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Dr. 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

Dr. Quienton Nichols, Ph.D., M.S.W.

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.

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS
Refereed Presentations
Presenter.  Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) 54TH Annual Program Meeting "Correlates of Public Child Welfare Work Force Retention Study".    October 30, 2008 - November 2, 2008. Philadelphia, PA.

Presenter. Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) 55TH Annual Program Meeting "Mixed Method Analysis of Prevention and CARE Needs of HIV Positive Youth".    November 6, 2009 - November 9, 2009. San Antonio, TX.

Facilitator. Oxford Roundtable, The Other People:  Nationality, Religion and Immigration:  An interdisciplinary Perspective.  March 27, 2011 - April 1, 2011. Round Table Discussion Leader, Lincoln College Oxford, England March 30, 2011 Session I "The Effect of Redistributive Conflicts on Immigrants: Presenter:  Marcella Myers.

Presenter. National Association of Black Social Workers (NABSW) 44th Annual Conference (2012) "A New Era of Social Justice and Civil Rights Conference", April 3, 2012 - April 7, 2012.  National Poster Presentations April 5, 2012 "HIV/AIDS Positive Youth and Healthcare Utilization in Georgia, USA.".

Presenter. National Association of Black Social Workers (NABSW) 44th Annual Conference (2012) "A New Era of Social Justice and Civil Rights Conference", April 3, 2012 - April 7, 2012.  National Poster Presentations April 5, 2012 "Attitudes, Skills and Knowledge (ASK) of and Spirituality in Social Work Education".

Non-Refereed Presentations
Facilitator. Workshop Presentation "Finding Your Spiritual Gifts for Educational Leadership I" January 2, 2012 Trinity Chapel Academy, Powder Springs, Georgia.

Facilitator. Workshop Presentation "Finding Your Spiritual Gifts for Educational Leadership Sessions II & III" May 23, 2012 Trinity Chapel Academy, Powder Springs, Georgia.

Presenter. Social Security Advisory Board (An independent, bi-partisan board created by Congress and appointed by the President and the Congress to advise the President, the Congress and the Commissioner of Social Security) Panel II: Community-Based Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities & Panel III: Academic Focus on Disability Research May 8, 2012. Social Security Administration Regional Office, Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center (SNAFC) 61 Forsyth St SW, Atlanta, GA 30303

Presenter. 10th Annual Suburban Studies Conference Social Problems and Solutions Kennesaw State University April 13, 2012.  "Prevention and Care Needs of HIV Positive Youth Living in Georgia". Kennesaw State University, Social Science Building Session 4A (Room 1021).

Presentation Accepted. 2013 Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors (BPD) Conference - March 6-10, 2013.  "Interdisciplinary Teaching and Practice at A Community Health Clinic", Robinson-Dooley, V., Nichols, Q., Lee, J., & Chambers, D. March 7, 2013.

Professional Community Presentations
Keynote Speaker. Delta Epsilon Iota (DEI) Induction Ceremony: "Promoting the principles of Dedication, Enthusiasm, and Initiative in all aspects of campus life" April 6, 2012. Kennesaw State University

Refereed Presentations Accepted for 2013
Abstract Proposal accepted to 2013 NASW-GA 25th Annual Conference Weaving Threads of  Resilience and Advocacy:  The Power of Social Work:   Multicultural Knowledge, Value for Friday, October 4, 2013 at the Atlanta Marriott Century Center, 2000 Century Boulevard NE, Atlanta, GA  30345 (October 4, 2013 to October 6, 2013).

Abstract Proposal to NACSW Conference on Social Justice:  Contributions of Faith and Spirituality, Atlanta, Georgia October 17-20, 2013.Determined, Intentional, Relational, Expressional (DIRE) Relationship Model: Exploring the characteristics of couple preparedness and marriage enrichment, strengths and growth areas regarding Relational, Emotional, and Spiritual Togetherness (REST) (Fall 2013).

Abstract Proposal to 2013 NASW-GA Annual Conference. Interdisciplinary Teaching and Practice: A Community Health Clinic Model" has been accepted for the National Association of Social Worker or Friday, October 4, 2013 at the Atlanta Marriott Century Center, 2000 Century Boulevard NE, Atlanta, GA  30345

 

 

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