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University Presentations

*Adamek, M. & Yoder Slater, G. (2006, 2007, 2008). Elder suicide: Risk and assessment. Geriatric Medicine Core Lecture Series, IU School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN.

Augustine, M.G., Larimer, L., S. & Saylor, A., M. (2009, April).  How will master of social work graduates, in the first year of their job, describe their journey from student to professional?  The 14th Annual PhD Spring Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN. 

Augustine, M. (2009, April).  Social workers mediation in UK child welfare policy and at-risk ethnic minorities:  A multi-theoretical analysis.  The 13th Annual PhD Spring Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Augustine, M. (2008, April). High-risk students' participation in Academic Assistance Programs: An examination of selected psychosocial factors. The 12th Annual PhD Spring Symposium,  Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Bai, J.  (2009, April). What is the role of social work in China?  A multi-theoretical analysis. The 13th Annual PhD Spring Symposium,  Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Bai, J.  (2008, April).  A survey of acculturative stress of Chinese students in IUPUI.  The 12th Annual PhD Spring Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Brown, J.  (2007, April). Applying doctorate education to community:  Indianapolis Public Schools & student bully assessment. The 11th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Chandra, S. (2009, April). Intensive community-based service grant:  Preliminary  outcomes. The 13th Annual PhD Spring Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

*Chandra, S.  & Siebert, D. (2007, April). Burnout among social workers: The impact of social support & coping strategies. The 11th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Chandra, S. (2006, April). Treatment providers' perspectives on substance abuse treatment for women: A pilot study. The 10th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Compton, K. (2007, April). Do family preservation workers have the "right stuff?" Worker characteristics related to successful services.  The 11th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Cowles, H. (2010, April).  A quantitative look into the Inside-Out prison exchange program:  An exploration into students' beliefs about crime and punishment.  The 14th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Dalvi, H. (2010, April).  Rights-based social work: A comparative study of trained and non-trained social workers. The 14th Annual PhD Spring Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Davis, C. (2009, April).  Supporting older adults through a Service Exchange Model. The 13th Annual PhD Spring Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Davis, C. (2008, April).   The Davis Conceptual Model of naturally occurring retirement  communities. The 12th Annual PhD Spring Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Decker, V. (2008, April).  Psychometric properties of a child welfare knowledge test for beginning family case managers. The 12th Annual PhD Spring Symposium, Indiana University  School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

*Decker, V.  & Hostetter, C.  (2007, April).  Social presence in distance education. The 11th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Decker, V., & Suman, P. (2006, April). Analysis of social work theory progression published in 2004. The 10th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Deka, A. (2006, April). Perceptions of African American women about the health care system:  A pilot study. The 10th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN. 

Dhaske, G. (2010, April).  Health care perception about matting of hair among women in India.  The 14th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN. 

Floyd, D. (2010, April).  Professionals' attitudes toward recovery of severe mental illness and perceived barriers toward recovery.  The 14th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN. 

Galyean, E. (2007, February).  The child welfare service learning initiative:  Service learning units.  The 2007 Joseph Taylor Symposium, Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN. 

Galyean, E., Miesen, J. & Harbert, P.  (2009, April).  Service learning in supportive housing:  A field unit model.  Showcase on Civic Engagement.  Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN. 

Gentle-Genitty, C. (2009, April).  Teaching online learning offline: Effective use of information technology.  The 2009 Edward C. Moore Research Symposium: What does IT mean for teaching and learning. Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN.

Gentle-Genitty, C. (2009, April).  Survive and thrive in graduate school series: Life after Grad school.  Underrepresented Professional and Graduate Student Organization (UPnGo). Indianapolis, IN.

Gentle-Genitty, C. (2008, April). Preparing to teach social work practice outside of the common 4 walls: Tips and views from an online IU graduate class.  The 12th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Gentle-Genitty. C.  (2007, April). S.A.L.T.: A teaching method for theories of human behavior. The 11th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Gentle-Genitty, C. (2006, April). Youth antisocial behavior: Assessing what really impacts development. The 10th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.  

Gentle-Genitty, C. (2007, March). Teaching method for theories of human behavior. The 2007 Edward C. Moore Research Symposium: Multiculturalism Matters: Educating for a Global Society, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN.

Gentle-Genitty,C. & Suman, P.  (2007, April). TDPE method of teaching & learning:  Teach, demonstrate, practice & evaluate.   The 11th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Gentle-Genitty, C. & Suman, P. (2007, March). TDPE method of teaching and learning: Teach, demonstrate, practice and evaluate. The 2007 Edward C. Moore Research Symposium: Multiculturalism Matters: Educating for a Global Society, Indiana University, Indianapolis IN.

George, K. (2010, April).  Firearm injury prevention:  Perceptions of two congregations.  The 14th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

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

George, K.  (2007, April). Firearm injury prevention survey:  A comparison study of Master of Social Work & Master of Public Health students. The 11th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

George, K. (2006, April). Gun purchase wait time: A public health policy analysis. The 10th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.   

