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Ann B Brewster

Ann B Brewster, Lecturing Fellow, Senior in the Program and Education

Education:

NIMH/NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research,, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2004
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003
M.S.W.,, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001
M.S., Educational Psychology,, Cornell University, 1992
B.S., School of Education,, Boston University, 1985
Contact Info:

213
(919) 451-2137
ann.brewster@duke.edu
http://www.duke.edu/web/education/~abb1
Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. AB Brewster and GL Bowen. "Teacher support and school engagement for Latino middle and high school students at risk of school failure.." Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal 21.1 (2004): 47-67.
  2. GL Bowen, JM Richman, A Brewster and N Bowen. "Sense of school coherence, perceptions of danger at school, and teacher support among youth at risk of school failure." Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal 15.4 (1998): 273-286.
  3. Brewster, A. B.. "Setting the stage: Juvenile justice history, statistics, and practices."  Ed. Berlin, L. J., Owen, J. & Seaford, G. Family Impact Seminar Brief,Center for Child and Family Policy, Duke University, January, 2007 [pdf]
  4. A.B. Brewster. "OPED: Wiser ways to approach teen criminals." Raleigh News and Observer, December 20, 2006 (December 20, 2006). [pdf]
  5. A.B. Brewster & J. B. Kupersmidt. "Wake County Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Process Evaluation.."  August, 2005 Submitted to the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts. Innovation Research and Training, Inc., Durham, NC

Presentations Brewster, A. B., Malone, P. S., & Masyn, K. E. (May, 2008). High School Illicit Drug Use Onset and Early School Dropout: A Survival Analysis using Fast Track Data. Paper presented as part of the 2008 Center for Child and Family Research Series, Duke University, NC. Malone, P. S., Brewster, A. B, & Masyn, K. E. (June 2007). Predicting high school illicit drug use and school dropout: A model of survival as mediation. Paper presented at the Fifteenth Annual Society for Prevention Research Conference, Washington, DC. Malone, P. S., Brewster, A. B, & Hoyle, R. H. (June, 2006). Reasons for substance use: Associations with peer use. Paper presented at the Fourteenth Annual Society for Prevention Research Conference, San Antonio. Brewster, A. B., & Franzese, A. T. (May, 2006). Child and adolescent substance abuse prevention programs with a parental component: A critical review. Paper presented at the Fourteenth Annual Society for Prevention Research Conference, San Antonio. Brewster, A. B., & Arrington, K. (June, 2005). The use of focus groups in research. Presentation to the Duke NIDA Transdisciplinary Prevention Research Center summer interns. Duke University. Kupersmidt, J. B., & Brewster, A. B. (May, 2005). The social contexts of adolescent substance use. Paper presented at the Thirteenth Annual Society for Prevention Research Conference. Washington, D.C. Kupersmidt, J. B., & Brewster, A. B. (September, 2004). Duke NIDA Transdisciplinary Prevention Research Center. Program I: Social Cognition. Presentation to the Duke NIDA Transdisciplinary Prevention Research Center, Second Retreat, Kenneth Dodge, Ph.D., Director, Duke University. Brewster, A. B., Morrissey, J. P., Thomas, K. C., & McLaurin, C. (June, 2004). Are schools the de facto service system for children with autism? Podium presentation at the Tenth Annual National Research Service Award (NRSA) Trainees Conference, San Diego, CA. Brewster, A. B., & Bowen, G. L. (January, 2004). Parent and teacher social capital and the school success of high school students. Paper presented at the Eighth Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research. New Orleans, LA. Brewster, A. B. (January, 2004). Developing an intervention-oriented research agenda in mental health services research. Presentation to the Mental Health Services Seminar Series, Sheps Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Brewster, A. B. (May, 2003). Teacher support and school engagement for Latino middle and high school students at-risk of school failure. Presentation to the Spencer Fellowship Seminar Series, Phil Costanzo, Ph.D., Director, Duke University. Brewster, A. B. (March, 2003). The school engagement, academic achievement, and educational attainment of Hispanic/Latino youth. An invited presentation to the Latane Interdisciplinary Fellowship Seminar Series, Arne Kalleberg, Ph.D., Director, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Brewster, A. B. (January, 2003). Pathways to educational success for Latino youth: Implications for school social workers. Paper presented at the Seventh Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research. Washington, DC. Brewster, A. B. (October, 2002). The immigrant achievement gap. An invited colloquium presentation for the University Center for International Studies Seminar Series, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Brewster, A. B. (October, 2002). Fault lines in learning: Immigration and the achievement gap. An invited panel presentation for the University Center for International Studies Community Forum Series, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Brewster, A. B., & Bowen, G. L. (January, 2002). Teacher support and school engagement for Latino middle and high school students at-risk of school failure. Paper presented at the Sixth Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research. San Diego, CA. Brewster, A. B. (October, 2001). Introduction to latent growth curve modeling. Presentation to the Carolina Children’s Initiative, Mark W. Fraser, Ph.D., Director, Chapel Hill, NC. Brewster, A. B., Hall, S., Pace, B., Pritchard, C., Ross, T., & Woodall, D. (March, 2001). School social work in North Carolina. Presentation for the North Carolina School Social Work Spring 2001 Conference, NC. Brewster, A., & Woodall, D. (April, 2000). An overview of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 97). Presentation to SOWO 262: Children’s Services Policies and Programs, Professor Rick Barth, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC.

Selected Grant Support

  • Dropout Prevention Grant, NC Department of Public Instruction.      

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