About the Authors

Wayne State University, Aug 2018

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About the Authors

About the Authors CSR Editors Recommended Citation Editors, CSR (1998) "About the Authors," Clinical Sociology Review: Vol. 16: Iss. 1, Article 3. Available at: http://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/csr/vol16/iss1/3 - Article 3 Follow this and additional works at: http://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/csr John G. Bruhn is a certified clinical sociologist who is Provost and Dean and Professor of Sociology at Penn State Harrisburg. After receiving his Ph.D. degree from Yale University he focused his research efforts on stress and coronary heart disease and later became involved in several projects in health education, rehabilitation, and prevention. His recent research interests are in the health of organizations and organizational dynamics. Ana Cruz is a certified social worker who holds a Master's degree in Social Work from Fordham University Graduate School of Social Services and a Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science with a specialization in Community Health from Mercy College. Ms. Cruz has had several years of professional experience working as caseworker and eligibility specialist for the Human Resources Administration of New York City where she provided job training and benefit determination services to economically disadvantaged clients and their families. She has also worked as a HIV/AIDS counselor at North Central Bronx Hospital. Ms. Cruz is currently employed as a psychiatric social worker at an outpatient mental health clinic located at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. John E. Holman is currently a Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of North Texas. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Denver in 1983. He has published a number of articles that have appeared in such journals as the American Journal of Criminal Justice, Journal of Criminal Justice, Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, Journal of Offender Monitoring, Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, and Sociological Perspectives. He is also the co-author of Criminal Justice: Principles and Perspectives (St. Paul: West, 1995); Criminology: Applying Theory (St. Paul: West, 1992; and Alternative Sentencing: Electronically Monitored Correctional supervision (Bristol: Wyndham Hall, 1992). His current research interests include community corrections and criminological theory. Marian Inguanzo holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Boricua College. She is currently a Master's degree IX candidate in Social Work at Fordham University Graduate School of Social Services. Ms. Inguanzo has had several years of professional experience working as a caseworker for a number of social service agencies around New York City that provide psychosocial and community advocacy services to disadvantaged client populations and their families. Ms. Inguanzo is currently employed as a HIV/AIDS counselor with the Women's Prison Association Inc in New York City. Jerry Jaboin holds a Bachelor's degree in Social Work from York College and Associate's degree in Human Services from La GuardiaCommunity College. Mr. Jaboin has had several years of professional experience working as a caseworker for a number of social service agencies around New York City that provide psychosocial counseling and community advocacy services to troubled youth, homeless adult, and disabled client populations. Mr. Jaboin lives with his family in Brooklyn New York where he works as a caseworker. Mitchell A. Kaplan is a certified professional sociological practitioner who holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the City University of New York Graduate School and University Center. Dr. Kaplan completed a two year National Institute on Drug Abuse post doctoral fellowship at Narcotic and Drug Research Inc in New York City. For the last ten years Dr. Kaplan's research has focused on the evaluation of programs that provide social and rehabilitative services to persons with disabilities. He has authored and co-authored a number of articles, technical reports, book chapters and reviews in the areas of substance abuse treatment, AIDS, and vocational rehabilitation. Dr. Kaplan currently serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Rehabilitation Administration, the Journal of Rehabilitation, the Journal of AIDS Education and Prevention, and the Clinical Sociology Review. His clients have included the American Foundation for AIDS Research, Narcotic and Drug Research Inc, the National Center for Disability Services, the New York City Board of Education, the American Heart Association, the New York State Consortium for the Study of Disabilities, and the Mayor's Office on AIDS Policy Coordination. In addition to his research activities Dr. Kaplan has been a frequent lecturer in graduate level courses on psychosocial aspects of disability at Hunter College. Dr. Kaplan lives in Brooklyn New York where he works as a research consultant and writer. Mildred A. Morton is a management sociologist who works as a consultant to government and private sector organizations in the Washington Metropolitan area. Her work focuses on applied research and on bridging the gap between researchers and policy makers, primarily in international development. She has published more than 40 articles on development topics and facilitated numerous workshops where research findings and program experience were assessed and applied. She received her Ph.D. in development sociology from Cornell University. Darlene L. Pina, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at California State University San Marcos. She received her doctorate in sociology and a masters in marriage and family therapy at the University of Southern California. Her recent research projects have involved collaborations with non-profit agencies providing social services to ethnically diverse individuals and families in crisis. She specializes in organizational evaluations and interventions aimed at enhancing culturally sensitive practice. Linda P. Rouse, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Texas at Arlington. She received her doctoral degree from Florida State University and taught at Western Michigan University before coming to Texas. Her main areas of research and teaching at UTA are in Social Psychology, Marital and Sexual Lifestyles, Social Statistics and Evaluation Research. Previous CSR articles she co-authored focused on program evaluation and intervention with battered women. Her recent work on video self-confrontation reflects her broader interests in the social context of individual experience and in clinical applications of sociological theory and methods. Arthur J. Sturm is a certified quality control technician who holds a Master's degree in Biostatistics from Columbia University School of Public Health. Mr. Sturm has worked as a statistical analyst on HIV/AIDS research projects in the Sociomedical Sciences Division at Columbia University School of Public Health and as a data administrator at the Center for the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders located at the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He has also taught courses on statistical programming and biostatistics at the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University and Columbia University. Mr. Sturm lives in Milford Pennsylvania where he works as a statistical consultant. Alexandra J. Vela is a certified social worker who holds a Master's degree in Social Work from Fordham University Graduate School of Social Services and a Bachelor's degree in Social Work from York College. Ms. Vela has had several years of professional experience working as a psychiatric social worker for a number of social service agencies around New York City that provide psychosocial counseling and community advocacy services to clients with physical and psychiatric disabilities including persons with HIV/ AIDS. Ms. Vela lives with her son in Houston Texas where she works as a clinical social worker. Barbara Wilson is a registered nurse who holds a Bachelor's degree in Social Work from Adelphi University and an Associate's degree in Nursing from Kingsborough Community College. Ms. Wilson has had several years of professional experience working as both a nurse and a caseworker for a number of social service and health care agencies around New York City that provide psychosocial counseling and clinical health services to troubled youth, elderly and disabled client populations. Ms. Wilson is currently employed as a caseworker with the Central Brooklyn Coordinating Council.


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