Dr. Kim Finch-Kareem

Dr. Kim Finch-Kareem

D. Kim Finch-Kareem

Doctorate of Philosophy Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU): Educational Leadership and Counseling.
Masters of Social Work Florida State University (FSU): Social Work Policy and Administration.
Bachelors of Social Work Florida State University (FSU).
Chair Department of Social Sciences, 2017 – Present
Director of Global Education (Study Abroad) 2017 – Present
Assistant Professor – Social Work 2016 – Present

 

Research Areas:

  • Policy Development and Administration
  • Welfare Reform
  • Mental Health Disparities
  • Cultural Competency
  • Mental Health Disparities
  • Community Organization and Capacity Building

Publications:

  • Finch-Kareem, K. (2017). Factors affecting college persistence of African American female college students on welfare in Florida (in review). California: Sage Publication.
  • Finch-Kareem, K. (2010). Harry Truman administration. Encyclopedia of drug policy.
    California: Sage Publication.
  • Finch-Kareem, K. (2010). Woodrow Wilson administration. Encyclopedia of drug policy.
    California: Sage Publication.
  • Davenport, E. & Finch-Kareem, K. (2009). Fate of the state: Budget reductions in higher education.
    Florida: Florida A&M University Press.
  • Dozier-Henry, O & Finch-Kareem, K. (2009). Book chapter, Harlem children’s zone. Molloy College.
  • Finch-Kareem, K. & Floyd, D. (2006). Law enforcement response to persons with mental illness. Florida: Department of children and families, mental health program office.
  • Finch-Kareem, K. (2005). Substance abuse and mental health temporary assistance for needy families handbook. Florida: Department of children and families, mental health program office.

Grants Awarded:

  • Co-Principal Investigator – South Florida Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence (IC-CAE) Consortium. 2017-2022, $1 Million.
  • System of Care, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA), 2012- 2016, grant award; $4 Million.
  • Jail Diversion Trauma and Recovery (JDTR), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 2009-2014, grant award; 1.9 Million.
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), 2002-2007, grant award; $28 Million.