David Becerra

Asst Professor

  • 613 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
20062020

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2020

Immigration policies and mental health: examining the relationship between immigration enforcement and depression, anxiety, and stress among Latino immigrants

Becerra, D., Hernandez, G., Porchas, F., Castillo, J., Nguyen, V. & Perez González, R., May 3 2020, In : Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work. 29, 1-3, p. 43-59 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019
2018

Increased immigration enforcement and perceived discrimination among Latino immigrants

Becerra, D., Castillo, J., Silva Arciniega, M. R., Bou Ghosn Naddy, M. & Nguyen, V., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare. 45, 2, p. 39-65 27 p., 4.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
7 Scopus citations
2017

Policing immigrants: Fear of deportations and perceptions of law enforcement and criminal justice

Becerra, D., Wagaman, M. A., Androff, D., Messing, J. & Castillo, J., Nov 1 2017, In : Journal of Social Work. 17, 6, p. 715-731 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2016
5 Scopus citations
2015

How Immigration Enforcement Affects the Lives of Older Latinos in the United States

Becerra, D., Quijano, L. M., Wagaman, M. A., Cimino, A. & Blanchard, K. N., Oct 2 2015, In : Journal of Poverty. 19, 4, p. 357-376 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
35 Scopus citations

Linguistic Acculturation and Perceptions of Quality, Access, and Discrimination in Health Care Among Latinos in the United States

Becerra, D., Androff, D., Messing, J., Castillo, J. & Cimino, A., Feb 7 2015, In : Social Work in Health Care. 54, 2, p. 134-157 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

The Impact of Low Socioeconomic Status and Perceived Discrimination on Parental Perceptions of the Well-Being of Latino Children

Becerra, D., Gurrola, M. A. & Wagaman, M. A., Nov 17 2015, In : Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment. 25, 8, p. 790-800 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

The role of the Government in addressing social issues in Ghana: The perceptions of Ghanaian undergraduate social work students

Castillo, J. T., Asante, S., Becerra, D., Dwumah, P. & Barnie, J. A., Mar 14 2015, In : Journal of Social Work. 15, 2, p. 162-185 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2014

Ghanain BSW student' perceptions of poverty and social welfare policies in Ghana

Castillo, J. T., Asante, S., Swumah, P., Asamanin Barnue, J. & Becerra, D., 2014, In : Advances in Social Work.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

How U.S. immigration policies impact older Latinos

Becerra, D., Quijano, L. M., Wagaman, M. A., Cimino, A. M. & Blanchard, K. N., 2014, In : Journal of Social Work.

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The Moderating Role of Parental Monitoring on the Influence of Peer Pro-Drug Norms on Alcohol and Cigarette Use Among Adolescents in Mexico

Becerra, D., Castillo, J. T., Ayón, C. & Blanchard, K. N., Sep 2014, In : Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse. 23, 5, p. 297-306 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

The perception of poverty and social welfare policies among undergraduate and graduate social work students in India

Castillo, J. T., Tian, T., Becerra, D. & Anish, K. R., Apr 1 2014, In : Indian Journal of Social Work. 75, 2, p. 209-232 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The role of government is addressing social issues in India: Perceptions of Indian undergraduate and graduate social work students

Castillo, J. T., Becerra, D., Kwangyeop, L. & Anish, K. R., 2014, In : Social Work Education.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Role of the Government in Addressing Social Issues in Ghana: The Perceptions of Ghanian Undergraduate Social Work Students

Castillo, J., Asante, S., Becerra, D., Dwumah, P. & Asamanin, B. J., 2014, In : Journal of Social Work.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Role of the Government in Addressing Social Issues in India: The Perceptions of Indian Undergraduate and Graduate Social Work Students

Castillo, J. T., Becerra, D., Lee, K. & Anish, K. R., Jan 1 2014, In : Social Work Education. 33, 1, p. 31-48 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

The Impact of Perceived Discrimination and Immigration Policies Upon Perceptions of Quality of Life Among Latinos in the United States

Becerra, D., Androff, D., Cimino, A., Alex Wagaman, M. & Blanchard, K. N., Feb 13 2013, In : Race and Social Problems. 5, 1, p. 65-78 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

The impact of perceived discrimination and U.S. immgration policies upon perceptions quality of life among Latinos in the United States

Becerra, D., Androff, D. K., Cimino, A., Wagaman, M. A. & Blanchard, K. N., 2013, In : Race & Social Problems. 5, p. 65-78

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

Fear vs. facts: Examining the economic impact of undocumented immigrants in the U.S.

