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.
Aten, J. & Boan, D. (2016) Handbook of Disaster Ministry InterVarsity Press: Wheaton
Boan, D. (2019) Community and Justice: A Theology of Community Ministry Multiple presentations, Rwanda and Cameroon
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
The Unique Contributions of Faith Communities to Humanitarian Programs Working Draft (Note – This is a policy paper in development. Comments are welcome)