CSWE & SSWR Presentations


These are the two main academic conferences scholars at the School of Social Welfare present at annually, showcasing their research through both presentations & poster presentations.

2022 SSWR

January 2022 | Marriott Marquis Washington, DC

Thursday, January 13, 2022

1:30 PM-3:00 PM

Effects of Early Intervention on Child and Parent Outcomes: An Analysis of Attachment Biobehavioral Catchup

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)
Amy Mendenhall, Ph.D., Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, University of Kansas; Whitney Grube, Ph.D., Associate Researcher, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Patricia Sattler, MSW, Doctoral Candidate, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kaela Byers, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Sharah Davis, Research Staff, University of Kansas, KS; Shannon Spadoni, BA, Student Research Assistant, University of Kansas, KS

 

1:30 PM-3:00 PM

Posttraumatic Change: Respecting the Narratives of Victims and Survivors of Violence

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)
Patricia Sattler, MSW, Doctoral Candidate, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Benjamin Roebuck, Ph.D., Research Chair and Professor, Algonquin College, Ottawa, ON, Canada; Alicia Clayton, Master's, Research Assistant, Algonquin College, Ottawa, ON, Canada

 

1:30 PM-3:00 PM

Patterns of Gender Equitable Attitudes and Behaviors Among Men: Relationships with Violence Perpetration

Liberty Ballroom K, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Erin Casey, Professor, University of Washington, Tacoma, Tacoma, WA; Claire Willey-Sthapit, MSSW, Doctoral Candidate, University of Washington, WA; Juliana Carlson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Jill Hoxmeier, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Central Washington University, WA

 

3:15 PM-4:45 PM

It Still Comes Back to My Kids: A Qualitative Study of the Lived Experiences of BSW and MSW Student Mothers during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Meredith Bagwell-Gray, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Megan Paceley, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Michelle Carney, Ph.D., Dean & Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Sarah Jen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, KS; Michael Riquino, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

 

3:15 PM-4:45 PM

Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED) Waiver: Population Descriptions

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)
Whitney Grube, Ph.D., Associate Researcher, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Friday, January 14, 2022

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

A Confirmatory Factor Analysis of a Brief Version of the Secondary Traumatic Stress-Informed Organization Assessment (STSI_OA)

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Pegah Naemi Jimenez, Ph.D., Associate Researcher, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Amanda Brown, MA, Associate Researcher, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Shelby Clark, MSW, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kaela Byers, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Becci Akin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

 

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

Before and after: An Examination of the Impact of Parenting Program Participation on Parental Attitudes Among Substance Abuse Affected, Child Welfare Involved Families

Monument, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Jody Brook, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kiley Liming, Ph.D., Associate Researcher, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kaela Byers, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Crystal Coles, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Morgan State University

 

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

Outcomes of 12-Step Involvement Among Sexual and Gender Minority Individuals

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)
Briana McGeough, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

 

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

The Implementation of an Anti-Racist Practice in Research Teams: Process and Pollination

Archives, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)
Juliana Carlson, Ph.D., University of Kansas, April Diaz, MSW, MA, University of Kansas School of Social Welfare, Nancy Kepple, Ph.D., University of Kansas, Linda Chimwemwe G. Banda, MSW, University of Kansas and Kelechi Wright, MEd, University of Kansas

 

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

Trauma and Depressive Symptomology of Parents Involved in a Child Welfare Parenting-Skills Intervention: Did Participation Help?

Liberty Ballroom I, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Kiley Liming, Ph.D., Associate Researcher, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Jody Brook, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kaela Byers, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Crystal Coles, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Morgan State University

 

9:45 AM-11:15 AM

Examining the Latent Profile of Financial Access Among Americans: A Generational View

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Euijin Jung, MSW, PhD Candidate, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Soohyoung Rain Lee, PhD, Research Director, Aging & Welfare Lab, CA

 

9:45 AM-11:15 AM

The Adoption Tracking Tool: Creating Structures to Improve Cross-Sector Collaboration

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Amanda Brown, MA, Associate Researcher, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Dennis Alford, MSW, Assistant Researcher Senior, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kaela Byers, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Becci Akin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

 

12:30 PM-1:30 PM

Journal of Community Practice Editorial Board

Marquis BR Salon 8, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)
Mary Ohmer, Ph.D., MSW, MPIA, University of Pittsburgh, Amy Mendenhall, Ph.D., University of Kansas, Michelle Carney, Ph.D., University of Kansas and Deborah Adams, Ph.D., University of Kansas

 

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

Representations of Older Adults in COVID-Related Newspaper Coverages: A Comparison of Perspectives between Older Adults and Young Adults

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Mijin Jeong, MSW, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, KS; Sarah Jen, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, KS; Hyun Kang, PhD, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Michael Riquino, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Jaime Goldberg, Doctoral Student, University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

Serious Emotional Disturbance Waiver: An Analysis of Service Use Patterns

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)
Whitney Grube, PhD, Associate Researcher, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

 

3:45 PM-5:15 PM

Sexual Expression, Policy, and Practices in Skilled Nursing Facilities: An Updated Assessment in the State of Kansas

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Sarah Jen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, KS; Mijin Jeong, MSW, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, KS

 

3:45 PM-5:15 PM

Attitudes Held By Child Welfare and Domestic Violence Stakeholders Regarding Adult Domestic Violence Survivors and People Who Use Violence

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

April Diaz, MSW, MA, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas School of Social Welfare, Lawrence, KS; Nancy Kepple, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, KS; Cheryl Holmes, MPA, Research Project Director, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Linda Chimwemwe G. Banda, MSW, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Juliana Carlson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Becci Akin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

 

3:45 PM-5:15 PM

Psychological Challenges Among Older Adults with Early Stage Dementia: A Systematic Review

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)
Mijin Jeong, MSW, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, KS

 

3:45 PM-5:15 PM

Digging Deeper: Examining the Substance Use Patterns and Treatment Experiences of Foster Care Involved, Substance Use Affected Families

Liberty Ballroom N, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Jody Brook, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kiley Liming, Ph.D., Associate Researcher, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kaela Byers, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Crystal Coles, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Morgan State University

 

3:45 PM-5:15 PM

Engaging Parent Partners in Strengthening a Child Welfare Coaching Program for Supervisors

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Stacy Dunkerley, MSW, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Vickie Burgess McArthur, LCMFT, Director, University of Kansas, Lawrence; Becci Akin, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Amanda Brown, MA, Associate Researcher, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

 

3:45 PM-5:15 PM

Examining Early Childhood Development Among Children in Foster Care after Participation in the Strengthening Families Program

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Kiley Liming, Ph.D., Associate Researcher, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Jody Brook, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kaela Byers, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Crystal Coles, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Morgan State University

 

3:45 PM-5:15 PM

Organizational Responses to Child Welfare Professionals: Do They Predict Secondary Traumatic Stress, Burnout, Compassion Satisfaction and Self-Care Among Front Line Workers and Supervisors?

