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Keith Anderson

[Keith Anderson]

Professor, Social Work
Last Updated: September 22, 2021
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Appointments

Appointments

    • 2020 to Present Cheryl Milkes Moore Endowed Professor in Mental Health Research
      University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work
    • 2020 to Present PhD Program Director
      University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work
    • 2018 to 2020 Professor
      University of Montana School of Social Work
    • 2017 to 2020 Director, Montana Geriatric Education Center (MTGEC/GWEP)
      University of Montana College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences
    • 2014 to 2018 Associate Professor
      University of Montana School of Social Work
    • 2015 to 2017 MSW Program Director
      University of Montana School of Social Work
    • 2012 to 2014 Associate Professor (tenured)
      The Ohio State University College of Social Work
    • 2007 to 2012 Assistant Professor
      The Ohio State University College of Social Work
    • 2006 to 2007 Part-Time Faculty
      University of Louisville Kent School of Social Work
    • 2004 to 2005 Instructor
      University of Kentucky College of Social Work
    • 2000 to 2002 Clinical Social Worker (LGSW DC #102474)
      The Washington Home (nursing home & hospice)
    • 2000 to 2002 Social Work Intern
      The Washington Home (nursing home & hospice)
    • 1999 to 2000 Social Work Intern
      The Psychiatric Institute of Washington

Awards and Honors

    •  2019 Fellow sponsored by Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
    •  2019 Innovative Research on Aging Award (bronze) sponsored by Mather LifeWays
    •  2019 Outstanding Reviewer sponsored by Journal of Applied Gerontology
    •  2014 Outstanding Undergraduate Professor Award sponsored by OSU College of Social Work
    •  2013 Outstanding Undergraduate Professor Award sponsored by OSU College of Social Work
    •  2012 Tripodi Award for Research Excellence sponsored by OSU College of Social Work
    •  2011 Faculty Achievement Award sponsored by AGESW
    •  2011 Outstanding Graduate Professor Award sponsored by OSU College of Social Work
    •  2010 Clinical Loan Repayment Program (renewal) sponsored by National Institutes of Health
    •  2010 Outstanding Undergraduate Professor Award sponsored by OSU College of Social Work
    •  2009 Geriatric Social Work Faculty Scholars Award sponsored by John A. Hartford Foundation
    •  2009 Outstanding Undergraduate Professor Award sponsored by OSU College of Social Work
    •  2008 Clinical Loan Repayment Program (initial) sponsored by National institutes of Health
    •  2008 Outstanding Faculty Recognition sponsored by Order of Omega
    •  2008 Outstanding Undergraduate Professor Award sponsored by OSU College of Social Work
    •  2005 Doctoral Fellowship in Geriatric Social Work sponsored by John A. Hartford Foundation
    •  2005 Fellowship sponsored by Research Challenge Trust Fund
    •  2005 Graduate Incentive Award sponsored by University of Kentucky
    •  2005 Research Group Award sponsored by National Institute of Senior Centers
    •  2003 Donovan Scholarship in Gerontology Award sponsored by University of Kentucky
    •  2002 Fellowship sponsored by Kentucky Aging and Research Information Service

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Jan 2021 to Dec 2021 Creating Physical Objects with 3D Printers to Stimulate Reminiscing for Memory Loss sponsored by  -  $167150
      Keith Anderson (Funded)

Publications


      2018
      • Book
        Home and community-based services for older adults: Aging in context
        [Anderson, KA, Dabelko-Schoeny, HI, Fields, NL]. New York, NY: "Columbia University Press".

      In Process
      • Book Chapter
        Capturing children’s perspectives: Older adults in images and words
        Intergenerational bonds: The contributions of older adults to young children's lives
        [Anderson, KA, Jalongo, MR, Crawford, PA]. New York, NY: "Springer Nature". Accepted.

      2016
      • Book Chapter
        Adult day services
        Long-term care in an aging society: Theory and practice
        [Dabelko-Schoeny, HI, Anderson, KA, Park, JH, Rowles, GD, Teaster, PB]. 181-201. New York, NY: "Springer".

      2015
      • Book Chapter
        The impact of the internet and social media on caregiving
        Family caregiving in the new normal
        [Nikzad-Terhune, K, Anderson, KA, LaBey, L, Gaugler, JE, Kane, RL]. 269-290. San Diego, CA: "Academic Press".

