Becky Bell Scott
PhD, Baylor University
MSW, University of Washington
BS, Abilene Christian University
LCSW Clinical Supervisor (Texas)
Child Adult Relationship Enhancement (CARE), Trainer, (iCARE Collaborative)
Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT International)
PCIT, Agency Trainer (PCIT International)
Motivational Interviewing, Certified Therapist (UMass Medical School)
PI, 2022 – present
Addressing the Behavioral Health Workforce Gap in Texas – A Training-Program Feasibility Study
Behavioral Health Consultant Skills Gain in MSW Students Using Standardized Simulation
Baylor School of Social Work & Oklahoma University
Co-PI, 2021 - present
Long-Acting Reversible Contraception and Centering Pregnancy, Mixed Methods Study
Waco Family Medicine Residency
Co-PI, 2020- present
Three Year Program Evaluation of Stepped CARE Program for Pediatric Behavioral Health in Primary Care
Waco Family Medicine
Co-PI, 2019- present
Experiences of Students of Color in a PWI Social Work Program, Qualitative Study
Scott, B., Gurwitch, R., Messer, E., Young, K., Meyers, D., Kelley, L. (2020). Integrated CARE: Adaptation of Child Adult Relationship Enhancement (CARE) model for use in integrated behavioral health pediatric clinics. Clinical Pediatrics
Scott, B., Doss, S., Myers, D., Hess, B. (2018). Addressing externalized behavioral concerns in primary care: Listening to the voices of parents. Social Work in Health Care, 58 (1).
McInnis, B., Scott, B., Pooler, D. (2015). Increasing the use of trauma-sensitive lens for school case managers: a training assessment. Journal of Adolescent and Family Health, 7(1).
Current Courses & Activities
- Advanced theories for working with children and families
- Generalist theory and practice with communities and organizations
- Art, Children and Disabilities
- Director of the Integrated Behavioral Health Certificate program
- Member of the Diversity Initiative in the School of Social Work
Becky Bell Scott, PhD, practiced as a clinical social worker in several contexts including public schools, community mental health and CPS contracted therapy, all focusing on the mental and behavioral health of children and adolescents. She started in the role of full-time lecturer at Baylor School of Social Work in 2009. Prior to this, she filled several adjunct or field instruction appointments including at the University of Georgia and Boston University.
Dr. Scott currently focuses her scholarship on social work in primary care health and integrated behavioral health. While serving in the role as teaching faculty she has secured over 2 million dollars in funding to support training and evaluation of her related research interests. Dr. Scott is the director of the Integrated Behavioral Health Certificate Program for MSW students.