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Social Work Education As Professional Socialization: A Study Of The Impact Of Social Work Education Upon Students's Professional Preferences, Idit Weiss, John Gal, Ram A. Cnaan Jan 2004

Social Work Education As Professional Socialization: A Study Of The Impact Of Social Work Education Upon Students's Professional Preferences, Idit Weiss, John Gal, Ram A. Cnaan

Departmental Papers (SPP)

Professional socialization in social work is the subject of the panel study described in this article. It focuses upon the impact of different social work education programs upon the professional preferences of students in the United States and Israel. The findings indicate that significant change with regard to some of the variables did occur between the beginning and completion of studies. This generally took the form of a decline in preferences though a number of cross-culture differences were observed. The implications of the findings for the issue of professional socialization in social work are discussed.


Community Partnerships: An Innovative Model Of Social Work Education And Practice, Fred Brooks, Mindy R. Wertheimer, Elizabeth L. Beck, James L. Wolk Jan 2004

Community Partnerships: An Innovative Model Of Social Work Education And Practice, Fred Brooks, Mindy R. Wertheimer, Elizabeth L. Beck, James L. Wolk

Social Work Faculty Publications

Community challenges force human service agencies to collaborate in providing services. Such collaborations require practitioners to have skills not found in mainstream social work curricula. This paper explores how a new MSW program evolved through dialog with community leaders and resulted in a curriculum with a sole concentration of community partnerships.


Stress Among Master Of Social Work Students, Julie Ann Peters Muñoz, Elisa Collins Coronado Jan 2004

Stress Among Master Of Social Work Students, Julie Ann Peters Muñoz, Elisa Collins Coronado

Theses Digitization Project

This study explores stress levels among a population of Master of Social Work (MSW) students enrolled at California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB). It is hypothesized that student stress is related to curriculum, finances, gender, and social roles.


Child Welfare Professionals' Perceptions Of Drug Treatment For Foster Youth: A Needs Assessment, Edward Basil Dehar Jan 2004

Child Welfare Professionals' Perceptions Of Drug Treatment For Foster Youth: A Needs Assessment, Edward Basil Dehar

Theses Digitization Project

This study uses a qualitative research design to examine the skills and knowledge that both CPS (Child Protective Service) workers and Foster Care Professionals have regarding AOD (Alcohol and Other Drug) issues. It includes information on professionals' perceptions of whether or not more education in this area is needed, and the impact that these AOD issues are having upon the child welfare / foster care systems.