Society for Social Work and Research 20th Annual Conference - Grand Challenges for Social Work: Setting a Research Agenda for the Future: Symposia

Symposia

Thursday, January 14, 2016

1:30 PM-3:00 PM

Child Welfare


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[Symposia] A Rare Event?: Randomized Controlled Trials in Child Welfare (Meeting Room Level-Meeting Room 15)
Symposium Organizer: Erin Maher, PhD

Mental Health


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[Symposia] Screening for Suicide Risk: Time to Ask Questions (Meeting Room Level-Meeting Room 16)
Symposium Organizer: Lisa Horowitz, PhD, MPH

Organizations, Management, & Communities


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[Symposia] Challenging the Grand Challenges: Lessons from Our Ancestors (Ballroom Level-Renaissance Ballroom West Salon A)
Symposium Organizer: Karen M. Staller, PhD

Poverty and Social Policy


5
[Symposia] Asset Building and Financial Capability for Children: Lessons and Challenges Learned from Innovative Interventions (Meeting Room Level-Mount Vernon Square B)
Symposium Organizer: Youngmi Kim, PhD

Research Design and Measurement


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[Symposia] Biosocial Research: The Future of Social Work Research Is Here (Ballroom Level-Renaissance Ballroom West Salon B)
Symposium Organizer: Brandy R. Maynard, PhD
Discussant: Brandy R. Maynard, PhD

School Social Work


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[Symposia] It’s a Grand Challenge: Achieving High Quality Implementation in Routine School Based Prevention Services (Meeting Room Level-Mount Vernon Square A)
Symposium Organizer: Valerie B. Shapiro, PhD
Discussant: Enola Proctor, PhD

3:15 PM-4:45 PM

Adolescent and Youth Development


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[Symposia] Urban Youth Perspectives on Exposure to Community Violence: (Meeting Room Level-Mount Vernon Square B)
Symposium Organizer: Caitlin Elsaesser, PhD
Discussant: Katherine Tyson McCrea, PhD

Child Welfare


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[Symposia] Building Research and Analytic Capacity in Child Welfare through Innovative Pedagogy: The British Columbia MSW Program Evaluation Course (Meeting Room Level-Mount Vernon Square A)
Symposium Organizer: Stephanie Bryson, PhD, MSW

Poverty and Social Policy


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[Symposia] Building a Homelessness Research Agenda: Service Implications for Marginally Housed and Homeless People (Meeting Room Level-Meeting Room 15)
Symposium Organizer: Heather Larkin, PhD
Discussant: Katharine Briar-Lawson, PhD

Poverty and Social Policy


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[Symposia] Grand Challenge for Social Work: Understanding Financial Exclusion and Inclusion (Ballroom Level-Renaissance Ballroom West Salon A)
Symposium Organizer: Julie Birkenmaier, PhD

Research Design and Measurement


30
[Symposia] Integrating Cultural Adaptation and Implementation Science: Implications for Social Work Practice and Research (Meeting Room Level-Meeting Room 16)
Symposium Organizer: Ruben Parra-Cardona, PhD
Discussant: Luis H. Zayas, PhD

Friday, January 15, 2016

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

Child Welfare


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[Symposia] Early Lessons from Calyouth: The California Youth Transitions to Adulthood Study (Ballroom Level-Renaissance Ballroom West Salon A)
Symposium Organizer: Mark E. Courtney, PhD

Child Welfare


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[Symposia] Former Foster Youth: Transitions to Health and Home (Ballroom Level-Congressional Hall B)
Symposium Organizer: Leah M. Gjertson, MSW
Discussant: Clark M. Peters, PhD, JD, MSW

Health and Disability


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[Symposia] Children’s Nutritional Status: Malnutrition, Obesity, and Food Insecurity in the US, Colombia, and China (Meeting Room Level-Meeting Room 16)
Symposium Organizer: Laura Cuesta, MA
Discussants: Daniel R. Meyer, PhD and Julien O. Teitler, PhD

