Jason Matejkowski


Jason Matejkowski
  • Associate Dean for Academic Programs
  • Associate Professor
he/him

Contact Info

Twente Hall, Room 201
Lawrence

Education

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
MSW, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002
B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994

Research

  • Mental illness and involvement with the criminal justice system
  • Community integration of persons with mental illness
  • Community corrections                                       
  • Services for people with severe mental illness who are homeless

 

Selected Publications

PEER-REVIEWED (MAJOR) PUBLICATIONS (*Student)

Matejkowski, J. (in press). Challenges to employing shared decision making with adults under community supervision who have a mental illness. Frontiers in Psychiatry

  • Invited; Special issue on Mental Health and Criminal Justice: Bridging the Gap

Robertson, A.D., Crowl, A.N., Matejkowski, J., Levy, M., Boyd, C., Barnes, J.; & Shrader, S. (2021) Use of a warm handoff interprofessional simulation to model asynchronous and patient-centered teamwork. Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice, 22, Article 100410.

Matejkowski, J. & Ostermann, M. (2021). The waiving of parole consideration by people with mental illness who are incarcerated and recidivism outcomes. Criminal Justice and Behavior 48, 1052-1071

Matejkowski, J. & Severson, M. (2020). Predictors of shared decision making with people who have a serious mental illness and who are under justice supervision in the community. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 70, Article 101568

Han, W., Matejkowski, J., & Lee, S. (2020). Racial variation in mental health court experiences and the associations of these experiences with recidivism. Criminal Justice and Behavior 47, 808-828

Matejkowski, J., Han, W., & Conrad, A.* (2020). Voluntariness of treatment, mental health service utilization, and quality of life among mental health court participants. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law 26, 185-197

Matejkowski, J. (2019). Mental health courts. In, Oxford Bibliographies in Criminology. B.M. Huebner (Ed.). New York: Oxford University Press

  • Commissioned

Matejkowski, J., Lee S., & Severson, M. (2018). Validation of a tool to measure attitudes among community corrections officers toward shared decision making with formerly incarcerated persons with mental illness. Criminal Justice & Behavior 45, 612-627

Choi, S., Lee, S., & Matejkowski, J. (2018). The effects of state Medicaid expansion on low-income individuals’ access to health care: Multilevel modeling. Population Health Management 21, 235-244

Matejkowski, J. (2017). The moderating effects of antisocial personality disorder on the relationship between serious mental illness and types of prison infractions. The Prison Journal 97, 202-223

*Nam, E., Matejkowski, J., & Lee S. (2017). Racial/ethnic differences in contemporaneous use of mental health and substance use treatment among individuals experiencing both mental illness and substance use disorders. Psychiatric Quarterly 88, 185-198

Matejkowski, J., *Conrad, A., & Ostermann, M. (2017). Does early onset of criminal behavior differentiate for whom serious mental illness has a direct or indirect effect on recidivism? Law and Human Behavior 41, 68-79

Lee, S., Matejkowski, J., & Han, W. (2017). Racial-ethnic variation in mental health service utilization among people with a major affective disorder and a criminal history. Community Mental Health Journal 53, 8-14

*Nam, E., Matejkowski, J., & Lee S. (2016). Criminal justice contact and treatment utilization among people with mental illness and substance use disorders. Psychiatric Services 10, 1149-1151

Lee, S., & Matejkowski, J. (2016). Associations between comorbid health conditions and the use of mental health services among adults with bipolar disorder. Social Work in Health Care 55, 28-40

Matejkowski, J., Severson, M., & *Manthey, T. J. (2015). Strategies for post-release supervision of individuals with serious mental illness: Comparing specialized community corrections officers to those not serving on a specialized team. Journal Of Offender Rehabilitation 54, 520-537

Matejkowski, J., Dugosh, K., Clements, N., and Festinger, D. (2015). Development and pilot testing of an online training to raise awareness among criminal justice professionals of medications to treat opioid addiction. The Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling 36, 13-27

Matejkowski, J. and Ostermann, M. (2015). Serious mental illness, criminal risk, parole supervision and recidivism: Testing of conditional effects. Law and Human Behavior 39, 75-86

Henwood, B., Matejkowski, J., Stefancic, A., and Lukens, J. (2014) Quality of life after housing first for adults with serious mental illness who have experienced chronic homelessness. Psychiatry Research 220, 549-555

