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Steve Hoffman

Assistant Professor
Social Work, School of Social Work

2167 JFSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Dr. Steven Hoffman is an assistant professor in the Brigham Young University School of Social Work. He received degrees in social work from BYU-Idaho, Walla Walla University, and Arizona State University. Prior to joining the faculty at BYU he worked as an Institute for Education Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellow at The University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and as an assistant professor at The University of Texas at San Antonio.

Dr. Hoffman’s research looks at health disparities among underserved youth. He has studied health literacy, suicidal ideation, religiosity, mental wellbeing, and health-related quality of life among youth from various parts of Mexico, Guatemala, and throughout the United States. His current projects focus on health literacy among young adults formerly in foster care, and the connection between health literacy and emotional well-being between parents and youth in Mexico.

Prior to beginning his academic career Dr. Hoffman held various positions as a social worker and community volunteer. He worked with youth as a psychosocial rehabilitation specialist, facilitated parenting groups for high-conflict divorced fathers, and functioned as a forensic social work consultant for his father's law firm. He has volunteered with Hospice of Eastern Idaho, The Family Crisis Center, Boy Scouts of America, and has served for more than 25 years in various capacities within The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Dr. Hoffman and his wife Heather have seven children.

Research Interests

International adolescent health
Health literacy
Health-related quality of life

Teaching Interests

Research Methods; Practice Evaluation; Generalist Practice; Global Social Work

Courses Taught

Publications

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