      2014
      • Book Chapter
        Horticultural therapy: The art of growth
        Community art: Creative approaches to practice
        [Anderson, KA, Babcock, JR, Chonody, JM]. 140-155. Champaign, IL: "Common Ground Publishing".
      • Book Chapter
        Relationships between resilience and well-being in family caregivers to Holocaust survivors
        Starzenie sie: Problemat spoteczno i praktyka dziatan (Aging: As the social question and the social practice
        [Anderson, KA, Fields, NL, Nozka, M, Smagacz-Poziemska, M]. 233-244. Krakow: "Jagiellonian University Press".

      2008
      • Book Chapter
        The potential for empowered work teams in home care settings
        Empowered work teams in long-term care: Strategies for improving outcomes for residents & staff
        [Nikzad, KA, Anderson, KA, Gaugler, JE, Yeatts, DE, Cready, CM, Noelker, LS]. 39-50. Baltimore, MD: "Health Professions Press".

      2006
      • Book Chapter
        Unmet need in dementia caregiving: Current research and future directions
        Topics in Alzheimer's disease
        [Anderson, KA, Gaugler, JE, Welsh, EM]. 69-88. Hauppauge, NY: "Nova Science Publishers".

      2005
      • Book Chapter
        Family councils in residential long-term care
        Promoting family involvement in long-term care settings: A guide to programs that work
        [Anderson, KA, Gaugler, JE]. Baltimore, MD: "Health Professions Press".

      In Process
      • Journal Article
        A systematic review of interventions to increase physical activity among American Indian and Alaska Native older adults
        [Pedersen, M, Harris, KJ, Brown, B, Anderson, KA, Lewis, JP]. The Gerontologist. Submitted.
      • Journal Article
        Nursing home social workers’ perceptions of preparedness and coping for COVID-19
        [Miller, VJ, Fields, NL, Anderson, KA, Kusmaul, N, Maxwell, CN]. Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences. Accepted.
      • Journal Article
        The use of community advisory boards in pragmatic clinical trials: The case of the Adult Day Services Plus project
        [Anderson, KA, Dabelko-Schoeny, H, Koeuth, S, Marx, K, Gitlin, LN, Gaugler, JE]. Home Health Care Services Quarterly. Accepted.
      • Journal Article
        A national survey of data currently being collected by adult day service centers in the United States
        [Sadarangani, T, Vora, P, Missaelides, L, Zagorski, W, Anderson, K]. Journal of Applied Gerontology. Submitted.

      2020
      • Journal Article
        Considerations for developing online bereavement support groups
        [Gibson, A, Wladkowski, S, Wallace, C, Anderson, KA]. Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care. 16(2), 99-115.
      • Journal Article
        Developing a set of uniform outcome measures for adult day services
        [Anderson, KA, Geboy, L, Jarrott, S, Missaelides, L, Ogletree, AM, Peters-Beumer, L, Zarit, S]. Journal of Applied Gerontology. 39(6), 670-676.
      • Journal Article
        Findings from a prospective randomized controlled trial of Music & Memory, an individualized music listening program for persons with dementia
        [Kwak, J, Anderson, KA, O'Connell-Valuch, K]. Journal of Applied Gerontology. 39(6), 567-575.
      • Journal Article
        Spiritual and religious journeys over the lifespan: Challenging stereotypes
        [Garthwait, C, Anderson, KA, Vielle, L]. Journal of Religion & Spirituality in Social Work. 39(2), 174-187.

      2019
      • Journal Article
        Embedding caregiver support in community-based services for older adults: A multi-site randomized trial to test the Adult Day Service Plus Program (ADS Plus)
        [Gitlin, LN, Marx, K, Scarpella, D, Mitchell, L, Dabelko-Schoeny, H, Anderson, KA, Pizzi, L, Jutkowitz, E, Roth, DL, Gaugler, JE]. Contemporary Clinical Trials. 83, 97-108.
      • Journal Article
        The virtual care farm: A preliminary evaluation of an innovative approach to addressing loneliness and building community through nature and technology
        [Anderson, KA]. Activities, Adaptation & Aging. 43(4), 334-344.