Benishek, L., Dugosh, K., Kirby, K., Matejkowski, J., Clements, N., Seymour, B., and Festinger, D. (2014). Prize-based contingency management for the treatment of substance abusers: A meta-analysis. Addiction 109, 1426-1436

Matejkowski, J., Fairfax-Columbo, J., Cullen, S., Marcus, S., and Solomon, P. (2014). Exploring the potential of stricter gun restrictions for people with serious mental illness to reduce homicide in the United States. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology 25, 362-369

Choi, S., Lee, S., Matejkowski, J., and Baek, Y.M (2014). The relationships among depression, physical health conditions and healthcare expenditures for younger and older Americans. Journal of Mental Health 23, 140-145

Matejkowski, J., Lee, S. and Han, W. (2014). The association between criminal history and mental health service use among people with serious mental illness. Psychiatric Quarterly 85, 9-24

Ostermann, M. and Matejkowski, J. (2014). Estimating the impact of mental health on costs of crimes: A matched samples comparison. Criminal Justice & Behavior 41, 20-40

Ostermann, M., Miller, J., and Matejkowski, J. (2013). Are ‘parole failures’ parolees when they fail? Incorporating supervision terms and the timing of arrest events into parolee recidivism rates. Justice Research and Policy 15, 1-20

Lee, S., Choi, S., and Matejkowski, J. (2013). Comparison of major depressive disorder onset among foreign-born Asian Americans: Chinese, Filipino, and Vietnamese ethnic groups. Psychiatry Research 210, 315-322

Matejkowski, J., Lee, S., Henwood, B. Lukens, J., and Weinstein, L. (2013). Perceptions of health intervene in the relationship between psychiatric symptoms and quality of life for individuals in supportive housing. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research 40, 469-475

Casares-López, M.J., González-Menéndez, A., Festinger, D., Fernández-García, P., Fernández-Hermida, J. R., Secades, R., and Matejkowski, J. (2013). Predictors of retention in a drug-free unit/substance abuse treatment program in prison. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry 36, 264-272

Ostermann, M. and Matejkowski, J. (2014; online 2012). Exploring the intersection of mental health and release status on recidivism. Justice Quarterly 31, 746-766

Lee, S. and Matejkowski, J. (2012). Mental health service utilization among noncitizens in the United States: Findings from the National Latino and Asian American Study. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research 39, 406-418

Matejkowski, J., Festinger, D., Benishek, L. and Dugosh, K. (2011). Matching consequences to behavior: Implications of failing to distinguish between noncompliance and nonresponsivity. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry 34, 269-274

Thomas, K., Dichter, M. and Matejkowski, J. (2011) Intimate vs. non-intimate partner murder: A comparison of offender and situational characteristics. Homicide Studies 15, 291-311

Matejkowski, J., Draine, J., Solomon, P., and Salzer, M. (2011). Mental illness, criminal risk factors and parole release decisions. Behavioral Sciences & the Law 29, 528-553

Matejkowski, J. (2011). Exploring the moderating effects of mental illness on parole release decisions. Federal Probation 75, 19-26

Matejkowski, J., McCarthy, K., and Draine, J. (2011). Personal norm of reciprocity among mental health service users: Conceptual development and measurement. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal 34, 208-219

Wong, Y.I., Matejkowski, J. and Lee, S. (2011). Social integration of people with serious mental illness: Network transactions and satisfaction. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research 38, 51-67

Weinstein, L., Henwood, B., Matejkowski, J. and Santana, A. (2011). Moving from street to home: Health status of entrants to a Housing First program. Journal of Primary Care and Community Health 2, 11-15

Matejkowski, J., Caplan, J., and Cullen, S. (2010). The impact of severe mental illness on parole decisions: Social integration within a prison setting. Criminal Justice & Behavior 37, 1005-1029

Stanhope, V. and Matejkowski, J. (2010). Understanding the role of individual consumer-provider relationships within assertive community treatment. Community Mental Health Journal 46, 309-318

Cullen, S., Matejkowski, J., and Solomon, P. (2010). Maternal mental health and children’s health care use among Medicaid and SCHIP recipients. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research 37, 443-460

Matejkowski, J. and Draine, J. (2009). Investigating the impact of Housing First on ACT fidelity. Community Mental Health Journal 45 6-11

Matejkowski, J., Cullen, S., and Solomon, P. (2008). Characteristics of persons with severe mental illness who have been incarcerated for murder. Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 36, 74-86

NON-PEER-REVIEWED (MINOR) PUBLICATIONS (*Student)

Matejkowski, J. & *Wright, K., (in press). Mental health in forensic settings. In, The Handbook of Forensic Social Work Practice. Whitehill-Bolton, K., Natale, A.P., & McLeod, D.A. (Eds.) Chicago, IL: Oxford.

