Publications and Conferences

​ ​GRHOP project leaders regularly publish and present their work at national and international conferences. A major goal of this work is to evaluate the effectiveness of project activities in meeting the overall objectives of the GRHOP. See below for a snapshot of such publications or access it in PDF format here.

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PCCP | Community Involvement | CHWTP | MBHCP-AL | MBHCP-FL | MBHCP-LA
MBHCP-MS | EHCLP | Collaborative

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Primary Care Capacity Project
Louisiana Public Health Institute
 
Baumgartner, E. (2014, April). Supporting Community Resiliency Along the Coast: Gulf Region Health Outreach Program.  Presentation only at annual conference of the Louisiana Public Health Association, Baton Rouge, LA.
 
Francois, S., Czaplicki, L., Gentry, L., Brown, L. (2014, May). The Primary Care Capacity Project: Using Community Health and Clinic Capacity Needs Assessments in Gulf Coast Communities Affected by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Presentation at the International Oil Spill Conference, Savannah, GA.
 
Priebe, A., Francois, S., Farb, H., Czaplicki, L. (2014, January). Developing a Rapid Community Prioritization Process for the Gulf Region Health Outreach Program’s Primary Care Capacity Project. Paper presented at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, Mobile, AL.
 
 Czaplicki, L., Morrison, M., Francois, S. (2014, January). Use of the Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER) to Meet the Data Needs of a New Interstate and Interagency Partnership. Paper presented at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, Mobile, AL.
 
Brown, Lisanne. (November, 2013). Comprehensive health assessments to identify disparities and guide community capacity building in the aftermath of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Abstract presented at the American Public Health Association Conference, Chicago, IL.
 
Francois, S., Czaplicki, L., Duncan, M. (2013, October). Health Disparities among Gulf State Residents: Examining Socioeconomic and Environmental Risk Indicators at the Sub-County Level. Paper presented at the Community Indicators Consortium Impact Summit, Chicago, Illinois.
 
Priebe, A., Czaplicki, L., Francois, S., Farb, H. (2013, October). How Do You Get a Million Voices to Agree?! Finding the Common Ground: Conducting a Multi-State, Multi-Stakeholder Community Health Assessment in the Gulf South. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Washington, D.C.
 
Baumgartner, E. (2012, September). Brief Overview of PCCP. Presentation at a Regional Meeting for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the Region 6 HHS Office, Dallas, TX.
 
Francois, S. (2014, November). Environmental Vulnerability and Community Resilience along the Gulf of Mexico Coast: A Mixed-Methods Approach to Assessing Community Health Needs and Assets in Four Louisiana Gulf Parishes.  Presentation at the meeting of the meeting of the American Public Health Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.
 
LPHI (2014, Spring).  Region 3 Parish Community Health Assessment Profile: Terrebonne Parish. County Profile Reports.
 
LPHI (2014, Spring).  Region 3 Parish Community Health Assessment Profile: LaFourche Parish. County Profile Reports.
 
LPHI (2014, Spring).  Region 1 Parish Community Health Assessment Profile: St. Bernard Parish. County Profile Reports.
 
LPHI (2014, Spring).  Region 1 Parish Community Health Assessment Profile: Plaquemines Parish. County Profile Reports.
 
LPHI (2013, February). Rapid Community Health Needs Assessment Report: Alabama: Baldwin and Mobile County.  Coastal Alabama Rapid Assessment Report.
 
LPHI (2013, February). Rapid Community Health Needs Assessment Report: Mississippi: Hancock, Harrison, and Jackson.  Coastal Mississippi Rapid Assessment Report.
 
LPHI (2013, February). Rapid Community Health Needs Assessment Report: Florida Bay, Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton Counties.  Florida Panhandle Rapid Assessment Report.
 
LPHI (2013, May 1). Comprehensive Regional Community Health Assessment Report; Coastal Alabama Counties: Baldwin and Mobile.  Coastal Alabama Comprehensive Assessment Report.
 
LPHI (2013, May 1). Comprehensive Regional Community Health Assessment Report; Coastal Mississippi Counties: Hancock, Harrison and Jackson.  Coastal Mississippi Comprehensive Assessment Report.
 
