Alumni Dissertations

Gray, Susan G - 1986
THE IMPACT OF STATE LICENSURE ON THE STRUCTURE, CONTENT, AND CONTEXT OF SUPERVISION IN SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE

Hopkins, James A. - 1986
EXPLORATORY RESEARCH STUDYING THE CORRELATION BETWEEN ADOLESCENTS’ PSYCHIATRIC PROBLEMS AND THE PARENTS’ MARTITAL SATISFACTION AND THE STRUCTURE OF THEIR FAMILIES

Ostrow, Geri D. - 1986
INTERVIEWING SKILLS: APPLICATION AND ANALYSIS OF VERBAL AND NONVERBAL BEHAVIOR ON THE CLINICIAN IN THE SKILL TRAINING OF GRADUATE SOCIAL WORK STUDENTS

Romance, Joseph L. - 1986
THE IMPACT OF INTERNALIZED HOMOPHOBIA ON THE SATISFACTION LEVELS IN GAY MALE RELATIONSHIPS

Shipley, Virginia F. - 1986
A PSYCHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SELF IN EARLY CHILDHOOD: CHILD CARE AND PARENTAL EMOTIONAL FACTORS AFFECTING TODDLERS’ SELF RECOGNITIOON ABILITIES

Skow, John W. - 1986
THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PANIC ATTACK CONTROL TRAINING IN THE REDUCTION OF PANIC ATTACKS IN AGORAPHOBIA

Hollander, Susan L. - 1987
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SOCIAL WORKERS’ KNOWLEDGE OF EFFECTIVE DISORDERS AND THE TIMELY REFERRAL OF DEPERESSED PATIENTS FOR PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATION

Albert, Mary M. - 1988
PHYSICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SEPARATION OF LATE ADOLESCENTS FROM THEIR PARENTS AS IT RELATES TO ADJUSTMENT TO COLLEGE

Coats, Sylvia - 1988
SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS, PARENTAL SKILLS AND CONDUCT DISORDERS IN CHILDREN

Fried, Neil I. - 1988
THE RELATIONSHIP OF DEATH ANXIETY AND LIFE SATISFACTION IN MIDDLE-AGED MALES: A TEST OF LEVINSON’S THEORY

Friedman, Judith A. - 1988
RETIRED PROFESSIONAL SOCIAL WORKERS AS VOLUNTEERS: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY

Freedman, Penny M. - 1988
CREATIVITY AND EMPATHY IN SOCIAL WORK CLINICIANS: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY

Lefkowitz, Stuart J. - 1988
ATTENDENCE AT ONCOLOGY FAMILY SUPPORT GROUPS AS PREDICTED BY SPECIFIC DEMOGRAPHIC AND INTERPERSONAL BEHAVIORAL FACTORS

Selz, Judith L. S. - 1989
EXCESS WEIGHT OF MOTHERS AND THEIR YOUNG CHILDREN: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY OF MOTHERS’ SELF-ESTEEM; FAMILY DYMANICS; AND GENERATIONAL ANTECEDENTS AFFECTING MOTHER AND CHILD

Wik, Rita - 1989
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL CAREERS AND DEATH KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES AND ANXIETY

Kipp, William C. - 1990
FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH JOB SATISFACTION AMONG ACUTE-CARE HOSPITAL SOCIAL WORK DIRECTORS

Wiseman, Reva S. - 1990
THE COPARENTING RELATIONSHIP AFTER DIVORCE: PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS WHICH RELATE TO SUCCESS OR FAILURE

Zide, Marilyn, R. - 1990
SOCIAL BONDS: RUNNING TO, RUNNING FROM, THROWN OUT, AND FORSAKEN YOUTH

Beley, Thomas G. - 1991
THE FAMILY AND CHRONIC MENTAL ILLNESS: BOUNDARY AMBIGUITY AS A FACTOR INFLUENCING BURDEN

Gabriel, Marilyn G. - 1991
COUNSELING READINESS AND ORIENTATION TOWARD DREAMS: A SURVEY OF CLIENTS AND NON-CLIENTS

MsPherson-Blake, Patricia C. - 1991
PSYCHO-SOCIAL FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH THE IMMIGRATION OF HAITIANS AND JAMACIANS TO SOUTH FLORIDA AND CHANGES IN THEIR PARENTAL ROLES

