Social Work Research and Engagement

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Our Research

Ames, N. (2019). Readability, suitability, and writing for clients with limited literacy skills. Journal of Social Work, 19(5), 614-628.

Ascienzo, S., Sprang, G., & Eslinger, J. (2020). Disseminating TF-CBT: A Mixed Methods Investigation of Clinician Perspectives and the Impact of Training Format and Formalized Problem-Solving Approaches on Implementation Outcomes. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. doi.org/10.1111/jep.13351

Ascienzo, S., Sprang, G., & Royse, D. (in press). Gender differences in the PTSD symptoms of polyvictimized youth during isolated phases of Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.  Psychological Trauma: Research, Theory, Practice, and Policy.

Averett, P., Hegde, A. & Church, J. (in press). Early childhood administrators’ use of and beliefs about inclusive practices for gay and lesbian families. Journal of Early Childhood Research.

Bullock-Johnson, R., & Bullock, K. (2020). Exploring mental health treatment and prevention among homeless older adults. London, England (UK): IntechOpen Access DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.89731.

Burgansky, A., Clare, C.A, Bullock, K., Morrissey, M.B., & Morrissey, M.B. (2019). Framing the public health problem of maternal morbidity and mortality: A social justice and moral imperative. New York State Bar Association Health Law Journal, 24(1), 27-33.

Cadet, T., Burke, S., Naseh, M., Grudzien, A., Kozak, R., Lupardus, J., Bullock, K., & Davis, C. (2021). Examining the family support role of older Hispanics, African Americans, and Non-Hispanic Whites and their breast cancer screening behaviors. Journal of Social Work in Public Health, 1(1), 1-16. DOI: 10.1080/19371918.2020.1852993

Cai, Q., Okada, A., Jeong, B, & Kim, S. J. (2021). Civil Society Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Comparative Study of China, Japan, and South Korea. China Review, 21(1).107- 137.

Campbell, C., Lancaster, K., Averett, P., Tumin, D., & Bright, C. (in press). Characteristics of medical school applicants: a single institution study. Family Medicine.

Chen, F., Rasouli, M. R., Ellis, A. R., Ohnuma, T., Bartz, R., Krishnamoorthy, V., Haines, K., & Raghunathan, K. (in press). Associations between Perioperative Crystalloid Volume and Adverse Outcomes in 5 Surgical Populations. Journal of Surgical Research.

Cobert, J., Ellis, A. R., Krishnamoorthy, V., McCartney, S. L., Nathanson, B. H., Stefan, M. S., Lindenauer, P., & Raghunathan, K. (2020). A clinical investigation into the benefits of using charge codes in perioperative and critical care epidemiology: A retrospective cohort database study. International Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science, 10(5), 39. https://doi.org/10.4103/IJCIIS.IJCIIS_47_19

Cryer-Coupet, Q.R., Dorsey, M., Lemmons, B. & Hope, E. (2020). Examining multiple dimensions of father involvement as predictors of risk-taking intentions among Black adolescent females. Children and Youth Services Review. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2019.104604

Cryer-Coupet, Q.R., Stokes, M., Lemmons, B. & Dorsey, M. (in press). Engaging nonresident fathers: Exploring collaborative competencies to support family-centered practice. Research on Social Work Practice.

Cryer-Coupet, Q.R., Wiseman, A.M., Atkinson, A.A. & Gibson, S. (2020). Drawn Together: Collaboration between social work and education to address family trauma. Journal of Social Work Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/10437797.2020.1764890

Ellis, A. R. (2018). A conceptual framework for preventing aggression in elementary schools. Conflict Resolution Quarterly, 36(3), 183-206. doi:10.1002/crq.21231

Ellis, A. R., & Fraser, M. W. (2019). Measuring effortful control in research on aggression prevention. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research, 10(3), 423-439. doi:10.1086/704211


Eslinger, J., Sprang, G., Ascienzo, S. & Silman, M. (2020). Fidelity and sustainability in evidence-based treatment for children: An investigation of implementation determinants. Journal of Family Social Work. Special Edition: Implementation.

