Faculty Profile

Karla Horton

Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Social Work
College
College of Health and Public Service

    

Education

PhD, University of Texas, 2010.
Major: Social Work
Degree Specialization: School Social Work
Dissertation Title: The Diverse Adolescent Relational Aggression Measure: Development and Validation
MSW, Southern Illinois University, 2000.
Major: Social Work
Degree Specialization: School Social Work
BA, Southern Illinois University, 1996.
Major: Psychology

Current Scheduled Teaching*

SOWK 3000.002, Foundations of Interviewing and Interpersonal Skills, Fall 2021 Syllabus
SOWK 4610.001, Social Work Practice III, Fall 2021 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

SOWK 3000.001, Foundations of Interviewing and Interpersonal Skills, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
SOWK 4610.001, Social Work Practice III, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
SOWK 4725.800, Theory and Practice in Mental Health, Spring 3W1 2021 Syllabus SPOT
SOWK 4725.850, Theory and Practice in Mental Health, Spring 3W1 2021
SOWK 3000.001, Foundations of Interviewing and Interpersonal Skills, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
SOWK 4610.001, Social Work Practice III, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
SOWK 3000.001, Foundations of Interviewing and Interpersonal Skills, Spring 2020 Syllabus
SOWK 4610.001, Social Work Practice III, Spring 2020 Syllabus
SOWK 3000.001, Foundations of Interviewing and Interpersonal Skills, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
SOWK 4610.001, Social Work Practice III, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
SOWK 5903.001, Seminar in Social Work, Current Issues, Summer 3W1 2019 SPOT
SOWK 4890.001, Topics in Social Welfare, Summer 3W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
SOWK 4890.001, Topics in Social Welfare, Summer 5W1 2019 Syllabus
SOWK 3000.001, Foundations of Interviewing and Interpersonal Skills, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
SOWK 4610.001, Social Work Practice III, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
SOWK 3000.001, Foundations of Interviewing and Interpersonal Skills, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
SOWK 4610.001, Social Work Practice III, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
SOWK 4890.001, Topics in Social Welfare, Summer 5W1 2018 Syllabus
SOWK 3000.001, Foundations of Interviewing and Interpersonal Skills, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
SOWK 4610.001, Social Work Practice III, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
SOWK 3000.001, Foundations of Interviewing and Interpersonal Skills, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
SOWK 3000.002, Foundations of Interviewing and Interpersonal Skills, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Journal Article
Horton, K. (2020). Assessing the Correlation between Parental Incarceration and Relational Aggression: Factor Structure of the Diverse Adolescent Relational Aggression Scale (DARAS). Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma. The Haworth Maltreatment & Trauma Press.
Horton, K. (2019). Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS): Trauma Intervention for Bullying. School Social Work Journal. No. 43(1), 1-13. Online: New Prairie Press. https://newprairiepress.org/ijssw/vol4/iss1/2/
Horton, K., Chahalis, A., Huff, P. (2017). Illinois School Social Work Licensure Exams: A Comparison of State Licensure Agencies. 41(2), 23-40.
Horton, K. (2016). Exploring Workplace Bullying Through a Social Work Ethics- Informed Lens. 13(1), 25-32.
Horton, K. B. (2014). Relational Aggression from a School Social Work Perspective: A Social Information Processing Counseling Activity. 38(2), 49-60.
Moon, S. S., Blakey, J. M., Boyas, J., Horton, K., Kim, Y. J. (2014). The Influence of Parental, Peer, and School Factors on Marijuana Use Among Native American Adolescents. Journal of Social Service Research. 40(2), 147-159. Informa UK Limited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01488376.2013.865578

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Horton, K. (Principal), "Micro-Mentoring Grant," Sponsored by Faculty Success, University of North Texas, $1500 Funded. (October 2018October 2019).
Mukherjee, D. (Supporting), Soliman, H. (Principal), Horton, K. (Supporting), "A supplementary grant to the Foster Pride Division of Clinical Practice Development," Sponsored by Office of Training & Professional Development. Department of Children and Family Services, Illinois, State, $69955 Funded. (March 15, 2014November 25, 2015).
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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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