Session: ePoster Presentations VII (Society for Social Work and Research 27th Annual Conference - Social Work Science and Complex Problems: Battling Inequities + Building Solutions)

All in-person and virtual presentations are in Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST).

SSWR 2023 Poster Gallery: as a registered in-person and virtual attendee, you have access to the virtual Poster Gallery which includes only the posters that elected to present virtually. The rest of the posters are presented in-person in the Poster/Exhibit Hall located in Phoenix A/B, 3rd floor. The access to the Poster Gallery will be available via the virtual conference platform the week of January 9. You will receive an email with instructions how to access the virtual conference platform.

192 ePoster Presentations VII

Friday, January 13, 2023: 5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Phoenix C, 3rd Level (Sheraton Phoenix Downtown)
* noted as presenting author
Adolescent and Youth Development (ADOL)
Adolescent Mental Disorders and Mental Health and Wellbeing
Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH): Photo Stories from Young Persons
Dora Tam, PhD, University of Calgary; Tara Collins, Private home; Siu Ming Kwok, PhD, University of Calgary
Adolescent Substance Use and Abuse
Past-Year Cough Medicine Misuse As a Predictor of Nonmedical Prescription Drug Use Among Adolescents and Young Adults
Gregory Purser, PhD, Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge; Cassie Slaton, MSW, Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge
Adolescent Violence/Delinquency/Homelessness
(Withdrawn) Qualitative Exploration of a Social Work Group Intervention for Adolescents Who Have Sexually Harmed
Rachael Pascoe, MSW, RSW, University of Toronto; Shelley Craig, PhD, University of Toronto
Adolescent Violence/Delinquency/Homelessness
The Association between Co-Occurrence of Adolescent Digital Dating Victimization and Perpetration on Sexual Risk Practices Among Central Ugandan Adolescents
Moses Okumu, PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Cedrick Joseph Wabwire, MA, Uganda Christian University; David Ansong, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Isaac Koomson, PhD, University of New England; Eusebius Small, PhD, University of Texas at Arlington
Transition Age Youth/Emerging Adulthood
(see Poster Gallery) Resilience While Battling Inequities: Willingness to Use Mental Health Services Among Young Adults Living in Public Housing
Andrea Cole, PhD, Fairleigh Dickinson University; Kevin V. Lotz, PhD, Northern Kentucky University; Michelle Munson, PhD, New York University, Silver School of Social Work
Transition Age Youth/Emerging Adulthood
The Impact of Cyberbullying Victimization on Psychosocial Behaviors Among College Students during the Covid-19 Pandemic: The Indirect Effect of a Sense of Purpose in Life
Jeoung Min Lee, PhD, Wichita State University; Hailey Hyunjin Choi, PhD, Missouri State University; Jinhee Park, PhD, Auburn University; Heekyung Lee, PhD, The University of Texas at El Paso; Jaegoo Lee, PhD, Jackson State University
Aging Services and Gerontology (A&G)
Mental Health
Interventions to Reduce Depression in Nursing Home Residents: A Systematic Review
Isis Panellas, MSW, Florida International University
(see Poster Gallery) Meeting the Needs of Rural Cancer Patients in Survivorship: Understanding Age Differences in the Role of Telehealth
Tamara Cadet, PhD, University of Pennsylvania; Cindy Davis, PhD, University of the Sunshine Coast; Karina Rune, PhD, University of the Sunshine Coast
American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian and Global Indigenous Populations (Indigenous Cluster)
American Indian child welfare, indigenous family and child wellbeing
Asian and Asian-Pacific Islander-Focused Research (AAPIFR)
Examining Changes in Social Relationships and Life Satisfaction during the COVID-19 Pandemic in South Korea
Jina Ryoo, MSW, Yonsei University; EunJee Song, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Social services access and utilization
Black and African Diaspora Focused-Research (BADFR)
Civic participation
(see Poster Gallery) Examining How Black and Latinx Youth Heal in Youth-Led Anti-Gun Violence Organizing Spaces
Victoria Millet, BS, University of California, Los Angeles; Taylor Reed, MSW, University of California, Los Angeles; Sara Wilf, University of California, Los Angeles; Stephanie Ortiz, PhD, University of Massachusetts Lowell; Laura Wray-Lake, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
Child Welfare (CW)
Child Welfare Services, Systems, and Workforce
Synergistic Benefits of Inclusive Leadership to Foster Child Welfare Workers' Job Self-Efficacy: Race Matters