Horton, J.  (2009, April).  The epistemological influences of disproportionality in child welfare. The 13th Annual PhD Spring Symposium,   Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Horton, J. (2008, April). In the minority in protecting minorities: Indiana and hate crime legislation.The 12th Annual PhD Spring Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

*Hostetter, C. & Decker, V. (2007, April).  Social presence in distance education.  The 11th Annual PhD Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Hymans, D. (2006, April).  MSW students' perceptions of the utility of evidence-based practice. The 10th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN. 

*Khaja, K., Grove, K., Springerthorington, J., Modibo, N.N., Augustine, M., & Gentle-Genitty, C.  (2009, April).  Diverse teaching pedagogy: Creating cultural safety in the classroom. Multicultural Teaching and Learning Institute, IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN.

Khandare, L.  (2008, April). Diversity and discrimination experiences in Indian higher educational institutes. The 12th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Khandare, L.  (2007, April). Hidden apartheid in India: The continued practice of untouchability. The 11th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Khandare, L.  & Ayyar, V.  (2009, April).  Teaching and practicing untouchability with primary school children: A participatory research reflections from City of Mumbai.  The 13th Annual PhD Spring Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Kim, S.  (2009, April). Giving patterns by type of community:  Comparing different patterns of charitable giving between rural and non-rural donors.  The 13th Annual PhD Spring Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Kim, S.  (2008, April). Different patterns of charitable religious giving between Catholics and Protestants. The 12th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Kim, S.  (2007, April). Characteristics of American foundations. The 11th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Kim, S. J., Kou, X., McDermott, M., & Frederick, H. (2010, April).  Understanding donor's motivation.  The 14th Annual PhD Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Lessy, Z. (2010, April).  Mosque attendance and zakat payment: A survey among lecturers at Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University Sunan Kalijaga in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.  The 14th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Lessy, Z.  (2009, April). Mail order bride, One of modus operandi of trafficking women in Indonesia:  How can Indonesian social workers deal with it.  The 13th Annual PhD Spring Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Lewis, L.  (2007, April). Deliberate self-injury and suicide attempts: An SEM analysis. The 11th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Lewis, L. (2006, April). Deliberate self-harm: A pilot study. The 10th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.   

Manning, R. (2008, April). Practitioner perceptions of the needs of people experiencing poverty: An Index of social, economic, and political need.  The 12th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.   

Muehlhausen, B. (2010, April).  Dual degree graduates in social work and divinity:  Graduates' experiences of journey companions.  The 14th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.   

Mulamba, T. (2010, April).  Sex education:  What are students with intellectual disabilities learning?  The 14th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.   

Murphy-Nugen, A. (2010, April). Case study:  Using organizational life cycle theory to determine the technical assistance needs of a community housing development organization.  The 14th Annual PhD Spring Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Murphy-Nugen, A. (2008, April).  Executive Director succession planning in rural Indiana community-based development organizations (CBDOs). The 12th Annual PhD Spring Symposium,  Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Murphy-Nugen, A.  & Richardson. R. (2009, April).  Professional socialization experience of MSW leadership students in field placement. The 13th Annual PhD Spring Symposium,  Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Navarro, D. (2006, April).  Human trafficking: A spreading global challenge. The 10th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Pfahler, C.  (2007, April). Enhancing supervisor training: An evaluation of factors contributing to effective child welfare supervision in the State of Indiana.  The 11th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Pittman, D. (2007, October).  NOW's Love Your Body Day Panel: The strength to resist the image of women and girls in the media. IUPUI Office for Women [and] Campus and Community Life, Indianapolis, IN.

Pittman, D. (2007, September). Body fat: The other diversity issue.  IUPUI Student Life presentation, Indianapolis, IN.

Pittman, D. (2007, April). Childhood obesity: First do no harm! The 11th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN. http://www.iupui.edu/~s740/multimedia/PeerReviews/Pittman.htm

Pittman, D. (2006, April). Weight discrimination: What are schools of social work teaching? The 10th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Pittman, D. (2006, October). NOW's Love Your Body Day Panel: The strength to resist the image of women and girls in the media.  IUPUI Office for Women [and] Campus and Community Life, Indianapolis, IN.

Richardson, R. (2008, April). Refining an instrument to measure hope in Shelter Plus Care participants. The 12th Annual PhD Spring Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Suman, P.  (2007, April). Teaching the DSM to social workers: A case-based approach.  The 11th Annual  PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Suman, P. (2006, April). Accessing adolescent peer support networks. The 10th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work,  Indianapolis, IN.

Wilkerson, D. (2006, April).  An examination of mutual aid for building parent capacity to respond to at-risk adolescents. The 10th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

*Williamson, S.A., Chang, V. & Decker, C.L. (2007, March). Using modified problem-based learning to teach social work skills, FACET Retreat, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN.,

Woodcock, R.  (2008, April). Medieval apprenticeship as an alternate route to financial and personal well-being.  The 12th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Wright, J. (2010, April).  How do students' attitudes toward serious mental illness affect their perceptions of help-seeking behavior for first episode psychosis?  The 14th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.

Wright, J. (2009, April).  Leaving prison with mental illness:  A case study from the perspective of a correctional officer and a mental health case manager.  The 13th Annual PhD Spring Research Symposium, Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis, IN.