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Submissions from 2022

Examining the impact of proximity to conflict on associations between gender-based violence and stunting in Sri Lanka, Ruvani W. Fonseka

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A mediation analysis of the role of girl child marriage in the relationship between proximity to conflict and past-year intimate partner violence in post-conflict Sri Lanka, Ruvani W. Fonseka, Lotus McDougal, Anita Raj, Elizabeth Reed, Rebecka Lundgren, Lianne Urada, and Jay G. Silverman

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Does Proximity to Conflict Zones Moderate Associations Between Girl Child Marriage, Intimate Partner Violence, and Contraception in Postconflict Sri Lanka?, Ruvani W. Fonseka, Lotus McDougal, Anita Raj, Elizabeth Reed, Rebecka Lundgren, Lianne Urada, and Jay G. Silverman

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Measuring the impacts of maternal child marriage and maternal intimate partner violence and the moderating effects of proximity to conflict on stunting among children under 5 in post-conflict Sri Lanka, Ruvani W. Fonseka, Lotus McDougal, Anita Raj, Elizabeth Reed, Rebecka Lundgren, Lianne Urada, and Jay G. Silverman

Fulbright U.S. Student Programs: Opportunities for Social Work, L. A. Rivers, D. S. Jayasundara, Ruvani W. Fonseka, S. J. Carr, and C. S. Cohen

Submissions from 2021

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Examining Perceived Effects of Same-Sex Marriage Legalization Among Sexual Minority Women: Identifying Demographic Differences and Factors Related to Alcohol Use Disorder, Depression, and Self-Perceived Health, Laurie A. Drabble, Amy A. Mericle, Cat Munroe, Angie R. Wootton, Karen F. Trocki, and Tonda L. Hughes

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Measuring the Impact of Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage among Sexual Minority Women, Laurie A. Drabble, Amy A. Mericle, Angie R. Wootton, Cat Munroe, Libo Li, Karen F. Trocki, and Tonda Hughes

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Perceived psychosocial impacts of legalized same-sex marriage: A scoping review of sexual minority adults’ experiences, Laurie A. Drabble, Angie R. Wootton, Cindy B. Veldhuis, Ellen D.B. Riggle, Sharon S. Rostosky, Pamela J. Lannutti, Kimberly F. Balsam, and Tonda L. Hughes

Understanding Gender-Based Violence and Health in Post-Conflict Sri Lanka: The Role of Intersecting Traumas, Ruvani W. Fonseka

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Understanding intimate partner violence and health in post-conflict Sri Lanka, Ruvani W. Fonseka

"You have to do a lot of good deeds in this life, so that you can become a man in your next life”: - Gender-nonconformity Among Youth in Urban Sri Lanka, Ruvani W. Fonseka

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India Ignited: COVID-19 Second Wave Unleashes Death and Devastation, Nidhi Mahendra, Soma Sen, and Tanvi Kothari, Newsweek

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Challenges of Virtual RDS for Recruitment of Sexual Minority Women for a Behavioral Health Study, Deirdre Middleton, Laurie A. Drabble, Deborah Krug, Katherine J. Karriker-Jaffe, Amy A. Mericle, Tonda L. Hughes, Ronaldo Iachan, and Karen F. Trocki

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How Higher Education in America Has Been Hijacked by Colonization Warfare and Why We Need to Fight Back Now, Soma Sen and Keenan Norris, Visible Magazine

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The relationship between commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) and childhood sexual abuse (CSA) among boys and girls in Haiti, Jay G. Silverman, Sabrina C. Boyce, Ruvani W. Fonseka, Daniel Triplett, Laura F. Chiang, Sharon S. Caslin, and Anita Raj

Submissions from 2020

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It's complicated: The impact of marriage legalization among sexual minority women and gender diverse individuals in the United States, Laurie Drabble, Angie Wootton, Cindy Veldhuis, Ellen Perry, Ellen Riggle, Karen Trocki, and Tonda Hughes

