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FACULTY AND STUDENT PRESENTATIONS 2018 Society for Social Work and Research Conference Achieving Equal Opportunity, Equity, and Justice January 10-14, 2018 • Washington, DC


Section I - Listed by type of presentation, date, time, location, title and presenter(s)

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

Saturday: 8:00 AM, Marquis BR Salon 16 192 Examining the Impact of Homicide Violence and Victimization Among African Americans  Speakers/Presenters: Jocelyn Smith Lee, PhD, Marist College; Michael Robinson, PhD; Shannon Johnson, PhD, The Catholic Univ. of America; Tanya Sharpe, PhD, Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore

Thursday: 3:15 PM, Treasury 47 Perceived Helpful Responses of Abused Filipina, Indian and Pakistani Women in the U.S.: Implications for Socioculturally Effective Support  Abha Rai, MSW; Yoshihama Meiko, PhD, Univ. of Michigan-Ann Arbor; Y. Joon Choi, PhD

Saturday: 4:00 PM, Marquis BR Salon 10 247 Examining Community-Engaged Approaches to Positive Youth Development That Promote Healthy Development and Wellbeing  Speakers/Presenters: Shane Brady, PhD, Univ. of Oklahoma, Rebecca Matthew, PhD; Jennifer Elkins, PhD; Jason Sawyer, PhD, Norfolk State Univ.

Friday: 4:00 PM, Treasury 151 Measuring Rights-Based Practice: A Validation of the Human Rights Methods in Social Work Scale  Jane McPherson, PhD

SYMPOSIA

Thursday: 1:30 PM, Mint 22 Prevention and Service Delivery in Child Maltreatment Practice: An Inter-Organizational Network Comparison  Marianna Colvin, PhD ‘15, Florida Atlantic Univ.; Heather Thompson, PhD, Florida Atlantic Univ.; Shari Miller, PhD

Saturday: 11:45 AM, Liberty BR Salon 1 232 Climate Change Refugees - the Case for Advanced Social Work Research  Andreas Rechkemmer, Dr. rer. Pol., Univ. of Denver; Abha Rai, MSW; Malia Reeder, BA, Univ. of Denver

WORKSHOP

Friday: 9:45 AM, Mint 88 Peer Review for Academic Journals: What It Is, and How to Do It Well  Speakers/Presenters: Christopher SalasWright, PhD, Boston, Univ.; David Okech, PhD; Brandy Maynard, PhD, St. Louis Univ.; Bruce Thyer, PhD, (MSW ’78), Florida State Univ. 

ROUNDTABLE

Friday: 8:00 AM, Independence BR F 69 Social Work and Technology: Shifting the Discourse for Empowered Socio-Technical Literacy  Speakers/Presenters: Shari Miller, PhD; Joachim Walther, PhD, Univ. of Georgia; Nicola Sochacka, PhD, Univ. of Georgia; Haley Miranda, BA, Univ. of Georgia 1

Thursday: 1:30 PM, Capitol 13 IPV Victimization and Perpetuation Among Black College Students  Soonok An, PhD ‘15, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State Univ.; Y. Joon Choi, PhD Thursday: 3:15 PM, Independence BR A 31 Financial Capability Across the Globe: Results from Canada, China, and Ghana   Symposium Organizer: David Okech, PhD 31 Predictors of Financial Capability Among Female Survivors of Human Trafficking in Ghana, West Africa  David Okech, PhD; Waylon Howard, PhD, Seattle Children’s Research Institute Friday: 8:00 AM, Capitol 63 Use of Formal and Informal Help Regarding Dating Violence among Undergraduate College Students  Y. Joon Choi, PhD; Soonok An, PhD ’15, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State Univ.; Abha Rai, MSW Friday: 2:45 PM, Marquis BR Salon 13 110 Qualitative Inquiry Using Reddit Data  Mary Caplan, PhD

