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Evaluation Of Experience Corps: Student Reading Outcomes, Nancy Morrow-Howell Apr 2009

Evaluation Of Experience Corps: Student Reading Outcomes, Nancy Morrow-Howell

Center for Social Development Research

Evaluation of Experience Corps: Student Reading Outcomes


Experience Corps: Effects On Student Reading, Nancy Morrow-Howell Apr 2009

Experience Corps: Effects On Student Reading, Nancy Morrow-Howell

Center for Social Development Research

Experience Corps: Effects on Student Reading


Child Safety And Children In The Education System: Prioritizing The Need For Statewide Anti-Bullying Policies, Angelique Day Apr 2009

Child Safety And Children In The Education System: Prioritizing The Need For Statewide Anti-Bullying Policies, Angelique Day

Social Work Faculty Publications

This study was conducted to explore the responses of 380 students enrolled at Michigan State University who had experienced bullying in high school as victims, perpetrators, and witnesses. Findings included significant predictors of bullying behavior. For example, male students were more likely to bully than their female counterparts; and bystanders who witnessed bullying incidents were more likely to become both victims and/or perpetrators of bullying. The MSU students offered recommendations for policymakers to create anti-bullying legislation with enforcement guidelines and other methods of improving school culture to reduce future bullying incidents.


Taking It To The Streets! Engaging In The Praxis Of Community Organization, Paul Force-Emery Mackie Mar 2009

Taking It To The Streets! Engaging In The Praxis Of Community Organization, Paul Force-Emery Mackie

Social Work Faculty Publications

This grassroots action focused on excessive property development of affordable, single-family homes against aggressive property developers. This presentation traces the author's involvement with a variety of neighborhood stakeholders, socio-political entities, and BSSW students to work for real, positive, sustainable social change to improve their local community.


In Step With Our Parents: 3-Part Educational Series, Kate Boisen-Macdonald Jan 2009

In Step With Our Parents: 3-Part Educational Series, Kate Boisen-Macdonald

All Theses, Dissertations, and Other Capstone Projects

The purpose of this project is to educate adult children caring for their parents, so they can identify as caregivers so they can better cope with, identify with, and/or navigate the role of care giving, and be aware of the resources available to them.


Minnesota Health Care Programs: Renville County Human Servics Outreach Project, Bethany Leindecker Jan 2009

Minnesota Health Care Programs: Renville County Human Servics Outreach Project, Bethany Leindecker

All Theses, Dissertations, and Other Capstone Projects

Purpose:

To develop an outreach program for use by Renville County Human Services staff to educate potential service recipients and other community residents about Minnesota health care programs.

To assist outreach staff in gaining skills and knowledge necessary to effectively conduct the outreach.