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LMTOnline: Family annihilators: The psychology behind familicide
Kevin Barnes-Ceeney, assist professor of criminal justice, discusses the act of "anomic familcide".
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The Graduate Center, City University of New York John Jay College of Criminal Justice Doctor of Philosophy2013, Dissertation: Negotiating labyrinths of risk: The impact and implementation of a structured violence risk assessment instrument in juvenile parole
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Master of Arts2008, Major in Criminal Justice
University of Wales College Newport, Wales, UK
Bachelor of Arts (Hons.)2001, Major in Community Justice
University of Kent at Canterbury, England, UK
Bachelor of Arts (Hons.)1992, Major in English and American Literature
Fang, L., Barnes-Ceeney, K., & Schinke, S. P. (2011). Substance use behavior among early-adolescent. Asian American girls: The impact of psychological and family factors. Women & Health, 51(7), 623-642. doi: 10.1080/03630242.2011.616575
Fang, L., Barnes-Ceeney, K., Lee, R., & Tao, J. (2011). Substance use among Asian American adolescents: Perceptions of use and preferences for prevention programming. Social Work in Health Care, 50(8), 606-624. doi: 10.1080/00981389.2011.588115
Barnes-Ceeney, K. (2016). Developing social work in Kazakhstan: A case study. In S. Hick (Ed.). Social Work in Canada: An introduction. Thompson Educational Publishing: Toronto, Canada.
Barnes-Ceeney, K & Mellow, J. (2015). The NeON Initiative: An evaluation of a community-oriented probation model in New York City. New York City Department of Probation: New York.
Barnes-Ceeney, K. (2013). Negotiating labyrinths of risk: The impact and implementation of the structured assessment of violence risk in youth (SAVRY) in juvenile parole in New Jersey. New Jersey State Parole Board: Trenton, NJ.
Barnes-Ceeney, K., & Naylor, A. (2005). Communication skills for social workers: A trainers' manual. UNICEF, American International Health Alliance and Voluntary Service Overseas.
Barnes-Ceeney, K. (2014, February 21). From trailing, nailing, and jailing to community engagement and community benefit: Findings from the NeON evaluation. Paper presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Philadelphia, PA.
Barnes-Ceeney, K. (2014, January 16). The impact of the structured assessment of violence risk in youth (SAVRY) in juvenile corrections. Paper presented at the Society for Social Work and Research 18th Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX.
Barnes-Ceeney, K., & Mellow, J. (2013, November 22). Making the ground through walking: The challenges of an action research approach in community corrections. Paper presented at the 65th meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, GA.
Barnes-Ceeney, K., Schiraldi, V., Tucker, S., & Lacey, C. (2013, November 21). NYC Department of probation’s Neighborhood Opportunity Network: From court-based waiting rooms to community resource hubs. Led the round table discussion at the 65th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, GA.
Barnes-Ceeney, K., Mellow, J., & Thomas, S. (2012, November 14). A community justice approach to probation: Evaluating the NYC new model of probation. Paper presented at the 64th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Chicago IL
Barnes-Ceeney, K. & Fang, L. (2012, August 2). A mixed method study of the impact of a juvenile violence risk assessment instrument. Paper presented at the 120th convention of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.
Barnes-Ceeney, K. & Yu, V. (2012, July 21). A public health approach for successful reentry: Applying the ecological framework to correctional work. Paper presented at the 142nd Congress of Correction Workshop, the American Correctional Association, Denver, CO.
Barnes-Ceeney, K. (2016, July 19) Risk assessment and case management for violence prevention and reduction. Presentation to State Minister Senator Hon. Pearnel Charles, Jr., Ministry of National Security, Kingston, Jamaica.
Barnes-Ceeney, K. (2016, April 29). Implementing risk assessment and case management systems for secondary and tertiary violence prevention. Presentation to the Department for International Development (DFID), Global Affairs Canada (formerly the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and development), and the Inter-American Development Bank, Citizen Security and Justice Program, Kingston, Jamaica.
Barnes-Ceeney, K. (2015, October 21-22). Risk and protective factors for juvenile offending. Presentation to the Inter-American Development Banks’ Seventh Intensive Clinic on Citizen Security: Semana de la Seguridad Ciudadana 2015, Quito, Ecuador.
Jacobs, A., & Barnes-Ceeney, K. (2015, August 7). Risk, protective factors, and reentry. Workshop facilitated at Crime prevention: From knowledge to action for the Inter-American Development Bank, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY.
Barnes-Ceeney, K. (2015, May 13). Design pathways in public policy: The NeON initiative. Presentation to the Town and Gown Working Group, NYC Department of Design and Construction, Policy, Meet Design: 2, The New School, New York, NY.
Clear, T. R., Medino, J., Rubin, K., & Williams, J. D., & Barnes-Ceeney, K. (2015, March 5). The Growth of Incarceration: Consequences for Communities. Moderation of panel, Occasional Series on Reentry, Prisoner Reentry Institute, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY.
Barnes-Ceeney, K. (2015, February 6). Designing for Community Engagement. Presentation to the Town and Gown Working Group, NYC Department of Design and Construction, a collaborative partnership to redesign Police Precinct 73, Brownsville, Brooklyn, NY.
Barnes-Ceeney, K. (2014, February 6). Art Programs in Corrections. Presentation to members of Pussy Riot, and staff from The Voice Project, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY.
Barnes-Ceeney, K., Schiraldi, V., Lacey, C., & Malik, A. (2014, January 15). The Neighborhood Opportunity Network (NeON): Do Less Harm, Do More Good, Do it in the Community. Workshop facilitated at the American Probation and Parole Association’s Winter Training Institute, Houston, TX.
Barnes-Ceeney, K. (2013, December 6). Testimony to NYC City Council on the NYC Department of Probation’s NeON initiative, New York, NY.
Barnes-Ceeney, K., & Mellow, J. (2013, January 17). Advancing motivational interviewing: Intra- and inter-organizational communication skills for assessing risk and managing harm. Workshop facilitated at the NYC Department of Probation’s Professional Development Day, New York, NY.
Tucker, S., Richards, S., & Barnes-Ceeney, K. (2013, January 14). Neighborhood opportunity networks (NeON). Workshop facilitated at the American Probation and Parole Association’s Winter Training Institute, Phoenix, AZ.
Barnes-Ceeney, K. & Mellow, J. (2012, June 21). From partnership to participation: Developing trust through action research of the Neon's. Workshop facilitated at the NYC Department of Probation's Professional Development Day, New York, NY.
2015 – 2016 Christine Li: "Balancing care and control: The ethics of surveillance in social work with justice-involved youth" Received 2016 John Jay College B.A. Criminal Justice Program Outstanding Thesis Award
2015 – 2016 Vanessa Castro-Mora: "Rethinking women's reentry: Applying ecological systems theory to a prison-based mentoring program"
2014 – 2015 Spencer Washington: "Justice in the Classroom: Analyzing the educational inequality of the school-to-prison pipeline in relation to Brown v. Board of Education"