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SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS Thursday: 12:15 PM, Chinatown 1 Meet the Scientists Luncheon  Speakers/Presenters: Mark Courtney, PhD, Univ. of Chicago; Jeffrey Edleson, PhD, Univ. of California, Berkley; Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen, PhD, Univ. of California, Berkley;  Flavio Marsiglia, PhD, Arizona State Univ.; Ruth McRoy, PhD, Boston College; Enola Proctor, PhD, Washington Univ. in St. Louis; Anna Scheyett, PhD; Jane Waldfogel, PhD, Columbia Univ.; Mieko Yoshihama, PhD, Univ. of Michigan; Luis Zayas, PhD, Univ. of Texas at Austin Friday: 7:00 AM, Marquis BR Salon 10 Trauma-Informed Care  Jennifer Elkins, PhD Friday, 12:30 PM, Independence BR Human Trafficking  Speakers/Presenters: Dean Duncan, PhD, Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Nadine Finigan-Carr, , Judy Krysik, Arizona State Univ., David Okech, PhD, Dominique RoeSepowitz, PhD, Arizona State Univ.; Celia Williamson, PhD, Univ. of Toledo Saturday: 12:30 PM, Treasury Southern Schools of Social Work – History, Race, and Political Climate  Wesley Church, PhD, Louisiana State Univ.; Anna Scheyett, PhD

ePOSTER PRESENTATIONS Marquis BR Salon 6 (ML 2) THURSDAY, JANUARY 11 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM 23P The State of Feminism in Social Work Education: A Scoping Review  Taylor Yates, LCSW; Abha Rai, MSW 57P A Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Hopkins Symptom Checklist with Ghanaian Female Survivors of Trafficking  David Okech, PhD; Sunwoo Lee, MSW 3:15 PM-4:45 PM 107P Citation Impact Factors Among Faculty in Canadian Social Work Programs  Michael Holosko, PhD; John Graham, PhD, Univ. of British Columbia Okanagan; Faye Mishna, PhD, Univ. of Toronto - Factor Inwentash; J. Lloyd Allen, PhD ’17, Wayne State Univ.;  Cheryl Regehr, PhD, Univ. of Toronto 116P Self-Worth and Environmental Engagement: The Case for Culturally Sensitive Community Organizing  Joel Izlar, MSW

FRIDAY, JANUARY 12 8:00 AM-9:30 AM 125P Coping, Trauma, and Service Utilization as Predictors of Arrest Among Youth Experiencing Childhood Maltreatment  Tenesha Littleton, MSW 9:45 AM-11:15 AM 196P A Trauma-Informed Conceptual Framework for Understanding Family Adjustment to Special Needs Adoption  Tenesha Littleton, MSW; Shari Miller, PhD 1:45 PM-3:15 PM 243P Cumulative Inequality in Teen Parents and Job Achievements: Mediation Effect of Educational Achievement  Junghee Bae, MA

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ePOSTER PRESENTATIONS Marquis BR Salon 6 (ML 2) FRIDAY, JANUARY 12 1:45 PM-3:15 PM 244P Multidimensional Support and the Impact on Student Achievement  Megan Lee, LCSW, Helen Robinson, MSW Student; Yosha Dotson, MSW ‘17; Rebecca Matthew, PhD; Jennifer Elkins, PhD 267P HPV Literacy in Korean American Women: Does English Proficiency Matter?  Hee Yun Lee, PhD, Univ. of MinnesotaTwin Cities; Y. Joon Choi, PhD;  Young Ji Yoon, MSW, Univ. of Minnesota-Twin Cities; Jennifer J. Oh, MEd, Univ. of Georgia 271P Education Among Zambian Children: Linking Head of Household Characteristics to School Attendance  Sherinah Saasa, MSW 3:30 PM-5:00 PM 312P Foster Care, Public Good, and Privatization: A Comparative Secondary Analysis of Child Welfare Performance Outcomes  Kimberly Huggins-Hoyt, PhD ‘17; Michael Holosko, PhD; Orion Mowbray, PhD; J. Lloyd Allen, PhD ’17, Wayne State Univ. 5:15 PM-6:45 PM 373P Continuity in Maltreatment Typology for Repeat Victimization in Childhood  Kate Stepleton, MSW, Rutgers Univ.; Jennifer Elkins, PhD; Cory Morton, PhD, Univ. of New Hampshire, Durham; Rutgers Univ.: Emily Bosk, PhD; Cassandra Simmel, PhD; Kerrie Ocasio, MSW; Jacquelynn Duron, PhD; Donna Van Alst, PhD, MSW, MBA; Michael Mackenzie, PhD 397P Caregiver Problem Drinking and Trajectories of Post-Traumatic Stress Among Child Welfare Involved Youth  Orion Mowbray, PhD; Porter Jennings, LCSW; Claudette L. Grinnell-Davis, PhD, MSW, MS, MTS, Univ. of Oklahoma, Tulsa Campus; Jennifer Elkins, PhD; Michael Holosko, PhD 3