International Social Work & Global Issues


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[Symposia] Empowerment of Women and Girls: Understanding the Predictors of Girl Child Marriage in India, Nepal, Ghana and Azerbaijan (Ballroom Level-Renaissance Ballroom West Salon B)
Symposium Organizer: Shanta Pandey, PhD

Organizations, Management, & Communities


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[Symposia] Clinic Technical Assistance Center (Meeting Room Level-Mount Vernon Square B)
Symposium Organizer: Mary Acri

Poverty and Social Policy


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[Symposia] Improving Our Understanding of Poverty in the United States (Meeting Room Level-Meeting Room 15)
Symposium Organizer: Jane Waldfogel, PhD

9:45 AM-11:15 AM

Aging Services and Gerontology


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[Symposia] Understanding and Addressing the Multiple Needs of Diverse Older Adults: A Critical Social Work Challenge (Ballroom Level-Renaissance Ballroom West Salon A)
Symposium Organizer: Caroline Rosenthal Gelman, PhD
Discussant: Kevin J. Mahoney, PhD

Child Welfare


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Crime and Criminal Justice


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[Symposia] Adverse Childhood Experiences, Cumulative Trauma and Attachment, and Developmental Pathways to Sexual and Nonsexual Offending (Meeting Room Level-Meeting Room 16)
Symposium Organizer: George Leibowitz, PhD
Discussant: Tina Maschi, PhD

Poverty and Social Policy


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[Symposia] Points of Intervention to End Youth Homelessness (Ballroom Level-Renaissance Ballroom West Salon B)
Symposium Organizer: Sarah Narendorf, PhD

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity


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[Symposia] Improving Programs for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Youth: Toward a Resilience Focused Research Agenda (Ballroom Level-Congressional Hall A)
Symposium Organizer: Ashley Austin, PhD

1:45 PM-3:15 PM

Child Welfare


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[Symposia] Child Maltreatment and Child Outcomes: Individual and Contextual Correlates (Meeting Room Level-Mount Vernon Square B)
Symposium Organizer: Lenna Nepomnyaschy, PhD
Discussant: Lawrence M. Berger, PhD

Child Welfare


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[Symposia] Positive Neighborhood Aspects and Their Protective Effect Against Child Maltreatment (Meeting Room Level-Meeting Room 16)
Symposium Organizer: Kathryn Maguire-Jack, PhD

Child Welfare


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[Symposia] Preventing Child Maltreatment in Family, Neighborhood, and Policy Contexts: Ensuring a Safe and Healthy Start (Ballroom Level-Renaissance Ballroom West Salon A)
Symposium Organizer: Kaela Byers, LMSW
Discussant: Barbara Hirschman Chaiyachati, MD, PhD

Poverty and Social Policy


101
[Symposia] Strengthening Financial Security Across the Life Span in Diverse Populations: Grand Challenge #7 (Meeting Room Level-Mount Vernon Square A)
Symposium Organizer: Margaret Sherraden
Discussant: Jin Huang, PhD

Research Design and Measurement


102
[Symposia] Social Work Evaluations with Quasi-Experimental Designs: Challenges and Strategies (Meeting Room Level-Meeting Room 15)
Symposium Organizer: Michal Grinstein-Weiss, PhD

3:30 PM-5:00 PM

Child Welfare


123
[Symposia] Foster Youth Advisory Boards in the U.S (Meeting Room Level-Meeting Room 16)
Symposium Organizer: Judy Havlicek, PhD
Discussant: Jennifer Mosley, PhD

Child Welfare


124
[Symposia] Setting a Research Agenda to Promote Resilience in Foster Families (Meeting Room Level-Meeting Room 15)
Symposium Organizer: Cynthia A. Lietz, PhD

International Social Work & Global Issues


125
[Symposia] Justice for Forced Migrants Fleeing Violence in the Global South (Ballroom Level-Renaissance Ballroom West Salon A)
Symposium Organizer: Rupaleem Bhuyan, PhD