LPHI (2013, May 1). Comprehensive Regional Community Health Assessment Report; Florida Panhandle: Escambia, Santa Rosa, Walton, Okaloosa and Bay.  Florida Panhandle Comprehensive Health Assessment Report.
 
LPHI (2013, May 1). Comprehensive Regional Community Health Assessment Report; Southeastern Louisiana and Cameron Parish.  Southeastern Louisiana and Cameron Parish Comprehensive Health Assessment Report.
 
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Community Involvement
Alliance Institute

 

Bradberry, S. (2013, November). Climate Change, Health, and Place: The New Orleans Saga. Presentation Panelist at the meeting of the American Public Health Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.
 
Bradberry, S. (2013, August).  Community Voice and Involvement in Establishing/Repairing Health Care Infrastructure Following a Disaster. Presentation at the meeting of the National Association of Community Health Centers Community Health Institute & Expo, Chicago, Illinois.
 
   
Mental and Behavioral Health Capacity Project
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
 

 

Osofsky, J. (2014, June). Young Children and Disasters: Lessons Learned from Disasters around the World to Support Recovery and Resilience. Abstract accepted for the meeting of the World Association of Infant Mental Health World Congress, Edinburgh, Scotland.
 
Osofsky, H., Osofsky, J. Reuther, E., Wells, J., Ciccone, A., Weems, C., Hansel, T. (2014, May). Integrated Mental and Behavioral Health Services to Improve Patient Outcomes and Clinical Care in Communities Impacted by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Abstract submitted to the International Oil Spill Conference, Savannah, GA.
 
Osofsky, H., Osofsky, J., Wells, J. (2014, March). Integrating Mental and Behavioral Health into Primary Care Clinics to Develop a System of care Following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Presentation at the Society for Petroleum Engineers International Conference on Health, Safety, and Environment in Oil and Gas Exploration and Production, Long Beach, CA.
 
Osofsky, H., Osofsky, J., Reuther, J., Wells, J. (2014, January).  Integrating Mental & Behavioral Care into Schools and Clinics in Developing a System of Care and Promote Recovery and Resilience. Paper presented at the meeting of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, Mobile, AL.
 
Osofsky, H., Osofsky, J., Wells, J. (2013, November). Integration of Mental and Behavioral Health Services Following Disasters to Support Resilience. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.
 
Osofsky, J., Wells, J. (2013, November). Integration of Mental and Behavioral Health Services Following Disasters to Support Resilience. Paper presented at the meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Philadelphia, PA.
 
Wells, J. (2013, July). Integrated Care amidst Disasters on the Gulf Coast of Louisiana. Poster presented at the meeting of the European Association for Psychosomatic Medicine, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
 
Osofsky, J., Osofsky, H., Hansel, T., Reuther, E., Callahan, K. (2013, April). Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Gulf Oil Spill on Children Affected by Multiple Disasters. Poster session presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.

  

 
Mental and Behavioral Health Capacity Project
University of Southern Mississippi
 
Zacharas, L., Brazeal, M. & Rehner, T. (2014, July). Behavioral Health and Chronic Disease in Primary Care: An Integrated Model for Social Work Practice. Paper presentation at the annual meeting of National Association of Social Workers Conference, Washington, D.C.
 
Brazeal, M. & Zacharas, L. (2014, June). Integrating Behavioral Health Into Primary Care. Presentation at the 2014 Community Wellness Conference, Biloxi, MS. 
 
Rehner, T., Hill, E., Rutledge, N. (2013, March). Tell Me “Why” It Hurts: Integrating Mental Health Services Into Primary Health Care. Paper presentation at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, Natchez, MS
 
 
Mental and Behavioral Health Capacity Project
University of South Alabama
 Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J. (2016, March 20th). Intersections Between Psychology and Environmental Science. Presentation at the 3rd Annual Emerging Scholars Teacher's Workshop. Mobile, AL.
 
Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J. (2016, March 14th). Ensuring Family Resiliency. Developed module and presented as part of the Small Business Resiliency Workshop being created by the American Red Cross. Initial pilot of program, Mobile, AL.
 
Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., Friend, J., & Wornell, C.  (2016, February 25th). Sustainable Integrated Health Care: Efforts of the Alabama Mental and Behavioral Health Capacity Project. Presentation at the LPHI Regional Care Collaborative. Long Beach, MS. 
 
Hughes, J. T., Sarpy, S.A., Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., & Rosen, J. (2016, February 3rd). NIEHS/SAMHSA Gulf Responder Resilience Training Initiative: Lessons Learned. Presentation at the 2016 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Conference. Tampa, FL.
 
Langhinrichsen-Rohling, Wornell, C., & Francois, S.  (2016, February 4th). The Electronic Health Record: The Nexus of Integrated Mental and Behavioral Health Care. Presentation at the 2016 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Conference. Tampa, FL. 
 
Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J. (2014, November). Mental and behavioral health capacity project: Gulf coast behavioral health and resiliency center, Mobile, Alabama. In H. Osofsky (Chair), Access to Care: A Four-State Integrated Primary Care and Behavioral Health Response to Disparities Along the Gulf Coast. Symposium to be conducted at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN.
 
Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., & Brazeal, M. (2014, June). Strengthening Integrated Health. Break-out session presented at the Louisiana Public Health Institute Regional Care Collaborative, Mobile, AL.
 
Hannon, W., Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., Nettles, O., Gaitlin, S., Reimer, D., Dickinson, L. & Parker, S. (2014, June). A Five-year Plan to Integrate Mental Health Into School Services: Year Two. Workshop presented at the 46th Annual Conference of the National Association of School Nurses, San Antonio, TX.
 
Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J. (2013, November). Recruiting and retaining minority individuals, couples, and families into research studies. In M. Ehrensaft (Moderator), Recruiting and Retaining Minority Families into Research Studies. Panel discussion conducted at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN.
 
Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., & Hanks, R. (2013, October). Healthy Families. Break-out session presented at the 1st Annual Generational Resilience Conference, Point Clear, AL.
 
Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J. (2012, June). Tri-state Collaborations to Improve Mental and Behavioral Health.  Presentation at Collaborative Efforts toward Understanding Disasters and Future Preparedness in the Gulf Coast: Knowledge Dissemination, Planning, and Readiness, New Orleans, LA.
 
Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J. (2012, June). Knowledge Gleaned Following Cumulative Traumas in Alabama. Presentation at Collaborative Efforts toward Understanding Disasters and Future Preparedness in the Gulf Coast: Knowledge Dissemination, Planning, and Readiness, New Orleans, LA.
 
Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., Kahn, M., & Rucker, P. (2012, May). Community Response to the Deepwater Horizon Disaster: Resiliency and Recovery. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Alabama Community Mental Health Conference, Birmingham, AL.
 
Jackson, S., Wornell, C., Johns, K., & Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J. (2014, November). Providers’ perceptions of mental health needs in primary care patients. Poster to be presented at the 48th Annual Convention of Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.
 
Wornell, C., Selywn, C., McCullars, A., & Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J. (2014, November). Urban versus rural: The impact of environment on perceived psychosocial stressors and mental health symptoms. Poster to be presented at the American Public Health Association 142nd Annual Meeting and Exposition, New Orleans, LA.
 
Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., Wornell, C., Miller, K., McCullars, A., & Hannon, W. (2014, June). Integrating children’s mental and behavioral care into schools to promote graduation. Poster presented at the 46th Annual Conference of the National Association of School Nurses, San Antonio, TX.
 
Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., Kahn, M., Selwyn, C., McCullars, A., Var, M., & Smith, P. (2014, May). A longitudinal study of the mental and behavioral health effects expressed in lower Alabama areas affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Poster presented at the 2014 International Oil Spill Conference, Savannah, GA.
 
 Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., McCullars, A., Var, M., Vann, N., & Hackett, A. (2014, January). Total disruptions, personal trauma and PTSD symptomology in impacted Alabama adolescents post Deepwater Horizon oil spill.  Poster presented at the 2014 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, Mobile, AL.
 
 LeCroix, R., McCullars, A., Selwyn, C., & Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J. (2013, November). Suicide ideation, coping strategies, and resiliency in the wake of a technological disaster. Poster presented at the 47th Annual Convention of Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN.
 
