Wayne State University - School of Social Work
May 2019: Social Work Faculty Publication Highlights


At the Wayne State University School of Social Work we have made it our mission to promote fairness, justice, advocacy and activism through education, collaboration and research. Below you will find a selection of recently published articles from our faculty striving to fulfill this mission and Empower Social Change In Detroit. We encourage you to take a moment and learn more about the cutting-edge research taking place here in the School of Social Work and it's impact on our community. For additional information on our research endeavors visit the Center for Social Work Research website

Associate Professor and Data Director of the Center for Behavioral Health and Justice (CBHJ) Erin Comartin, CBHJ Project Coordinator Leonard Swanson, and Dean and CBHJ Director Sheryl Kubiak 

"Mental health crisis location and police transportation decisions: The impact of crisis intervention team training on crisis center utilization." in Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice

Associate Professor Carolyn Dayton and Associate Professor Suzanne Brown

“Sex Differences in the Social Ecology of Breastfeeding: A Mixed Methods Analysis of the Breastfeeding Views of Expectant Mothers and Fathers in the US Exposed to Adversity.” in the Journal of Biosocial Science

Associate Professor Richard J. Smith

"Testing the importance of geographic distance for social capital" in the Urban Affairs Review; DOI: 10.1177/1078087417714895

Associate Professor Jun Sung Hong

"Pathways from peer victimization to sexual risk-taking behavior among African American adolescents in Chicago’s southside." in the Psychology of Violence

“Correlates of Direct and Indirect Forms of Cyberbullying Victimization Involving South Korean Adolescents: An Ecological Perspective.” in Computers in Human Behavior

Academic Services Officer Shantalea Johns and Associate Professor Suzanne Brown

Advising Students on Academic Probation – 2nd Edition.” in NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising

Associate Professor Michael Kral

“Community-Based Participatory Research and Community Empowerment for Suicide Prevention.” in A Positive Psychological Approach to Suicide

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