Positions

Overview

  • Kathryne B. Brewer, LMSW, has been in the social work field since 2006, focusing on intervention research, program development, and policy change. Her scholarship focuses on the influence of stigma and identity beliefs on help-seeking, resilience, and behavioral change in vulnerable and marginalized populations, and the resulting implications for intervention and program development.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title
    2024 Why Culture and Context Matters: Examining Differences in Mental Health Stigma and Social Distance Between Latino Individuals in the United States and Mexico.Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.  26:278-286. 2024
    2023 Examining public stigma of schizophrenia in ChinaChina Journal of Social Work.  16:189-206. 2023
    2023 Predictors of Help-Seeking for Mental Health Treatment Among Latinos.Journal of racial and ethnic health disparities.  10:1869-1877. 2023
    2023 Public Stigma Toward Schizophrenia Within Latino Communities in the United States.Community Mental Health Journal.  59:915-928. 2023
    2023 Mental Health Public Stigma in US Jewish Communities.Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease.  211:131-140. 2023
    2023 Suicide in China: Community Attitudes and Stigma.Omega: Journal of Death and Dying.  86:809-832. 2023
    2023 Ethical Considerations in Global Mental Health Research: Lessons Learned From Binational U.S.–Mexico CollaborationsFamilies in Society: the journal of contemporary social services.  104:86-93. 2023
    2023 Predictors of Stigma toward Alcohol Misuse in Mexico.Substance Use and Misuse.  58:1805-1812. 2023
    2023 Predictors of stigma toward alcohol misuse in Latino communities: a path model.Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse.  22:782-803. 2023
    2022 Center for Mental Health Research and Innovation in Treatment Engagement and Service (MH-RITES Center) at the University of HoustonResearch on Social Work Practice.  32:743-750. 2022
    2022 Latinos’ Conceptualization of Depression, Diabetes, and Mental Health–Related StigmaJournal of racial and ethnic health disparities.  9:1912-1922. 2022
    2022 Rigor and Respect: Recruitment Strategies for Engaging Vulnerable Populations in Research.Journal of Interpersonal Violence: concerned with the study and treatment of victims and perpetrators of physical and sexual violence.  37:NP17052-NP17072. 2022
    2022 Suicide Stigma in Jewish Communities in the United StatesSTIGMA AND HEALTH.  7:251-259. 2022
    2022 Public stigma on substance users in ChinaJournal of Substance Use: for nursing, health and social care.  27:398-403. 2022
    2022 Bipolar Stigma in Jewish Communities in the United StatesEuropean Psychiatry.  65:S110-S111. 2022
    2022 Mental health help-seeking in China.Journal of Mental Health.  1-8. 2022
    2022 Conceptualizations of suicide and suicide-related stigma in Latino communities in the United States.American Journal of Orthopsychiatry: interdisciplinary approaches to mental health and social justice.  92:246-255. 2022
    2020 Guidelines for culturally adapting mental health interventions in ChinaChina Journal of Social Work.  13:299-317. 2020
    2018 First-episode psychosis: Ongoing mental health service utilization during the stable period for adolescents.Early Intervention in Psychiatry: the development, onset and treatment of emerging mental disorders.  12:677-685. 2018
    2017 Dysregulated infant temperament and caregiver warmth in Jordanian orphanages: The importance of considering goodness-of-fitChildren and Youth Services Review.  82:400-406. 2017
    2017 C-FIT adolescent diversion program: A behavioral intervention pilot test for delinquent offendersInternational Social Work.  60:1111-1125. 2017
    2017 Public perceptions of adolescent mothers in need of care and protection in Jordan: Could community-based alternatives to institutional placement reduce stigma?International Social Work.  60:861-868. 2017
    2015 Assessment of adolescent mental health and behavioral problems in institutional care: discrepancies between staff-reported CBCL scores and adolescent-reported YSR scores.Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research.  42:279-287. 2015
    2015 Prevalence and correlates of depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, and suicidality in Jordanian youth in institutional care.Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease.  203:175-181. 2015
    2015 Stigma and mental health treatment of adolescents with depression in jordan.Community Mental Health Journal.  51:111-117. 2015
    2014 Child mental health in Jordanian orphanages: effect of placement change on behavior and caregiving.BMC Pediatrics.  14:316. 2014
    2014 “Crowding in” or “crowding out”? An examination of the impact of the welfare state on generalized social trustInternational Journal of Social Welfare.  23:61-68. 2014
    2013 Adaptation and translation of mental health interventions in Middle Eastern Arab countries: a systematic review of barriers to and strategies for effective treatment implementation.International Journal of Social Psychiatry.  59:671-681. 2013
    2013 Is program structure related to stigma and community acceptance of justice-involved adolescents?Children and Youth Services Review.  35:871-876. 2013
    2013 Prevalence of mental health and behavioral problems among adolescents in institutional care in Jordan.Psychiatric Services.  64:196-200. 2013
    2013 Stigma and adolescents with psychosis in the Middle East: implications for engaging in mental health treatment.Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease.  201:68-71. 2013
    2013 The impact of length of placement on self-reported mental health problems in detained Jordanian youth.International Journal of Law and Psychiatry.  36:107-112. 2013
    2012 Foster care as a viable alternative to institutional care in the Middle East: community acceptance and stigma across type of placement in Jordan.Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.  33:517-521. 2012
    2012 A meta-analysis of experimental studies of diversion programs for juvenile offenders.Clinical Psychology Review.  32:26-33. 2012
    Pathways to mental health care: Latinos’ help-seeking preferences.JOURNAL OF LATINX PSYCHOLOGY.  12:1-17.
    Stigma toward cocaine use in Mexico City: does gender matter?Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions.  1-14.

