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Dr Saltanat Childress

[Dr Saltanat Childress]

Assistant Professor, Social Work
Last Updated: April 14, 2021
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Research Interests

Research Interests
Family wellbeing, child wellbeing, parenting, prevention of family violence in global settings, economic empowerment, immigrant and refugee populations

Research Keywords

Research Keywords
prevention of violence against women and children, family wellbeing, economic empowerment

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests
Intimate Partner Violence, Social Work Knowledge and Theory, Community-based Participatory Research, Human Behavior & Social Environment, Qualitative Research Methods, Program Evaluation; International Social Work; Social Determinants of Health, and Social Work with Immigrant and Refugees.

Biography

Biography

Saltanat Childress, MSW, PhD is an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas-Arlington School of Social Work. Her research is focused on family and child well-being, economic empowerment, and improving long-term health and social outcomes of families and children. She is dedicated to improving the capacities of public health and social service systems to prevent adverse childhood experiences and family violence through developing and evaluating integrated evidence-based interventions.

Education

Education

    • 2016 PhD in Social Work
      University of Maryland - Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland
    • 2004 MSW in Social Work
      Washington University - St. Louis
    • 2000 MA in Instrumental Performance - Piano
      Kyrgyz National Conservatory
    • 1998 BA in English Language and Literature
      Kyrgyz National University

Appointments

Appointments

    • June 2019 to May 2021 Assistant Professor
      Social Work, University of Texas-Arlington School of Social Work (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • July 2018 to May 2019 Post-doctoral Researcher
      School of Social Work, Arizona State University (Phoenix, AZ, United States)
    • Sept 2016 to June 2018 Research Fellow
      Center for Demography & Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison (Madison, WI, United States)
    • Sept 2007 to May 2016 PhD student
      School of Social Work, University of Maryland, Baltimore (Baltimore, MD, United States)

Memberships

    • Jan 2015 to Present Council on Social Work Education
    • Jan 2011 to Present Society for Social Work Research
    • Jan 2007 to Present Central Eurasian Studies Society

Awards and Honors

    • May  2020 LEAD Global Training Program sponsored by NIMHD T-37 MD014218 Washington University in St. Louis
    • Feb  2020 Fulbright Scholar sponsored by U.S. Department of State
    • May  2002 Social Work Fellowship sponsored by Open Society Foundations

News Articles

News Articles

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

Publications

Presentations

    • December  2020
      Childress, Saltanat (Presenter), "An Online Domestic Violence Inter-professional Education Activity ". (December 15, 2020).
    • February  2020
      Childress, Saltanat (Author), "Domestic Violence Against Women in Central Asia: A Systematic Literature Review", University of Texas-Arlington School of Social Work, Arlington, TX. (February , 2020).
    • January  2020
      Childress, Saltanat (Author), "Patterns of strategies and actions survivors employ to address violence in intimate relationships", Washington, DC. (January 19, 2020).
    • January  2019
      Childress, Saltanat (Author & Presenter), ""Violence Against Women and Children: A Critical Reflection on Methodological Challenges of Conducting Field Research in Global Settings"". (January 17, 2019).
    • January  2019
      Childress, Saltanat (Coordinator/Organizer), "“Qualitative Research Methods for Understanding Violence.”". (January 17, 2019).
    • October  2018
      Childress, Saltanat (Author & Presenter), "Prevention and Responses to Violence against Women in Central Asian Settings: A transnational feminism and approaches". (October , 2018).
    • January  2018
      Childress, Saltanat (Author & Presenter), "Gender-Based Violence: Impact, Prevention, and Responses in Global Settings". (January , 2018).

Students Supervised

    • Aug 2020
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Sharron Crear, (Social Work)
      “Swimming Upstream to Achieve the Dream”: A Descriptive Phenomenological Study of the Postsecondary Experiences of Foster Care Alumni

Courses

      • SOCW 5314-015 INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE
        (Course Id: 109054)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5301-004 HUMAN BEHAV & SOCIAL ENV I
        (Course Id: 108961)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 4314-001 INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE
        (Course Id: 113232)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 5314-011 INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE
        (Course Id: 109054)
        Spring - 2020 Download Syllabus

Service to the University

    • Jan 2020 to  Present Task Force Member
      Domestic Violence Task Force
    • Sept 2020 to  May 2021 Committee Member
      PhD Committee
    • Sept 2019 to  May 2020 Committee Member
      Health Committee

Service to the Profession

    • June 2020 to  Present
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
      Journal of Global Social Welfare
    • Jan 2020 to  Present
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
      British Medical Journal
    • Jan 2020 to  Present
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
      Journal of Interpersonal Violence
    • Jan 2020 to  Present
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
      Journal of Refugee Studies
    • Jan 2020 to  Present
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
      Journal of Violence Against Women
    • Jan 2019 to  Present
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
      Asian Journal of Criminology
    • 2019 to  Present
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
      BMC Public Health
    • Jan 2019 to  Present
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
      International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare
    • Jan 2019 to  Present
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
      PLOS ONE
    • Jan 2018 to  Present
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      Council on Social Work Education
    • Jan 2018 to  Present
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
      Journal of Psychosocial Oncology
    • Jan 2018 to  Present
      Conference-Related
      Society for Social Work Research
    • Jan 2015 to  Present
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
      British Journal of Social Work
    • Jan 2012 to  Present
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
      Social Sciences & Medicine

Service to the Community

Service to the Community

    • Jan 2012 to  Present
      Gender Expert (Bishkek , Kyrgyzstan)
      Public Association "Crisis Center Sezim"
      http://sezim.org/main/