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The Effects Of Media Exposure On The Self-Perceptions Of Black Women Who Have Aged Out Of The Foster Care System, Colette Nicole May 2016

The Effects Of Media Exposure On The Self-Perceptions Of Black Women Who Have Aged Out Of The Foster Care System, Colette Nicole

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The Black community within the foster care system has received minimal empirical attention as it pertains to the impact of media intake, caregiver navigation and levels of self-perceptions. A quantitative, cross-sectional study was conducted to examine the correlations between these variables. The nonrandom snowball sampling method was used to recruit 18 Black women, who were eighteen years old or older and former foster youth, to participate in a self-administered online survey. The nonparametric test, Spearman's Rho, was chosen to analyze both research questions due to the sample size violating a Pearson's Correlation assumption. The relationship between media intake ...


A Study Of The Relationship Between Truancy And The Levels Of Self-Efficacy In Adolescents Ages 12-17 Years Old, Jasmine West May 2016

A Study Of The Relationship Between Truancy And The Levels Of Self-Efficacy In Adolescents Ages 12-17 Years Old, Jasmine West

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This study examines the relationship between truancy and levels of self-efficacy in adolescents. Results revealed no significant relationship between truancy and levels of self-efficacy. However, when the self-efficacy sums of the General Self-efficacy Survey and the Academic Self-efficacy Survey were analyzed individually with the dependent variable truancy, there was a statistical significant relationship in levels of academic self-efficacy in adolescents ages 12-1 7 years old who were truant versus those who were not truant.


To Weave Or Not To Weave: The Influence Of Hair Preferences On Black Females' Levels Of Self-Esteem, Kharyne Shante Pierre May 2016

To Weave Or Not To Weave: The Influence Of Hair Preferences On Black Females' Levels Of Self-Esteem, Kharyne Shante Pierre

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The current study examined if there was a statistically significant difference between Black females' hair preferences with regard to their levels of self-esteem. The researcher also examined if there was a statistically significant correlation between Black females' hair satisfaction and their self-esteem. Participants were given a 26-item online questionnaire that consisted of items from the Rosenberg Self-Esteem and Bankhead and Johnson Hair-Esteem Scale. A multiple comparison analysis revealed that there were no statistically significant differences between the self-esteem levels of Black females' based on their preferred hair preferences (f ( 4, 95) = 1.126, p=.349). However, a correlation analysis did ...


The Effects Of Incarceration Terms On The Well-Being Of African American Families, Rasheeda Imani Jones May 2016

The Effects Of Incarceration Terms On The Well-Being Of African American Families, Rasheeda Imani Jones

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The aim of the study was to examine the effects of incarceration terms on the well-being of African American families. This cross-sectional, quantitative study surveyed 72 participants, over the age of eighteen who has experienced a loved one incarcerated. The questionnaire of 25 items measured the participants' well-being and family structure. A Pearson's correlation test revealed a p of 0.49, indicating there is a statistically significant relationship between well-being of families and incarceration terms. The results of one-way ANOVA also revealed (F (4, 65) = 2.664, p< .05 indicating there is a statistically significant difference in levels of well-being, based on the relationship type. This research shows that cousins reported the lowest level of well-being. This holds implications for the social work profession. It suggests the need to understand the significance of collectivism in African American families. Collectivism is important because one's well-being is associated with that of their loved ones.


Self-Care: Impact On Compassion Fatigue And Retention Of Black Social Service Professionals, Quinchele L. King May 2016

Self-Care: Impact On Compassion Fatigue And Retention Of Black Social Service Professionals, Quinchele L. King

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This study examines the impact of self-care on compassion fatigue and retention of Black social service professionals. The goal of this research was to identify the relationship between self-care and its impact on compassion fatigue and retention. The research explored personal and organizational factors that play a role in compassion fatigue and retention. There were thirty-five social service professionals that participated in the survey that was comprised of three scales. Relationships were found in regards to increasing self-care and decreasing compassion fatigue, and a relationship of increasing self-care and increasing retention. The research examined the theoretical framework of the Afrocentric ...