  • Invited

Severson, M. and Matejkowski, J. (2020). An early evaluation of the Douglas County Women’s Substance Use Disorder Prosecutor-Led Diversion and Treatment Program. (Submitted to Douglas County District Attorney’s Office, Lawrence, KS).

Matejkowski, J. (2019). Report to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, regarding parole board discrimination against individuals with mental health disabilities. (Submitted to U.S. Attorney’s Office).

Matejkowski, J., & Severson, M. (2019). Initial performance measures and comparative outcomes of the Douglas County behavioral health court. (Submitted to Douglas County Commission, Lawrence, KS).

Matejkowski, J. and *Conrad, A. (2019). Minor criminal risk factors. In, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Criminal Psychology. R.D. Morgan (Ed.). Thousand Oaks: Sage

  • Invited

Matejkowski, J., & Severson, M. (2018). Summary findings from the evaluation of the Assess, Identify and Divert (AID) project. (Submitted to Douglas County Commission, Lawrence, KS).

Severson, M. and Matejkowski, J. (2017). Douglas County Criminal Justice System Projects: Final Report. (Submitted to Douglas County Commission, Lawrence, KS).

Severson, M. and Matejkowski, J. (2017). A look at crisis assessments completed in Douglas County June 5 – July 12, 2017. (Submitted to Douglas County Commission, Lawrence, KS).

Matejkowski, J. (2016). Towards effective policymaking aimed at reducing gun violence. PsycCRITIQUES 61(19), Article 2. DOI: 10.1037/a0040301

  • Invited

Matejkowski, J. and Severson, M. (2016). Summary findings from the exploration of Douglas County jail population fluctuations. (Submitted to Douglas County Commission, Lawrence, KS).

Severson, M. and Matejkowski, J. (2015). Review of the literature on jail diversion programs and summary recommendations for the establishment of a mental health court and crisis center within Douglas County, Kansas. (Submitted to Douglas County Commission, Lawrence, KS).

Matejkowski, J. (2014). Reduce the high rates of mental illness in our nation's jails and prisons. AASWSW Grand Challenge Submissions.

Matejkowski, J., Johnson, T., and Severson, M. (2014). Prison social work. In, Encyclopedia of Social Work. New York: Oxford.

  • Top 25 most-viewed articles in the Encyclopedia of Social Work, 2018

Matejkowski, J., Chalk, M, Festinger, D., Benishek, L., Johnson, P., Harron, A., and Heaps, M. (2012). Policy brief: Information exchange models and staged approaches for increasing effective communication between criminal justice and treatment settings. (Submitted to SAMHSA/CSAT, Rockville, MD).

Matejkowski, J., Chalk, M, Festinger, D., Benishek, L., Johnson, P., Harron, A., and Heaps, M. (2012). Policy brief: Critical issues in information exchange among criminal justice and substance use disorder treatment systems: Responding to barriers and regulations. (Submitted to SAMHSA/CSAT, Rockville, MD).

Matejkowski, J., Chalk, M, Festinger, D., Benishek, L., Johnson, P., Harron, A., and Heaps, M. (2012). Policy brief: Data for adaptive interventions with individuals with substance use disorders and who are justice-involved. (Submitted to SAMHSA/CSAT, Rockville, MD).

Matejkowski, J., Chalk, M, Festinger, D., Benishek, L., Johnson, P., Harron, A., and Heaps, M. (2012). Policy brief: Common data needs among criminal justice and substance use disorder treatment systems and opportunities for information exchange. (Submitted to SAMHSA/CSAT, Rockville, MD).

Matejkowski, J., Chalk, M, Festinger, D., Benishek, L., Johnson, P., Harron, A., and Heaps, M. (2012). White paper: Increasing effective communication between criminal justice and treatment settings using health information technology. (Submitted to SAMHSA/CSAT, Rockville, MD).

