Title: Faculty Lecturer
Company: University of Maine
Location: Bangor, Maine, United States
Judith A. Josiah-Martin, PhD, ACSW, CADC, a faculty lecturer at the School of Social Work of the University of Maine, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of social work.
Dedicated to promoting the significance of personal mental well-being throughout the world, Dr. Josiah-Martin has earned acclaim as a faculty member at the School of Social Work of the University of Maine since 2012. Bearing a wealth of expertise in the subjects of women’s health, early childhood trauma, the treatment of substance abuse, and domestic violence, she is responsible for teaching graduate-level students for the Master of Social Work program, as well as teaching clinical sequence courses. Outside of her primary efforts in this capacity, Dr. Josiah-Martin also consults on behalf of mental health service providers, for whom she trains on the best practices in her industry. Bearing professional experience that extends back to the late 1980s, she has previously availed herself at a number of academic institutions and mental health organizations, including Smith College, the University of Maine, the Caribbean Hospitality Training Institute, and the University of Missouri-St. Louis, among many others.
Prior to her professional journey, Dr. Josiah-Martin studied professional health care at the University of the Southern Caribbean, where she earned an Associate of Arts in 1979. Following this accomplishment, she received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology at Andrews University in 1981 and a Master of Social Work at Washington University in 1984. Years later, she continued her edification at the University of Notre Dame, attaining a certification in executive leadership in 2008, and Smith College, from which she graduated with a PhD in clinical social work in 2018. Throughout the course of her subsequent career, she was bestowed with a President’s Outstanding Teaching Award from the University of Maine in 2021. In accounting for her success, Dr. Josiah-Martin credits her passion and dedication to helping underserved populations. Looking toward the future, she aspires to expand her work beyond the classroom within the next five years, with the aim of teaching and exploring further possibilities in the mental health space.
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