Michael Lawler

Michael Lawler

Dean, Health Sciences

DEAN OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Lee Medicine & Science Hall

Phone: (605) 658-6500

Email: Michael.Lawler@usd.edu

Bio:

Dr. Lawler is Dean and Professor, School of Health Sciences. He has over 30 years of experience as a practitioner, educator, and researcher.


Teaching Interests:

Leadership, social research, mental health, integration of biopsychosocial sciences.


Research Interests:

Parent-child relationships, human development, transfer of learning, child well-being, child welfare, juvenile justice, foster care, inter-agency data sharing, public health, forensic psychology, American Indian health.


Education:

  • BA, Psychology, Lewis & Clark College,
  • MSW, Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley,
  • Ph D, Human Development, University of California, Davis,

Research:

  • Children's Worlds: International Survey of Children's Well-Being, (2012 - Present)
  • South Dakota Survey of Children's Well-Being, (2012 - Present)
  • Rosebud Sioux Tribe Attorney General's Children Exposed to Violence Demonstration Program: Phase I, Dept. of Justice

Publications:

Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Lawler, Michael J., Newland, Lisa, Giger, Jarod T., Roh, Soonhee, and Brockevelt, Barbara. Ecological, Relationship-Based Model of Children's Subjective Well-Being: Perspectives of 10-year-old Children in the United States and 10 Other Countries, 1-18. Vol. 10. Child Indicators Research, 2017. (DOI: 10.1007/s12187-016-9376-0)
  • Newland, Lisa, Giger, Jarod T., Lawler, Michael J., Roh, Soonhee, Brockevelt, Barbara, and Schweinle, Amy. Multilevel Analysis of Child and Adolescent Subjective Well-Being across 14 Countries: Child- and Country-Level Predictors. Child Development, 2017.
  • Kong, J, Roh, Soonhee, Easton, S D., Lee, Yeon-Shim, and Lawler, Michael J.. A history of childhood maltreatment and intimate partner violence victimization among Native American adults. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2016. (DOI: 10.1177/0886260516632353 )
  • Lawler, Michael J., Newland, Lisa, Giger, Jarod T., and Roh, Soonhee. Ecological, relationship-based model of 12-year-old children's subjective well-being in the United States and ten other countries, 1-14. Vol. 6, Iss. 2. Journal of Social Research & Policy, 2015.
  • Roh, Soonhee, Kim, Y, Lee, K.H, Lee, Y.S., Burnette, C E., and Lawler, Michael J.. Religion, Social Support, and Life Satisfaction among American Indian older adults. Journal of Religion & Spirituality in Social Work: Social Thoughts, 2015. (DOI: 10.1080/15426432.2015.1097094)
  • Schweinle, Amy, Lawler, Michael J., Schweinle, William, and Sudhagoni, Ramu. Jolene's Task Force: Results of 2014 School Survey. In Presented to Jolene's Task Force of the SD Legislature..
  • Goldfarb, Deborah A., Goodman, Gail S., and Lawler, Michael J.. Children's evidence and the Convention on the Rights of the Child: Improving the legal system for children. In Child-friendly Justice. Leiden: Brill Nijhoff, 2015. (DOI: 10.1163/9789004297432_010)
  • Roh, Soonhee, Brown-Rice, Kathleen, Lee, Kyoung Hag, Lee, Yeon-Shim, Lawler, Michael J., and Martin, James I.. Stressors, Coping Resources, and Depression among American Indian Older Adults. Social Work in Public Health, 2015. (DOI: 10.1080/19371918.2015.1019174)
  • Giger, Jarod T., Pope, Natalie D., Vogt, H, Gutierrez, Cassity, Newland, Lisa, Lemke, Jason, and Lawler, Michael J.. Remote Patient Monitoring Acceptance Trends among Older Adults Residing in a Frontier State. Computers in Human Behavior, 2015. (DOI: 10.1016/j.chb.2014.11.044)
  • Newland, Lisa, Lawler, Michael J., Giger, Jarod T., Roh, Soonhee, and Carr, Eli. Predictors of Children's Subjective Well-Being in Rural Communities of the United States, 177-198. Vol. 8, Iss. 1. Child Indicators Research, 2015. (DOI: 10.1007/s12187-014-9287-x)
  • Roh, Soonhee, Burnette, C.B., Lee, K.H., Lee, Y.S., Martin, J.I., and Lawler, Michael J.. Predicting help-seeking attitudes toward mental health services among American Indian older adults: Is Andersen's behavioral model a good fit?. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 2014. (DOI: 10.1177/0733464814558875)
