Faculty & Staff

 

Tracey A. Bone
Assistant Professor

Faculty of Social Work
University of Manitoba
500D Tier Building
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2

Phone: (204) 480-1082
Fax: (204) 474-7594
Email: Tracey.bone@umanitoba.ca

Education:
2014: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.). University of Manitoba
Dissertation: “Coping with mental illness: using case study research to explore Deaf depression narratives”
1998: Master of Social Work (MSW). University of Manitoba
Thesis: “Insiders in a Deaf world: Barriers for the Deaf offender in the hearing criminal justice system”
1984: Bachelor of Social Work (BSW). University of Manitoba

Areas of specialization:
Deaf difference
Mental health
Adult criminal justice
Interpersonal communication skills

Research interests:
Deaf language and culture
Social constructionism
Qualitative research methods
Mental health in select populations
Domestic violence

Research:
International: Ghana
Lead researcher
“An exploratory study of routes to inpatient mental health care through the criminal justice system in Ghana and implications for training”.
The aim of the study was to collect, analyze and report detailed information regarding the pathways to inpatient mental health care for persons involved in the criminal justice system in Ghana. Further it is to inform the curriculum for mental health trainees of the Kintampo College of Health and Wellbeing. The results will serve to protect human rights, inform treatment, and offer direction for service planning. Data collection occurred during 30 day period in mid-November to mid-December 2013.

Artbeat Studio Inc.
Primary Investigator
“Art and mental health recovery: Evaluating the Artbeat Studio residency experience through case study research”.
A three-year evaluation study designed to explore the Artbeat Studio residency experience though individual artist interviews.