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    • Best Practices for A Novel EMS-Based Naloxone Leave Behind Program 

      Scharf, Becca M.; Sabat, David J.; Brothers, James M.; Margolis, Asa M.; Levy, Matthew J. (Taylor & Francis, 2020-05-18)
      Background: Increasing naloxone access has been identified as a primary strategy to reduce opioid overdose deaths. To supplement community naloxone training and distribution access points, EMS systems have instituted public ...
    • Hypothesis Testing of CNA Perceptions of Organizational Culture in Long Term Care 

      Kusmaul, Nancy; Sahoo, Shalini (Informa UK Limited, 2019-02-06)
      This commentary for the special issue on research that went wrong describes a study that explored factors that contribute to variability within Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) on organizational safety culture. We know ...
    • It’s Complicated: Having a Family Member Die on Hospice Not-of-Covid-19 

      Kusmaul, Nancy (Taylor & Francis, 2020-08-02)
      As the world has rightfully focused on COVID-19 people have continued to die of other things, and their needs and the needs of their loved ones have been overshadowed by the pandemic. My mother died of stage IV pancreatic ...
    • The Memory Fitness Program: Cognitive Effects of a Healthy Aging Intervention 

      Miller, Karen J.; Siddarth, Prabha; Gaines, Jean M.; Parrish, John M.; Ercoli, Linda M.; Marx, Katherine; Ronch, Judah; Pilgram, Barbara; Burke, Kasey; Barczak, Nancy; Babcock, Bridget; Small, Gary W. (National Institute of Health, 2012-06)
      Context—Age-related memory decline affects a large proportion of older adults. Cognitive training, physical exercise, and other lifestyle habits may help to minimize self-perception of memory loss and a decline in objective ...
    • Nursing Home Social Work During COVID-19 

      Kusmaul, Nancy; Bern-Klug, Mercedes; Heston-Mullins, Jennifer; Roberts, Amy; Galambos, Colleen (Taylor & Francis, 2020-07-10)
      As the impacts of COVID-19 on nursing facilities became apparent, the members of the U.S. based National Nursing Home Social Work Network (NNHSWN) immediately considered what it could offer as a useful response to assist ...
    • Nursing Home Social Workers Perceptions of Preparedness and Coping for COVID-19 

      Miller, Vivian J.; Fields, Noelle L.; Anderson, Keith A.; Kusmaul, Nancy; Maxwell, Christy (Oxford University Press, 2020-08-29)
      Objectives Social work has a long history of responding to the needs of vulnerable populations during times of crisis and disaster. Social workers are working at the front lines responding to the current COVID-19 pandemic ...
    • The Role of Empowerment in Home Care Work 

      Kusmaul, Nancy; Butler, Sandy; Hageman, Sally (Taylor & Francis, 2020-03-14)
      The home care industry experiences similar problems with the recruitment and retention of direct care workers (DCWs) as those faced by institutions, and it is important to identify strategies to help retain and grow this ...
    • Turning Doctoral Students into Faculty in Gerontological Social Work: The AGESW Experience 

      Kusmaul, Nancy; Wladkowski, Stephanie; Hageman, Sally; Gibson, Allison; Mauldin, Rebecca L.; Greenfield, Jennifer C.; Fields, Noelle L. (Taylor & Francis, 2019-10-29)
      Developing faculty interested in aging may help social work meet the needs of our growing aging population. However, doctoral students need a variety of supports to complete PhDs and become gerontological social work ...
    • The urban effects of the emerging middle class in the global south 

      Short, John Rennie; Martínez, Lina (Wiley Online Library, 2020-01-17)
      This article explores the implications of a growing middle‐income population on the cities of the global South. The emergence of this group, situated between the poor and the very rich, long the standard binary categorization ...
    • Using Social Network Analysis to Assess Professional Network Development among AGESW Pre-Dissertation Fellowship Program Participants 

      Mauldin, Rebecca L.; Greenfield, Jennifer C.; Kusmaul, Nancy; Fields, Noelle L.; Wladkowski, Stephanie P.; Gibson, Allison (Taylor & Francis, 2019-10-30)
      Professional networks are important for the success of doctoral students and early career faculty members, yet there is little research about what types of experiences help emerging scholars develop these networks. Social ...
    • ‘We’re Civil Servants’: The Status of Trauma-Informed Care in the Community 

      Wolf, Molly R.; Green, Sue A.; Nochajski, Thomas H; Mendel, Whitney; Kusmaul, Nancy S (Taylor & Francis, 2013-12-12)
      Trauma-informed care (TIC) in social service organizations means that the organizations operate with the understanding that everyone involved has possibly experienced trauma in their lifetime. This qualitative study examined ...
    • Working with a Severe Mental Illness: Estimating the Causal Effects of Employment on Mental Health Status and Total Mental Health Costs 

      Gibbons, Brent J.; Salkever, David S. (Springer US, 2019-02-28)
      Employment is an important goal for persons who have a severe mental illness (SMI). The current literature finds some evidence for a positive relationship between employment and measures of mental health (MH) status, however ...