Publications & Presentations

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Slayter, E. (2017 – In Press). Suicidality among transitional-aged youth with disabilities:Implications for social work practice. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie [Psychological Science and Education], 2016. 21(4), 75–82. (In Russian, abstract in English.)

Slayter, E. (2016) By any means necessary: Infusing social injustice content into statistics courses. Journal of Social Work Education. Published online first, volume and issue to be determined, see: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10437797.2016.1237912.

Slayter, E. (2016). Foster care outcomes for youth with intellectual disabilities. Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities. 54(5), 299-315.

Slayter, E. (2016). Youth with disabilities in the United States child welfare system. Children and Youth Services Review. 64: 155-165.

Slayter, E. (2016). Disparities in substance abuse treatment utilization among women with intellectual disability. Journal of Social Work in Disability and Rehabilitation. 15(2):96-115.

Slayter, E. and Križ, K. (2015). “A lot of my families are scared and won’t reach out:” Fear factors and their effects on child protection practice with undocumented immigrant families. Journal of Public Child Welfare. 9(3), 299-321.

Lightfoot, E. and Slayter, E. (2014). Risk factors for child welfare involvement amongst parents with disabilities. Children and Youth Services Review. 47(P3), 283-290.

Zelnick, J., Slayter E., Flanzbaum, B, Ginty, N., Dominguez, B. and Trust, C. (2013). Part of the job? Workplace violence and social workers. Health and Social Work. 38 (2) 75-85.

Kriz, K., Slayter E., Iannicelli, A. and J. Lourie (2012).  Fear management: How child protection workers engage with non-citizen immigrant families.  Children and Youth Services Review. 34(1), 316-323.

Slayter, E. (2011). Adults with dual eligibility for Medicaid and Medicare: Access to substance abuse treatment. Journal of Social Work in Disability and Rehabilitation. 10(2), 67-81.

Slayter, E. and Springer, C. (2011) Child welfare-involved youth with intellectual disabilities: Pathways into and placements in foster care.  Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities. 49(1), 423-429.

Slayter, E. (2010). Medicaid-covered alcohol and drug treatment use among people with intellectual disabilities: Evidence of disparities. Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities. 48(5), 312-330.

Slayter, E. (2010). Demographic and clinical characteristics of people with intellectual disabilities with and without substance abuse disorders in a Medicaid population. Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities. 48(6), 462-473.

Slayter, E. (2010). Not immune: Access to substance abuse treatment among Medicaid-covered youth with mental retardation.  Journal of Disability Policy Studies. 20(4), 195-204.

Slayter, E. (2010). Disparities in access to substance abuse treatment among people with intellectual disabilities and serious mental illness.  Heath and Social Work. 35:1, 49-60.

Slayter, E. (2009). Intimate partner violence against women with disabilities: Implications for disability service system case management practice. Journal of Maltreatment, Aggression and Trauma. 18(2), 182-199.

Slayter, E. and Steenrod, S. (2009). Addressing alcohol and drug addiction among people with mental retardation: A need for cross-system collaboration. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions. 9(1), 71-90.

Slayter, E. (2008). Understanding and overcoming barriers to substance abuse treatment access for people with mental retardation.  Journal of Social Work in Disability and Rehabilitation. 7(2), 63-80.

Slayter, E. (2007) Substance abuse and mental retardation: Balancing risk management with the dignity of risk. Families in Society: Journal of Contemporary Human Services. 88(4), 651-659.

Slayter, E., Garnick, D., Kubisiak, J., Bishop, C., Gilden, D. and Hakim, R. (2006) Injury prevalence among children and adolescents with mental retardation. Mental Retardation. 44(3), 212-233.

PUBLISHED ARTICLES, REPORTS OR MONOGRAPHS:

Slayter, E. (2011, June). “I am ready!” Educating future child welfare leaders in Massachusetts.  Evaluation report for the Massachusetts Child Welfare Institute. Department of Children and Families, Boston, Massachusetts.

Slayter, E., Yudilevich-Espinoza, S. and Zelnick, J. (2010, May). Workforce projections for social work graduates at Salem State College.

Slayter, E. (2009, Summer). Identifying substance abuse among people with intellectual disabilities: Don’t rule it out before you rule it out!  The New Social Worker Online.

Bradley, K., Oliver, M., Richardson, N. and Slayter, E. (2001, Fall).  Policy Brief: No place like home:  Housing and the ex-prisoner.  Community Resources for Justice, Inc. Boston, Massachusetts.

ARTICLES UNDER PEER REVIEW

Slayter E. Parents with intellectual disabilities in the child protection system: A national prevalence study.

