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    • When to file an emergency appeal in Family Court. 

      Pollack, Daniel; Kleinman, Toby (ALM, 2021-04-14)
      Where a child has disclosed abuse, the child needs immediate protection and the court is place to go, because unlike Child Protective Services, the court has the power to stop contact between a child and a parent. To succeed ...
    • Positive orientation to practice with undocumented Latinos. 

      Zuluaga, Maria (2021-02)
      The central purpose of this study was to gain a fundamental understanding of how social workers’ perceived level of knowledge associated with the socio-political and legislative issues impacting the lives of undocumented ...
    • Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities: A qualitative study. 

      Minkoff, Rachel Ann (2021-03-13)
      New York State guardianship law for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities is not built for the spectrum of needs of the population. There are various resources available to assist individuals for ...
    • How attorneys can utilize social workers in exonerating a wrongfully convicted person. 

      Pollack, Daniel; Sarteschi, Christine M. (ALM, 2021-03-31)
      Since 1989, 390 people have been exonerated in Texas; 356 in Illinois; 307 in New York; 229 in California; and a total of 2,754 in the entire country, say Christine M. Sarteschi, Ph.D. and an Associate Professor of Social ...
    • The RIGHT response to elder abuse. 

      Pollack, Daniel (ALM, 2021-03)
      People seeking to age in place with dignity may need assistance; as attorneys, we should take steps to protect the elderly and disabled from abuse, neglect and exploitation.
    • Is it legal to videotape child protective service workers doing in-home visits? 

      Pollack, Daniel (ALM, 2021-03-31)
      Videotaping a CPS worker taking pictures of a child may depend on several factors.
    • Social workers cannot yet replace the police. 

      Pollack, Daniel; Sarteschi, Christine (ALM, 2021-04-22)
      Until police officers are better trained in mental health crisis intervention techniques, many mental health calls are likely to need a both a social worker and a law enforcement officer.
    • Still thrashing: Is the Thrash case a bleak commentary on incapacity? 

      Pollack, Daniel; Reiter, Elisa (Texas Lawyer, 2021-03-21)
      Seniors need not adhere to Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s survival of the fittest rhetoric. Seniors have hope, there are resources in Texas that provide services to the elderly, say attorneys Elisa Reiter and Daniel Pollack.
    • Conflict between culture and sexuality: A qualitative study of the coming out experience of Latino gay men. 

      Gerena, Carlos E. (2021-02)
      The purpose of this study was to determine whether cultural norms in the Latino community influence the way families, especially fathers, respond to their sons and how sons are affected when coming out. This qualitative ...
    • Unfit to parent: A Texas perspective. 

      Pollack, Daniel; Reiter, Elisa (ALM, 2021-03-18)
      When is a parent considered unfit to parent their own children? Allegations of being “unfit” must be shown by offering supporting documentation such as police reports, medical files or other authoritative documentation. ...
    • Ethical challenges remain in the world of private adoptions. 

      Pollack, Daniel; Baranowski, Steven M (The Imprint, 2021-03-18)
      Adoption practices continue to challenge the ethics of social workers due to myriad conflicting interests which have existed since the practice began. Dangerous informal child care arrangements in the early to mid 1900s ...
    • Sex offender registries can cause families and partners to become collateral damage. 

      Pollack, Daniel; Russell, Kristan N. (ALM, 2021-03-11)
      Deserved or not, it is easy to label any person convicted of a sex crime, “a danger to society.” Let’s make every effort not to attach that label to the offender’s family and partners as well.
    • How attorneys can help clients who disclose past abuse: Day one. 

      Pollack, Daniel; Shipp, Katie M. (ALM, 2021-03)
      This is a client who needs special handling. And you need special training in expertly talking with the client as well as how to collect and document information evidence from a sexual assault victim.
    • Guidelines for social workers visiting and working inside corrections facilities. 

      Pollack, Daniel; Radcliffe, Susan (NASW: National Association of Social Workers, 2021-03)
      The NASW Code of Ethics states, “The primary mission of the social work profession is to enhance human well-being and help meet the basic human needs of all people, with particular attention to the needs and ...
    • Odysseus were a child welfare department director. 

      Pollack, Daniel; LeRue, Francesca (American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, 2021-03)
      Homer’s Odyssey describes Odysseus’s ten-year return journey back to his home on the island of Ithaca. Looking forward over the next ten years, professional child welfare directors face a similar daunting task. The ...
    • Purpose and quality of life among assisted living residents. 

      Walters, Stephanie Anne (New York, NY: Wurzweiler School of Social Work. Yeshiva University., 2021-02)
      The increasing number of older adults in the United States has led to a growing number of people entering assisted living settings. Purpose and quality of life are important constructs in improving overall well-being for ...
    • Seeking a protective or restraining order where children are involved. 

      Pollack, Daniel; Kleinman, Toby (ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2021-03-01)
      A protective order cannot guarantee the abuse will stop and the victim and children will be safe. Nonetheless, it is a critical step to take because it helps to legally document the abusive experience.
    • Legal issues regarding suicidality of young children in foster care. 

      Pollack, Daniel; Sarteschi, Christine M. (ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2021-02-24)
      Children in the welfare system face additional challenges beyond those faced by children not in the welfare system. It is important to focus on the needs of this highly vulnerable population. Though the burden of COVID-19 ...
    • Law Enforcement Officers and Trauma: The Next Public Health Crisis? 

      Pollack, Daniel; Radcliffe, Susan; Scott, Casey (New York, NY: John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 2021-02)
      Police and corrections officers suffer higher rates of depression, PTSD, burnout and other anxiety-related mental health conditions than the general population. They should not have to suffer in silence, write three experts ...
    • Coping With and Adapting to COVID-19 in Rural United States and Canada. 

      Krase, Kathryn; Wang, Donna; Chonody, Jill; Luzuriaga, Leina (SAGE Publications, 2021)
      Guidelines aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19 resulted in major changes in people’s lives. A cross-sectional online survey, completed by 1,405 adults in Canada and the United States in June 2020, found respondents ...