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Noelle L Fields

[Noelle LeCrone Fields]

Associate Professor, Social Work
Last Updated: October 24, 2021
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Research Interests

Research Interests
1) Family caregiving
2) Alzheimer's disease and related dementias
3) Aging in place
4) Assistive technology
5) Transportation mobility

Research Keywords

Research Keywords
family caregiving, dementia, transportation, technology, aging

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests
1) Family Caregiving and Aging
2) Direct Practice in Aging
3) Life Span Development/Human Behavior in the Social Environment

Biography

Biography

Noelle L. Fields, Ph.D., LCSW is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Texas at Arlington. She is a gerontology health researcher specializing in family caregiving and home- and community-based services for older adults. She has expertise in conducting community-based participatory research, has utilized both quantitative and qualitative methodologies in her work, and has published peer-reviewed articles in journals such as Dementia: the International Journal of Social Research and Practice, the American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias, Ageing and Society, Aging and Mental Health, the Journal of Gerontological Social Work, and the Transportation Research Record. She is also the co-author of the book, Home and Community-Based Services for Older Adults: Aging in Context, with Columbia University Press. Dr. Fields has been the PI and Co-PI on several funded projects with the National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC) related to transportation equity and mobility among older adults and other environmental justice populations. Currently, she is a MPI on a funded project from the National Institutes of Health related to a lay provider intervention for dementia family caregivers. Her teaching interests are in family caregiving and aging, direct practice in aging, and lifespan development.

Education

Education

    • 2013 PhD in Social Work
      The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
    • 2004 MSW in Social Work
      Baylor University
    • 2002 BA in Sociology
      University of Richmond

Licensure and Certifications

Licensure and Certifications

    • 2013 Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners

Appointments

Appointments

    • Sept 2020 to Present Associate Professor
      The University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX)
    • Sept 2013 to Aug 2020 Assistant Professor
      School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Sept 2008 to May 2013 Doctoral Student/Graduate Research Assistant
      College of Social Work, The Ohio State University (Columbus, OH, United States)
    • Jan 2006 to Dec 2011 Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Liaison
      Mayfair Village Subacute and Rehabilitation Center (Columbus, OH, United States)
    • Jan 2007 to Aug 2008 Therapist
      Senior Life Consultants, Inc (Columbus)
    • May 2004 to Oct 2005 Therapist
      The Avalon Center, Inc. (Eddy)

Memberships

    • 2019 to Present Dallas Area Gerontological Society
    • 2013 to Present Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work
    • 2009 to Present Gerontological Society of America
      Member
    • 2004 to Present National Association of Social Workers
      Member

Awards and Honors

    • Mar  2019 Professor of the Year sponsored by Arlington Sunrise Rotary Club
    • Jun  2018 Cheryl Milkes Moore Faculty Fellow in Mental Health Research sponsored by The University of Texas at Arlington
    •  2017 Presidential Fellows Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    •  2011 Erlen Award sponsored by The Ohio State University College of Social Work
    •  2011 John A. Hartford Doctoral Fellow sponsored by John A. Hartford Foundation
    •  2011 Merriss Cornell Scholarship sponsored by The Ohio State University College of Social Work
    •  2010 Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work Pre-Dissertation Award sponsored by Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work
    •  2010 Franklin County Children’s Services Outstanding Volunteer of the Year sponsored by Franklin County Children's Services
    •  2004 MSW Intern of the Year sponsored by Baylor University School of Social Work

News Articles

News Articles

    • Aug 2021 The University of Texas at Arlington Magazine
      As our nation’s population grows older, UTA leads in its expertise in adult and elder care through strategic collaboration and thoughtful, caring action. From increasing the availability of trained professionals who care for older adults to advancing knowledge in meaningful ways, the University’s impact reaches far and wide. In this magazine feature, Dr. Fields and Dr. Xu share about their work to combat social isolation and loneliness among older adults.
    • Dec 2020 UTA Libraries Blog
      The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries congratulates Scholarly Communications librarian Brooke Troutman and her collaborators—Dr. Noelle Fields, Dr. Ling Xu, Dr. Kathryn Daniel, and Dr. Daisha Cipher—on their recent grant award from the RRF Foundation for Aging. Their two-year project, called “Intergenerational connections: Reminiscence and digital storytelling to improve social and emotional well-being of older adults with [Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia (ADRD)]," received more than $169,000 to explore the impact of reminiscence therapy and creation of digital memoirs on those diagnosed with ADRD.
    • Aug 2020 The University of Texas at Arlington Magazine
      Strengthening Senior Social Networks: Interdisciplinary research combats social isolation for older adult populations
    • May 2020 Research Brief: The Ohio State University School of Social Work
      The Age-Friendly Columbus and Franklin County (AFCFC) team, at the The Ohio State University College of Social Work is using community-based participatory research strategies to engage older residents to develop, use, and evaluate alternative transportation options including walking, biking, fixed route busing, senior circulator, ride sharing, and transit training. Side by side, the AFCFC team and older residents are collecting data through mapping the built environment and daily points of interest using an electronic daily transportation diary app called "MyAmble" on tablets, walk audits, and focus groups. Dr. Noelle Fields is a member of the research team and is leading the efforts using MyAmble, an app she co-developed at UT Arlington with Dr. Steve Mattingly and Dr. Courtney Cronley. The project is funded by the Ohio Department of Transportation (Fields, Co-PI).
    • Mar 2020 UTA Press Release
      Noelle Fields and Ling Xu, assistant professors in the School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Arlington, believe that social distancing requirements during the coronavirus pandemic place older adults at higher risks of physical and mental ailments.
    • Dec 2018 UTA School of Social Work
      UTA School of Social Work Assistant Professor Noelle Fields received a $96,074 National Institutes of Health grant to improve the ways in which families manage Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia with their loved ones.
    • Oct 2018 Dallas Innovates
      Families who care for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease experience stress, and two social work professors at the University of Texas at Arlington are using a $459,994 grant from the National Institutes of Health to find ways to reduce those pressures.
    • Oct 2018 UTA Press Release
      Two UTA social work professors are using an NIH grant to find ways to reduce stress of families caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease.
    • May 2018 UTA School of Social Work - Office of Research and Faculty Affairs
      Social Robotics Project at Brookdale funded by the UTA Presidential Fellowship
    • Jan 2018 The University of Texas at Arlington Magazine
      Pioneers of the 21st Century
    • Dec 2017 National Public Radio/KERA
      Robots Reciting Shakespeare With Seniors In UTA Study Hints At Future Companion Role
    • Nov 2017 Ft. Worth Star-Telegram
      Could a therapy robot reciting Shakespeare ease Grandma’s loneliness?
    • Nov 2017 UTA Press Release
      UTA’s Emotional Robotics Living Lab will research how robots can be integrated into homes as companions and caregivers
    • Oct 2017 UTA School of Social Work
      Dr. Noelle Fields was recognized and honored as a mentor through the Council on Social Work Education’s Council on the Role and Status of Women in Social Work Education Mentor Recognition Program at the CSWE Annual Program Meeting Conference.
    • Sept 2017 Inquiry: The Research Magazine for the University of Texas at Arlington
      UTA social work Professors Gail Adorno and Noelle Fields conducted an assessment of Arlington with United Way of Tarrant County and the Area Agency on Aging of Tarrant County to determine just that. The project was part of a study by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services.
    • Aug 2017 UTA College of Liberal Arts Annual Magazine
      UTA Robot Recites Shakespeare for Science Study (go to page 5)
    • June 2017 UTA In Depth
      UTA In Depth: Aging & Alzheimer's
    • June 2017 NBC DFW
      Caring For Dementia Patients From All Backgrounds
    • Feb 2017 CBS DFW
      Shakespeare and Robots at UTA

