Associate Professor Andy Grogan-Kaylor's article, “Unpacking the impact of adverse childhood experiences on adult mental health” was published in Child Abuse & Neglect.
Vincent Fusaro and Janelle Goodwill received the Doctoral Poster Award at the School of Social Work's annual Research Day. Fusaro was awarded for his poster "Children in Immigrant Families & Economic Hardship", and Goodwill for her poster, "How Do Young Black Men Cope with Life Stressors and Mental Health Challenges?" Fusaro's research looked at immigrant family participation in public programs, while Goodwill studied in-group differences in mental and health coping strategies in young Black men.
Associate Professor Luke Shaefer’s article, “Fighting Child Poverty With a Universal Child Allowance” was published in The American Prospect.
Professor Robert Taylor and Assistant Professor Emily Nicklett’s article, “Biopsychosocial Predictors of Fall Events Among Older African Americans” was published in Research on Aging Special Issue: Advancing Minority Aging Research.
Avery Drongowski (MSW'17) wrote a piece for eJewish Philanthropy about her experiences with the Jewish Communal Leadership Program at the U-M SSW.
Professor Brad Zebrack is co-author and lead investigator of a recent multicenter longitudinal study on adolescent and young adult cancer survivors’ social functioning after treatment. The study was also cited in a recent CNN story on a college swimmer cancer patient.
Assistant Professor Mathieu Despard’s research brief, “Can Post Offices Increase Access to Financial Services?" was cited in MarketWatch financial news.
Professors Robert Taylor, Linda Chatters, and Associate Professor Brian Perron’s article, “Differences Between African Americans and Non-Hispanic Whites Utilization of Clergy for Counseling with Serious Personal Problems” was published in Race and Social Problems.
Associate Professor Andy Grogan-Kaylor received a grant for his project, ''A Randomized Control Trial to Change Parental Attitudes and Behavior Regarding Physical Punishment of Children'' from the University of Michigan - Flint. The purpose of this study is to evaluate a brief psychoeducational parent intervention strategy that aims to shift parental attitudes toward spanking and reduce the use of spanking to discipline children among parents in Genesee County.