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    • Volunteerism in the Jewish Community: A Comparative Study 

      Levy, Lynn (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2012)
      This comparative cohort study examined the influence of seven demographic factors on the volunteer behaviors of two age cohorts, the Emerging Young Jewish Adult (EYJA) group (aged 18-34 years old; N=445) and the Baby Boomer ...
    • Welfare reform and the media: A content analysis of two newspapers 

      Lens, Vicki Arden (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2000)
      This study examined the public debate that proceeded the elimination of the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program (AFDC) and its replacement with Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), a time limited and ...
    • WIDOWS DE FACTO AND DE JURE: AFDC AND OASDI 

      MACDONALD, JOANNE RUTH (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1982)
      Women heads of families of dependent children are treated differently by the government programs established to assist them. Aid has been given to widows considered deserving of assistance through the OASDI program and aid ...
    • Women and men in methadone treatment: Do *attitudes predict outcome? 

      Kayman, Deborah J. (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2003)
      The purpose of this study was to compare the attitudes of men and women entering methadone maintenance treatment and to determine whether attitudinal differences are related to premature termination. The attitudes examined ...
    • Women attorneys: Stress, job satisfaction, and their use of chemicals 

      Winchester-Vega, Michele Renee (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1992)
      Women continue to enter traditionally held male occupations. This study examines what the predictor variables are in the level of stress, coping, job satisfaction, social support and chemical abuse among male and female ...
    • Women's views of welfare reform: A multistate analysis 

      Smith, Sonia Margaret (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2007)
      Multistate, secondary analysis research regarding experiences of welfare mothers---the main targets of the 1996 welfare reform legislation (TANF)---of factors that have aided or hindered their efforts to comply with the ...
    • Worker perceptions of group development: Testing the applicability of the Boston model for the stages of group development 

      Ciardiello, Susan (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2007)
      Although group work is widely used in the field of social work, there has been little empirical attention paid to the theoretical concept of group development. Thus there is a need for a better understanding of group ...
    • Working conditions and secondary traumatic stress 

      Schwartz, Rahel (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 2008)
      This study examined the relationship between working conditions and levels of secondary traumatic stress in social workers. This was an explanatory, cross sectional study based on social workers' self report of conditions ...
    • Wounded Versus Non-Wounded Healers and Substance Abuse Treatment: Countertransference Considerations 

      Fialk, Amanda (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global, 2018)
      In the substance use treatment field, as many as 60-70% of individuals who were formerly substance users, serve as treatment providers, or wounded healers. A wounded healer, or someone who has overcome his/her history of ...