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    • Law enforcement officers' understanding of domestic violence among their colleagues 

      Salimbeni, Marie C. (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2010)
      This study examined the perceptions of officers with colleagues who perpetrate acts of domestic violence. This was a qualitative research design from a phenomenological perspective. The data was gathered by the use of ...
    • Learning What Matters: Exploring the Factors Affecting Learning Transfers in Child Welfare Competencies and Career Interest in Child Welfare 

      Liao, Aries Meng-Wei (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2012)
      The understanding of the factors impacting MSW students' interests and motivation to learn child welfare competencies, and how they affect learning transfer of the subject is important for the development of a knowledgeable, ...
    • Learning/emotional disability: Links to self-perception and self -worth 

      Burton, Cheryl Ann (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2003)
      There have been long-standing, concerns about possible negative effects of the special education experience on student recipients. Specifically parents of Black students have voiced their concern that their children's ...
    • Leisure functioning and rehabilitation of individuals approaching release from prison 

      Link, Alison J. (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2011)
      This doctoral dissertation examines the relationship between leisure functioning and the rehabilitation status of 281 prisoners approaching their reentry to society after incarceration in the State of Oregon Department of ...
    • 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 ...
    • LIVING WITH A HANDICAPPED CHILD: THE PARENTS' PERCEPTION 

      WILLNER, SELMA KAPLAN (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1986)
      As a result of the demands of the physically handicapped population for their rights, the public and the professionals have become more aware of the existence of physically handicapped people and their needs. However, this ...
    • Locus of control and heroin addiction in a methadone maintenance setting 

      Heinbach, Henry (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1996)
      This study examined whether Locus of Control, a personality variable measured by using Julian Rotter's Internal-External scale, was able to predict treatment outcome for 220 heroin users attending an out patient methadone ...
    • Loss-compensation behavior as an antecedent to early childbearing 

      Fast, Jonathan David (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1999)
      It was hypothesized that teen mothers and their partners experience more events involving premature loss than do older primiparas (hypothesis "a"); or that they experience them earlier (hypothesis "b") or more frequently ...
    • Managed care and outpatient substance abuse treatment 

      Fitzgerald, Anne Margaret (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2007)
      This cross-sectional explanatory study examined the impact of managed care organizations (MCOs) and how they affect the administration of services in outpatient substance abuse treatment centers. It identifies the impact ...
    • Managed care and private practice: Clinical social work experience 

      Wineburgh, Marsha Lee (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2001)
      An estimated 176.8 million Americans were covered by managed behavioral health organizations (MBHCOs) in 1998. Current literature raises several concerns about access to and quality of mental health services delivered by ...
    • MARGINALITY: ORTHODOX JEWISH STUDENTS IN SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION 

      AUSUBEL-DANZIG, RIVKA (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1981)
      This study of marginality is aimed towards achievement of an understanding of the phenomenon, as it is experienced by Orthodox Jewish social work students at the Wurzweiler School of Social Work of Yeshiva University in ...
    • Measuring Mindfulness and its Relationship to Secondary Traumatic Stress 

      Diner, Matthew Thomas (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2016)
      This study examines the relationship between mindfulness and secondary traumatic stress (STS) amongst licensed social workers in New York City. The research that was conducted was a quantitative analysis. Participants ...
    • Medieval Jewish social welfare institutions 

      Widroff, Jerome S. (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1987)
      This study addresses the question: Is social justice a Jewish value? Evidence was presented of a widespread belief that the answer to the question is positive.;However, some recent studies have questioned this long-standing ...
    • Men dealing with fatherhood and poverty 

      Bialik, Joyce (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2008)
      This research explores enactment of the fathering role by impoverished men of ethnic groups that are rarely studied. From a content analysis of interviews with 150 very low income biological fathers the study identified a ...
    • Men who engage in violence with intimates: A unique sample 

      Robbins, Charles Lawrence (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1992)
      The goal of this study was to increase our knowledge of the violence which occurs between intimates and of a group of men who are its perpetrators. Specifically, the subjects of the study were men who acknowledged being ...
    • Methadone maintenance patients' use of spirituality as a coping strategy in treatment 

      Rodriguez, Clara I. (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2013)
      This study examined the potentially positive effects of the use of spirituality as a coping mechanism on treatment outcomes in a methadone maintenance treatment program in the South Bronx in New York City. The study also ...
    • New social workers' satisfaction with supervision and with their job overall 

      Nathanson, Avram (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1992)
      The study investigated some of the actions taken by supervisors and their influences upon supervisee job satisfaction and satisfaction with supervision. Data were collected from 196, New York State, National Association ...
    • Nicotine and PTSD Symptom Duration 

      Stewart, Thomas C. (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2014)
      This study examines the relationship between nicotine and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptom duration. The research conducted was a quantitative analysis of the duration of PTSD symptomatology of smokers versus ...
    • Outpatient treatment compliance among first -episode patients with schizophrenia 

      Mark, Joshua H. (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2002)
      Schizophrenia is a devastating disease that often grossly impairs the ability of the individual to function independently and to fully contribute to society. Treatment combing medication and psychosocial therapies have ...
    • PARENTS WITHOUT CHILDREN: COPING PATTERNS OF PARENTS WHO PLACE CHILDREN 

      SIEGEL, LORRAINE PELTZ (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1981)
      This dissertation examines the parents of children placed in a residential treatment center for emotionally disturbed children. The center in this case is Pleasantville Cottage School.;The purpose of this study is to gain ...