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Could Americans become the next wave of refugees?, Nicole Dubus, San Jose Mercury News

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The Welfare Queen Was A Myth, But We Have A Real-life Welfare King: His Name Is Donald Trump, Nicole Dubus, The Hill Reporter

Using the 2016 Demographic and Health Survery to Understand Intimate Partner Violence in Sri Lanka, Ruvani W. Fonseka

Adapting an evidence-based model to reduce reproductive coercion and intimate partner violence and increase contraceptive use among adolescents in the border region of San Diego county: ARCHES Jóvenes, Ruvani W. Fonseka, N. Carter, P. Perez, I. Brongiel, H. Helvink, R. Vera Monroy, V. Maldonado, A. E. Servin, T. Burks, and Jay G. Silverman

Does Concordance Matter? Examining the Associations Between Marital Concordance of Gender Equity Attitudes on Reproductive Health Outcomes Among Married Adolescent Girls and Their Husbands in Niger, Ruvani W. Fonseka, S. DeLong, S. Challa, H. B. Shakya, and Jay G. Silverman

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Caregiving Burden and self-care among European-American and Chinese-American family caregivers of people with mental illness, Meekyung Han, Sadhna Diwan, Megan Chang, Karly Comfort, and Kathy Forward

“This Is My Choice. This Is My Life.” How Mexican and U.S. American Culture Affects the Reproductive Health Decisions of Female Adolescents Living in the San Diego/Mexico Border Region, Vivian Maldonado, Ruvani W. Fonseka, and Jay Silverman

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“This Is Something I’m Doing for Me:” The Influence of Mexican and U.S. Culture on the Reproductive Health Decisions of Female Adolescents Living in the San Diego/Tijuana Border Region, Vivian Maldonado, Ruvani W. Fonseka, and Jay Silverman

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Now Is Not the Time to Forget About the AIDS Epidemic, Soma Sen, The Health Care Blog

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San José State University’s Professor of Social Work, Soma Sen, on the HIV Aids epidemic (Season 1, Episode 5), Soma Sen, The Accidental Geographer: A Podcast with Provost Vincent Del Casino

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Women Faculty of Color Face System Oppression in Academia, Soma Sen, Visible Magazine

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Associations between recent intimate partner violence and receipt and quality of perinatal health services in Uttar Pradesh, Jay G. Silverman, Ruvani W. Fonseka, Nabamallika Dehingia, Sabrina C. Boyce, Dharmendra Chandurkar, Kultar Singh, Katherine Hay, Yamini Atmavilas, and Anita Raj

Submissions from 2019

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Mapping the Landscape of Support and Safety Among Sexual Minority Women and Gender Non-conforming Individuals: Perceptions After the 2016 US Presidential Election, Laurie Drabble, Cindy Veldhuis, Angie Wootton, Ellen Riggle, and Tonda Hughes

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Addressing Reproductive Coercion in Bangladesh: Lessons learned from adapting the ARCHES intervention, Ruvani Fonseka

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Educational Reinforcements of and Challenges to Gender Norms in Urban Sri Lanka, Ruvani Fonseka

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Sri Lanka’s rural tea plantations: Brewing a new blend of gender equality, Ruvani W. Fonseka

Measuring intimate partner violence justification among married adolescent girls and their husbands in Niger: testing an attitudes justifying IPV scale, Ruvani W. Fonseka, Jay G. Silverman, D. Strong, and S. Challa

“He Used to Tell Me That If I Continue With the Pills, Then He Would Break My Leg”: A Qualitative Exploration of Reproductive Coercion in Bangladesh, Erin Pearson, Fahima Aqtar, Dipika Paul, Jamie Menzel, Ruvani Fonseka, Jasmine Uysal, Kathryn Andersen, and Jay Silverman

