PhD Students

Matt Price

Matt Price


Master’s in Social Work, University of Cincinnati
Bachelor’s in Social Work, University of Cincinnati

Teaching Interests

  • Social work practicum
  • Social work practice with youth and families

Research Interests

  • Therapeutic residential care for youth
  • Behavioral health workforce
  • Behavioral health practice and policy implementation


  • Herbell, K., Breitenstein, S. M., Ault, S., & Price, M. (2022). Variation in evidence-based practices among youth-serving residential treatment facilities. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association,

Conference Presentations

  • Linick, J., Casarjian, B., & Price, M. (2021, July). More than a deep breath: Staff self-regulation to reduce burnout and amplify trauma-informed care. Ohio Children’s Alliance 45th Annual Conference, Columbus, OH.


Matt’s professional and research focus is behavioral healthcare for children, youth, adults, and families. He is proud of the fact that his career began as a direct care professional in therapeutic residential care for youth. He has since worked in clinical and administrative roles in social service, private practice, accreditation, managed care, and state government environments.