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Sexual Assault Response Teams: Exploring the discursive negotiation of power, conflict, and legitimacy in multi-professional service delivery models
To improve services for sexual assault victims, many communities have adopted coordinated models of service delivery, often called Sexual Assault Response Teams (SARTs). Uniting law enforcement officers, rape crisis advocates, and health care professionals, SARTs frequently aim to create a seamless and compassionate experience ...
Community coalitions: Resolving the gap between research and practice for the prevention of youth mental, emotional, and behavioral problems
Tested and effective approaches are available to prevent mental, emotional, and behavioral problems in youth, but they are underutilized. Communities That Care (CTC) is a coalition-based strategy that creates a local infrastructure for prevention service delivery that facilitates the community-wide adoption of a scientific ...
Nonprofit Resiliency and Access to Services in King County
This study explores how King County nonprofits providing safety net services have responded to the recent economic recession. Overall, the study's findings suggest that although these organizations have suffered dramatic funding shifts over the past five years, most have continued to meet client needs despite increases in ...
Moving Beyond Race: Revisiting the Roles of Childhood Poverty and Other Environmental Risks as Predictors of Adolescent Gang Membership
Historically, adolescent gang membership has had pervasive effects on society, with even greater effects falling on specific communities of color. There has been a significant amount of research aimed at attempting to understand why youth join gangs; however, there seems to be a disconnect between the literature on predictive ...
A Meta-Analysis on the Relationship Between Child Maltreatment and Dating Violence in Adolescence and Young Adulthood
Objective: To investigate the relationship between experiencing child maltreatment and later involvement in an abusive dating relationship during adolescence and young adulthood (under the age of 25) and to examine possible moderators, including gender and maltreatment type. Method: This study was a meta-analysis comparing ...
Ethical Decision Making Among Social Work Students
ABSTRACT: While much literature exists on processes of social workers' ethical decision making, the literature lacks consideration of whether social workers or social work students are consistent with their ethical decisions regardless of the context in which the dilemmas present themselves. The following study examined the ...