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Courtney M Cronley

Name

[Cronley, Courtney M]
  • Associate Professor

Biography

My research focuses on the context of care for women and children experiencing homelessness. I apply the theoretical paradigms of intersectionality and life course to understand how gender and race, in combination with accrued risk and resilience over time, places women, particularly women of color with dependent children, at greater risk of homelessness and housing insecurity. Currently I am examining how the institutionalization of homelessness relates to life experiences, more broadly, such as creativity, physical health, nutrition, and engagement with the outdoors. Through this I am testing a gardening and outdoor engagement intervention titled, GOE!, with adolescents experiencing homelessness with their parents/caregivers. We hope to improve physical health, nutrition, mental health, and sense of self and collective-efficacy through participation in an urban farm on campus.  

Professional Preparation

    • 2002 BA (magna cum laude) in History & Japanese LanguageOglethorpe University
    • 2009 Ph.D. in Social WorkUniversity of Tennessee, Knoxville
    • 2006 M.S.S.W. in Social WorkUniversity of Tennessee, Knoxville

Appointments

    • Jan 2011 to Jan 2013 Assist Professor
      University of Texas, Arlington
    • Jan 2009 to Jan 2011 Post-doctoral Associate
      Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

Memberships

  • Member
    • Aug 2009 to Present The Council on Social Work Education
    • Aug 2009 to Present The Society for Social Work Research

Awards and Honors

    • Aug  2014 Academic research enhancment award sponsored by UT Arlington, Office of the Provost
      Description:

      Examination of the Intersection between Homelessness and Child Welfare Involvement: A Life Course Perspective on Factors Affecting Risk and Resiliency 

    • Jun  2014 innovative Community Academic Partnership (iCAP) Grant sponsored by The Amon G. Carter Foundation
      Description:

      Using Intentions to Predict Readiness to Leave Prostitution and Reduce Recidivism: A Mixed-Methods Study 

    • Jun  2014 innovative Community Academic Partnership (iCAP) Grant sponsored by The Amon G. Carter Foundation
      Description:

      Exploratory Study on Homeless Housing and Supportive Services for Children and Families

    • Sep  2008 Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant sponsored by The US Departmetnt of Housing and Urban Development
      Description:

      Organizational Culture as a Predictor of Homeless Management Information System Utilization: A Multi-level Study 

    • Sep  2007 Early Doctoral Student Research Grant sponsored by The US Department of Housing and Urban Development
      Description:

      Predicting Use of a Homeless Management Information System: A Pilot Study 

Research and Expertise

  • Reserach Interests
    Organizational and Community Influences on the Prevalence of Social Issue
    Homelessness and New Technologies
    Community-level Social Control
    Geographic Convergence of Race, Economics, and Social Issues
  • Teaching Interests
    Community-engaged Research
    Social Welfare Policy
    Community-engaged Policy Practice
    Program Evaluation
    Service Learning
    Active Teaching

Publications

      Journal Article Forthcoming
      • Cronley, C., & Kim, K. Y. (In press). Organizational culture, job satisfaction, and intentions to turnover: A moderated mediation model. Leadership and Organization Development Journal.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      Forthcoming
      • Davis, J., Madden, E., & Cronley, C. (Revise and resubmit). What is service learning? A community partners’ perspective. Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      Forthcoming
      • Cronley, C., Kim, Y. K., & Cimino, A. (Under review). Using Life Course Theory to Test the Associations Among Childhood Maltreatment, Housing Instability, and Education Outcomes for Women Experiencing Commercial Sexual Exploitation. Social Work Research

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      Forthcoming
      • Cronley, C., Killian, M., & Black, B. (In press). Preparing doctoral students for the Grand Challenges: Strengthening baseline statistical skills. Journal of Social Work Education

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      Forthcoming
      • Fields, N., Cronley, C., & Mattingly, S. (Under review). Leveraging app technology to measure the impact of transportation disadvantage: A methodological case study. Transportation Geography

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      Forthcoming
      • Miller, V., Murphy, E., Keaton, J. C., Fields, N., & Cronley, C. (Under review). Student experiences engaging in interdisciplinary research collaborations: A case study for social work education. Journal of Social Work Education.

        {Peer Reviewed} [Refereed/Juried]
      Forthcoming
      • Kim, Y. K., & Cronley, C. (Under review). A gender-based approach to peer victimization, depression, and sexual risk behaviors among high school youth in the United States. Journal of School Health

        {Peer Reviewed} [Refereed/Juried]
      Forthcoming
      • Cronley, C., Nordberg, A., Murphy, E., & McCoy, M. (In press). A community of singers: Employing exploratory cluster analysis to reveal profiles of psychosocial characteristics among members of a street choir for homeless and formerly homeless individuals. Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless

        {Peer Reviewed} [Refereed/Juried]
      Forthcoming
      • Kim, Y. S., & Cronley, C. (Under review). Acculturative stress, resilience, and binge drinking among international students in the United States. Journal of American College Health.

