Tagged: Boston University School of Social Work

School of Social Work researchers publish hoarding treatment guide

School of Social Work (SSW) Dean Gail Steketee, post-doctoral fellow Christiana Bratiotis, and psychotherapist Cristina Sorrentino Schmalisch have published The Hoarding Handbook: A Guide for Human Service Professionals (Oxford University Press), as a resource for those responding to hoarding situations. The guide includes case studies, tips and strategies and suggestions for appropriate interventions. Organized around […]

BU study links home and school environments to children’s BMIs

A recent study by Boston University School of Social Work Assistant Professor Daniel Miller found that different characteristics of home and school environments were related to a child’s body mass index (BMI) in kindergarten and the rate of BMI growth until fifth grade. Using growth curve modeling and a sample of approximately 11,400 children from […]

School of Social Work study looks at Asian-American women’s sexual behaviors

According to a new study by Hyeouk Chris Hahm, an Assistant Professor at the Boston University School of Social Work, a highly-controlling male partner did not influence condom use behaviors among Asian-American women. ¬†However, the study did find that a highly-controlling partner increased by fivefold an Asian-American woman’s risk of engaging in other high HIV […]