Bridging Disciplinary Boundaries (January 11 - 14, 2007)


Friday, January 12, 2007

8:00 AM-9:45 AM
Cancer: Psychosocial Issues Across the Lifespan  
Improving the Child Welfare Workforce: National Estimates, Validation of Key Constructs, and a Randomized Clinical Trial  

10:00 AM-11:45 AM
Evaluating Treatments for Adolescent Substance Abuse  
Research on Young Adults Exiting the Foster Care System  

2:00 PM-3:45 PM
Findings from a Longitudinal Study of the Adult Functioning of Former Foster Youth  
The Economic and Psychosocial Toll of Intimate Partner Violence across Women's Lifespan  
Saturday, January 13, 2007

8:00 AM-9:45 AM
Bringing Science to Public Child Welfare Service Planning and Accountability  
Development of Mental Health Interventions for Disabled Older Adults  

10:00 AM-11:45 AM
New Findings from the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW): Applying Innovative Methods to Assess Child Safety and Well-Being Outcomes  
Validity Issues with Standardized Instruments in Community Mental Health Settings  

2:00 PM-3:45 PM
Fathers and Risk for Physical Child Abuse and Neglect: Findings from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study  
Social Work Research and Multidisciplinary Studies: Findings from Major Landmark Studies  

4:00 PM-5:45 PM
Interdisciplinary Studies of Early Intervention with Families Facing Multiple Risks: Risk Analysis Protocols  
The Client-Provider Relationship in Serious Mental Illness: Honing in on the Perspective and Role of the Case Manager  
Sunday, January 14, 2007

8:45 AM-10:15 AM
Acculturation and Adaptation in Latino Families: Using Diverse Methods to Investigate Cultural Involvement and Family Processes in the Latino Acculturation and Health Project  
Diverse Methods, One Goal: Inter-Disciplinary Work and Perspectives to Alleviate and Eliminate Youth and Adult Homelessness  

10:30 AM-12:00 PM
A Transcultural Perspective on Social Services Research: Understanding the Experience of Diverse Groups across the Life Span  
Mainstreaming Substance Abuse Education: Crossing Interdisciplinary Boundaries  

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