Assistant Professor — Criminal Justice, Social Work & Sociology
MOST RECENT/NOTABLE PUBLISHED WORK
Branson, D. C. (In press). Speed dating with older adults: Reducing ageism in social work students. Journal of Social Work Education.
Branson, D. C. & Radu, M. B. (2020). Commonality of emotional trauma in performing arts: Implications for training programs. Journal of Education and Human Development, 9(4), 117-129. http://doi.org/10.15640/jehd.v9n4a12.
Branson, D. C. (2021). When helping is dangerous: Benefits and risks for practitioners providing digital crisis intervention. In L. Oliveira, F. Tajariol, & L. Goncalves (Eds.), Multidisciplinary Approaches to Ethics in a Digital Age Book chapter in Digital Services in Crisis, Disaster, and Emergency Situations. IGI Global.
Branson, D. C. & Miller, K.A. (2020). Harnessing technology in the social work discipline: Moving forward ethically. Journal of Sociology and Social Work, 8(2), pp. 15-25. http://doi.org/10.15640/jssw.v8n2a2.
Branson, D. C. (2020). Negative outcomes of chronic stress and trauma are not prescriptive: Purposeful change can alter trajectory. In S. G. Taukeni (Ed.), Biopsychosocial Perspectives and Practices for Addressing Communicable and Non-communicable Diseases. IGI Global.
Branson, D. C. (2019). Student trauma, the hidden curriculum, and cultural humility: This trio needs a team approach. In S. G. Taukeni (Ed.), Addressing Multicultural Needs in School Guidance and Counseling. IGI Global.
Branson, D.C. (2019). Wanted: School social workers to assist schools with social services and beyond. Contemporary Rural Social Work Journal, 11(1), 1-15.
Branson, D. C. & Radu, M. B., & Loving, J. D. (2019). Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) scores: When social work students and trauma mix. Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work, 24 (1), p. 339-360. https://doi.org/10.18084/1084-7220.127.116.119.
Branson, D.C. & Radu, M.B. (2018). Do qualitative researchers experience vicarious trauma? And, does it matter? Journal of Sociology and Social Work, 6(1), p. 12-22. http://doi.10.15640/jssw.v6n1a3
Branson, D. C. (2018). Vicarious trauma, themes in research, and terminology: A review of literature. Traumatology, 20(1), 2-10. http://doi: 10.1037/trm0000161
Along with Monica Bixby-Radu, PhD, we recently published: Do qualitative researchers experience vicarious trauma? And, does it matter? Journal of Sociology and Social Work.