Dr. Adrian Archuleta

Associate Professor

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Dr. Archuleta’s research focuses on improving cultural competency in social work education and practice. Currently, Dr. Archuleta is a member of the logistic team addressing issues of cultural competence on a federal grant funded by the Department of Health and Human Services through the Office of Adolescent Health for immigrant, refugee, and other youth at risk for teen pregnancy.

He serves on the Depression Center Clinical Services Committee, the Mood and Anxiety Disorder Research Group, and is a steering committee member for the Latin American and Latino Studies Program at the University Louisville. In his past clinical experience, Dr. Archuleta was an outpatient mental health therapist at a community mental health center, and served as a crisis counselor assessing children and adolescents for inpatient admission to psychiatry facilities throughout rural and metropolitan areas of Middle Tennessee.

Dr. Archuleta's teaching interests include mental health, psychopathology, and human diversity in social work practice.