Micheals, Donna G. - 1991
PERCEIVED STRESS AND COPING RESOURCES AMONG GRADUATE SOCIAL WORK STUDENTS AND MEDICAL RESIDENTS

Raju, Kariav A. M. - 1991
THE PSYCHOLOGICAL ADJUSTMENT OF THE CAREGIVERS OF THE FRAIL ELDERLY: SOCIAL BOND, BURDEN, AND DESIRE TO INSTITUTIONALIZE

Anderson, Craig J. - 1992
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TYPE A BEHAVIOR PATTERN (TABP), ANGER-IN AND BURNOUT AMONG LICENSENED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKERS: A TEST OF THEORY IN PRACTICE

Bowie, Stanley L. - 1992
AFRICAN-AMERICAN EXTENDED FAMILIES AND KIN HELP NETWORKS IN THE 1990s: FACTORS RELATED TO PERCEPTIONS OF ECONOMIC STABILITY AND PERCEPTIONS OF OPPORTUNITY FOR UPWARD MOBILITY IN SOUTH FLORIDA

Clearfield, Lois - 1992
CHARACTERISTICS OF EUTHANASIA PROPONENTS

Nix, Jeanine D. - 1992
DEVELOPING THE ABILITY OF CRISIS UNITY EMPLOYEES TO RESPOND EMPATHICALLY: A COMPARISON OF TRAINING METHODS

Pierce Jr., Walter J. - 1992
POWER AND EMPOWERMENT: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY OF SOCIAL WORKERS’ POWER, EMPOWERMENT KNOWLEDGE AND EMPOWERMENT UTILIZATION

Fountain, Douglas E. - 1992
LIFE REVIEW GROUPS: AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF RELIGIOSITY, LIFE SATISFACTION AND CONCOMITANT BEHAVIORAL CHANGES IN RESIDENTS OF LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES

Miller, Roger A. - 1992
A DESCRIPTIVE ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECTS OF CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ABUSE ON ADULT PSYCHO-SOCIAL FUNCTIONING OF MALE VICTIMS IN TREATMENT OR SELF-HELP PROGRAMS

Rittner, Barbara - 1992
ANALYSIS OF ABUSE, NEGLECT, AND ABANDONMENT RISK FACTORS IN ACTIVE CHILDREN’S PROTECTIVE SERVICES CASES AS THEY RELATE TO DECISION MAKING PROCESSES

Alencherry, Joseph P. - 1993
A STUDY OF LIFE SATISFACTION AND DISTRESS AMONG MIDDLE CLASS FAMILIES IN INDIA: A COMPARISON BETWEEN DUAL- AND SINGLE – EMPLOYED COUPLES

Guarriello, Sister Patricia A. - 1993
A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF WOMEN IN THREE CULTURES WHO HAVE BEEN RAPED

Rhodes, Cynthia S. - 1993
A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECTS OF AIRLINE RELATED EMERGENCY STRESS AMONG FLIGHT ATTENDANT PERSONNEL

Silbert, Ian S. - 1993
A STUDY OF STRESS, COPING, AND RESOURCES OF MOTHERS AND FATHERS OF CHILDREN WITH COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENTS

Demar, James - 1994
A STUDY OF A SCHOOL-BASED PREVENTIVE GROUP IINTERVENTION WITH LATENCY AGE CHILDREN AT RISK

Dodds, Sally E. - 1994
KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCES AS DETERMINANTS OF SOCIAL WORK STUDENTS’ LIKELIHOOD OF APPLYING FOR A JOB IN HIV/AIDS

Gerstman, Kathryn L. - 1994
FACTORS AFFECTING EXTENT OF COMPUTERIZATION IN HUMAN SERVICE AGENCIES

Santhiveeran, Janaki - 1994
FACTORS INFLUENCING THE UTILIATION OF EVALUATION FINDINGS IN MENTAL HEALTH CENTERS: A NATIONL SURVERY

Shafer, Kathryn C. - 1994
A STUDY OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE TRAINING FOR PROFESSIONALS IN RUSSIA AND THE UKRAINE

