Rodgers, Selena

Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor
Social Sciences

Phone: 718-262-2626
Office Location: AC-3A07
srodgers@york.cuny.edu
https://www.york.cuny.edu/srodgers

Office Hours  
Tuesday  4:00 - 4:50 
Wednesday  1:00 - 1:50 
Thursday  5:00 - 5:50 

Education

Degree Institution Field Dates
PhD  Adelphi University  Social Work  1/2009 
MSW  Syracuse University  Social Work  1995 
BS  Marymount College  Social Work  1993 
AA  SUNY, Alfred State College of Technology  Associate in Arts  1991 
Dr. Selena T. Rodgers is an assistant professor at York College of the City University of New York, School of Health Sciences and Professional Programs in the Department of Social Work. She coordinates and teaches Social Research Methods II. Her research agenda includes, posttraumatic growth and socio-cultural factors in multi-cultural and multi-ethnic groups, Black women discourse on issues of leadership, mentoring and trauma- and stressor exposures. Dr. Rodgers also has a passion for student mentoring and strengthening communities locally and globally. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-R) with over 19 years of expertise in domestic and global social work administration, academic, and practice settings. Dr. Rodgers is an internationally recognized social work scholar and educator who has the honor of receiving the prestigious designation of Fulbright U.S. Scholar, Specialist Program from the United States of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

Areas of Expertise

Black Women Discourse on Issues of Leadership, Mentoring and Trauma- and Stressor Exposures
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. "Each One, Teach One: A Blackprint for Mentoring Postsecondary “Twice Exceptional” Student Scholars In “Search of Education, Elevation and Knowledge." [Best Practices]. Journal of Research Initiatives. 1(2) 2014: (pp. 1-6).

Rodgers, S. T., & *Cudjoe, T. "Images of Black Leadership and Mentoring in Higher Education: Personal Narratives from Faculty and Staff." Journal of Research Initiatives. 1(1) 2013: (pp. 1-12).

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." In L. Rodgers-Rose and Z. Zai’mah (Eds.) 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).

Non Refereed Proceedings in Field Of Expertise

*Polce, S & *Chen, L. (Hosts). "Success Outside of College/Women’s Success with Special Guests: Dr. Selena T. Rodgers and Mr. Randy Punter." Road to Success. 2014, December 4: Interview Themes: Family, Fulbright Specialist, Mentoring, Respect, Self Care, Social Work Experience, Student Scholars, Mentoring [Radio broadcast] Jamaica, NY: YCradio.org.

*Brown, A. (Host). "Women Overachieving in Academics with Special Guest: Dr. Selena T. Rodgers." TMI (The Male Initiative). 2014, March 27: [Radio Broadcast] Interview Themes: Fulbright Specialist, International Social Work Experience, Mentoring. [Radio broadcast] Jamaica, NY: YCradio.org.

Rodgers, S. T. (Videographer/Interviewer). "Planting Seeds of "Yes We Can": A STEM Conversation between Dr. Selena T. Rodgers [tanta] and 5th Grader Caleb D. Shufford [nephew]." York College of the City University of New York Junior Science and Humanities Symposia (JSHS). 2014, March 9: [Video] Jamaica, NY.

Rodgers, S. T. (Videographer/Interviewer). "Student Reflections: Social Work Lobby Day." York College of the City University of New York. 2014, March 4: [YouTube Video] Albany, NY.

Rodgers, S. T., Lane, C., & Austin, S (Contributors). "Rochdale Village NORC and York College African-American Resource Center Collaborated on Panel Discussion about Aging in Place." Rochdale Village Bulletin Newspaper. 2013, July: [Newspaper] p. 38.

Rodgers, S. T. (Co-organizer) in collaboration with Dr. Holger Henke [Assistant Provost]) & Mr. Matthew Katz [Director, Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center] and Co-Presenter in collaboration with Dr. Gila Acker. "York College Honors Recognition Ceremony." York College of the City University of New York. 2013, May: [YouTube Video] Jamaica, NY.

