Happiness exists in action; it exists in telling the truth and saying what your truth is; and it exists in giving away what you want the most - Eve Ensler

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Papers & Presentations

Papers

Mark, H. F., Segal, S. P., Berger, R., Ronen, T., Rahav G., Savaya, R. (2016). Microaggressions and Perceived Discrimination: Reports by Israeli Adolescents. [Under review]

Jacobs, L. & Mark, H. F. (2016). Structural competence: Assessing the potential for social work education. [Manuscript in progress.]

Turchik, J. A., Pavao, J., Hyun, J., Mark, H., & Kimerling, R. (2012). Utilization and treatment intensity of outpatient care related to military sexual trauma for veterans from Afghanistan and Iraq. Journal of Behavioral Services & Research. 39(3), 220-233.

Valdez, C., Kimerling, R., Hyun, J., Mark, H., Saweikis, M., & Pavao, J. (2011). VHA mental health treatment settings of patients who report military sexual trauma. Journal of Trauma and Dissociation. 12(3), 232-243. 

Kimerling, R., Pavao, J., Valdez, C., Mark, H., Hyun, J. K., & Saweikis, M. (2011). Military sexual trauma and patient perceptions of Veteran Health Administration healthcare quality. Women's Health Issues. 21(Suppl 4), S145-151.


Selected Federal Reports

(Produced annually, contributed to Fiscal Years 2008, 2009, & 2010)

Military Sexual Trauma Support Team. Military Sexual Trauma (MST) Screening Report. Washington, DC: Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Mental Health Services.

Military Sexual Trauma Support Team. Summary of Military Sexual Trauma-Related Outpatient Care. Washington, DC: Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Mental Health Services.

Military Sexual Trauma Support Team. Summary of Military Sexual Trauma Screening and Summary of Military Sexual Trauma-Related Outpatient Care: Special Report on Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) Veterans. Washington, DC: Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Mental Health Services.


Selected Presentations

Selected Presentations (Scientific)

Mark. H. F., Segal, S. P., Yuval, K., & Bernstein, A. (2017, July). The psychosocial needs of Eritrean asylum seekers in Israel. To be presented at the 35th International Congress on Law & Mental Health. Prague, Czech Republic. 

Mark, H. F., Segal, S. P., Savaya, R., Berger, R., Ronen, T., & Rahav, G. (2017, January). Microaggression reports amongst adolescents in Israel: The role of ethnic identity and geographic locality. Presented at the Society for Social Work and Research’s 21st Annual Conference. New Orleans, LA.

Mark, H. F. & Jacobs, L. (2016, November). Structural competence in social work pedagogy: A policy case study. Poster presented at the Council of Social Work Education’s 62nd Annual Program Meeting: Advancing Collaborative Practice Through Social Work Education. Atlanta, GA.  

Mark, H. F., Segal, S. P., Savaya, R., Berger, R., Ronen, T., & Rahav, G. (2016, January). Microaggression & ethnic minority status among Israeli adolescents. Presented at the Society for Social Work and Research’s 20th Annual Conference. Washington, DC.

Jacobs, L., Mark, H.F., & Mack, R. (2015, October). Structural competence: Exploring the promise and pitfalls for pedagogy. Presented at the Council on Social Work Education’s 61st Annual Program Meeting: Social Work on the Frontiers of Change. Denver, CO.

Mark, H. F., Segal, S. P., Savaya, R., Berger, R., Ronen, T., & Rahav, G. (2015, July). Microaggression & discrimination reports by Israeli adolescents. Presented at the 34th International Congress of Law & Mental Health. Vienna, Austria.

Turchik, J., Pavao, J., Hyun, J., Mark, H., & Kimerling, R. (2011, November).  Sexual trauma related Veteran Health Administration outpatient health care: Which Veterans utilize this free care? Presented at the International Society for Traumatic Stress’ 27th Annual Meeting: Social Bonds & Trauma Through the Life Span. Baltimore, MD.

Mark, H. F. (2011, January).  Expanding psycho-educational services for family members of Veterans with Serious Mental Illness. Presented at the 1st Annual VA/Stanford Center for Health Care Evaluation & National Center for PTSD Research Assistant Conference. Palo Alto, CA.

Kimerling, R. & Mark, H. (2010, April). Childhood abuse: Adult consequences and correlates.  Presented at the Palo Alto Health Care System Psychology Service’s Seminar on Childhood Abuse Assessment, Reporting, and Overview of Treatment, Department of Veterans Affairs. Palo Alto, CA.

Kimerling, R. & Mark, H. (2010, March). PTSD Among OEF/OIF Veterans in primary care:  Implications for mental health.  Presented at the Psychology & Medicine Postdoctoral Seminar Series, University of California at San Francisco. San Francisco, CA.

Kimerling, R., Pavao, J., Valdez, C. & Mark, H.F. (2010, November). Military sexual trauma history and patient perceptions of healthcare quality in the Veteran’s Health Administration.  Presented at the 138th Annual American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. Denver, CO.

Kimerling, R., Valdez, C., & Mark, H.F. (2009, December). Special considerations for women Veterans with comorbidities. Presented at the 2nd Annual DoD/NIH/VA Trauma Spectrum Conference, Washington, D.C.