General Information University address: Social Work
College of Social Work
UNIVERSITY CENTER - BLDGC2501
Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida 32306-2570
E-mail address: email@example.com
Web site: www.csw.fsu.edu
Professional Preparation 2007 Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Texas at Austin. Major: Social Work. Supervisor: Dr. Elizabeth Pomeroy.
Noel, La Tonya. (2007). Depression Care Treatment Preferences among Chronically Ill Minority Patients: The impact of causal attributions. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, The University of Texas at Austin.
2003 MSW, California State University, Fresno. Major: Social Work/School Counseling. Supervisor: Dr. Andrew Alvarado.
Noel, La Tonya. (2003). Self Efficacy and Motivation Relation to African American Student Academic Success: The role of significant adults. Unpublished master's thesis, California State University, Fresno.
2001 BA, California State University, Fresno. Major: Psychology.
Professional Experience 2014–present Associate Professor, Social Work, Florida State University.
2007–2014 Assistant Professor, Social Work, Florida State University.
2008–2012 Counseling Service Trainer, Christian Heritage Church.
2009–2010 Assistant Professor (OPS), Ctr for Prof Dev & Public Svc, Florida State University.
2005–2007 Instructor, Social Work, The University of Texas at Austin.
2004–2007 Undergraduate Program Advisor, Social Work, The University of Texas at Austin.
2004–2006 Family Counselor/Counseling Coordinator, St. Mary's Missionary Baptist Church/Eastside Baptist Church.
2002–2003 K-Six Social Worker, Fresno County Children and Family Services.
2003 Medical Social Worker, Community Medical Centers of Fresno.
1999–2000 Medical Claims Specialist, Liberty Mutual.
1996–1998 Supervised Visit Coordinator, Comprehensive Youth Services.
Honors, Awards, and Prizes Member, Phi Alpha, National Social Work Honors Society (2010).
Graduate Studies Research Award, Dean of Graduate Studies, The University of Texas at Austin (2003). ($16,000).
Community Service Scholarship, Comprehensive Youth Service/California State University, Fresno (1995). ($2,500).
Member, Psi Chi, National Psychology Honors Society (1994).
Fellowship(s) Mulitcultural Institute Fellow - University of Denver (2006–2007).
Minority Fellowship Program - Clinical, Council Social Work Education/SAMHSA (2005–2007).
Mental Health Research Fellowship - HOGG Foundation for Mental Health (2004–2005).
Current Membership in Professional Organizations Council on Social Work Education
Gerontology Society of America
Society for Social Work Research
Teaching Courses Taught Professional Issues in Social Work (SOW6775)
Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families (SOW4341)
Social Work Practice (SOW5308)
Social Work in Health Settings (SOW5603)
SW Practice Indiv and Families (SOW4935)
Interviewing and Recording in Social Work (SOW3350)
Social Work Practice I (SOW4341)
Social Work Research Topics (SOW 6490)
Directed Individual Study (SOW4905)
Directed Individual Study (SOW5908)
Social Work in Health Settings (SOW4602)
Human Behavior in the Social Environment I (SOW4104)
Human Behavior and the Social Environment I (SOW5105)
Clinical Practice Field Supervisor- YoungLives, Individual supervision of Social Work Graduate student serving Parenting Teens and their children. Supervised 2 students (2011)
Field Supervisor- The HOPE Center at Christian Heritage Church, Individuals; couples; families; group counseling (2010)
Supervision of Clinical Practice The HOPE Center at Christian Heritage Church, Individual supervision of Social Work Graduate Students serving Individuals, couples, and Families (2010)
Doctoral Committee Chair Deichen, M. E., doctoral student.
Doctoral Committee Member Thomas, J. G., graduate. (2015).
Cesnales, N. I., graduate. (2012). Differences in health-related quality of life among people living with HIV/AIDS receiving case management.
O'Dare, K. M., graduate. (2011). Food environment sprawl and weight status: The paradox of obesity in the food desert.
Brown, D. M., doctoral candidate.
