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Christie M. Hunnicutt

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Assistant Professor
Christie Hunnicutt, LCSW is currently a doctoral candidate at Smith College and received her MSW and BSW from the University of Texas. She has served as Clinical Instructor with the Yale University Post-MSW Fellowship program since 2007 and has served as adjunct faculty at Southern since 2015 and Smith College since 2017.  Professor Hunnicutt has practiced in the behavioral health field in both Texas and Connecticut since 2002 and has worked in a variety of clinical settings in both for-profit and non-profit agencies, including hospitals, residential and outpatient settings, child protection, and has been in administration and management in the nonprofit sector since 2009. She is currently in private practice in New Haven and Branford, CT and continues work in the nonprofit community behavioral health sector.
Professor Hunnicutt has focused expertise in the areas of substance use, mental health, eating disorders and clinical supervision, and has co-authored two articles in her career thus far, one of which was published in The Clinical Supervisor and the second in the Journal of Teaching in Social Work. She serves as a member and as the Associate Editor for the American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work (AAPCSW) newsletter.  She is also a member of National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), the American Psychological Association (APA) and the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP). 
Areas of Expertise
  • Clinical Supervision, Administration and Management 
  • Community Behavioral Health
  • Mental Health and Addiction 
          Ph.D. Candidate,  Smith College, Northampton,MA, Expected 2018/2019
            M.S.W.  University of Texas, Arlington, TX, 2002
            B.S.W  University of Texas, Austin, TX, 1999
Courses Regularly Taught
SWK 490 and 491, BSW Field Seminar I and II
SWK 377, Methods of Intervention II
SWK 390, Interviewing Skills in Social Work Practice
Recent Scholarship
Drisko, J., Hunnicutt, C., & Berenson, L.  (2015).  A national content analysis of PhD program objectives and curriculum:  Do programs address the full range of social work’s needs?  Journal of Teaching in Social Work.
Hoge, M., Migdole, S., Farkas, M., Ponce, A., & Hunnicutt, C. (2011). Supervision in public sector behavioral health: A review. The Clinical Supervisor, 30(2).
Community Involvement
Wellmore Behavioral Health,
United Way,