Violence against Women and Children


126
[Symposia] Addressing Intimate Partner Violence and Alcohol/Other Drugs Together: Creating “Hybrid” Approaches in Contested Spaces (Ballroom Level-Renaissance Ballroom West Salon B)
Symposium Organizer: Beth Glover Reed, PhD

5:15 PM-6:45 PM

Adolescent and Youth Development


145
[Symposia] Ecodevelopmental Perspectives on Drug Use and Sexual Risk Behaviors Among Vulnerable Adolescents (Ballroom Level-Renaissance Ballroom West Salon B)
Symposium Organizer: David Cordova, PhD

Child Welfare


146
[Symposia] Supporting Change in Child Welfare: Evaluating the Children’s Bureau’s Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) (Meeting Room Level-Meeting Room 15)
Symposium Organizer: James DeSantis, PhD
Discussant: Brian Deakins, MSW

Mental Health


147
[Symposia] “What We Have in Common”: Integrating Peer Specialists in Health & Wellness Interventions for People with Psychiatric Disabilities (Meeting Room Level-Meeting Room 16)
Symposium Organizer: Ana Stefancic, PhD
Discussants: Rob Whitley, PhD and Kelli Adams

Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration


148
[Symposia] Diversity and Its Challenges: A Case for Balancing Culture-Specific and Universal Dimensions in Social Work Research (Ballroom Level-Renaissance Ballroom West Salon A)
Symposium Organizer: Carolina Hausmann-Stabile, PhD

Violence against Women and Children


149
[Symposia] Examining Patterns of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Violence Types Among IPV Survivors, Batterers, and Couples (Ballroom Level-Congressional Hall A)
Symposium Organizer: Angie Kennedy, PhD
Discussant: Shanti Kulkarni, PhD LCSW

Saturday, January 16, 2016

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

Gender


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[Symposia] Fathers, Parenting and Child Wellbeing (Ballroom Level-Congressional Hall A)
Symposium Organizer: Pajarita Charles, PhD
Discussant: Jennifer L. Bellamy, PhD

Mental Health


170
[Symposia] Social Work and Neuroscience: Using Neuroimaging to Study and Address Social Problems (Meeting Room Level-Meeting Room 15)
Symposium Organizer: Shaun M. Eack, PhD
Discussant: John S. Brekke, PhD

Mental Health


171
[Symposia] Women, Trauma, and the Parenting of Young Children (Meeting Room Level-Franklin Square)
Symposium Organizer: Sydney L. Hans, PhD

Research Design and Measurement


172
[Symposia] Addressing the Grand Challenge of Health Disparities through Community-Based Participatory Research: Childhood Asthma in Homewood (Meeting Room Level-Meeting Room 16)
Symposium Organizer: John Wallace, PhD

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity


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[Symposia] Intimate Partner Violence in LGBQ Communities: Existing Datasets, Propensity Score Analysis, and Future Methodological Directions (Ballroom Level-Renaissance Ballroom West Salon B)
Symposium Organizer: Laurie M. Graham, MSW
Discussants: Shenyang Guo, PhD and Jen Przewoznik, MSW

9:45 AM-11:15 AM

Child Welfare


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[Symposia] The State of Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and Custody Dispute Cases in Child Protection Services: 20 Years of Data (Meeting Room Level-Meeting Room 15)
Symposium Organizer: Barbara Fallon, PhD
Discussants: Sarah Tarshis, MSW and Tara Black, PhD

Child Welfare


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[Symposia] Ties to Adulthood: An Examination of the Ontogeny, Etiology, and Impact of Social Support Among Current and Former Foster Youth (Ballroom Level-Renaissance Ballroom West Salon B)
Symposium Organizer: Andrew Zinn, PhD

