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1 A Comparison of the Characteristics of 259 Alaskan Native Students who Dropped out of School during the academic year 1969-1970The Problem and Purpose Very little research had been done related to the Alaska native student who dropped out of school. The Bureau of Indian Affairs had noted a growing number of native student dropouts in recent years. That lack of current research together with the growing number of natives lea...1971
2 Activities that promote ethnic identity development in transnational adopteesTransnational adoption is a common practice in the United States, with American families adopting hundreds of thousands of children born in other countries over the last 50 years. Most of these adoptions represent transcultural and transracial adoptions, and both families and adoptees frequently en...adult adoptees; ethnic identity; transnational adoption2013
3 American indian child and family well-being: a systematic review of research from twenty-two national datasetsThis study seeks further understanding of American Indian and Alaska Native child and family well-being. Through a systematic review of national research on American Indian and Alaska Native children and their caregivers, it becomes possible to more clearly understand the quantity, quality, and cont...Indians of North America - Family relationships - United States2015-05
4 An exploratory study of chinese college students' autonomy development and parental influenceAutonomy is a basic psychological need for human beings and is closely related to people's well-being and optimal functioning according to self-determination theory (SDT). In China, which is in transition from a traditional collectivist society to a more competitive and individualistic society, coll...autonomy; Chinese college student; emerging adult; parental influence2015
5 An exploratory study of the lived experience and contributing factors to blending stepfamilies - a dynamic systems and transformational learning theories approachIn the process of blending together, two single-parent family systems experience significant and unique challenges. Blending difficulties create barriers within the family system to relationship development and family functioning and without in academic, vocational and social arenas. With one-third ...Adjustment; Blending; Intervention; Remarriage; Stepfamily; Therapy2011-08
6 Attachment experiences of grandparent kinship caregivers and nonkinship foster parents with preschool-aged children in their careThis study explored the attachment relationships of grandparent kinship caregivers and nonkinship foster parents with preschool-aged children in their care. Research suggests that attachment is crucial in early childhood relationships and can impact relationships throughout the lifespan. Children in...Attachment; Attachment experiences; Grandparent kinship caregivers; Nonkinship foster parents; Preschool-aged children; Trauma2013-12
7 Attitudes of administrative and professional staff personnel at the Utah State Training School towards sterilization of the mentally retardedThe purpose of this study was to determine the need for and effectiveness of sterilization practices for the mentally retarded in Utah as viewed from the attitudes held by administrative and professional staff personnel at the Utah state Training School, Based upon the findings, recommendations conc...Utah State Training School (American Fork) Criminals1973
8 Bridging professional gaps in the delivery of mental health and criminal justice systemsIn the recent past, the mental health system has responded to calls for deinstitutionalization and has had to deal with steadily decreasing flows of money. At the same time, a growing number of people who need treatment are finding themselves in the criminal justice system. The criminal justice syst...Collaboration; Criminal justice; Interdisciplinary; Mental health; Perceptions; Qualitative2011-12
9 Caseworker Factors That Influence Removal Decisions in Child Welfare InvestigationsChild welfare agencies across the United States investigate millions of allegations of child maltreatment, including abuse and neglect, every year. Approximately 15% of the youth involved in these investigations are removed from their homes. Removals are tremendously impactful and change the traject...Social work; Individual & family studies2017
10 The challenges, adaptations, and areas of need that confront adult men with Hemophilia: a community-based qualitative studyHemophilia is a rare genetic bleeding disorder that primarily affects men. Treatment is extremely expensive and places a tremendous financial burden on individuals with hemophilia and their family members. This study was conducted in response to Utah service provider concerns that men with hemophili...Community-based research; Genetic disorders; Hemophilia; Men's health; Qualitative research; Social work practice2014-08
11 Characteristics of New Navajo students enrolled at Intermountian school, Utah 1967 Part IV: Social functioning with peersBackground Statement of the Problem In 1868, following the Indian Wars, Navajo leaders signed a Treaty with the United States Government. The Navajos agreed to return to some three and a half million acres in the Canyon De Chelley area and keep the peace with other Indian Tribes.1967
12 College student suicide: prevention and interventionThere is a lack of research on the literature concerning the policies and procedures higher education institutions and their employees utilize when responding to a student suicide attempt or suicide. Current research on college student suicide is limited for several reasons: (a) there are no federa...Campus suicide intervnetion; Campus suicide prevention; Colllege student suicide; Higher education policies and procedures for students at-risk for suicide; Management and response to college student suicide attempt; Mental health on campus2010
13 Community voices for housing equality: engaging tenants with immigrant and refugee backgrounds in participatory action researchThis multiple article path (MAP) dissertation is comprised of three interrelated and independent articles that will be submitted for publication in peer-reviewed journals. Community Voices for Housing Equality (CVHE) is a participatory action research project that developed organically out of reside...housing; immigrant; participatory action research; refugee; renter; structural racism2016
14 Complicated grief in older adults: a randomized controlled trial of complicated grief group therapyThis randomized controlled trial evaluated the efficacy of complicated grief group therapy (CGGT) in the treatment of older adults meeting clinical criteria for complicated grief, as compared to a sample of older adults receiving modified grief support grouptreatment as usual (TAU). The CGGT interve...Complicated grief, Grief, Group Therapy, Older adults2012-12
15 Cultural competency in social work scholarship and research on latinos in the united states: a content analysis of peer-reviewed social work journalsIn the mid-1990s, following years of dramatic growth in many ethnic minority populations in the United States-particularly in the Latino population-many helping professions were compelled to develop and implement culturally competent policies, practices, and standards to better meet the unique needs...Content analysis; Cultural competency; Latinos; Social work research; Social work scholarship2016
16 Deg Xit'an Athabascan Conversations on Wellness: A Qualitative Study Exploring the Radical Possibilities of RelationshipsIt is essential that Indigenous people tell their own stories that describe the "who," "what," "where," and "how" of Indigenous life in order to shape our own destiny. The question posed in this research study is, In what ways do Deg Xit'an, Athabascan people draw from their culturally unique experi...Social work; Native American studies2017
17 Development of self-awareness and cultural competency in social work educationBoth self-awareness and cultural competency are well-known concepts in the social work profession. There is a myriad of research on both subjects; however, empirical research on each concept is limited. In addition, the relationship between self-awareness and cultural competency has rarely been expl...Cultural competency; Racism; Self; Self-awareness; Social work education; Social work2015
18 Divorce and annulment in Salt Lake County, 1940The Purposes of the Investigation. when the Committee met in October, 1941, the problem of divorce in Salt Lake County was selected as the research project for the academic year, 1941-42. The writer was instructed to discover, if possible, such facts as the frequency of divorce in this area, the len...Divorce; Salt Lake County1942-06
19 The effect of ageism on law enforcement response to elder mistreatmentThis study focused on how law enforcement officers' incorrect knowledge and ageist beliefs about older adults affected their response to scenarios of elder mistreatment. Regression analyses was conducted using data from a survey of 200 law enforcement officers from the intermountain west area. The U...Gerontology; Social work2014
20 Expanding our notions of power: a community-based participatory action research projectThis qualitative study describes and analyzes the experience of Mexican immigrant women who live in the United States without government authorization and who have participated as volunteer outreach workers through a local community-based organization. Specifically, I have sought to understand thei...Civic engagement; Empowerment; Immigrant; Lay health outreach; Mexican; Qualitative; Social work; Womens studies; Public policy2011-12
21 Experiences of Japanese American mixed race young adults: a study of identity formationThis study examines the experiences of Japanese American mixed race young adults and the effects that being mixed race has had on their identity formation. Specifically, it addresses how being mixed race affected other aspects of their lives, such as family, social relationships, school, and self-es...Japanese Americans; Ethnicity; Race; Racially mixed people2005-05
22 Exploratory study of medically fragile children in Utah's child welfare systemChildren in foster care are a vulnerable population. They are typically in poorer health and experience higher rates of mental health issues and developmental delays. Medically fragile children in foster care are even more vulnerable. They have significant health care needs and require specialized s...Child welfare; Foster care; Medically fragile children2012-08
23 Exploring self-compassion with lesbian, gay, and bisexual personsSelf-compassion is a construct involving three major components: self-kindness, common humanity, and mindfulness, which promote emotional balance, kindness to self and others, and building a community rooted in compassion. This chapter synthesizes the literature on self-compassion in an effort to pr...LGB; Qualitative; Quantitative; Self-compassion2012-08
24 Factors affecting mental health service utilization among deployed military personnelThis study contrasts the characteristics of clients using military mental health services in deployed and nondeployed settings, the communications between their mental health providers and commanders, and the impact of mental health services on their military duties. The study explored the rates of ...Barriers; Confidentiality; Mental health; Military; Stigma; Treatment2011-08
25 Fostering healthy teen intimate relationships through an in-school violence prevention programThe sample of the Relationships Without Violence (RWV) Prevention Program consists of ninth- through twelfth-grade students in one Salt Lake City high school health class. The RWV was conducted between the Fall of 2008 to Fall of 2010 academic year. The RWV was designed to fit the curriculum in heal...Adolescents; Conflict resolution; Healthy relationships; High school; Intimate partner violence; Prevention2012-08
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