Office of Scholarship & Research

Faculty Scholarship

The Silberman School of Social Work is home to decidated cohort of scholars who contribute to the body of social work scholarship. Here is a selection of recent publications by full-time faculty at Silberman. To see a full list of faculty schoalrship, please visit our faculty profile pages.

Recent Faculty Scholarship

Burghardt, S (October, 2013). Macro Practice in Social Work for the 21st Century: Bridging the Macro- Micro Divide 2nd edition, Thousand Oaks, Cal.: Sage Publishers.

Lewis, M & Widerquistm K. (August, 2013). Economics for Social Workers: The Application of Economic Theory to Social Policy and the Human Services. New York: Columbia University Press.

Chung, I.W. & Shibusawa, T. (2013). Contemporary clinical practice with Asian immigrants: A relational framework with culturally responsive approaches.   New York: Routledge.

Dodd, S.J. & Epstein, I. (2012).  Practice-based research in social work: A guide for reluctant researchers. New York: Routledge.

Fabricant, M, Fine, M. (2012). The changing politics of education: Privatization and the dispossessed lives left behind.  Boulder: Paradigm Publishers.

Congress, E. & González, M.J. (Eds.). (2013). Multicultural perspectives in social work practice with families. (3rd Ed.). New York: Springer.                              

Mallon, G.P., & Hess, P. (Eds.).  (2013).  Child welfare for the twenty-first century: A Handbook of practices, policies, and programs (2nd ed.). New York: Columbia University Press

Abramovitz, M. (2012). Feminization of Austerity. New Labor Forum, Winter21(1).
Abramovitz, M. (2012). Theorizing Welfare. The Sage Handbook of Social Work in Mel Grey, James Midgley and Stephen Webb (eds.) Los Angeles: Sage Publications Ltd, pp. 33- 47.

Bragin, M. and Opiro G. (2012). Making the right to education a reality for war affected children: The Northern Uganda Experience. International Journal of Applied Psychoanalytic Studies 9 (3) 155-177.

Bragin, M. (2012). So that our dreams will not escape us: learning to think together in time of war. Psychoanalytic Inquiry: A topical journal for mental health professionals 32:2, 115- 135.

Chung, I., Chu, S.C., Bloom, S. (in press). Engaging immigrant parents in youth suicide prevention: Shifting parenting paradigm in a culturally relevant context.  School Social Work Journal. 

Chung, I. (in press). Practice with Asian immigrant families and intergenerational issues. 

In E. Congress & M. Gonzalez (Eds.), Multicultural Perspectives in working with Families, 3rd Edition.

Danto, E. (2012). Have you no shame? American redbaiting of Europe’s psychoanalysts in Damousi, J., Plotkin, M. (Eds.) Psychoanalysis and Politics: Histories of Psychoanalysis under Conditions of Restricted Political Freedom.  Oxford University Press, 213-232.

De Jesús, A., Burgos, G., Almenas, M. & Velez, W (In Press) Bifurcated Boricuas: A Multilevel Analysis of Cultural and Economic Factors Influencing Marriage Patterns of U.S. Puerto Ricans. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment

De Jesús, A. (2012). Authentic caring and community driven school reform: The case of El Puente Academy for Peace and Justice. In Hantzopoulos, M. & Tyner, A. (Eds.) Critical Small Schools in New York City:  Beyond Privatization in Public Urban Educational Reform. Charlotte, N.C. Information Age Publishing.

De Jesús, A. (2012). Cultural Competence. In Banks, J. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education. Thousand Oaks, CA. Sage Publishers.

Dodd, S.J. & Epstein, I. (2012). Practice-Based Research in Social Work: A Guide for Reluctant Researchers. London: Routledge.

Detlaff, A. and Earner, I. (accepted). Children of immigrants in the child welfare system: Characteristics, risk and maltreatment. Families in Society.

Lalayants, M., Epstein, I., Auslander, G., Chan, W., Fouche, C., Giles, R., Joubert, L., Rodenne, H., & Vertigan, A. (2012). Clinical data-mining: Learning from practice in international settings.  International Social Work, 1-23.

Chan, W.C.H. & Epstein, I.  (2012). Researching “good death” in a Hong Kong palliative care program: A clinical data-mining study. Omega: Journal of Death & Dying, 64(3), 203-222.