Barou, D. L., doctoral student.
Doctoral Committee University Representative Montgomery, J. E., doctoral student.
Directed Independent Studies Noel, L. (2010). HIV & Spirituality. Florida State University, College of Social Work.
Research and Original Creative Work Program of Research and/or Focus of Original Creative Work Research focuses on the study of the role of sociocultural and cognitive factors in the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of mental disorders in ethnic/racial populations, with a particular focus on rural populations.Research Interests 1. Understanding cultural, social, and structural influences on detection, treatment engagement, and outcomes for chronic health conditions and depression of minority populations in health care, schools, and rural settings 2. Development and examination of the effectiveness of psychological interventions to improve detection, treatment engagement and outcomes for depression in minority populations in schools and in rural settings.
Publications Refereed Journal Articles Noel, L., Deichen, M., & Barr, J. (submitted). Outpatient Management of Depression in African-American and Non-Hispanic White Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: An Exploratory Analysis. Diabetes Educator. Manuscript submitted for publication, 25 pages.
Noel, L., Glueckauf, R., Gromer, J., & Deichen, M. (2015). Depression in dementia caregivers: An analysis of meaning and symptom severity. Jacobs Journal of Gerontology, 1(3), 1-11.
Noel, L. M., Gromer, J., & Deichen, M. (2014). A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Depression Prevention Curriculum for Rural Adolescent Girls: Initial Findings and 6-Month Follow-up. Journal of Child & Adolescent Behavior, 2, 1-10. doi:doi: 10.4172/jcalb.1000127
Noel, L. M., Rost, K. M., & Gromer, J. (2013). Depression Prevention Program for Rural Adolescent Girls: A Randomized Control Pilot Study. School Social Work, 38, 1-18.
Ai, A., & Noel, L. M. (2013). Postoperative biomarkers and psychiatric symptoms one-month following open-heart surgery. Biological Psychiatry and Psychopharmacology, 15(1), 3-8.
Ai, A., Noel, L., Appel, H. B., Hung, B., & Hefley, W. E. (2013). Overall health and health care utilization among Latino American men in the United States. American Journal of Men's Health, 7, 6-17. doi:10.1177/1557988312452752
Nicdao, E., Noel, L., Ai, A., Plummer, C., & Groff, S. (2013). Post Disaster Resilience: Racially Different Correlates with Depression Symptoms among Hurricane Katrina-Rita Volunteers. Disaster Health, 1, 1-9.
Noel, L. M., Rost, K., & Gromer, J. (2013). A depression prevention model for rural adolescents: Design and implementation. Children & Schools, 35, 199-211. doi:doi:10.1093/cs/cdt018
Whaley, A., & Noel, L. T. (2013). Academic Achievement and Behavioral Health among Asian American and African American Adolescents: Testing the Model Minority and Inferior Minority Assumptions. Social Psychology of Education, 16, 23-43. doi:10.1007/s11218-012-9206-2
Ai, A. L., Noel, L., Hopp, F. P., & Wink, P. M. (2012). Secular reverence and shorter hospital length of stay among cardiac patients. The Gerontologist, 52(S1), 78. doi:10.1093/geront/gns201.
Glueckauf, R. L., Davis, W.S., Hayes, J., Davis, F., Sharma, D., Gustafson, D, Hayes, J., Stutzman, M., Proctor, J, Kazmer, M.M., Murray, L., Shipman, J., McIntyre, V., Wesley, L., Schettini, G., Xu, J., Parfitt, F., Graff-Radford, N., Baxter, C., Burnett, K., Noel, L., & Haire, K., and Springer, J. (2012). Telephone-based, Cognitive-behavioral Therapy for African-American Dementia Caregivers with Depression: Initial Findings. Rehabilitation Psychology, 57(2), 124-139. doi:10.1037/a0028688
Lee, J., Onifade, E., Teasley, M., & Noel, L. (2012). The Effects of Risk and Protective Factors on Juvenile Delinquency in Korea. Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 10(4), 316-329. doi:10.1080/15377938.2012.732880
Noel, L. M., Ai, A. L., & Hopp, F. P. (2012). Spirituality, religious coping, and overall life satisfaction among middle aged and older cardiac patients. The Gerontologist, 52(S1), 705.
