Naorah C. Lockhart, PhD
Program evaluator with expertise analyzing educational change programs, community schools, and service learning initiatives. Email me to get in touch.
PhD, Community & Public Affairs
Binghamton University — SUNY, Binghamton, NY
Dissertation: Applying social capital theory to research on interprofessional collaboration in school mental health
MS, Clinical Mental Health Counseling
University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL
New College of California, Santa Rosa, CA
2017, Postdoctoral Research Fellow
College of Community & Public Affairs
Binghamton University – SUNY, Binghamton, NY
Major refereed journal articles
Lockhart, N.C. (2017) Social network analysis as an analytic tool for group work research: A case study of an interdisciplinary research consortium. Journal for Specialists in Group Work. 41(2). DOI: 10.1080/01933922.2017.1301610
Lee, Y., Jang, K., & Lockhart, N.C. (2017). Impact of social integration and living arrangements on Korean older adults’ depression: A moderation model. International Journal of Aging and Human Development. DOI: 10.1177/0091415017720887
Jang, K., Lee, Y., & Lockhart, N.C. (2016). Does Confucianism still matter? A new insight from a study of the mental health of functionally dependent Korean older adults. International Social Work. DOI: 10.1177/0020872816681656
Mellin, E. A., Taylor, L., Weist, M. D., & Lockhart, N.C. (2016). The Expanded School Mental Health Collaboration Instrument [Community Version]: Development and initial psychometrics. School Mental Health. 8(2). DOI: 10.1007/s12310-015-9164-x
Lockhart, N. C. (2017). A brief introduction to social capital and social network theories. In J. Van Swet & M. Den Otter (Eds.), Four years: Teachers in cooperation(in Dutch) (pp. 125-136). Netherlands: Fontys Hogescholen.
Manuscripts in preparation (data collected and analyzed)
Lockhart, N.C. Community mental health professionals as collaborators. Submitting to Journal of Interprofessional Care.
Lockhart, N.C. Social Capital and Interprofessional Collaboration: A Conceptual Framework and Model to Guide Practice and Research. Submitting to Community Mental Health Journal.
Mellin, E.A. & Lockhart, N.C. (2017). Evaluation of the Broome County Promise Zone Initiative: 2016-2017. Binghamton, NY: Binghamton University – SUNY
Mellin, E.A. & Lockhart, N.C. (2015). Woodrow Wilson Community School: Year 1 Process Evaluation, 2014-2015. Binghamton, NY: Binghamton University – SUNY
FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS
2016, Dissertation Research Award, Association for Specialists in Group Work
2013, Graduate University Fellow, Penn State University, University Park
Lockhart, N.C. (2016). Framing parent engagement with social capital and network theories. Presented to special education teacher faculty at Fontys University of Applied Sciences in Eindhoven, Netherlands.
Lockhart, N.C. (2016). Framing special education with social capital and network theories. Presented to special education teacher faculty at Fontys University of Applied Sciences in Eindhoven, Netherlands.
Lockhart, N.C. & Mellin, E.A. (2015). Multiparty collaboration in school mental health: How social network analysis can advance knowledge transfer. Presented by Naorah Lockhart at the 2nd annual Fontys University Mini-Conference: Professionals and Their Practice Oriented Research in Den Bosch, Netherlands.
Lockhart, N.C. & Mellin, E.A. (accepted). Community mental health professionals collaborating in schools. Paper accepted for presentation at the 2018 AERA Annual Meeting in New York, NY.
Mellin, E.A., Anderson-Butcher, D., Lockhart, N.C., & Sterling, K. (accepted). School-community collaboration and student-level outcomes: A mixed-methods case study. Paper accepted for presentation the 2018 AERA Annual Meeting in New York, NY.
Anderson-Butcher, D., Mellin, E.A., Sterling, K., Paluta, L., Lockhart, N.C., & Bates, S. (2017). Interprofessional team collaboration: Examining associated impacts for students, families, schools, and communities. Paper presented by Dawn Anderson-Butcher and Elizabeth Mellin at the 22nd Annual Center for School Mental Health Conference in Washington, D.C.
