Lalayants, M. & Merkel-Holguin, L. (in press, 2023). Adapting Private Family Time in Child Protective Services Decision-Making Processes. Child and Family Social Work.
Allan, H., Merkel-Holguin, L., Drury, I., and Winokur, M. (in press, 2023). Working Towards Prevention for Families At-Risk of Child Maltreatment - Meeting Families' Needs through Community Response in Colorado. International Journal on Child Maltreatment.
Merkel-Holguin, L., Drury, I. and 5 others. Structures of Oppression in the U.S. Child Welfare System: Reflections on Administrative Barriers to Equity. To be published in the journal Societies in 2022.
Johnson-Motoyama, M., Ginther, D., Phillips, R., Beer, O., Merkel-Holguin, L., and Fluke, J. Differential response and the reduction of child maltreatment and foster care services utilization in the U.S. from 2004 to 2017. Child Maltreatment 0(0)-1-11. DOI: 10.1177/10775595211065761
Merkel-Holguin, L., Drury, I., Gibley-Reed, C., Lara, A., Jihad, M, Grint K, and Marlowe K. (2022). Structures of oppression in the U.S. child Welfare System: Reflections on Administrative Barriers to Equity. Societies 12(1):26. https://doi.org/10.3390/soc12010026.
Robert M. Ortega, PhD, MSW
Michelle Johnson-Motoyama, PhD, MSW
Lisa Merkel-Holguin, MSW
Christina M. Rodriguez, PhD
Shawna J. Lee, PhD, MSW
Kathryn Maguire-Jack, PhD, MSW, MPA
Todd I. Herrenkohl, PhD, MSW. Fedele F. and Iris M. Fauri 2020 Memorial
Lecture: Child Welfare and the COVID-19
Pandemic. APSAC Advisor.
Differential Response and the Reduction of Child Maltreatment Substantiated Reports and Foster Care Services Utilization in the U.S. from 2004 to 2017.
Lead author: Michelle Johnson-Motomaya.
Accepted and will be published in Child Maltreatment.
Merkel-Holguin, L. (2022). Book Review of Deanna Edwards and Kate Parkinson (eds.), Family group conferences in
social work: involving families in social care decision making. Bristol: Policy
Press, 2018, 282 pp., ISBN: 978-14473-3580-1.
The International Journal of Restorative Justice 2021 vol. 4(2) pp. 358-362
Building evidence for family group decision-making in child
welfare: operationalizing the intervention
Marina Lalayants PhDa
, Diane DePanfilis PhDa
, Lisa Merkel-Holguin MSWb
Melinda Baldwin PhDc
, Michele Schmidt MPAd
, Julie Treinen MA, LPC, LISACe
Danielle Zuñiga MSf
, Casey Mackereth MSg
, and Taylor Anderson BAh
JOURNAL OF PUBLIC CHILD WELFARE
A review of differential response. Prepared for the Stand Together Foundation.
Supervising Teleworkers. Prepared for the QIC-WD and NCWWI COVID-19 child welfare series.
Merkel-Holguin, L. (2020). Book Review of Family Group Conferences in Social Work: Involving families in social care and decision making.