Faculty and Students to Present at Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) 2013 Biennial Meeting

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April 5th, 2013

Associate Professor Hyeouk “Chris” Hahm, Ph.D., has co-authored a presentation titled, “The Risk Factors and Expressions of Poor Mental Health Among Asian-American Women,” which will be displayed at the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) 2013 Biennial Meeting on April 20, in Seattle, WA. The authors are Associate Professor Hahm, Melisa Alexander, Christine Chiao and Jessica Chmielewski (SSW ’13). Ms. Chiao is currently an undergraduate in the College of Arts and Sciences, and will be traveling to Seattle to represent AWSHIP (Asian Women’s Health Initiative Project) and to present the poster at the conference.

Associate Professor Ruth Paris, Ph.D., will also present at the SRCD 2013 Biennial Meeting. Her presentation is titled, “Enhancing Substance Abuse Treatment with a Parenting Intervention” (co-presenting with alumni Lisa Schottenfeld, MSW, MPH, & Gina Mittal, MSW).

Dr. Paris will also co-present a training at Family Service of Rhode Island on May 3 in Providence titled, “Project BRIGHT: An Attachment-Based Dyadic Intervention for Substance Using Mothers and their Young Children.” She will be joined by Amy Sommer, LICSW, Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Boston. She will present at the following conferences by the end of the semester:

  • National Child Traumatic Stress Network, All Network Conference, April 29, Philadelphia, PA
    • Presentation: “From Assessment to Evaluation: Improving Outcomes with Traumatized Children Birth to Six” (co-presenting with Douglas Goldsmith, PhD., The Children’s Center; Karen Gould, LICSW, Institute for Health and Recovery; and Ernestine Briggs-King, PhD., NCCTS – Duke)
  • Innovations in Addictions: Integrating Systems and Services Conference, May 10, Norwood, MA
    • Presentation: “A Treatment Approach for Young Children of Parents with Co-Occurring Substance Use Disorders, Mental Health Issues and Histories of Violence/Trauma” (co-presenting with Norma Finkelstein, Ph.D. Institute for Health and Recovery; Karen Gould, LICSW, Institute for Health and Recovery)