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Degree Institution Field Dates PhD Adelphi University Social Work 1/2009 MSW Syracuse University Social Work 1995 BS Marymount College Social Work 1993 AA Alfred State College of Technology, SUNY Assosciate in Arts 1991
Areas of Expertise
- Black Women Discourse on Issues of Leadership, Mentoring and Trauma
Posttraumatic Growth in Multi-Cultural and Multi-Ethnic Groups
Domestic and Global Social Work Administration, Education and Practice
Articles in Field Of Expertise
Rodgers, S. T. & Cudjoe, T. "Images of Black Leadership and Mentoring in Higher Education: Personal Narratives from Faculty and Staff." Journal of Research Initiatives. In press: .
Rodgers, S.T. "The Trauma Pipeline in Baccalaureate Social Work Students." The National Journal of Urban Education & Practice: Advancing Excellence and Equity in Education. 6(3) 2013, Winter: (pp. 174-187).
Rodgers, S.T. "Exposing the hushed Latina Immigration Experience: The Global Reality of Refugee-like Situations in America." The Global Studies Journal. 4(1) 2012: (pp. 147-159).
Refereed Proceedings in Field Of Expertise
Rodgers, S.T. "From Childhood Sexual Abuse to Spiritual Well-Being: In All Ways A Survivor." Healing Black Women from Violence: Reclamation and Peace. 2011: (pp. 45-58).
Rodgers, S.T. "Meeting the Challenges of Social Service Delivery in South Korea: A Culturally Competent Model of Solidarity and Integration." In. Meeting the Challenge of Social Service Delivery. 2011: (pp. 141-156).
Chapters in Field Of Expertise
Rodgers, S.T. "Posttraumatic Growth." Encyclopedia of Social Work Online (ESWO), 21th Edition. In review: NASW Press and Oxford University Press, Inc.
Rodgers, S.T. & Wilson, R.. "Racism." Encyclopedia of Social Work Online (ESWO), 21th Edition. In progress: NASW Press and Oxford University Press, Inc.
Rodgers, S.T. "Being of Some Service...: A New Take On The Scholarship of Engagement in Academe. In F.A. Bonner, II, C.W. Lewis, F. A., B. Lofton, & P. A. Robinson (Eds.)." Priorities of the Professoriate: Engaging Multiple Forms of Scholarship Across Rural and Urban Institutions. forthcoming: Information Age Publishing.
Bent-Goodley, T., St. Vil, N., & Rodgers, S.T. "African Americans". In J. Postmus (Ed)." Sexual Violence and Abuse: An Encyclopedia of Prevention, Impacts, and Recovery. 2012: (pp. 13-18). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, Inc.
Bent-Goodley, T., St. Vil, N., & Rodgers, S.T. "Racism". In J. Postmus (Ed)." Sexual Violence and Abuse: An Encyclopedia of Prevention, Impacts, and Recovery. 2012: (pp. 445-447). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, Inc.
Bent-Goodley, T. B., Chase, L., Rodgers, S.T., & Circo, E.A.. "Our Survival, Our Strengths: Understanding the Experiences of African-American Women in Abusive Relationships. In L. Lockhart & F. Danis (Eds)." Interpersonal Violence in the African-American Community: Evidence-based Prevention and Treatment Practices. 2010: (pp. 67-99). New York: Columbia University Press.
Rodgers, S.T. "The Art of Healing: An Afrocentric helping Guide for Practitioners working with African-American Families who Experience Intimate Partner Violence. In R.L. Hampton and T.P. Gullotta (Eds)." Interpersonal Violence in the African-American Community: Evidence-based Prevention and Treatment Practices. 2006: (pp. 121-147). NY: Springer-Verlag Publishing.
Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances
" You Don’t Know Me…: Black Women Perceptions of Contemporary Stereotypes " April 2014: The National Association of Black Social Workers 46 Annual Conference. An African Tapestry: The Blackprint for the physical, psychosocial and spiritual wellness. Indianapolis, IN.
" The World of Moldova: Social Work Education in a Transitional Political Climate " March 2014: The 31st Annual Conference of Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, Inc. Louisville, KY.
