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National and Regional Presentations

*Adamek, M. & Slater, G. (2007, October). Evidence-based mental health interventions with older adults: Treating depression and anxiety. The 53rd Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, San Francisco, CA.

*Adamek, M., & Slater, G.  (2007, November).  Evidence-based practice with older adults: Depression and anxiety.  The 60th Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, San Francisco, CA.      

Bai, J. (2009, May). Acculturative stress of international students in the United States.  National Association of Foreign Student Advisers (NAFSA) 2009 Annual Conference, Los Angeles. CA.

Barnes, G.  (2007, September). Health disparities: The community response. Settlement House Centennial Conference, Nasareth College, Rochester, NY.

Barnes, G.  (2007, November). The gap behind the numbers: Perspectives of African American women on infant mortality.  American Public Health Association 135th Annual Meeting and Exposition, Washington, D.C.

Barnes, G.  (2007, March).  Social and cultural dimensions of African American infant mortality.  The 13th Annual Research Conference. Howard University School of Nursing, Washington, D.C.

Barnes, G.  (2006, April). The social and cultural factors in African American infant mortality. The First Annual Public Health Forum.  North Carolina A & T State University, Greensboro, N.C.

Barnes, G.  (2006, October). Perspectives of African American women on infant mortality. The 9th Annual Research Day Conference, North Carolina A & T School of Nursing Center for Health Disparities/Moses Cone Hospital, Greensboro, N.C.

Brown, J.  (2010, January). Returning to middle school: The lived experiences of parents who report bullying to a school official.  Society for Social Work and Research, San Francisco, CA. 

Brown, J. (2009, October). Love like the hippie. The 59th Annual North American Association of Christians in Social Work Convention, Indianapolis, IN. 

Burdge, B. J. (2007, April). Social work practice with the transgender community.  The Art of Gender in Everyday Life: Annual Conference of the Anderson Gender Resource Center, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID.

Busch, M. (2006, February). Outcome measures and organizational learning. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Busch, M., & Graham, C. (2008, March).  The IARCCA Outcome Measures Project. National Conference on Strengthening Families: Trends and Practice, St. Louis, MO.

*Busch, M., Wall, J.R., & Koch, S.M. (2006, May).  Apples and oranges? Comparing outcomes for youth referred by juvenile justice and child welfare for residential treatment.  Child Welfare League of America, Juvenile Justice National Symposium, San Francisco, CA.

Campbell, K. & Green, L. (2007, October).  Crisis intervention across systems following disclosure of incest. Midwest Conference on Child Sexual Abuse, Madison, WI.

Campbell, K.  & Green, L. (2007, October).  Group supervision:  Enhancing clinical skills in home based practice.  Midwest Conference on Child Sexual Abuse, Madison, WI.

Campbell, K. & Green, L. (2007, February).  Crisis intervention across systems following disclosure of incest.  National Adolescent Perpetration Network (NAPN) Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM.

Campbell, K. & Green, L. (2006, June). Crisis intervention with families following disclosure of incest.   American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) Annual Colloquium, Nashville, TN.

Compton, K. & Suman, P. (2006, February). Bridging systems of care in rural communities. The 19th Annual Conference: A System of Care-Expanding the Research Base, Tampa, FL.

*Decker, V., Pfahler, C., & Adamek, M. (2010, March).  Enhancing academic writing skills:  Supporting underprepared students.  Baccalaureate Program Directors Annual Meeting,  Atlanta, GA.

Decker, C.L. (2008, January). We were all in it together: Young adult childhood survivors talk about their families. Society for Social Work and Research National Conference, Washington, DC.

Decker, C.L. (2007, June). Prostate cancer and psychosocial well-being.  ACS Mentored Career Development Conference for Beginning Investigators in Applied and Clinical Research, Orlando,FL.e

 Decker, C.L. (2007, May).  Qualitative research and clinical practice: Where does it fit in? Association of Pediatric Oncology Social Workers National Conference, Seattle, WA.

 *Decker, C.L., Bell, C.J., & Haase, J.E. (2006, March).  Uncertainty in adolescents with cancer: A descriptive study.  Society for Adolescent Medicine National Conference, Boston, MA.   

*Decker, C.L. & Haase, J.E. (2007, May).  Maybe I need to wear a tee shirt that says childhood cancer survivor: Young adult survivors speak out. Association of Pediatric Oncology Social Workers National Conference, Seattle, WA.

