Kendra Flores-Carter, D.S.W.
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Office Phone: 951-552-8198 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Office Location: James Complex Room 271 Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 10AM-2PM
|D.S.W.||Social Work||University of Tennessee, Knoxville||2017|
|M.S.W.||Social Work||California State University Long Beach||2007|
|B.A.||Psychology||California Statue University Dominguez Hills||2002|
I hold a Maternal Mental Health Certificate through Postpartum Support International (PSI)
Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy Certificate
Featured Member of PSI
Capstone I, II
Diversity in Counseling Psychology
Marriage Family Therapy
Foundations of Micro Practice
Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests
Research and Publication Interests
Recent Research Involvement- Health Disparities, Maternal Mortality Rates, Infant Mortality Rates, Effectiveness of Doulas for Birthing Mothers
Student Engagement- Decreasing Anxiety Symptoms among students to Increase Student Engagement in the Classroom Setting
Perinatal Health and Wellness- Exploring the Knowledge Of Maternal Mental Health among Women of Color
Mental Health and Wellness-Exploring Interventions that Influence Attitudes towards People of Color Seeking Mental Health Services.
Maternal Child Health-Impact of Anxiety and Depression Symptoms on the fetus and infant
Mindfulness-Mindfulness Mediation and Reduction of Anxiety and Depression Symptoms
Immigration and Deportation-Immigrant Families and the Development of Depression and Anxiety Symptoms as it relates to Deportation
California State University, San Bernardino
Postpartum Support International- Perinatal Mental Health Certification National Training Faculty
Belize Ministry of Education- Continued Professional Development Faculty
Research, Presentations, & Publications
Lead Researcher/Quality Assurance Study Director- San Bernardino County SEI/First 5 Maternal Health Consumer Survey
Flores-Carter, Kendra. (2020). Medical Social Work Practice: A Christian Approach. Kendall Hunt Publishing Company, Dubuque Iowa.
Journal Article Publications
Bucchio, Justin, Nikki Jones, and Kendra Flores-Carter. "Support Groups for Parents Experiencing Perinatal Loss." International Journal of Childbirth Education 33.3 (2018).
Book Chapter Publication
Flores-Carter. Black Women and Postpartum Wellness: You Are Not Alone." In R. McGee, #Fierce Feminism: Women in the 21st Century (pp.95-102). An interdisciplinary Approach.
Arrowhead Regional Medical Center Receives Two Awards (2018)
ARMC Employee Recognized For Work on Maternal Depression (2016)
Arrowhead Regional Medical Center Employee Is Recognized For Her Work on Maternal Depression (2016)
ARMC Post-Partum Support Group Provides Counseling, Discussions, Resources (2015)
Support Group Information (2014)
The University of Tennessee College of Social Work Celebrates 75th Anniversary by Honoring 75 Social Workers Whose Efforts Advance the 12 Challenges for Social Work
Kendra Flores-Carter, Honoree #17 for Grand Challenge of Social Work #1: "Ensuring Healthy Development for Mothers, Babies, and Youth"
Caribbean Mothers and Perinatal Mental Health
Imagine Me Conference 2018
Enhancing Maternal Mental Health Care in a Hospital Setting
Postpartum Support International Conference 2018
Barriers and Maternal Mental Health Concerns in a Primary Care Setting
San Bernardino County Children's Network Maternal Mental Health Training
African-American mothers and Maternal Mental Health
San Bernardino County Children's Network Conference
Effective Collaboration Improving Maternal Mental Health
Church Membership & Activities
Saint George Parish
Community Service & Involvement
Postpartum Support International California State Chapter President
Saint Catherine of Siena Parish School-PTG President
Inland Empire Maternal Mental Health Collaborative- Co Chair
Arrowhead Regional Medical Center- Member
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, Pi Sigma Omega Chapter-Active Graduate Member
Caribbean Moms Network-Founder and CEO
The Janet Don't Cry Foundation-Non-Profit Founder
Interests & Hobbies
Traveling to Belize with Family
Volunteering and Community Service
Give generously to them and do so without a grudging heart; then because of this the Lord your God will bless you in all your work." Deuteronomy 15:10.
I believe in heavy student involvement in the classroom and community. Hands on experiences results in better learning and application of Social Work Theories and Evidence Based Practice.