The Society for Social Work and Research

2013 Annual Conference

January 16-20, 2013 I Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina I San Diego, CA

Other Events

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

4:00 PM-8:00 PM

Registration Open (Harbor Island Ballroom Foyer)

6:00 PM-7:00 PM

Thursday, January 17, 2013

7:30 AM-8:00 PM

Registration Open (Harbor Island Ballroom Foyer)

8:00 AM-10:00 AM

Research Opportunities At NIH (Executive Center 1)
Speakers/Presenters: G. Stephane Philogene, PhD , Denise Juliano-Bult, PhD , Jonathan King, PhD , Jacqueline Lloyd, PhD , Valerie Maholmes, PhD , Margaret Murray, PhD and Carly Parry, PhD, MSW

Securing Access and Implementing Research within Local and Global Organizations: Strategies, Trends, Opportunities, and Challenges (Executive Center 2A and 2B)
Speakers/Presenters: Michael J. Austin, PhD , Michal Mor-Barak, PhD and Thomas R. Packard, DSW

Working with Private Foundations: Lessons Learned From Successful Grantees (Executive Center 3A and 3B)
Speakers/Presenters: Catherine Cubbin, PhD and Mark Courtney, PhD

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Theory Construction and Causal Modeling (Nautilus 1)
Speaker/Presenter: James J. Jaccard, PhD

Mixed Methods Research in Social Work (Nautilus 2)
Speaker/Presenter: Wendy L. Haight, PhD

Publishing Rigorous Qualitative Research: Common Pitfalls and Solutions (Nautilus 3)
Speakers/Presenters: Laura S. Abrams, PhD and Deborah K. Padgett, PhD

10:00 AM-10:15 AM

10:15 AM-12:15 PM

Building Research Capacity in Social Work Education Programs (Executive Center 1)
Speakers/Presenters: Ruth G. McRoy, PhD , Joan Zlotnik, PhD , Jerry Flanzer, PhD and Carol M. Lewis, PhD

Panel of Recently Funded Scholars (Executive Center 2A and 2B)
Speakers/Presenters: Michael Lindsey, PhD, MSW, MPH , Leyla Ismayilova, PhD , Janet U. Schneiderman, PhD and Douglas C. Smith, PhD

Building Research Capacity in Social Work: The Role of RCTs in Program and Policy Innovation (Executive Center 3A and 3B)
Speakers/Presenters: Mark W. Fraser, PhD , Michal Grinstein-Weiss, PhD , Jeffrey M. Jenson, PhD and Mark F. Testa, PhD

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

12:00 PM-1:30 PM

12:00 PM-3:30 PM

Exhibits Open (Grande Ballroom A)

3:15 PM-3:30 PM

3:30 PM-5:15 PM

Publishing Research in Peer-Reviewed Journals: Talk with the Editors (Nautilus 5)
Speakers/Presenters: Mark W. Fraser, PhD , Matthew O. Howard, PhD , Michael R. Sosin, PhD and Bruce Thyer, PhD

5:15 PM-5:30 PM

5:15 PM-8:15 PM

Exhibits Open (Grande Ballroom A)

5:30 PM-7:00 PM

Opening Plenary Session (Harbor Island Ballroom 1, 2, and 3)
Speaker/Presenter: Kathleen C. Faller, PhD

6:00 PM-7:00 PM

7:00 PM-8:15 PM

Opening Reception (Grande Ballroom A, B, and C)

Friday, January 18, 2013

7:00 AM-8:00 AM

SIG: Art Based Research In Social Work (Executive Center 1)
Speaker/Presenter: Paula Gerstenblatt, MSW

SIG: Doctoral Student Connection (Executive Center 2A)
Speakers/Presenters: Elisa Kawam, MSW and Marcos Martinez, MSW

SIG: Forensic Social Work Research and Evaluation (Executive Center 2B)
Speaker/Presenter: Tina Maschi, PhD

SIG: Quantitative Research Group (Executive Center 3A)
Speaker/Presenter: Rita Agugoesi, MSW

SIG: Social Entreprenuership (Executive Center 3B)
Speaker/Presenter: Andrew Germak, MBA, MSW

7:30 AM-4:00 PM

Registration Open (Harbor Island Ballroom Foyer)

9:45 AM-10:00 AM

10:00 AM-11:45 AM

Invited Symposium I: Research and Career Development: Stories From Mid-Career Scholars (Harbor Island Ballroom 3)
Speakers/Presenters: Ruth E. Dunkle, PhD , Ellen DeVoe, PhD , Sadhna Diwan, PhD and Rebecca J. Macy, PhD

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

SIG: Addictive Behaviors and Substance Abuse (Executive Center 1)
Speakers/Presenters: Audrey Begun, PhD , Lisa berger, PhD and Thushara Wannaiarachchi, MA

