Articles, papers, presentations, and other materials authored by faculty from the School of Social Work at Loyola University Chicago.

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Submissions from 2020

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Should Failure to Protect Laws Include Physical and Emotional Sibling Violence?, Nathan Perkins and Johanna E. Barry

Submissions from 2019

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Facilitating Transformation in Workforce Training: Using Clinical Theory to Understand Psychological Self-Sufficiency, Rana Hong, Terry B. Northcut, Marcia Spira, and Philip Young P. Hong

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Positive Youth Development: Developing, Implementing, and Sustaining Music-Based Services for Emerging Adults Experiencing Homelessness, Brian Kelly

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Depression Education As Primary Prevention: The Erika’s Lighthouse School-Based Program For High School Students, Michael S. Kelly, Heather Freed, Peggy Kubert, and Sarah Greibler

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Social Work, Politics, and Social Policy Education: Applying a Multidimensional Framework of Power, Amy Krings, Vincent Fusaro, Kerri L. Nicoll, and Na Youn Lee

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Exploring the Loss and Disenfranchised Grief of Animal Care Workers., Benjamin Marton, Teresa Kilbane, and Holly Nelson-Becker

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Collective Survival Strategies and Anti-Colonial Practice in Ecosocial Work, Finn McLafferty Bell, Mary Kate Dennis, and Amy Krings

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Mentoring for American Indian/Alaska Native Youth Population, Julia Pryce and Crystal Aschenbrener

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Integrating Youth Participation and Ecosocial Work: New Possibilities to Advance Environmental and Social Justice, Tania Schusler, Amy Krings, and Melissa Hernández

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Connections for Change, Shirley Simon

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Consumer Competence Strategies, Spiritually Inspired Core Values and Locus of Control: What Are the Links?, Gabriella Spinelli, Holly Nelson-Becker, and Roberta Ligossi

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The Future of Environmental Social Work: Looking to Community Initiatives for Models of Prevention, Samantha Teixeira, John Mathias, and Amy Krings

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Resisting Gentrification: The Theoretical and Practice Contributions of Social Work, Amie Thurber, Amy Krings, Linda S. Martinez, and Mary Ohmer

Submissions from 2018

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Investigating Diversity in Social Work Doctoral Education in the United States, Matthew Chin, Jaclynn Hawkins, Amy Krings, Carolyn Peguero-Spencer, and Lorraine Gutiérrez

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Organizing Under Austerity: How Residents’ Concerns Became the Flint Water Crisis, Amy Krings, Dana Kornberg, and Erin Lane

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Integrating Green Social Work and the U.S. Environmental Justice Movement: An Introduction to Community Benefits Agreements, Amy Krings and Hillary Thomas

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Mothers' Perceptions of Educational Access and Engagement in a Context of Urban Austerity, Amy Krings, Hillary Thomas, Shawna J. Lee, Aayat Ali, and LaDonna Miller

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Environmental Social Work in the Disciplinary Literature, 1991–2015, Amy Krings, Bryan G. Victor, John Mathias, and Brian E. Perron

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Recapturing the Power of Ritual to Enhance Community in Aging, Holly Nelson-Becker and Kimberly Sangster

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Digital Storytelling: Tools, Techniques, and Traditions, Melanie Sage, Jonathan B. Singer, Andrea LaMarre, and Carla Rice

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Addressing Environmental Gentrification: Improving Environmental Health for Children and Youth without Displacement, Tania Schusler and Amy Krings

Submissions from 2017

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Neighborhood Food Infrastructure and Food Security in Metropolitan Detroit, Scott W. Allard, Maria V. Wathen, H. Luke Shaefer, and Sandra K. Danziger

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Practice with the Gay Male Community, Michael P. Dentato PhD, MSW; Tyler M. Argüello; and Courtney Wilson

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Preparing Social Workers for Practice with LGBT Populations Affected by Substance Use: Perceptions from Students, Alumni and Service Providers, Michael P. Dentato PhD, MSW; Brian Kelly; Michael R. Lloyd; and Nikki Busch

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Affirming Strengths-Based Models of Practice, Trevor G. Gates and Brian Kelly

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Vinyl, Brian Kelly

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A Historical Overview of Art and Music-Based Activities in Social Work with Groups: Nondeliberative Practice and Engaging Young People’s Strengths, Brian Kelly and Lauren Doherty

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Linking Students and Professional Associations: A Curricular Strategy, Shirley Simon and Susan F. Grossman

Submissions from 2016

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Challenges and Opportunities for Applying Group Work Principles to Enhance Online Learning in Social Work, Marcia B. Cohen, Shirley Simon, Donna McLaughlin, Barbara Muskat, and Mary White

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Guidelines for Affirmative Social Work Education: Enhancing the Climate for LGBQQ Students, Staff, and Faculty in Social Work Education, S. L. Craig, E. J. Alessi, M. Fisher-Borne, Michael P. Dentato, A. Austin, M. Paceley, A. Wagaman, T. Arguello, T. Lewis, J.E. Balestrery, and R. Van Der Horn