  • Roh, Soonhee, Burnette, C.E., Lee, K.H., Lee, Y.S., Eaton, S.D., and Lawler, Michael J.. Risk and protective factors for depressive symptoms among American Indian older adults: Adverse childhood experiences and social support.. Aging and Mental Health. , 2014. (DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2014.938603)
  • Newland, Lisa, Giger, Jarod T., Lawler, Michael J., Carr, Eliann R., Dykstra, Emily A., and Roh, Soonhee. Subjective well-being for children in a rural community, 642-661. Vol. 40, Iss. 5. Journal of Social Service Research, 2014. (DOI: 10.1080/01488376.2014.917450)
  • Lawler, Michael J., Sayfan, Liat, Goodman, Gail S., Narr, Rachel, and Cordon, Ingrid M.. Comprehensive residential education: A promising model for emerging adults in foster care, 10-19. Vol. 38. Children and Youth Services Review, 2014. (DOI: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2014.01.003)
  • Curry, Dale, Barbee, Anita, Donnenwirth, Jann, and Lawler, Michael J.. Transfer of learning in human services, 5-19. Vol. 7. Training and Development in Human Services, 2013.
  • Hobbs, Sue D., Johnson, Jonni L., Goodman, Gail S., Bederian-Gardner, Daniel, Lawler, Michael J., Vargas, Ivan D., and Mendoza, Marcaria. Evaluating Eyewitness Testimony in Children. In Handbook of Forensic Psychology. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2013.
  • Lawler, Michael J., Bederian-Gardner, Daniel, and Goodman, Gail S.. Child Forensic Psychology: Conclusions and next steps for researchers and practitioners. In Child Forensic Psychology, edited by R. Holliday and T. Marche, 273-286. Hamphshire, UK: Palgrave-MacMillan, 2013.
  • Newland, Lisa, Lawler, Michael J., Giger, Jarod T., Roh, Soonhee, Melmer, Rick, , and . Yankton School District: Results from the South Dakota Survey of Children's Well-Being (SDSCWeB)..
  • Seefeldt, Teresa, Mort, Jane, Brockevelt, Barbara, Giger, Jarod T., Jordre, Becca, Lawler, Michael J., Nilson, Wade, Svien, Lana, and . A Pilot Study of Interprofessional Case Discussions for Health Professions Students Using the Virtual World Second Life.. Edited by Robin M. Zavod, PhD, 224-231. Vol. 4. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, 2012. (DOI: 10.1016/j.cptl.2012.05.007)
  • Lawler, Michael J., and Talbot, Elizabeth. Child Abuse. In Encylopedia of Human Behavior (2nd Ed.), edited by V.S. Ramachandran, 460-466. Encylopedia of Human Behavior (2nd) Elsevier Press, 2012.
  • Lawler, Michael J., LaPlante, Kathy, Giger, Jarod T., and Norris, Debra. Overrepresentation of Native American children in foster care: An independent construct?. Edited by Yo Mo Lee, PhD, 95-110. Vol. 21, Iss. 2. London, UK: Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 2012. (DOI: 10.1080/15313204.2012.647344)
  • Lawler, Michael J., Curry, Dale, Donnenwirth, Jann, Mangrich, Mary E., and Times, Tonya N.. Assessing transfer of learning potential with human services professionals, 402-412. Vol. 38, Iss. 3. Journal of Social Service Research, 2012. (DOI: 10.1080/01488376.2012.669270)
  • Olagundoye, Stacy S., and Lawler, Michael J.. Building effective program strategies for youth-adult partnerships: Reflections and guidance on promising practices, 63-73. Vol. 24, Iss. 4. Vancouver, BC: Relational Child & Youth Care Practice, 2011.
  • Curry, Dale, Lawler, Michael J., Donnenwirth, Jann, and Bergeron, Manon. Application Potential of Professional Learning Inventory - APPLI-33, 129-139. Vol. 6. Washington, DC: Training and Development in Human Services, 2011.
  • Lawler, Michael J., Goodman, Gail S., Cordon, Ingrid M., and O'Brien, Shay. Inter-agency data sharing and protection: Measuring child well-being in the United States. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference of the International Society for Child Indicators, 51-52. Vol. 3. International Society for Child Indicators, 2011.
