Wayne State Social Work presenters at the 2021 SSWR Virtual Conference

virtual presentation iconThe Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) is hosting their 25th Annual Virtual Conference from January 19 - 22, 2021. This meeting of social workers from around the globe will focus on "Social Work Science for Social Change".

We at the Wayne State University School of Social Work are committed to developing social work practitioners, conducting research and fostering community engagement focused on urban communities. This commitment results in quality teaching and research that benefits the community, encourages cultural humility, and pays attention to social, economic and environmental justice. We have committed faculty, staff, funding and additional resources to support two specialized Centers of Excellence,  the Center for Social Work Research and the Center for Behavioral Health and Justice, which impact our profession and the quality of life around the globe.

We are proud to share the results of our research, student support practices, educational initiatives and community engagement programs with the social work community at the 2021 SSWR Virtual Conference. We encourage you to attend the following sessions hosted by faculty, staff and students of Detroit's Social Work School. 


Tuesday, January 19, 2021

1:15 – 2:15 pm
*MSW Student Fadil Adeyola and Assistant Professor J. Lloyd Allen
Cluster: Rap & Relax: A Qualitative Study Exploring Black Men's Reality of Anger, Depression, and Identity through Hip-Hop Based Discussions

1:15 – 2:15 pm
Associate Professor Carolyn Dayton (discussant)
Symposia: Fathers' Experiences, Parental Representations, and Involvement during the Prenatal Period

 

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

6:30 – 7:30 pm
Assistant Professor Kristina Nikolova, et al.
Oral Presentation: Perpetrating Economic Abuse across the Globe: Results from the UN Multi-Country Study on Men and Violence in Asia and the Pacific

6:30 – 7:30 pm
*Associate Professor Richard Smith, et al.
Oral Presentation: Resettlement Cities: A Mixture Model Analysis of the Dispersion Strategy of US Refugee Policy in the Post 9/11 Era

 

Thursday, January 21, 2021

1:15 – 2:15 pm
Associate Professor Faith Hopp, et al.
Roundtable: COVID-19 Related Health - Social-Existential Diversities and Assessment Tool Development

5 – 6 pm
Assistant Professor Kristina Nikolova, et al.
Oral Presentation: Predictors of Family Engagement in Child PTSD Screening Following Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence

 

Friday, January 22, 2021

5 – 6 pm
*Assistant Professor Lisa O'Donnell and Doctoral Student Kathryn Szechy
Oral Paper Session: To Disclose or Not to Disclose: Public Perceptions of Bipolar Disorder in the Workplace

 

Date/Time TBD

Professor Joanne Sobeck, et al.
Live Workshop: Community-based is not Necessarily Community Engaged:  A Workshop Linking Concepts, Methods, & Strategies Along a Participatory Continuum

 

E-Poster Gallery

Associate Professor Jun Sung Hong, Associate Professor Stella Resko, Associate Professor Antonio Gonzalez-Prendes, et al.
E-Poster #17P: Pathways from Bullying Victimization to Suicidal Thoughts Among Urban African American Adolescents in Chicago’s Southside

Associate Professor Jun Sung Hong, BSW Nicholas Alexander, Associate Professor Antonio González-Prendes, et al.
E-poster #35P: Do Communications with Parents, Siblings, and Friends Buffer Adverse Psychosocial Outcomes of Bullying Victimization?

*Doctoral Student Kathryn Wright, Graduate Research Assistant Maria Crabb, Professor Poco Kernsmith, et al.
E-poster #58P: Discipline Policy, School Connection, and Safety: A Mixed-Methods Study Connecting School Behavior Policy with Student Feelings of School Connectedness and Safety

*Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Guijin Lee
E-poster #160P: The Influence of Social Cohesion, Sense of Belonging, and Neighborhood Safety on Asian American Adolescents: The Mediation Effect of Depressive Symptoms on Substance Use

Associate Professor Jun Sung Hong, *BSW Student Nicholas Alexander, Associate Professor Antonio Gonzalez-Prendes, et al.
E-poster #190P: Identifying Protective Factors That Buffer the Association between Bullying Victimization and Internalizing Symptoms Among Urban African American Adolescents in Chicago's Southside

*Doctoral Candidate Michael Henson
E-poster #200P: Identifying Key Educational Experiences That Prepare Social Work Students for the Personal and Professional Challenges of Child Welfare Work

Doctoral Student Lori Vanderwill, et al.
E-poster #222P: Equipping Resource Parents to Parent Teenagers: Results from the CORE Teen Training Program

Associate Professor Richard Smith, et al.
E-poster #280P: Neighborhood Environment and Psychological Distress Among Older Adults: The Moderating Role of Economic Vulnerability

Assistant Professor J. Lloyd Allen and Student Michanda Gant
E-poster #454P: Academic Success Among Master of Social Work Students with Clinical Depression: An Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis

*Assistant Professor Jason T. Carbone, Data Analyst Miriam Issa, et al.
E-poster #566P: Associations between Allostatic Load and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Scoping Review

Associate Professor Suzanne Brown, et al.
E-poster #656P: Navigating Two Worlds: Strengths and Challenges of Integrating Parenting and Recovery Identities

*Graduate Research Assistant Emily Pasman, Associate Professor Stella Resko, Doctoral Student Michael Broman, Research Assistant Rachel Kollin, Associate Director for Research Administration Elizabeth Agius, et al.
E-poster #659P: Barriers to Participation in Methadone Treatment Among Adults from Small Urban and Rural Communities

*Doctoral Student Michael Broman, Associate Professor Stella Resko, Evaluation Assistant Emily Pasman, Associate Professor Suzanne Brown, Doctoral Candidate Jennifer D. Ellis, Associate Director for Research Administration Elizabeth Agius, et al.
E-poster #661P: Correlates of Social Support Among Clients of a Methadone Clinic Serving Small Urban and Rural Communities

Assistant Professor Athena Kheibari, et al.
E-poster #680P: Comparing Attitudes Toward Stigmatized Deaths: Suicide & Opioid Overdose Deaths

Associate Professor Debra Patterson, et al.
E-poster #714P: Are All Interventions Equal in Enhancing Latina Immigrant IPV Survivors' Safety?

Assistant Professor Kristina Nikolova, et al.
E-poster #720P: Experiencing Economic Abuse across the Globe: Results from the UN Multi-Country Study on Women and Victimization in Asia and the Pacific

Dean and Professor Sheryl Kubiak, et al.
E-poster #746P: Virtual Reality Job Interview Training Reduces Job Interview Anxiety in Returning Citizens: Preliminary Findings from a Prison-Based Randomized Controlled Trial

 

* noted as presenting author

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