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BRADLEY D ZODIKOFF

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Diplomas/Degrees

Ph.D., Columbia University (2005)
M.S.S.W., Columbia University (1993)
B.A., Columbia College (1988)

Recent Courses

Human Behavior Theory For Social Work Practice I
Proposal Development Seminar

Research Interests

Gerontology
Family Caregiving
Geriatric Mental Health Service Utilization
LGBT Aging
Social Work Practice in Health Care

Grants/Sponsored Research

Hartford Geriatric Social Work Faculty Scholar Award (2006-2008). Research Project: "Providers' Perceptions of Barriers to Geriatric Mental Health Care". Funded by John A. Hartford Foundation.

Selected to attend the NIA-supported Third Annual Institute on Aging and Social Work (2006-2007), at The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN, for advanced methodological training in aging research.

Principal Investigator, Long Island Geriatric Mental Health Needs Assessment Project, a university-community partnership project with the Mental Health Association of Nassau County and funded through the Long Island Community Foundation. (2005-2006, with Dr. Peter Chernack, Co-Investigator).

Council on Social Work Education National Gero-Ed Center Curriculum Development Institute Award funded by John A. Hartford Foundation (2005-2007)(with Dr. Philip Rozario)

John A. Hartford Foundation Geriatric Social Work Doctoral Fellowship (2001-2003)

Conference Presentations/Papers

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Zodikoff, B.D. (2011). The Clinical Needs of Aging Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Americans. In Northport VAM Medical Center/EEO LGBT Special Emphasis Program. Northport, NY.

Zodikoff, B.D. (2011). Older Adults' Access to Mental Health Services: Perspectives on Barriers and Facilitators to Treatment. In Northport Veterans Administration Medical Center Social Work Department In-Service Training. Invited.. Northport, NY..

Zodikoff, B. (2009). Providers' Perceptions of Barriers and Facilitators to Geriatric Mental Health Care (paper presentation). In Society for Social Work and Research. New Orleans.

Zodikoff, B. (2008). Factors to Consider When Choosing a Dissertation Topic (Invited Panel Presentation). In Hartford Pre-Dissertation Fellows in Geriatric Social Work Pre-Conference Meeting at Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting. National Harbor, MD.

Zodikoff, B. (2008). Aging Versus Mental Health Providers' Perceptions of Barriers to Geriatric Mental Health (peer-reviewed paper presentation). In Council on Social Work Education 54th Annual Program Meeting. Philadelphia.

Mondros, J., Cohen, C., Epstein, I., & Zodikoff, B. (2008). Professional Stewardship in Social Work Education: From Knowing to Doing (peer-reviewed paper presentation). In Council on Social Work Education 54th Annual Program Meeting. Philadelphia.

Fenster, J., Zodikoff, B., & Bulin, T. (2008). Piloting a Gero-Infused Curriculum in Advanced-Level MSW Courses (peer-reviewed paper presentation). In Council on Social Work Education 54th Annual Program Meeting. Philadelphia.

Fenster, J., & Zodikoff, B. (2008). Working with Older Adults in Non-Gerontology Settings (invited). In Adelphi U School of Social Work Field Instructor Symposium. Adelphi University Alumni House.

Zodikoff, B.D. (2008). Older Adults' Access to Mental Health Services: Systems Perspectives on Barriers and Facilitators to Treatment. In Adelphi Hartford HPPAE Education Day. Sid Jacobson JCC, East Hills, NY.

Zodikoff, B.D. (2008). Aging and Mental Health Providers' Perceptions of Barriers and Facilitators to Geriatric Mental Health Care. In Adelphi University Interdisciplinary Social and Behavioral Science Symposium. Adelphi University.

Cohen, C., Mondros, J., & Zodikoff, B.D. (2007). The Think of the Profession: Mapping the Animating Concepts of Social Work. Peer-Reviewed Think Tank Session. In Council on Social Work Education 53rd Annual Program Meeting. San Francisco.

Zodikoff, B.D. (2007). Older Adults' Access to Mental Health Services: Systems Perspectives on Barriers and Facilitators to Treatment. In James J. Peters VA Medical Center, GRECC Multi-disciplinary In-Service Training. Invited.. Bronx, NY.

