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Curriculum Vita

 

Kristina M. Hash, Ph.D., LCSW

 

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Morgantown, WV  26505                                                                   Morgantown, WV  26506-6830

(304) 296-3262                                                                                   (304) 293-3501, X3119                                    

 

kmhash@mail.wvu.edu

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EDUCATION

 

April, 2001                  Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA)

                                    Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Social Work

Dissertation: Caregiving and Post-caregiving Experiences of Midlife and

Older Gay Men and Lesbians

                                    Awards:  Phi Kappa Phi, 1999; School of Social Work Service Award, 2001

                                    GPA:  3.9

 

 

June, 1996                   West Virginia University (Morgantown, WV)

Graduate Gerontology Certificate

 

 

December, 1993          West Virginia University (Morgantown, WV)

                                    Master of Social Work Degree

                                    Concentration: Aging    GPA: 4.0

 

 

December, 1990          The College of St. Catherine  (St. Paul, MN)

                                    Bachelor of Arts Degree

                                    Majors: Psychology, Sociology    Minor: Women's Studies

 

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

SOWK 540.  Introduction to Social Work  Practice.  West Virginia University Division of Social Work  (Fall, 2002- 2 sections).  SOWK is a required Foundation-level course in the master's curriculum.  The purpose of the course is to provide students with an introduction to the profession and build basic intervention skills at the micro and macro levels of practice.

 

SLWK 603. Social Work and Social Justice. Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work (Fall, 2001 and Fall, 2000).  SLWK 603 is a required Foundation-level course in the master's curriculum.  The purpose of the course is to examine social work's commitment to social justice as related to oppressed groups in a multicultural society and to enhance student understanding of and appreciation for diversity in self and others. 

 

 

 

FIELD INSTRUCTION

 

Field Liaison.  West Virginia University Division of Social Work (August, 2002 to present).

 

Field Liaison.  Virginia Commonwealth School of Social Work (August, 1999 to May, 2000).  Served as a field liaison for MSW/Certificate in Aging Studies students.

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

August, 2002               West Virginia University Division of Social Work

to present                     Assistant Professor

Teach social work courses at the bachelor’s and master’s levels, serve as an academic advisor and advisor field liaison to MSW students.  Also engage in scholarly research and service activities.

 

 

October, 2001              Virginia Commonwealth University Dept of Internal Medicine (Richmond, VA)

to July, 2002                Research Coordinator, Project CHOICES

Responsible for data management and multi-site data coordination for a Centers for Disease Control (CDC)-funded clinical trial.  Duties also include management of the randomization protocol and the supervision of research assistants. 

 

 

April, 2000                  Virginia Commonwealth University Dept of Psychiatry (Richmond, VA)

to                                 Research Assistant, HIV Adherence Partners Project

August, 2001               Activities included: recruitment of study subjects, conduction of clinical interviews, development and maintenance of the project website (http://views.vcu.edu/hap), and data entry and statistical analysis for a project funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

 

 

January, 2000              Private Tutor

to May, 2000               Provided assistance and consultation related to multivariate statistical techniques for a social work graduate student.

 

 

April, 1999                  Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work  (Richmond, VA)

to May, 2000               Project Manager, Geriatric Rotational Education and Training Project

Provided oversight for Hartford Foundation one-year planning grant.  Participated in the development of a consortium of field agencies and a model of geriatric-specific field experiences for MSW students. 

 

 

August, 1997               Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work  (Richmond, VA)

to August, 1999           Graduate Research Assistant

Activities included the development of a dissertation funding guide and moving guide for Ph.D. students, compiling of client data for the ACCESS Demonstration Project, and conduction of qualitative interviews and coding data for a gerontological research project.

 

 

May, 1998                   Virginia Institute for Developmental Disabilities  (Richmond, VA)

to January, 1999          Research Assistant

Activities included survey design, data analysis, and report of findings for various needs assessments and program evaluations.

 

January, 1998              The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

to June, 1998               Sheps Center for Health Services Research

                                    Interviewer, Richmond site

Conducted research interviews for the national evaluation of the ACCESS Demonstration Project, sponsored by the Federal Government’s Center for Mental Health Services.

 

 

August, 1995               Liberty Home Health Care  (Greensboro and Durham, NC)

to August, 1997           Medical Social Worker

Provided counseling, case management, education, and access to community resources to patients and their families.

 

 

February, 1994            West Virginia University School of Social Work  (Morgantown, WV)

to August, 1995           Director of Continuing Education

Responsible for planning, development, publicity, coordination, and financial management of continuing education programs.

 

 

August, 1992               West Virginia University Gerontology Center  (Morgantown, WV)

to                                 Graduate Assistant/MSW Intern

December, 1993          Provided logistic support for various projects including the WV Senior Games and the WV Aging Alliance and developed and conducted trainings for the Eldercare Volunteer Corps grant project.

 

 

March, 1991                The Christian Home of Johnstown, Inc.  (Johnstown, PA)

to August, 1992           Case Manager, Residential Independent Living Program

                                    (11/91-8/92)  Responsible for independent living training, counseling, case                                   management, intake screening and assessment, and program development.

                                    Child Care Worker, Group Home/Emergency Shelter

                                    (3/91-11/91)  Provided guidance and supervision for at-risk youth.

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Peer-reviewed Articles

 

Hash, K. M.  (2002).  Preliminary study of caregiving and post-caregiving experiences of older gay men and lesbians.  Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services, 13 (4), 87-94. 

 

Naleppa, M. J., & Hash, K. M.  (2001). Home-based practice with older adults: Challenges and opportunities in the home environment.  Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 35 (1), 71-88.

