ANNIE MCCULLOUGH CHAVIS, ACSW

    Department of Social Work

 1200 Murchison Rd.

 Fayetteville State University

 Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301

 (910) 672-1852/1210

Fax: (910) 672-1755

Email: achavis@uncfsu.edu

                                                                                                                                 

EDUCATION

Ed.D. Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC 28301, Educational Leadership, May 2002. Minor: Sociology.

 

Dissertation Title: A Study of Principals= Leadership Effectiveness in Implementing Multicultural Education in North Carolina Public Elementary and Middle Schools

 

M.S.W. University of North Carolina, School of Social Work, Chapel Hill, NC, May 1987.  Specialization: Children and Family Services

 

B.S. Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC, 1970.  Major: Sociology, Minor: Social Studies.

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor, Director of Field Education, Department of Social Work, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC –May 2003

 

Assistant Professor, Department of Social Sciences, Fayetteville State University,

Fayetteville, NC - May 2002

 

Lecturer, Department of Social Sciences, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC - 1992-2002

 

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Teaching

Teaching areas - Introduction to Social Work, Introduction to Human Services, Interviewing Skills, Social Work Practice, Social Work with Families, Human Behavior and the Social Environment, and Field Practicum

Coordinate and direct Undergraduate Social Work Internship Field Practicum

Advise students

Coordinate with department to review and revise catalog for Social Work courses

Serve on committees of the Faculty Senate, College of Arts and Sciences and Department of Social Sciences

Serve on Committee, Master of Social work Proposal for Authorization to Establish a M. S. W. Program           

Direct MSW Graduate Field Internship Program, Compile Field Placement Manual and create Field Placement forms

Work to help establish CSWE Candidacy Status for MSW Program 

Designed and implemented pre-professional volunteer placement experience in social work practice class for students in social work agencies prior to field internship.

Designed and implemented first field practicum syllabus, guidelines and evaluation forms that have enhanced student preparation for field internships

Served as freshman advisor and faculty mentor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Department of Social Sciences

Served as a Faculty Senator

Developed undergraduate courses in Human Behavior & Social Environment (HSBE), Social Welfare Policy and Social Work Practice, and graduate course in Field Practicum

Prepared proposal for changes in the Social Work Concentration for catalog revisions

Prepared proposal for the Social Work Minor for university catalog revision and implemented the course changes

Worked with the College of Arts and Sciences and Social Sciences Department, Master of Social Work Proposal Committee in preparing the Authorization to Plan a M.S. W. Program

Increased significantly library volumes to more than 200 annually in Social Work (journals, reference books, and audio visual materials) 

Adjunct Lecturer, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC, 1990-1992

Taught courses to students concentrating in Social Work and majoring in Sociology.  Courses: Field Practicum, and Marriage and Family Relations. 

Adjunct Instructor, Methodist College, Fayetteville, NC, 1988-1991

Taught Social Work courses to students majoring in Social Work.  Courses: Introduction to Social Work and Basic Counseling

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE(S)

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PRACTICE EXPERIENCE

School Social Worker/Dropout Prevention Specialist, Cumberland County Schools, Fayetteville, NC, 1988-1992. 

Foster Care Social Worker II, Cumberland County Department of Social Services, Fayetteville, NC, 1983-1988. 

Family Child Welfare Social Worker I, Cumberland County Department of Social Services, Fayetteville, NC, 1978-1983. 

Eligibility Specialist/Outreach Coordinator, Guilford County, Department of Social Services, Greensboro, NC, 1975-1977.

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CONSULTING EXPERIENCE

Social Work Technical Consultant, North Carolina Department of Human Resources, Division of Family Development and UNC-Chapel Hill School of Social Work, Family Preservation and Family Support Community Program.  Responsible for working with private, public and community persons in Coordinating, planning, writing and implementation of the 5-year Federal/State Block Grant Family Preservation/Family Support Plan for Cumberland County, NC, 1994-1995.

Consulting Team Social Work Member, State of North Carolina State Plan Committee on Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect.  Helped to write the 5-year plan for North Carolina, 1997-1998.

