Junior Faculty Research Fund

SP2 established its Junior Faculty Research Fund to help support junior faculty in need of extra assistance with their research endeavors. Past recipients include:

2017 Recipients

Malitta Engstrom, PhD
Age-Related Differences in HIV Sexual Risks among Women on Probation and Parole

Antonio Garcia, MSW, PhD
Illuminating Forgotten Voices: Perceptions of Evidence-Based Practice among Parents and Youth in the Foster Care System

2016 Recipient

Johanna Greeson, PhD, MSS, MLSP
Origins of the Aging Out Crisis & Its Impact on Adolescent Girls

2015 Recipients

Antonio Garcia, MSW, PhD
Barriers and Facilitators to Delivering Evidence-Based Practices in Child Welfare Services

Andrea Doyle, PhD, LCSW
A Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Informed Skills Intervention with Persons

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