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Books

Ellor, J. W. (2009). Methods in Religion, Spirituality & Aging. New York: Routledge Press.

Garland, Diana R. (2010). Inside Out Families: Living the Faith Together. Waco: Baylor University Press.

Garland, David E., and Garland, Diana R. (2007). Flawed families of the Bible: How God's grace works through imperfect relationships. Grand Rapids: Brazos Press.

Kimble, M., McFadden, S. H., Ellor, J. W., & Seeber, J. S. (2009). Aging, Religion and Spirituality: A Handbook, Chinese Edition. Minneapolis: Fortress Press. [The first edition of this book was named by The Academy of Religion as number 9 of the 10 most important books to be read in 1995]

Netting, F. E., & Ellor, J. W. (2004). Faith Based Initiatives and Older Adults. Binghamton: The Haworth Press.

Sherr, M. E. (2008). Social work with volunteers: Developing context-specific optimal partnerships. Chicago: Lyceum Press.

Articles and Chapters

Chaves, M., & Garland, D. (2009). The prevalence of clergy sexual advances towards adults in their congregations. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 48(4), 817-824.

Chamec-Case, R. R., & Sherr, M. E. (2006). Exploring how social work administrators integrate spirituality in the workplace. Social Work and Christianity, 33(3), 268-287.

Cnaan, R. A., Boddie, S. C., & Yancey, G. I. (2004). Faith-based community organizing. Handbook of Community Practice. NY: Sage Publications, 372-386.


James Ellor
Ellor, J., Gruetzner, H., & Back, N. (2009). Grief and Dementia. In C. D. Bryant & D. L. Peck (Eds.), Encyclopedia of death and the human experience. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.

Ellor, James W., & Harris, Helen. (2009). Denial of Death. In C. D. Bryant & D. L. Peck (Eds.), Encyclopedia of death and the human experience. Thousand Oaks: Sage Press.

Ellor, J. W., Harris, H. W., Myers, D. R., & Russell, I. (2009). Guardianship of frail elders: Student supported process for legislative change. Educational Gerontology, 35(7).

Ellor, J.W. (2009)a. Multidisciplinary Views on Religion and Spirituality. Journal of Religion, Spirituality and Aging, 21(4), pp. 239-241.

Ellor, J.W. (2009)b. Listening as a Symbol of Religion: A chaplain's response. Journal of Religion and Aging, 21(4), 310-316.

Ellor, J.W., Harris, H.W., Myers, D.R. & Russell, I. (2009). Guardianship of frail elders: Student supported process for legislative change. Educational Gerontology, 35(7), 596-609.

Van Gorder, C., & Ellor, J.W. (2009). Ethno Geriatrics and Comparative Religions Methods for Gerontological Research into Topics of Religion and Spirituality. In J.W.Ellor (Ed.), Methods in Religion, Spirituality and Aging. London: Rutledge Press.

Ellor, James W. (2008). Gerontology in Seminary Training: History and Current Status. Aging & Spirituality, the newsletter of the Forum on Religion, Spirituality and Aging of the American Society on Aging. 20(1).

Ellor, James W. (2008a). The role of "faith-based" programs in addressing late life spirituality and meaning. Generations, 32.

Ellor, James. W. (2008b). Spiritual assessment for geriatric care managers. Journal of Geriatric Care Management, 18(2)4-9.

Ellor, James W. (2008). The role of "faith-based" programs in addressing late life spirituality and meaning. Generations, 32.

Ellor, J. W., & Myers, D. R. (2008). Logotherapy and depression: Implications for intervention with religious older adults. Journal of Counseling and Spirituality, 1(1).

Ellor, J. W., & Oberle, J. (2008). Christianity. In T. E. S. C. o. t. A. G. Society (Ed.), Doorway thoughts: Cross-cultural health care for older adults. Sudbury: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

Ellor, James W. (2006). Spiritual and Religious Growth. In L. W. Kaye (Ed.), Perspectives on productive aging: Social work with the new aged. Washington D. C.: NASW Press.

Ellor, James W. (2006). The Central Role of Civic Engagement, Transcendence in Communities of Faith. Aging and Spirituality, 18(2), 7.