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A Cross-National Validation of the Short Employment Hope Scale (EHS-14) in the United States and South Korea, Philip Young P. Hong

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Learning to TIP: Introduction, Philip Young P. Hong

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Transforming Impossible Into Possible (TIP): A Bottom-Up Practice in Workforce Development for Low-Income Jobseekers, Philip Young P. Hong

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Psychological and Economic Self-sufficiency Among Low-income Jobseekers with Physical Disability Barriers, Philip Young P. Hong, Hayley Sneiderman Stokar, and Sangmi Choi

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Group Work Camp, Brian L. Kelly and Jennie Fleming

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Composing an Aesthetics of Performance Pedagogy, Brian Kelly and Aimee Wodda

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The State of the American Veteran: The Chicagoland Veterans Study, Sara Kintzle, Janice M. Rasheed, and Carl A. Castro

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Racial Inequality and the Implementation of Emergency Management Laws in Economically Distressed Urban Areas, Shawna J. Lee, Amy Krings, Sara Rose, Krista Dover, Jessica Ayoub, and Fatima Salman

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Social Work for Social Justice: Strengthening Practice with the Poor through Catholic Social Teaching, Julia Pryce, Michael S. Kelly, and Mary Lawinger

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Beyond Group Work Camp: A Bridge to Symposia and Conference Participation via Professional Presentations, Shirley Simon

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Bullying in Youth, Jonathan B. Singer and Karen Slovak

Submissions from 2015

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The Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Students in Social Work Programs. A Study Report from the CSWE Council on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression, Shelley L. Craig, Lauren B. McInroy, Michael P. Dentato, Ashley Austin, and Lori Messinger

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Transforming Impossible into Possible (TIP): A group work model in workforce development, Philip Young P. Hong

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The Comparative Impacts of Social Justice Educational Methods on Political Participation, Civic Engagement, and Multicultural Activism, Amy Krings, Elizabeth A. Austic, Lorraine M. Gutierrez, and Kaleigh E. Dirksen

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When Traumatic Stressors are Not Past, But Now: Psychosocial Treatment to Develop Resilience with Children and Youth Enduring Concurrent, Complex Trauma, Katherine Tyson McCrea Professor, Deanna Guthrie, and Jeffrey Bulanda

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Spirituality in Professional Practice with Older Adults, Holly Nelson-Becker, Edward Canada, and Mitsuko Nakashima

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Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Emergencies: Mobile Crisis Response, Jonathan B. Singer

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Technology and Social Work Practice: Micro, Mezzo, and Macro Applications, Jonathan B. Singer and Melanie Sage

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Sustainable Social Work: An Environmental Justice Framework for Social Work Education, Samantha Teixeira and Amy Krings

Submissions from 2014

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Academic Mentoring of Social Work Faculty: A Group Experience With a Feminist Influence, Alana B. Atchinson, Lisa M. Murphy, Maria A. Gurrola, Cheryl D. Lee, and Shirley Simon

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Clients’ Hope Arises from Social Workers’ Compassion: Young Clients’ Perspectives on Surmounting the Obstacles of Disadvantage, Deanna D’Amico Guthrie, Victoria Smith Ellison, King Sami, and Katherine Tyson McCrea

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Review: Group Work with Adolescents: Principles and Practice (3rd Edition), Brian L. Kelly

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“Iʼm a leader of all of them to tell the truth”: Participatory Action Principles for Uplifting Social Work Research Partnersʼ Identities, Katherine McCrea

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Spirituality and Older Women: The Journey Home to Self, Holly Nelson-Becker and M. Carlean Gilbert

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Philosophical Approaches to Qualitative Research, Julia Pryce, Renée Spencer, and Jill Walsh

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Learning Communities: Through the Lens of a Groupworker, Shirley Simon and Sarah Hessenauer

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Consequences and Peer Influence as Proximal and Contextual Factors in Alcohol Consumption, Shweta Singh, Susan Grossman, and Diane C. Asaro

Submissions from 2013

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Developing a White Anti-racism Identity: A Psycho-educational Group Model, Kathryn Kristin Berg and Shirley Simon

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The Promise of an Accumulation of Care: Disadvantaged African-American Youths’ Perspectives About What Makes an After School Program Meaningful, Jeffrey J. Bulanda and Katherine Tyson McCrea

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"Keeping it Real": An Evaluation Audit of Five Years of Youth-led Program Evaluation, Jeffrey J. Bulanda, Katie Szarzynski, Daria Silar, and Katherine Tyson McCrea

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Minority Stress Theory: An Examination of Factors Surrounding Sexual Risk Behavior Among Gay and Bisexual Men Who Use Club Drugs, Michael P. Dentato, Perry N. Halkitis, and John Orwat

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Toward a client-centered benchmark for self-sufficiency: Evaluating the ‘process’ of becoming job ready., Philip Young P. Hong

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The Employment Hope Scale: Measuring an Empowerment Pathway to Employment Success, Philip Young P. Hong and Sangmi Choi

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Organizing for Environmental Justice: From Bridges to Taro Patches, Amy Krings, Michael S. Spencer, and Kelcie Jimenez

