Scott Mullins, MSW

Institute for Disability Studies: Mississippi's UCEDD
The University of Southern Mississippi
118 College Drive #5163
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
Phone: 601-266-6129
Secondary Phone: 601-757-7941
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: March 03, 2022

Scott Mullins

Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Transition Coordinator &
TRIAD AmeriCorps Program Specialist
Discipline(s): Education/Special Education
Family Studies
Social Work
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
Research: Compare and Contrast Person Centered Planning (PCP)/Discovery for self assessment and assist for needed services through care and self-advocacy, Game Aptitude and Virtual Reality for means of recreational therapy and professional training, Health and Wellness topics of support and healthy living, Employment and Independent Living Skills for sustainability and stability, and other technology based research means for needed areas of service.
Education: Project ToTAL - Employment program for individuals that are 14 to 21 years of age that promotes and builds skills through employment experiences of community-based internships and professional development.
Health and Wellness continuing education for students within community high school institutions within special education classrooms.
Sexuality and Relationship focus for education and training purposes with individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families.
Service: National community-based service through TRIAD AmeriCorps to address critical community needs in education, public safety, health and the environment.
Promotional interests and goals through self advocacy advances through fellowship and community with student organizations and partners.
Future - Transportation availability needs for individuals with disability for education, employment, and other services or involved programs


Scott Mullins, LMSW, currently serves as a Transition Specialist at the Institute for Disability Studies (IDS), a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM). Scott grew up in Wesson, MS where he graduated from both Wesson High School and Copiah-Lincoln Community College. Scott recieved his bachelor's and master's degrees in Social Work from USM and graduated as a Phi Alpha Honor Society member. During his time at IDS, Scott has previously assisted in the Project SERACH employment program; mentored young adults with and without disabilities; provided pre-employment and professional development training opportunities through the Transition of Teens to Adult Life (ToTAL) Program and served as program specialist with the TRIAD AmeriCorps national service program. Scott assist with two university student orgranizations, the Special Olympics College (SO) Southern Miss and the STEP UP to Leadership Advisory Council. Scott is passionate about working and making positive changes within the disability community.