Gibson, S., Cryer-Coupet, Q.R., Knox, J. & Field, K. (2020). Father involvement in kinship care: A risk and resilience perspective. Children and Youth Services Review. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.105354

Grove, L. R., Domino, M. E., Farley, J. F., Swietek, K. E., Beadles, C., Ellis, A. R., Jackson, C. T., & DuBard, C. A. (in press). Medical home effects on enrollees with mental and physical illness. American Journal of Managed Care.

Hope, E. C., Cryer-Coupet, Q. R., & Stokes, M. N. (2020). Race-related stress, racial identity, and activism among young Black men: A person-centered approach. Developmental Psychology, 56(8), 1484.

Hope, E. C., Smith, C. D., Cryer-Coupet, Q. R., & Briggs, A. S. (2020). Relations between racial stress and critical consciousness for Black adolescents. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 70, 101184. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appdev.2020.101184

Jeong, B & Kim, S. J. (2019). NPO/NGO higher education programs in South Korea: Social movement and entrepreneurial management drives. Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership, 9(1), 39- 62.

Jeong, B & Kim, S. J. (2021). The Government and Civil Society Collaboration against COVID-19 in South Korea: A Single or Multiple Actor Play? Nonprofit Public Forum. 12(1), doi:10.1515/npf-2020-0051.

Jeong. B. & Kim, S. J. (In printing). NPO/NGO education in Public Administration in South Korea. Journal of Public and Nonprofit Affairs.

Kim, S. J., & Jeong, B. (In printing). University-based nonprofit and nongovernment education in South Korea: Comparative analysis between South Korea and the United States. Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership.

Krishnamoorthy, V., Ellis, A. R., McLean, D., Stefan, M., Nathanson, B. H., Cobert, J. M., Lindenauer, P. K., Brookhart, M. A., Ohnuma, T., & Raghunathan, K. (2020). Bleeding after musculoskeletal surgery in hospitals that switched from hydroxyethyl starch to albumin following an FDA warning. Anesthesia & Analgesia. https://doi.org/10.1213/ANE.0000000000004942

Lee, L. & Kim. S. J., (2020). The effect of government grants on private giving to East Asian nonprofits: Implications for social work managers. Advances in Social Work, 20(1), 95-113.

Malotky, M., Mayes, K., Price, K., Smith, G., Mann, S., Guinyard, M., Veale, Ksor, V., Siu, L., S., Mlo, H., Young, A., Nsonwu, M., Morrison, S., Shreeniwas, S., & Bernot, K. (2020). Fostering inclusion through an inter- institutional, community-engaged, course-based undergraduate research experience. Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education. 21(1): doi:10.1128/jmbe.v21i1.1939

Maschi, T., Morgen, K., Bullock, K., Kaye, A., & Hintenach, A.M. (2021). Aging in prison and the social mirror: Reflections and insights on care and justice. Justice and Human Rights in Social Work, 1(2), 137-154. doi: 10.18278/jep.1.2.6

Matthews, D.R., Cryer-Coupet, Q.R., & Degirmencioglu, N. (in press). I wear, therefore I am: Investigating Sneakerhead culture, social identity and brand preference among men. Fashion and Textiles: International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research.

Morrison, S., Shreeniwas, S. Young, A., Dharod, J., Nie, Y., Siu, H., Adrong, H., Sayers, J., Bernot, K., Malotky, M. & Nsonwu, M. (2018). When community calls, we collaborate! Community-based participatory research with the multi-language Montagnard refugee community.  Progress in Community Health Partnership: Research, Education and Action.

Nedjat-Haiem, F.R., Cadet, T.J., Parada, H., Mishra, S.I, & Bullock, K. (2021). A national survey of social workers: Focusing on attitudes, knowledge, and practice implications during the COVID19 Pandemic. American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine. DOI: 10.1177/10499091211038503

Nsonwu, M. (March-April 2019). Human Trafficking of Immigrants and Refugees in North Carolina. North Carolina Medical Journal. 80:101-103; doi:10.18043/ncm.80.2.101

Nsonwu, M., Marshall, A., Jernigan, Q., Durham, L., Folarin, O., Bailey, G., & Welch Brewer, C. (2020). From “the bank” to “the kitchen”: Pedagogical reflections of a constructivist theory framed course. New Horizons in Adult Education and Human Resource Development. Wiley-Blackwell: Oxford.

Nsonwu, M., Welch-Brewer, C., Folarin, O., Jernigan, Q., Durham, L., Marshall, A., & Bailey, G. (2019).“Unity is our strength”: perspectives on the recruitment and retention of African American male social work students. Urban Social Work. 03(S1), S129-S145 doi.org/10.1891/2474-8684.3.1.S129.

Ohnuma, T., Krishnamoorthy, V., Ellis, A. R., Yan, R., Ray, N. D., Hsia H.-L., Pyati, S., Stefan, M., Bryan, W. W., Pepin, M. J., Lindenauer, P. K., Bartz, R. R., & Raghunathan, K. (2019). Association between gabapentinoids on the day of colorectal surgery and adverse postoperative respiratory outcomes. Annals of Surgery. doi:10.1097/SLA.0000000000003317

Ohnuma, T., Raghunathan, K., Ellis, A. R., Whittle, J., Pyati, S., Bryan, W. E., Pepin, M. J., Bartz, R. R., & Krishnamoorthy, V. (in press). Effects of acetaminophen, NSAIDs, gabapentinoids and their combinations on postoperative pulmonary complications after total hip or knee arthroplasty. Pain Medicine.

Ohnuma, T., Raghunathan, K., Moore, S., Setoguchi, S., Ellis, A. R., Fuller, M., Whittle, J., Pyati, S., Bryan, W. E., Pepin, M. J., Bartz, R. R., Haines, K. L., & Krishnamoorthy, V. (2019). Dose-dependent association of gabapentinoids with pulmonary complications after total hip and knee arthroplasties. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. Advance online publication. doi:10.2106/JBJS.19.00889

Pope, N., Buchino, S., & Ascienzo, S. (2020). “Just like jail”: Trauma experiences of older homeless men. Journal of Gerontology in Social Work, 63(3), 143-161. Special Edition: Trauma and Later Life. doi.org/10.1080/01634372.2020.1733727

Rhodes, R.L., Ejem, D.B., Bullock,K., Anderson, G.T., Barrett, N.J., Burant, R.W., Hasan, M., Bethea, K., & Johnson, K.S. (2021). An evaluation of the reporting of race and ethnicity of study participants in hospice and palliative medicine original research. Journal of Pain & Symptom Management.

Sevier, C., Fischer, J., & Bullock, K. (2020). Leaning in to serious illness care through stories and science. North Carolina Medical Journal, 81(4), 237-241. DOI: https://doi.org/10.18043/ncm.81.4.237

Sienkiewicz, H.C, Nichols, T.R., Morrison, S.D., Nsonwu, M.B. (2019). Re-constructing Social Ties:  The Multi-ethnic Engagement Patterns of Refugees Residing within a North Carolina Settlement House. In R. Willems, A. Nelson, & A. Roedlach (Eds.), The Crux of Refugee Resettlement Rebuilding Social Networks (chapter 4). Berghahan Books.

Soekhai, V., de Bekker-Grob, E. W., Ellis, A. R., & Vass, C. (2018). Discrete choice experiments in health economics: Past, present and future. PharmacoEconomics, 37(2), 201-226. doi:10.1007/s40273- 018-0734-2

Sprang, G., Cole, J., Leistner, C. & Ascienzo, S. (in press). The impact of safe harbor legislation on court proceedings involving sex trafficked youth: A qualitative investigation of judicial perspectives. Family Court Review, 58(3), 816-831. DOI: 10.1111/(ISSN)1744-1617

Sprang, G., Eslinger, J., Silman, M., & Ascienzo, S. (2019). Predictors of evidence-based treatment implementation, sustainability, and fidelity. Best Practices in Mental Health, 15(1), 41-48.

Stansbury, K., & Ames, N. (2017, Fall/Winter). Intimate partner violence in the African American community: Addressing intimate partner violence: A social work model for community engagement with clergy and other faith-based leaders. NASW Mental Health Section Connection.

Starr, L.T., Washington, K.T., & Bullock, K. (2021). Anxiety, depression, quality-of-life, caregiver burden, and perception of caregiver-centered community among Black and White hospice family caregivers. American Journal of Palliative Medicine.

Stokes, M. N., Cryer-Coupet, Q. R., & Tall, K. G. (2020). “You get more training to drive a car”: Examining the parenting experiences and service needs of nonresident fathers who are experiencing homelessness. Psychology of Men & Masculinities. https://doi.org/10.1037/men0000255

Stokes, M., Hope, E., Cryer-Coupet, Q.R., & Elliot, E. (2020). Black Girl Blues: The roles of racial socialization, gendered racial socialization, and racial identity on depressive symptoms among Black girls. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-020-01317-8

Stürmer, T., Webster-Clark, M., Lund, J. L., Wyss, R., Ellis, A. R., Lunt, M., Rothman, K. J., & Glynn, R. J. (in press). Propensity score weighting and trimming strategies to reduce variance and bias of treatment effect estimates: A simulation study. American Journal of Epidemiology. 

Swietek, K., E., Jackson, C., Dubard, A., Grove, L. R., Farley, J. F., Ellis, A. R., & Beadles, C. A. (2018). Do medical homes improve quality of care for persons with multiple chronic conditions? Health Services Research, 53(6), 4667-4681. doi:10.1111/1475-6773.13024

Thomas, K., Annis, I., Ellis, A. R., Adams, L., Davis, S., Lightfoot, T., Perryman, T., Wheeley, M., Sikich, L., & Morrissey, J. (in press). Parent activation and child mental health service use in African American families in a large cross-sectional study. The Permanente Journal.

Wang, K., Yang, J, & Averett, P. (in press). Mental health service use among middle aged older lesbians: Application of Andersen’s health service use model. Journal of Homosexuality.

Welch-Brewer, C., Nsonwu, M., Busch-Armendariz, N., & Cook Heffron, L. (in press). Perceptions, knowledge, and attitudes about human trafficking questionnaire: Extending its utility with social work students. Social Work Research.

Wiseman, A., Atkinson, A.A., & Cryer-Coupet, Q.R. (in press). As we talk about this more, a box opens up: Emerging fatherhood narratives in response to children’s literature. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy.

Wright, W., Averett, P., Benjamin, J., Nowling, J., Lee, J. & Vivek, A. (in press). Barriers and facilitators to oral health for patients living with mental illness: A qualitative study. Psychiatric Services.

Yoon, I., & Kim, G. (In print). Economics requirements among BSW programs and fighting for economic injustice. Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work Education.

Zhang, H. T., McGrath, L. J., Ellis, A. R., Wyss, R., Lund, J. L., & Stürmer, T. (2019). Restriction of pharmacoepidemiologic cohorts to initiators of unrelated preventive drug classes can reduce confounding by frailty in older adults. American Journal of Epidemiology, 188(7), 1371-1382. doi:10.1093/aje/kwz083

Averett, P. (in press). Bisexual Women’s Health. In J. Duquaine-Watson (Ed.). Women's Health: Understanding Issues and Influences. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

Bullock, K. (In Press). Perspectives in oncology and palliative social work. In Christ, G., C. Messner & Miller, B. (Eds.), Handbook of oncology and palliative social work (pp. 293-298). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Bullock, K., & Bullock-Johnson, R. (2021). Advance directives and the influence of cultural dynamics. In Altilio, T. & Otis-Green, S. (Eds.), Oxford textbook of palliative social work (pp. xxx). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Bullock-Johnson, R., & Bullock, K. (2020). Exploring Mental Health Treatment and Prevention among Homeless Older Adults. In Umar Bacha, Urška Rozman and Sonja Šostar Turk (Ed.), Healthcare Access - Regional Overviews, Intech Open Access. London, England (UK).