        {Peer Reviewed} [Refereed/Juried]
      Forthcoming
      • Miller, V., Murphy, E., Keaton, C., Fields, N., & Cronley, C. (Under review). Student experiences engaging in interdisciplinary research collaborations: A case study for social work education. Journal of Social Work Education.

        {Peer Reviewed} [Refereed/Juried]
      Forthcoming
      • Cimino, A. N., Madden, E., Hohn, K., Cronley, C., Kennedy, M. A., Davis, J. & Magruder, K. (2017, online). Childhood maltreatment and adversity and child protective services involvement among the commercially sexually exploited: A comparison of adult and juvenile starters. Journal of Family Violence.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2017
      • Cronley, C., & Evans, R. (2017). Studies of resiliency among youth experiencing homelessness. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment,  DOI: 10.1080/10911359.2017.1282912.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2017
      • Cronley, C., Hohn, K., & Nahar, S. (2017, online). Reproductive health rights and survival: The voices of mothers experiencing homelessness. Women & Health. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03630242.2017.1296060

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2017
      • Kilgore, C. D., & Cronley, C. (2017). Student writing processes and tasks in the discipline of social work: Measuring the convergence of perspectives between students and instructors. Writing Across the Disciplines, 14(2). Retrieved from: https://wac.colostate.edu/atd/articles/kilgore_cronley2017.cfm.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2017
      • Cimino, A. N., Madden, E., Hohn, K., Cronley, C., Kennedy, M. A., Davis, J. & Magruder, K. (2017). Childhood maltreatment and child protective services involvement among the commercially sexually exploited: A comparison of women who enter as juvenile or adults. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 26(3), 352-371.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2016
      • Cronley, C., Cimino, A., Hohn, K., Davis, J., & Madden, E. (2016). Entering sex work in adolescence: Youth homelessness predicts earlier entry into prostitution. Journal of Maltreatment, Aggression, & Trauma, 25(9), 893-908.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2016
      • Adorno, G., Fields, N., Magruder, K., Parekh, R., Cronley, C. & Felderhoff, B. (2016). Aging in a low-density urban city: Transportation mobility as a social equity issue. Ageing & Society, 1-25, DOI: 10.1017/S0144686X16000994.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2016
      • Cronley, C., & Kilgore, C. D. (2016). Social work students and faculty: Testing the convergence of perspectives on student writing. Journal of Social Work Education, 52(2), 214- 233.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2015
      • Cronley, C., Madden, E., Davis, J., & Preble, K. (2014). Factors influencing service- learning utilization in social work: Results from an online survey of faculty. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 34(2), 147-166.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2015
      • Petrovich, J., & Cronley, C. (2015). Deep in the heart of Texas: A phenomenological exploration of unsheltered homelessness. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 85(4), 315-323.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2015
      • Cronley, C., Jeong, S., Davis, J., & Madden, E. (2015). The effects of childhood and adolescent homelessness and child maltreatment on likelihood of engaging in property and violent crime during adulthood. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 25, 3, 192-203.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2015
      • Cronley, C., Madden, E., & Davis, J. (2015). Making service-learning partnerships work: Listening and responding to community partners. Journal of Community Practice, 23(2), 274-289.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2015
      • Kilgore, C. D., Cronley, C., & Lehmann, P. (2015).  Social construction of intimate partner violence: A brief report on quantitative grammatical analysis. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, and Trauma, 24(10), 1123-1133.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2014
      • Patterson, D. A., Cronley, C., West, S., & Lantz, J. (2014). Social justice manifest: A university-community partnership to promote the individual right to housing. Journal of Social Work Education, 50(2), 234-246.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2014
      • Madden, E., Davis, J., & Cronley, C. (2014). A comparative analysis of service learning in social work and criminal justice education. Teaching in Higher Education, 19(5), 470-483.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2014
      • Cronley, C., Madden, E., Davis, J., & Preble, K. (2014). Factors influencing service- learning utilization in social work: Results from an online survey of faculty. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 34(2), 147-166.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2014
      • Davis, J. B., Cronley, C., Madden, E. E., & Kim, Y. K. (2014).  Service-learning use in criminal justice education. Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 25(2), 157-174.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Book Chapter 2013
      • White, H. R., Cronley, C., & Iyer, P. (Accepted for publication). Alcohol and drug use risk factors for delinquentbehavior among adolescents. In S. Brown and R. Zuckerman (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Adolescent Substance Use. New York: Oxford University Press.
        {Book Chapter} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Journal Article 2013
      • Cronley, C. & Patterson, D. A. (Accepted for publication). Does organizational culture matter? A multilevel analysis of organizational effects on homeless service innovations. Social Work Research.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2013
      • Cronley, C., White, H.R., Mun, E.Y., Lee, C., Finlay, A., & Loeber, R. (Accepted for publication). Exploring the interaction of neighborhood racial and economic composition and individual race on substance use among male adolescents. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2013
      • Cronley, C., White, H.R., Mun, E.Y., Lee, C., & Loeber, R. Racial differences in the mediating effects of collective efficacy on the relationships between neighborhood economic disadvantage and problem behaviors among male adolescents.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2013
      • Cronley, C., & Youn Kyoung, K. (2013). Strategic planning, technology access, and service quality: Organizational commitment's mediating effects. Human Services Organizations Management, Leadership, & Governance, 38(1), 74-88.

