Lindsey Disney

Lindsey Disney

Assistant Professor
School of Social Welfare

PhD (2019) University of Georgia

MSW (2011) New York University

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Specializations: Refugee mental health, clinical practice with refugee families and children, refugee employment issues, and secondary traumatic stress

Lindsey Disney’s practice experience as a clinical social worker and clinical supervisor in refugee mental health is what informs and motivates her research interests. Her research focuses on improving the well-being of refugees resettled in the U.S. and the well-being of frontline trauma workers. Her recent research focuses on how refugee-serving mental health providers are adapting their practices to telehealth following the COVID-19 pandemic. She is a certified clinical trauma specialist and incorporates a trauma-focused lens in her research and teaching.