Dustin Roberson is a full-time master-level social worker. Dustin has over six years of experience in the social work field with positions in a YES Classroom at an elementary school, outpatient substance abuse treatment, Recovery Court, and foster care. Dustin started his social work career at Denmark Elementary in the YES Classroom. Dustin transitioned to Hope Restored Counseling by way of his internship with the City of Jackson Recovery Court. Dustin graduated from the University of Memphis in 2015 with his Bachelor of Science in Education, Union University in 2018 with his Master of Social Work, and again from Union University in 2021 with his Master of Business Administration. Dustin is a Doctoral Candidate at the University of Kentucky with an anticipated graduation date of May 2023 with his Doctor of Social Work – Advanced Clinical. Dustin is currently employed with Tennessee Baptist Children’s Home as a Foster Care Case Manager. Dustin’s research interest consists of psychoeducational groups, court-ordered diversion programs, the foster care system, and children with traumatic experiences. Dustin’s capstone project at the University of Kentucky is titled “Are Stand-Alone Psychoeducational Models Effective for Court-Ordered Individuals with a Substance Use Disorder?” Dustin won Most Outstanding MSW Graduate, Advocate Award, and the Essay Award from Union University prior to graduation with his Master of Social Work degree in 2018. Dustin’s experience at the University of Kentucky consists of serving as the second President of the Doctor of Social Work Student Organization in 2022. Dustin has intentions of publishing his capstone project in the fall of 2023.