Jody Brook


Jody Brook
  • Associate Professor
she/her

Contact Info

Regnier Hall, 270
Edwards

Biography

Dr. Jody Brook received her Ph.D., with honors, from the University of Kansas, School of Social Welfare in 2005 and is currently an Associate Professor at the KU School of Social Welfare. Before joining the faculty at the School of Social Welfare, Dr. Brook served as a Research Associate and Principal Investigator at KU School of Social Welfare from 2005-2011, immediately following a national research fellowship for the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families from 2003-2005, which was also administered through the KU School of Social Welfare. She earned her Master of Social Work at Tulane University in 1988, and has maintained a license to practice at the clinical level since 1991. She has served as the Program Evaluator for 14 externally funded research projects which center on designing, implementing, monitoring, refining, and evaluating the ongoing implementation of services and program practices into the child welfare, behavioral health, and court related service delivery systems that serve vulnerable child welfare involved families. These program evaluations have resulted in over 25 contributions to the peer reviewed literature and over 35 scholarly presentations, helping to disseminate knowledge about program evaluation and key content areas (child welfare, parenting interventions, parental substance abuse). From 1988-1995, Dr. Brook practiced clinical social work in behavioral health and medical settings at the clinical level. She currently teaches SW 987 (Teaching Social Work in Higher Education); and has taught SW 740 (Research Methods), SW 633 (Bachelor Level Crisis Intervention), SW 868 (Master Level Crisis Intervention), and SW 874 (Social Work Practice with Women). In Academic Year 2016-2017, Dr. Brook served as a KU Diversity Scholar; and she currently is a Faculty Fellow with the Center for Teaching Excellence.

Education

Ph.D., University of Kansas

Research

Substance abuse across the lifespan, child welfare, family drug courts, substance abuse prevention, community substance abuse strategies, mixed research methods.