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Shelby Clark, MSW, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kaela Byers, PhD, Associate Research Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Becci Akin, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Stacy Dunkerley, MSW, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kelechi Wright, MEd, Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Vickie Burgess McArthur, LCMFT, Director, University of Kansas, Lawrence

 

5:30 PM-7:00 PM

Cost Analysis of a Rural Family Treatment Court

Independence BR G, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Cynthia Nichols, MSW, Doctoral Student, University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT; Jessica Becker, MSW, Research Assistant, University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT; Jody Brook, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

 

5:30 PM-7:00 PM

Parent Experiences with the Child Welfare System: Validation of Surveys Assessing Interactions with Caseworkers and the Court System

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Amanda Brown, MA, Associate Researcher, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Pegah Naemi Jimenez, Ph.D., Associate Researcher, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kaela Byers, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Becci Akin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

 

5:30 PM-7:00 PM

State SNAP Policy Options and Child Protective Services Involvement

Independence BR C, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Michelle Johnson-Motoyama, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; Donna Ginther, Ph.D., Roy A. Roberts Distinguished Professor and Director, Institute for Social and Policy Research, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Yoonzie Chung, MSW, Doctoral Student, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD; Rebecca Phillips, MSW, MA, Doctoral Candidate, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; Oliver Beer, MSc, Ph.D. Candidate, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; Patricia Sattler, MSW, Doctoral Candidate, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Starr Davis, BSW, MSW Student, The Ohio State University College of Social Work, Columbus, OH

Saturday, January 15, 2022

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

Discourses of Ageism, Racism, and Gender during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Critical Discourse Analysis Roundtable

Independence BR H, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)
Christine Barber, MSW, University of Illinois at Chicago, Sarah Jen, Ph.D., University of Kansas, Brandon Mitchell, MSW, University of Louisville and Claire Willey-Sthapit, MSSW, University of Washington

 

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

Key Conditions for Change in Child Welfare: Applying a Collective Impact Framework to Inform Family First Prevention Services Implementations

Capitol, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)
Jared Barton, Ph.D., University of Kansas, Kaela Byers, Ph.D., University of Kansas, Becci Akin, Ph.D., University of Kansas and Dennis Alford, MSW, University of Kansas

 

9:45 AM-11:15 AM

Adapting and Installing a Coaching Program for Child Welfare Supervisors: Lessons Learned from Initial Implementation

Independence BR F, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)
Vickie McArthur, LCMFT, University of Kansas, Alanea Hanna, BA, University of Kansas, Mary Eibes, University of Kansas, Stacy Dunkerley, MSW, University of Kansas and Becci Akin, Ph.D., University of Kansas

 

9:45 AM-11:15 AM

Needs and Experiences of Sexual and Gender Minority Individuals in 12-Step Programs

Liberty Ballroom N, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)
Briana McGeough, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

 

4:00 PM-5:30 PM

An Ethic of Care: A Narrative Case Study of Criminal Investigations in One Southwestern Police Department

Marquis BR Salon 7, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Patricia Sattler,MSW, Doctoral Candidate, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

 

4:00 PM-5:30 PM

Nothing If We Never Let You Say How It Feels to be Already Drenched: Identifying Key Themes for Supporting Youth in Foster Care through Poetic Inquiry

Independence BR A, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Becci Akin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Shelby Clark, MSW, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kaela Byers, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Sarah McCall, BA, Research Project Specialist, University of Kansas, KS; Mariana Gomez, Undergraduate Student, University of Kansas, KS; Megan Paceley, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

 

4:00 PM-5:30 PM

Youth Are Not Something to Check Off Your to Do List: Poetic Inquiry into the Symbols Youth and Other Stakeholders Use to Reimagine Supports for Youth in Foster Care

Independence BR A, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Megan Paceley, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Becci Akin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Shelby Clark, MSW, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kaela Byers, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Sarah McCall, BA, Research Project Specialist, University of Kansas, KS

 

4:00 PM-5:30 PM

Perceptions of College Men Engaged in Men's Engagement Programs on Masculinities and Gender Norms

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Juliana Carlson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Natabhona Mabachi, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Alesha Doan, Ph.D., Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence

Sunday, January 16, 2022

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

Trauma-Informed Sexual Health Care Among Survivors of Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence in Refugee Resettlement Contexts: A Scoping Review

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Meredith Bagwell-Gray, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Jordan Steiner, Ph.D., Doctoral Candidate, Rutgers University; Karin Wachter, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ; Cherra Mathis, MSW, Doctoral Student, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ; Andrea Kappas Mazzio, MSW, Ph.D. Candidate, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ; Crista Johnson-Agbakwu, MD., Director, Refugee Women’s Health Clinic, Valleywise Health, Phoenix, AZ; Jill Messing, MSW, Ph.D., Professor, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ

 

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

Examining the Impact of the Lgbtqia+ Policy Landscape on the Field of Social Work

Capitol, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)
Leonardo Kattari, MSW, Michigan State University, Shanna Kattari, Ph.D., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and Megan Paceley, Ph.D., University of Kansas

 

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

Everyday Discrimination during the Transition to Adulthood: It's Complicated

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Mansi Patel, MBA, LMSW, Doctoral Student & Graduate Research Assistant, University of Texas at Arlington, McKinney, TX; Euijin Jung, Ph.D. student, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Ashley Palmer, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Arlington; Ryon Cobb, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Southern California, CA