      2018
      • Journal Article
        Applying a trauma-informed perspective to loss and change in the lives of older adults
        [Kusmaul, N, Anderson, KA]. Social Work in Health Care. 57(5), 355-375.

      2017
      • Journal Article
        On fertile ground: An initial evaluation of green care farms in the United States
        [Anderson, KA, Chapin, KP, Reimer, Z, Siffri, G]. Home Health Care Services Quarterly. 36(1), 1-15.
      • Journal Article
        Practicing professional values: Factors influencing involvement in social work student organizations
        [Martindale, D, Olate, R, Anderson, KA]. International Journal of Higher Education. 6(4), 1-10.

      2016
      • Journal Article
        Korean Survivors of the Japanese “Comfort Women” system: Understanding the lifelong consequences of early life trauma
        [Park, JH, Lee, K, Hand, MD, Anderson, KA, Schleitwiler, TE]. Journal of Gerontological Social Work. 59(4), 332-348.
      • Journal Article
        Pet loss and grief: Identifying at-risk pet owners during the euthanasia process
        [Barnard-Nguyen, S, Breit, MN, Anderson, KA, Nielsen, J]. Anthrozoos. 29(3), 421-430.

      2015
      • Journal Article
        Auto therapy: Using automobiles as vehicles for reminiscence with older adults
        [Anderson, KA, Weber, KV]. Journal of Gerontological Social Work. 58(5), 469-483.
      • Journal Article
        Beyond respite: The role of adult day services in supporting dementia caregivers
        [Anderson, KA, Dabelko-Schoeny, HI, Fields, NL, Carter, JR]. Home Health Care Services Quarterly. 34(2), 101-112.
      • Journal Article
        Fostering the human-animal bond for older adults: Challenges and opportunities
        [Anderson, KA, Lord, LK, Hill, LN, McCune, S]. 39(1), 32-42. "Activities, Adaptation & Aging".
      • Journal Article
        Institutional bereavement care for fictive kin: Staff grief in CCRCs
        [Chahal, JK, Ewen, HH, Anderson, KA, Miles, TP]. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 16(10), 892-895.

      2014
      • Journal Article
        Exploring the service and support needs of families with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease
        [Gibson, AK, Anderson, KA, Acocks, SS]. American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias. 29(7), 596-600.
      • Journal Article
        Heterogeneity within adult day services: A focus on centers that serve younger adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities
        [Anderson, KA, Park, JH, Monteleone, R, Dabelko-Schoeny, H]. Home Health Care Services Quarterly. 33, 77-88.
      • Journal Article
        The Adverse Reactions to Care (ARC) scale: Identifying and measuring triggers during transitions in care
        [Anderson, KA, Fields, NL]. Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 40(2), 21-25.
      • Journal Article
        The effectiveness of adult day services for older adults: A review of the literature from 2000 to 2011
        [Fields, NL, Anderson, KA, Dabelko-Schoeny, HI]. Journal of Applied Gerontology. 33(2), 130-163.

      2013
      • Journal Article
        Adult day services: A service platform for delivering mental health care
        [Dabelko-Schoeny, H, Anderson, KA, Guada, JE]. Aging and Mental Health. 17(2), 207-214.
      • Journal Article
        Aging well and gay in rural America: A case study
        [Rowan, NL, Giunta, N, Grudowski, ES, Anderson, KA]. Journal of Gerontological Social Work. 56(3), 185-200.
      • Journal Article
        Caregiving and early life trauma: Exploring the experiences of family caregivers to aging Holocaust survivors
        [Anderson, KA, Fields, NL, Dobb, LA]. Family Relations. 62, 366-377.
      • Journal Article
        Euthanasia in animal shelters: Management’s perspective on staff reactions and support programs
        [Anderson, KA, Brandt, JC, Lord, LK, Miles, EA]. Anthrozoos. 26(4), 569-578.
      • Journal Article
        Inclusion or exclusion? Exploring barriers to employment for low-income older adults
        [Anderson, KA, Richardson, VE, Fields, NL, Harootyan, RA]. Journal of Gerontological Social Work. 56(4), 318-334.

