Senior Program Coordinator and Lecturer
Steve McKee, MSSW, LCSW is Senior Program Coordinator – Strategic Planner at the Center for Social Work Research at the University of Texas at Austin. His responsibilities include developing a strategic plan for the statewide expansion of systems of care for children with serious emotional disturbance in Texas. He is also on the adjunct faculty at the UT Austin School of Social Work and teaches social work practice with individuals and families and social work practice with organizations and communities. He maintains an independent practice providing strategic management consultation, training and facilitation with a variety of nonprofit and public organizations.
Steve is a co-founder of LifeWorks, a leading provider of mental health, emergency shelter, and transitional living and education services in Austin, Texas. At LifeWorks he oversaw the service continuum of prevention, mental health and housing programs and helped initiate a strategic alliance between LifeWorks and the Seton Community Health Centers that continues to flourish today. Before his involvement with LifeWorks, he founded and directed Pathways Community Counseling, a nationally recognized children’s mental health center that served children and families in Austin and Central Texas.
He enjoys reading contemporary fiction, running at Lady Bird Lake and sailing at Lake Travis year round. He and his wife Janice Sturrock travel for pleasure whenever possible, frequently to Colorado where their son Eugene is pursuing a liberal arts degree at Colorado College.
Curriculum Vitae (PDF)
Strategic management consulting and planning with nonprofits; individual and organizational life cycles; factors involved in successful clinician –leadership transitions; integration of psychodynamic and strengths-based approaches in psychotherapy with adults and older adolescents.
- M.S.S.W., University of Texas at Austin
- B.A., University of Texas at Austin
Hartland PlazaRoom:HPB 335
Mailing AddressThe University of Texas
School of Social Work
1925 San Jacinto Blvd R5000
Austin, TX 78712-0358