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Bethanie Poe

Recent Publications:

Strand, E.B., Poe, B, Yorke, J., Nimer, J., Allen, E., & Brown, G (revisions under review)
Veterinary social work: Not psychotherapy for animals. Clinical Social Work.

Strand, E.B.; Poe, B.; Lyall, S.; Allen, E.; Nimer, J., Yorke, J.; Brown, G.; Nolan-Pratt, T. (2012)
Veterinary social work: A specialized social work practice. In Fields of Social
Work Practice: A Foundation of Social Work. Wiley Publishing

Rocha, C, Poe, B., & Thomas, V. (2010). Political activities of social workers: Addressing
perceived barriers to political participation. Social Work, 55(4), 317–325.

Recent Refereed and Invited Presentations:

Strand, E., & Poe, B (2013, July 20–22). Practicing Social Work in a Veterinary Setting: Quantitative and Qualitative Data Results from Ten Years of Practice. Poster presented as a part of the 2013 Triennial International Conference of the International Association of Human-Animal Interaction Organizations in Chicago, IL.

Poe, B., (2012, November 11). Looking for Animal Abuse: Another Area for Assessing Child Abuse. Skills Workshop presented as a part of the Council on Social Work Education 58th Annual Meeting, November 9-12, in Washington, D.C.

Poe, B., (2011, October 7). Hoarding: Understanding Hoarding and Those Who Do It. Presented as a part of the Tennessee Animal Care & Control Conference in Franklin, TN.

Poe, B., Strand, E.B., Nimer, J., & Lyall, S., (2011, August 4–6). “I don’t know if I can go on without her: Suicidal ideation related to pet loss. Poster presented during the International Society of Anthrozoology, Human-Animal Interactions: Challenges and Rewards conference in Indianapolis, IN.

Joyner, L.K, and Poe, B. (2010, May 16). Conflicts and Compassion in Animal Related Settings. Presented as a part of the 2nd Annual Veterinary Social Work Summit.

Strand, E.B., Nimer, J., Poe,B., and Rennard, M., (2008). Social workers and animals: Debating the ethics in education and practice. Workshop presented as a part of the Council on Social Work Education 54th Annual Meeting, October 30–November 2, 2008, in Philadelphia, PA.

Grants, Research Awards, Funding Received:

Mallicote Fellowship 2011–2012

The Dr. Elizabeth B. Strand Veterinary Social Work Award 2011


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