Samantha Meeker, Arielle Scoglio, and Lynn Zamechek will all be presenting at the American Public Health Association’s first-ever Virtual Annual Meeting and Expo.
Samantha presented on her systematic review on child welfare workers and vicarious trauma. Sam found 39 articles that fit the inclusion criteria and looked at prevalence, risk and protective factors, and manifestations of secondary traumatic stress. Samantha’s presentation can be found here.
Arielle presented on the patterns of social support over time for men and women post-9/11 combat veterans in relation to trauma history and gender. Arielle and her team’s study represents an important contribution to the literature as its findings will have implications for interventions to support veterans and meet their needs as they navigate community reintegration process. Arielle’s presentation can be found here.
Lynn presented on analysis of retention of young children in community mental health programs. Lynn and her team analyzed baseline predictors of service utilization of families enrolled in a community pediatric mental health program. They wanted to see if baseline variables collected at intake from caregivers could predict how long families would stay enrolled in services. Her presentation can be found here.