Christina Risley-Curtiss

Emeritus Professor
Faculty
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Publications

  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina. The Human-Other Animal Bond in Social Work. Encyclopedia of Social Work (2013).
  • Risley-Curtiss, C. Expanding the ecological lens in child welfare practice to include other animals. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare (2013).
  • Risley-Curtiss, C., Rogge, M.E., & Kawam, E. Factors associated with social work practitioners including animals in their practice. Social Work (2013).
  • . . Review of: Animals and social work: A moral introduction (2013).
  • Strand, E. & Risley-Curtiss, C. Animal-human bond. Animal cruelty: A multidisciplinary approach to understanding (2013).
  • . Special Issue on Animals: Redefining Social Welfare: Connections across Species. (2013).
  • O’Neill, M., Risley-Curtiss, C., Ayon, C., & Williams, L. Placement stability in the context of child development. Child & Youth Services Review (2012).
  • Risley-Curtiss, C., Holley, L.C. , Kodiene, S. "They’re there for you;" Men and their experiences with companion animals. Families in Society (2011).
  • . . Review of: Milk teeth: A memoir of a woman and her dog (2011).
  • Risley-Curtiss, C. Social work and other animals: Living up to ecological practice. Teaching the Animal: Human-Animal Studies across the Disciplines (2010).
  • Risley-Curtiss, C. Social work and other animals: Living up to ecological practice. Teaching the Animal: The Social Sciences (2010).
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina. The Human-Other Animal Bond in Social Work. Encyclopedia of Social Work (2008).
  • Christina Risley-Curtiss, B. Stites. Improving Health Care for Children Entering Foster Care. Child Welfare (2007).
  • Christina Risley-Curtiss, L. Holley, T. Stott, D. Finch, R. Nelson. It’s Not Scary: Student Learning about Research During a Formal Research Project in a Social Work Course. AFFILIA (2007).
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina. . (2007).
  • Christina Risley-Curtiss, L. Holley, T. Cruickshank, J. Porcelli, C. Rhoads, D. Bacchus, S. Nyakoe, S. Murphy. She was Family: Women of Color and Their Animal-Human Connections. AFFILIA (2006).
  • Christina Risley-Curtiss, S. Wolf. The Animal-Human Bond and Ethnic Diversity. Social Work (2006).
  • Christina Risley-Curtiss, S. Murphy, K. Gerdes. American Indian Women and Domestic Violence: The Lived Experience. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment (2004).
  • . . Women and Girls in the Social Environment: Behavioral Perspectives (2004).
  • Christina Risley-Curtiss, K. Heffer. Gender Biases in Child Welfare. AFFILIA (2003).
  • Christina Risley-Curtiss, J. Kronenfeld. Health Care Policies for Children in out-of-Home Care: A Baseline. Child Welfare (2001).