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Empowering Counseling Program Description, Katherine Tyson McCrea

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“Where’s beebee?”: The orphan crisis in global child welfare from an autoethnographic perspective, Katherine Tyson McCrea

Submissions from 2012

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The Minority Stress Perspective, Michael P. Dentato

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Frederic Siedenburg, SJ: the Journey of a Social Activist, Edward Gumz

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Validation of the Employment Hope Scale: Measuring Psychological Self-Sufficiency Among Low-Income Jobseekers, Philip Young P. Hong, Joshua R. Polanin, and Terri D. Pigott

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Indicated Truancy Interventions: Effects on School Attendance Among Chronic Truant Students., Brandy R. Maynard, Katherine Tyson McCrea, Terri D. Pigott, and Michael S. Kelly

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Patterns of Discovery in Participatory Action Research from the Insider’s Perspective, Katherine Tyson McCrea

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Social Work for Social Justice: Strengthening Social Work Practice through the Integration of Catholic Social Teaching, Julia Pryce

Submissions from 2011

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Research In Spirituality, Religion, and Aging: An Emerging Area, Holly Nelson-Becker

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Technology and Groupwork: A Mandate and an Opportunity, Shirley Simon and Kahtleen W. Stauber

Submissions from 2010

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The Vital Role of Social Workers in Community Partnerships: The Alliance for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Youth, Michael P. Dentato, Shelley L. Craig, and Mark S. Smith

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Domestic Violence or Elder Abuse? Why It Matters for Older Women, Teresa Kilbane and Marcia K. Spira

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The Challenges of Complex Trauma and the Promise of Supporting Strengths, Katherine Tyson McCrea

Submissions from 2009

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Restorative Justice: A Systematic Review of the Social Work Literature, Edward J. Gumz and Cynthia L. Grant

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A bottom-up definition of self-sufficiency: Voices from low-income jobseekers., Philip Young P. Hong, Vamadu A. Sheriff, and Sandra R. Naeger

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Spirituality and Aging (review), Holly Nelson-Becker

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Improving the Quality of Spiritual Care as a Dimension of Palliative Care: The Report of the Consensus Conference, Christina Puchalski, Betty Ferrell, Rose Virani, Shirley Otis-Green, Pamela Baird, Janet Bull, Harvey Chochinov, George Handzo, Holly Nelson-Becker, Maryjo Prince-Paul, Karen Pugliese, and Daniel Sulmasy

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Korean Older Intimate Partner Violence Survivors in North America: Cultural Considerations and Practice Recommendations, Woochan Shim and Holly Nelson-Becker

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Interventions with Borderline Personality Disorder, Jonathan B. Singer

Submissions from 2008

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A Delicate Dance: Identity Issues in a Religious Nonprofit Umbrella Organization, Edward J. Gumz

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Towards a More Deeply Child-Centered Approach to Child Poverty, Katherine Tyson McCrea

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Integrating Spirituality in Practice: From Inner Journey to Outer Engagement, Holly Nelson-Becker

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Spirituality and Aging in Social Work: State of the Art and Future Possibilities, Holly Nelson-Becker and Edward R. Canda

Submissions from 2007

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Structural Reinterpretation of Poverty by Examining Working Poverty: Implications for Community and Policy Practice, Philip Young P. Hong and Stephen Wernet

Submissions from 2006

The Value of Understanding Child Welfare Services from Children’s Perspectives, Katherine Tyson McCrea

Submissions from 2005

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Teaching Spirituality in the Classroom: Building Compassionate and Non-judgmental Conversations with Students, Joan Letendre, Holly Nelson-Becker, and Jim Kreider

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Telescopes and Microscopes: The Need For Applied Knowledge From Macro-Meso- And Micro-Level Systems, Katherine Tyson McCrea

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Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Emergencies: Mobile Crisis Response, Jonathan B. Singer

Submissions from 2004

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Latino Population Trends and Child Welfare Services: Reflections on Policy, Practice, and Research from the Latino Consortium Roundtable Discussions, Luis Barrios, Layla Suleiman, and Maria Vidal De Haymes

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An Administrator’s Perspective of Trends in Community Mental Health: An Interview With Norman J. Groetzinger, Edward Gumz

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Wisdom-bearers and Story-tellers: Older Adults as Guides and Friends, Holly Nelson-Becker

Submissions from 2003

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The Spiritual Dimension of Family Life, Julia Pryce and Froma Walsh

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Transracial Adoption: Families Identify Issues and Needed Support Services, Shirley Simon and Maria Vidal De Haymes

Submissions from 2002

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Doing Good Science Without Sacrificing Good Values: Why the Heuristic Paradigm is the Best Choice for Social Work, Jessica Heineman-Pieper, Katherine Tyson McCrea, and Martha Heineman Pieper

Submissions from 2001

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At "Ground Zero": September 11, 2001, Michael P. Dentato

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Innovative Therapeutic Care for Homeless, Mentally Ill Clients: Intrapsychic Humanism in a Residential Setting, Katherine Tyson McCrea and Emily Carroll