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Meripa Godinet, PhD, MSW
Professor

Gartley Hall Rm. 213
Tel: 808.956.6239
E-mail: meripa@hawaii.edu
Website: Child and Family Research Lab


Biographical Narrative

Dr. Godinet is currently an Professor with the Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work at the University of Hawaiʻi. She has been a principal investigator of numerous research projects that focused on the impact of various systems and institutions on Pacific Islander adolescents and their families. Her scholarship include issues of disproportionality and overrepresentation of Pacific Islanders in the juvenile justice and child welfare systems; risk and protective factors involving juvenile delinquency among Pacific Islander adolescents; and contributions to the advancement of cross cultural resonance in social work practice.

Education

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

University of Washington

Research Interests

  • Juvenile delinquency prevention
  • Social and adjustment issues of Pacific Islander adolescents
  • Multi-culture and cross-culture issues

CV

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Education

December,1998, Ph.D. in Social Welfare, University of Washington

May, 1994, Master in Social Work, University of Hawaii

December, 1989, Bachelor of Science, University of Oregon

in Human Services

Teaching Experience

July, 2010 – present    Associate Professor. University of Hawaii School of Social Work. SW 717, Social Work Practice with Children and Families; SW 718, Seminar in Social Work Practice with Children and Families; SW 725, Seminar in Social Practice in Mental Health; SW 640, Introduction to Scientific Methods and Principles in Social Work,; SW 741 Review of Research in Social Work, SW 651 Quantitative Methods I.

July ’03 – June, 2010  Assistant Professor. University of Hawaii School of Social Work. SW 717, Social Work Practice with Children and Families, SW 718, Seminar in Social Work Practice with Children and Families, SW 725, Seminar in Social Practice in Mental Health, SW 640, Introduction to Scientific Methods and Principles in Social Work. Chair, Child and Family Concentration.

Jul. 2000- July ’03           Joint Assistant Research Faculty Appointment. University of Hawaii School of Social Work. Responsibilities include teaching SW 725, Seminar in Social Practice in Mental Health and SW 660, Human Behavior in a Social Environment.

Sept. ‘97 – Dec. ‘97       Auxiliary Faculty. University of Washington, School of Social Work. Course: Cultural Diversity and Social Justice. A required course for the MSW program that provides a conceptual, theoretical, and empirical knowledge base related to differences, disadvantages,

oppression, social justice, and empowerment. Developed syllabus, in-class assignment, and lecture outlines with four other instructors who were teaching other sections.

Mar. ‘96-June ’96        Teaching Assistant. University of Washington, School of Social Work. Course: Introduction to Social Welfare Research, a required course for the MSW program. Assisted with grading exams, provided consultation students’ research projects, lectured on data entry and analysis on the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) program.

Mar. ’95 – June ’95       Teaching Associate. University of Washington, School of Social Work. Course: History of Social Welfare. Required course for the B.A. Social Welfare program. Responsible for grading all student papers and exams, also provided feedback to students on projects.

Sept. ’94 – Mar. ’95       Teaching Associate. University of Washington, School of

Social Work. Course: Human Behavior in a Social Environment I & II. Assisted with grading 75% of student papers, advised students with major class assignments, facilitated discussion groups, and lectured on cultural paradigms.

Research Experience

Dec. ’08- April ’09;      Principal Investigator. Grant administered by the Office of June. ’11- Feb. ’12                                       Youth Services from the Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency

Prevention to conduct crime analyses of the Hawaii’s Juvenile Justice System.

Oct. ‘08 – Sept. ‘09       Principal Investigator. Office of Youth Service grant from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention to

conduct a disproportionality minority count on nine key decision points within Hawaii’s Juvenile Justice System.

Jan. ’07- Nov. ’09      Principal Investigator. Grant from the A Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Victims of Crimes through the Salvation Army organization in Hawaii to evaluate how existing programs and collaborations for the State of Hawaii are servicing pre certified human trafficking victims.

May ‘06 – Sept. ‘07    Co-Principal Investigator. Hurricane Response Behavioral Study. Co -conducted a preliminary study on the responses of American Samoa (1 of several sites) residents towards Hurricane and other natural disasters. Project funded by the

U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and FEMA.

