Faculty Scholarship

The faculty in the School of Social Work are engaged in various research projects and scholarly activities.

Published Work

Dr. Sang Lee

Min, J. W., Rhee, S., Lee, S. E., Rhee, J., & Tran, T. (2013). Comparative analysis of determinants of self-rated health among Non-Hispanic White, Hispanic, and Asian American older adults. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, (published online before print-doi 10.1007/s10903-013-9852-2)

Two conference abstracts accepted:

Lee, S.E., & Casado, B. L. (Forthcoming). Labeling awareness and symptom recognitions of dementia among Korean Americans. Poster presentation accepted for the Gerontological Society of America's 66th Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA.  

Casado, B. L., Lee, S.E., Hong, M., & Hong, S. [add more] (Forthcoming). Caregiving for older Korean Americans with dementia symptoms: What do family caregivers and personal care assistants say about their experience? Poster presentation accepted for the Gerontological Society of America's 66th Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

 

Dr. Meekyung Han

Chaij, C., Han, M., & Graziano, L. (accepted for publication). Latino families with a child with Prader-Willi syndrome: Exploring needs for support. Journal of Social Work in Disability & Rehabilitation.

 

Dr. Amy D’Andrade

D’Andrade, A. & Nguyen, H. (in press). The relationship between parents' use of specific services, treatment problems, and reunification with children placed in foster care. Journal of Public Child Welfare.

Drabble, L., Lemon Osterling, K., D’Andrade, A., Donoviel, B., & Le, J. (in press). Child Welfare Partnership for Research and Training: A Title IV-E university/community collaborative research model. Journal of Public Child Welfare.

D’Andrade, A. & James, S. (in press). Understanding placement instability and placement disruption for children in foster care. In G.P. Mallon, P. Hess & B. McGowan (Eds.), Child Welfare for the 21st Century: A Handbook of Practices, Policies and Programs Services (2nd ed.). New York: Columbia University Press.

D’Andrade, A. & Valdez, M. (2012). Reunifying from behind bars: A quantitative study of the relationship between parental incarceration, service use, and foster care reunification. Social Work in Public Health, 27, 616-636.

D’Andrade, A. & Chambers, R. (2012). Parental problems, case plan requirements, and service targeting in child welfare reunification. Children and Youth Services Review, 34, 2131-2138.

 

Dr. Laurie Drabble

Drabble, L., Lemon-Osterling, K, D’Andrade, A., Donoviel, B, & Le, J. (in press). Child Welfare Partnership for Research and Training: A Title IV-E University/Community Collaborative Research Model. Journal of Public Child Welfare.

Drabble, L., & Trocki, K. (in press). Alcohol in the life narratives of women: Commonalities and differences by sexual orientation. Addiction Research and Theory. (DOI: 10.3109/16066359.2013.806651)

Drabble, L., Trocki, K. R., Hughes, T. L., Korcha, R. A., Lown, A. E. (2013). Sexual orientation differences in the relationship between victimization and hazardous drinking among women in the National Alcohol Survey. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors (published online before print- doi: 10.1037/a0031486)

Drabble, L., Lemon-Osterling, K, D’Andrade, A., Donoviel, B, & Le, J. (2013). Child welfare partnership for research and training: A title IV-E university/community collaborative research model. Journal of Public Child Welfare, 7(4), 411-429.

 

Dr. Soma Sen

Aguilar, J. P. & Sen, S (2013). The Culture of Methamphetamine: Reframing Gay Men's Methamphetamine Use. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 23(3), 370-382. DOI: 10.1080/10911359.2013.764204

Masson, C.L, Shopshire, M.S., Sen, S., Hoffman, K., Hengl, N., Bartolome, J., McCarty, D., Sorensen, J., & Iguchi, M. Barriers to substance abuse treatment among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 44(3), 309-315. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2012.08.005. Epub 2012 Sep 15.

Drabble, L., Sen, S. & Oppenheimer, S.(2012). Integrating a Transcultural Perspective into Social Work Curriculum: A descriptive and exploratory study. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 32(2), 204-221.

 

Dr. Peter Lee

Luo, L., Estreicher, D., Lee, P.A., Thomas, C., & Thomas, G. (2012).  Social workers in the library: An innovative approach to address library patrons’ social service

needs. Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, 1, 73–82. 


Dr. Sadhna Diwan

Krishnagiri, S.R., Fuller, E., Ruda, L., & Diwan S. (2013). Occupational engagement and health in older South Asian immigrants. Journal of Occupational Science, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p87- DOI:10.1080/14427591.2012.735614

 

Dr. Ed Cohen

Cohen, E., Pfeifer, J. E., & Wallace, N. (Accepted 2012). Use of psychiatric medications in juvenile detention facilities and the impact of state placement policy. Journal of Child and Family Studies, Online First (pending 2013 Special Issue—“Psychotropic medication use by youth”).