Rodgers, S. T. & *Cudjoe, T. (Editors). "Pathways to Success: The Journey of Black Pillars in Higher Education “Will Not Be Televised.” It Will Be Photographed!." ‘Beyond February PhotoVoice Project’ Mentoring and Leadership Booklet, York College of the City University of New York. 2013: [Project] pp. 1 - 28.

Rodgers, S. T. (Lead Author & Editor). "Approved by Commission on Accreditation (COA) which reaffirmed the accreditation of the York College social work program until 2021." York College Social Work Field Education Manual. 2012-2013 Edition: [Manual] 133 pages.

Rodgers. S. T. (Co-Organizer) in coloboration with Dr. Holger Henke [Assistant Provost], Dr. William Dinello [Assosciate Dean], Dr. Nicholas Grosskopf, & Matthew Katz [Director, Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center] and Co-Presenter in coloboration with Dr. Michele Gregory. "York College Honors Recognition Ceremony." York College of the City University of New York. 2012, May: [YouTube Video] Jamaica, NY.

Rodgers, S. T. (Contributing Author, Cuba Reflections Newsletter). "Council on Social Work Education Reflections on a CSWE-Sponsored Social Work Delegation to Havana, Cuba, Inaugural Delegation to Cuba." Katherine Kendall Institute (KAKI). 2012: [Newsletter] p. 18.

Rodgers, S. T. "What Do Social Workers Do? (1-page wordle illustrates over 50 social work career opportunities in diverse settings with various populations)." York College Social Work Field Education Signature Education Signature Pedagogy E-Newsletter. 2012: [Word Collage] p. 13.

Rodgers, S. T. (Founder & Editor). "Debut - Fall 2012." York College Social Work Field Education Signature Education Signature Pedagogy E-Newsletter. 2010-2013: [E-Newsletter].

Rodgers, S. T. (Co-organizer) in collaboration with Dr. Holger Henke [Assistant Provost], Dr. William Dinello [Associate Dean]) & Mr. Matthew Katz [Director, Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center] and Co-Presenter in collaboration with Dr. Gila Acker & Dr. Michele Gregory. "York College Honors Recognition Ceremony." York College of the City University of New York. 2010, May: [YouTube Video] Jamaica, NY.

∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞. "." . : .

York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter. "." . : .

Rodgers, S.T., Gerena, L., & Perry, L. "CUNY Chancellor Milliken Hosts York Fulbright Awardees." York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter. Volume VIII, Issue 7. 2014, November/December: [Newsletter] pp. 6 & 7.

Rodgers, S.T. "Intergenerational Technology Sharing: It Takes a Village." York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter. Volume VIII, Issue 7. 2014, November/December: [Newsletter] p. 9.

Rodgers, S. T. "Global Social Work is on the Move." York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter. Volume VIII, Issue 5. 2014, September: [Newsletter] p. 16.

Rodgers, S. T. "Fulbrighters Present at Social Work Conference." York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter. Volume VIII, Issue 4. 2014, May: [Newsletter] p. 7.

Rodgers, S. T. "Weaving a Tapestry of Dignity and Worth." York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter. Volume VIII, Issue 4. 2014, May: [Newsletter] p. 13.

Rodgers, S. T., **Hubert, I., & Simons, E. "Social Work Students Lobby Day in Albany." York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter. Volume VIII, Issue 3. 2014, April: [Newsletter] p. 6.

Rodgers, S. T. "In the Field…at Social Work Legislative Day." York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter. Volume VIII, Issue 3. 2014, April: [Newsletter] pp. 5 & 7.

Rodgers, S. T., & Lane, C. "York Faculty Team Presents at Columbia University Conference." York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter. Volume VI, Issue 4. 2013, April: [Newsletter] p. 15.

Rodgers, S. T. "Social Work Professor Receives Another Award." York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter. Volume VI, Issue 4. 2012, May: [Newsletter] p. 4.

Rodgers, S. T. "A Health and Behavioral Sciences Alliance." York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter. Volume VI, Issue 4. 2012, April: [Newsletter] p. 4.

Rodgers, S. T. "“Social Work Matters” to Rochdale Village NORC." York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter. Volume VI, Issue 3. 2012, April: [Newsletter] p. 7.