Ellor, James W. (2005). Bringing religion and spirituality to the table at the 2005 White House conference on aging. Aging & Spirituality, 17(2), 2.

Ellor, James W. (2005). Death Wishes: Advanced Directives Can Ease Difficult Time for Loved Ones. Baylor Magazine 4(2), 44.

Ellor, James W. (2005). Grieving, the Ongoing Loss of the Alzheimer Patient. The Clergy Journal, 81(12).

Ellor, James W. (2005). Micro practice and faith based initiatives: The role of religious congregations in the social service system. In F. E. Netting & J. W. Ellor (Eds.), Faith-based initiatives and older adults. Binghamton: The Haworth Press.

Ellor, James W. (2005). Micro practice and faith based initiatives: The role of religious congregations in the social service system. Journal of Religious Gerontology, 17(1/2).

Ellor, James W. (2005). Separation of church and state: Impact of faith-based services. Journal of Religious Gerontology, 17(1/2).

Ellor, James W. (2005). Spiritual and religious life. In L. W. Kaye (Ed.), Perspectives on productive aging: Social work with the new aged. Washington D. C.: NASW Press.

Ellor, James W. (2005). The caregiver's journey: Part I. The Clergy Journal, 81(3), 17-19.

Ellor, James W. (2005). The caregiver's journey, Part 2: Hard questions.The Clergy Journal, 81(5) 33-35.

Ellor, James W. (2005). The caregiver's journey, Part 3: When behaviors matters. The Clergy Journal. 81(7), 26-31.

Ellor, James W. (2005). The caregiver's journey, Part 4: Living with the behaviors. The Clergy Journal. 81(9), 29-31.

Ellor, James W. (2005). The caregiver's journey, Part 5: Alzheimer patient. The Clergy Journal, 82(2), 33-35.

Ellor, J. W. (2005). [Review of the book Faith-Based Initiatives and the Bush Administration]. Journal of Church and State, 47(2), 415-417.

Ellor, J. W. (2004). The heritage of religion and spirituality in the field of gerontology: Don Clingan, Tom Cook, and the National Interfaith Coalition on Aging. In F. E. Netting & J. W. Ellor (Eds.), Faith-based initiatives and older adults. Binghamton: The Haworth Press.

Ellor, James W. & Melvin A. Kimble. (2004). The heritage of religion and spirituality in the field of gerontology: Don Clingan, Tom Cook, and the National Interfaith Coalition on Aging. Journal of Religious Gerontology, 17(1/2).

Evans, A., & Sherr, M. E. (2006). Navigating through dual relationships: Applying an ethical continuum for rural social work practice. The New Social Worker, 13(1), 4-6.


Diana Garland
Garland, Diana R., Myers, Dennis M., & Wolfer, Terry A. (2009). Protestant Christian volunteers in community social service programs: What motivates, challenges, and sustains them. Administration in Social Work. 33(1), 1-17.

Garland, Diana R., Myers, Dennis M., & Wolfer, Terry A. (2009). Protestant Christian volunteers in community social service programs: What motivates, challenges, and sustains them. Administration in Social Work. 33(1), 1-17.

Garland, Diana. (2008). Christian social services. Encyclopedia of Social Work. Washington, D.C.: National Association of Social Workers.

Garland, D. R., Myers, D. M., & Wolfer, T. A. (2008). Social work with religious volunteers: Activating and sustaining community involvement. Social Work, 53(3), 255-265.

Garland, D. R., Sherr, M., Dennison, A., & Singletary, J. (2008). Who cares for the children? Family and Community Ministries: Empowering Through Faith, 22(1), 6-16.

Garland, D. R., Sherr, M. E., Singletary, & Gardner, L. (2008). Congregations who care for children. Family and Community Minitries, 22(2), 4-17.

Garland, D. R., and J. E. Singletary. (2008). Congregations as settings for early childhood education. Early Childhood Services, 2:111-128.

Garland, D. R., T. A. Wolfer, and D. M. Myers. (2008). How 35 congregations launched and sustained community ministries. Family and Community Ministries: Empowering Through Faith 35:229-257.

Garland, Diana R ., & Edmonds, Jo A. (2007). Family life of Baptists. Family and Community Ministries: Empowering Through Faith, 21(1), 6-21.

