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SIROW in AZ Daily Star

SIROW research in the area of homelessness is mentioned in an AZ Daily Star article featuring its collaboration with Sister José Women’s Center (SJWC) to develop the CREATE program, an innovative program supporting women’s pathways out of homelessness. CREATE is funded by a private donor and a 2-year Agnese Nelms Haury seed grant awarded to partners SIROW (Rosi Andrade) and SJWC (Jean Fedigan and Penny Buckley). SIROW researcher Claudia Powell’s work with the Tucson Pima Collaboration to End...

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Fri, 09/14/2018 - 13:44
Congratulations to SIROW’s Stephanie Murphy!

Stephanie is now Dr. Stephanie Murphy. This August, she earned her PhD from the UA Gender and Women’s Studies program after completing her dissertation titled, "Strong in Body, Clean in Mind, Lofty in Ideals": Athletic Ability in Early Twentieth Century US Women's Basketball which explores the relationship between US women's athletics and racialized gender during the late Progressive Era and interwar years. For more information about this project, feel free to contact her...

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Tue, 09/04/2018 - 08:20
Upcoming Event: SIROW Brown Bag on August 28

Please join us at the next SIROW brownbag on August 28th 12:30-1:45pm in the GWS/SIROW conference room 100. Come bring your lunch, socialize with your colleagues in SIROW and GWS and hear a great presentation from Sally Stevens and Tamara Sargus. They will be presenting on Juvenile Justice Policies and Practices: Reducing Burden and Increasing Opportunity

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 11:00
Presentation at the 23rd Undergraduate Research Opportunities Consortium (UROC)

Congratulations to Taylor Roloff on her presentation at the 23rd Undergraduate Research Opportunities Consortium (UROC) Research Conference at the University of Arizona! Taylor presented on Juvenile Drug Courts: The Process of Integrating and Implementing Best Practices. This is a project that Taylor worked on with SIROW’s Josephine Korchmaros.

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 11:20
A recent publication on the economic evaluation SIROW’s Juvenile Drug Court Cross-site Evaluation

McCollister, K.E., Baumer, P., Davis, M., Greene, A., Stevens, S., & Dennis, M.L. (2018, July). Economic evaluation of the Juvenile Drug Court Reclaiming Futures Model. Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research, 45, 3, 321-339.

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 09:54
Classes Begin

We hope everyone had a great summer! Get ready, classes start again on August 20th.

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 11:12
SIROW Researchers present at the 31st Annual Research and Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health

Drs. Sally Stevens and Candace Black attended the 31st Annual Research and Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health held in beautiful Tampa, FL. They both co-authored the two poster presentations and one paper presentation. Dr. Stevens’ presented HIV use, substance use, and sex work among women in Belize, while Dr. Black shared findings from the evaluation of the Southern Arizona Anti-Trafficking Unified Response Network (SAATURN). PDF versions of the...

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Thu, 04/12/2018 - 08:34
Corrie Brinley and Courtney Waters Present at SIROW’s Inaugural Brownbag Meeting

Corrie Brinley and Courtney Waters recently presented at SIROW’s inaugural brownbag meeting. They presented on The ANCHOR Project: Lessons learned from a program supporting LGBTQ+ young adults experiencing homelessness. To learn more about ANCHOR, click here.


Mon, 04/02/2018 - 08:37
Cate Clifton and Josephine Korchmaros Present at the Pima County Community Prevention Coalition Meeting

Cate Clifton and Josephine Korchmaros recently presented to 25 prevention professionals at the Pima County Community Prevention Coalition (CPC) meeting. Dr. Korchmaros shared information about SIROW, including current endeavors, partnerships and organizational goals.  Ms. Clifton presented on the Bridges to Wellness (B-Well) project. To learn more about B-Well, click here; to learn more about CPC, click HERE. 

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 08:32
SIROW's B-Well Project Collaborates With SAAF to Sponsor the 2018 Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

SIROW’s Bridges to Wellness (B-Well) Project is proud to collaborate with the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation to sponsor this year’s Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on April 20, 2018.  The event will be held at the new LGBTQ youth Center, the Thornhill Lopez Center on 4th Ave. This event if for youth ages 13-24 only, adults will not be allowed in unless they are accompanying a youth. For more info click here

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 08:24