SELECTED PresentationS

FORTHCOMING

“Accommodation experiences of social work students with disabilities.” (Sellmaier, C. & Kim, J.R.). Society for Social Work and Research conference, January 19-22, 2021. Virtual presentation.

PAST

“Developing best practices for accommodating students with disabilities in field education.” (Sellmaier, C., Kim, J.R., Kohn, R.M., Matich-Maroney, J., and Bogenshutz, M.). Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. November 16-20, 2020. Virtual presentation.

“Promoting and supporting racial identity and racial justice for transracial adopted persons and their families.” (Kim, J.R.). North American Council on Adoptable Children conference, Virtual format. August 30, 2020.

“Experts In Their Own Lives: What the Research on Adult Adoptees Can Teach Us.” (Kim, J.R.). Keynote, Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition of New York (AFFCNY) Conference, New York, New York. June 30, 2020.

 “Racial identity and racial justice in transracial adoption” (Kim, J.R.). MN Adopt, St. Paul, MN. October 30, 2019.

“Intergenerationality of ethnic, racial, and adoptive socialization” (Kim, J.R.). International Symposium on Korean Adoption Studies (ISKAS) Conference, Seoul South Korea. July 31, 2019.

“Forever Family is a Hallmark Idea” (Kim, J.R). International Symposium on Korean Adoption Studies (ISKAS) Conference, Seoul South Korea. July 31, 2019.

“Navigating Issues with Aging Adoptive Parents” Kim, JR., Walker, T., McKee, K. & Raleigh, E.). KAAN Conference, Minneapolis MN. June 2019

“Disability in social work education: Informing interprofessional collaboration” (Sellmaier, C. & Kim, J.R.). Council on Social Work Education APM, Orlando CA. November 10, 2018.

“The Family Support Model: Best Practice for Helping Families Navigate Post-Adoption Openness and Contact.” (Kim, J.R. & Tucker, A.). Alliance for the Study of Adoption & Culture/Adoption Initiative Conference, Oakland CA. October 19, 2018.

 “Transracial Adoption Justice” (Kim, J.R.) Keynote, North American Council on Adoptable Children conference, St. Paul, MN. August 9, 2018.

“Intercountry adopted adults with adoption discontinuity histories” (Kim, J.R.). International Conference on Adoption Research 6 (ICAR6), Montreal Canada. July 11, 2018.

“Letter to a young Scientist: Dialogue on Nurturing the Future of Adoption Research” (McGinnis, H., Grotevant, H., McRoy, R., Palacios, J., Kim, J.R., & Sims, L.). International Conference on Adoption Research 6 (ICAR6), Montreal Canada. July 10, 2018.

“Generational Shifts: Adult Adoptee Scholars’ Perspective on Future Research and Practice” (McGinnis, H., Baden, A., Kim, A. & Kim, J.R.). Rudd Adoption Research Conference, Amherst MA, April 13, 2018.

 “Re-imagining placement stability beyond “permanency” and “forever families” (Kim, J.R.). Keynote, CWTAP Student Institute, Olympia, WA. February 24, 2018.

“Open channels: If, when, and how to communicate social work research beyond academic outlets” (Bay-Cheng, L.Y., Barr, T., Goodkind, S., Kim, J.R., & Patton, D.). Society for Social Work and Research Conference, Washington, DC. January 13, 2018.

 “Schools, adoption, race, and our children” (Kim, J.R.). Keynote, Pact Camp, Tahoe City, CA. July 6, 2017.

“Patterns in adoptee parenting” (Zhou, X., Kim, J.R. & Lee, H.W.) Korean Adoptee Adoptive Family (KAAN) Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. June 24, 2017.

“Conversations on race” (Gehringer, E., Kim, J.R., & Harris-O’Connor, S). Korean Adoptee Adoptive Family (KAAN) Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. June 24, 2017.

“Parenting as an adoptee” (Kim, J.R. & Lee, H.W.). Korean Adoptee Adoptive Family (KAAN) Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. June 24, 2017.

“Roundtable on adoption pedagogy: Challenges, implications, practices” (Kim, J.R., McKee, K. & Dahlen, S.P.). Sixth Biennial Conference of the Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture, Minneapolis, MN. October 27-29, 2016.

“Operating at the intersections of adoption studies” (Kim, J.R., Raleigh, E., Myers, K. & Gibney, S.). Sixth Biennial Conference of the Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture, Minneapolis, MN. October 27-29, 2016.

 “Legacies of Korean adoption on global child welfare” (Kim, O.M. & Kim, J.R.). Keynote. Korean Adoptee Adoptive Family (KAAN) Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. June 25, 2016,

“Am I ready to search for my birth family?” (Kim, J.R.) Korean Adoptee Adoptive Family (KAAN) Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. June 24-26, 2016.