Noel, L. M., Clem, J. M., Glueckauf, R. L., & Gustafson, D. (2012). Depression in dementia caregivers: An analysis of item response, meaning, and symptom severity. The Gerontologist, 52(S1), 133. doi:10.1093/geront/gns201.
Noel, L., & Ai, A. L. (2012). Experiencing "Apape" and spiritual connections: A longitudinal follow-up of middle aged and older survivors of cardiac surgery. The Gerontologist, 52(S1), 89. doi:10.1093/geront/gns201
Noel, L., & Whaley, A. (2012). Ethnic/Racial differences in depression among US primary care patients: Cultural considerations in screening and detection. Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 21, 313-330. doi:10.1080/15313204.2012.729180
Whaley, A., & Noel, L. T. (2012). Sociocultural theories, academic achievement, and African American adolescents in a multicultural context: A review of the cultural compatibility perspective. Journal of Negro Education, 81(1), 25-38.
Noel, L., Teasley, M., Tripodi, S., Canfield, J., Onifade, E., & Gandhi, P. (2011). A Cluster Analysis of School Social Work Practice Tasks, Effectiveness and Request for Mental Health Services. Advances in School Mental Health Promotion, 4(4), 47-55.
Noel, L. T., & Pomeroy, E. C. (2011). Causal Beliefs and Treatment Preferences for the Symptoms of Depression among Persons Living with HIV/AIDS. Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services, 10, 96-119. doi:10.1080/15381501.2011.572735
Whaley, A., & Noel, L. M. (2011). Sociocultural theories, academic achievement, and African American adolescents in a multicultural context: a review of the cultural incompatibility perspective. Social Psychology of Education, 14, 149-168. doi:10.1007/s11218-010-9142-y
Noel, L. M. (2010). An Ethnic/Racial Comparison of Causal Beliefs and Treatment Preferences for the Symptoms of Depression Among Patients with Diabetes. Diabetes Educator, 36, 816-827. doi:10.1177/0145721710380145
Pomeroy, E. C., Thompson, S., Gober, K., & Noel, L. M. (2007). Predictors of medication adherence among HIV positive clients. Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services, 6(1/2), 65-81. Retrieved from jhaso.haworthpress.com
Escobar, Y., Pomoeroy, E. C., Holleran, L. K., & Noel, L. M. (2004). Culturally relevant interventions for Latinas infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. Perspectivas Sociales/Sociological Perspectives, 6(1), 63-81.
Invited Book Chapters Glueckauf, R., & Noel, L. M. (2011). Telehealth and family caregiving: Developments in research, education, and health care policy. In R. Toseland, R. Talley, & R. Birkel (Eds.), Education and support programs for caregivers: Research, practice, policy (pp. 85-105). Springer.
Pomeroy, E. C., Thompston, S. J., Gober, K., & Noel, L. M. (2007). Predictors of medication adherence among HIV/AIDS clients. In L. S. Kaopua, & N. L. Linsk (Eds.), HIV treatment adherence: Challenges and Social Services (pp. 30). Haworth Press.