 

9:45 AM-11:15 AM

Discrimination, Disproportionality, and Disparity: Black Families Experiences of Structural and Systemic Bias in Child Welfare

Marquis BR Salon 8, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Kelechi Wright, MEd, Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Becci Akin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kaela Byers, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Sarah McCall, BA, Research Project Specialist, University of Kansas, KS; Dennis Alford, MSW, Assistant Researcher Senior, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Shelby Clark, MSW, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Amittia Parker, Ph.D., Senior Policy Associate, Georgetown University, DC

 

9:45 AM-11:15 AM

Exploring Gender Differences in Everyday Discrimination: Item Response Theory Approach
 

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Euijin Jung, MSW, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Ashley Palmer, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Arlington

 

11:30 AM-1:00 PM

Im Not Pussyfooting Around...Whos Got Time for That Anymore? a Research Poem of Time Lost and Time Left in Healing from Intimate Partner Violence

Liberty Ballroom K, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Meredith Bagwell-Gray, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Sarah Jen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, KS

 

11:30 AM-1:00 PM

Investigating the Relationship between Child Welfare Professionals Well-Being and Application of Casework Skills in Practice

Independence BR H, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Shelby Clark, MSW, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Becci Akin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kaela Byers, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kelechi Wright, MEd, Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Stacy Dunkerley, MSW, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Vickie Burgess McArthur, LCMFT, Director, University of Kansas, Lawrence

 

11:30 AM-1:00 PM

I Don't Know What World I Live in Anymore": Student Narratives of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Independence BR G, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Sarah Jen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, KS; Grace Brandt, BA, MSW Candidate, University of Kansas; Kortney Carr, MSW, Professor of the Practice, University of Kansas; Sarah Cole, BA, MSW Candidate, University of Kansas; Michael Riquino, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Megan Paceley, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Thursday, January 13, 2022

1:30 PM-3:00 PM

Effects of Early Intervention on Child and Parent Outcomes: An Analysis of Attachment Biobehavioral Catchup

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)
Amy Mendenhall, Ph.D., Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, University of Kansas; Whitney Grube, Ph.D., Associate Researcher, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Patricia Sattler, MSW, Doctoral Candidate, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kaela Byers, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Sharah Davis, Research Staff, University of Kansas, KS; Shannon Spadoni, BA, Student Research Assistant, University of Kansas, KS

 

1:30 PM-3:00 PM

Posttraumatic Change: Respecting the Narratives of Victims and Survivors of Violence

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)
Patricia Sattler, MSW, Doctoral Candidate, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Benjamin Roebuck, Ph.D., Research Chair and Professor, Algonquin College, Ottawa, ON, Canada; Alicia Clayton, Master's, Research Assistant, Algonquin College, Ottawa, ON, Canada

 

1:30 PM-3:00 PM

Patterns of Gender Equitable Attitudes and Behaviors Among Men: Relationships with Violence Perpetration

Liberty Ballroom K, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Erin Casey, Professor, University of Washington, Tacoma, Tacoma, WA; Claire Willey-Sthapit, MSSW, Doctoral Candidate, University of Washington, WA; Juliana Carlson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Jill Hoxmeier, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Central Washington University, WA

 

3:15 PM-4:45 PM

It Still Comes Back to My Kids: A Qualitative Study of the Lived Experiences of BSW and MSW Student Mothers during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Meredith Bagwell-Gray, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Megan Paceley, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Michelle Carney, Ph.D., Dean & Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Sarah Jen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, KS; Michael Riquino, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

 

3:15 PM-4:45 PM

Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED) Waiver: Population Descriptions

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)
Whitney Grube, Ph.D., Associate Researcher, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Friday, January 14, 2022

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

A Confirmatory Factor Analysis of a Brief Version of the Secondary Traumatic Stress-Informed Organization Assessment (STSI_OA)

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Pegah Naemi Jimenez, Ph.D., Associate Researcher, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Amanda Brown, MA, Associate Researcher, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Shelby Clark, MSW, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kaela Byers, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Becci Akin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

 

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

Before and after: An Examination of the Impact of Parenting Program Participation on Parental Attitudes Among Substance Abuse Affected, Child Welfare Involved Families

Monument, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Jody Brook, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kiley Liming, Ph.D., Associate Researcher, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kaela Byers, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Crystal Coles, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Morgan State University

 

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

Outcomes of 12-Step Involvement Among Sexual and Gender Minority Individuals

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)
Briana McGeough, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

 

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

The Implementation of an Anti-Racist Practice in Research Teams: Process and Pollination

Archives, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)
Juliana Carlson, Ph.D., University of Kansas, April Diaz, MSW, MA, University of Kansas School of Social Welfare, Nancy Kepple, Ph.D., University of Kansas, Linda Chimwemwe G. Banda, MSW, University of Kansas and Kelechi Wright, MEd, University of Kansas

 

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

Trauma and Depressive Symptomology of Parents Involved in a Child Welfare Parenting-Skills Intervention: Did Participation Help?

Liberty Ballroom I, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Kiley Liming, Ph.D., Associate Researcher, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Jody Brook, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kaela Byers, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Crystal Coles, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Morgan State University

 

9:45 AM-11:15 AM

Examining the Latent Profile of Financial Access Among Americans: A Generational View

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Euijin Jung, MSW, PhD Candidate, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Soohyoung Rain Lee, PhD, Research Director, Aging & Welfare Lab, CA

 

9:45 AM-11:15 AM

The Adoption Tracking Tool: Creating Structures to Improve Cross-Sector Collaboration

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Amanda Brown, MA, Associate Researcher, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Dennis Alford, MSW, Assistant Researcher Senior, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kaela Byers, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Becci Akin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

 

12:30 PM-1:30 PM

Journal of Community Practice Editorial Board

Marquis BR Salon 8, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)
Mary Ohmer, Ph.D., MSW, MPIA, University of Pittsburgh, Amy Mendenhall, Ph.D., University of Kansas, Michelle Carney, Ph.D., University of Kansas and Deborah Adams, Ph.D., University of Kansas