*Decker, C.L. & Haase, J.E. (2007, January). The relationship of uncertainty, social support, and symptom distress to well-being in newly diagnosed adolescents with cancer. Society for Social Work and Research National Conference, San Francisco, CA.

*Decker, V., Hostetter, C., Busch, M. (2008, March).  If online teaching is our future, How do we incorporate our past?  Twenty-Five Years of BPD: Honoring Our Past, Celebrating Our Present, Affirming Our Future, Destin, FL.

*Decker, V., Hostetter, C., Lippold, M.B., & Howes, P. (2007, October) .  Evaluation of the Child Welfare Training and Education Partnership, Region V Training Roundtable, Chicago, IL.

Deka, A. (2008, November).  Racial disparities in self-reported health and health care     utilization: Does primary care matter?  The Office of Minority Health National Health Disparities Conference, Shakopee, MN.

*Folaron, G., Williamson, S. & Horton, J. (2009, November). "Caught" or "Taught"?  Implications of mentoring and training on caseworker skill development. The 55th Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, San Antonio, TX. 

Galyean, E., Jones, S., & Vice, C. (2006, October).  Building engagement through engaged departments. The 2006 Outreach Scholarship Conference.  Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. 

Galyean, E. , Jones, S., & Vice, C. (2006, October).  Building engagement through engaged departments.  Imagining America:  Engaging Through Place, Columbus, OH. 

*Gentle-Genitty, C. & Cowles, H. (2010, February). Youth antisocial behavior trajectory:  A link to school and truancy.  The 22nd Annual At-Risk Youth National Forum, Myrtle Beach, SC.

*Gentle-Genitty, C., Lay, K., Bennett, R., & Westhuis, D. (2009, November). Retaining quality adjunct faculty through faculty led mentoring. The 55th Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, San Antonio, TX.

Gentle-Genitty, C. (2009, September). Anywhere anytime family preservation practices: Creating a guide to building strong families and communities.  The 2009 Family Preservation Institute Conference: New Mexico State University, Houston TX. Invited

Gentle-Genitty, C. (2009, February & March). Cognitive tools for juvenile re-entry. Aftercare for Indiana through Mentoring National Re-entry Training Institute, Indianapolis, IN.

Gentle-Genitty, C. (2009, April). Understanding the stakes in juvenile bonding: The role of social work. The 41st Annual Conference of the National Association of Black Social Workers, Louisville, KY.

Gentle-Genitty, C. (2009, June). Offline learning: Making space for group work strategies. The 31st Annual Symposium on Social Work with Groups, Chicago, IL.

Gentle-Genitty, C. (2009, February). At-risk students in middle school: Engagement before disengagement.  The 21st Annual At-Risk Youth National Forum, Mrytle Beach, SC.

Gentle-Genitty, C. (2008, July).  Impact of schools' social bonding on chronic truancy. First National Research Conference on Child and Family Programs and Policy, Bridgewater, MA.

Gentle-Genitty, C. (2008, March). SALT: A model for teaching theory. Bachelor Program Directors (BPD) 25th Annual Conference, Destin, FL.

Gentle-Genitty, C. (2008, January). Case management - Seamless transition to the community. Aftercare for Indiana through Mentoring Midwest Institute of Mentoring, Minneapolis, MN.

Gentle-Genitty, C. (2006, October).  Strengths-based case management: Steps for a seamless re-entry transition.  Aftercare for Indiana through Mentoring 1st National Re-entry Training Institute, Indianapolis, IN.

Green, J.F. (2010, March). Precious- single parent challenges and system failures: Implications for saving our families. The 37th National Annual Conference on the Black Family in America,  Louisville, KY.

Green, J. F. (2009, September). Racial resilience: Keeping our sanity in an insane world.  The 25th Annual Conference of the International Congress of Black Women, Washington, D.C.

Green, J.F. (2009, June).  Spiritual resilience for writers II: Enhancing your creativity quotient. Black Writers Reunion and Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Green, J. F.  (2009, March). Achievement in education:  Using racial resilience to build on the wisdom of Woodson, Obama & Hale.  The 36th National Annual Conference on the Black Family in America, Louisville, KY.

Green, J.F. (2008, June).  Spiritual resilience for writers: Enhancing your creativity quotient. Black Writers Reunion and Conference, Orlando, FL. 

