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A Study Of Three Community And School-Based Models Of Child Welfare Service Delivery In Ontario: An Exploration Of Parents’, Service Providers’, And Community Experiences, Karen Frensch, Gary Cameron, Lirondel Hazineh Aug 2005

A Study Of Three Community And School-Based Models Of Child Welfare Service Delivery In Ontario: An Exploration Of Parents’, Service Providers’, And Community Experiences, Karen Frensch, Gary Cameron, Lirondel Hazineh

Partnerships for Children and Families Project

This report highlights results from our study of three innovative child welfare programs in Ontario attempting to modify front line child protection practice. These programs endeavor to deliver child welfare services in ways that promote greater accessibility and acceptability of services for families, provide increased levels of assistance to families, afford a better understanding of daily living circumstances of children and families, and engage the community in protecting children. Study results confirm that the three programs were successful in accomplishing these goals. Parents’, service providers’, and community members’ perceptions of these programs showcase the positive helping relationships and community partnerships ...


Children’S Aid Society Of Halton: A School-Based Model Of Child Welfare Service Delivery, Gary Cameron, Lirondel Hazineh, Karen Frensch May 2005

Children’S Aid Society Of Halton: A School-Based Model Of Child Welfare Service Delivery, Gary Cameron, Lirondel Hazineh, Karen Frensch

Partnerships for Children and Families Project

No abstract provided.


Family & Children’S Services Of Guelph And Wellington County: A Community-Based Model Of Child Welfare Service Delivery (Summary Report), Lirondel Hazineh, Gary Cameron, Karen Frensch May 2005

Family & Children’S Services Of Guelph And Wellington County: A Community-Based Model Of Child Welfare Service Delivery (Summary Report), Lirondel Hazineh, Gary Cameron, Karen Frensch

Partnerships for Children and Families Project

No abstract provided.


Family & Children’S Services Of Guelph And Wellington County: A Community-Based Model Of Child Welfare Service Delivery (Full Report), Lirondel Hazineh, Gary Cameron, Karen Frensch May 2005

Family & Children’S Services Of Guelph And Wellington County: A Community-Based Model Of Child Welfare Service Delivery (Full Report), Lirondel Hazineh, Gary Cameron, Karen Frensch

Partnerships for Children and Families Project

No abstract provided.


The Children’S Aid Society Of Brant: A Community-Based Model Of Child Welfare Service Delivery (Summary Report), Karen Frensch, Gary Cameron, Lirondel Hazineh May 2005

The Children’S Aid Society Of Brant: A Community-Based Model Of Child Welfare Service Delivery (Summary Report), Karen Frensch, Gary Cameron, Lirondel Hazineh

Partnerships for Children and Families Project

No abstract provided.


The Children’S Aid Society Of Brant: A Community-Based Model Of Child Welfare Service Delivery (Full Report), Karen Frensch, Gary Cameron, Lirondel Hazineh May 2005

The Children’S Aid Society Of Brant: A Community-Based Model Of Child Welfare Service Delivery (Full Report), Karen Frensch, Gary Cameron, Lirondel Hazineh

Partnerships for Children and Families Project

No abstract provided.


Community Pastoral Care In Faith And Light: A Qualitative Study Of Perpetual Parenthood From A Pastoral Care And Counselling Perspective, Timothy William Dobbin Jan 2005

Community Pastoral Care In Faith And Light: A Qualitative Study Of Perpetual Parenthood From A Pastoral Care And Counselling Perspective, Timothy William Dobbin

Theses and Dissertations (Comprehensive)

Faith and Light is a Christian community that exists for people with an intellectual disability, their families and their friends, and that meets monthly to reflect on Scripture, to pray and to celebrate together. It promotes presence to one another and friendship amongst its members. This ethnographic study explored how parents from a local community experienced the "launching" phase of the family life cycle. Analysis of data from focus groups, from participant observation as a chaplain, and from informal interviews revealed particular aspects of parents experiences, including: challenges parents face, particularly with regard abuse and the need to advocate; concerns ...


'No Woman No Cry': An Examination Of The Use Of Feminist Ideology In Shelters For Abused Women When Working With Caribbean-Canadian Women, Tenniel Melisa Hanson Jan 2005

'No Woman No Cry': An Examination Of The Use Of Feminist Ideology In Shelters For Abused Women When Working With Caribbean-Canadian Women, Tenniel Melisa Hanson

Theses and Dissertations (Comprehensive)

While abused women shelters using feminist interventions make up the majority of services being provided to all abused women, very little research has focused on the efficacy of using feminist ideology with abused minority women. As an initial step in evaluating the aforementioned area, this study identified the major needs and concerns of abused Caribbean-Canadian women staying in feminist abused women shelters. It also identified the benefits and barriers of using a feminist ideology with these women, as expressed by support staff who have worked with Caribbean-Canadian women. Information was gathered in interviews with 6 female staff who work in ...


An Examination Of Social Workers' And Other Therapists' Use Of Transference And Countertransference As Therapeutic Tools In Couples Counselling Within The Psychoanalytic Paradigm, Heidi B. Gottlieb Jan 2005

An Examination Of Social Workers' And Other Therapists' Use Of Transference And Countertransference As Therapeutic Tools In Couples Counselling Within The Psychoanalytic Paradigm, Heidi B. Gottlieb

Theses and Dissertations (Comprehensive)

The purpose of this study is to increase knowledge about therapeutic practices on the part of practitioners; specifically, the study asked social workers and other types of therapists who see couples about their awareness of, acknowledgment of, attitude toward, understanding of, and use of the psychoanalytic model and of the concepts of transference and countertransference, and to demonstrate to what extent they accurately comprehend the meaning and potential use of these concepts in their clinical practice. A survey/questionnaire was mailed to a large sample of social workers and other therapists in Ontario, and provided 941 responses. An included vignette ...


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 ...


The Impact Of Training On Educators' Reporting Of Child Abuse And Neglect, Carrie Smith Jan 2005

The Impact Of Training On Educators' Reporting Of Child Abuse And Neglect, Carrie Smith

Theses and Dissertations (Comprehensive)

This study addressed the question: Does a training workshop developed by a local child welfare agency have an impact on teachers’ and other school personnel’s knowledge, attitudes and intended behaviour with respect to reporting child abuse and neglect? Previous studies (mainly in the U.S.) have shown that teachers have a high rate of underreporting, which may leave children at risk of further harm. Few Canadian studies have been conducted and consequently this study offers a uniquely Canadian perspective. In total, 61 teachers and other school personnel from a large South-Western Ontario school board participated in the study. The ...