Publications & Presentations

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Slayter, E.and Jensen, J. (2019-In press). Parents with intellectual disabilities in the child protection system. Children & Youth Services Review. Volume and issue to be determined.

Lindley, L.C., & Slayter, E. (2018c). Serious illness and quality of end-of-life for children in US foster care: A national study. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care, Epub.

Lindley, L. and Slayter, E. (2018b). Prior trauma exposure and serious illness at end of life: A national study of children in the U.S. foster care system from 2005-2015. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. Epub.

Lindley, L. and Slayter, E. (2018a). End-of-life trends and patterns among children in the US foster care system: 2005-2015.  Death Studies. Epub. https://doi.org/10.1080/07481187.2018.1455765.

Slayter, E., Lightfoot, E. and Leisey, M. (2018). Intimate partner violence among transitional-aged young woman with and without disabilities.  Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma. 27(3), 275-290.

Slayter, E(2017). Suicidality among transitional-aged youth with disabilities: Implications for social work practice.  Psikhologicheskaya nauka I obrazovanie [Psychological Science and Education], 2016. 21(4), 75–82. (In Russian, аbstract in English) 

Slayter, E. (2017).  The vagaries of veiling: Navigating culture and social change in a Turkish-American family. The Sextant, Salem State University, Salem, MA.

Slayter, E.  (2016) By any means necessary: Infusing social injustice content into statistics courses.  Journal of Social Work Education. 53(2), 339-346.

Slayter, E.  (2016).Foster care outcomes for youth with intellectual disabilities.  Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities.  54(5), 299-315.

Slayter, E.  (2016).Youth with disabilities in the United States child welfare system. Children and Youth Services Review.  64: 155-165.

Slayter, E. (2016).  Disparities in substance abuse treatment utilization among women with intellectual disability.  Journal of Social Work in Disability and Rehabilitation. 15(2):96-115.

Slayter, E.and Križ, K. (2015). “A lot of my families are scared and won’t reach out:” Fear factors and their effects on child protection practice with undocumented immigrant families.  Journal of Public Child Welfare. 9(3), 299-321.

Lightfoot, E. and Slayter, E.  (2014). Risk factors for child welfare involvement amongst parents with disabilities. Children and Youth Services Review. 47(P3), 283-290.

Zelnick, J.,Slayter E.,Flanzbaum, B, Ginty, N., Dominguez, B. and Trust, C. (2013). Part of the job? Workplace violence and social workers.  Health and Social Work. 38 (2) 75-85.

Kriz, K., Slayter E., Iannicelli, A. and J. Lourie (2012).  Fear management: How child protection workers engage with non-citizen immigrant families.  Children and Youth Services Review. 34(1), 316-323.

Slayter, E. (2011). Adults with dual eligibility for Medicaid and Medicare: Access to substance abuse treatment. Journal of Social Work in Disability and Rehabilitation. 10(2), 67-81.

Slayter, E. and Springer, C. (2011). Child welfare-involved youth with intellectual disabilities: Pathways into and placements in foster care.  Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities. 49(1), 423-429.

Slayter, E. (2010). Medicaid-covered alcohol and drug treatment use among people with intellectual disabilities: Evidence of disparities. Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities. 48(5), 312-330.

Slayter, E. (2010). Demographic and clinical characteristics of people with intellectual disabilities with and without substance abuse disorders in a Medicaid population. Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities. 48(6), 462-473.

Slayter, E. (2010). Not immune: Access to substance abuse treatment among Medicaid-covered youth with mental retardation.  Journal of Disability Policy Studies. 20(4), 195-204.

Slayter, E. (2010). Disparities in access to substance abuse treatment among people with intellectual disabilities and serious mental illness.  Heath and Social Work. 35:1, 49-60.

Slayter, E. (2009). Intimate partner violence against women with disabilities: Implications for disability service system case management practice. Journal of Maltreatment, Aggression and Trauma. 18(2), 182-199.

Slayter, E. and Steenrod, S. (2009). Addressing alcohol and drug addiction among people with mental retardation: A need for cross-system collaboration. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions. 9(1), 71-90.

 Slayter, E. (2008). Understanding and overcoming barriers to substance abuse treatment access for people with mental retardationJournal of Social Work in Disability and Rehabilitation. 7(2), 63-80.

Slayter, E. (2007). Substance abuse and mental retardation: Balancing risk management with the dignity of risk. Families in Society: Journal of Contemporary Human Services. 88(4), 651-659.

Slayter, E., Garnick, D., Kubisiak, J., Bishop, C., Gilden, D. and Hakim, R. (2006) Injury prevalence among children and adolescents with mental retardation. Mental Retardation. 44(3), 212-233.

MANUSCRIPTS UNDER REVIEW:

Johnson, L., Slayter, E.and Livingstone, A. Disability, race and ethnicity: Family reunification outcomes among foster children. Children & Youth Services.

Johnson, L., Slayter, E.and Livingstone, A.Disability, race and ethnicity: An exploration of adoption outcomes among foster children. Adoption Quarterly.

