MARY BETH VOGEL-FERGUSON portrait
  • Research Associate Professor, College Of Social Work
  • Affiliate Faculty , Asian Studies Program
801-581-3071

Research Keywords

  • Poverty, Public Welfare Programs, Social Welfare Policy, Trauma Informed Agencies, Refugees of Southeast Asia, Chronic Homelessness

Presentations

  • Vogel-Ferguson, M.B. (2018, November) Raising awareness of the impacts of childhood trauma on health outcomes and activities of adult living: Removing the BS (blame and shame) through public health education. Roundtable presentation at the 2018 American Public Health Association Conference (APHA): San Diego, California. Presentation, Presented, 11/20/2018.
  • Keyes, T.S., Vogel-Ferguson, M.B., Patin, K. (2018, November) How do Social Workers Engage with a Multicultural Community to Address Trauma? Tying Social Work Values and a Community Based Participatory Research Framework to working with Native American communities. Roundtable presentation at the 2018 American Public Health Association Conference (APHA). San Diego, California. Presentation, Presented, 11/20/2018.
  • Keyes, T.S., Vogel-Ferguson, M.B., Patin, K. (2018, November) An Approach for Engaging with Mixed-Race, Multicultural Community using Social Work Values and a Community Based Participatory Research Framework. Research paper presented at the Indigenous and Tribal Social Work Educator’s Association – CSWE 22nd Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida. Presentation, Presented, 11/2018.
  • Vogel-Ferguson, M.B. (2018, October) Trauma 101: Taking the BS (Blame and Shame) out of Trauma! Invited presentation at the 15th Annual Homeless Summit, Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 10/2018.
  • Vogel-Ferguson, M.B. (2018, September) Trauma 101 – The Basics! Taking the BS Blame and Shame) Out of Trauma. Invited presentation for the 40th Annual Fall Conference. St. George, UT. Presentation, Presented, 09/2018.
  • Vogel-Ferguson, M.B. & Taatiti, Sisifo (2018, August) Invest in the Future! → Invest in You Too! Invited presentation at the AASD/NASTA Educational Conference. Envision, Innovate, Act: The Time is Now! Reno, NV. Presentation, Presented, 08/2018.
  • Vogel-Ferguson M.B. (2018, January). Bringing ACE Study Findings to the Front Line: Impact and Implications. Invited presentation at 32st Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment. Presentation, Presented, 01/2018.
  • Vogel-Ferguson, M.B. (2018, January) Trauma 101 for the Front Line. Invited presentation at the Intermountain Weatherization Training Center. Layton, UT. Presentation, Presented, 01/2018.
  • Vogel-Ferguson, M.B. & Aguirre, K. (2017, September) Shaping a Two-Generational Approach For Reducing Poverty: Identifying & Addressing the Missing Pieces. Keynote Presentation at the AASD/NASTA Educational Conference. Connecting Leaders: Shaping the Future. Memphis, TN. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/2017.
  • Vogel-Ferguson, M.B (2017, August). When do traumatized children become despised welfare recipients? Invited presentation at the National Association of Welfare Research and Statistics, Pittsburg, PA. Presentation, Presented, 08/2017.
  • Vogel-Ferguson, M.B. Bridging Borders, Global Action Research. Invited presentation at the Center For Research on Migration and Refugee Integration Symposium. University of Utah, College of Social Work. Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 03/2017.
  • Vogel-Ferguson, M.B. When do traumatized children become despised welfare recipients? Invited presentation at 31st Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment. Presentation, Presented, 02/2017.
  • Vogel-Ferguson, M.B. (2015, October). Research Tour in Cuba: Observations and Lessons Learned – Panel Presentation. Invited presentation at the Council on Social Work Education, Denver, CO. Panel, Presented, 10/2015.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • South-Eastern Asia
    Partner with several entities in Myanmar and Thailand.

Publications

  • Cambron, C, Gringeri, C., Vogel-Ferguson, M.B., Tricia B. Bent-Goodley, Ed., James Herbert Williams, Ed., Martell L. Teasley, Ed. & Stephen Gorin, Ed. (2019). Physical and Mental Health Correlates of Adverse Childhood Experiences among Low-Income Women. In Grand Challenges for Society: Evidence-Based Social Work Practice. (pp. 401-409). NASW Press. Published, 01/2019.
  • Seneca Keyes, Tasha, Vogel Ferguson. M. B. & Patin, K. (2018). An Approach for Engaging with a Mixed-Race, Rural Community using Social Work Values and a Community-Based Participatory Research Framework. Journal of Evidence-Informed Social Work. Accepted, 09/20/2018.
  • Tecle, A. , Byrne, K. , Schmit, K., Vogel-Ferguson, M. B. , Mohamed, A., Mohomed, N. & Hunter, R. (2018). Seeking Refuge: An Exploration of Unaccompanied Women, Minors from Somalia and Families from Pakistan Experiences of Services in Bangkok, Thailand. Advances in Social Work. Vol. 18. Published, 09/18/2018.
    http://journals.iupui.edu/index.php/advancesinsoci...
  • Vogel-Ferguson, M.B. (2018). Demonstration Project: Next Generation Kids Invest In You Too – Cohort 2. Social Research Institute, College of Social Work, University of Utah. Published, 01/2018.
  • Wiet, S. & Mary Beth Vogel Ferguson (2017). Birth and Development of a Community Initiative: the Trauma-Resiliency Collaborative. Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma. Vol. 10, 233-241. Published, 09/2017.
    https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs40653...
  • Vogel-Ferguson, M.B. (2017). Demonstration Project: Next Generation Kids Invest In You Too. Introduction and Outcome Summary. Social Research Institute, College of Social Work, University of Utah. Published, 04/2017.
  • Cambron, C. , Gringeri, C. & Vogel-Ferguson, M.B. (2015). Adverse childhood experiences, depression and mental health barriers to work among low-income women. Social Work in Public Health. Vol. 30(6), 504-515. Published, 08/2015.
    https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/19371...
  • Cambron, C. , Gringeri, C. & Vogel-Ferguson, M.B. (2014). Physical and Mental Health Correlates of Adverse Childhood Experiences among Low-Income Women. Health and Social Work. Vol. 39(4), 221-229. Published, 11/2014.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25369722