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Starr A. Wood

Trauma, Human Development

The World Within Reach
Starr A. Wood
Associate Professor
 

School of Social Welfare

Address:
Richardson 218
Phone:
518-437-3680

 

Education

M.S.W. (1990) Smith College
Ph.D. (2000) Smith College

Research Interests

Scholarship and Research Interest: Trauma, Human Development

Additional Information

Starr Wood is interested in traumatic stress intervention and, in particular, how traumatic events impact human development along the lifespan in women and children. She has extensive experience and licenses in treating both mental health and addiction problems in the community. She advocates for the integration of dynamic, cognitive/behavioral and humanistic approaches. In addition to teaching in these areas of practice, Dr Wood has researched and published on challenges and innovations for delivering health care services to HIV+ substance abusers. She also assisted with writing the first national standards of care for providing health care and social services to substance abusers living with HIV and AIDS.

Publications

PUBLICATIONS IN PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS

Wood, S., Tobias, C. & McCree, J. (2004). Medication Adherence for HIV-Positive Women Caring for Children: In Their Own Words. AIDS Care, Volume 16, Number 7. October, 909-913.

Wood, S. & Tobias, C. (2004). Barriers to Care and Unmet Needs for HIV-Positive Women Caring for Children: Perceptions of Women and Providers. The Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Sciences, 3 (2). 47-65.

Tobias, C., Drainoni, M. & Wood, S. (2004). An Analysis of HRSA-Funded Services for HIV-Positive Substance Users: A Study of Ryan White CARE Act Title III, Title IV, and SPNS Providers. AIDS Patient Care and STDs, Oct 2004, Vol. 18, No. 10: 604-613.

Tobias, C., Wood, S. & Drainoni, M. (2006). Ryan White Care Act Title II Survey: Services for HIV-Positive Substance Users. AIDS Patient Care and STDs, March 20(3) 205-212.

Tobias, C., Wood, S. & Drainoni, M. (2006). Ryan White Care Act Title I Survey: Services for HIV-Positive Substance Users. AIDS Patient Care & STDs, January 20(1), 58-67.

Wood, S. (2006). Developmental Issues in Older Drinkers' Decisions: To Drink or Not to Drink. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 24(4), 99-118.

Wood, S. (2007). Making a Wish in Rwanda: the Restoration of Hope. Affilia 22(2), 220-225.

Wood, S. (2007). The Analysis of an Innovative HIV-Positive Women's Support Group. Social Work with Groups. 30(3), 9-28.

Wood, S. (2008). Health Care Services for HIV-positive Substance Abusers in a Rural Setting: An Innovative Program. Social Work in Health Care. 47(2), 108-121.

Wood, S. and Austin, S. (2009). Building Bridges for HIV-positive Substance Abusers in Bridgeport. The Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Sciences. 8(1), 20-34.

BOOK CHAPTERS

Wood, S. (2010) Children and Landmines: A Cause for Humanity, in Global Perspectives on Children and War. Briar-Lawson, K. & Roth, W., (Eds). SUNY Press (accepted).

MONOGRAPHS/TECHNICAL REPORTS

Health and Disability Working Group (2002). Guiding Principles for Programs Serving

HIV Positive Substance Users. HRSA Report, United States Health and Human Services, Human Resources Services Administration, Washington, DC.

Health and Disability Working Group (2002). Innovative Models of Care for HIV Positive Substance Users. HRSA Report, United States Health and Human Services, Human Resources Services Administration, Washington, DC.

Health and Disability Working Group (2001). Needs Assessment of HIV Positive Women with Parenting Responsibilities. Division of HIV/AIDS, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, MA.