Matejkowski, J., Cullen, S., and Solomon, P. (2011). Comment on the association of stigma with violence. American Journal of Psychiatry, 168(7), 749. Matejkowski, J., Caplan, J. M., and Cullen, S. W. (2010). Final report: The impact of mental illness on criminal risk factors and parole release decisions. (Submitted to the New Jersey State Parole Board, Trenton, NJ).

Caplan, J. M., Cullen, S. W., and Matejkowski, J. (2009). Final report: Understanding the impact of severe mental illness on parole release decisions. (Submitted to the University of Pennsylvania Collaborative on Community Integration of Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities, Rehabilitation Research and Training Center; Philadelphia, PA).

Selected Presentations

NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL (MAJOR) PRESENTATIONS (*Student)

Matejkowski, J. & Wright, K.* (2021, November). Forensic mental health social work with adults who have criminal justice system contact. American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL.

Matejkowski, J. (2020, January). Shared decision making in community corrections. Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference. Washington, DC.

Han, W., Matejkowski, J., and Lee, S. (2019, January). Racial variation in effects of mental health court experience on recidivism. Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference. San Francisco, CA.

*Conrad, A., Han, W., and Matejkowski, J. (2018, November). An examination of the relationships among mental health court participation, perceived voluntariness of treatment, service utilization, and quality of life. American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA.

Matejkowski, J. & Severson, M. E. (2018, January). Predictors of shared decision-making with people who have a serious mental illness and who are under justice supervision in the community. Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference. Washington, DC.

*Conrad, A. and Matejkowski, J. (2017, November). Mental health courts selection criteria and recidivism: A systematic review. American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA.

*Conrad, A., Matejkowski, J., and Ostermann, M. (2016, November). Does juvenile criminal onset distinguish among offenders whose criminal behavior is directly or indirectly related to the presence of a serious mental illness? American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA.

Matejkowski, J., *Nam, E., and Lee, S. (2016, November). National findings on contemporaneous use of mental health and substance use treatment services among justice-involved adults experiencing mental illness and substance use disorders. American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA.

Matejkowski, J. (2016, August). For whom does SMI directly or indirectly relate to criminal behavior? The Twenty-third NIMH Conference on Mental Health Services Research.

Bethesda, MD. Sullivan, P., Goscha, R., Kondrat, D. C., Matejkowski, J., & Bascug, E. (2015, October). Advancing Recovery and Shared Decision Making. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Denver, CO.

Matejkowski, J., *Manthey, T., and Severson, M. E. (2015, January). Investigating therapeutic strategies for post release supervision of individuals with serious mental illness: Parole officers weigh in. Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference. New Orleans, LA.

Matejkowski, J. (2014, November). The moderating effects of ASPD on the relationship between serious mental illness and prison infractions. American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Lee, S., Matejkowski, J., and Han, W. (2014, October). Racial disparities in mental health services among people with a criminal history. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Tampa, FL.

Matejkowski, J., Dugosh, K., Clements, N., and Festinger, D. (2014, June). Development and pilot testing of an online training to raise awareness among criminal justice professionals of medications to treat opioid addiction. College on Problems of Drug Dependence Annual Meeting. San Juan, PR.

Matejkowski, J. and *Manthey, T. (2013, July). Exploring the acceptability among community corrections professionals of employing the Good Lives Model of offender rehabilitation with offenders who have serious mental illness. The American Probation and Parole Association Annual Training Institute. Baltimore, MD.

Lee, S., Han, W., and Matejkowski, J. (2013, January). The role of criminal history in mental health service use among people with severe mental illness. Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference. San Diego, CA.

Matejkowski, J., Dugosh, K., Flynn, A., Festinger, D., and Arria, A. (2012, June). Substance use among young people with mood disorders in drug treatment differs based upon history of being prescribed mood disorder medication. College on Problems of Drug Dependence Annual Meeting. Palm Springs, CA.

Matejkowski, J. and Henwood, B. (2012, January). Quality of life for persons with psychiatric diagnoses transitioning from homelessness to independent housing. Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference. Washington, D.C.

Choi, S., Lee, S., and Matejkowski, J. (2012, January). The relationships among depression, physical health conditions and healthcare expenditures for younger and older Americans. Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference. Washington, D.C.

