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PUBLICATIONS

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Akesson, B., Ives, N., and Denov, M. (in review). Self-care in international social work: Preparing the next generation of students for the challenges of field placements.

Akesson, B.(in press). The concept and meaning of place for young children affected by political violence in the occupied Palestinian territories. Spaces and Flows: An International Journal of Urban and ExtraUrban Studies.

Akesson, B., Hoven, C., Mandell, D., Donina, K, and Doan, T. (in press). Parental involvement with the criminal justice system and the effects on their children: A collaborative model for researching vulnerable families. Social Work in Public Health.

Ager, A., Akesson, B., Stark, L., Okot, B., McCollister, F., Flouri, E., & Boothby, N. (2011). The impact of the school-based Psychosocial Structured Activities (PSSA) program on conflict-affected children in northern Uganda. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 52(11), 1124-1133. doi:10.1111/j.1469-7610.2011.02407.x
(Available from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1469-7610.2011.02407.x/abstract).

Akesson, B. (2011, June). Research with young children affected by family violence: Proposing a robust research agenda. Early Childhood Matters, 116, 22-25.
(Available from http://www.bernardvanleer.org/Hidden-violence-Protecting-young-children-at-home).

Ager, A., Akesson, B., Stark, L., Okot, B., McCollister, F., Flouri, E., and Boothby, N. (2011). The impact of the school-based Psychosocial Structured Activities (PSSA) program on conflict-affected children in northern Uganda. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. doi:10.1111/j.1469-7610.2011.02407.x (Available here).

Ager, A., Stark, L., Akesson, B. & Boothby N. (2010, July/August). Defining best practice in care and protection of children in crisis-affected settings: a Delphi study. Child Development, 81(4). doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2010.01467.x (Available here).

Akesson, B. (2008). Addressing the psychosocial needs of pregnant women affected by war: program approaches and program gaps. Refuge, 25(1). (Available here).

Akesson, B. (2005). War is not the only trauma: Rethinking psychosocial healing in complex emergencies. Journal of Student Social Work, 3. (Available here).