        DOI:10.1080/03643107.2013.828006

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2013
      • Cronley, C., Petrovich, J., Spence-Almaguer, E., & Preble, K. (2013). Do official hospitalization records predict medical vulnerability among the homeless? A postdictive validity study of The Vulnerability Index. Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved, 24(2), 469-486.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2013
      • Kilgore, C. D., Cronley, C., & Amey, B. (2013). Developing grass-roots writing resources: A novel approach to writing within the social work discipline. Teaching in Higher Education, 18(8), 920-932.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2013
      • Adorno, G. F., Cronley, C., & Smith, K. S. (2013). A different kind of animal: Liminal experiences of social work doctoral students. Innovations in Teaching and Education International.   http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14703297.2013.833130

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2013
      • Cronley, C. 2011. An evaluation of technology implementation in homelessness: Who’s really using it? Cityscape, 13(1), 7-32. 

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2013
      • Lee, C., Cronley, C., White, H. R., Mun, E. Y., Stouthamer-Loeber, M., & Loeber, R. (2011). Racial differences in the consequences of childhood maltreatment on adolescent and young adult depression, heavy drinking, and violence.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2013
      • Finlay, A., White, H. R., Mun, E. Y., Cronley, C., Lee, C. (2011). Racial differences in trajectories of heavy drinking and regular marijuana use from ages 13 through 24 among African-American and Caucasian males. Drug and Alcohol Dependence.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2012
      • Finlay, A., White, H. R., Mun, E. Y., Cronley, C., Lee, C. (2012). Racial differences in trajectories of heavy drinking and regular marijuana use from ages 13 through 24 among African-American and Caucasian males. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 121, 118-123.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2012
      • Lee, C., Cronley, C., Raskin White, H., Mun, E. Y., Stouthamer-Loeber, M., & Loeber,R. (2012). Racial differences in the consequences of childhood maltreatment for adolescent and young adult depression, heavy drinking, and violence. Journal of Adolescent Health, 50, 443-449.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2012
      • Cronley, C., R. White, H., Mun, E. Y., Lee, C., Finlay, A., & Loeber, R. (2012). Exploring the intersection of neighborhood racial and economic composition and individual race on substance use among male adolescents. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 11, 52- 74.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2012
      • Cronley, C., & Patterson, D. A. (2012). Does the organization matter? A multilevel analysis of organizational effects on homeless service innovations. Social Work Research, 36(1), 70-79.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2011
      • Cronley, C. (2011). An evaluation of technology implementation in homelessness: Who’s really using it? Cityscape, 13(1), 7-31.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2010
      • Cronley, C. (2010). Unraveling the social construction of homelessness. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 20(2), 319-333.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2010
      • Cronley, C. & Patterson, D. A. (2010). How well does it fit? An organizational culture approach to understanding technology use among homeless service providers. Administration in Social Work, 34(3), 286-303.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2010
      • Cronley, C. (2010). Unraveling the social construction of homelessness. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 20(2), 319-333.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2009
      • Cronley, C., Strand, E., Patterson, D. A., & Gwaltney, S. (2009, October). Homeless people  who are animal caretakers: A comparative study. Psychological Reports, 105, 481-499.
        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

Presentations

    • January  2018
      Student Experiences Engaging in Interdisciplinary Research Collaborations: A Case Study for Social Work Education
      Miller, V., Murphy, E., Keaton, J. C., Fields, N., & Cronley, C. (Jan., 2018). Student experiences engaging in interdisciplinary research collaborations: A case study for social work education. Poster presented at the Society for Social Work Research's Annual Conference, Washginton, D. C.
    • October  2017
      Preparing doctoral students to confront The Grand Challenges: Strengthening Statistical Preparedness
      Killian, M., Cronley, C., & Black, B. (2017, Oct.). Preparing doctoral students to confront The Grand Challenges: Strengthening Statistical Preparedness. Paper presented at The Council of Social Work Education 2017 Annual Program Meeting, Dallas, TX.
    • October  2017
      Life course theory to predict education among women involved in sex work
      Cronley, C., Kim, Y. S., & Cimino, A. (2017, Oct.). Life course theory to predict education among women involved in sex work. Paper presented at The Council of Social Work Education 2017 Annual Program Meeting, Dallas, TX.
    • October  2017
      Leveraging collaborations to improve quality of life among transportation disadvantaged populations
      Miller, V., Cronley, C., & Fields, N. (2017, Oct.). Leveraging collaborations to improve quality of life among transportation disadvantaged populations. Poster presented at The Council of Social Work Education 2017 Annual Program Meeting, Dallas, TX.
    • September  2017
      Using innovative data collection methods to document transportation disadvantage in environmental-justice populations: An interdisciplinary case study
      Cronley, C., Fields, N., & Mattingly, S. (2017, Sept.). Using innovative data collection methods to document transportation disadvantage in environmental-justice populations: An interdisciplinary case study. Poster presented at the National Institute for Transportation and Communities’ Transportation and Communities Summit, Portland, OR. 
    • September  2017
      When you can’t get out - Losing opportunities due to transportation disadvantage among environmental justice populations
      Fields, N., Cronley, C., & Mattingly, S. (2017, Sept.). When you can’t get out - Losing opportunities due to transportation disadvantage among environmental justice populations. Poster presented at the National Institute for Transportation and Communities’ Transportation and Communities Summit, Portland, OR.
    • November  2016
      Reclaiming voices of mothers experiencing homelessness: Reproductive health rights, trauma, and resilience