SATURDAY, JANUARY 13, 2018 8:00 AM-9:30 AM 443P Treatment Adherence Among Mothers Living with HIV in the US: A Scoping Review  Taylor Yates, LCSW 447P Social Perceptions of PrEP Among a U.S. Sample  Brandon A Kennedy, MSW(c), California State Univ., Northridge; J. Lloyd Allen, PhD ‘17, Wayne State Univ.; Orion Mowbray, PhD 453P Social Worker Perspectives on Barriers to HIV Risk-Reducing Sexual Behaviors Among the Zambian Population  Sherinah Saasa, MSW; Y. Joon Choi, PhD; Larry Nackerud, PhD 454P Responding to Trauma in School-Aged Children Affected By Changing Immigration Policies: A Model for Social Workers  Porter Jennings, LCSW; Orion Mowbray, PhD; Rebecca Matthew, PhD 460P The Effects of Network Centrality on Performances of Social Enterprises: Government Certified Social Enterprises in Seoul, South Korea  Junghee Bae, MA 468P Parent-Child Communications with SelfIdentified out Gay Men: The Content of Their Conversations  J. Lloyd Allen, PhD ’17, Wayne State Univ.; Michael Holosko, PhD; Jennifer Elkins, PhD; Orion Mowbray, PhD; Shari Miller, PhD; Kimberly Huggins-Hoyt, PhD ‘17

474P Associations with Age of Onset for Alcohol Use

Disorder Among Older Adults  Gregory Purser, MSW; Orion Mowbray, PhD; Christi Hardeman, MSW; Jay O’Shields, MSW ’15

479P Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining: Pathways to Seeking Formal-Help and South-Asian Immigrant Women Survivors of Domestic Violence  Neely Mahapatra, PhD, Univ. of Wyoming;  Abha Rai, MSW

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9:45 AM-11:15 AM 494P Exploring the Role of Religion in Cultural and Racial Socialization Among International Transracial Adoptive Parents  Jaegoo Lee, PhD ‘12, Jackson State Univ.; Betsy Vonk, PhD; Josie Crolley-Simic, PhD ‘06, Western Carolina Univ. 508P Injustice in Our Midst: Awareness of Discrimination Against Undocumented Youth Among Undergraduate Social Work Students in Georgia  Jane McPherson, PhD; Tatiana VillarrealOtálora, LCSW; David Kobe, BSW ‘17 524P Biopsychosocial Determinants of Depression Among African American and Caribbean Black Males: National Survey of American Life  Irang Kim, PhD ’17, Michael Robinson, PhD; Orion Mowbray, PhD; Lindsey Disney, LCSW 525P Published Intervention Research Has Greater Impact Than Other Types of Social Work Research: A Citation Analysis  Bruce Thyer, PhD, (MSW ’78), Florida State Univ.; Michael Holosko, PhD; J. Lloyd Allen, PhD ‘17, Wayne State Univ.; Stephen McGarity, MSW

4:00 PM-5:30 PM 574P How Are They Doing? Mapping Female Survivors of Trafficking to Prevent Re-Trafficking  David Okech, PhD; Nathan Hansen, Univ. of Georgia; John Anarfi, Univ. of Ghana

SUNDAY, JANUARY 14 8:00 AM-9:30 AM 721P Socio-Cultural RiskFactors Impacting Domestic Violence Among South Asian Immigrant Women: A Scoping Study  Abha Rai, MSW; Y. Joon Choi, PhD 644P The Character of Published Scholarship By Top Ranked African American Faculty in Schools of Social Work  J. Lloyd Allen, PhD ‘17, Wayne State Univ.; Kimberly Huggins-Hoyt, PhD ‘17; Michael Holosko, PhD

528P Striking a Balance: Negotiating Service Learning Outcomes Attuned to Student and Community Benefit  Rebecca Matthew, PhD; Y. Joon Choi, PhD; Grace Bagwell-Adams, PhD, Univ. of Georgia; Megan Lee, LCSW; Clary Herrera, Univ. of Georgia 531P Parent-Child Communications with Self-Identified out Gay Men: Their Communication Styles  J. Lloyd Allen, PhD ’17, Wayne State Univ.; Michael Holosko, PhD; Jennifer Elkins, PhD; Shari Miller, PhD; Orion Mowbray, PhD; Kimberly Huggins-Hoyt, PhD ‘17 535P Associations between Health Service Utilization and Age of Onset for Alcohol Use Disorder Among Older Adults  Orion Mowbray, PhD; Gregory Purser, MSW; Tiffany Washington, PhD; Michael Robinson, PhD; Jay O’Shields, MSW ‘15

