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William R. Nugent , PhD
Associate Dean for Research, Professor, and Interim Director, PhD Program


Selected Publications:

Reed, K., Nugent, W., & Cooper, L. (2015). Testing a path model of relationships between gender, age, and bullying victimization and violent behavior, substance abuse, depression, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts in adolescents. Children and Youth Services Review, 55, 128 – 137.

Nugent, W., & Cummings, S. (2014). A validity and measurement equivalence study of the Ultra-Short Suicidal Ideation Scale with older adults. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research, 5(4), 439 – 459. DOI: 10.1086/679225.

Kurt L. Olsson, R. Lyle Cooper, William R. Nugent, & Rory C. Reid. (2015). Addressing Negative Affect in Substance Use Relapse Prevention. In-press, Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment.

Lisa M. Harmon, R. Lyle Cooper, William R. Nugent, & Jimmie J. Butcher. (2015). A Review of the Effectiveness of Military Suicide Prevention Programs in Reducing Rates of Military Suicides. In-press, Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment.

Freida B. Herron, David A. Patterson, William R. Nugent, & Jason M. Troyer. (2015). Evidence-based Gatekeeper Suicide Prevention in a Small Community Context. In-press, Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment.

Karen P. Reed, R. Lyle Cooper, William R. Nugent, & Kathryn Russell. (2015). Cyberbullying: A Literature Review of its Relationship to Adolescent Depression and Current Intervention Strategies. In-press, Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment.

Ross A. Aalgaard, Rebecca M. Bolen, & William R. Nugent. (2015). A Literature Review of Forgiveness as a Beneficial Intervention to Increase Relationship Satisfaction in Couples Therapy. In-press, Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment.

Camille M. Gaudet, Karen M. Sowers, William R. Nugent, & Jerry Boriskin. (2015). A Review of PTSD and Shame in Military Veterans. In-press, Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment.

T. Melissa Holcombe, Elizabeth B. Strand, William R. Nugent, & Zenithson Y. Ng. (2015). Veterinary Social Work: Practice within Veterinary Settings. In-press, Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment.

Shanika Lavi Wilson, Robert Lyle Cooper, William R. Nugent, & Denisha Champion. (2015). BASICS, ACT, Mindfulness, and BMI: Effective Evidenced Based Practices that Treat Collegiate High Risk Drinking. In-press, Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment.

Laurie A. Miles, Lyle Cooper, William R. Nugent, & Rod Ellis. (2015). Sexual Addiction: A Literature Review of Treatment Interventions. In-press, Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment.

Carin M. Wilson, Rebecca M. Bolin, William R. Nugent, and Elizabeth B. Strand. (2015). Facets of Mindfulness Related to a Change in Anxiety Following a Mindfulness-based Intervention. In-press, Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment.

Lisa Dupree, David A. Patterson, William R. Nugent, & Sue Fort White. (2015). How Children Verbally Reported Their Experiences of a Genital Exam. In-press, Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment.

Yorke, J., Nugent, W., Strand, E., Bolen, R., New, J., & Davis, C. (In press). "Equine assisted therapy and its impact on cortisol levels of children and horses: a pilot study and meta analysis", Early Child Development and Care.

Nugent, W.  (2011).  “The (non)comparability of the correlation effect size across different measurement procedures: A challenge to meta-analysis as a tool for identifying ‘evidence-based practices.’”  Journal of Evidence Based Social Work, 8, 253-274.

Thyer, B., Myers, L., & Nugent, W.  (2011).  “Do regular Social Work faculty earn better student course evaluations than do adjunct faculty or doctoral students.”  Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 31, 1 – 13.

Ely, G. E., Nugent, W. R., Cerel, J., & Vimba, M. (2011). “The relationship between suicidal thinking and dating violence in a sample of young abortion patients.” Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 32(5), 246-253.

Nugent, W., & Ely, G.  (2010). “The effects of aggression replacement training on periodicities in antisocial behavior in a short term shelter for adolescents.”  Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research, 1(3), www.jsswr.org/article/view/5973.

Ely, G., Nugent, W., & Flaherty, C.  (2009).  “The relationship between dating violence and psychosocial problems in a sample of adolescent pregnancy termination patients.”  Violence and Victims, 24(5), 577-590.

Nugent, W.  (2009). “Construct validity invariance and discrepancies in meta-analytic effect sizes based on different measures: A simulation.” Educational and Psychological Measurement, 69(1), 62 - 78.

Nugent, W.  (2009).  Meta-analysis as a research synthesis methodology: Cause for concern.  Journal of Social Service Research, 35(2), 181 - 192.

Nugent, W. R., & Ely, G.  (2008).  “Variability in meta-analytic effect sizes and meta-analytic outcomes as a function of measurement procedure: A simulation study.”  Best Practices in mental Health, 4(2), 80 - 98. 

Burford, M. L., Nugent, W. R., & Wodarski, J. (2008). Mentoring and other
adult involvement with juveniles in treatment: Do they decrease the probability of elopement? Journal of Residential Treatment for Children and Youth, 23(1-2), 107-119.


Books:

Nugent, W.  (2009).  Analyzing Single Case Design Data.  Oxford.


Peer Reviewed Conference Presentations and Workshops:

Nugent, W. A Differential Item Functioning Study of the Geriatric Depression Scale Short-Form. E-poster presentation at the 15th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, January, 2015, New Orleans, LA.

Nugent, W. An Introduction to IRT, IRT-PRO, and Their use in Social Work Research. Workshop conducted at the 15th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, January, 2015, New Orleans, LA.

Cummings, S., & Nugent, W.  A validity study of a brief suicidal thinking measure with older
adults.   Oral paper presentation at 2012 Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, D.C.

Nugent, W.  Item response theory and its use in differential item functioning (DIF) studies.
Workshop at 2012 Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, D.C.

Nugent, W.  An introduction to ARIMA and harmonic regression time series analysis methods.
Workshop at 2012 Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, D.C.

Nugent, W.  Methods for conducting an unbiased meta-analysis.  Workshop at 2011 Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, Tampa, FL.

Nugent, W.  Violations of Construct Validity Invariance and Variability in the Results of a Meta-Analysis. Oral paper presentation at 2010 Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, San Francisco, CA.

Nugent, W.  Doing a Meta-Analysis Right. Workshop at at 2010 Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, San Francisco, CA.

Nugent, W.  Construct Validity Invariance and Discrepancies in Dichotomous Effect Sizes across Different Measures. Oral paper presentation at 2009 Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, New Orleans, LA.

Nugent, W.  Meta-Analysis: How to "Do it Right." Workshop at at 2009 Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, New Orleans, LA.

Nugent, W.  Meta-Analysis: Doing It Right.  Workshop at at 2008 Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, DC.

Nugent, W.  Variability in Effect Sizes as a Function of Measurement: a Challenge to Meta-Analysis as a Means of Identifying Evidence-Based Practices.  Oral paper presentation at 2008 Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, DC.

 


 

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