4142.1 Strengthening Vulnerable Groups and Communities

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 10:30 AM
This session will explore the unique needs of vulnerable populations in our communities and the role of social work in strengthening communities in response to those needs.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe the role of social work in reaching and supporting vulnerable members of the community 2. Asses the need for building community capacity in working with vulnerable populations 3. Analyze the needs of emerging vulnerable populations within our communities
Derek R. Smith, MPH/MSW

10:30 AM
Transitional House Occupant Length of Stay Modeled using Generalized Estimating Equations
Tyler Kincaid, Masters Applied Statistics and Research Methods and Trent Lalonde, PhD
10:45 AM
Acculturation stress and mental health among Latina immigrants
Blanca M. Ramos, PhD, Bonnie Carlson, PhD and Blanca Angelica Gonzalez, RN, MPH
11:00 AM
11:30 AM
Situated Mothering: Role Transformation for Wives of Deployed Service Members
Ellen Maynard, BA, Abigail Ross, MSW, MPH, Ruth Paris, PhD and Ellen DeVoe, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Social Work
Endorsed by: Labor Caucus, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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