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Faculty briefs

Deborah Barrett, Ph.D., will present, “A Dialectical Approach to Chronic Physical and Emotional Pain,” on Thursday, Nov. 13,  from noon-2 p.m., as part of the JFS Clinical Connections series for mental health professionals hosted by Durham-Chapel Hill Jewish Federation. It will be held at the Levin Jewish Community Center, 1937 West Cornwallis Road, in Durham.

Iris Carlton-LaNey, Ph.D., is co-editing a special issue of the journal Social Work, published by NASW Press, entitled, “Women’s Issues in Social Work Revisited.”The overarching goal of this special issue is to describe the gains that have been made and provide recommendations for improvement in the profession and in practice. The publisher is currently accepting manuscripts for consideration. More information

Matthew Howard, Ph.D., Frank A. Daniels Distinguished Professor for Human Services Policy Information, was selected to give the Aaron Rosen lecture at the next Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) meeting in New Orleans this January. “This is an amazing honor bestowed by SSWR and our social work academic colleagues,” said Dean Jack Richman. “It denotes great respect and esteem for Matthew’s work, and admiration for his positive impact on our profession.”

Margaret Morse, Ph.D. retired in August after 25 years of service. She was a clinical assistant professor and a publications manager with the School’s Center for Aging Research and Educational Services (CARES).


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New publications

Trenette Clark, Ph.D., has co-authored the following articles:

Clark, T.T., Salas-Wright, C., Vaughn, M., & Whitfield, K. (in press). Everyday Discrimination and Mood and Substance Use Disorders: A Latent Profile Analysis with African-Americans and Caribbean-Blacks. Addictive Behaviors.

Clark, T.T., Nguyen, A.B., & Coman, E. (in press). Smoking trajectories among monoracial and biracial Black adolescents. Journal of Drug Issues. Doi: 10.1177/0022042614542511

Alleyne-Greene, B., Fernades, G. & Clark, T.T. (2014). Help seeking behaviors among a sample of urban adolescents with a history of dating violence and suicide ideations. Vulnerable Children & Youth Studies.

Susan Snyder, Ph.D., has co-authored the following articles, one with alumna Rachel Smith, MSW ’14:

Snyder, S. M. & Smith, R.E. (accepted).  Do physical abuse, depression, and parental substance use influence patterns of substance use among child welfare involved youth?  Substance Use Misuse.

Snyder, S. M. & Merritt, D. H. (2014). Do childhood experiences of neglect affect delinquency among child welfare involved youth?  Children Youth Services Review. doi: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2014.08.007

Upcoming AHEC faculty presentations

Area L AHEC – Rocky Mount:
10/1 – Client Violence: Keeping Yourself and Others Safe – Jodi Flick 
10/22 – Ethical Action in Challenging Times – Kim Strom-Gottfried

Eastern AHEC – Greenville:
10/9 – DSM-5 – Marilyn Ghezzi
10/16 Moral Courage – Kim Strom-Gottfried
11/6 – The 30th Annual SAS State of the Art Conference – Suicide in Adults and Children and Responding to Families and Communities Impacted by Meth. Brochure  (pdf) – Jodi Flick

Charlotte AHEC:
10/13 – Advanced Issues in Suicide Intervention – Jodi Flick
Mountain AHEC – Asheville:
10/29 – Advanced Suicide Intervention – Jodi Flick

11/5 – Advanced Ethical Issues. Brochure (pdf) – Kim Strom-Gottfried

More information on AHEC programs