Our Ph.D. students regularly engage in the presentation of research at regional, national, and international conferences. Below is a compilation of refereed conference presentations current doctoral students took part in during the 2017-2018 academic year:

 

Society for Social Work and Research Conference:

 

Baldwin-White, A. (2018, January). Sexual violence prevention education (SVPE) multisession evaluation. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research. Washington, DC.

 

Carver, A. (2018, January). A qualitative analysis of students' experiences in becoming culturally competent child welfare practitioners. Paper presented at the meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, DC. 

 

Garbe, R., & Oh, H. (2018, January). Social support and social conflict in older adults with COPD and comorbid anxiety. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, DC.

 

Kiehne, E., & Cadenas, G. (2018, January). Development and preliminary validation of the multidimensional attitudes toward immigrants and immigration instrument. Paper presented at the conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, DC.

 

Kulis, S. S., Kiehne, E., & Marsiglia, F. F. (2018, January). Reciprocal effects of substance use and violence perpetration among Mexican adolescents: A gendered analysis. Paper presented at the conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, DC.

 

Oh, H., Trinh, M., & Vang, C. (2018, January). Parsing the effects of culture, language, and insurance: An agent-based model of access to care among Hispanics in the United States. Paper presented at the meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington DC.

 

Sabri, B., Njie-Carr, V., Messing, J., Ward-Lasher, A., & Campbell, J. (2018, January). Socio-ecological risk and protective factors for intimate partner violence among Asian, Latina and African immigrant and refugee women: Perceived needs for safety planning interventions. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, DC.

 

Ward-Lasher, A., Messing, J. T., Sabri, B., & Campbell, J. (2018, January). Community resource needs for Latina immigrant survivors. Paper presented at the meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, DC.

 

Ward-Lasher, A., Messing, J. T., Sabri, B., & Campbell, J. (2018, January). Mental health issues and service needs for African refugee survivors of intimate partner violence. Paper presented at the meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, DC.

 

Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting:

 

Kelly, C. (2017, October). Narratives of socio-emotional well-being among youth living in congregate care. Paper presented at the program meeting of the Council of Social Work Education, Dallas, TX.

 

Lateef, H. (2017, October). Comparing 5Cs and the Nguzo Saba Model for African American youth development. Poster presented at the program meeting of the Council of Social Work Education, Dallas, TX.

 

Substantive Area Conferences:

 

Bonifas, R., Vang, C., Garbe, R., & Casalean, M. (2017, July). Factors associated with loneliness among older adults living in low-income independent housing.Poster presented at the IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, San Francisco, CA.

 

Bonifas, R., Oh, H., Garbe, R. & Ramella, K. (2017, August). Leveraging interprofessional education to address gaps in meeting health and social services needs in independent subsidized community housing. Workshop presented at the Nexus Summit of the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education, Minneapolis, MN.

 

Carver, A. (2018, May). Utilizing gaming technologies to impact learning.Workshop presented at the National IV-E Training Roundtable, Phoenix, AZ.

 

Hogan, K., & Roe-Sepowitz, D. (2017, September). A six-year analysis of sex trafficking of minors: Exploring characteristics and sex trafficking patterns. Paper presented at the International Human Trafficking and Social Justice Conference, Toledo, OH. 

 

Kelly, C. (2017, June). The power to see the invisible: Incorporating the recognition-primed decision-making model into child welfare practice. Paper presented at the Advanced Training Summit of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, Portland, ME.

 

Marsiglia, F. F., Kulis, S. S., Kiehne, E., Alarcón, D., Libisch, C., & Ayers, S. (June, 2017). Examining school connectedness and educational aspirations as protective factors for alcohol use among adolescents in Uruguay. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, DC.

 

Rankin Williams, L., Ayón, C., Marsiglia, F. F., Kiehne, E., & Ayers, S. (June, 2017). Acculturation profiles and associations with parenting among immigrant Latinos. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, DC.

 

Reyes, M., & Hayward, E. (2018, April). Professional seminar: An innovative approach to preparing online graduate social work students for field education. Paper presented at the Social Work Distance Education Conference, San Antonio, TX.

 

Reyes, M., & Ryan, T. (2018, April). Attracting, retaining, and supporting quality non-local online faculty. Paper presented at the Social Work Distance Education Conference, San Antonio, TX.

 

Roe-Sepowitz, D., & Hogan, K. (2017, October). LGBTQ youth and sex trafficking.Paper presented at the Statewide Conference on Ending Homelessness. Phoenix, AZ.

 

Sabri, B., Nnawulezi, N., Simonet, M., Shah, A., Ward-Lasher, A., Messing, J. T., Pedraza, C., Njie-Carr, V., Nizigiyimana, J., Johnson-Agbakwu, C., Bolyard, R., & Campbell, J. (2017, September). Multilevel risk and protective factors for abuse and needs for safety planning interventions among immigrant and refugee women survivors of intimate partner violence. Paper presented at the National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence, San Francisco, CA.

 

Vang, C. (2018, April). Mental health among Hmong population in the United States: A systematic review of the influence of cultural factors. Paper presented at the International Conference on Hmong Studies, St. Paul, MN.

 

Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions Doctoral Student Research Conference:

 

Baldwin-White, A. (2018, January). Attitudes and beliefs concerning sexual assault among college students: “Most sane college men will think it’s just as morbid and as terrible as college women do.” Paper presented at the doctoral student research conference of the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions, Phoenix, AZ.

 

Garbe, R., & Oh, H. (2018, January). Social support and social conflict in older adults with COPD and comorbid anxiety. Poster presented at the doctoral student research conference of the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions, Phoenix, AZ.

 

Hogan, K. (2018, January). LGBTQ youth and sex trafficking. Paper presented at thedoctoral student research conference of the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions, Phoenix, AZ.

 

Lateef, H. (2018, January). Measuring physician trust among Somali refugee women: A confirmatory factor analysis of the Wake Forrest Physician Trust Scale. Paper presented at the doctoral student research conference of the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions, Phoenix, AZ.

 

Thieleman, K. (2018, January). “I don’t fear it anymore:” Bereaved parents’ perceptions of the impact of a mindfulness-based retreat. Paper presented at the doctoral student research conference of the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions, Phoenix, AZ.