June ’02 – Jan. ’04    Principal Investigator. Asian/Pacific Islander Youth Violence Prevention Center and Pacific Islander Services Agency, HI. A qualitative research project to study risk and protective factors related to delinquency involvement with Samoan adolescents.

Jan. ’97 – June ’97     Predoctoral Research Associate. Multicultural Research Group, University of Washington. Participated in workgroups for the purpose of developing manuscripts on multicultural research, and responsible for administrative support for the program.

Sept. ’95 – Sept. ’96 Research Assistant. The Casey Family Program, W.A. Managed and analyzed data from various research projects on foster parents, foster children, and Casey workers. Coauthored a formal report on findings from a foster parents

satisfaction survey and presented its findings to Casey Programs in the Seattle area.

Professional Experience

Aug ’13- present       Chair, Master’s of Social Work Program. Oversee program functions of the Master’s in Social Work Program. Facilitate and oversee curriculum compliance with accrediting body.

July ’03 – June ’14     Chair, Child and Family Concentration. provide academic leadership in the Child and Families specialization knowledge area. Identify, recruit, and assist with professional development of adjunct faculty teaching in Child and Family Advance practice courses.

Develop and update master syllabi for the concentration courses.

May ’05 – Dec. ‘11     Principal Investigator, Child Welfare /Title IVE Training Academy. University of Hawaii School of Social Work.

Responsible for the overall direction and management of the training academy (design, development, and coordination). Oversee deliverables for the training and research components of the academy, and oversee budget development and implementation, coordinate and monitor research activities and project evaluation, oversee the development and revision of training curriculum.

July ’03 – Dec. ‘11     Principal Investigator, Hawaii Child Welfare Collaboration (HCWEC) Project. University of Hawaii School of Social Work. Responsible for the overall direction and management of the project. Supervise project staff, facilitate meetings with the HCWEC advisory committee that consists of the Department of Human Service’s, community stake holder, and UH

representatives. Oversee budget development and implementation, coordinate and monitor research activities and project evaluation, oversee revision curriculum of the HCWEC.

Jan. ‘03- July ‘03       Psychosocial Rehabilitation Service Director,

Adult Mental Health Division (AMHD), HI. Responsible for the oversight function of statewide psychosocial rehabilitation services. Ensured relevant evidence-based practices or current professional standards are applied for all AMHD funded services. Developed, established, and implemented an approved Statewide Service Plan. Provided consultation to the county administrators. Functioned as a service liaison and consultant to AMHD funded service providers. Provide training and onsite technical assistance. Coordinated with relevant agencies and organizations. Managed purchase of service contracts.

July ’02- Jan. ’03       Interim Director, Psychosocial Rehabilitation Unit, Hawaii State Hospital (HSH), HI. Responsible for the oversight of programming at the HSH. Managed departments under the PSR umbrella such as Occupational Therapy, Recreational Therapy, Chaplaincy, Physical Therapy, and Psychosocial Rehabilitation. Responsible for integration of programming services with treatment planning. Assisted hospital administration in meeting the Department of Justice Compliance Plan and JACHO requirements.

Jul. ’00 – June ’02     Joint Faculty, University of Hawaii & Hawaii State Hospital, HI. Served on a team of interdisciplinary professionals to develop programs and evaluation components for the psychosocial project. Coordinated and Managed two components of the PSR program: 1) Social and Independent Living Skills Program, and

2) Family Support and Education Component. Supervised social work staff of the PSR program. Served as a practicum instructor for the PSR site. Networked with community clinics and AMHD to plan and integrate PSR into the community. Also provided services on Family Education to families ad mental health workers in Hilo, Kona, and Oahu.

Jan. ’00 – July ’00     Multisystemic Therapist, Child and Family Services, HI. Provided mental health Services utilizing the multisystemic model of treatment with adolescents who are at risk of out of home placement due to severe antisocial behavior. Was also responsible for creating outcome measures for the evaluation component of the program.

Sept. ’99 – Jan. ’00    Mental Health Specialist, Child and Family Services, HI. Provided therapy to children and adolescents who were referred by the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division care coordinators for mental health services and treatment.

Jan. ’99 – Jan. ’00      Social Worker, Independent Contractor, Tautua Support Services, HI. Private practice with a Licensed Social Worker, and Counseling Psychologist. Offered individual and family counseling to youth and families who were experiencing difficulties with adjustment. Provided consultation on community development projects to community based organizations.

Apr. ’90 – July ’94     Youth Intake Worker, Susannah Wesley Community Center, HI. Offered counseling, prevention, and intervention services to youth who were at risk of involvement with the law.

Facilitated ongoing support groups for adolescents in the program, and at various high schools. Networked with community resources.

Aug. ’89 – Apr. ’90    Social Worker, Department of Human Services, Project Success, HI. This was a pilot project for welfare recipients who were interested in either securing employment, job training, or higher education. Responsible for assessing the readiness of interested recipients to participate in the program. Presented the program to several community resources and agencies, provided referral services, built network with training schools, businesses, and other social services.

Mar. ’88 – Aug. ’89   Bilingual Case management Worker, Susannah Wesley Community Center, HI. Provided assistance to immigrants in need of aid in adapting to their environment. Economic, political, and social assistance were offered through the program.

Community Service/ Volunteer Work

2013- present            Chair, Board of Director, Le Fetuao Organization

2008 – 2014              Member, Board of Director, Chair –Program Committee, Susannah Wesley Community Center, HI.

2009 – 2010              Member, Program Committee, Parent and Children Together, HI.

2006 – 2011              Member, Continuous Quality Improvement Policy Advisory Committee, Department of Human Services, HI.

1997 – 2003              Board of Directors, Tautua for the Advancement of Samoan Individuals, WA.

1996 – 1998               Board of Directors, Asian Counseling and Referral Service, WA. Mentor, Center for Career Alternatives, WA.

7/94 – 9/ 94              Grant-writer, Seattle Samoan Center, WA. Obtained a smoke prevention grant for the center.

Service to Profession:

2011 – present          Reviewer on peer review journals (i.e., ( Journal of Social Work, Children and Youth Services Review, Journal of Family Strengths. Child Abuse & Neglect)

2008 – 2009             Guest Editor, The Journal of Indigenous Voices in Social Work

2008-2009               Associate Editor, The International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management

Honors and Awards

1995- 1997                 Council on Social work Education Minority Fellowship

2009                           Samoan Heritage Award for Accomplishment in one’s Chosen Field

II. Research/ Scholarship

A. Peer Reviewed

Journals

Batzer, S., Berg, T., Godinet, M., & Stotzer, R. (2015). Efficacy or Chaos? Parent-Child Interaction Therapy in maltreating or at risk populations: A review of the literature. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse. doi: 10.1177/1524838015620819

Li, F., & Godinet, M.T. (2014). The impact of repeated maltreatment on behavioral trajectories from early childhood to early adolescence. Children and Youth Services Review, 26, 22-29.

Godinet, M.T. , Li, F., & Teresa, B. (2014). Early childhood maltreatment and trajectories of behavioral problems: Exploring gender and racial differences. Child Abuse & Neglect. 38, 544-556.

Godinet, M.T. (2012). Testing a model of delinquency with Samoan adolescence. Journal of Social Work, 21,2, 34-44. DOI: 10.1177/1468017311409790

Vakalahi, H.F.O., & Godinet, M.T. (2012). Lived experiences of youth of color in secured facilities. Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 10, 295315.

Godinet, M.T., Arnsberger, P., & Garlock, J. (2011). Native Hawaiian Families: Systemic disparities in Hawaii’s Child Welfare System. Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development.

Li, F., Godinet, M.T., & Arnsberger, P. (2010). Protective factors among families with children at risk of maltreatment: Follow up to early school years. The Children and Youth Services Review, 33 (1), 139-148.

Godinet, M.T., Arnsberger, P., Li, F., & Kreif, T. (2010). Disproportionality, Ohana Conferencing, and the Hawai’i Child Welfare System. Journal of Public Child Welfare, 4 (4), 387-405.

Godinet, M.T., & Lund, L. (2009). Training + Coaching = Success. The International Journal of Knowledge, Culture, and Change Management, 8 (11), 85-91.

Godinet, M.T., & Vakalahi, H.O. (2009). Conceptualizing Delinquency among Samoan Adolescents: An Integrative Model. Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 7(2), 135- 159.

Godinet, M.T., & Vakalahi, H.O. (2009). Conceptualizing Delinquency among Samoan adolescents; An integrative model. Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 7, 135- 159.

