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    • Outpatient Use of Compliance Aids in Improving Medication Adherence in the Elderly 

      Abernathy, Peyton; Olurebi, Joy; Williams, Rene (2019-10-17)
      In people aged 65 and older, does the use of compliance aids, compared to those not using compliance aids, improve medication compliance? This poster was presented at the Phi Chi Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society ...
    • Delaying the Newborn’s First Bath to Enhance Neonatal Stability 

      Anyanwu, Ogechi; Hoffman, Risa; Meynard, Lorin (2019-10-17)
      In newborns, how does delaying the first bath to after the first 24 hours of life compared to bathing within 6 hours after delivery influence optimal neonatal stability of thermoregulation, glucose control, and breastfeeding? ...
    • Triage Process and the Effect on Patients Leaving Against Medical Advice and Wait Times 

      Lopez, Angie; Maldonado, Andy; Tran, Gaby (2019-10-17)
      In ER waiting rooms, how does early intervention in the waiting room compared with the standard linear triage process affect the number of patients leaving against medical advice and the emergency department length of stay? ...
    • An Analytical Framework for Policy Practice: A Value Perspective 

      Hayes, Jane (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2007)
      It is the intent of this paper to examine the frameworks available to social workers for policy practice. Analyzing policy requires a social worker to integrate a variety of frameworks to produce one that is applicable ...
    • EDITORIAL FROM PERSPECTIVES ON SOCIAL WORK VOLUME 6 (FALL 2007) 

      Small, Eusebius (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2007)
      Editorial from Perspectives on Social Work Volume 5 (Fall 2007)
    • Book Review: Simmonds, J. (2006). Children in change: A group curriculum for kids ages 8-14 who are experiencing family change. Minneapolis, MN: Family & Children’s Service, 77 pp. (paperback). 

      Quinn, Camille R. (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2007)
      The home lives of children have changed considerably over the past few decades. There has been an increase in the numbers of children born to single and/or divorced parents and children spending a portion of their childhood ...
    • Conceptualizing Gender Equity in Indian Health Care System 

      Deka, Ankita (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2007)
      Ensuring gender equity in access to basic services has remained an enduring challenge in the political economy of social policy development in most nation states. In India, an analysis of the problem of lack of access ...
    • Ending Welfare and Poverty As We Knew Them: TANF at Ten 

      Cabin, William D. (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2007)
      Let us consider Zakiya Kyle, a 26 year-old single mother with two sons and former welfare recipient in South Los Angeles in 1997, the first year after passage of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation ...
    • PERSPECTIVES ON SOCIAL WORK VOLUME 5 (Spring 2007) 

      Dulin, Agnes; McGovern, Justine; Beaulieu, Elise; Becerra, David; Cabin, William D.; Hill, Larry E.; Beaty, Darla D.; Pilkinton, Melinda W.; Gentle-Genitty, Carolyn S.; Lucero, Nancy M.; Russell, Amy; Griffin-Garcia, Jack; Small, Eusebius; Lopez, Kara; McIver, Saralyn; Epstein, Maxime (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2007)
      This is the full-text volume of Perspectives on Social Work, vol. 5 (Spring 2007).
    • While the Locust Slept: A memoir. St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Historical Society Press 

      Lucero, Nancy M. (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2007)
      In his compelling memoir, While the Locust Slept, a Minnesota Book Award Winner, Peter Razor gives a personal voice to the often unspoken heartbreak and loss that is shared by thousands of American Indian parents and ...
    • Self-in-Relation Theory: A Model for Helping 

      Pilkinton, Melinda W. (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2007)
      Self-in-relation theory was first proposed by women researchers at Wellesley College’s Stone Center in 1991 (Jordan, Kaplan, Miller, Stiver, & Surrey, 1991). Self-in-relation theory evolved as a collaborative effort based ...
    • Creating Useful Knowledge in the Social Sciences through Interdisciplinary Research 

      Hill, Larry E.; Beaty, Darla D. (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2007)
      Interdisciplinary research (IDR) attempts to advance systematic and rigorous “scholarly endeavors that integrate at least two different perspectives into a blended product” (Achenbaum, 1995). Ideally, it produces better ...
    • Muscling into the Marketplace: Social Work for the New Millennium A Response to Peter Kindle 

      McGovern, Justine (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2007)
      In his “Answering the Critics: The Inherent Value of Social Work,” Peter Kindle summarizes the history of social work and outlines claims made by critics of the profession (Kindle, 2006). In addition, he leaves the reader ...
    • Results of the 2006 Nursing Home Social Work Survey 

      Beaulieu, Elise (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2007)
      Since 1998, the Massachusetts Chapter of National Association of Social Workers Nursing Home Committee has developed annual surveys about various topics in practice of social work in nursing facilities. The 2006 Nursing ...
    • EDITORIAL FROM PERSPECTIVES ON SOCIAL WORK VOLUME 5 (Spring 2007) 

      Dulin, Agnes (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2007)
      Editorial for volume 5 of Perspectives on Social Work, by journal editor Agnes Dulin, LMSW
    • Critical Theory and Critical Thinking: The Failure of Social Work Education 

      Becerra, David (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2007)
      Critical theory emerged primarily through an interdisciplinary approach to examining society, social structures, and power imbalances in an effort to change existing oppressive social structures. One of the most valued ...
    • Book Review Hooks, B. (1994). Teaching to Transgress - Education as The Practice of Freedom. NY: Routledge. 

      Gentle-Genitty, Carolyn S. (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2006)
      Gastil (2004) writes that by engaging learners in the classroom, in daily political conversations, there is the potential for understanding and critical assessment in daily life. The challenge, no doubt, is how to engage ...
    • Whither Palliative Home Care Interventions for Alzheimer’s Disease? 

      Cabin, William D. (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2006)
      Alzheimer’s disease is a major and increasing cause of illness and death in the United States, imposing significant social, economic, and psychological burdens on patients and their caregivers (Federal Interagency Forum ...
    • Environmental Equity and Environmental Racism 

      Shaw, Terry V. (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2006)
      Social welfare developed to meet the needs of an industrializing society. During this time of rapid growth, social workers helped to establish many safe guards we take for granted in our society including: employment ...
    • Answering the Critics: The Inherent Value of Social Work 

      Kindle, Peter A. (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2006)
      Birthed in the squalor and hardship of the late 19th century ethnic slums of Chicago and New York, social work has struggled since its inception. This struggle has been on two fronts: first, social work has struggled to ...