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Jan 2021 to Dec 2022 Intergenerational Connections: Reminiscence and Digital Storytelling to Improve Social and Emotional Well-being of Older Adults with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias sponsored by  -  $163480
      (Funded)
    • June 2017 to Dec 2022 NITC National Partner Budget - UTC National Project 2016 - Scholars sponsored by  -  $1438037
      (Funded)
    • Sept 2020 to June 2022 Conference Travel- App-based Data Collection Method to Characterize Latent Transportation Demand within Marginalized and Underserved Populations sponsored by  -  $3000
      (Funded)
    • Dec 2020 to Dec 2021 Piloting a Smart-Phone App-based Data Collection Method to Characterize Latent Transportation Demand and Impacts on Health and Quality of Life within Environmental Justice Populations sponsored by  -  $30000
      (Funded)
    • Sept 2016 to Sept 2021 RERC (Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center) on Wireless Centers - Using socially assistive robotics (SAR) to provide respite for caretakers of people with developmental disabilities. sponsored by  -  $124698
      (Funded)
    • Dec 2016 to May 2018 Transportation Mobility Among Low-Income, Transportation Disadvantaged Older Adults Living in a Low Density Urban Environment Using Innovative Data Collection Methods sponsored by  -  $40000
      (Funded)
    • Aug 2016 to Dec 2017 Shakespeare and Robots: Examing the impart of a theater intervention on psychological well-being in older adults sponsored by  -  $19893
      (Funded)
    • Sept 2018 to Aug 2021 The Senior Companion Program Plus (SCP Plus): A Psychoeducational Intervention for African American Dementia Caregivers sponsored by  -  $459994
      (Funded)
    • Sept 2018 to Aug 2020 Utilizing Senior Companions to Enhance Dementia Care Services and Supports sponsored by  -  $21854
      Noelle Fields (Funded)
    • Sept 2018 to Aug 2019 Characterizing Handitran and Via Users: A Comparative Analysis of the Riders and Their Travel Patterns sponsored by  -  $40000
      (Funded)
    • Apr 2019 to Dec 2020 Safe Routes to Age in Place sponsored by  -  $47927
      (Funded)
    • June 2015 to Aug 2016 Exploring Healthy Aging Among Older Chinese Immigrants and Their Family Caregivers in Dallas, Texas sponsored by  -  $19450
      (Funded)
    • Mar 2014 to Dec 2014 Emerging Elders and Old Adults of Arlington, Texas sponsored by  -  $9970
      Noelle Fields (Funded)

Publications


      2021
      • Book Chapter
        Leveraging volunteers to support dementia family caregivers: An innovative approach to care and support
        Bridging the Family Care Gap Divide
        [Fields, NL, Roark, EM, Xu, L]. "Elsevier".

      In Process
      • Book Chapter
        Dementia and family caregiving
        Social Worker's Desk Reference, 4th edition
        [Fields, NL, Glover, J]. Submitted.

      2013
      • Book Chapter
        Relationships between resilience and well-being in family caregivers to Holocaust survivors.
        Starzenie się: Problemat społeczno-socjalny i praktyka działań
        [Anderson, KA, Fields, NL]. Krakow, Poland.

      2021
      • Journal Article
        “Please don't let academia forget about us:” An Exploration of Nursing Home Social Work Experiences during COVID-19
        [Miller, VJ, Anderson, KA, Fields, NL, Kusmaul, N]. Journal of Gerontological Social Work.
      • Journal Article
        The ‘humane in the loop’: Inclusive research design and policy approaches to foster capacity building assistive technologies in the COVID-19 era
        [Bricout, J, Greer, J, Fields, NL, Xu, L, Tamplain, P, Doelling, K, Sharma, B]. Assistive Technology.
        https://doi.org/10.1080/10400435.2021.1930282
      • Journal Article
        The Porchlight Project: A pilot study to adapt the Senior Companion Program to enhance memory care services and supports
        [Rosebush, C, Stabler, H, Nkimbeng, M, Louwagie, Fields, NL, Jutkowitz, E, Shippee, T, Gaugler, J]. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine.
        https://doi.org/10.1177%2F23337214211017651
      • Journal Article
        Transportation mobility and health among older adults: Examining missed trips and latent demand
        [Fields, NL, Cronley, C, Mattingly, S, Murphy, ER, Robinson, S, Miller, VJ]. Transport & Health.
      • Journal Article
        Utilizing an inter-professional online advisory board: A case study to inform innovation in community-engaged, transportation equity research and planning
        [Cronley, C, Miller, VJ, Fields, NL, Mattingly, S]. Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives.
        https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2590198221000725
      • Journal Article
        Suicide prevention among older adults: A systematic review of the literature from 2009-2020
        [Wallace, M, Miller, VJ, Fields, NL, Xu, L, Mercado-Sierra, M]. Journal of Gerontological Social Work.
      • Journal Article
        Pensions and depressive symptoms of older adults in China: The mediating role of intergenerational support
        [Hui, H, Xu, Fields, NL]. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.
        https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/18/7/3725/htm
      • Journal Article
        Experiences with technology amongst an international sample of older adults: Results from a qualitative interpretive meta-synthesis
        [Miller, VJ, Roark, EM, Fields, NL, Cronley, C]. British Journal of Social Work.
      • Journal Article
        Improving outcomes for at risk MSW students: A pilot e-mentorship program
        [Schuman, D, Parekh, R, Fields, NL, Woody, D, Miller, VJ]. Journal of Teaching in Social Work.
      • Journal Article
        Outdoor spaces, transportation, and environmental justice: A qualitative interpretive meta-synthesis of two age-friendly domains
        [Ravi, K, Fields, NL, Dabelko-Schoeny, H]. Transport and Health.
      • Journal Article
        Caregiving intensity and caregiver burden among dementia caregivers: The moderating roles of social support
        [Xu, L, Liu, Y, Hui, H, Fields, NL, Ivey, D, Kan, C]. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics.