  • Curry, Dale, Lawler, Michael J., Schneider-Munoz, Andrew, and Fox, Lorraine. A child and youth care perspective for human services development. Edited by Thom Garfat, PhD, 148-161. Vol. 24, Iss. 1-2. Toronto, Canada: Relational Child & Youth Care Practice, 2011.
  • Haapanen, Rudy, Wilson, Kate J., Goodman, Gail S., Lawler, Michael J., Shaver, Phillip R., and Cho, Young. Final Report: Evaluation of Training Online Program. Sacramento, CA: California Department of Social Services, 2011.
  • Curry, Dale, Lawler, Michael J., and Donnenwirth, Jann. Application Potential of Professional Learning Inventory (APPLI-33). In PsycTESTS. American Psychological Association, 2011.
  • Curry, Dale, Donnenwirth, Jann, and Lawler, Michael J.. Scale reduction: Developing user-friendly human service training and development assessment instruments. In Proceedings of the National Human Services Evaluation Symposium., 5-30. Berkeley, CA: University of California, Berkeley, 2011.
  • Lawler, Michael J., Cordon, Ingrid, and Thai, Anh. Revised Final Report: Community Reentry Challenge Grant. Sacramento, CA: State of California, Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, 2011.
  • Lawler, Michael J., Shaver, Philip R., and Goodman, Gail S.. Toward Relationship-Based Child Welfare Services. Edited by Duncan Lindsey, 473-480. Vol. 33. London, UK: Children and Youth Services Review, 2011. (DOI: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2010.06.018)
  • Lawler, Michael J., Cordon, Ingrid M., and Thai, Ann. Final report: Community Reentry Challenge Grant Evaluation. State of California, 2010.
  • Curry, Dale, Lawler, Michael J., and Donnenwirth, Jann. Assessing potential for transfer of learning in human services. In Kent State University Teaching Council Conference: 17th Annual Conference on Celebrating Excellence in College Teaching. Kent, Ohio: Kent State University, 2010.
  • Lawler, Michael J.. Emotionally responsive relationships for all children: A theoretical framework for child welfare services. State of California, 2010.
  • Lawler, Michael J., Donnenwirth, Jann, and Curry, Dale. Evaluating transfer of learning in public welfare training and development: Factors affecting the transfer of learning of California public welfare workers.. In Proceedings of the National Human Services Training Evaluation Symposium, 109-110. Vol. 13. University of California, Berkeley, 2010.
  • Bernotavicz, Freda, Curry, Dale, Lawler, Michael J., Leeson, Kathleen, and Wentz, Rose M.. A new key to success: Guidelines for effective staff development and training programs in human services agencies. Washington, DC: American Public Human Services Association, 2010.
  • Goodman, Gail S., Ogle, Christin M., Troxel, Natalie, Lawler, Michael J., and Cordon, Ingrid M.. Child victims in the judiciary system: Optimizing accuracy, avoiding rectimization. In Testimony withour fear? Non-revictimizing cultures and practices, edited by Benedito Rodrigues dos Santos and Itamar Batista Goncalves. Sao Paulo, Brasil: Childhood Brasil, 2009.
  • Troxel, Natalie, Ogle, Christin M., Cordon, Ingrid M., Lawler, Michael J., and Goodman, Gail S.. Child Witnesses in Criminal Court. In Children as victims, witnesses, and offenders: Psychological science and the law. Guilford Press, 2009.
  • Armstrong, Troy L., and Lawler, Michael J.. Workload and program reconfiguration for California's Division of Juvenile Parole Operations: Current practices and proposed reforms. Sacramento, CA: State of California, 2009.
  • Lawler, Michael J., and Lowery, Deborah Y.. Stable and loving: Supporting quality relationships for maltreated children and their parents pre- and post-permanency. Sacramento, CA: State of Calfornia, 2009.
  • Sensiper, Sylvia, Olson, Karen, Lawler, Michael J., and Pendleton, Dennis. Promoting understanding with innovation in support of employees with disabilities: A series of teaching cases to involve executives, managers, and future business leaders in the discussion. University of California, Davis, 2009.
  • Goodman, Gail S., Ogle, Christin M., Troxel, Natalie, Lawler, Michael J., and Cordon, Ingrid M.. Crianças vítimas no sistema judiciário: como garantir a precisão do testemunho e evitar a revitimização. In Depoimento sem medo (?) Culturas e praticas nao-revitimizantes uma cartografia das experiencias de tomada de depoimento especial de criancas e adolescents. Sao Paulo, Brasil: Childhood Brasil, 2008.
