Peer-Reviewed Publications with Students
VanderWaal, C.J., Opel, A., & Hernandez, E.I. (In press, 2015). Pastors as gatekeepers: Congregational encounters with mental health and substance abuse issues. Ministry Magazine.
Baltazar, A.M., Conopio, K.D*., Moreno, J.* (2013). Protecting Youth from Health Risk Behaviors. The Journal of Adventist Education. 76(2), 11-16.
VanderWaal, C.J., Young, R.M., McBride, D.C., Chriqui, J.F.*, & Terry-McElrath, Y.M.* (2013). Smurfing in Small Toxic Meth Labs: Impact of State Methamphetamine Precursor Policies. Journal of Policy Practice. 12(3), 231-255.
VanderWaal, C.J., Mayer, A.R.*, Cooper, K., & Racovita-Szilagyi, L. (December 2013/January 2014). Balancing Justice and Mercy: Redemptive Ways of Dealing with Student Substance Use. Journal of Adventist Education. 76(2), 40-47.
VanderWaal, C.J., Howell, M.D., Davis, D., & Opel, A.R.* (December 2013/January 2014). Yielding to Temptation: How Should We Deal with Students Who Try Alcohol or Drugs? Journal of adventist Education. 76(2), 17-24
VanderWaal, C.J., Hernandez, E.I., & Sandman, A.R.* (2012). The gatekeepers: Clergy involvement in referrals and collaboration with mental health and substance abuse professionals. Journal of Social Work and Christianity, 39(1), 27-51.
VanderWaal, C.J., Hernandez, E.I. & Sandman, A.R.* (In press). The Gatekeepers: Clergy Involvement in Referrals and Collaboration with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Professionals. Journal of Social Work and Christianity.
Nawrotzki, R.*, Diaconu, M. & Pittman, S.* (2009).Exploring climate induced human migration in the least developed countries. Global Studies Journal, 2(1), 43-58. Available at: http://gsj.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.184/prod.90
VanderWaal, C.J., Bishop, R.M.*, McBride, D.C., Rosales, K.*, Chriqui, J.F*., O’Connor, J.C.*, & Terry-McElrath, Y.M.* (2008, July). Controlling Methamphetamine Precursors: The View from the Trenches. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, NCJ 223480. Available: http://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/grants/223480.pdf
VanderWaal, C.J., Hernandez, E.I., Trecartin, S.*, Diaconu, M., & Carlson, N*. (2008, June). The DeVos Urban Leadership Initiative: Evaluation of a Youth Ministry Training Program. White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives: Innovations in Effective Compassion. Available at: http://innovationincompassion.hhs.gov/documents/DeVosUrban_CJV.PDF
VanderWaal, C.J., Taxman, F., & Gurka, M.* (2008). Reforming Drug Treatment Services to Offenders: Cross-System Collaboration, Integrated Policies, and A Seamless Continuum of Care Model. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 8(1), 127-153.
Peer-Reviewed Publications by Faculty
VanderWaal, C.J., Sedlacek, D. & Diaz, H.I. (2014). Alcohol and drug addiction: Healing the hurting church, In Maier, R. (Ed.,), Church and Society: Missiological challenges for the Seventh-day Adventist church. World Missions Department, Andrews University Theological Seminary.
Hopkins, G.L., Baltazar, A.M., McBride, D.C. (2013). The Abuse of Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drugs. The Journal of Adventist Education. 76(2), 48-51.
Thompson, W. & Addison, C. (2013). Factors Influencing the Use of Complementary Alternative Methods (CAM) in Patients Attending an Adult Sickle Cell Clinic in Jackson, Mississippi. Journal of Behavioral Health 2012. Online publication: SSN:2146-8346.
Majumdar, Suvankar, Thompson, W., Ahmad, N., Gordon, C., Addison, C. (2013). The Use and Effectiveness of Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Pain in Sickle Cell Anemia. doi: 10,1016/j.ctcp.2013.05.003.
Thompson, W. & Eriator, I. (2013). Pain Control in Sickle Cell Disease Patients: Use of Complementary and Alternative Methods. Journal of Pain Medicine.
Thompson, W., Majumdar, Suvankar, . Ahmad, Naveed, Gordon, Catherine, Addison, Clifton. (2013). The use and effectiveness of complementary and alternative medicine for pain in sickle cell anemia. doi:10.1016/j.ctcp.2013.05.003.
Baltazar, A., Hopkins, G., McBride, D.C., VanderWaal, C.J., Pepper, S. & Mackey, S. (2012). Parental Influence on Inhalant Use. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse. 22 (1), 25-37.
Gavin, J., Ellis, W., & VanderWaal, C.J. (2012). Checking the Political Pulse of the University: Findings from the 2012 SDA Religion and Social Issues Survey. Spectrum, 40(4), 52-64.Thompson, Wendy, & Addison, Clifton C. (2013). Factors Influencing the Use of Complementary Alternative Methods (CAM) in Patients Attending an Adult Sickle Cell Clinic in Jackson, Mississippi. Journal of Behavioral Health 2012 Online publication: SSN:2146-8346.
Racovita-Szilagyi, & Diaconu, Mioara (2012). Refugees and HIV/AIDS. Refugees Worldwide, vol. 2: Refugees Health). Uma A. Segal & Doreen Elliott, ed. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.
Sedlacek, D.A., & Sedlacek, B.J. (2011). Relational Revival and Reformation. Revival & Reformation: Families Reaching Up (Willie and Elaine Oliver, editors). Department of Families Ministries, General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.
Baltazar, A., Hopkins, G. McBride, D.C., VanderWaal, C.J., Ppper, S. & Mackey, S. (In press). Parental Influence on Inhalant Use. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse.
McBride, D.C., Terry-McElrath, Y.M., Chriqui, J.F., O'Connor, J.C., VanderWaal, C.J., & Mattson, K.L. (2011). State Methamphetamine Precursor Policies and Changes in Small Toxic Lab Methamphetamine Production. Journal of Drug Issues, 41(2), 253-282.
VanderWall, C.J. (2010). The DeVos Urban Leadership Initiative: Executive Summary. In Eardley, R.W. Measuring Freedom: A Handbook on Program Evaluation, pp. 194-207. Acton Institute: Grand Rapids, MI.
Wrenn, Jan & Wrenn, Bruce (2010). Enhancing Synergy Between Practice and Teaching. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 21(2), 258-265. (peer reviewed)
Sedlacek, David. (2010). The Biblical Diagnosis of Spiritual Conditions. Proceedings of the North American Association of Christians in Social Work Conference. (forthcoming) (peer-reviewed)
Sedlacek, David & Sedlacek, Beverly (2010). Mental Health: A Spiritual Perspective. In Thompson, W.C., Ed., Health Smart: A Rational, No-Nonsense, Practical Approach to Health. Coldwater, MI: Remnant Publishing.
McBride, D.C., Terry-McElrath, Y.M., VanderWaal, C.J., Chriqui, J.F., & Myllyluoma, J. (2008, February). US Public Health Agency Involvement in Youth-Focused Illicit Drug Policy, Planning, and Prevention at the Local Level, 1999-2003. American Journal of Public Health, 98(2), 270-277.
McBride, D.C., Terry-McElrath, Y.M., Chriqui, J.F., O’Connor, J.C., & VanderWaal, C.J. (2008, July). The Relationship between State Methamphetamine Precursor Laws and Trends in Small Toxic Lab (STL) Seizures. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, NCJ 223467. Available: http://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/grants/223467.pdf
Terry-McElrath, Y.M., McBride, D.C., Chriqui, J.F., O’Malley, P.M., VanderWaal, C.J., Chaloupka, F.J., & Johnston, L.D. (2008). Evidence for Connections between Prosecutor-Reported Marijuana Case Dispositions and Community Youth Marijuana-Related Attitudes and Behaviors. Crime & Delinquency.