Gleeson, J.P., Cryer-Coupet, Q.R., & Washington, T. (2019). Ensure healthy development for all youth through an aging lens. In S. Sanders, S.R. Kolomer, C.Waites Spellman, & V.M. Rizzo (Eds.), Gerontological Social Work and the Grand Challenges: Focusing on policy and practice (pp1-17). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

Jones, T., Nedjat-Haiem, F., & Bullock, K. (2021). Health equity in palliative care. In Altilio, T. & Otis-Green, S. (Eds.), Oxford textbook of palliative social work (pp. xxx). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Nsonwu, M.B., Heffron, L.C., Welch-Brewer, C. & Busch-Armendariz, N., (2018). “Supporting sex trafficking survivors through a collaborative single-point-of-contact model: mezzo and micro considerations.” In Nichols, A., Edmond, T. and Heil, A. (Eds.) Social Work Practice with Survivors of Sex Trafficking and Commercial Sexual Exploitation. New York City, NY: Columbia University Press.

Rolock, N., Cryer-Coupet, Q.R., & Janczewski, C. (2020). Measurement issues in identifying and describing disproportionality and disparity. In A. Dettlaff (Ed.), Racial disproportionality and disparities in the child welfare system (pp 25-44). New York, NY: Springer.

Sienkiewicz, H., Nsonwu, M., Biddle, L., Nikokeza, N., Moore, P. & Busch, M.A. (2020). “It is like we have died, but we are still breathing”: The crux of housing resettled refugees. In Rinker, J. and Lawler, J. (Eds.) Realizing Nonviolent Resilience: Neoliberalism, Societal Trauma, and Marginalized Voice. Peter Lang Publishers, Conflict and Peace Book Series.

Torres, M., Nsonwu, M., Cook Heffron, L., & Busch Armendariz, N. (2020). Unique Contributions of Social Work in Combatting Human Trafficking. In R. Dalla and D. Sabella (Eds.), International Handbook of Human Trafficking: A Multi-disciplinary and Applied Approach. Abingdon, Oxon UK: Routledge/Taylor & Francis.

Wiseman, A.M., Cryer-Coupet, Q.R., Atkinson, A.A., & Gibson, S. (2020). Family literacy through separation and trauma: Integrated perspectives for fathers. In L. Henry & N. Stahl (Eds.), Literacy Across the Community: Research, Praxis, and Trends. London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

Ames, N. (2016, November 19). Writing for an academic audience [Web log post]. Retrieved from http://blog.oup.com/2016/11/meyers-law-academic-writing/ Republished as: Ames, N. (2016, December 14, guest post). Trading ‘academese’ for plain English [Blog post]. Retrieved from https://news.chass.ncsu.edu/2016/12/14/trading-academese-for-plain-english/

Beautiful Foundation & Kim, S. J. (2020). Examination of the impact of COVID-19 on nonprofits. The 6th Sharing (Philanthropy/Nonprofit)-related Knowledge Network Special Forum (July 1st, 2020), The Center on Philanthropy, Beautiful Foundation.

Bullock, K. (2021). Aging Behind Prison Walls: Studies in Trauma and Resilience, Book Review. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 3, 1-4. DOI:1080/01634372.2021.1900480

Bullock, K. (2021). Systemic racism and racism fatigue among mental health social workers. From the Chair. NASW Mental Health Section Newsletter. Washington, DC: NASW Press.

Bullock, K. (2020). COVID-19, racialized violence and the need for cultural competence. NASW Mental Health Section Newsletter. From the Chair. Washington, DC: NASW Press.

Bullock, K. (2019). Cultural competency and the need to move beyond cultural humility. From the Chair. NASW Mental Health Section Newsletter. Washington, DC: NASW Press.

Bullock, K., Damiano, S., & Sinclair, S. (2021).Social workers can lead the way in addressing health inequities. Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC). Health Equity Blog. https://www.capc.org/blog/social-workers-can-lead-the-way-in-addressing-health-inequities/

Bullock, K., & Fitzpatrick, D.C. (2019). Social-justice focused recommendation for addressing recovery among persons experiencing homelessness. InterSections in Practice, 13, 20-21.

Busch-Armendariz, N., Nsonwu, M.B., & Heffron, L.C. (2018). Human Trafficking: Applying Research, Theory and Case StudiesThousand Oaks, California: Sage. Winner of 2019 Hamilton Book Award.