      Cronley, C., Hohn, K., Madden, E., & Nahar, S. (2016, Nov.). Reclaiming voices of mothers experiencing homelessness: Reproductive health rights, trauma, and resilience. Poster accepted for presentation at The Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

    • September  2016
      Reproductive health equity and survival: Reclaiming the voices of homeless mothers

      Cronley, C., Hohn, K., & Nahar, M. (2016, Sept.). Reproductive health equity and survival: Reclaiming the voices of homeless mothers. Paper presented at the UT Health Science Center’s Annual Conference on Community Engagement and Healthcare Improvement, San Antonio, TX.

    • January  2016
      Cronley, C., Cimino, A., & Madden, E. (2016, Jan.). Childhood adverse experiences and age of entry into prostitution: A multivariate model. Poster accepted for presentation at The Society for Social Work Research 2016 Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.

      Poster Accepted for Presentation

    • January  2016
      Kilgore, C., Cronley, C., & Lehman, P. (2016, Jan.). Letters in conflict: Analyzing the construction of discourse on IPV. Poster accepted for presentation at The Society for Social Work Research 2016 Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.

      Poster Accepted for  Presentation

    • January  2016
      Kim, Y. K., & Cronley, C. (2016, Jan.). Organizational culture, job satisfaction, and turnover across work sites: A moderated mediation model. Paper accepted for presentation at The Society for Social Work Research 2016 Annual Conference, Washington, D.C

      Refereed Paper Presentation

    • October  2015
      Cronley, C., & Collins, L. (2015, Oct.). Accessing the feasibility of designing centralized services for mothers experiencing homelessness. Paper accepted for presentation at The Council of Social Work Education 2010 Annual Program Meeting, Denver, CO

      Refereed Paper Presentation

    • October  2015
      Cronley, C., Storey, C., & Crowe, A. (2015, Oct.). Unaccompanied youth experiencing homelessness: Results and recommendations from a community-based Point-In-Time Count. Paper accepted for presentation at The Council of Social Work Education 2010 Annual Program Meeting, Denver, CO

      Refereed Paper Presentation

    • August  2015
      Cronley, C., & Kitzman-Ulrich, H. (2015, Aug.). Building Resilience through Self-efficacy and Social Support Among At-risk Homeless Youth: Developing a Community-Engaged Practice Model of Community Gardening. Paper presented at Gardening for Good Inaugural Conference, Monmouth, NJ

      Refereed Paper Presentation

    • October  2014
      Cronley, C., & Evans, R. (2014, Oct.). Studies of homeless adolescents and resiliency: A systematic review. Poster presented at The Council of Social Work Education 2014 Annual Program Meeting, Tampa, FL

      Poster Presentation

    • September  2014
      Kilgore, C. D., & Cronley, C. (2014, Oct.). Measuring the convergence of perspectives on student writing tasks and processes. Paper presented at The Council of Social Work Education 2014 Annual Program Meeting, Tampa, FL

      Paper Presentation

    • September  2013
      Kanis, B., & Cronley, C. (2013, Sept.). Framing homelessness as a public health crisis and using evidence to allocate scarce resources. National Health Care for the Homeless Alliance’s Southwest Training, Irvine, CA

