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Quienton Nichols

 

Dr. Quienton Nichols Dr. Quienton Nichols, Ph.D., MSW
Assistant Professor



Office: Lauretta Taylor Building, Room 210
Office Phone: 910-672-2144
Administrative Associate: 910-672-1210
Fax: 910-672-1755
Email: qnichols@uncfsu.edu

Biography


Dr. Quienton Nichols is Assistant Professor of Social Work in the Department of Social Work at Fayetteville State University.  He received both his Bachelor's and Master's of Social Work degrees from the University of Georgia, School of Social Work in Athens, Georgia, and a Ph.D. in Social Work Administration, Planning and Social Science with a cognate in Counseling and Psychological Services from the Clark Atlanta University School of Social Work in Atlanta, Georgia.  For more than two decades, he has worked in the field of social service delivery with experience working as a counselor at Central State Hospital, Medical Social Worker at Athens Regional Hospital, Claims Representative at the Social Security Administration, and Child Protection Investigator at the Department of Family and Children Services in metro Atlanta. 

Dr. Nichols has worked as a therapist for the Department of Juvenile Justice, Social Work PRN and private faith base practices as a Clinical Therapist with local counseling agencies in metro Atlanta.  His research interests include child welfare, HIV/AIDS education and Spirituality; however, he has developed a love .  He has authored a number of publications included two books that teach the infusion social work education and policy into practice; "Connecting Core Competencies:  A workbook for Social Work Students (2010) and "Advancing Core competencies: Emphasizing Practice Behaviors and Outcomes (2012).  He teaches in both the MSW and undergraduate degree programs.  His classes include Child Welfare Policy, Social Welfare Policy, and Crisis Intervention.

Teaching Courses

SWRK 220     Introduction to Human Services

SWRK 480     Child Welfare Services

SWRK 510     Social Welfare Policy & Services                  

SWRK  520    Human Behavior & Social Environment       

SWRK 525     Human Behavior & Social Environment II   

SWRK 605     Social Work Practice with Groups     

SWRK 620     Social Work with Children & Adolescent     

SWRK 635     Management of Human Service Organization 


Publications

Williams, S. & Nichols, Q., Williams, N.  (2013). Public Child Welfare Worker's Perception of Efficacy Relative to Multicultural Awareness, Knowledge and Skills. Children and Youth Services Review. (August 8, 2013), 10.1016/j.childyouth.2013.08.002

Nichols, Q. (2012). Advancing Core Competencies:  Emphasizing Practice Behaviors and Outcomes. Boston:  Allyn & Bacon.

Nichols, Q.  (2011). Connection core competencies:  A workbook for Social Work Students.  Boston: Allyn & Bacon. (December 2011)

Williams, S., Nichols, Q., Kirk, A. and Wilson, T. (2011). Factors influencing workforce retention of public child  welfare workers:  A view of northwest Georgia. Children and Youth Services Review. (January 2011)

Blake, B.J., Taylor, G.A., Nichols, Q., & Akers, T.A. (2008) 2009 - 2013 State ofGeorgia HIV/AIDS Comprehensive Plan. Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health, HIV Section.  Atlanta, GA (pp. 1-102).

Akers, T.A., Blake, B.J., Bairan, A., Sewell, D., Nichols, Q., et.al. (2007). Community Services Assessment of Perceived Needs by Providers Who Primarily Serve HIV Positive Clients. Georgia Department of Human Resources, HIV Section, Atlanta, GA (pp 1-27).

Akers, T.A., Blake, B.J., Bairan, A., Sewell, D., Nichols, Q., et.al. (2007). Community Services Assessment of Perceived Needs by Providers Who Primarily Serve White Men Who Have Sex with men. Georgia Department of Human Resources, HIV Section, Atlanta, GA (pp 1-28).

Akers, T.A., Blake, B.J., Bairan, A., Sewell, D., Nichols, Q., et.al. (2007). Community Services Assessment of Perceived Needs by Providers Who Primarily Serve African American Men Who Have Sex with Men. Georgia Department of Human Resources, HIV Section, Atlanta, GA (pp 1-27).

Akers, T.A., Blake, B.J., Bairan, A., Sewell, D., Nichols, Q., et.al. (2007). Community Services Assessment of Perceived Needs by Providers Who Primarily Serve High Risk Heterosexual African American Women. Georgia Department of Human Resources, HIV Section, Atlanta, GA (pp1-28).

Akers, T.A., Blake, B.J., Bairan, A., Sewell, D., Nichols, Q., et.al. (2007). Community Services Assessment of Perceived Needs by Providers Who Primarily Serve High-Risk African American men. Georgia Department of Human Resources, HIV Section, Atlanta, GA (pp 1- 28).

Akers, T.A., Blake, B.J., Bairan, A., Sewell, D., Nichols, Q., et.al. (2007).Community Services Assessment of Perceived Needs by Providers Who Primarily Serve African American Men Who Use Injection Drugs. Georgia Department of Human Resources, HIV Section, Atlanta, GA (pp1-28).

Akers, T.A., Blake, B.J., Bairan, A., Sewell, D., Nichols, Q., et.al. (2007).Community Services Assessment of Perceived Needs by Providers Who Primarily Serve Latino/Hispanic Clients. Georgia Department of Human Resources, HIV Section, Atlanta, GA (pp 1-27).

Akers, T.A., Blake, B.J., Bairan, A., Nichols, Q., et.al. (2007).HIV/AIDS Resource Inventory. Georgia Department of Human Resources, HIV Section, Atlanta, GA (pp 1-51).

Professional Affiliations
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

North American Association of Christians in Social Work (NACSW)

National Association of Black Social Workers, Atlanta, GA. (NABSW)

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Athens, GA (NAACP)

100 Black Men of Atlanta,  Norcross, GA.

National Association of Social Workers, Athens, GA. (NASW)

Alpha Phi Alpha, Fraternity Inc., Athens, GA.

National Organization of Human Services (NOHS)

Society for Spirituality and Social Work (SSSW);



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