  • Goodman, Gail S., Lawler, Michael J., Iandoli, Ce Ce, Wilson, Kate, O'Brien, Shay, and Cordon, Ingrid M.. California Department of Social Services and Child Welfare Council data linkages project. State of California, 2008.
  • Lawler, Michael J.. Maltreated children's emotional availability with kin and non-kin foster mothers: A sociobiological perspective, 1131-1143. Vol. 30. Children and Youth Services Review, 2008. (DOI: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2008.02.007)
  • Jetter, K, Lawler, Michael J., and Goodman, Gail S.. The economic benefits of increasing food stamp participation rates. California Department of Social Services, 2007.
  • Wilson, Kate, Augusti, Else M., Harkins, Diane, Ogle, Christin, Waring, Melinda, Goodman, Gail S., and Lawler, Michael J.. Child care facilities health and safety, Phase II: Synthesized research review. Sacramento, CA: California Department of Social Services, 2007.
  • Shaver, Philip R., Augusti, Else M., Ogle, Christin M., Harris, LaTonya, Lawler, Michael J., and Goodman, Gail S.. Final report to stakeholders: Child welfare budgeting. Sacramento, CA: State of California, 2006.
  • Wilson, Kate, Goodman, Gail S., and Lawler, Michael J.. Inter-agency measurement of child well-being. Sacramento, CA: State of California, 2006.
  • Curry, Dale, Lawler, Michael J., and Bernotavicz, Freda. The field of training and development in human services: An emerging profession?, 5-11. Vol. 4. Washington, DC: Human Services Training and Development, 2006.
  • Wilson, Kate, Goodman, Gail S., and Lawler, Michael J.. Child care facilities health and safety: Review of research. Sacramento, CA: State of California, 2006.
  • Wilson, Kate, Goodman, Gail S., and Lawler, Michael J.. Child abuse and neglect prevention: A review of the scientific research. State of California, 2006.
  • Lawler, Michael J., and Goodman, Gail S.. Emerging issues in data security. University of California, 2005.
  • Donnenwirth, Jann, and Lawler, Michael J.. Human Services Staff Development and Training Roles and Competencies: Communication Specialist. Washington, DC: American Public Human Services Association, 2004.
  • Lawler, Michael J.. Family violence institute: Integrating responses to all forms of family violence. University of California, 2003.
  • Wilcox, Margaret, Greenwood, Beth, Lawler, Michael J., Pendleton, Dennis, and Schutz, Howard. Best teaching practices in continuing and professional education, 108-113. Vol. 2. Washington, DC: Training and Development in Human Services, 2002.
  • Lawler, Michael J., Brooks, Susan, Donnenwirth, Jann, Harkins, Diane, Lobre, Larry, and Yip, Deborah. From anti-welfare to anti-poverty: Innovative responses to family poverty in the United States. In World Forum 2001, 14-18. Limerick, Ireland: International Forum for Child Welfare, 2001.
  • Bernotavicz, Freda, Lawler, Michael J., McGroarty, J, Richardson, J, Wegenast, D, and Wentz, R. Human services staff development and training roles and competencies: Instructor. American Public Human Services Association, 2001.
  • Donnenwirth, Jann, Lawler, Michael J., and Greenwood, Beth. Responses to welfare reform in the USA: Training and conflict resolution models. In International Conference on Social Welfare, 5-10. Vol. 28. Jerusalem, Israel: International Council on Social Welfare, 1998.
  • Lawler, Michael J., and Donnenwirth, Jann. Devolution and development: The role of continuing education in the emerging cycle of child welfare practice in the United States. In Joint World Congress, 182-185. Hong Kong: International Association of Schools of Social Work and International Federation of Social Workers, 1996.
  • Kong, J.Y., Roh, Soonhee, Easton, S.D., Lee, Y.S., and Lawler, Michael J.. A History of Childhood Maltreatment and Intimate Partner Violence Victimization among Native American Adults. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Awards and Honors:

