Associate Professor Edith Kieffer has an article in the American Journal of Community Psychology highlighting the impact of the Healthy MOMs healthy lifestyle intervention on depressive symptoms among pregnant and early postpartum Latinas in Detroit.
SSW was recognized by Planet Blue for encouraging sustainable actions, designing and developing communal spaces, optimizing our building, and "creating a culture of sustainable behavior that is lasting."
"Sex Matters for Women: A complete guide to taking care of your sexual self", 2nd edition, 2012, written by Sallie Foley, Sally Kope and Dennis Sugrue, was awarded the Society for Sex Therapy and Research Award: "Best Sexual Health Book for 2013". The Society's award is the top honor in in the field of sexual health publishing.
His study is featured in the Michigan Chronicle ( http://goo.gl/0ggo2 ), WWJ ( http://goo.gl/OHNRe ) and Spero News ( http://goo.gl/u9rFc ).
The paper examines:
-- internet banging within the context of gang violence, paying close attention to the mechanisms and processes
-- the role of hip-hop in the development of internet banging and highlight the changing roles of both hip hop and computer mediated communication as social representations of life in violent communities
-- the presentation of urban masculinity and its influence on social media behavior
At the Society for Social Work and Research annual conference:
Kathleen Faller presents the Opening Plenary Session, "Social Justice and Child Sexual Abuse: What Are the Stakes and Who Are the Stakeholders?"
Luke Shaefer receives the 2013 Deborah K. Padgett Early Career Achievement Award
Kerri Nicoll receives the 2013 Doctoral Fellows Award
Leah James receives the 2013 Outstanding Social Work Doctoral Dissertation Honorable Mention Award
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