Amy Brown

Amy Brown

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Started UK doctoral program: 2015

Area of research interest: Military and Veteran mental health and suicide outcomes, specifically treatment seeking and access to care

Dissertation chair: Dr. Cerel

Mentors: Dr. Cerel; Dr. Schuman

Working title of dissertation: National Guard Soldiers with Suicide Ideation: Treatment Seeking and Stigma, Mental Health   Outcomes, and Trauma History

Employment:

Counseling for veterans with combat trauma military sexual trauma and other Readjustment challenges at the Lexington Vet Center

Publications:

Miller, J., Donohue-Dioh, J., & Brown, A. (2018). Using Concept Mapping to develop a statewide   kinship care coalition: A case study. Journal of Community Practice, 26(2), 1-22.

Grant Awards:

University of Kentucky School of Social Work   Pilot study: Effectiveness of a Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback   Intervention and Mobile App on Cardiac Autonomic Functioning in U.S.   Veterans with Combat-Related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, $2,500 training   award (PI: D. Schuman)     Igniting Research Collaborations (IRC)   Pilot study: Effectiveness of a Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback   Intervention and Mobile App on Cardiac Autonomic Functioning in U.S.   Veterans with Combat-Related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, $6,000 Award   (PI: D. Schuman)

Presentations:

Brown, A., & Cerel J. (2018, April). Comorbid traumatic death exposure and suicide exposure: Impact on mental health and suicide outcomes. Poster presented at the 51st American Association of Suicidology Conference, Washington, D.C.

Brown, A., & Cerel J. (2017, April). Exposure to traumatic death in military veterans:   Associations with suicide and mental health outcomes. Poster presented at the 50th American Association of Suicidology Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

MSW, University of South Florida