Ostermann, M. and Matejkowski, J. (2011, November). Exploring the intersection of mental health and release status with recidivism. American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C.

Matejkowski, J., Festinger, D., Benishek, L. and Dugosh, K. (2011, July). Implications of failing to distinguish between noncompliance and nonresponsivity. 32nd International Congress of Law and Mental Health. Berlin, Germany.

Lee, S., and Matejkowski, J. (2011, January). Disparities in Mental Health Service Utilization among Noncitizens in the United States. Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference. Tampa, FL.

Thomas, K., Dichter, M. and Matejkowski, J. (2010, November). Intimate partner vs. non-intimate murder: Differences in legal, situational, clinical and personal characteristics. American Public Health Association Annual Conference. Denver, CO.

Stanhope, V. and Matejkowski, J. (2009, January). Understanding consumer-provider relationships within a team case management model. Chicago SSA Centennial Symposium, Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference. New Orleans, LA.

Matejkowski, J., Cullen, S. W., and Caplan, J. M. (2009, January). Understanding the impact of severe mental illness on prison program participation and parole release decisions. Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference. New Orleans, LA.

Lee, S., Matejkowski, J., and Wong, Y-I. (2009, January). Social networks of persons with serious mental illness: Structure, transactions, and satisfaction. Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference. New Orleans, LA.

Cullen, S. W., Matejkowski, J., and Solomon, P. (2009, November). Maternal mental health and pediatric health care use: A national sample of Medicaid and SCHIP insured children. American Public Health Association Annual Conference. Philadelphia, PA.

  • Honorable Mention for Kenneth Lutterman Award for Student Papers, Mental Health Section

Thomas, K., Dichter, M. and Matejkowski, J. (2009, November). Intimate partner vs. non-intimate murder: Differences in legal, situational, clinical and personal characteristics. American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA.

Matejkowski, J., Cullen, S. W., and Caplan, J. M. (2008, November). Severe mental illness and parole release dispositions: Preliminary results. American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting. St. Louis, MO.

Matejkowski, J., Cullen, S., and Solomon, P. (2008, March). A comparison of persons with and without severe mental illness who have been incarcerated for murder. Center for Mental Health Services National GAINS Conference. Washington, D.C.

Cullen, S. W., Matejkowski, J., and Solomon, P. (2008, January). Maternal mental health and children's health care receipt. Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference. Washington, D.C.

Matejkowski, J., Cullen, S., and Solomon, P. (2007, November). Understanding the impact of mental illness on parole release decisions. American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA.

LOCAL & STATE (MINOR) PRESENTATIONS

Matejkowski, J. & Severson, M. (2020, January). Initial performance measures and comparative outcomes of the Douglas County behavioral health court. Douglas County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council. Lawrence, KS.

  • Invited Presentation

Hunter, E., Penick, E., Paolo, T., Levy, M., Holmes, C., & Matejkowski, J. (2017, November). An interprofessional collaboration between clinical psychology and clinical social work training programs that focuses on preparing students for practice and service to rural and urban underserved populations. KU Medical Center’s Faculty Academic Day and Interprofessional Preceptor Summit. Kansas City, KS.

Matejkowski, J. & Severson, M. (2016, July). Summary findings from the exploration of Douglas County jail population fluctuations. Douglas County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council. Lawrence, KS.

  • Invited Presentation

Matejkowski, J. & Severson, M. (2016, August). Overview on baseline data and context for where Lawrence / Douglas County fit into the national discussion over incarceration and criminal justice and jail alternatives. Douglas County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council Retreat. Lawrence, KS.

  • Invited Presentation

Severson, M. & Matejkowski, J. (2015, November). Review of the literature on jail diversion programs. Douglas County Commission, Town Hall Meeting. Lawrence, KS.

  • Invited Presentation

Matejkowski, J. (2015, June). Strengths model risk management for community mental health centers. Community Support Services Directors' Meeting. Topeka, KS

  • Invited Presentation

Festinger, D., Matejkowski, J., Dugosh, K., and Clements, N. (2014, October). Improving knowledge and attitudes about MAT in the criminal justice system through a web-based training. 2014 VCBH 2nd Annual Conference: Behavior Change, Health and Health Disparities. Burlington, VT.

