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Culturally Relevant Interventions

There is a need for evidence-based programs (EBPs) which are culturally-relevant. By conducting community-engaged, culturally-sensitive, and in-depth research, these culturally-relevant EBPs can be identified and developed.

Developing the Weaving Healthy Families Program

McKinley, C. E., *Lilly, J., *Liddell, J. L., *Knipp, H., *Solomon, T. A., *Comby, N., Comby, H., *Haynes, P., *Ferris, K., & *Goldberg, M. (2023). Developing the Weaving Healthy Families Program to promote wellness and prevent substance abuse and violence: Approach, adaptation, and implementation. Families in Society. Advance online publication. PMC10437124

How Historical Oppression Relates to Health Outcomes

McKinley, C. E., Saltzman, L. Y., & Theall, K. P. (2023). Centering historical oppression in prevention research with Indigenous peoples: Differentiating substance use, mental health, family, and community outcomes. Journal of Social Science Research, 133-146.

WHF Program: Pilot Results Related to Relational Factors 

McKinley, C. E., Saltzman, L. Y., & Theall, K. P. (2023). The Weaving Healthy Families program:  Promoting parenting practices, family resilience, and communal mastery. Family Process. PMC10382600

Weaving Healthy Families Program: Pilot Results

McKinley, C. E., & Theall, K. P. (2021). Weaving Healthy Families Program: Promoting resilience while reducing violence and substance use. Research on Social Work Practice, 31(5), 476-492.

Mental & Behavioral Health Interventions with American Indian & Alaska Natives

McKinley, C.E., Figley, C.R., Woodward, S. M., Liddell, J. L., Billiot, S., Comby, N., & Sanders, S. (2019). Community-engaged and culturally relevant research to develop mental and behavioral health interventions with American Indian and Alaska Natives. American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, 26(3), 79-103. PMC7063680

Substance Abuse Interventions Among Indigenous Youth

Liddell, J., & Burnette, C. E. (2017). Culturally-informed interventions for substance abuse among Indigenous youth in the United States: A review. Journal of Evidence-Informed Social Work, 14(5), 329-359.

Indigenous Women & Professionals' Solutions to Intimate Partner Violence

Burnette, C. E., & Sanders, S. (2017). Indigenous women and professionals’ proposed solutions to prevent intimate partner violence in tribal communities. Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 26(4), 271-288.

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