Elizabeth Sloan Power


Elizabeth Sloan Power
Ph.D-New York University (Clinical Social Work) 
MSW-Rutgers University
Practice experience: homelessness, HIV/AIDS, and
mental health 
Research interests:  empowerment based theories; coping skills of children in urban environments when exposed to violence, PTSD and other chronic health
related concerns; conducts multidisciplinary research with the
Rutgers Department of Psychology and the Rutgers College of Nursing;
developed the ESP Overall Coping Zone Score (OCZS)
Assessment tool to studying how urban children
living with asthma cope with their symptom severity and violence exposure
across contexts.
Grants: National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)t: "Multidimensional Assessment of Youth's Exposure to Violence"
Awards: Henry J. Browne Excellence in Teaching Award