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Barbara Arnold
Junghee Bae
Giselle Balfour
Shena Brown
Dana Dillard
Lindsey Disney
Katherine Gower

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Christi Hardeman
Catherine Harm
Leslie Herbert
Hollie Hutchinson
Joel Izlar
Porter Jennings
Eunhye Kim
Megan Lee
Sunwoo Lee
Tenesha Littleton
Yolanda Machado-Escudero
Stephen McGarity
George Mois
Tatiana Otalora
Jana Pruett
Greg Purser
Abha Rai
Sherinah Saasa
Brian Simmons
Sara Skinner
Trasie Topple
Xiaochuan Wang
Taylor Yates

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Ph.D. Student Profile

Taylor Yates

MSW, University of Georgia, 2001
BSW, University of North Carolina, 2000

Taylor Yates received her BSW from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 2000, where she trained in Solution-Focused methods and strengths-oriented approaches to social work.   She received her MSW from the University of Georgia in 2001.  In 2004, she obtained her clinical license, and has worked in community mental health, private non-profits and private practice settings.  She utilizes strengths-based counseling and case management approaches, and enjoys helping clients reach wellness goals, improve parent-child relationships and recover from abuse and domestic violence.  Taylor is the Clinical Supervisor at AIDS Athens, a non-profit agency serving individuals and families affected by HIV and AIDS.  Her research interests include strengths and resiliency, HIV and AIDS in families, and effective social work teaching and supervision methods.

CV available on request; email sswphd@uga.edu