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Rutgers SSW Affiliates to Present at SSWR 2022 Annual Conference
December 21, 2021

Faculty members, postdoctoral associates, and Ph.D. students from Rutgers SSWSSWR logo will present their research at the upcoming Society for Social Work and Research's Annual Conference from January 12-16, 2022. See the list below illustrating their breadth of work. All presentations will take place virtually, and a complete conference schedule can be found here.  

Iris Cardenas (PhD Candidate)
Cardenas, I.
 (2022, January 12-16). Advancing Intersectionality Approaches in Intimate Partner Violence Research: A Social Justice Approach 
Oral presentation Session Title: Novel Approaches IPV/SV Intervention and Research
Friday, January 14, 2022, from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM

Cardenas, I. (2022, January 12-16). Development and Validation of the Scale of Attitudes about Seeking Formal Help Among IPV Survivors 
ePoster Presentations I
Thursday, January 13, 2022, from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

O’Connor, J., Nikolova, K., Cardenas, I. (2022, January 12-16). Traditional Gender Beliefs, Gender Disparities, and Intimate Partner Violence Perpetration 
Oral presentation Session Title: IPV Perpetration
Thursday, January 13, 2022, from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Cardenas, I., Ling, H., & Hoge, G. (2022, January 12-16). Testing the Measurement Equivalence of the Scale of Economic Self-Sufficiency across English and Spanish-speaking Partner Violence Survivors 
ePoster Presentations X
Saturday, January 15, 2022, from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Yafan Chen (PhD Student)
Poster Presentation
Title: Adverse Childhood Experiences and Psychological Well-Being in Chinese College Students: Moderated Mediation By Gender and Resilience
Date: Saturday, January 15, 2022
Time: 10:45 AM

Maxine Davis (Assistant Professor, Chancellor’s Scholar for Inclusive Excellence in Intimate Partner Violence Prevention & Intervention)
Invited to be a scholar for the Meet the Scientist Luncheon, which provides an opportunity for early career scholars and doctoral students to talk with early-to senior scholars. Dr. Davis was nominated because of her outstanding contributions to social work research and her ability to provide both formal and informal guidance to early career scholars and doctoral students.

Selected to present “Reaching the 99% of Men Who Engage in Intimate Partner Violence: The Importance of Addressing IPV Perpetration Outside of the Criminal System” at the Brief & Brilliant Session. The masked selection process was quite competitive, with less than 10% of nominees selected to share their ideas in this new and engaging format

Antoinette Farmer (Professor and Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion)
Title: Online Participation, Social Isolation, Biculturalism, and Empowerment: A Virtual Ethnography of Kenyan Diaspora Women Living in North America
Presentation with Ruby Orwenyo, Andy Peterson, Allison Zippay, Ousseina Alidou, and George Morara Nyabuga
Date: Saturday, January 15, 2022
Time: 8:00 AM-9:30 AM

Jordan Goodwin (PhD Student)
Format: Oral Paper
Abstract ID: 45417
Abstract Title: School Connectedness and Peer Bullying in the U.S.: Testing Direction of Causality Using a Cross-Lagged Panel Design and Latent Constructs
Session ID: 13158 
Session Title: Young Adults and Interpersonal Violence
Session Schedule: Friday, January 14, 2022, from 3:45 PM to 5:15 PM
Presenting solo. Co-author on project – Andrew Peterson

Format: Poster
Abstract ID: 44964
Abstract Title: What Happens after Permanent Supportive Housing?: A Scoping Review of Moving on Initiative Individual-Level Outcomes
Session ID: 13167 
Session Title: ePoster Presentations VII
Session Schedule: Friday, January 14, 2022, from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Co-presenter: Elizabeth Noonan
List of authors on project: Jordan Goodwin, Emmy Tiderington, Elizabeth Noonan

Brett Greenfield (PhD Student), Cassandra Simmel (Associate Professor and Director, MSW Certificate in Promoting Child and Adolescent Well-Being), and Liwei Zhang (PhD Student)
Poster Title: Short-stays in child welfare: Exploring state level factors
Authors: Brett Greenfield, Cassandra Simmel, and Liwei Zhang
Schedule: Sunday, January 16, 2022 at 9:45 AM

Emily Greenfield (Professor), Natalie Pope (Ph.D. Student), Althea Pestine-Stevens (Research Project Coordinator)
Date: Sunday, January 16
Time: 9:45 am - 11:15 am
Symposium Title: University-Community Partnerships during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Elevating the Role of Social Work in Community Practice and Knowledge Co-Creation
Chair: Natalie E. Pope, MSSW, MBA
Paper Title (in above symposium): A University-Community Action Partnership to Generate New Insights on Age-Friendly Communities during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Presenters: Natalie E. Pope, MSSW, MBA; Althea Pestine-Stevens, PhD, Clara Scher, MSc; Emily Greenfield, PhD 

Huiying Jin (PhD Student), Lenna Nepomnyaschy (Associate Professor)
Session Title: ePoster Presentations I
Session Schedule: Thursday, January 13, 2022, from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Jin, H. & Nepomnyaschy, L. (2022, January). Nonresident Fathers' Involvement with Children and Mothers' Well-Being. E-Poster at the 26th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research. Washington, DC.

