Gerlach, B., Tennant P., McKerlie K. (2018) Building Capacity for Restorative Discipline in Texas: An Evaluation of The Texas Schools Restorative Discipline Project. Austin, TX: The University of Texas at Austin. To read the full report,click here. To read a report synopsis, click here.
By Allie Long Minding the Baby®: Enhancing parental reflective functioning and infant attachment in an attachment-based, interdisciplinary home visiting program (2019) Slade, A., Holland, M.L., Ordway, M.R., Carlson, E.A., Jeon, S., Close, N., Mayes, L.C., & Sadler, L.S. Home visiting interventions are seen to be some of the most effective treatments for families that have experienced trauma, or are facing the intergenerational… Read more »
In 2018, TXICFW’s Tina Adkins, Ph.D., published a study finding preliminary evidence that mentalizing psychoeducation can significantly improve parental reflective functioning and lower parenting stress in foster parents. By Allie Long So what makes this experiment different? Typically, when foster parents receive parenting training, the focus is largely on information sharing or skill building, but… Read more »
Combs, K.M., Aparicio, E.M., Prince, D.M., Grinnell-Davis, C., Marra, L. & Faulkner, M. (2019) Evidence-based sexual health programs for youth involved with juvenile justice and child welfare systems: Outcomes across settings, Children and Youth Services Review (100), p. 64-69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2019.02.032 To read a brief research highlight on this article, click here.
Finno-Velasquez, M. & Faulkner, M. (2018) The Immigration Humanitarian Crisis Is Not Going Away—And Social Work Needs to Step Up. Child Adolesc Soc Work J 35, (549). To read an editorial spotlight on this article, click here.
Lee, A., Kim, H., Faulkner, M., Gerstenblatt, P., & Travis, D. (2018). Work Engagement among Child Care Providers: Application of Job Demands and Resources (JD-R) Model. Child & Youth Care Forum.
Watt, T., Faulkner, M., Bustillos, S., & Madden, E. (2018). Foster Care Alumni and Higher Education: A Descriptive Study of Post-secondary Achievements of Foster Youth in Texas Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 1-10. see the infographic here.
Berger Cardoso, J., Scott, J. & Faulkner, M. (2018). Parenting in the Context of Deportation Risk. Journal of Marriage and Family
Mahapatra, N., Faulkner, M. & Schatz, C.S. (2016). Forefront of human rights issues: Integrating human trafficking into the Social Work curriculum. Critical Social Work, 17(1), 75-96.
Tennant, P.S., & Roane, P. (in press). Game theory in relation to family systems theory. In J. Lebow, A. Chambers, & D. Breunlin (Eds.) The Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy. Springer