 

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

Representations of Older Adults in COVID-Related Newspaper Coverages: A Comparison of Perspectives between Older Adults and Young Adults

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Mijin Jeong, MSW, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, KS; Sarah Jen, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, KS; Hyun Kang, PhD, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Michael Riquino, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Jaime Goldberg, Doctoral Student, University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

Serious Emotional Disturbance Waiver: An Analysis of Service Use Patterns

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)
Whitney Grube, PhD, Associate Researcher, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

 

3:45 PM-5:15 PM

Sexual Expression, Policy, and Practices in Skilled Nursing Facilities: An Updated Assessment in the State of Kansas

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Sarah Jen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, KS; Mijin Jeong, MSW, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, KS

 

3:45 PM-5:15 PM

Attitudes Held By Child Welfare and Domestic Violence Stakeholders Regarding Adult Domestic Violence Survivors and People Who Use Violence

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

April Diaz, MSW, MA, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas School of Social Welfare, Lawrence, KS; Nancy Kepple, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, KS; Cheryl Holmes, MPA, Research Project Director, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Linda Chimwemwe G. Banda, MSW, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Juliana Carlson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Becci Akin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

 

3:45 PM-5:15 PM

Psychological Challenges Among Older Adults with Early Stage Dementia: A Systematic Review

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)
Mijin Jeong, MSW, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, KS

 

3:45 PM-5:15 PM

Digging Deeper: Examining the Substance Use Patterns and Treatment Experiences of Foster Care Involved, Substance Use Affected Families

Liberty Ballroom N, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Jody Brook, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kiley Liming, Ph.D., Associate Researcher, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kaela Byers, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Crystal Coles, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Morgan State University

 

3:45 PM-5:15 PM

Engaging Parent Partners in Strengthening a Child Welfare Coaching Program for Supervisors

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Stacy Dunkerley, MSW, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Vickie Burgess McArthur, LCMFT, Director, University of Kansas, Lawrence; Becci Akin, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Amanda Brown, MA, Associate Researcher, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

 

3:45 PM-5:15 PM

Examining Early Childhood Development Among Children in Foster Care after Participation in the Strengthening Families Program

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Kiley Liming, Ph.D., Associate Researcher, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Jody Brook, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kaela Byers, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Crystal Coles, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Morgan State University

 

3:45 PM-5:15 PM

Organizational Responses to Child Welfare Professionals: Do They Predict Secondary Traumatic Stress, Burnout, Compassion Satisfaction and Self-Care Among Front Line Workers and Supervisors?

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Shelby Clark, MSW, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kaela Byers, PhD, Associate Research Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Becci Akin, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Stacy Dunkerley, MSW, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kelechi Wright, MEd, Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Vickie Burgess McArthur, LCMFT, Director, University of Kansas, Lawrence

 

5:30 PM-7:00 PM

Cost Analysis of a Rural Family Treatment Court

Independence BR G, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Cynthia Nichols, MSW, Doctoral Student, University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT; Jessica Becker, MSW, Research Assistant, University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT; Jody Brook, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

 

5:30 PM-7:00 PM

Parent Experiences with the Child Welfare System: Validation of Surveys Assessing Interactions with Caseworkers and the Court System

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Amanda Brown, MA, Associate Researcher, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Pegah Naemi Jimenez, Ph.D., Associate Researcher, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kaela Byers, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Becci Akin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

 

5:30 PM-7:00 PM

State SNAP Policy Options and Child Protective Services Involvement

Independence BR C, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Michelle Johnson-Motoyama, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; Donna Ginther, Ph.D., Roy A. Roberts Distinguished Professor and Director, Institute for Social and Policy Research, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Yoonzie Chung, MSW, Doctoral Student, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD; Rebecca Phillips, MSW, MA, Doctoral Candidate, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; Oliver Beer, MSc, Ph.D. Candidate, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; Patricia Sattler, MSW, Doctoral Candidate, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Starr Davis, BSW, MSW Student, The Ohio State University College of Social Work, Columbus, OH

Saturday, January 15, 2022

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

Discourses of Ageism, Racism, and Gender during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Critical Discourse Analysis Roundtable

Independence BR H, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)
Christine Barber, MSW, University of Illinois at Chicago, Sarah Jen, Ph.D., University of Kansas, Brandon Mitchell, MSW, University of Louisville and Claire Willey-Sthapit, MSSW, University of Washington

 

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

Key Conditions for Change in Child Welfare: Applying a Collective Impact Framework to Inform Family First Prevention Services Implementations

Capitol, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)
Jared Barton, Ph.D., University of Kansas, Kaela Byers, Ph.D., University of Kansas, Becci Akin, Ph.D., University of Kansas and Dennis Alford, MSW, University of Kansas

 

9:45 AM-11:15 AM

Adapting and Installing a Coaching Program for Child Welfare Supervisors: Lessons Learned from Initial Implementation

Independence BR F, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)
Vickie McArthur, LCMFT, University of Kansas, Alanea Hanna, BA, University of Kansas, Mary Eibes, University of Kansas, Stacy Dunkerley, MSW, University of Kansas and Becci Akin, Ph.D., University of Kansas

 

9:45 AM-11:15 AM

Needs and Experiences of Sexual and Gender Minority Individuals in 12-Step Programs

Liberty Ballroom N, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)
Briana McGeough, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

 

4:00 PM-5:30 PM

An Ethic of Care: A Narrative Case Study of Criminal Investigations in One Southwestern Police Department

Marquis BR Salon 7, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Patricia Sattler,MSW, Doctoral Candidate, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

 

4:00 PM-5:30 PM

Nothing If We Never Let You Say How It Feels to be Already Drenched: Identifying Key Themes for Supporting Youth in Foster Care through Poetic Inquiry

Independence BR A, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Becci Akin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Shelby Clark, MSW, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kaela Byers, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Sarah McCall, BA, Research Project Specialist, University of Kansas, KS; Mariana Gomez, Undergraduate Student, University of Kansas, KS; Megan Paceley, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

 

4:00 PM-5:30 PM

Youth Are Not Something to Check Off Your to Do List: Poetic Inquiry into the Symbols Youth and Other Stakeholders Use to Reimagine Supports for Youth in Foster Care

