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State and Local Presentations

*Adamek, M. Decker, V. & Pfahler, C. (2008, October).  Enhancing writing skills of MSW students:  A new online course.  Indiana Association for Social Work Education Annual Meeting, Marion, IN.

*Adamek, M. & Slater, G. (2009, March).  The aging of the baby boomers:  Boon or bust? IUSSW Social Work Alumni Association Mental Health Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Anderson, C., Busch, M., & Jani, D. (2007, May).  Disparities for children of color in child welfare, juvenile justice and other human service systems: Status and solutions.  Breaking the Cycle XXIX Conference, Prevent Child Abuse Indiana, Indianapolis, IN.

Anderson, C.H., Busch, M., & Jani, D. (2006, March).  Disparities for children of color in child welfare, juvenile justice and other human service systems: Status and solutions. Disproportionate Minority Committee Train the Trainers, Indianapolis, IN.

Anderson, C.H. & Busch, M. (2006, February). Children of color in the Indiana child welfare and juvenile justice systems: Identifying overrepresentation and disproportionality. Indiana Black Legislative Caucus, Indianapolis, IN.

Anderson, C.H., Busch, M., & Jani, D.  (2006, February). Disparities for children of color in child welfare, juvenile justice, and other human service systems: Status and solutions. National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Indiana Chapter Diversity Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

*Bennett, B. & Campbell, K. (2007, May).  Community-based treatment of adolescents who sexually offend.  Indiana Public Defender's Council, Juvenile Defense Seminar, Lafayette, IN.

Brown, J. (2008, March). Bullying prevention. "Reducing the risks: Hoosier teens talk health" Youth Summit, Indianapolis, IN. 

Brown, J. (2008, March).  Morning News Show:  Bullying isn't just the school yard goon   pushing kids for change. Series on the self-esteem of your children continues with a look at bullying. WIBC, 93.1 FM.   Archived interview: http://wibc.com/morning/audio.aspx

Burdge, B. J. (2008, March). Considerations for hospice services for sexual minority clients. Staff in-service for Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home, Fort Wayne, IN.  

Busch, M. (2009, September).  Using strengths to improve performance. Indiana Association of Children & Family Services 65th Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Busch, M. (2008, September).  Strategies for excellence in human services. Indiana Association of Children & Family Services 64th Annual Conference,  Indianapolis, IN. 

Busch, M. (2008, January). Going the distance: Strategies for leadership excellence in social work. NASW Indiana Chapter, Indianapolis, IN.

Busch, M. (2007, September). Going the distance: Strategies for excellence.  Indiana Association of Children & Family Services 63rd Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Busch, M.  (2007, September).  Connecting the dots: Excellence in services. Indiana Association of Children & Family Services 63rd Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Busch, M. (2007, September). Caring for the sexually abused child. The Villages of Indiana, Foster Family Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Busch, M., & Shea, J. (2007, July). Making the connection between research to practice: What experience can tell us. Juvenile Judges Symposium, Indianapolis, IN.

Busch, M., & Jani, D. (2006, April).  Disparities for children of color in child welfare, juvenile justice, and other human service systems: Status and solutions. Disproportionate Minority Committee Train the Trainers, Indianapolis, IN.

Busch, M., & Jani, D. (2006, March). Disparities for children of color in child welfare, juvenile justice and other human service systems: Status and solutions. Children's Bureau Inservice, Indianapolis, IN.

Dalvi, H. (2010, April). Dalit rights movement in India. DePauw University, IN.

Decker, V. (2007, September).  Best practices with GLBTQ youth in care. Indiana Association of Children & Family Services 63rd Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

*Folaron, G., Williamson, S.A., & Lewis, L. (2007, September).  Child welfare reform in Indiana: The new practice model.  Indiana Association of Social Work Educators Annual Meeting. Anderson, IN.

Gentle-Genitty, C. (2009, November). School-to-prison pipeline: Truancy and community reentry. La Porte County Annual Symposium, Purdue North Central, La Porte County, IN. Invited Keynote.

Gentle-Genitty, C. (2009, June). Celebrating a journey of Black education. National Association of Black Social Workers, Indianapolis, IN. Invited Keynote

Gentle-Genitty, C. (2009, June). Mentoring: Best practice. Training module development for Aftercare for Indiana through Mentoring (AIM), Indianapolis, IN. Invited

Gentle-Genitty, C. (2009, January). Not a retreat but a forward: Getting and giving feedback on  current student work. AGEP Alliance Grant Writing Workshop, Indianapolis, IN.

