Daicia Price

A photo of Daicia Price

Part-Time Lecturer

Social Work

319 Marshall


[email protected]


Prior to becoming an educator, Daicia served as Clinical Practice Improvement Specialist in Wayne County with a focus on workforce development and implementation of evidence, best, and promising behavioral health practices.

She earned her BSW and MSW degree from Eastern Michigan University. Daicia has gained clinical and macro practice experience in juvenile justice, community mental health, housing, schools and foster care. As a Mental Health First Aid and Question, Persuade, Refer Instructor, Daicia is committed to sharing her personal and professional experiences and knowledge to support others.



  • Amirsadri, A., Pizzuti, A., Smith, D. , Duckett, D. & Arfken, C. Training for Direct Support Staff at Group Homes for People with Chronic Mental Illness (2017). Community Mental Health Journal. doi.org/10.1007/s10597-017-0152-5
  • Utilizing an Africentric Approach to Practice as a Social Work Educator ; Dallas, TX 2017 Council on Social Work Education 63rd Annual Program Meeting
  • Lights, Camera, Action ; Dallas, TX 2017 Council on Social Work Education 63rd Annual Program Meeting
  • Working in Multicultural Spaces ; Wayne, MI 2017 Cultural and Linguistic Conference
  • Supporting African American Youth in Schools ;Livonia MI 2017 Continuing Education Course: Eastern Michigan University
  • Compassionate Care Training: Caregiver Skill Building ;Detroit, MI 2016 Presentation at Raising the Bar Conference
  • Innovative Interprofessional Field Instruction in Community Mental Health ;Las Vegas, Nevada 2016 Poster presented at National Council for Behavioral Health Conference
  • Advanced Practitioner Service Delivery 2015 Presentation developed and presented to graduate field experience students, Ypsilanti, MI
  • Home is Where the Heart Is: Transgender Homelessness and Mental Health Issues; Dallas, TX 2014 Presentation to discuss and identify solutions to current issues faced by individuals who identify as transgender DAICIA PRICE PAGE 3
  • This is your life Poverty simulation developed and presented to undergraduate field experience students, Ypsilanti, MI 2013
  • Experience Detroit Ecological Systems theory utilized to educate students and staff on an urban community, Detroit, MI 2013
  • Innovative Field Instruction in Urban Community Mental Health Settings Paper presented at the Annual Conference of Social Sciences, Honolulu, HI 2013
  • Utilizing students in the workplace Presentation to Evidence-Based Practice Providers, Detroit, MI 2012

Recent engagement with the community to disrupt and dismantle racism and oppression have included a number of different initiatives including:

  • Inclusive Teaching Practices for Field Practicums
  • Individualized anti oppression trainings for community organizations
  • Providing trauma informed training to law enforcement communities
  • Delivering mental health and suicide intervention training to community members and first responders
  • Facilitating Adverse Childhood Experience Core Element Training 
  • Moderating community dialogue sessions with law enforcement, elected officials and community members
  • Development and implementation of race based trauma continuing education courses
  • Interprofessional Fellowship to develop training
  • Faculty Outreach Fellow to support university and community programs to expose youth to post high school educational/occupational opportunities through Making Youth Matter
  • Mentoring and supervision of Black Social Work professionals

As a professional, Daicia is committed to incorporating various strategies that will aid to the mission of Reaching Out, Raising Hope, and Changing Society.


  • SWRK 350
  • SWRK 222
  • SWRK 405

Scholarly/Research Interests

Children and Families, Mental Health, Organizational Leadership, Supervision, Diversity and Inclusion, Gender Variances, Integrated Health, Suicide Prevention and Community Organization



  • LMSW