• 85 Citations
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1995 …2024
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Research Output 1995 2019

2019
1 Citation (Scopus)
caregiver
well-being
child welfare
foster parents
kinship
2016
6 Citations (Scopus)

Promoting Well-Being Through Relationship Building: The Role of Smartphone Technology in Foster Care

Denby, R. W., Gomez, E. & Alford, K. A., Apr 2 2016, In : Journal of Technology in Human Services. 34, 2, p. 183-208 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smartphones
well-being
Technology
Aptitude
Demonstrations
2015

Rural families and reshaping human services

Cook, J. F., Alford, K. A., Uhrich, J. & Conway, P. G., 2015, Routledge Taylor & Francis Group. 236 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2013

Preface

Alford, K. A., Cook, J. F. & Conway, P., 2013, In : Journal of Family Social Work. 16, 1, p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2012

Conclusion: Rural Families, Another Element in the Mosaic of Diversity

Alford, K. A., Cook, J. F. & Conway, P., Oct 2012, In : Journal of Family Social Work. 15, 5, p. 461-463 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mosaic
family

Introduction to Rural Families and Reshaping Human Services

Cook, J. F., Alford, K. A. & Conway, P., Oct 2012, In : Journal of Family Social Work. 15, 5, p. 351-358 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

services
family
2011
14 Citations (Scopus)

The journey to adopt a child who has special needs: Parents' perspectives

Denby, R. W., Alford, K. A. & Ayala, J., Sep 2011, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 33, 9, p. 1543-1554 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

parents
Parents
Child Welfare
Motivation
adoptive parents
2008
2005
3 Citations (Scopus)

Enhancing achievement in adolescent black males: The rites of passage link

Alford, K. A., Mc Kenry, P. & Gavazzi, S., Jan 1 2005, Educating Our Black Children: New Directions and Radical Approaches. Taylor and Francis, p. 141-156 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

ritual
adolescent
education
social indicators
worldview
1998
6 Citations (Scopus)

Family preservation services and special populations: The invisible target

Denby, R. W., Curtis, C. M. & Alford, K. A., Jan 1998, In : Families in Society. 79, 1, p. 3-14 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

child welfare
social worker
minority
worker
trend
1996
20 Citations (Scopus)

Culturally specific programs for foster care youth: The sample case of an African American rites of passage program

Gavazzi, S. M., Alford, K. A. & McKenry, P. C., Apr 1996, In : Family Relations. 45, 2, p. 166-174 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ritual
African Americans
Independent Living
social intervention
ethnicity
24 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding african american discipline styles: Suggestions for effective social work intervention

Denby, R. & Alford, K. A., Sep 11 1996, In : Journal of Multicultural Social Work. 4, 3, p. 81-98 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Work
African Americans
social work
Child Rearing
service provider
1995
5 Citations (Scopus)

Art in existential psychotherapy with couples and families

Lantz, J. & Alford, K. A., Sep 1995, In : Contemporary Family Therapy. 17, 3, p. 331-342 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Art
psychotherapy
Psychotherapy
art
honor
6 Citations (Scopus)

Existential family treatment with an Urban-Appalachian adolescent

Lantz, J. & Alford, K. A., 1995, In : Journal of Family Psychotherapy. 6, 4, p. 15-27 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Therapeutics
Social Adjustment