      2012
      • Journal Article
        A constellation of concern: Exploring the present and the future challenges for adult day services
        [Anderson, KA, Dabelko-Schoeny, HI, Tarrant, SD]. Home Health Care Management & Practice. 24(3), 132-139.
      • Journal Article
        The ability of public library staff to help homeless people in the United States: Exploring relationships, roles, and potential
        [Anderson, KA, Simpson, CD, Fisher, LG]. Journal of Poverty and Social Justice. 20(2), 177-190.
      • Journal Article
        The state of adult day services: Findings and implications from the MetLife National Study of Adult Day Services
        [Anderson, KA, Dabelko-Schoeny, H, Johnson, TD]. Journal of Applied Gerontology. 32(6), 729-748.

      2011
      • Journal Article
        Death in the nursing home: An examination of grief and well-being in nursing assistants
        [Anderson, KA, Ewen, HH]. Research in Gerontological Nursing. 4(2), 87-94.
      • Journal Article
        Difficult diagnoses: Family caregivers’ experiences during and following the diagnostic process for dementia
        [Gibson, AK, Anderson, KA]. American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias. 26(3), 212-217.
      • Journal Article
        Gardens of stone: Searching for evidence of secularization and acceptance of death in grave inscriptions from 1900-2009
        [Anderson, KA, Sielski, CL, Miles, EA, Dunfee, AV]. Omega : An International Journal for the Study of Dying, Death, Bereavement, Suicide, and Other Lethal Behaviors. 63(4), 359-371.
      • Journal Article
        Ready or not: Transitioning from institutional care to community care
        [Fields, NL, Anderson, KA, Dabelko-Schoeny, HI]. Journal of Housing for the Elderly. 25(1), 3-17.
      • Journal Article
        Understanding the impact of early-life trauma in nursing home residents
        [Anderson, KA, Fields, NL, Dobb, LA]. Journal of Gerontological Social Work. 54(8), 755-767.

      2010
      • Journal Article
        Civic engagement for nursing home residents: A call for social work action
        [Anderson, KA, Dabelko-Schoeny, HI]. Journal of Gerontological Social Work. 53(3), 270-282.
      • Journal Article
        Civic engagement for older adults with physical and cognitive limitations: Piloting an intervention for adult day health participants
        [Dabelko-Schoeny, HI, Anderson, KA, Spinks, KR]. The Gerontologist. 50(5), 694-701.
      • Journal Article
        Do trajectories of at-home dementia caregiving account for burden after nursing home placement? A growth curve analysis
        [Nikzad-Terhune, KA, Anderson, KA, Newcomer, R, Gaugler, JE]. Social Work in Health Care. 49(8), 734-752.
      • Journal Article
        Hairstylists’ relationships and helping behaviors with older adult clients
        [Anderson, KA, Cimbal, AM, Maile, JJ]. Journal of Applied Gerontology. 29(3), 371-380.
      • Journal Article
        The Grief Support in Health Care Scale: Development and testing
        [Anderson, KA, Ewen, HH, Miles, EA]. Nursing Research. 59(6), 372-379.
      • Journal Article
        The healing tonic: A pilot study of bartenders’ perceived ability and potential to assist veterans with mental health issues
        [Anderson, KA, Maile, JJ, Fisher, LG]. Journal of Military Veterans' Health. 18(4), 17-24.

      2009
      • Journal Article
        A systematic evaluation of online resources for dementia caregivers
        [Anderson, KA, Nikzad, KA, Gaugler, JE]. Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet. 13(1), 1-13.
      • Journal Article
        An exploration of ageism and sexism in obituary photographs: 1967-1997
        [Anderson, KA, Han, J]. Omega : An International Journal for the Study of Dying, Death, Bereavement, Suicide, and Other Lethal Behaviors. 58(4), 335-345.
      • Journal Article
        Know thy residents: An exploration of long-term care nursing staff’s knowledge
        [Anderson, KA, Taha, RD, Hosier, AF]. Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2(1), 1-9.

      2008
      • Journal Article
        Grief experiences of CNAs: Relationships with burnout and turnover
        [Anderson, KA]. Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 34(1), 42-49.
      • Journal Article
        Overnight social activities for residents of special care units for dementia
        [Anderson, KA]. Activities, Adaptation & Aging. 32(2), 120-133.