The Influence Of A Family Status Of Singular Or Dual Parenthood On Child Behavior, Keiona A. Noel May 2016

The Influence Of A Family Status Of Singular Or Dual Parenthood On Child Behavior, Keiona A. Noel

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This study examined the relationship between family status and child behavior and the relationship between the primary caregiver groups and child behavior. In total, there were 40 non-randomly selected participants who took part in a cross-sectional design. The Final Survey consisted of a combined questionnaire of the Child Behavior Checklist and the Eyberg Child Behavior Inventory. This study found that there were no statistically significant differences between singular and dual households in regards to child behavior (p =.222) and no statistically significant differences between the primary caregiver groups in regards to child behavior (p= .312). The conclusions drawn from the ...


An Analysis Of Programs And Services Designed To Ameliorate Intimate Partner Violence And Sexual Violence Among Women With A History Of Child Sexual Abuse, Johnnetta D. Mcswain Dec 2015

An Analysis Of Programs And Services Designed To Ameliorate Intimate Partner Violence And Sexual Violence Among Women With A History Of Child Sexual Abuse, Johnnetta D. Mcswain

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This study examines program and services designed to ameliorate and prevent intimate partner violence (IPV) and sexual violence (SV) among women with a history of child sexual abuse (CSA) under the Violence Against Women Act and the Department of Justice Reauthorization Act, 2005. Fifty-seven (57) survey participants at the 30th National Symposium on Child Abuse Conference were selected for the study utilizing non-probability convenience sampling. The survey participants comprised of workers or volunteers in all aspects of child maltreatment. In sum, 55 (or 100%) of the participants revealed that they agreed that there is a critical need for more ...


A Study Of Factors That Influence Successful Treatment Outcomes For Aggressive/Violent Youth In Foster Care, Curtis L. Todd Jul 2015

A Study Of Factors That Influence Successful Treatment Outcomes For Aggressive/Violent Youth In Foster Care, Curtis L. Todd

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This study examines the factors that influence successful treatment outcomes for aggressive/violent youth in foster care. The four interventions that guided the study consisted of Treatment Modality, Counseling Framework, Support Services, and Frequency of Services. Sixty-five (65) survey participants were selected for the study utilizing a non-probability, purposive and convenience sample. The findings of the study indicated that the following computed variables were statistically significant as factors that influence the successful treatment outcomes with aggressive/violent youth in foster care: Treatment Modality and Support Services, and Support Services and Counseling Framework. There was no statistically significant relationship observed between ...


A Study Of The Influence Of Social Media Communication Technologies On Family Relationships In The Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia, Norah Alanazi May 2015

A Study Of The Influence Of Social Media Communication Technologies On Family Relationships In The Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia, Norah Alanazi

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This study investigates the effects of using social media communication on family relationships in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. A quantitative methodology with a descriptive design was used to determine the relationship between the independent variable (family relationships) and the dependent variable (social media communication). There were 499 participants involved in this research survey, and their ages ranged from 20 to 50 years and up for both males and females. The research shows that there is no significant social media communication effect on relationships between family members, including husband and wife and parent-children, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The ...


A Study Of The Status And Objections To The Passing Of The Dorothy I. Height And Whitney M. Young, Jr., Social Work Reinvestment Act (H.R. 1466 & S.997) By The 113th Congress, Judith D. Crocker Billingsley May 2015

A Study Of The Status And Objections To The Passing Of The Dorothy I. Height And Whitney M. Young, Jr., Social Work Reinvestment Act (H.R. 1466 & S.997) By The 113th Congress, Judith D. Crocker Billingsley

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This study examines the extent to which a sample of the 113th Congress is engaged in the passing of the Dorothy I. Height and Whitney M. Young, Jr., Social Work Reinvestment Act (H.R.1466 & S. 997). A sample of 308 members out of 541 Members of the 113th Congress was selected in Washington, DC or state offices by email addresses. The respondents for the sample of the 113th Congress consisted of the Congressional Member or their Legislative Director/Legislative Assistant. The areas of the study were demographics on the Member of Congress and an examination of the status and ...


