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Boston College School of Social Work
Faculty and Student Presentations and Reception
at CSWE’s 2017 APM
October 19–22
Sheraton Dallas Hotel, Dallas, TX

 

Thursday, October 19

Grand Challenges Teaching Institutes

Eradicate Social Isolation: Teaching and Learning Strategies for Generalist and Advanced Curriculum
9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Dallas Ballroom D-2, Conference Center, 1st floor

  • Elizabeth M. Tracy, Case Western Reserve University

  • Sue Brown, Wayne State University

  • Michelle R. Munson, New York University

  • Addie Wyman Battalen, doctoral candidate, Boston College

  • Sandra Edmonds Crewe, Howard University

Equipping Social Workers to Promote a Social Development Response to Population Aging
9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Dallas Ballroom D-1, Conference Center, 1st floor

  • Christina Matz-Costa, assistant professor, Boston College

  • Nancy Morrow-Howell, Washington University in St. Louis

  • Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, professor, Boston College

  • Guillermo Ernest Gonzales, Boston University

Facilitating Minority Scholar Career Development: How to Build an Infrastructure for Success
2:00–5:00 p.m.
Lone Star C-3, Conference Center, 2nd floor

  • Yolanda C. Padilla, University of Texas at Austin

  • Ruth McRoy, Donahue and DiFelice Professor of Social Work, Boston College

  • Carol Lewis, University of Texas at Austin

  • Renee Cunningham-Williams, Washington University in St. Louis

  • Rowena Fong, University of Texas at Austin


Friday, October 20

Presentations
Acculturation and Food Insecurity among Puerto Ricans in Boston
7:30–8:00 a.m.
Dallas Ballroom A-2, Conference Center, 1st floor

  • Kaipeng Wang, Ph.D. ’17, Texas State University

  • Robert Hasson, doctoral student, Boston College

  • Yoosun Chu, doctoral candidate, Boston College

Group Role-Play to Build Advocacy Skills and Achieve Equal Opportunity/Justice for All
10:30–11:30 a.m.
State Room 1, Conference Center, 3rd floor

  • Robert Hasson, doctoral student, Boston College

  • Christina M. Sellers, doctoral candidate, Boston College

The Executive Order Effect: Understanding Immigration in the Current Political Climate
12:45–1:45 p.m.
Seminar Theater, Main Hotel, 2nd floor

  • Jenny Jones, Clark Atlanta University

  • Westy Egmont, associate professor, Boston College

  • Sylvia Romero, Community Consolidated School District 46

  • Edward J. Alessi, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

  • Michelle Emery Blake, Austin Peay State University


Saturday, October 21

Presentations

Historical Trauma & Resilience in African Americans
10:30–11:30 a.m.
San Antonio A, Conference Center, 3rd floor

  • Melissa W. Bartholomew, doctoral student, Boston College

Preparing to Work with Latinos: Latino-Focused Content in Social Work Masters Programs
10:30–11:30 a.m.
City View 1, Main Hotel, 4th floor

  • Robert Rosales, doctoral candidate, Boston College

  • Victor Figuereo, doctoral student, Boston College

  • Bongki Woo, doctoral candidate, Boston College

  • Jaime Perez-Aponte, doctoral student, Boston College

Challenges and Opportunities for Latina/o Social Work Students Entering the Workforce
10:30–11:30 a.m.
City View 1, Main Hotel, 4th floor

  • Rocío Calvo, associate professor, Boston College

  • Claire Madden, MSW ’15, Boston Medical Center

Item Response Theory and Structural Equation Modeling for Health Disparities Measurement Research
10:30–11:30 a.m.
City View 7, Main Hotel, 4th floor

  • Keith Chan, University at Albany, State University of New York

  • Thanh Tran, professor, Boston College

Functioning of Welcoming Service Providers on Older LGBT Adults’ Isolation
2:00–3:00 p.m.
Dallas Ballroom A-2, Conference Center, 1st floor

  • Jie Yang, doctoral candidate, Boston College

  • Yoosun Chu, doctoral candidate, Boston College


Adoption-Specific Curricula in Social Work Education: An Exploratory Study
3:15–4:15 p.m.
Dallas Ballroom D-3, Conference Center, 1st floor

  • Bibiana D. Koh, Augsburg College

  • JaeRan Kim, University of Washington, Tacoma

  • Ruth McRoy, Donahue and DiFelice Professor of Social Work, Boston College

Reception

Boston College School of Social Work Reception
6:30–8:00 p.m.
Houston B, Conference Center, 3rd floor

Join Dean Gautam N. Yadama and his colleagues for chowder, cold beer, and warm greetings from Boston.

Sunday, October 22

Presentations

Learning to Work with Immigrants and Refugees: Urgency in Social Work Education
7:30–8:30 a.m.
State Room 3, Conference Center, 3rd floor

  • Kerri Evans, doctoral student, Boston College

  • Victor Figuereo, doctoral student, Boston College

  • Robert Rosales, doctoral candidate, Boston College

  • Robert Hasson, doctoral student, Boston College

Advocating for Justice in an Age of Adversity
10–11 a.m.
City View 2, Main Hotel, 4th floor

  • Kerri Leyda Nicoll, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

  • Laura Wernick, Fordham University

  • Vincent A. Fusaro, assistant professor, Boston College