Kim, S. J., & Jeong, J. K. (2019). South Korean nonprofit/non-government researcher associations (2019 Beautiful Foundation Special Research Report, Series No.12). Retrieved from https://research.beautifulfund.org/11525/%EA%B8%B0%ED%9A%8D%EC%97%B0%EA%B5%AC2019-3south-korean-nonprofit-non-government-research-associations/

Marson, S. M., & Ames, N. (2016). Editorial: $cholarship – paying to publish? The Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics, 13(1).

Ames, N., Stansbury, K., & Campos, P. (2018). Intimate partner violence in the African American community: Can social workers and churches work together? Poster presentation, 2nd Annual North Carolina State University Gender and Equity Symposium, Raleigh, NC.

Ascienzo, S. (November, 2020). Disseminating TF-CBT: Uncovering clinician perspectives and examining training components that promote sustainability. Presentation at the 66th Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education. Virtual Conference due to COVID-19.

Averett, P. & Crowe, A. (2020). “The problem will pass”: Attitudes of Latinx adults toward mental illness. Council of Social Work Education APM, Online.

Bok, B., & Kim, S. J. (2021). The Government and Civil Society Collaboration against COVID-19 in South Korea: Was it a Single-actor Play on Stage. Paper will be presented at the 82nd American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) Conference, virtual conference.

Bullock, K. (June 2021). The role of interdisciplinary teams in caring for people with serious illness in primary care settings: A Social work perspective. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, & Medicine. Virtual Presentation.

Bullock, K. (March 2021). COVID-19, racial inequity and the pursuit of a new normal in integrated primary care. University of Texas-Austin, Dell Medical School and Steve Hicks School of Social Work. Virtual Presentation.

Bullock, K. (March 2021). Serious illness care, structural racism, and health disparities. The National Academies of Science, Engineering & Medicine. Virtual Live Stream Presentation.

Bullock, K., Eneanya, A., & Johnson, K. (March 2021). How to be an Anti-Racist palliative care researcher panel discussion: NIH Updates. Palliative Care Research Cooperative Group (PCRC) Investigator Meeting. Virtual Live Stream.

Bullock, K. (March 2021). Serious illness, health disparities and racism as a social determinant of health in COVID19 pandemic. AmeriHealth Cartas North Carolina. Virtual Live Stream Webinar.

Bullock, K. (March 2021). Social work leadership roundtable: Building bridges to the social work profession. Council on Social Work Education Leadership Roundtable. Virtual Presentation.

Cai, Q., Okada, A., Jeong, B., & Kim, S. J. (2020). Civil society responses to COVID-19 pandemic: A comparative study of China, Japan, and South Korea. Paper presented at the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) virtual general conference 2020, Virtual conference.

Hall, J., Haskett, M., Halberstadt, A., Hoyo, C., & Nsonwu, M. (March 2019). Knowledge, decisions, and impact: An interdisciplinary social epigenetic study of toxins among low- to moderate-income families: NC State Non- Laboratory Science Research Program. Presented to Chancellor Woodson/Humanities Social Sciences.

Hegde, A. & Averett, P. (2020). Early childhood administrators’ use of and beliefs about inclusive practices for gay and lesbian families. Professional - Contemporary Issues in Transformative & Innovative (CITI) Leadership Virtual Conference, Online.

Jeong, B., & Kim, S. J. (2020). The government and civil society collaboration against COVID-19: Lessons from South Korea. Paper presented at the Participatory Research in Asia(PRIA) Webinar (October 28, 2020): Dynamics of state-civil society relations during COVID-19 (Webinar).

Kim, S.J. (2020). Estimate of philanthropic behaviors and attitudes in South Korea: Methodological consideration. Paper will be presented at the Association of Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) 49th Annual Conference, Virtual conference.

Kim, S.J., An, S., Nsonwu, M., & Morrison, S. (January, 2021). College students’ learning experiences of foreign-born faculty with “accents” in the United States. Paper presented at Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, virtual Conference.