A Study Of The Relationship Between Incarceration, Birth Rate, And Racial Disparities Among African Americans Since The Passing Of The Violent Crime Control And Law Enforcement Act Of 1994, Cherese Godwin May 2015

A Study Of The Relationship Between Incarceration, Birth Rate, And Racial Disparities Among African Americans Since The Passing Of The Violent Crime Control And Law Enforcement Act Of 1994, Cherese Godwin

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This study examined the relationship of incarceration, birth rate, and racial disparities based on the results of the survey respondents and supporting documentation from scholarly authors. The linkages between incarceration, birth rate, and racial disparities among African Americans have only recently been studied; much more work remains to improve our understanding of these relationships. The target population for the research was composed of adults ages 18 and up. Ninety-one respondents were selected utilizing nonprobability convenience sampling from among the participants of the selected 10 states for the study. In sum, there was no statistically significant relationship established between incarceration and ...


A Study Of The Relationship Between Secondary Trauma Experienced By Social Workers And Commercially Sexually Exploited Children In Georgia, Alieizoria Redd May 2015

A Study Of The Relationship Between Secondary Trauma Experienced By Social Workers And Commercially Sexually Exploited Children In Georgia, Alieizoria Redd

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This study examined the relationship between secondary trauma experienced by social workers and commercially sexually exploited children in Georgia. The study was designed to examine the secondary trauma experienced by social workers who worked with commercially sexually exploited children in areas that included emotional, physical, and psychological stressors affecting the social worker. The target population for the research was composed of current and former social workers in Georgia who worked with commercially sexually exploited children. Seventy-four respondents working with this population completed a questionnaire survey, utilizing quantitative probability criterion sampling and snowball sampling. There are social workers who experience secondary ...


A Study Of Perceived Preparation And Self-Efficacy Among Offenders In The Department Of Correction And Rehabilitation Who Are Incarcerated At The Montgomery County Correctional Facility And Participants Of The Reentry Program, Veronica Clarease Huggins May 2015

A Study Of Perceived Preparation And Self-Efficacy Among Offenders In The Department Of Correction And Rehabilitation Who Are Incarcerated At The Montgomery County Correctional Facility And Participants Of The Reentry Program, Veronica Clarease Huggins

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This study examines the perceived preparation and self-efficacy among offenders in the Department of Correction and Rehabilitation who are incarcerated at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in Montgomery County, Maryland and are participants of the reentry program. Eighty-nine (89) participants were selected for the probability sampling. The 89 survey participants were sentenced inmates who were within the last 90 to 120 days of incarceration. The respondents were males and females over the age of 18. Findings of the study revealed that there was a statistically significant relationship between perceived preparation and successful release of the offenders in the reentry program.


A Study Of The Barriers Influencing Educational Attainment Among Homeless, African-American Males In Atlanta, Georgia, Ages 30-70, Patricia Tiffany Cureton May 2015

A Study Of The Barriers Influencing Educational Attainment Among Homeless, African-American Males In Atlanta, Georgia, Ages 30-70, Patricia Tiffany Cureton

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This study examined the barriers influencing educational attainment among homeless, African-American males between the ages of 30 to 70 years in Atlanta, Georgia. The ten participants in the study were recruited from public areas. The participants signed a consent form and were informed they could have terminated the interview.

The study identified two barriers that impact levels of educational attainment: (1) family violence, including verbal and emotional abuse and (2) post-traumatic stress caused by the judicial system, specifically stress that results from incarceration and lack of direct support upon release. After the study was conducted, it was found that the ...


A Study Of The Relationship Between Prevention And Barriers To Human Papillomavirus/Cervical Cancer Vaccination Among African-American Women In Georgia, Annalease M. Gibson May 2015

A Study Of The Relationship Between Prevention And Barriers To Human Papillomavirus/Cervical Cancer Vaccination Among African-American Women In Georgia, Annalease M. Gibson

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This study examines the barriers of cervical cancer prevention among African-American women in Georgia. One hundred and seventeen (117) women in Georgia were conveniently selected in varying settings to participate in a twenty-two survey questionnaire based on prevention and barriers of cervical cancer. The participants answered yes or no questions about visiting a gynecologist/health clinic for women's health, previous participation of cervical cancer screenings, previous vaccination of cervical cancer/human papillomavirus, and barriers of cervical cancer. Various questions were related to barriers of knowledge of cervical cancer/human papillomavirus, perceived susceptibility, and attitudes towards screening measures. The findings ...