      Invited Paper Presentation 

    • May  2012
      Preble, K., Cronley, C., Petrovich, J. & Spence-Almaguer, E.Assessing the validity of the Vulnerability Index: Does it capture medical vulnerability among the homeless?
    • May  2012
      Cronley, C., Davis, J., & Madden, E.Who is using service-learning and how? A comparison of service-learning implementation in the criminology/criminal justice and social work disciplines.
    • November  2011
      Cronley, C., Lee, C., White, H. R., & Mun, E. Y.Frequent moving vs. chronic exposureto neighborhood poverty: Which has a greater impact on African American male delinquency?
    • October  2011
      Cronley, C., Lee, C., Mun, E. Y., & White, H. R.Does mobility moderate the relationship between neighborhood context and adolescent problem behaviors?
    • September  2011
      Cronley, C.Invited speaker at Department of Housing and Urban Development'sThe Key to Unlocking Homelessness in America: Emerging Trends in HUD-Sponsored Research
    • May  2011
      Cronley, C., Simon, P., White, H.R., Mun, E. Y., & Lee, C .Racial differences in how collective efficacy mediates the relationship between neighborhood economic disadvantage and late adolescent problem behaviors.
    • January  2011
      Cronley, C. & Patterson, D. A.A comparison of organizational social context across service sectors.
    • November  2010
      Cronley, C., Lee, C., White, H. R., Mun, E. Y., & Loeber, R.Neighborhood effects on the onset of substance use among adolescent males.
    • October  2010
      Cronley, C.Organizations in a social world.
    • October  2010
      Patterson, D. A. & Cronley, C.Building community-university partnerships through technology.
    • May  2010
      Cronley, C.Homeless.org/culture: A multilevel analysis of organizational effects on homeless service innovations.
    • November  2009
      Rocha, C. & Cronley, C.The pedagogy of experiential learning: Making change agents real.
  • Past
    •  
      Reclaiming voices of mothers experiencing homelessness: Reproductive health rights, trauma, and resilience

      Cronley, C., Hohn, K., Madden, E., & Nahar, S. (2016, Nov.). Reclaiming voices of mothers experiencing homelessness: Reproductive health rights, trauma, and resilience. Poster accepted for presentation at The Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

  • Past
    •  
      Reclaiming voices of mothers experiencing homelessness: Reproductive health rights, trauma, and resilience

      Cronley, C., Hohn, K., Madden, E., & Nahar, S. (2016, Nov.). Reclaiming voices of mothers experiencing homelessness: Reproductive health rights, trauma, and resilience. Poster accepted for presentation at The Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

  • Past
    •  
      Life course theory to predict education among women involved in sex work
      Cronley, C., Kim, Y. S., & Cimino, A. (2017, Oct.). Life course theory to predict education among women involved in sex work. Paper accepted for presentation at The Council of Social Work Education 2017 Annual Program Meeting, Dallas, TX.
  • Past
    •  
      Preparing doctoral students to confront The Grand Challenges: Strengthening Statistical Preparedness
      Killian, M., Cronley, C., & Black, B. (2017, Oct.). Preparing doctoral students to confront The Grand Challenges: Strengthening Statistical Preparedness. Paper presented at The Council of Social Work Education 2017 Annual Program Meeting, Dallas, TX.
  • Past
    •  
      Preparing doctoral students to confront The Grand Challenges: Strengthening Statistical Preparedness
      Killian, M., Cronley, C., & Black, B. (2017, Oct.). Preparing doctoral students to confront The Grand Challenges: Strengthening Statistical Preparedness. Paper accepted for presentation at The Council of Social Work Education 2017 Annual Program Meeting, Dallas, TX.
  • Past
    •  
      Leveraging app technology to document social exclusion and lost opportunities due to transportation disadvantage among environmental justice populations: An interdisciplinary case study
      Fields, N., Cronley, C., & Mattingly, S. (2017, Jun.). Leveraging app technology to document social exclusion and lost opportunities due to transportation disadvantage among environmental justice populations: An interdisciplinary case study. Paper presented at the Transportation Research Center for Livable Communities’ Annual Conference, Kalamazoo, MI. 
  • Past
    •  
      A Community of Singers: Employing Exploratory Cluster Analysis to Reveal Profiles of Psychosocial Characteristics Among Members of a Street Choir for Homeless and Formerly Homeless Individuals
      Cronley, C., Nordberg, A., Murphy, E., & McCoy, M. (Jan., 2018). A community of singers: Employing exploratory cluster analysis to reveal profiles of psychosocial characteristics among members of a street choir for homeless and formerly homeless individuals. Poster presented at the Society for Social Work and Research's Annual Meeting, Washington, D. C. 
  • Past
    •  
      A Community of Singers: Employing Exploratory Custer Analysis to Reveal Profiles of Psychosocial Characteristics Among Members of a Street Choir for Homeless and Formerly Homeless Individuals
      Cronley, C., Nordberg, A., Murphy, E., & McCoy, M. (Jan., 2018). A community of singers: Employing exploratory cluster analysis to reveal profiles of psychosocial characteristics among members of a street choir for homeless and formerly homeless individuals. Poster presented at the Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, Washington, D. C. 

