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Dawnetta Dezilon Smith

[Dawnetta Smith]

Other Faculty, Social Work
Last Updated: February 12, 2020
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Education

Education

    • 2017 EdD in Educational Leaderhip
      Dallas Baptist University, 2017
    • 2009 MSW in Social Work
      The University of Texas at Arlington, 2009
    • 2005 BSW in Social Work
      The University of Texas at Arlington, 2005

Appointments

Appointments

    • Apr 2015 to Present Community Outreach Coordinator
      TARRANT AREA FOOD BANK (Fort Worth, TX,
      Organize and lead rural and urban community meetings to provide access to healthy food for all individuals and families Developed and coordinated programs for specific populations, including: the elderly, college students, and homeless individuals Coordinate community outreach and conduct community Maintain and expand community partnerships for organization, as well as coordinate community-based and faith-based organizations to implement Tarrant Area Food Bank programs Make decisions in collaboration with leadership concerning the direction of the Mobile Solution Programs in the community Train community partners on completing monthly reports and ensuring reports are submitted timely
    • Sept 2015 to Aug 2016 Adjunct Instructor
      TARRANT COUNTY COLLEGE, SOUTH CAMPUS-CROWLEY (Fort Worth , TX,
      Maintain an effective environment conducive to diverse learning needs of students, as well as maintain student attendance and records Prepare and deliver face-to-face educational instruction to diverse body of students to assist them in obtaining their GED Develop appropriate college resources, materials, facilities, and educational technologies to further assist the learning process
    • Oct 2013 to Present Co-Founder
      STRONG FAMILIES COALITION OF GREATER TARRANT COUNTY (Fort Worth, TX,
      Founded and lead grassroots community collaboration of faith-based and community-based organizations to address needs of poverty, health and social injustice in Tarrant County Monitor and evaluate developed internship program, as well as created necessary program documentation, assessments, and evaluations Supervise one volunteer staff member, three to four master and bachelor-level social work students, and three to four master-level public health students Create and facilitate strategic direction of coalition Lead and facilitate community meetings with key stakeholders and community constituents. Collaborate and foster relationships with policy-makers and community constituents Develop and implement surveys, as well as collect and analyze survey data. Provide oral and written data analysis, as well as coalition and community progress reports to large and small groups
    • Mar 2013 to Mar 2015 Fort Worth Regional Director - Texas Hunger Initiative
      BAYLOR UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK (Fort Worth, TX,
      Facilitated community meetings with stakeholders, nonprofits, faith-based institutions, academic institutions and community members Pioneered grassroots community capacity building initiative to end hunger in Fort Worth Region Led and supervised an office of five staff members, which included four student VISTAs Planned and implemented community outreach and conducted community presentations Created program materials and literature, as well as maintained social media sites Evaluated and analyzed program processes and prepared written and oral reports Trained, evaluated and monitored staff and ensured AmeriCorps guidelines for VISTAs were followed Educated and promoted Community Partner Program, Food Policy Associations, and No Kid Hungry Campaign within region in order to expand and establish access to programs and activities that increase food security
    • 2009 to Present Policy Analyst/Social Work Intern, Legislative Study Group
      Texas House of Representatives (Austin, TX,
    • 2009 to 2010 Disaster Response Case Manager
      Catholic Charites (Fort Worth, TX,
    • 2009 to 2010 Homeless Prevention Case Manager
      Catholic Charites (Fort Worth, TX,
    • Mar 2012 to Feb 2013 DALLAS COUNTY HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
      DALLAS COUNTY HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (Dallas, TX,
      Developed, planned and implemented accreditation process for various health service programs within Dallas County health issues Conducted assessments of health department's readiness to proceed with accreditation, as well as analyzed assessments and data in order to report to accreditation board Created and presented accreditation process to department leadership and staff. Developed and led health department’s accreditation team Utilized project management tools to keep process moving forward; Assisted with performance and quality improvement projects Spearheaded and tracked all transactions in accreditation process
    • 2010 to 2011 Program Manager –VITA
      Catholic Charites (Fort Worth, TX,
    • Jan 2007 to Jan 2008 Social Worker
      Fireside Lodge Healthcare Center Facility (Fort Worth, TX,

