Tim Olsen

Tim Olsen

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2014 Cohort; timothy.olsen@uky.edu

Research interest: research-informed interventions for moral injury among military populations; suicide prevention in the military

Dissertation chair: Dr. Julie Cerel

Mentor: Dr. Flaherty, Dr. Royse, Dr. Cerel

Current Position:

Director of Psychological Health, Kentucky Army National Guard

Publications:

Olsen, T., Badger, K., & McCuddy, M. (2014). Understanding the student veterans’ college experience. United States Army Medical Department Journal, 4, 101-108.

(Selected) Presentations:

Olsen, T. (2018).  Addressing moral injury in U.S. service members.  Kentucky School of Drug and Alcohol Studies. Louisville, KY.

Olsen, T. (2018). Fearlessness and suicide exposure among law enforcement officers who have served in the military: An exploratory examination of population characteristics.  American Association of Suicidology Conference. Washington, D.C.

Olsen, T. (2015). Mental health stigma and the American soldier. Lexington VAMC Mental Health Summit. Lexington, KY.

Olsen, T. (2015). Moral injury and the American veteran: The role of community support. Lexington VAMC Mental Health Summit, Lexington, KY.

Olsen, T., & Dotson, T. (2015). Supporting student veterans: Keys to academic success.   University of Texas at Austin Military Social Work Conference. Austin, TX.

Olsen, T. (2015). Citizen soldiers: An examination of the challenges & considerations for National Guard and Reserve component service members. University of Kentucky Military Behavioral Health Conference.

Leake, V.S., Olsen, T., & Gauble, K. (2015). Meeting the needs of returning rural veterans: The roles of mental health professionals in the VHA, academic settings, and the armed forces. Collaborative Conference on Rural Mental Health Appalachian State University. Boone, NC.

Reynolds, A., Olsen, T., & Victor, G. (2014). Resilience and the social work professional.  North American Association of Christians in Social Work. Annapolis, MD.

Teaching Experience:

Primary Instructor – SW 580: Special Topics Seminar in Social Work (Fall, 2014 & Spring, 2015)

Primary Instructor – SW 580: Special Topics Seminar in Social Work (Fall, 2015 & Spring, 2016)

Primary Instructor – SW 530: Responding to Military and Veteran Populations (Fall, 2016 & Spring, 2017)

Primary Instructor – SW 530: Responding to Military and Veteran Populations (Fall, 2018 & Spring, 2019)

Primary Instructor – SW 625: Introduction to Social Work – Professional Behavior and Ethics (Fall, 2019)

MSW: Army-Fayetteville State University