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Jan 2017 to Present Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing, sponsored by  - $734430
    • Sept 2016 to Present Transportation Mobility Among Low-income, Transportation Disadvantaged Older Adults Living in a Low-density Urban Environment Using Innovative Data sponsored by  - $40000
    • June 2016 to Present Transportation Mobility Among Low-income, Transportation Disadvantaged Older Adults Living in a Low-density Urban Environment Using Innovative Data sponsored by  - $120000
    • June 2014 to Dec 2015 Co-Investigator: Using Intentions to Predict Readiness to Leave Prostitution and Reduce Recidivism: A Mixed-Methods Study innovative Community Academic Partnerships (iCAP) sponsored by  - $80000
    • June 2014 to Dec 2015 Co-PI: Examination of the Intersection between Homelessness and Child Welfare Involvement: A Life Course Perspective on Factors Affecting Risk and Resiliency Research Enhancement Program sponsored by  - $20000
    • June 2012 to May 2013 PI: Exploratory Study on Homeless Housing and Supportive Services for Children and Families Innovative Community Academic Partnerships Grant Program sponsored by  - $80000
    • Jan 2012 to Dec 2012 PI: Follow-up Evaluation of the TSA Long Range Plan sponsored by  - $42000
    • Sept 2008 to Dec 2009 PI: Organizational Culture as a Predictor of Homeless Management Information System Utilization: A Multi-level Study Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant sponsored by  - $25000
    • Sept 2007 to Aug 2008 PI: Predicting Use of a Homeless Management Information System: A Pilot Study Early Doctoral Student Research Grant sponsored by  - $15000

Students Supervised

  • Doctoral
    • May 2016

      Acculturative Stress, Resilience, Mental Health, and Health Risk Behaviors among International Students

    • May 2015
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      The Adoption of Restorative Justice Legislation as a State Policy Response to Criminal Justice Concerns: A Mixed-Methods Inquiry   

  • Master's

Collaborators

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      Duration : Oct 2011 to Present

      Co-investigators on two studies and co-authors of five published refereed journal articles (in addition to two under review). We have examined the application of service learning in both social work and criminal justice education, and currently we are working on a funded study of antecendants to and corrolaries of sex work among high-risk women. 

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      Duration : Oct 2011 to Present

      Co-investigators on three studies and co-authors of five published refereed journal articles (in addition to two under review). We have examined the application of service learning in both social work and criminal justice education, and currently we are working on a funded study of antecendants to and corrolaries of sex work among high-risk women. In addition, we received a competitive Research Enhancement Program (REP) grant from the UTA Office of the Provost to examine the intersection of homeless and child welfare service sectors among mothers experiencing homelessness. 

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      Duration : Sept 2015 to Present

      Co-investigators on a federal grant proposal to examine transporation challenges among low-income, mostly homebound seniors in Arlington, TX; we have also co-authored one manuscript, which is under review currently. 

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      Duration : Jan 2012 to Present

      Co-investigators on a federal grant proposal to examine transporation challenges among low-income, mostly homebound seniors in Arlington, TX; we have also co-authored one published refereed journal article and have another manuscript under review currently. 

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      Duration : Sept 2015 to Present

      Co-investigators on a federal grant proposal to examine transporation challenges among low-income, mostly homebound seniors in Arlington, TX.

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      Duration : Jan 2014 to Present

      Co-investigators on a funded study of antecedents to and corrolaries of sex work among high-risk women; we currently have one manuscript under review with a refereed journal. 

Courses

      • SOCW 5313-020 RESEARCH AND EVALUATION METHODS IN SOCIAL WORK II

        Building on previous courses, particularly Research I, in this course an evidence informed approach to social work practice and the delivery of human service program is emphasized. In this course quantitative and qualitative research methods and commonly used statistical procedures and approaches are applied to the evaluation of social work practice interventions and the evaluation of human service programs.

        In this course these research skills and knowledge are presented from the perspective of promoting diversity and social and economic justice in the evaluation of social work intervention and the delivery of human service programs.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SOCW 5313-008 Research and Evaluation Methods in Social Work II

        Advanced course in the application of research principles and techniques. Topics include regression and statistical control, analysis of variance, questionnaire construction, evaluation research, and computerized tabulation and analysis of data. Mini-projects require the student to apply these techniques in the context of social work practice. Required of all students.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SOCW 5395-011 Integrative Seminar

        The Integrative Seminar provides students with a learning experience aimed at demonstrating the ability to articulate, consolidate, analyze, evaluate, apply and synthesize research, theory, knowledge and skills learned in the course of their professional graduate education in social work. The perspective undergirding this seminar is that professional social work practice requires the mastery of a substantial body of social work and social science knowledge, skills, and values/ethics, with application to all levels of client systems: micro, mezzo and macro as well as administration of human service programs. This course is required of all non-thesis students in their final semester of coursework. A grade of C or better must be earned in this seminar to pass. If this requirement is not met, the student must repeat the course.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SOCW 6347-001 RESEARCH AND EVALUATION METHODS IN SOCIAL WORK II

        Advanced course in the application of research principles and techniques. Topics include regression and statistical control, analysis of variance, questionnaire construction, evaluation research, and computerized tabulation and analysis of data. Mini-projects require the student to apply these techniques in the context of social work practice. Required of all students.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SOCW 6324-001 RESEARCH AND EVALUATION METHODS IN SOCIAL WORK II

        Advanced course in the application of research principles and techniques. Topics include regression and statistical control, analysis of variance, questionnaire construction, evaluation research, and computerized tabulation and analysis of data. Mini-projects require the student to apply these techniques in the context of social work practice. Required of all students.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SOCW 6347-001 INTERMEDIATE STATISTICS

        This course is the first in a series of three statistics courses required for the Ph.D. degree in Social Work. The overall purpose is to enhance student’s skills in performing research and statistical analyses in social science. 