Garland, David E., & Garland, Diana R. (2007). Bathsheba's story: Surviving abuse and loss. Family and Community Ministries: Empowering Through Faith, 21(3), 22-33.

Garland, Diana R. (2004). Family stories: Resources for nurturing family faith in congregational life. Family Ministry: Empowering Through Faith, 18(3), 26-44.

Garland, Diana R. (2006). When wolves wear shepherds' clothing: Helping women survive clergy sexual abuse. Social Work and Christianity 33(1), 1-35.

Garland, Diana R., O'Connor, Mary Katherine, Wolfer, Terry A., and Netting, Ellen. (2006). Team-based research: Notes from the field. Qualitative Social Work: Research and Practice, 5(1), 93-109.

Garland, Diana R., and Chamiec-Case, Rick. (2005). Before-and after-the political rhetoric: Faith-based child and family welfare services. Social Work and Christianity, 32(1), 22-43.

Garland, Diana R. (2005). The sacred in family stories. Family Ministry: Empowering Through Faith, 19(2), 41-58.


Helen Harris
Harris, Helen & Ellor, James W. (2009). Survivor Guilt. In C.D. Bryant & D. L. Peck (Eds.). Encyclopedia of death and the human experience. Thousand Oaks: Sage Press.

Harris, Helen. (2009). Spiritual Formation at the End of Life. In J.W. Ellor (Ed.). Methods in religion, spirituality and aging. London: Routledge Press.

Harris, Helen. (2008). Application to the church: Response to elderly and living alone in rural Mississippi. The Journal of Family and Community Ministries, 22(3), 37.

Harris, Helen. (2008). The Helping Process and Christian Beliefs: Insights from Alan Keith-Lucas. In B. Hugen & L.T. Scales (Eds.), Christianity and social work. Botsford, CT: North American Christians in Social Work.

Harris, Helen. (2008). Growing while going: Spiritual formation at the end of life. Journal of Religion, Spirituality & Aging, 20(3), 227-245.

Harris, Helen. (2006). Assignments and Syllabus: When Mourning is Complicated. In E.L. Csikai, & B. Jones (Eds.). Social work in end-of-life and palliative care: A compendium of syllabi and teaching resources. In press. Lyceum Books, Inc.

Harris, Helen. (2006). Twice a victim™.In English Please. In L.T. Scales & T.A. Wolfer (Eds.), Decision cases for generalist social work practice: Thinking like a social worker. Belmont, Ca: Thomson/Brooks/Cole.


Koepke, D., & Ellor, J. W. (2005). Spiritual need four: Opportunities to be served. In D. Koepke (Ed.), Building blocks for older adult ministry. Binghamton: The Haworth Press.

Koepke, D., & Ellor, J. W. (2005). Spiritual need four: Opportunities to be served. Journal of Religion and Aging, 17(3/4).


Kim Kotrla
Kotrla, K., Dyer, P., & Stelzer, K. (2010). Marriage education with Hispanic couples: Evaluation of a communication workshop. Family Science Review, 15(2), 1-14.

Kotrla, K. (2010). Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking in the U.S. Social Work, 55(2), 181-187.

Kotrla, K. & Martin, S. (2009). Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: A social worker's guide for screening and education. Social Work in Mental Health, 7(5), 494-507.

Kotrla, K. (2008). Predicting alcohol use during pregnancy: Analysis of national survey data and implications for practice and the church. Social Work & Christianity, 35(1),12-32.

Kotrla, K. & Dyer, P. (2008). Using marriage education to strengthen military families: Evaluation of the active military life skills program. Social Work & Christianity, 35(3), 287-311.

Kotrla, K. (2005). Social work practice in health care: The need to utilize brief interventions.Health & Social Work, 30(4), 336-338.


David Pooler
Pooler, D.K., Sheheen, F., & Davidson, J. (2009). Professional impairment: A history and one state's response. Journal of Addictive Diseases, 28(2), 113-123.

Pooler, D.K. (2008). Social workers and distress: Implications for sustaining a healthy workforce. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 23(4), 445-466.

Pooler, D.K., Siebert, D.C., Faul, A.C., & Huber, R. (2008). Personal history and professional impairment: Implications for social workers and their employers. Administration In Social Work, 32(2), 69-85.