      2007
      • Journal Article
        Predicting nursing home admission: A meta-analysis
        [Gaugler, JE, Duval, S, Anderson, KA, Kane, RL]. BMC Geriatrics. 7(13), 1-14.
      • Journal Article
        The grief experiences of Certified Nursing Assistants: Personal growth and complicated grief
        [Anderson, KA, Gaugler, JE]. Omega : An International Journal for the Study of Dying, Death, Bereavement, Suicide, and Other Lethal Behaviors. 54(4), 301-318.

      2005
      • Journal Article
        Family-based intervention in residential long-term care.
        [Gaugler, JE, Anderson, KA, Holmes, HH]. Marriage & Family Review. 37, 45-62.
      • Journal Article
        Social class and the subjective adaptation of caregivers to institutionalization
        [Anderson, KA, Jao, JC, Pearlin, LI, Zarit, SH, Gaugler, JE]. Journal of Social Work in Long-Term Care. 3(3/4), 47-69.

      2004
      • Journal Article
        Correlates of resident psychosocial status in long-term care
        [Gaugler, JE, Leach, CR, Anderson, KA]. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 19, 773-780.
      • Journal Article
        Family involvement in nursing homes: Effects on stress and well-being
        [Gaugler, JE, Anderson, KA, Zarit, SH, Pearlin, LI]. Aging and Mental Health. 8(1), 65-75.
      • Journal Article
        The emotional ramifications of unmet need in dementia caregiving.
        [Gaugler, JE, Anderson, KA, Leach, CR, Smith, CD, Schmitt, FA, Mendiondo, M]. American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias. 19(6), 639-649.
      • Journal Article
        The genetic connections of Alzheimer’s: An emerging source of caregiver stress
        [Anderson, KA, Towsley, GL, Gaugler, JE]. Journal of Aging Studies. 18(4), 429-443.

      2003
      • Journal Article
        Predictors of family involvement in residential long-term care
        [Gaugler, JE, Anderson, KA, Leach, CR]. Journal of Gerontological Social Work. 42, 2-26.

Presentations

    • June  2020
      Miller, SuzAnne, Anderson, Keith, "The virtual care farm concept: Addressing loneliness and building community for older adults". (June , 2020).
    • May  2020
      Anderson, Keith, Egan, T, Hudgins, G, Leahy, K, "A community awards program for dementia education: Local approaches and local solutions". (May , 2020).
    • May  2020
      Hudgins, G, Anderson, Keith, "Advance care directives in a community health center". (May , 2020).
    • November  2019
      Anderson, Keith, Berg-Weger, M, Plocher, T, Farina, A, "Exploring the efficacy and effectiveness of reminiscence using three-dimensional printed objects". (November , 2019).
    • November  2019
      Anderson, Keith, Dabelko-Schoeny, H, Gitlin, LN, Gaugler, JE, "Translational advisory boards in research: Experiences from a pragmatic research trial". (November , 2019).
    • October  2019
      Anderson, Keith, Peters-Beumer, L, "Quality of life in adult day services". (October , 2019).
    • October  2019
      Anderson, Keith, Jarrott, S, Sadarangani, T, "State of the science in adult day services: Research and implications". (October , 2019).

Courses

      • SOCW 6393-001 GRANT WRITING
        (Course Id: 112885)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • SOCW 6390-001 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • SOCW 6390-002 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • SOCW 6390-003 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • SOCW 6390-015 TUTORIAL
        (Course Id: 109098)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • SOCW 6393-001 GRANT WRITING
        (Course Id: 112885)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus

Service to the University

    • 2020 to  Present Committee Member
      FDRC Committee
    • 2020 to  Present Committee Chair
      PhD Program Committee

Service to the Profession

    • 2020 to  Present
      Book Review Editor
      Journal of Applied Gerontology
    • 2016 to  Present
      Board of Directors
      AGESW
    • 2016 to  Present
      Editorial Review Board Member
      Family Relations
    • 2016 to  Present
      Editorial Review Board Member
      Journal of Gerontological Social Work
    • 2011 to  Present
      Editorial Review Board Member
      Journal of Applied Gerontology
    • 2012 to  2020
      End of Life Care Series Editor
      Columbia University Press