TRINH TUYET MAI portrait
  • Director of MSW Field Education, College Of Social Work
  • Chair, Global Social Work Concentration, College Of Social Work
  • Co-director of Bridging Borders: Thailand, Burma and the United States, College Of Social Work
  • Associate Professor (Lecturer), College Of Social Work
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Education

  • Masters of Social Work, School of Social Work, University of Houston
  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Qualified Teacher Certification, Center for Mindfulness, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Bachelor of Arts, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN

Biography

Trinh Mai is an Associate Professor/Lecturer and Director of the Masters of Social Work Field Education at the University of Utah, College of Social Work.  She develops and teaches courses on immigration and resettlement, global social work practice and reflexive social work: diversity and social justice.  Her publications have focused on topics of community engaged teaching and research and community capacity building with communities of immigrant and refugee backgrounds.  She has practiced clinical and community social work for over 20 years with diverse, minoritized populations in the U.S.A. and abroad.  Trinh received her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology at the University of Texas and her Masters of Social Work from the University of Houston. She is also a Qualified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Teacher through the Center for Mindfulness, University of Massachusetts Medical School.