“Adoptive parent perspectives on placing an intercountry adopted child with a disability in out-of-home care.” (Kim, J.R.). Poster presentation, Society for Social Work and Research 2016 Annual Conference, Washington, DC. January 15, 2016.

“Adoptive parent perspectives on placing an intercountry adopted child with a disability in out-of-home care” (Kim, J.R.). International Conference on Adoption Research 5 (ICAR5), Auckland, NZ. January 7-11, 2016.

 Adoptees as parents: How Korean American adoptees talk about ethnicity, race and adoption with their children” (Zhou, X., Kim, J.R., Lee, H. & Lee, R.M). International Conference on Adoption Research 5 (ICAR5), Auckland, NZ. January 7-11, 2016.

 “Deepening the understanding of the “adoption triad” in transnational adoptive families: New research from transracial, transnational adoptees” (Kim, O.M., Kim, J.R., Beaupre, A. & Langrehr, K). International Conference on Adoption Research 5 (ICAR5), Auckland, NZ. January 7-11, 2016.

 “Through the eyes of adoptees: adoption competence and identity for caregivers and professionals” (Kim, J.R., Schuster, E., Moore, F., Lee, S.). Minnesota Association of Children’s Mental Health Conference, Duluth, MN. April 28, 2015.

“Preparing adoption professionals for practice with young adult adoptees” (Koh, B., McRoy, R. & Kim, J.R.). Rudd Adoption Research Program, Amherst, MA. April 17, 2015.

“The intersection of disabilities and child welfare” (Kim, J.R. & Wild Crea, J.). Society for Disability Studies Conference, Minneapolis, MN. June 13, 2014.

 “International adoption: Current trends, policy and social work practice implications” (Kim, J.R.). International Social Work Conference, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN. June 12-13, 2014.

“Perspectives from the inside: Adoptees scholars and adoption research” (McKee, K, Kim, J.R., Raleigh, E. & Kim, O.M.). Korean Adoptee Adoptive Family Network (KAAN) conference. Minneapolis, MN. June 27-29, 2014.

“Transracial adoptees: Finding commonalities across countries” (Alvarado, S., Cooper-Lewter, K., Chau, A. & Kim, JR). Korean Adoptee Adoptive Family Network (KAAN) conference. Minneapolis, MN. June 27-29, 2014.

“Deconstructing disability and race in adoption” (Kim, J.R. and Leo, K.H). St. John’s University Adoption Initiative Conference, Queens, NY. May 20, 2014.

“Tracing adoption in the media” (McKee, K., Park Nelson, K. & Kim, J.R.). Fifth International Conference on Adoption and Culture, Tallahassee, FL. March 27-30, 2014.

“Collaboration to improve services for children with disabilities in child welfare” (Hill, K., LaLiberte, T., Kim, J.R. & Wild Crea, J.). Minnesota Social Service Association’s 120th Annual Training Conference and Expo, Minneapolis, MN. March 8, 2013.

 “Strengths and challenges of bringing insider experiences in teaching, research, and practice” (Kim, J.R. & Lee, S). Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Washington, DC. November 12, 2012.

“Graduate Student Perspectives on Diversity/Social Justice Integration in the MSW Curriculum” (Lee, S. & Kim, J.R.). Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Washington, DC. November 11, 2012.

“Beyond panels: Adopted persons as professionals” (Branco Alvarado, S., Kim, J.R., Cooper-Lewter, S.K. & O’Loughlin, P). North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC) 38th Annual Conference, Crystal City, VA. July 28, 2012.

Riley, D., Swidler, E., Kim, J.R., Szymanski, J. (2012). Building an adoption competent mental health Workforce: Moving from development to national replication. North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC) 38th Annual Conference, Crystal City, VA. July 26, 2012.

“Virtual boundaries: Ethical considerations for the use of social media in social work” (Kimball, E. & Kim, J.R.). National Association of Social Workers, Minnesota Chapter (NASW-MN) 21st Annual State Conference, St. Paul, MN. June 2, 2011.

 Generations after adoption: A conversation with adoptee parents” (Raleigh, E., McGinnis, H., Kim, J.R., & Ames, K.). Also-Known-As Conference, New York, NY. April 30, 2011.

“Considering culture in placement decisions: Conflicting best practices for the Indian Child Welfare Act and the Multiethnic Placement Act” (Kim, J.R.). St. John’s University 4th Biennial adoption conference, New York, NY. October 13-14, 2006.

“Research from the inside out: Making space for adoptee researches and workers” (Park Nelson, K. & Kim, J.R.). St. John’s University 4th biennial adoption conference. New York, NY. October 13-14, 2006.

“Racial identity construction of transracially adopted persons” (Kim, J.R.). Seventh Annual Minnesota Student Social Work Conference, Bemidji, MN. April 26, 2005.