Shannon Trecartin

Shannon Trecartin

Shannon Trecartin

Title: Associate Professor
PhD, LMSW

Office Location: 018 Nethery Hall
E-mail: trecarts@andrews.edu
Phone: (269) 471-6516

Education

BSW - Southern Adventist University (2005)

MSW - Andrews University (2008)

PhD   - University of Tennessee, Knoxville (2016)

Biography

Shannon Trecartin is originally from Tennessee and now calls Michigan home. She completed a PhD in Social Work from the University of Tennessee, a Master degree in Social Work with an emphasis in marriage and families at Andrews University, and a Bachelor degree in Social Work at Southern Adventist University. Her practice experience includes medical social work, public health, community counseling, and research and evaluation. She has provided case management, counseling, and therapy to children, adults, and families since 2005. Shannon has been teaching Social Work courses since 2008. Her research focus is on aging and disabilities with an emphasis on the social and built environment as contributors to well-being.

Shannon and her husband enjoy traveling and anything related to the outdoors including camping, scuba-diving, and gardening.

 

Current Research or Professional Activities

Publications:

Trecartin, S. & Cummings, S. (2018). Systematic review of the physical home environment and the relationship to psychological well-being among community-dwelling older adults. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, Accepted.

Trecartin, S. M. (2016). Physical home environment, personal competencies, and psychological well-being of community-dwelling older adults: Development of a structural model. PhD diss., University of Tennessee. http://trace.tennessee.edu/utk_graddiss/3971,

Cummings, S. M., & Trecartin, S. M. (2016). Mental health and ageing: The United States. In W. Wen Li, S. Cummings, I. Ponnuswami, and H-J. Park, (Eds.), Aging and mental health: Global perspectives. Hauppauge, NY: NOVA Science Publishers.

Cummings, S.M., Cassie, K.M. & Trecartin, S. (2015).  Social work practice in community mental health centers.  In B. Berkman & S. D'Ambruso (Eds.).  The Oxford handbook of social work in aging.  Oxford University Press, Inc.

Trecartin, S. & Trecartin, T. (2015). Disability and the church: Removing barriers to the kingdom of God.  In R. Maier (Ed.) Church and society: Missiological challenges for the Seventh-day Adventist Church. World Missions Department, Andrews University Theological Seminary.

Forrest-Bank, S., Jenson, J., & Trecartin, S. (2015). The revised 28-item Racial and Ethnic Microaggression Scale (R28REMS): Examining the factorial structure for Black, Latino/Hispanic, and Asian young adults. Journal of Social Service Research, 41(3), 326-344.


Presentations:
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Sedlacek, D., Yeagley, S., Carbonell, N., VanderWaal, C., and Trecartin, S.  (2019).  Preventing LGBT + Abuse: From Them to Us to Us with Them.  Presented at the Rise Up Against Abuse Rally, Andrews University, march 10, 2019.

Trecartin, S.  (2018) Does Environment Matter?  Examining Lawton's Ecological Model in a Representative U.S. Sample.  Presented at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Orlando, FL.

VanderWaal, C., Drumm, R., & Trecartin, S.  (2018) Saving Grace: Suicide risk and protective factors among Christian LGBT + Millennials.  Presented at the Council on Social Work Education AnnualProgram Meeting, Orlando, FL.

Trecartin, S.  (2018, September).  Why Microaggressions Matter in Child Welfare.  Continuing Education Training present for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services & DHHS-Contracted Private Agencies.  Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI.

VanderWaal, C., Sedlacek, D., Trecartin, S., & Carbonell, N.  (2018).  The impact of Family Support and Rejection among Seventh-day Adventist LGBT + Millennials.  Andrews Research Conference: Social Sciences.  May 14-16, 2018, Andrews University.  Berrien Springs, MI.

VanderWaal, C., Trecartin, S., Sedlacek, D., & Carbonell, N. (2017). SDA LGBT+ family support, depression and suicide: Findings and implications. Presented at the North American Association of Christians in Social Work Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC.

VanderWaal, C., Trecartin, S., & Drumm, R. (2017). Christian LGBT+ family support and suicide: SW educators’ role in saving lives. Presented at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Dallas, TX .

VanderWaal, C., Sedlacek, D., Trecartin, S., & Carbonell, N. (2017). The impact of family rejection or acceptance among LGBT+ millennials in the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Presented at the Adventist Human-Subjects Rearchers Association Annual Meeting, Loma Linda, CA.

Christman, R. & Trecartin, S. (2017). Aging adults' reflections of loneliness, volunteerism, and promoting vitality. Presented at the Southern Gerontological Society Annual Meeting, Asheville, NC.

Trecartin, S. & Trecartin T. (2016). Disability and the church: Creating inclusive communities. Presented at the North American Association of Christians in Social Work Annual Meeting.

Smith, T., Trecartin, S., Baker, E., and *Sohn, L. (2016). Field instructor practices and attitudes about social media and social work ethics. Presented at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting.

Trecartin, S. & Smith, T. (2016). Social work ethics and social media: More than a friend request. Continuing Education Training present for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services & DHHS-Contracted Private Agencies, and Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI. 

Trecartin, S. (2016). Social work ethics and social media: More than a field student friend request. Continuing Education Training presented at Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, TN.

Trecartin. S. and *Walechka, D. (2016). The physical home environment and its relationship to psychological well-being among older adults. Presented at the American Society on Aging Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.

Trecartin, S. and *Walechka, D. (2015).  Exploring the physical home environment of older adults:  Results from the National Health and Aging Trends Study.  Presented at the Andrews University Celebration of Research and Creative Scholarship.

Trecartin, S. (2015).  Exploration of the relationships between the physical home environment, personal competencies, and psychological well-being of community-dwelling older adults: Construction of a structural model.  Presented at Andrews University Research Conference, May 15, 2015.

Smith, T. & Trecartin, S. (2015). The intersection of white privilege and microaggression. Presented at The Annual Summit on Social Consciousness: A Conversation on Race & Justice in America. Andrews University, April 11, 2015.

Forrest-Bank, S., Jensen, J., & Trecartin, S. (2015). Forrest-Bank, S. Measuring microaggression: Assessing differences in factor structure for black, hispanic/latino, & Asian young adults. Presented at Society for Social Work and Research 19th Annual Conference: The Social and Behavioral Importance of Increased Longevity.