Gentle-Genitty, C. (2007, November). Mentoring as a critical form of juvenile justice program. Indiana Association of Community Corrections Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Gentle-Genitty, C. (2006, November). African American youth in transition. Indiana Department of Education Midwest Regional Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

*Gentle-Genitty, C. & Cowles, H. (2009, November).  Chronic truancy: Outsourcing care and understanding the role of schools and parents in social bonding.  Indiana School Social Work Association 13th Annual Fall Conference, Plainfield, IN.

George, K. (2007, May).  Firearms and suicide: Readings in public health.  Indiana Public Health Association, Indiana University School of Public Health, Bloomington, IN.

Green, J.F. (2009, February). Taking care of yourself:  Body mind and spirit. Indiana Association of Area Agencies on Aging Conference, Indianapolis, IN. 

Hurt, L., Morris, E.S., Crane, L., Keener, N., Nelson, M.E., & Shepard, P. (2008, May). Salud para todos:  A community health improvement model for underserved populations. Annual Meeting of the Indiana Public Health Association, West Lafayette, IN.

Kates, K., & Burdge, B. J. (2007, February). GLBT Civil Rights Legislation in Indiana. NASW--Indiana Chapter, Legislative Education and Advocacy Day, Indianapolis, IN.

Larimer, S. (2009, May).  Assessment tools for social workers.  The Indiana Society for Social Work Leaders in Health Care Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Navarro, D., & Koppel, N. (2009, January).  Child sexual abuse treatment:  How do we keep this practice ethical?  National Association of Social Workers - Indiana Chapter, Indianapolis, IN.    

Pittman, D.  (2009, October).  Size acceptance: Separating fact from myth. Jackson County  Librarians in-service, Seymour, IN.

Pittman, D. (2006, October). Fat chance: Ethical practice with people of size.  NASW - Indiana Chapter 30th Professional Development Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Pittman, D. (2006, October). Children, weight and the debilitating effects of weight discrimination. Multi-disciplinary Case Conference, Riley Children's Hospital, Indianapolis, IN.

*Slater, G. & Adamek, M. (2006, March). The structure of suicide: A sociological autopsy. Hoosiers Concerned with Gun Violence, Indianapolis, IN.

Thomas, P. E. (2009, November).  Ending homelessness among veterans in 5 years. VISN 11 Strategic Planning Board Meeting. VISN 11 Healthcare Network, Fort Wayne, IN.

Thomas, P. E. (2008, September).  Leveraging HUD-VASH for permanent supportive housing for veterans. Corporation for Supportive Housing and Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority, Bloomington, IN.

Thomas, P. E. (2008, March). Mental health and addiction services for returning veterans panel.  Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, Division of Mental Health and      Addiction Advisory Council Meeting, Indianapolis, IN.

Thomas, P. E. (2007, November). Supporting America's military members, veterans, and their families.  White House Office of Faith Based and Community Initiatives Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

 Thomas, P. E. (2007, September). "2007: A bittersweet anniversary of the McKinney Veto."  2007 Indianapolis Stand Down. HVAF Inc. of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN.

 Thomas, P. E. (2007, July). Supporting America's Veterans Roundtable Discussion. Indiana Government Center, Indianapolis, IN.

*Vernon, R. & Larimer, S. (2009, October). 17th century origins of social work.  Indiana Association of Social Work Educators, Anderson, IN.

Wilkerson, D., & Brown, J. (2006, October). Community Alternatives for Love and Limits (CALL): A community-based family strengthening multi-family intervention to respond to adolescents at risk.   NASW - Indiana Chapter 30th Professional Development Conference. Indianapolis, IN.

Wright, J.  (2008, May).  Knowledge and skills for work with forensic consumers.  The Assertive Community Treatment Conference, ACT Association, Indianapolis, IN.

Yoder, B. L., Burdge, B. J., &  Krueckeberg, C. L. (2009, October). An extended three-day field trip as a method of teaching micro and macro urban social work practice to students in a rural undergraduate college.  Indiana Association of Social Work Education Annual  Conference. Anderson, IN.