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Dr Mia Kirby

[Dr Mia Kirby]

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Last Updated: April 14, 2021
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Research Interests

Research Interests
Qualitative Research focused on race, ethnicity, gender, mental health and discrimination. More specifically, examining an intersectional approach to mental health service provider practices.

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests
African American Studies, Mental Health/Substance Abuse, Cultural Competence, and working with Children & Families

Biography

Biography

As a licensed clinical social work supervisor, Dr. Kirby’s practice experience includes the Baltimore Juvenile Justice System, Foster Care, Outpatient Mental Health, Private Practice, and Nursing and Rehabilitation facilities. Dr. Kirby has over ten years Social Work and Sociology teaching experience. Her most recent research examined the relationship between the strong Black woman archetype and mental health help-seeking behaviors of Black women. Additionally, Dr. Kirby has recently completed the Association of College and University Educators, Certificate in Effective College Instruction.

Licensure and Certifications

Licensure and Certifications

    • 2019 LCSWS, TBSWE

Awards and Honors

    • Jan  2021 Spring 2021 Service-Learning Faculty Fellow sponsored by University of Texas Arlington
    • May  2020 Certified Effective Teaching Practices sponsored by American Council on Education & Association of College and University Educators (ACUE)

News Articles

News Articles

    • Dec 2020 Fort Worth Star Telegram
      Title- Many Black people say they won’t take COVID vaccine. Tarrant County wants to change that”
    • July 2020 Today Show.com
      Interviewed by the Today Show Website about the mental health challenges of African American women.
    • July 2020
      NAMI NTX Webinar
      Led a webinar for Minority Mental Health Month for NAMI North Texas. Discussed the importance of Cultural Competency in Mental Health.

Courses

      • SOCW 5307-005 DIVERSE POPS
        (Course Id: 108976)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2021
      • SOCW 5307-006 DIVERSE POPS
        (Course Id: 108976)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2021
      • SOCW 4310-001 SW CHILD & FAM
        (Course Id: 108937)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2021
      • AAST 4350-001 SPECIAL TOPICS AFR AMER STUDY
        (Topic: Civic Engagement | Course Id: 112142)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • AAST 4350-002 SPECIAL TOPICS AFR AMER STUDY
        (Topic: Music and Movement | Course Id: 112142)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 4310-003 SW CHILD & FAM
        (Course Id: 108937)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 4310-004 SW CHILD & FAM
        (Course Id: 108937)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • AAST 2300-1
        (Course Id: 111934)
        Fall - 2020
      • AAST 3320-1
        (Course Id: 113036)
        Fall - 2020
      • AAST 3320-2
        (Course Id: 113036)
        Fall - 2020
      • AAST 3320-001 BLACK WOMEN IN SOCIETY
        (Topic: Black Women in Society | Course Id: 113036 | Xlist Coursepre: AAST 3320 | Xlist Coursenum: 002)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • AAST 3320-002 BLACK WOMEN IN SOCIETY
        (Course Id: 113036)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • SOCW 5306-003 GENERALIST MACRO PRACTICE
        (Course Id: 108966 | Xlist Coursepre: 5306 | Xlist Coursenum: 007)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • SOCW 5306-007 GENERALIST MACRO PRACTICE
        (Course Id: 108966 | Xlist Coursepre: 5306 | Xlist Coursenum: 003)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • AAST 2300-001 INTRO AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES
        (Course Id: 111934)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5313-014 RESEARCH AND EVALUATION II
        (Course Id: 109035 | Mav Course: No)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • SOCI 3360-002 TOPICS IN SOCIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 112717)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • WOMS 3300-002 TOPICS IN WOMENS & GENDER STU
        (Topic: Black Women in Society | Course Id: 112132)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • SOCW 5353-2
        (Course Id: 109030)
        Summer - 2020
      • SOCW 5353-002 SOCIAL POL AND MENTAL HEALTH
        (Course Id: 109030)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 3304-006 SW PRACTIC II
        (Course Id: 108925)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5313-015 RESEARCH AND EVALUATION II
        (Course Id: 109035)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • SOCW 3304-001 SW PRACTIC II
        (Course Id: 108925)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018
      • SOCW 2313-001 SW PRACTICE I
        (Course Id: 108921)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018
      • SOCW 5353-008 SOCIAL POL AND MENTAL HEALTH
        (Course Id: 109030)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • SOCW 6353-001 SEMINAR IN FAMILY THERAPY
        (Course Id: 109064)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016
      • SOCW 6353-006 SEMINAR IN FAMILY THERAPY
        (Course Id: 109064)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016
      • SOCW 6312-003 GROUP DYNAMICS I & SOCW PRACT
        (Course Id: 109023)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • SOCW 6353-003 SEMINAR IN FAMILY THERAPY
        (Course Id: 109064)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • SOCW 6326-009 DIRECT PRACT WITH CHILD & FAM
        (Course Id: 109037)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • SOCW 5304-003 GENERALIST MICRO PRACTICE
        (Course Id: 108964)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • SOCW 6353-001 SEMINAR IN FAMILY THERAPY
        (Course Id: 109064)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2015
      • SOCW 2311-009 INTRO SOC WORK
        (Course Id: 108920)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • SOCW 6353-002 SEMINAR IN FAMILY THERAPY
        (Course Id: 109064)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • SOCW 6317-001 DIRECT PRACTICE IN HEALTH CARE
        (Course Id: 109028)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014