Kim S. J., Jeong, B., CAI, Q., Helen, L., Ishida, Y., Mirabella, R., Okada, A., & Yang, L. (2020). Nonprofit higher education in East Asia: China, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan case studies. Paper will be presented at the Association of Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) 49th Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Virtual conference.

Kim. S. J., Kim, M., Jeong, B., Suh, J., & Ahn, S. (2020). A systematic review of nonprofit research in Korean literature: Lessons for other countries. Paper will be presented at the Association of Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) 49th Annual Conference, Virtual conference.

Lee, Y., Jung, E., Yoon, I., Kim., Y.,  Financial capability and asset building for Korean American female educators. The Council on Social Work Education’s Annual Program Meeting (Virtual).

Nsonwu, M. (November 2018). Three Refugee Women, Three Social Work Students, and the Journey of Learning English. NCSU Association for Women Faculty Showcase, Raleigh, North Carolina.

Nsonwu, M. (November, 2020). “Unity is Our Strength” Perspectives on the Recruitment and Retention of African  American Male Social Work Students. Presentation at the 66th Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, virtual Conference due to COVID-19. 

Nsonwu, M. (February, 2021). Realizing Nonviolent Resilience. Author Panel, Zoom format.

Stansbury, K., and Ames, N. (2019). The role of the Black church in domestic violence prevention and intervention. Black Communities: A Conference for Collaboration. Durham, NC.

Yoon, I., & Jun, H. (2020). Trump Administration’s oppressive visa practices and their impacts on social work education. The Council on Social Work Education’s Annual Program Meeting (Virtual).

Bullock, K., & Hayes, C. (June 2021). COVID-19 and systemic racism: A Life course model for reexamining the role of social work. National Association of Social Workers. Virtual Conference.

Jackson, V., & Bullock, K. (October 2020). Cultural Competence and Racial Justice: Working to Undo Racism. NASW National Conference. Washington, DC.

Thomas, S., Byrd, Y., Moore, D., & Nsonwu, M. (November 2018). Strategies for Increasing MSW Program Diversity: Partnering with a Historically Black College/University Presented at the Council on Social Work Education 604h Annual Program Meeting, Orlando, Fl.

Ascienzo, S. & Sprang, G. (January, 2020). An exploration of the meaning making process of youth during trauma-focused treatment. Presentation at the 24th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) Washington, DC.

Ascienzo, S. & Sprang, G. (June, 2019). PTSD symptom progression during trauma-focused treatment: The impact of gender, sexual violence history and age. Roundtable Presentation at American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) 26th Annual Colloquium. Salt Lake City, UT.

Ascienzo, S. & Sprang, G. (October, 2019). Gender-related differences in symptom progression and trauma narratives during TF-CBT. Presentation at the 65th Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education. Denver, CO.

Bullock, K. (January 2020). Aging Research, Education, Advocacy, and Practice Network (REAP) Special Interest Panel Discussant. Society for Social Work Research (SSWR) Conference. Washington, DC.

Bullock, K., & Anderson, G.T. (June 2020). Advance care planning with African Americans with cancer and other serious illnesses. Association of Oncology Social Workers. Annual Meeting. Raleigh, NC.

Bullock, K., Stansbury, K.L., Ruth, Terrance, T.R., & Fitzpatrick, D.C. (November 2020). A social justice field education model for addressing social isolation and other social determinants of behavioral health. Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Association of America (GSA). Virtual Live Stream Presentation

Csikai, E., & Bullock, K. (March 2019). Professionalism for Social Work Hospice and Palliative Care Social Workers. General Assembly of the Social Work Hospice and Palliative Care Network. San Diego, CA.

Csikai, E.L., Bullock, K., & Maynard, Q.R. (March 2020). How to transform your best practice to research and publication. General Assembly of the Social Work Hospice and Palliative Care Network (SWHPN). Virtual Conference.

Ellis, A. R. (2017, January). Propensity score analysis: A friendly tutorial. Workshop presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, New Orleans, LA.

Ellis, A. R., & Fraser, M. W. (2016, January). Measuring effortful control in research on aggression prevention. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, DC.