Selected Publications

Publications

Reviewed/Refereed

Journal Articles

  1. Dunkerley, S., Akin, B. A., Brook, J., & Bruns, K. (2021). Child welfare caseworker and trainer perspectives on initial implementation of a trauma-informed practice approach. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 30(4), 1082-1096. doi:10.1007/s10826-021-01935-1 
  1. Lloyd-Sieger, M., Becker, J., & Brook, J. (2021). Family treatment court participation and permanency in a rural setting: Outcomes from a rigorous quasi experiment. Child and Family Social Work. doi:https://doi.org/10.1111/cfs.12836 
  1. Lloyd-Sieger, M., Becker, J., Nano, X., & Brook, J. (2021). Predicting substance use treatment completion and reunification among family treatment court involved parent child dyads. Journal of Public Child Welfare. doi:10.1080/15548732.2021.1876807 
  1. Liming, K., Brook, J., & Akin, B. (2021). Cumulative adverse childhood experiences among children in foster care and the association with reunification: A survival analysis. Child Abuse and Neglect, 113(104899). doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2020.104899 
  1. Clark, S., Palmer, A., Akin, B., Dunkerley, S., & Brook, J. (2020). Investigating the Relationship between Trauma Symptoms and Placement Instability for Children in Foster Care. Child Abuse and Neglect. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2020.104660  PMID: 32854054
  1. Kim, J., Brook, J., & Akin, B. (in press). Randomized Controlled Trial Study of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy for Substance Use Disorder Affected Parents Involved in the Child Welfare System. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research
  1. Akin, B., Dunkerly, S., Brook, J., & Bruns, K. (2019). Driving organization and systems change toward trauma-responsive services in child welfare: Supervisor and administrator perspectives on initial implementation. Journal of Public Child Welfare. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2019.104389 
  1. Brook, J., & Akin, B. (2019). Using theory of change as a framework for examining community context and philanthropic impact. Evaluation and Program Planning. doi:10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2019.101708 
  1. Kim, J., Akin, B., & Brook, J. (2019). Solution Focused Brief Therapy to improve child well being and family functioning outcomes with substance using parents in the child welfare system. Developmental Child Welfare, 1(2), 124-142. doi:10.1177/2516103219829479 
  1. Lloyd, M., & Brook, J. (2019). Drug testing in child welfare: A systematic review. Children and Youth Services Review. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2019.104389 
  1. Feder, K., Letourneau, E., & Brook, J. (2019). Children in the opioid epidemic: Addiressing the next generation's public health crisis. Pediatrics, 143(1). doi:10.1542/peds.2018-1656  PMID: 30514782
  1. Akin, B., Brook, J., Johnson-Motoyama, M., Paceley, M., & Davis, S. (2018). Engaging substance affected families in child welfare: Parent perspectives of a parenting intervention at parent initiation and completion. Journal of Family Social Work. doi:10.1080/10522158.2018.1469562 
  1. Akin, B., Johnson-Motoyama, M., Davis, S., Paceley, M., & Brook, J. (2018). Parent perspectives of engagement in the Strengthening Families Program: An evidence-based intervention for families in child welfare and affected by parental substance use. Child & Family Social Work, 23(4), 735-742. doi:10.1111/cfs.12470 
  1. Lloyd, M., Akin, B., Brook, J., & Chasnoff, I. (2018). The Policy to Practice Gap: Factors Associated With Practitioner Knowledge of CAPTA 2010 Mandates for Identifying and Intervening in Cases of Prenatal Alcohol and Drug Exposure. Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Social Services, 99(3), 232-243. doi:10.1177/1044389418785326 
  1. Chasnoff, I., MD, Barber, G., Brook, J., & Akin, B. (2018). The Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act and infants affected by prenatal substance exposure: Knowledge and actions of healthcare and legal professionals. Child Welfare, 96(3), 41-58. 
  1. Kim, J., Brook, J., & Akin, B. (2018). Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with substance using individuals: A randomized controlled trial study. Research on Social Work Practice, 28(4), 452-462. doi:10.1177/1049731516650517 
  1. Akin, B., Brook, J., Lloyd, M. H., & McDonald, T. P. (2017). Effect of a parenting intervention on foster care reentry after reunification among substance-affected families: A quasi-experimental study. Child Maltreatment, 22(3), 194-204. doi:10.1177/1077559517702743 
  1. Lloyd, M., Akin, B., & Brook, J. (2017). Parental drug use and permanency for young children in foster care: A competing risks analysis of reunification, guardianship and adoption. Children and Youth Services Review, 77, 177-187. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.04.016 
  1. Akin, B., Brook, J., Lloyd, M., Bhattarai, J., Johnson-Motoyama, M., & Moses, M. (2016). A study in contrasts: Supports and barriers to successful implementation of two evidence based parenting interventions in child welfare. Child Abuse and Neglect
  1. Brook, J., Akin, B., Lloyd, M., Bhattarai, J., & McDonald, T. P. (2016). The use of prospective versus retrospective pretests with child-welfare involved families. Journal of Child and Family Studies
  1. Brook, J., Akin, B., Lloyd, M., Johnson-Motoyama, M., & Yan, Y. (2016). Family drug courts as comprehensive service models: Cost considerations. Juvenile and Family Court Journal, 67(3), 23-43. doi:10.1111/jfcj.12060 
  1. Akin, B., Brook, J., Byers, K., & Lloyd, M. (2016). Worker perspectives from the front line: Implementation of evidence-based interventions in child welfare settings. Journal of Child and Family Studies. doi:10.1007/s10826-015-0283-7 

