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    • Exploring Contextual Factors of Youth Homelessness and Sexual Risk Behaviors: A Qualitative Study 

      Santa Maria, Diane M.; Narendorf, Sarah Carter; Ha, Yoonsook; Bezette-Flores, Noel (Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 11/17/15)
      CONTEXT: HIV disproportionately affects homeless youth, and interventions to date have had minimal success in reducing sexual risk behaviors in this population. Few qualitative studies have been conducted to provide insight ...
    • Post High School Service Use for Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders 

      Shattuck, Paul T.; Wagner, Mary; Narendorf, Sarah Carter (Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, 02/07/11)
      Objectives: To produce nationally representative population estimates of rates of service use among young adults with an autism spectrum disorder during their first few years after leaving high school and to examine ...
    • Pregnancy Risk among Older Youth Transitioning out of Foster Care 

      Matta Oshima, Karen M.; Narendorf, Sarah Carter; McMillen, J. Curtis (Children and Youth Services Review, 2013-10)
      Youth served in the foster care system have higher rates of pregnancy than general population youth; yet we have little information about risk and protective factors to target in order to prevent early pregnancy in this ...
    • Substance Use and Substance Use Disorders as Foster Youth Transition to Adulthood 

      Narendorf, Sarah Carter; McMillen, J. Curtis (Children and Youth Services Review, 01/01/10)
      Little research has previously examined substance use and substance use disorders as youth age out of foster care. This study examined rates of getting drunk, marijuana use, and substance use disorders over time for a ...
    • Engaging Fathers: A Point of Entry in Promoting a Culture of Peace 

      Gearing, Robin E.; Zand, Niloo; Colvin, Geordie (Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering, 2001)
    • A Methodology for Conducting Retrospective Chart Review Research in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 

      Gearing, Robin E.; Mian, Irfan A.; Barber, Jim; Ickowicz, Abel (Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2006-08)
      Introduction: Retrospective research has become largely undervalued and underutilized in child and adolescent psychiatry with the increasing singular focus on randomized control trials, despite the wealth of clinically ...
    • Child Mental Health in Jordanian Orphanages: Effect of Placement Change on Behavior and Caregiving 

      MacKenzie, Michael J.; Gearing, Robin E.; Schwalbe, Craig S. J.; Ibrahim, Rawan W.; Brewer, Kathryne B.; Al-Sharaihah, Rasha (BMC Pediatrics, 12/21/14)
      Background: To assess the mental health and behavioral problems of children in institutional placements in Jordan to inform understanding of current needs, and to explore the effects of placement change on functioning and ...
    • Adherence to Behavioural Interventions in Multiple Sclerosis: Follow-Up Meeting Report (AD@MS-2) 

      Heesen, Christoph; Bruce, Jared; Gearing, Robin E.; Moss-Morris, Rona; Weinmann, John; Hamalainen, Paivi; Motl, Robert; Dalgas, Ulrik; Kos, Daphne; Visioli, Francesco; Feys, Peter; Solari, Alessandra; Finlayson, Marcia; Eliasson, Lina; Matthews, Vicki; Bogossian, Angeliki; Liethmann, Katrin; Köpke, Sascha; Bissell, Paul (Multiple Sclerosis Journal: Experimental, Translational and Clinical, 05/12/15)
      After an initial meeting in 2013 that reviewed adherence to disease modifying therapy, the AD@MS group conducted a follow-up meeting in 2014 that examined adherence to behavioural interventions in MS (e.g. physical activity, ...
    • Deconstructing Mother Guilt: Single Mothers Can Effectively Raise an Emotionally Healthy and Well-Developed Male Child 

      Gearing, Robin E.; Campbell, Sandra (Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering, 2000)
      Single mothers raising children on their own can be the result of a family breakdown, separation, divorce, or the result of a decision to have a baby without a partner. The family structure occurs in lower, middle, and ...
    • Corticosteroid-Related Psychiatric Complications in the Treatment of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in an Adolescent 