Matejkowski, J. (2013, April). Beyond criminalization: Reconciling risks and needs with the “Good Lives” approach in order to reduce the justice involvement of adults with mental illness. Social Work Day. Lawrence, Kansas

Matejkowski, J., Harron, A., and Festinger, D. (2012, April). Opportunities for information-sharing between criminal justice and community substance abuse treatment systems, health reform and criminal justice: Integrating jails into health information exchanges. An invitation-only meeting sponsored by Community Oriented Correctional Health Services, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Public Welfare Foundation. Washington, D.C.

Matejkowski, J. and Chalk, M. (2012, April). Increasing effective communication between criminal justice and treatment settings using health information technology. CSAT’s Health Information Technology Second Expert Panel Meeting. Washington, D.C.

  • Invited Presentation

Matejkowski, J., Chalk, M., and Festinger, D. (2011, September). Identification of critical elements of a framework for use of information technologies in information sharing arrangements to promote collaboration. CSAT’s Health Information Technology First Expert Panel Meeting. Washington, D.C.

  • Invited Presentation

Dichter, M., Thomas, K., and Matejkowski, J. (2010, March). Intimate partner vs. non-intimate murder: Differences in legal, situational, clinical and personal characteristics. Injury Science Day at the University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, PA.

  • Recipient of First-Place Poster Competition Prize ($500)

Cullen, S. W., Matejkowski, J., and Solomon, P. (2008, October). Examining the relationship between maternal mental health and parenting practices. NASW-PA Fall Conference. King of Prussia, PA.

Awards & Honors

Gene A. and Gretchen Budig Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2019

Member Society for Social Work and Research

Member Council on Social Work Education

Member National Association of Social Workers

Member American Society of Criminology

Finalist for the H.O.P.E. (Honor for the Outstanding Progressive Educator) Award, 2015

Lazarus-Goldman Award for Outstanding Ph.D. Student, 2008

Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, 2002

Alpha Delta Mu National Social Work Honor Society, 2002

REVIEWS/MEDIA COVERAGE

Shepherd, Sara (March 19, 2018), DA’s new women-only diversion program aims to close ‘revolving door of incarceration’ fueled by addiction. Lawrence Journal World, Lawrence, KS, USA. Lawrence Journal World Article

Khazan, Olga (October 14, 2017), Why better mental-health care won't stop mass shootings. The Atlantic, Washington, DC, USA. The Atlantic article

Jones, Elvyn (September 13, 2017), Douglas County Commission schedules series of work sessions on jail expansion, mental health crisis center. Lawrence Journal World, Lawrence, KS, USA. Lawrence Journal World article

Jones, Elvyn (July 6, 2016), Mental health court test run, funding needs discussed at Douglas County Commission work session. Lawrence Journal World, Lawrence, KS, USA. Lawrence Journal World Article

Jones, Elvyn (June 29, 2016), Report: Council should look at ways to reduce incarceration for misdemeanors and disproportionate jailing of minorities. Lawrence Journal World, Lawrence, KS, USA. Lawrence Journal World article

Jones, Elvyn (May 10, 2016), Criminal justice expert says Douglas County following right script to reduce incarceration rates among mentally ill, substance abusers. Lawrence Journal World, Lawrence, KS, USA. Lawrence Journal World article

Jones, Elvyn (April 20, 2016), County commissioners to Justice Matters representatives: Let Criminal Justice Coordinating Council make its own decisions. Lawrence Journal World, Lawrence, KS, USA. Lawrence Journal World article

Valverde, Rochelle (November 2, 2015), Douglas County officials, public discuss mental health support, jail expansion. Lawrence Journal World, Lawrence, KS, USA. Lawrence Journal World article

Exoo, Christian (May 28, 2014), Elliot Rodger and the NRA myth: How the gun lobby scapegoats mental illness. Salon, New York, NY, USA. Salon article

Kopel, David (December 18, 2012), Guns, Mental Illness and Newtown. The Wall Street Journal, New York, NY, USA. The Wall Street Journal article

Torrey, Fuller E. (June 9, 2008), Compassion, Compulsion and the Mentally Ill. The Wall Street Journal, New York, NY, USA. The Wall Street Journal article

