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The Society for Social Work and Research
2013 Annual Conference  
  January 16-20, 2013 I Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina I San Diego, CA
 
Online Registration Ends January 10!
  ..Social Work for a Just Society:  
    ..Making Visible the Stakes and Stakeholders
       
 

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:::::::::: Program Highlights

Available PowerPoint Slides from the 2013 Conference

Opening Plenary Session:

“Social Justice and Child Sexual Abuse: What Are the Stakes and Who Are the Stakeholders?”, Kathleen Coulborn Faller, PhD, ACSW, DCSW (University of Michigan) PDF Download

Aaron Rosen Lecture: “Back to the Future: Using Social Work Research to Improve Social Work Practice”, Diane DePanfilis, PhD, MSW (University of Maryland) PDF Download
Invited Symposium III: “Neighborhood Environments Across the Life Course”, Amanda Lehning, PhD (Moderator) (University of Michigan), Michael E. Woolley, PhD (University of Maryland), Trina Shanks, PhD (University of Michigan), Tam Perry, PhD (Wayne State University) PDF Download
Doctoral Student Panel: “Job Search and Early Career Development”, Kia Bentley, PhD (Welcome) (Virginia Commonwealth University and Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education in Social Work), Douglas C. Smith, PhD, LCSW (University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign), Jesse Helton, PhD (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Rosalyn Denise Campbell, PhD (University of Georgia), Lorraine Moya Salas, PhD (Unlimited Potential, Arizona State University) PDF Download
Research Methods Workshops:

RMW-1: "Theory Construction and Causal Modeling", James J. Jaccard, PhD (New York University) PDF Download

RMW-2: "Mixed Methods Research in Social Work", Wendy L. Haight, PhD (University of Minnesota-Twin Cities) PDF Download

RMW-3: "Publishing Rigorous Qualitative Research: Common Pitfalls and Solutions", Laura S. Abrams, PhD (University of California, Los Angeles), Deborah K. Padgett, PhD (New York University) PDF Download

RMW-4: Using and Analyzing Large Secondary Data Sets: National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health and the Survey of Income and Program Participation
Alida Bouris, PhD (University of Chicago), Chi-Fang Wu, PhD (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) PDF Download

Special Sessions on Research Priorities and Capacity Building:

SSRPCB-1: "Research Opportunities at NIH", G. Stephane Philogene, PhD (National Institutes of Health Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research), Denise Juliano-Bult, PhD (National Institute of Mental Health), Jacqueline Lloyd, PhD (National Institute on Drug Abuse), Margaret Murray, PhD (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism), Carly Parry, PhD, MSW (National Cancer Institute) PDF Download

SSRPCB-3: "Working with Private Foundations: Lessons Learned from Successful Grantees", Catherine Cubbin, PhD (University of Texas at Austin), Mark Courtney, PhD (University of Chicago) PDF Download

SSRPCB-4: "Building Research Capacity in Social Work Education Programs", Ruth G. McRoy, PhD (Boston College), Joan Zlotnik, PhD (National Association of Social Workers), Jerry Flanzer, PhD (San Jose State University), Carol M. Lewis, PhD (University of Texas at Austin) PDF Download

SSRPCB-5: "Panel of Recently Funded Scholars", Michael Lindsey, PhD (University of Maryland), Leyla Ismayilova, PhD (University of Chicago), Janet Schneiderman, PhD (University of Southern California), Douglas Smith, PhD (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) PDF Download

SSRPCB-6: "Building Research Capacity in Social Work: The Role of RCTs in Program and Policy Innovation", Mark W. Fraser, PhD (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Michal Grinstein-Weiss, PhD (Washington University in Saint Louis), Jeffrey M. Jenson, PhD (University of Denver), Mark F. Testa, PhD (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) PDF Download

SSWR 17th Annual Conference
Social Work for a Just Society: Making Visible the Stakes and Stakeholders
January 16-20, 2013
Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina
San Diego, CA

Opening Plenary Session
Thursday, January 17, 2013, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Welcome and Introductions
Jeanne Marsh, PhD
SSWR President
University of Chicago

Ruth E. Dunkle, PhD
SSWR Vice President & Conference Chair
University of Michigan

Opening Plenary
“Social Justice and Child Sexual Abuse: What Are the Stakes and Who Are the Stakeholders”
Kathleen Coulborn Faller, PhD, ACSW, DCSW
University of Michigan
Session description I speaker bio

Presidential Plenary and Awards Presentation
Friday, January 18, 2013, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Introduction
Jeanne Marsh, PhD
SSWR President
University of Chicago

Presidential Plenary
“Stimulating the Science of Social Working”
Robert Kaplan, PhD
NIH, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research
Speaker bio

2013 Awards Presentation

Jeanne Marsh, PhD
SSWR President
University of Chicago
Distinguished Career Achievement Award

Wendy Auslander, PhD
SSWR Awards Co-Chair
Washington University in St. Louis
Deborah K. Padgett Early Career Achievement Award
Doctoral Fellows Award

Lela Rankin Williams, PhD
SSWR Awards Co-Chair
Arizona State University
Excellence in Research Award
Outstanding Social Work Doctoral Dissertation Award

Aaron Rosen Lecture
Friday, January 18, 2013, 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Diane DePanfilis, PhD, MSW
University of Maryland
Speaker bio

Invited Symposium I
Friday, January 18, 2013, 10:00 am – 11:45 am
“Research and Career Development: Stories from Mid-Career Scholars”
Session description

Yoonsun Choi, PhD (Moderator) (bio)
University of Chicago

Ellen DeVoe, PhD (bio)
Boston University

Sadhna Diwan, PhD (bio)
San Jose State University

Rebecca Macy, PhD (bio)
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Invited Symposium II
Friday, January 18, 2013, 2:30 pm – 4:15 pm
“Immigration: Political, Economic, and Sociocultural Factors Affecting Immigrants and Refugees”
Session description

Rowena Fong, EdD (Moderator) (bio)
University of Texas at Austin

Luis Zayas, PhD (bio)
University of Texas at Austin

Jini Roby, JD, MSW, MS (bio)
Brigham Young University

Altaf Husain, PhD, MSW (bio)
Howard University

Invited Symposium III
Saturday, January 19, 2013, 10:00 am – 11:45 am
“Neighborhood Environments Across the Life Course”
Session description

Amanda Lehning, PhD (Moderator) (bio)
University of Michigan

Michael E. Woolley, PhD (bio)
University of Maryland

Trina Shanks, PhD (bio)
University of Michigan

Tam Perry, PhD (bio)
Wayne State University

Doctoral Student Panel and Luncheon
Saturday, January 19, 2013, 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm
“Job Search and Early Career Development”
Session description

Welcome
Kia J. Bentley, PhD
Virginia Commonwealth University & Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education in Social Work

Doctoral Student Panel
Christina Andrews, PhD
University of South Carolina

Gayatri Moorthi, PhD
The Institute for Community Research

Douglas C. Smith, PhD, LCSW
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Special Session
Saturday, January 19, 2013, 2:30 pm – 4:15 pm
“Promoting Early- and Mid-Career Diverse Scholars through Grantmaking, Mentoring, and Networking: RWJF’s New Connections Program”
Session description

A panel of speakers will be available.

 
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