Kathy Armenta

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School of Social Work


Kathy Armenta is Clinical Associate Professor in the university’s School of Social Work. She teaches graduate courses in Practice I and II, Social Change and Community Practice, School-based Social Services and Methods of Play Intervention courses, as well as serves as faculty liaison to agency field settings. In her more than 30 years of professional social work practice, Professor Armenta has worked in several community and nonprofit agencies, as well as school settings.

She is a member of the Diversity Institute and provides professional trainings for institutions, organizations and groups. Her professional interests are in the areas of resiliency, cultural competency, school social work, women’s issues, group work, social action, experiential learning, team building and interventions with play.

Professor Armenta is the chair of the Texas School Social Work Conference and in 1996 was selected as “Social Worker of the Year” by the Austin unit of the National Association of Social Workers and as “Field Instructor of the Year” by the School of Social Work. Professor Armenta is the faculty adviser for the student organization Social Welfare Action Alliance.


Spring 2006

Social Work Practice II, SW 383T


Social Work Child Well-Fair