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Child Welfare Professionals' Knowledge Of Identifying Factors For Alcohol And Other Drug Issues, Josefina Reyes Sauri, Michael Leslie Lau Jan 2005

Child Welfare Professionals' Knowledge Of Identifying Factors For Alcohol And Other Drug Issues, Josefina Reyes Sauri, Michael Leslie Lau

Theses Digitization Project

Using both qualitative and quantitative research designs, this study focused on the knowledge of Children Protective Services (CPS) social workers for identifying Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) risk factors in their clients, and the impact that these AOD issues have on the child welfare system in San Bernardino County, California.


Working With Ethnic-Minority Families: Evaluating The Need For Cross-Cultural Training Within Riverside County Child Protective Services, Kathleen Fromayan Nebo, Darlena Allen Jan 2005

Working With Ethnic-Minority Families: Evaluating The Need For Cross-Cultural Training Within Riverside County Child Protective Services, Kathleen Fromayan Nebo, Darlena Allen

Theses Digitization Project

This work examined social workers at the Riverside County Child Protective Services and their need for cross-cultural training specifically when working with ethnic minority families.


Understanding Why Male Juveniles Perpetrate: An Exploratory Study, Debbie Lee O'Sullivan Jan 2005

Understanding Why Male Juveniles Perpetrate: An Exploratory Study, Debbie Lee O'Sullivan

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this study was to gain an understanding of why social workers believe a male juvenile would commit a sexual abuse act toward another child and how this juvenile should be understood within the social services system and society. Social workers believe interventions are needed once the abuse has occurred.


American Forensic Social Workers' Knowledge Of And Skepticism Toward Dissociative Identity Disorder, Amy Lee Consolati Jan 2005

American Forensic Social Workers' Knowledge Of And Skepticism Toward Dissociative Identity Disorder, Amy Lee Consolati

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this study was to examine forensic social workers' levels of knowledge about skepticism toward Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) in light of the controversy that surrounds the diagnosis. Relationships between demographic and professional practice variables and workers' levels of knowledge and skepticism were analyzed to assess the possible etiology of skepticism toward DID.


Child Welfare Workers' Perceptions Of Reunification Services: Are Timeframes Feasible?, Nancy Razo Calderon, Elisa Adriana Hernandez Jan 2005

Child Welfare Workers' Perceptions Of Reunification Services: Are Timeframes Feasible?, Nancy Razo Calderon, Elisa Adriana Hernandez

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this study is to explore the impact of current child welfare policy, specifically the Adoption Assistance and Safe Families Act of 1997 (ASFA), on the perceptions of child welfare workers about their decisions.