Presentations Refereed Papers at Conferences Ai, A., Noel, L., Hopp, F. P., & Wink, P. M. (presented 2012, November). Secular reverence and shorter hospital length of stay among cardiac patients. Paper presented at 65th Annual Scientific Meeting, The Gerontological Society of America (GSA), San Diego, Ca. (National)
Kanno, H., Ai, A., & Noel, L. (presented 2012, November). Discrimination, Trauma, and Mental Health: Race Matters (Panel). Paper presented at Annual Program Meeting, Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), Washington, DC. (National)
Noel, L., Ai, A., & Hopp, F. P. (presented 2012, November). Spirituality, Religious Coping, and Overall Life Satisfaction among Middle-Aged and Older Cardiac Patients. Paper presented at 65th Annual Scientific Meeting, The Gerontological Society of America (GSA), San Diego, CA. (National)
Noel, L., Ai, A., & Hall, D. (presented 2012, November). Experiencing "Agape" and Spiritual Connectedness: A longitudinal follow-up of middle-aged and older survivors of cardiac surgery. Paper presented at 65th Annual Scientific Meeting, The Gerontological Society of America's, San Diego, CA. (National)
Noel, L., Glueckauf, R. L., & Clem, J. (presented 2012, November). Depression in Dementia Caregivers: An analysis of item response, meaning, and symptom severity. Paper presented at 65th Annual Scientific Meeting, The Gerontological Society of America (GSA), San Diego, Ca. (National)
Noel, L. (presented 2011, March). Tailoring a School-Based Depression Reduction Intervention for Rural Adolescent Girls. Paper presented at Annual Children's Mental Health Research & Policy Conference, University of South Florida, Child and Family Studies, Tampa, FL. (National)
Noel, L. M., Rosier, S., & Blue, J. (presented 2010, May). Collaborating with Faith-Based Organizations: Family Practice, Mental Health, and Referral. Paper presented at 11th Annual Conference for Excellence and Nonprofit Managment & Leadership, United Partners for Human Services, Tallahassee, FL. (Local)
Teasley, M., & Noel, L. M. (presented 2008, July). Transcending global and local divides in addressing HIV/AIDS with the African Diaspora. Paper presented at 34th Biannual Conference of the International Association of Schools of Social Work, International Association of Schools of Social Work, Durban, South Africa. (International)
Noel, L. (presented 2007, October). Causal beliefs and treatment preferences for the symptoms of depression among chronically ill African American, Latino, and Non-Hispanic White patients. Paper presented at CSWE Annual Program Meeting, Council on Social Work Education, San Francisco, CA. (National)
Runnels, R., & Noel, L. M. (presented 2006, December). The role of spirituality in the HIV infected woman. Paper presented at Texas HIV/STD Conference, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, TX. (State)
Whaley, A., & Noel, L. M. (presented 2005, February). Does academic achievement protect African Aemrican youth from mental health problems? Paper presented at NAAAS & Affiliates Natinal Conference, Association of African American Studies, Houston, TX. (National)
Sham Choy, C., & Noel, L. M. (presented 2003, March). Meaning of trust for African American middle school students in their relationships with their school counselors: Implications for successful counseling and learning experiences. Paper presented at The American Counseling Association Annual Conference, American Counseling Association, Anaheim, CA. (National)
Nonrefereed Papers at Conferences Noel, L. (presented 2014, October). Managing the demands of being a minority faculty member. Paper presented at Annual Program Meeting, Council on Social Work Education, Tampa, FL. (National)
Contracts and Grants Contracts and Grants Funded Reyes, Elena (Co-PI), Brummel-Smith, Kenneth V (Co-PI), Agens Jr, John E (Co-PI), Whyte IV, James (Co-PI), Granville, Lisa J (Co-PI), Cormier, Eileen M (Co-PI), Baker, Suzanne (Co-PI), Munn, Jean (Co-PI), Noel, LaTonya M (Co-PI), Appelbaum, Jonathan Seth (Co-PI), Suchak, Niharika Naresh (Co-PI), Terracciano, Antonio (Co-PI), Whyte, Maria De Los Angeles (Co-PI), & Katz, Paul Richard (PI). (Jul 2015–Jun 2016). Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program. Funded by Health Resources & Services Administration. (1U1QHP28709-01-00). Total award $750,000.
Noel, L. M. (May 2010–Aug 2010). Preventing Depression in Rural Adolescents: TALKnTIME. Funded by Office of Research Council on Research and Creativity- Committee on Faulty Research Suppor (COFRS) Summer Awards. Total award $14,000.
Rost, K., & Noel, L. M. (Jan 2010–Dec 2010). Preventing Depression in Rural Adolescents. Funded by FSU College of Medicine Seed Grant Funds. Total award $25,000.