A Profile of Violence in Rural Niger: Characteristics of Men Who Perpetrate IPV in Rural Niger, Holly Shakya, Ruvani Fonseka, Paul J. Fleming, Sabrina Boyce, Jay Silverman, and Sneha Challa

Adaptation and efficacy of ARCHES in Kenya and Bangladesh: evidence for a brief intervention to address and prevent reproductive coercion and intimate partner violence within routine family planning counseling, Jay G. Silverman, K. Gray, Ruvani W. Fonseka, J. Uysal, S. Boyce, K. Andersen, E. Pearson, F. Aqtar, N. Carter, S. Wendoh, D. Paul, C. Undie, J. Menzel, H. Helvink, W. Liambila, and E. Muketo

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Impacts of Marriage Legalization on the Experiences of Sexual Minority Women in Work and Community Contexts, Angie Wootton, Laurie Drabble, Ellen Riggle, Cindy Veldhuis, Caitlin Bitcon, Karen Trocki, and Tonda Hughes

Submissions from 2018

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Training university teachers and students in Sri Lanka on Gender Based Violence: testing of a participatory training program [version 1], Pia Axemo, Kumudu Wijewardena, Ruvani Fonseka, Sharika Cooray, and Elisabeth Darj

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How Does Incarceration Affect the Likelihood of Reunification?, Amy D'Andrade

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Implementing Multidisciplinary Wellness Programs in Subsidized Housing: University–Community Partnerships, Sadhna Diwan, Megan Chang, and Swamini Bajpai

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Comparing substance use and mental health outcomes among sexual minority and heterosexual women in probability and non-probability samples, Laurie Drabble, Karen Trocki, Rachael Korcha, Jamie Klinger, Cindy Veldhuis, and Tonda Hughes

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Learning from our mothers: examining the role of intergenerational knowledge transfer in advancing gender equity among Sri Lankan youth, Ruvani Fonseka and Samantha Hurst

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Learning from our Mothers: Examining the Role of Intergenerational Knowledge Transfer in Advancing Gender Equity among Sri Lankan Youth, Ruvani Fonseka and Samantha Hurst

Addressing Sexual Cyber Violence Among Girls and Young Women Globally: Current Trends and Strategies Needed for Prevention, Ruvani W. Fonseka

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Empowering youth in rural, up-country Sri Lanka through gender-equitable education and employment, Ruvani W. Fonseka

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Increasing global capacity to address reproductive coercion: Adapting the ARCHES evidence-based clinical model from the United States to low- and middle-income country settings, Ruvani W. Fonseka, Jasmine Uysal, Sabrina C. Boyce, Nicole Carter, and Jay G. Silverman

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Adapting the Addressing Reproductive Coercion in Health Settings (ARCHES) intervention from the US context to Bangladesh, Kenya and Mexico, Ruvani W. Fonseka, Jasmine Uysal, and Argentina E. Servin

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Meeting the needs of women experiencing violence in low and middle-income countries: Assessing and addressing reproductive coercion and intimate partner violence in Nairobi, Kenya, Jasmine Uysal, Ruvani W. Fonseka, Nicole Carter, and Jay G. Silverman

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Evaluating Statewide Rape Prevention and Education Programs: A Case Study from California, Mina White, Ruvani Fonseka, Sabrina Boyce, Ricardo Vera-Monroy, Jay Silverman, and Francisco Michel

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Rape Prevention and Education: Finding What Works, Mina White, Francisco Michel, Sabrina Boyce, Ruvani Fonseka, Ricardo Vera-Monroy, and Jay Silverman

Submissions from 2017

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Barriers Confronting Parents Reunifying with Children in Foster Care, Amy D'Andrade

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Does fathers' involvement in services affect mothers' likelihood of reunification with children placed in foster care?, Amy D'Andrade

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The California Linkages Program: Doorway to Housing Support for Child Welfare‐Involved Parents, Amy D'Andrade, James Simon, Danna Fabella, Lolita Castillo, Cesar Mejia, and David Shuster