      In Process
      • Journal Article
        Factors affecting domestic violence survivorship among a sample of older African American women: An interpretative phenomenological analysis
        [Burse, J, Voth Schrag, R, Fields, NL, Woody, D]. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Revising to Resubmit.
      • Journal Article
        Intimate partner transportation coercion: Systematic review and scale development
        [Ravi, K, Robinson, S, Voth Schrag, R, Fields, NL]. Journal of Family Violence. Submitted.
      • Journal Article
        Characterizing transportation behaviors and barriers among survivors of intimate partner violence using mobile daily diaries: A proof-of-concept case study
        [Cronley, C, Fields, NL, Roark, E, Huslage, M, Leat, SR., Mattingly, S]. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment. Submitted.
      • Journal Article
        Purpose in life: A reconceptualization for very late life
        [Anderson, KA, Fields, NL, Cassidy, J, Peters-Buemer, L]. Journal of Happiness Studies. Revising to Resubmit.
      • Journal Article
        Leveraging app technology to measure the impact of transportation disadvantage: The development of MyAmble
        [Fields, NL, Cronley, C, Mattingly, SP, Miller, VJ, Ramezanpour Nargesi , SR]. Journal of Technology in Human Services. Revising to Resubmit.
      • Journal Article
        Supporting older family caregivers of young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD): A pilot intervention with socially assistive robotics
        [Xu, L, Greer, J, Fields, NL, Tamplain, P, Bricout, J, Sharma, B, Doelling, K]. Aging and Mental Health. Submitted.

      2020
      • Journal Article
        Process and outcomes of telephone reassurance program training for older adult volunteers
        [Lee, K, Fields, NL, Cassidy, J, Feinhals, G]. Educational Gerontology.
      • Journal Article
        Nursing home social workers perceptions of preparedness and coping for COVID-19
        [Miller, VJ, Fields, NL, Anderson, KA, Kusmaul, N]. Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences.
      • Journal Article
        The roles of ‘grandparents’ in the foster grandparent program: Perspectives of Chinese immigrant older adults in the United States
        [Xu, L, Fields, NL, Miller, V, Hui, H, ]. Activities, Adapation, & Aging.
      • Journal Article
        Using community-based participatory research strategies in age-friendly communities to solve mobility challenges
        [Dabelko-Schoeny, H, Fields, NL, White, K, Sheldon, M, Ravi, K, Robinson, S, Murphy, I, Jennings, C]. Journal of Gerontological Social Work.
      • Journal Article
        Interprofessional collaboration to promote transportation equity for environmental justice populations: A mixed methods study of civil engineers, transportation planners, and social workers’ perspectives
        [Fields, NL, Miller, VJ, Cronley, C, Hyun, K, Mattingly, S, Khademi, S, Nargesi, S, Williams, J]. Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives.
        https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S259019822030021X

      2019
      • Journal Article
        Shall I compare thee…to a robot?: An exploratory pilot study using participatory arts and social robotics to improve psychological well-being in later life
        [Fields, NL, Xu, L, Greer, J, Murphy, ER, ]. Aging and Mental Health.
      • Journal Article
        Professional network development among AGESW pre-dissertation fellowship program participants
        [Mauldin, R, Greenfield, J, Kusmaul, N, Fields, NL, Wladkowski, SP, Gibson, A]. Journal of Gerontological Social Work.
      • Journal Article
        Turning doctoral students into faculty in gerontological social work: The AGESW experience
        [Kusmaul, N, Wladkowski, SP, Hageman, S, Gibson, A, Mauldin, RL, Greenfield, JC, Fields, NL]. Journal of Gerontological Social Work.
      • Journal Article
        What can an evaluation of the AGESW pre-dissertation fellows program tell us about the mentoring needs of doctoral students?
        [Gibson, A, Fields, NL, Wladkowski, S, Kusmaul, N, Greenfield, J, Mauldin, R]. Journal of Gerontological Social Work.
      • Journal Article
        Utilizing the senior companion program as a platform for a culturally-informed caregiver intervention: Results from a mixed methods pilot study
        [Fields, NL, Xu, L, Richardson, VE, Parekh, R, Ivey, D, Calhoun, M]. Dementia: the international journal of social research and practice.
      • Journal Article
        Student experiences engaging in interdisciplinary research collaborations: A case study for social work education
        [Miller, VJ, Murphy, E, Cronley, C, Fields, NL, Keaton, JC]. Journal of Social Work Education. Advance online publication .
      • Journal Article
        At the intersection of culture: Ethnically diverse dementia caregivers’ service use
        [Richardson, VE, Fields, NL, Won, S, Bradley, E, Gibson, A, Rivera, G, Holmes, S]. Dementia. 18(5), 1790–1809. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1471301217721304
      • Journal Article
        Providing care for persons with dementia in rural communities: Informal caregivers' perceptions of supports and services
        [Gibson, A, Holmes, SD, Fields, NL, Richardson, VE]. Journal of Gerontological Social Work. Advance online publication .
      • Journal Article
        Collecting qualitative data through text messaging among individuals experiencing transportation disadvantage: A multiple case study report
        [Twis, M, Miller, VJ, Cronley, C, Fields, NL]. Journal of Technology in Human Services. Advance online publication .
      • Journal Article
        “You are really at their mercy”: Examining the relationship between transportation disadvantage and social exclusion among older adults through the use of innovative technology
        [Fields, NL, Cronley, C, Mattingly, S, Murphy, E, Miller, VJ]. Transportation Research Record. Advance online publication .
      • Journal Article
        Abuse, neglect and exploitation in assisted living: an examination of long-term care ombudsman complaint data
        [Magruder, K, Fields, NL, Xu, L]. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect. Advance online publication .
      • Journal Article
        Caregiver burden and desire for institutional placement: The roles of positive aspects of caregiving and religious coping
        [Fields, NL, Xu, L, Miller, V]. American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias. Advance online publication .