Rodgers, S. T. "Social Work Professor Invited to Present at International Symposium in Korea." York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter. Volume V, Issue 8. 2011, December: [Newsletter] p. 8.

Rodgers, S. T. "The Global Network agenda in Brazil." York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter. Volume V, Issue 5. 2011, September: [Newsletter] p. 16.

Rodgers, S. T. "Social Work Change Agents." York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter. Volume V, Issue 3. 2011, April: [Newsletter] p. 14.

Rodgers, S. T. "Heal the Village, Sustain the Pillars, and Strengthen the Academic Collaboration." York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter. Volume V, Issue 3. 2011, April: [Newsletter] p. 13.

Rodgers, S. T. "Social Work Club goes to Albany." York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter. Volume V, Issue 3. 2011, April: [Newsletter] p. 12.

Rodgers, S. T. "Social Work Professor presents work at Columbia U." York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter. Volume IV, Issue 8. 2010, December: [Newsletter] pp. 5 & 8.

Rodgers, S. T. "In the Spirit of Collective Work and Service." York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter. Volume IV, Issue 8. 2010, December: [Newsletter] pp. 4 & 5.

18. Rodgers, S. T. & Simons, E. "A Global Social Work Agenda in the Millennium." York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter. Volume IV, Issue 3/4. 2010, April/May: [Newsletter] p. 17.

19. Rodgers, S. T. & Simons, E.. "York College is on the Move." York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter. Volume IV, Issue 3/4. 2010, April/May: [Newsletter] p. 11.

Rodgers, S. T. "Dr. Rodgers Wins Social Workers Award." York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter. Volume IV, Issue 1. 2010, February: [Newsletter] p. 13.

Rodgers, S. T. "Social Work Program is on the Move." York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter. Volume III, Issue 3. 2009, April: [Newsletter] p. 12.

Rodgers, S. T. "News From Social Work." York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter. Volume III, Issue 3. 2009, April: [Newsletter] p. 9.

Chapters in Field Of Expertise

Rodgers, S. T. "Posttraumatic Growth." Encyclopedia of Social Work Online (ESWO), 21st Edition. Online Publication Date: May 2014: doi: 10.1093/acrefore/9780199975839.013.1001. NASW Press and Oxford University Press, Inc. (selected as main featured article for July and August 2014).

Rodgers, S. T. "Racism." Encyclopedia of Social Work Online (ESWO), 21st Edition. in press (invited): (pp. 42). NASW Press and Oxford University Press, Inc.

Rodgers, S. T. "Being of Some Scholarly Service...: A New Take On The Scholarship of Engagement in Academe." In F. A. Bonner, II, C. W. Lewis, 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.). Domestic Violence: Intersectionality and Culturally Competent Practice. 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.

Monographs in Field Of Expertise

Rodgers, S. T. "Raising Tolerance and Respect for Difference and Global Social Assistance Experts in Chişinău, Republic of Moldova." Prepared for and supported by Fulbright Office United States of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. 2013: Washington, DC.

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" Get Your Grant! PSC-CUNY Proposals in Progress (PIP) Work Session " November 20, 2014: School of Health Sciences & Professional Programs Research, Scholarly Writing & Grants Faculty Writing Workshop, York College of the City University of New York in Queens, NY. (Invited).

" Harambee: Pulling Together to Engender Cultural Competence to End Domestic Violence " Panelist in collaboration with Dr. Kathariya Mokrue, Dr. Donna Chirico, Ms. Tonya McLeod, Ms. Terrie M. Williams & Ms. Madeline McCray, October 21, 2014: York College Men’s Center and Women’s Center Domestic Violence Town Hall Meeting [moderated by Dr. Ron Daniels], York College of the City University of New York in Queens, NY. (Invited).

" Fulbright Specialist's Report on Revisioning Social Work Education in Europe's Most Impoverished Country: Global Perspectives, Post-Soviet Pedagogies, Curriculum Development " (York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter, p. 16) July 11, 2014: Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development: Promoting Social and Economic Equity in South Melbourne, Australia.