Independence BR A, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Megan Paceley, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Becci Akin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Shelby Clark, MSW, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kaela Byers, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Sarah McCall, BA, Research Project Specialist, University of Kansas, KS

 

4:00 PM-5:30 PM

Perceptions of College Men Engaged in Men's Engagement Programs on Masculinities and Gender Norms

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Juliana Carlson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Natabhona Mabachi, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Alesha Doan, Ph.D., Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence

Sunday, January 16, 2022

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

Trauma-Informed Sexual Health Care Among Survivors of Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence in Refugee Resettlement Contexts: A Scoping Review

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Meredith Bagwell-Gray, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Jordan Steiner, Ph.D., Doctoral Candidate, Rutgers University; Karin Wachter, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ; Cherra Mathis, MSW, Doctoral Student, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ; Andrea Kappas Mazzio, MSW, Ph.D. Candidate, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ; Crista Johnson-Agbakwu, MD., Director, Refugee Women’s Health Clinic, Valleywise Health, Phoenix, AZ; Jill Messing, MSW, Ph.D., Professor, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ

 

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

Examining the Impact of the Lgbtqia+ Policy Landscape on the Field of Social Work

Capitol, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)
Leonardo Kattari, MSW, Michigan State University, Shanna Kattari, Ph.D., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and Megan Paceley, Ph.D., University of Kansas

 

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

Everyday Discrimination during the Transition to Adulthood: It's Complicated

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Mansi Patel, MBA, LMSW, Doctoral Student & Graduate Research Assistant, University of Texas at Arlington, McKinney, TX; Euijin Jung, Ph.D. student, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Ashley Palmer, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Arlington; Ryon Cobb, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Southern California, CA

 

9:45 AM-11:15 AM

Discrimination, Disproportionality, and Disparity: Black Families Experiences of Structural and Systemic Bias in Child Welfare

Marquis BR Salon 8, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Kelechi Wright, MEd, Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Becci Akin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kaela Byers, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Sarah McCall, BA, Research Project Specialist, University of Kansas, KS; Dennis Alford, MSW, Assistant Researcher Senior, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Shelby Clark, MSW, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Amittia Parker, Ph.D., Senior Policy Associate, Georgetown University, DC

 

9:45 AM-11:15 AM

Exploring Gender Differences in Everyday Discrimination: Item Response Theory Approach
 

Marquis BR Salon 6, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Euijin Jung, MSW, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Ashley Palmer, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Arlington

 

11:30 AM-1:00 PM

Im Not Pussyfooting Around...Whos Got Time for That Anymore? a Research Poem of Time Lost and Time Left in Healing from Intimate Partner Violence

Liberty Ballroom K, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Meredith Bagwell-Gray, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Sarah Jen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, KS

 

11:30 AM-1:00 PM

Investigating the Relationship between Child Welfare Professionals Well-Being and Application of Casework Skills in Practice

Independence BR H, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Shelby Clark, MSW, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Becci Akin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kaela Byers, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Kelechi Wright, MEd, Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Stacy Dunkerley, MSW, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Vickie Burgess McArthur, LCMFT, Director, University of Kansas, Lawrence

 

11:30 AM-1:00 PM

I Don't Know What World I Live in Anymore": Student Narratives of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Independence BR G, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington, DC)

Sarah Jen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, KS; Grace Brandt, BA, MSW Candidate, University of Kansas; Kortney Carr, MSW, Professor of the Practice, University of Kansas; Sarah Cole, BA, MSW Candidate, University of Kansas; Michael Riquino, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Megan Paceley, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Past Conferences

November 4-7, 2021 | Orlando, FL

 

Friday, November 5, 2021

7:45 AM–8:45 AM

Maintaining the Magic: Translating Practice Pedagogies Across Course Modalities
Dolphin, Walt Disney World Resort, Atlantic Hall, Monitor 2/First Level
Nancy J . Kepple, University of Kansas

 

10:30 AM–11:30 AM

Addressing Tensions and Inequities Through Trauma-Informed Pedagogy: Lessons From Students’ Pandemic Experiences
Dolphin, Walt Disney World Resort, Southern Hemisphere 3/Fifth Level
Sarah Jen, University of Kansas; Mahasweta M . Banerjee, University of Kansas; Kortney Carr, University of Kansas
Research Contributors: Megan Paceley, Kelechi Wright, Sarah Cole

 

3:00 PM–4:00 PM

Differences in Local Court Procedures Impact Implementation of a Cross-Sector Communication Tool
Dolphin, Walt Disney World Resort, Atlantic Hall, Monitor 6/First Level
Amanda Brown, University of Kansas
Research Contributors: Becci Akin, Kaela Byers

 

3:00 PM–4:00 PM

“Pause, Listen, Act”: Reimagining Supports and Systems Impacting Youths in Foster Care
Dolphin, Walt Disney World Resort, Atlantic Hall, Monitor 30/First Level
Shelby L . Clark, University of Kansas; Sarah McCall, University of Kansas

Research Contributors: Becci A . Akin, Kaela Byers, Amanda Brown, Dennis Alford, Julie Toplikar, Kelechi Wright

 

3:00 PM–4:00 PM

Honoring Family: Engaging Parent Partners in Strengthening a Child Welfare Coaching Program
Dolphin, Walt Disney World Resort, Atlantic Hall, Monitor 7/First Level
Stacy Dunkerley, University of Kansas
Research Contributors: Vickie McArthur, Becci Akin, Amanda Brown

 

Saturday, November 6, 2021

7:45 AM–8:45 AM

Courts, Communities and Accountability: Executing Genuine Community-Based Research Panel
Dolphin, Walt Disney World Resort, Southern Hemisphere 4/Fifth Level
Kelechi C. Wright, University of Kansas; Becci A . Akin, University of Kansas; Kaela Byers, University of Kansas; Sarah McCall, University of Kansas
Research Contributor: Shelby Clark

 

7:45 AM–8:45 AM

Leading Critical Conversations on Racial Justice: ACOSA’s Lead Initiative
Dolphin, Walt Disney World Resort, Oceanic 8, Lobby/Third Level
Jan Ivery, Georgia State University; Deborah Adams, University of Kansas

