Casey Walsh, LCSW, a doctoral student at the UT School of Social Work, is a recipient of the Stella Churchill Mullins Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Social Work. Casey is committed to prevention and intervention efforts around health behavior and mental health. Casey completed her MSW training at the University of Michigan School of Social Work, where she interned in the Child and Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatry Unit. Following her graduate studies, Casey practiced clinical social work at Boston Children’s Hospital, providing crisis intervention and school advocacy for youth with behavioral and developmental disabilities. Casey coordinated a grant from Harvard Medical School to innovate behavioral health services in pediatric primary care. Casey has a passion for teaching and mentoring, of both social work students and medical residents. She was nominated for and awarded the ‘Employee of the Month’ at Boston Children’s Hospital for her extraordinary mentorship and teaching. Casey currently works at the UT Health Behavior Research and Training Institute and volunteers as a member of the Student Health Advisory Committee at the University of Texas at Austin.
Pediatric behavioral health concerns and school functioning; impact of trauma and poverty on health and mental health; evidence-based interventions.
- MSW, University of Michigan
- B.A., Psychology, Ithaca College
Mailing AddressThe University of Texas
School of Social Work
1925 San Jacinto Blvd
Austin, TX 78712-0358