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SOCW 6324-003 RESEARCH AND EVALUATION METHODS IN SOCIAL WORK II

        Advanced course in the application of research principles and techniques. Topics include regression and statistical control, analysis of variance, questionnaire construction, evaluation research, and computerized tabulation and analysis of data. Mini-projects require the student to apply these techniques in the context of social work practice. Required of all students.

        Building on previous courses, particularly Research I, in this course an evidence informed approach to social work practice and the delivery of human service program is emphasized. In this course quantitative and qualitative research methods and commonly used statistical procedures and approaches are applied to the evaluation of social work practice interventions and the evaluation of human service programs.

        In this course these research skills and knowledge are presented from the perspective of promoting diversity and social and economic justice in the evaluation of social work intervention and the delivery of human service programs.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SOCW 6324-003 RESEARCH AND EVALUATION METHODS IN SOCIAL WORK II

        Building on previous courses, particularly Research I, in this course an evidence informed approach to social work practice and the delivery of human service program is emphasized. In this course quantitative and qualitative research methods and commonly used statistical procedures and approaches are applied to the evaluation of social work practice interventions and the evaluation of human service programs.

        In this course these research skills and knowledge are presented from the perspective of promoting diversity and social and economic justice in the evaluation of social work intervention and the delivery of human service programs.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SOCW 6347-001 INTERMEDIATE STATISTICS

        This course is the first in a series of three statistics courses required for the Ph.D. degree in Social Work. The overall purpose is to enhance student’s skills in performing research and statistical analyses in social science. 

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SOCW 6324-003 RESEARCH AND EVALUATION METHODS IN SOCIAL WORK II

        Advanced course in the application of research principles and techniques. Topics include regression and statistical control, analysis of variance, questionnaire construction, evaluation research, and computerized tabulation and analysis of data. Mini-projects require the student to apply these techniques in the context of social work practice. Required of all students.

        Building on previous courses, particularly Research I, in this course an evidence informed approach to social work practice and the delivery of human service program is emphasized. In this course quantitative and qualitative research methods and commonly used statistical procedures and approaches are applied to the evaluation of social work practice interventions and the evaluation of human service programs.

        In this course these research skills and knowledge are presented from the perspective of promoting diversity and social and economic justice in the evaluation of social work intervention and the delivery of human service programs.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SOCW 6324-003 RESEARCH AND EVALUATION METHODS IN SOCIAL WORK II

        Advanced course in the application of research principles and techniques. Topics include regression and statistical control, analysis of variance, questionnaire construction, evaluation research, and computerized tabulation and analysis of data. Mini-projects require the student to apply these techniques in the context of social work practice. Required of all students.

        Building on previous courses, particularly Research I, in this course an evidence informed approach to social work practice and the delivery of human service program is emphasized. In this course quantitative and qualitative research methods and commonly used statistical procedures and approaches are applied to the evaluation of social work practice interventions and the evaluation of human service programs.

        In this course these research skills and knowledge are presented from the perspective of promoting diversity and social and economic justice in the evaluation of social work intervention and the delivery of human service programs.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SOCW 6324-010 RESEARCH AND EVALUATION METHODS IN SOCIAL WORK II

        Advanced course in the application of research principles and techniques. Topics include regression and statistical control, analysis of variance, questionnaire construction, evaluation research, and computerized tabulation and analysis of data. Mini-projects require the student to apply these techniques in the context of social work practice. Required of all students.

        Building on previous courses, particularly Research I, in this course an evidence informed approach to social work practice and the delivery of human service program is emphasized. In this course quantitative and qualitative research methods and commonly used statistical procedures and approaches are applied to the evaluation of social work practice interventions and the evaluation of human service programs.

        In this course these research skills and knowledge are presented from the perspective of promoting diversity and social and economic justice in the evaluation of social work intervention and the delivery of human service programs.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SOCW 6324-003 RESEARCH AND EVALUATION METHODS IN SOCIAL WORK II

        Advanced course in the application of research principles and techniques. Topics include regression and statistical control, analysis of variance, questionnaire construction, evaluation research, and computerized tabulation and analysis of data. Mini-projects require the student to apply these techniques in the context of social work practice. Required of all students.

        Building on previous courses, particularly Research I, in this course an evidence informed approach to social work practice and the delivery of human service program is emphasized. In this course quantitative and qualitative research methods and commonly used statistical procedures and approaches are applied to the evaluation of social work practice interventions and the evaluation of human service programs.

