This was a small writeup in the OU publication (Priority), released in June 2019, detailing the direction I’ve been taking in Knee Center for Strong Families.
“We are explicitly and unapologetically here to make sure this fund is used to support applied research that improves the quality of people’s lives.” – McLeod
The following article was featured in the February – March edition of Social Work Advocates magazine (Published by the National Association of Social Workers). The article features my work at the Knee Center for Strong Families, and the programs, culture, and mission I’ve been fortunate to be able to develop there.
Click here to go visit Off the Wall, the official blog of the University of Oklahoma Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, to see my guest author spot on incorporating neuroscience informed educational practices and fine art to help social work students process clinical decision making.
Oklahoma Study of Incarcerated Mothers and Their Children 2014
This is a copy of the initial report (with data prepared for the George Kaiser Family Foundation) based research I’ve had the privilege of joining to work on with Dr. Susan Sharp and Ms. Melissa Jones. This information is compiled from our trips to Oklahoma’s womens prisons and begins to tell the story of the experiences of the states incarcerated women and their children. Multiple additional products based on the data are under construction at this time.
Here’s a video from a panel presentation I took part in with the “Off the Market: Putting and End to Human Trafficking” conference. The panel was on Strategies for Human Sex Trafficking Intervention.
Skip to minute 41 for my portion of the talk or watch the entire piece to learn about some incredible interventions taking place in the greater Oklahoma City area.
Click here for access to the full website and videos of all the key presentations of the conference.
Just click on the picture or the link below to go to my official OU webpage