Chiquitia L Welch-Brewer

Associate Professor

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
College of Health & Human Sciences

Sociology & Social Work

Gibbs Hall 112-C
Ph.D.Social Work / The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.S.Social Work / Case Western Reserve University
MPAPublic Management and Policy / University of Pittsburgh
B.A.Social Work / Cleveland State University

Research Interests

1. Substance use/abuse and delinquency among girls 2. Gender sensitive programming for incarcerated girls 3. Risk behaviors among girls 4. Juvenile delinquency

Recent Publications

  • Chiquitia Welch-Brewer, Maura Nsonwu, Noël Busch-Armendariz, Laurie Cook Heffron (2021). (Perceptions, Knowledge, and Attitudes About Human Trafficking Questionnaire: Extending Its Utility with Social Work Students). (4) 45, pp. 257-268. Social Work Research .
  • Maura Nsonwu, Chiquitia Welch-Brewer, Marshall Ashley, Lori Durham, Quintara Jernigan, Oluwafunke Folarin, Gary Bailey (2020). (From “the bank” to “the kitchen”: Pedagogical reflections of a constructivist theory framed course). (2) 32, pp. 67-73. New Horizons in Adult Education and Human Resource Development.
  • Maura Nsonwu, Chiquitia Welch-Brewer, Oluwafunke Motunrayo Folarin, Quintara Jernigan, Lori Durham, Ashley Marshall, Gary Bailey, (2019). (Unity is our strength": Perspectives on the recruitment and retention of African American male social work students). (S1) 3, pp. S129-S146. Urban Social Work .
  • Chiquitia Welch-Brewer (2018). (Risk-need profiles of serious and chronic female juvenile offenders: Implications for female juvenile correctional programming). (9) 62, pp. 2742-2758.
  • Maura Nsonwu, Laurie Cook-Heffron , Chiquitia Welch-Brewer, Noël Busch-Armendariz (2018). (Supporting sex-trafficking survivors through a collaborative single-point-of-contact model: Mezzo and micro considerations). In Andrea J. Nichols, Tonya Edmond, and Erin C. Heil , (Social Work Practice with Survivors of Sex Trafficking and Commercial Sexual Exploitation ) Columbia University Press .
  • Maura Nsonwu, Chiquitia Welch-Brewer, Laurie Cook-Heffron, Melinda Lemke, (2015). (Development and Validation of an Instrument to Assess Social Work Students’ Perceptions, Knowledge, and Attitudes about Human Trafficking Questionnaire PKA-HTQ: An Exploratory Study.). (5) 27, pp. 561-571 . Research on Social Work Practice .
  • George Tsagaris, Chiquitia Welch-Brewer, (2015). (Teaching and Incorporating Practice Models in a Human Behavior in the Social Environment (HBSE) Course). (5) 26, pp. 470-487. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment.
  • Chiquitia Welch-Brewer, (2011). Examining the Psychosocial Functioning and Characteristics of Incarcerated Girls with a Substance Use Disorder. (3) 28, pp. 175-187. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal .
  • Chiquitia Welch-Brewer, Patricia Stoddard-Dare , Mallett Christopher (2011). (Race, Substance Abuse, and Mental Health Disorders as Predictors of Juvenile Court Outcomes: Do They Vary By Gender). (3) 28, pp. 229-241. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal .
  • Amelia Roberts-Lewis, Chiquitia Welch-Brewer, Mary Jackson , O. Pharr (2010). (Assessing Change in Psychosocial Functioning of Incarcerated Girls with a Substance Use Disorder: Gender Sensitive Substance Abuse Intervention). (7) 49, pp. 479-494. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation .
  • Amelia Roberts-Lewis, Sharon Parker, Chiquitia Welch-Brewer, A. Wall, Pam Wiggins (2010). (Evaluating the cognitive and behavioral outcomes of incarcerated adolescent females receiving substance abuse treatment: A pilot study). (7) 49, pp. 479-494. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation.
  • Amelia Roberts-Lewis, Chiquitia Welch-Brewer, Mary Jackson, OM Pharr, Sharon Parker (2010). (Female juvenile offenders with HEART: Preliminary findings of an intervention model for female juvenile offenders with substance use problems). (3) 40, pp. 611-625. Journal of Drug Issues.
  • Chiquitia Welch-Brewer (2009). (Incorporating gender specific approaches for incarcerated female adolescents: Multilevel Risk Model for practice). (1) 48, pp. 67-83. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation.
  • Patricia Stoddard-Dare, CA Mallett, Chiquitia Welch-Brewer (2009). (Parental Substance Use Disorders: Disparate Outcomes for Adjudicated Delinquent Youths). (2) 34, pp. 1-2, 4-8. Corrections Compendium.
  • Amelia Roberts, Chiquitia Welch-Brewer (2008). (Incarcerated Female Teens and Substance Abuse: The Holistic Enrichment for At-Risk Teens (Heart) Program). In Craig W. LeCroy, ‎Joyce Elizabeth Mann , (Handbook of Prevention and Intervention Programs for Adolescent Girls) pp. 269-304. Wiley.