Green, J.F.  (2008, March).  African American economic empowerment:  Moving from lethal to legitimate spending practices. The 35th National Annual Conference on the Black Family in America,  Louisville, KY.

Green, J.F.  (2007, September). African American mothers and daughters: The legacy of spirituality.  The 23rd Annual Conference of the International Congress of Black Women, Portsmouth, VA. 

Green, J.F. (2007, June). Spiritual resilience for writers: Body, mind and spirit practices. Black Writers Reunion and Conference, Dallas, TX. 

Green, J.F. (2007, March). Black men & spirituality: Listening to Black men- learning from the lessons.  34th National Annual Conference on the Black Family in America, Louisville, KY.

Green, J. F.  (2006, March). The Sankofa approach to health: Revitalizing body mind and spirit. The 33rd National Annual Conference on the Black Family in America, Louisville, KY.

*Hostetter, C. & Decker, V. (2007, October). Engaging online students through social presence:  Evidence-based skill development. The 53rd Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, San Francisco, CA.

Khandare, L.  (2009, February).  Challenges and opportunities for annihilation of Jatis (castes) in the globalized world. Conference on Shifting Identities and Globalization in Contemporary India. George Mason University, Fairfax, VA.

Khandare, L.  (2009, April). Socio-religious perspectives of Anti-caste movement in India: A quest for Begampura (a city without sorrow).  Guest Lecture, URBS 452: Religion, Social Justice, and Urban Development, University of Pennsylvania, PA.

*Kim, S. & Frederick, F. H. (2010, November).  Impact of economic recession on congregational organizations.  The 39th Annual ARNOVA Conference, Washington, D. C.

*Kim, S.  & Frederick, F. H. (2009, November). Giving patterns by type of community: Comparing patterns of charitable giving between rural and urban donors. The 38th Annual ARNOVA Conference, Cleveland, OH.   

Kim, S., Kou, X., Brown, E., & Meash, D. (2010, abstract accepted).  Who decides is really matter to giving?  The 39th Annual ARNOVA Conference, Washington, D.C.

*Koch, S.M., Busch, M., & Wall, J.R. (2006, July). "I've Grabbed a Tiger by the Tail, Now What?" Using outcome data to guide service delivery.  Foster Family-based Treatment Association (FFTA) 20th Annual Conference on Treatment Foster Care, Pittsburgh, PA.

*Lewis, L., Folaron, G., & Williamson, S.A. (2008, January).  Under construction:  Measuring fidelity to an evolving model of child welfare reform.  Society for Social Work & Research Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.

Link, J., & Busch, M. (2008, February).  Using outcomes - The journey from data to service integration and best practice. Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) 2008 National Conference, Washington, D.C.

*Lynch, D., Shelly, S., & Suman, P. (2006, October).   Preparing students for community and organizational practice: Simulating an agency.  Baccalaureate Program Directors 24th Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA.

*Marshall, E., Pifer, D., & Pike, C. K.  (2008, November).  Assessment of student learning in a graduate social work course on HIV/AIDS.  The 54th Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, Philadelphia, PA.

Morris, E.S. (2006, April).  A community children's museum response to the childhood obesity epidemic.  Association for Children's Museums Conference, Boston, MA.

Morris, E.S., Hurt, L., Crane, L., Nelson, M.E., Shepard, P., & Keener, N. (2006, April). Salud para todos: Using a promotora model to meet the health education needs of new immigrant groups.  Mid-American Public Health Leadership Institute Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Muehlhausen, B. (2009, October). Dual degrees in social work and divinity: Graduates' experiences.  North American Association of Christians in Social Work (NACSW) Annual Conference,  Indianapolis, IN.

Murphy-Nugen, A. (2009, July). Financial and developmental impacts of foreclosures on low-income and minority communities.  Building the Unsettling Force: A National Conference to End Poverty jointly hosted by the Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign (PPERHC) and the Social Welfare Action Alliance (SWAA), Spalding University, Louisville, KY.

Murphy-Nugen, A. (2010, March).  Red herring policy analysis model:  A teaching tool for policy practice. Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors (BPD) 27th Annual
Conference,
Atlanta, GA.

*Phillips, C.R., Bell, C.J., Haase, J. E., Decker, C.L., & Stegenga, K.A. (2007, March). Strategies to monitor quality assurance of data in a multi-site behavioral intervention. Midwest Nursing Research Society, Omaha, NE.