Noel, L. M. (May 2008–Aug 2008). Outpatient Management of Depression in African-American and Non-Hispanic White Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: An Exploratory Analysis. Funded by Office of Research Council on Research and Creativity. Total award $16,000.
Noel, L. M. (May 2008–Apr 2009). Outpatient Management of Depression in African-American and Non-Hispanic White Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: An Exploratory Analysis. Funded by Office of Research- Provost Directed Funding. Total award $40,000.
Glueckauf, R. (Feb 2008–Jan 2010). Telephone CBT for depressed African-American dementia caregivers. Funded by National Institute for Mental Health, R34 - MH078999. Total award $620,592.
Contracts and Grants Denied Noel, L., & Babcock, P. (Jun 2015). Conduct the Study of Child Well Being in Collier County - Needs Assessment. Submitted to Naples Children & Education Foundation.
Rogers, K., Landry, D., Noel, L., & Pavelka, S. (Jul 2014). Village Schools Initiative. Submitted to National Institute of Justice, National Institute of Justice Research, Evaluation, and Development Project Grants (NIJ-2014-3878).
Ai, A., Munn, J., Vinton, L., & Noel, L. (Jun 2013). Center of Excellence in Geriatric Social Work at Florida State University. Submitted to National Institute of Health (NIH).
Noel, L. M. (Jan 2013). Developing and Evaluating a Depression Prevention Curriculum for Rural Adolescents. Submitted to National Institute of Health (NIH).
Noel, L. M. (Jan 2012). Financial Socialization of Minorities of Low Socioeconomic Statuses. Submitted to National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE).
Glueckauf, R., & Noel, L. M. (Feb 2008). Telephone CBT for Depressed African American Dementia Caregivers: Analysis of depression symptom interpretation and severity. Submitted to National Instituate of Health - Administrative Supplement.
Manualized Interventions/Preventions Noel, L., & Rost, K. (2010). Talk'n'Time: A depression prevention curriculum for rural adolescent girls. Florida State University Colleges of Social Work and Medicine.
Glueckauf, R. L., Davis, W. S., & Noel, L. (2008). Skills-building guidebook for African-American dementia caregivers. Florida State University, College of Medicine.
Service Florida State University FSU University Service Member, Undergraduate Program Committee (2015–present).
member, Dean Search Committee (2014–2015).
Alternate, Faculty Senator, Alternate (2010–2014).
Chair, Graduate Program Review Sub-committee, Special Education (2011).
The Profession Editorial Board Membership(s) Research on Social Work Practice (2011–2015).
Guest Reviewer for Refereed Journals Journal of Affective Disorders (2014–present).
National Youth-At-Risk Journal/Conference (2014–present).
American Journal of Orthopsychiatry (2013–present).
Children & Schools (2013–present).
Health and Social Work (2013–present).
School Social Work (2013–present).
Cogent Psychology (2015).
Journal of Negro Education (2010–15).
Journal of Gerontolgical Social Work (2013).
Journal of Black Studies (2012).
Reviewer for Textbooks Evidence-Based Integrative Body-Mind-Spirit Social Work: A holistic approach toward change and trans (2009).
Reviewer or Panelist for Grant Applications HOGG Foundation for Mental Heatlh (2006–2007).
Service to Professional Associations Council on Racial, Ethnic, and Cultural Diversity Member, Council on Social Work Education (2015–present).
The Community Counselor Trainer/Counseling Consultant, train ministers and pastors for lay counseling with individuals and families and for knowing when to refer parishioners for professional mental health services, ALARM International (2012–2013).
Team Member, Leon County Healthy Infant Coalition (2009–2010).
Women's Health Board Member, Bond Community Health Center (2008–2010).
Counseling Training Coordinator/Supervisor, Train and supervise MSW students in field placements in the HOPE center at CHC. Also train ministers and pastors for lay counseling and knowing when to refer, The HOPE Center at Christian Heritage Church (2008–2010).