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Illinois Social Work Faculty and PhD Student Present at Society for Prevention Research Symposium

June 07, 2021

Rachel Garthe (left) and Shongha Kim (right)

Society for Prevention Research Symposium presentations

School of Social Work PhD Student Shongha Kim led a paper presentation at the Society for Prevention Research Symposium (SPR). Her talk was entitled: “The Impact of Cyber-victimization from Friends on Depression and Social Stress among Early Adolescents.”

Assistant Professor Rachel Garthe also led a symposium at SPR, which was entitled: “Mental Health and Victimization among Transgender and Gender Expansive Adolescents: Recommendations for Reducing Disparities within School Contexts.” This symposium was selected as an “Abstract of Distinction.” Presentations in the symposium were led by PhD students in Clinical-Community Psychology, Aggie Rieger and Allyson Blackburn, and SSW PhD Alum, Dr. Jacob Goffnett. Co-authors in the symposium included Shongha Kim, Amandeep Kaur and Dr. Jesus Sarol, Jr., of the Illinois Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design Core at the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute at UIUC.

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