Joe Guada

Associate Professor


  • 2012 Outstanding M.S.W. Instructor. .
  • 2010 Outstanding M.S.W. Instructor. .

Journal Articles


  • Fontanella, C, Guada, J, Phillips, Gary S, Ranbom, Lorin D, Fortney, John, 2014, "Individual and Contextual-Level Factors Associated with Continuity of Care for Adults with Schizophrenia." Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research 41, no. 5, 572 - 87.
  • Venable, V.; Guada, J., 2014, Culturally Competent Practice with African American Juvenile Sex offenders. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse 23, no. 3, 229 - 246.



  • Kranke, D., Guada, J., Kranke, B. & Floersch, J., 2012, "What do African American youth with a mental illness think about help-seeking and psychiatric medication?: Origins of stigmatizing attitudes.." Social Work in Mental Health 10, no. 1, 53 - 71.
  • Guada, J., 2012, "The unique coping strategies of African American families with a loved one with schizophrenia: The use of the Family Crisis Oriented Personal Evaluation Scale." Journal of Family Social Work 15, no. 3, 171 - 186.
  • Guada, J.; Hoe, M.; Floyd, R.; Barbour, J.; Brekke, J.S., 2012, "How family factors impact psychosocial functioning for African American consumers with schizophrenia.." Community Mental Health Journal 48, no. 1, 45–55 -
  • Guada, J. , Conrad, T., & Mares, A., 2012, "The Aftercare Support Program: An emerging group intervention for transition-aged youth." Social Work with Groups 35, no. 2, 164 - 178.


  • Guada, J., Land, H., & Han, J., 2011, "An Exploratory Factor Analysis of the Burden Assessment Scale with a sample of African-American families." Community Mental Health Journal 47, no. 2, 233 - 242.
  • Guada, J. & Venable, V., 2011, "A comprehensive analysis of the quality of online health-related information regarding schizophrenia." Health & Social Work 36, no. 1, 45 - 53.
  • Guada, J.; Hoe, M.; Floyd, R.; Barbour, J.; Brekke, J.S., 2011, "The importance of consumer perceived criticism on clinical outcomes for outpatient African Americans with schizophrenia." Community Mental Health Journal 47, no. 6, 637 - 645.
  • Land, H. & Guada, J., 2011, "The Latina Caregiver Stress Scale: Assessing the factor structure for rapid clinical assessment." Social Work Research 35, no. 2, 95 - 106.


  • Guada, J., Brekke, J.S., Floyd, R., & Barbour, J., 2010, "Assessing the family functioning of inner-city African American families living with schizophrenia with the McMaster Family Assessment Device." Social Work in Mental Health 8, no. 3, 238–253 -


  • Guada, J., Brekke, J.S., Floyd, R., & Barbour, J., 2009, "The relationship among Perceived Criticism, family contact, and consumer clinical and psychosocial functioning for African-American consumers with schizophrenia." Community Mental Health Journal 45, no. 2, 106 - 116.


  • Deis, EJ, Guada, J, "The Effectiveness of Internet Support Groups in the Management of Anxiety." Journal of Technology in Human Services


  • Curtis, C., Guada, J, "‘Critical Mass’ of Diverse Hires: Applied Diversity Training." Journal of Social Work Education.
  • Davis, T.S., Guada, J., Swenson, S., Peck, A., Evans, S., Moskow Sigal, L., "Integrated and Culturally Relevant Care: A Field Education Model for Social Work in Primary Care." Social Work in Health Care
  • Venable, V.; Guada, J., "Practice with Juvenile Sex Offenders: The Critical Need for Social Work Cultural Competence." Clinical Social Work Journal

Associated Programs

Master of Social Work