SIG: Animals and Social Work (Executive Center 2A)
Speakers/Presenters: Dianne Woods, PhD , Dawna Komorosky, PhD and Janet Hoy, PhD

SIG: Asset Building and Financial Capability Research Group (Executive Center 2B)
Speakers/Presenters: Jodi Jacobsen, PhD and Michal Grinstein-Weiss, PhD

SIG: Campbell Collaboration and Systematic Review Group (Executive Center 3B)
Speakers/Presenters: David Albright, PhD , Aron Shlonsky, PhD and Joanne Yaffe, PhD

SIG: Caucus Of LGBT Faculty and Students In Social Work (Executive Center 4)
Speakers/Presenters: James Martin, PhD and Colleen Fisher, PhD

SIG: Child Welfare Research Interest Group (Marina 1)
Speakers/Presenters: Alberta Ellett, PhD and Cheryl Springer, PhD

SIG: Community Level Intervention Research (Marina 2)
Speaker/Presenter: Mary Ohmer, PhD

SIG: Criminality and Delinquency (Marina 3)
Speakers/Presenters: Solveig Spjeldnes, PhD and Susan McCarter, PhD

SIG: Critical Theory and Social Work Research (Marina 4)
Speaker/Presenter: Tara DeJohn, PhD

SIG: Disablity (Marina 5)
Speakers/Presenters: Elizabeth Lightfoot, PhD and John Bricout, PhD

SIG: Editorial Board, Journal Of Sociology & Social Welfare (Marina 6)
Speaker/Presenter: Robert Leighninger, PhD

SIG: End-Of-Life (Nautilus 1)
Speaker/Presenter: Ellen Csikai, PhD

SIG: Human Rights & Social Work (Nautilus 2)
Speakers/Presenters: Jane McPherson, MSW, MPH and David Androff, PhD

SIG: Life Course Trauma and Aging Research (Nautilus 3)
Speaker/Presenter: Tina Maschi, PhD

SIG: Military Social Work (Nautilus 4)
Speaker/Presenter: Elisa Borah, PhD

SIG: Sexuality Development and Well-Being (Nautilus 5)
Speaker/Presenter: Laina Bay-Cheng, PhD

SIG: The Qualitative Social Work: Research and Practice Journal (Seabreeze 1 and 2)
Speakers/Presenters: Karen Staller, PhD and Michal Krumer-Nevo, PhD

SIG:Associate Deans For Research and Research Directors (Executive Center 3A)
Speakers/Presenters: Mary Velasquez, PhD and Carol Lewis, PhD

12:00 PM-7:45 PM

Exhibits Open (Grande Ballroom A)

1:00 PM-1:15 PM

1:15 PM-2:15 PM

Aaron Rosen Lecture: Back to the Future: Using Social Work Research to Improve Social Work Practice (Harbor Island Ballroom 3)
Speaker/Presenter: Diane DePanfilis, PhD, MSW

2:15 PM-2:30 PM

2:30 PM-4:15 PM

Invited Symposium II: Immigration: Political, Economic, and Sociocultural Factors Affecting Immigrants and Refugees (Harbor Island Ballroom 3)
Speakers/Presenters: Rowena Fong, EdD , Luis H. Zayas, PhD , Jini L. Roby, JD, MSW, MS and Altaf Husain, PhD, MSW

4:15 PM-4:30 PM

4:30 PM-6:00 PM

Presidential Plenary and Awards Presentation (Harbor Island Ballroom 1, 2, and 3)
Speaker/Presenter: Robert Kaplan, PhD

6:00 PM-7:45 PM

President's Reception (Grande Ballroom A, B, and C)

Saturday, January 19, 2013

7:00 AM-8:00 AM

SIG: Social Work Practice, Policy, and Education In China (Executive Center 1)
Speaker/Presenter: Qin Gao, PhD

SIG: Strategies For Engaging Highly Stressed Families (Executive Center 2A)
Speaker/Presenter: Jerrold Jackson, MSW, LCSW

SIG: Suicide Prevention (Executive Center 2B)
Speaker/Presenter: Susan De Luca, PhD

SIG: Using Technology In Qualitative Research (Executive Center 3A)
Speakers/Presenters: Holly Bell, PhD and Lisa Schelbe, MSW

8:00 AM-2:00 PM

Registration Open (Harbor Island Ballroom Foyer)

9:45 AM-10:00 AM

10:00 AM-11:45 AM

Invited Symposium III: Neighborhood Environments Across the Life Course (Harbor Island Ballroom 3)
Speakers/Presenters: Amanda Lehning, PhD , Michael Woolley, DCSW, PhD , Trina Shanks, PhD and Tam Perry, PhD

10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Exhibits Open (Grande Ballroom A)

