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UM Flint Presentation

  1. 1. Reach Out, Raise Hope, Change Society University of Michigan School of Social Work Welcome U of M Flint Students! http://ssw.umich.edu/about/faculty_research.html http:// www.lib.umich.edu/socwork
  2. 2. Selected SSW faculty and multicultural research interests Gutierrez: E mpower-ment oppressed groups, mental health, Latinos. Momper: Gambling, substance abuse, PTSD, mental health and health disparities among American Indians. Shanks: Poverty, wealth and child well-being, inter-generational economic inequality, family policies and programs.
  3. 3. Selected SSW faculty and multicultural research interests Lewis: Culturally competent practice, empowerment, women and families of color, international practice. Delva: Prevention and treatment of chemical dependency, cross-cultural and cross-national research. Li: Family caregiving, community- based long-term care, social support, elder suicide, cross-cultural gerontology.
  4. 4. Selected SSW faculty and multicultural research interests Hollingsworth: African American families, child welfare, adoption, foster care. Gant: Program evaluation, African American populations, HIV/AIDS intervention research. Spencer: Disparities in health and mental health service use, communities, social justice education.
  5. 5. Selected SSW faculty and multicultural research interests Joe: Self-destructive behaviors, including suicidal behavior, community organizing, positive youth development. Ford: African-American families, mental health, violence, DSM-IV. Ortega: Child welfare, juvenile justice, serious mental illness.
  6. 6. Selected SSW faculty and multicultural research interests Chatters: Religious involvement and well-being, social support of adult/elderly African Americans, inter- generational family relations, families and health. Taylor: Informal social support networks of adult/elderly African Americans. Staller: Runaway and homeless youth, law, social problem construction, and history of social welfare.

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