Sh’Niqua Alford

BSW Program Director & Assistant Professor of Professional Practice
Social Work
Annie Richardson Bass Building 2127 | 817-257-6747


DSW, 2023, Social Work, Barry University
MSW, 2014, Social Work, University of Texas at Arlington
BSSW, 2005, Social Work, Texas Christian University

Courses Taught

Advanced Practice – MSW
Micro Social Work Practice – BSW
Diversity and Social Justice – BSW
Social Work with Children – BSW
Field Education – BSW & MSW

Areas of Focus

Clinical social work
Social work education
Child/adolescent mental health
Play therapy


2023 Harris College nominee for the Maryrose and Dan Short Teaching Excellence Award

2023 NASW North Central Texas – Fort Worth Area branch Social Worker of the Year Award

2019 TCU Department of Social Work Alumni of the Year

Phi Alpha Social Work Honor Society

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Registered Play Therapist (RPT)

National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors (BPD)