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    • Educational options of adjudicated youth: An exploration of the benefits of a transitional school setting 

      Goldkind, Lauri (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2008)
      This study examined the impact of a transitional school program, Community Preparatory High School (CPHS), on the academic and justice related outcomes of youth returning to their communities following their release from ...
    • Effects of remediation on high-stakes standardized testing 

      Shaver, William (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2013)
      This dissertation examined the impact of an intervention aimed at improving the standardized test scores for students on the mathematics portions of a high-stakes high school examination. Research shows that the achievement ...
    • Enhancing the cultural competence of social workers 

      Cronin, Michael S. (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2005)
      The social work profession continues to be challenged by the need for opportunities to develop cultural competence. This cross-sectional study has examined how social worker participation in experiential learning contributes ...
    • Ethical dilemmas facing hospital social workers: Implications 

      Beckerman, Nancy Lisa (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1991)
      The hospital social worker is confronted with a range of ethical dilemmas stemming from conflicting obligations, cost-containment measures, medical advances and interdisiciplinary team work.;The present study investigated ...
    • Ethical dilemmas of New York City social workers 

      Ain, Eileen Joan (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2001)
      The purpose of the research study was to explore how social workers make ethical decisions by examining the impact of their education in ethics, with whom and what they consult, and the decisions they make to resolve ethical ...
    • Ethnicity and time -to -degree: Experiences of women social work doctorates 

      Crayton, Blenda Renece (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2005)
      The purpose of this study was to examine the educational experiences of White women and women of color who completed their social work doctoral studies between 1990 and 2003. This study followed an exploratory and explanatory ...
    • Ethnicity as a factor affecting adjustment of elderly to a nursing home 

      Sasson, Sassy (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1998)
      This study examines the impact of ethnicity upon the adjustment of nursing home residents to one multi-cultural nursing facility. A sample of convenience was used to select 71 Jewish and 21 African American alert residents ...
    • EVELINE M. BURNS AND THE AMERICAN SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM, 1935-1960: A MODEL OF PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP 

      JONES, LINDA R. WOLF (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1985)
      The study examines the work and professional leadership of Eveline M. Burns on Social Security old age retirement issues from 1935 to 1960. The enactment of the Social Security Act in 1935 represented a landmark for social ...
    • Executive leadership styles and Jewish Family Services effectiveness 

      Romirowsky, Reuben Levi (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1998)
      In a descriptive/exploratory study of 96 Jewish Family Service executive directors, and 125 JFS associates, 3 instruments were used to determine what predominant leadership style, transactional or transformational leadership, ...
    • Factors affecting elderly Chinese completion of living wills and health care proxies 

      Qiu, Jinsheng (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2005)
      This study sought to understand the problem of the low completion rate of living wills and health care proxies among the elderly Chinese Americans living in metropolitan communities. Grounded in the framework of acculturation ...
    • FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH HOSTILITY AND PUNITIVENESS AMONG MOTHERS OF RETARDED CHILDREN (ANGER) 

      WOLSON, ALICE KANE (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1984)
      This is a descriptive study whose purpose is to identify the factors associated with hostility and a tendency towards punitiveness in a group of mothers of retarded children.;The two major hypotheses of the study are: that ...
    • Factors associated with special needs adoption disruption 

      Hall Grosett, Marie-Elena (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2005)
      This explanatory study is retrospective in design and examined 23 independent variables relevant to why some special needs adoptions succeed (remain intact) and why others fail (disrupt). Three groups of children known to ...
    • Factors enhancing the success of adolescent mothers 

      Parker, Steven (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1999)
      This study identifies and explores factors that enable adolescent mothers to become successful in education employment, and as parents. Qualitative and quantitative analyses are employed in an attempt to examine various ...
    • Factors Impacting Voluntary Child Welfare Workers' Perceptions of Organizational Cultural Competence 

      Schudrich, Wendy Zeitlin (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2012)
      While cultural competence is important for all clients, it is particularly relevant to the field of child welfare as disproportionality and disparities have been a long-standing problem. Efforts to remediate these have ...
    • Factors in patient satisfaction: A study of short term nursing home patients 

      Mavrovic, Leslee Nyman (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1996)
      The quality and cost-effectiveness of nursing home care and services are fundamental concerns for the elderly and their families, even as they have come to define major policy debates at the state and federal levels. ...
    • Factors that may influence level of activity in the oldest old 

      Dyer, Kathleen A. (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1991)
      In this study, factors that may influence behavior in activities of those 85 years or older were investigated. Level of activity was the dependent variable, physical and psychological health were qualifying variables, ...
    • Factors which influence social workers' participation in continuing education 

      Maidenberg, Michelle Penny (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2001)
      The purpose of this study was to examine factors which influenced the participation of social workers in continuing education. This study followed an explanatory-descriptive research design. Data were gathered by the use ...
    • Family factors that affect the resolution of grief in older persons 

      Triche, Kathleen Mary (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1994)
      This research study was conducted to identify family factors that affect the resolution of grief in widows and widowers 60 years and older. An intergenerational approach was used, and special focus was given to the differences ...
    • Family patterns of second generation Holocaust survivor women 

      Landau, Orith (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1995)
      This study examines the impact of parents' Holocaust experience on non-clinical second generation Holocaust survivor women (SGHSW) in the United States and its possible effects on levels of marital satisfaction. The primary ...
    • Females who Perpetrate Violent Crimes as a Proxy for, or with, an Intimate Partner 

      Thompson, Serena Rose (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2015)
      This dissertation examined motives, intimate relationship, and childhood experiences influencing women who have committed a violent offense with or for an intimate partner. The study also explored proposed supports and ...