Faculty Profile for Dr. Kenneth Scott Smith

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Dr. Kenneth Scott Smith
Associate Professor — School of Social Work
ENC 150A
phone: (512) 245-8833

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Trahan, M. H., Smith, S., Traylor, A., Washburn, M., Moore, N., & Mancillas, A. (n.d.). 3-Dimensional virtual reality: Applications to the 12 grand challenges of social work. Journal of Technology in Human Services.
  • Trahan, M. H., Maynard, B., Smith, S., Farina, A., & Khoo, Y. M. (n.d.). Virtual reality exposure therapy on alcohol and nicotine dependence: A systematic review. Research on Social Work Practice.
  • Trahan, M. H., Ausbrooks, A. R., Smith, S., Metsis, V., Berek, A., Trahan, L. H., & Selber, K. (2018). Experiences of student veterans with social anxiety: A qualitative study. Social Work in Mental Health, online. https://doi.org/DOI: 10.1080/15332985.2018.1522607
  • Metsis, V., Lawrence, G. B., Trahan, M. H., Smith, K. S., & Tamir, D. (n.d.). Virtual Reality Environments for Returning Combat Veteran Social Anxiety and PTSD: Rapid Prototyping Methodologies for Intervention.
  • Biediger-Friedman, L. M., Monica, S., & Smith, K. S. (2018). A Focus Group Study Observing Maternal Intention to Use a WIC Education App. American Journal of Health Behavior, 42(6), 110–123. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.5993/AJHB.42.6.11

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Chi Favorite Professor. 2013
  • Award / Honor Recipient: favorite professor at Texas, Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority Inc. 2013
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Volunteer of the Year, Social Work Class Practice III, Life Walk. 2011
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Volunteer of the Year, Social Work Class Practice III, Alley’s House. 2009

Selected Grants

  • Smith, Kenneth Scott (Principal), Koutitas, Georgios (Co-Principal), Lawrence, Grayson B (Co-Principal). Just-in-time VR Training for Ambus EMS, US Ignite, Federal, $30000. (Funded: January 2018 - January 2019). Grant.
  • Smith, Kenneth Scott (Principal), Lehr, Theodore Franklin (Co-Principal), Lawrence, Grayson B (Co-Principal), Cayetano, Marbenn (Co-Principal), Noble, Keith (Co-Principal), Chadwick, Mayfield (Co-Principal), Metsis, Vangelis (Co-Principal), Trahan, Mark Herrick (Co-Principal). Just-in-time VR Training for Ambus EMS Personnel, US Ignite App Development Award, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $10000. (Submitted: September 15, 2017, Funded: October 24, 2017 - August 1, 2018). Grant.
  • Smith, Kenneth Scott (Principal), Lawrence, Grayson B (Co-Principal), Lehr, Theodore Franklin (Co-Principal), Noble, Keith (Co-Principal), Cayetano, Marbenn (Co-Principal), Mayfield, Chadwick (Co-Principal), Metsis, Vangelis (Co-Principal), Trahan, Mark Herrick (Co-Principal). Just-in-time VR Training for Ambus EMS Personnel, GigaTechs App Competition, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $19000. (Submitted: August 31, 2017, Funded: September 15, 2017 - Present). Grant.
  • Metsis, Vangelis (Principal), Smith, Kenneth Scott, Tamir, Dan, Selber, Katherine, Trahan, Mark Herrick, Lawrence, Grayson B. MIRG: Using Virtual Reality Exposure Treatment and Real-Time Physiological Monitoring to Address PTSD Symptoms in Veterans, MIRG, Texas State University, $25000. (Funded: November 1, 2016 - October 31, 2018). Grant.
  • Smith, Kenneth Scott (Other), Russell, Amy C, Noble, Dorinda N, Medel, Ruben S, Biggs, Mary Jo. The I-3 Project, $1440000. (Funded: 2014 - Present). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Member
Academic Computing Committee
September 1, 2015-September 1, 2020
Member
Intellectual Property Committee
September 1, 2015-September 1, 2020
Member
Library Learning Centers Committee
September 1, 2016-September 1, 2018
Member
Facilities Committee
September 1, 2016-September 1, 2017
Board Member
Dripping Springs Education Foundation
2015-Present