T

urner, Allan D. - 1994
ATTITUDINAL, STRUCTURAL, AND BACKGROUND FACTORS THAT AFFECT MENTAL HEALTH CASE MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE

Waltz, Catherine L. - 1994
GROUP WORK WITH MALE BATTERERS: FOSTERING CONTINUANCE IN TREATMENT AND REDUCING RECURRENCE OF VIOLENCE

Baba, Ismail - 1995
SOCIAL WORK STUDENTS’ READINESS TO WORK WITH PERSONS WITH HIV/AIDS AND THEIR FAMILIES IN MALAYSIA, SINGAPORE, AND THIALAND

Macgowan, Mark J. - 1995
A MEASURE OF ENGAGEMENT FOR SOCIAL GROUP WORK

McCullough Yvonne P. - 1995
MOTIVATORS FOR SUCCESS: PERSONAL AND FAMILIAL DRIVES AMONG ADOLESCENT BLACK MALES

Goyos, Jose M. - 1996
IDENTIFYING RESILIENCY FACTORS IN ADULT “PEDRO PAN” CHILDREN: A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY

Scott, Phyllis F. - 1996
AN ANALYSIS OF EMPOWERMENT BETWEEN AFRICAN-AMERICAN, HISPANIC-AMERICAN, AND WHITE-AMERICAN SOCIAL WORKERS EMPLOYED BY A COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT

Thabes, Virginia - 1996
A SURVEY ANALYSIS OF WOMEN’S LONG-TERM, POSTDIVORCE ADJUSTMENT

Brady, Daniel T. - 1997
ORANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT OF PROFESSIONAL STAFF IN HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS

Feldman, Janis B. - 1997
THE FFECT OF SUPPORT EXPECTATIONS AND OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTORS ON PRENATAL ATTACHMENT: IMPLICATIONS FOR INTERVENTION IN AN ADOLSCENT POPULATION

Johnson, Kathleen F. - 1997
LOVE AT THE LAUNCHING STAGE: PREDICTING EXPECTATIONS OF MARITAL ENDURANCE

Henderson, Lorrie - 1997
UTILIZATION OF ALTERNATIVE/HOLISTIC HELPING STRATEGIES BY CLINICAL/DIRECT SERVICE SOCIAL WORK PRACTITIONERS

Puig, Maria E. - 1997
PERCEIVED SOCIAL SUPPORT, SUBJECTIVE WELL-BEING, AND THE PRACTICE OF SANTERIA AMONG FOUR IMMIGRANT WAVES: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF CUBAN-AMERICANS IN DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA

Rubin, Susan - 1997
SOURCES OF ROLE CONFLICT FOR MEN IN STEPFAMILIES

Stenno, Julie A. - 1997
LESBIAN MOTHERS AND THEIR CHILDREN: AN EXPLORATION OF LESBIAN FAMILY FUNCTION

Bethel Thornton, Joyous C. - 1997
THE HOSPICE WIDOW AND GRIEF RESOLUTION: PERCEIVED MARITAL SATISFACTION AND SOCIAL SUPPORT AS FACTORS INFLUENCING BEREAVEMENT

Warren, Mary - 1997
RESILIENCY AND AT-RISK CHILDREN: AN ANALYSIS OF FACTORS IMPACTING ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF RESILIENCY

Porterfield, Sandra K. - 1998
FEMINIST SOCIAL WORK: AN ANALYSIS OF PRACTICE

Brennen, Shane O. - 1999
SOCIAL WORK STUDENTS’ LEVELS OF AFROCENTRIC AWARENESS, ETHNIC SENSITIVITY AND PERCEIVED SELF-EFFICACY FOR PRACTICE WITH AFRICAN AMERICANS

Bronstein, Laura R. - 1999
INTERDISCIPLINARY COLLABORATION BETWEEN SOCIAL WORKERS AND OTHER PROFESSIONALS: THE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF AN ASSESSMENT INSTRUMENT

Croskey, Luvernice - 1999
AN ANALYSIS OF PERSONAL PSYCHOSOCIAL AND COGNITVE FACTORS BETWEEN PREGNANT AND/OR PARENTING AND NEVER PREGNANT BLACK ADOLSCENT FEMALES

