University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Dr. Báez, PhD, LCSW, is an Assistant Professor of Social Work and was previously the manager of course development and an adjunct assistant professor at Columbia University School of Social Work. She co-founded the nonprofit branch Wediko Children’s Services in New York City and worked as their director and research/grants manager. Most recently, she has been researching trauma-informed and culturally responsive mental health care services for vulnerable immigrant youth and their families. She teaches social work master’s level courses in social policy, immigrants and families, social work practice in schools, trauma-informed clinical practice, and social work practice with families. She received her master’s degree from Columbia University School of Social Work in 2006 and her PhD in clinical social work from Smith College in 2016. She has experience in program development, online teaching, advocacy, staff training, grant writing, financial management, and program evaluation with a specialization in qualitative and mixed methods research.