Zodikoff, B.D. (2007). Aging and Mental Health Providers' Perceptions of Barriers and Facilitators to Geriatric Mental Health Care. Poster Session. In Hartford Geriatric Social Work Faculty Scholars Program Policy Leadership Institute. Washington, DC.

Zodikoff, B.D. (2007). Surviving and Thriving: Overcoming Barriers to Meet the Mental Health Needs of Older Adults (Invited Panelist). In New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services 25th Annual Conference. Ellenville, NY.

Zodikoff, B.D. (2007). Supervision: Making Every Moment Count (Invited Panelist). In Annual Field Instructors Meeting. Adelphi University School of Social Work.

Zodikoff, B.D. (2007). Invited Panelist. In Literature and the Human Condition No. 30, The Plague by Albert Camus. Adelphi University.

Zodikoff, B.D. (2007). Older Adults' Access to Mental Health Services in a Suburban Context: Systems Perspectives on Barriers and Facilitators to Treatment. In Adelphi Hartford PPP Education Day. Hospice Care Network, Woodbury.

Zodikoff, B.D. and Rozario, P. (co-presenters) (2006). Bio-Psychosocial Geriatric Assessment: Selected Issues on Screening for High-Risk Indicators. In Nassau County Department of Senior Citizens Affairs Case Management Training Workshop. Uniondale, NY.

Zodikoff, B.D., & Chernack, P. (2006). Geriatric Mental Health Care on Long Island: A Needs Assessment Report. In Geriatric Mental Health in Suffolk-Preparing for the Future, Suffolk County Office of Aging and Department of Health Services' Division of Community Mental Hygiene. H. Lee Dennison Building, Hauppauge, NY.

Zodikoff, B.D. (2006). Geriatric Mental Health Care on Long Island: A Needs Assessment Report. In Annual Meeting of the Mental Health Association of Nassau County. Hempstead, NY.

Zodikoff, B.D., & Chernack, P. (2006). Geriatric Mental Health Care on Long Island: A Needs Assessment Report. In Mental Health Association of Nassau County Geriatric Mental Health Alliance Meeting. Hempstead, NY.

Zodikoff, B.D., & Chernack, P. (2006). Barriers to Mental Health Treatment in Older Adults. In NASW-NYS Suffolk Division Mental Health and Aging in the 21st Century Conference. Melville Marriott.

Zodikoff, B.D., & Chernack, P. (2006). Geriatric Mental Health Service Needs: Responding Through University-Community Partnerships (Peer Reviewed Paper Presentation). In 4th Annual Gero-Ed Forum, Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Chicago.

Zodikoff, B.D. (2006). From Doctoral Fellow to Faculty Member: Transitioning (Invited Panel Presentation). In Hartford Doctoral Fellows Pre-Conference Workshop, Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Chicago.

Zodikoff, B.D. (2006). Community Service Use Attitudes of Older Spousal Caregiver-Care Recipient Dyads, Peer Reviewed Poster Session. In Society for Social Work and Research. San Antonio, TX.

Zodikoff, B.D. (2005). Late-Life HIV on Long Island: Epidemiology, Detection and Counseling Strategies. In Hofstra University Gerontology Program Invited Panel Presentation..

Zodikoff, B.D. (2005). Community Service Use Attitudes Of Older Spousal Caregiver-Care Recipient Couples: Gender Differences and Dyadic Congruence. Peer-Reviewed Poster Session. In Gerontological Society of America 58th Annual Scientific Meeting. Orlando..

Rozario, P., & Zodikoff, B.D. (2005). Caregiver Education, Skill-Building and Support Program. In White House Conference on Aging Independent Aging Event, Nassau County Department of Senior Citizen Affairs. Hofstra University..

Zodikoff, B.D. (2005). Doctoral Representative Commencement Speaker. In Columbia University School of Social Work Commencement 2005. New York.

Rozario, P., & Zodikoff, B.D. (2005). What's love got to do with it? Family caregivers' issues, needs and well-being. Workshop. In NASW NYS Chapter Mental Health Grant Training Institutes on Anxiety Disorders and the Elderly.. C.W. Post - Long Island University..

Berkman, B., Gardner, D., Zodikoff, B.D., & Harootyan, L. (2003). Social Work and Aging in the Emerging Health Care World. Paper. In Gerontological Society of America 56th Annual Scientific Meeting. San Diego.