Rob Rogers
Rogers, R. (2007). Family literacy as a church ministry: A model. Family & Community Ministry, 22(2), 6-17.

Rogers, R., Yancey, G., & Singletary, J. (2005). Methodological challenges in identifying effective practices in urban faith-based social service programs. Social Work & Christianity, 32(3), 190-208.


Rogers, Franci, & Garland, Diana R. (2007). What church families want. Family and Community Ministries: Empowering Through Faith, 21(1), 22-23.

Scales, T. Laine, Harris, Helen, Myers, Dennis, & Singletary, Jon. (2008). Integrating Christian Faith and Social Work Practice: Students' Views of the Journey. In B. Hugen & L.T. Scales (Eds.), Christianity and social work. Botsford, CT: North American Christians in Social Work.


Michael Sherr
Sherr, M. E., & Dyer, P. (2010). Evaluating a Comprehensive Abstinence-Based Program for Minority Youth: Comparing Church and Public School Outcomes. Social Work and Christianity, 37(1), 28-44.

Sherr, M. E., & Ellor, J. (2009). Re-thinking the caretaking relationship in preventing elder mistreatment: Potential roles for social work and the church. Social Work and Christianity, 36(1), 14-35.

Sherr, M., Singletary, J., & Rogers, R. (2009). Innovative service or proselytizing: Exploring when service delivery becomes a platform for unwanted religious persuasion. Social Work 54(2), 157-165.

Sherr, M. E., Singletary, J., Rogers, R., Dennison, A., & Paul, D. (2009). Exploring the role of research in Evangelical service organizations: Lessons from a university/agency partnership. Social Work and Christianity, 36(3).

Sherr, M. E., Stamey, J., & Garland, D. R. (2009). Empowering faith practices: A validation study of the Christian Faith Practices Scale. Family and Community Ministries, 23(1), 27-35.


Sherr, M. & Rogers, R. (Eds.) (2009). Administrative Practices in Religious Organizations: Describing Fundamental Practices. Social Work and Christianity, 36(2).

Sherr, M.E., & Dyer, P. (2009). A preliminary evaluation of a comprehensive abstinence-based program for minority church youth: Implications for youth ministers. Journal of Youth Ministry, 8(1), 59-60.

Sherr, M.E., & Rogers, R., (2009). Administrative practices in religious organiztions: Describing fundamental practices. Social Work and Christianity, 36(2), 125-126.

Sherr, M.E., Singletary, J., Rogers, R., Dennison, A., & Paul, D. (2009). Exploring the Role of Research in Evangelical Service Organizations: Lessons from a University/Agency partnership: Social Work and Christianity, 36(2), 217-229.

Sherr, M.E., Singletary, J., & Rogers, R.K. (2009). Innovative service or proselytizing: Exploring when service delivery becomes a platform for unwanted religious persuasion. Social Work, 54(2), 157-165.

Sherr, M.E., Stamey, J., & Garland, D.R. (2009). Empowering faith practices: A validation study of the Christion Faith Practices Scale. Family and Community Ministries, 23(1), 27-35.

Sherr, M.E., & Ellor, J. (2009). Re-thinking the Caretaking Relationship in Preventing Elder Mistreatment: Potential Roles for Social Work and the Church. Social Work and Christianity, 36(1), 14-35.

Sherr, M. E. (2008). [Review of the book Send me: The story of Salkehatchie Summer Service]. Social Work and Christianity, 35(1), 96-99.

Sherr, M. E., Garland, D. R., & Wolfer, T. A. (2007). The role of community service in the faith development of adolescents. Journal of Youth Ministry, 6(1), 43-54.

Sherr, M. E., Huff, G., & Curran, M. (2007). Student perceptions of salient IFL indicators: The Christian Vocation Model. Journal of Research on Christian Education, 16(1), 15-33.

Sherr, M. E., & Jones, J. (2007). Considering family and significant others in the faculty recruitment process: A study of social work recruiting practices. Advances in Social Work, 8(2), 38-51.

Sherr, M. E. (2006). The Afrocentric paradigm: A pragmatic discourse about social work practice with African Americans. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 13(3), 1-17.