 

Grants

Dr. Meekyung Han

The Silberman Faculty Fund Grant - The New York Community Trust

Han, Meekyung & Diwan, Sadhna. “Vicarious trauma and its impact on well-being among family caregivers of person with mental illness: A Comparative Exploration of self-care practices among Asians and Caucasians”

Dr. Amy D’Andrade

2013-2014       Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity (RSCA) Award for 2013. Graduate Studies and Research, San Jose State University ($1650 and .20 release time).

2011-2015       The Child Welfare Partnership for Research and Training (CW-PART). California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC). ($250,000; co-Investigator with L. Drabble, K.Lemon-Osterling, E. Cohen, and M. Han).

2011-2013       Evaluation of Phase II of the Santa Cruz County Roots and Wings Initiative. Santa Cruz County Department of Human Services. ($120,000; co-Principal Investigator with K.L. Osterling). Sub-contract of Roots and Wings project funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration of Children and Families.

2011-2012       Title IVE Stipend Program Field Instruction Initiative. California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC). ($25,000; co-Investigator with L. Drabble).

2010-2012       Understanding models of child welfare reunification services delivery in California counties. California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC). ($66,418 first year; $63,052 second year; Principal Investigator).

Dr. Laurie Drabble

Dependency Advocacy Center- $30,000 for evaluation of the Mentor Parent Program

Dr. Sadhna Diwan

2013-2015 Principal Investigator, (SJSU subcontract from JAMK University for Applied Sciences, Finland) for “Building Social Capital by Improving Multicultural Competence in Higher Education and Labour Market.” Funded by the European Union’s Education, Audiovisual, and Culture Executive Agency under the Erasmus Programme: Erasmus Multilateral Projects. Funded for   € 21,414.

 2013-2015 Co-Principal Investigator, “Vicarious trauma and its impact on well-being among family caregivers of person with mental illness: A Comparative Exploration of self-care practices among Asians and Caucasians.“ Funded by the Lois and Samuel Silberman Fund, New York Community Trust for $36,930.

2013-2014 Principal Investigator, “Multidisciplinary Healthy Aging and Wellness in Senior Housing: A Training & Evaluation Project.” Funded by MidPen Resident Services Corp., MidPen Housing for $12,000.

 2011-2015 Principal Investigator, “Evaluation of Innovative Projects –INN 04 – Older Adults.” Funded by Santa Clara County Department of Mental Health for $96,105.

Dr. Emily Bruce

Undergraduate Research Grant- $1000

Project: Am I Part of this Family: The Perceptions of Young Adults Who Were in Foster Care

Dr. Ed Cohen

Research, Scholarship, and Creative Award 2012-2013, "The Juvenile Justice Mental Health Project"


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Dr. Ed Cohen

Cohen, E., Pfeifer, J. E., & Wallace, N. (Accepted 2012). Use of psychiatric medications in juvenile detention facilities and the impact of state placement policy. Journal of Child and Family Studies, Online First (pending 2013 Special Issue—“Psychotropic medication use by youth”).

 

Dr. Amy D’Andrade

D’Andrade, A. & Nguyen, H. (in press). The relationship between parents' use of specific services, treatment problems, and reunification with children placed in foster care. Journal of Public Child Welfare.

Drabble, L., Lemon Osterling, K., D’Andrade, A., Donoviel, B., & Le, J. (in press). Child Welfare Partnership for Research and Training: A Title IV-E university/community collaborative research model. Journal of Public Child Welfare.

D’Andrade, A. & James, S. (in press). Understanding placement instability and placement disruption for children in foster care. In G.P. Mallon, P. Hess & B. McGowan (Eds.), Child Welfare for the 21st Century: A Handbook of Practices, Policies and Programs Services (2nd ed.). New York: Columbia University Press.

D’Andrade, A. & Valdez, M. (2012). Reunifying from behind bars: A quantitative study of the relationship between parental incarceration, service use, and foster care reunification. Social Work in Public Health, 27, 616-636.

D’Andrade, A. & Chambers, R. (2012). Parental problems, case plan requirements, and service targeting in child welfare reunification. Children and Youth Services Review, 34, 2131-2138.

 

Dr. Sadhna Diwan

Krishnagiri, S.R., Fuller, E., Ruda, L., & Diwan S. (2013). Occupational engagement and health in older South Asian immigrants. Journal of Occupational Science, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p87- DOI:10.1080/14427591.2012.735614

 

Dr. Laurie Drabble

Drabble, L., Lemon-Osterling, K, D’Andrade, A., Donoviel, B, & Le, J. (in press). Child Welfare Partnership for Research and Training: A Title IV-E University/Community Collaborative Research Model. Journal of Public Child Welfare.

Drabble, L., & Trocki, K. (in press). Alcohol in the life narratives of women: Commonalities and differences by sexual orientation. Addiction Research and Theory. (DOI: 10.3109/16066359.2013.806651)

Drabble, L., Trocki, K. R., Hughes, T. L., Korcha, R. A., Lown, A. E. (2013). Sexual orientation differences in the relationship between victimization and hazardous drinking among women in the National Alcohol Survey. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors (published online before print- doi: 10.1037/a0031486)

Drabble, L., Lemon-Osterling, K, D’Andrade, A., Donoviel, B, & Le, J. (2013). Child welfare partnership for research and training: A title IV-E university/community collaborative research model. Journal of Public Child Welfare, 7(4), 411-429.

