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    • 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 ...
    • Participation in senior centers as a function of gender 

      Lieberman, Aaron (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1988)
      This study addressed itself to the issues underlying differing center involvement between males and females. The theoretical formulation used was an initial application of sex-role theory to this specific problem. This ...
    • PATTERNS OF ADAPTATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS TO THE ACUTE CARE HOSPITAL 

      NATHANSON, ILENE LAURA (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1984)
      The study investigates the adaptation of medical social workers to the acute care hospital. The Research Questions focus on the extent to which subjects perceive conflict between preconceived expecta-tions of job and ...
    • Patterns of teaching ethics in graduate social work education 

      Gordon, Simone Zaniowka (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1994)
      This exploratory study investigated patterns of teaching ethics among graduate social work educators in Boston, Washington, D.C., and New York City. Thirty-eight participants were non-randomly selected from nine graduate ...
    • Peer counseling in a private school: Status passage in a social structure 

      Ross, Phyllis Greenfield (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1994)
      Status passage theory is used to explore and describe a peer counseling program in a private school. Current status passage theory articulates behavior within a status passage. This study provides the substantive basis for ...
    • Perception of social workers: An analysis of public knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs in New York City 

      Tirado, Donna (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2006)
      The study surveyed registered 170 voters in the five boroughs of New York City to (1) determine attitudes toward and knowledge about the profession of social work, and (2) test hypotheses deriving from attitude theory and ...
    • Perception vs. reality: Fathers and their families 

      Stokes, Mary Elizabeth (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2002)
      The purpose of this research study is to examine the interactions and realities of resident and nonresident fathers' support of their children based on the mothers' perception of the material, emotional, and socioeconomic ...
    • Perceptions of Assertive Community Treatment Staff on Neighborhood Characteristics and ACT Service Provision and Outcomes 

      Cruz, Tomas (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2013)
      Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) programs provide psychiatric treatment and other support services to treatment resistant seriously and persistently mentally ill (SPMI) individuals in their place of residence or other ...
    • PERCEPTIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL CONTROL AND CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER AUTONOMY: IMPLICATIONS FOR CONFLICT, ORGANIZATIONAL ALIENATION AND BURNOUT 

      RABINOWITZ, KENNETH ROY (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1984)
      This quantitative-descriptive study examines the issue of professional autonomy and its relationship to organizational alienation and burnout among 105 clinical social workers in residential treatment organizations. It ...