      2018
      • Journal Article
        Ageing in a low-density urban city: Transportation mobility as a social equity issue
        [Adorno, G, Fields, NL, Parekh, R, Magruder, K, Cronley, CourtneyMarie, Felderhoff, B]. Ageing and Society. 38(2), 296-320. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X16000994
      • Journal Article
        Caregiver identity theory and predictors of burden and depression: Findings from the REACH II study
        [Miller, VJ, Killian, M, Fields, NL]. Aging and Mental Health. Advance online publication .
      • Journal Article
        The social construction of “emerging elders”: Implications for age-friendly community assessments
        [Fields, NL, Adorno, G, Felderhoff, B, Parekh, R, Miller, VJ, Magruder, K, Rogers, K]. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine. 4, 1-7. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2333721418784844
      • Journal Article
        Sizing up assisted living: An examination of long-term care ombudsman complaint data
        [Magruder, K, Fields, NL, Xu, L]. Home Health Care Services Quarterly. 37(3), 158-176. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01621424.2018.1474830
      • Journal Article
        Pathways to age friendly communities in urban neighborhoods: Does social capital and social cohesion matter?
        [Parekh, R, Adorno, G, Fields, NL, Maleku, Arati, Felderhoff, B]. Journal of Gerontological Social Work. 61(5), 492-512.

      2017
      • Journal Article
        Using the eco-map and ecosystems perspective to guide skilled nursing facility discharge planning
        [Miller, V, Fields, NL, Adorno, G, Smith-Osborne, A]. Journal of Gerontological Social Work. 60(6-7), 504-518. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01634372.2017.1324548
      • Journal Article
        Advancing doctoral social work education: An application of the social-ecological model
        [Dougherty, CynthiaV, Fields, NL, Schuman, Donna]. Journal of Teaching and Social Work. 37(4), 322-336. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08841233.2017.1327471
      • Journal Article
        Marital status and persons with dementia in assisted living: An exploration of length of stay
        [Fields, NL, Richardson, VE, Schuman, D]. American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias. 32(2), 82-89. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1533317516688299

      2016
      • Journal Article
        The Senior Companion Program Plus: A culturally tailored psychoeducational training program (innovative practice)
        [Fields, NL, Xu, L, Richardson, VE, Parekh, R, Ivey, D, Feinhals, G, Calhoun, M]. Dementia: the international journal of social research and practice. Advance online publication . DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1471301216685626

      2015
      • Journal Article
        Beyond respite: The role of adult day services in supporting dementia caregivers
        [Anderson, KA, Dabelko-Schoeny, H, Fields, NL, Carter, J]. Home Health Care Services Quarterly. 34(2), 101-112. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01621424.2015.1040939
      • Journal Article
        How does bereavement get under the skin? The effects of late life spousal loss on cortisol levels
        [Richardson, VE, Bennett, KM, Gallagher, S, Carr, D, Kim, J, Fields, NL]. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences. 70(3), 341-347. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gbt116

      2014
      • Journal Article
        Older adult and family member perspectives of the decision-making process involved in moving to assisted living
        [Koenig, TL, Lee, JH, Macmillan, KR, Fields, NoelleLeCrone, Spano, R]. Qualitative Social Work. 13(3), 335-350. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1473325013475468
      • Journal Article
        The adverse reactions to care scale: Identifying and measuring triggers during transitions in care
        [Anderson, KA, Fields, NL]. Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 40(2), 21-25. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3928/00989134-20130827-02

      2013
      • Journal Article
        Inclusion or exclusion? Exploring barriers to employment for low-Income older adults
        [Anderson, KA, Richardson, VE, Harootyan, RA, Fields, NL]. Journal of Gerontological Social Work. 56(4), 318-334. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01634372.2013.777006
      • Journal Article
        Caregiving and early life trauma: Exploring the experiences of family caregivers to aging Holocaust survivors
        [Anderson, KA, Fields, NoelleLeCrone, Dobb, LA]. Family Relations. 62(2), 366-377. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/fare.12000

      2012
      • Journal Article
        Resident transitions to assisted living: A role for social workers
        [Fields, NoelleLeCrone, Koenig , TL, Dabelko-Schoeny, H]. Health and Social Work. 37(3), 147-154. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/hsw/hls020
      • Journal Article
        The effectiveness of adult day services for older adults: A review of the literature from 2000 to 2011
        [Fields, NL, Anderson, KA, Dabelko-Schoeny, H]. Journal of Applied Gerontology. 33(2), 130-163. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0733464812443308

      2011
      • Journal Article
        The role of the gerontological social worker in assisted living
        [Koenig, TL, Lee, JH, Fields, NL, Macmillan, KR]. Journal of Gerontological Social Work. 54(5), 494-510. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01634372.2011.576424

      2019
      • Technical Report
        How can interdisciplinary teams leverage emerging technologies to respond to transportation infrastructure needs? A mixed-methods evaluation of civil engineers, urban planners, and social workers’ perspectives
        [Fields, NL, Cronley, C, Hyun, K, Mattingly, S, Miller, VJ, Ramezanpour Nargesi, SR, Khademi, S, Nahar, S, Williams, J, Murphy, ER, Kitchens, M, Wattron, V]. National Institute for Transportation and Communities.

      2018
      • Technical Report
        Transportation mobility among low-income, transportation disadvantaged older adults living in a low density urban environment using innovative data collection methods
        [Fields, NL, Cronley, C, Mattingly, S, Miller, VJ, Murphy, E, Crawford, M, Gwak, L, Ramezanpour Nargesi, S]. Transportation Research Center for Livable Communities.

      2015
      • Technical Report
        Aging Texas Well, City of Arlington: Qualitative assessment summary
        [Adorno, G, Fields, NL, Parekh, R, Magruder, K, Verbovaya, O]. United Way of Tarrant County.

