Janet C. Chang
- Janet C. Chang, Ph.D., M.S.W.
- Ph.D. - University of California, Los Angeles
- Phone: (909)537-5184
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Janet Chang's research interests include minority women's mental health issues, barriers to access to mental health services, child abuse prevention among Asian American families, and culturally sensitive service delivery.
- Ethnic minority women's mental health issue
- Child abuse prevention among Asian American families
- Culturally sensitive service delivery
Smith, L.A., McCaslin, R., Chang, J., Martinez, P., McGrew, P. (2010). Assessing the needs of older gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people: A service-learning and agency partnership approach. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 53(5), 387-401.
Chang, J., Shrake, E. & Rhee, S. (2008). Alcohol consumption among Chinese and Korean college students. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 7(3), 341-356.
Rhee, S., Chang, J. & Weaver, D. (2008). Child maltreatment among Chinese immigrant families: Characteristics and patterns of placement. Child Maltreatment, 13(3), 269-279.
Chang, J., Rhee, S. & Berthold, M. (2008). Child abuse and neglect in Cambodian refugee families: Characteristics and implications for practice. Child Welfare, 87(1), 141-160.
Chang, J. & Liles, R. ( 2007). Characteristics of four kinship placement outcome groups and variables associated with these kinship placement outcome groups. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 24(6), 509-522.
Weaver, D., Chang, J. , Clark, S., & Rhee, S. (2007). Keeping public welfare workers on the job. Administration in Social Work, 31(2), 5-25.
Chang, J., Rhee, S., & Weaver, D. (2006). Characteristics of child abuse in immigrant Korean families and correlates of placement decisions. Child Abuse & Neglect, 30(8), 881-891.
Rhee, S., Chang, J., & Youn, S., (2003). Korean American ministers' perceptions and attitudes toward child abuse. Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 12(3).
Chang, Janet (2004). A comparison between the psychological well-being of married and divorced Korean immigrant women. Amerasia Journal, Fall/Winter (30:1).
Chang, Janet (2003). Self-reported reasons for divorce and correlates of psychological well-being among immigrant Korean women. Journal of Divorce and Remarriage, 40(1/2).
Rhee, Siyon, Chang, Janet & Rhee, Jessica. (2003). Acculturation, communication patterns, and self-esteem among Asian and Caucasian American adolescents. Adolescence, 38(152), 749-768.
Chang, Janet (2000). Social support, areas of difficulties, and coping strategies among divorced Korean immigrant women. Korean and Korean American Studies Bulletin, 11(2) pp. 36-52.
Chang, Janet and Moon, Ailee (1997). Korean American elderly's knowledge and perceptions of elder abuse: A qualitative analysis of cultural factors. Journal of Multicultural Social Work, Vol. 6(1/2) pp.139-154.
Chang, Janet (1997), Struggling with multiple roles in and outside of the family. In Young In Song and Aliee Moon (eds.) Korean American Women Living in Two Cultures. Los Angeles: Academia Koreana.
Chang, Edward and Janet ChungHee Chang (1995). Following the Footsteps of Korean Americans. Los Angeles: The Pacific Institute for Peace.
Moon, Ailee and Chang, Janet (1993). A Survey of Older Americans in Los Angeles County, Report to Los Angeles County Area Agency on Aging.
Grants and Contracts
The California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC). Title: "Factors leading to premature terminations of kin foster care placements" with Dr. Ray Liles and Dr. Trang Hoang. ($112,500), July 2003.
A grant for a study on "The retention of California's public child welfare workers" from the California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC) with Dr. Dale Weaver (CSULA) ($80,000), June 2001.
A grant for a study on "Asian American children and families in foster care systems" from the California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC) with Dr. Si Yon Rhee (CSULA) ($80,000), June 2001.
The Professional Development Award for Porbationary Faculty for a study on "Attitudes toward seeking professionals' help, predictors of mental health service utilization, and help-seeking patterns among Korean Americans ($3,200), January 2001.
Affiliations and Associations
- National Association of Social Workers
- Council on Social Work Education
- Korean American Social Workers Association
- Korean American Alliance for Mentally Ill
Awards and Fellowships
1998-1999 Post Doctoral Fellowship, UC Riverside
1997-1998 Research Fellowship, Institute of American Cultures, UCLA
1993-1995 Minority Fellowship Program, Council on Social Work Education