  • Career Achievement Award, National Staff Development & Training Association, American Public Human Services Association, 2011
  • James H. Meyer Distinguished Achievement Award, University of California, Davis, 2010
  • Excellence Award, Kent State University Teaching Council, 2010
  • Distinguished Service Award, Center for Public Policy Research, University of California, Davis, 2010
  • Joint Member Resolution and Commendation, California Legislature, 2010
  • Pro Humanitate Literary Award - Finalist, Center for Child Welfare Policy of the North American Resource Center for Child Welfare, 2010
  • Leadership Award, West Coast Child Welfare Trainers Association, 2002

Presentations:

  • Giger, Jarod T., Newland, Lisa, Lawler, Michael J., Roh, Soonhee, Brockevelt, Barbara, Schweinle, Amy. Individual- and Country-Level Predictors of Children's Subjective Well-being in 14 Countries. Presented at the 6th Conference of the International Society for Child Indicators, Montreal, Canada. (June 2017)
  • Newland, Lisa, Giger, Jarod T., Lawler, Michael J., Roh, Soonhee, Brockevelt, Barbara, Schweinle, Amy. Child and adolescent subjective well-being across 14 countries: A multilevel analysis. Presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Austin, TX. (April 2017)
  • Lawler, Michael J.. Residential education and emerging adults in foster care. Presented at the Symposium on best practices in educational justice, Hannover, Germany. (November 10, 2016)
  • Lawler, Michael J.. Professional training and assessment. Presented at the UC Davis Summer Institute, Davis, CA. (August 30, 2016)
  • Lawler, Michael J.. Love and Learning. Presented at the UC Davis Summer Institute, Davis, CA. (August 29, 2016)
  • Lawler, Michael J., Curry, Dale. Using the Application Potential of Professional Learning Inventory (APPLI) to promote transfer of learning in child and youth work.. Presented at the FICE Congress, Vienna, Austria. (August 24, 2016)
  • Lawler, Michael J., Newland, Lisa, Roh, Soonhee. Comparing the ecological, relationship-based model of subjective well-being between the U.S. and South Korea: A focus on rural children. Presented at the Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development. (June 30, 2016)
  • Roh, Soonhee, Burnette, C E., Lee, K.H., Lee, Y.S., Martin, J I., Lawler, Michael J.. Predicting help-seeking attitudes toward mental health services among American Indian older adults in USA: Is Andersen's behavioral model a good fit?. Presented at the Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development, Seoul, Korea. (June 29, 2016)
  • Roh, Soonhee, Lawler, Michael J., Newland, Lisa, Donahue, Steven. A comparison of risk and protective factors related to depressive symptoms among American Indian and Caucasian older adults. Presented at the SHS Research Day, Vermilion. (April 22, 2016)
  • Kong, Joyoung, Roh, Soonhee, Easton, Scott, Lee, Yeon-Shim, Lawler, Michael J.. A history of childhood maltreatment and intimate partner violence victimization among Native American adults. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, DC. (January 14, 2016)
  • Newland, Lisa, Lawler, Michael J., Giger, Jarod T., Roh, Soonhee, . Newland, L.A., Lawler, M.J., Giger, J.T., &, Roh, S. . An ecological, relationship based model of children's subjective well-being in 11 countries. Presented at the 5th International Society for Child Indicators, Cape Town, South Africa.. (September 4, 2015)
  • Roh, Soonhee, Lawler, Michael J., Lee, Y.S., Kong, J.Y., Easton, S.D.. Intergenerational transmission of violence: From childhood victimization to adult revictimization and psychological well-being in American Indians in the U.S.. Presented at the 5th International Society for Child Indicators, Cape Town, South Africa. (September 3, 2015)