Sherr, M. E., Huff, G., & Curran, M. (2006). The integration of faith and practice by Christian social work faculty: BSW student perceptions. Social work and Christianity, 33(1), 58-76.

Sherr, M. E., & Shields, G. (2005). Exploring the influence of religion among the most active volunteer service club members. Social Work and Christianity, 32(2), 133-150.

Sherr, M. E., Shields, G., King, W., Curran, M. (2005). Informal vs. formal support networks among the elderly and the role of religion. Social Work and Christianity, 32(4), 341-353.

Sherr, M. E., & Straughan, H. H. (2005). Social work, volunteerism, and the church: An historical overview and look into the future. Social Work and Christianity, 32(2), 97-115.

Sherr, M. E. (2004). [Review of the book A revolution of compassion: Faith-based groups as full partners in fighting America's social problems]. Social Work and Christianity, 31(3), 314-316.

Sherr, M. E., & Wolfer, T. A. (2004). Teaching content on Charitable Choice and religious congregations: Evaluating the efficacy of a decision case module. Advances in Social Work, 5(2), 197-210.


Jon Singletary
Singletary, J.Singletary, J. (2009). Community ministry with people living in poverty. The Church Leaders Resource Book for Pastoral Counseling. Franklin, C. & Fong, R.Eds. New York: Oxford.

Singletary, J. (2009). The emergent journey of church-based program planning. Social Work and Christianity, 36(2), 127-142.

Singletary, J. (2009). Hope for ophans: A model of care for vulnerable children. The Journal of Family and Community Ministries, 23(2-3), 29-38.

Singletary, J. (2008). A proposal for a multiparadigmatic approach to Judeo-Christian religion in social work education. Advances in Social Work, 9(2), 63-78.

Singletary, J. (2007). Community and family models of care for orphans and vulnerable children. Social Work and Christianity, 34(3), 298-316.

Singletary, J. Harris, H., Myers, D., & Scales, L. (2006). Student Narratives of Social Work as a Calling. Arete, 30(1).

Singletary, J. (2005). The praxis of social work: A model of how faith informs practice informs faith. Social Work and Christianity, 32(1), 56-72.


Taylor, T. A., & Sherr, M. E. (2008). When veterans come home: Ministering to veterans with Combat-Related PTSD. Family and Community Ministries, 21(3), 6-16.

Van Gorder, C., & Ellor, J. W. (2009). Ethno Geriatrics and Comparative Religions Methods for Gerontological Research into Topics of Religion and Spirituality. In J. W. Ellor (Ed.), Methods in religion, spirituality and aging. London: Rutledge Press.

VanGorder, C., & Ellor, J. W. (2009). Ethno geriatrics and comparative religions methods for Gerontological research into topics of religion and spirituality. Journal of Religion, Spirituality and Aging, 21(3).

Williams, N. E., & Sherr, M. E. (2008). Children's psychosocial rehabilitation: Clinical outcomes for children in foster care with serious emotional disturbance. Journal of Child and Adolescent Social Work.

Williams, N. E., & Sherr, M. E. (2008). Longitudinal evaluation of outcomes for youth with serious emotional disturbance during two years of children's psychosocial rehabilitation. Advances in Social Work, 9(2), 1-16.

Wood, R., Rogers, R., & Yancey, G. (2006). The importance of academic enrichment and ESL in a community-based middle school. Middle School Journal, 38(1), 44-50.

Wood, R., Rogers, R., & Yancey, G. (2006). Academic enrichment for students and ESL classes for parents strengthen a community-based middle school. Middle School Journal, 38(1), 44-50.


Gaynor Yancey
Yancey, G., Rogers, R., Singletary, J., & Sherr, M. E. (2009). A national study of administrative practices in religious organizations. Social Work and Christianity, 36(2),127-141.

Yancey, G. (2006). Yes: Is federal government support of faith-based social service agencies consistent with social work values? Contemporary Issues in Social Policy. NY: Allyn and Bacon, 173-188.

Yancey, G. (2005). Recovery: An alternative to sterilization of chemically dependent women. Journal of African American Studies, 9(1), 43-56.

Yancey, G. (2004). [Review of the book Boundaries of faith: Geographical perspectives on religious fundamentalism]. Journal of the Scientific Study of Religion, 43(2), p 288-289.

Yancey, G. (2004). [Review of the book Sacred places, civic purposes: Should government help faith-based charity?]. Social Work & Christianity, 31.

Yancey, G., & Atkinson, K. (2004). The impact of caring in faith-based social service programs: What participants say. Social Work & Christianity, 31(3), 255-266.

Yancey, G., Rogers, R., Singletary, J., Atkinson, K., & Thomas, L. M. (2004). Public-private partnerships: Interactions between faith-based organizations and government entities. Social Policy Journal, 3(4), 5-17.

Yancey, G., Rogers, R., Singletary, J., & Taylor, L. (2004). Public-private partnerships: Interactions between faith-based organizations and government entities. The Social Policy Journal, 3(4), 5-17.


Yankeelov, Pam, and Garland, Diana R. (2004). Families in congregations: Developing methods for studying their demographics, strengths, stressors, and faith behaviors. Review of Religious Research, 45(4), 368-385.

Other Periodical Publications

Ellor, J.W. (2010). The emerging role of spirituality. Aging Today. 30(7).

Ellor, J.W. (2009). FORSA Celebrates Traditions of Diversity, Fellowship, and Service. Aging Today. 30(4):6-7.

Electronic Media

Brennan Homiak, K., Singletary, J., Rogers, R. & Yancey, G. (2005). Challenges for FBOs and congregations. (Faith and Service Technical Education Network). Baylor University: Center for Family and Community Ministries.

Brennan Homiak, K., Rogers, R., Yancey, G., & Singletary, J. (2005). Faith-Based Organizations & Congregations: Their Programs and Services. (Faith and Service Technical Education Network). Baylor University: Center for Family and Community Ministries.

Ellor, J. W. and Koepke, D. (2006) Spiritual Assessment: A Spiritual Care Basics Seminar produced and distributed on CD by the Center for Spirituality, Front Porch Productions.

Ellor, J. W. and Vanden Bosh, J. (2008) Positive Images of Aging: Movie clips for presentation. Produced by Terra Nova Films.

Ellor, J. W. and Vanden Bosh, J. (2009) At the Breaking Point: Emotions and Ethics in Family Caregiving. Produced by Terra Nova Films.

Garland, Diana R. (2009). Religiously-affiliated agencies and social work. Oxford Bibliographies Online.

Rogers, R., Yancey, G., & Chism Carbajal, S. (2005). Fundraising strategies in FBOs and congregations. (Faith and Service Technical Education Network). Baylor University: Center for Family and Community Ministries.

Rogers, R., Yancey, G., Singletary, J., Brennan Homiak, K, & Garland, D. (2005). Administrative practices and how they relate to other organizational characteristics. (Faith and Service Technical Education Network). Baylor University: Center for Family and Community Ministries.

Rogers, R., Yancey, G., Singletary, J., Garland, D., Brennan Homiak, K. (2005). Faith Identity and Faith Culture: New Dimensions for Describing Congregations and Religiously-Affiliated Organizations. (Faith and Service Technical Education Network). Baylor University: Center for Family and Community Ministries.

Rogers, R., Yancey, G., & Brennan Homiak, K. (2005). Health Care Services of Faith-Based Organizations and Congregations. (Faith and Service Technical Education Network). Baylor University: Center for Family and Community Ministries.

Singletary, J., Brennan Homiak, K., Yancey, G., & Chism Carbajal, S. (2005). How service activities and goals are impacted by faith: Spiritual vs. social/economic motivators. (Faith and Service Technical Education Network). Baylor University: Center for Family and Community Ministries.

Vanden Bosh, J. & Ellor, J.W. (2009). At the breaking point: Emotions and ethics in family caregiving: Movie clips for presentation. Produced by Terra Nova Films.

Yancey, G., & Richardson Collins, C. (2005). Why collaborate? (Faith and Service Technical Education Network). Baylor University: Center for Family and Community Ministries.

Yancey, G. & Rogers, R. (2005). Faith-Based Organizations & Partnerships. (Faith and Service Technical Education Network). Baylor University: Center for Family and Community Ministries.

Yancey, G., Rogers, R., & Brennan Homiak, K. (2005). Basic Subsistence & Benevolence Programs of Congregations and FBOs. (Faith and Service Technical Education Network). Baylor University: Center for Family and Community Ministries.