" You Don’t Know Me…: Black Women Perceptions of Contemporary Stereotypes " supported in part by PSC-CUNY Research Award # 65615-00 43. (York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter, p. 13) April 18, 2014: The National Association of Black Social Workers 46 Annual Conference. An African Tapestry: The Blackprint for the Physical, Psychosocial and Spiritual Wellness in Indianapolis, IN.

" The World of Moldova: Social Work Education in a Transitional Political Climate " (York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter, p. 7) In collaboration with Dr. Linda Wermeling, March 20, 2014: The 31st Annual Conference of Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, Inc. in Louisville, KY.

" It Takes a Village: Community Involvement in Older Adult Wellness " In collaboration with Dr. Charlene Lane and Rochdale NORC Director, Sherba Austin, March 2014: Conference Paper accepted for, The Health, Wellness & Society Knowledge Community Fourth International Conference on Health, Wellness, and Society in Vancouver, Canada.

" An Uncompromised Professional Sojourn in Social Work: Conversations with Dr. Selena T. Rodgers " November 19, 2013: Association of Black Social Workers Organization - What Do Social Workers Do? at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York in Brooklyn, NY. (Invited).

" My Fulbright Specialist Experience in Moldova, Eastern Europe: Global Social Work Education, Aleksandr Pushkin [1799 - 1837], and Reflections as an Outsider Within " October 29, 2013: Global Education at CUNY Forum. York College of the City University of New York in Queens, NY. (Invited).

" Ensuring Black Women are [A]part of the Global Agenda: Perceptions of Posttraumatic Growth in the Aftermath of Historical and Contemporary Trauma " supported in part by PSC-CUNY Research Award # 65615-00 43. 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 30, 2013: Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University in Vanderbijpark, South Africa.

" International Social Work Professional Standards. Free International University, Faculty of Psychology and Social Assistance " In collaboration with Dr. Priscilla Gibson, June 15, 2013: Free International University of Moldova in Chişinău, Moldova Eastern Europe. (Invited).

" Legitimate Rape and African American Women from Celia [1836 -1855], a Slave 1619 to Tawana Brawley 1987: A Conversation with Alton H. Maddox, Jr. " Organized in collaboration with Professor Elizabeth B. Anderson, & Dr. Michele Gregory, May 9, 2013: African American Studies Resource Center, York College of the City University of New York in Queens, NY.

" Disparities in Mental Health Care Older Adults Receive " (York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter, p. 15) In collaboration with Dr. Charlene Lane, March 16, 2013: Teachers College at Columbia University 5th Annual Health Disparity Conference in New York, NY.

" …But Still, Like Air...I’ll Rise:” Uplifting and Mentoring Students for Academic Excellence " In collaboration with *Tiffany Cudjoe, April 9, 2013: York College Mentor Certification Program, York College of The City University of New York in Queens, NY. (Invited).

" Pathways to Success: The Journey of Black Pillars in Higher Education "Will Not Be Televised." It Will Be Photographed! " (York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter, p. 8) In collaboration with *Tiffany Cudjoe, February 28, 2013: American Association of Blacks in Higher Education 2013 National Conference, Pathways to Success within Higher Education in Atlanta, GA.

" A Panel Discussion: Black Faculty and Staff Mentoring Students for Leadership " In collaboration with *Tiffany Cudjoe, February 26, 2013: African American Studies Resource Center, York College of the City University of New York in Queens, NY.

" Moving Towards Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Education Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) Assessment Compliance in Social Work Field Education: Session II " (York College Social Work Field Education Signature Pedagogy E-Newsletter, p. 4) November 14, 2012: African American Studies Resource Center, York College of the City University of New York in Queens, NY.

" Moving Towards Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Education Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) Assessment Compliance in Social Work Field Education: Session I " (York College Social Work Field Education Signature Pedagogy E-Newsletter, p. 4) October 17, 2012: African American Studies Resource Center, York College of the City University of New York in Queens, NY.

" Social Work Matters " (York College Social Work Field Education Signature Pedagogy E-Newsletter, pp. 6-13) May 23, 2012: York College of the City University of New York in Queens, NY.

" Standing On The Shoulders of Pillars: The Charge of Social Work Educators " May 17, 2012: Association of Black Social Workers Student Chapter Passing of the Torch Ceremony, Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York in Brooklyn, NY. (Invited).