Williams, S. G., Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., Turner Henson, A., & Wornell, C. (2013, July). Bullying experiences and depressive symptoms by gender in 9th graders. Poster presented at the Annual University of Alabama Birmingham Student Symposium, Birmingham, AL.
 
Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., Wright, C., & Shenesy, J. (2013, January). Gender differences in perceived levels of resiliency one year post disaster: Associations with trust in various government entities.  Poster presented at the 1st Annual Meeting of the Gulf of Mexico Research Institute, New Orleans, LA.
 
Nguyen, M. K., McCullars, M., & Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J. (2012, May). Predicting adolescent PTSD symptomology one year post the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, D.C.
 
Williams, M., Selwyn, C., Nguyen, M., & Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J. (2012, February). The worries linger: Citizen’s oil spill concerns 18 months post. Poster presented at the 58th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.
 
Wright, C., Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., & Shenesey, J. (2012, February). Trust as a mediator of post-disaster resilience. Poster presented at the 57th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.
 
Peer-Reviewed Papers
 
Shenesey, J. W. & Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J. (2014). Perceived resilience: Examining communities affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy.
 
Gill, D. A., Ritchie, L. A., Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., Picou, J. S., Long, M. & Shenesey, J. (2014). The Exxon and BP oil spills: A comparison of psychosocial impacts associated with the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Natural Hazards.
 
Goldstein, B. D., Baumgartner, E., Beitsch, L., Bradberry, S., Buckner, A., Kimbrell, J., Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., Lichtveld, M., Osofsky, H. J., Osofsky, J., Picou, J. S., Rehner, T. A., & Rohrer, G. E. (in press).  Public health resilience in a disaster prone area: The Gulf Region Health Outreach Program (GRHOP). Solutions.

 

 
Community Health Workers Training Project
University of South Alabama
 
Nicholls, K., Picou, S. (2014, May). Enhancing the Utility of Community Health Workers in Disaster Preparedness, Resiliency, and Recovery: Potential Application in Oil Spill Response. Presented at the International Oil Spill Conference, Savannah, GA.
 
Adeola, F., Picou, S. (2014, March). Social Capital and the Mental Health Impacts of Hurricane Katrina: Assessing Long-Term Patterns of Psychosocial Distress. International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters, 32/1: 121-156.
 
Picou, S., Nicholls, K. (2014, January). Overlooking the Real Catastrophe: Why are Human Impacts Discounted in Oil Spill Research and Recovery Efforts? Presentation at Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative, Mobile, AL.
 
 
Environmental Health Capacity and Literacy Project
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
 
Lichtveld, M., Arosemena, F. (2014, May). Resilience in the Aftermath of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: An Academic-Community Partnership to Improve Health Education, Social Support, Access to Care, and Disaster Preparedness. Presentation at the International Oil Spill Conference, Savannah, GA.
 
Ogunsakin, O. (2014, May).  Communication and Enforcement of Scientific Outcomes Among Vulnerable Communities.  Poster presented at the National Training Conference on the Toxics Release Inventory and Environmental Conditions in Communities, Washington, D.C.
 
Carter, T., Arosemena, F., Lichtveld, M. (2014, April). Crescent Region Collaborative Problem Solving: Building a Coalition to Jointly Address Community-Academic Initiatives for Gulf Coast Environmental and Social Justice. Paper presented at the conference of the Community-Campus Partnership for Health, Chicago, IL.
 
Kirkland, K. (2014, April).  Presentation on GRHOP Project and the EHCLP Components.  Presentation at OEMRD at the Annual American Occupational Health Conference, San Antonio, TX.
 
Fox, L. (2014, March). A Competency-Based Approach to Educating the Public Health Workforce.  Poster presented at the Xavier University Health Disparities Conference, New Orleans, LA.
 
Kirkland, K. (2014, March).  Overview of the GRHOP Program and the EHCLP.  Presentation at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) State Occupational Lung Disease Surveillance Meeting, Atlanta, GA.
 
Ogunsakin, O. (2014, March).  Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Prevalence, Manifestation, and Current Treatments.  Paper presented at the International Conference on Health, Wellness and Society, Vancouver, Canada.
 
