Graf., L. (2011). Factors Affecting Utilization of Research by Family Violence Prevention Workers (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses. Retrieved on November 11, 2011 at http://gradworks.umi.com/34/69/3469900.html.
Publications, in progress
Under Review Graf, L., Rea, N., & Barkley, W. Lessons from Action Research: Application of Empirical Research to Frontline Violence Prevention. Social Change Journal.
In progress Graf, L., Rea, N., & Barkley, W. Innovative Approaches to Action Research in Family Violence Prevention. Qualitative Research.
In progress. Text Chapter: Emerging Best Practices in Violence Prevention Across the Globe. Emerging Public Health Forum
Conferences, Professional Presentations
October 2012 Title: Factors affecting the utilization of research among family violence prevention workers: An exploratory force-field analysis. American Public Health Association’s 140th Annual Conference , Oral Presentation
October 2012 Title: A force field analysis: Front line workers as critical actors in family violence prevention programming. American Public Health Association’s 140th Annual Conference, Oral Presentation
October 2012 Title: Factors influencing the application of research to practice in family violence: The importance to low-income women and children American Public Health Association’s 140th Annual Conference, Roundtable Presentation
October 2010 Title: Application of Empirical Research to Prevention Practices by Family Violence Prevention Workers: Preliminary Lessons Pennsylvania Public Health Association’s annual conference. , Oral Presentation
May 2010 Title: An Exploratory Study of the Factors Impacting the Application of Empirical Research to Practice from the Perspective of Family Violence Prevention Workers Family Violence Prevention Forum , Oral Presentation
November 2009 Title: Understanding the gap in research to practice transference in family and intimate partner violence prevention: The role of empirically evaluated programs.