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Assistant Professor David Cordova and Associate Professor Brian Perron’s paper, “Trends in the Disapproval and Use of Marijuana among Adolescents and Young Adults in the United States: 2002-2013” was accepted for publication in The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse.
Assistant Professor Kristin Seefeldt’s paper, "Constant Consumption Smoothing, Limited Investments, and Few Repayments: The Role of Debt in the Financial Lives of Economically Vulnerable Families" was accepted for publication in the June issue of Social Service Review.
The Interprofessional Education Team-Based Clinical Decision Making course won the Provost’s 2015 Teaching Innovation Prize. Back in February it was selected as 1 of 10 finalists (from 57 nominated projects). The course has now been selected as 1 of the 5 winners from these 10 finalists. Associate Professor Brad Zebrack and lecturer Debra Mattison are part of the teaching team for the course.
Associate Professor Luke Shaefer contends that the poverty debate overlooks crucial changes that have taken place within the population of the poor in The New York Times Op-Ed, “How Poor are the Poor?”.
Clinical psychologist and researcher Adrienne Lapidos and Associate Professor Luke Shaefer received a grant from the U-M Center for Research on Learning & Teaching (CRLT) to collaborate with the School of Dentistry and develop a Dental Hygiene course on Patient- and Family-Centered Care with Diverse Populations.
Emily Bosk successfully defended her dissertation, "All Unhappy Families: Standardization and Child Welfare Decision-Making" and obtained her PhD in Social Work and Sociology. She has accepted an Assistant Professor position with the School of Social Work at Rutgers University.
Assistant Professor David Cordova’s article, "Storytelling for Empowerment for Latino Teens: Increasing HIV Prevention Knowledge & Attitudes" was accepted for publication in the Journal of Adolescent Research.
Associate Professor Leslie Hollingsworth, PhD student Ninive Sanchez, Professor Larry Gant, Associate Professor Trina Shanks and Professor Emerita Paula Allen-Meares co-authored a book, “Providing Technical Assistance to Urban Communities: A Guide of Case Studies and Advice for Community Members” which was published by Michigan Publishing.
Clinical Associate Professor Elizabeth Voshel and SSW Curriculum Coordinator Alia Wesala’s article, “Social Media & Social Work Ethics: Determining Best Practices in an Ambiguous Reality” was published in the Journal of Social Work Values & Ethics.
Professor Richard Tolman and PhD students Lauren Reed and Paige Safyer’s article, "Too Close for Comfort: Attachment Insecurity and Electronic Intrusion in College Students' Dating Relationships” was accepted for publication in Computers in Human Behavior.