Memberships

    • May 2016 to Present NODA Association for Orientation, Transition, and Retention in Higher Education
      Graduate Student Member
    • Jan 2016 to Present Texas Association of College and University Student Personnel Administrators
      Thomas Moorman Fellow & Graduate Student Member
    • June 2014 to Present United Way, Arlington Financial Stability Group
      Steering Committee Member
    • Sept 2013 to Present United Way, Arlington Resource Sharing Group
      Steering Committee Member

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Sept 2019 to Aug 2022 Preparing the Behavioral Health Workforce to Address the Opioid Crisis (PBHWAOC) sponsored by  - $1349940
      (Funded)

Courses

      • SOCW 5482-009 ADVANCED FIELD SPLIT I
        (Course Id: 109107)
        Spring - 2020
      • SOCW 5483-002 ADVANCED FIELD SPLIT II
        (Course Id: 109108)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • SOCW 5482-130 ADVANCED FIELD SPLIT I
        (Course Id: 109107)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • SOCW 5483-076 ADVANCED FIELD SPLIT II
        (Course Id: 109108)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • SOCW 5482-001 ADVANCED FIELD SPLIT I
        (Course Id: 109107)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • SOCW 5483-002 ADVANCED FIELD SPLIT II
        (Course Id: 109108)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • SOCW 5483-009 ADVANCED FIELD SPLIT II
        (Course Id: 109108)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • SOCW 5482-012 ADVANCED FIELD SPLIT I
        (Course Id: 109107)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • SOCW 5482-017 ADVANCED FIELD SPLIT I
        (Course Id: 109107)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • SOCW 5483-130 ADVANCED FIELD SPLIT II
        (Course Id: 109108)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • SOCW 5357-005 GROUP DYNAMICS & SOCW PRACT
        (Course Id: 109023)
        Spring - Winter Intersession - 2019
      • SOCW 5482-130 ADVANCED FIELD SPLIT I
        (Course Id: 109107)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • SOCW 5482-139 ADVANCED FIELD SPLIT I
        (Course Id: 109107)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • SOCW 5482-140 ADVANCED FIELD SPLIT I
        (Course Id: 109107)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • SOCW 5483-072 ADVANCED FIELD SPLIT II
        (Course Id: 109108)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • SOCW 5390-001 INDEPENDENT STUDY
        (Course Id: 112852)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • SOCW 5482-001 ADVANCED FIELD SPLIT I
        (Course Id: 109107)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018
      • SOCW 5482-002 ADVANCED FIELD SPLIT I
        (Course Id: 109107)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018
      • SOCW 5483-184 ADVANCED FIELD SPLIT II
        (Course Id: 109108)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018
      • SOCW 5483-199 ADVANCED FIELD SPLIT II
        (Course Id: 109108)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018
      • SOCW 5281-008 FOUNDATION FIELD SPL II
        (Course Id: 112756)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018
      • SOCW 5483-006 ADVANCED FIELD SPLIT II
        (Course Id: 109108)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • SOCW 5483-010 ADVANCED FIELD SPLIT II
        (Course Id: 109108)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • SOCW 4391-005 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 108947)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • SOCW 5306-007 GENERALIST MACRO PRACTICE
        (Course Id: 108966)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • SOCW 5306-009 GENERALIST MACRO PRACTICE
        (Course Id: 108966)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • SOCW 2311-012 INTRO SOC WORK
        (Course Id: 108920)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • SOCW 5316-011 STRESS, CRISIS, AND COPING
        (Course Id: 109072)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • SOCW 5316-030 STRESS, CRISIS, AND COPING
        (Course Id: 109072)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • SOCW 3306-005 SW PRACTIC III
        (Course Id: 108927)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • SOCW 6304-011 SOCIAL POLICY AND CHILD WELFAR
        (Course Id: 109015)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • SOCW 6304-014 SOCIAL POLICY AND CHILD WELFAR
        (Course Id: 109015)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016