 

Dr. Meekyung Han

Chaij, C., Han, M., & Graziano, L. (accepted for publication). Latino families with a child with Prader-Willi syndrome: Exploring needs for support. Journal of Social Work in Disability & Rehabilitation.

 

Dr. Peter Lee

Luo, L., Estreicher, D., Lee, P.A., Thomas, C., & Thomas, G. (2012).  Social workers in the library: An innovative approach to address library patrons’ social service

needs. Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, 1, 73–82. 

 

Dr. Sang Lee

Min, J. W., Rhee, S., Lee, S. E., Rhee, J., & Tran, T. (2013). Comparative analysis of determinants of self-rated health among Non-Hispanic White, Hispanic, and Asian American older adults. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, (published online before print-doi 10.1007/s10903-013-9852-2)

Two conference abstracts accepted:

Lee, S.E., & Casado, B. L. (Forthcoming). Labeling awareness and symptom recognitions of dementia among Korean Americans. Poster presentation accepted for the Gerontological Society of America's 66th Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA.  

Casado, B. L., Lee, S.E., Hong, M., & Hong, S. [add more] (Forthcoming). Caregiving for older Korean Americans with dementia symptoms: What do family caregivers and personal care assistants say about their experience? Poster presentation accepted for the Gerontological Society of America's 66th Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

 

Dr. Soma Sen

Aguilar, J. P. & Sen, S (2013). The Culture of Methamphetamine: Reframing Gay Men's Methamphetamine Use. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 23(3), 370-382. DOI: 10.1080/10911359.2013.764204

Masson, C.L, Shopshire, M.S., Sen, S., Hoffman, K., Hengl, N., Bartolome, J., McCarty, D., Sorensen, J., & Iguchi, M. Barriers to substance abuse treatment among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 44(3), 309-315. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2012.08.005. Epub 2012 Sep 15.

Drabble, L., Sen, S. & Oppenheimer, S.(2012). Integrating a Transcultural Perspective into Social Work Curriculum: A descriptive and exploratory study. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 32(2), 204-221.

 

Grants

Dr. Emily Bruce

Undergraduate Research Grant- $1000

Project: Am I Part of this Family: The Perceptions of Young Adults Who Were in Foster Care

Dr. Ed Cohen

Research, Scholarship, and Creative Award 2012-2013, "The Juvenile Justice Mental Health Project"

Dr. Amy D’Andrade

2013-2014       Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity (RSCA) Award for 2013. Graduate Studies and Research, San Jose State University ($1650 and .20 release time).

2011-2015       The Child Welfare Partnership for Research and Training (CW-PART). California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC). ($250,000; co-Investigator with L. Drabble, K.Lemon-Osterling, E. Cohen, and M. Han).

2011-2013       Evaluation of Phase II of the Santa Cruz County Roots and Wings Initiative. Santa Cruz County Department of Human Services. ($120,000; co-Principal Investigator with K.L. Osterling). Sub-contract of Roots and Wings project funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration of Children and Families.

2011-2012       Title IVE Stipend Program Field Instruction Initiative. California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC). ($25,000; co-Investigator with L. Drabble).

2010-2012       Understanding models of child welfare reunification services delivery in California counties. California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC). ($66,418 first year; $63,052 second year; Principal Investigator).

Dr. Sadhna Diwan

2013-2015 Principal Investigator, (SJSU subcontract from JAMK University for Applied Sciences, Finland) for “Building Social Capital by Improving Multicultural Competence in Higher Education and Labour Market.” Funded by the European Union’s Education, Audiovisual, and Culture Executive Agency under the Erasmus Programme: Erasmus Multilateral Projects. Funded for   € 21,414.

 2013-2015 Co-Principal Investigator, “Vicarious trauma and its impact on well-being among family caregivers of person with mental illness: A Comparative Exploration of self-care practices among Asians and Caucasians.“ Funded by the Lois and Samuel Silberman Fund, New York Community Trust for $36,930.

2013-2014 Principal Investigator, “Multidisciplinary Healthy Aging and Wellness in Senior Housing: A Training & Evaluation Project.” Funded by MidPen Resident Services Corp., MidPen Housing for $12,000.

 2011-2015 Principal Investigator, “Evaluation of Innovative Projects –INN 04 – Older Adults.” Funded by Santa Clara County Department of Mental Health for $96,105.

Dr. Laurie Drabble

Dependency Advocacy Center- $30,000 for evaluation of the Mentor Parent Program

Dr. Meekyung Han

The Silberman Faculty Fund Grant - The New York Community Trust

Han, Meekyung & Diwan, Sadhna. “Vicarious trauma and its impact on well-being among family caregivers of person with mental illness: A Comparative Exploration of self-care practices among Asians and Caucasians”