Publications of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Social Work faculty.


Submissions from 2021

Understanding Moral Injury From a Character Domain Perspective, Hazel R. Atuel, Nicholas Barr, Edgar Jones, Neil Greenberg, Victoria Williamson, Matthew R. Schumacher, Eric Vermetten, Rakesh Jetly, and Carl A. Castro

MYPATH: A Novel Mindfulness and Yoga-Based Peer Leader Intervention To Prevent Violence Among Youth Experiencing Homelessness, Nicholas Barr, Robin Petering, Laura Onasch-Vera, Nicole Thompson, and Ryan Polsky

Caregiver Influences on Resilience Development Among Children with Maltreatment Experience: Practitioner Perspectives, Brieanne Beaujolais, Xiafei Wang, Karla Shockley McCarthy, Rebecca Logue Dillard, Fei Pei, and Susan Yoon

Factors That Inhibit and Promote Resilience Following Childhood Maltreatment: A Qualitative Exploration of Practitioner Perspectives, Rebecca Dillard, Brieanne Beaujolais, Susan Yoon, Xiafei Wang, Karla Shockley McCarthy, and Fei Pei

Intimate Partner Violence Exposure and Adolescent Mental Health Outcomes: The Mediating Role of Housing Insecurity, Katherine E. Marcal

Pathways to Adolescent Emotional and Behavioral Problems: An Examination of Maternal Depression and Harsh Parenting, Katherine E. Marçal

Perceived Instrumental Support as a Mediator between Maternal Mental Health and Housing Insecurity, Katherine E. Marçal

Housing Insecurity and Adolescent Well-Being: Relationships With Child Welfare and Criminal Justice Involvement, Katherine E. Marçal and Kathryn Maguire-Jack

Examining Impacts of a Peer-Based Mindfulness and Yoga Intervention to Reduce Interpersonal Violence Among Young Adults Experiencing Homelessness, Robin Petering, Nicholas Barr, Ajitesh Srivastava, Laura Onasch-Vera, Nicole Thompson, and Eric Rice

On the Basis of Gender: A Medical-Legal Review of Barriers to Healthcare for Transgender and Gender-Expansive Patients, Alex Redcay, Kathleen Bergquist, and Wade Luquet

The IPV-WDA: Developing an Abusive Workplace Disruptions Assessment Using Item Response Theory, Kathryn Showalter and Rebecca Bosetti

Preliminary Exploration of the Relationship between Veteran Family Membership, School Climate, and Adverse Outcomes among School-Aged Youth, Kathrine Sullivan, Jessica Dodge, Victoria Williamson, Filipa Alves-Costa, Nicholas Barr, Sara Kintzle, Nicola T. Fear, and Carl Castro

A Phenomenological Qualitative Approach to Examining Developmental Differences in Resilience Among Maltreated Children., Susan Yoon, Rebecca Dillard, Brieanne Beaujolais, and Kathryn Howell

Submissions from 2020


Spatial Analyses of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families: Its Responsiveness to Labor Market Performance and Policies during the 2008 Recession, Vicky Albert and Jaewon Lim

Mindfulness, Self-Efficacy and Stigma: A Latent Profile Approach to Understanding Risk and Protective Factors in Post 9/11 Era Combat Veterans, Nicholas Barr PhD, MSW

Effectiveness of a Mindfulness-Based Social Network Intervention to Reduce Violence in Young Adults Experiencing Homelessness, Nicholas Barr PhD, MSW; Robin Petering PhD, MSW; and Ajitesh Srivastava

Court-Affiliated Diversion Programs for Prostitution-Related Crimes: A Comprehensive Review of Program Components and Impact, Brieanne Beaujolais MA, MSW and Rebecca L. Dillard MSW, PhD

“It’s Just Easier”: Reflections on the Intersections of Kinship, Race, and Ethnicity in Asian American Adoptive Families, Kathleen Ja Sook Bergquist

The Decision to Substantiate Allegations of Child Maltreatment, Sarah A. Font, Kathryn Maguire-Jack, and Rebecca Dillard

Symptom Severity, Self-efficacy and Treatment-Seeking for Mental Health Among US Iraq/Afghanistan Military Veterans, Mary Keeling, Nicholas Barr, Hazel Atuel, and Carl A. Castro

