Dr. Shade has a clinical background working as a child and aolescent psychiatric/mental health nurse, a public health nurse and program coordinator of a teen parent program and a school nurse/high school health teacher. She has taught in higher education for 10 years and has been with Samuel Merritt University since 2008.
Dr. Shade earned her BSN from San Francisco State University and a MSN/school health services credential from Sac State. She graduated with a PhD from the University of California at San Francisco in 2012.
Dr. Shade enjoys curriculum development and teaching with technology.
Dr. Shade has taught courses in psychiatric/mental health nursing, community/public health, family theory, human sexuality and introduction to professional nursing and the healthcare system. She currently teaches epidemiology, research, and capstone project courses for the DNP and is developing courses in statistics, research, community/public health nursing, and mindfulness based stress reduction for the RN to BSN program.
Dr. Shade conducts research with youth involved in the juvenile justice system. She has utilized qualitative methods to investigate adolescent father identify development among justice-involved young men and is currently working on two grant-funded projects to reduce recidivism among youth who have been remanded to secure detention facilities. One is a cognitive behavior program called 'Thinking for a Change' and the other is a family therapy intervention. Dr. Shade is working with Dr. Michelle Hampton on a qualitative study aimed at eliciting the lived experience of girls in the justice system who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation.
Dr. Shade is also a Joanna Briggs Institute Certified Systematic Reviewer.
Shelton, D., Shade, K., Fowler, N.C., Bonham, E. & Pearson, G. (2015). Psychiatric Mental Health Advanced Practice Nurse: A critical review of practice and research role in juvenile justice. Journal of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing [in press]
Hampton, M.D. & Shade, K. (2015). The experience of commercial sexual exploitation in adolescence: A systematic review protocol. The JBI Library of Systematic Reviews [in press]
Raoufi, F. & Shade, K. (2014). Evaluation of nursing dysphagia screening tools among patients with stroke: a systematic review protocol. The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, [S.l.], v. 12, n. 10, p. 61 – 72. doi:10.11124/jbisrir-2014-1560
Bonham, E., Fowler, N.C., Pearson, G., Shade, K., & Shelton, D. (2014). Position paper: Meeting the mental health needs of youth in juvenile justice. International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses: Washington, D.C.
Shade, K., Kools, S., Pinderhughes, H., & Weiss, S. J. (2012). Adolescent fathers in the justice system: Hoping for a boy and making him a man. Qualitative Health Research, 23(4), 435-449. doi: 10.1177/1049732312470520
Shade, K., Kools, S., Pinderhughes, H. & Weiss, S.J. (2012) Choosing fatherhood: How teens in the justice system embrace or reject a father identity. Journal of Community Health Nursing,29, 1-15. doi: 10.1080/07370016.2012.670573
Shade, K., Kools, S., Weiss, S.J. & Pinderhughes, H. (2011) A conceptual model of incarcerated adolescent fatherhood: Adolescent identity development and the concept of intersectionality. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 24, 98-104. doi: 10.1111/j.1744-6171.2011.00274.x
Raingruber, B., Hill, J., Rutan, P, Shade, K., Wall, D., Roseberry-McKibbin, C….Afshar, N. (2007). Sharing knowledge: A comparison of high and low tech approaches to developing nursing expertise. International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, 6(10), 15-24.
Dr. Shade has presented at local, national and international conferences including
2015: Shade, K. & Kaku, L. (2015, June). Completing a semester-long community assessment project (CAP) using Google Docs. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Community Health Nursing Educators
2013: Shade, K. Paper: Reducing Recidivism among Youthful Offenders: Evidence-Based Practice Strategies, 24th International Research Congress of Sigma Theta Tau
2013: Shade, K. Paper: How Boys in the Justice System Describe Mental Health Problems, Origins, and Treatments, Western Society of Criminology Annual Conference
2012: Shade, K. Poster: Interventions to Reduce Recidivism among Youth in the Juvenile Justice System, American Psychiatric Nursing Association Annual Conference
2012: Shade, K. Paper: Adolescent Fathers involved in the Justice System, International Association of Forensic Nurses Scientific Assembly
2010: Shade, K. Paper: The Intersection of Masculine Identity Development, Attachment and Adolescent Fatherhood in the Context of Involvement in the Juvenile Justice System. Western Society of Criminology Annual Conference
Shade, K. (2013). Book Review: Laura S. Abrams and Ben Anderson-Nathe, Compassionate Confinement: A Year in the Life of Unit C. Punishment & Society, 15(5), 566-569. doi: 10.1177/1462474513494698
Dr. Shade's research has received funding support from Sigma Theta Tau, the Interrnational Society of Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurses; and Samuel Merritt University's Faculty Org Research Committee/Faculty Affairs and School of Nursing.
Dr. Shade is a member of the American Psychiatric Nursing Association, International Association of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, Western Society of Criminology, Association of Community Health Nurse Educators, Sigma Theta Tau and the International Association of Forensic Nurses.