Godinet, M.T., & Vakalahi, H.O. ( 2008). Community, Neighborhood, and Peer Influence on Samoan-American Youths. Journal of Ethnicity and Culture in Social Work. Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 17(4), 326- 348.

Vakalahi, H.O. & Godinet, M.T. (2008). Family and culture and the Samoan youth.

Journal of Family Social Work, 11(3), 229-253.

Godinet, Meripa T. (2013) “Commentary on “Family Roots: Sustenance for Samoan and Tongan American Elders”,” Journal of Family Strengths: Vol. 13: Iss. 1, Article 10. Available at: http://digitalcommons.library.tmc.edu/jfs/vol13/iss1/10

Manuscripts

Godinet, M.T., & Stotzer, R. (in progress). Juvenile perpetrators of race/ ethnicity-based bias crimes: Considerations for policy and practice.

Godinet, M.T., Vakalahi, & H.O., Mokuau, N. (underreview). Transnational Pacific Islanders: Implications for Social Work. Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work.

Godinet, M.T., Myer, B., Tomlin, B., & Soller, K. (in progress). Recurrence and service matching with substantiated child welfare cases.

Stotzer, R., & Godinet, M.T. (in progress). Differences between male and female bias crime suspects in the United States.

Martin, T.K., & Godinet, M.T. (in progress). Lokahi wheel and relevance to child welfare: Implications for practice.

B. Book

Vakalahi, H.O., & Godinet, M.T. (Eds, 2014). Pacific People and Transnational Social Work.

Dancing to the beat of a different drum. NASW Press.

C. Book Chapters

Godinet, M.T., Fong, R., & Urban, B. Asian and Pacific Islander Children and Families (2015).

In, R. Fong,, A. Dettlaff, J. James, J., & C. Rodriquez (Eds). Eliminating Racial Disproportionality & Disparities: Multi Systems Culturally Competent Approaches. Columbia University Press.

Vakalahi, H.O. & Godinet, M.T. The Drums of our Ancestors. In H.O. Vakalahi, H.O. & M.T. Godinet (Eds., 2014). Transnational Pacific Islander Americans and Social Work.

Dancing to the beat of a different drum. NASW Press.

Godinet, M.T. , & Vakalahi, H.O. A Different Drum: The Transnational Experience. In H.O. Vakalahi, H.O. & M.T. Godinet (Eds., 2014). Transnational Pacific Islander Americans and Social Work. Dancing to the beat of a different drum. NASW Press.

Vakalahi, H.O. & Godinet, M.T. Considerations for Social Work Practice. In H.O. Vakalahi,

H.O. & M.T. Godinet (Eds., 2014). Transnational Pacific Islander Americans and Social Work. Dancing to the beat of a different drum. NASW Press.

Godinet, M.T., & Lund, L. (2010). Training + Coaching = Success. In J.H. Westover, (Ed.), Training the Next Generation of Knowledge Workers: Effective Secondary Education and Workplace Learning Practices to Drive Enhanced Workforce Competitive Advantage in a Global Economy. Victoria, Australia: Common Ground Publishing.

Vakalahi, H.O., & Godinet, M.T., Fong, R. (2006). Pacific Islander Americans: Impact of Colonization and Immigration, In R. Fong, R.G. McRoy, & C.O. Hendricks. (Eds.), Intersecting Child Welfare, Substance Abuse, and Family Violence.

Washington, D.C.: Council on Social Work Education Press.

Vakalahi, H.O., & Godinet, M. T. (2004). Pacific Islanders and the Juvenile Justice System. In K. Davis & T.M. Goodley, (Eds.), Social Policy from the Perspectives of People of Color. Washington, DC: Council on Social Work Education Press.

  1. Scholarly Presentations (in chronological order)

Godinet, M.T. (2016, June). Factors contributing to re-arrest of status offenders. Joing World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development, Seoul, Korea.

Ardnt, R.G., & Godinet, M. T. (2015, October). Facilitating and promoting professional reflection and transformation in social work education. Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) 61st Annual Program Meeting. Denver, CO.

Godinet, M.T., Myers, B., Tomlin, B., & Soler, K. (2015, January). Recurrence and Service Matching with Substantiated Child Welfare Cases. Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) 19th Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Stotzer, R., & Godinet, M.T. (2015, January). Youth Inolvement in Sexual Orientation- Motivated Bias Crimes: Utilizing the National Incident Based Reporting System. Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) 19th Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA

Godinet, M.T., & Stotzer, R. (2014, October). Juvenile perpetrators of race/ethnicity-based bias crimes: Considerations for the juvenile justice system. Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) Annual Program Meeting. Tampa, FL.