Perrault, L., Lichtveld, M., Wickliffe, J. (2014, January). Secondary Science Education in Southeast Louisiana: Connecting with Teachers and Students Through Higher Education Environmental Health Sciences. Presentation at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, Mobile, AL.
 
Lichtveld, M. (2014, January). Factors Influencing the Design and Implementation of Environmental Health Studies. Presentation at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystems Science Conference, Mobile, AL.
 
 Ogusankin, O. (2014, January).  The Policy Implications and the Stakeholders’ Perspective of the Closure of the Louisiana Territorial Sea Following the 2010 BP/Deepwater Horizon Gulf Oil Spill.  Poster at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystems Science Conference, Mobile, AL.
 
Lichtveld, M. (2013, July). A Research and Capacity Building Roadmap in the Aftermath of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill. Presentation at the National Academy of Sciences Gulf of Mexico Program Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
 
Howard, J. (2014, January).  Assessing the Personalized Exposures of Importance: Paired Indoor/Outdoor Air Sampling and Seafood Analyses in Southeast Louisiana.  Poster at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystems Science Conference, Mobile, AL.
 
Kirkland, K. (2013, April).  Presentation on GRHOP Project and the EHCLP Components.  Presentation at OEMRD at the Annual American Occupational Health Conference, Orlando, FL.
 
Lichtveld, M. (2013, April). The Public Health Impact of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill. Keynote Presentation for the Louisiana Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Lafayette, LA.
 
Lichtveld, M. (2013, April). The Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: Breaking Down the Silos in Public Health and Ecosystems Research. Keynote Presentation at the Louisiana Research Perspective on Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Conference, Baton Rouge, LA.
 
Kirkland, K. (2013, March). Gulf Region Health Outreach Project, AOEC and Occupational Medicine. Presentation at the Mid-South Occupational and Environmental Medicine Association Annual Meeting, Biloxi, MS.
 
Lichtveld, M. (2013, January). Recipe for a Healthy Gulf Coast: Linking Community & Ecosystem Health. Paper presented at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans, LA.
 
Ogunsakin, O. (2013).  New Normal in Violence: Perspectives on U.S. Gulf Region (New Orleans) Post-Disaster Recovery.  Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology, 5(12), 498-506.
 
   
Collaborative Submissions

 Buckner, A., Beitsch, L (2014, May). The Gulf Region Health Outreach Program – An Integrated Public Health Response to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Presentation at the International Oil Spill Conference, Savannah, GA.

 
Osofsky, H., Osofsky, J., Buckner, A., Palinkas, L., Masten, A. (2013, November). Resilience Building Programs in Schools and Communities. Presentation at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Philadelphia, PA.
 
Goldstein, B., Balbus, J., Brown, L., Osofsky, J., Lichtveld, M. (2013, November). Public Health Resilience: Recurrent Disasters in Gulf Coast Communities. Presentation at the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.
 
Bradberry, S., Mitchell, L.H., Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., Francois, S., Buckner, A. (2013, March). The Community Involvement Approach of the Gulf Region Health Outreach Program. Poster presented at the XULA Health Disparities Conference, New Orleans, LA.
 
Francois, S., Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., Rehner, T. (2013, March). Examining Health Disparities along the Gulf Coast: Racial/Ethnic Differences in Mental and Behavioral Health Indicators. Poster presented at the XULA Health Disparities Conference, New Orleans, LA.
 
Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., Cross, T., Rehner, T., McCullars, A., Selwyn, C. (2013, March). Gulf South SERG Tri-state Consortium: Improved Understanding of Mental Health Needs Following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Poster presented at the 59th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.
 
Buckner, A., Brown, L., Lichtveld, M., Osofsky, H., Picou, S. (2013, January). The Evaluation and Research Capacity of the Gulf Region Health Outreach Program. Paper presented at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans, LA.
 
Arosemena, F., Fox, L., Picou, S., & Lichtveld, M. (2013, January). Academic Initiatives and a Sustainable Community Health Workers Corps: Framing a Holistic Training Approach with Core Competencies & Research Specialty. Presentation at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans, LA.