Adolescence; Violence exposure and resiliency; Social support; Educational disparities.
Generosity and altruism; Foster parenting; Child welfare; Public health
Phenomenon of gender based violence and how to create impactful preventative tools; exploration of the impact of trauma informed social services when there is compounded trauma over a survivor's life span; creating interventions for survivors that account for structural barriers and multimorbidity from an intersectional perspective that fosters optimum resiliency in survivors
Interventions utilizing wilderness settings and natural spaces; LGBTQ youth service provision; Youth with co-occurring mental health and developmental struggles; Harm reduction substance abuse treatment models; Peer delivered mental health and substance abuse treatment
Health care policy; Mental health care and educational services for children; Mental health care in the educational setting; Gender-based educational disparities; Gender and ethnic/ racial health care disparities; Neighborhood effects of the health of low-income Latino and African-American children; The intersection of Medicaid and the criminal justice system; Prevention of mental illness and substance abuse disorders; Human trafficking and related health care interventions
Aging and mental health; Behavioral health among baby boomers; Elderly's help-seeking behavior; Community-based mental health care; Social service delivery system; Aging and social capital; Successful aging & wellbeing; Self growth and development; Life course perspective; Developmental trajectory; Cross-cultural studies; Research methods
At-risk youth, Black male development (adolescence through early adulthood), Latino male development (adolescence through early adulthood), sexual abuse/trauma, Co-Occurring Disorders (mental health and substance abuse), Social Welfare Policy, Criminal Justice/Juvenile Justice systems, Masculinity
Winnicott's concept of the facilitating environment and how it can be operationalized in adolescent group home settings in order to produce better outcomes
Social movement organization effectiveness, the deradicalization of social justice movements/organizations over time, and the phenomenon of systematized perpetuation of trauma by helping professions/institutions
Development of racist attitudes; Pedagogy approach for cultural competency; International social work
Evidenced based practices for social work with Latinos; Intimate partner violence and trauma related to sexual abuse and IPV; Unaccompanied minors from Central America and trauma associated with immigration; International social work; Culturally competent practice; Relationship between mental health and nutrition
sexual health, sexuality, and LGBT aging
Victimization of LGBTQ youth who are homeless; best practice models for homeless centers who serve LGBTQ youth; gender-based violence.
Child abuse and neglect; Child care and education; Program evaluation; Policy analysis and advocacy
Child trauma; Secondary trauma; Child welfare; Resilience; Holistic health; Racial justice
Integrated health; Mental health; Social work education; Technology and social work practice