        In this course these research skills and knowledge are presented from the perspective of promoting diversity and social and economic justice in the evaluation of social work intervention and the delivery of human service programs.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SOCW 6324-010 RESEARCH AND EVALUATION METHODS IN SOCIAL WORK II

        Advanced course in the application of research principles and techniques. Topics include regression and statistical control, analysis of variance, questionnaire construction, evaluation research, and computerized tabulation and analysis of data. Mini-projects require the student to apply these techniques in the context of social work practice. Required of all students.

        Building on previous courses, particularly Research I, in this course an evidence informed approach to social work practice and the delivery of human service program is emphasized. In this course quantitative and qualitative research methods and commonly used statistical procedures and approaches are applied to the evaluation of social work practice interventions and the evaluation of human service programs.

        In this course these research skills and knowledge are presented from the perspective of promoting diversity and social and economic justice in the evaluation of social work intervention and the delivery of human service programs.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SOCW 6324-002 RESEARCH AND EVALUATION METHODS IN SOCIAL WORK II

        Buildingonpreviouscourses,particularlyResearchI, inthiscoursean evidenceinformedapproachto socialworkpracticeandthedeliveryofhumanserviceprogramisemphasized. In thiscoursequantitativeandqualitativeresearchmethodsandcommonlyusedstatistical proceduresandapproaches areappliedtotheevaluationofsocialworkpracticeinterventionsandtheevaluationofhumanserviceprograms.

        Inthiscoursetheseresearchskills andknowledgearepresentedfromtheperspectiveofpromotingdiversityand socialandeconomicjusticeintheevaluationofsocialwork interventionandthedeliveryofhumanservice programs.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours

Other Teaching Activities

  • 2016
    • SOCW
      • Jan 2016 New Course Development

        Designed a new course syllabus, Health and Social Justice Policy, which was taught for the first time in the spring 2014. The course is designed to address health policy education for all social work master's level students specializing in health. 

    • SOCW
      • Jan 2016 Co-Instructor and Course Co-Designer

        Designed and implemented a summer statistics boot-camp for first-year doctoral students in August 2015. 

Service to the Community

  • Volunteered
    • Sept 2014 to  June 2015 Member

      Interprofessional Practice Symposium Planning Committee (sponsored by the University of North Texas Health Science Center) 

    • Aug 2012 to  May 2014 Member

      Tarrant County Homeless Coalition Youth Sub-committee

Service to the Profession

  • Volunteered
    • Jan 2013 to  Present The Council on Social Work Education

      Reviewer, Annual Program Meeting Abstract Submissions

  • Elected
    • Jan 2013 to  Present The Society for Social Work Research

      Reviewer, Annual Conference Abstract Submissions

Service to the University

  • Appointed
    • Jan 2015 to  Present Member

      Member, Faculty Senate Special Projects Committee to Evaluate Validity and Reliability of Online Student Teaching Evaluations  

  • Volunteered
    • Mar 2012 to  Present Judge

      Academic Celebration of Excellence (ACES) Research Fair

    • Dec 2015 to  Present Member

      UTA Transportation Research Center – Livable Communities, Mini-Grant Proposal Ad-hoc Review Committee 

    • Oct 2015 to  Oct 2015 Panelist

      Sustainable Urban Communities, Interdisciplinary Panel 

    • Sept 2011 to  Present Member

      UTA School of Social Work Community and Administrative Practice Specialization Curriculum Committee

    • Sept 2014 to  Present Member

      UTA School of Social Work Health Specialization Curriculum Committee

    • Sept 2014 to  Apr 2015 Member

      UTA School of Social Work Ad Hoc Ethics Mini-conference Committee

    • Sept 2011 to  May 2015 Member

      UTA School of Social Work Research Curriculum Content Area Committee

  • Other
    • Oct 2014 to  Oct 2014 Moderator

      Third Annual Dillon Symposium: “Building a Just City” 

  • Elected
    • Sept 2015 to  Present Member

      UTA School of Social Work Executive Committee

    • Sept 2012 to  May 2013 Chair

      UTA School of Social Work Student Relations Committee

Other Service Activities

  • Uncategorized
    • Dec  Reviewer, Doctoral Dissertation Research Grants
      Department of Housing and Urban Development's Office of University Partnerships
    • Dec  Reviewer
      Journal of Research on Crime and Delinquency
    • Dec  Reviewer
      Journal of Youth and Society
    • Dec  Faculty Fellow
      Faculty Fellows for Service Learning, University of Texas, Arlington, Center for Community Service Learning, 2011-2012
    • Dec  Research Partner in Study of Living Situation and its Effects on Academic Performance Among Adolescents
      A collaborative research endeavor among the Tarrant County Homeless Coalition, the Fort Worth Independent School District, ACH, and the University of Texas, Arlington