Non-Reviewed/Refereed

Reports

  1. Akin, B. A., Byers, K., Dunkerley, S., McCall, S., & Brook, J. (n.d.). Using Implemention Science to Plan, Implement, and Evaluate an Initiative to Strengthen a Statewide Child Welfare System. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas, School of Social Welfare. 
  1. Brook, J., Liming, K., Coles, C., Smith, K., & Byers, K. (2021, June). Kansas Serves Substance Affected Families: Implementation and Outcomes Evaluation Report from a 5-Year Initiative. University of Kansas, School of Social Welfare. 
  1. Akin, B. A., Palmer, A. N., Dunkerley, S., Brook, J., & Bruns, K. (2019, December). Implementation and Outcomes of a Statewide Initative of Trauma Screening, Assessment and Case Planning in Child Welfare: Final Report of the Kansas Assessment Permanency Project. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas, School of Social Welfare. 
  1. Brook, J., & Akin, B. A. (2018). Practice Profiles of the Women's Foundation: An Examination of Theory of Change, Roles and Activities. Kansas City, MO: Women's Foundation of Greater Kansas City.  (Invited)
  1. Brook, J., Akin, B., & Lloyd-Sieger, M. (2018). Early Parent Engagement: Outcomes and Evaluation of The Tulsa County Demonstration. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas, School of Social Welfare. 
  1. Brook, J., Akin, B. A., & Lloyd-Sieger, M. (2017). Enhancing State Capacity and Serving Families: The Oklahoma Partnership Initiative (Round 2) Final Program Evaluation Report. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas, School of Social Welfare. 
  1. Brook, J., Akin, B. A., & Lloyd-Sieger, M. (2017). Families and Children Together: Final Evaluation Report for the Iowa Regional Partnership. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas, School of Social Welfare. 
  1. Brook, J., Akin, B., & Lloyd-Sieger, M. (2017). Screening for Parental Substance Abuse among Child Welfare Involved Families: Evaluation of the UNCOPE. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas, School of Social Welfare. 
     
  2. Johnson-Motoyama, M., Brook, J., & Akin, B. A. (2017). The Iowa Court Collaborative: Outcomes Assessment, Process Considerations and Program Quality Improvement Report. Lawrence, Ks: University of Kansas, School of Social Welfare. 

Works Submitted or Ready for Submission

Reviewed/Refereed

Journal Articles

  1. Dunkerley, S., Akin, B., Bruns, K., & Brook, J. (in revision). Child Welfare Caseworker and Trainer Perspectives on Initial Implementation of a Trauma-Informed Practice Approach​. Journal of Child and Family Studies
     
  2. Lloyd-Sieger, M., Becker, J., & Brook, J. (in review). Family Treatment Court Participation and Permanency in a Rural Setting: Outcomes from a Rigorous Quasi-Experiment. Child and Family Social Work

Non-Reviewed/Refereed

Monographs

  1. Akin, B., Brook, J., & Lloyd, M. (unpublished). Challenges and Barriers among HCF Mental Health Grantees 2012-2014. Kansas City, MO: Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City. 

Selected Presentations

Invited Presentations/Lectures

International

  1. Akin, B., Brook, J., Lloyd, M., & Johnson-Motoyama, M. (2017, January 24). A Study in Contrasts: Supports and Barriers to Successful Implementation of
    Two Evidence-Based Interventions in Child Welfare. Practice and Research Together, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

National

  1. Brook, J., & Liming, K. (2021, May 12). Regional Partnership Grants, Round 3 Grantees: Lesson Learned from Imact and Evaluation. Regional Partnership Annual Grantee Meeting, Virtual Conference Session.
  1. Brook, J. (2021, March 7). Data Driven Decision Making: Implementing Evidence Based Practices for Families Afffected by Substance Use Disorders and Child Maltreatment. National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare: Ask the Experts Series, Virtual Webinar.
  1. Brook, J. (2021, February 7). Translating Evidence to Practice. Dissemination and Sustainability of Best Practices in Child Maltreatment Prevention and Early Intervention Summit, Virtual Conference Session.
  1. Brook, J. (2016, August 31). Using Data to Tell Your Program's Story. Regional Partnership Grantee Meeting, Washington, DC.

Local

  1. Brook, J. (2021, January 13). The Trauma-Stress Continuum and COVID-19: Clinical Issues and Guidance. University of Kansas, School of Social Welfare, Lawrence, KS.

