DAVID B. FRANKLIN, Ph.D.

"Dr. Dave" Franklin

http://www.drfranklinonline.net

Marital Status: Widowed

Areas of Specialty

  • Depressive Disorders
  • Forensic Evaluations
  • Grief/Bereavement
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Substance Abuse
  • Traumatic Stress
  • Hypnosis
  • Suicide Assessment/Prevention
  • Research and Data Analysis
  • Relational Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Sexual Disorders
  • Ethics

Education:

Doctor of Philosophy

The University of Texas at Austin; Austin, TX

Dissertation Title: Ethical Competency among Social Work Practitioners in Texas

Master of Science in Social Work

The University of Texas at Arlington; Arlington, TX

Our Lady of the Lake University; San Antonio, TX

Bachelor of Arts

Southwest Texas State University; San Marcos, TX

Major-Psychology Minor-Spanish

Angelo State University; San Angelo, TX

Academic Appointments:

Co-Instructor, Ethics and Social Work Practice (graduate course); The University of Texas at Austin; Austin, TX (fall 1999)

Adjunct Faculty Member Midwestern State University; Wichita Falls, TX (Jun 1993 - Jul 1994)

Licensure:

Licensed Clinical Social Worker-State of Texas, license #18271

Diplomate: Diplomate, Clinical Social Work-National Association of Social Workers

Diplomate, American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress

Board Certified in Domestic Violence

Certification:

Qualified Clinical Social Worker-National Association of Social Workers

Post-Graduate Professional Experience:

Private Practitioner San Antonio, TX (2000 - present)

Provides comprehensive diagnostic assessment and therapeutic intervention to adolescents and adults using individual, family, and group treatment modalities in a general practice setting.

Performs court-ordered social studies for the Bexar County Domestic Relations Office (DRO) and conducts other forensic evaluations as needed.

Supervises new clinicians, instilling applied knowledge, ethical competence, and clinical wisdom. Approved by The Department of State Health Services & The Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners.

Ethics Consultant San Antonio, TX (2000 - present)

Provides ethical consultation and supervision to recipients of ethics complaints. Furnishes information and guidance to insurance companies, and other involved parties, embroiled in ethics adjudication or complaints.

Clinical Social Worker, USAF

Developed and maintained the plans, policies, directives, and procedures for a social work program that serviced 1,200 Active Duty personnel and 3,300 retired beneficiaries. Directed six full time professional and support staff. Managed $200,000 annual budget. Other duties consisted of the following:

Professional Briefings:

How to Raise a Thinking, Well-Disciplined Child-Two session workshop presented to 10 church families (2003)

Ethics and Clinical Practice & advice for everyday situations-Lecture presented to hospital psychiatric staff as part of continuing education (2002)

Linking Research with Clinical Practice-Lecture presented to 20 undergraduate and graduate students taking an introductory research course (2001)

Ethics and Clinical Practice-Lecture presented to 30 graduate students taking a course on HBSE (2001)

How to Succeed in Private Practice-Lecture presented to 40 graduate students taking a course on group psychotherapy (2000)

Clinical Use of the DSM-IV-Lecture presented to a graduate class of 60 students taking a course on Clinical Assessment using the DSM-IV (1999)

Hostage Negotiation: The Consultative Role of Mental Health-Lecture presented to mental health staff as part of Disaster Team Training; Laughlin AFB, TX

Non-Violence in the Workplace-Lecture presented to 25 medical staff who interacted with an expanding patient population, Sheppard AFB, TX

Social Skills and the Alcoholic- Monthly lecture presented to 60 alcoholic patients to increase the social skills that are required for continued sobriety; Sheppard AFB, TX

Commander Directed Mental Health Evaluations-Lecture presented to Sheppard's Senior Commanders, First Sergeants, and Senior Training Managers on how to decrease inappropriate referrals and increase compliance with military regulations; Sheppard AFB, TX

Making the Most of Sheppard-Lecture presented weekly to 150 new military technical training students as part of an USAF directed suicide prevention program; Sheppard AFB, TX

Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy-Lecture presented to 30 mental health staff as part of continuing education; Sheppard AFB, TX

Body Image, Sexual Behavior, and Sexual Imagery-Lecture presented to 25 mental health staff as part of continuing education; Sheppard AFB, TX

Types of Batterers-Lecture presented to 45 mental health staff as part of continuing education; Sheppard AFB, TX

Sexual Assault Intervention-Lecture presented to 15 mental health staff as part of continuing education; Sheppard AFB, TX

Authored Works:

Letter to the Editor. Social Work, 2002. The National Association of Social Workers.

Ethical Competency among Social Work Practitioners in Texas

Doctoral Dissertation, The University of Texas at Austin; Austin, TX 2002 (unpublished)

Time-Out for Effective Parenting: The 90's Version. Newspaper article published by The Border-Eagle; Laughlin AFB, TX

User-Friendly On-Call Guide-40 page multidisciplinary manual which merged and outlined Air Force, hospital, and clinic policies for mental health emergencies and comprehensively listed community resources, 1993 (Unpublished)

Body Image, Sexual Behavior, and Sexual Imagery: A Replicate Study

Master's Thesis, The University of Texas at Arlington; Arlington, TX 1990 (Unpublished)

Professional Organizations:

Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy

American Society of Clinical Hypnosis

American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress

National Association of Social Workers

National Organization of Forensic Social Work

Professional Honors and Achievements:

Recipient of the Social Work Foundation Advisory Council Endowed Presidential Scholarship

Guest Editorial Reviewer for journal articles published in the prestigious journal, Research on Social Work Practice

Represented the Sheppard Company Grade Officer's Council at Regional Company Grade Officer of the Year Competition; Offutt AFB, NE

Commended by the 82nd Training Group Commander for outstanding program management of the suicide prevention program; Sheppard AFB, TX

Recognized by the 86th Medical Training Group for practicum support of the Mental Health Technician Course; Sheppard AFB, TX

Who's Who Registry of Rising Young Americans

Alpha Delta Mu (National Social Work Honor Society)