Caregiver Depression and Child Behaviour Problems: A Longitudinal Mixed Effects Approach, Katherine Marçal

Demographic and Socioeconomic Predictors of Behavioral Trajectories from Age 3 to 15: A Longitudinal Mixed Effects Approach, Katherine E. Marcal

Understanding Mechanisms Driving Family Homeless Shelter Use and Child Mental Health, Katherine E. Marçal, Patrick J. Fowler, Peter S. Hovmand, and Jessica Cohen

Youth Identity Formation: (Mis)Alignment Between Urban Male Youth and Sport Coaches, Tarkington J. Newman, Benjamin Jefka, Leeann M. Lower-Hoppe, Carlyn Kimiecik, Shea Brgoch, Rebecca Dillard, Kathryn Dwyer, Carter Rockhill, and Donta Ingram

Positive Caregiving Styles Attenuating Effects of Cumulative Trauma Among Youth Who Commit Sexual Crimes, Jamie Yoder, Adam Brown, Melissa Grady, Rebecca Dillard, and Natalie Kennedy

The Type and Timing of Child Maltreatment as Predictors of Adolescent Cigarette Smoking Trajectories, Susan Yoon, Rebecca Dillard, Julia Kobulsky, Julianna Nemeth, Yang Shi, and Sarah Schoppe-Sullivan

Defining Resilience in Maltreated Children From the Practitioners’ Perspectives: A Qualitative Study, Susan Yoon, Rebecca Dillard, Fei Pei, Karla S. McCarthy, Brieanne Beaujolais, Xiafei Wang, Kathryn Maguire-Jack, Kathryn Wolf, and Sarah Cochey

Submissions from 2018

Spatial Analyses of the Impact of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families on Child Neglect Caseloads During the Great Recession, Vicky Albert and Jaewon Lim

What's Race Got to do with it? Exploring the In-Race Adoption of Asian Children, Kathleen Leilani Ja Sook Bergquist and Irang Kim

PTSD in U.S. Veterans: The Role of Social Connectedness, Combat Experiences and Discharge, Sara Kintzle, Nicholas Barr, Gisele Corletto, and Carl A. Castro

Examination of a Complementary Set of Spiritual Assessment Tools for LDS Clients, Gordon Earl Limb, David Hodge, Peter Ward, Richard Alboroto, and Zachary Larkin

Treating Addictions: The Four Components, An-Pyng Sun

Submissions from 2014

Managing Child Welfare: A Response to Loc Nguyen, Leroy H. Pelton

Submissions from 2013

Family Caregiving, Sandra D. Owens and L. A. Chadiha

Have Child Maltreatment and Child Placement Rates Declined?, Leroy H. Pelton

Submissions from 2012

Love and Justice, Leroy H. Pelton

Submissions from 2011

Interest, Necessity, and Justice, Leroy H. Pelton

Concluding Commentary: Varied Perspectives on Child Welfare, Leroy H. Pelton

Submissions from 2010

Scaling Up Housing Services Within the Child Welfare System: Policy Insights from Simulation Modeling, Patrick J. Fowler, Katherine E. Marcal, Saras Chung, Derek S. Brown, Melissa Jonson-Reid, and Peter S. Hovmand

Introduction: Race, Class, and the Child Welfare System, Leroy H. Pelton

Submissions from 2008

Family Caregiving, Sandra D. Owens and L. A. Chadiha

Informing Child Welfare: The Promise and Llimits of Empirical Research, Leroy H. Pelton

An Examination of the Reasons For Child Removal in Clark County, Nevada, Leroy H. Pelton

Submissions from 2005

Transfer of Child Welfare Research Findings to the Field: An Internet-based Training Series, Sandra D. Owens-Kane, L. Smith, and Ramona W. Denby

Submissions from 2003

Biblical Justice, Leroy H. Pelton

Going Below the Tip of the Iceberg: Social Work, Religion, and Spirituality, G. M. Svare, S. Harrison-Jay, E. Bruce, and Sandra D. Owens-Kane

Submissions from 2002

Reply to Richard Holody, Leroy H. Pelton

Submissions from 2001

Response to William M. Epstein, Leroy H. Pelton

Social Justice and Social Work, Leroy H. Pelton

Submissions from 2000

Misinforming Public Policy: The Illiberal Uses of Social Science, Leroy H. Pelton