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Section II - Presentations listed by name of faculty member or PhD student

FACULTY Mary A. Caplan, PhD • Qualitative Inquiry Using Reddit Data Y. Joon Choi, PhD • HPV Literacy in Korean American Women: Does English Proficiency Matter? • Social Worker Perspectives on Barriers to HIV Risk-Reducing Sexual Behaviors Among the Zambian Population • Striking a Balance: Negotiating Service Learning Outcomes Attuned to Student and Community Benefit • Socio-Cultural Risk Factors Impacting Domestic Violence Among South Asian Immigrant Women: A Scoping Study • IPV Victimization and Perpetuation Among Black College Students • Use of Formal and Informal Help Regarding Dating Violence Among Undergraduate College Students • Perceived Helpful Responses of Abused Filipina, Indian and Pakistani Women in the U.S. Implications for Socioculturally Effective Support Jennifer Elkins, PhD • Multidimensional Support and the Impact on Student Achievement • Examining Community-Engaged Approaches to Positive Youth Development That Promote Healthy Development and Wellbeing • Continuity in Maltreatment Typology for Repeat Victimization in Childhood • Caregiver Problem Drinking and Trajectories of Post-Traumatic Stress Among Child Welfare Involved Youth • Parent-Child Communications with Self-Identified out Gay Men: The Content of Their Conversations • Parent-Child Communications with Self-Identified out Gay Men: Their Communication Styles • Trauma-Informed Care Michael Holosko, PhD • Citation Impact Factors Among Faculty in Canadian Social Work Programs • Foster Care, Public Good, and Privatization: A Comparative Secondary Analysis of Child Welfare Performance Outcomes • Caregiver Problem Drinking and Trajectories of Post-Traumatic Stress Among Child Welfare Involved Youth • Parent-Child Communications with Self-Identified out Gay Men: The Content of Their Conversations • Published Intervention Research Has Greater Impact Than Other Types of Social Work Research: A Citation Analysis • Parent-Child Communications with Self-Identified out Gay Men: Their Communication Styles • The Character of Published Scholarship By Top Ranked African American Faculty in Schools of Social Work Rebecca Matthew, PhD • Multidimensional Support and the Impact on Student Achievement • Examining Community-Engaged Approaches to Positive Youth Development That Promote Healthy Development and Wellbeing • Responding to Trauma in School-Aged Children Affected By Changing Immigration Policies: A Model for Social Workers • Striking a Balance: Negotiating Service Learning Outcomes Attuned to Student and Community Benefit

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Jane McPherson, PhD • Injustice in Our Midst: Awareness of Discrimination Against Undocumented Youth Among Undergraduate Social Work Students in Georgia • Measuring Rights-Based Practice: A Validation of the Human Rights Methods in Social Work Scale Shari Miller, PhD • Social Work and Technology: Shifting the Discourse for Empowered Socio-Technical Literacy • A Trauma-Informed Conceptual Framework for Understanding Family Adjustment to Special Needs Adoption • Parent-Child Communications with Self-Identified out Gay Men: The Content of Their Conversations • Parent-Child Communications with Self-Identified out Gay Men: Their Communication Styles • Prevention and Service Delivery in Child Maltreatment Practice: An Inter-Organizational Network Comparison Orion Mowbray, PhD • Foster Care, Public Good, and Privatization: A Comparative Secondary Analysis of Child Welfare Performance Outcomes • Caregiver Problem Drinking and Trajectories of Post-Traumatic Stress Among Child Welfare Involved Youth • Social Perceptions of PrEP Among a U.S. Sample • Responding to Trauma in School-Aged Children Affected By Changing Immigration Policies: A Model for Social Workers • Parent-Child Communications with Self-Identified out Gay Men: The Content of Their Conversations • Associations with Age of Onset for Alcohol Use Disorder Among Older Adults • Parent-Child Communications with Self-Identified out Gay Men: Their Communication Styles • Associations between Health Service Utilization and Age of Onset for Alcohol Use Disorder Among Older Adults • Biopsychosocial Determinants Among African American and Caribbean Black Males: National Survey of American Life Larry Nackerud, PhD • Social Worker Perspectives on Barriers to HIV Risk-Reducing Sexual Behaviors Among the Zambian Population David Okech, PhD • Financial Capability Across the Globe: Results from Canada, China, and Ghana • A Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Hopkins Symptom Checklist with Ghanaian Female Survivors of Trafficking • Peer Review for Academic Journals: What It Is, and How to Do It Well • How Are They Doing? Mapping Female Survivors of Trafficking to Prevent Re-Trafficking • David Okech, PhD • Human Trafficking Special Interest Group Presentation • Predictors of Financial Capability Among Female Survivors of Human Trafficking in Ghana, West Africa Michael Robinson, PhD • Examining the Impact of Homicide Violence and Victimization Among African Americans • Associations between Health Service Utilization and Age of Onset for Alcohol Use Disorder Among Older Adults • Biopsychosocial Determinants Among African American and Caribbean Black Males: National Survey of American Life Anna Scheyett, PhD • Meet the Scientist Luncheon • Southern Schools of Social Work-History, Race, and Political Climate

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Betsy Vonk, PhD • Exploring the Role of Religion in Cultural and Racial Socialization Among International Transracial Adoptive Parents Tiffany Washington, PhD • Associations between Health Service Utilization and Age of Onset for Alcohol Use Disorder Among Older Adults

PHD CANDIDATES AND STUDENTS Junghee Bae, MA • Cumulative Inequality in Teen Parents and Job Achievements: Mediation Effect of Educational Achievement • The Effects of Network Centrality on Performances of Social Enterprises: Government Certified Social Enterprises in Seoul, South Korea Lindsey Disney, LCSW • Biopsychosocial Determinants Among African American and Caribbean Black Males: National Survey of American Life Christi Hardeman, MSW • Associations with Age of Onset for Alcohol Use Disorder Among Older Adults Joel Izlar, MSW • Self-Worth and Environmental Engagement: The Case for Culturally Sensitive Community Organizing Porter Jennings, LCSW • Responding to Trauma in School-Aged Children Affected By Changing Immigration Policies: A Model for Social Workers • Caregiver Problem Drinking and Trajectories of Post-Traumatic Stress Among Child Welfare Involved Youth Megan Lee, LCSW • Multidimensional Support and the Impact on Student Achievement • Striking a Balance: Negotiating Service Learning Outcomes Attuned to Student and Community Benefit Sunwoo Lee, MSW • A Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Hopkins Symptom Checklist with Ghanaian Female Survivors of Trafficking Tenesha Littleton, MSW • Coping, Trauma, and Service Utilization As Predictors of Arrest Among Youth Experiencing Childhood Maltreatment • A Trauma-Informed Conceptual Framework for Understanding Family Adjustment to Special Needs Adoption Stephen McGarity, MSW • Published Intervention Research Has Greater Impact Than Other Types of Social Work Research: A Citation Analysis

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Gregory Purser, MSW • Associations with Age of Onset for Alcohol Use Disorder Among Older Adults • Associations between Health Service Utilization and Age of Onset for Alcohol Use Disorder Among Older Adults Tatiana Villarreal-Otálora, LCSW • Injustice in Our Midst: Awareness of Discrimination Against Undocumented Youth Among Undergraduate Social Work Students in Georgia Abha Rai, MSW • The State of Feminism in Social Work Education: A Scoping Review • “Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining but…” Pathways to Seeking Formal-Help and South-Asian Immigrant Women Survivors of Domestic Violence” • Socio-Cultural Risk Factors Impacting Domestic Violence Among South Asian Immigrant Women: A Scoping Study • Use of Formal and Informal Help Regarding Dating Violence Among Undergraduate College Students • Perceived Helpful Responses of Abused Filipina, Indian and Pakistani Women in the U.S. Implications for Socioculturally Effective Support • Climate Change Refugees - the Case for Advanced Social Work Research Sherinah Saasa, MSW • Education Among Zambian Children: Linking Head of Household Characteristics to School Attendance • Social Worker Perspectives on Barriers to HIV Risk-Reducing Sexual Behaviors Among the Zambian Population Taylor Yates, LCSW • Treatment Adherence Among Mothers Living with HIV in the US: A Scoping Review • The State of Feminism in Social Work Education: A Scoping Review

MSW STUDENTS Helen Robinson, BA • Multidimensional Support and the Impact on Student Achievement

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Faculty and Student Presentations, SSWR 2018  

Presentations given by faculty and students from the University of Georgia School of Social Work at the Society for Social Work and Research...

Faculty and Student Presentations, SSWR 2018  

Presentations given by faculty and students from the University of Georgia School of Social Work at the Society for Social Work and Research...