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Michelle D. Hand, PhD, MSW, LSW

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35) Hand, M. (2021, November). Arts-based approaches to addressing sexual violence and trauma: A systematic scoping review. [Interactive poster presentation]. Accepted for the 67th Annual Program Meeting of

the Council on Social Work Education, Orlando, FL.

34) Hand, M. (2021, July). Perceptions of sexual violence in later life, barriers and solutions to prevention. [Interactive poster presentation]. Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, Denver, CO. https://alz.org/diversity-health-disparity-conference-alzheimers-dementia/downloads/Addressing-Health-Disparities-Program-Alzheimer%27s-Association-2021.pdf

33) Hand, M. (2021, January). Perceptions of sexual violence, particularly in later life: A logistic regression and chi-Square analysis of a factorial vignette survey on ability to label SV and reportability [Interactive poster presentation]. The 25th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR), Virtual Event. https://sswr.confex.com/sswr/2021/webprogram/Paper43888.html

 

32) Hand, M. (January, 2021). A systematic scoping review of perceptions of sexual violence in later life and approaches to prevention [Interactive poster presentation]. The 25th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR), Virtual Event. https://sswr.confex.com/sswr/2021/webprogram/Paper43763.html

31) Hand, M. & Gibson, A. (2020, July). Determining capacity for individuals with dementia to give sexual consent: A scoping review to guide best practice [Interactive poster presentation]. Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, Virtual Event. www.alz.org/aaic/overview.asp

 

30) Hand, M. (2020, April).  Using visual art-based therapy to address sexual trauma: Implications for research [Interactive poster presentation]. Accepted for the 20th International Conference on Integrated Care, Sibenik, Croatia. (Conference cancelled).

29) Hand, M. (2019, November).  Elder sexual abuse: A review of legally mandated approaches toward prevention and future implications [Interactive poster presentation]. The Gerontological Society of America’s 71st Annual Scientific Meeting: Globalizing Social Problems, Austin, TX.

28) Hand, M. (2019, October). Elder sexual abuse: A scoping review of its nature, prevalence and prevention  [Interactive poster presentation]. The Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, Denver, CO.

27) Beaujolais, B. & Hand, M. (2019, January). Prostitution court diversion programs: A scoping review  of program components and impact [Interactive poster presentation]. Accepted for the 22nd Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, San Francisco, CA.

26) Beaujolais, B. & Hand, M. (2018, January). An exploration of feminist self-defense programs as a strategy to prevent sexual violence on college campuses: A systematic review [Interactive poster presentation]. The 21st Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, D.C.

25) Hand, M. & Beaujolais, B. (2017, November). A systematic review of sexual assault prevention methods for older adults: Exploring the hidden needs of a growing population [Interactive poster presentation]. The 19th International Conference on Anthropology, Venice, Italy.

24) Hand, M. & Beaujolais, B. (2017, October). Preventing sexual violence among older adult women and  men: A systematic review [Interactive poster presentation]. The 63rd Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, Dallas, TX.

23) Hand, M. & Beaujolais, B. (2017, January).  A systematic review of approaches used to address sexual assault among older adults: Exploring the hidden needs of a growing yet underrepresented population [Interactive poster presentation]. The 20th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, New Orleans, LA.

22) Beaujolais, B. & Hand, M. (2017, January). Exploring strengths-based strategies used to prevent sexual trauma within the community: A systematic review [Interactive poster presentation]. The 20th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, New Orleans, LA.

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George Mason University

College of Public Health
Department of Social Work
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Fairfax, VA 22030, USA

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Exploring and Addressing Violence and Trauma
through Multi-level Non-pharmacological Interventions
for Greater Wellbeing and Justice

Among At-risk Communities Across the Lifespan

Professional Development

  • Public Speaking

    • Trauma, Resilience and Healing

    • Sexual Violence, Trafficking and Healing Across the Lifespan

    • Trauma-informed Teaching, Research and Practice

    • Nature- and Arts-based Strategies​ for Mental Health and Trauma

    • Social Work, Human Rights and Social Justice

    • Research (e.g., Systematic, Scoping, Rapid and General Literature Reviews)

 

  • Trauma-informed Consultation and Coaching                for Individuals, Agencies and Organizations

    • Trauma-informed Healthcare and Social Work

      • Trauma-informed Dentistry

    • Trauma-informed Teaching and Mentorship

    • Trauma-informed Research

 

  • PhD Candidate and Job Market Consultation and Coaching 

    • Highlights on Qualifications

      • Successful Dissertation Defense as a First-Gen Graduate, while Teaching and in Practice, as a Parent (Support is Essential)

      • 12 Campus Visit Invitations, Resulting in Multiple Offers ​

      • Pre- and Post-pandemic TT Market Experience (with a Spouse + Small Kids)

      • Experience Securing a Second R-1 TT Position Early on the TT 

      • Relevant Service: Candidacy, Dissertation and Search Committee Experience

Teaching Skills and Software

  • Curriculum, Syllabus and Lecture Development

  • Extensive Independent In-Person, Online and Hybrid Lecture Experience

  • Collaborative Study Abroad Leadership

  • Formal and Informal Mentorship

 

Advanced Quantitative Methods and Software

  • Systematic, Scoping and Rapid Reviews

  • Multiple Hierarchical and Logistic Regression Analysis

  • Chi-Square Analysis

  • Survey design and Implementation

  • Red Cap, Qualtrics and Lime, Survey

  • SPSS

 

Advanced Qualitative Methods and Software

  • In-depth Individual and Focus Group Interviews

  • Thematic Analysis and Synthesis

  • Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis

  • Discourse Analysis

  • Grounded Theory

  • Case Study

  • NVivo and Excel

 

Advanced Mixed Methods

  • Multistage Transformative Methods

  • Community-Based Participatory Research

 

Research, Writing and Presentation Collaboration

  • Excellent Written Skills, with a Record of High Impact First-authored Publications

    • Experience Successfully Training Colleagues and Students on Research and APA Formatting​

  • Over 30 Peer-reviewed National and International Conference Presentations

 

Social Work Practice Skills

  • Case Management

  • Individual, Group and Family Therapy

  • Structural Family and Solutions-Focused Therapy, as well as Trauma-Informed Approaches

  • Arts-based Social Work

  • School Social Work

  • Medical Social Work

  • Urban and Rural Social Work

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

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