Hammons, Kim H. - 1999
AN ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL FACTORS WHICH MITIGATE BURNOUT IN HOSPITAL SOCIAL WORKERS WHO WORK WITH TERMINALLY ILL INPATIENT POPULATIONS

Muniz, Angel M. - 1999
FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH MISDIAGNOSES AMONG SOCIAL WORKERS IN MENTAL HEALTH

Roseman, Fay - 1999
ADOPTION KNOWLEDGE AMONG PROFESSIONAL SOCIAL WORKERS

Shapiro, Sidney - 1999
PREDICTING INTERPERSONAL VIOLENCE

Lyons Duffy, Denise K. A. - 2000
EDUCATION, BURNOUT, AMD OTHER VARIABLES AFFECTING THE WORK OF CASE MANAGERS

Pianko, Dale - 2000
AN INQUIRY INTO HOW PRACTITIONERS SELF-DISCLOSURE IS TAUGHT IN THE INITIAL FOUNDATIONN PRACTICE CLASS

Schiller, Darcy - 2000
A TYPOLOGY OF THE INCARCERATED FEMALE JUVENILE DELINQUENT

Straughan, Hope H. - 2000
ACQUIRING PRACTICE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND VALUES ABOUT HIV/AIDS: A COMPARISON OF TWO TYPES OF MSW CURRICULA

Toolsie, Annette Y. - 2000
SOCIAL AND PERSONAL FACTORS INFLUENCING INFANT-FEEDING CHOICES AMONG LOW-INCOME WOMEN IN SOUTH FLORIDA

Gomberg, Leslie E. - 2001
BARRIERS IN SCREENING WOMEN FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: A SURVEY OF SOCIAL WORKERS, FAMILY PRACTITIONERS, AND OBSTETRICIAN-GYNECOLOGISTS

Smith, Yolanda E. - 2001
THE IMPACT OF TERMINATION IN INDIVIDUAL PSYCHOTHERAPY ON THE SOCIAL WORK PRACTITIONER

Bird, Daniel F. - 2003
PREDICTION OF OUTCOMES FOR MIGRANT AMD SEASONAL FARMWORKERS IN A FEDERAL WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT JOB TRAINING PROGRAM

Brazer Durante, Joan M. - 2003
INTEREST OF MSW STUDENTS AND FIELD INSTRUCTORS IN WORKING WITH ELDERS, SUBSTANCE ABUSERS, AND ELDER DRINKING PROBLEM

Mullaney, Donald K. - 2002
ANTISOCIAL PERSONALITY DISORDER (ASPD) AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT OUTCOMES IN A POST-PRISON POPULATION

Williams, Lynda K. - 2003
THE EFFECT OF PSYCHOSOCIAL REHABILITATION ON THE SUBJECTIVE QUALITY OF LIFE AND SOCIAL SKILLS OF OLDER PERSONS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS

Mansfield, John - 2003
EXPLORING DIFFERENCES BETWEEN EARLY AND LATE STAGE COLLEGE STUDENTS’ SOCIAL BONDS, SOCIAL SUPPORTS, STRESSORS, AND COPING STYLES

Muller, Keith D. - 2004
A COMPARISON OF PARENTAL EXPECTATIONS OF DEAF CHILDREN WITH COCHLEAR IMPLANTS OR HEARING AIDS

Thompson, Laurel E. - 2004
TEENAGE PREGNANCY: THE MISSING MALE FACTOR

Bennette-Anyikwa, Victoria A. - 2005
HELP-SEEKING FOR INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE AND PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTRESS AMONG BLACK WOMEN: AN EXPLORITORY STUDY USING AN INTERSECTIONALITY APPROACH

White, Kenneth R. - 2005
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SOCIAL WORK PRACTITIONERS’ ATTITUDES, BELIEFS, SKILLS, AND KNOWLEDGE AND CULTURALLY COMPETENT DIRECT PRACTICE WITH AFRICAN DESCENT CLIENTS

Courtney, Janet A. - 2006
ASSESSING PRACTITIONER EXPERIENCE OF DEVELOPMENTAL PLAY THERAPY

Hudson, Rhonda E. - 2006
ADULT ROMANTIC ATTACHMENT, PERCEIVED HIV STIGMA, SHAME-PRONENESS, PSYCHOLOGICAL FUNCTIONING AND DISCLOSURE RESPONSES AMONG HIV-SEROPOSITIVE URBAN-DWELLING AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN

Smith, Mark S. - 2006
THE DEVELOPMENT AND PSYCHOMETRIC EVALUATION OF A RAPID ASSESSMENT INSTRUMENT MEASURING HARDINESS IN LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER PERSONS

Dean-Borenstein, Michelle T. - 2006
THE LONG-TERM PSYCHOSOCIAL EFFECTS OF TRAUMA ON SURVIVORS OF HUMAN-CAUSED EXTREME STRESS SITUATIONS

Martinez, Paulina - 2006
ASSESSING MODERN SEXUAL PREJUDICE: SOCIAL WROKERS’ ATTITUDES TOWARDS GAY MEN AND LESBIANS

Méndez, John - 2006
READINESS TO WORK WITH ABUSERS OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUGS IN THREE HELPING-PROFESSION GRADUATE PROGRAMS

Nicolini, Catherine - 2006
OLDER WORKERS’ PERCEPTION OF AND EXPERIENCES WITH AGEISM IN THE WORKPLACE: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY

Nowakowski, Eva - 2006
AN ANALYSIS OF FAMILY VIOLENCE, DATING VIOLENCE PERPETRATION AND SOCIAL LEARNING THEORY

Foels, Leonora E. - 2007
THE DISCOVERY OF TRANSITION SUCCESS: A STUDY OF THE PERCEPTION OF YOUNG ADULTS WITH EMOTIONAL AND BEHAVIORAL DIFFICULTIES (EBD)

Jacinto, George A. - 2007
CAREGIVERS NEGOTIATING SELF-FORGIVENESS AFTER THE DEATH OF CARERECIEVERS DIAGNOSED WITH ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

Olson, Mark D. - 2007
ASSESSING ATTITUDES TOWARD OLDER ADULTS AND INTERESTS IN GERONTOLOGY AMONG SOCIAL WORK STUDENTS

Quintana-Jefferson, Marlinda - 2007
ADHERENCE TO ANTIRETROVIRAL MEDICATIONS AMONG HIV-INFECTED PREGNANT WOMEN

Perez Gonzalez, Vivian R. - 2008
AN EXPLORATION OF THE RELATIONSHIP OF PERCEIVED STRESS, COPING, AND SUBSTANCE USE AMONG SOCIAL WORKERS

Garcia, Ana - 2009
PERSONAL RESILIENCE: THE IMPACT ON HEALTH OUTCOMES OF ADOLESCENTS WITH PERINATALLY-ACQUIRED HIV/AIDS

Robinson, Carlene - 2009
THE RELATIONAL THEORY OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN WHO ARE HIV +

Romero, Sylvia - 2009
UTILIZATIONOF INTERVENTIONS BY PARENTALLY BEREAVED CHILDREN: THE IMPACT ON SYMPTOMS OF PSYCHOPATHOLOGY

Terrazas, Samuel R. - 2009
AN EXPLORATORY DESCRIPTIVE STUDY OF FARMWORKER HUMAN SERVICE PROVIDERS: STIGMA, EMPATHY, AND IMMIGRATION ATTITUDES

Austin-Valerie, Christina - 2010
HELP-SEEKING BEHAVIOR FOR BREAST CANCER: THE IMPACT OF A CULTURALLY-SENSITIVE BREAST CANCER EDUCATION PROGRAM WITH AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN

Perdomo, Dolores M. - 2010
DIFFERENCES IN CAREGIVING DYNAMICS: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF FAMILY CAREGIVERS OF PATIENTS WITH ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE AND SPINAL CORD INJURED SURVIVORS

Rodriguez, Mabel M. - 2014
EXPLORING POTENTIAL VARIANCES BETWEEN DIFFERING DIMENSIONS OF RELIGIOUS IDEOLOGY AND ORIENTATION TO SOCIAL WORK VALUES AMONG SOCIAL WORK STUDENTS

Williams, Jennifer - 2016
COMPLEMENTARY AND INTGRATIVE HEALTH APPROACHES: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY OF GRADUATE SOCIAL WORK FACULTY ATTITUDES

Goodman, Revital - 2016
CHILDHOOD TRAUMA AND EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AMONG ADULTS DIAGNOSED WITH SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS