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Joanne O'Day

Joanne O’Day, M.A., Forensic Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY), is the Director of Project Management and Operations, the Project Director for Adolescent HIV Risk—Social Settings and Prevention Issues, and the Project Director/Field Supervisor for Parent/Preadolescent Training for HIV Prevention (PATH-3). Ms. O'Day has extensive experience facilitating health education groups; groups for substance users, both in the community and in jails; groups for women who have been victims of domestic violence; and groups for men who have been charged with domestic abuse. Additionally, she is highly experienced in both qualitative and quantitative interviewing, and has conducted oral history interviews with substance-using populations. She is a New York State-certified Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor and has written treatment sessions for a manual-based cognitive-behavioral treatment curriculum used with substance-using populations. She has special expertise in field site management, developing interventions and questionnaires that use language and concepts appropriate to clients, and implementing scientific protocols in field settings. She is bilingual English/Spanish.

Publications:

Krauss, B., O’Day, J., Godfrey, C., Rente, K., Freidin, L., Bratt, E., Minian, N., Knibb, K., Welch, C., Kaplan, R., Saxena, G., McGinniss, S., Gilroy, J., Nwakeze, P., & Curtain, S. (2006). Who wins in the status games? Violence, sexual violence and an emerging single standard among adolescent women. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1087 (November), 56-73.

Krauss, B., Godfrey, C.C., O’Day, J., & Freidin, E. (2006). Hugging my uncle: The impact of a parent training on children’s comfort interacting with persons with HIV. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 31(9), 891-904.

Krauss, B., Godfrey, C., O’Day, J., Freidin, E., & Kaplan, R. (2006). Learning to live with an epidemic: Reducing stigma and increasing safe and sensitive socializing with persons with HIV. In M. E. Lyon & L. J. d’Angelo (Eds.). Teenagers, HIV, and AIDS: Insights from youth living with the virus (pp. 83-103). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Krauss, B., O'Day, J., Freidin, E., Hodorek, S., & Kaplan, R. (2006, August). An educational intervention to improve attitudes and increase social interaction with persons living with HIV: Effects of a parent training on parents and children living in a 10% HIV seroprevalence community [Abstract]. XVI-th International AIDS Conference, Conference Record, Vol. 2, 210.

Krauss, B., Krauss, H., O’Day, J., & Rente, K. (2005). Sexual violence in the schools. In F. Denmark, H. Krauss, R. Wesner, E. Midlarsky & U. Gielen (Eds.), Violence in schools: Cross-national and cross-cultural perspectives (pp. 101-18). New York: Springer-Verlag.

Krauss, B., Franchi, D., O’Day, J., Pride, J., Lozada, L., Aledort, N., and Bates, D. (2003). Two shadows of the twin towers: Missing safe spaces and foreclosed opportunities. Families in Society, 84, 523-239.

O’Day, J. (2003). Follow up: The importance of getting good locator information. The PCM News, 2(1), 6.

O’Day, J. (2003). Best practices: Getting the good interview. The PCM News, 2(2), 6.

O’Day, J. (2003). Getting good information on HCV. The PCM News, 2(3), 7.

Krauss, B., Godfrey, C., O’Day, J., Pride, J., & Donaire, M. (2002). Now I can learn about HIV—Effects of a parent training on children’s practical HIV knowledge and HIV worries: A randomized trial in an HIV-affected neighborhood. Abstract, XIV World AIDS Conference, Conference Record, 2, 170.

Magura, S., Kang, S.Y., Shapiro, J., & O’Day, J. (1993). HIV risk among women injecting drug users in jail. Addiction, 88, 1351-60.

Magura, S., O’Day, J., & Rosenblum, A. (1992). Women usually take care of their girlfriends: Bisexuality and HIV risk among female intravenous drug users. Journal of Drug Issues, 22(1), 179-89.

Presentations:

Krauss, B., McGinniss, S., O’Day, J., Hodorek, S., Bournea, M. & Kaplan, R. (2007, July). Delaying tactics: Parent HIV education as a protective factor for early sexual debut. Poster presented at NIMH International Conference on the Role of Families in Preventing and Adapting to HIV/AIDS, San Francisco, CA.

Krauss, B., O’Day, J., Freidin, E., Hodorek, S., & Kaplan, R. (2006, August). Poster presentation. An educational intervention to improve attitudes and increase social interaction with persons living with HIV: Effects of a parent training on parents and children living in a 10% HIV seroprevalence community. XVI-th International AIDS Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Krauss, B., O’Day, J., Rente, K., & Velez, R. (2006, July). HIV stigma. Workshop presentation. NIMH International Conference on the Role of Families in Preventing and Adapting to HIV/AIDS, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Minian, N., Rente, R., O Day, J., Krauss, B., Kaplan, R., & Bratt, E. (2006, July). Poster presentation. Redefining common perceptions of parenthood in young men and women. NIMH International Conference on the Role of Families in Preventing and Adapting to HIV/AIDS, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Krauss, B., O’Day, J., Rente, K., Knibb, K., & Freiden, E. (2005, November). Adolescents in high-risk settings: Peer pressure, participant and bystander effects. Social Psychology Department, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, New York, NY.

Krauss, B., Godfrey, C., O’Day, J., & Freidin, E. (2005, July). Invited address. Destigmatizing HIV: A parent training increases youth comfort in interacting with persons living with HIV (PLwHIV). The NIMH Annual International Research Conference on the Role of Families in Preventing and Adapting to HIV/AIDS, Brooklyn, NY.

