Social Work Department


Terry Smith
Terry L. Smith, Ed.D., M.Div., M.S.W., A.C.S.W., L.C.S.W.
Chair, Dept. of Behavioral Sciences
Associate Professor and Social Work Program Director. Has served as a Clinical Social Worker at Youth House, Inc. and as Director of Professional Services at Childrens' Homes, Inc. Practice speciality area: Child Welfare.
Phone: 501-279-4561
Debbie Ford
Debbie Ford, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.
Associate Professor and Program Field Coordinator. Has served as a Clinical Social Worker with White County Home Health, Community Counseling Services, and St. Joseph Hospital. She has served as a nursing home consultant. Practice speciality area: Gerontology.
Phone: 501-279-4248
Kim Baker-Abrams
Kim Baker-Abrams, M.S.W., L.M.S.W.
Assistant Professor of Social Work and Program Admissions Coordinator. Has had clinical experiences at Arizona State Hospital Forensic Behavior Management Unit for Women and Scottsdale Juvenile Diversion program. Practice specialty area: Mental Health.
Phone: 501-279-4356
Kathy Helpenstill
Kathy Helpenstill, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.
Adjunct Instructor. Contract Clinical Social Worker Specialist with the Bridgeway and Psychiatric Associates in Little Rock. Practice specialty area: Mental Health.
Phone: 501-279-4074

Behavioral Sciences