Ellis, A. R., Howard, K., Thomas, K. C., de Bekker-Grob, E. W., Ryan, M., Lancsar, E., & Rose, J. M. (2020, January). Number of Halton draws required for valid random parameter estimation with discrete choice data. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, DC.

Hall, J. K., and Ames, N. (2019). Environmental toxins and environmental justice: What is the role for social work? Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Denver, CO.

Hall, J.K., Ellis, A.R., & Bullock, K. (October 2016). Preparing social work students for integrated care: A behavioral health model. Paper presented at the Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education. Atlanta, GA.

Morrison, S., Nsonwu, M. & Mekonnen, M. (May 2019). Refugees in Global Contexts: Educational Travel Programming for Organizational and Professional Development. Presented at the 25th Annual ECDC Conference, Alexandria, Virginia.

Ascienzo, S. & Sprang, G. (April, 2019). A mixed methods analysis exploring the impact of gender on symptom progression and trauma narrative processing during TF-CBT. Poster presentation at the 32nd Annual Research and Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Behavioral Health. Tampa, Florida.

Bullock, K., Moore, P.L., & Bullock-Johnson, R. (November 2020). Homelessness, substance use disorder and a transformative interprofessional Field Education model. Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Annual Program Meeting. Virtual Live Stream Presentation.

Bullock-Johnson, R., Fitzpatrick, D.C., & Bullock, K. (January 2020). Homelessness among older adults: Risk factors and resiliency in a cultural competency framework. Society for Social Work Research (SSWR) Annual Meeting. Washington, DC.

Ellis, A. R., Sathe, N. A., & Thomas, K. C. (2016, January). Consumer, parent, and professional perspectives on living a full life with autism spectrum disorder. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, DC.

Jeong, B., Mirabella, R., & Kim, S. J. (2019). Eastern and Western NPO/NGO education in public administration: Comparison of South Korea and the U.S., Paper presented at the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) 80th Annual Conference, Washington D.C. USA.

Kim, S. J, Kou, X, & Konrath, S. (2017). Empathy, social class, and charitable giving. Paper presented at Association of Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) 46th Annual Conference, Grand Rapids, MI, USA.

Kim, S. J. & Jeong, B. (2018). Comparing curricula of the nonprofit management and philanthropic sector programs (NMPS) in South Korea and the U.S., Paper presented at Association of Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) 47th Annual Conference, Austin, TX, USA.

Kim, S. J. (2017). Effects of government grants on private giving at Faith-based Asian nonprofits and secular Asian nonprofits, Paper presented at Association of Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) 46th Annual Conference, Grand Rapids, MI, USA.

Kim, S. J., & Jeong, B. (2019). Nonprofit education in S. Korea. Paper presented at Association of Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) 48th Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, USA.

Ascienzo, S. & Sprang, G. (November, 2019). Gender differences in symptom progression and trauma narratives during trauma-focused treatment for youth. Accepted for a Poster Presentation at the 35th Annual Conference of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS). Boston, MA.

Bullock, K. (March 2020). Social determinants of health, serious illness, and palliative care. University Global Partnership Network. University of Wollongong, Australia. Virtual Meeting.

Bullock, K. (July 2019). Medical ethics and cultural competence in advance care planning: Strategies for improving quality of life until the end. Presented at the XXXVIth International Congress on Law and Mental Health. Rome, Italy.

Ellis, A. R., Howard, K., Thomas, K. C., de Bekker-Grob, E. W., Ryan, M., Lancsar, E., & Rose, J. M. (2019, July). Number of Halton draws required for valid random parameter estimation with discrete choice data. Paper presented at the 2019 Congress of the International Health Economics Association, Basel, Switzerland.

Ellis, A. R., Howard, K., Thomas, K. C., de Bekker-Grob, E. W., Ryan, M., Lancsar, E., & Rose, J. M. (2019, July). Number of Halton draws required for valid random parameter estimation with discrete choice data. Paper presented at the 10th Meeting of the International Academy of Health Preference Research, Basel, Switzerland.

Jeong, B., & Kim. S. J. (2020). NPO/NGO education in public administration in South Korea. Paper presented at GMU-SNU BK21 International Conference, Arlington, VA, USA.


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