Recent Submissions

  • Legal issues regarding suicidality of young children in foster care. 

    Pollack, Daniel; Sarteschi, Christine M. (ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2021-02-24)
    Children in the welfare system face additional challenges beyond those faced by children not in the welfare system. It is important to focus on the needs of this highly vulnerable population. Though the burden of COVID-19 ...
  • Law Enforcement Officers and Trauma: The Next Public Health Crisis? 

    Pollack, Daniel; Radcliffe, Susan; Scott, Casey (New York, NY: John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 2021-02)
    Police and corrections officers suffer higher rates of depression, PTSD, burnout and other anxiety-related mental health conditions than the general population. They should not have to suffer in silence, write three experts ...
  • Coping With and Adapting to COVID-19 in Rural United States and Canada. 

    Krase, Kathryn; Wang, Donna; Chonody, Jill; Luzuriaga, Leina (SAGE Publications, 2021)
    Guidelines aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19 resulted in major changes in people’s lives. A cross-sectional online survey, completed by 1,405 adults in Canada and the United States in June 2020, found respondents ...
  • Hindsight bias in the context of child protection services. 

    Pollack, Daniel; Reiter, Elisa (ALM, 2021-02-09)
    There is a well-known psychological phenomenon known as hindsight bias, “the recognized tendency for individuals to overestimate or exaggerate…
  • My daughter’s spouse is an abuser. What are my legal options? 

    Pollack, Daniel; Weinberg, Bari (ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2021-02-04)
    Ask any parent how much they should intervene in their adult children’s lives and the answer will be a definitive, “Only as much as they want.” But let’s say your daughter is being abused. She has lots of legal options, ...
  • Evaluating Student Outcomes in Field Education with a Standardized Instrument: The Updated Field Practicum Placement Assessment Instrument (SWEAP 2015 FPPAI). 

    Krase, Kathryn; Sullivan, Dana J.; Danhoff, Kristin; Christenson, Brian; Gerritsen-McKane, Ruth; DeLong-Hamilton, Tobi; Harris-Jackson, Tameca (Boston, MA: Simmons School of Social Work, 2020)
    The SWEAP 2015 Field Placement/Practicum Assessment Instrument is a standardized measure of student attainment in field practicum/placement, designed to align with the 2015 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards ...
  • Exploring Factors Associated with Alcohol and/or Substance Use During the COVID-19 Pandemic. 

    Krase, Kathryn; MacMillan, Thalia; Corrigan, Matthew J.; Coffey, Kevin; Tronnier, Christine D.; Wang, Donna (Springer Nature, 2021-01-26)
    This study explored the relationship between alcohol and substance use in the general population during the early stages of COVID-19 as related to individual, family, and community stressors. A convenience sample of adults ...
  • Peer-on-Peer Child Sexual Abuse: A Proposed Updated Definition of ‘Peer’ 

    Pollack, Daniel; Kornblum, Lori S.; Semon, Bruce (ALM, 2021-01-25)
    This article continues our exploration of whether we can determine a principled approach to age-gap laws based on information about adolescent development.
  • Are Clients Being Improperly Denied Coverage for an Eating Disorder When in a Residential Treatment Center? 

    Zucker, Temimah; Pollack, Daniel (London, UK: Taylor & Francis, 2021-01-19)
    Individuals struggling with eating disorder diagnoses purse higher levels of care to treat the medical, behavioral, and psychiatric aspects of their disorders. The criteria for coverage at a higher level of care often ...
  • Compliance with preventative measures during the COVID-19 pandemic in the USA and Canada: Results from an online survey. 

    Krase, Kathryn; Wang, Donna; Marmo-Roman, Suzanne; Phanord, Lusta (London, UK: Routledge ; Taylor & Francis, 2021-01-06)
    This study explored people’s compliance with recommended preventative measures during early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. An online survey was administered in June 2020 in the USA and Canada (N = 1,405). Regression ...
  • Opinion We Need To Teach Consent Skills To Youth Early 

    Pollack, Daniel; Casper, Sarah A. (Center for Sustainable Journalism, 2021-01-11)
    Normative relationships are based on the assumption that individuals are capable of making decisions for themselves. When that individual is a minor or has diminished capacity, this may not be possible in all respects. ...
  • Getting attorneys and public mental health therapists to trust each other. 

    Pollack, Daniel; Radcliffe, Susan (ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2021-01-06)
    Attorneys and therapists need each other to effectively advocate for their client, say Daniel Pollack, an attorney and professor at Yeshiva University’s School of Social Work in New York, and Sue Radcliffe, a mental health ...
  • Who’s liable for a teenager's bad behavior on a chartered bus trip? 

    Pollack, Daniel; Reiter, Elisa (ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2020-12-23)
    Public and private schools, and youth organizations of every kind, arrange day and overnight trips for the teenagers in their care. Many of these trips are by chartered bus. Offering these outings may expose the organization ...
  • The Effect of COVID-19 on Nursing Home Abuse: A Legal Perspective. 

    Pollack, Daniel; Reiter, Elisa (ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2020-12-16)
    Numerous class-action and individual wrongful death lawsuits have been filed asserting that proper precautions were not maintained to keep nursing homes residents safe from contracting COVID-19.
  • Micro, mezzo, and macro factors associated with coping in the early phase of COVID-19. 

    Krase, Kathryn; Wang, Donna; MacMillan, Thalia; Fishman, Alexandra Chana; Witonsky, Yonason Ron; Parris-Stingle, Chantee (London, UK: Routledge ; Taylor & Francis, 2020-12-10)
    Coping and adapting to crisis can be influenced by numerous factors on multiple levels. The experience during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic is no different. This article reports on the results of a cross-sectional, ...
  • Fraught with fright: Legal perspectives of trauma. 

    Pollack, Daniel; Reiter, Elisa (ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2020-12-08)
    Attorneys need to know the various signs, symptoms and treatment modalities associated with trauma to properly represent their clients
  • Reunification therapy: The legal angles. 

    Pollack, Daniel; Reiter, Elisa (ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2020)
    The purpose of this article is not to take sides. Rather, it is to investigate what may lead to the need for reunification therapy.
  • Setting appropriate competency benchmarks to support successful social work program assessment, 

    Krase, Kathryn; Sullivan, Dana J.; Hamilton, Tobi DeLong; Harris-Jackson, Tameca; Christenson, Brian; Danhoff, Kristin; Gerritsen-McKane, Ruth (London, UK: Taylor & Francis, 2020-11-16)
    Mastering competence is a ‘cornerstone’ in the preparation of social work students for professional practice in the field. But who determines how competency is defined? And, ultimately, who gets to determine when a student ...
  • Domestic violence and mental health issues in court. 

    Pollack, Daniel; Kleinman, Toby (ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2020-11)
    Whether a domestic violence victim is representing herself or being represented by an attorney, the goal is the same: Convince the court of her own veracity and be skeptical of the other side. How is that possible when a ...
  • No peeking allowed. 

    Pollack, Daniel; Reiter, Elisa (Austin, Tex. : Butterworth Legal Publishers, 2020-11-03)
    Judges have a responsibility to recuse themselves from any cases in which they cannot act impartially. Today, ironically, in the very name of justice, there are people who want Justitia’s blindfold not to be tightened, but ...

View more