Jordan Steiner (PhD Alum)
Oral Paper:
Abstract Title: Sexual Violence Among the New Jersey Population: A Cross-Sectional Study of Prevalence, Perpetration, and Health Outcomes Using 2017 New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey Data: Implications for Social Work and Social Policy
Authors: Jordan J. Steiner, Jayashree Sampath, Danielle Scott, Dawn Deluca, Pam Lilleston
Session Schedule: Friday, January 14, 2022, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Poster Presentation: 
Abstract Title: Trauma-Informed Sexual Health Care Among Survivors of Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence in Refugee Resettlement Contexts: A Scoping Review
Authors: Meredith Bagwell-Gray, Jordan J. Steiner, Karin Wachter, Cherra Mathis, Andrea Kappas Mazzio, Crista JOhnson-Agbakwu, Jill Messing
Session Schedule: Sunday, January 16, 2022, from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM

Amanda Stroiman (PhD Student)
Poster Title: Exploration of Child Counselors’ Experiences Providing Services during COVID-19
Date: Friday, January 14, 2022
Time: 3:45 PM to 5:15 PM

Emmy Tiderington (Assistant Professor)
Saturday, January 15, 2022, from 9:45 AM to 11:15 AM- "Developing an implementation typology of Moving On initiatives," Oral presentation at the Society for Social Work and Research Annual Conference, Washington, DC, January 2022. Co-presenters: Aykanian, A. & Herman, D. 

Saturday, January 15, 2022, from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM - "To stay or go?: Understanding ambivalence toward moving on from supportive housing among supportive housing residents in a Moving On initiative." Oral presentation (accepted as an oral presentation but presented as e-poster) at the Society for Social Work and Research Annual Conference, Washington, DC, January 2022. Co-presenter: Livingstone, K.

Friday, January 14, 2022, from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM - "What happens after permanent supportive housing?: A scoping review of Moving On initiative individual-level outcomes." Poster presentation at the Society for Social Work and Research Annual Conference - Washington, DC, January 2022. Co-presenters: Goodwin, J. & Noonan, E. 

Friday, January 14, 2022, from 3:45 PM to 5:15 PM - "In search of normalcy and freedom: Motivating factors for moving on from supportive housing among Moving On initiative recipients." Poster presentation at the Society for Social Work and Research Annual Conference - Washington, DC, January 2022. Co-presenter: Livingstone, K. 

Invited to participate in SSWR's "Meet the Scientist" session in recognition of her "outstanding contributions to social work research and ability to provide both formal and informal guidance to early career scholars and doctoral students.”

Additional Ph.D. Student & Alumni Contributions
We send congratulations to our fellow PhD students and alumni who are authors on papers or posters accepted to the SSWR conference. In addition, Alicia Mendez and Anais Mahone are current leaders with the national SSWR Doctoral Student Board and will be hosting doctoral student events.

SSWR Paper Authors: Current Students
Roxanna Ast; Iris Cardenas; Yafan Chen; Shannon Cheung; Alisha Cupid; Julia Cusano; Michael Enich; Jordan Goodwin; Kate Golden;  Brett Greenfield; Rebecca Logue-Conway;  Emilie Mankopf; Alicia Mendez; Nicole Milano; Lena Obara; Natalie Pope; Mariam Rashid; Clara Scher;  Jennifer Schrum; Amanda Stroiman.  (I hope that I didn't leave anyone out - if yes - let me know and I will send an addendum.)

Recent Alums Presenting at SSWR (and their faculty/post-doc/or research affiliations):
Sangeeta Chatterji (post-doc, UCSD); Laura Johnson (Temple); Alexis Jemal (Hunter); Hsiu-Fen Lin (post-doc, Arizona); Shuang (Bella) Lu (Hong Kong);  Liz Matthews (Fordham); Sheila McMahon (Barry U.); Cory Morton (Rutgers/Ctr for Prevention Science); Julia O'Connor (U Central Florida); Ruby Orwenyo (USAID, Diaspora Specialist); Kristen Gilmore Powell (Rutgers/Ctr for Prevention Science); Kathleen Ray (MSW Director, Ramapo); Beth Sapiro (Montclair); Svetlana Shpiegal (MSW Director, Montclair); Esther Son (CUNY); Amanda Stylianou (Population Health/Easter Seals); Samantha Winter (Columbia). 

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