Becerra, D., Androff, D., Ayón, C. & Castillo, J. T., Dec 27 2012, In : Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare. 39, 4, p. 111-135 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Fear vs. Facts: Examining the economic impact of undocumented immigrants in the U.S.

Becerra, D., Androff, D., Ayón, C. & Castillo, J., 2012, In : Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare. 39, p. 111-134

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Perceptions of educational barriers affecting the academic achievement of Latino K-12 students

Becerra, D., Jul 1 2012, In : Children and Schools. 34, 3, p. 167-177 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
21 Scopus citations
8 Scopus citations
2011

Culturally protectice parenting practices against substance use among adolescents in Mexico

Becerra, D. & Castillo, J., 2011, In : Journal of Substance Use. 16, p. 136-149

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Culturally protective parenting practices against substance use among adolescents in Mexico

Becerra, D. & Castillo, J., Apr 1 2011, In : Journal of Substance Use. 16, 2, p. 136-149 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Latino children's mental health and the public child welfare system: A look at the role of generation and origin

Ayón, C., Krysik, J., Gerdes, K., Segal, E., Androff, D., Becerra, D., Gurrola, M. & Moya-Salas, L., 2011, In : Child & Family Social Work. 16, p. 369-379

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Migration intentions and illicit substance use among youth in central Mexico

Marsiglia, F. F., Kulis, S., Hoffman, S., Caldern-Tena, C. O., Becerra, D. & Alvarez, D., Sep 30 2011, In : Substance Use and Misuse. 46, 13, p. 1619-1627 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

The influence of linguistic acculturation and gender on the initiation of substance use among Mexican heritage preadolescents in the borderlands

Marsiglia, F., Yabiku, S. T., Kulis, S., Nieri, T., Parsai, M. & Becerra, D., Apr 1 2011, In : Journal of Early Adolescence. 31, 2, p. 271-299 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

The influence of linguistic acculturation and gender on the initiation of substance use among Mexican heritage preadolescents in the borderlands

Marsiglia, F. F., Yakibu, S. T., Kulis, S., Nieri, S., Parasai, M. & Becerra, D., 2011, In : Journal of Early Adolescence. 31, p. 271-299

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

The mental health status of Latino children in the public child welfare system: A look at the role of generation and origin

Ayón, C., Krysik, J., Gerdes, K., Androff, D., Becerra, D., Gurrola, M., Moya-Salas, L. & Segal, E., Nov 1 2011, In : Child and Family Social Work. 16, 4, p. 369-379 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

U.S. immigration policy and immigrant children's well-being: The impact of policy shifts

Androff, D., Ayón, C., Becerra, D., Gurrola, M., Salas, L., Krysik, J., Gerdes, K. & Segal, E., Mar 1 2011, In : Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare. 38, 1, p. 77-98 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

65 Scopus citations

U.S. immigration policy and immigrant children's well-being: The impact of policy shifts

Androff, D., Ayón, D., Becerra, D., Gurrola, M., Moya-Salas, L., Krysik, J., Gerdes, K. & Segal, E., 2011, In : Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare. 38, p. 77-98

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

65 Scopus citations
2010

Acculturation gaps and problem behaviors among U.S. Southwestern Mexican youth

Marsiglia, F. F., Kulis, S., FitzHarris, B. & Becerra, D., 2010, In : Social Work Forum: Special Issue on Social Work Practice with Latino Children and Families. 43, p. 6-26

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Gender differences in the effect of linguistic acculturation on substance use among Mexican-origin youth in the Southwest U.S.

Marsiglia, F. F., Kulis, S., Hussaini, S. K., Nieri, T. A. & Becerra, D., 2010, In : Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse. 9, p. 40-63

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Parental monitoring and changes in substance abuse among Latino/a and Non-Latino/a pre-adolescents in the Southwest

Yabiku, S. T., Marsiglia, F. F., Kulis, S., Parsai, M. B., Becerra, D. & del Colle, M., 2010, In : Substance use & misuse. 45, p. 2524-2550

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parental monitoring and changes in substance use among latino/a and non-latino/a preadolescents in the Southwest

Yabiku, S. T., Marsiglia, F., Kulis, S., Parsai, M. B., Becerra, D. & Del-Colle, M., Oct 1 2010, In : Substance Use and Misuse. 45, 14, p. 2524-2550 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations