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Practice Issues In Hiv/Aids Services. Ronald J. Mancoske And James Donald Smith (Eds.). Reviewed By Vijayan K. Pillay., Vijayan K. Pillai Dec 2005

Practice Issues In Hiv/Aids Services. Ronald J. Mancoske And James Donald Smith (Eds.). Reviewed By Vijayan K. Pillay., Vijayan K. Pillai

The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare

Book review Ronald J. Mancoske and James Donald Smith (Eds.), Practice Issues in HIV/AIDS Services. Binghamton, NY, 2004. $39.95 hardcover, $24.95 papercover.


The Roles Of Buddhist Temples In The Treatment Of Hiv/Aids In Thailand, Tomoko Kubotani, David Engstrom Dec 2005

The Roles Of Buddhist Temples In The Treatment Of Hiv/Aids In Thailand, Tomoko Kubotani, David Engstrom

The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare

Although efforts are being made to decrease the number of new HIV infections in Thailand, less support is give to the growing population that is already affected by the disease. This qualitative study explores the roles of Buddhist temples in the treatment of AIDS in Thailand, specifically the perspectives of both Buddhist monks and persons who are living with AIDS on HIVIAIDS and the care provided at the temples. Three major themes were derived from the interviews: (1) temple as a last choice; (2) temple as a support group; and (3) the role of Buddhism and monks at the temple.


Book Review 5 Confidence: How Winning Streaks And Losing Streaks Begin And End By Rosabeth Moss Kanter, William C. Mcpeck Jul 2005

Book Review 5 Confidence: How Winning Streaks And Losing Streaks Begin And End By Rosabeth Moss Kanter, William C. Mcpeck

William C. McPeck

This is my personal review of Confidence: How Winning Streaks and Losing Streaks Begin and End by Rosabeth Moss Kanter and published by Crown Business in 2004.


Book Review 4 Leadership And Self Deception: Getting Out Of The Box, William C. Mcpeck May 2005

Book Review 4 Leadership And Self Deception: Getting Out Of The Box, William C. Mcpeck

William C. McPeck

This is my personal review of Leadership and Self Deception: Getting Out of the Box by the Arbinger Institute and published by Berrett-Koehler Publishers in 2002.


Principles Of Clinical Practice With Older Men, Lenard W. Kaye, Jennifer A. Crittenden Mar 2005

Principles Of Clinical Practice With Older Men, Lenard W. Kaye, Jennifer A. Crittenden

The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare

Older men are much less likely to be aware of community services available to them and they are less likely to utilize services generally. This underutilization is affected by the way in which social services are organized and how practitioners function within them. Since there are greater numbers of elderly women and women utilize services more readily, practice tends to be female-centered. It is important that gender-sensitive intervention processes are established that recognize the unique experiences and concerns of older men in order to better serve them. The uniqueness of men's experiences with such issues as loss of a ...


Book Review 3 What Is Lean Six Sigma By Michael L. George, William C. Mcpeck Jan 2005

Book Review 3 What Is Lean Six Sigma By Michael L. George, William C. Mcpeck

William C. McPeck

This is my personal review of What is Lean Six Sigma by Michael L. George and published by McGraw-Hill in 2003.


Restorative Justice Dialogue: The Impact Of Mediation And Conferencing On Juvenile Recidivism, William Bradshaw, David J. Roseborough Jan 2005

Restorative Justice Dialogue: The Impact Of Mediation And Conferencing On Juvenile Recidivism, William Bradshaw, David J. Roseborough

Social Work Faculty Publications

This is the first meta-analysis that examined the effectiveness of the two most prominent restorative justice dialogue programs in reducing juvenile recidivism. The use of meta-analytic methods provides a useful means for summarizing diverse research findings across restorative justice studies and synthesizing these findings in an objective manner. The use of an effect size is an easily interpreted way of assessing the strength of an intervention effect.


School Social Workers’ Evaluation Of Group Work Practices, Kendra J. Garrett Jan 2005

School Social Workers’ Evaluation Of Group Work Practices, Kendra J. Garrett

Social Work Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: An Effectiveness Study, David J. Roseborough Jan 2005

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: An Effectiveness Study, David J. Roseborough

Social Work Faculty Publications

Objective: Both the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and the American Psychological Association (APA) have called upon psychodynamic practitioners to start demonstrating their psychotherapy outcomes. This effectiveness study attempted to begin to answer these calls. Method: The study was a secondary data analysis of existing data from a psychodynamic mental health clinic. It used a single group, within subjects longitudinal design. The psychometrically validated “Outcome Questionnaire” (OQ 45.2) was used as a measure of change. A linear mixed and random effects model was used to analyze the data. The aims of this study were: (1) to look at ...


Evaluation Of The Family Nurturing Program: The Family Education Component Of The Riverside County Dependency Recovery Drug Court Program, Lila Massoumi Samady Jan 2005

Evaluation Of The Family Nurturing Program: The Family Education Component Of The Riverside County Dependency Recovery Drug Court Program, Lila Massoumi Samady

Theses Digitization Project

This project assesses the need for evaluating the Family Nurturing Program for its effectiveness with the Riverside County Dependency Recovery Drug Court (DRDC) participants and their children.


An Exploration Into The Clinical Usefulness Of The Reciprocal And Avoidant Attachment Questionnaires In The Treatment Of Survivors Of Childhood Abuse, Maxine Dawn Barbour Jan 2005

An Exploration Into The Clinical Usefulness Of The Reciprocal And Avoidant Attachment Questionnaires In The Treatment Of Survivors Of Childhood Abuse, Maxine Dawn Barbour

Theses and Dissertations (Comprehensive)

Secondary analyses were conducted on quantitative and qualitative data from a sample of survivors of childhood abuse (n = 208), enrolled in an in-patient trauma treatment program, to examine the clinical usefulness of the Reciprocal Attachment Questionnaire (RAQ) and the Avoidant Attachment Questionnaire (AAQ), (West & Sheldon-Keller, 1994) for this population. Participants who identified an attachment figure completed the RAQ and those who failed to identity an attachment figure completed the AAQ. The relationship between data derived from the attachment measures, and the outcome measures, perceived social support, abuse and demographic variables were examined. Although the RAQ and the AAQ can be ...


Levels Of Social Intimacy Among Women In Substance Abuse Treatment, Jean Emiko Ishihara Jan 2005

Levels Of Social Intimacy Among Women In Substance Abuse Treatment, Jean Emiko Ishihara

Theses Digitization Project

This study found that women in substance abuse treatment have higher levels of social intimacy than women with no history of substance abuse (treatment). Other factors examined in relation to level of intimacy were: type and number of substances used, length of use, length of treatment, participation in mental health treatment, substance abuse in the home when the subject was a child, and a history of the subject being a survivor of abuse.