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Kathy E. Phoenix, DSW, LCSW-S

Associate Professor
Worden School of Social Service

Academic Background

  • DSW   Capella University, Minneapolis, MN, Social Work, 2019
  • MSW   University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, Social Work, 1996
  • BSW   Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO, Social Work, 1989

Professional Certifications

Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Supervisor (LCSW-S)

Professional Memberships

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Texas Society of Clinical Social Workers (TSCSW)

Selected Presentations

Phoenix, K.. (2019). Ethical and Cultural Considerations When Working With Veterans. Aging Life Care Association Regional Conference. San Antonio, . Regional

Phoenix, K.. (2019). Lived Experiences of Trans Elder Texans Accessing Healthcare. The 11th Annual Texas Transgender Nondiscrimination Summit. Clear Lake, . State

Phoenix, K., Cuevas, M., Gil, K.. (2017). The Fundamentals of embedding SBIRT Training in Online Curricula. Social Work Distance Education Conference. San Antonio, . National

Phoenix, K., Gil, K.. (2017). The Fundamentals of Incorporating SBIRT Training into Curricula Content for Helping Professions. Association of Recovery in Higher Education & Association of Recovery Schools Conference. Washington, . National

Gil, K., Phoenix, K., Gomez, R.,Cuevas, M.. (2017). Harnessing Technology to Magnify the Reach of SBIRT Training. Council on Social Work Education 2017 Annual Program Meeting. Dallas, . National

Externally Funded Projects

Grant Funding Experience: MSW Program Coordinator August 2016 December 2016 Field Education Coordinator August 2015 August 2016 Biever, J., Tsui, V., Amodei, N., Williams, J., Burge, S., Cuevas, M., Healy, D., Polanco, M., Gabel- Zepeda, S., González, C., Solórzano, B., Gomez, R., Phoenix, K., Gil, K., & Squiabro, C. Project Title: OLLU-SBIRT. Grant Number: 1H79TI026024-01. Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Health Professions Student Training (Short Title: SBIRT-Student Training), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). [SAMHSA Grant Award: $945,000 for 9/2015-9/2018]. [Note: The project award was posted to OLLU Worden Newsletter (August 2015),]