 

1:00 PM–2:00 PM

Lessons Learned: Initial Implementation of a Skills-Based Coaching Program in Child Welfare
Dolphin, Walt Disney World Resort, Atlantic Hall, Monitor 11/First Level
Vickie McArthur, University of Kansas; Stacy Dunkerley, University of Kansas
Research Contributors: Becci Akin, Taryn Atkins, Elise Crain, Mary Eibes, Alanea Hanna, Catrina Hinkle, Natasha Santiago-Mason

 

1:00 PM–2:00 PM

Delivering a Parenting Program in Native American Communities: Pandemic Lessons Learned
Dolphin, Walt Disney World Resort, Atlantic Hall, Monitor 12/First Level
Euijin Jung, University of Kansas; Amy Mendenhall, University of Kansas; Michelle Levy, University of Kansas
Research Contributor: Cheryl Holmes

 

2:15 PM–3:15 PM

Revisioning Doctoral Education to Center Racial Justice and a Critical Perspective
Dolphin, Walt Disney World Resort, Southern Hemisphere 3/Fifth Level
Nancy J . Kepple, University of Kansas; Meredith Bagwell-Gray, University of Kansas; Amy Mendenhall, University of Kansas; Patricia L . Sattler, University of Kansas
Research Contributors: Becci Akin, Mijin Jeong, Kortney Carr, Megan Paceley, Sarah Jen

 

Sunday, November 7, 2021

10:00 AM–11:00 AM

Child Welfare Professionals’ Orientation Toward Child Saving Versus Family Focus
Dolphin, Walt Disney World Resort, Atlantic Hall, Monitor 24/First Level
Becci A . Akin, University of Kansas; Kaela Byers, University of Kansas
Research Contributors: Shelby Clark, Stacy Dunkerley, Kelechi Wright, Sarah McCall

 

1:15 PM–2:15 PM

Promoting Racial, Economic and Environmental Justice Through Advancing Macro Education and Practice
Dolphin, Walt Disney World Resort, Europe 11, Lobby/Third Level
Altaf Husain, Howard University; Deborah Adams, University of Kansas; Darlyne Bailey, Bryn Mawr College

Held virtually January 19-24, 2021

 

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Risk and Resilience in Early Childhood: Differential Impact of Social Determinants of Health By Latent Class Family Profiles
Presenters: Kaela Byers, PhD, University of Kansas; Emma Monahan, PhD, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago; Julie McCrae, PhD, Chapin Hall
Location: online

1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Critical Analyses of Pandemic Discourses to Reimagine a Socially Just Society: Ageism, Domestic Violence, and Migrant Labor in the Context of Coronavirus
Presenters: Heather Storer, Ph.D., University of Louisville; Odessa Gonzalez-Benson, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Claire Willey-Sthapit, MSSW, University of Washington; Sarah Jen, University of Kansas; Brandon Mitchell, BA, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Location: online

1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Toward a Health Equity Narrative for Black Maternal Health and Well-Being
Presenters: McClain Sampson, PhD, University of Houston; Reiko Boyd, PhD, University of Houston; Quenette Walton, PhD, University of Houston; Serwaa Omowale, MSW, University of Pittsburgh; Amittia Parker, LMSW, University of Kansas
Location: online

Thursday, January 21, 2021

1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Stable Reunification: Long-Term Follow-up on a Randomized Study of a Parenting Intervention for Families of Children with Emotional and Behavioral Problems
Presenters: Becci A. Akin, PhD, University of Kansas
Location: online

1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Influence of Cumulative Adverse Childhood Experiences on Reunification for Children in Foster Care
Presenters: Kiley Liming, PhD, University of Kansas; Jody Brook, PhD, University of Kansas; Becci Akin, PhD, University of Kansas
Location: online

1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Critical Discourse Analysis: Analyzing Subjectivity across Themes of Race, Culture, and Migration
Presenters: Sarah Jen, PhD, University of Kansas
Location: online

5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Pursuing Justice with Collaborative Institutional Research: Examining the Collective Process of Addressing Racial Disparity in Child Welfare Research
Presenters: Kelechi Wright, MEd, University of Kansas, Becci Akin, PhD, University of Kansas, Weber Kristen, JD, Center for the Study of Social Policy and Sarah McCall, BA, University of Kansas
Location: online

Friday, January 22, 2021

1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. 
The Association between Adverse Childhood Experiences, Placement Setting Type and Placement Stability for Children in out-of-Home Placement
Presenters: Kiley Liming, PhD, University of Kansas; Becci Akin, PhD, University of Kansas; Jody Brook, PhD, University of Kansas
Location: online

1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. 
Team Work Makes the Dream Work: Implementing Blameless Retrospective Practice in Research Teams
Presenters: Juliana Carlson, PhD, University of Kansas, Becci Akin, PhD, University of Kansas, Nancy Kepple, PhD, University of Kansas; Linda Chimwemwe G. Banda, MSW, University of Kansas
Location: online

3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Life Course Influences on the Development of Gender Equitable Attitudes Among Men: A Scoping Review
Presenters: Erin A. Casey, PhD, University of Washington; Jill Hoxmeier, PhD, Central Washington University; Juliana Carlson, PhD, University of Kansas; Anna Ihreg, BA, University of Washington; Mindy Roman, BA, University of Washington
Location: online

5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Understanding Mental Health Predictors of AA Involvement for Sexual Minoritie
Presenters: Briana McGeough, PhD, University of Kansas
Location: online

5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Exploring Gender Differences in Everyday Discrimination: Item Response Theory Approach
Presenters: Euijin Jung, University of Kansas; Ashley N. Palmer, PhD, University of Texas at Arlington
Location: online

5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Parents' and Professionals' Perceptions of the Court and Legal System
Presenters: Kelechi Wright, MEd, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Becci Akin, PhD, University of Kansas; Stacy Dunkerley, MSW, University of Kansas; Shelby Clark, MSW, University of Kansas; Sarah McCall, BA, University of Kansas
Location: online

Poster Presentations

(all on-demand with no specified date or time)

