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Jandel Crutchfield

[Jandel Crutchfield]

Assistant Professor, Social Work
Last Updated: January 28, 2020
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Research Interests

Research Interests
1) Disparities (educational, health, economic, manifested in the lived experiences of vulnerable people of color 2) How bias at the macro and micro levels contributes to disparities for vulnerable people of color 3) Need for better training in cultural engagement for those professionals working in any system with vulnerable people of color

Research Keywords

Research Keywords
people of color, cultural engagement/cultural competence, racial bias, skin color bias, equity in schools

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests
Human Behavior Diverse Populations School Social Work Social Work Practice Social Work Research

Biography

Biography

Dr. Jandel Crutchfield is an assistant professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Texas at Arlington. Prior to her academic career, Dr. Crutchfield worked as a licensed clinical social worker in Mississippi and Louisiana schools. In addition she has served as a counselor in community mental health, in-home counseling, and residential treatment settings. Dr. Crutchfield earned her B.A. in Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis. She earned her Master of Social Work from the Florida State University College of Social Work. Dr. Crutchfield earned her PhD in social work from Louisiana State University. Her research focus is designed to understand the stagnation in disparities for vulnerable people of color by not only examining cases describing the lived experiences of vulnerable people of color, but also through examining institutional, societal, and individual level bias that contributes to disparities, and finally, the need for better training in cultural engagement for those professionals working in any system with vulnerable people of color. UT Arlington’s strategic focus on health and the human condition encapsulates my research focus as the goal is to better the lived experiences of vulnerable people of color.

Education

Education

    • 2013 PhD in Social Work
      Louisiana State University, 2013
    • 2006 MSW in Social Work
      Florida State University, 2006
    • 2000 BA in Arts and Sciences Psychology and African American Studies
      Washington University, 2000

Licensure and Certifications

Licensure and Certifications

    • 2010 Licensed Clinical Social Work, Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners

Appointments

Appointments

    • Aug 2018 to Present Assistant Professor
      School of Social Work, University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Aug 2014 to June 2018 Assistant Professor
      Social Work, University of Mississippi (Tupelo, MS,
    • Jan 2014 to Oct 2014 Medical Social Worker
      Social Work, Our Lady of the Lake Hospital (Baton Rouge, LA, United States)
    • June 2012 to Dec 2013 Clinical Director
      Volunteers of America (Baton Rouge, LA,
    • Aug 2010 to May 2012 School-Based Therapist
      Capital Area Human Services District (Baton Rouge, LA,
    • June 2008 to July 2010 School Social Worker
      Advance Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, LA,
    • May 2007 to May 2008 Clinical Supervisor
      Youth Villages (Jackson, MS, United States)

Memberships

    • June 2016 to Present American Council of School Social Workers
      Board Member
    • Jan 2015 to Present Council on Social Work Education
    • May 2004 to Present National Association of Social Workers

News Articles

News Articles

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Nov 2019 to Oct 2024 Project Match Made in Schools (MMS): Special Educators and Social Workers Enhancing Services for Students with Disabilities and High-Intensity Needs sponsored by  - $1077486
      (Funded)
    • Sept 2019 to Aug 2020 Costs and Consequences of Implicit Racial Bias in the Financial Services Industry sponsored by  - $20000
      (Funded)