Ferguson, K. & Xie, B. (in press). Adult support and substance use among homeless youths  who attend high school. Child & Youth Care Forum. DOI 10.1007/s10566-012-9175-9

Ferguson, K., Bender, K., Thompson, S., Xie, B., & Pollio, D. (in press). General strain predictors of arrest history in homeless youths from four U.S. cities. Journal of Juvenile  Justice.

Ferguson, K., Bender, K., Thompson, S., Xie, B., & Pollio, D. (in press). Exploration of arrest activity among homeless young adults in four U.S. cities. Social Work Research.

Ferguson, K., Xie, B., & Glynn, S. (2012). Adapting the Individual Placement and Support model with homeless young adults. Child & Youth Care Forum, 41(3), 277-294. DOI 10.1007/s10566-011-9163-5

Ferguson, K., & Thompson, S. (2012). Homeless young adults and employment. In S. Thompson (Ed.), Homelessness, poverty and unemployment. Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Ferguson, K. (2012). Children in and of the streets in the global realm. In L. M. Healy  and R. J. Link (Eds.), Handbook of international social work: Human rights, development and  the global profession. New York: Oxford University Press.

Rosenthal Gelman, C., Faul, A. & Yankeelov, P. (in press). Intervention research with minority older adults: Challenges encountered, solutions enacted, and implications for future work. Journal of Applied Gerontology.

Rosenthal Gelman, C. (2012). Transformative learning: MSW students’ reactions to and experiences in gerontological field placements. Educational Gerontology, 38(1), 56-69.

Giunta, N., Morano, C., Parikh, N.S., Friedman, D., Fahs, M.C., Gallo, W.T. (2012). Racial and ethnic diversity in senior centers: Comparing participant characteristics in more and less multicultural settings. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 55(6), 1-17.

Friedman, D., Parikh, N.S., Giunta, N., Fahs, M.C., Gallo, W.T. (2012). The influence of neighborhood factors on the quality of life of older adults attending New York City senior centers: Results from the Health Indicators Project. Quality of Life Research, 21(1), 123-131.

Donahue, SA, Manuel, JI, Herman, D.B., Fraser, LH, Chen, H, Essock SM. (2012). Development and use of a transition readiness scale to help manage ACT team capacity. Psychiatric Services.  63(3): 223-229.

Rodriguez, C., Herman, D. Alcon, J., Chen, S., Essock, S., Simpson, H. (2012). Prevalence of hoarding disorder in individuals at potential risk for eviction in New York City: A pilot study. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 200(1): 91-94.

Baumgartner, J., Herman, D. (2012). Community integration of formerly homeless men and women with severe mental illness after hospital discharge. Psychiatric Services.  63(5): 435-7.

Manuel, J., Hinterland, K., Conover, S., Herman, D. (2012). “I hope I can make it out there:” Perceptions of women with severe mental illness on the transition from hospital to community. Community Mental Health Journal 48(3): 302-8. 

Caton, C., El-Bassel, N., Gelman, A., Barrow, S., Herman, D., Hsu, E., Zanger, A., Johnson, K., Felix, A. (2012). Rates and correlates of HIV and STI infection among homeless women. AIDS and Behavior.  Online first, May 19.

Tomita, M., Herman, D., (in press). The impact of critical time intervention in reducing psychiatric hospitalization following hospital discharge. Psychiatric Services.

Kwong, K., Chung, H., Cheal, K., Chou, J. C., & Chen, T. (2012). Disability beliefs and help-seeking behavior of depressed Chinese-American patients in a primary care setting.  Journal of Social Work in Disability & Rehabilitation, 11(2), 81-99.

Kwong, K. (2012).  Breaking the cultural barrier: Effective treatment strategies for Asian-American families. A curriculum based CME initiative. A Gannett Company, a provider for social work continuing education approved by the Association of Social Work Boards.

Kwong, K. (2012).  Work-related stress: The practice of professional self-care.  A curriculum based CME initiative. A Gannett Company, a provider for social work continuing education approved by the Association of Social Work Boards.

Lalayants, M. (2012). Overcoming graduate students’ negative perceptions of statistics. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 32(4), 356-375.

Lewis, M.A., Noguchi, E. (received contract). Further Statistics for Social Workers: Concepts, Techniques, and Mathematical Foundations. New York: Columbia University Press.

Lewis, M.A. (forthcoming).  Mathematics and the hunger games. The Journal of Humanistic Mathematics.

