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Amy Levine

Clinical Assistant Professor

Amy Levine


Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building

Room 352

325 Pittsboro Street

Chapel Hill, NC 27599

O: 919-962-6419

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Amy Levine is a clinical assistant professor at the School of Social Work, where she teaches practice courses in the MSW curriculum and serves in the field education program. Amy has received the Dean’s Recognition of Teaching Excellence award over multiple semesters and received the School of Social Work Excellence in Teaching Award in 2018. Amy is a licensed clinical social worker and has a practice background in both public and private child welfare services as well as mental health treatment. She has worked as a psychotherapist and clinical supervisor.

Amy’s practice and research interests include trauma-informed models of care, child and adolescent mental health, the intersection of child welfare and behavioral health services, and professional resilience and well-being. Amy also does research and publication in the area of field education pedagogy and social justice in social work field education.

Degrees and Licenses

MSW, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
BA, Washington University in St. Louis

Primary Program

Field Education



Research and Professional Interests

Child Welfare Practice
Mental Health
Field Education
Professional Resilience and Well-Being

Other Projects

North Carolina Welfare Education Collaborative

Substance Use Prevention and Education Research (SUPER) Program Delivery Coach

Recent Publications

Johnson, K., Levine, A., & Zuckerman, R. (2021). More than bubble baths and burnout: Advancing a provider resilience model in field seminar. Field Educator, 11.2.

Zerden, L., Kanfer, M. & Levine, A. (2020). Integrative field and collaborative opportunities for MSW students at campus health. Field Educator, 10.1.

Murray-Lichtman, A. & Levine, A. (2019). Advancing social justice in field settings: What social work can learn from allied health professionals. Field Educator, 9.1

Levine, A. & Murray-Lichtman, A. (2018). Integrating social justice in field education. Field Educator, 8.1

Zuckerman, R., Levine, A., & Frey, J. (2017). Enhancing partnerships with field instructors: Identifying effective retention strategies. Field Educator, 7.1

Presentations, Workshops and Media

Child Mental Health Amid COVID-19: Reflection, Response, Resilience

Let's Get Creative: 25 Brief, Interactive Strategies for Children and Adolescents

Provider Resilience: Assessing Compassion Fatigue and Cultivating Well-Being in Challenging Times

Practical Applications of Mindfulness Strategies to Support Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Effective treatment for Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder

Child Maltreatment Reporting and the Ethical Use of Professional Discretion


SOWO 523

Generalist Field Seminar 1

SOWO 524

Generalist Field Seminar 2

SOWO 758

Differential Diagnosis of Mental Health Disorders

SOWO 841

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Theory and Practice

SOWO 860

Child Welfare Perspectives and Practice