Tarutani, C., & Godinet, M.T. (2014, October). No mo’ money technology: A Hawaiian distance education experience. Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) Annual Program Meeting. Tampa, FL.

Li, F., Godinet, M.T., & Arnsberger, P. (2011, July). The impact of reports of repeated maltreatment on children’s developmental trajectories from early childhood to early adolescence period: A multilevel growth model approach. European Survey Research Association Conference. Lausanne, Switzerland.

Godinet, M. T., & Martin, T. (2010, September). A cultural approach to engagement for child welfare service professionals. International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (IPSCAN) XVIIIth International Congress on Child Abuse and neglect. Honolulu, HI.

Li, F., Godinet, M. T., & Arnsberger, P. (2010, September). Protective factors for children in families at risk of maltreatment: Follow up to early school years. International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (IPSCAN) XVIIIth International Congress on Child Abuse and neglect. Honolulu, HI.

Garlock-Tuialii, J., Duponte, K., & Godinet, M.T. (2008, September). What about Keiki, Tamaiti, and Bitir?: A dialogue on the overrepresentationof Native Hawai’ians and Pacific Islanders in the Child Welfare System. Child Welfare League of America Western Region Training Conference. Portland, OR.

Lund, L.L., & Godinet, M.T. (2008, August). Training + Coaching = Success. 8th International Conference on Knowledge, Culture, and Change in Organisations. Cambridge University, United Kingdom.

Godinet, M.T., Arnsberger, P., & Garlock-Tuialii, J. (2008, July). Disproportionality, Ohana Conferencing, and the Hawai’i Child Welfare System. 1st National Research Conference on Child and Family Programs and Policy. Bridgewater, MA.

Godinet, M.T., Arnsberger, P., & Newlin, P. (2007, October). Predicting ReEntry

and Multiple Placements: The Case of Hawai’i. Council of Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Godinet, M.T. & Garlock-Tuialii, J. (2007, June). Factors Related to Overrepresentation of Native Hawai’ians in the Child Welfare System. Indigenous Voices in Social Work: Not Lost in Translation Conference. University of Hawaii School of Social Work, HI.

Godinet, M.T., & Vakalahi, H. (2005, September). Understanding Delinquency among Samoan adolescents. 18th Asia-Pacific Social Work Conference, Seoul, Korea.

Meyer, K.A., Elting, D.T., Godinet, M.T., Wylie, A.M. (2001, May). Hawaii State Hospital: Transitioning to a psychosocial rehabilitation facility. Invited symposium presented at the 26th Annual Conference of the International Association of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services. Houston, TX.

E. Invited Symposium and Plenary

Godinet, M.T. (2005, October). Child Maltreatment in Hawaii and the USA. Invited symposium presented at the Child Abuse Conference. Children Rainbow Center, Yokohama, Japan.

Morelli, P., Godinet, M.T. & Alvarez, A. (2006). Who is taking care of you? Strategies for Building Resilience in Managers. Invited Plenary presented at the 11tn Annual Consuelo Partners’ Conference. Manila, Philippines.

F. Research and Training Grants

Feb. ’15 – June, ’15    PI. $51,000.00 Grant Administered by the Office of Youth Services from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) to conduct crime analyses of the Hawaii’s Juvenile Justice System of the 2012-2014 data.

Aug. ’11 – Feb. ’12     PI. $51,647.00 Grant Administered by the Office of Youth

Services from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) to conduct crime analyses of the Hawaii’s Juvenile Justice System of the 2009-2011 data.

Oct. ’05 – Sept. ‘11      Principal Investigator (PI), grant from the State of Hawaii to develop and implement a Title IVE and Child Welfare Training Academy that includes Evaluation and research for the prevention of child abuse/maltreatment.