 

Buck, D. M., Cox, A. W., Shannon, P., & Hash, K.  (2001).  Building collaboration among physicians and other Early Intervention providers:  Practices that work.  Infants and Young Children, 13 (4), 11-20.

 

Hash, K. M., & Cramer, E. P.  (in press).  Using qualitative methods to empower and uncover the unique experiences of gay and lesbian caregivers.  Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services.

 

Netting, F. E., Hash, K. M., & Miller, J.  (in press). Geriatric field education:  Lessons learned from a planning grant.  Journal of Gerontological Social Work.

 

 

Book Chapters

 

Hash, K. M.  (2002).  Preliminary study of caregiving and post-caregiving experiences of older gay men and lesbians.   In D. C. Kimmel and D. L. Martin (Eds), Midlife and Aging in Gay America:  Proceedings of the SAGE Conference 2000  (pp.87-94).  Binghamton, NY:  Haworth Press.

 

Hash, K. M., & Ceperich, S. D.  (in press).  Workplace issues.  In Morrow, D. F., & Messinger, L., Sexual orientation and gender issues in social work practice:  Working with gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people.  New York:  Columbia University Press.

 

Newsletter Articles

 

Hash, K. M.  (2000, Summer).  Learning the depths of love:  Caring for an older partner.  The Networker:  Newsletter of Pride Senior Network.

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

Conference and Professional Meeting Presentations

 

 

February, 2001            Caregiving experiences of midlife and older gay men and lesbians   

                                    Presentation given at the “kick-off” meeting of Senior Health Resource in Washington, DC

 

 

May, 2000                   Caregiving and post-caregiving experiences of older gay men and lesbians

                                    Presentation given at the Senior Aging in a Gay Environment (SAGE) conference in New York, NY.

 

 

April, 2000                  Geriatric rotational education and training

                                    Paper presented with E. Netting and J. Miller at the Southern Gerontological Society Conference in Raleigh, NC

 

 

January, 2000              Caregiving and post-caregiving experiences of older gay men and lesbians

                                    Poster presentation given at the Society for Social Work Research Conference in Charleston, SC

 

 

November, 1998          Home-based practice with older adults: Challenges and opportunities in the home environment

Poster Presentation with M. J. Naleppa at the 51st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America

 

 

Other Presentations

 

 

March, 2001                Older lesbians 

& February, 2000       Guest lecture given in Lesbian and Bisexual Women (SLWK 492/WST 391) course at Virginia Commonwealth University

 

 

November, 2000          Health care practice with gay men and lesbians

                                    Guest lecture given in Social Work in Health Settings  (SLWK 726) course at Virginia Commonwealth University

 

 

April, 2000                  Caregiving and post-caregiving experiences of older gay men and lesbians

                                    Poster presentation given as part of the Recognizing Outstanding Student Scholars segment of the Annual Graduate Faculty Meeting at Virginia Commonwealth University.  Chosen to be the representative from the School of Social Work.

 

 

April, 2000                  Caregiving and post-caregiving experiences of older gay men and lesbians

                                    Poster presentation for the Graduate Student Research Symposium at Virginia Commonwealth University.

 

 

February, 2000            Older gay men and lesbians and the continuum of care        

& March, 1999            Guest lecture given in Aging and Public Policy (SLWK 710) course at Virginia Commonwealth University

 

 

December, 1999          Caregiving and post-caregiving experiences of older gay men and lesbians

                                    Presentation given at the Doctoral Research Forum at Virginia Commonwealth School of Social Work.  One of two students invited to present at the annual event

 

 

October, 1999              Safety and home visiting

                                    Presentation for Field Instruction safety training at Virginia Commonwealth University

 

 

October, 1998              Older gay men and lesbians 

Guest lecture given in Social Gerontology (GTY 605) course at Virginia Commonwealth University.  Lecture videotaped for distance education program

 

 

August, 1993 to           Eldercare Volunteer Corps trainings 

December, 1993          Trainings conducted in Gilmer, Hardy, and Mercer Counties, WV for West Virginia University Center on Aging

 

LICENSURE

           

Certified Master Social Worker; Licensed Clinical Social Worker   (North Carolina)

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

 

American Society on Aging

Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work (AGE-SW)

Gerontological Society of America

Lesbian and Gay Aging Issues Network  (LGAIN)

National Association of Social Workers

Society for Social Work and Research

 

 

 

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

 

Community Coalition for Social Justice, Morgantown, WV  (2002-)

Volunteer and consultant, Senior Health Resource, Washington, DC (2001-)

Member, Management Team, PharmAssist Project, Capitol Area Agency on Aging, Richmond, VA 

 (1999-2000)

Applicant Folder Reviewer, MSW Program, VCU School of Social Work,  Richmond, VA 

(1998,1999)

Member, Research Committee, Older Battered Women Taskforce, Richmond, VA  (1998-1999)

Volunteer, United Services for Older Adults, Greensboro, NC  (1995-97)

Member, Family Resource Network, Morgantown, WV  (1994-95)

Board Member, Visiting Homemaker Service, Morgantown, WV (1994-95, 2002-)

Board Member, In Touch and Concerned, Morgantown, WV  (1994-95)

Hospice Volunteer, Mercy Hospice, Johnstown, PA (1991-93)

Student Volunteer, Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America  (1989, 1992)

 

 

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

 

Proficient in using SPSS and SAS statistical software as well as NUDIST software for qualitative analysis.  Experience and expertise in using various database and spreadsheet software as well as presentation, desktop publishing, and webpage design software.