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Teresa (Tess) Lefmann

Recent Publications

Lefmann, T., & Combs-Orme, T. (In Press). Prenatal stress, poverty, and child outcomes. Child and Adolescent Social Work. DOI 10.1007/s10560-014-0340-x

Lefmann, T., & Combs-Orme, T. (2013). Early brain development for social work practice: Integrating neuroscience with Piaget's theory of cognitive development.  Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 23(5), 640-647.

Combs-Orme, T., Orme, J., & Lefmann, T. (2013). Early brain development: African-American parents cognitions about the first three years of life. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal. 30(4), 329-344.

Recent Refereed and Invited Presentations:

Kreck, T. & Lefmann, T. Psychopharmacology & Autism: What Every Social Worker Should Know. Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, 2012.

Krcek, T. & Lefmann, T. Psychopharmacology & Autism: What Every Social Worker Should Know. International Federation of Social Workers Joint World Conference, July 2012.

Lefmann ,T. & Combs-Orme,T. Epigenetics: Critical New Knowledge for Social Workers. Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, November 2012.

Combs-Orme, T., Cherry, D. & Lefmann, T. Learning through Writing: Critical Thinking Exercises. Annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, November 2012.

Combs-Orme, T., Orme, J., & Lefmann, T. African-American Parents' Cognitions about the First Three Years of Life, Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, January 2013.

Recent Awards and Grants:

Scholarship awarded by the Urban Child Institute for the study of early brain development


 

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