Grants & Other Funded Activity

Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program. Health Resources & Services Administration. $1863200.00. Submitted 6/12/2017 (9/1/2017 - 8/31/2021). Federal. Status: Funded
AID Evaluation $199,000 Award Total. US Dept of Justice, Douglas County Sheriff's Office. $34296.00 ($199,000 Total Award). Submitted 4/13/2015 (1/1/2016 - 9/30/2017). Federal. Status: Funded
Douglas County Criminal Justice-Related Activities. Douglas Co 7th Judicial. $65692.00. Submitted 4/21/2016 (8/1/2016 - 9/30/2017). Local Government. Status: Funded

Service

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Dissertation/Thesis/Supervision

Member: Ph.D. Dissertation Committee
Nik Schuetz
School of Social Welfare at the University of Kansas
Current

Member: Ph.D. Dissertation Committee
Kris Matthews
School of Social Welfare at the University of Kansas
Current

Methodologist: Ph.D. Dissertation Committee
EuiJin Jung
School of Social Welfare at the University of Kansas
2021

  • Korean American Social Work Educators Association 2021 Dissertation Award

Outside Committee Member: PhD Dissertation Committee
Jonathan A Schulz
Department of Applied Behavioral Science at the University of Kansas
2021

Methodologist: Ph.D. Dissertation Committee
Ashley Palmer
School of Social Welfare at the University of Kansas
2019

  • Honors

Chair: Ph.D. Qualifying Committee
Aaron Conrad
School of Social Welfare at the University of Kansas
2019

Methodologist: Ph.D. Dissertation Committee
Elizabeth O’Neill
School of Social Welfare at the University of Kansas
2018

  • Honors

Methodologist: Ph.D. Dissertation Committee
Eunji Nam
School of Social Welfare at the University of Kansas
2018

  • Korean American Social Work Educators Association 2018 Dissertation Award

Member: Ph.D. Qualifying Committee
Elizabeth O’Neill
School of Social Welfare at the University of Kansas
2017

Member: Ph.D. Qualifying Committee
Eunji Nam
School of Social Welfare at the University of Kansas
2015

Mentor: Undergraduate Research Project
Christina Mecca
School of Social Welfare at the University of Kansas
2013

SCHOOL SERVICE & COMMITTEES

Promotion, Retention, and Tenure Committee, University of Kansas School of Social Welfare
Elected Member
2019 –
Co-Chair 2019 – 2021

Faculty Executive Committee, University of Kansas School of Social Welfare
Elected Member
2015 – 2016, 2016 – 2019
Co-Chair
2018 – 2019

Curriculum Innovation Committee, University of Kansas School of Social Welfare
Elected Member
2018 – 2019

Awards Committee, University of Kansas School of Social Welfare
Elected Member
2014 – 2017, 2017 – 2020
Chair
2015 – 2016, 2018 – 2020

Summer Research Doctoral Fellowship Selection Committee,
University of Kansas School of Social Welfare
Member
2014 – 2015

Dissertation Fellowship Selection Committee,
University of Kansas School of Social Welfare
Member
2013

BSW Committee,
University of Kansas School of Social Welfare
Member
2012 – 2019

Adjunct Instructors & GTAs,
University of Kansas School of Social Welfare
Mentor
SW 863: Mental Health and Psychopathology, 2015
SW 541: Social Work Research Seminar; 2014 – 2015
SW 832: Social Work in Health and Mental Health; 2013 –
SW 540: Fundamentals of Social Work Research; 2012 – 2015

Research Sequence Committee,
University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice
Member
2008 – 2009

Graduate Group Steering Committee,
University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice
Elected Student Representative
2006 – 2008

The Fellow,University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice Editorial Board
2006 – 2008

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

Academic Program Coordinating Committee
Member – Provost
Appointment 2021 –

Committee on Statewide General Education Core, University of Kansas
Member – Provost
Appointment 2020

Task Force on Community-Responsive Public Safety, University of Kansas
Member – Chancellor Appointment
Executive Committee – Chair Appointment
2020

Academic Portfolio Review and Academic Efficiency & Productivity Analysis
School of Social Welfare Representative
2020

Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies Field Trip Working Group
Faculty Senate Executive Committee
Appointment 2019 – 2020

Faculty Senate Committee on Standards and Procedures for Promotion and Tenure
Selected Member
2017 – 2020
Chair – Faculty Senate Executive Committee Appointment
2018 – 2019

School of Social Welfare Dean Search Committee,
University of Kansas Member – Provost Appointment
2016 – 2017

Faculty/University Senate, University of Kansas
Selected Member
2015 – 2018

Office of Graduate Studies, Graduate Research Competition, University of Kansas
Judge
2017

KU Innovation and Collaboration's Campus to Community Workshop, University of Kansas
Invited oral presentation of an innovative community engagement strategy
2016

Undergraduate Research Faculty Advisory Board, University of Kansas
Member
2014 – 2016

United Way Campaign, University of Kansas
Representative
2016

Sustainable Cities Initiative, University of Kansas
Exploratory Team Member
2014

Foundation Distinguished Professorship Recruitment, University of Kansas
Participant
2013

Research Experience Program, University of Kansas School of Social Welfare
Representative
2012 – 2018

GAPSA-Provost Interdisciplinary Innovation Award Selection Committee, University of Pennsylvania
Peer Reviewer
2008

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE (LOCAL AND STATE)

Behavioral Health Court, Lawrence, KS
Consultant
2017 – 2020

Douglas County District Attorney’s Women’s Diversion Program
Consultant
2019 – 2020

Coalition for Homeless Concerns, Lawrence, KS
Member
2013 – 2019
Co-Chair
2015 – 2016

Mobile Crisis Teams, Lawrence Kansas Police Department, Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center; Lawrence,
KS Consultant
2014

Philadelphia Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Coalition: Program and Curriculum Committees
Member
2006 – 2007

Indiana Offender Reintegration Project, Indianapolis, IN
Member
2004 – 2005

Indiana Sex Offender Management and Monitoring Program, Indianapolis, IN
Member
2003 – 2005

United Way of Champaign County, Champaign, IL
Chair, Birth-to-Six Panel
2002

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE (NATIONAL)

External Promotion & Tenure Reviews
University of Arkansas School of Social Work – 2021
University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Buffalo, NY – 2019
Wichita State University Department of Psychology, Wichita, KS – 2019

CSWE Annual Program Meeting Proposal Reviewer
Health track – 2019
Criminal and Juvenile Justice track – 2017, 2020

Consulting Editor 2017 – Social Work Research

Ad Hoc Peer Reviewer
2021 - BMC Psychiatry, Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Journal of Criminal Justice, Law and Human Behavior, Nature Scientific Reports, Women's Studies International Forum
2020 - Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, Journal of Criminal Justice, Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research, Law and Human Behavior
2019 - Journal of Criminal Justice, Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research, PLOS ONE
2018 - Criminal Justice and Behavior, Criminology, Journal of Criminal Justice, Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, Justice Quarterly

Learning Network and Information Center on Mental Health Recovery
Collaborative among the Council on Social Work Education, Indiana University School of Social Work and The University of Kansas School of Social Welfare to provide supports for social work faculty, practicum directors and students that strengthen recovery-oriented instruction and practice in adult mental health.
Co-Leader
2015 – 2016
Webinar Matejkowski, J., & Sullivan, W. P. (2016, March). Shared decision-making with people who are justice-involved and have a serious mental illness. Council on Social Work Education.

Editorial Review Board
2013 – 2016 Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research

Ad Hoc Peer Reviewer

2016 - American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, Evaluation and Program Planning, Homicide Studies, Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, Justice Quarterly

2015 - American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, Behavioral Sciences and the Law, Criminal Justice and Behavior; Journal of Forensic Social Work, Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, PLOS ONE

2014 - Criminal Justice and Behavior, Journal of Criminal Justice, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice, Journal of Forensic Social Work, Journal of Research on Adolescence

2013 - American Journal of Public Health, Criminal Justice and Behavior, Criminology, Journal of Criminal Justice

2012 - Criminal Justice and Behavior

Health-Justice Exchange Focus Group, IJIS Institute, under sponsorship of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and in collaboration with the Urban Institute
Member
2012 – 2013

Criminal Justice and Health Information Technology Roundtable, Community Oriented Correctional Health Services (COCHS), with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Member
September, 2012

Ad Hoc Peer Reviewer (prior to 2012)
Archives of General Psychiatry, Criminal Justice and Behavior, Criminal Justice Review, International Journal of Mental Health Systems, The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action

Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program, U.S. Department of Justice
Peer Reviewer
2009 – 2010

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE (INTERNATIONAL)

Swiss National Science Foundation Proposal Reviewer
Special call on coronaviruses
2020
Project funding in biology and medicine (Division III)
2018