Krauss, B., O’Day, J., Godfrey, C., Minian, N., Rivera, Z., Velez, R., Freidin, E., & Neal, S. (2005, July). Invited address. HIV, community violence, and the September 11, 2001 disasters: Challenges in family adjustment. The National Institute of Mental Health Annual International Research Conference on the Role of Families in Preventing and Adapting to HIV/AIDS, Brooklyn, NY.

Godfrey, C., Krauss, B., O'Day, J., Freiden, L., & Rente, K. (2005, April). Poster presentation. Hugging my uncle: The impact of a parent training on children's comfort interacting with persons with HIV. Society of Behavioral Medicine Twenty-Sixth Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

Welch, C., Rente, K., O’Day, J., Godfrey, C., Krauss, B., Minian, N., Kaplan, R., Kapungu, C., Tolou-Shams, M., & Sturdivant, A. (2004, July). Poster presentation. The role of friends as family in providing life direction and preventing HIV. The National Institute of Mental Health Annual International Research Conference on the Role of Families in Preventing and Adapting to HIV/AIDS, Atlanta, GA.

Krauss, B., O’Day, J., Godfrey, C., & Rente, K. (2003, July). Poster presentation. Peer pressure is like the weather: People talk about peer pressure but rarely do they operationalize it. The National Institute of Mental Health Annual International Research Conference on the Role of Families in Preventing and Adapting to HIV/AIDS, Washington, DC.

Krauss, B., Godfrey, C., O’Day, J., Pride, J., & Donaire, M. (2003, February). Invited address. The Parent/preadolescent training for HIV prevention: Families matter. Project CADENA El Paso Policy Forum, El Paso, TX.

Krauss, B., Franchi, D., O’Day. J., Pride, J., Lozado, L., Bates, D., & Aledort, N. (2002, July). Poster presentation. Two shadows of the twin towers: Missing safe spaces and foreclosed opportunities. The National Institute of Mental Health Annual International Research Conference on the Role of Families in Preventing and Adapting to HIV/AIDS, Miami, FL.

Krauss, B., Godfrey, C., O’Day, J., & Pride, J. (2002, July). Poster presentation. Now I can learn about HIV—Effects of a parent training on children’s practical HIV knowledge and HIV worries: A randomized trial in an HIV-affected neighborhood. XIV International AIDS Conference, Barcelona, Spain.

Krauss, B., Lara, J., Tapia, M., Brione, E., O’Day, J., Pride, J., & Velez, R. (2002, July). Workshop presentation. Now I really get it: Teaching parents to apply HIV knowledge and information in new situations. The National Institute of Mental Health Annual International Research Conference on the Role of Families in Preventing and Adapting to HIV/AIDS, Miami, FL.

Krauss, B., O’Day, J., Yee, D., Godfrey, C., & Bula, E. (2002, January). Adolescent risk settings: Need for a behavioral epidemiology of youth risk. Columbia University HIV Center Grand Rounds, New York, NY.

Krauss, B., Tiffany, J., Davis, W.R., Godfrey, C., Yee, D., & O’Day, J. (2001, August).
Empowering parents to be HIV/AIDS educators: Successful outcomes from a community-based program. In W. Pequegnat (Moderator), Empowering parents to be HIV/AIDS educators. Symposium conducted at The National HIV Prevention Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Krauss, B.J., Godfrey, C., O’Day, J., & Pride, J. (2001, July). Poster presentation. Communicating anxiety or communicating knowledge? Effects of a parent training on children’s unrealistic or controllable HIV-related worries. The National Institute of Mental Health Annual International Research Conference on the Role of Families in Preventing and Adapting to HIV/AIDS, Los Angeles, CA.

Krauss, B.J., Friedman, S. R., O’Day, J., Yee, D.S., Mateu-Gelabert, P., Flom, P.L., Sandoval, M., & Bula, E. (2001, July). Social contexts of adolescent sexual behavior: Risk in high HIV seroprevalence neighborhoods. The AIDS Impact Conference, Brighton, England.

Krauss, B., Rees, D., Godfrey, C., Yee, D., O’Day, J., Daniels, T., Pride, J., Jones, Y., & Velez, R. (2001, April). Workshop presentation. Training parents to be effective HIV prevention educators to their pre-adolescent children. National Development and Research Institutes, Training Institute, New York, NY.

Krauss, B., O’Day, J., Yee, D., Bula, E., & Clatts, M. (1999, October). Social contexts of adolescent sexual behavior: Risk in a high HIV seroprevalence neighbhorhood. The National Institute of Mental Health Conference, Settings and Situations: Emerging HIV/STD Risk in Children and Youth, Bethesda, MD.

Rosenblum, A., O’Day, J., Acevedo, S., Greenberg, R., & Legget, C. (1998, September). Structured groups for low-functioning methadone maintenance patients. American Methadone Treatment Association Conference, New York, NY.

Handlesman, L., Magura, S., Rosenblum, A., Acevedo, S., Greenberg, R., O’Day, J., et al. (1998, June). Enhanced methadone treatment for cocaine using methadone patients. College of Problems of Drug Dependency Conference, Scottsdale, AZ.

Magura, S., Rosenblum, A., Fallon, B., Greenberg, R., O’Day, J., Acevedo, S. (1997, October). Harm reduction in a study of enhanced methadone treatment. Harm Reduction and Clinical Practice Conference, New York, NY.

Shapiro, J., Magura, S., O’Day, J., & Martinez, E. (1992, March). Poster presentation. Gender differences in response to a jail-based AIDS education/health advocacy program. Society for Behavioral Medicine Conference, New York, NY.

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