Tamara Davis, Ph.D., MSSW

Dean

Office:
4138B
902 W. New York Street
Indiana
Phone:
(317) 274-8362
Email:
Area of responsibility:
IUSSW system with office located at IUPUI

Curriculum Vitae

Bio/Education

• Post-doctoral Fellow, Hogg Foundation for Mental Health, The University of Texas at Austin June 2003-Aug 2004 • Ph.D., School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Austin, May 2003 • M.S.S.W., Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, December 1995 • B.S., Counseling & Guidance, with High Honors, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, May 1993

Area of Interest

Disparities and inequities in mental health care for diverse and underserved populations; integrated health and behavioral health care; social work education; culturally relevant mental health services/systems; innovations in mixed methods research

Teaching Interest

Integrated health and behavioral health care; administration and leadership

Practice Experience

Social work and social administration in private and public human services focused in the areas of child and youth mental health, child welfare, juvenile diversion, family-based services, and community-based planning and evaluation

Publications / Presentations

Selected/Recent: • Wilkerson, D.A., Wolfe-Taylor, S.N., Deck, C.K., Wahler, E.A., Davis, T.S. (2020). Telebehavioral practice basics for social worker educators and clinicians responding to COVID-19. Social Work Education. • Davis, T.S., Reno, R., Guada, J., Swenson, S., Peck, A., Saunders-Adams, S., & Haas-Gehres, L. (2019). Social Worker Integrated Care Competencies Scale (SWICCS): Assessing social worker clinical competencies for health care settings. Social Work in Health Care, 58(1), 75-92. • Reno, R., Beaujolais, B., Davis, T.S. (2019). Facilitating mechanisms for integrating care to promote health equity across the life course: Reflections from social work trainees. Social Work in Health Care, 58(1), 60-74. • Davis, T.S. & Peck, A. (2018). Integrated care and health disparities: Critical patient-provider considerations. In R. Rooney & R. Mirick (Eds.), Strategies for Work with Involuntary Clients (3rd ed.). New York, NY: Columbia University Press. • Bennett, R.M., Raiz, L., & Davis, T.S. (2016 online). The Development and Validation of the Poverty Attribution Survey. Journal of Social Work Education. • Davis, T.S., Guada, J., Reno, R., Peck, A., Evans, S., Moskow Sigal, L. & Swenson, S. (2015). Integrated and Culturally Relevant Care: A Model to Prepare Social Workers for Primary Care Behavioral Health Practice. Social Work in Health Care, 54(10), 909-938. • Davis, T.S. (2014). Wraparound in rural children’s mental health care: Coalescing family-community capacities. In T.L. Scales, C.L. Streeter, & H. Stephen Cooper (eds.) Rural social work: Building and sustaining rural communities (2nd ed.). Pacific Grove, CA: Brookes-Cole. [Invited book chapter.] • Davis, T.S., & Cooper, H.S. (2014). Using concept mapping for assessment and planning in rural communities: Identifying capacities through participation. In T.L. Scales & C.L. Streeter (eds.) Rural social work: Building and sustaining rural communities (2nd ed.). Pacific Grove, CA: Brookes-Cole. [Invited book chapter.] • Bailey, B.C., & Davis, T.S. (2012). Mental health parity legislation: Implications for children and youth with serious emotional disturbance. Social Work in Mental Health, 10(1), 12-33. • Bronson, D.E., & Davis, T.S. (2012). Finding and evaluating the evidence for evidence-based practice and systematic reviews. Oxford University Press.