Presentations – Other Levels

  1. Brook, J. (2019, June 10). Facilitators and Obstacles to Implementing Parenting Programs in Substance Use Treatment. Supporting Families: Bridging Substance Use Treatment and Early Childhood Systems, Rockville, MD.
  1. Brook, J. (2019, April 23). Sustainability Strategy Planning for the Regional Partnership Grants. Washington, D.C.
  1. Brook, J. (2018, April 27). Research Impact Series: Substance Use and Abuse. Overland Park, KS.
  1. Brook, J. (2018, April 20). The Kansas Health in Pregnancy Project and the Strengthening Families Program. Kansas Child Welfare Task Force, Topeka, KS.

Presentations/Lectures

Reviewed/Refereed

International

  1. Brook, J., & Akin, B. Trauma-informed assessment and foster care placement stability. World Association for Infant Mental Health, 16th World Congress Conference on Creating Stories in Infant Mental Health: Research, Recovery and Regeneration, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
  1. Brook, J., Liming, K., & Coles, C. (2020). Supporting child welfare involved substance abuse affected parents in the US: Evaluation of a statewide implementation of family skills training. World Association for Infant Mental Health, 16th World Congress Conference on Creating Stories in Infant Mental Health: Research, Recovery and Regeneration, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

National

  1. Liming, K., Akin, B. A., & Brook, J. (2021, January 22). Evaluating the Impact of Cumulative Adverse Childhood Experiences on Foster Care Placement Setting and Stability. Society for Social Work and Research, 25th Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.
  1. Liming, K., Brook, J., & Akin, B. A. (2021, January 21). Cumulative Adverse Childhood Experience among Children in Foster Care and the Association with Reunification. Society for Scoial Work and REsearch, 25th Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.
  1. Brook, J., Liming, K., Coles, C., Cole, R., & Byers, K. (2021, January 20). Evaluating the Impact of a Parenting Program on Reunification for Young Children Affected by Parental Substance Use: Results from a Midwestern Randomized Control Trial. Society for Social Work and Research, 25th Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.
  1. Brook, J., Paceley, M., Kepple, N., & Jen, S. (2020, November 19). Many Ways of Teaching: Outcomes Assessment across 4 Advanced Clinical MSW Courses. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program  Meeting, Denver, Colorado.
  1. Dunkerley, S., Akin, B., & Brook, J. (2020, November 17). Parent Reports of Engagement and Challenges Early in Their Foster Care Involvement. Council on Social Work Education, 66tg Annual Program Meeting: Leading Critical Conversations: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Denver, Colorado.
  1. Dunkerley, S., Akin, B., Palmer, A., & Brook, J. (2020, January 19). An Examination of Parent Engagment and Parent Challenges Early in Foster Care Involvement. Society for Social Work and Research, 24th Annual Conference, Washington, DC.
  1. Clark, S., Palmer, A., Akin, B., Dunkerley, S., & Brook, J. (2020, January 18). Investigating the Relationship between Trauma Symptoms and Placement Instability for Children in Foster Care. Society for Social Work and Research, 24th Annual Conference, Washington, DC.
  1. Lloyd, M., Becker, J., & Brook, J. (2020, January 18). Family Drug Court Participation and Permanency in a Rural Setting: Outcomes from a Rigorous Quasi-Experiment. Society for Social Work and Research, 24th Annual Conference, Washington, DC.
  1. Palmer, A., Akin, B., Dunkerley, S., & Brook, J. (2020, January 18). Collaboration in a Public-Private-University Partnership for Trauma-Informed Child Welfare Services. Society for Social Work and Research, 24th Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

