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Boston College Graduate School of Social Work

Alison Rhodes

Alison Rhodes

Ed.M., Harvard University; MSW, Boston College

Research Interests

Resilience, trauma, posttraumatic growth, and mindfulness and arts-based interventions

Organization Affiliations

NASW, SSWR, CSWE, Boston College Sexual Assault Network


Rhodes, A. M. & Schechter, R. (In Press). Fostering resilience among youth in inner city community arts centers: The case of the Artists Collective. Education and Urban Society.

van der Kolk, B. A., Stone, L., West, J., Rhodes, A., Emerson, D., Suvak, M., & Spinazzola, J. (Under Review). Yoga in the treatment of chronic PTSD.

Willis, D. W., Rhodes, A.M., Dionne-Odom, J. N., Lee, K., & Terreri, P. (Under Review). Men's experiences of healing from child maltreatment: A qualitative study.

Rhodes, A.M. & Tran, T. V. (2012). Predictors of posttraumatic stress and growth among Black and White Survivors of Hurricane Katrina: Does Perceived Quality of the Governmental Response Matter? Journal of Race and Social Problems.

Spinazzola, J., Rhodes, A.M., Emerson, D., Earle, E., & Monroe, K. (2011). Application of Yoga in Residential Treatment of Traumatized Youth. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Special Issue: Traumatic stress, the body, and health: Building the case for integrated interventions, 17(6), 431-444.

Berzin, S., Rhodes, A.M., & Curtis, M.A. (2011). Housing experiences of former foster youth: How do they fare in comparison to other youth? Children and Youth Services Review, 33, 2119-2126.

Rhodes, A.M. (2006). Dance in Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning. Journal of Dance Education, 6(2), 48-56.