Papers and Presentations

Listed here are recent presentations with some links to the files, plus selected research articles.  Workshop resources are posted under the program heading, such as Church-based Community Resilience.  Policy papers appear at the end.

Books

Aten, J. & Boan, D. (2016) Handbook of Disaster Ministry InterVarsity Press: Wheaton

Recent Presentations

Boan, D. & Michaels, M (2017) The Nexus of Climate Change Resilience and Mental Health Paper presented to the UN-Habitat: World Campaign Urban Thinkers Campus, Singapore, November 14, 2017

Boan, D. (2017) Community Resilience and Local Faith Communities Paper presented to the UN-Habitat: World Campaign Urban Thinkers Campus, Singapore, November 14, 2017

Boan, D. (2017) Community Resilience and Integral Mission  Paper presented to the Asia Regional Meeting of Micah Global Bangkok, Thailand

Boan, D (2016) Vulnerability Resilience and the Church presented to the Annual Conference on Disaster Ministry June Wheaton College Wheaton, Illinois

Boan, D. (2015) Vulnerability and the Long-term Health and Mental Health Consequences of Disasters, Paper presented to the Yayasan Universitas Pelita Harapan Conference on Christian Responses to Global Health Issues. Jakarta, Indonesia

Boan, D., Tsen, J., Kimball, C. & Aten, J. (2015) Building DRR Capacity through Communities of Practice, Paper presented to the Yayasan Universitas Pelita Harapan Conference on Christian Responses to Global Health Issues. Jakarta, Indonesia

Boan, D., Neal Kimball, C. & Tsen, J. (2015)  A community of practice model for building faith community capacity, Paper Presented to the Triennial International Meeting of Micah Global, Lima, Peru

Boan, D (2015) Vulnerability Disparities and Resilience presented to the Annual Conference on Disaster Ministry June Wheaton College Wheaton, Illinois

Boan, D., Rosete, H., Polson, J., Drake, K. & Andrews, B (2015) Disasters Social Justice and the Responsibility of the Church  Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Asia Theological Society, Manila, Philippines, February, 2015

Kagan, J., Boan, D., Cull, E., Zuckerman, J., Lassa, J., Grace, B. & McNay, L. (2015)  Framework for Assessing Strategy Management in International Collaborative Clinical Research Networks Science of Team Science Annual Conference, Bethesda, Maryland, June 3rd-5th.

Boan, D., Rosette, H., Polson, J., Drake, K., & Andrews, B (February, 2015) A Qualitative Study of Philippine Churches Engaged in Disaster Ministry. Paper presented to the annual conference of the Asia Theological Association, Manila

Boan, D. (2014) What the church can learn from the 311 disaster  Paper presented to the Great East Japan Disaster Theological Symposium. Tokyo.

 

Selected Recent Peer Reviewed Publications

Haynes W.C., Aten J., Davis E.B., Boan D., Van Tongeren D.R., Davis D.E., Hook J.N., Johnson T. (2017). The meaning as a buffer hypothesis: Spiritual meaning attenuates the effect of disaster-related resource loss on posttraumatic stress. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 9(4), 446-453. doi:10.1037/rel0000098

Schruba, A., Aten, J., Wang, D., Entwistle, D., Davis, E., & Boan, D. (in press). Psychological first aid and Christian responses to suffering from natural and human-made disasters. Journal of Psychology & Christianity.

Hook, J., Boan, D., David, D., Aten, J. (2016) Cultural Humility and Hospital Safety Culture Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. DOI 10.1007/s10880-016-9471-x

Wang, D., Aten, J., Boan, D., Jean-Charles, W., Griff, K., Valcin, V., . . . Wang, A. (2016). Culturally adapted spiritually oriented trauma-focused cognitive–behavioral therapy for child survivors of restavek. Spirituality in Clinical Practice, 3(4), 224-236. doi:10.1037/scp0000101

Davis E.B., Cuthbert A.D., Hays L.W., Aten J.D., Boan D., Van Tongeren D.R., Hook J.N., Davis D.E. (2016). Using qualitative and mixed methods to study relational spirituality. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 8(2), 92-98. doi:10.1037/rel0000046

Wang D.C., Abouezzeddine T., Sklar Q., Wang A., Aten J.D., Boan D., Valcin V.C., Davis E.B., Van Tongeren D.R., Jean-Charles W., Griff K.P., Hook J.N., Davis D.E.. (2016). Culturally adapted spiritually oriented trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy for child survivors of restavek. Spirituality in Clinical Practice, 3(4), 224-236. doi:10.1037/scp0000101

Carlson, C; Isihara, P; Sandberg, R; Boan, D; Phelps, K; Lee, K; Diedrichs, D; Cuba, D; Edman, J; Gray, M; Hesse, R; Kong, R; Takazawa, K, (2016) Introducing PEARL: A Gini-like index and reporting tool for public accountability and equity in disaster response Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Boan, D., Aten, J., Greener, S., & Gailey, R. (2016) The well prepared international development worker, Missiology 44: 430-447

Boan, D., Drake, K., Andrews, B., Martinson, D., Lower, E. & Aten, J. (In Submission) A qualitative study of a grass-roots peace and reconciliation program in Kakuma Kenya  Missiology

Aten, J.; Leavell, K.; Boan, D.; Stegman, S.; Kimmel, J.; Livingston, J (in press) Study of a Religious Denomination’s Response to Hurricane Katrina: Denominational Responses, Areas for Growth, and Recommendations  Natural Hazards Review

Aten J.D., Boan D., Schruba A., O’Grady K.A., Milstein G. (2014). Spiritually oriented disaster psychology. Spirituality in Clinical Practice, 1(1), 20-28. doi:10.1037/scp0000008

Boan, D (2015) What the church can learn from the 2011 disaster.  Post Disaster Theology from Japan Monograph 7 Seigakuin University Press

Smigelsky, M. A., Aten, J. D., Gerberich, S., Sanders, M., Post, R., Hook, K., Boan, D. M., & Monroe, P. (2014). Trauma in sub-Saharan Africa: Review of cost, estimation methods, and interventions. International Journal of Emergency Mental Health 16 (2), 127-136.

Boan, D (2015) What disasters teach the church.  In Byrd, B & Atsuyoshi, F. (Eds) Raising Leaders through Sufferings Beyond Walls A Theology of Japan Monograph Series 9 Seigakuin University Press

Boan, D. Nadzam, D. & Clapp, R. (2012) The impact of variance in perception of the organization on capacity to improve in hospital workgroups. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice 16(3) doi: 10.1037/a0028547

Aten, J., Topping, S., Boan, D. & Hosey, J (2012) Building Capacity for Responding to Disaster Emotional and Spiritual Needs: A Clergy, Academic, and Mental Health Partnership Model (CAMP) Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research,

Boan, D (2012) The China National Health Reforms:  An Opportunity for Mental Health Care International Psychology Bulletin

 

Policy Papers and Technical Reports

A Call to Commitment – A WEA Policy Paper

WHS The Role of Faith-Based Academic Institutions

The Unique Contributions of Faith Communities to Humanitarian Programs Working Draft (Note – This is a policy paper in development.  Comments are welcome)