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(Updated 12/6/16)

Alison Salloum, Ph.D, LCSW, Associate Professor and Interim Director, University of South Florida, School of Social Work presented her research on stepped care for children after trauma at the II International Congress of Clinical and Health Psychology on Children and Adolescents, Barcelona, Spain. Dr. Alison Salloum presentation titled: Toward an adaptive Intervention for Children after Trauma was part of a symposium on Addressing special challenges in treating child traumatic stress: improving child, family and provider outcomes.

Carrion, I.V. & Nedjat-Haiem,F.R. (2016, October) Coping among older cancer survivors: Bridging Individual, Familial and Cultural Perspectives. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the 18th International Psycho Oncology Society Congress, Dublin, Ireland.
 
Carrion, I.V. & Nedjat-Haiem, F.R., Estrada Franco, Lucia. (2016, October) Cancer Treatment Decisions among Latinos: A Qualitative Study Examining Influences and Choices. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the 18th International Psycho Oncology Society Congress, Dublin, Ireland.

Carrion, I.V. (2016, November) Improving our Cultural Competence: Preparing for the Future. Invited Speaker at the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Intensives, Hollywood, FL.
 
Carrion, I.V. (2016, November) As the World Turns: Bereavement Care for Diverse Populations. Invited Speaker at the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Intensives, Hollywood, FL.


Carrion, I.V. & Nedjat-Haiem, F.R. (2016, November) The Role of Race, Ethnicity and Class in Qualitative Research with Older Latinos with Cancer. Paper accepted at The Gerontological Society of America's 69rd Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA. 

Nedjat-Haiem, F.R., & Carrion, I.V. (2016, November) Recruitment Barriers: Implementing an Advance Directive Intervention with Older Latinos. Poster accepted at The Gerontological Society of America's 69rd Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA.


(Updated 10/17/16)

Congratulations to Natali Gutierrez, USF MSW student, for being a recipient of the CSWE Minority Fellowship for the 2016-2017 academic year.  The CSWE Minority Fellowship is funded by a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).  The fellowship provides training and financial and professional development supports. It aims to reduce health disparities and improve behavioral health-care outcomes for racially and ethnically diverse populations by increasing the number of culturally competent master’s-level behavioral health professionals serving children, adolescents, and transition-age youths.

 (Updated 9/15/16)

Dr. Iraida V. Carrion has been nationally selected as an invited speaker by The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, the oldest and largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United States to present two presentations at the INTENSIVES Mastering What is Next in Patient and Family Care on October 31-November 1, 2016 in Miami, Florida. Dr. Carrion’s presentations are titled, Improving Cultural Competence: Preparing for the Future and As the World Turns: Bereavement Care for Diverse Populations.

Dr. Sondra Fogel with Dr. Heather Larkin, from the University of Albany, co-edited a special issue of Families in Society on Ending Homelessness-A Grand Challenge for Transforming Practice & Policy, [volume 97(3)]. The content includes articles on children, and youth, adults and families and practice notes. In addition, each article offers specific guidance on how this research applies to practice, policy, and to students.  This is the first special issue to address one of the 12 Grand Challenges for Social Work.