Yancey, G., Rogers, R., & Chism Carbajal, S. (2005). Innovative keys to successful fundraising. (Faith and Service Technical Education Network). Baylor University: Center for Family and Community Ministries.

Accepted for Future Publications

Ellor, J.W. (In Press). I don't remember: Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease. In P. Cynthia Franklin & E. Rowena Fong (Eds.), The Church Leaders Resource Book for Mental Health and Social Problems. London: Oxford University Press.

Garland, Diana R., and Argueta, Christen (forthcoming). How clergy sexual misconduct happens: A qualitative study of first-hand accounts. Social Work and Christianity.

Garland, Diana R., and Argueta, Christen A. (forthcoming). Unholy touch: When church leaders commit acts of sexual misconduct with adults. In The church leaders resource book for mental health and social problems. New York: Oxford University Press.

Justice, Jessica A., and Garland, Diana R. (forthcoming). Dual relationships with clergy counsel congregants: Reflections from a social work perspective. Social Work and Christianity.

Martinez, R., Rogers, R., Yancey, G., & Singletary, J. (In press). Spiritual capital in modern organizations. Journal of Biblical Integration in Business. (Note: This article was previously accepted for publication in another journal but never published after the journal was sold to another publisher.)

Martinez, R., Rogers, R., Yancey, G., & Singletary, J. (In press). The Role of Spiritual Capital and Community in Amish Enterprises. Journal of Biblical Integration in Business.

Myers, D.R. (2009, In press). Parent care: Helpful responses for congregations. In C. Franklin & R. Fond, Eds. The Church Leaders Book for Mental Health and Social Problems. New York: Oxford University Press.

Sherr, Michael, Stamey, James, and Garland Diana (forthcoming). Empowering faith practices: A validation study of the Christian Faith Practices Scale. Family and Community Ministries: Empowering Through Faith.

Grants

Garland, Diana R., and Yancey, Gaynor. Louisville Institute. "Social work with congregations. One-year research grant (2010). $24,530.

Harr, Cynthia and Kotrla, Kim. "Twogether in Texas," Luthern Social Services, Inc. (Jan-Aug 2009). $50,000.

Kotrla, Kim and Dyer, Preston. "Hispanic Active Relationships Project - Cameron County," Administration for Children and Families/Active Relationships Center of Dallas. (2006-2011). $272,055.

Myers, D. and Ballenger, E. (2008-2011). Bilingual mental health scholarship program for accredited social work programs. Hogg Foundation for Mental Health. $176,000.

Myers, D. and Yancey, G. (2007-2009). Social work competency development within county jail settings. McClennan County. $12,000.

Myers, D. (2008-2010). Applied research projects funded by congregations and agencies providing graduate student internships. $64,088.

Myers, D., Harris, H., and Ellor, J.W., co-prinicpal investigators. (2006-2009). Practicum partnership program. Hartford Foundation/Council on Social Work Education. $75,000.

Singletary, J. "Texas Hunger Initiative," Baptist General Convention of Texas, 2009-2012. $300,000.

Singletary, J. "Leadership Development for Community Transformation: Educating pastors, nurturing lay leaders, and supporting community ministers". Christ is Our Salvation, 2009-2010. $80,000.

Singletary, J., Yancey, G., Kabat, V., & Garland, D. (2006-2009). "Strengthening Congregational Community Ministries", funded by Christ is Our Salvation, Inc., 2006-2009. $1.1 million.

Sherr, Michael, Primary Investigator, with Dyer, Preston as Co-PI. "Evaluation of project U-turn of the Family & Children Faith Coalition", Family and Youth Services Bureau; Administration on Children, Youth, and Families. (HHS-2007-ACF-ACYF-AE-0099) (2007-2012), $379,223.

Townsend, R., Oliver, D., Singletary, J., & Yancey, G. "Baylor Interdisciplinary Poverty Initiative", Bridgeway Financial Trust (2007-2009). $150,000.

Professional Presentations

Ellor, J.W. (2009). Religion and Spirituality from Variable to Application. A paneld discussion at the Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of American, Atlanta, GA. November 20.