Strengths Model for Youth: Initial Longitudinal Analysis on Youth Outcomes
Presenters: Grube, W., Jung, E. & Mendenhall, A.N.
Location: online

Emotion-Regulation Mechanisms as Risk Factors for Depression Among Sexual Minority Women
Presenters: McGeough, B.
Location: online

Evaluating the Impact of a Parenting Program on Reunification for Young Children Affected by Parental Substance Use:  Results from a Midwestern Randomized Control Trial
Presenters: Brook, J., Liming, K., Cole, R., Coles, C. & Byers, K.
Location: online

Child Safety and Family Preservation: Investigating the Relationships between Tenure, Type of Employment, and Values Influencing Decision Making Among Child Welfare Professionals
Presenters: Clark, S., Byers, K., Akin, B.A., Dunkerley, S., Wright, K., & McCall, S.
Location: online

Geographic Barriers to Achieving Timely Permanency: A Survival Analysis
Presenters: Byers, K., & Akin, B.A.
Location: online

The Roles of Spiritually Oriented Organizations Delivering Services within the Addiction Continuum of Care
Presenters: Parker, A. & Kepple, N.
Location: online

Parent and Worker Perspectives on the Helping Relationship
Presenters: Dunkerley, S., Palmer, A., Akin, B. A., & Brook, J.
Location: online

Engaging Foster Care-Involved Parents: An Exploratory Study on Parent Engagement and Placement Stability
Presenters: Dunkerley, S. & Akin, B. A.
Location: online

Early Testing Mechanisms for Assessment of Initial Implementation Outcomes on Adult & Child Survivor-Centered Approach
Presenters: Banda, L., Akin, B. A., Carlson, J., Holmes, C. & Diaz, A.
Location: online

Assessing Perceptions of Collaboration Among Diverse Stakeholders in Implementation Teams: Preliminary Results from a Project-Developed Collaboration Survey
Presenters: Diaz, A., Holmes, C., Kepple, N., Carlson, J. & Akin, B. A.
Location: online

Restorative justice legislation with implications for educational settings: A landscape scan of the United States.
Presenters: Molloy, J., Ross, C., Colson, M., Riquino, M.R., Nguyen, V.L., Reese, S.E., & Trautman, A.
Location: online

Cervical Health Among Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence
Presenters: Bagwell-Gray, M.
Location: online

Navigating Two Worlds: Strengths and Challenges of Integrating Parenting and Recovery Identities
Presenters: Kepple, N., Wolf, J. Brown, S.
Location: online

November 16 - 20, 2020 | Virtual

 

Variation in the Administration of Standardized Assessments: Implications for Social Work Education

Presenters: Whitney Grube, PhD, LMSW, University of Kansas; Sharah Davis, LMSW, University of Kansas; Amy Mendenhall, PhD, MSW, University of Kansas

 

Group Advising Model for Doctoral Mentoring: Harnessing Peer & Faculty Strengths

Presenters: Elizabeth Lightfoot, PhD, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities; Juliana Carlson, University of Kansas; Annette Semanchin Jones, Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo; Mingyang Zheng, MSW, University of Minnesota

 

Teaching Diversity in the Current Sociopolitical Climate: Oppression, Current Events & Politics

Presenters: Megan S. Paceley, PhD, MSW, University of Kansas; C. L. Dominique Courts, MA, MFT, University of Connecticut

Many Ways of Teaching: Outcomes Assessment Across 4 Advanced Clinical MSW Courses

Presenters: Jody Brook, PhD, MSW/LCSW, University of Kansas; Megan S. Paceley, PhD, MSW, University of Kansas

Identification of Strengths Among Southwestern LGBTQ+ Young Adults

Presenters: Megan E. Gandy, PhD, MSW, LCSW, West Virginia University; Megan S. Paceley, PhD, MSW, University of Kansas

 

Economic Empowerment for Korean American Women Social Work Educators

Presenters: Yeon-Shim Lee, PhD., ACSW, San Francisco State University; Eui Jin Jung, MSW, University of Kansas; Intae Yoon, PhD, MSW, North Carolina State University; Youseung Kim, MSW, PhD, Clark Atlanta University

 

An Examination of Financial Well-being Through the Lens of Gender

Presenters: Mahasweta M. Banerjee, PhD, University of Kansas; Eui Jin Jung, MSW, University of Kansas

 

Facilitating Youth-directed, Participatory Action Research in a Study of Child Welfare Services

Presenters: Shelby L. Clark, LCSW, LSCSW, University of Kansas; Sarah McCall, University of Kansas

 

Foster Care-involved Parents’ Views on Court 710b and Legal Practices

Presenters: Stacy Dunkerley, MSW, University of Kansas; Becci A. Akin, PhD, MS

 

Parent & Worker Perspectives on the Helping Relationship in Foster Care

Presenters: Stacy Dunkerley, University of Kansas; Ashley Palmer, University of Texas at Arlington

January 16-19, 2020 | Washington, DC

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2020

2:00 p.m.

Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement Leads to Decreased Pain & Negative Affect Among Chronic Pain Patients: A Session-By-Session Analysis

Presenters: Sarah Reese, Michael Riquino, Eric Garland

Marquis BR Salon 6 (ML 2) (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

3:15 p.m.

Trans Youth Navigating Identity Disclosure in the Midwest: Contextual Factors in the Family, School & Community

Presenters: Patricia Sattler, Jacob Goffnett, Megan Paceley

Marquis BR Salon 6 (ML 2) (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

3:45 p.m.

Toward a More Culturally Specific Understanding of Maternal Mental Health Disparities Among African American Mothers with Young Children

Presenters: Amittia Parker

Independence BR B, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 2020

8:00 a.m.

At the Brink of the Budget: How Latent Structure of Financial Well-Being is Perceived by Americans

Presenters: Euijin Jung, Kahee Han

Marquis BR Salon 6 (ML 2) (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

8:00 a.m.

IPV & Help-seeking

Moderator: Meredith Bagwell-Gray

Liberty Ballroom K, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

9:45 a.m.

