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Silver School to Have Strong Presence at CSWE's 62nd Annual Program Meeting

November 1, 2016

The Council on Social Work Education's 62nd Annual Program Meeting, which will be held in Atlanta, GA, on November 3–6, 2016, will feature 14 presentations, panels or posters by Silver School faculty, students, and affiliates. See below for a detailed list.


CSWE's 62nd Annual Program Meeting (November 3 - November 6, 2016)

Presentations, Panels and Posters by NYU-Affiliated Presenters


Gender, Guns, and Gaining Insight
Friday, November 4, 2016 | 8:00 am
A702, Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel
Mollie Lazar Charter, University of Connecticut, West Hartford, CT
Elizabeth Allen, University of Connecticut, Niantic, CT
Miranda McGuire-Schwartz, New York University, New York, NY

This presentation will reexamine gun control from a feminist perspective. An intersectional perspective offers insight, transforming political conversations to include gender and other salient forms of identity. Pertinent feminist concepts, comprehensive analyses that moves away from patriarchal norms, and innovative approaches to practice and education will be discussed.
 

Beyond Diversity and Inclusion: Creating a Social Justice Agenda in the Classroom
Panel
Friday, November 4, 2016 | 10:30 am-11:30 am
Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel, International 8
Primary Presenter: Justin Lerner, New York University, New York, NY
Presenters: Tonya Edmond, Washington University, St. Louis and Anjali Fulambarker, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

A social justice classroom agenda relies on social work educators’ ability to create a brave space free from microaggressions that can be strengthened through a cultural humility approach. This workshop will explore how to create a classroom grounded in social equality that fosters participation from students across all social identities.
 

The Impact of Parenting Styles on Children's Cognitive Outcomes
Poster
Friday, November 4, 2016 | 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel, Atrium Ballroom
Primary Presenter: In Young Lee, New York University, New York, NY
 

Teaching Mental Health Recovery: It's About More Than Relationships
Friday, November 4, 2016 | 3:45 pm
L503, Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel
Kendall Atterbury, New York University, New York, NY

In 2011 CSWE signed the Recovery to Practice pledge. This presentation will discuss the tension between recovery’s social justice roots as part of the service user movement and its present iteration as a medically and contractually driven provider mandate.
 

Integrated Behavioral Health With Youth: Providing a Conceptual Framework, Knowledge, and Skills for Education and Practice
Saturday, November 5, 2016 | 7:30 am
L402, Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel
Diane Mirabito, Silver School of Social Work, New York, NY

This presentation will provide concepts, knowledge, and skills in integrated behavioral health approaches with transition-age youth (aged 11–21) and families to increase students’ expertise in this important emerging practice area. Recommendations for classroom/fieldwork curricula development will include incorporating multifaceted social work roles, clinical skills in evidence-based practices, and collaborative interprofessional practice skills.
 

The Long-Term Effects of Depression and Suicide Ideation Among Asian American Youth
Saturday, November 5, 2016 | 1:15 pm
International 2, Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel
So-Young Park, New York University, New York, NY

This study traces the long-term effects of depressive symptoms and suicide ideation among Chinese, Filipino, and Korean American youth across two developmental periods―adolescence and young adulthood—using the National Longitudinal Study on Adolescent Health data. Implications for social work education and practice will be discussed.
 

Bridging Education and Practice: Tackling Conversion Therapy in Social Work Education
Saturday, November 5, 2016 | 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel, A705
Group: Council on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression
Primary Presenter: Edward J. Alessi, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Presenters: Shelley L. Craig, University of Toronto , Darla Spence Coffey, CSWE, Michael P. Dentato, Loyola University Chicago, James I. Martin, New York University, Peggy Pittman-Munke, Murray State University and Evelyn P. Tomaszewski, National Association of Social Workers

Earlier this year, CSWE released a statement opposing the practice of conversion therapy. This session will discuss how social work programs can use this statement to promote affirmative educational environments and how collaborations between educators and practitioners can work to better protect LGBTQ individuals.
 

Moving Toward Anti-Oppressive Practice: Implications for Service Delivery to Youth
Interactive Workshop
Saturday, November 5, 2016 | 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel, M105
Presenters: Tyrone M. Parchment, New York University, Kassia Ringell, McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research, and Karina Ciprian, McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research

This interactive session will overview a process for implementing anti-oppressive social work practice at the organizational, program specific and field education levels. Participants will have opportunities to explore how to incorporate anti-oppressive practice within their settings. Primary Presenter: Zoila Del-Villar, McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research
 

The Culturally Collaborative Process of Developing an International Intervention
Saturday, November 5, 2016 | 3:45 pm
L503, Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel
Latoya Small, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Tyrone M. Parchment, New York University, New York, NY,
Mary McKernan McKay, New York University, New York, NY

This presentation will address educational methods of engagement in international social work collaborations. It will highlight how social work values and competencies bolstered global collaborations in developing a family intervention for HIV-positive youth in South Africa. Through an egalitarian approach, community partnerships developed best practices to meet the needs of at-risk youth.
 

Transgender Health-Care Utilization in the United States: A Review of Recent Literature
Saturday, November 5, 2016 | 3:45 pm
L401, Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel
Justin Lerner, New York University, New York, NY
Gabriel Robles, New York University, New York, N
Y

Transgender people face numerous barriers when using health care in the United States. A review of recent literature will be presented that will provide theoretically informed, concrete recommendations for increasing transgender health-care utilization. The significance for social work research, practice, education, and policy also will be addressed.
 

Attitudes of West African Immigrants in the United States Toward Substance Misuse
Sunday, November 6, 2016 | 7:30 am
L401, Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel
Olatunde Olusesi, New York University, New York, NY
Evan Senreich, Social Work, Lehman College, City University of New York, Staten Island, NY

This presentation will explicate the findings of a qualitative study regarding attitudes to substance misuse and help-seeking preferences of 34 West-African immigrants who participated in one of three focus groups. Possible barriers to service utilization and implications of findings for substance abuse prevention and treatment will be discussed.
 

Predictors of Self-Esteem and Depression in Korean American Adolescents
Sunday, November 6, 2016 | 9:15 am
L402, Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel
Yeddi Park, New York University, New York, NY
Joan Greenberg, New York University, New York, NY

This presentation will describe a study that examined the predictors of depression and self-esteem in Korean American adolescents. The constructs of interparental conflict, parent-adolescent conflict, and three types of coping styles (spiritual, engagement, and disengagement) were examined. Implications for social work education and practice will be discussed.
 

Workplace Stress and Satisfaction by Fields of Practice and Roles: A National Study
Sunday, November 6, 2016 | 8:45 am
A707, Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel
S. Lala Straussner, New York University, New York, NY
Jeffrey Steen, New York University, New York, NY

To prepare students for the social work workforce, field educators need information about workplace stress and professional satisfaction. This presentation will provide results from an online national survey of more than 6,000 licensed social workers, focusing on their workplace stress and satisfaction as related to fields of practice, professional roles, and demographics.
 

"Adversity Is Not the End": Exploring Social Workers' Childhood Traumas
Sunday, November 6, 2016 | 10:00 am
L503, Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel
Jeffrey Steen, New York University, New York, NY
S. Lala Straussner, New York University, New York, NY

Evan Senreich, Social Work, Lehman College, City University of New York, Staten Island, NY

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are associated with challenges in adulthood, including wellness problems and functioning in the workplace. Reporting findings from a recent study of more than 6,000 social workers, this presentation will explore their ACEs and how these traumas both influenced their decisions to become social workers and affected their work.

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