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RESEARCH INTERESTS

Genogram and Assessment in Family Social Work Practice

Multicultural Social Work Practice

Multicultural Education and Cultural Diversity in School Systems in North Carolina

Dropout Prevention and At-Risk Student Population in Public Schools

Foster Care Services with African American families

Assessment and Intervention with African American Families

Best Practice and Cultural Competence

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PUBLICATIONS

Proceeding

Garrett, A., & Chavis, A. (1994).  Reclaiming the vision of African American educators before desegregation: African American Teachers Speak.  Proceeding of the South Carolina Association of Teacher Educators and South Carolina Association of Colleges Teacher Education. Charleston, SC.  72-77.

Articles

Chavis, A. & Waites, C. (2003).  Genograms with African American families: Considering the cultural context.  (in press) Journal of Family Social Work.

Chavis, A. (2003).  A model program of mentoring elementary students: sharing, caring and tutoring. (in press). Journal of Mentors in Higher Education.

Chavis, A. (2003) Studying principal’s leadership effectiveness in implementing

        multicultural education programs in North Carolina elementary and middle

        school. Manuscript in preparation.

 Reports

Chavis, A. (2003). Fayetteville State University Master of Social Work Field Placement Manual.

Fayetteville, NC.

Brown, T., Chavis, A., & Odiah, C. (2003). Fayetteville State University Master of Social Work

            Program Brochure.

 

Brown, T., Chavis, A., (2002, October). Fayetteville State University Master of Social Work

Program Council on Social Work Candidacy application. Fayetteville, NC:       

Department of Social Work.  

Chavis, A. (2001). Fayetteville State University Undergraduate Field Placement Guidelines.

            Fayetteville, NC.

Chavis, A. (1993) Fayetteville State University Undergraduate Field Placement Guidelines.

            Fayetteville, NC.

 

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 PROFESSIONAL PAPER PRESENTATIONS

 

"Genogram construction with African American Families: Understanding, interpreting

         and assessing intergenerational family patterns and strengths," National

         Association of Black Social Workers Annual Conference, Jacksonville, FL, April

         2003.

 

AUsing genograms with African American Families: Identifying culturally links and

         strengths, @ University of South Carolina School of Social Work Diversity        

         Conference, Charleston, SC, October 2002 (Co-Presenter, Dr. Cheryl Waites).

 

"Intergenerational patterns and African centered social work practice.  Assessment

        and intervention with the genogram, @ National Association of Black Social

        Workers Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA, April 2000.

 

AThe African American Male: An Endangered Student.@ North Carolina Department of 

        Public Instruction At Risk Conference, Greensboro, NC, April 2000

        (Co-Presenter, Dr. Alice Garrett).

 

AThe effect of teachers= altruism on student achievement.”  North Carolina

        Association for Research in Education, Greensboro, NC, March 1999.

 

"Effective use of the genogram and family systems theory with African American Families: Historical and cultural perspectives, @ Invited paper, University of North Carolina School of Social Work Annual Black Experience Conference.  Chapel Hill, NC, March 1998.

 

AGenogram and assessment techniques for black families,@ Invited Special Paper Presentation, NC Department of Human Resources Adolescent Parenting State Conference, Raleigh, NC, June 1997.

 

AThe community=s response to domestic violence: Prevention and treatment@ Conference, Cumberland County Department of Social Services Care Center and Fayetteville State University Continuing Education Center, Fayetteville, NC, October 1994. 

 

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OTHER SELECT PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

 

"African Americans across the generations,@ University of South Carolina School of

         Social Work Diversity Conference, Charleston, SC, October 2002

         (Co-Presenters, Dr. Cheryl Waites and Dr. Terri Brown).

AA model program of mentoring elementary students: Tutoring, caring and sharing. @ National Association of Mentoring in Higher Education Conference. Fayetteville, NC, November 2001.

AThe keys to successful employment for students: Preparation, planning and personal and academic development, @ Invited Speaker, Cumberland County Schools Job Training Kaleidoscope Program, Fayetteville, NC, April 2000.

ATeaching into the 21st Century: Administrators Collaborating with Teachers, @ 13th Annual Educational Forum, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC, February 1999.  (Co-presenters: E. Jones, J. Freeman, D. Fogg, L. Hart, and L. Smith)

AThe making of a human service professional, @ Moderator, North Carolina State

         University Social Work Institute - Many Cultures One Goal, Protecting children,

         Preserving Families: An Imperative in the Millennium, Raleigh, NC, November

        1999. 

AIntergenerational patterns and African centered social work practice:  Assessment and intervention with the genogram, Part II, @ Atlanta, GA, April 1999.

"Intergenerational patterns and African centered social work practice: Assessment

        and intervention with the genogram@ National Association of Black Social

        Workers Annual Conference, Part I, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 1998.