Presentations – Other Levels

  1. Dunkerley, S., Akin, B., & Brook, J. (2019, April 25). Parent Reports of Engagement and Challenges Early in Their Involvement with Foster Care. The 21st National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, Washington, D.C.
  1. Brook, J., & Akin, B. (2019, April 24). Using the UNCOPE Substance Abuse Screen as Part of Caseworker Assessment: Lessons and Findings from Statewide Implementation. 21st National Conference on Child Abuse & Neglect, Washington, D.C.
  1. Palmer, A., Akin, B., Dunkerley, S., & Brook, J. (2019, March 3). Collaboration in a Public-Private Partnership for Trauma-Informed Child Welfare Services. 32nd Annual Research and Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Behavioral Health, Tampa, FL.
  1. Akin, B., Brook, J., Johnson-Motoyama, M., Paceley, M., & Davis-Groves, S. (2019, January 19). Parent Perspectives of a Parenting Intervention at Program Start and Completion: Considering the Views of Parents Involved in Child Welfare and Affected by Substance Abuse. Society for Social Work and Research, San Francisco, CA.
  1. Brook, J., Akin, B., & Lloyd, M. (2019, January 19). A Propensity Score Analysis of Reunification Outcomes Among Families Affected by Substances and Served by the Strengthening Families Program. Society for Social Work Research, San Francisco, CA.
  1. Kim, J., Akin, B., & Brook, J. (2019, January 19). Solution Focused Brief Therapy to improve child well-being and family functioning outcomes with substance using parents in the child welfare system. Society for Social Work and Research, San Francisco, CA.
  1. Brook, J., Akin, B., & Lloyd, M. (2019, January 17). Community Challenges and Barriers to the Delivery of Behavioral Health Services. Society for Social Work Research, San Francisco, CA.
  1. Brook, J., Akin, B., & Lloyd, M. (2018, May 31). Reunification Findings from the Iowa Regional Partnership Grant. In Murphy, J., Nicodimos, S., Thomas, M., Owens, W., & Lloyd, M. H. (Panel Presenters), Strengthening Families and Supporting Success. 24th National Association of Drug Court Professionals Annual Training Conference, Houston, TX.
  1. Dunkerly, S., Akin, B., Brook, J., & Johnson-MOtoyama, M. (2018, May 23). Working with Families in Child Welfare Affected by Substance Use: Lessons for Engagement from Evidence-Based Parenting Interventions. 2018 International Conference on Working with Involuntary Clients, Prato, Italy.
  1. Dunkerley, S., Akin, B., Romero, A., Bruns, K., & Brook, J. (2018, January 14). Driving Organization and System Change: Child Welfare Supervisor and Administrator Perspectives of Initial Implementation. Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.
  1. Dunkerley, S., Akin, B., Romero, A., Bruns, K., & Brook, J. (2018, January 14). Initial Implementation of a Trauma-Informed, Data-Driven Case Planning Approach in Child Welfare. Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.
  1. Liming, K., Mariscal, S., & Brook, J. (2018, January 14). Substance Use Disorder Treatment Prevalence and Patterns Among Parents of Young Children in Foster Care. Society for Social Work Research, Washington, D.C.
  1. Lloyd, M., Akin, B., Brook, J., & Chasnoff, I. (2018, January 14). The Policy to Practice Gap: Factors Associated with Practitioner Knowledge of CAPTA 2010 Mandates for Identifying and Intervening in Cases of Prenatal Alcohol and Drug Exposure. Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, D.C.
