Associate Professor Joshua Mersky received a grant from the National Institutes of Health for “Project Connect: Adapting PCIT to Foster Care” in the amount of $321,332 (award date 7/5/11, ending date 6/30/13). Dr. Mersky and his colleagues at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and West Virginia University are implementing an innovative adaptation of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) with foster children and their caregivers using a group-based approach reinforced with in-home training.
Professor Alice Butterfield received a grant from the International Association of Schools of Social Work for “Building Social Work Education Capacity in Ethiopia through an International Travel and Study Abroad” in the amount of $4,000 (award date 11/7/12, ending date 9/30/13). This is a partnership between UIC, Dominican University, and Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia. This partnership was created to support the development of social work education and practice in Ethiopia as well as international social work development in the USA.
Jantz, I. (Ph.D. student) , Rolock, N. (Ph.D. student) , Leathers, S., Dettlaff, A., & Gleeson, J. (2012). Substitute care entry: The relationship between race or ethnicity and levels of country organization. Child Abuse & Neglect .
Gaston, G. (2012). African-Americans' perceptions of health care provider cultural competence that promote HIV medical self-care and antiretroviral medication adherence. AIDS Care: Psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV . doi:.org/10.1080/09540121.2012.752783.
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Mattaini, M. (Review of the book From Task-Centered Social Work to Evidence-Based and Integrative Practice: Reflections on History and Implementation , by Tina L. Rzepnicki, Stanley G. McCracken, and Harold E. Briggs, eds. (The University of Chicago Press, 2012). Social Service Review, 86 (4), pp. 690-694.