" My Fulbright Specialist Experience in Moldova, Eastern Europe: Global Social Work Education, Aleksandr Pushkin, and Reflections as an Outsider Within " October 26, 2013: Global Education at CUNY Forum. York College of The City University of New York in Queens, NY.
" Ensuring Black Women are [A]part of the Global Agenda:Perceptions of Posttraumatic Growth in the Aftermath of Historical and Contemporary Trauma " September 26, 2013: The National Association of Social Workers – South Africa, in association with the International Federation for Social Workers Voices for Development Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa.
" My Fulbright Specialist Experience in Developing Global Social Work Education in Chişinău, Moldova: An Outsider Within " September 2013: Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University in Vanderbijpark, South Africa.
" Disparities in Mental Health Care Older Adults Receive " March 16, 2013: Teachers College at Columbia University 5th Annual Health Disparity Conference in New York, NY.
" Pathways to Success: The Journey of Black Pillars in Higher Education Will Not Be Televised. It Will Be Photographed! " February 28, 2013: American Association of Blacks in Higher Education 2013 National Conference, Pathways to Success within Higher Education in Atlanta, GA.
" Rise up social workers: From vicarious trauma to posttraumatic growth " April 4, 2012: 44 National Association of Black Social Workers Annual Conference, A New Era of Social Justice and Civil Rights in Atlanta, GA.
" Lived experiences of vicarious trauma, coping, and posttraumatic growth in undergraduate social work students who attend urban public colleges " March 23, 2012: American Association of Blacks in Higher Education National Conference, Healthy Communities through Access, Education, Research and Collaboration in Atlanta, GA.
" The Role of Posttraumatic Growth and Social Work in Existing Social Service Integrated Models in New York City (NYC) " November 8, 2011: Meeting the Challenge of Social Service Delivery Symposium in Seoul, South Korea.
" Passion for the Social Work Profession: The Role of Field Education " November 9, 2011: Korea Association of Social Workers in Seoul, South Korea.
" From Childhood Sexual Abuse to Spiritual Well-Being: In All Ways A Survivor " September 23, 2011: 27th International Black Women's Congress Annual Conference, Healing Black Women from Violence: Reclaiming Our Rightful Place in Baltimore, MD.
" Exposing the Hushed Latina Immigration Experiences: The Global Reality of Refugee-like Situations in America " July 19, 2011: 4th Annual The International Global Studies Conference, Latina America and Globalization: Emerging Societies and Emancipation in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.
" Victim-Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse: Understanding The Link Between Historical Trauma and Posttraumatic Growth " May 18, 2011: York College Africana Studies Colloquium Series in Queens, NY.
" Child Sexual Abuse in Men and Women of African Ancestry: Engendering Spiritual Well-Being and A Posttraumatic Growth Perspective " November 15, 2010: Columbia University’s Women and Society Seminar in New York, NY.
" Black Women and Girls Coping with Violations: Her Cry, Her Struggle, Her Spirituality, Her Growth " September 24, 2010: 26th International Black Women's Congress Annual Conference, Weaved in the Fabric: A Wholistic Perspective on Violence Against Black Women in Norfolk, VA.
" Imani Dream: Posttraumatic Growth and Spiritual Well-Being in African-American Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse " April 8, 2010: 42nd National Association of Black Social Workers Annual Conference, Keepers of the Village: The Role for Community Organizers in Philadelphia, PA.
" Posttraumatic Growth in Latina Immigrants Living in Refugee-Like Situations " February 1, 2009: The Society for Cross-Cultural Research in Las Vegas, Nevada.
" A Response to Violence with the African American Community " March 24, 2004: The Prevention and Treatment of Interpersonal Violence within the African American Community in Mystic, CT.
Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships
Fulbright Specialist Award - The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to “increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries - https://www.york.cuny.edu/Members/mcomrie/york-professor-gets-fulbright1: 2013.
Fulbright Specialist Grantee: US Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES): 2013-2018.
Proclamation from The Assembly State of New York Honorable Vivian Cook for special recognition in celebration of National Older Adults Month: 2013.