Slayter E., Lightfoot, E. and Leisey, M.  Intimate partner violence amongst transitional-aged women with disabilities: Policy and practice implications.

Slayter, E.  Suicidality and Help-Seeking Among Transitional-Aged Youth with Disabilities: A Population-Based Study.  

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

Slayter, E. (2017). Evidence of disparities: Youth with disabilities in the American child welfare system. International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN) European Regional Meeting 2017: The Hague, Netherlands.

Slayter, E., Telitsyna, A. and Semya, G. (2017). A cross-national comparison of private-public collaboration for supporting child welfare-involved youth with disabilities. International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN) European Regional Meeting 2017: The Hague, Netherlands.

Slayter, E. Keynote Presentation: Weaving together addictions and developmental disabilities, the “other” dual diagnosis.  33rd Annual Conference of the National Association of Dual Diagnosis (NADD), Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

Slayter, E. and Copersino, M. (2016). Substance use disorder among people with developmental disabilities.  10th Annual North Shore Link Conference, Danvers, MA.

Zelnick, J. and Slayter, E. (2011, November) Part of the job? Workplace violence in Massachusetts social service agencies. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting: Social Work Section. Washington, DC.

Slayter, E., Blue, M. Stone, L. and Springer, C. (2011, October).  Suicidality in child protection settings: Implications for social work education. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Atlanta, GA.

Neely-Barnes, S., Tijerina, M., Trawler, K., Slayter, E., Rolf, K. (2011, October).  Accommodating students with disabilities in field practica: Challenges and strategies. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Atlanta, GA.

Byrne, M., Slayter, E., Masshardt, C. and Springer, C. (2011, October). Moving beyond supervisory leadership: Fostering alternative leadership skills among child protection workers. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Atlanta, GA.

Lightfoot, E., Bricout, J., Cramer, E., Parish, S., Plummer, S., Putnam, M. and Slayter, E. (2011, January).  Methodological, logistical and ethical issues in research related to people with disabilities: A roundtable. Society for Social Work and Research. Tampa, FL.

Slayter ,E. and Križ, K. (2011, January). “It wasn’t ice to break, it was icebergs:” Fear management in child protection practice with immigrant families. Society for Social Work and Research. Tampa, FL.

Slayter, E. (2010, November). Suicidality and help-seeking behaviors among young adults with disabilities: Implications for suicide prevention. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting: Social Work Section. Denver, CO.

Križ, K. and Slayter, E. (2010, November). The globalization of emotion work: Fear management in child welfare practice with immigrant families. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting: Social Work Section. Denver, CO.

Slayter, E. and Springer, C. (2010, October) Cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analyses in child welfare education research: A roundtable. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Portland, OR.

Slayter, E. (2010, July). Permanency planning and foster care outcomes for children with and without intellectual disabilities. 3rd National Research Conference on Child and Family Programs and Policy, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA.

Slayter, E. and K. Križ.  When family caregiving responsibilities are transnational: Implications for social service programming with new immigrants to the United States. 3rd National Research Conference on Child and Family Programs and Policy, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA.

Križ, K. and Slayter, E. (2010, November). The globalization of emotion work: Fear management in child welfare practice with immigrant families. Eastern Sociological Society, Boston, MA.

Slayter, E. (2009, November).  Access to dental care among people with cognitive disabilities. American Public Health Association: Social Work Section. Philadelphia, PA.

Slayter, E. (2009, October).  Demystifying Medicaid claims data for use in health/behavioral health services program evaluation. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. San Antonio, TX.

Calhoun, E., Gutierrez, D., Geoffroy, M. and Slayter, E. (2009, October). Understanding and supporting the needs of sexually exploited girls involved in child protection services: “The more you know, the harder it is.” Prostitution, Sex Work and Human Trafficking: 6th Annual Conference, Toledo, OH.

Slayter, E. (2008, October). Disparities in treatment access for people with mental retardation and serious mental illness.  Council on Social Work Education, Philadelphia, PA.

Slayter, E. (2008, May). Access to substance abuse treatment for adults with autism.  International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), London, England.

Slayter, E. (2008, April).  Balancing risk management with the dignity of risk: A case management framework for social work practice in disability and addiction settings.  International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry & Allied Professions, Istanbul, Turkey.

Slayter, E., Adair, S. and Semerzier, E. (2007, November).  Adoption outcomes for Black adoptees with disabilities in the child welfare system. American Public Health Association, Washington, DC.

Slayter, E. (2007, January).  Intimate partner violence among women with disabilities: Case management implications.  Society for Social Work Research. San Francisco, CA

Slayter, E. (2006, November). Substance abuse treatment across the lifespan among Medicaid beneficiaries with mental retardation: Predictors of access, initiation, dropout and engagement.  American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.