Student Poster Board Exhibition

MBT School of Social Work presents:

The 3rd Annual Student Poster Board Exhibition

When: Tuesday, April 28th, 2015, 12- 2pm

Where: Gartley Hall, 2nd floor


Join us as students from the MBTSSW share their innovative projects and research findings!

*Refreshments will be provided

Poster Board Presentations

SATC RESPECT Program Evaluation on Molokai
  • Presenters: Wendy Yoshioka & Mahealani Kaawa
  • Advising Faculty: Dr. Paula Morelli
  • Program: MSW


Psychotherapy vs. Pharmacotherapy in Reducing Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults. A Review of Research

  • Presenters: Marshall Tokunaga, Krystle Rasos, Charna Underwood, Jennifer Chomko
  • Advising Faculty: Dr. Meripa Godinet; Richard Alboroto, TA, Ph.D. Candidate
  • Program: MSW


The Effects of Transcendental Meditation on Individuals Diagnosed with an Anxiety Disorder

  • Presenters: Christopher M. Slavens
  • Advising Faculty: Dr. Seunghye Hong
  • Program: MSW


A Review of Research on the Efficacy of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Reducing Recidivism among Male Adolescent Sex Offenders

  • Presenters: Creshendle Kennedy, Summerly Botelho-Jamorabon, Tamaki Takada, Gabrielle Schwing
  • Advising Faculty: Dr. Meripa Godinet; Tammy K. Martin, TA, Ph.D. Candidate
  • Program: MSW


PILI Waimanalo

  • Presenters: Samantha Herrera, Ilima Ho-Lastimosa, Trina Jones Artis, Malia Kaio, Pu'u Zablan
  • Advising Faculty: Dr. Lana Ka'opua
  • Program: MSW


Mentoring Programs & their impact on Children of Incarcerated Parents

  • Presenters: Keaka Wallace, Raina Kauhola, Hannah Gaerlan, Sinead Sims
  • Advising Faculty: Dr. Meripa Godinet; Tammy K. Martin, TA, Ph.D. Candidate
  • Program: MSW


Social Entrepreneurship- Non-profit, for Profit or a marriage of both

  • Presenters: Wendy Yoshioka
  • Advising Faculty: Eddie Mersereau, LCSW, CSAC
  • Program: MSW


Literature Review: Is Motivational Interviewing Effective in Treating Pediatric Obesity in Pacific Islanders?

  • Presenters: Chloe Fonacier, Sean Mackintosh, Kassandra Ozoa
  • Advising Faculty: Dr. Meripa Godinet; Tammy K. Martin, TA, Ph.D. Candidate
  • Program: MSW


Reducing Caregiver Burden. What works?

  • Presenters: Jose Acosta, Abraleen Keliinui, Arlene Lewis
  • Advising Faculty: Dr. Meripa Godinet; Richard Alboroto, TA, Ph.D. Candidate
  • Program: MSW


Exploring the Post-traumatic Growth Process for Asian/ Pacific Islander Female Trauma Survivors

  • Presenters: Tammy K. Martin
  • Advising Faculty: Dr. Meripa Godinet
  • Program: Ph.D.