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School of Social Work

Faculty Directory

Brian L. Kelly, Ph.D.

Title/s: Assistant Professor

Office #: Lewis Tower 1247

Phone: 312.915.7479

E-mail: bkelly6@luc.edu

Degrees

Ph.D. in Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago, Jane Addams College of Social Work, 2013

Master of Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago, Jane Addams College of Social Work, 2006

Bachelor of Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago, Jane Addams College of Social Work, 2005

Associate of Science in Recording Arts, Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida 1998

Program Areas

Courses Currently Teaching:

 

Teaching Areas of Interest:

Strengths-based social work practice; Group work; Substance use and treatment; Multiculturalism; Research and evaluation; Social justice and anti-oppressive practice with young people

Research Interests

Historical and current uses of recreational, art, and music-based services in social work and related fields; Strengths-based research and services for young people experiencing homelessness; Qualitative methods with a focus on ethnography and audio and video-based performance ethnography; Interdisciplinary research and alternative forms of data representation, including audio documentary

Professional & Community Affiliations

Council on Social Work Education, Member

International Association for Social Work with Groups, Member

Society for Social Work Research, Member

Selected Publications

Gates, T. G., & Kelly, B. L.  (2013).  LGB cultural phenomena and the social work research enterprise: Towards a strengths-based, culturally anchored methodology.  Journal of Homosexuality, 60(1), 1-14.  doi: 10.1080/00918369.2013.735939 

Kelly, B. L., & Gates, T. G.  (2010).  Using the strengths perspective in the social work interview with young adults who have experienced childhood sexual abuse.  Social Work in Mental Health, 8(5), 421-437.  doi: 10.1080/15332981003744438

Watson, A. C., Kelly, B. L., & Viladon, T. M.  (2009).  Examining the meaning attached to mental illness and mental health services among juvenile justice involved youth and their parents.  Qualitative Health Research, 19(8), 1087-1099.  doi: 10.1177/1049732309341202

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