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Nicole Arkadie

Nicole Arkadie

Assistant Professor Assistant Professor


Assistant Professor
Social Work, School of
Office Phone(909) 537-7475
Office LocationSB-419


Dr. Nicole L. Arkadie is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work who started at CSUSB in 2015 as an adjunct part-time lecturer. She has worked in Higher Education since 2007 and has worked in the field of Social & Behavioral Sciences for over 20 years. She is a Scholar Practitioner who researches clinical interventions to mitigate negative emotional responses among mental health therapists. Dr. Arkadie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and can practice therapy independently in the State of California. 


Bachelor of Sociology Degree from California State University of Long Beach

Master of Social Work Degree

Doctorate of Education in Organizational Leadership with Emphasis in Behavioral Health from Grand Canyon University


Dr. Arkadie currently reaches the following courses:

  • Advanced Clinical Micro Practice Series Courses
  • Developed and Teaches the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Social Work Practice Course
  • Independent Research Studies 


Mental Health

Community Based Collaborations within mental health organizations and faith based organizations

Women issues that impact mental health needs

Research and Teaching Interests

Dr. Arkadie research interests are in mental health with in the following areas:

  • Clinical Interventions to mitigate negative emotional responses in clinical practitioners 
  • Barriers that impact mental health/mental wellness in working mothers
  • Reducing the stigma of mental illness within African American Churches to education of mental health/mental wellness