Joanne Yaffe
  • Professor, College Of Social Work
  • Adjunct Professor, Psychiatry

Research Keywords

  • Systematic Reviews
  • Scholarly communication
  • Evidence-Informed Health and Social Care Policy
  • Evidence Based Practice

Presentations

  • Integrating Evidence-Based Practice and Implementation Science in Academic and Field Curricula. (With Rosalyn Bertram, Sue Kerns, and Patricia Kohl) Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting Dallas, Texas October 20, 2017 . Panel, Presented, 10/20/2017.
  • Writing for Refereed Journals: Strategies to Get Your Paper Published (with Susan Robbins, David Pollio, Soleman Abu Bader, Beth Pomeroy, Danielle Parrish, Frances Nedjat-Haim, and Viola Vaughan-Eden) Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting Dallas, Texas . Panel, Presented, 10/20/2017.
  • Integrating Evidence-Informed Practice in Social Work Education. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, November 4, 2016, Atlanta, Georgia. With Rosalyn Bertram, Eileen Gambrill, and Danielle Parrish. Panel, Presented, 11/04/2016.
  • Getting Published: Strategies for Writing for Refereed Journals. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia November 4, 2016. With Susan Robbins, David Pollio, Soleman Abu Bader, and Viola Vaughan-Eden. Panel, Presented, 11/04/2016.
  • How empty is empty? Analysis of empty reviews in the Cochrane and Campbell Libraries: Implications for Child Welfare Decisions. Conference Paper, Refereed, Submitted, 04/30/2010.
    http://www.sswr.org/conferences.php
  • How empty is empty? Analysis of empty reviews in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Conference Paper, Refereed, Submitted, 03/26/2010.
    http://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx...

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Understanding and Improving Effectiveness of Eyewitness Identification Procedures. PI: Chad Dodson, Karen Kafadar, Brandon Garrett, Joanne Yaffe. Laura & John Arnold Foundation, 12/02/2016 - 12/01/2019. Total project budget to date: $1,369,931.00
  • “Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing and Data Mining Technologies for Analyzing Systematic Reviews of Interventions.” . PI: Joanne Yaffe. University of Utah Cyber-Infrastructure Council for I.T.-Dependent Research Pilot Program, 07/02/2012 - present. Total project budget to date: $10,400.00
  • How Empty are Empty Reviews? Developing Guidelines for the Discussion of Excluded Studies. PI: Paul Montgomery, Oxford University. Co-PI(s): Joanne Yaffe, Sally Hopewell. Cochrane Opportunities Fund, 08/15/2010 - 08/14/2011. Total project budget to date: $0.00
  • P3 PROGRAM EVALUATION. PI: YAFFE,JOANNE. MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, 02/24/2012 - 08/20/2012. Total project budget to date: $106,178.00

Research/Scholarship Projects

  • Understanding and Improving Effectiveness of Eyewitness Identification Procedures. PI: Chad Dodson, Brandon Garrett, Karen Kafadar, Joanne Yaffe. 12/02/2016 - 12/01/2019.

Languages

  • English, fluent.
  • French, functional.
  • Dutch, basic.