Slayter, E.Child maltreatment recurrence among parents with intellectual disabilities in the child welfare system. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

PUBLISHED ARTICLES, REPORTS OR MONOGRAPHS:

Bouchard, A., Eager, B., Haydock, B., Venuti, S. and Slayter, E.(2018).  Evaluation of the volunteer training program at the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center.  May 18, 2018.

Slayter, E.(2017). Language is power: Two things you need to know for practice with disabled people.  Social Work Helper. April 1, 2018 https://www.socialworkhelper.com/2018/04/01/language-is-power-two-things-you-need-to-know-for-practice-with-disabled-people/

Slayter, E. (2017).  Nothing about us without us: Social work practice with women with disabilities. In Eds. Butler-Mokoro, S. and Grant, L (2017)  Feminist perspectives on social work practice: The intersecting lives of women in the 21stcentury, New York: Oxford University Press.

Slayter, E.(2017). Hurricane Irma: Two things helping professionals need to know about people with disabilities.  Social Work Helper. September 9, 2017https://www.socialworkhelper.com/2017/09/09/hurricane-irma-two-things-helping-professionals-need-know-people-disabilities/

Slayter, E.(2017).  What “Bachelor in Paradise” can teach us about working with young Black men.” Social Work Helper.  August 25, 2017.  https://www.socialworkhelper.com/2017/08/25/bachelor-paradise-can-teach-social-workers-practice-young-black-men/

Slayter, E. (2017). What white nationalist Christopher Cantwell can remind us about social work practice. Social Work Helper.  August, 22, 2017. https://www.socialworkhelper.com/2017/08/22/white-nationalist-christopher-cantwell-can-remind-us-social-work-practice/

Slayter, E. (2017). Five ways white social workers can respond to the Charlottesville aftermath. Social Work Helper.  August 17, 2017. https://www.socialworkhelper.com/2017/08/17/5-ways-white-social-workers-can-respond-charlottesville-aftermath/

Slayter, E.(2017).  A teacher’s response to Charlottesville for social workers in practice with people with disabilities.  Social Work Helper.  August 15, 2017. https://www.socialworkhelper.com/2017/08/15/teachers-response-charlottesville-social-workers-practice-people-disabilities/

Slayter, E. (2014).  Twinkies for breakfast.  In McHale-Holland, L., Ed. Sisters Born, Sisters Found: A Diversity of Voices on Sisterhood. Rohnert Park: Wordforest.

Slayter, E. (2011, June). “I am ready!” Educating future child welfare leaders in Massachusetts.  Evaluation report for the Massachusetts Child Welfare Institute. Department of Children and Families, Boston, Massachusetts.

Slayter, E., Yudilevich-Espinoza, S. and Zelnick, J. (2010, May). Workforce projections for social work graduates at Salem State College.

Slayter, E. (2009, Summer). Identifying substance abuse among people with intellectual disabilities: Don’t rule it out before you rule it out!  The New Social Worker Online.

Bradley, K., Oliver, M., Richardson, N. and Slayter, E. (2001, Fall).  Policy Brief: No place like home:  Housing and the ex-prisoner.  Community Resources for Justice, Inc. Boston, Massachusetts. 

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

Johnson, L., Ogunbona, L. and Slayter, E.(2019). Putting on new lenses: Applying cultural humility and intersectionality to work with children and families. Youth at Risk Conference. Salem, Massachusetts.  May 31, 2019.

Johnson, L., Ogunbona, L. and Slayter, E.(2019). Tools for building resiliency: Drawing on cultural humility and intersectionality in work with children and families. Center for Childhood and Youth Studies Symposium. Salem, Massachusetts.  April 1, 2019.

Johnson, L., Slayter, E.and Livingstone, A.(2018). Locating the intersections of disability, race and ethnicity: An exploration of family reunification outcomes.Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. November 8, 2018.

Slayter, E. and Copersino, M. (2018).  Substance use and substance use disorder among people with developmental disabilities.  Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress.  April 28, 2018.

Slayter, E.(2017).  Parents with intellectual disabilities. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting.  November 7, 2017.

Johnson, L., Slayter, E. and Livingstone, A. (2017).  Locating the intersections of disability, race and ethnicity: An exploration of child welfare outcomes.  Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting.  November 7, 2017.

Slayter, E. (2017). Evidence of disparities: Youth with disabilities in the American child welfare system. International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (IPSCAN) European Regional Meeting 2017: The Hague, Netherlands.

Slayter, E.,Telitsyna, A. and Semya, G. (2017). A cross-national comparison of private-public collaboration for supporting child welfare-involved youth with disabilities.  International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (IPSCAN) European Regional Meeting 2017: The Hague, Netherlands

Slayter, E.(2016). Keynote address: Weaving together addictions and developmental disabilities: The other dual diagnosis. National Association on Dual Diagnosis 33rdAnnual Conference.  Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

Slayter, E.and Copersino, M. (2016).  Addressing substance use disorder among people with developmental disabilities. North Shore Link 10thAnnual Conference, Danvers, MA

Byrne, M., Leisey, M., Slayter, E., Springer, C. (2014, May). Preparing Social Work Leaders: integrating the big and little “L” across the Curriculum. Panel presentation at the 25th Annual Network for Social Work Management Conference. Boston, MA.

