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Jayden Robinson
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Summary

Trained MSW researcher with a background in qualitative and mixed methods approaches. Research interests include health, immigration, and gender/sexuality topics.  Organized and driven with passionate commitment to social issues and self-improvement.


Areas of focus

Writing and presenting

Qualitative and quantitative research

Education and training

Experience
Research Assistant/Epidemiological Assistant II Jan 2013Jul 2015 The Institute of Innovation and Implementation, University of Maryland Baltimore, MD

Collaborated on four research projects.

1. Organized and implemented a mix methods study evaluating the effectiveness of Wraparound programs in Baltimore City.

  • Coordinated the team's baseline and follow-up interviews with youth and caregivers who have received services
  • Maintained and presented the respective dataset, conducted interviews, and inputted and monitored data. 

2. Collected and organized longitudinal data on System of Care participants, and compiled numbers for national reports. 

3. Researched best practices and compiled a literature review.  

4. Led a writing team for a qualitative study

  •  Compiled a literature review, provided qualitative interview summaries, ran and analyzed data used SPSS, used ATLAS.ti to code interviews, and implemented double coding reliability. 
  • Created a poster based on this study. 
  • Currently working on a paper that will be submitted for publication.

Teaching Assistant/Research Assistant Jul 2013May 2014 The Office of Global Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing Baltimore, MD
  • I was offered these positions after being a student in Dr. Jeffrey Johnson's  course “Critical Issues in Global Health”.
  • Edited a manuscript on mental health in Latin America,
  • Collaborated on an evaluation project in Rwanda with the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI).
  • Wrote a retrospective paper to be published.
  • Edited the syllabus, organized course content and guest lecturers.
  • Evaluated and monitored students, graded and edited student papers.
  • Presented on various topics related to the social determinants of health, including Intimate Partner Violence in Peru, women's health, and child and maternal health. 
Infectious Diseases Health Educator Jun 2010Jul 2012 Peace Corps - Hospital de Infectología Guayaquil, Ecuador, SA
  • Worked exclusively in Spanish at the only national hospital that attends to people living with HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases.
  • Provided pre-HIV test counseling with up to sixty people a day engaged.
  • Facilitated dialog with patients and loved ones regarding how to live with a chronic disease, and provided services to improve access to the hospital's resources. 
  • Organized classes for people living with HIV (PLWH) to promote relaxation techniques and coping skills using Yoga practices.
  • Developed similar seminars for the professionals who serve this population. 
  • Organized a lending library at the hospital. 
  • Served in Peace Corps Ecuador as a HIV/AIDS expert, as a facilitator of Safe Space trainings, and as a leader of a volunteer group.
Victim Advocate/Case Manager (Promotion) Jul 2008May 2010 La Piñon Sexual Assault and Recovery Services Las Cruces, NM
  • Performed follow-up/case management services for victims of sexual assault in order to assist them with securing their rights.
  • Contacted victims to offer emotional and practical assistance with: compensation applications, applying for emergency funding, applying for temporary restraining orders, legal accompaniment, information and referrals regarding her/his case, and community referrals based on material and psychological needs.
  • Updated the county court docket, and performed documentation and file work.
  • Coordinated La Piñon's counseling services, such as directing appropriate referrals to contracted counselors or community agencies based on contact, maintaining contact with counselors to follow-up on referrals in order to ensure services were given as needed, coordinating counselor meetings, and assisted with counselor recruitment and hiring.
  • Responded to crisis situations, and acted as facilitator in community presentations, events, and fundraisers.
  • Submitted a VOCA-Recovery statistical grant report quarterly. 
Education
Master of Social Work : Social Work/Research Jul 2014 University of Maryland Baltimore, MD 4.2 GPA
Peace Corps Fellowship, Leonard and Helen R. Stulman scholarship, Consuelo W. Gosnell from the National Social Work Association, and various merit based scholarships from the University of Maryland.
Bachelor of Arts : Women/Gender Studies & International Affairs May 2007 University of Colorado Boulder, CO Focused on Latin American Culture and Development, and Women/Gender Studies, with an emphasis on Development.
Studied abroad at the University of Managua, Nicaragua for the spring semester of 2006.
Conducted qualitative research on the influence of gender and social capital on indigenous land rights
Languages
Spanish
Citations
1. Geetha, G., Horen, M. J., Pardue-Kim, M., & Meteyer, S. (2015, March). Parent engagement and Family Peer Support services in Wraparound. Poster presented at University of Florida's 28th annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health, Gainesville, FL.
2. Pardue-Kim, M., & Socha, K. (2014, July). Unaccompanied Refugee Minors: A cross-sectional pilot study. Paper presentation at Millersville University's annual conference “Global Youth: Understanding Challenges, Identifying Solutions, Offering Hope”, Millersville, PA.
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Previous Companies:

  • The Institute of Innovation and Implementation
  • University of Maryland
  • The Office of Global Health

Previous Job Positions:

  • Research Assistant
  • Epidemiological Assistant II
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Infectious Diseases Health Educator
  • Victim Advocate

Schools:

  • University of Maryland
  • University of Colorado

Level of Education:

  • Master of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Arts

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