Kerry Kennedy, MSW, PhD, is an Associate Professor of social work at Weber State University (Ogden, UT) in the Department of Social Work and Gerontology. She graduated from The Ohio State University in 2005 with a PhD in social work where her research focused on substance abuse and motivation. She maintains a Licensed Clinical Social Work license. Her current research interests are Mental Health Court and student-led research projects. Dr. Kennedy teaches Social Statistics, Research Methods, and Micro Practice. Dr. Kennedy can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org.