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Preventing & Reducing Stress Among Children and Families Social Workers

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September 14, 2021: Participant recruitment (Phase 1) complete.


August 25, 2021: Semi-structured interview begin.


July 17, 2021: 744 websites visits to learn about research study.

July 11, 2021: First participant is begins the Be Mindful program.

July 10, 2021: Eligibility and Recruitment Survey is now open. Available here.

July 7, 2021: Website, thesocialworkstudy.com opens to public. Recruitment to begin shortly.

July 6, 2021: Oliver W. J. Beer, MSc receives additional funding for dissertation. Acknowledgement to individual forthcoming. $1,600 (USD).


June 11, 2021: Institutional Review Board (IRB), The Ohio State University – study approved (IRB #2021B0187).

June 25, 2021: Oliver W. J. Beer appointed – University Research Fellow at Institute of Health and Care, College of Medicine, The University of Plymouth.

June 9, 2021: Oliver W. J. Beer appointed Research Affiliate at Western Kentucky University, Center for Child Welfare Education and Research.


May 11, 2021: Study submitted, Institutional Review Board (IRB), The Ohio State University.


April 15, 2021: Study awarded Seed Fund Grant | The Ohio State University, College of Social Work.

April 4, 2021: Oliver W. J. Beer – Twice nominated for the Angela Lane Community Award for Leadership in Child Welfare, Western Kentucky University, Center for Child Welfare Education and Research.


May 9, 2021: Richard Davies, CEO, Wellmind Health supports study.


March 30, 2021: Study proposal approved by PhD dissertation committee | The Ohio State University, College of Social Work.

March 30, 2021: Oliver W. J. Beer – Successfully defends dissertation proposal (e.g., written, oral) to committee. Chaired by Dr. Tom Gregoire, Ph.D.

March 26, 2021: Oliver W. J. Beer – Recipient of the Nancy Bailey Award | The Ohio Speech-Language-Hearing Association.


October 4, 2020: Oliver W. J. Beer – Recipient of the Community Award | The Ohio State University, College of Social Work.


August 30, 2020: Oliver W. J. Beer, MSc – Successfully defends Ph.D. candidacy exam (i.e., oral). Chaired by Dr. Tom Gregoire, Ph.D. – Preparation for dissertation Study Begins.