Recent Faculty Presentations

Additional Social Work and Criminal Justice faculty presentation information can be found within the Social Work Program Directory listings for individual faculty members.

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2017

Fredriksen-Goldsen, K. I. and Emlet, C. A. (2017, February). Advancing Research on Sexual and Gender Minority Older Adult Health within a Shifting Context. Presented at the National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Aging Bethesda, Maryland.

Racial Disproportionality in Child Welfare – by author Marian S. Harris, PhD – University of Washington Tacoma, Book TV (On C-SPAN 2, Comcast Chanel 25), C-SPAN’S Special Tacoma Weekend, August 5-6, 2017.

Instituting Contact Visits at King County Jails for Children & Their Incarcerated Parents. (M. S. Harris, Eric Trupin, Kimberly Mays, Tina Armstrong, & Patrushka Thigpen, King County Council’s Law & Justice Committee, Seattle, WA, May 9, 2017.


2016

Emlet, C.A., Harris, L., Brennan, DJ, Furlotte, C, Pierpaoli, CM (2016). When less is more: The pruning of social networks by HIV-positive older adults. Poster session presented at: “Coming of age: Exploring our collective responses to HIV and aging." Realize (formerly Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation) forum. 2016 Sept 24: Toronto: ON.

Emlet, C. A. (April 2016). Aging Successfully with HIV: Lessons from Long Term Survivors. Centennial lecture given at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Ohio, April 8, 2016.

Harris, M. S. (January 2016). Understanding the Effects of Parental Incarceration on Children. 7th Annual Belizean International Symposium on Education, Belize City, Belize, January 2-5, 2016.


2015

Cohen, J.W., & Brooks, R.A. (March 2015). Bullied straight: Hetero-masculinity and the “Epidemic” of School Bullying. International Conference on Masculinities: New York, NY.

Martin, R., Cohen, J.W., Lee, L., & Fischler, M. (July 2015). Enacting integral justice to catalyze systemic change: Barriers and leverage points. 4th Biennial Integral Theory Conference: Sonoma State University. (Best paper winner)

Cohen, J.W. (July 2015). Integral theory 101: Putting AQAL to work. Half-day workshop conducted at the 4th Biennial Integral Theory Conference, Sonoma State University, CA.

Emlet, C. A. (June 2015). HIV and aging: Physical and psychosocial complexities. Presented at the 22nd Annual Clinical Update for Nurses Conference. SeaTac, WA.

Emlet, C. A. (July 2015). HIV is: Managing psychological wellbeing. Lecture given as part of the sponsored symposium HIV is: The new challenge of growing old. Presented at the 12th Annual International AIDSImpact conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 28-31, 2015.

Fredriksen-Goldsen, K. I., Emlet, C. A., & Walters, K. L. (February 2015). LGBT Aging and Health: Addressing Priority Needs. Presented at the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Aging. Bethesda Md.

Harris, M. S. (July 2015). "Why Children in Foster Care Need Greater Educational Opportunities." Oxford Round Table, Childhood Education and Issues, Harris Manchester College in the University of Oxford, Oxford, England, July 19-July 22, 2015.

Crofoot, T. L., & Harris, M. S. (April 2015). "Update on Efforts to Reduce Disproportionality in Washington State." 33rd Annual Protecting Our Children National American Indian Conference on Child Abuse & Neglect, Portland, OR, April 19-22, 2015.


2014

Cohen, J.W. (February 2014). Sketching the contours of integral justice. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences: Philadelphia, PA.

Diehm, Tom (October 2014) “Helping Educators Navigate McKinney-Vento and the Needs of Homeless Students.” Invited panel presenter at the Washington Association of School Administrators Educators’ Conference, Seatac, WA, October 28, 2014.

Keller, J., Laakso, J., Stevens, C. & Tashiro, C. (March 2014). "Ten years after: Re-Assessing sense of community post HOPE VI in partnership with Community health advocates." 44th Conference of Urban Affairs Association, San Antonio, Texas.

Madfis, Eric. “A Cultural Criminological Analysis of Public Art in Cuba and the U.S.” to be presented at the November 2014 American Society of Criminology (ASC) Conference in San Francisco, CA. 
 
Madfis, Eric. “Assessing School Rampage Threats: Exploring Violence Risk Assessment by School and Police Officials” to be presented at the November 2014 American Society of Criminology (ASC) Conference in San Francisco, CA. 
 
