- Social Policy
- Community organizing and development
- The relationship between social networks and building economic assets
- Asset-based community development
- Social Work Practice
- Social Policy
- Child protective services and adoption
- Labor Organizing
- Community Organizing
Wheeler-Brooks, J. (2011). How parents decide to participate and save in their children’s asset-building accounts: Implications for practice, policy, and theory. Children and Youth Services Review. 33, 955-962.
Wheeler-Brooks, J. (2009). Structuration theory and critical consciousness: Potential
applications for social work practice. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 36 (1), 123-140.
Wheeler-Brooks, J. & Scanlon, E. (2009). Perceived facilitators and barriers to saving among low-income youth. Journal of Socio-Economics. 38, 757-763.
Marks, E., Rhones, B., Wheeler-Brooks, J. & Adams, D. (2009). A process study of the SEED community partners initiative. RTI Project No. 0210258. Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI International. Available online at: http://www.rti.org/publications/abstract.cfm?pub=12947
Wheeler-Brooks, J. (2009). Focus groups with SEED parents: The relationships between social networks and asset development. (research report). St. Louis, MO: Center for Social Development, Washington University in St. Louis.
Wheeler-Brooks, J. (2008). Focus groups with SEED parents: How parents decide to join an asset building program, open children’s savings accounts, and save. (research report). St. Louis, MO: Center for Social Development, Washington University in St. Louis.
Scanlon, E., Wheeler-Brooks, J, & Adams, D. (2006). How young people save: Findings from interviews with SEED participants. (research report). St. Louis, MO: Center for Social Development, Washington University in St Louis. Available online at: http://csd.wustl.edu/Publications/Documents/KU_Interviews_SEED_Youth.pdf
Affiliations, Associations, & Consultations
- Council on Social Work Education
- Society for Social Work and Research
- Association for Community Organization and Social Administration
- Community Development Society