JASON CASTILLO portrait
  • Director, Bachelors of Social Work Program, College Of Social Work
  • Associate Professor, College Of Social Work

Presentations

  • Castillo, J., Sarver, C., & Mueller, D. Father’s involvement with their children, social support networks, and attitudes toward risky behaviors, crime and the law. Paper presented at the Annual American Sociology of Criminology Meeting. (San Francisco, CA). Presentation, Presented, 11/20/2019.
  • Castillo, J., Hendrix, E.W., Nguyen, V.L., & Riquino, M.R. Macro practice supervision by social work field instructors. Paper presented at 65th Annual Council on Social Work Education Program Meeting. (Denver, CO). Presentation, Presented, 10/27/2019.
  • Castillo, J., Priddy, S., & Hendrix, E. Substance use and help-seeking among disadvantaged fathers. Paper presented at 65th Annual Council on Social Work Education Program Meeting. (Denver, CO). Presentation, Presented, 10/26/2019.
  • Castillo, J., Sarver, C., & Mueller, D. Father’s involvement with their children, social support networks, and attitudes toward risky behaviors, crime and the law. Paper presented at 4th Annual Utah Criminal Justice Center Conference. (Salt Lake City, UT/September 2019). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/11/2019.
  • Castillo, J., Priddy, S., & Hendrix, E. Substance use and help-seeking among disadvantaged fathers. Poster presented at 24th Annual Society for Social Work and Research Conference. (Washington, DC/January 2020). Poster, Accepted, 08/30/2019.
  • Castillo, J., Sarver, C., & Mueller, D. Father’s involvement with their children, social support networks, and attitudes toward risky behaviors, crime and the law. Paper presented at the Annual American Sociology of Criminology Meeting. (San Francisco, CA, November 2019). Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 08/01/2019.
  • Castillo, J., Priddy, S., & Hendrix, E. Substance use and help-seeking among disadvantaged fathers. Paper presented at 65th Annual Council on Social Work Education Program Meeting. (Denver, CO/October 2019). Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 06/03/2019.
  • Castillo, J., Hendrix, E.W., Nguyen, V.L., & Riquino, M.R. Macro practice supervision by social work field instructors. Paper presented at 65th Annual Council on Social Work Education Program Meeting. (Denver, CO/October 2019). Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 06/03/2019.
  • Lundahl, B., Castillo, J., Nelford, K., Tukuafu, E., & Teasley, M. Social work leading in social justice? Comparing codes of ethics of ten professions. Paper presented at 23nd Annual Society for Social Work and Research Conference. (San Francisco, CA). Presentation, Presented, 01/19/2019.
  • Nguyen, V.L., Riquino, M.R., Reese, S.E., Molloy, J.K., & Castillo, J. Disproportionate minority contact: The missing perspectives of minority youth. Paper presented at 23nd Annual Society for Social Work and Research Conference. (San Francisco, CA). Presentation, Presented, 01/18/2019.
  • Hadley, N., Castillo, J., & Nguyen, V. Cultural competency in social work scholarship and research on Latinos in the United States. Poster presented at 22nd Annual Society for Social Work and Research Conference. (Washington, DC/January 2018). Poster, Presented, 01/19/2018.
  • Becerra, D., Castillo, J., & Porchas, F. The relationship between immigration enforcement and mental health among Latino immigrants. Paper presented at 22nd Annual Society for Social Work and Research Conference. (Washington, DC/January 2018). Presentation, Presented, 01/12/2018.
  • Castillo, J. Learning abroad in Ghana. Presented at Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City Peace and Justice Commission Meeting. (Salt Lake City, UT). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/27/2016.
  • Castillo, J. University of Utah College of Social Work Grand Rounds: Learning abroad in Ghana. Presented at University of Utah College of Social Work Grand Rounds. (Salt Lake City, UT/April 2016). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/13/2016.
  • Becerra, D., & Castillo, J. Beyond the rhetoric: Examining the impact of immigration policies on the daily lives of Latino immigrants. Paper presented at 20th Annual Society for Social Work and Research Conference. (Washington, DC/January 2016). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/27/2016.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Ghana
  • India
  • Mexico
  • United States of America

