Samantha Bates

Assistant Professor
Social Work
Annie Richardson Bass Building 2137

s.bates@tcu.edu | 817-257-5083

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Education

Ph.D., 2018, Social Work, The Ohio State University (OSU)

MSW, 2014, Social Work, Louisiana State University (LSU)

BS, 2012, Psychology, Louisiana State University (LSU)

Courses Taught

School Social Work - BSW

Interventions with Children and Families - Graduate

Areas of Focus

Primary research interests: Social work in schools; Positive youth development

Secondary research interests: Family-school-community partnerships; School-based mental health; Scale development

Bates, S., Anderson-Butcher, D., Provenzano, J., & Niewoehner-Green, J. (in press). A mixed-methods exploration of a college and career readiness leadership program for urban youth. Journal of Youth Development.

Bates, S., Lauve-Moon, K., McCloskey, R., & Anderson-Butcher, D. (in press). The Gender By Us™ Toolkit: A pilot study of an intervention to disrupt implicit gender bias. Affilia: Journal of Women and Social Work.

Anderson-Butcher, D., Amorose, A., Bates, S., Iachini, A., Ball, A., & Henderson, T. (in press). Driving school improvement planning with Community and Youth Collaborative Institute School Experience Surveys. Children & Schools.

Bates, S., Mellin, E., Paluta, L., Anderson-Butcher, D., Vogeler, M., & Sterling, K. (in press). Examining the influence of interprofessional team collaboration on student-level outcomes through school-community partnerships. Children & Schools.

Ball, A., Bates, S., Amorose, A., &  Anderson-Butcher, D. (in press). Overall school experiences scale: Parent version. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment.

Hoffman, J., Anderson-Butcher, D., Fuller, M., & Bates, S. (2017). The school experiences of rural youth: A study in Appalachian Ohio. Children & Schools, 39(3), 147-155. doi:10.1093/cs/cdx010

Bates. S. (January, 2019). Cultural mismatch and school culture: How youth and principal cultural norms influence outcomes associated with high school dropout. Poster presented at the 23rd Society for Social Work and Research Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Bates, S., Henderson, T., Magier, E., Newman, T., Anderson-Butcher, D., & Amorose, A. (January, 2019). Tailoring services to youth in schools: Use of cluster analysis to identify those at-risk. Poster presented at the 23rd Society for Social Work and Research Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Bates, S., Musil, H., Klang, M., Anderson-Butcher, D., & Stevens, J. (October, 2018). What does “recovery” entail? Stories from one dropout recovery school context to improve school climate. Conference session presented at the 23rd Conference on Advancing School Mental Health, Las Vegas, NV.

Bates, S. (October, 2018). Strategies, resources, and activities to build leadership skills among high school youth. Poster presented at the the 23rd Conference on Advancing School Mental Health, Las Vegas, NV.

Bates, S., Bowen, N., & Anderson-Butcher, D. (2018, January). Longitudinal comparison of the adoption and implementation of Community Schools. Poster presented at the 22st Society for Social Work and Research Conference, Washington, DC.

Bates, S., McCloskey, R., Stevens, J., Anderson-Butcher, D., & Kimiciek, C. (2017, October). The role of nonacademic supports and services in dropout recovery settings: Lessons learned from the Early College Academy. Conference session presented at the 22nd Conference on Advancing School Mental Health, Washington, DC.

BSSW Doctoral Instructor Excellence in Teaching Award, The Ohio State University College of Social Work (2018). This award is based on student nominations to recognize an excellent doctoral instructor.

Merriss Cornell Researcher Award, The Ohio State University College of Social Work (2018). This award recognizes an outstanding doctoral dissertation.

Selma and Alexander Erlen Endowment Award, The Ohio State University College of Social Work (2017). This award recognizes a doctoral student with an outstanding record of service, academics, and scholarship.

Outstanding Graduate/Professional Student Award, The Ohio State University Office of Leadership & Community Engagement (2017).

Friend of School Social Work Award, The Ohio School Social Work Association (2017).

Licensed Master of Social Work (TX)

National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR)

Mental Health-Education Integration National Consortium (MHEDIC)

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

Member, National Planning Committee for the National Advancing School Mental Health Conference

Reviewer, International Journal of School Social Work