: 109015)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5363-013 SOCIAL POLICY FOR CHILD YOUTH
        (Course Id: 109015)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5363-014 SOCIAL POLICY FOR CHILD YOUTH
        (Course Id: 109015)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5362-004 DIRECT PRACT WITH CHILD & FAM
        (Course Id: 109037)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • SOCW 5362-005 DIRECT PRACT WITH CHILD & FAM
        (Course Id: 109037)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • SOCW 5362-009 DIRECT PRACT WITH CHILD & FAM
        (Course Id: 109037)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • SOCW 5362-011 DIRECT PRACT WITH CHILD & FAM
        (Course Id: 109037)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • SOCW 5362-017 DIRECT PRACT WITH CHILD & FAM
        (Course Id: 109037)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5362-020 DIRECT PRACT WITH CHILD & FAM
        (Course Id: 109037)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5363-009 SOCIAL POLICY FOR CHILD YOUTH
        (Course Id: 109015)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • SOCW 5363-012 SOCIAL POLICY FOR CHILD YOUTH
        (Course Id: 109015)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 4310-003 SW CHILD & FAM
        (Course Id: 108937)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5482-008 ADVANCED FIELD SPLIT I
        (Course Id: 109107)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5482-009 ADVANCED FIELD SPLIT I
        (Course Id: 109107)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5369-002 SEMINAR IN FAMILY THERAPY
        (Course Id: 109064)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5369-006 SEMINAR IN FAMILY THERAPY
        (Course Id: 109064)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020
      • SOCW 3303-002 SW POL & SERV
        (Course Id: 108924)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020
      • SOCW 5369-002 SEMINAR IN FAMILY THERAPY
        (Course Id: 109064)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • SOCW 5369-003 SEMINAR IN FAMILY THERAPY
        (Course Id: 109064)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5369-004 SEMINAR IN FAMILY THERAPY
        (Course Id: 109064)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • SOCW 5369-005 SEMINAR IN FAMILY THERAPY
        (Course Id: 109064)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • HONR-SW 3304-001 SPECIAL TOPICS
        (Topic: Social Welfare Policy&Services | Course Id: 110922)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • SOCW 3303-001 SW POL & SERV
        (Course Id: 108924)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 3303-002 SW POL & SERV
        (Course Id: 108924)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5362-001 DIRECT PRACT WITH CHILD & FAM
        (Course Id: 109037)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5362-003 DIRECT PRACT WITH CHILD & FAM
        (Course Id: 109037)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 3303-001 SW POL & SERV
        (Course Id: 108924)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 3303-004 SW POL & SERV
        (Course Id: 108924)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5369-004 SEMINAR IN FAMILY THERAPY
        (Course Id: 109064)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • SOCW 5369-009 SEMINAR IN FAMILY THERAPY
        (Course Id: 109064)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • SOCW 5358-007 TRTMNT OF CHILDRN & ADOLSCNTS
        (Course Id: 109055)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • SOCW 5316-031 STRESS, CRISIS, AND COPING
        (Course Id: 109072)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • SOCW 5316-032 STRESS, CRISIS, AND COPING
        (Course Id: 109072)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018