Cynthia Lietz

Senior Associate Dean & Professor

  • 790 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
20032025

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Research Output

2019

Building learning cultures in the child welfare workforce

Julien-Chinn, F. J. & Lietz, C. A., Apr 1 2019, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 99, p. 360-365 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018
1 Scopus citations
2017

Do the components of strengths-based supervision enhance child welfare workers' satisfaction with supervision?

Lietz, C. & Julien-Chinn, F. J., 2017, In : Families in Society. 98, 2, p. 146-155 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Examining risk, strengths, and functioning of foster families: Implications for strengths-based practice

Julien-Chinn, F. J., Stalker, K., Piel, M. H., Geiger, J. M. & Lietz, C., Aug 8 2017, In : Journal of Family Social Work. 20, 4, p. 306-321 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Guest editorial: Advancing a family-centered practice agenda in child welfare

Lietz, C. & Geiger, J. M., Aug 8 2017, In : Journal of Family Social Work. 20, 4, p. 267-270 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1 Scopus citations

Increasing Competency, Self-Confidence, and Connectedness Among Foster Care Alumni Entering a 4-Year University: Findings from an Early-Start Program

Geiger, J. M., Cheung, J. R., Hanrahan, J. E., Lietz, C. & Carpenter, B. M., Jul 19 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Social Service Research. p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2016

An ecological systems approach to understanding social support in foster family resilience

Piel, M. H., Geiger, J. M., Julien-Chinn, F. J. & Lietz, C., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Child and Family Social Work.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Cultivating Resilience in Families Who Foster: Understanding How Families Cope and Adapt Over time

Lietz, C., Julien-Chinn, F. J., Geiger, J. M. & Hayes Piel, M., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Family Process.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Developing an on-campus recruitment and retention program for foster care alumni

Geiger, J. M., Hanrahan, J. E., Cheung, J. R. & Lietz, C., Feb 1 2016, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 61, p. 271-280 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Empathy as an Essential Foundation to Successful Foster Parenting

Geiger, J. M., Piel, M. H., Lietz, C. & Julien-Chinn, F. J., Sep 2 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Child and Family Studies. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Permanency-Focused Supervision and Workers' Self-Efficacy: Exploring the Link

Julien-Chinn, F. J. & Lietz, C., Jan 1 2016, In : Social Work (United States). 61, 1, p. 37-44 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

The client experience of psychiatric medication: A qualitative study

Lacasse, J. R., Hayes Piel, M., Lietz, C., Rider, A. & Hess, J. Z., Jan 2 2016, In : Social Work in Mental Health. 14, 1, p. 61-81 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2015

Navigating a Complicated System of Care: Foster Parent Satisfaction with Behavioral and Medical Health Services

Hayes, M. J., Geiger, J. M. & Lietz, C., Dec 1 2015, In : Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal. 32, 6, p. 493-505 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2014

A case study approach to mental health recovery: Understanding the importance of trauma-informed care

Lietz, C., Lacasse, J. R. & Cheung, J. R., 2014, In : Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry. 16, 3, p. 167-182 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Providing Foster Care for Adolescents: Barriers and Opportunities

Geiger, J. M., Hayes, M. J. & Lietz, C., Jul 3 2014, In : Child and Youth Services. 35, 3, p. 237-254 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Supporting family-centered practice through supervision: An evaluation of strengths-based supervision

Lietz, C., Hayes, M. J., Cronin, T. W. & Julien-Chinn, F., Aug 1 2014, In : Families in Society. 95, 4, p. 227-235 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations
2013

A parents TEARS: Primary results from the traumatic experiences and resiliency study

Cacciatore, J., Lacasse, J., Lietz, C. & Mcpherson, J., Jan 1 2013, In : Omega (United States). 68, 3, p. 183-205 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Family resilience in the context of high-risk situations

Lietz, C., Jan 1 2013, Handbook of Family Resilience. Springer New York, p. 153-172 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

9 Scopus citations
12 Scopus citations

Mental health issues in recently returning women veterans: Implications for practice

