Dr. Becky Antle 

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 as well as Director of the Center for Family and Community Well-Being (CFCWB). Dr. Antle has led evaluation efforts on more than 20 federal grants and national projects for with a portfolio of over $60 million in extramural funding as a PI, Co-PI, or Evaluator.  Currently, Dr Antle is a Co-I and lead evaluator on an NIH P30 grant on environmental health, disparities and community engagement, as well as an evaluator on a $15 million Quality Improvement Center on Workforce Development issues in child welfare funded by the Children’s Bureau. She is also the Evaluator on a $2 million Department of Labor grant on minority business development, $1.5 million in grants from the Children’s Bureau and Department of Justice on family recovery court, as well as $1.6 million grant funded by SAMSHA to establish a center to promote resilience and recovery among traumatized children and a $100,000 grant from Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence to evaluate a trauma intervention for at risk youth. She is the PI on over a dozen grants/contracts to evaluate community based programs, including serving as evaluation lead for Louisville Healthcare CEO Council. She has completed the following grants: $1 million grant funded by NIH on the dissemination of computer assisted cognitive behavioral therapy in primary care; $5 million grant funded by DHHS Office of Family Assistance to provide an educational intervention on responsible fatherhood and co-parenting, $2.5 million grant funded by Children’s Bureau to enhance the capacity of mental health and public child welfare workers to screen/assess for trauma in the child welfare population; $1 million teen pregnancy prevention grant funded by DHHS; $5 million grant funded by the Office of Adolescent Health to provide relationship education to at-risk youth to prevent teen pregnancy;  $500,000 grant funded by the Children’s Bureau to promote academic stability and success among foster youth; $2.5 million grant funded by the Office of Family Assistance to provide healthy relationship education to high-risk adults and youth;  $1 million grant through the Children’s Bureau to train adoptive couples in healthy marriage and family formation; $1 million from the Children’s Bureau to develop and train child welfare teams on issues of healthy marriage and family formation; and other training grants related to foster youth, evidence-based practice in child welfare, and the implementation of an evidence-based practice for serious mental illnesses in a state psychiatric setting. 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 60 peer-reviewed journal articles, two book chapters, 60 technical reports, and 12 other professional publications. She has made over 100 presentations at conferences.

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 as well as Director of the Center for Family and Community Well-Being (CFCWB). Dr. Antle has led evaluation efforts on more than 20 federal grants and national projects for with a portfolio of over $60 million in extramural funding as a PI, Co-PI, or Evaluator.  Currently, Dr Antle is a Co-I and lead evaluator on an NIH P30 grant on environmental health, disparities and community engagement, as well as an evaluator on a $15 million Quality Improvement Center on Workforce Development issues in child welfare funded by the Children’s Bureau. She is also the Evaluator on a $2 million Department of Labor grant on minority business development, $1.5 million in grants from the Children’s Bureau and Department of Justice on family recovery court, as well as $1.6 million grant funded by SAMSHA to establish a center to promote resilience and recovery among traumatized children and a $100,000 grant from Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence to evaluate a trauma intervention for at risk youth. She is the PI on over a dozen grants/contracts to evaluate community based programs, including serving as evaluation lead for Louisville Healthcare CEO Council. She has completed the following grants: $1 million grant funded by NIH on the dissemination of computer assisted cognitive behavioral therapy in primary care; $5 million grant funded by DHHS Office of Family Assistance to provide an educational intervention on responsible fatherhood and co-parenting, $2.5 million grant funded by Children’s Bureau to enhance the capacity of mental health and public child welfare workers to screen/assess for trauma in the child welfare population; $1 million teen pregnancy prevention grant funded by DHHS; $5 million grant funded by the Office of Adolescent Health to provide relationship education to at-risk youth to prevent teen pregnancy;  $500,000 grant funded by the Children’s Bureau to promote academic stability and success among foster youth; $2.5 million grant funded by the Office of Family Assistance to provide healthy relationship education to high-risk adults and youth;  $1 million grant through the Children’s Bureau to train adoptive couples in healthy marriage and family formation; $1 million from the Children’s Bureau to develop and train child welfare teams on issues of healthy marriage and family formation; and other training grants related to foster youth, evidence-based practice in child welfare, and the implementation of an evidence-based practice for serious mental illnesses in a state psychiatric setting. 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 60 peer-reviewed journal articles, two book chapters, 60 technical reports, and 12 other professional publications. She has made over 100 presentations at conferences.

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