 

 

"Understanding African American families and intergenerational patterns: Utilizing the

        genogram in social work practice, @ National Association of Black Social Workers

        Annual Conference, Detroit, Michigan, April 1997. 

ASocial change and values in African-American families,@ Black History Month Lecture Series, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC, February 1997. 

AUsing the genogram as a teaching tool for self-awareness and understanding, @ Fayetteville State University Faculty Symposium, Fayetteville, NC April 1996. 

ASignificant cultural contributions of Africans and African Americans to the Americas,@ Black History Month Lecture Series, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC, February, 1996. 

ATeaching and using the genogram as an assessment tool for self-awareness and self-understanding, @ NC Chapter, National Association of Social Workers Annual Conference, Southern Pines, NC, October 1995. 

AAfrican and African-American significant gifts to western society, @ Black History Month Lecture Series, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC, February 1995. 

ASuccessful students in a multicultural educational system: Helpful hints for parents, @ Fayetteville State University, School of Education, Fayetteville, NC, November 1994.

AReclaiming the vision of African-American educators before desegregation: Role and role functions of the African-American teacher,@ South Carolina Association of College Educators and State Teachers Annual Educational Conference, Charleston, SC, 1994 (Co-presenter, Dr. Alice  Garrett).

APerspectives on violence: Redefinition, treatment, and prevention,@ Fayetteville State University, Community Social Work Forum, Fayetteville, NC, March 1994. 

AThe changing African-American family: Historical and cultural perspectives, implication for practice, @ Black History Month Lecture Series, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC, February 1994.

AWe got what we wanted, but lost what we had: The African-American teacher prior to desegregation,@ Educational Forum, Fayetteville State University, School of Education, Fayetteville, NC, February 1994.

AStrengths of African-American families,@ Black History Month Lecture Series, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC, February 1993. 

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MEDIA CONSULTATION

Time out for Family, The Fayetteville Observer, March 4, 2003.

By the Numbers, The Fayetteville Observer, July 5, 2000.

Table Talk, The Fayetteville Observer, June 15, 1999.

Breaking Up, The Fayetteville Observer, January 6, 1999.

Teen pregnancy, implications, prevention and treatment, Cablevision, Channel 10, (Television Talk Show) 1997.

Contributions of African and African Americans to the new world, WIDU Radio Program, Fayetteville, NC, 1997.

Starting Over, The Fayetteville Observer, November 18, 1997.

Black and Popular, The Fayetteville Observer, October 23, 1996

Siblings in School, The Fayetteville Observer, May 1, 1996.

Tough Acts to Follow, The Fayetteville Observer, September 6, 1995.

I=m Outta Here, The Fayetteville Observer, June 28, 1995.

Welcome to the Next Level: Accelerated Education, The Fayetteville Observer, @ March 29, 1995.

Married with Homework, The Fayetteville Observer, December 7, 1994

Bad Rap? The Fayetteville Observer, July 27, 1994.

Competition, The Fayetteville Observer, March 1, 1994.

Gangster Rap: Social Ramifications, NBC WECT TV-6 Interview, January 1994.

Thinking Ahead: Family Planning Clinic Gives Teens Advice, The Fayetteville Observer, March 2, 1993.

From Diploma To Diapers: Teen-Age Fathers Adjust to New Responsibilities, The Fayetteville Observer, October 27, 1992.

The Teen Challenge: Love and Understanding, The Fayetteville Observer, July 14, 1992.

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GRANTS

$3500.00 Academics Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series Grant, Dr. Andrew Billingsley, 2003.

$250.00 Educational Grant, 1991.  Junior League of Fayetteville, Pilot Program for social work building skills and activities on self-esteem for at-risk students, 1991.

