Faculty members, PhD candidates, and researchers from the School of Social Welfare will present at more than 20 sessions of the upcoming Society for Social Work and Research conference in San Francisco. Their work showcases an impressive breadth of research.
Thursday, January 17, 2019
12:15 -1:30 p.m.
Professor of the Graduate School Michael Austin will speak at the “Meet the Scientist” Luncheon.
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Assistant Professor Yu-Ling Chang is the organizer of a panel on “Patterns of Economic Instability and Implications for Social Policy” and the presenting author of a paper entitled “Multidimensional Economic Instability among Single-Mother Families with Children.” PhD candidate Woojin Jung is a contributing author.
Assistant Professor Tina Sacks is one of the participants in a roundtable discussion on “Surviving and Thriving: To Be Black, Female, and in Academia.”
3:15 - 4:45 p.m.
Assistant Professor Tina Sacks, Professor Susan Stone, and doctoral student G. Allen Ratliff will participate in a roundtable discussion “Beyond Inclusion: Knowledge Justice and Social Work Science.”
Friday, January 18, 2019
8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Marla Stuart, a recent PhD recipient and current postdoc at the Guizhou Berkeley Big Data Innovation Research Center, is presenting author of a paper on “Effects of County Strategies to Scale Evidence-Informed Social Services” as part of a panel on “Organizational Barriers and Support to Implementing Evidence-based Programs.” Professor Susan Stone is a co-author of the paper.
As part of a session on “The Impact of Income Supports on Reducing Poverty,” post-doctoral fellow Aditi Das will present a paper on “Client Experiences of Intensive Welfare-to-Work Services under California's Family Stabilization Program.” Research Director Sarah Carnochan, Research Analyst Nicole Liner-Jigamian, doctoral student Cristina Gomez-Vidal, and Professor of the Graduate School Michael Austin are co-authors.
9:45 - 11:15 a.m.
Professor Jill Duerr Berrick will moderate a session on “Young Children and Families.”
Associate Professor Paul Sterzing will moderate a panel on “Experiences of LGBTQ Youth.”
Associate Professor Valerie Shapiro will speak as part of a roundtable discussion on “A Grand Challenges Progress Report: Assessing the Impact of Ensure Healthy Development for All Youth.”
12:30 -1:30 p.m.
Associate Professor Valerie Shapiro and Assistant Professor Tina Sacks are the organizers of a special interest group meeting on "Tenure-Track Professors of Social Work and Social Welfare."
Professor Julian Chow is the organizer of a special interest group meeting on "Social Work Research in China."
1:45 – 3:15 p.m.
Doctoral student Joseph Roscoe will present a paper on "Longitudinal Effects of Parental Psychiatric Diagnosis on Risk of Youth Binge-Drinking, Marijuana Use, and Cigarette Smoking" as part of a panel on "Substance Youth, Mental Health, and Justice-Involved Youth."
3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
As part of a panel on "School Discipline and Expulsion," Professor Susan Stone will present "Identifying Levers to Disrupt School Expulsion: An Exploration of School and District Factors.” Doctoral student Brita Bookser is a co-author of the paper.
Doctoral student Walter Gómez will present an e-poster on "Multi-Level Factors Related to Mental Health Services Utilization Among HIV+ Methamphetamine-Using Sexual Minority Men." G. Allen Ratliff is a co-author.
PhD candidate Woojin Jung will give an e-poster presentation on “Mapping Community Development Projects: Spatial Analysis in Myanmar.”
5:15 – 6:45 p.m.
Doctoral student Brita Bookser will present a paper on "Examining Structural and Contextual Factors That Predict High Expulsion Rates in California Schools" as part of a panel on "From the School-to-Prison Pipeline and Back: Examining the Role of Alternative Schools."
Saturday, January 19, 2019
8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Professor Julian Chow is the organizer of the symposium “Testing the Feasibility of Harnessing Big Data for Social Good: Experiences of the Guizhou Berkeley Big Data Innovation Research Center” with several Berkeley-affiliated presenters:
- Recent graduate and postdoc Marla Stuart will present “Launching a Computational Social Welfare Lab: Reflecting on the Benefits and Obstacles Identified in the Grand Challenge.” Doctoral student Cheng Ren is a co-author.
- Professor Susan Stone is the presenting author of “An Examination of School Influences on the Academic Achievement of Left-behind Children in China.” Marla Stuart and Cheng Ren are among the co-authors.
- Professor of the Graduate School Andrew Scharlach is the presenting author of “Effects of Personal, Social, and Environmental Characteristics on Negative Health Outcomes Among Older Adults in China.” Marla Stuart and Cheng Ren are among the co-authors.
Assistant Professor Anu Manchikanti Gomez is one of the speakers in a roundtable discussion on "Reproductive Justice in Social Work Research."
PhD candidate Briana McGeogh will present “Rates and Predictors of Alcoholics Anonymous Involvement among Sexual Minorities and Heterosexuals” as part of a panel on “Self-help and Peer Support for Recovery from Substance Use.”
9:45 – 11:15
Doctoral student Walter Gómez will present a paper on "Qualitative Research As a Means to Sustain Social Work's Identity" as part of a session entitled "SW Profession | Knowledge | Practice."
PhD candidate Rachel Gartner will present an e-poster on “Undergraduate Gender Microaggressions Measure: Factor Structure and Reliability.”
4:00 – 5:30
PhD candidate Stephania Hayes will present a paper on “Factorial Validity of the Maslach Burnout Inventory in Peer Support Providers” as part of a session on “Stress and Well-being in the Context of Work.” Professor Jennifer Skeem is co-author.
PhD candidate Renee Mack will present an e-poster on “End-of-Life Planning for Forensically and Civilly Committed Psychiatric Patients.”
Doctoral student Joseph Roscoe will present a paper on "Child Well-Being Effects of a Supportive Housing Program for Families Involved with Child Welfare" as part of a panel on "Outcomes from a Supportive Housing and Child Welfare Experiment."
Sunday, January 20, 2019
8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Assistant Professor Anu Manchikanti Gomez will be one of the speakers in a roundtable discussion on “Reproductive Justice in Social Work Research.”
Associate Professor Valerie Shapiro will participate in a roundtable discussion on “Integrating Empirically-Based Prevention Strategies and Empowerment Practices in Schools”
9:45 - 11:15 a.m.
E. Maxwell Davis, PhD, LISW, Director of CalSWEC's Integrated Behavioral Health Program and Michael Sumner, PhD, CalSWEC's Director of Evaluation and Applied Research, will present on "The Impact of a Statewide MSW Stipend Program on Workforce Development Goals for California's Public Behavioral Health Care System"
Associate Professor Paul Sterzing will present on “Racial and Ethnic Differences in Lifetime Physical Assault Rates for a National Sample of Sexual and Gender Minority Adolescents” as part of a panel on “Violence and Victimization of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Youth and Young Adults: Implications for Social Work Intervention.” PhD candidate Rachel Gartner is a co-author.
PhD candidate Stephania Hayes will present an e-poster on “Fear of Adverse Mental Health Treatment Experiences: Initial Psychometric Properties of a Brief Self-Report Measure.” Professor of the Graduate School Steven Segal is co-author.
PhD candidate Briana McGeough will present an e-poster on “Social Support as a Mechanism Driving the Association between Stigma and Alcohol Use Disorders/Depression among Sexual Minority Women”
11:30 – 1:00
PhD candidate Rachel Gartner will present a paper on “A New Taxonomy for Gender Microaggressions on College Campuses” as part of a panel on “Intersectionality, Education and Social Work.”