Jangmin Kim, PhD, University at Buffalo; Annette Semanchin Jones, PhD, University at Buffalo; Qi Zhou, MSW, State University of New York at Buffalo
Kinship/Foster Care/Adoption
(see Poster Gallery) Self-Care Practices of African American Informal Kinship Caregivers: A Mixed Methods Pilot Study
Tyreasa Washington, PhD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Quenette Walton, PhD, LCSW, University of Houston; Joe Strong, PhD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
The Experience of Independent Living Among Former Foster Youth: Breaking the Cycle
Judith Havlicek, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(see Poster Gallery) Exploring the Effectiveness of Family Relational Therapy on Mitigating the Risk for Child Maltreatment and Improving Family Stability
Beth Gerlach, PhD, LCSW, The University of Texas at Austin; Kaitlyn Doerge, MSSW, University of Texas at Austin; Laura Marra, MSSW, Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing; Monica Faulkner, PHD, Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing
Communities and Neighborhoods (C&N)
Community based participatory research
(see Poster Gallery) Food Insecurity and Childhood Hunger Among Food Pantry Recipients in the Bronx
Sameena Azhar, PhD, Fordham University; Greg Acevedo, PhD, Fordham University; Abigail Ross, PhD, MPH, MSW, Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service; Eve Keller, PhD, Fordham University; John Weed, MSW, BronxWorks
Community level intervention research
Using Community-Engaged Research to Develop a Landlord Engagement Program to Prevent and End Homelessness and Housing Instability
Jayme Walters, PhD, Utah State University; Jessica L. Lucero, PhD, Utah State University; Alyssa Cronin, BSW, Utah State University; Victoria Thompson, MSW, Utah State University; Amber Post, BS, Utah State University
Crime and Criminal Justice (C&CJ)
Criminal Justice System
(see Poster Gallery) Constructions of Self-Transformation in Mental Health Court Defendants
Brianna Suslovic, MSW, University of Chicago Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice; Matthew Epperson, PhD, University of Chicago; Sophia Sarantakos, PhD, University of Denver; Julian Thompson, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago; Jesse Self, AM, PhD Candidate, University of Chicago
Disability (D)
Discrimination and Disparities
(Withdrawn) Parenting Practices of Parents with and without Intellectual Disabilities
Melanie Mertens, B.S., Montclair State University; Wendy Zeitlin, PhD, Montclair State University
Diversity and Disability
Gender (G)
Health and Gender
(see Poster Gallery) Health Ecology of Women in Residualized Area: An Online Survey Study
Shuwen Zhang, MSW, The University of Hong Kong; Celia Hoi Yan Chan, PhD, The University of Hong Kong; Yat Lui Fung, PhD, The University of Hong Kong
Health (H)
Health care and medical social work
Health care and medical social work
Implementing Oncology Financial Advocacy As a Standard of Care: A Qualitative Analysis of Barriers and Facilitators
Jessica Jacoby, MA, University of Pennsylvania; Meredith Doherty, PhD, LCSW, University of Pennsylvania; Tamara Cadet, PhD, University of Pennsylvania; Christie Mangir, MS, Association of Community Cancer Centers; Amy Copeland, MPH, Association of Community Cancer Centers
Health care and medical social work
The Complexity of Psychosocial Burden and Needs for an Understudied Rare Disease
Catherine Wilsnack, MSW, University of Texas at Austin; Camella Rising, PhD, National Cancer Institute; Rowan Forbes Shepherd, PhD, National Cancer Institute; Ashley Thompson, BS, National Cancer Institute; Sadie Hutson, PhD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville; Allison Werner-Lin, PhD, University of Pennsylvania; Sharon Savage, MD, National Cancer Institute
Public health and infection diseases (HIV/AIDS, Covid-19)
(see Poster Gallery) Positive Aging. Raising Awareness Among Professionals in Elderly Care and Work about the Needs of Older People Living with HIV
Sibylle Nideröst, PhD, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland; Christoph Imhof, PhD, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland; Patrick Weber, PhD, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland; Fabian Kempter, MA, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland
Public health and infection diseases (HIV/AIDS, Covid-19)
Social Work Student Experiences of Change and Loss during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Qualitative Analysis
Aynsley Scheffert, PhD, Bethel University; Helen Harris, EdD, Baylor University; Danielle Parrish, PhD, Baylor University
Immigrants and Refugees (I&R)
Immigrant health and mental health
Hoping for a Better Tomorrow: Do Hope and Optimism Serve As Protective Factors Against Discrimination for Latinx Immigrants?