Presentations

    • January  2021
      Ravi, K (Author), Leat, S (Author), Voth Schrag, R (Author), Fields, NL, "A Measure of Intimate Partner Transportation coercion: A systematic review and scale development", Transportation Research Board, Washington DC. (January 25, 2021).
    • January  2021
      Ravi, K (Author & Presenter), Robinson, S (Author & Presenter), Voth Schrag, Rachel (Author & Presenter), Fields, NoelleLeCrone (Author), "Developing a measure of transportation coercion among survivors of intimate partner violence", Society for Social Work Research, Moved online due to COVID-19. (January 19, 2021).
    • January  2021
      Roark, E (Author & Presenter), Brooks, D (Author), Bryant, J (Author), Sundar, S (Author), Fields, NoelleLeCrone, Xu, L (Author), "Student-led journal clubs: A case study for social work education and research", Society for Social Work Research, Moved online due to COVID-19. (January 19, 2021).
    • November  2020
      Fields, NoelleLeCrone (Author & Presenter), Ravi, K (Author & Presenter), Dabelko-Schoeny, H (Author & Presenter), "Outdoor spaces, transportation, and environmental justice: A qualitative interpretive meta-synthesis", Gerontological Society of America, Moved online due to COVID-19 . (November 4, 2020).
    • November  2020
      Fields, NoelleLeCrone (Author & Presenter), Gibson, A (Author & Presenter), Wladkowski, S (Author & Presenter), Wallace, C (Author & Presenter), Latimer, A (Author & Presenter), "Supporting PhD students to become faculty in gerontological social work: AGESW's Fellowship Program", Gerontological Society of America, Moved online due to COVID-19. (November 4, 2020).
    • October  2020
      Lee, Kyongweon (Author & Presenter), Fields, NoelleLeCrone (Author & Presenter), Feinhals, Gretchen (Presenter), "Caring Callers Program", National Senior Corps Association, Online, Dallas, Texas. (October 8, 2020).
    • January  2020
      Cronley, C (Author & Presenter), Miller, VJ (Author), Fields, NoelleLeCrone (Author & Presenter), Mattingly, StephenP (Author & Presenter), Kitchens, M (Author), "Utilizing an interprofessional community advisory board: A case study to inform best practices in community-engaged research for transportation equity and social inclusion", Transportation Research Board, Washington DC. (January 16, 2020).
    • January  2020
      Murphy, ErinRoark (Author & Presenter), Cronley, C (Author & Presenter), Fields, NoelleLeCrone, Miller, VJ (Author), Hill, D (Author), "Accessibility to health care within the context of the behavioral model for vulnerable populations", Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC. (January 15, 2020).
    • January  2020
      Miah, M (Author & Presenter), Naz, F (Author), Hyun, Kyung (Author & Presenter), Mattingly, StephenP (Author & Presenter), Fields, NoelleLeCrone (Author), "Barriers and opportunities for paratransit user to adopt on-demand micro transit ", Transportation Research Board, Washington DC. (January 15, 2020).
    • January  2020
      Dabelko-Schoeny, H (Author & Presenter), Fields, NoelleLeCrone (Author & Presenter), White, K (Author & Presenter), Ravi, K (Author), Robinson, S (Author), Murphy, I (Author), Jennings, C (Author), "Using community-based participatory research strategies in age-friendly communities to solve mobility challenges", Transportation Research Board, Washington DC. (January 15, 2020).
    • November  2019
      Dabelko-Schoeny, H (Author & Presenter), Fields, NoelleLeCrone (Author & Presenter), Murphy, I (Author), White, K (Author), Sheldon, M (Author), Ravi, K (Author), "Building safe routes to age in place through partnerships with age-friendly communities", Austin, Texas. (November 13, 2019).
    • November  2019
      Kan, Chen (Author & Presenter), Kim, Won Hwa (Author & Presenter), Xu, L (Author), Fields, NoelleLeCrone (Author), " Multiple value imputation via graph completion in questionnaire scores from persons with dementia", Austin, Texas. (November 13, 2019).
    • November  2019
      Fields, NoelleLeCrone, Greer, J (Author), Xu, L (Author & Presenter), "NAO takes a bow: Using social robotics to enhance the mood of older adults living in residential care settings". (November 13, 2019).
    • November  2019
      Murphy, ErinRoark (Author & Presenter), Brooks, Destony (Author), Bryant, J (Author), Fields, NoelleLeCrone (Author & Presenter), Xu, L (Author & Presenter), " “They should put Alzheimer’s groups in the churches”: A synthesis of African American caregivers’ lived experiences", Austin, Texas. (November 13, 2019).
    • September  2019
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Cronley, C (Author), Hyun, K (Author), Mattingly, S (Author), Miller, VJ (Author), Khademi, S (Author), Ramezanpour Nargesi, S (Author), "Voices from the field: Strategies to increase interdisciplinary collaboration and education", Portland, Oregon. (September 19, 2019).
    • August  2019
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), "Shall I compare thee…to a robot?: Integrating artistic activities and social robotics to improve depression in later life", Denver, Colorado. (August , 2019).
    • June  2019
      Miller, VJ (Author & Presenter), Cronley, C (Author & Presenter), Kitchens, M (Author), Fields, NL (Author), "How can interdisciplinary teams leverage emerging technologies to respond to transportation infrastructure needs? A mixed-methods evaluation of civil Engineers, urban planners, and social workers’ perspectives", Kalamazoo, Michigan. (June 7, 2019).
    • January  2019
      Twis, M (Author & Presenter), Miller, VJ (Author), Cronley, C (Author), Fields, NL (Author), "Using mobile technologies for qualitative data collection: A multiple-case study report", San Francisco, California. (January 20, 2019).
    • January  2019
      Parekh, R (Author & Presenter), Schuman, D (Author), Marak, C (Author), Fields, NL (Author), "Veterans and nonveterans' risk and protective factors for becoming elder orphans: An exploratory study", San Francisco, California. (January 18, 2019).
    • January  2019
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Cronley, C (Author), Mattingly, S (Author), Murphy, E (Author), Miller, VJ (Author), "You are really at their mercy: Examining the relationship between transportation disadvantage and social exclusion among older adults through the use of innovative technology ", Washington DC. (January 15, 2019).
    • January  2019
      Cronley, C (Author & Presenter), Fields, NL (Author), Mattingly, S (Author), Robinson, S (Author), Murphy, E (Author), Keaton, C (Author), "Investigating divergent transportation inequities between environmental justice populations with varying health risks using data collected via innovative app technologies", Washington DC. (January 14, 2019).
    • November  2018
      Fields, NL (Discussant), "Research contributions from the U.S. to the age-friendly community movement", Boston, Massachusetts. (November 14, 2018).
    • November  2018
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Xu, L (Author & Presenter), Greer, J (Author), Doelling, K (Author), "Shall I compare thee to a...robot?' The use of creative arts and social robotics with older adults", Boston, Massachusetts. (November 14, 2018).
    • November  2018
      Xu, L (Author & Presenter), Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Tonui, B (Author), Miller, VJ (Author), "The effects of a psychoeducational intervention for Chinese American foster grandparents", Boston, Massachusetts. (November 14, 2018).
    • November  2018
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Xu, L (Author), Parekh, R (Author), "The senior companion program plus: A peer-led model for culturally-informed family caregiver interventions", Boston, Massachusetts. (November 14, 2018).
    • November  2018
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Cronley, C (Author & Presenter), Miller, VJ (Author), "Rethinking data collection strategies to document transportation disadvantage - An Interprofessional Approach", Orlando, Florida. (November 9, 2018).
    • September  2018
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Xu, L (Author & Presenter), Cong, Z (Author), "Leveraging interdisciplinary collaborations to address challenges in health and aging", The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arlington, Texas. (September 26, 2018).
    • September  2018
      Cronley, C (Author & Presenter), Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Mattingly, S (Author & Presenter), "Ecological momentary assessment methods with transportation disadvantaged populations", Portland, Oregon. (September 13, 2018).
    • June  2018
      Cronley, C (Author & Presenter), Fields, NL (Author), Mattingly, S (Author), "Promoting transportation equity among older, homebound adults through technology-enhanced data collection", Kalamazoo, MI. (June 22, 2018).
