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Publications

Allen-Milton, S., Caldwell, N., Popat, D., Prout, T., & Godwin, C. (2022). Work-Life Management Challenges for Graduate Students of Color at an HBCU During a Pandemic. Journal of Underrepresented & Minority Progress, 6(1), 73.

Allen-Milton, S., & Godwin, C. (2022). Book Review: Key Debates in Social Work and Philosophy. Research on Social Work Practice, 32(4), 475–476. https://doi.org/10.1177/10497315211036675

Coles, D. C., & Cage, J. (2022). Mothers and Their Children: An Exploration of the Relationship Between Maternal Mental Health and Child Well-Being. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 26(5), 1015. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10995-022-03400-x

Dorsey-Elson, L., Chavis, C., Baptiste-Roberts, K., Bista, K., Tannouri, A., Oni, A., Allen-Milton, S., Kinyua, A., Pratt-Harris, N., Brunson, D. J., & Efe, S. (2021). Teaching and Learning as CANVAS Ambassadors During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Faculty Experiences at One Historically Black College and University. Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education, 10(1), 1.

Gallagher, J. R., Nordberg, A., Marlowe, D. B., Zongrone, C., & Szymanowski, S. (2021). A qualitative interpretive meta-synthesis (qims) of women’s experiences in drug court: Promoting recovery in the criminal justice system. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions. https://doi.org/10.1080/1533256X.2021.1945870

Gallagher, J. R., Wahler, E. A., & Nordberg, A. (2022). Predictors of graduation and criminal recidivism: Findings from a drug court that primarily serves African Americans. Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 31(1), 40–50. https://doi.org/10.1080/15313204.2020.1799472

Gallagher, J. R., Nordberg, A., Francis, Z., Menon, P., Canada, M., & Minasian, R. M. (2021). A Focus Group Analysis with a Drug Court Team: Opioid Use Disorders and the Role of Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) in Programming. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 21(2), 139–148. https://doi.org/10.1080/1533256X.2021.1912964

Quinn, C. R., Beer, O. W. J., Boyd, D. T., Tirmazi, T., Nebbitt, V., & Joe, S. (2022). An Assessment of the Role of Parental Incarceration and Substance Misuse in Suicidal Planning of African American Youth and Young Adults. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 9(3), 1062–1074. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40615-021-01045-0

Guest Editor: John R. Gallagher  (2022). Introduction: Emerging Best Practices in Community Corrections. Journal for Advancing Justice Volume IV Achieving Evidence-Based Practices in Community Corrections to Promote Recovery

Van Sluytman, L. G., Latkin, C., & Smith, L. R. (2022). Constructing Taxonomies: Identifying Distinctive Class of HIV Support and Risk Networks among People Who Use Drugs (PWID) and Their Network Members in the HPTN 037 Randomized Controlled TrialInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health19(12), 7205.

Gallagher, J. R., Wahler, E. A., & Nordberg, A. (2022). Predictors of graduation and criminal recidivism: Findings from a drug court that primarily serves African Americans. Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work31(1), 40-50.

Coles, C., & Sawyer, J. M. (2021). A Multi-Paradigmatic Interdisciplinary Framework for Human Service Systems. Journal of Human Services, 40(1), 63-83.

Coles, D.C. & Sawyer, J. (in-press). Conflict resolution and conflict mediation. In T. Mizrahi, & Bailey, D. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Macro Social Work. Oxford University Press

Ortega-Williams, A., & McLane-Davison, D. (2021). Wringing Out the "Whitewash": Confronting the Hegemonic Epistemologies of Social Work Canons (Disrupting the Reproduction of White Normative). Advances in Social Work, 21(2/3), 566-587.

Bowie, S. L., & McLane-Davison, D. R. (2021). Readiness for Graduate Social Work Education: Does an Undergraduate Social Work Major Make a Difference?. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 41(4), 360-372.

Wells-Wilbon, R., & Estreet, A. (Eds.). (2021). Trauma and Mental Health Social Work With Urban Populations: African-Centered Clinical Interventions. Routledge. Trauma and Mental Health Social Work With Urban Populations: African-Centered Clinical Interventions addresses the social problems associated with trauma and mental health among African Americans in urban environments. It uses an African-centered lens to critique the most common practice models and interventions currently employed by social workers in the field. Link to order.

Johnson, N., Archibald, P., Estreet, A., & Morgan, A. (2021). The Cost of Being Black in Social Work Practicum. Advances in Social Work, 21(2/3), 331-353.

Dorsey-Elson, L., Chavis, C., Baptiste-Roberts, K., Bista, K., Tannouri, A., Oni, A., Rockward, M., Allen-Milton, S., Kinyua, A., Pratt-Harris, N., Brunson, D., & Efe, S. (2021). Teaching and Learning as CANVAS Ambassadors During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Faculty Experiences at One Historically Black College and University. Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education, 10(1), 1-15.

Gallagher, J. R., Nordberg, A., Marlowe, D. B. Zongrone, C. & Szymanowski, S. (2021). A Qualitative Interpretive Meta-Synthesis (QIMS) of women's experiences in drug court: Promoting recovery in the criminal justice system. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, DOI: 10.1080/1533256X.2021.1945870

Gallagher, J. R., Nordberg, A., Minasian, R., Szymanowski, S., Carlton, J., Fee, K., ... & Paiano, T. (2020). Community-engaged Research (CER) as the Avenue to Promoting Well-being and Recovery in Drug Court. ENGAGE! Co-created Knowledge Serving the City, 1(2).

Cage, J., Coles, D. C., McGinnis, H. A., Yoon, S., & Pitts, B. E. (2020). Validating the factor structure of the drug-free schools and communities scale for child welfare involved youth. Journal of Public Child Welfare, 1-11.

Chandler, M. A.*, Van Sluytman, L., Tirmazi, M. T., & Liao, M. (2020). The Road Home: Predictors of Health Care Utilization Among Older Returning African American Men. The Review of Black Political Economy, 0034644620967002.

Wilson, D. B., Solomon, T. A., & McLane-Davison, D. (2020). Ethics and Racial Equity in Social Welfare Policy: Social Work's Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Social work in Public Health, 35(7), 617-632.

Darrell, L., Allen-Milton, S. Alleman- Women of Color and Work Life Balance in an Urban Environment: What is Reality Ali-Sha Allaman., Sharlene, Linda and Dr. Valu Urban Social Work Journal Vol. 2, Nov 2018

Wilson, D. B., Darrell, L., & Rhodes, D. J. (2020). Autumn Divas: Women of Color Who Achieved Doctorate Degrees After Age 50. Urban Social Work.

McLane-Davison, D. (2018). Cornbread, collard greens, and a side of liberation: Black feminist leadership and AIDS advocacy. Meridians16(2), 286-294.

McLane-Davison, D., Allen-Milton, S., Archibald, P., & Holmes, R. (2019). Of common bonds: Accounting for intergenerational culture competency in community policing. Race and Justice9(1), 8-21.

Funded Research

Davison and Wilson - Kaiser funded - Urban Women on the Rise Leadership - 2018-19 cohort initiated - 8 students

Davison - Casey funded - Results Based Accountability Grant submitted for final year - 55K

Presentations

Darrell - Presenting at NACSW conference in October: Work Life Balance Reality or Rationalization

Davison -Upcoming
October 20, 2018
The Sankofa Recovery Project: Towards Reclaiming 50 Years of Black Social Work History
African American Digital Humanities Conference " Intentionally Digital, Intentionally Black" University of Maryland
McLane-Davison, D. , Oliver, J.T., Carlton-LaNey, I., Hamilton-Mason, J. , Jones, I. , Pauley, L.

November
CSWE - #ReclaimingMyTime:The National Association of Black Social Workers at 50 ;
Conference on Social Work Education, Orlando, FL
McLane-Davison, D. , Carlton-LaNey, I. , Hamilton-Mason, J. , & Brice-Smith, T.
CSWE - The Bifurcated Social Work Professorate: Exploring the Landscape from a Feminist Perspective
Simmons, Weiss, Schwartz, and McLane-Davison

January 2019
"Emancipatory Research Practices: Womanist Epistemological Research and Storytelling"
The Qualitative Report's 10th Annual Conference (TQR2019), which will be held at Nova Southeastern University on January 16th through 18th, 2019

Davison and Littlefield - NABSW accepted - At The Table: Black Women's Leadership in Nation Building

Honors/Awards

Davison - Certificate of Completion
June 2018
Humanities Intensive Learning and Teaching Institute " Spaces and Stories in the Black Public Humanities" University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia.

Teaching - New addiction ASP - was launched, Fall 2018 - Dr. Anthony Estreet is chair and co-wrote the proposal and developed the concentration including Development of ASP Competencies and Behaviors
Addiction ASP - New Course Proposal Submitted (SOWK 682)
8 students have declared the ASP and 1 is scheduled to graduate in Spring 2019

Darrell - Appointment
November 2018
Elected to the Board of Directors of the North American Association of Christians in Social Work