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

SIG: Associate Deans Of Educational Programs (Executive Center 1)
Speakers/Presenters: Michael Spencer, PhD , Steve Kapp, PhD , Denise Bronson, PhD and Joelle Powers, PhD

SIG: Cancer Research (Executive Center 2A)
Speakers/Presenters: Brad Zebrack, PhD and Julianne Oktay, PhD

SIG: Childhood Violence Exposure and Abuse Prevention Research (Executive Center 2B)
Speakers/Presenters: Elizabeth Sloan-Power, PhD and Deborah Daro, PhD

SIG: Father Related Research (Executive Center 3A)
Speakers/Presenters: Jennifer Bellamy, PhD and Tova Neugut, MSW

SIG: Health Social Work (Executive Center 3B)
Speaker/Presenter: Teri Browne, PhD

SIG: Homelessness (Executive Center 4)
Speaker/Presenter: David Patterson, PhD

SIG: Implementation Science: Advancing Social Work Practice (Marina 1)
Speakers/Presenters: Elisa Borah, PhD , Byron Powell, AM , Enola Proctor, PhD and Patricia Kohl, PhD

SIG: Interdisciplinary Collaboration Research (Marina 2)
Speakers/Presenters: Tina Maschi, PhD and Mary Beth Morrissey, PhD

SIG: Management and Organizations Research (Marina 3)
Speakers/Presenters: Karen Hopkins, PhD , Erick Guerrero, PhD , Bowen McBeath, PhD and Jennifer Mosley, PhD

SIG: Maternal and Infant Mental Health (Marina 4)
Speakers/Presenters: Sarah Kye Price, PhD and Betsy Bledsoe-Mansori, PhD

SIG: Psychiatric Medications (Marina 5)
Speakers/Presenters: Shannon Hughes, PhD and Jeffrey Lacasse, PhD

SIG: Qualitative Methods Interest Group (Marina 6)
Speakers/Presenters: Deborah K. Padgett and Laura Abrams, PhD

SIG: Research Initiatives In Social Work With Veterans and Their Families (Nautilus 5)
Speakers/Presenters: Anthony Hassan, PhD and Susan McDonough, PhD

SIG: Researching China (Nautilus 1)
Speaker/Presenter: Julian Chow, PhD

SIG: Social Work and Research With Muslims (Nautilus 3)
Speakers/Presenters: Altaf Husain, PhD , M. Taqi Tirmazi, PhD and Soleman Abu-Bader, PhD

SIG: Stigma Research Group (Nautilus 4)
Speakers/Presenters: David Kondrat, PhD and Layne Stromwall, PhD

SIG: System Science In Social Work (Nautilus 2)
Speaker/Presenter: Fred Wulczyn, PhD

SIG: Violence Against Women and Children (Seabreeze 1 and 2)
Speakers/Presenters: Judy Postmus and Arlene Weisz, PhD

1:00 PM-2:15 PM

Doctoral Student Panel and Luncheon: Job Search and Early Career Development (Harbor Island Ballroom 1 and 2)
Speakers/Presenters: Kia J. Bentley, PhD, LCSW , Douglas C. Smith, PhD , Jesse J. Helton, PhD and Rosalyn Denise Campbell, PhD

1:15 PM-2:15 PM

National Research Capacity Building Initiative Roundtable: Great Challenges for Social Work: First Steps of a National Initiative (Harbor Island Ballroom 3)
Speakers/Presenters: Rowena Fong, EdD , Edwina Uehara, PhD and Richard P. Barth, PhD

2:15 PM-2:30 PM

2:30 PM-4:15 PM

Special Session: The Science of Social Work (Nautilus 5)
Speaker/Presenter: John S. Brekke, PhD

Special Session: Exploring the Intersection of Workforce Development, Diversity and Health: Research Perspectives From RWJF’s New Connections Program (Harbor Island Ballroom 3)
Speakers/Presenters: Edith G. Arrington, PhD , Kimberly Cassie, PhD , Dnika J. Travis, PhD and Howard Walters, MSS/MLSP

4:15 PM-4:30 PM

4:30 PM-6:15 PM

Invited Journal Editors' Workshop II: Journal Editors’ Forum On Publishing Qualitative Research (Nautilus 5)
Speakers/Presenters: Jerry Floersch, PhD , Karen Staller, PhD , Michal Krumer-Nevo, PhD , Lorraine M. Gutierrez, PhD , Mark W. Fraser, PhD and Jane F. Gilgun, PhD, LICSW

6:15 PM-8:00 PM

Reception (Grande Ballroom A, B, and C)

Sunday, January 20, 2013

7:30 AM-8:30 AM

SSWR Membership Meeting and Breakfast (Harbor Island Ballroom 3)

8:00 AM-11:00 AM

Registration Open (Harbor Island Ballroom Foyer)

10:30 AM-10:45 AM