Selected Peer Reviewed Publications

Strengths and Stressors in a Population of Kinship Caregivers: Implications for Caseload Management and Administration. Families In Society. Vol. 90 (4) October-December 2009, pg. 431-438.

Social Work and the Cultural Dialogue: Rethinking the sociology of social work. Journal of Critical Social Work Theory. Vol. 8, (1), Fall 2007.

Examining the Lives and Needs of Child-Only Recipient Kinship Caregivers: Quality of Care and Heroes Stepping Up to Help Children, Journal of Family Social Work. Vol. 10 (1) Fall 2006, pg. 1-24.

School Social Work, The Transmission of Culture, and Gender Roles in Schools. Social Work in Education. Children and Schools. Vol. 24; January 2002. pg. 21-34.

The Influence of the School Milieu on Development of the Counselor-Client Working Relationship and Alliance. Professional School Counseling. April, 1999.

Transmission versus Transformation: A Qualitative Case Study and Critique of the Glasser Quality School Model. Journal for a Just and Caring Education. July, 1999.

The Regular Education Initiative and School Social Work. Social Work in Education. Vol. 15 (4); October 1993. pg. 233-39.


Recent Book Chapters and Other Publications


Book Chapter: Teaching Undergraduates about Poverty: an overview, in P.  Kriese and R.E. Osborne, Eds. , Social Justice, Poverty and Race:  Normative and Empirical Points of View, Rodopi Press. 2011.

Book Chapter with co-author David Taylor: Who will Care when Parents Can’t? An Overview of Trends in Kinship Care with a Focus on the Child-Only Provisions of the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families Program. In D. Russell Crane and Tim B. Heaton,  Eds. Handbook of Families and Poverty, Sage Publications, 2008, 48-63.

Evaluation of the Niagara University Community Outreach Partnership Center (COPC), Final Report, March 2009.

Evaluation of the Niagara University Community Outreach Partnership Center (COPC), Mid-term Report, June 2008.

Needs Assessment of Kinship Caregivers in Niagara County, June 2005