Dr. David Cecil received his PhD in social work from the University of South Carolina and his MSW at the University of Kentucky. His dissertation research was on the diffusion of outcome measurement to human service programs. His research interests include evaluation, teaching practice models in the social work curriculum, and faith integration in social work. Dr. Cecil's practice experience includes case management and clinical work with chronic mentally ill adults as well as program evaluation with United Way and its implementation of outcome measurement. He worked in the East Tennessee State University Master of Social Work program from 2004-2009 where he also served as MSW Program Director for the academic year 2008-2009. He is currently as Associate Professor in the Master of Social Work program at Asbury University in Wilmore, KY. Teaching assignments include applied research, social welfare policy, psychopathology, and advanced practice.