Madfis, Eric. “The Dilemmas of Embodied Symbolic Representation: Regret in Contemporary American Tattoo Narratives” at the February 2014 Western Society of Criminology (WSC) Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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2013

Brooks, R.A., & Cohen, J.W. (November 2013). Constructing the gay bullying victim: A discourse of fragility over resilience. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology: Atlanta, GA.

Cohen, J.W., & Brooks, R.A. (November 2013). The wild wild web: News media constructions of cyberbullying as a social problem. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology: Atlanta, GA.

Cohen, J.W. (July 2013). Class and Diversity: What is Integral’s Emancipatory Purpose? Panel discussion at the Third Biennial Integral Theory Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Cohen, J.W. (July 2013). Introduction to Integral Theory. Half-day workshop conducted at the Third Biennial Integral Theory Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Brooks, R.A. & Cohen, J.W. (2013). LGBT school bullying: News media construction of a social problem within a social problem. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Law and Society Association, Boston, MA.

Cohen, J.W. (January 2013). Violent women or vengeful equity: A criminological response to Rosin’s ‘more perfect poison.’ Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Men’s Studies Association, Ann Arbor, MI.

Fredriksen-Goldsen, K. I., Emlet, C. A., Kim, H-J, Muraco, A., Erosheva, E. & Hoy-Ellis, C. (November 2013). Best Practices for Conducting Gerontological Research Inclusive of LGBT Older Adults. Pre-conference workshop presented at the 66th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA.

Emlet, C. A., Fredriksen-Goldsen, K. I & Kim, H-J. (November 2013). The Impact of HIV on the Lives of LGBT Older Adults. A paper presented as part of the symposium "National Sexuality, Aging, and Health Research: Optimal Aging among LGBT Older Adults." Presented at the 66th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA.

Emlet, C. A. (November 2013).  The Importance of Social Connectedness in Building Age-Friendly Communities. Paper presented as part of the symposium “Fostering Informal Supports within Communities to Promote Optimal Aging." Presented at the 66th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA.

Emlet, C.A. , (May 2013). "I'm happy in my life now, I'm a positive person." Discovering Resilience Among Older Adults Living with HIV. Presented at Nova Scotia Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, May 6, 2013.

Emlet, C.A., Brennan, D. J., Brennenstuhl, S., Rueda, S., Hart, T. & Rourke, S. B. (April 2013). The Impact of HIV Stigma on Older and Younger Adults Living with HIV: Does Age Matter? Presented at the 22nd Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research, Vancouver, BC, Canada, April 11-14, 2013.

Emlet, C.A. (March 2013). Aging and HIV: Balancing Challenges and Opportunities. Fulbright lecture presented at McMaster University, Hamilton Ontario Canada, March 5, 2013.

Keller, J., Laakso, J., Stevens, C., Tashiro, C. (April 2013). "Paradoxes of diversity in public housing: Which differences really matter?" The Urban Affairs Association 43rd Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Madfis, Eric. “Hang Up Your Boots: Racist Skinhead Desistance and Subcultural Ambiguity” with Stanislav Vysotsky at the November 2013 American Society of Criminology (ASC) Conference in Atlanta, GA.

Madfis, Eric. “Averting School Rampage: Student Intervention amid a Persistent Code of Silence” at the August 2013 Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) Conference in New York, NY.

Madfis, Eric & Vysotsky, Stanislav. (April 2013) White Supremacist Stigma Management and Legitimation via Anti-Immigration Activism: The Case of the Keystone State Skinheads at the Pursuit of Justice: Understanding Hate, Confronting Intolerance, Eliminating Inequality Conference in Spokane, WA.

Madfis, Eric. (March 2013) School Rampage Prevention: Evidence-Based Practices at the Eastern Sociological Society (ESS) Conference in Boston, MA.

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2012

Cohen, J.W. & Martin, R. (2012). Construct validity and emerging meta-frameworks for understanding the gender-crime relationship. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Chicago, IL.

Brooks, R.A. & Cohen, J.W. (2012). Beating up on the bully: A narrative of the construction of a social problem. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Chicago, IL.

Emlet, C.A., Fredriksen-Goldsen, K. I. & Kim, H-J. (2012). Correlates of Sexual Risk Behavior in Older Adults Living with HIV: Findings from Caring and Aging with Pride. Presented at the 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 15, 2012, San Diego, CA.

Fredriksen-Goldsen, K. I., Kim, H-J, Hoy-Ellis, C. P., Emlet, C. A., Erosheva, E., Muraco, A. & Petry H. (2012) The Quality of Life of LGBT Older Adults: Key Risk and Protective Factors. Presented at the 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America,November 15, 2012, San Diego, CA.

