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    • 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 ...
    • FIELD INSTRUCTION STUDENTS' PRACTICE ORIENTATION AT MEREDITH COLLEGE (SOCIAL WORK, NORTH CAROLINA) 

      RAMSEY, PATRICIA CAMPBELL (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1985)
      This dissertation examines the impact of modes of field instruction on students' practice orientation. The social work education literature has consistently identified three models of field instruction. These current models ...
    • Frail elderly ineligible for Medicaid: How do they manage? 

      Kuykendall, Joyce (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2004)
      This study sought to examine how frail elderly persons meet their needs for care in the community, specifically those persons who are not eligible for means-tested public programs. The study focused on how they arrange to ...
    • Funding cuts for social services: How agencies serving the poor survive 

      Heft LaPorte, Heidi Leah (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1999)
      This study explores the impact of shifts in government social welfare spending policies on Community-Based Organizations serving low income populations. The principal research design employed was a qualitative two wave ...
    • Hard-to-place children: A life course perspective 

      Oates, Karen Ann (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1995)
      The New York City Child Welfare Administration in 1987 issued a request for proposals to voluntary child welfare agencies requesting programs to be developed for Hard-to-Place adolescents. This request was made as there ...
    • Help-Seeking and the Efficacy of Rabbinic Interventions Amid Divorce in the Orthodox Jewish Community 

      Sytner, Ari Alan (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global, 2018)
      Help-Seeking and Rabbinic Interventions Amid Divorce in the Orthodox Jewish Community This correlational research study looks at the Orthodox Jewish population's help-seeking behaviors upon confronting divorce, and to whom ...
    • Hispanic parental involvement in education: An ecological framework 

      Menendez, Delia Maria (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2003)
      This study examines the demographic and school factors affecting parental involvement in children's education among Hispanic families and the relationship between parental involvement in children's education and academic ...
    • HIV serostatus disclosure from mothers to children: Influencing factors 

      Letteney, Susan G. (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1997)
      AIDS is currently the third leading cause of death for women ages 25-44 in the United States. In 1996, women accounted for 20% of all newly reported AIDS cases. Since 1981, a total of 573,800 adolescents and adults with ...
    • HIV/AIDS stigma in the Washington Heights community 

      Minier, Luis H. (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2008)
      This explanatory/cross-sectional study examined the level of HIV/AIDS stigma in the Washington Heights community in New York City. It measured the level of HIV/AIDS stigma in the different ethnic communities in Washington ...
    • Homeless men in the city of New York shelter system 

      Rice-White, Esther Elizabeth (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1990)
      Collection of data for this study took place intermittently over a five year period from 1984 through 1988. The homeless men in this study had sought and received assistance from the City's Shelter System for a minimum of ...