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Course

  • 44712 Queer Theory in Social Work Practice

Job Experience

  • Doctoral Research Assistant, The University of Chicago
  • Senior Behavioral Research Coordinator, Lurie Children’s Hospital
  • Support Services Coordinator, Chicago Women’s AIDS Project
  • Training and Volunteer Coordinator, Chicago Rape Crisis Hotline/YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago

Fields of Special Interest

  • Health and wellness of LGBTQ youth
  • Alternatives to the criminal legal system
  • Social determinants of health
  • Queer Theory

Publications or presentations

  • Hereth, J., Pardee, D.J., & Reisner, S. (2017, January). “I had completely ignored my sexuality, I was like, that’s for a different time to figure out”; Sexual orientation and gender identity development among young transgender adult men who have sex with men. Poster presentation at the Society for Social Work and Research Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Hereth, J., Kuhns, L., Reisner, S., Hughto, Jaclyn W., Mimiaga, M., Garofalo, R. (2016, November). Social and structural marginalization are highly associated with a history of arrest among young transgender women. Paper presented at the American Public Health Association 144th Annual Meeting and Exposition, Denver, CO.
  • Hereth, J., Kuhns, L., Reisner, S., Hughto, Jaclyn W., Mimiaga, M., Garofalo, R. (2016, January). Social support among young transgender women. Paper presentation at the Society for Social Work and Research Conference, Washington, DC.
       
  • Hereth, J., Kuhns, L., Reisner, S., Mimiaga, M., Garofalo, R. (2015, November). Lessons learned from a randomized controlled trial of a uniquely targeted group-based prevention intervention among young transwomen. Paper presentation at the American Public Health Association 143rd Annual Meeting and Exposition, Chicago, IL.

Shirley Li

Shirley Li, AM '16

Li reflects on her SSA field experience, “I now realize that as a therapist, both the goal and how you approach that goal are very important.”