Carlson, B. E., Stromwall, L. K. & Lietz, C., Apr 1 2013, In : Social Work (United States). 58, 2, p. 105-114 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
48 Scopus citations
2012

Family preservation services: Incorporating the voice of families into service implementation

Mullins, J. L., Cheung, J. R. & Lietz, C., Aug 1 2012, In : Child and Family Social Work. 17, 3, p. 265-274 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2011

Empathic action and family resilience: A narrative examination of the benefits of helping others

Lietz, C., May 1 2011, In : Journal of Social Service Research. 37, 3, p. 254-265 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Measuring empathy in the 21st century: Development of an empathy index rooted in social cognitive neuroscience and social justice

Gerdes, K. E., Lietz, C. & Segal, E., Jun 2011, In : Social work research. 35, 2, p. 83-93 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

53 Scopus citations

Social support in family reunification: A qualitative study

Lietz, C., Lacasse, J. R. & Cacciatore, J., Jan 1 2011, In : Journal of Family Social Work. 14, 1, p. 3-20 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Spirituality and child welfare reunification: A narrative analysis of successful outcomes

Lietz, C. & Hodge, D., Nov 1 2011, In : Child and Family Social Work. 16, 4, p. 380-390 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Stories of successful reunification: A narrative study of family resilience in child welfare

Lietz, C. & Strength, M., Apr 1 2011, In : Families in Society. 92, 2, p. 203-210 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations
41 Scopus citations
2010

Conceptualising and measuring empathy

Gerdes, K. E., Segal, E. & Lietz, C., Oct 1 2010, In : British Journal of Social Work. 40, 7, p. 2326-2343 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

74 Scopus citations

Critical thinking in child welfare supervision

Lietz, C., Jan 1 2010, In : Administration in Social Work. 34, 1, p. 68-78 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations
2009

Critical theory as a framework for child welfare decision-making: Some possibilities

Lietz, C., Apr 1 2009, In : Journal of Public Child Welfare. 3, 2, p. 190-206 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Establishing evidence for strengths-based interventions? Reflections from social works research conference

Lietz, C., Jan 2009, In : Social work. 54, 1, p. 85-87 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

9 Scopus citations

Examining families' perceptions of intensive in-home services: A mixed methods study

Lietz, C., Dec 1 2009, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 31, 12, p. 1337-1345 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Strengths-Based supervision: A child welfare supervision training project

Lietz, C. & Rounds, T., Jan 1 2009, In : Clinical Supervisor. 28, 2, p. 124-140 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
2008

Benefits and risks for public housing adolescents experiencing Hope VI revitalization: A qualitative study

Sullivan, A. L. & Lietz, C., Dec 1 2008, In : Journal of Poverty. 12, 2, p. 133-154 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Implementation of group supervision in child welfare: Findings from arizona's supervision circle project

Lietz, C., Dec 1 2008, In : Child welfare. 87, 6, p. 31-48 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations
2007

Strengths-based group practice: Three case studies

Lietz, C., Apr 18 2007, In : Social Work with Groups. 30, 2, p. 73-87 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

The international sexual trafficking of women and children: A review of the literature

Hodge, D. & Lietz, C., May 1 2007, In : Affilia - Journal of Women and Social Work. 22, 2, p. 163-174 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations

Uncovering stories of family resilience: A mixed methods study of resilient families, part 2

Lietz, C., Jan 1 2007, In : Families in Society. 88, 1, p. 147-155 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations
2006

Establishing Trustworthiness in Qualitative Research in Social Work: Implications from a Study Regarding Spirituality

Lietz, C., Langer, C. L. & Furman, R., Dec 2006, In : Qualitative Social Work. 5, 4, p. 441-458 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

109 Scopus citations

Uncovering stories of family resilience: A mixed methods study of resilient families, part 1

Lietz, C., Jan 1 2006, In : Families in Society. 87, 4, p. 575-582 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2004
10 Scopus citations