Office:Health & Human Enrichment, Human Services, Rounds Hall Rm 013, Plymouth, NH 03264
About Dr. Livingstone (she/her)
PhD: Social Welfare, Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter College, CUNY;
MSW: Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter College, CUNY;
BA: Bates College, Lewiston, ME
Dr. Livingstone is the Director of the Social Work Program. She moved to New Hampshire with her family in 2017 from Brooklyn, NY. Having grown up in Maine and spent many summers in New Hampshire, Dr. Livingstone jumped at the opportunity to move here with her family.
Dr. Livingstone’s areas of scholarship include the implementation and effectiveness of services assisting with transitions in care for people at risk of experiencing homelessness, including Critical Time Intervention and Moving On initiative services, best practices for facilitating transitions out of homeless services. Currently, she is working with the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services to support 10 programs across the state to assist individuals transitioning into the community following a psychiatric hospitalization. From 2017-2020 she helped to implement 7 Critical Time Intervention programs across New Hampshire as a part of the Medicaid expansion waiver. Dr. Livingstone has also worked closely with the Youth Success Project, New Hampshire’s Youth Action Board, a group of youth and young adults with lived experience in homelessness involved in solving youth homelessness across the state.
Dr. Livingstone participates in groups related to homelessness services including as the Vice President of the Bridge House Shelter’s Board of Directors, with the Center for the Advancement of Critical Time Intervention, at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, and the NH Balance of State Youth Subcommittee. Prior to working in higher education, she was the director and a social worker in supportive housing programs serving individuals with severe mental illness and complex needs.
IS1115 Tackling a Wicked Problem
SW3450 Social Welfare Policy and Services
SW3660 Human Behavior and Social Environment
SW4020 Social Work Research Methods
SW4550 Social Work Integrative Seminar
Field Liaison working with students in Senior Field Practicum placements
Professional Association Membership and Participation
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR)
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
Current Grant Support
2021-2025 Primary Investigator, Training and Community of Practice for Critical Time Intervention, NH-Department of Health and Human Services
Implementation & support of 10 CTI-NH programs within CMHCs across NH
Development & facilitation of Community of Practice
Design & facilitation of professional development curriculum
Livingstone, K. & Tiderington, E. To stay or go?: Understanding ambivalence toward moving on from supportive housing among supportive housing residents in a Moving On initiative. Manuscript under review, Housing, Care, and Support.
Livingstone, K. (2024, January, scheduled). Oral Presentation: “Right-sizing acute mental health care? Emerging outcomes from statewide implementation of critical time intervention.” Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work & Research, Washington, DC.
Palomo, A., Livingstone, K., & Hayes, A. (2024, January, scheduled). Workshop: “Community-Led Survey Research: The Experience of Conducting a Youth-led YOUth Count in New Hampshire.” Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work & Research, Washington, DC.
Livingstone, K. & Cameron, S. (2023, May). Poster Presentation: “Implementing Critical Time Intervention (CTI) Using Model Principles.”The National Council for Mental Wellbeing(NatCon), Los Angeles.
Livingstone, K. & Whalen, T. (2023, April) "Critical Time Intervention-New Hampshire: Train the Trainer" Two-day professional development workshop offered to CTI-NH practitioners, Concord, NH.
Livingstone, K. (2023, January). "Critical Time Intervention-New Hampshire: CTI Worker Training" Two-day professional development workshop offered to CTI-NH practitioners. Concord, NH.
Cameron, S. & Livingstone, K. (2022, October). "Critical Time Intervention: Making Community Connections Following Hospital Discharge." National Alliance on Mental Illness, New Hampshire.
Livingstone, K. (2022, August). “Helping People Connect to Support and Thrive with Purpose: The Foundations of Critical Time Intervention” Keynote speaker. CTI-New Hampshire Statewide Kickoff. Concord, NH.
Livingstone, K. & Cameron, S. (2022, April – June; 2021, October – December). “Critical Time Intervention-New Hampshire: Three-part Knowledge Exchange Series.” Delivered to New Hampshire Community Mental Health Senior Level Personnel. Virtual
Livingstone, K. (2022, June). "Critical Time Intervention-New Hampshire: CTI Worker Training" Two-day professional development workshop offered to CTI-NH practitioners. Plymouth, NH.
Livingstone, K. (2022, May). Improving practice with vulnerable clients in transition using principals of Critical Time Intervention. NASW New Hampshire Annual Meeting workshop
Livingstone, K. & Tiderington, E. (2022, January). Poster Presentation: “In search of normalcy and freedom: Motivating factors for moving on from supportive housing among Moving On initiative recipients.” Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work & Research, Washington, DC. Converted to virtual presentation.
Livingstone, K. (2021, December). "Critical Time Intervention-New Hampshire: CTI Worker Training" Three-part professional development workshop offered to CTI-NH practitioners. Virtual.
Livingstone, K. (2021, September). "Critical Time Intervention" Half-day professional development workshop offered to senior level personnel, NH-DHHS, Concord, NH.