Professor of Social Work and University Scholar • University of Louisville Kent School of Social Work and Couples and Family Therapy Program
Becky Antle, PhD, MSSW, LMFT is a Professor of Social Work and University Scholar at the University of Louisville Kent School of Social Work and Couples and Family Therapy Program and Director of the Center for Family and Community Well-Being. Dr. Antle has led evaluation efforts on more than 15 federal grants and national projects for with a portfolio of over $55 million in extramural funding from the National Institutes of Health, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association, and the US Department of Health and Human Services. Her research has included topics such as the dissemination of computer-assisted cognitive behavioral therapy in primary care; programs for fatherhood, teen pregnancy prevention, and violence prevention; workforce development and organizational culture/climate; environmental health; and evidence-based practices for trauma and other mental health issues such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. She is currently developing new projects to utilize telehealth/computer-assisted approaches to address the mental health needs of college students and overcome barriers to mental health service delivery in rural areas. For the past 20 years, she has been involved in research on evidence-based practice and implementation science issues, violence prevention (child maltreatment, domestic and dating violence), relationship education, solution-based child welfare practice, the impact of domestic violence on children, comorbidities of child maltreatment, and training/evaluation issues in human services. She has published over 55 peer-reviewed journal articles, four book chapters, 65 technical reports, and 12 other professional publications. She has made over 100 presentations at conferences.