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UNIVERSITY SERVICE

Disabled Student Services Committee 2002

Public Functions Planning Committee 2002

Faculty Senate Student Affairs Committee 2002

Faculty Senate Ad Hoc Committee 2002

Faculty Senate Welfare Committee 1999-2001

Black History Month Committee 1997-1998

Historical Artifacts Committee, 1998

Faculty Senate, 1996-1998

Annual University Day Consultant in Careers in Social Work

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COLLEGE COMMITTEES

Academic Affairs, 2003

Black History Month Committee 2003

Courtesy Committee Co-Chair 1996-2002

Recruitment and Retention Committee 1996-1998

College Assessment/SACS 1996-1998, 2002 

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DEPARTMENT COMMITTEES

CSWE Accreditation and Standards Committee, 2003

Tenure and Promotion Committee, 2003

MSW Student Admissions Committee, 2003

Criminal Justice Faculty Search Committee, 2003

Social Work Faculty Search Committee 2000-2002, 1998-1999, 1993-1994

Lecture Series 1993-Present, Chair, 2002, 2003, 2004

Curriculum 1992-1995

Library 1992-1995

Social Work Proposal, 1992-1993, 1997-2002

Outreach, Chair, 1999-2001

Newsletter 2000-2001

Academic Programs 1999-Present

Outreach and Welfare 1998-1999

Community Outreach 1997-1998

Multicultural Affairs 1995-1996

Academic Affairs 1995-1998, 2003

Human Relations 1993-1994, 1998-2001

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 PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

Cumberland County Department of Social Services Domestic Violence Advisory Board, 2003

Cumberland County and City of Fayetteville Joint Senior Citizens Advisory Board, 2002

E. E. Smith High School Judge Senior Projects, 2002.

Volunteer, Cumberland Interfaith Hospital Homeless Network

Board Member, E. E. Smith High School Math and Science Academy, 2001-Present

Board Member, NASW-NC Chapter, National Association of Social Workers Diversity Committee, 1999-2001.

Executive Board Member at Large, NABSW-NC Chapter, National Association of Black Social Workers, 1998-2000.

E. E. Smith North Carolina Teaching Fellows Interview Committee, 2000-2001.

Board Member, Cumberland County Mental Health Coalition for Awareness, Resources, and Education of Substances (C.A.R.E.S.) Community Board, 1997-2002.

Committee Member, University of North Carolina General Administration UNC/NC Community College Articulation Committee for Social Work, 1996-1997.

Organizer and coordinator of Mentoring-Partnership Program-Ferguson-Easley School-Social Sciences Department, 1996-1998.

Board Member, Methodist College Social Work Advisory Council, 1995-2001 (served as chief board member for CSWE accreditation site visit).

Board Member, New Vision Homelessness and Domestic Violence Center, 1996.

Board of Directors, NASW-NC Chapter, District Representative, 1995-1997.

Member, NASW-NC Chapter, Recognition and Awards and Membership Committees, 1994-1998.

Executive Board Member, Cumberland County Schools PTA Council, 1991-1993.

Commission Member, City of Fayetteville Human Relations Commission, 1990-1992.

Advisory Board Member, City of Fayetteville Recreation & Parks Advisory Board, 1991-1995.  

Speaker, lecturer and workshop presenter conduct workshops for area public schools, human services agencies and community organizations.  Topics include: Depression, Parent Involvement, Domestic Violence, Careers in Social Work.  Divorce and Children, Multicultural Education African-American Families, Drop-out Prevention, Cultural Competence, 1985-Present.

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 LICENSURE

North Carolina Certification Board - Certified Master Social Worker, 1993-Present

Academy of Certified Social Workers, National Association of Social Workers, 1992-Present

North Carolina Department of Public Instruction School Social Worker AG@ Certificate, 1988-Present

North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, NC AA@ Teaching Certificate, Sociology, Social Studies, 1970-Present

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 MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Academy of Certified Social Workers - ACSW

Council on Social Work Education - CSWE

National Association of Social Workers - NASW

North Carolina Chapter, NC-NASW

National Association of Black Social Workers - NABSW

North Carolina Chapter, NABSW

North Carolina Sociological Association

Certified Master Social Worker - CMSW (State of North Carolina) 

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 HONORS AND AWARDS

Teacher of the Year, Department of Social Sciences, 2003

Who=s Who Among America=s Teachers, 2002

Faculty Creative Award, Department of Social Sciences, 2000

Faculty Community Service and Conference Presentation Awards, Department of Social Sciences, 1999

Alpha Kappa Delta Honor Society, Fayetteville State University, 1998

Teacher of the Year, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 1997

 Faculty Community Service Award, 1997

Inez Easley Award for Excellence in Teaching, City of Fayetteville Human Relations Commission, 1994

Annie Kizer Bost Outstanding Social Work Award, School of Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1987

NC Department of Human Resources Social Work Fellowship Award, 1985

Cum Laude Graduate, Fayetteville State University, 1970

Who=s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities, 1968

Miss Fayetteville State University, 1968-69