Lockhart, N.C. & van Swet, J. (2016) Voicing in collaboration: A challenge for innovative teachers. Paper presented at the Association for Teacher Education in Europe (ATEE) 41st Annual Conference hosted by Fontys University of Applied Sciences in Eindhoven, Netherlands.
Lockhart, N.C. (2015). Unpacking the experiences of community-based mental health professionals who work in and with schools. Paper presented at the 9th World Congress on the Promotion of Mental Health & the Prevention of Mental and Behavioural Disorders: Global Knowledge for Local Change in Columbia, SC.
Mellin, E.A. & Lockhart, N.C. (2015). School Mental Health Collaboration: Synthesizing Global Knowledge and Directions for Future Research. Paper presented at the 9th World Congress on the Promotion of Mental Health & the Prevention of Mental and Behavioural Disorders: Global Knowledge for Local Change in Columbia, SC.
Wynn, R., Wilburn, S.T., King, S., Lockhart, N.C., Thomas, A., Weaver, D.M., & Wilburn, J. (2012). Metrotown Institute: A multicultural training program for youth. Paper presented at the 10th Annual Association for Assessment in Counseling & Education Conference in Orlando, FL.
Wynn, R., Wilburn, S.T., Weaver, D.M., King, S., N.C., Thomas, A., Wilburn, & J., Devany, A. (2012). Outcomes of a multicultural training program for youth. Paper presented at the 63rd Florida Counseling Association Conference in Tampa, FL.
TEACHING IN HIGHER EDUCATION
Spring 2015, Community Schools, Binghamton University — SUNY
Spring 2014, Introduction to Rehabilitation & Human Services, Penn State University
COURSES PREPARED TO TEACH
School Mental Health
Introduction to Psychology
Social Capital Theory
Social Network Theory and Analysis
Mixed Methods Research
2016-present, Consultant, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
Developed and implemented a study to explore the professional network of participants enrolled in a pre-conference workshop intended to increase collaboration between attendants; methodologies include quantitative and social network analysis.
2015-2017, Consultant, Fontys University, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Developed and implemented a study of special education teacher collaboration networks in the Netherlands and Bhutan; led faculty trainings on social network analysis survey development and analysis with UCINET software; methodologies included quantitative, qualitative, and social network analysis.
2014-2015, Graduate Research Assistant, Binghamton University – SUNY, Binghamton, NY
Developed data collection and analysis for a county-wide educational change program; produced outcome reports, maintained IRB compliance, collaborated with key stakeholders; methodologies included quantitative and qualitative analysis.
2012-2013, Graduate Research Assistant, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL
Developed and implemented a mixed-methods study of participants in a multicultural training program for youth; conducted data analysis and dissemination of findings.
CLINICAL COUNSELING EXPERIENCE
2013-2014, Clinical Mental Health Counseling Intern, CEDAR Clinic & Career Services, Penn State University, University Park, PA
2012-2013, Clinical Mental Health Counseling Intern, Student Counseling Center, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL
SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION
2013-present, Reviewer, Journal of the Pennsylvania Counseling Association
2015-2017, Award Selection Committee, Latin American Student Partnership Fund, Binghamton University – SUNY
2014-2017, Committee Member, Center for Family, School & Community Partnerships, Binghamton University – SUNY
2016, Reviewer, Society for Community Research & Action Biennial Conference
2012-2013, Founding member, Counselor Research Team, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, University of North Florida
RELATED PROFESSIONAL SKILLS
SPSS (for PC and Mac)
UCINET (Social Network Analysis software)
State of Florida Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern (RMHCI) # 15371
American Evaluation Association (AEA)
Association for Specialists in Group Work (ASGW)
Mental Health-Education Integration Consortium (MHEDIC)
Available upon request