    • April  2018
      Rahman, Z (Author & Presenter), Mattingly, S (Author & Presenter), Fields, NL (Author), Cronley, C, Balasubramanian, M, Murphy, ER, "An innovative data collection approach to include low-income, transportation disadvantaged older adults in the transportation planning process", Minneapolis, MN. (April , 2018).
    • January  2018
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Cronley, C (Author), Mattingly, S (Author), "Leveraging app technology to measure the impact of transportation disadvantage: A methodological case study", Washington DC. (January 7, 2018).
    • September  2017
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Cronley, C (Author & Presenter), Mattingly, S (Author & Presenter), "Using innovative data collection methods to document transportation disadvantage in environmental-justice populations: An interdisciplinary case study", Portland OR. (September 1, 2017).
    • July  2017
      Adorno, G (Author), Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Parekh, R (Author), Magruder, K (Author), "Aging in a low-density urban environment: Transit mobility as a social justice issue", San Francisco, CA. (July 1, 2017).
    • July  2017
      Xu, L (Author & Presenter), Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Miller, V (Author), "Benefits and barriers for Chinese immigrant foster grandparents: A mixed methods study", San Francisco, CA. (July 1, 2017).
    • July  2017
      Ivey , D (Author), Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), "Intergenerational reciprocity: The role of spirituality among African American foster grandparents", San Francisco, CA. (July 1, 2017).
    • July  2017
      Holmes, SD (Author & Presenter), Gibson, A (Presenter), Barhart, S (Presenter), Fields, NoelleLeCrone (Presenter), Richardson, VE (Presenter), "It takes a community: Identifying support for rural-community dementia caregivers", San Francisco, CA. (July 1, 2017).
    • July  2017
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Adorno, G (Author), Felderhoff, B (Author), Parekh, R (Author), Magruder, K (Author), "The social construction of emerging elders: Implications for age-friendly community assessments", San Francisco, CA. (July 1, 2017).
    • May  2017
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Cronley, C (Author), Mattingly, S (Author), Adorno , G (Author), Rahar, Z (Author), Balasubramanian, M (Author), Miller, V (Author), Murphy, T (Author), White, K (Author), Willis-Thames, E (Author), "Leveraging app technology to document social exclusion and lost opportunities due to transportation disadvantage", Kalamazoo, MI. (May 1, 2017).
    • January  2017
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Xu, L (Author), "Caregiver burden and desire for institutional placement: the role of the positive aspect of caregiving and religiosity coping", New Orleans, LA. (January 1, 2017).
    • November  2016
      Adorno, G (Author & Presenter), Fields, NL (Author), Parekh, R (Author), Miller, V (Author), "Expanding perspectives of aging well at the intersection of community and aging-related disability", New Orleans, LA. (November 1, 2016).
    • November  2016
      Xu, L (Author & Presenter), Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Miller, V (Author), Vasquez-White, T (Author), "The roles of “grandparents” in a foster grandparent program among Chinese immigrant older adults", New Orleans, LA. (November 1, 2016).
    • November  2016
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Xu, L (Author & Presenter), Richardson, VE (Author), Parekh, R (Author), Ivey, D (Author), Calhoun, M (Author), Feinhals, G (Author), "The senior companion program plus: A culturally-tailored intervention for African American dementia caregivers", New Orleans, LA. (November 1, 2016).
    • November  2016
      Miller, V (Author & Presenter), Fields, NL (Author), Adorno, G (Author), Smith-Osborne, A (Author), "Using the eco-map and ecosystems perspective to guide skilled nursing facility discharge planning", New Orleans, LA. (November 1, 2016).
    • September  2016
      Fields, NL (Author), Adorno, G (Author & Presenter), Cronley, C (Author), Mattingly, S (Author), "Transportation mobility for older adults in low density urban environments", Advancing Transportation Leadership and Safety Center, Ann Arbor, MI. (September 1, 2016).
    • November  2015
      Fields, NL (Author), Adorno, G (Author), Parekh, R (Author), Magruder, K (Author & Presenter), Felderhoff, BJ (Author), ""Aging well” and "age friendly" communities: The role of faith based organizations", Orlando, FL. (November 1, 2015).
    • November  2015
      Adorno, G (Author & Presenter), Fields, NL (Author), Parekh, R (Author), Magruder, K (Author), Felderhoff, BJ (Author), "Aging in urban communities: Transportation as a social justice issue", Orlando, FL. (November 1, 2015).
    • November  2015
      Adorno, G (Author & Presenter), Parekh, R (Author), Fields, NL (Author), Magruder, K (Author), "Civic engagement in diverse communities: Age-friendly for whom? ", Orlando, FL. (November 1, 2015).
    • November  2015
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Xu, L (Author & Presenter), Parekh, R (Author), Feinhals, G (Author), "Knowledge of dementia and senior companions: A pilot psychoeducational training program", Orlando, FL. (November 1, 2015).
    • January  2015
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Richardson, VE (Author), Schuman, D (Author), "Dementia in assisted living: Important differences, important challenges", New Orleans, LA. (January 1, 2015).
    • November  2014
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), "I wish I could do more: The experience of dementia caregivers from Latino backgrounds", Washington DC. (November 1, 2014).
    • October  2014
      Schuman, D (Author & Presenter), Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), "Suicide in the army: Applying and expanding the bioecological perspective", Tampa, FL. (October 1, 2014).
    • January  2014
      Anderson, KA (Author & Presenter), Fields, NL (Author), "Exploring the relationships between resilience, burden and well-being in family caregivers to Holocaust survivors", Washington DC. (January 1, 2014).
    • November  2013
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), "Aging in place in assisted living: An examination of person and environment", New Orleans, LA. (November 1, 2013).
    • November  2013
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Won, S (Author), Bradley, E (Author), Rivera, G (Author), Gibson, A (Author), Tarrant, S (Author), Richardson, VE (Author), "Cultural variability among dementia caregivers: A qualitative ethnocultural inquiry", New Orleans, LA. (November 1, 2013).
    • October  2013
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Dougherty, C (Author & Presenter), "Advancing doctoral social work education: An application of the social-ecological model", Dallas, TX. (October 1, 2013).
    • November  2012
      Fields, NoelleLeCrone, "An Examination of Resident Transitions to Assisted Living Using the Theory of Selective Optimization with Compensation", San Diego, CA. (November 12, 2012).
    • September  2012
      Fields, NoelleLeCrone, Anderson, KA, Dabelko-Schoney, "The Effectiveness of ADS: Current Knowledge and Research", Pittsburg, PA. (September 1, 2012).
    • November  2011
      Fields, NoelleLeCrone, Anderson, KA, "Trauma and Aging: Exploring the Experiences of Family Caregivers of Holocaust Survivors", Boston, MA. (November 1, 2011).
    • October  2011
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Dabelko-Schoeny, H, "Transformative Learning: A Framework for Spiritually Sensitive Social Work Education", Atlanta, GA. (October 1, 2011).
    • April  2011
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Anderson, KA, Dobb, L, "Understanding and Identifying Past Trauma in Newly Admitted Nursing Home Residents", Columbus, OH. (April 1, 2011).
    • November  2010
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Dabelko-Schoeny, H, "Transitions to Assisted Living: The Role of Social Workers", New Orleans, LA. (November 1, 2010).
    • March  2010
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Anderson, KA, "Ready or Not: Transitioning from institutional to community care", Kent, OH. (March 1, 2010).
    • March  2010
      Fields, NL (Author & Presenter), Richardson, VE, "The Application of the Theory of Selection Optimization with Compensation to Assisted Living", Kent, OH. (March 1, 2010).
    • November  2009
      Balaswamy, S (Author & Presenter), Fields, NL (Author), "Exploring Organizational Factors Associated with Reporting of Elder Maltreatment Incidences to the Adult Protective Service (APS) System", Atlanta, GA. (November 1, 2009).

