Badiah Haffejee

Badiah Haffejee

PhD., MSW

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23
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March 2014 - present
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Description
  • Empowerment Practice with Diverse Communities; Advanced Social Work Practice: Critical Race Theory Praxis;
March 2013 - present
University of Denver
Position
  • PhD Student
Description
  • Design and developing culturally appropriate scales measuring Job Self-Efficacy and Social Capital for newcomer adult refugees: Africa and South Asia; Program Evaluation; Project conceptualization; Qualitative data anal (AtlasTi).
March 2013 - June 2016
University of Denver
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Education
September 2011
University of Denver
Field of study
  • Social Work
September 2009 - June 2011
University of Denver
Field of study
  • Social Work
September 2007 - June 2009
University of California, Davis
Field of study
  • Sociology

Publications

Publications (23)
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Photovoice is a participatory action research method that empowers participants to photograph their everyday lives as a means of documenting and advocating for their needs; it has rarely been utilized with young people experiencing homelessness. The current study examined the feasibility, accessibility, and preliminary outcomes associated with part...
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Given increasing globalization and the foreign-born workforce characterizing many organizations around the world, managers are increasingly called on to effectively manage a culturally diverse workforce. One way to increase the cultural intelligence and empathy of managers was proposed by Ragins, who indicated that mentors in diversified mentoring...
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Homeless youth frequently experience victimization, and youth with histories of trauma often fail to detect danger risks, making them vulnerable to subsequent victimization. The current study describes a pilot test of a skills-based intervention designed to improve risk detection among homeless youth through focusing attention to internal, interper...
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The educational landscape for the United States has continued to shift with the arrival of African Muslim youth with refugee status. This phenomenological study examines the lived experiences of college-aged refugees (ages 18–22) attending various public (community and 4-year) colleges in the western United States. The participants' (N=12) narrativ...
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In considering forced migration as a consequence of global conflict, women with refugee status are especially vulnerable. The influx of refugees into the United States, in this case, refugees from Africa, requires us to examine various aspects of what it means to be a refugee. Drawing upon current and extant literature, this article investigates th...
Conference Paper
Because homeless youth are often transient and lack stable contact information, longitudinal research with this group is challenging, and researchers’ abilities to draw causal conclusions regarding factors that predict youth outcomes are subsequently limited. While technology may improve study retention, further research is needed to identify the b...
Conference Paper
The majority of homeless youth experience victimization before leaving home and encounter subsequent victimization on the streets, including robbery, physical attacks, and sexual assault. Previous research indicates youth with histories of trauma often fail to detect danger risks, making them vulnerable to subsequent victimization. The current stud...
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The current study investigated forms of technology (phone calls, texts, email and Facebook) for maintaining contact with homeless youth over baseline, 1-week, 6-week, and 3-month follow-up interviews. The study combined quantitative tracking of youths' response patterns and open-ended interviews regarding youths' preferred methods of communication....
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Abstract Historical and contemporary immigration policies and practices of the United States have been and are intertwined with capitalism, dehumanization of non-white Anglo Saxon Protestants, and institutional racial and ethnic discrimination whose affect extends to its naturalized and natal citizens. As of 2010, foreign-born persons of Mexica...
Conference Paper
Background: Because homeless youth are often transient and lack stable contact information, little longitudinal research has been conducted with this group. Accordingly, researchers’ abilities to draw causal conclusions regarding factors that predict youth outcomes are limited. While technology may improve study retention, further research is neede...
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Background: The majority of homeless youth experience victimization before leaving home and encounter subsequent victimization on the streets, including robbery, physical attacks, and sexual assault. Previous research indicates youth with histories of trauma often fail to detect danger risks, making them vulnerable to subsequent victimization. The...
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Homeless youth are at increased risk for involvement in the criminal justice system. This study investigated childhood trauma as a risk factor for arrest or jail among a sample of youth seeking services at drop in, shelter, and transitional housing settings, while controlling for more established risk factors including: substance use, peer deviance...
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Abstract: Emerging adulthood marks a critical developmental juncture during which some individuals disengage from the illegal behavior of their adolescence while others continue to use substances and commit crimes. While risk factors for delinquency during adolescence are well studied, factors that influence persisting or desisting from illegal act...

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