About Corrie Brinley, MSW
Corrie Brinley, MSW has been practicing community-based participatory action research and program evaluation with people and communities affected by health and social disparities with SIROW since 2005. Ms. Brinley has held numerous positions at SIROW, including Health Educator, Program Coordinator, and Evaluator, which have provided her both micro and macro perspectives of the field. Ms. Brinley's specific expertise are in the area of culturally responsive, gender specific, strength-based mentoring and sexual health education and program evaluation. She has a particular interest in improving systems and policies that negatively affect access to quality services for women involved in the criminal justice system and living in unstable housing through social justice research, evidence-based practices and community-based strategies.
As an Assistant Research Social Scientist with SIROW, Ms. Brinley has contributed to a variety of community-based participatory action research projects that support and promote the health of individuals, families, and communities experiencing poverty, homelessness, violence, incarceration, discrimination, substance use and other mental health challenges.
Ms. Brinley’s experience includes group facilitation, training, developing curricula and materials, and designing and implementing projects in the following areas:
- Program management, program coordination and program evaluation
- Data management and data coordination
- Community collaborations and systems change
- Women’s health and recovery; particularly substance involved women
- Sexual health education
- Mental health; particularly historical trauma, PTSD and postpartum depression
- Intergenerational family engagement and assessment
Ms. Brinley serves on the LGBTQ Community Council, the University of Arizona Appointed Professionals Council, and SIROW’s Steering Committee.
Arizona Youth Mental Health Initiative
Organizing Against the Treatment Industrial Complex Project
Pregnant/Postpartum Women and Adolescent /Young Adult Substance Abuse National Cross-site Evaluation
Homeless Point in Time Count Data Analysis and Methodology Project
Project LAUNCH ~ Ili Uusim Hiapsi
Arizona’s Youth in Transition/ State Youth Treatment Project
Pascua Yaqui Tribal Expansion Project (PYTEP)
National Cross-Site Evaluation of Juvenile Drug Courts and Reclaiming Futures
Working Poor Mothers of Minors (MOMs)
HerStory to Health
Bachelors of Science in Psychology; Masters in Social Work with a focus on Policy, Planning, Administration, and Community Organizing