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History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences Contact

Department Chair:

Donald W. Viney

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Contact Person:
Nancy Grantham

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Phone: 620-235-4325
Fax: 620-235-4338

Address:
Department of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences
412 Russ Hall
Pittsburg State University
1701 South Broadway
Pittsburg KS 66762

 

Dr. Humphrey re-joined the faculty in the Department of History, Philosophy and Social Sciences in 2008.  She previously taught at PSU in 1995-1996.  She earned her doctorate in Special Education at the University of Kansas where she was able to draw from the fields of social work and disability through work with the Beach Center on Families and Disability. Dr. Humphrey is interested in disability, foster care, and mental health.

Education and Certifications

BSW, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS
MSW., Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Ph.D., Special Education, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Courses Taught

SWK 201 – Introduction to Social Work
SWK 221 – Basic Helping Skills
SWK 343 – Social Work with Families Impacted by Disability
SWK 375 – Multiculturalism and Diversity in Social Work Practice
SWK 465 – Social Welfare Policy Analysis
SWK 383 – Fundamentals of Research in Social Work
SWK 620 – Advanced Social Work Practice II
SWK 621 – Practicum in Social Work
SWK 622 – Integrative Seminar in Social Work

Advising

Faculty Advisor for Natural Ties
Faculty Advisor for Student2Student
Faculty Advisor for Phi Alpha Honor Society, Delta Lambda chapter www.phialpha.org
Faculty Advisor for Newman Club

Interests, Publications and Presentations

Humphrey, K. R. (2007) How Social Workers Help: How Do Social Workers Help the Families of Children With Disabilities?  Social Workers. Help Starts Here.  NASW.  Available online: www.helpstartshere.org/Default.aspx?PageID=1086
Humphrey
, K. R. (2007) Adoption and Foster Care Tip Sheet - Helping Children Find Permanence - A Guide for Foster Parents. Social Workers. Help Starts Here.  NASW.  Available online: www.helpstartshere.org/Default.aspx?PageID=1086
Humphrey
, K. R. (2007)  Spending Time in Foster Care -- A Guide for Youth. Social Workers. Help Starts Here.  NASW.  Available online: www.helpstartshere.org/Default.aspx?PageID=1086
Humphrey
, K. R., Turnbull, A. P, & Turnbull, H. R. (2006) Impact of the Adoption and Safe Families Act on Youth with Emotional Disorders and Their Families: Perspectives of Foster Care Providers, Youth, Service Providers, and Judges. Children and Youth Services Review, 28(2), 113-132.
Humphrey, K. R., Turnbull, A. P, & Turnbull, H. R. (2006) Perspectives of Foster Care Providers,
Service Providers, and Judges Regarding Privatized Foster Care Services. Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 17(1), 2-17.
Humphrey, K. R. (2003). Services for children and youth with dual diagnoses: Finding and accessing services for Kansas consumers. Lawrence: University of Kansas.  Available online:
http://www.beachcenter.org/Books/FullPublications/PDF/ServicesForChildrenandYouth.pdf
Humphrey
, K. R. (2002). The impact of service access on out-of-home placement for youth with emotional disabilities and their families (Doctoral dissertation, University of Kansas, 2002). Dissertation Abstracts International, 63(10A), 3728
Ruef, M., Posten, D., & Humphrey, K. (1999). PBS: Putting the "positive" into behavioral support: An introductory training packet. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas, Beach Center on Families and Disability

Kristen Humphrey

Kristen R. Humphrey 

Associate Professor of Social Work

Areas of Specialization
   Children and Youth
   Family Therapy
   Families and Disability

Dept. of History, Philosophy and Social Sciences
412C Russ Hall
Pittsburg State University
1701 S. Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762
U.S.A

620-235-4329 office phone
620-235-4686 fax
khumphre@pittstate.edu