2016 Favorite Faculty Member, Virginia Tech Office of Housing and Residential Life
2010 National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) Student/New Professional Award, $1000.
Grafsky, E. L. (2016). Couples Therapy. In A. E. Goldberg (Ed.) The SAGE Encyclopedia of LGBTQ Studies. (2000 words; pp. 261-263). NY: Sage.
Grafsky, E. L. & Nguyen, H. (2015). Affirmative Therapy with LGBTQ+ Families. In S. W. Browning & K. Pasley (Eds.), Contemporary Families: Translating Research Into Practice, (pp. 196-212). Rutledge.
Nguyen, H. N., Grafsky, E. L., & Piercy, F. P. (In Press). MFT program policies on referral of LGBT clients. Contemporary Family Therapy.
Hickey, K., & Grafsky, E. L. (2016). Family relationships and religious identities of GLBQ Christians. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, XX, XX-XX. doi:10.1080/1550428X.2015.1129660
Grafsky, E. L. (2014). Becoming the parent of a GLB son or daughter. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 10, 36-57. doi:10.1080/1550428X.2014.85724
Hartwell, E., Serovich, J. M., Grafsky, E. L., & Kerr, Z. (2012). Coming out of the dark: Content analysis of articles pertaining to gay, lesbian, and bisexual issues in couple and family therapy journals. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 38, 227-243. doi:10.1111/j.1752-0606.2011.00274.x
Grafsky, E.L. (2013). Figuring it out: A community-based, participatory approach to develop an intervention to assist sexual minority youth in making disclosure decisions to family. Virginia Tech Institute of Society, Culture, and Environment (ISCE). Role: Principal Investigator. Amount: $16,000.
Grafsky, E. L. (2010-2011). Formative research on disclosure and substance use for LGB youth and their families. National Institute on Drug Abuse. Role: Principal Investigator. Mentors: Julie Serovich, Ph.D.; Natasha Slesnick, Ph.D. Amount: $54,000. R36 Dissertation grant R36DA026958. Disposition: Submitted October 16, 2008, Resubmitted July 6, 2009. Score: 21. Awarded.
Psychosocial Health and Well-Being of Queer Youth and their Families
LGBT Affirmative Therapy Practices
Qualitative Research Methods
Faculty Affiliate, Virginia Tech, Women and Gender Studies Program
Faculty Affiliate, Virginia Tech, Health Sciences, Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health Program
Pre-Clinical Fellow, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy