Jeffrey K. Shears

  • Professor and Director of JMSW Program
  • Social Work, UNCG

There are 4 included publications by Jeffrey K. Shears :

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African-American Fathers' Perspectives on Facilitators and Barriers to Father–Son Sexual Health Communication 2017 60 African-American males ages 13 through 24 are disproportionately affected by sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), accounting for over half of all HIV infections in this age group in the United States. Clear c...
Parent–youth communication to reduce at-risk sexual behavior: A systematic literature review 2017 277 There are nearly 110 million cases of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that annually there are more than 19.7 million new STI cases. Of those, more than half are acco...
Understanding key barriers to fathers' case planning involvement 2015 55 Fathers who are uninvolved or play minimal roles in their children's lives may unwittingly have adverse effects on their psychosocial development. In 2003, only 54% of nearly a half million children in foster care in the United States had contact wit...
Values that Fathers Communicate to Sons about Sex, Sexuality, Relationships, and Marriage 2017 143 African American males between ages 13 and 24 are disproportionately affected by unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, and HIV/AIDS; indeed, they account for 50% of HIV infections amon...