Research Activity

Presentations

  • Risley-Curtiss, C. Poly-victimization, Childhood Animal Abuse and Trauma-focused Intervention. National District Attorneys National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse Strategies for Justice (Oct 2014).
  • Risley-Curtiss, C. Using courage and hope to lead social work practice into the treatment of childhood animal abuse. 2014 National Association of Social Workers Annual Conference, Washington, DC (Jul 2014).
  • Risley-Curtiss, C. & Lunghoffer, L. Childhood animal abuse, polyvictimization and trauma-focused treatment. International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference, Portsmouth, NH (Jul 2014).
  • Risley-Curtiss, C. Exploring the LINK:FAMILY VIOLENCE and ANIMAL ABUSE With Dr. Christina Risley-Curtiss, MSSW. Full day workshop for Loudon County, VA Animal Control Services (Apr 2014).
  • Risley-Curtiss, C. Animal abuse and human violence. 65th Annual Conference of Southwest Foundations (Oct 2013).
  • Risley-Curtiss, C. Animal and human relationships. AZ Geriatrics Spring Geriatric Mental Health and Aging Conference (Apr 2013).
  • Risley-Curtiss. Adding other animal-human relationships to social work practice through social work education. 3rd International veterinary Social Work Summit, Knoxville, TN (Apr 2013).
  • Grandin, Temple; Herzog, Hal: Risley-Curtiss, C. and a 4th person representing TN NASW. Is there a role for social work in the care and welfare of animals?. 3rd International veterinary Social Work Summit, Knoxville, TN (Apr 2013).
  • Risley-Curtiss, C. (2012, August). . Invited presentation. American , San Diego, CA. Animal abuse and human violence: Understanding the connections. American Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Aug 2012).
  • Risley-Curtiss, C. (2012, August). Animal abuse and human violence: Responding and Prevention. American Veterinary Medical Association Convention (Aug 2012).
  • Risley-Curtiss, C. (2012, July). Incorporating resiliency and hope into social work practice through animal-human relationships. NASW Restoring Hope National Conference (Jul 2012).
  • Risley-Curtiss, C. Co-Occurrence of Animal Abuse and Human Violence. Maricopa County Adult Probation Training (Jun 2012).
  • Risley-Curtiss. Integrating animals into social work practice. Simmons College SSW Special Presentation (Mar 2012).
  • Risley-Curtiss, C. Co-occurrence of animal and human violence. The ASU School of Letters and Sciences Humanities Lecture Series (Nov 2011).
  • Risley-Curtiss, C. Assessment and Treatment of Animal Abuse. AZ NASW Summit (Oct 2011).
  • Risley-Curtiss. C. Men and their relationships with animals. The Humanist Sociologist Conference (Nov 2010).
  • Risley-Curtiss,C. Animal abuse and family violence: Connections and Prevention. The Groves Conference on Marriage and Family (Jun 2010).
  • Risley-Curtiss, C. Animals as family across cultures. TheGroves Conference on Marriage and Family (Jun 2010).
  • Risley-Curtiss,C. Animal abuse and family violence: Connections and Prevention. The Groves Conference on Marriage and Family (Jun 2010).
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina. Investigation and Psychosocial Treatment of Animal Cruelty. 1st Annual Creating A Humane Community (Jun 2005).
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina, Bass, S., Gaber, P., Banks, J. Empowering Youth Leaving Foster Care for Independent Living: Companion Animals. 16th Statewide Child Abuse Prevention Conference
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina, Church, A., Sorenson, J. Animal Cruelty. Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys Advisory Councils 2005 Summer Training Conference
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina, Gaber, P, McClendon, C. Positive Potential of Animals in the Lives of Children. 16th Statewide Child Abuse Prevention Conference
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina, Holley, L. Exploring the Animal-Human Bond: The Relative Importance of Select Demographic Factors. Society of Social Work and Research Annual Conference
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina. Animal-Human Relationships.
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina, Holley, L., Stott, T., Finch, C. Empowering Women MSW Students to Become Researchers: Findings from a Focus Group. Council of Social Work Annual Program Meeting
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina. Attitudes towards Animals in Communities of Color. American Humane Annual Conference
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina. Humans and Other Animals: Spirit-Giving Connections. The Arizona Project for Spirituality and Social Work Midwinter Conference
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina. Our Relationships with Non-Human Animals. Featured Faculty Presentation
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina. Pets and Their People, Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina. The Role of Animals in Public Child Welfare. The Relationship between Animal Abuse and Human Violence Conference
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina. What Social Work Can Teach Us about the Other Animal-Human Bond. Association of Humanist Sociology Conference
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina, Gaber, P. The Animal-Human Bond in the Lives of Children Exposed to Violence. 18th Statewide Child Abuse Prevention Conference
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina, Gaber, P. The Animal-Human Bond in the Lives of Children Exposed to Violence. 39th Annual Southwestern School of Behavioral Health Studies
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina. Inaugural International Veterinary Social Work Summit
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina. Connections between Humans and Other Animals.
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina. Connections between Humans and Other Animals. Mental Health America of Arizona 2008 Quality of life across the Lifespan Conference (Seeds)
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina. The Link between Other Animal Cruelty and Family Violence. The Humane Society of the United States Grassroots Meeting
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina, Shaqpiro, K. The LINK between Animal Cruelty and Violence. Inaugural International Veterinary Social Work Summit
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina. Animal-Human Connections.
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina. Animal-Human Connections: Why Social Work?.
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina. The Link between Animal Abuse, Domestic Violence and Child Abuse. Family Violence
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina, Gaber, P. Building Resiliency in Children through Animals. 15th Statewide Child Abuse Prevention Conference
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina, Waller, M., Murphy, S., Brown, E., Byers, L. Conducting Culturally Sensitive and Respectful Research with American Indians. Society of Social Work and Research Annual Conference
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina, Blitz, R. Meeting the Health Needs of Children in Foster Care. Arizona Department of Social Services Children in Need of Home 2002 Conference
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina. Animal-Human Connections.
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina. Collaborative Effort between the Pet Care Trust. Animals in the Classroom Workshop
  • Risley-Curtiss, Christina. Cultural Issues Regarding Animals in the Southwest. The 1st Annual Creating a Humane Community: Investigation and Psychosocial Treatment of Animal Cruelty