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    • School social workers' issues and practices in cross -cultural dyads 

      Williams, Suemai Pello Spann (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2000)
      In the 1970s, the Council on Social Work Education set new policies for the inclusion of content related to diversity of populations in the educational requirements for social workers. Since that time, the profession has ...
    • Self-esteem in the training and performance of village health workers 

      Brenden, Neil Richard (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1990)
      As the poor countries of the world seek to assure that health care is available to their citizens, there is high interest in indigenous workers providing health care services to their own communities. The Jamkhed Comprehensive ...
    • Self-identification and role strain in the social worker/clergyperson 

      Aaron, Joel Bernard (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1998)
      This study examines the professional self-identification of persons who have qualified both as clergy and social workers.;Social worker/clergyperson refers to a professional with specific preparation in professional social ...
    • SELF-PREOCCUPATION AS A PREDICTOR OF PERFORMANCE IN GRADUATE SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION 

      VIGILANTE, FLORENCE WEXLER (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1980)
      This study utilizes two categories of self-preoccupation as predictors of performance in graduate social work education: "characterological self-preoccupation" and "situational self-preoccupation." These categories of ...
    • Self-reliant resolution among problem drinkers 

      Anderson, Melody M. (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1999)
      This study investigated differences in cognitive style between problem drinkers who resolve their difficulties with alcohol on their own and those who resort to treatment. Explored was the relationship between cognitive ...
    • Senior center involvement and life satisfaction 

      Leest, Linda Marsha (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1995)
      The study explores the relationship between the life satisfaction of senior citizens and their involvement in senior centers as board members or volunteers. There is increasing evidence that developing and maintaining such ...
    • Senior centers: Patterns of programs and services 

      Pardasani, Manoj Pahlaj (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2003)
      This study examined the factors that influence senior center programming. The diverse types of programs and services offered by various senior centers in New York State were identified. Several characteristics of the senior ...
    • Sex role/work-role conflict in business and social work women managers 

      Shechter, Roberta Ann (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1988)
      This is an exploratory-descriptive study of the interrelationship of sex-role expectations and work-role expectations as sources for conflict in two categories of professional women; managers in business and social work.;A ...
    • SOCIAL NETWORKS AND RECIDIVISM OF DEINSTITUTIONALIZED MENTAL PATIENTS 

      SCHREIBER, SYBIL COHEN (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1986)
      Key factors which specifically affect the adjustment of deinstitutionalized mental patients discharged into the community were studied. The primary hypothesis was that participation in certain social networks reduces the ...
    • Social support and recovery: Breast cancer in disadvantaged black women 

      Beder, Joan Carol (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1993)
      This quantitative-descriptive study examined the relationship between adjustment to breast cancer and types of perceived social support. One hundred socioeconomically disadvantaged black women, fifty at three months, and ...
    • SOCIAL WORK AND THE CHURCH 

      EVANS, ESTELLA NORWOOD (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1980)
      This study originated in an effort to determine how social workers utilize clergy and churches as referral resources on behalf of Black clients. This was felt to be an important issue given the high percentage of Blacks ...
    • Social work careers related to personality type and worker perceptions 

      Chamberlain, Thomas Lynn (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1990)
      Whether in practice as an employee of a social agency or the social worker in private practice, the worker engages in professional activity. How that professional activity takes place may depend on the way the social worker ...
    • Social work directors: A study of management skills and service quality 

      Parker, Miriam Fink (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1994)
      Social work directors of non-profit nursing homes are the managers who insure that client needs are met within these institutional systems. This exploratory/descriptive study examines the relationship between the management ...
    • Social work practice in the Jewish Community Center 

      Sweifach, Jay Stephen (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2002)
      This study explores the nature of social work practice in Jewish Community Centers (JCCs). This study focused on the extent to which foundations of social work practice are utilized by social workers employed by JCCs. The ...
    • Social work students' perception of connecting theory and practice 

      Michlin, Parivash Minou (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1992)
      This qualitative study developed a model of the process by which Master of Social Work students experience the connection of theoretical learning and self-awareness with practice. The conceptual foundation is provided by ...
    • SOCIAL WORK, GOVERNMENT, AND SOCIAL WELFARE: THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 

      PHILLIPS, NORMA KOLKO (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1981)
      The objectives of this study are (1)to trace the evolution of ideologies that preceded the welfare state in the United States, (2)examine historically the role of social work in influencing government intervention in social ...
    • Social work, the senior center movement, and public policy, 1943-1965 

      Malinow, Peter Steven (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1992)
      This historical study examines social work's role in the development of programs and public policy in behalf of older Americans between 1943 and 1965. It focuses on the development of senior citizens' centers in the early ...
    • Social workers and activism: Examining perceptions and participation 

      Newland, Lisa Zakiya (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2007)
      Social work, unlike many professions, has a historical commitment to social justice and an activism agenda. This study a non-experimental explanatory survey design which randomly sampled members of the New York City chapter ...
    • SOCIAL WORKERS AND THE TERMINALLY ILL: SOCIAL WORKERS' FEELINGS ABOUT CLIENTS, JOB SATISFACTION, AND ORGANIZATIONAL SETTINGS 

      PARRY, JOAN KAUFMAN (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1983)
      This study was undertaken to investigate how working with terminally ill clients affects social workers. An ideal model of care was postulated which included the elements of open communication, flexibility, interdisciplinary ...
    • SOCIAL WORKERS IN THE UNITED STATES ARMY: IDEOLOGICAL CONFLICT AND ITS RESOLUTION 

      D'ORONZIO, PAUL A. (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1974)