      Mian, Irfan A.; Gearing, Robin E.; DeSouza, Claire; Solomon, Leigh (Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2007-02)
      We present the case of an adolescent with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, who developed symptoms of psychosis and mania during his treatment. Psychiatric side-effects of corticosteroids in the adult population have long been recognized ...
    • Evidence-Based Family Psychoeducational Interventions for Children and Adolescents with Psychotic Disorders 

      Gearing, Robin E. (Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 12/23/07)
      Introduction: Family psychoeducational interventions have consistently been found to impact families positively and reduce relapse rates in individuals with psychotic disorders. Research finds that, for adults, family ...
    • An Approach to Maximizing Treatment Adherence of Children and Adolescents with Psychotic Disorders and Major Mood Disorders 

      Gearing, Robin E.; Mian, Irfan A. (Canadian Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Review, 2005-11)
      Introduction: Mental health research has consistently focused on high rates of treatment non-adherence, and how inpatient programs and health professionals can effectively confront this reality. The literature has centred ...
    • State of the Science of Adherence in Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis and Microbicide Trials 

      Muchomba, Felix M.; Gearing, Robin E.; Simoni, Jane M.; El-Bassel, Nabila (JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 12/01/12)
      For pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and microbicides to effectively prevent HIV, optimal treatment adherence is required. Adherence to these strategies, however, has not been sufficiently studied. This investigation ...
    • Social Support and Religion: Mental Health Service Use and Treatment of Schizophrenia 

      Smolak, Alex; Gearing, Robin E.; Alonzo, Dana; Baldwin, Susanna; Harmon, Sherelle; McHugh, Katie (Community Mental Health Journal, 08/01/13)
      The perceptions and religious beliefs held by family members, mental health and health care professionals, and the community may affect the treatment of individuals with schizophrenia. To better identify and understand the ...
    • Measuring Service Effectiveness for Families 

      Cheung, Monit; Boutté-Queen, Needha McNeil (Family Preservation Journal, 2007)
      While most professionals do not dispute the fact that evaluation is necessary to determine whether agencies and practitioners are truly providing services that meet clients’ needs, information regarding consistent measures ...
    • Contextualizing Practice in Cambodia: A Hidden Living Place with Practice Insight 

      Cheung, Monit; Srader, Michelle (Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping, 10/12/17)
      This article is not a first-person narrative but rather a cultural reflection after a study-abroad program in Cambodia that aimed to provide an approach for promoting a deeper appreciation of international social work ...
    • Psychodrama Preparation for Internship 

      Cheung, Monit; Alzate, Kim; Nguyen, Peter Viet (The Field Educator, 2012)
      Psychodrama is a psychotherapeutic technique that aims to guide patients in expressing their life experiences through dramatic enactments. It is a clinical technique that can also enhance clinical skill learning. According ...
    • Fathering Behavior within the Context of Role Expectations and Marital Satisfaction: Framework for Studying Fathering Behavior 

      Trahan, Mark H.; Cheung, Monit (Journal of Family Strengths, 2012-12)
      A father’s participation in a child’s life has been regarded as a significant factor in the enhancement of a couple’s relationship. Although the investigations between paternal behavior and marital satisfaction come with ...
    • Racial Disproportionality in the Foster Care System in Texas 

      Cheung, Monit; Leung, Patrick (Journal of Family Strengths, 12/31/14)
      This study analyzes the demographic characteristics of foster care children under the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) in Texas from 2002 to 2013. Using one state as an example, ...
    • Using an Arts-Informed Eclectic Approach to Photovoice Data Analysis 

      Capous-Desyllas, Moshoula; Bromfield, Nicole F. (International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 02/02/18)
      Arts-informed approaches in qualitative research are gaining more recognition as being a critical research approach in the social sciences. Using arts in research is most commonly seen in the data collection process and ...