Community Level Factors & Resilience 

Not only does family make a different when it comes to daily quality of life and the ability to recover from, demonstrate resilience, transcend and transform hard times, the communities we live in and are connected to also make a difference. Here is research related to how community can impact our daily lives:

Cancer Survivor's Community Support in Context of Historical Oppression

Roh, S., McKinley, C. E., Liddell, J., Lee., Y., Lee, H. L. (2020). American Indian women cancer survivor’s experiences of community support in a context of historical oppression. Journal of Community Practice, 28(3), 265-279. https://doi.org/10.1080/10705422.2020.1798833

Community Support for Cancer Experiences

Burnette, C. E., Roh, S., Liddell, J., & Lee., Y. (2019). American Indian women cancer survivor's needs and preferences: Community support for cancer experiences. Journal of Cancer Education, 34, 592-599. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13187-018-1346-4. PMC6139076.

Cancer Survivors Social and Community Support Networks

Lee, Y., Burnette, C. E., Liddell, J., & Roh, S. (2018). Understanding the social and community support networks of American Indian women cancer survivors. Journal of Evidenced-Based Social Work, 15(5), 481-493. https://doi.org/10.1080/23761407.2018.1455162. PMC6139076

Community Risk Factors for Violence Against Indigenous Women

Burnette, C. E. & Hefflinger, T. S. (2017). Identifying community risk factors for violence against Indigenous women: A framework of historical oppression and resilience. Journal of Community Psychology 45(5), 587-600. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.21879

Depressive Symptoms, Intimate Partner Violence, and Social Support

Roh, S., Burnette, C. E., Lee, K. H., Lee, Y. S., Easton, S. D. (2016). Risk and protective factors for depressive symptoms among Indigenous older adults: Intimate partner violence (IPV) and social support. The Journal of Gerontological Social Work 59(4), 316-331. https://doi.org/10.1080/01634372.2016.1214659

Depression Symptoms, Adverse Childhood Experiences, and Social Support

Roh, S., Burnette, C. E., Lee, K. H., Lee, Y. S., Easton, S. D., & Lawler, M. J. (2015). Risk and protective factors for depressive symptoms among American Indian older adults: Adverse childhood experiences and social support. Aging & Mental Health, 19(4), 371-380. 10.1080/13607863.2014.938603

Risk & Protective Factors among American Indian & Caucasian Older Adults

Burnette, C. E., Roh, S., Lee, K. H., Lee, Y., Newland, L. A., & Jun, J. S. (2017). A comparison of risk and protective factors related to depressive symptoms among American Indian and Caucasian older adults. Health & Social Work, 42(1), e15-e23. https://doi.org/10.1093/hsw/hlw055