Kimberly A. Williams DNS, RN, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC, PHNA-BC
- DNS, University of Tennessee, Health Science Center (2004)
- MSN, University of South Alabama (1999)
- BSN, University of South Alabama (1994)
- Non-suicidal Self-injury
- Motivational Interviewing
- Cultural Context of Experiences and Mental Health
- Adolescent/Child Mental Health Screening
- Qualitative Descriptive Research
- Instrument Development
Completed Research Support
- INTNSA Board of Directors Research Scholar Award
The goal of this project was to assess the feasibility, acceptability and outcomes of a school-based screening, brief intervention and referral to therapy and motivational interviewing in a school age population.
- University of South Alabama Faculty Development Council
The goal of this project was to assess the feasibility, reliability and validity of two screening tools for self-harm.
- American Psychiatric Nurses Association
The goal of this project was to test the feasibility, reliability, and validity of two tools for self-harm in a state-wide school nurse population.
- USA College of Nursing Dean’s Grant.
The goal of this project was to assess the feasibility, reliability and validity of two screening tools for self-harm using school hypothetical cases in a local school nurse population.
Williams, K & Lee, E. (In Press). Challenges of Conducting Qualitative Research of Non-Suicidal Self-Injury in South Korea: An International Nursing Research Collaboration, Archives of Psychiatric Nursing
Williams, K., Lee, E., Shahrour, G. & Kanan, S. (2018, September). Perspectives of Non-Suicidal Self-Injury Behaviors in Ten South Korean Young Adults. Journal of Cultural Diversity. 25(3), 101-109, 9p
Williams, K. A, Monsman, H. & Chadwell, J. (2018, August). Why Do Adolescents’ Engage in Non-Suicidal Self-Injurious Behaviors? How nurses can screen, intervene and provide appropriate referrals. American Nurse Today, 13(8), 37-40. https://www.americannursetoday.com/adolescents-nonsuicidal-self-injury/
Williams, K. A., Phillips, L., & Kanan, S. (2018, June 23). Application of the Angoff Method for Assessing Item Appropriateness and Setting Cut-off Scores During the Pre-Clinical Instrument Development Phase. Madridge Journal of Nursing https://madridge.org/journal-of-nursing/MJN-1000120.pdf
Williams, K. A., Phillips, L, Chadwell, J., & Monsman, H. (2018, February 17). Non-Suicidal Self-Injury Risk Screening in Primary Care Settings: Results of Two Instrument Development Studies. Madridge Journal of Nursing. https://madridge.org/journal-of-nursing/MJN-3-1000117.pdf
Clouse, K. M, Williams, K. A, & Harmon, J. M. (2017, April). Improving the No-Show Rate of New Patients in Outpatient Psychiatric Practice: An Advance Practice Nurse-Initiated Telephone Engagement Protocol Quality Improvement Project. Perspective in Psychiatric Care, 53, 127-134. doi: 10.1111/ppc.12146
Emerson, T, Williams, K., & Gordon, M. (2016, September 13). Physical health screening for patients with severe mental illness. Mental Health Practice, MHP1095.
Kioko, E., Williams, K., & Newhouse, B. (On Line 2016, March 30). Improving metabolic syndrome screening on patients on second generation antipsychotic medications. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apnu.2016.03.004.
Kim, M. A. & Williams, K. (2016). Implications of lead levels in landfills and child exposure: An integrative review. Public Health Nursing. DOI: 10.1111/phn.12249
Doctoral Courses Taught
- NU 600, DNP Project Planning & Development
- NU607, Scientific Underpinnings of Advanced Nursing Practice
- NU 617, Family Psych NP Residency I
- NU 618, Family Psych NP Residency II
- NU 619, Family Psych NP Residency III
Graduate Courses Taught
- CMN 548, Intro to Family Psych NP
- CMN 551, Health Promotion/Disease Prevention & Issues for Family Psych NP
- CMN552, Family Psych NP I
- CMN 553, Family Psych NP Practicum I
- CMN 554, Family Psych NP II
- CMN 555, Family Psych NP Practicum II
- CMN 556, Family Psych NP III
- CMN 557, Family Psych NP Practicum III
Undergraduate Courses Taught
- CMN 350, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing
- CMN351, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Clinical
Honors and Awards
- Excellence in Nursing Leadership, Sigma Theta Tau Zeta Gamma Chapter (2011)
- Excellence in Nursing Research, Sigma Theta Tau Zeta Gamma Chapter (2007)
- Faculty Scholarship Award, University of South Alabama College of Nursing (2006)
- Advanced Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Specialty Excellence in Practice, University of South Alabama College of Nursing (1999)
Certifications and Affiliations
- Advance Public Health Nurse
- Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
- Adult Nurse Practitioner
- APNA, 1999 to present
- Sigma Theta Tau