  1. Lloyd, M., Akin, B., & Brook, J. (2018, January 13). Parental Drug Use and Permanency for Young Children in Foster Care: A Competing Risks Analysis of Reunification, Guardianship and Adoption. Society for Social Work and Research, 22nd Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.
  1. Lloyd, M., & Brook, J. (2017, October 20). Developing Best Practices for Drug Testing in Child Welfare. Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, Dallas, TX.
  1. Brook, J., LaVoy, C., Lyles, W., & Yulle, L. (2017, August 17). Integrating Diversity, Equity & Inclusion into Course Design and Delivery: Insight from Four 2016-2017 CTE Diversity Scholars. University of Kansas, 2017 Teaching Summit, Lawrence, KS.
  1. Akin, B. A., & Brook, J. (2017, June 20). Community Engagement and Collaboration in the Implementation of a Statewide Child Welfare Initiative: Key Supports and Challenges. . Global Implementation Conference, Expanding Implementation Perspectives; Engaging Systems, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  1. Brook, J., Akin, B., Lloyd, M., & McDonald, T. (2017, January 15). Effect of a Parenting Intervention on Foster Care Re-Entry Among Substance-Affected Families. Society for Social Work and Research Annual Conference., New Orleans, LA.
  1. Kim, J., Brook, J., & Akin, B. (2017, January 15). Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with Substance Using Individuals: A Randomized Controlled Trial Study. Society for Social Work and Research Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  1. Brook, J., Akin, B., Lloyd, M., Bhattarai, J., & McDonald, T. (2017, January 14). Examining Response Shift in the Evaluation of Self-Reported Program Impact within Child Welfare Settings. Society for Social Work and Research Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  1. Lloyd, M., Akin, B., Brook, J., & McDonald, T. (2017, January 13). The Hidden Influence of Social Desirability Bias: Assessing the Validity of a Parenting and Family Skills Assessment to Measure Change over Time in Child Welfare. Society for Social Work and Research Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  1. Lloyd, M. H., Brook, J., & Scanlon, E. (2016, November 6). Educating Social Workers on Substance Abuse: Are Standard Addictions Counseling Competencies Sufficient? Council on Social Work Education, 62nd Annual Program Meeting, Advancing Collaborative Practice Through Social Work Education, Atlanta.
  1. Chasnoff, I., Brook, J., Barber, G., Akin, B., & Lloyd, M. (2016, September 1). The Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act and the Substance Exposed Infant: A Failure to Launch. 20th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect: Building Community, Building Hope, Washington, DC.
  1. Brook, J., Lloyd, M. H., Akin, B. A., & Johnson-Motoyama, M. (2016, August 1). Implementing Evidence-Based Practices Across Systems and Settings to Enhance Services for Substance-Abuse Affected Families: Process, Outcomes and Cost Savings. Child Welfare League of America, Special Conference on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare, Anaheim, CA.
  1. Akin, B., Brook, J., Lloyd, M., & Byers, K. (2016, January 17). Front Line Perspectives on Implementation of Evidence-Based Interventions in Child Welfare Settings. Society for Social Work and Research Annual Conference, Grand Challenges for Social Work:  Setting a Research Agenda for the Future, Washington, DC.

