Society for Social Work and Research

Sixteenth Annual Conference Research That Makes A Difference: Advancing Practice and Shaping Public Policy
11-15 January 2012 I Grand Hyatt Washington I Washington, DC

Other Events

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

4:00 PM-8:00 PM

Registration Open (Constitution Foyer)

6:30 PM-8:00 PM

Thursday, January 12, 2012

7:30 AM-8:00 PM

Registration Open (Constitution Foyer)

8:00 AM-10:00 AM

Publish, Not Perish: Essential Strategies for Writing Peer- Reviewed Articles (Farragut Square)
Speakers/Presenters: Brian Perron, PhD and Michael G. Vaughn, PhD

Research Opportunities At NIH (Franklin Square)
Speakers/Presenters: G. Stephane Philogene, PhD , Denise Juliano-Bult, MSW , Denise Pintello, PhD, MSW , Jacqueline Lloyd, PhD , Peggy Murray , Sid Stahl, PhD and Valerie Maholmes, PhD

Understanding Private Foundations (Laffayette Park)
Speakers/Presenters: Maureen Martin and Lindsey Rossow-Rood

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Structural Equation Modeling in Social Work Research (Independence B)
Speaker/Presenter: Natasha K. Bowen, PhD

Ethnographic Interviewing (Independence C)
Speaker/Presenter: Summerson Carr, PhD

Multilevel and Longitudinal Analysis (Independence D)
Speaker/Presenter: Andrew Grogan-Kaylor, PhD

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Secondary Data! (Independence E)
Speakers/Presenters: JoAnne McFarland O'Rourke, MSW and Lynette Hoelter, PhD

10:00 AM-10:15 AM

10:15 AM-12:15 PM

Building Research Capacity in Social Work Education Programs (Farragut Square)
Speakers/Presenters: Ruth G. McRoy, PhD , Joan Levy Zlotnik, PhD, ACSW , Jerry Flanzer, PhD and Carol M. Lewis, PhD


12:00 PM-5:30 PM

Exhibits Open (Independence Ballroom A)

12:30 PM-1:30 PM

3:15 PM-3:30 PM

3:30 PM-5:15 PM

Invited Workshop: Journal Editors’ Forum on Scholarship to Advance Practice and Shape Public Policy (Franklin Square)
Speakers/Presenters: Mark W. Fraser, PhD , Rebecca L. Hegar, PhD , Matthew O. Howard, PHD , Michael R. Sosin, PhD and Bruce A. Thyer, PhD

5:15 PM-5:30 PM

5:30 PM-7:00 PM

7:00 PM-8:15 PM

Opening Reception (Constitution D/E)

Friday, January 13, 2012

7:30 AM-4:00 PM

Registration Open (Constitution Foyer)

9:45 AM-10:00 AM

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

Invited Symposium: Promoting Positive Development in Children, Youth, and Families (Laffayette Park)
Speakers/Presenters: Jeffrey M. Jenson, PhD , Richard F. Catalano, PhD , Neil B. Guterman, PhD and Mary McKay, PhD

11:30 AM-7:45 PM

Exhibits Open (Independence Ballroom A)

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

1:15 PM-2:15 PM

Aaron Rosen Lecture: (Constitution A)
Speaker/Presenter: Nancy Morrow-Howell, PhD

2:15 PM-2:30 PM

2:30 PM-4:00 PM

Invited Symposium: Race and Ethnicity in Research and Practice: What Difference Have We Made? (Laffayette Park)
Speakers/Presenters: Rowena Fong, EdD , Karina Walters, PhD , Sean Joe, PhD, LMSW and Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, PhD

4:15 PM-4:30 PM

4:30 PM-6:00 PM

6:00 PM-7:45 PM

President's Reception (Independence Ballroom A)

Saturday, January 14, 2012

8:00 AM-2:00 PM

Registration Open (Constitution Foyer)

9:45 AM-10:00 AM

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

Invited Symposium: Shaping Public Policy: Poverty and Low Income Families (Laffayette Park)
Speakers/Presenters: Roberta Rehner Iversen, PhD , Daniel R. Meyer, PhD , Susan J. Lambert, PhD and Yolanda C. Padilla, PhD

10:00 AM-1:00 PM

Exhibits Open (Independence Ballroom A)

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

1:00 PM-2:15 PM

Doctoral Student Panel and Reception: Influencing Change: Using Research to Impact Social Policy (Constitution A)
Speakers/Presenters: Edolphus Towns, MSW , Michael Sherraden, PhD and Randy Capps, PhD

1:15 PM-2:15 PM

National Research Capacity Building Initiative Roundtable: Advancing Social Work Research and Strategic Planning (Constitution B)
Speakers/Presenters: Rowena Fong, EdD , Sarah Gehlert, PhD and Jeanne C. Marsh, PhD

2:15 PM-2:30 PM

2:30 PM-4:00 PM

Invited Symposium: Research and Career Development to Make A Difference: Stories From Mid-Career Scholars (Laffayette Park)
Speakers/Presenters: Yoonsun Choi, PhD , Taryn Lindhorst, PhD , Seana Golder, PhD , Yoosun Park, PhD and Kristen S. Slack, PhD

2:30 PM-4:15 PM

Special Session: Promoting Early- and Mid-Career Diverse Scholars Through Grantmaking, Mentoring, and Networking: RWJF’s New Connections Program (Constitution B)
Speakers/Presenters: Howard Walters, MSS/MLSP , Marah A. Curtis, PhD , Robert Dunigan, PhD , Henrika McCoy, PhD and Edith G. Arrington, PhD

4:15 PM-4:30 PM

4:30 PM-6:15 PM

Invited Workshop: Journal Editors’ Forum on Publishing Qualitative Research (Franklin Square)
Speakers/Presenters: Jerry Floersch, PhD , Ian F. Shaw, PhD , Roy Ruckdeschel, PhD , Susan Mason, PhD , Mark W. Fraser, PhD and Carol Tosone, PhD

6:15 PM-8:00 PM

Reception (Independence Ballroom A)

Sunday, January 15, 2012

7:30 AM-8:30 AM


8:30 AM-8:45 AM

10:30 AM-10:45 AM