Exploring the Constructs Financial Capability: Item Response Theory Results

Presenters: Euijin Jung, Jihong Zhang

Marquis BR Salon 6 (ML 2) (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

9:45 a.m.

Understanding the Interconnectedness of Health and Children's Experience in Foster Care

Presenters: Allison Dunnigan, D. Crystal Coles

Marquis BR Salon 6 (ML 2) (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

9:45 a.m.

Shared Decision Making in Community Corrections

Presenters: Jason Matejkowski

Marquis BR Salon 14, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

2:00 p.m.

Midwestern Trans Young People and Conceptualizations of Community and Community Climate

Presenters: Megan Paceley, PhD, Patricia Sattler, MSW, Jacob Goffnett, MSW

Marquis BR Salon 6 (ML 2) (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

2:00 p.m.

The Complexities of Mothering: Clusters of Behavioral Health Risks Experienced by African-American Mothers

Presenters: D. Crystal Coles, Quenette Walton, Tracey Barnett, Tyreasa Washington

Independence BR H, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

3:45 p.m.

Collaboration and Racial Equity in Domestic Violence and Child Welfare: Exploring the Development & Use of a Racial Equity & Anti-White Supremacy Infused Measure of Collaboration

Presenters: Becci Akin, Ruby White Starr, Wendy Mota, Juliana Carlson

Treasury, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 2020

9:45 a.m.

Women's Sexual Health in the Context of Intimate Partner Violence: The Intersections of Gender, Race, Class & Age

Presenters: Meredith Bagwell-Gray, Nikolaus Schuetz, Sarah Jen

Marquis BR Salon 6 (ML 2) (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

9:45 a.m.

Using Critical Discourse Analysis in Social Work Research

Presenters: Claire Willey-Sthapit, Sarah Jen, Heather Storer, Odessa Gonzalez-Benson

Supreme Court, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

9:45 a.m.

Collaboration in a Public-Private-University Partnership for Trauma-Informed Child Welfare Services

Presenters: Ashley Palmer, Becci Akin, Stacy Dunkerley, Jody Brook

Marquis BR Salon 6 (ML 2) (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

10:45 a.m.

Investigating the Relationship between Trauma Symptoms & Placement Instability for Children in Foster Care

Presenters: Shelby Clark, Ashley Palmer, Becci Akin, Stacy Dunkerley, Jody Brook

Marquis BR Salon 16, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

10:45 a.m.

Centering Black Mothers: A Review of Studies Examining the Role of Supports across Contexts that Bolster Maternal Mental Health

Presenters: Amittia Parker

Marquis BR Salon 6 (ML 2) (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

4:00 p.m.

Family Drug Court Participation & Permanency in a Rural Setting: Outcomes from a Rigorous Quasi-Experiment

Presenters: Margaret Lloyd, Jessica Becker, Jody Brook

Marquis BR Salon 12, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

4:00 p.m.

Collaboration in a Public-Private-University Partnership for Trauma-Informed Child Welfare Services

Presenters: Ashley Palmer, Becci Akin, Stacy Dunkerley, Jody Brook

Marquis BR Salon 6 (ML 2) (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

4:00 p.m.

Identifying Additional Treatment Targets for Alcohol Interventions for Sexual Minority Women

Presenters: Brianna McGeough

Marquis BR Salon 6 (ML 2) (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 2020

8:00 a.m.

Trauma-Informed Integrated Primary Care: Rural Healthcare Innovation through Community Partnership

Presenters: Deborah Moon, Michelle Johnson-Motoyama, Becci Akin

Marquis BR Salon 6 (ML 2) (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

8:30 a.m.

The Impact of Community Size, Community Climate & Victimization on the Health of Sexual & Gender Minority Youth

Presenters: Megan Paceley, Jessica Fish, Maggie Thomas, Jacob Goffnett

Liberty Ballroom I, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

9:45 a.m.

The Role of Family Support & Engagement: An Examination of Parent Engagement & Parent Challenges Early in Foster Care Involvement

Presenters: Stacy Dunkerley, Becci Akin, Ashley Palmer, Jody Brook

Marquis BR Salon 12, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

9:45 a.m.

Trauma-Informed Integrated Primary Care: Rural Healthcare Innovation through Community Partnership

Presenters: Deborah Moon, Michelle Johnson-Motoyama, Becci Akin

Marquis BR Salon 6 (ML 2) (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

9:45 a.m.

Patterns of Strategies and Actions Survivors Employ to Address Violence in Intimate Relationships

Presenters: Shih-Ying Cheng, Karin Wachter, Andrea Kappas, Jill Messing, Tina Jiwatram-Negron, Meredith Bagwell-Gray, Saltanat Childress

Independence BR B, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

9:45 a.m.

Emotion-Regulation Mechanisms as Risk-Factors for Depression Among Sexual Minority Women

Presenters: Briana McGeough

Independence BR H, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

10:15 a.m.

An Examination of Parent Engagement and Parent Challenges Early in Foster Care Involvement

Presenters: Stacy Dunkerley, Becci Akin, Ashley Palmer, Jody Brook

Marquis BR Salon 12, ML 2 (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

11:30 a.m.

International Students' Experience & Knowledge of Sexual Assault Related Content

Presenters: Juliana Carlson; Marcy Quiason; Natabhona Mabachi; Alesha Doan

Liberty Ballroom O, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

11:30 a.m.

Using Standardized Assessments for Service Eligibility & Delivery in the Children's Behavioral Health System: Observations & Recommendations from a Midwestern State

Presenters: Amy Mendenhall, Whitney Grube, Mijin Jeong, Sharah Davis, Nancy Kepple, Becci Akin

Marquis BR Salon 6 (ML 2) (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

11:30 a.m.

Attentional Bias for Nonsuicidal Self-Injury Cues Among Self-Injuring Young Adults

Presenters: Michael Riquino, Sarah Reese, Van Nguyen, Jen Molloy, Eric Garland

Marquis BR Salon 6 (ML 2) (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)

 

1:00 p.m.

International Students' Experience & Knowledge of Sexual Assault Related Content

Presenters: Juliana Carlson, Marcy Quiason, Natabhona Mabachi, Alesha Doan

Liberty Ballroom O, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)