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2004

Elizabeth Strand, PhD, LCSW

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Interparental Conflict And Youth Maladjustment: The Buffering Effects Of Pets, Elizabeth Strand Dec 2003

Interparental Conflict And Youth Maladjustment: The Buffering Effects Of Pets, Elizabeth Strand

Elizabeth Strand, PhD, LCSW

Children who experience interparental conflict have more difficulty with internalizing and externalizing problems. Children's ability to manage their emotional and physiological arousal buffer them from the effects of interparental conflict. The child-pet bond is associated with emotional and physiological management, yet researchers have not explored the buffering effects of this relationship in the face of interparental conflict. This article reviews salient literature and presents implications for social work research and practice on this topic.


The Effects Of Economic Policies And Employment Assistance Programs On The Well-Being Of Displaced Female Apparel Workers, Cynthia Rocha, Elizabeth Strand Dec 2003

The Effects Of Economic Policies And Employment Assistance Programs On The Well-Being Of Displaced Female Apparel Workers, Cynthia Rocha, Elizabeth Strand

Elizabeth Strand, PhD, LCSW

This article explores howlabor market trends and current employment assistance policies affect reemployment opportunities and emotional well-being in a sample of female dislocated apparelworkers. The study follows the displacedwomen from the time the plant closed for 6 months to assess their financial and emotional well-being as they reentered the job market or enrolled in training programs. Averagewages of the reemployedwomen were less than their former plantwage; 14% lost their health insurance, and only half thewomen in training were in programs leading to higher paying jobs. Although some emotional recovery occurred, single parents still showed signs of depression after 6 months ...