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Social Work Faculty and Staff

Amy Cappiccie, Ph.D., LCSW
Amy Cappiccie, Ph.D., LCSW
- Professor, MSW Program

Teaching Areas:

MSW Advanced Practice; Clinical Diagnosis and Assessment; Field Practicum; Clinical Work with Children and Adolescents; Social Work with Immigrants and Refugees; Public Advocacy


Research Interests:

Immigration policy, Immigrants and refugees, International Social Work, Human diversity, Mental illness in children and adolescents, Innovative approaches to clinical practice with children and adolescents, and Trauma

Accepted Publications: 

Cappiccie, A. (January 2012) article accepted entitled “”A Guide to Examining Immigration Policy” to the Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies, Vol. 9, Number 4.

Cappiccie, A., Chadha, J., Lin, M., and Snyder, F. (February 2012) article accepted entitled “Using Critical Race Theory to Learn How Disney Construct Diversity” to Journal of Teaching in Social Work.

Cappiccie, A. & Desrosiers, P. (December 2012) article accepted entitled  “Using Adobe Connect Pro in the Social Work Classroom” to the Journal of Technology in Human Services, Vol. 29, Number 4.

Gabbard, J., Starks, S., Jaggars, J. & Cappiccie, A. (May 2011) article accepted entitled “Effective Strategies for Teaching Cultural Competency to MSW Students in a Global Society” to the International Journal of Human and Social Sciences. 

Cappiccie, A. (2009) Migrants to the United States and Rural Health.  In Lawson, T. & Gergely, F (Ed.), Social Work in Healthcare (pp. 152-161) University of Nyiregyhaza Hungary Press.

Cappiccie, A. (2008).  The Cappiccie Lawson Evolution Immigration Model (CLEIM), Germany: VDM Verlag Publishing

Shackelford, J. & Cappiccie, A. (In Press) article entitled “The power of cross-disciplinary teams: Increasing first responders’ knowledge of traumatic brain injury survivors” to Journal of Professional, Continuing and Online Education, Vol. 1, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18741/P9H59G

Desrosiers, P., Cappiccie, A., & Murray, M. (2015), The BES model: Student support and gatekeeping tool, Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 15(6), p. 1-14.

Sullivan, D. J., Karam, E. A., Mardis, J. M., Cappiccie, A., & Gamm, C. (2014).  Student care teams in higher education:  A role for social work faculty. Professional Development:  The International Journal of Continuing Social Work Education, 17(1), 5-14. 


Educational Background:

BA in Psychology: Kentucky Wesleyan College

MSSW: University of Louisville

Ph.D: University of Louisville

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