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Tracey Marie Barnett LGSW

[Barnett, Tracey M]

Last Updated: August 23, 2014
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Professional Preparation

Professional Preparation

    • 2011 MSW in Social Work, University of Alabama
    • 2008 BSW in Social Work, The University of Mississippi
    • In Progress PhD in Social Work, The University of Texas-Arlington

Awards and Honors

    • Jul  2012 Council on Social Work Education Minority Fellowship sponsored by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
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Courses

      • SOCW 5301-001 Human Behavior and the Social Environment

        Exploration of behavioral and social science knowledge of human behavior and development through the life course. It examines major systems in society: individual, group, family, and community; and the diversity of ethnicity, race, class, sexual orientation, and culture.

        This course is also consistent with UTA MSSW program objectives in that the course content and the student learning outcomes as described below address MSSW foundation program objectives dealing with the following: developing an understanding of the value base of the profession and its ethical standards and principles, and practice accordingly, practice without discrimination and with respect, knowledge, and skills related to clients’ age, class, color, culture, disability, ethnicity, family structure, gender, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, and sexual orientation, understand the forms and mechanisms of oppression and discrimination and apply strategies of advocacy and social change that advance social and economic justice, use theoretical frameworks supported by empirical evidence to understand individual development and behavior across the life span and the interactions among individuals and between individuals and families, groups, organizations, and communities. MSSW program objectives can be viewed on the school website.

        This course relates to and advances the program objectives by asking students to think through how to apply the course material, addressing the code of ethics as related to various groups of clients, advancing social and economic justice for oppressed groups, attaining knowledge and using it to comprehend applications of families, small, groups, organizations, and communities, and expressing in a written statement plans for life-long learning. 

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SOCW 6389-005 Socw 6389-005 Brain and Behavior

        This course is a second-year blended option in the HBSE, Direct Practice sequences.  The focus of this course is on current advances in knowledge of the neurobiological underpinnings of human behavior and development, the interaction between those underpinnings and the social context and environment, the relevance to social work practice with individuals, families, groups, programs/organizations, and communities, and related assessment and intervention practice behaviors across several practice domains. The domains include human development, genetics, mental health and substance abuse, cognition, stress and trauma, and violence and aggression. The implications of neurobiological and environmental influences (including public health issues and health disparities) will be examined in terms of social justice, social work values, knowledge, and skills, as well as in terms of the structural and systematic arrangement and delivery of social welfare services at the micro, mezzo, and macro levels.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SOCW 3317-001 Human Behavior in Diverse Populations

        Introduction to theoretical, practical and policy issues related to race, ethnicity, and women. Historical, political, and socioeconomic forces are examined that maintain racist and sexist values, attitudes, and behaviors in society and all levels of organizational behavior. This course has content that promotes understanding, affirmation, and respect for people from diverse backgrounds. This content emphasizes the interlocking and complex nature of culture and personal identity. 

      • SOCW 3317-001 Socw 3317 Human Behavior in Diverse Populations

        Introduction to theoretical, practical and policy issues related to race, ethnicity, and women. Historical, political, and socioeconomic forces are examined that maintain racist and sexist values, attitudes, and behaviors in society and all levels of organizational behavior. This course has content that promotes understanding, affirmation, and respect for people from diverse backgrounds. This content emphasizes the interlocking and complex nature of culture and personal identity. 

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours