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    • TASK SUPERVISION IN SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION 

      MARSHACK, ELAINE FISCHER (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1984)
      The field practicum plays a central role in the education of M.S.W. students. Whether arranged as a block placement or offered concurrently with classroom instruction, the practicum typically occupies one-half or more of ...
    • THE ADJUSTMENT OF THE ELDERLY BLIND FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF ROLE THEORY 

      MARCUS, RANDOLPH OWEN (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1982)
      This dissertation focused on the relationship between the expectations of significant others and the adjustment of the elderly blind. Adjustment was viewed in terms of the level of independent functioning achieved in daily ...
    • The application of social learning theory to reduce alcohol and drug use 

      Andes, Fred Uhler (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1994)
      Social learning theory conceptualizes alcoholism, drug addiction, and other addictive disorders as learned habits rather than as addictive diseases. Proponents of this theory contend that addictive disorders are habits ...
    • THE ATTITUDES OF ORTHODOX JEWISH MOTHERS TOWARDS THEIR MENTALLY RETARDED CHILDREN 

      BIBERFELD, MARCEL (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1983)
      This investigation examined the attitude of orthodox Jewish mothers with reference to various aspects relating to raising and living with a mentally retarded child. Data was collected regarding the differences between ...
    • The baby boomers meet menopause: Attitudes and roles 

      Strauss, Judy R. (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2009)
      Attitudes toward menopausal aging were examined in a sample of 1,037 baby-boomer women who took part in the Midlife in the United States (MIDUS) survey. Attitudes toward menopausal aging were assessed in terms of four ...
    • The decision-making process in employing child care workers 

      Hellman, Monica (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1996)
      The purpose of this study was to examine the decision-making process of working women and their spouses as they prepare to employ in-home child care to help raise their infant when both parents continue to work, and some ...
    • THE DYING PROCESS: IMPACT ON THE SOCIAL WORKER 

      BLUSTEIN, RUTH (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1984)
      Based on direct practice and supervisory experience with families and children coping with leukemia, the study begins with the conviction that working with the terminally ill has a special impact on the social worker, and ...
    • The effect of a parenting program on African-American adolescent fathers 

      Mazza, Carl (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1995)
      This study focuses on the effects of a comprehensive parenting program on African-American inner city adolescent fathers. The study accepts the premise that many adolescent fathers want to learn how to become nurturing, ...
    • The effectiveness of the assertive community treatment model 

      Nieves, Evelyn Josefa (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2000)
      This study sought to determine the benefits of an assertive community treatment model (ACT) versus a continuing day treatment program (CDTP) for the treatment of chronic mentally ill patients. The study utilized a ...
    • The end of life preferences of veterans health administration using Vietnam era veterans with terminal cancer 

      Daratsos, Louisa (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2011)
      This study examined quality of life at the end of life of Veterans Health Administration (VHA) using Vietnam Era veterans with terminal cancer. This was an explanatory, cross-sectional study using qualitative and quantitative ...
    • The expectations of evangelical Protestant Christians with regard to mental health counseling 

      Levy, Ruth Santos (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2009)
      This quantitative and explanatory study examined the expectations of evangelical Protestant Christians in the area of mental health counseling. The relationship between their expectations of counselors who self-identify ...
    • The experiences of homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth and the meanings attached to these experiences 

      Boyle, Troy J. (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2009)
      The purpose of the study was to develop a better understanding of the experiences of LGBT homeless youth. The study explored the participants' psychosocial experiences and the meanings from a cognitive, behavioral, and ...
    • The Freedmen's Bureau: A missing chapter in social welfare history 

      Gray, Charles (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1994)
      As the first federal anti-poverty agency, the Freedmen's Bureau represents a significant milestone in social welfare history. The two major antecedent conditions that made the establishment of the Freedmen's Bureau a ...
    • The growth of day care services, 1890-1946 

      Goldmintz, Linda Rosenbaum (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1987)
      This study examines the growth of day care services in the United States, from 1890 through the closing days of World War II, with an effort to determine the extent to which the labor force participation of women and the ...
    • The health care proxy in the nursing home 

      Ledner, Alexander Ilan (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2000)
      This study sought to examine factors associated with advance end-of-life treatment planning and the appointment of a health care proxy by elderly nursing home residents, as well as the role social workers play in this area. ...
    • The hospice movement: Idealized concept vs. reality 

      Siebold, Cathy (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1987)
      The study sought to explain how a constituency of people seeking to improve a human condition were deflected from their original ideals.;The research focused on two main sources of information. First, it examined the facts ...
    • The Impact of a Mentoring Intervention on the Substance Use and Aggression of Homeless Young Adults 

      Kransler, Jeffrey (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2014)
      Youth homelessness is a growing problem in the United States. Among the many challenges they face, homeless youth experience higher rates of substance use and aggression than the general population. While many studies have ...
    • The impact of adult significant others on children of divorce 

      Shapiro, Sylvia (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1988)
      Little is known about the role of adult significant others in facilitating children's adjustment to divorce. This study was undertaken to examine this important issue.;The research hypotheses were: (1) Children with a ...
    • The impact of demographics, social support and health beliefs on adherence to hemodialysis treatment regimen 

      Ford-Anderson, Carla A. (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2010)
      This mixed methods cross-sectional study examined the impact of demographics, social support and health beliefs on adherence to hemodialysis treatment regimen and the lived experiences of hemodialysis patients. The theories ...
    • The Importance of Roles to Retarding Deterioration of Health and Well-Being in Older Adults 

      Alter, Theodore (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2015)
      This study examined the functional and psychological abilities of newly admitted female residents to Springpoint Senior Living Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC's) in an attempt to understand why some residents ...