FSU Social Work Faculty and Students Participate at SSWR Conference 2024

Dr. Gashaye Tefera presenting at SSWR.
Dr. Gashaye Tefera presenting at SSWR

FSU College of Social Work affiliates participated in the 2024 Society for Social Work and Research Conference on January 10-14, 2024, in Washington, DC. Faculty and doctoral students, along with affiliates from the Florida Institute for Child Welfare, presented at a total of 29 presentations and sessions at the conference.

Thursday, January 11, 2024

Poster: Checking-in with the Volunteers: A Longitudinal Review of the Impact of Traumatization during Disaster Relief Work
Poster: Complex Relationships between Injustice and Justice in Organizations: Reducing Child Welfare Workers' Burnout
  • Jangmin Kim, PhD, State University of New York at Buffalo; Melissa Radey, PhD, Florida State University; Dina Wilke, PhD, Florida State University
Workshop: Invited Journals Editors Workshop I
  • Jennifer L. Bellamy, PhD, University of Denver, Jennifer Mosley, PhD, University of Chicago, Sara Goodkind, PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Bruce Thyer, PhD, Florida State University, Darcey Merritt, PhD, University of Chicago, Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice and Todd Herrenkohl, PhD, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Poster: What Protects Children with Adverse Childhood Experiences from Having Poor Health Outcomes?
  • Hyunji Lee, PhD, Florida Institute for Child Welfare at Florida State University; Yan Yuan, PhD, LCSW, University of Pittsburgh; Mary Rauktis, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Friday, January 12, 2024

Presentation: The Centrality of Trust: Examining Perceptions of African Immigrant Women on Access and Utilization of Primary Healthcare Services in the United States
  • Gashaye Melaku Tefera, PhD, Florida State University; Mansoo Yu, PhD, University of Missouri; Erin Robinson, PhD, MSW, MPH, University of Missouri-Columbia; Virginia Ramseyer Winter, PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia; Tina Bloom, PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia
Poster: Global Citizenship through Web-Based Social Work Education
  • Beth Okantey, MSW, Florida State University; Kelly Bolton, MSW, University of Alabama; Debra Nelson-Gardell, PhD, University of Alabama
Poster: A Pilot Study Evaluating the Preliminary Efficacy of a Psychosocial Program for Asian American Women Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence
  • Yan Yuan, PhD, LCSW, University of Pittsburgh; Hyunji Lee, PhD, Florida Institute for Child Welfare at Florida State University; Sursatie Frazier, PhD, None; Katie Kim, MSW, Virginia Commonwealth University; Christina Newhill, PhD, University of Pittsburgh; Deborah Moon, PhD, University of Pittsburgh; Kailey Andrew, University of Pittsburgh; Raveena Mohabir, None
Special Interest Group: Pediatric Health and Social Work
Special Interest Group: Research on Social Work Practice Editorial Board
  • Bruce Thyer, PhD, Florida State University
Presentation: Toward a Structural Approach: Exploring Barriers of Access to Primary Healthcare Services Among African Immigrant Women
  • Gashaye Melaku Tefera, PhD, Florida State University; Mansoo Yu, PhD, University of Missouri; Erin Robinson, PhD, MSW, MPH, University of Missouri-Columbia; Tina Bloom, PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia; Virginia Ramseyer Winter, PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia
Presentation: State TANF Policies and Postnatal High School Completion Among Women after a Nonmarital Birth: A 15-Year Follow-up Study
  • Sehun Oh, PhD, Ohio State University; Melissa Radey, PhD, Florida State University; Briana Smith, MSW, Ohio State University
Presentation: What Makes a Case Difficult: Definitions from Child Welfare Workers and Implications for Workload and Caseload Management
  • Michaé D. Cain, MSW, Florida State University; Michael Henson, PhD, Florida Institute of Child Welfare; Dina Wilke, PhD, Florida State University; Melissa Radey, PhD, Florida State University
Poster: Are Universal Basic Income and Guaranteed Basic Income Programs Effective? A Review
  • Beth Okantey, MSW, Florida State University
Poster: Household Environmental Factors: Health Implications Among Women and Children in India

Saturday, January 13, 2024

Symposium: Interpersonal Communication Processes Among Adolescents and Young Adults in Healthcare
  • Michael Killian, PhD, Florida State University (Organizer)
Presentation: In-App Messaging and Engagement of Adolescent Heart Transplant Patients during Mobile App-Based Video Directly Observed Therapy: A Content Analysis
  • Michael Killian, PhD, Florida State University; Lisa Schelbe, PhD, MSW, Florida State University; Mia Lustria, PhD, Florida State University; Dipankar Gupta, MBBS, DCH, MD, University of Florida
Presentation: Care Coordination Among Healthcare Providers of Autistic Children and Adolescents during COVID-19
  • Kristy Anderson, PhD, MSW, Florida State University; Sonnie Mayewski, MSW, Florida State University; Michael Killian, PhD, Florida State University
Poster: Nurturing Independent Function after Open Heart Surgery: Next Steps for Medical Social Workers
  • Katrina Boone, PhD, Florida State University; Amy Ai, PhD, Florida State University; Beren Crim Sabuncu, MSW, Florida State University
Poster: The Effectiveness of Drinking Water Quality Improvement Programs in India: A Review
  • Sanoop Valappanandi, MSW, Florida State University
Poster: Mental Health Help-Seeking Among Asian Older Adults in the United States: A Scoping Review
  • Qiuchang Katy Cao, PhD, Florida State University; Monica Robinson, OTD (Doctor of Occupational Therapy), Ohio State University
Poster: Social Determinants of Health and Parent Burnout
  • Sonnie Mayewski, MSW, Florida State University

Sunday, January 14, 2024

Presentation: Methodological Approaches to Mental Health
  • Lauren H. K. Stanley, PhD, LCSW, Florida State University (Moderator)
Poster: Predictor Importance and Classification Accuracy of Trauma Measures to the Identification of Early Literacy Skills in Kindergarteners
  • Lauren H. K. Stanley, PhD, LCSW, Florida State University; Yaacov Petscher, PhD, Florida State University
Poster: Are Cognitive Therapies Effective in Treating Trauma Symptoms in Survivors of Commercial Sexual Exploitation? a Review
Presentation: Experimental Research Designs in Social Work: Theory and Applications
  • Bruce Thyer, PhD, Florida State University
Presentation: Healthcare Utilization for Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant Recipients: An Examination from Oneflorida Clinical Research Consortium
  • Zhe Yang, MSW, Florida State University; Michael Killian, PhD, Florida State University
Presentation: Psychosocial or Non-Pharmacological Preoperative Intervention to Reduce Fear of Surgery for Children in Hospital Settings: A Review
  • Zhe Yang, MSW, Florida State University
Presentation: Interaction of Adverse Childhood Experiences and Food Insecurity on Youth Delinquency
  • Christopher Veeh, PhD, University of Iowa; Tanya Renn, PhD, Florida State University; Amber Alaniz, MSW, University of Iowa; Sara Beeler-Stinn, PhD, Washington University in Saint Louis; John Moore, PhD, Florida State University

 SSWR Conference 2024

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