Awards & Honors

Licensures, Certifications, and Professional Training

Clinical Social Work Licensure, Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners, 1991 - Present

Grants & Other Funded Activity

University of Kansas

Externally-Funded Grant/Contract

Funded

  1. Brook, J. (Principal), Akin, B. (Co-Principal), & Mendenhall, A. (Co-Principal). Oklahoma Partnership Initiative, Phase 3: Program Evaluation. OK Dept of Mental Health & Substance Abu and Administration for Children & Families $675,000, Submitted July 5, 2017 (October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2022).
  1. Brook, J. (Principal). Kansas Serves Substance Affected Families; HHS-2014-ACF-ACYF-CU-0809, US DHHS, Administration for Children and Families;  Regional Partnership Grants to Increase the Well-Being of and improve the Permanency Outcomes for, Children Affected by Substance Abuse. $2,900,000, Submitted June 16, 2014 (October 1, 2014 - September 30, 2019).
    Role: Primary author (with Becci Akin, Thomas McDonald, Susana Mariscal & Kaela Byers) of original grant application, which built upon earlier work by this prinicipal in Kansas establishing the Regional Partnership Grant from 2007-2015 statewide. Technical Assistance to project from October 2014 to July 2018. Assumed PI role in August, 2018.
  1. Brook, J. (Principal). Oklahoma Partnership Initiative, Phase 3: Program Evaluation. 52610, Ok Department Of Mental Health & Substance Abuse $0 (October 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019).
  1. Brook, J. (Principal). Evaluation of the Oklahoma Partnership Initiative, Phase 2 2012-2018 Project. 15066, Ok Department Of Mental Health & Substance Abuse $98,000 (December 22, 2017 - September 30, 2018).
  1. Brook, J. P. (Principal). Okmulgee County, OK Family Drug Court Enhancement Program Evaluation. USDHHS, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, OK Dept of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services $195,000, Submitted March 16, 2015 (October 1, 2015 - September 30, 2018).
    Role: Principal Investigator, Project Evaluator, grant application co-author
  1. Akin, B. (Principal), Lieberman, A. (Co-Principal), & Brook, J. (Co-Principal). Promoting Well-Being and Adoption After Trauma (Kansas Adoption Permanency Project). 90-CO-1120 NIH0073934, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families $2,425,000, Submitted August 2013 (October 2013 - September 2018).
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator, Project Evaluator. Note:  project involvement began in October 2015.
  1. Brook, J. (Co-Principal), Akin, B. (Principal), & Lieberman, A. (Co-Principal). Year 5 KAPP: Kansas Adoption Permanency Project. US Dept of Health & Human Svcs $2,424,999 (September 30, 2017 - September 29, 2018).
  1. Brook, J. P. (Principal), & Akin, B. A. (Co-Principal). Iowa Families and Children Together Project-Program Evaluation: Enhancing Services to Children and Families Affected by Parental Substance Abuse., Primary Funding to the Iowa State Supreme Court Administration, Children's Justice Initiative; Evaluation funding is required flow through to KU $485,000, Submitted July 10, 2012 (October 1, 2012 - September 30, 2017). This contract encompasses the provision of technical assistance and evaluation to the Iowa Children's Justice division of the state Supreme Court regarding state's handling of  parental addictions and child welfare system interventions designed to facilitate family recovery and reunification. Key outcome measures: reunification rates, parental addiction severity, child well being, family well being, court recidivism.
    Role: Principal Investigator, Project Evaluator, grant application co-author
  1. Brook, J. P. (Principal), & Akin, B. A. (Co-Principal). The Oklahoma Partnership Initiative 2012-2017. USDHHS through the State of Oklahoma $500,000, Submitted July 10, 2012 (October 1, 2012 - September 30, 2017). Technical Assistance and Outcomes Evaluation for statewide implementation of universal screening for substance use disorders among child welfare involved families; technical assistance and evaluation to state in implementation of two evidence based community programs to improve parental substance abuse and parenting skills outcomes within child welfare involved families.
    Role: Principal Investigator, Project Evaluator, grant application co-author
  1. Brook, J. (Principal), & Akin, B. (Co-Principal). Iowa Judicial Branch Regional Partnership Grant. Iowa Judicial Branch and US Dept of Health & Human Svcs $90,000, Submitted September 28, 2016 (September 30, 2016 - September 29, 2017).
  1. Brook, J. (Principal), & Akin, B. (Co-Principal). Evaluation of the Oklahoma Partnership Initiative, Phase 2 2012-2017 Project. OK Dept of Mental Health & Substance Abu and US Dept of Health & Human Svcs $92,619, Submitted September 7, 2016 (October 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017).
  1. Brook, J. (Principal), & Akin, B. (Co-Principal). USDHHS-Administration for Children and Families Oklahoma Partnership Initiative Phase 2 Evaluation. 4529051282, OK Dept of Mental Health & Substance Abu and US Dept of Health & Human Svcs $92,619, Submitted August 31, 2015 (October 1, 2015 - September 30, 2016).
  1. Johnson Motoyama, M. (Principal), Brook, J. (Co-Principal), & Akin, B. (Co-Principal). Expanded Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity for Family Drug Courts: Iowa Court Collaborative Evaluation. USDHHS-SAMHSA $175,500, Submitted April 10, 2013 (August 1, 2013 - July 30, 2016).
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator, grant application co-author

Proposal Submitted

  1. Brook, J. (Co-Principal), Akin, B. (Principal), & Lieberman, A. (Co-Principal). KAPP: Kansas Adoption Permanency Project. US Dept of Health & Human Svcs $500,000, Submitted May 10, 2017 (September 30, 2017 - September 29, 2018).
     