Publications

Presentations

    • January  2019
      Lee, Na Youn (Author & Presenter), Crutchfield, Jandel (Author), Fisher, Amy (Author), Burlaka, Viktor (Author & Presenter), "Childhood Trauma and Political Efficacy among BSW and MSW Students in the Rural South", Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference , San Fransisco, CA. (January , 2019).
    • January  2019
      Crutchfield, Jandel (Author & Presenter), "Social Justice and Schools: What Can school social workers do", American Council for School Social Workers , New Orleans, LA. (January , 2019).
    • October  2018
      Crutchfield, Jandel (Author & Presenter), Hall, Camille (Author), Webb, Sarah (Author), "College student success: Attitudes towards colorism among African American college students", Council on Social Work Education, Orlando, FL. (October , 2018).
    • October  2018
      Hall, Camille (Author & Presenter), Jones, Aubrey (Author), Crutchfield, Jandel (Author & Presenter), "Intergenerational stress & coping: Determinants and consequences for women", Council on Social Work Education, Orlando, FL. (October , 2018).
    • January  2018
      Crutchfield, Jandel (Author & Presenter), "Gendered Colorism: Reflections from Black Women in America", Society for Social Work Research, Washington, DC. (January , 2018).
    • January  2018
      Hall, Camille (Author & Presenter), Crutchfield, Jandel, "It's Tough Being a Woman: The Psychosocial Impact of Intergenerational Stress and Coping", Society for Social Work Research, Washington, DC. (January , 2018).
    • January  2018
      Crutchfield, Jandel, Crutchfield, Johnoson (Author & Presenter), "Multidisciplinary Leadership Teams: A Case Study in an Urban Charter School", American Council for School Social Work, New Orleans, LA. (January , 2018).
    • October  2017
      Hall, Camille (Author & Presenter), Crutchfield, Jandel, "Coloris Microaggressions and Black Women's Experiences of Race and Gender", Council on Social Work Education, Dallas, TX. (October , 2017).
    • March  2017
      Crutchfield, Jandel, Webb, Sarah (Author & Presenter), "How Colorist Microaggressions Have Eluded Social Work", National Association of Social Workers-MS Chapter, Jackson, MS. (March , 2017).
    • January  2017
      Kim, Yi Jin (Author & Presenter), Burlaka, Viktor (Author & Presenter), Lefmann, Tess (Author & Presenter), Crutchfield, Jandel, "Internalizing behaviors of Ukranian Children", Society for Social Work Research, New Orleans, LA. (January , 2017).
    • October  2016
      Crutchfield, Jandel (Author & Presenter), Richard, Laura (Author & Presenter), "Collaboration in K-12: School Social Work in Charter and Takeover Schools", Council on Social Work Education, Atlanta, GA. (October , 2016).
    • October  2016
      Webb, Sarah (Author & Presenter), Fisher, Amy (Author & Presenter), Crutchfield, Jandel, "Colorism in Police Killings of Unarmed African Americans", Council on Social Work Education, Atlanta, GA. (October , 2016).

Students Supervised

    • 2019
      Gabriella Drollinger, (Social Work)
      Exploring the Relationship Between School Social Workers and Academic Outcomes
    • 2019
      Treston Shaw, McNair Scholars Program (Social Work)
      McNair Scholars Program
      (McNair Scholar) First Generation African American Males Navigating a Predominately White Institution- A scoping review.docx
    • July 2019
      Latocia Keyes, Joined dissertation committee September 2018. Student in currently writing proposal. (Social Work)
      Discrimination within a Race based on Color: Understanding African Americans’ Psychosocial Experiences with Colorism in an Old Jim Crow South State

Courses

      • SOCW 5307-001 DIVERSE POPS
        (Course Id: 108976)
        Spring - Winter Intersession - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5370-001 SOCIAL WORK IN SCHOOLS
        (Course Id: 109070)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5396-001 THESIS RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 109100)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • SOCW 5396-005 THESIS RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 109100)
        Spring - 2020
      • SOCW 5396-007 THESIS RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 109100)
        Spring - 2020
      • SOCW 4391-002 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 108947)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • SOCW 5396-001 THESIS RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 109100)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • SOCW 5307-003 DIVERSE POPS
        (Course Id: 108976)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5396-005 THESIS RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 109100)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • SOCW 5307-004 DIVERSE POPS
        (Course Id: 108976)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus

Service to the University

    • Oct 2018 to  Present Faculty Mentor
      African American Social Work Student Alliance
      Oversee the maintenance and initiation of this group, facilitate students getting events and goals accomplished.
    • Oct 2018 to  Present Faculty Affiliate
      Center for African American Studies
      Represent CAAS in the School of Social Work, Serve as Guest Speaker at CAAS events, mentor AAS majors
    • Sept 2018 to  Present Committee Member
      Children & Families
      Content for the children and families track within the School of Social Work

Service to the Profession

    • Aug 2019 to  Present
      Editorial Review Board Member
      Journal of Community Psychology
    • Jan 2018 to  Present
      Editor, Journal Editor
      Children & Schools Journal (Practice Highlights)
    • 2017 to  Present
      Board of AdvisorsUnited States)
      American Council for School Social Work
      Contribute to the organization vision, goals Assist in recruitment of new members Oversee research/practice projects
    • Sept 2016 to  Present
      Editorial Review Board Member
      Urban Education
    • 2015 to  Present
      Editorial Review Board MemberUnited States)
      Children and Schools Journal
      Edit Practice Highlights Column within Children and Schools Journal
    • 2015 to  Present
      Editorial Review Board MemberUnited States)
      Journal of Black Studies
      Review journal articles related to my topic areas.

Service to the Community

Service to the Community

    • Feb 2019 to  Present
      Board Member (Arlington, TX, USA)
      Texas Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
      Student advocacy for economically disadvantaged students in Mansfield elementary school Advocacy and recruitment of parent involvement and volunteerism
    • 2019 to  Present
      Board Member
      Where the Heart is Furniture Bank
      Oversee and consult with other board members about best services for economically disadvantaged residents in Tarrant County.