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Michelle D. Hand, PhD, MSW, LSW

She/her/hers

MISC

  • Twitter - Black Circle
  • ResearchGate

CURRENTLY READING

Braving the Wilderness by Brené Brown

Literary Hub and Kraz Marston

Toddler on the Tenure Track (a blog by the amazing scholar-mom, Jill Hoffman)
 
Selected poems of Rainer Maria Rilke

ON MY RADAR: READING LIST

SALT by Daniel Boyd & Peka

 

Wind, Sand and Stars by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

FOR MY FRIENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

The Professor is In (a blog for early career professionals and doctoral students)

Dr. Raven Cokley's Blog (for brave emerging therapists, scholars and more)

 

Inside Higher Ed for Building Online Communities and Collaborative Experience

APA 7th Edition

        A user friendly 7th edition resource I created for students can be accessed here.

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Michelle Hand, PhD, MSW, LSW

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mhand2@gmu.edu

michellehand-phd.com

George Mason University

College of Public Health
Department of Social Work
4400 University Drive, MS 1F8
Fairfax, VA 22030, USA

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Exploring and Addressing Violence and Trauma
through Multi-level Non-pharmacological Interventions
for Greater Wellbeing and Justice

Among At-risk Communities Across the Lifespan

Professional Development

  • Public Speaking

    • Trauma, Resilience and Healing

    • Sexual Violence, Trafficking and Healing Across the Lifespan

    • Trauma-informed Teaching, Research and Practice

    • Nature- and Arts-based Strategies​ for Mental Health and Trauma

    • Social Work, Human Rights and Social Justice

    • Research (e.g., Systematic, Scoping, Rapid and General Literature Reviews)

 

  • Trauma-informed Consultation and Coaching                for Individuals, Agencies and Organizations

    • Trauma-informed Healthcare and Social Work

      • Trauma-informed Dentistry

    • Trauma-informed Teaching and Mentorship

    • Trauma-informed Research

 

  • PhD Candidate and Job Market Consultation and Coaching 

    • Highlights on Qualifications

      • Successful Dissertation Defense as a First-Gen Graduate, while Teaching and in Practice, as a Parent (Support is Essential)

      • 12 Campus Visit Invitations, Resulting in Multiple Offers ​

      • Pre- and Post-pandemic TT Market Experience (with a Spouse + Small Kids)

      • Experience Securing a Second R-1 TT Position Early on the TT 

      • Relevant Service: Candidacy, Dissertation and Search Committee Experience

Teaching Skills and Software

  • Curriculum, Syllabus and Lecture Development

  • Extensive Independent In-Person, Online and Hybrid Lecture Experience

  • Collaborative Study Abroad Leadership

  • Formal and Informal Mentorship

 

Advanced Quantitative Methods and Software

  • Systematic, Scoping and Rapid Reviews

  • Multiple Hierarchical and Logistic Regression Analysis

  • Chi-Square Analysis

  • Survey design and Implementation

  • Red Cap, Qualtrics and Lime, Survey

  • SPSS

 

Advanced Qualitative Methods and Software

  • In-depth Individual and Focus Group Interviews

  • Thematic Analysis and Synthesis

  • Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis

  • Discourse Analysis

  • Grounded Theory

  • Case Study

  • NVivo and Excel

 

Advanced Mixed Methods

  • Multistage Transformative Methods

  • Community-Based Participatory Research

 

Research, Writing and Presentation Collaboration

  • Excellent Written Skills, with a Record of High Impact First-authored Publications

    • Experience Successfully Training Colleagues and Students on Research and APA Formatting​

  • Over 30 Peer-reviewed National and International Conference Presentations

 

Social Work Practice Skills

  • Case Management

  • Individual, Group and Family Therapy

  • Structural Family and Solutions-Focused Therapy, as well as Trauma-Informed Approaches

  • Arts-based Social Work

  • School Social Work

  • Medical Social Work

  • Urban and Rural Social Work

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

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