The Mandel School is proud to be participating in the Society for Social Work Research’s 22nd Annual Conference (#SSWR18), on January 10-14, 2018, in Washington, DC. In addition to having a booth at the conference (#502), Dean Grover C. Gilmore will be inducted as an Honorary Fellow of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW)  on Friday, January 12th at 6:30 pm, and Claudia Coulton,PhD, has co-authored a new book, Measures for Community and Neighborhood Research, set to be released with a special SSWR discount during the duration of the conference. Also, don’t miss our Mandel School Celebration Reception on Saturday, January 13th at 6:45pm at the Marriot Marquis, Union Station Room.

Grand Challenge presentions include Elizabeth M. Tracy, PhD, on the eradication of social isolation (1/13, 7am, Marquis BR Salon 9, ML2) and Claudia Coulton, PhD, on harnessing technology for social good (1/12, 7AM, Marquis BR Salon 16, ML2) with a symposium on violence against women and children taught by Megan Holmes, PhD and Doctoral Students Kristen Berg and Anna Bender (1/12, 1:45pm, Monument, ML 4).

Additional presentations by Mandel School faculty, researchers, doctoral students, and alumni include:

Thursday, January 11

Dalhee Yoon, Doctoral Student
(Poster Presentation) A Pernicious Cycle: Finding the Pathways from Child Maltreatment to Adolescent Peer Victimization
1:30 p.m. | Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2

Friday, January 12

June-Yung Kim, Doctoral Student
(Poster Presentation) Factors Associated with Social Services Use Among Individuals with Developmental Disabilities in Korea: Multigroup Structural Equation Modeling By Disability Subtypes
9:45 a.m. | Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2

Dana Prince, PhD, Assistant Professor
(Roundtable) Early Pregnancy and parenting Among Foster Youth: A National Discussion to Inform Research, Practice, and Policy
3:30 p.m. | Marquis BR Salon 16, ML 2

Miyoung Yoon, Doctoral Student
(Poster Presentation) Cumulative Stress Implications for Physical, Mental, and Social Health in Young Adults
3:30 p.m. | Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2

Marjorie Edguer, PhD, Assistant Professor
(Poster Presentation) Risk & Protective Factors Associated with Sexual Intercourse in Prenatally Substance-Exposed Adolescents
5:15 p.m. | Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2

Saturday, January 13

Miyoung Yoon, Doctoral Student
(Poster Presentation) Factors Related to Individual Assets in High-Risk Adolescents
8:00 a.m. | Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2

Seungjong Cho, Doctoral Student
(Poster Presentation) Negative Spousal Interactions As a Mediator between Perceived Neighborhood Disorder and Depressive Symptoms Among Married Older Adults: A Structural Equation Model
4:00 p.m. | Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2

Sunday, January 14

Elizabeth M. Tracy, PhD, Grace Longwell Coyle Professor in Social Work | Leigh Taylor and Meredith Francis, Doctoral Students
(Oral Presentation) Evaluation of the Psychometric Properties and Utility of Abbreviated Forms of the Trauma Symptom Checklist (TSC-40) Among a Sample of Women in Treatment for Substance Use
9:06 a.m. | Liberty BR Salon K, ML 4

Rong Bai, Doctoral Student
(Poster Presentation) Reunifying Homeless Families with Their Children in Foster Care: Process Findings from the First County Level Pay for Success RCT
8:00 a.m. | Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2

Laura Voith, PhD, Assistant Professor
(Oral Presentation) Gender Differences in Pathways from Child Physical and Sexual Abuse to Adolescent Risky Sexual Behavior.
9:45 a.m. | Marquis BR Salon 13, ML 2

Elizabeth M. Tracy, PhD, Grace Longwell Coyle Professor in Social Work | Leigh H. Taylor, Doctoral Student and Meeyong O. Min, Faculty
(Oral Presentation) The Mediating Roles of Social Support and Self-Efficacy on the Relationship between Trauma and Post-Treatment Substance Use Outcomes Among Low-Income Women
12:36 p.m. | Independence BR G, ML 4

Alumni

Jamie Cage, PhD, 2017
Assistant Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University
(Poster Presentation) Comparing the Educational Attainment of Maltreated Adolescents Who Emancipated and Reunified from Foster Care
Friday, January 12, 1:45 p.m. | Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2

(Poster Presentation) Longitudinal Association between Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms and Externalizing Symptoms Among Child Welfare Involved Youth: The Role of Physical Abuse
Sunday, January 14, 8:00 a.m. | Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2

Altaf Husain, MSSA 1994
Assistant Professor and Chair, Community Administration and Policy Practice, Howard University
Social Work and Research with Muslims
Saturday, January 13, 12:30 p.m. | Archives, ML 4

(Oral Presentation) Social Support and Resilience: U.S. and International Perspectives
Sunday, January 14, 9:45 a.m. | Independence BR H, ML 4

Julia Kobulsky, PhD 2016
Postdoctoral Fellow, Research Associate, University of Maryland School of Social Work
Implementing Evidence-Informed Interventions in Child Welfare to Support Youth Emotional and Behavioral Well-Being
Friday, January 12, 8:00 a.m. | Marquis BR Salon 8, ML 2

Flavio Marsiglia, PhD 1991
Regent’s Professor and Distinguished Foundation Professor of Cultural Diversity and Health at the Arizona State University School of Social Work
Meet the Scientist Luncheon
Thursday, January 11, 12:15 p.m. | Chinatown, ML 3

(Oral Presentation) Coping and Resilience among Diverse Populations
Sunday, January 14, 8:00 a.m. | Independence BR A, ML 4

Karen Slovak, PhD 1997, MSSA 1996
Professor of Social Work, Malone University
(Roundtable) Are Social Workers Doing Enough to Prevent Gun Violence?
Friday, January 12, 1:45 p.m. | Independence BR F, ML 4

Celia Williamson, PhD, MSSA 1994
Professor of Social Work and Director of the Human Trafficking and Social Justice Institute, University of Toledo
Human Trafficking
Friday, January 12, 12:30 p.m. | Independence BR A, ML 4

Susan Yoon, PhD 2016
Assistant Professor, Ohio State University
(Poster Presentation) A Pernicious Cycle: Finding the Pathways from Child Maltreatment to Adolescent Peer Victimization
Thursday, January 11, 1:30 p.m. | Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2

Gender Differences in Trauma Symptom Pathways from Childhood Abuse to Substance Use Severity
Thursday, January 11, 4:45 p.m. | Mint, ML 4

(Poster Presentation) Early Childhood Aggression Among Child Welfare Involved Children: The Interplay between Child Maltreatment and Protective Factors
Saturday, January 13, 8:00 a.m. | Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2

(Poster Presentation) Longitudinal Association between Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms and Externalizing Symptoms Among Child Welfare Involved Youth: The Role of Physical Abuse
Sunday, January 14, 8:00 a.m. | Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2

(Oral Presentation) Gender Differences in Pathways from Child Physical and Sexual Abuse to Adolescent Risky Sexual Behavior.
Sunday, January 14, 9:45 a.m. | Marquis BR Salon 13, ML 2

 

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