Andrea Camacho de Anda, MSW, Arizona State University; David Becerra, PhD, Arizona State University
Immigrant health and mental health
Resettlement Stressors, Cultural Resilience and Mental Health Among African Refugees: Findings from a Mixed Methods Study
Hanna Haran, Ohio State University; Youn Kyoung Kim, PhD, Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge; Betty Touni, PhD, Oakland University; Arati Maleku, Ph.D., Ohio State University
Legal status and citizenship
(see Poster Gallery) 'it's like Painting a Car without an Engine': Exploring Barriers to Change in Immigration Court through the Frameworks of Institutional Betrayal and Courage
Hannah Boyke, MSW, Michigan State University; Jamie Kynn, MSW, Michigan State University; Pilar Horner, PhD, Michigan State University
Inequality, Poverty, and Social Welfare Policy (IP&SWP)
Consequences of inequality and poverty
Concentrated Disadvantage of Energy Insecurity and Psychological Stress Among Underserved Communities
Chien-fei Chen, PhD, The University of Tennessee, K; Courtney Cronley, PhD, The University of Tennesee, Knoxville
TANF, SNAP, Medicaid, and other social welfare programs
International Social Work & Global Issues (ISW&GI)
Human security, conflict, peace and reconstruction
LatinX Focused-Research (LXFR)
Mental Health (MH)
(see Poster Gallery) The Prevalence and Correlates of Depressive Symptoms Among University Students: A Cross-Sectional Study
Kareen Tonsing, PhD, Oakland University; Jenny Tonsing, PhD, Appalachian State University
Trauma Exposure
How Adults from the General Population Define Trauma: Highlighting the Need for a Broader and More Inclusive Understanding
Lisa S. Panisch, PhD, MSW, Wayne State University; Mickey Sperlich, PhD, University at Buffalo; Nicole M. Fava, PhD, MSW, Florida International University
Trauma Exposure
Trauma Experiences of Children with Special Healthcare Needs: A Scoping Review
Amber Alaniz, MSW, University of Iowa; Christopher Veeh, PhD, University of Iowa; Megan Gilster, PhD, University of Iowa
Organizations & Management (O&M)
Funding, Contracting, and Accountability
"States Don't Have Good Capacity to Leverage All the Money That's Coming": A Qualitative Study of Federal and State Agencies' Funding Experiences for Opioid Use Disorder Services Among Justice-Involved Populations
Ariel Maschke, A.M., University of Chicago; Wendy Besmann, MPH, University of South Carolina; Sophia Negaro, MSW, University of South Carolina; Colleen Grogan, PhD, University of Chicago
Organizational Behavior, Adaptation, and Change
(Withdrawn) Implementing Trauma Informed Organizational Systems Change Among HIV Service Organizations
Megan Stanton, PhD, MSW, Eastern Connecticut State University; Marcus Stanley, MPH, University of Houston; Samira Ali, PhD, MSW, University of Houston
Race and Ethnicity (R&E)
Racial Policies, Issues, and Gaps
External Influences on Conversations of Race: Religion, Service Attendance, and Social
Myra Garcia, MSW, University of Utah; Whitney Howey, MSW, University of Utah; Kara Patin, MSW, University of Utah; Aundrea Dilanchian, MSW, University of Utah
Research Design and Measurement (RD&M)
Mixed Methods
In Search of the Science of Social Justice
Jemel Aguilar, PhD, Southern Connecticut State University
Research on Social Work Education (RSWE)
Evaluation Research
Sexual Health Social Workers Identify the Gaps in the Social Work Curriculum in Preparing Practitioners for Sexual Well-Being Settings
George Turner, PhD, Western Sydney University; Robyn North, PhD, Western Sydney University; Gabrielle Drake, PhD, Western Sydney University
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
(see Poster Gallery) Social Determinants of Education and Mental Health Wellness Among Social Work Students within an Urban Setting
Lisa O'Donnell, PhD, Wayne State University; Debra Patterson, PhD, Wayne State University; Fay Keys, Wayne State University; Shirley Thomas, PhD, Wayne State University; Norma Love-Schropshire, Wayne State University; Kendra Wells, LLMSW, Wayne State University
School Social Work (SSW)
School Climate and Culture Conducive to Student Learning and Teaching Excellence
(Withdrawn) Developing a Measure of Racial Equity: The Aware Beliefs Scale for Schools
Kenya Minott, PhD, Full Circle Strategies; Riya Bhatt, MSW, University of Houston
Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SO&GI)
Health and Well-being
Comparing Experiences of 12-Step Programs and SMART Recovery for Sexual and Gender Minority Individuals
