Ms. Flick is a Clinical Associate Professor with the School of Social Work UNC- Chapel Hill. She works with the Behavioral Health Springboard program, teaching a course in Mental Health First Aid to faculty, staff and students across the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. She received recognition in 2018 as a Top MHFA Instructor, for having trained over 2,000 people in MHFA.
Ms. Flick worked with the Family and Children’s Resource Program for 22 years developing numerous curricula for the Division of Social Services and training those courses in the classroom and online. She helped to develop an online training on Community Capacity Building for the U.S. Department of Defense. She has taught a direct practice course in the graduate school. She provides continuing education workshops for Allied Health Education Centers statewide and nationally on Suicide Prevention, and on Preventing Client Violence toward Clinicians.
In 2007, Ms. Flick won the UNC-Chapel Hill “Recycler of the Year” award for her efforts on campus.
Ms. Flick is a licensed clinical social worker and has over 40 years of clinical social work experience providing direct services in out-patient and in-patient mental health, as a Crisis Counselor with the Chapel Hill Police Department, in poverty relief services and in medical social work. She serves on the N.C. Suicide Prevention Task Force and the Triangle Coalition for Suicide Prevention. She also facilitates the Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group for the Chapel Hill/Durham area and in 2015 was honoree of the International Association of Social Work with Groups for her organization, coordination and facilitation of that group. Ms. Flick has considerable experience teaching at conferences, colleges and agencies. She is actively involved in volunteer work and community organization around social justice and service issues. Ms. Flick is a dynamic trainer who actively engages participants in the learning.