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Judging parents: Courts, child welfare, and criteria for terminating parental rights
Few legal proceedings in the U.S. have more profound consequences for families than the termination of parental rights. Previously described as family law's "death penalty," termination leads to the complete severance of the parent-child bond. Yet, despite its profound gravity, termination is infrequently addressed in social ...
Effects of Childhood Adversities on Positive Adult Functioning across Racial Groups, and Examination of School Bonding as a Moderator
University of Washington Abstract Effects of Childhood Adversities on Positive Adult Functioning across Racial Groups, and Examination of School Bonding as a Moderator Ebasa Belina Sarka Chair of the Supervisory Committee: Associate Professor Tracy Harachi, School of Social Work Adverse childhood experiences increase the risk ...
Overrepresented, Underserved: The Experiences of LGBTQ Youth in Girls Detention Facilities in New York State
Among LGBTQ youth, queer women, transgender and gender non-conforming youth have been particularly marginalized in social science research, social service settings, and in the community, where they are especially vulnerable to violence and significantly more likely to become involved with law enforcement. This is particularly ...
Transcending Inequality: A Grounded Theory Study of Filipino Factory Workers in Taiwan
The purpose of this research is to develop a theory of the main concern of Filipino factory workers in Taiwan and the latent pattern of behavior that accounts for its continual resolution. Using classic grounded theory, nine participants were interviewed and the data were analyzed using the constant comparative method of ...
Women and Sexuality: Throughout History, Throughout Lives
As the American population continues to age rapidly, it will be increasingly important to identify the unique needs, strengths, and resiliencies of rapidly diversifying elders. Little research explores the intersections of aging and sexuality or intimate relationships, although the presence of an intimate partner remains a ...
Conceptualization of Post Traumatic Growth in the Work of Expert Trauma Therapists
The concept of Post-Traumatic Growth (PTG), focusing on positive outcomes and transformations occurring in the aftermath of trauma, opens a new line of thinking about trauma's effects. This turn to the potential for growth in the wake of trauma has emerged only after decades of research and experience with the negative effects ...