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SELECTED Publications

Tania Alameda-Lawson

2010 Alameda-Lawson, T., Lawson, M., Lawson H. Social workers’ role in facilitating the collective involvement of low income, culturally diverse parents in an elementary school. Children & Schools, 32 (3), 172-182

2002 Lawson, M. & Alameda-Lawson, T. What’s wrong with them is what’s wrong with us. Journal of Community Practice, 9 (1), 77-97.

2002 Alameda-Lawson, T. & Lawson, M. Building community collaboratives. In M. O’Melia & K. K. Miley (Eds.), Pathways to power: Readings in contextual social work practice (pp.108-127), Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

1996 Alameda, T.: RAINmakers: The consumers' voice. In K. Hooper-Briar and H. Lawson (Eds.) Expanding partnerships for vulnerable children, youth & families. Washington DC: Council on Social Work Education.

1996 Hooper-Briar, K., Lawson, M., & Alameda, T.: Partnerships for vulnerable children and families: Empowering families and communities to develop educational and life success for poor children. Institute on Race & Ethnicity Report, Texas A. & M. University Press: College Station, TX.

Josephine Allen

Hicks, K. E., Allen, J.A. and Wright, E.M. (2005) "Building Holistic HIV/AIDS Responses in African-American Urban Faith Communities: A Qualitative, Multiple Case Study Analysis," Journal of Family & Community Health.

Sarri, R.C., Ruffolo, M., Goodkind, S., Albertson, C. & Allen, J. (2003). Youth in Transition: A Comparative Study of Adolescent Girls in Community-based and Residential Programs. Washington, DC: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

Allen, J.A. (2001). "Poverty as a Form of Violence: A Structural Perspective," Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, Volume 4, Number 2/3. Also published in Letha A. See, Ed., Violence as Seen Through a Prism of Color. Haworth Press, Inc., Binghamton, New York, chapter 4.

Rodriguez, E., Allen, J.A., Frongillo, E., and Chandra, P. (1999). Unemployment, Depression and Health: A Look at the African American Community. The Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.

Allen, J.A. (1994). "Caribbean Americans." Encyclopedia of Social Work. 19th Edition. National Association of Social Workers, Washington, D.C.

Allen, J. A. (1991). "The Roles and Status of Professional Women in Jamaica." Social Development Issues, 13 (2). Also published in Gunilla O. Bjork, Ed. Social Development in a Global Perspective. Eskilstuna/Vasteras, Sweden: Welfare Research Center.

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Lisa Blitz

Blitz, L.V. (2009). Sanctuary from Oppression: Responding to Abused Women of Color in Shelter.  VDM Publications.

Kohl, B.G. & Blitz, L.V. (2009, in press). White antiracism caucusing in a large human service agency: Lessons learned and unlearned. In J. Hitchcock (Ed.)  Finding Our Direction. Roselle, NJ: Crandall, Dostie, & Douglass Books, Inc.

Blitz, L.V. & Pender Greene, M. (Eds.) (2006). Racism and Racial Identity: Reflections on Urban Practice in Mental Health and Social Services. New York: Haworth Press.

Blitz, L.V. (2006). Owning Whiteness: The reinvention of self and practice.  Journal of Emotional Abuse, 6 (2/3), pp. 241-263.

Blitz, L.V. & Illidge, L.C. (2006). Not so black and white: Antiracist multicultural team building in a domestic violence shelter. Journal of Emotional Abuse, 6 (2/3), pp. 113-134.

Madsen, L.H., Blitz, L.V., McCorkle, D. & Panzer, P. (2003). Sanctuary in a domestic violence shelter: A team approach to healing.  Psychiatric Quarterly, 74, pp. 155-171.

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Cassandra Bransford

Bransford, C.L.,&  Choi, S. (2012). Using Interpersonal Psychotherapy to reduce depression among home-bound elders: A service-learning research collaboration. Best Practices in Mental Health: An International Journal (in press).