  • Lawler, Michael J.. Children's Subjective Well-being in Rural Communities of the United States. Presented at the National Institute for Social Work and Human Services in Rural Areas, Vermillion, SD. (July 16, 2015)
  • Brockevelt, Barbara, Newland, Lisa, Lawler, Michael J.. Activities in an ecological, relationship-based model of children's subjective well-being. Presented at the Exploring the Global Well-Being of Children and Youth Conference, Berlin, Germany. (July 2015)
  • Lawler, Michael J.. South Dakota Master of Public Health: A partnership for public health. Presented at the South Dakota Public Health Conference, Sioux Falls, SD. (June 26, 2015)
  • Lawler, Michael J., Newland, Lisa, Giger, Jarod T., Roh, Soonhee, Brockevelt, Barbara. Ecological, relationship-based model of children's subjective well-being: Perspectives from the United States and ten other countries. Presented at the School of Health Sciences Research Conference, Vermillion, SD. (April 24, 2015)
  • Newland, Lisa, Giger, Jarod T., Lawler, Michael J., Roh, Soonhee, Carr, E. Individual and contextual predictors of subjective well-being in fifth graders. Presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA. (March 2015)
  • Lawler, Michael J., Newland, Lisa, Giger, Jarod T., Carr, E, Roh, Soonhee. Individual and contextual predictors of subjective well-being in seventh graders. Presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA. (March 2015)
  • Newland, Lisa, Lawler, Michael J.. Understanding children's subjective well-being across age groups and contexts. Presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA. (March 2015)
  • Goodman, Gail S., Goldfarb, Deborah, Lawler, Michael J.. Evidence by Children. Presented at the International Conference on Child-Friendly Justice, Stockholm, Sweden. (May 14, 2014)
  • Lawler, Michael J.. Assessing a Comprehensive Residential School as a Model for Emerging Adults in Foster Care. Presented at the School of Health Sciences Research Conference, Vermillion, SD. (March 28, 2014)
  • Roh, Soonhee, Lee, Y.S, Lee, J, Lawler, Michael J., Talbot, Elizabeth, Lee, K.H, Yoon, D.P., . Religiosity Patterns among Older Korean Immigrants in U.S.: A Latent Profile Analysis. Presented at the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics , Seoul, Korea. (June 2013)
  • Giger, Jarod T., Newland, Lisa, Roh, Soonhee, Lawler, Michael J.. Predicting Child Well-Being in a Rural U.S. Sample. Presented at the International Society for Child Indicators, Seoul, South Korea. (May 2013)
  • Newland, Lisa, Giger, Jarod T., Lawler, Michael J., Dykstra, Emily, Carr, Eli. Predicting rural adolescents' subjective well-being. Presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA. (April 2013)
  • Lawler, Michael J., Newland, Lisa, Giger, Jarod T., Roh, Soonhee, Carr, Eliann R.. Children's subjective well-being: What children think of their own lives. Presented at the FICE Congress, Berne, Switzerland. (2013)
  • Park, S.Y, Roh, Soonhee, Lawler, Michael J., . The Interaction Effects of Religious Support and Social Support on Depression among Korean-American Older Adults. Presented at the Annual Meeting of Gerontological Society of America, San Diego. (November 2012)
  • Lawler, Michael J., Newland, Lisa, Melmer, Rick, Giger, Jarod T., Roh, Soonhee. International Survey of Children's Well-Being (ISCWeB) pilot data. Presented at the International Survey of Children's Well-Being (ISCWeB)- UNICEF meeting, UNICEF Innocenti Research Center, Florence, Italy. (November 2012)
  • Lawler, Michael J., Curry, Dale, Donnenwirth, Jann. Scale reduction: Developing user-friendly human service training and development assessment instruments. Presented at the National Human Services Training Evaluation Symposium, Berkeley, CA. (May 26, 2010)
  • Lawler, Michael J.. The heart of the matter: Why we need eligibility workers now more than ever. Presented at the NEW Annual Meeting, Rohnert Park, CA. (January 27, 2010)