Dr. Tia White, DSW, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker, researcher, program and curriculum developer, and training instructor. With a Doctorate and master’s in social work her education focus has been on the best ways to holistically empower communities, develop programs, initiate, translate, and apply research, and engage public safety in specialized clinical treatments.
Over her career, she has been a certified Utah crisis worker and has worked as a community crisis interventionist and field trainer for a mobile crisis outreach team (MCOT). Tia has spent several years in regional emergency departments, leading patient crisis intervention efforts and directly supporting medical providers. She has 22+ years of experience working with a variety of populations and social systems including international service-learning, forensics, individuals with disabilities, severe and chronic mental illness, geriatrics, child welfare, juvenile justice, and schools. Additionally, she is a passionate educator and has been an adjunct instructor for several years at two local universities.
Dr. White is the owner of Public Safety Wellness & Empowerment Consulting (PSWEC) where she supports public safety departments in their mental health and wellness program needs. She is also the Executive director of the Public Safety Wellness & Empowerment Foundation 501(3)(c) pending