Publications

  • David Becerra, Jason Castillo & Maria Rosario Silva Arciniega (2019). Perceptions of social work students in Mexico and the United States regarding the role of the government in addressing social issues: Implications for social work education. International Social Work. Vol. 62, 1230-1244. Published, 09/01/2019.
  • Samuel Assante & Jason Castillo (2018). Social connectedness, perceived social support, and health among older adults. Innovation in Aging. Published, 11/11/2018.
  • David Becerra, Jason Castillo, Maria Rosario Silva Arcinega, Michela Bou, Ghosn Naddy & Van Nguyen (2018). Increased immigration enforcement and perceived discrimination among Latino immigrants. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare. Published, 06/01/2018.
  • Policing immigrants: Fear of deportation and perceptions of law enforcement and criminal justice. Journal of Social Work, 0(0), 1-17. Published, 07/01/2016.
  • Castillo, J., & Sarver, C. Non-residential fathers’ social networks: The relationship between non-resident fathers’ emotional and instrumental support and father involvement. (Personal Relationships). Accepted, 10/01/2011.
  • Tanana, M., Davis, M., Castillo, J., & Prospero, M. (2011). Legal representation and education for minority youth intervention. (Journal of Forensic Social Work). Published, 09/01/2011.
  • Castillo, J., Welch, G.W., & Sarver, C. Walking a high-beam: The balance between employment stability, workplace flexibility and non-resident father’s involvement (American Journal of Men’s Health). Accepted, 06/2011.
  • Becerra, D., & Castillo, J. (2011). Culturally protective parenting practices against substance use among adolescents in Mexico. Journal of Substance Use, 16(2), 136-149. Accepted, 06/2011.
  • Castillo, J. (2010). The relationship between non-resident fathers’ social networks and social capital and the establishment of child support orders. In E.M. Douglas (Ed.). Current Trends in Child and Family Policy. New York: Lexington Books. Accepted, 06/2010.
  • Castillo, J. (2010). The relationship between non-resident fathers’ social networks and social capital and the establishment of paternity. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 27(3), 193-211. Accepted, 06/2010.
  • Castillo, J., Welch, G.W., & Sarver, C. Fathering: The relationship between fathers' residence, fathers' sociodemographic characteristics, and father involvement. (Maternal and Child Health Journal). Accepted, 06/2010.
  • Castillo, J., & Fenzl-Crossman, A. (2010). The relationship between non-marital fathers’ social networks and social capital and father involvement. Child and Family Social Work, 15(1), 66-76. Accepted, 06/2010.
  • Castillo, J. (2009). The relationship between non-resident fathers’ social networks and social capital and the establishment of child support orders. Children and Youth Services Review, 31(5), 533-540. Accepted, 06/2010.
  • Marsiglia, F.F., Kulis, S., Martinez Rodriguez, G., Becerra, D. & Castillo, J. (2009). Culturally specific youth substance abuse resistance skills: Applicability and generalizability across the US-Mexico border. Research on Social Work Practice, 19, 152-164. Accepted, 06/2009.
  • Kulis, S., Marsiglia, F.F., Castillo, J., Becerra, D., & Neiri, T. (2008). Drug resistance strategies and substance use among adolescents in Monterrey, Mexico. The Journal of Primary Prevention, 29, 167-192. Accepted, 06/2008.
  • Stromwall, L.K., Larson, N.C., Nieri, T., Holley, L.C., Topping, D., Castillo, J., & Ashford, J.B. (2008). Parents with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse conditions involved in child protective services: Clinical profile and treatment needs. Child Welfare, 87(3), 95-113. Accepted, 06/2008.
  • Kulis, S., Marsiglia, F.F., Castillo, J., & Rodriquez, G.M. (2006). Drug resistance strategies and substance use among adolescents in Monterrey, Mexico. Anuario de Investgacion En Adicciones, 6(1), 18. Accepted, 06/2006.
  • Borzea, S., Conway, P., Castillo, J. (2000). Outcomes of persons who have lived in out-of-home care. University of Wyoming McNair Journal 2000 Edition. (8th Ed.). Accepted, 06/2000.
  • Castillo, J., Conway, P., Koph, G., & Miller, M. (1998). The outcomes for people who lived in long term foster care as adolescents. University of Wyoming McNair Journal 1998 Edition. (6th Ed.). Accepted, 06/1998.