School of Social Service Administration
J. Curtis McMillen’s current research looks at issues related to the quality of mental health services received by child welfare clients, quality improvement and assurance in mental health organizations, and services for older youth as they leave the foster care system.
He is a coauthor of many publications, including “The Quality Assurance and Improvement Workforce in Social Services: An Exploratory Examination,” “Trajectories of Depression Symptoms among Older Youth Exiting Foster Care,” “Knowledge of and Attitudes toward Behavioral Health Services among Older Youth in the Foster Care System,” and “Substance Use and Substance Use Disorders as Foster Youth Transition to Adulthood.”
He is a licensed clinical social worker and holds a PhD in social work from the University of Maryland. He also earned his MSW from the University of Oklahoma and a BA in psychology from Trinity University.
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