Bransford, C.L. (2011), Integrating critical consiousness into direct social work practice: A pedagogical view. Social Work Education (in press).

Bransford, C.L. (2011). Reconciling paternalism and empowerment in clinical practice: An intersubjective perspective. Social Work, 66(1), 33-41.

Bransford, C.L. (2009). Process-centered group supervision. Clinical Social Work Journal, 37(2), 119-127.

Bransford, C.L. (2006). The Use of Critical Ethnography in Managed Mental Health Care Settings. Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare

Bransford, C.L. (2006). The Exercise of Authority by Social Workers in a Managed Mental Health Care Organization: A Critical Ethnography. Journal of Progressive Human Services, 17 (2), 63-86.

Bransford, C.L. (2006). The Authorization and De-Authorization of Individual Social Workers in a Small Group. Social Work with Groups, 29 (1), 45-62.

Bransford, C.L. (2005). Conceptions of authority within contemporary social work practice inmanaged mental health care organizations. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 75 (3), 409-420. 

Bransford, C.L., & Bakken, T. (2002). The evolution of mental health care policy and the implications for social work. Social Work and Mental Health, 1 (1), 3-26.

Bransford, C.L.., & Bakken, T. (2002). Reflections of authority in psychotherapy: From Freud to feminism. Psychoanalytic Social Work, 9 (1), 57-84.

Bakken, T., & Bransford, C.L. (2002). The role of human agency in the creation of normative influences within individuals and groups. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 5 (2), 89-104.

Bransford, C.L., & Bakken, T. (2001). Organization theory and the utilization of authority in social work. Social Work and Social Sciences Review, 9 (1), 5-21.

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Laura Bronstein

Anderson, E. & Bronstein, L.R.  (2012). Examining interdisciplinary collaboration within an expanded school mental health framework: A community-university initiative.   Advances in School Mental Health Promotion, 4(1), 1-15.

Anderson-Butcher, D., Mellin, E., & Bronstein, L.R. (Eds.) (2011). Collaboration among schools, families and communities; Special issue of Advances in School Mental Health Promotion, 4(2).

Bronstein, L.R., Ball, A., Mellin, E., Wade-Mdivanian, R., & Anderson-Butcher, D. (2011). Advancing collaboration between school- and agency-employed school-based social workers: A mixed methods comparison of competencies and preparedness. Children and Schools, 33(2), 83-95.

Mellin, E., Anderson-Butcher, D., & Bronstein, L.R. (2011). Strengthening interprofessional team collaboration: Potential roles for school mental health professionals. Advances in School Mental Health Promotion, 4(2), 51-61.

Mellin, E., Bronstein, L.R., Anderson-Butcher, D., Amrose, A., Green, J., & Ball, A. (2010). Measuring interprofessional team collaboration in expanded school mental health: Model refinement and scale development. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 24(5), 514-523.

Abramson, J.S. & Bronstein, L.R. (2008). Teams. In T. Mizrahi & L. Davis (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Social Work (20th ed.).Vol. 4 (pp. 199-205). New York: Oxford Press & NASW Press.

Rizzo, V.M. & Bronstein, L.R. (Eds.) (2008). The implications of social work practice cost outcomes for health policy; Special issue of Social Work in Public Health, 23(6).

Oliver, D., Bronstein, L.R., & Kurzejeski, L. (2005). Examining variables related to successful collaboration on the hospice team. Health and Social Work, 30(4), 279-286.

Bronstein, L.R. & Abramson, J.S. (2003). Understanding socialization of teachers and social workers: Groundwork for collaboration in the schools. Families in Society, 84(3), 323-330.

Bronstein, L.R. (2003). A model for interdisciplinary collaboration. Social Work, 48(3), 297-306.

Bronstein, L.R. (2002). Index of interdisciplinary collaboration. Social Work Research, 26(2), 113-126.

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Suk-Young Kang

Kang, S. Y. Basham, R., & Kim, Y. J. (in press).Contributing factors of depressive symptoms among elderly Korean Immigrants in Texas. Accepted for publication in Journal of Gerontological Social Work.