Briana McGeough, PhD, University of Kansas; Angie Wootton, MSW, University of California, Berkeley; Mitchell Lunn, MD, Stanford University; Juno Obedin-Maliver, MD, Stanford University; Zubin Dastur, MPH, Stanford University; Micah Lubensky, PhD, University of California, San Francisco; Annesa Flentje, PhD, University of California, San Francisco; Sarah Zemore, PhD, Alcohol Research Group
Policy and Practice
(see Poster Gallery) Affirming for All? a Pilot Study Exploring Transgender and Nonbinary Affirmation Among Self-Identified LGBTQ-Affimiring Mental Health Providers
Darren Cosgrove, PhD, Miami University of Ohio; Killian Kinney, PhD, Wayne State University; G. Allen Ratliff, PhD, Miami University of Ohio
Social Work Practice (SWP)
Intervention Research
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Iran: A Scoping Review of the Outcome Literature
Swathi M. Reddy, PhD, LMSW, Council on Social Work Education; Mitra Naseh, PhD, Washington University in Saint Louis; Lisa S. Panisch, PhD, MSW, Wayne State University; Maryam Rafieifar, MA, MS, Florida International University; Jaimie L. O’Gara, PhD, LISW, University of Northern Iowa; Cierra Cervantez, University of Texas at Austin
Practice Innovations
Jamming for Wellness: An Innovative and Original Practice Using Live Music Performance in a Hospice Setting
Michael Bennett, MSW, University of Windsor; Thecla Damianakis, PhD, University of Windsor; Joseph Perry, MSW, Social Worker/Musician, Private Practice; Carly Charron, MSW, University of Windsor; Karen Feng, University of Windsor; Emily Fraser, University of Windsor; Xiaohong Shi, MSW, University of Windsor
Substance Misuse and Addictive Behaviors (SM&AB)
Family, Workplace, and Community
"We Are Also Struggling": The Challenges Family Members of Individuals Who Misuse Substances Face in Seeking Help for Their Loved Ones
Yuhan Wei, MSW, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Antoinette Farmer, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Kristen Gilmore Powell, PhD, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Alicia Mendez, MSW, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Amal Killawi, MSW, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; N. Andrew Peterson, PhD, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Suzanne Boyrs, EdD, New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services
Intervention: Prevention, Treatment, Services, and Recovery
Emotional Exhaustion Among Peer Recovery Coaches Supporting Individuals with Substance Use Disorders
Guijin Lee, PhD, Wayne State University; Emily Pasman, MSW, Wayne State University; Rachel Kollin, MA, Wayne State University; Michael Broman, MSW, Wayne State University; Elizabeth Agius, BA, Wayne State University; Stella Resko, PhD, Wayne State University
Substance Misuse and Addictive Behaviors Policy
(see Poster Gallery) R/Problemgambling: Applying Mixed Methods in Studying an Online Mutual Support Community
Mark van der Maas, PhD, Rutgers the state university of New Jersey; Lia Nower, JD, PhD; Ray Cho, PhD, Rutgers the state university of New Jersey
Sustainable Development, Urbanization, and Environmental Justice (SDU&E)
Food security
Hunger in Our Communities: Social Work Perspectives on Food Justice for Families
Astrid Uhl, BSW, Temple University; Brittany Schuler, PhD, Temple University; Cheri Carter, PhD, Temple University
Violence against Women and Children (VAWC)
Children Exposed to Violence
Resilience Profiles and School Outcomes Among Children in the Child Welfare System
Susan Yoon, PhD, Ohio State University; Juan Benavides, Ohio State University; Alexa Ploss, The Ohio State University; Jessica Logan, PhD; Sherry Hamby, PhD, University of the South
Intimate Partner Violence
"Do I Belong Here?": Experiences of Transgender Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence in Shelter
Sarah Leat, PhD, University of Memphis; Kristen Ravi, Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Work and Work-Life Policies and Programs (WWLP&P)
Work and gender, child care, breastfeeding in the workplace, fathers' parental leave
Work/life, work/family, worker health, well-being, and performance
Individual and Organizational Factors Impacting Secondary Traumatic Stress and Burnout Among Mental Health Workers during COVID-19
Sarah Ascienzo, PhD, North Carolina State University; Maura Nsonwu, PhD, North Carolina State University
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