Students Supervised

    • Present
      Doctoral Diagnostic Committee Member
      Nithisha Reddy Gudipati, (Civil Engineering)
    • Present
      Doctoral Diagnostic Committee Member
      Troyee Saha, (Civil Engineering)
    • Present
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Mary Kris Stringfellow, (Social Work)
      Healthy aging and older adults with autism: A scoping review
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Erin Murphy, (Social Work)
      Creative communities: A mixed-methods exploration of communal art making among older adults experiencing homelessness
    • July 2019
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Latocia Keyes, (Social Work)
      Intra-racial discrimination among African Americans based on skin color: Understanding the psychosocial and physical health impacts of colorism
    • May 2019
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Saeed Reza Ramezanpour Nargesi, (Civil Engineering)
      A comprehensive behavioral study on lane changing maneuvers
    • May 2019
      Dissertation Committee Co-Chair
      Vivian Miller, Array (Social Work)
      Transportation, social support, family visitation, and depression of nursing home residents: A mixed-methods study
    • Aug 2018
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Dante Bryant, (Social Work)
      This is America: Exploring the educational experiences of African American men attending a predominantly white university while on academic probation
    • Aug 2018
      Dissertation Committee Co-Chair
      Dorothea Ivey, University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work Graduation August 2018 (Social Work)
      An exploration of national family caregiver support programs serving informal grandparent caregivers: A descriptive phenomenology approach
    • Aug 2018
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Rupal Parekh, Graduation December 2018 (Social Work)
      Predictors of well-being and advance directives among elder orphans: A mixed methods study
    • May 2017
      Dissertation Committee Co-Chair
      Jaqueline Burse, University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work (Social Work)
      A retrospective exploration of the factors affecting domestic violence among a sample of older African American women: An interpretive phenomenological analysis
    • May 2017
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Brandi Felderhoff, University of Texas at Arlington (Social Work)
      Spirituality and socioeconomic determinants of caregiver burden
    • May 2017
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Marissa Wallace, University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work (Social Work)
      Effectiveness of suicide prevention programs to reduce suicide ideation and behavior in older adults: A systematic review of the literature from 2009-2016
    • May 2017
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Debra Rogers, (Social Work)
      Understanding aging well from the perspectives of homebound older adults
    • Dec 2016
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Pamela Fox, University of Texas at Arlington
      Diabetes, depression and syndemic suffering among African American patients: The intersectionality of race, gender and class
    • 2016
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Alletia Smith, University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work (Social Work)
      Cognitive-behavioral interventions to reduce suicide attempt and completion among female service members and veterans: A systematic review
    • May 2015
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Cara Wallace, University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work (Social Work)
      Predictors of timing in hospice utilization: The role of family in the decision for hospice care
    • May 2014
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Emily Clark-Nimz, University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work (Social Work)
      Enhancing a social work student’s experience with standardized diagnostic instruments: Comparative administration of the CAPS, SCID, and PCL-M to assess