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Partnering with educational leaders to advance social work education in Vietnam, Laurie Drabble, Edward Cohen, Hoa Nguyen, Alice Hines, Debbie Faires, Tuan Tran, and Patrick Thanh Ngo

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Relationship of Religiosity and Spirituality to Hazardous Drinking, Drug Use, and Depression Among Sexual Minority Women, Laurie Drabble, Cindy Veldhuis, Barth Riley, Sharon Rostosky, and Tonda Hughes

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From Sri Lanka to Sacramento: Developing youth interventions to prevent gender-based violence, Ruvani Fonseka

Listening to youth: developing promising GBV intervention programs in Sri Lanka with youth-led organizations, Ruvani Fonseka

Talking About Taboos: Exploring Gender Norms Among Young Adults in Sri Lanka, Ruvani W. Fonseka

New Futures for Up-country Tamil Youth: One Nonprofit’s Efforts to Tackle Economic, Educational and Gender Inequities, Ruvani W. Fonseka and Y. Selvaraj

Impact of Caregiving Burden on the Mental Health and Role of Self-Care Among Asian and Caucasian Family Caregivers of People with Mental Illness, Meekyung Han, Sadhna Diwan, Megan Chang, Karly Comfort, and Kathy Forward

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Nutrition, Kasuen Mauldin, Sadhna Diwan, and Satya S. Jonnalagadda

Submissions from 2016

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Book Review: Madness in civilization: A cultural history of insanity from the Bible to Freud, from the madhouse to modern medicine, Edward Cohen

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Prevention Strategies and Mental Health in Vietnam, Edward Cohen

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Measuring Client Satisfaction and Engagement: The Role of a Mentor Parent Program in Family Drug Treatment Court, Laurie Drabble, Lisa Huan, Hilary Kushins, and Edward Cohen

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Conducting qualitative interviews by telephone: Lessons learned from a study of alcohol use among sexual minority and heterosexual women, Laurie Drabble, Karen Trocki, Brenda Salcedo, Patricia Walker, and Rachael Korcha

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Interpreters' Self-Perceptions of Their Use of Self When Interpreting in Health and Behavioural Health Settings, Nicole Dubus

Submissions from 2015

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Linkages Evaluation Coaching Final Report, Amy D'Andrade

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Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Intimate Partner Violence Perpetration among Sri Lankan Men, Ruvani W. Fonseka, Alexandra M. Minnis, and Anu Manchikanti Gomez

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Mental Health Help-Seeking Behaviors Among Asian American Community College Students: The Effect of Stigma, Cultural Barriers, and Acculturation, Meekyung Han and Helen Pong

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Improving Social Work Education in Vietnam Through International Cooperation: The ‘Social Work Education Enhancement Program’, Alice Hines, Edward Cohen, Hoa Nguyen, Laurie Drabble, Meekyung Han, Soma Sen, and Tuâán Trâàn

Submissions from 2014

Prospects and Challenges for Healthy Aging Programs in Multicultural, Subsidized Senior Housing, Megan Chang, Sadhna Diwan, Daryl Canham, Toby Adelman, Kasuen Mauldin, Susan Ross, Tamar Semerjian, and Swamini Bajpai

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Prospects and Challenges of Implementing Multidisciplinary Healthy Aging Programs in Multicultural, Subsidized Senior Housing, Sadhna Diwan, Megan Chang, Daryl Canham, Toby Adelman, Kasuen Mauldin, Susan Ross, Tamar Semerjian, Swamini Bajpai, and David Lee

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Strategies Employed by Inner-City Activists to Reduce Alcohol-Related Problems and Advance Social Justice, Laurie Drabble and Denise Herd

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State Responses to Alcohol Use and Pregnancy: Findings from the alcohol policy information system, Laurie Drabble, Sue Thomas, Lisa O'Connor, and Sarah Roberts

Submissions from 2013

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Understanding Reunification Services Delivery Models in California Counties, Amy D'Andrade

