The University of Tennessee, Knoxville


Rebecca Bolen, PhD

Rebecca Bolen, PhD


  • BS, Texas Women's University
  • MM, Southern Methodist University
  • MSSW, University of Tennessee
  • PhD, University of Texas at Arlington

Research Interests

Child welfare, child sexual abuse, victimization of sexual abuse.

Courses Taught

  • Lifespan and Neurophysiological Development (SW 513)
  • Evidence-Based Practice (SW520)
  • Neurophysiology for Social Work Practice (SW528)
  • Working with Maltreated and Traumatized Children and Their Families (SW531)
  • Neuroscience for Clinical Practice (SW607)
  • Social Work Practice and Its Social Context I (SW612)
  • Critical Reasoning for Science and Research (SW626)



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