Research

We stay informed about the latest research in the field to provide you the most up-to-date services possible. We also believe in sharing this information and resources with the communities that we serve.

Below are some samples of our research and resources:

  1. Redcay, A.,  & Counselman-Carpenter, E., (In Progress, 2019) Working with Grief, & Traumatic Loss: Theory, Practice, Personal Reflection & Self-care for Clinicians, San Diego, CA, Cognella Publishing

  2. Stylianou, A.M.  & Hoge, G. (In press). Transitioning out of an urban domestic violence emergency shelter: Voices of survivors. Violence against Women.

  3. LGBT Gender & Sexuality PA Resource Book 2018

  4. Counselman-Carpenter, E., & Redcay, A., (2018). Mining for posttraumatic growth (PTG) in sexual minority women who survive intimate partner violence: a conceptual perspective. Behavioral Sciences, Journal of Psychology & Cognition 8(9), 77. doi: 10.3390/bs8090077

  5. Redcay, A., Counselman-Carpenter, E. & Proctor, C., (2018) The Impact of fluidity on mental health, Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health (GLMH) https://doi.org/10.1080/19359705.2018.1528915

  6. Redcay, A., & Simonetti, C., (2018) Criteria for Love & Relationship Addiction: Distinguishing relationship addiction from other substance and behavioral addictions. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity: The Journal of Treatment & Prevention 25(1)https://doi.org/10.1080/10720162.2017.1403984

  7. Steiner, J.J., Kynn, J., Stylianou, A.M., & Postmus, J.L. (2018). Providing services to trafficking survivors: Understanding practices across the globe. Journal of Evidence-Informed Social Work, Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/23761407.2017.1423527

  8. Stylianou, A.M. (2018). Economic abuse experiences and depressive symptoms among victims of intimate partner violence. Journal of Family Violence, Advance online publications https://doi.org/10.1007/s10896-018-9973-4

  9. Stylianou, A.M., Counselman-Carpenter, E., & Redcay, A. (2018) “My sister is the one that made me stay above water.” How social supports are maintained and strained when survivors of intimate partner violence reside in emergency shelter programs. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260518816320

  10. Stylianou, A.M. & Ebright, E. (2018). Providing coordinated, immediate, trauma-focused and interdisciplinary responses to children exposed to severe intimate partner violence: Assessing feasibility of a collaborative model. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260518769359

  11. Hoge, G.L., Stylianou, A.M., Hetling, A., & Postmus, J.L. (2017). Developing and validating the Scale of Economic Self-Efficacy. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260517706761

  12. O'Connor, L.A., Weinstein, B., & Stylianou, A.M. (2017). Supporting young men of color as survivors of crime and violence.  Social Work, 61, 1, 83-85. https://doi.org/10.1093/sw/sww082

  13. Redcay, A., Lance, R., Johnson, D., & Delavega, E., (2017). Harrisburg-Carlisle poverty fact sheet. [Fact Sheet]. Millersville University School of Social Work. Retrieved from https://www.memphis.edu/socialwork/research/2017harrisburgpovertyfactsheet.pdf

  14. Redcay, A., Lance, R., Johnson, D., & Delavega, E., (2017). Lancaster poverty fact sheet. [Fact Sheet]. Millersville University School of Social Work. Retrieved from https://www.memphis.edu/socialwork/research/2017lancasterpovertyfactsheet.pdf

  15. Redcay, A., Lance, R., Johnson, D., & Delavega, E.,(2017). Lebanon County poverty fact sheet. [Fact Sheet]. Millersville University School of Social Work. Retrieved from https://www.memphis.edu/socialwork/research/2017lebanoncountypovertyfactsheet.pdf

  16. Redcay, A., Lance, R., Johnson, D., & Delavega, E., (2017). Philadelphia poverty fact sheet. [Fact Sheet]. Millersville University School of Social Work. Retrieved from https://www.memphis.edu/socialwork/research/2017philadelphiapovertyfactsheet.pdf

  17. Redcay, A., Lance, R., Johnson, D., & Delavega, E., (2017). Reading poverty fact sheet. [Fact Sheet]. Millersville University School of Social Work. Retrieved from https://www.memphis.edu/socialwork/research/2017readingpovertyfactsheet.pdf

  18. Redcay, A., Lance, R., Johnson, D., & Delavega, E., (2017). York County poverty fact sheet. [Fact Sheet]. Millersville University School of Social Work. Retrieved from https://www.memphis.edu/socialwork/research/2017yorkcountypovertyfactsheet.pdf

  19. Stylianou, A.M. (2017). Economic abuse within intimate partner violence: A review of the literature. Violence and Victims, Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1891/0886-6708.33.1.3

  20. Fisher, L. & Stylianou, A.M. (2016). To stay or to leave: Factors influencing victims’ decisions to stay or leave a domestic violence emergency shelter.  Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260516645816

  21. Postmus, J.L., Plummer, S., & Stylianou, A.M. (2016).  Measuring economic abuse in the lives of survivors: Revising the scale of economic abuse. Violence against Women, 22(6), 692-703. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077801215610012

