Juan Barthelemy: Graduate College of Social Work - University of Houston
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Juan Barthelemy


Assistant Professor

Room: 340 Social Work Building
Phone: 713-743-6634

Current Curriculum Vitae


Dr. Juan J. Barthelemy has about 20 years of practice experience working with at-risk African American youth. Dr. Barthelemy’s research focuses on community engagement strategies to reduce juvenile violent crime. He has been funded to conduct research focused on community capacity building, violence intervention development and implementation, and monitoring the effects of group violence reduction strategies on homicides and other violent crimes. Through developing collaborative relationships within certain African-American communities, significant decreases in fatal and non-fatal shootings have been observed. Dr. Barthelemy is also interested in research that focuses on increasing school engagement for youth who may be at risk for dropping out of school and engaging in future criminal behaviors.  


Ph.D.     University of Tennessee, Knoxville               Social Work                May 2005
MSW     Washington University in St. Louis               Social Work                 May 1999
MAE      University of Northern Iowa                         Ed. Psychology            May 1995
BA        Southern University at New Orleans              Psychology                 May 1993


Texas Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Louisiana Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Board Approved Clinical Supervisor (LCSW-BACS)


  • Practice/Human Behavior in the Social Environment
  • Human Development and Human Diversity