  2. Brook, J. (Principal). Okmulgee County Family Drug Court Enhancement Evalutation. OK Dept of Mental Health & Substance Abuse and SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH SRV AD $178,749, Submitted January 13, 2016 (October 12, 2015 - June 30, 2018).
     
  3. Brook, J. (Principal), & Akin, B. (Co-Principal). Evaluation of the Oklahoma Partnership Initiative, Phase 2 2012-2017 Project. OK Dept of Mental Health & Substance Abu and US Dept of Health & Human Svcs $12,499, Submitted May 12, 2017 (October 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017).

Memberships

Professional Service

National

Advisory Boards and Committees

Advisory Committee

Expanding Evidence on Replicable Recovery and Reunification Interventions for Families (R3), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Bureau, Washington, DC, United States. (January 18, 2020 - November 23, 2020)

U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, National Association of Drug Court Professionals, Washington, DC. Development of standards for inclusion in "Guidance to the States: Recommendations for Developing Family Drug Court Guidelines" publication. (July 1, 2017 - December 30, 2019)

Board of Advisors

National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare, Irvine, CA, USA. Prevention and Family Recovery Advisory Board, in partnership with the Duke Charitable Trusts. (January 1, 2014 - Present)

Committee Member

Council on Social Work Education Task Force on Substance Abuse Educational Guidelines Task Force members met in person and remotely and created educational guidelines/standards and suggested content for teaching substance abuse curriculum in social work programs nationally. (January 1, 2019 - November 20, 2019)

Other Professional Service

External Peer Review

Journal of Family Strengths, Overland Park, KS, USA. (February 2015 - Present)

Journal of Public Child Welfare, Overland Park, KS, United States. Review Manuscript. (March 1, 2014 - Present)

Children and Youth Services Review (January 10, 2012 - Present)

University Service 

University of Kansas

University

Committee Member

Diversity and Inclusion Cabinet, Edwards Campus (April 2016 - May 2018)

Faculty Steering/Development Committee, Edwards Campus. Serve as committee member. Committee formed to provide guidance and leadership for Edwards Campus Faculty support and development. (March 2014 - May 2018)

Review Committee for David Cook, Vice Chancellor, Edwards Campus (December 1, 2017 - May 5, 2018)

Member

Student Evaluation of Teaching Task Force (September 2020 - Present)

Executive Council of Graduate Faculty. Committee Membership. (September 15, 2019 - Present)

Faculty Advisory Board on Degree Level Assessment (September 2019 - Present)

Diversity Leadership Council Workgroup (September 2015 - May 2016)

School Service

University of Kansas

Chair

Promotion, Review & Tenure. Co-Chair. (May 15, 2019 - Present)

Student Mental Health Committee (Ad Hoc). Led initiative to establish policies and procedures for handling student mental health concerns. (July 1, 2019 - May 15, 2020)

Co-Chair

School of Social Welfare, DSW Ad Hoc Committee (September 2015 - February 2016)

Co-Lead

Benchmarks Project Co-Lead for development of teaching metrics for the SSW-- (January 1, 2020 - Present)

Committee Member

Curriculum Revision Committee (September 2018 - Present)

Faculty Search Committee (May 2016 - May 2018)

Ph.D. Program Committee (June 2011 - May 2016)

Member

DSW Committee (August 15, 2019 - Present)

Promotion, Review and Tenure (May 15, 2016 - May 15, 2019)

Organizer

Documenting Learning Collaborative. Led initiative to connect outcomes of select classes to curriculum goals. (August 15, 2019 - May 15, 2020)

Other

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Cabinet (September 2018 - September 2019)

Professional Memberships

Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR), (2014 - Present)