" Research Faculty Advisor, Mentor/Mentee Lunch Session Panelist " (York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter, p. 8) In collaboration with *Tiffany Cudjoe, April 19, 2012: York College 3rd Annual Student Research Day, York College of the City University of New York in Queens, NY. (Invited).

" The Duty of Self-Care: Vicarious Trauma and Coping Strategies in Social Work " supported in part (York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter, p. 8) In collaboration with *Tiffany Cudjoe, April 19, 2012: York College 3rd Annual Student Research Day Poster Session, York College of the City University of New York in Queens, NY.

" Rise Up Social Workers: From Vicarious Trauma to Posttraumatic Growth " supported in part by PSC-CUNY Research Award # 63087-00 41. (York College African American Studies Newsletter No. 3, pp. 19 & 20) In collaboration with *Tiffany Cudjoe, 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 " supported in part by PSC-CUNY Research Award # 64237-00 42. (York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter, p. 4) March 23, 2012: American Association of Blacks in Higher Education National Conference, Healthy Communities through Access, Education, Research and Collaboration in Atlanta, GA.

" Passion for the Social Work Profession: The Role of Field Education " (York College Social Work Field Education Signature Pedagogy E-Newsletter, p. 2) November 9, 2011: Korea Association of Social Workers in Seoul, South Korea. (Invited).

" The Role of Posttraumatic Growth and Social Work in Existing Social Service Integrated Models in New York City " (York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter, p. 8) November 8, 2011: Meeting the Challenge of Social Service Delivery Symposium in Seoul, South Korea. (Invited).

" Historical and Socio-Cultural Overview: From Childhood Sexual Abuse to Spiritual Well-Being: In All Ways A Survivor " supported in part by PSC-CUNY Research Award # 60131-39 40. 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 " supported in part by PSC-CUNY Research Adjunct Professional Development Grant 2007-2008. (York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter, p. 16) July 19, 2011: 4th Annual The International Global Studies Conference, Latina America and Globalization: Emerging Societies and Emancipation in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

" Africana Studies Colloquium Series: "Victim-Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse: Understanding The Link Between Historical Trauma and Posttraumatic Growth" " (York College African American Studies Newsletter No. 2, p. 5) May 18, 2011: African American Studies Resource Center, York College of the City University of New York in Queens, NY.

" Child Sexual Abuse in Men and Women of African Ancestry: Engendering Spiritual Well-Being and A Posttraumatic Growth Perspective " (York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter, pp. 5 & 8) November 15, 2010: Columbia University’s Women and Society Seminar in New York, NY. (Invited).

" Unmasking Secrets of Childhood Sexual Abuse: A Historical and Social-cultural Overview of The Middle Passage to Spiritual Well-being among African-American Women " 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 (Invited).

" Imani Dream: Posttraumatic Growth and Spiritual Well-Being in African-American Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse " supported in part by PSC-CUNY Research Award # 60131-39 40. April 8, 2010: 42nd National Association of Black Social Workers Annual Conference, Keepers of the Village: The Role for Community Organizers in Philadelphia, PA.

" York College's Social Work Program is on the Move... " (York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter, p. 12) April 9, 2009: York College Information Session, York College of the City University of New York in Queens, NY.

" The Audacity to Succeed: Tools for Academic Excellence " March 19, 2009: First Annual College Discovery Day York Early College Academy (YECA) in Queens, NY. (Invited).

" Posttraumatic Growth in Latina Immigrants Living in Refugee-Like Situations " supported in part by PSC-CUNY Research Adjunct Professional Development Grant 2007-2008. February 1, 2009: The Society for Cross-Cultural Research in Las Vegas, NV.

" Faculty Expectations for College Success " November 22, 2008: Jack & Jill’s Dream In Color: Making College Your Reality, York College of the City University of New York in Queens, NY.

" A Response to Violence within the African-American Community: The Incorporation of Posttraumatic Growth and the Kwanzaa Principles " March 24, 2004: Hartman Child & Family Scholar Symposium in Mystic, CT.

" ∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞ " : .

" Selected Invited Community Presentations " : .

" Community Partner Attendee (in collaboration with YCSWEET--York College Social Work Empowering & Encouraging Together), Technology Learning Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony " Sponsored by Honorable New York State Assemblywoman Vivian E. Cook and Rochdale Village Social Services, Inc., November 14, 2014: Rochdale Village, Inc. Social Services in Queens, NY (Invited).

" Co-Presenter, Advancing Healthy Aging at Rochdale Village Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NORC) " In collaboration with Dr. Charlene Lane, January 9, 2013: Rochdale Village Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NORC) in Queens, NY (Invited).

" Co-Presenter, The Role of Community Support: Advancing Healthy Aging at Rochdale Village " In collaboration with Dr. Charlene Lane, June 18, 2012: Rochdale Village Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NORC) in Queens, NY (Invited).

" Presenter, The Untold Journey of WOMB-manhood and Empowerment:Conversations of Sexual Abuse with Mothers and Daughters " May 2011: Healthy Living for Life is Our Mission, Inc. in Queens, NY (Invited).

" Distinguished Panelist, Women of Great Worth " In colloboration with Honorable New York State Assembly Woman Vivian E. Cook, Dr. Harriet Hubbard (descendant of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune-Cookman [1875-1955]), & Dr. Grace Ogiehor-Enoma (York College African American Studies Newsletter No. 2, pp. 12 & 13) March 26, 2011: Rochdale Village Community Center Women’s History Annual Forum in Queens, NY (Invited).

" Speaker and Distinguished Guest, Heal the Village: Beyond Child Sexual Abuse in African-American Survivors " (York College Academic Affairs Update Newsletter, p. 13) March 20, 2011: Rochdale Village Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NORC) Women’s History 3rd Annual Forum in Queens, NY (Invited).

" Keynote Speaker, Sanfoka - Parenting for the 21st Century: A Value-Based Approach " December 19, 2009: Parent Leadership Graduation Ceremony, Family Renaissance, Inc. in Brooklyn, NY (Invited).

" Presenter, Domestic Violence in the African-American Community: A Call to Men " December 2007: sponsored by Councilman James Sanders, Jr. in Queens, NY (Invited).

" Presenter, Collective Work and Responsibility: Building Our Children’s Futures " February 2006: Young Minds Day Care Center in Brooklyn, NY (Invited).

" Trainer/Manual Developer, The Imani Dream: A Therapeutic Treatment Model and Training Guide for Practitioners Working with Incarcerated Sexually Abused Females " August - September, 1998: Department for Juvenile Justice and New York City Probation in New York, NY (Invited).

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

Certificate of Recognition, "Salute to Scholars" in Honor of Outstanding Scholarly Achievements and Contributions to the Creation and Transmittal of Knowledge, Board of Trustees Chairperson Benno Schmidt, CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken and Interim Executive Vice Chancellor & University Provost Julia Wrigley, New-York Historical Society, New York, NY: 2014.

Honoree, CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken Celebrates CUNY Faculty and Student Fulbright Award Winners: 2014.

Faculty Leader Recognition Award, The United States Department of Defense 52nd National Junior Science Humanities (JSHS) STEM Symposium: 2014.

Chair Judge, York College Certificate of Appreciation, Regional Semi-Finals Junior Science and Humanities Symposium: 2014.

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awardee, Specialist Program. 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: 2013, http://www.cies.org/grantee/selena-rodgers.

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grantee, Specialist Program from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES). 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: 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 of the City University of New York (CUNY) Alumni Association Distinguished Faculty Member: 2013.

Association of Black Social Workers, Medgar Evers College 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.

Judge, York College Certificate of Appreciation for Regional Semi-Finals and Finals Junior Science and Humanities Symposium: 2012 & 2014.

Social Work Leadership Award, Rochdale Village Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NORC): 2012.

Gyeonggi Welfare Foundation: 2011.

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.

Certificate of Completion, York College Faculty Development Program: 2009.

Recognition Award, 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.

Lucy Friedman Scholarship Award, Safe Horizon (formerly Victim Services, $10,000): 1998 - 2008.

