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Marian Swindell

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Barbara Solomon School of Social Work

Degree Program Master of Social Work (MSW)

Dr. Swindell received both her MSW and PhD in Social Work from the University of Alabama. Her undergraduate degree was received in Political Science from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. She has been in higher education for over 20 years. Her role at Walden University is to serve part-time in a core faculty teaching position in the MSW position. Her most recent and pivotal career accomplishment is to assess a capital murder case, looking at brain trauma suffered in childhood, which in part resulted in the re-opening of the case. This is Dr. Swindell's pinnacle accomplishment in her 30+ career.

Education

MSW, University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa, AL United States

PhD, University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa, AL United States

Public Service

Mississippi State Guard, Member - Walnut Grove, MS United States

Gaits to Greatness, President - Meridian, United States

Awards / Honors

Mississippi State Guard Award of Merit, Mississippi State Guard, 2018

Commitment to Social Change Award, Mississippi State University, 2007

Commitment to Social Change Award, Mississippi State University, 2009

Faculty Excellence Award, Mississippi State University, 2010

One Who Cares, Lauderdale County, MS, 2014

Publications

Swindell, M. L. (2014). Compassionate Competence: A New Model for Social Work The New Social Worker

Swindell, M. L. (2014). Exploited Childhood The New Social Worker

Swindell, M. (2015). Hopeful Hearts: Forever Families/Providing Their Own Permanency: Foster Teens Warily Eye Marriage, Parenthood. Chronicle of Social Change

Swindell, M. L. (2016). Ruby Milk The New Social Worker

Swindell, M. (2013). Social Work Revolution Starts with Pregnancy Prevention Chronicle of Social Change

Swindell, M. (2013). Teen Pregnancy: Some Unconventional Ideas for Prevention Chronicle of Social Change

Swindell, M. (2014). The Miracle within Michael: A Barn, A Boy, and A Horse Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping

Swindell, M. (2016). Two Peas in a Seperated Pod: A True Story of Adopted The New Social Worker

Swindell, M. L. (2015). Using Stories to Build Bridges with Traumatized Children: Creative Ideas for Therapy, Life Story Work. Book Review. The New Social Worker, 22(3), 33-34.; You do not have access to modify this field.Using Stories to Build Bridges with Traumatized Children: Creative Ideas for Therapy, Life Story Work. The New Social Worker

Swindell, M. L. (2014). Witness to Resilience The New Social Worker

Presentations

Swindell, M. (2014). Awareness and Understanding in the Interview Process Tuskegee University

Swindell, M. (2016). Child Sexual Abuse Accommodation Syndrome. NASW

Swindell, M. (2015). Compassionate Competence: Infusing Culture into Compassion Mississippi Conference on Social Welfare

Swindell, M. (2017). Crisis Intervention for Families and Children Mississippi State Guard

Swindell, M. (2017). Disaster Basics from a Social Work Perspective Mississippi State Guard

Swindell, M. L. (2016). Ethical Considerations in the Forensic Interviewing Process Jackson State University

Swindell, M. (2017). Holiday Stress and Suicide Mississippi State Guard

Swindell, M. (2017). How a Mother’s Love Impacts the Brain JSU

Swindell, M. (2017). Internet Pornography Superhighway: Prevention Methods. Jackson State University

Swindell, M. (2017). Reclaiming Faith with Foster Care Children JSU

Swindell, M. (2015). Resume Prep and Interviewing Skills for Graduates University of Southern Mississippi

Swindell , M. (2017). See........ I Told You She was Lying JSU

Swindell, M. (2017). Social Work and Mass Care Mississippi State Guard

Swindell, M. (2016). Spinning Your Classroom: Centering Your Students 3rd Annual East Mississippi Center for Educational Development Conference

Swindell, M. (2017). Suicide and PTSD Awareness Mississippi State Guard

Swindell, M. (2015). The Brain is the New Face of Social Work Mississippi Conference on Social Welfare

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