Amounts:

Oct., 2009 – Sept., 2010 $706, 464

Oct., 2008 – Sept., 2009 $860, 149

Oct., 2007 – Sept., 2008 $755,609

Oct., 2006 – Sept., 2007 $1,126,553

Oct., 2005 – Sept., 2006 $843,293

July, 2004 – Sept., 2005 $705,191

Oct. ’03 – Sept. ’11    PI. Grant through the Hawaii’s Department of Human Services from the Administration of Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services for the Title IVE Master’s of Social Work Competency Training Program (Hawaii Child Welfare Education Collaboration).

Amounts:

Oct., 2009 – Sept., 2011 $1,298,447

Oct., 2007 – Sept., 2009 $1,560,074

Oct., 2005 – Sept., 2007 $977,837

Oct., 2003 – Sept., 2005 $1,010,315

Jun. ‘09 – Jun. ’10     PI. $49, 742. Grant from the Office of Youth Services to provide professional case management and specialized trainings to the Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility’s social workers.

Dec. ’08 – Apr. ’09     PI. $27,040. Grant Administered by the Office of Youth Services from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) to conduct crime analyses of the Hawaii’s Juvenile Justice System.

Oct. ’08 – Sept. ’09    PI. $51,006.00 grant from the OJJDP through the Office of Youth Services to conduct a disproportionality count study on the nine key decision points within the Hawaii’s Juvenile Justice System.

Jan. ’07 – Nov. ’09     PI. $30,000. Grant administered by the Salvation Army Hawai’i branch from the Department of Justice to evaluate the existence of services to pre-certified human trafficking victims in Hawaii and American Samoa.

May ’06 – Sept. ’07    Co-PI. $111,572. Hurricane Response Behavioral Study of American Samoan, CNMI, FAS, and Guam. Funding source: US Army Corp of Engineers and FEMA.

July, 01 – Jun, 02 PI. $30,000 grant from the Center for Disease Control through the Asia Pacific Youth Violence Prevention Center conducting a study on the social, cultural, economic, and systemic factors associated with juvenile delinquency.

G. Government reports and monographs

Godinet, M.T., & Li, F. (2015). Juvenile Justice System Crime Analysis State of Hawaii Fiscal Year 2012-2014 (Tech. Rep.). Honolulu: Office of Youth Services, State of Hawaii Department of Human Services.

Una, L., MacDonald, G., Arnsberger, P.S., Godinet, M.T., Li, F., Bayarre, H.D, Martinez-Calvo, S., Dutschke, M.,S., Anderson, M., & McGrellis, S. (2012).

What is the evidence that the establishment or use of community accountability mechanisms and processes improve inclusive service delivery by governments, donors and NGOs to communities? Commissioned by the Australia Agency for International Development (Aus Aid). http://www.convencionsalud2012.sld.cu/index.php/convencionsalud/2012

/paper/viewFile/234/361

Godinet, M.T., & Li, F. (2011). Juvenile Justice System Crime Analysis State of Hawaii Fiscal Year 2009-2011 (Tech. Rep.). Honolulu: Office of Youth Services, State of Hawaii Department of Human Services.

Godinet, M.T., & Arnsberger, P. (2009). Juvenile Justice System Crime Analysis State of Hawaii Fiscal Year 2006-2008 (Tech. Rep.). Honolulu: Office of Youth Services, State of Hawaii Department of Human Services.

Godinet, M.T. (2009). Disproportionate Minority Contact Study of Hawaii’s Juvenile Justice System SFY 2006-2008. Honolulu: Office of Youth Services, State of Hawaii Department of Human Services.

Godinet, M.T. (2007) DHS/CSW Supervisory Training Year 1 Final Report FY 2007. Honolulu: State of Hawaii Department of Human Services.

Godinet, M.T. & Arnsberger, P. (2007). Predictors and correlates of system reentry and multiple placements in Hawaii’s Child Welfare System. Honolulu: State of Hawaii Department of Human Services.

Minerbi, L. & Godinet, M.T. (2006). Hurricane, Tsunami Response Study: American Samoa. Survey Instrument Development Phase. Honolulu: Group 70 International & United States Army Corp of Engineers.

Godinet, M.T., Arnsberger,P., Mateira,P., & Matsuoka,J. (2004). Evaluation of Na Hoa Ho`ola Native Hawai`ian Safe and Drug Free Schools. Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (State of Hawaii Department of Education).

Godinet, M.T. (2003). Understanding Delinquency Among Samoan Adolescents (Final Report). Honolulu: Asian/ Pacific Islander Youth Violence Prevention Center.

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