Berkman, B., Gardner, D., Zodikoff, B.D., & Harootyan, L. (2003). Social Work and Aging in the Emerging Health Care World. Paper. In Council on Social Work Education 49th Annual Program Meeting and First National Gerontological Social Work Conference. Atlanta.

Zodikoff, B.D. (2002). Community Service Use Attitudes of Older Spousal Caregiver-Care Recipient Dyads. Peer-Reviewed Poster Session. In Gerontological Society of America 55th Annual Scientific Meeting. Boston.

Zodikoff, B.D., Burnette, D., & Mui, A.C. (2001). Self-care and functional status among older men and women with coronary heart disease. Peer-Reviewed Poster Session. In Gerontological Society of America 54th Annual Scientific Meeting. Chicago.


Other Scholarly/Artistic Work

Recent Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Fenster, J., Zodikoff, B.D., Rozario, P., & Joyce, P. (2010). Implementing a gero-infused curriculum in advanced-level MSW courses in health, mental health and substance abuse: An evaluation. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 53(7), 641-653.

Zodikoff, B.D. (2009). An exploration of congruence in the community service use attitudes of older spousal caregiver-care recipient dyads. Journal of Social Service Research, 35(3),216-227.

Zodikoff, B.D. (2007). Gender differences in the community service use attitudes of older spousal caregiver-care recipient couples. Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 26 (2), 1-20.

Berkman, B., Gardner, D., Zodikoff, B.D., & Harootyan, L. (2006). Social work and aging in the emerging health care world. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 48, 1/2, 203-217.

Berkman, B., Gardner, D., Zodikoff, B.D., & Harootyan, L. (2005). Social work in health care with older adults: Future challenges. Families in Society, 86(3),329-337.

Burnette, D., Mui, A.C., & Zodikoff, B.D. (2004). Gender, self-care and functional status among older persons with coronary heart disease: A national perspective. Women and Health, 39 (1), 65-84.

Dobrof, J., Zodikoff, B.D., Ebenstein, H., & Phillips, D. (2002). The Caregivers and Professionals Partnership: A hospital-based program for family caregivers. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 40 (1/2), 23-40.

Zodikoff, B.D. (2002). Understanding older spousal dyads’ attitudes toward community service use: An analysis of applied theoretical models. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 39 (3), 3-21.

Book Chapters

Berkman, B., Gardner, D., Zodikoff, B.D., & Harootyan, L. (2007). Social work and aging in the emerging health care world. In C. Tompkins & A. Rosen (Eds.) Fostering Social Work Gerontology Competence: A Collection of Papers from the First National Gerontological Social Work Conference. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press. Published simultaneously as the Journal of Gerontological Social Work, Vol. 48 Nos. 1/2 and 3/4.

Zodikoff, B.D. (2006). Community Services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Older Adults. In B. Berkman (Ed.). Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging (pp.569-575). NY: Oxford University Press.

Gardner, D., & Zodikoff, B.D. (2003). Meeting the challenges of social work practice in health care and aging the 21st Century. In B. Berkman & L. Harootyan (Eds.). Social Work and Health Care in an Aging Society: Education, Policy, Practice and Research (pp. 377-392). New York: Springer Publishing.

Dobrof, J., Zodikoff, B.D., Ebenstein, H., & Phillips, D. (2003). The Caregivers and Professionals Partnership: A hospital-based program for family caregivers. In J. Howe (Ed.). Older People and Their Caregivers Across the Spectrum of Care. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press. Published simultaneously as the Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 40 (1/2).

White Paper

Zodikoff, B.D., & Chernack, P. (June, 2006). Geriatric Mental Health Care on Long Island: A Needs Assessment Report. Submitted to: Mental Health Association of Nassau County, New York.

Media

Exploring Critical Issues 027: Aging; Telecare TV-29 NY (Cablevision-Long Island); air dates: October 6th, 11th, 13th, 18th, 20th, 25th, 2008. Invited guest panelist.

Professional Activities

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Gerontological Social Work
Editorial Board Member, Social Work in Health Care
Board Member-at-Large and Membership Coordinator, Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work (AGE-SW)(2011-2014)


Member, Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
Member, Gerontological Society of America (GSA)

Licenses & Certifications

New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)