|http://sowkweb.usc.edu/||Volume 1, Issue 2 | March 2005|
Special guest caller on The Group Room to discuss young adult cancer issues on Feb. 12. The Group Room is a nationally syndicated call-in talk show every Sunday that discusses cancer-related topics.
Snowden, L.R., A.-M. Yamada. (2005). Cultural Differences in Access to Care. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 1:6, 1-6.24.
Valle, R., A.-M. Yamada, & C. Barrio. 2004. Ethnic Differences in Social Network Help-Seeking Strategies Among Latino and Euro-American Dementia Caregivers. Aging & Mental Health, 8(6): 535-543.
Presented “Developing Web-Based Components and Courses in Social Work” at the 8th Annual Technology Conference in conjunction with the Council on Social Work Education’s Annual Program Meeting in New York.
Presented “Cross-Cultural Projects for Studying Latino Barrios” at the Council on Social Work Education 51st Annual Program Meeting in New York.
Mor Barak, M.E. Managing Diversity: Toward a Globally Inclusive Workplace SAGE Publications (2005).
Nissly, J.A., Mor Barak, M.E., & Levin, A. (2005). Stress, Social Support, and Workers Intentions to Leave their Jobs in Public Child Welfare. Administration in Social Work, 29(1), 79-100. (Note: Jan Nissly and Amy Levin are recent graduates of the USC School of Social Work doctoral program.)
Keynote speaker at a conference of industrial/occupational social workers in Israel held on December 23, 2004. She examined the business implications of domestic violence and cited several models of action and intervention that have been implemented by American workplaces. Conference attendees included industrial/occupational social workers representing publicly traded companies such as Bezeq and the Israel Electric Company, Israeli banks, hospitals, universities and the Israel Defense Forces.
Panelist at the first forum of the USC Rossier School of Education’s Center on Educational Governance on Jan. 24. She discussed some of her work, including the Los Angeles County Education Coordinating Council, a collaborative body of leaders from key public and private entities responsible for raising the educational achievement of foster and probation youth.
Presented “Measuring Results and Tracking Performance” as a mandatory in-service training for all Department of Children and Family Services managers on Feb. 4. The session reflected the County of Los Angeles’ focus on assuring that all county departments develop appropriate performance measures that are tied to budget and financial systems. She is working with the Chief Administrative Office in developing and rolling out their Performance Counts! Approach with several county departments.
Quoted in the Feb. 19, 2005, issue of LOS ANGELES TIMES in a story about Los Angeles City Council's new anti-gang committee. She noted that the city has 207 programs run by 30 departments that target children, teenagers and families, and that perhaps the money could be used more efficiently.
Will present “Asian Americans and Graduate Social Work Education: Career Choice Influences” at the Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences.
Quoted in the February 9, 2005, issue of Education Week about efforts in other countries to prevent bullying in schools.
Khoury-Kassabri, M. Benbenishty, R., Astor, R.A., & Zeira, A. (2005).Study of school students’ maltreatment by educational staff in Israel. Child Abuse & Neglect.
The National Association of Latino Elected & Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund invited Aranda to present “Latino Mental Health: Youth, Women, and the Elderly” at the California Policy Institute on Health: Mental Health and Substance Abuse on Feb. 12-13.
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