Gender


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[Symposia] Men’s Experiences, Roles, Behaviors, and Needs in the Perinatal Period (Meeting Room Level-Mount Vernon Square B)
Symposium Organizer: Tova Walsh, PhD
Discussant: Carolyn J. Dayton, PhD

International Social Work & Global Issues


195
[Symposia] Unaccompanied Migrant Children (Ballroom Level-Congressional Hall A)
Symposium Organizer: Benjamin Roth, PhD

Mental Health


196
[Symposia] The First Challenge Is Identification: Enhancing Maternal and Infant Mental Health through Innovative and Integrative Risk Screening (Meeting Room Level-Meeting Room 16)
Symposium Organizer: Sarah Kye Price, PhD

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

Organizations, Management, & Communities


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[Symposia] Green Social Work: Ethical Challenges and Innovations in Environmental Justice Organizing (Meeting Room Level-Meeting Room 16)
Symposium Organizer: John Mathias, MSW

Sunday, January 17, 2016

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

Gender


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[Symposia] Operationalizing Political Social Work: Learning from Sex Worker-Led Community Organizations (Meeting Room Level-Mount Vernon Square A)
Symposium Organizer: Megan C. Stanton, MSW

Health and Disability


240
[Symposia] Negotiating and Communicating Sexuality: Multiple Methodologies; Diverse Inquiries (Meeting Room Level-Meeting Room 16)
Symposium Organizer: Virginia L. Ramseyer Winter, PhD
Discussant: Richard Brandon-Friedman, MSW, LCSW, LCAC

Poverty and Social Policy


241
[Symposia] Striking the Balance Between Work Supports and Public Assistance to Reduce Material Hardship in Families: Holes in the Social Safety Net (Meeting Room Level-Mount Vernon Square B)
Symposium Organizer: Michal Grinstein-Weiss, PhD
Discussant: Clinton Key, MA

Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration


242
[Symposia] Exploring Pathways to Mental Illness Among African Americans: A Life Course Perspective (Ballroom Level-Congressional Hall A)
Symposium Organizer: Ann W. Nguyen, MSW

9:45 AM-11:15 AM

Adolescent and Youth Development


260
[Symposia] Mapping the Intersections of Substance Use and Violence Among Youth in the United States (Ballroom Level-Renaissance Ballroom West Salon A)
Symposium Organizer: Christopher P. Salas-Wright, PhD
Discussant: Christopher P. Salas-Wright, PhD

Child Welfare


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[Symposia] Transition Aged Foster Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Advancing Understanding of an Overlooked Population (Meeting Room Level-Mount Vernon Square A)
Symposium Organizer: Lucy Bilaver, PHD MPP MS
Discussant: Elizabeth Lightfoot, PhD

Organizations, Management, & Communities


262
[Symposia] Leadership for Innovation with Social Impact (Meeting Room Level-Mount Vernon Square B)
Symposium Organizer: Michŕlle E. Mor Barak, PhD

Poverty and Social Policy


263
[Symposia] The Grand Challenge of Ending Homelessness; Social Work Research on Permanent Supportive Housing (Meeting Room Level-Meeting Room 16)
Symposium Organizer: Benjamin Henwood, PhD
Discussant: Benjamin Henwood, PhD

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity


264
[Symposia] Resilience in Response to Institutionalized Risk: The Experiences of Transgender Veterans (Ballroom Level-Congressional Hall A)
Symposium Organizer: Ryan M. Kull, PhD
Discussant: James I. Martin, PhD

11:30 AM-1:00 PM

Organizations, Management, & Communities


282
[Symposia] The Politics of Urban Development and Community Change (Meeting Room Level-Meeting Room 16)
Symposium Organizer: Amy T. Khare, MSW

Poverty and Social Policy

Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration


284
[Symposia] Overcoming the Negative Effects of Immigration Legislation through Policy & Family Based Strategies (Ballroom Level-Renaissance Ballroom West Salon A)
Symposium Organizer: David Becerra, PhD

Social Work Practice