Christopher Solomon is a clinical lecturer at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) in the Department of Social Work. He has over 34 years of social work experience and research interest in the areas of child welfare, child mental health, sex abuse, substance abuse, and LGBTQA populations, as well as medical, aging and developmental disabilities. He led efforts to address elder abuse in Wake County as a co-lead of the Elder Abuse Task Force from 2011 to 2013, served as co-president of the Triangle Association of Black Social Workers for several years and was a past member of the AMII Kids Board of Directors for North Carolina and Helping Each Adolescent Reach Their Spark (H.E.A.R.T.S.) Board of Directors. Currently, Christopher serves on the Equity Before Birth Board of Directors.
He has several articles published in peer professional journals, and lastly, he was recognized by the Social Work Today magazine as one of the 10 Most Deserving and Dedicated Social Workers in the January/February edition of 2018. In Christopher’s spare time, you can find him traveling (especially internationally), being with his inner circle, attending cultural activities, and, most importantly, hanging out with his two young men and looking forward to becoming “GP” (grandparent) in November. Lastly, Christopher is a very proud graduate of North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University’s Bachelor of Social Work program and was the first Black American male in the school’s history to graduate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Winston-Salem Distance Education Advanced Standing Master of Social Work program.
Douglas, B., Solomon, C., & Wilson, S. L. (2018). Perception of Excessive Use of Force on Disenfranchised Communities. Education Research and Health Development. 1, 1-5.
Riley, T., Wilson, S.L., & Solomon, C. (2018). Educational Success of African American with Autism: An Exploratory Study. Journal of Neuroinflammation and Neurodegenerative Diseases. 2(1), 100006
Gaunt, C. Jones, K. Solomon, C. & Wilson, S. L. (2018). Correlation Between Perception and the Underutilization of Mental Health Services in the Treatment of Depression Amongst African Americans. E C Psychology and Psychiatry. 7.5, 263-269.
Allison, C., Wilson, S. L., & Solomon, C. (2018). Social Worker Perceptions of Marijuana Use versus Opiate Use among Pregnant Women. Dual Diagnosis: Open Access. 2, 1-5.
Jokogbola, O. R., Wilson, S. L., & Solomon, C. (2018). Family as Caregiver: Understanding Dementia and Family Relationships. Advances in Clinical and Translational Research, 2, 1-5.
Wilson, S.L., Sellers, S., Solomon, C. & Holsey-Hyman, M. (2017). Exploring The Link Between Black Racial Identity and Mental Health. Journal of Depression and Anxiety. 6(2), 1-4. doi: 104172/2167-1044.1000272.