An Analysis Of Select Barriers To Grief Counseling Groups For Adolescents By School Social Workers In Georgia Public Schools, Kiana Battle May 2015

An Analysis Of Select Barriers To Grief Counseling Groups For Adolescents By School Social Workers In Georgia Public Schools, Kiana Battle

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This study explores select barriers to grief counseling groups for adolescents by Georgia public school social workers. The purpose of this study is to determine if there are select barriers in place in school systems that prevent school social workers from conducting grief counseling groups within the school setting for adolescents. Seventy-five (75) survey participants were selected for this study utilizing non probability convenience sampling from among the participants of the selected Savannah site for the study. The survey participants were composed of school social workers who were members of the state chapter of School Social Workers Association of Georgia ...


A Study Of Political Interest, Competence, Advocacy And Awareness Among Social Work Students In The State Of Georgia, Demetra L. Stackhouse-Powe Jul 2014

A Study Of Political Interest, Competence, Advocacy And Awareness Among Social Work Students In The State Of Georgia, Demetra L. Stackhouse-Powe

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This study examined to what degree social work students participate politically. This study also seeks to understand students' political interests, competencies, advocacy efforts and awareness, which are factors that contribute to political activism among social work students. Two hundred and eleven (211) participants were selected for the study, utilizing non-probability convenience sampling. The survey participants were composed of social work students enrolled in an accredited social work program in the state of Georgia, whereas the programs are also governed by the Council of Social Work Education. The findings of the study indicated that, of the social work students, a majority ...


A Study Of Essential Factors For Successful Placement Of Foster Care Children In A Georgia Metropolitan County., Alicia Martin May 2014

A Study Of Essential Factors For Successful Placement Of Foster Care Children In A Georgia Metropolitan County., Alicia Martin

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This study examines the factors that likely contribute to successful placement of foster children in a metropolitan county in Georgia. All subjects of this study are foster children of the Georgia Department of Human Services, Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS), DeKalb County. One hundred and twenty-three (123) children 15 years old and above, voluntarily agreed to participate in the study. The study utilized a self-administered foster-child survey.

A survey questionnaire was administered in the agency's regularly scheduled group meetings during the months of March and April 2010. The groups' sizes varied between 10-20 youth who averaged 40-minutes ...


A Study Of First Responders And Burnout As Governed By The Occupational Safety And Health Act Of 1970 (Osha) In Metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia, Joseph L. Smith Jr. May 2014

A Study Of First Responders And Burnout As Governed By The Occupational Safety And Health Act Of 1970 (Osha) In Metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia, Joseph L. Smith Jr.

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This study examined whether first responders in Metropolitan Atlanta experience burnout, taking in consideration factors such as primary role at work, gender, age, marital status, length of employment as a First Responder, and perceived awareness of OSHA regulations in regards to burnout. Participants of the study were comprised of 108 first responders in Metropolitan Atlanta, which included police officers, emergency mediqal services personnel (EMS), crisis line workers, fire fighters, that were selected utilizing non-probability purposeful sampling among the target population. In sum, first responders in Metropolitan Atlanta experience moderate (64.2%) to high (35.8 %) levels ofjob burnout. When demographic ...


A Study Of Winter Break As Influenced By First Semester Occurrences And Its Effect On Retention, Self-Efficacy And Perceived Social Support For Freshmen Students, Demisha Rosanna Jenee Burns May 2014

A Study Of Winter Break As Influenced By First Semester Occurrences And Its Effect On Retention, Self-Efficacy And Perceived Social Support For Freshmen Students, Demisha Rosanna Jenee Burns

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This study examined the relationship of the winter break as influenced by occurrences of first semester and its effect on retention, self-efficacy and perceived social support for freshmen students. The target population for this research study was composed of freshmen students in the Atlanta University Center (AUC). One hundred and seventy-five respondents were selected, utilizing non-probability convenience sampling. The research found that there was a statistically significant relationship between winter break as influenced by first semester occurrences and retention, selfefficacy and perceived social support for freshmen students.


A Study Of The Relationship Of The Hip Hop Culture On Marriage, Education, And Family Among African-American Young Adults In Atlanta, Georgia, Tonya Malone May 2014

A Study Of The Relationship Of The Hip Hop Culture On Marriage, Education, And Family Among African-American Young Adults In Atlanta, Georgia, Tonya Malone

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This study examined the relationship of the Hip Hop culture on the attitudes of African-American young adults toward marriage, education, and family. The linkages between Hip Hop culture on African-American young adults' attitudes have only recently been studied; much more work remains to improve our understanding of this relationship. The target population for the research was composed of young adults' ages 18-24. One hundred and eleven respondents were selected, utilizing nonprobability convenience sampling from among the participants of the selected Atlanta site for the study. In sum, there was no statistically significant relationship established between Hip Hop culture on the ...


A Study Of Select Barriers That Adversely Impact Father's Participation And Family Reunification Of Foster Care Children In The State Of Georgia, Jimmy L. Wilson May 2014

A Study Of Select Barriers That Adversely Impact Father's Participation And Family Reunification Of Foster Care Children In The State Of Georgia, Jimmy L. Wilson

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The purpose of the study is to determine in what ways incarceration, undocumented paternity, substance abuse, and parental conflict create barriers to father involvement and family reunification with children in the Georgia foster care system. The study is designed to explore the impact that child welfare workers have on these four major barriers preventing fathers' lack of participation.

The participants of the study are social workers and case managers who work with fathers and their children who are in the custody of the Georgia Department of Human Services foster care system. In addition, this study explores ways in which social ...


A Study Of Select Factors That Predict Foster Care Placement Of African American Children In Georgia, Shaun Ervin Johnson Dec 2013

A Study Of Select Factors That Predict Foster Care Placement Of African American Children In Georgia, Shaun Ervin Johnson

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This study explores the disproportionate rate of foster care placements of African American children by the Department and Family Children Services' Child Welfare Case Workers in the State of Georgia. The predictors such as poverty, neglect, previous child protective history, caretaker's behavior and safety conditions are variables that are studied for the purpose of this study. The research study employed a survey questionnaire entitled A Study of Select Factors That Predict Foster Care Placement of African American Children. Items on the Predicting level of Risk Index were responded to on a five point continuum Likert scale. The targeted population ...


A Study Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder And Medical Treatment Among Adolescent Males, Africa T. Hann May 2013

A Study Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder And Medical Treatment Among Adolescent Males, Africa T. Hann

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This study explored the knowledge and perception between students that attended the Department of the Whitney M. Young Jr., School of Social Work and the remaining students that were attending the Atlanta University Centers in regards to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This study analyzed the harms of medical treatment; it delineated the Afrocentric Perspective as well as the Theoretical Frameworks to describe how it could be correlated with the Afrocentric Perspective in regards to enhancing a social workers’ understanding of human behavior in the social environment as well as its relevance to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The results ...


A Study Of Mental Health Consumers' Perceptions Of Access To And Satisfaction With Integrated Behavioral Health Care Services In Metropolitan Atlanta, Darrin E. Wright May 2013

A Study Of Mental Health Consumers' Perceptions Of Access To And Satisfaction With Integrated Behavioral Health Care Services In Metropolitan Atlanta, Darrin E. Wright

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This study examines mental health consumers' perceptions of access to and satisfaction with integrated behavioral healthcare services in Metropolitan Atlanta. Seventy-five participants (N=75) were selected for this study, utilizing nonprobability convenience sampling. The consumers were current program participants who received services from Mclntosh Community Behavioral Health facility over the past 24 months. The research employed a 34-item, six-point Likert scale survey questionnaire to solicit the perceptions of program participants. Frequency distribution, cross-tabulation and statistical test of Phi (φ) and chi square were used to analyze the relationships and statistical significance of relationships between the variables. The findings of the ...


