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SOCW 6200 Human Behavior and the Social Environment 1: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

SOCW 6200 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Benavides, L. E. (2014). Spiritual journey from childhood to adolescence: Pathways to strength and healing. Journal Of Religion & Spirituality In Social Work, 33(3/4), 201–217. doi:10.1080/15426432.2014.930628

Brown, C. F., Demaray, M. K., Tennant, J. E., & Jenkins, L. N. (2017). Cyber victimization in high school: Measurement, overlap with face-to-face victimization, and associations with social-emotional outcomes. School Psychology Review, 46(3), 288–303. doi:10.17105/SPR-2016-0004.V46-3.

Caputo, R. (2009). Adolescent sexual debut: A multisystem perspective of ethnic and racial differences. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 19(4), 330–358.

Cristol, D., & Gimbert, B. (2008). Racial perceptions of young children: A review of literature post-1999. Early Childhood Education Journal, 36(2), 201–207

Day, C., Kearney, C., & Squires, F. (2016). Art, science and experience of peer support: Learning from the Empowering Parents, Empowering Communities programme. International Journal Of Birth & Parent Education, 4(2), 13–18. 

Goldbach, J. T., & Gibbs, J. (2015). Strategies employed by sexual minority adolescents to cope with minority stress. Psychology Of Sexual Orientation And Gender Diversity, 2(3), 297-306.

Gratwick-Sarll, K., Bentley, C., Harrison, C., & Mond, J. (2016). Poor self-recognition of disordered eating among girls with bulimic-type eating disorders: Cause for concern?. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 10(4), 316–323.

Greil, A., McQuillan, J., Lowry, M., & Shreffler, K., (2011). Infertility and fertility-specific distress: A longitudinal analysis of a population-based sample of U.S. women. Social Science & Medicine, 73(1), 87–94.

Holt, N., Kingsley, B., Tink, L., & Scherer, J., (2011). Benefits and challenges associated with sports participation by children and parents in low income families. Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 12(5), 490–499.

Jenkins, L. N., Demaray, M. K., & Tennant, J. (2017). Social, emotional, and cognitive factors associated with bullying. School Psychology Review, 46(1), 42–64.

Kosciw, J. G., Greytak, E. A., Giga, N. M., Villenas, C., Danischewski, D. J., & Gay, L. (2016). The 2015 National School Climate Survey: The Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Youth in Our Nation's Schools. Executive Summary.

Melchert, T. P. (2015). Assessment. In Biopsychosocial practice: A science-based framework for behavioral health care (pp. 149-182). Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Association. 

Melchert, T. P. (2015). Treatment planning. In Biopsychosocial practice: A science-based framework for behavioral health care (pp. 183-209). Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Association. 

Melchert, T. P. (2015). Treatment. In Biopsychosocial practice: A science-based framework for behavioral health care (pp. 211-233). Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Association. 

Miers, D, Abbott, D Springer, Paul (2012) A phenomenological study of family needs following the suicide of a teenager. Death Studies, 36(2), 118-133.

Min, T (2011). The client centered integrative strengths based approach: Ending long standing conflict between social work values and practice. Canadian Social Science 7(2), 15-22.

Miranda-Mendizábal, A., Castellví, P., Parés-Badell, O., Almenara, J., Alonso, l., Blasco, M. J., & ... Alonso, J. (2017). Sexual orientation and suicidal behaviour in adolescents and young adults: Systematic review and meta-analysis. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 211(2), 77–87. doi:10.1192/bjp.bp.116.196345

Moorey, S. (2010). Managing the unmanageable: Cognitive behavior therapy for deliberate self-harm. Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, 24(2), 135–149

Oshri, A., Lucier, G. M., O’Neal, C. W., Arnold, A. L., Mancini, J. A., & Ford, J. L. (2015). Adverse Childhood Experiences, Family Functioning, and Resilience in Military Families: A Pattern-Based Approach. Family Relations, 64(1), 44–63. 

Piel, M. H., Geiger, J. M., Julien-Chinn, F. J., & Lietz, C. A. (2017). An ecological systems approach to understanding social support in foster family resilience. Child & Family Social Work, 22(2), 1034–1043. 

Poteat, V., Mereish, E., DiGiovanni, C., & Koenig, B. (2011). The effects of general and homophobic victimization on adolescents psychosocial and educational concerns: The importance of intersecting identities and parent support. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 58(4), 597–609.

Priest, N., Paradies, Y., Trenerry, B., Truong, M., Karlsen, S., & Kelly, Y. (2013). A systematic review of studies examining the relationship between reported racism and health and wellbeing for children and young people. Social Science & Medicine, 95, 115–127. 

Roose, R., & DeBie, M., (2008). Children’s rights: A challenge for social work. International Social Work, 51(1), 37–46.

Singer, J. B., & Slovak, K. (2011). School social workers’ experiences with youth suicidal behavior: An exploratory study. Children & Schools, 33(4), 215–228.

Steensma, T. D., Kreukels, B. C., de Vries, A. C., & Cohen-Kettenis, P. T. (2013). Gender identity development in adolescence. Hormones And Behavior, 64(2), 288-297.

Svetaz, M. V., Chulani, V., West, K. J., Voss, R., Kelley, M. A., Raymond-Flesch, M., ... & Barkley, L. (2018). Racism and its harmful effects on nondominant racial–ethnic youth and youth-serving providers: A call to action for organizational change: The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine. Journal of Adolescent Health, 63(2), 257-261.

Ullman, S. E., (2010). Conducting interviews with survivors of sexual assault In Ullman, S. (Ed.). Talking about sexual assault: Society's response to survivors (pp. 121–143). Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Association.

Yoder, J., & Ruch, D. (2015). Youth who have sexually offended: Using strengths and rapport to engage families in treatment. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 24(9), 2521–2531.

Other Readings

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