Dr. Martha Lucia Garcia
PhD in Social Welfare, Graduate Center of the City University of New York
Masters in Social Work, Hunter College School of Social Work
Baschelor in Arts, Dual Major, Psychology and Sociology
Research Interests / Areas of Focus
Dr. Garcia’s research interests include interdisciplinary collaboration, community practice, community mental health with community health workers, and the use of Complementary Alternative Health practices in support of emotional health.
Garcia, M.L. 2020. The Global Comes Home: Teaching Social Work Students How to Attend to the Realities and Needs of Latinx Immigrants. Journal of Teaching in Social Work. Routledge Publisher. Manuscript ID. WTSW 2019-0859 R1.
Council on Social Work Education. (2020). Specialized Practice Curricular Guide for Substance Use Social Work Practice. 2015 EPAS Curricular Guide Resources Series.
Bello, E., Garcia, M. L., Sprager, L. 2018. Supporting Community Health Workers, The First Responders to Community Crisis. Northwest Regional Primary Care Association, Featured Articles: Workforce. February 2018
Conyer, A., Fields, C.R., Garcia, M.L., Rivas, M., Hanssen, D., Williams, S.A.S.. 2020. Association Awareness: Pedagogically Reframing Difficult Dialogues. In Laura Parson & C. Casey Ozaki Editors, Teaching and Learning for Social Justice and Equity in Higher Education. Springer Nature Switzerland. ISBN 978-030-44938-4
EcoAnalitica. 2019. Evaluacion Del Componente De Fortalecimiento Institucional En El Marco Del Programa Integrando Horizontes. Preliminar VI, Informe Final.
Garcia, M. & Halperin, D. 2018. The VAWA/U Visa Self Prep Course: Socio-political and Organizational Influences on a legal and social work group model for immigrant survivors of intimate partner violence. In Wilkins, C., Doel, M., Skolnik, S., Genke, J., Greenhouse Gardella, L., Editors. Group Work Around The Globe: Creating Transformative Connections in Challenging Times. Proceedings of the XXXVIII and XXXIX International Symposium of the International Association for Social Work with Groups, New York City, NY, USA. Whiting & Birch Limited.
Riccardi, F., Mizrahi, T., Garcia, M.L., Korazim-Korösy, Y., & Blumsack, A. 2017. Using ATLAS.ti in qualitative research for analyzing inter-disciplinary community collaboration. In SAGE Research Methods Cases. doi: 10.4135/9781473995895