Lewis, M. A. (forthcoming). What to do if the gold standard can’t be realized? Propensity scoring to adjust for attrition in random experiments. Sociology Study.

Lewis, M. A. (forthcoming).The spending explosion: Positional externalities and exponential consumption growth. Journal of Applied Quantitative Methods.

Bossard, N., Braxton, A., Conway, D., Muhammad, B. & Mallon, G.P. (anticipated 2012). Nothing about us without us: Meaningful engagement of youth and families in child welfare systems.  In M McCarthy and N. Dickerson (Eds.). Child Welfare.  Washington, DC: NASW.

Mallon, G.P.
(2012). Practice with families where gender or sexual orientation is an issue: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans (LGBT) individuals and their families.  In E. P. Congress and M. J. Gonzalez (Eds.). Multicultural perspectives in working with families (2nd Ed), (pp.199-227). NY: Springer.

Mallon, G.P.
(2012). Remembering Lost Bird.  Child Welfare, 91(3/4), 2-6.

Mallon, G.P. (2012). Trauma Informed Child Welfare Practice: Remembering Robert.  Child Welfare, 91(1/2), 2-6.·      

Mizrahi, T. (2012) How I became a community organizer as a casework social work student. Social Work Matters. NASW Press.

Mirahi, T., Dodd, S.J.(2012) Student perspectives on social activism and goals of the social work profession before and after completing a graduate social work program. Journal of Social Work Education.

Mirahi, T. (2012) How I became a community organizer as a casework social work student: The Interrelationship between case and cause advocacy. In Social Work Matters: The Power of Linking Policy and Practice. E. Hoffler & E, J. Clark, Eds. Washington, DC: NASW Press.

Mirahi, T. (2011) Social Work and Social Activism: The Perspective of a Fulbright Scholar.  Israel-American Fulbright Newsletter Report.

Pena, J.B.,Masyn K.E., & Wang, Y (2012). Plotting Model-Estimated Probabilities: Graphical Faux Pas or Useful Tool to Communicate Research Findings? American Journal of Public
Health. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2012.300949.

Pena J.B.,Zayas L.H., Cabrera, P., Vega W.A. (2012). U.S. Cultural Involvement and its Association with Suicidal Behavior among Youth in the Dominican Republic. American Journal of Public Health, 102(4), 664-671. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2011.300344.

Pena J.B., Matthieu M.M., Zayas L.H., Masyn K.E., & Caine E.D. (2012). Co-occurring risk behaviors among White, Black, and Hispanic US high school adolescents with suicide attempts
requiring medical attention, 1999-2007: Implications for future prevention initiatives. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 47(1), 29-42. doi: 10.1007/s00127-010-0322-z

Prince, J.D.,Akincigil, A., Walkup, J.T., Amin, S., Crystal, S. (in press). Risk of sexually transmitted disease among Medicaid beneficiaries with HIV/AIDS in eight states: Is serious mental illness a risk factor? Psychiatric Services.

Prince, J.D. (in press). Self-reported early risk factors for the first psychiatric hospitalization among adults in the United States. Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research.

Prince, J.D. (2012).  Risk of inpatient stay for mental illness among individuals with substance use disorders. Psychiatric Services, 63, 938-941.

Prince, J.D., Akincigil, A., Walkup, J.T., Amin, S., Crystal, S. (2012). Risk of HIV/AIDS among Medicaid beneficiaries with severe mental illness in eight states: Is serious mental illness a risk factor? Psychiatric Services, 63, epub ahead of print.

Kim, T.K., Solomon, P., Jang, C. (2012). Organizational justice and social workers’ intentions to leave agency positions. Social Work Research.

Nath, S., Wong, I., Marcus, S., Solomon, P. (2012). Predictors of health services utilization among persons with psychiatric disabilities engaged in supported independent housing. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 35, 315-323.

Mannion, E., Marin, R., Chapman, P., Berman, E., Solomon, P., Dinich, D., Molinaro, M., Cantwell, K. (2012). Overcoming systemic barriers to family inclusion in community psychiatry: The Pennsylvania experience. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 15, 61-80.

Molinaro, M., Solomon, P., Mannion, E., Cantwell, K., Evans, A. (2012). Development and implementation of family involvement standards for behavioral health provider programs. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 15, 81-96.

Solomon, P., Molinaro, M., Mannion, E., Cantwell, K. (2012). Confidentiality policies and practices in regard to family involvement: Does training make a difference? American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 15, 97-115.