Courses

      • SOCW 5332-003 DIRECT PRACTICE WITH AGING
        (Course Id: 109029)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5334-001 FAMILY CAREGIVING & AGING
        (Course Id: 112696)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • SOCW 5334-003 FAMILY CAREGIVING & AGING
        (Course Id: 112696)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • SOCW 5398-001 THESIS
        (Course Id: 109105)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2021
      • SOCW 5334-001 FAMILY CAREGIVING & AGING
        (Course Id: 112696)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5334-003 FAMILY CAREGIVING & AGING
        (Course Id: 112696)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5396-004 THESIS RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 109100)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • SOCW 5332-003 DIRECT PRACTICE WITH AGING
        (Course Id: 109029)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5334-001 FAMILY CAREGIVING & AGING
        (Course Id: 112696)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5398-002 THESIS
        (Course Id: 109105)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020
      • SOCW 5396-006 THESIS RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 109100)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • SOCW 2302-002 LIFE SPAN DEV AND HUMAN BEHAV
        (Topic: HBSE: Life Span Development | Course Id: 108923)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6399-003 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 109106)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 7399-002 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5334-002 FAMILY CAREGIVING & AGING
        (Course Id: 112696)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5332-003 DIRECT PRACTICE WITH AGING
        (Course Id: 109029)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6399-001 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 109106)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 7399-002 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6399-001 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 109106)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6399-002 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 109106)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6399-003 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 109106)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6399-016 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 109106)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6399-017 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 109106)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6399-018 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 109106)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5334-001 FAMILY CAREGIVING & AGING
        (Course Id: 112696)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5334-004 FAMILY CAREGIVING & AGING
        (Course Id: 112696)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-004 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-005 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-006 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5334-001 FAMILY CAREGIVING & AGING
        (Course Id: 112696)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-003 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-004 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-005 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-006 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-007 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-008 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6999-003 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 109134)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5334-001 FAMILY CAREGIVING & AGING
        (Course Id: 112696)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5398-010 THESIS
        (Course Id: 109105)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-004 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-005 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-006 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6362-001 FAMILY CAREGIVING & AGING
        (Course Id: 112696)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6393-010 THESIS RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 109100)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-023 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-024 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-025 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-038 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 3302-002 HUM BEHAV II
        (Course Id: 108923)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6394-003 APPLIED RESEARCH PRACTICUM
        (Course Id: 109101)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6392-003 SELECTED TOPICS IN SOC WELFARE
        (Topic: Family Caregiving & Aging | Course Id: 109099)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6394-012 APPLIED RESEARCH PRACTICUM
        (Course Id: 109101)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6392-005 SELECTED TOPICS IN SOC WELFARE
        (Topic: Family Caregiving & Aging | Course Id: 109099)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 3302-002 HUM BEHAV II
        (Course Id: 108923)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6318-001 DIRECT PRACTICE WITH AGING
        (Course Id: 109029)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 3302-001 HUM BEHAV II
        (Course Id: 108923)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 3302-001 HUM BEHAV II
        (Course Id: 108923)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus

Service to the University

    • Sept 2021 to  Present Committee Member
      Executive Committee
    • Sept 2021 to  Present University Senate Service
      Faculty Senate
    • Sept 2021 to  Present Committee Member
      Research Committee
    • Dec 2020 to  Present Faculty Mentor
      UTA Faculty Mentor Program- Center for Research on Teaching and Learning Excellence, Office of the Provost, Division of Faculty Affairs
    • Nov 2020 to  Present Committee Member
      UTA Institutional Review Board
    • Sept 2020 to  Present Chairperson
      Aging Content Committee
    • Sept 2020 to  Present Committee Member
      Sub-committee on undergraduate/graduate studies
    • Sept 2015 to  Present Committee Member
      Aging Content Committee
    • Sept 2020 to  Aug 2021 Committee Chair
      Aging Content Committee
    • Sept 2019 to  Aug 2020 Committee Member
      Aging Content Committee
    • Sept 2017 to  Aug 2020 Faculty Advisor
      Gerontology Organization
      Co-advisor of the Gerontology Organization.
    • Sept 2018 to  Aug 2019 Committee Chair
      Aging Content Committee
    • Sept 2018 to  Aug 2019 Committee Member
      BSW Foundation
    • Sept 2018 to  Aug 2019 Committee Member
      Sub-committee on undergraduate/graduate studies
    • Sept 2017 to  Aug 2019 Committee Member
      Research Committee
    • Oct 2018 to  Apr 2019 Committee Member
      Health Across the Lifespan Research Symposium
    • Jan 2018 to  Aug 2018 Committee Member
      PhD Admissions Committee
    • Sept 2014 to  May 2018 Committee Member
      Executive Committee
    • Sept 2017 to  May 2018 Committee Member
      Faculty Search Committee
    • Sept 2016 to  Aug 2017 Committee Chair
      Aging Committee
    • Sept 2016 to  Aug 2017 Committee Member
      Sub-committee on undergraduate/graduate studies
    • 2016 to  2016 Abstract reviewer
      Annual Celebration of Excellence by Students Conference
    • Sept 2015 to  Aug 2016 Committee Member
      Field Committee
    • Sept 2015 to  Aug 2016 Committee Member
      PhD Admissions Committee
    • Sept 2014 to  Aug 2015 Committee Member
      Health Committee
    • Sept 2014 to  May 2015 Volunteer
      INREACH Maverick Mentoring Program
    • 2014 to  2014 Abstract reviewer
      Annual Celebration of Excellence by Students Conference

Service to the Profession

    • May 2020 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Women & Aging
    • June 2019 to  Present
      Board Member
      Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work (AGESW)
    • Apr 2019 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Dementia: The International Journal of Social Research and Practice
    • May 2018 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Gerontological Social Work
    • Sept 2017 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      The Gerontologist
    • Feb 2017 to  Present
      Abstract Reviewer
      Council on Social Work Education
    • 2015 to  Present
      Awards Committee Member
      Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work (AGESW)
    • Jan 2015 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Family Medicine and Community Health
    • Jan 2015 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      The American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias
    • Jan 2013 to  Present
      Abstract Reviewer
      Gerontological Society of America Conferences
    • Jan 2013 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Applied Gerontology
    • Jan 2013 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Health and Aging
    • Dec 2020 to  Feb 2021
      Ad-hoc Reviewer, Clinical Management in General Care Settings (CMGC) Study Section
      National Institutes of Health
    • Aug 2019 to  Oct 2019
      Ad-hoc Reviewer, Clinical Management of Patients in Community-Based Settings
      National Institutes of Health
    • Oct 2018 to  Oct 2018
      Speaker
      Emerging Scholar and Professional Organization- Gerontological Society of America
      Guest speaker for the October webinar, "Academic Job Market: What Every Early Professional Needs to Know."
    • Jan 2016 to  Dec 2016
      Task Force Member
      Council on Social Work Education, Specialized Practice Curricular Guide for Gero Social Work Practice National Taskforce

Service to the Community

Service to the Community

    • Jan 2019 to  Present
      Chairperson, Senior Corps Advisory Board
      The Senior Source, Inc.
    • Jan 2015 to  Present
      Senior Corps Advisory Board Member
      The Senior Source Inc.