A Study Of Hypnotherapy As An Effective, Wholistic And Alternative Treatment Modality For Diverse Individuals, Tracing From An Ancient Epoch, Star R. Lowe May 2013

A Study Of Hypnotherapy As An Effective, Wholistic And Alternative Treatment Modality For Diverse Individuals, Tracing From An Ancient Epoch, Star R. Lowe

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The purpose of this research explored the biases and perspectives of hypnotherapy. The study investigated student's perspectives of hypnotherapy from different schools (departments) on the campus of Clark Atlanta University (CAU). The planned methodology included quantitative inquiry on individual surveyors from Clark Atlanta University (CAU) comprising students, professors and/or administrators. Upon completion, the study results indicated that there was no statistical significance amongst the variables tested. This research will be useful to diverse groups and/or professionals universally those who study and utilize psychotherapy, e.g. social workers, physicians, medical doctors, psychologist, neurologist, hypnotist, theorists, researchers, clinicians, and ...


A Study Of Public Policies Derived From The War On Drugs And How Policy Fuels Recidivism Among African American Males In Atlanta, Georgia Who Commit Drug Related Offenses, Shondricka R. Steele May 2013

A Study Of Public Policies Derived From The War On Drugs And How Policy Fuels Recidivism Among African American Males In Atlanta, Georgia Who Commit Drug Related Offenses, Shondricka R. Steele

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The field of Social Work covers an array of avenues which we advocate and apply practice, research and policy such as abuse, education and employment barriers, and mental health issues. Prior Social Work practice has scarcely address the issue of recidivism among African American males who are drug offenders. An essential factor of research evaluation of the public policies derived from the War on Drugs and how these policies fuel recidivism among African American males in Atlanta, Georgia. Recidivism is a viscous cycle which keeps African American male out of the African American homes and communities causing a detrimental effect ...


A Study Of The Non-Traditional Factors Of An Ex-Felon Rehabiltation Program In The European Country Of Ukraine, Danielle Sweat Whylly May 2013

A Study Of The Non-Traditional Factors Of An Ex-Felon Rehabiltation Program In The European Country Of Ukraine, Danielle Sweat Whylly

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This is an explanatory study of the nontraditional faith-based program factors associated with the successful rehabilitation of ex-felons in the European country of Ukraine. Eighty nine (89) survey participants were selected for the study by The Embassy of the Blessed Kingdom of God for All Nations' (or "Embassy of God") Center leadership, utilizing purposive and non-probability convenience sampling amongst former program participants acknowledging experience as a convicted felon. The survey respondents were composed of former ex-felon participants in the Embassy of God Adaptation and Social Rehabilitation Center, who were released from prison prior to February 1, 2009, and have not ...


A Study Of The Effects Of Cyberbullying And Offensive Discourse Among Adolescents In Cyberspace, Makeba Williams May 2013

A Study Of The Effects Of Cyberbullying And Offensive Discourse Among Adolescents In Cyberspace, Makeba Williams

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The purpose of this study examined the Atlanta University Center (AUC) student's perception on adolescent's cyberbullying and offensive discourse in cyberspace. This study measured whether or not does social factors such as: classification, major, ethnicity, age, sex, environment, social status, socio-economic, family history, mental health, social organizations, and social interaction/acceptance influence adolescent's cyberbullying and offensive discourse in cyberspace. The planned methodology included a quantitative inquiry on individual surveyors form Clark Atlanta University (CAU) comprising students. Upon completion, the study suggested that there is not a statistical significance amongst the variables tested. This research will be useful ...


A Study Of The Relationship Between Planned Physical Activity Social Support, And Sedentary Behavior Choices Among Women As Articulated By The U.S. Surgeon General Under The Affordable Care Act.2010, Donna D. Parrish Jul 2012

A Study Of The Relationship Between Planned Physical Activity Social Support, And Sedentary Behavior Choices Among Women As Articulated By The U.S. Surgeon General Under The Affordable Care Act.2010, Donna D. Parrish

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There are several implications for policy and social work practice concerning planned physical activity levels for women 18-64 years old. This study examines the relationship between planned physical activity, social support, and sedentary behavior choices among women as articulated by the U.S. Surgeon General under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, 2010. This study is based on the premise that a large percentage of women are not involved in physical activity. A quantitative method was used to focus on planned physical health beliefs and behaviors from the view of women. One hundred fifty eight (N=l 58) survey ...