Publications

  • Grant, S. & Grant, S., Mayo-Wilson, E., Montgomery, P., Macdonald, G., Michie, S., Hopewell, S., . . . Yaffe, J. (2018). CONSORT-SPI 2018 Explanation and elaboration: Guidance for reporting social and psychological intervention trials. Trials. Vol. 19. Published, 07/31/2018.
    https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-018-2735-z
  • Montgomery, P. & Montgomery, P., Grant, S., Mayo-Wilson, E., Macdonald, G., Michie, S., Hopewell, S., . . . Yaffe, J. (2018). Reporting randomised trials of social and psychological interventions: the CONSORT-SPI 2018 Extension. Trials. Vol. 19. Published, 07/31/2018.
    https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-018-2733-1
  • Yaffe, Joanne (2018). From the editor – The kids are all right: Lessons from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High. (pp. 195-197). Vol. 54. Journal of Social Work Education. Published, 05/01/2018.
    https://doi.org/10.1080/10437797.2018.1456114
  • Yaffe, J. (2018). From the editor – Forbidden words. (pp. 1-2). Vol. 54. Journal of Social Work Education. Published, 02/01/2018.
    https://doi.org/10.1080/10437797.2018.1426291
  • Joanne Yaffe (2017). From the editor—Fake news, information literacy, and scholarly communication in social work. Journal of Social Work Education. Vol. 53, 369-371. Published, 07/2017.
    http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/104377...
  • Systematic reviews: Finding the best evidence in mental health. Best Practices in Mental Health, 9, 94-101. Published, 07/01/2013.
  • Empty reviews: A description and consideration of Cochrane Systematic Reviews with no included studies. PLoS One, 7(5): e36626. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0036626. Published, 05/04/2012.
    http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/jo...
  • Christensen, B. N. & Yaffe, J. (2012) Factors affecting mental health service utilization among deployed military personnel. Military Medicine, 177, 278-283. Published, 03/2012.
  • Shepard, L., Yaffe, J., Montgomery, P., Hopewell, S. (2011) The Cochrane Empty Review Project: Prevalence and characteristics of systematic reviews without included studies in The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Abstracts of the 19th Cochrane Colloquium, 19-22 October, 2011, Madrid, Spain. Published, 10/19/2011.
  • Lundahl, B., Yaffe, J. & Hobson, J. (2009). Tomorrow's meta-analytic reviews in Social Work: A review of today's primary studies. Journal of Social Service Research, 35, 1-9. Published, 2009.
    http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~db=jour~con...
  • Mears, S. L., Yaffe, J. & Harris, N. (2009). Evaluation of wraparound services for severely emotionally disturbed youth. Research on Social Work Practice, 19, 678-685. Published, 2009.
    http://rsw.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/19/6/678
  • Thraen, I., Frasier, L., Cochella, C., Yaffe, J. & Goede, P. (2008). The use of TeleCAM as a remote web-based application for child maltreatment assessment, peer review, and case documentation. Child Maltreatment, 13, 368-376. Published, 2008.
    http://cmx.sagepub.com/
  • Khaja, K., Oulette, P., Barkdull, C. & Yaffe, J. (2008). Online practice course development with action research: A case example. Advances in Social Work, 9, 91-105. Published, 2008.
    http://journals.iupui.edu/index.php/advancesinsoci...
  • Byrnes, E. & Yaffe, J. (2007). The Case for Specifically Treating Depression in Juvenile Justice Populations. Proceedings of the Building on Family Strengths Annual Conference. Portland, OR: Portland State University Research and Training Center on Family Support and Children‘s Mental Health. Published, 2007.
  • Yaffe, J. & Barr, L. (2007). ResearchNavigator.com guide: The helping professions. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon. Published, 2007.
  • Lundahl, B., & Yaffe, J. (2007). The use of meta-analysis in Social Work and allied disciplines. Journal of Social Service Research, 33(3), 1-11. Published, 2007.
  • Butler, M. D., & Yaffe Kjosness, J. (2006). Clip art or no clip art: A lesson from cognitive science for social work educators. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 24 (2/3), 199-134. Published, 2006.
  • Robbins, S. P., McDonell, J., Strom-Gottfried, K. J., Burton, D., & Yaffe Kjosness, J. (2006). Behaviorism, social learning, and exchange theory. In S. P. Robbins, P. Chatterjee, and E. R. Canda, Contemporary human behavior theory: A critical perspective for social work. Boston, MA: Pearson, Allyn & Bacon. Published, 2006.
  • Yaffe, J. (2006). Review of Distance education in Social Work: Planning, teaching and learning. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 24, 95-99. Published, 2006.
  • Byrnes, E. C., Boyle, S. & Yaffe Kjosness, J. (2005). Enhancing interventions with delinquent youths: The case for specifically treating depression in juvenile justice populations. Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work, 2 (3/4), 49-71. Published, 2005.
  • Yaffe Kjosness, J., Barr, L. R., & Rettman, S. (2004) Research navigator guide: The helping professions. Boston: Pearson Education. Published, 2004.
  • Yaffe Kjosness, J., Barr, L. R., Pachis, B., & Rettman, S. (2003). ISearch 2003: The helping professions. Boston: Allyn & Bacon. Published, 2003.
  • Yaffe Kjosness, J. (2002) Social Work on the Net 2002. Boston: Allyn & Bacon. Published, 2002.
  • Yaffe, J. & Gotthoffer, D. (2001) Social Work on the Net 2001. Boston: Allyn & Bacon. Published, 2001.
  • Yaffe, J. & Gotthoffer, D. (2000) Quick guide to the Internet for social work (2000 edition). Boston: Allyn & Bacon. Published, 2000.
  • Yaffe, J. & Gotthoffer, D. (1999) Quick guide to the Internet for social work (1999 edition). Boston: Allyn & Bacon. Published, 1999.
  • Yaffe, J. (1998). Quick guide to the Internet for social work. Boston: Allyn & Bacon. Published, 1998.
  • Jenson, J. M., Howard, M. O., & Yaffe, J. (1995). Treatment of adolescent substance abusers: Issues for practice and research. Social Work in Health Care, 21(2), 1-18. Published, 1995.
  • Yaffe, J., Jenson, J. M., & Howard, M.O. (1995). Women and substance abuse: Implications for treatment. Alcohol Treatment Quarterly, 13(2), 1-15. Published, 1995.
  • Patterson, D. A., & Yaffe, J. (1994). Hypermedia computer based education in social work education. Journal of Social Work Education, 30, 267-277. Published, 1994.
  • Patterson, D. A. & Yaffe, J. (1993). Using computer-assisted instruction to teach Axis-II of the DSM-III-R to social work students. Research on Social Work Practice, 3, 343-357. Published, 1993.
  • Robinson, K. E., Jenson, J. M., & Yaffe, J. (1992). Depression and conduct disorder among hospitalized adolescents. Child and Adolescent Social Work, 9, 329-339. Published, 1992.
  • Thomas, E. J., Bastien, J., Stuebe, D. R., Bronson, D. E., & Yaffe, J. (1987). Assessing procedural descriptiveness: Rationale and illustrative study. Behavioral Assessment, 9, 43 56. Published, 1987.
  • Thomas, E. J., Santa, C., Bronson, D. E., & Yaffe, J. (1985). Unilateral family therapy for alcohol abuse: Early clinical impressions. In C. Germain (Ed.), Advances in Clinical Social Work (pp. 131 140). Silver Spring, MD: NASW Press. Published, 1985.