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Brian Bagwell

Department: Human Services

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Workplace violence, critical incident stress management, trauma, treating claustrophobic firefighters, and perception of threat and deescalation of violence strategies for first responders, employers and mental health clinicians.

Bagwell, Brian

Andrea Borrego

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Assistant Professor

Expertise: Fatal police-citizen encounters, Policing, Tasers/CEDs, Incarceration, Prisons/jails, Body worn cameras, Intimate partner violence/domestic violence

Borrego, Andrea

Annie Butler

Department: Human Services

Title: Chair and Professor, Director of the Center for High Risk Youth Studies

Expertise: Ethics, LGBTQ issues, High-risk adolescents and youth, Gang issues, Gang culture, Gang indoctrination, Transition from gang life, Addictions and recovery, Drugs and school districts, Underage drinking, Addictions (Substance abuse and behavioral addictions such as gambling and sex), Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (a trauma therapy), Grief, Domestic violence, Dating violence, Multicultural

Butler, Annie

Larry Curry

Department: Social Work

Title: Retired Faculty

Expertise: Child and family preservation, Addictive behaviors, Child welfare

Kevin Hammons

Department: Human Services

Title: Lecturer

Expertise: Fire Science

Hammons, Kevin

Anne Hatcher

Department: Human Services

Title: Professor Emerita

Expertise: Alcohol and drug addiction, Counseling substance abusers, Nutrition and addiction, Pharmacology of drugs and alcohol, Ethics in addiction counseling

Hatcher, Anne

Tricia Hudson-Matthew

Department: Human Services

Title: Associate Professor and Director, Center for Addiction Studies

Expertise: Mental health, domestic violence, self-esteem, addiction and substance abuse, motivational interviewing techniques and grief and loss, couples counseling

Hudson, Tricia

Darlene Sampson

Department: Social Work

Title: Clinical Field Faculty and Equity Specialist Coordinator, WEEAC

Expertise: Trauma, Issues related to children of color, Police and community interactions, Educational challenges, pedagogy and curriculum, Over suspension of children of color, School/community consultation-particularly with black/brown communities, Racial bullying, Diversity/equity/inclusivity, Mental Health, General social work

Sampson, Darlene

Shawn Worthy

Department: Human Services

Title: Professor

Expertise: Gender differences in extreme sports, Psychology and performance of high-risk/extreme sports athletes, Sports training and fear, Youth adventure therapy, Crisis intervention, Family dynamics, Family systems, High-risk youth, Teen suicide, Parenting, Workplace stress, Job-family balance

Worthy, Shawn

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