James Kmett



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Biography

From Johnstown, PA, James Kmett earned a Bachelor of Science in Social Work from Saint Francis University in Loretto, PA, and a Master’s degree in Social Work at the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Social Work. Mr. Kmett has an extensive background in working with people who have severe and persistent mental illnesses, and working with individuals who have drug and alcohol problems. Mr. Kmett worked as a drug and alcohol clinician, completed multiple internships at Torrance State Hospital, and volunteered at St. Vincent DePaul. His research interests include the effects and outcomes of childhood sexual abuse and other sexual traumas; precursors to drug and alcohol addiction, and integrated treatment modalities.

Selected Publications

Kmett, J.A., & Eack, S.M. (in press). Characteristics of sexual abuse among individuals with severe mental illnesses. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. doi: 10.1177/0886260516628811

Selected Presentations

Kmett, J.A., & Eack, S.M. (2017, January). Forced Sexual Incidents Among Individuals with Serious Mental Illness (SMI). ePoster session presented at the 21th Annual Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Kmett, J.A., & Eack, S.M. (2016, January). Childhood Sexual Abuse and Longitudinal Substance Use Among Individuals with Severe Mental Illnesses. ePoster session presented at the 20th Annual Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) Conference, Washington, DC.

Kmett, J.A., & Eack, S.M. (2016, January). Characteristics of Sexual Abuse Among Individuals with Severe Mental Illnesses. ePoster session presented at the 20th Annual Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) Conference, Washington, DC.

Jang, H., Kmett, J.A., Kyere, E., & Lee, L.H. (2015, October). Review of conceptual strategies for training doctoral students as future social work educators. Interactive Workshop presented at the 61st Annual Conference on Social Work Education (CSWE) Annual Program Meeting, Denver, CO.

Kmett, J.A., Cornelius, J.A., & Eack, S.M. (2015, January). Childhood sexual abuse and substance use: A meta-analysis. ePoster session presented at the 19th Annual Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) Conference, New Orleans, LA.