Dedication and Devotion Recognition Award, Rheedlen’s Countee Cullen: 1996.

Grants-In-Aid

York College Alumni Association Inc, . 2014: $200.

Professional Staff Congress CUNY - 45 Research Award, Do We Have A Say? Stereotypic Images, Mentoring, and Posttraumatic Growth among Black Adolescents. 2014 - Present: $3,500. (Principal Investigator).

Stravinsky Institute Foundation Grant, Project Casa Mare International Center for Advancement of Social Work in Countries with Transition Economies, Eastern Europe. 2013: $1,500.

Professional Staff Congress CUNY - 43 Research Award B, Perceptions of Historical Trauma among African American Women. 2012 - 2013: $6,000. (Principal Investigator).

CUNY Academy for the Humanities and Sciences - William Stewart Travel Grant, Historical and Socio-Cultural Overview: From Childhood Sexual Abuse to Spiritual Well-Being: In All Ways A Survivor. 2011 - 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 - 2012: $3,500. (Principal Investigator).

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 - 2011: $3,000. (Principal Investigator).

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: $3,000.

York College Auxiliary Enterprises Corporation, Inc., The Signature Pedagogy - Social Work Field Education. 2010 - 2013: $1,300.

Professional Staff Congress CUNY - 40 Research Award, Posttraumatic Growth and Spiritual Well-being in African-American Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse. 2009 - 2010: $2,500. (Principal Investigator).

York College Auxiliary Enterprises Corporation, Inc., African Traveling Film Festival Series (in collaboration with *Erzulie Vica Mars). 2009: $800.

York College Auxiliary Enterprises Corporation, Inc., Each One, Teach One Alumni Panel Discussion. 2009: $750.

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 - 2008: $3,000. (Principal Investigator).

Offices Held In Professional Societies

Invited Peer Reviewer, Social Work Education: The International Journal: 2014 - Present.

Invited Peer Reviewer, Journal of Research Initiatives: 2014 - Present.

Invited Peer Reviewer, Qualitative Social Work: 2014 - Present.

Invited Peer Reviewer, Children and Youth Services Review: 2014 - Present.

Member, International Federation of Social Workers: 2014 - Present.

Member, International Association of Schools of Social Work: 2014 - Present.

Member, The Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, Inc: 2014 - Present.

Invited Advisory Board of Member, Project Casa Mare International Center for Advancement of Social Work in Countries with Transition Economies: 2014 - Present.

Invited Peer Reviewer, Romanian - U.S. Fulbright Commission (pro bono): 2013 - Present.

Invited Executive Board of Member, Project Casa Mare International Center for Advancement of Social Work in Countries with Transition Economies: 2013 - 2014.

Invited Editorial Board Member, Annuals of the Next Generation (ANG): 2013 - Present.

Invited Abstract Peer Reviewer, Society for Social Work and Research: 2013 - Present.

Program Consultant, Council on Social Work Education: 2012.

Member, American Association of Blacks in Higher Education: 2012 - Present.

Research Consultant (pro bono), Rochdale Village Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NORC): 2012 - Present.

Peer Reviewer, Global Studies Journal: 2011 - 2012.

Member, National Association of Social Workers: 1995 - Present.

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

Social Work Grant Consultant: 2013.

Volunteer, Rochdale Village Technology Learning Center: 2013 - Present.

Social Work Clinical Supervisor, Stony Brook University Masters in Social Work (MSW) Program: 2010 - 2011 & 2013 - Present.

Volunteer, Safe Horizon, Brooklyn Community Office: 2008 - 2010.

Advisory Board Member, Rochdale Village Social Services, Inc: 2008 - 2010.

Group Leader, African Genesis' Teen Summit 1000 Program (d’Zert Club), Corrective History Education Institute (traveled with youth and adults on study tours to Egypt (Kmt)/North Africa, Canada and United States regions): 2007 - 2009.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-R - Psychotherapy Privilege), New York State: 2004 (originally licensed as a Certified Social Work 1995).

Certified Social Work Field Instructor (SIFI), New York University: 2003.

Document Actions

Rodgers, Selena
 

Rodgers, Selena
Assistant Professor
Social Sciences