Michael Killian, Ph.D.
Mike Killian is an Assistant Professor of Social Work at the School of Social Work at the University of Texas at Arlington, Research Faculty at Children's Medical Center of Dallas, and a Research Affiliate of the Tilda Goldberg Centre for Social Work and Social Care at the University of Bedfordshire (UK). His interests include social work practice with children and families in the area of pediatric health and child welfare/protection as well as advanced statistical and quantitative methodology in social work research.
- 2012 - Ph.D. in Social Work, The Florida State University
- 2005 - M.S.W. in Social Work, The Florida State University
- 2003 - B.S. in in Psychology, The Florida State University
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Measurement, Education and Tracking in Integrated Care (METRIC): use of a culturally adapted education tool versus standard education to increase engagement in depression treatment among Hispanic patients: study protocol for a randomized control trial (BioMed Central Ltd. (BMC)School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2017-08-03)Significant mental health disparities exist for Hispanic populations, especially with regard to depression treatment. Stigma and poor communication between patients and their providers result in low use of antidepressant ...
Measuring Relationship Quality in an International Study: Exploratory and Confirmatory Factor Validity (SageSchool of Social Work, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2016)Objective: This study reports on the operationalization and testing of the newly developed Relationship Quality (RQ) scale, designed to assess an individual’s perception of his or her RQ in their current partnership. ...