Graduate Faculty Application
Undergraduate and Graduate
Lecturer Trinda Owens
College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering
SACSCOC Credentials Guidelines:
1. Faculty teaching undergraduate general education and/or baccalaureate courses: Doctorate or Master’s degree in the teaching discipline or Master’s degree with a concentration in the discipline (a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline).
SW 630, Field Seminar in Social Work Practice. The chief objective of Field Internship and Seminar for Social Work Practice I is to provide generalist practice learning opportunities for students to integrate and refine by application, knowledge, values, skills and cognitive affective processes, which are the basis of the 10 Social Work Competencies identified by the Social Work Department.
Graduate coursework in teaching field: SW 605, Advanced Social Welfare Policy Analysis (3); SW 610, Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Psychopathology; SW 661, Advanced General Practice with Children, Adolescents and Families (3); SW 662, Advanced Generalist Practice with Communities and Organizations (3); SW 665, Advanced Generalist Practice with Groups; SW 680, Non-Profit Management and Agency Administration (3).
Does this faculty member hold a terminal degree in this discipline or a related field?
Additional Qualifications Complete this section to provide additional qualifications to meet the SACSCOC credentials guidelines. Identify all additional qualifications that apply and explain each item in the justification textbox. Indicate the dates of these additional qualifications and clearly describe the relationship between these qualifications and the course content and/or the expected outcomes of the course(s) assigned to faculty member. Supporting documents such as vita, copies of licenses and certificates, etc., should be submitted with this form by clicking the "attach file" link below. External validation of additional qualifications should be supported by these supplemental documents.
Ms. Owens was hired to serve as Field faculty in the BSW and MSW programs. Ms. Owens has been heavily involved in community organizations and founded the iStand Campaign which works with at-risk youth. She has an extensive history of macro community change efforts. These experiences equip Ms. Owens with the necessary skills and abilities to interface with community agencies in a positive manner which will enhance her ability to successfully teach Field Internship courses.
Masters of Social Work, 30 hours.
NAACP Tri-County Branch Youth Leadership Award 2020-2021