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Alcohol in the life narratives of women: Commonalities and differences by sexual orientation, Laurie A. Drabble and K. Trocki

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Sexual Orientation Differences in the Relationship Between Victimization and Hazardous Drinking Among Women in the National Alcohol Survey, Laurie A. Drabble, K. F. Trocki, T. L. Hughes, R. A. Korcha, and A. E. Lown

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Advancing Trauma-Informed Systems Change in a Family Drug Treatment Court Context, Laurie Drabble, Shelby Jones, and Vivian Brown

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Child Welfare Partnership for Research and Training: A Title IV-E University/Community Collaborative Research Model, Laurie Drabble, Kathy Lemon, Amy D'Andrade, Brett Donoviel, and Julia Le

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Occupational Engagement and Health in Older South Asian Immigrants, Sheama R. Krishnagiri, Erin Fuller, Lesley Ruda, and Sadhna Diwan

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Evaluation Findings from Santa Cruz County’s “Roots & Wings” Initiative, Kathy Lemon Osterling and Amy D'Andrade

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International social work field placement or volunteer tourism? Developing an asset-based justice-learning field experience, Marie-Antoinette Sossou and Nicole Dubus

Submissions from 2012

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Parental problems, case plan requirements, and service targeting in child welfare reunification, Amy C. D’Andrade and R. Chambers

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Reunifying from behind bars: A quantitative study of the relationship between parental incarceration, service use, and foster care reunification, Amy C. D’Andrade and M. Valdez

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Healthy Aging and Older Asian Indian Immigrants: A Key Informant Survey of Seven Ethnic Community Centers in Santa Clara County, Sadhna Diwan and Sharvari Dixit

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Lines in the sand: Social representations of substance use boundaries in life narratives, K. F. Trocki, L. O. Michalak, and Laurie A. Drabble

Submissions from 2011

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Sexual Minority Women and Alcohol: Intersections between drinking, relational contexts, stress, and coping, M. Condit, K. Kitaji, Laurie A. Drabble, and K. Trocki

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Risk and Protective Factors Contributing to Depressive Symptoms in Vietnamese American College Students, Meekyung Han and Mary Lee

Submissions from 2010

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Asian American Elders in the Twenty-first Century—Key Indicators of Well-Being (review), Sadhna Diwan

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The Development of Social Work in Vietnam: The Role of International Collaboration, Alice Hines, Edward Cohen, Tuan Tran, Peter Lee, and Le Phu

Submissions from 2009

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The Effects of Different Types and Patterns of Services on Successful Reunification, California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC), Amy D'Andrade

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The differential effects of concurrent planning practice elements on reunification and adoption, Amy C. D’Andrade

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Phase I Final Evaluation Report – Santa Cruz County Roots and Wings Initiative, Amy D'Andrade and Kathy Lemon Osterling

Submissions from 2008

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Reasonable efforts? Implementation of the reunification exception provisions of ASFA, J D. Berrick, C Young, Amy C. D’Andrade, and L Frame

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Risk and safety assessment in child welfare: Instrument comparisons, Amy C. D’Andrade, Michael J. Austin, and A Benton

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Understanding and measuring child welfare outcomes, Amy C. D’Andrade, Kathy Lemon Osterling, and Michael J. Austin

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Understanding and addressing racial/ethnic disproportionality, Kathy Lemon Osterling, Amy C. D’Andrade, and Michael J. Austin

Submissions from 2006

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When policy meets practice: The untested effects of permanency reforms in child welfare, Amy D’Andrade and J Berrick

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Concurrent planning in public child welfare agencies: oxymoron or work in progress?, Amy C. D’Andrade, L Frame, and J D. Berrick

Submissions from 2005

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Reports of alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems among homosexual, bisexual and heterosexual respondents: Results from the 2000 National Alcohol Survey, Laurie A. Drabble, L T. Midanik, and K Trocki