Jamie Heather Sclafane, MS, MCHES

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Office:   UNIVH 365
Phone:   973-720-4529
Email:sclafanej@wpunj.edu
Office Hours:   By appointment

Department: Public Health
Position: Adjunct Professor
Area Specialization: Health Education, Health Program Development and Implementation, Adolescent Sexual and Mental Health, Women’s Health, Group Facilitation, Research Protocol in Health Interventions

Education:

M.S., Allied Health Studies, Counseling & Child and Family Health, College of Mount Saint Vincent, Riverdale, NY

B.S., Allied Health Studies, College of Mount Saint Vincent, Riverdale, NY

MCHES, Master Certified Health Education Specialist, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

Related Professional Experience

Director of Program Development and Implementation, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Preventive Intervention Research Center for Child Health, Bronx, New York

Wellness Officer, Anna C. Scott Elementary School, Home and School Association, Leonia, NJ

Sexuality Educator, Trainer & Consultant

Presentations

Bauman, L.J., Chhabra, R., Rivera-Edwards, A., Sclafane, J.H., & Watnick, D. Oral Presentation 284573: Barriers and facilitators of linkage to HIV primary care in New York City. November 4, 2013, American Public Health Association 141st Annual Meeting and Exposition, Boston, MA

Sclafane, J.H., Merves, M.L., Rivera, A., Long, L., Wilson, K., & Bauman, L.J., Poster Presentation, The Turn the Tables Technique (T3): A Program Activity to Provide Group Facilitators Insight into Teen Sexual Behaviors and Beliefs, National Sex Ed Conference, December 8-9, 2011, Somerset, New Jersey

Loiacono Merves, M.L., Rodgers, C.R., Robinson, J.M., Sclafane, J.H., Bauman, L.J. Oral Presentation 248852: Engaging and Sustaining Youth in Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Partnerships Using Youth Development Models, November 2, 2011, American Public Health Association 139th Annual Meeting and Exposition, Washington, DC

Loiacono Merves, M.L., Sclafane, J.H., Chhabra, R., Wilson, K., A.L.O.T. Albert’s Leader’s of Tomorrow, Bauman, L.J. Oral Presentation 248693: How a Youth-Led Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Partnership Addressed Mental Health Disparities: From Problem to Program, November 1, 2011, American Public Health Association 139th Annual Meeting and Exposition, Washington, DC

Watnick, D.L., Rivera, A., Silver, E.J., Rodgers, C.R., Sclafane, J.H., Bauman, L.J. Oral Presentation 244766: Early Adolescents’ Expectations of Monitoring and Control in Romantic Relationships, November 1, 2011, American Public Health Association 139th Annual Meeting and Exposition, Washington, DC

Sclafane, J.H. Oral Presentation 216728: What Would Your Journal Say if it Could Talk Back? Using Journals as a Technique for Interactive Exchange Between Participant and Facilitator in Group Level Adolescent HIV/STD Prevention Programs, November 10, 2010, American Public Health Association 138th Annual Meeting and Exposition, Denver, Colorado

Sclafane, J.H. & Feliciano, Y. Workshop VIII: Teaching Gender to Adolescents in the Context of HIV/STD Prevention, July 19, 2006, NIMH Annual International Research Conference on the Role of Families in Preventing and Adapting to HIV/AIDS, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Publications

LoIacono Merves, M.L., Rodgers, C.R., Silver, E.J., Sclafane, J.H. & Bauman, L.J. (2015). Engaging and Sustaining Adolescents in Community-Based Participatory Research. Family & Community Health 38(1), 22-32.

Sclafane, J.H. (2013). What Would Your Journal Say if It Could Talk Back? Using Dialogue Journals as a Technique in Adolescent HIV/STI Prevention and Sexual Health Promotion Programs. American Journal of Sexuality Education, 8, 160-171. 

Bauman, L.J., Braunstein, S., Calderon, Y., Chhabra, R., Cutler, B., Leider, J., Rivera, A., Sclafane, J., Tsoi, B., & Watnick, D. (2013). Barriers and facilitators of linkage to HIV primary care in New York City. JAIDS, 64 (Supplement 1), S21-S26.

Sclafane, J.H., Merves, M.L., Rivera, A., Long, L., Wilson, K., & Bauman, L.J. (2012). The Turn the Tables Technique (T3): A Program Activity to Provide Group Facilitators Insight into Teen Sexual Behaviors and Beliefs. American Journal of Sexuality Education, 7, 78-88.

Bauman, L.J., Sclafane, J.H., LoIacono, M., Wilson, K., Macklin, R. (2008). Ethical Issues in HIV/STD Prevention Research with High Risk Youth: Providing Help, Preserving Validity.  Ethics and Behavior, 18(2–3), 247–265.

Sclafane, J.H., Perry, D.L., LoIacono, M.L., Fryer, C.S., Adair, E.S., Silver, E.J., & Bauman, L.J. (2005). Teaching Gender to Younger and Less Sexually Experienced Adolescents in the Context of HIV/STD Prevention. American Journal of Sexuality Education, 1, 119-139.

Courses Taught

Women’s Health, HealthyU