York College Alumni Association Distinguished Faculty Member: 2013.
Association of Black Social Workers, Medgar Evers CUNY Chapter Award of Leadership and Appreciation: 2012-2013.
Declaration of Honor, Helen M. Marshall, President of the Borough of Queens in the City of New York, hereby declared Friday, March 30th, 2012 as “Dr. Selena T. Rodgers” Day in Queens: 2012.
Eleventh Annual Fred Kuo, Jr. Memorial Award for fostering respect and understanding, Queensboro Council for Social Welfare, Inc., Queens Borough President Helen M. Marshall, The United Way of New York City, The National Association of Social Workers, New York City Chapter: 2012.
Social Work Leadership Award, Rochdale Village N.O.R.C.: 2012.
Recognition Award, Rochdale Village Social Services, Inc.: 2011.
CUNY Faculty Publication Fellow (3 hours release time): 2011.
3rd Annual Emerging Social Work Leader Award of the National Association of Social Workers - New York City Chapter: 2009.
Social Work Student Professor Appreciation Award: 2009.
Certificate of Appreciation, African Genesis Mentoring Program: 2009.
Recognition Award, Safe Horizon: 2008.
Lucy Freidman Scholarship Fund, Safe Horizon: 2008.
Certificate of Appreciation for Dedication and Commitment to Field Education, Adelphi University: 2006.
Certificate of Appreciation, LaGuardia Community College World AIDS Day: 2006.
Dedication and Devotion Recognition Award, Rheedlen’s Countee Cullen: 1996.
Stravinsky Institute Foundation Grant, Project Case Mare, Eastern Europe. 2013: $1,500.
Professional Staff Congress CUNY - 43 Research Award B, Perceptions of Historical Trauma among African American Women. 2012: $6000 (PI).
Professional Staff Congress CUNY - William Stewart Travel Grant, . 2012: $500.
Professional Staff Congress CUNY - 42 Research Award, The critical link: Vicarious trauma and posttraumatic growth sociocultural perspectives in Social Work field education supervisors. 2011: $3500 (PI).
Professional Staff Congress CUNY - 41 Research Award, A pilot study: Understanding vicarious trauma and posttraumatic growth in undergraduate social work students enrolled in field placement. 2010: $3000 (PI).
York College Technology Fee Online/Hybrid Course Development Program, Curriculum Development for SCWK 101: Introduction to Social Work as a hybrid course at York College. 2010: $3000.
Professional Staff Congress CUNY- 40 Research Award, Posttraumatic growth and spiritual well-being in African-American adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. 2009: $2500 (PI).
Professional Staff Congress-CUNY Adjunct Professional Development Grant, The relationship between perceived availability of and satisfaction with social support and posttraumatic growth among Latina immigrant in refugee-like situations. 2007: $3000 (PI).
York College Auxiliary Fund, African Traveling Film Festival Series. 2009: $800.
York College Auxiliary Fund, Each One, Teach One Alumni Panel Discussion. 2009: $750.
Other Professional Activities and Public Service
Grant Consultant: 2013.
Editorial Board Member, Annuals of the Next Generation (ANG): 2013 - Present.
Invited Abstract Reviewer, Society for Social Work and Research: 2013 - Present.
Program Consultant, Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Social Work with Marazul Charters, in Cuba: What the Social Work Profession in Cuba and the United States Can Learn From One Another - http://www.cswe.org/CentersInitiatives/KAKI/50754/61070.aspx: 2012.
Member, American Association of Blacks in Higher Education: 2012 - Present.
Research Consultant (pro bono), Rochdale Village N.O.R.C., Inc.: 2012 - Present.
Social Work Clinical Supervisor, Stony Brook University Master Social Work Program: 2010, 2011 & 2013 - Present.
Reviewer, Global Studies Journal: 2011 - 2012.
Group Leader, African Genesis Corrective History Education Institute d’Zert Club (traveled with students to Egypt, North Africa): 2007 - 2009.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-R), New York State: 2004 (originally licensed as a Certified Social Work 1995).
Certified Social Work Field Instructor: 2003.
Member, National Association of Social Worker: 1995 - Present.