tower logo CURRENT STUDENTS | FUTURE STUDENTS | FACULTY/STAFF | A-Z   

 

Curtis Proctor-Artz, PhD, MSW, LMSW

Associate Professor


 

 

Office: Phelps Dodge 222

Campus Phone: (575) 538-6186

E-mail: Curtis.Proctor@wnmu.edu

 

 

Education
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Math, Pre-Med ~ University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Bachelor of Fine Arts Coursework (BFA) in Theatre ~ Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
Master of Social Work (MSW) ~ University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Doctorate in Philosophy (PhD) in Social Work ~ Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH


Teaching Interests
Research Methods, Program Evaluation, and Implementation; Human Development (Individual, Messo, and Macro levels); Child Welfare; Family Therapy; Social Work Practice (Advanced Generalist); Managed Care Measures and Outcomes

Research Interest and Fields of Study
Practice within the Indian Child Welfare Act, GLBT Youth and Family Functioning, Attachment Outcomes, Native American Theatre (cross-discipline), Senior Citizen Activity in Performing Arts, HEDIS Measures (Mental Health)

Major Research Projects
Best Practices between Tribal/State Child Welfare Workers
Mental Health Efficacies of Aggression Replacement Training
Developing Attachment Measures (regarding the CBCL)
Social Work and Performing Arts (cross-discipline)


Practice Experience
Dr. Proctor-Artz (the hyphenation is a personal convention) teaches or has taught practice, human development, cultural diversity/competency, research methods, family therapy, child welfare, graduate field seminar, and evaluation/implementation courses throughout his academic career. He has also provided service to social service agencies as an evaluative consultant. Dr. Proctor-Artz has also served as a field liaison for the School of Social Work. His research areas include developing “best practice” for both tribal and state agency collaborations for compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act, attachment difficulties among adopted children, GLBTQ youth mental health and resiliency, youth aggression management, managed care behavioral health measures, and the use of the performing arts for senior citizens’ successful aging. Per the last area, he, too, also enjoys being an avid stage and vocal performer.


©2014 -- REGENTS OF WESTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY
PO BOX 680 SILVER CITY NEW MEXICO | PHONE 1-800-872-9668
HOME   |    ABOUT US  |   ADMINISTRATION   |   CAMPUS DIRECTORY   |   CONSUMER INFORMATON   |   HED DASHBOARD   |   WESTERN INSTITUTE FOR LIFELONG LEARNING   |   CONTACT US