  22. Postmus, J.L., Stylianou, A.M. & McMahon, S. (2016). The abusive behavior inventory – revised. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 31(17), 2867-2888. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260515581882

  23. Redcay, A., (May, 2016) Treating Transgender Children and Teens Princeton House Behavioral Health, Summer 2016 Newsletter, Princeton House Behavioral Health, Princeton Healthcare System

  24. Redcay, A (April, 2016) Supporting Families With Transgender Children, Health Matters, Retrievedhttp://www.centraljersey.com/lifestyle/health-matters-supporting-families-with-transgender-children/article_d242a82e-0d79-11e6-963f-cf00717e004f.html

  25. Silva-Martinez, E., Stylianou, A.M., Hoge, G., Plummer, S., McMahon, S. & Postmus, J.L. (2016). Implementing a financial management curriculum with survivors of IPV: Exploring advocates’ experiences. Affilia, 31(1), 112-128. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886109915608218

  26. Hetling, A., Stylianou, A. M., & Postmus, J. L. (2015). Measuring financial strain in the lives of survivors of intimate partner violence. Journal of  Interpersonal Violence, 30, 6, 1046-1064. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260514539758

  27. McMahon, Sarah, Banyard. Victoria L., & McMahon, Sheila M. (2015). "Incoming College Students’ Bystander Behaviors to Prevent Sexual Violence." Journal of College Student Development 56.5, 488-493. https://doi.org/10.1353/csd.2015.0050

  28. Redcay, A., (December, 3, 2015) Transgender issues and eating disorders. Gurze/Salucore Eating Disorders Resource Catalogue. Retrievedhttp://www.edcatalogue.com/transgender-issues-and-eating-disorders/ 12/3/15

  29. Silva-Martınez, Elithet; Stylianou, Amanda M.; Hoge, Gretchen L.; Plummer, Sara, McMahon, Sheila M.; and Postmus, Judy L. (2015). Implementing a Financial Management Curriculum With Survivors of IPV: Exploring Advocates’ Experiences. Affilia: Journal of Women and Social Work, 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886109915608218

  30. McMahon, S., Allen, C. T., Postmus, J. L., McMahon, S. M., Peterson, N. A., & Lowe Hoffman, M. (2014). Measuring bystander attitudes and behavior to prevent sexual violence. Journal of American College Health, 62(1), 58-66. https://doi.org/10.1080/07448481.2013.849258

  31. McMahon, S., Hoffman, M.L., McMahon, S.M., Zucker, S.& Koenick, R.A. (2013). What would you do? Sexual violence bystander intervention strategies for college students. Journal of College and Character, Vol. 14, No. 2.

  32. Stylianou, A. M., Postmus, J. L., & McMahon, S. (2013). Measuring abusive behaviors: Is economic abuse a unique form of abuse? Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 28(16), 3186-3204. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260513496904

  33. Stylianou, A.M., & McMahon, S. (2013). Requiring continuing education units on interpersonal violence. Social Work, 58(2), 189-190.

  34. McMahon, S. (2012). Health Belief Model. In J. Postmus (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Sexual Violence and Abuse. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

  35. McMahon, S. (2012). Religious Groups (Overview). In J. Postmus (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Sexual Violence and Abuse. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

  36. McMahon, S. (2012). Theory, Diffusion of Innovations. In J. Postmus (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Sexual Violence and Abuse. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. McMahon, S.M. (2012). Theory, Feminist. In J. Postmus (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Sexual Violence and Abuse. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO

  37. Postmus, J. L., Huang, C. C., & Stylianou, A.M. (2012). The impact of physical and economic abuse on maternal mental health and parenting. Children and Youth Services Review, 34(9), 1922-1928. https://doi.org/10.1177/1524838018764160

  38. Redcay, A., (2012). Sport Teams and Rape.  In J.L. Postmus (Ed.), Sexual Violence and Abuse: An Encyclopedia of Prevention, Impacts, and Recovery.  Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

  39. Redcay, A., (2012). Drug Facilitated Rape.  In J.L. Postmus (Ed.), Sexual Violence and Abuse: An Encyclopedia of Prevention, Impacts, and Recovery.  Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

  40. Redcay, A., (2012). Gang Rape.  In J.L. Postmus (Ed.), Sexual Violence and Abuse: An Encyclopedia of Prevention, Impacts, and Recovery.  Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

  41. Redcay, A., (2012). Sport Teams and Rape.  In J.L. Postmus (Ed.), Sexual Violence and Abuse: An Encyclopedia of Prevention, Impacts, and Recovery.  Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

  42. Redcay, A., (2012). Drug Facilitated Rape.  In J.L. Postmus (Ed.), Sexual Violence and Abuse: An Encyclopedia of Prevention, Impacts, and Recovery.  Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

  43. Simmel, C, K. Ocasio, A. Redcay, B. Forenza, N.S. Nurshid, and S. Kim (2012) Reflections on New Jersey’s Case Practice Model. Report prepared for New Jersey’s Department of Children and Families. Rutgers University School of Social Work.