Emlet, C. A., Fredriksen-Goldsen, K. I. & Goldsen, J. (March 2012). Aging and Health Report: An Overview of Resilience and Disparities Among LGBT Older Adults. Presented at LGBT Elders in a Changing World Conference. Salem, Mass.

Emlet, C. A. (2012). The Graying of HIV: Implications for Community Programs. Presented at the national Webinar, The Graying of HIV/AIDS: Community Resources for the Aging Network, United States Administration on Aging. Available at:http://go.usa.gov/ngp

Emlet, C. A., Fredriksen-Goldsen, K. I  & Kim , H-J (January 2012). Risk and Protective Factors Associated with Heath-Related Quality of Life In Older Adults Living with HIV Disease: Preliminary Results From the Caring and Aging with Pride Study. Presented as part of the symposium New Challenges In Social Work Research: Addressing Health Disparities Among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Older Adults. Presented at the 16th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, D.C.

Brennan, D. J., Emlet, C. A., Brennenstuhl, S., Rueda, S., Hart, T., Karapita, S.,Ibanez-Carrasco, F., & Rourke, S. (2012). Factors Associated with Mental Health Related Quality of Life Among Older Adults Living with HIV. Paper presented at the 16thAnnual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, D.C.

Emlet, C. A., Brennan, D. J.,  Brennenstuhl, S., Rueda, S., Hart, T., Rourke, S.& Karapita, S. (2012).  Correlates of HIV Stigma Among Older Adults Living with HIV Disease In Ontario, Canada. Paper presented at the 16th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, D.C.

Garner, M. D. (2012). Contexts suggesting need and opportunities for advanced generalist social work scholars. The Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors 29th Annual Conference, Hilton Hotel, Portland, OR., March 14-19, 2012.

Harris, M.S., & Bernice Morehead. (October 14-17, 2012.) Addressing Racial Disproportionality in the Washington State Child Welfare System. 2012 International Conference – Association of Schools of Social Work in South Africa, White River, Mpumalanga, South Africa.

Harris, M.S., &Thomas Crofoot. (October 9-10, 2012.) Best Social Work Practice – Effective Court Preparation. 2012 Washington Indian Child Welfare Summit, “Tribal & State Justice to Strengthen Indian Families,” Centralia, WA.

Harris, M.S., (September 15, 2012.) The Social Work Educator/Researcher. Girl Scouts Beyond Bars Career Day, University of Washington, School of Social Work, Seattle, WA.

Harris, M.S.,Thomas Crofoot, & Carrie Wayno. (October 9-10, 2012.) Social Work Practice and Writing Effective ISSP’s. 2012 Washington Indian Child Welfare Summit, “Tribal & State Justice to Strengthen Indian Families,” Centralia, WA.

Keller, J., Laakso, J., Tashiro, C., Stevens. (June 2012.) The Slippery Slope of Evaluation: Ethics, Issues, & Methodological Challenges. 8th International Conference on Evaluation for Practice. Interactive Presentation: Pori, Finland.

Madfis, Eric & Muschert, Glenn W., (November 2012) Fear of School Violence and the Dominance of Risk Control in the Post-Columbine Era. Presented at the American Society of Criminology (ASC) Conference in Chicago, IL.

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2011

Casey, E. & Carlson, J. (2011) U.S. & Global Perspectives on Engaging Men in Violence Prevention: Strategies, Challenges, Trends.  Presented at the Oregon Attorney General’s Office’s Roots of Change Conference.  Portland, OR.

Casey, E.A. (2011). "Engaging men as anti-violence allies: A study of U.S. Men’s Experiences." Paper presented at the American Men’s Studies Association Meeting, Kansas City, MO.

Carlson, J., Casey, E.A., Neugut, T & Tolman, R. (2011). "Engaging men as allies in ending violence against women: A qualitative analysis of global organizational practices." Paper presented at the American Men’s Studies Association Meeting, Kansas City, MO.

Emlet, C. A., Fredriksen-Goldsen, K. I., Kim, H-J. (November 2011). "Risk and Protective Factors Associated with Health Related Quality of Life in Older Adults Living with HIV Disease." Paper presented as part of the symposium Health Disparities and Resilience among LGBT Older Adults: Findings from a National Study, Boston, MA.

Emlet, C.A., Brennan, D.J., Brennenstuhl, S., Rueda, S., Hart, Trevor A., Karapita, S., Ibanez-Carrasco, F., Rourke, Sean B. (November 2011). "Protective and Risk Factors Associated with Stigma in a Population of Older Adults Living with HIV." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Ontario HIV Treatment Network, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Brennan, D.J., Emlet, C.A., Brennenstuhl, S., Rueda, S., Hart, Trevor A., Karapita, S.,Ibanez-Carrasco, F., Rourke, Sean B. (November 2011). "Mental Health and Quality of Life Among Older Adults Living with HIV." Electronic poster presented at the annual meeting of the Ontario HIV Treatment Network, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Emlet, C.A., Brennan, D.J, Brennenstuhl, S., Rueda, S., Hart, Trevor A., Karapita, S.,Ibanez-Carrasco, F., Rourke, Sean B. (2011, November). "Protective and Risk Factors Associated with Stigma in a Population of Older Adults Living with HIV in Ontario Canada." Paper presented at the 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston, MA.

Brennan, D.J., Emlet, C.A., Brennenstuhl, S., Rueda, S., Hart, Trevor A., Karapita, S., Ibanez-Carrasco, F., Rourke, Sean B. (2011, November). "Mental Health and Quality of Life Among Older Adults Living with HIV." Paper presented at the 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston, MA.

Emlet, C. A., Brennan, D. J., Brennenstuhl, S., Rueda, S., Karapita, S., Hart, T. A., Rourke, S. B. (April 2011)."Protective and risk factors associated with HIV stigma in a population of older adults living with HIV." Presented at the 20th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Emlet, C.A. (January 2011). Chair/Organizer, Emerging research in knowledge, prevention and care of older adults at-risk for or infected with HIV. Symposium presented at the 15th Annual conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, Tampa, Florida.

Fredriksen-Goldsen, K. I., Kim, H-J., & Emlet, C.A. (January 2011). "Over the rainbow: Addressing health disparities among LGBT older adults and their caregivers." Presented at the 15th Annual conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, Tampa, Florida.

Garner, M. D. (2011). “Suggestions for ethical social work practice with communities or groups holding heterogeneous religious identities” at the 6th North American Conference on Spirituality & Social Work, at Catholic University of America, in Washington, DC, June 23-25, 2011. A conference co-sponsored by the Society for Spirituality and Social Work (USA); the Canadian Society for Spirituality and Social Work; and the Center for Spirituality and Social Work, National Catholic School of Social Service, The Catholic University of America.

Etnyre, B., Harris, M.S., Martinez, A., Pulliam, S., & Ekshtut, B. "Cultural Considerations in Relationship Building." 2011-2012 Series, Intercultural Clinical Practice across All Phases Of Treatment, Washington State Society for Clinical Social Work, University of Washington, School of Social Work, Seattle, WA, November 9, 2011.

Harris, M. S., & Crofoot, Thomas. (April 17-20, 2011). Updates on Efforts to Reduce Disproportionality in Washington State, 29th Annual “Protecting Our Children” National American Indian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, Anchorage, Alaska.

Harris, M.S., & Poe, L. (January 24 and 25, 2011)."Issues Impacting Incarcerated Mothers and Their Children." Research Symposium on Issues Facing Children and Families of the Incarcerated and Incarcerated Parents, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA.

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2010

Casey, E.A. & Ohler, K. (2010). "Bystander barriers: What male allies say about speaking up." Paper presented at the Paving A Rocky Road: Removing Barriers to Men’s Engagement National Conference, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA.

Casey, E.A. (2010) "Engaging men as anti-violence allies." Paper presented at the Annual Society for Social Work Research Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Fortinsky, R., Anderson, E., Emlet, C.A., & Golay, L. (November 2010). "Influence of Stigma, Depression, and Medication Self-efficacy on Adherence with Anti-retroviral Therapy in Older Adults Living with HIV/AIDS." Paper presented at the 138th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Denver, Colorado.

Harris, M.S. (November 18, 2010). "Engaging African American Families in Family Court (Part II)." Guardian Ad Litem Training, Pierce County Superior Court, Tacoma, WA.

Harris, M.S. (November 3, 2010). "Researchers Think Tank: Reducing Adverse Childhood Experiences in Washington State." Washington State Family Policy Council, Cedarbrook Lodge, Seattle, WA.

Harris, M.S. (September 10, 2010). "Empowered for Success." Keynote Address (Mission Creek Summer 2010 Graduation). Mission Creek Corrections Facility for Women, Belfair, WA.

Harris, M.S. (February 18, 2010). “Engaging African American Families Involved in Family Court.” Guardian Ad Litem Training, Pierce County Superior Court, Tacoma, WA.

Brusco, E., Keller, J. & Laakso, J. (March 2010). Presentation at Society for Applied Anthropology. Panel Presentation: Sense of Place: Its Connection  to Policy. Merida, Mexico.

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