University of Kansas, School of Social Welfare, University of Kansas
Toni Johnson, PhD: Children’s mental health, especially children of prisoners; implementation and evaluation of skills linked to culturally competent practice; international social work practice.
Jason Matejkowski, PhD: Policies and services involving adults with mental illness who are involved with the criminal justice system or who are homeless.
Margaret Severson, JD: Research and practice in social justice venues, including mental health and suicide prevention programming in detention centers, divorce and child custody mediation, restorative justice and social work ethics.
Toni Johnson, PhD: Children of prisoners; implementation and evaluation of skills linked to culturally competent practice; international social work practice.
Jason Matejkowski, PhD: Adults with mental illness who are involved with the criminal justice system.
Margaret Severson, JD: Mental health and suicide prevention programming in adult detention centers, reentry program evaluation.
Primary Contact: Jason Matejkowski, Assistant Professor
University of Kansas, School of Social Welfare
1545 Lilac Lane
Lawrence, KS 66044
Website Address: http://socwel.ku.edu/people/faculty
Number of Faculty: 3
Certified in Human Subjects Training (e.g., citi tran): Yes
Justice Agencies likely to collaborate with:
Corrections, community corrections, municipal and county law enforcement
Type of Outreach/Activities Engages In:
Research, evaluation and technical report writing.
Grant Writing Expertise: Yes
Past sources of research funding:
Federal, state, local, and private funders
Diversion of adults with serious mental illness from county jail, The strengths model risk management service approach, Strategies for post-release supervision of individuals with serious mental illness
Indirect Cost Rates:
Current federal rates
Organizational policies on the use of collected data:
As approved by University IRB
Organizational policies on publications:
Faculty retain the right to publish findings from sponsored research.
Number of Graduate Research Assistants: 3
Number of Administrative Assistants and Staff: 2