Ellor, J. and Vanden Bosch, J. (2009). Positive Images of Aging and Caregiving in Video Shorts. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, San Antonion, TX. February 2.

Ellor, J.W., Ishio, M. (2009). The Impact of the Baby Boom on the Church. Paper presented at The Annual Combined Meeting of the American Society on Aging and the National Council on the Aging, Las Vegas, Nevada. March 19.

Ellor, J.W. (2009). Ministry with older adults: Supporting grandparents to prevent sex trafficking. Presented at Christ Baptist Church, Kishinev/Chisinau, Moldova. June 4.

Ellor, J.W. (2009). Caring for our older parents. Paper presented at Antioch Church, Waco, Texas. June 24.

Ellor, J.W. (2009). Identification and assessment of dementia by non-professionals. Paper presented at the Texas Meals on Wheels Conference, New Braunfels, Texas. April 3.

Ellor, J.W. (2009). Mitigation of mental health issues during pandemic. A keynot presentation at the Pandemic Conference, Waco, Texas. July 20.

Garland, Diana R. (2009). Understanding and preventing clergy sexual misconduct with adults. Workshop at the North American Association of Christians in Social Work Convention 2009, Indianapolis. October 30.

Garland, Diana R. (2009). Social workers as change agents in religious communities: Researching clergy sexual misconduct with adults. Paper presented at the Council on Social Work Educaiton Annual Program Meeting, San Antonio, TX. November 7.

Harris, Helen. (2009). Non Profit Ethics: Professionalism 101. Presbyerian Children's Home and United Way. Corsicana, Texas. August 11.

Harris, Helen. (2009). Adolescent Refugees and Immigrants: Loss and Mourning. Catholic Charities, Fort Worth, Texas. July 31.

Harris, Helen and Bledsoe, Christie. (2009). Mastery Learning. TxATE Annual Conference. Austin, Texas. June 6.

Harris, Helen. (2009). Grief: Hurt and Healing. Texas Guardianship Association. Annual Confernce. Waco, Texas. November 19.

Kotrla, K. (2009). "A Faith-Based Approach to Addressing Pornography". Invited oral presentation at the North American Christians in Social Work Annual Fall Conference. Indianapolis, IN in October.

Kotrla, K. (2009). Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking: An Overlooked Tragedy". Invited oral presentation at the National Association of Social Workers - Texas Chapter Annual Conference. Fort Worth, TX. in October.

Kotrla, K. (2009). "No Need Among You" - Included in the Excluded Conference. Invited oral presentation at a conference sponsored by Mission Waco, Waco, TX. in September.

Kotrla, K. (2009). "Human Trafficking: Global and Domestic Perspectives". Invited speaker during Justice week sponsored by the Baylor International Justice Mission Chapter in March.

Kotrla, K. (2009). "The Complexities of Human Trafficking and Implications for the Church". Invited oral presentation at the Next Big Idea sponsored by Baylor Truett Seminary. Baylor School of Social Work and Leadership Seminar. Baylor University, Waco, TX in February.

Singletary, J. (2009, February 10). Emerging Models of Care for Vulnerable Children in Africa. Chafin Lectureship Series with the Next Big Idea Conference. Waco, TX. BUSSW.

Sherr, M.E., & Harr, C. (2009);. Si Kahn meets Nehemiah: Developing Curriculum Modules for Integrating Faith and Spirituality in Social Work Courses. The 59th Annual Convention of the North American Association of Christians in Social Work, Indianapolis, IN. October 29-31.

Sherr, M.E., & Dyer, P. (2009). Comprehensive sex education with African American and Hispanic Youth: Prelimenary findings of a five-year evaluation. The 59th Annual Convention of the North American Association of Christians in Social Work, Indianapolis, IN. October 29-31.

Sherr, M.E., & Dyer, P. (2009, March). Comprehensive sex education with African American and Hispanic Youth: Prelimenary findings of a five-year evaluation. the 20th Annual National At-Risk Youth Conference, Savannah, GA. March 1-3.

Sherr, M.E., & Dyer, P. (2009, March). Comprehensive sex education with African American and Hispanic Youth: Prelimenary findings of a five-year evaluation. The 9th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Health Behavior, Hilton Head, SC. March 8-11.