*Rooney, P., Frederick, H., MacDonald, M., Yoshioka, C., We, K., & Kim, S.  (2007, November), Comparison of giving patterns and determinants in three states using identical survey protocols.  The 36th Annual ARNOVA Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Shea, J. & Busch, M. (2007, August).  Making the connection between research to practice: What experience can tell us.  Family-Based Foster Treatment Association (FFTA) 21st Annual Conference on Treatment Foster Care, Orlando, FL.

*Sigarelli, M., Terrell, L. & Brown, J.R. (2009, March).  Dialogues in adolescent health and professional development. Society for Adolescent Medicine Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA. 

*Slater, G. Y. & Adamek, M.  (2008, November).  Engaging the reluctant:  Innovative ways to make research & statistics fun.  The 54th Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social    Work Education, Philadelphia, PA.

Slater, G. (2006, April). Exploration into the structure of suicide: A sociological autopsy. The 18th National Symposium on Doctoral Research in Social Work,  The Ohio State University College of Social Work, Columbus, OH.

*Slater, G. & Adamek, M. (2006, November). Aging Competency Scale-BSW. The 59th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Dallas, TX.

*Slater, G. & Adamek, M. (2006, November).Elder Economic Climate Index and risk of gun suicide.  The 59th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Dallas, TX.

*Slater, G. & Adamek, M. (2006, February). Exploration into the structure of suicide: A sociological  autopsy.  The 52nd Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, Chicago, IL.

*Slater, G. & Adamek, M. (2006, February). The covariance structure of elder suicide: A sociological autopsy.  The 52nd Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work  Education, Chicago, IL.

Spath, M., Decker, CL., & Fife, BL. (2009, June).  Adaptation of children to a parental bone marrow transplantation.  National Cancer Survivors Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Thomas, P. E. (2008, November). Veterans and the promise of HUD-VASH. Supportive Housing Leadership Forum  V: The Future of Supportive Housing: Building on a Solid Foundation. Corporation for Supportive Housing, Alexandria, VA.

Thomas, P. E. & Fueille, R. (2007, October).  Provider-consumer partnership:  Special needs, critical time intervention & vet-to-vet.  Homeward Bound- Celebrating Twenty Years of VA & Community Partnerships in Service to Homeless Veterans, San Diego, CA.

Thomas, P. E. (2006, April).  Incorporating principles of recovery in homeless services. Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation and Treatment Program Operation and Management Training,  Houston, TX.

Thomas, P. E.  (2006, January). Case management coordination in the Grant and Per Diem Program. Special Needs-Critical Time Intervention Training,  San Diego, CA.

Thomas, P. E. & Fueille, R. (2007, October). Provider-consumer partnership:  Special needs, critical time intervention & Vet-to-Vet.  Homeward Bound - Celebrating Twenty Years of VA & Community Partnerships in Service to Homeless Veterans, San Diego, CA.

*Vernon, R. & Larimer, S. (2008, November). Where were you in 1602?  The 54th Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, Philadelphia, PA.

Wall, J.R., Koch, S.M., Busch, M., & Davis, J. (2008, October).  A decade of outcome analyses for youth in residential care:  What have we learned?  American Association of Children's Residential Centers (AACRC), San Diego, CA.

Walton, B. (2006, May). Getting started: Deciding to transform child and family service systems using evidence-based assessments.  Third Annual CANS Conference, Chicago, IL.

*Walton, B.A. & Wright, E. (2006, February). Screening, assessing and treating the mental health issues of children within the child welfare system.  The 16th Annual Conference on State Mental Health Agency Service, Research, Program Evaluation and Policy, Baltimore, MD.

*Williamson, S.A., Folaron, G. & Horton, J. (2009, November). "But we're both White": Broadening students' understanding of cultural competence. The 55th Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, San Antonio, TX.

*Williamson, S.A., Folaron, G. & Lewis, L. (2008, March). The future of child welfare: Indiana's new practice model.  Baccalaureate Program Directors Annual Conference, Destin, FL.

Wright, J. (2009, June).  Knowledge and skills for effective practice with consumers involved in the criminal justice system. Assertive Community Treatment Conference, Washington, D.C.

Wright, J. (2009, April).  Leaving prison: Re-entry for persons with serious mental illness.  Mental Health in Corrections Conference, Kansas City, MO.

Wright, J. (2008, June).  Stages of change and treatment.  National Mental Health Conference:  Managing Mental Health from Corrections to Community, Indiana Department of Corrections, Indianapolis, IN.