Zelnick, J. and Slayter, E. (2011, November)Part of the job? Workplace violence in Massachusetts social service agencies. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting: Social Work Section. Washington, DC.

Slayter, E., Blue, M. Stone, L. and Springer, C. (2011, October).  Suicidality in child protection settings: Implications for social work education. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Atlanta, GA.

Neely-Barnes, S., Tijerina, M., Trawler, K., Slayter, E., Rolf, K. (2011, October).  Accommodating students with disabilities in field practica: Challenges and strategies. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Atlanta, GA.

Byrne, M., Slayter, E., Masshardt, C. and Springer, C. (2011, October).Moving beyond supervisory leadership: Fostering alternative leadership skills among child protection workers. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Atlanta, GA.

Lightfoot, E., Bricout, J., Cramer, E., Parish, S., Plummer, S., Putnam, M. and Slayter, E.(2011, January). Methodological, logistical and ethical issues in research related to people with disabilities: A roundtable. Society for Social Work and Research. Tampa, FL.

Slayter ,E. and Križ, K. (2011, January).“It wasn’t ice to break, it was icebergs:” Fear management in child protection practice with immigrant families. Society for Social Work and Research. Tampa, FL.

Slayter, E. (2010, November).Suicidality and help-seeking behaviors among young adults with disabilities: Implications for suicide prevention. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting: Social Work Section. Denver, CO.

Križ, K. and Slayter, E. (2010, November).The globalization of emotion work: Fear management in child welfare practice with immigrant families. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting: Social Work Section. Denver, CO.

Slayter, E. and Springer, C. (2010, October)Cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analyses in child welfare education research: A roundtable. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Portland, OR.

Slayter, E. (2010, July).Permanency planning and foster care outcomes for children with and without intellectual disabilities. 3rd National Research Conference on Child and Family Programs and Policy, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA.

Slayter, E.and K. Križ.  When family caregiving responsibilities are transnational: Implications for social service programming with new immigrants. 3rd National Research Conference on Child & Family Programs & Policy, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA.

Križ, K. and Slayter, E. (2010, November).The globalization of emotion work: Fear management in child welfare practice with immigrant families. Eastern Sociological Society, Boston, MA.

Slayter, E. (2009, October).  Demystifying Medicaid claims data for use in health/behavioral health services program evaluation. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. San Antonio, TX.

Calhoun, E., Gutierrez, D., Geoffroy, M. and Slayter, E. (2009, October).Understanding and supporting the needs of sexually exploited girls involved in child protection services. Prostitution, Sex Work and Human Trafficking: 6th Annual Conference, Toledo, OH.

Slayter, E.(2008, October). Disparities in treatment access for people with mental retardation and serious mental illness.  Council on Social Work Education, Philadelphia, PA.

Slayter, E. (2008, May). Access to substance abuse treatment for adults with autism.  International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), London, England.

Slayter, E.(2008, April).  Balancing risk management & the dignity of risk: A case management framework for social work practice in disability and addiction settings. International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry & Allied Professions, Istanbul, Turkey.

Slayter, E., Adair, S. and Semerzier, E. (2007, November).  Adoption outcomes for Black adoptees with disabilities in the child welfare system. American Public Health Association, Washington, DC.

Slayter, E.(2007, January).  Intimate partner violence among women with disabilities: Case management implications. Society for Social Work Research. San Francisco, CA

Slayter, E.(2006, November). Substance abuse treatment across the lifespan among Medicaid beneficiaries with mental retardation: Predictors of access, initiation, dropout and engagement.  American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.

Slayter, E.(2005, April). Injury prevalence and expenditures among Medicaid beneficiaries with mental retardation aged 0-21.Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Bethesda, MD.

SOCIAL JUSTICE AND SYSTEMS CHANGE CONSULTANCIES:

Slayter, E., Suprenard, B., Rosenkranz, K. (2017). Alumni Forum: Talking with our clients about Charlottesville.  School of Social Work, Salem State University, Salem, MA.

Slayter, E., Orelup, C., Gribbins, M. and Bibeau, L. (2017).  Implementing cognitive pedagogy: Best practices for supporting students with disabilities in your classroom.  Pearls and Perils Conference.  Salem, MA.

Slayter, E., (2017).  The real impact: Candid conversations about the impact of the new presidential administration on people with disabilities.  Social Justice Colloquium: Cape Cod Community College.  Barnstable, MA.

Slayter, E. (2017), Scholarship while Caregiving. Salem State University, Salem, MA.

Johnson, L. and Slayter, E. (2017). Being the change: A beginning conversation at the School of Education. Salem State University, Salem, MA.

Johnson, L. and Slayter, E. (2016). Rising to the challenge: Teaching about multi-systemic oppression and privilege. Salem State University Opening Day, Salem, MA.

Johnson, L. and Slayter, E. (2016). Identity, privilege, and oppression: Teaching as transformation. Pearls and Perils Conference. Salem, MA.