    Chapter

    Year Title
    Ethical Collaborative of Social Science and Behavioral Research and Institutional Review Boards (IRB): Binational Collaborations in Mexico and the USA

    Conference Paper

    Year Title
    2017 Beyond the crisis: Ongoing psychiatric treatment and service utilization after initial symptom stabilization following first-episode psychosis for adolescentsEuropean Psychiatry. S337-S337. 2017
    Assessment of Adolescent Mental Health and Behavioral Problems in Institutional Care: Discrepancies between Staff-Reported CBCL Scores and Adolescent-Reported YSR Scores.
    Assessment of Adolescent Mental Health and Behavioral Problems in Residential Care: Discrepancies between Staff-Reported CBCL Scores and Adolescent-Reported YSR Scores.
    Comprehensive Treatment Planning Project: An Exploration of Risk-Needs-Responsivity and Reentry in New York City.
    Core Components of Effective Cultural Translation and Adaptation of Evidence-Based Interventions in the Middle East.
    Developing Culturally-Congruent Interventions for Unwed Adolescent Mothers in Need of Care and Protection in Jordan: Can Community-Based Alternatives to Institutional Placement Reduce Stigma?
    Diversion from Juvenile Justice Processing: A 30-Year Meta-Analysis of Intervention Effects.
    Examining the Attitudes and Stigma of Latinos Youths Engaging in Mental Health Services
    Identifying Tipping Points in the Life Histories of Criminally-Involved, Mentally Ill Women.
    Improving Ongoing Engagement for Adolescents with a Psychotic Disorder: Investigating Predictors and Temporal Patterns of Mental Health Service Utilization.
    Possible Selves and Risk Behavior Among Adolescents in Conflict with the Law in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
    Prevalence and Correlates of Depression, PTSD, and Suicidality among Adolescents in Institutional Care in Jordan.
    Prevalence and Correlates of PTSD, Depression, and Suicidality in Jordanian Youth in Institutional Care.
    The Caregiving Context of Hopefulness and Wellbeing for Children in Institutional Care in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
    Understanding the Process of Moving from Goals to Action for Adolescents on Probation

    Teaching Activities

  • Data Analysis and Statistics Taught course 2022
  • Data Analysis and Statistics Taught course 2022
  • Program & Practice Evaluation Taught course 2022
  • Program & Practice Evaluation Taught course 2022
  • Data Analysis and Statistics Taught course 2022
  • Data Analysis and Statistics Taught course 2021
  • Data Analysis and Statistics Taught course 2021
  • Program & Practice Evaluation Taught course 2021
  • Data Analysis and Statistics Taught course 2021
  • Rsrch Exp/Social Work Taught course 2021
  • Data Analysis and Statistics Taught course 2021
  • Program & Practice Evaluation Taught course 2020
  • Program & Practice Evaluation Taught course 2020
  • Data Analysis and Statistics Taught course 2019
  • Rsrch Exp/Social Work Taught course 2019
  • Program & Practice Evaluation Taught course 2019
  • Research Methods Social Work Taught course 2019
  • Research Methods Social Work Taught course 2018
  • Research Methods Social Work Taught course 2018
  • Program & Practice Evaluation Taught course 2018
  • Research Methods in Soc Work Taught course 2018
  • Research Methods Social Work Taught course 2017
  • Research Methods Social Work Taught course 2017
  • Data Analysis and Statistics Taught course 2017
  • Research Methods in Soc Work Taught course 2017
  • Research Methods Social Work Taught course 2016
  • Research Methods Social Work Taught course 2016
  • Education And Training

  • B.F.A., New York University
  • M.Phil., Columbia University
  • M.S.W. Social Work, Fordham University
  • Ph.D. Social Work, Columbia University
  • Full Name

  • Kathryne Brewer