Page, J., Petrovich, J., & Kang, S.Y. (in press). Characteristics of Homeless Adults with Serious Mental Illness Served by Three Street-Level Federally Funded Homelessness Programs. Accepted for the publication in Community Mental Health Journal. doi:10.1007/s10597-011-9473-y (impact factor : 1.028)

Kang, S. Y., Boyas, J., & Salehin, M. (2012). Correlates of depression among Chinese immigrant elders in Arizona: The role of acculturative stress and social support.  Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 22 (3), 334-350. doi:10.1080/10911359.2012.655609

Mitschke, D., & Kang, S.Y. (2012). Social Support and Coping in Families Facing Prostate Cancer. Journal of Social Service Research, 38 (3), 413-426. doi:10.1080/01488376.2012.669271

Kang, S. Y., & Watts, T. D. (2012). Social welfare in North Korea: Ethical & Ideological Conflicts & Dilemmas. Journal of Comparative Social Welfare, 28 (1), 17-22. doi:10.1080/17486831.2011.595079

Moon, S.S., Kang, S.Y., Jitptitaklert, W., & Kim, S.B. (2012). Decision tree models for characterizing smoking behavior of older adults. Expert Systems with Applications, 39, 445-451. doi:10.1016/j.eswa.2011.07.035(impact factor : 1.924)

Boyas, J., Wind, L. H., & Kang, S. Y. (2012). Exploring the relationship between employment-based social capital, job stress, burnout, and intent to leave among child protection workers: An age-based path analysis model. Children and Youth Services Review, 34 50-62. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2011.08.033(impact factor : 1.130)

Kang, S.Y., & Basham, R.E. (2011). Contributing Factors of Assistive Devices Use among Frail Elders with Family Caregivers in 2004 National Long-Term Care Survey. The National Social Science Journal, 36 (1), 68-76.

Basham, R. & Kang, S.Y. (2011). Sustaining the Elderly: Innovations in emerging technology and service delivery.The National Social Science Technology Journal, 1(2), 1-6.

Kang, S. Y., Howard, D. M., Kim, J., Payne, J.S., Wilton, L., Kim, W., & Maramba, D.C. (2010). English language proficiency and lifetime mental health service utilization in a national representative sample of Asian Americans in the U.S. Journal of Public Health, 32 (3), 431-439. (impact factor : 1.878)

Kang, S.Y. & Krysik, J. (2010). Employment-Related Salaries and Benefits in Social Work: A Workforce Survey. Advances in Social Work, 11 (1), 82-94

Kang, S. Y., Domanski, M.D., & Moon, S.S. (2009). Ethnic enclave resources and predictors of depression among Arizona's Korean immigrant elders. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 52, 489-502.

Moon, S.S., Kang, S.Y., & An, S. (2009). Predictors of immigrant children's school achievement: A comparative study. Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 23 (3), 278-289.


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Youjung Lee

Lee, Y. & Bronstein, L. (2010). Korean American dementia caregivers' attitudes toward caregiving: The role of culture and differences between spouse and child caregivers. Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work.

Cohen, H., & Lee, Y. (2007).Dementia Caregivers: Rewards in Multicultural Perspectives.  Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 14(1/2), 299-324.

Cohen, H. L., Greene, R. R., Lee, Y., Gonzalez, J., & Evans, M. (2006). Older adults who overcame oppression. Families In Society, 87 (1): 35-42.

Greene, R., Galambos, C., & Lee, Y. (2003). Resilience theory: Theoretical and professional conceptualization. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 8(4), 75-92.

Cohen, H. L., Greene, R. R., Lee, Y., Gonzalez, J., & Evans, M. (2006). Cultural Narratives, older adults, and resilient communities. In R. R. Greene (Ed) Social Work Practice: A Risk and Resilience Perspective. Thomson Brooks/Cole: Belmont, CA.


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