With several book chapters and manuscripts on the horizon, the impact of the Juvenile Victims of Human Trafficking in Alabama Project will be reflected in a variety of ways, particularly in the connections formed with state agencies and community organizations, and the subsequent training and education provided by University of Alabama School of Social Work researchers.

In addition to creating a recovery protocol throughout the state, researchers for the three-year, $1.35-million project also created a resource database and screening tool via its Bring Exploitation of Alabama Minors to a Stop (BEAMS) web site.

While law enforcement agencies are beginning to advance their thinking of how sex work and human trafficking intersect, the aspect of victimization and the misperceptions of sex workers was a barrier that Williams and project researchers encountered often, even with service providers. Read more
Dr. Hee Yun Lee publications with PhD Students

Lee, H.Y., Luo, Y., Neese, J., Lee, D., Daniel, C. (In press). Targeted Intervention Strategies to Promote HPV-Associated Cancer Equity. Health Behavior and Policy Review

Chung, S., Lee, H. Y., Lee, M., Chung, S., (In press). Health literacy in Korean adults and Korean American immigrants: Implications for achieving health equity. International Quarterly of Community Health Education

Lee, H.Y., Luo, Y., Daniel, C., Wang, K., Ikenberg, C. (In press). Is HPV vaccine awareness associated with HPV knowledge level?: Findings from HINTs data. Ethnicity & Health

Dr. M. Sebrena Jackson

Schiele, J.H. & Jackson, M.S. (2021). The Atlanta School of Social Work and the professionalization of “race work.” Phylon: The Clark Atlanta University Review of Race and Culture.
Sage, M. & Jackson, M.S. (2021). A systematic review of internet communication technology use by youth in foster care. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10560-021-00738-z

Dr. Hyunjin Noh, Zee Suntai and Claudia Won (PhD students)

Suntai, Z., Noh, H., & Won, C. (2021). Examining Racial Differences in the Informal Discussion of Advance Care Planning among Older Adults: Application of the Andersen Model of Healthcare Utilization. Journal of Applied Gerontology. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0733464821993610 

Noh, H.Lee, L. H., & Won, C. (2020). Educational intervention to improve palliative care knowledge among informal caregivers of cognitively impaired older adults. Palliative & Supportive Care, 1-9. doi:10.1017/s1478951520001200