Sociology Planning a Program of Study Since there are many alternative ways to plan a program, some of which may require careful attention to specific major requirements, students should consult with the School of Social Sciences Undergraduate Student Affairs to design an appropriate program of study.
Two special journal issues addressed refugee issues, including some research: The following abstracts are selected from refugee-related articles listed in recent Social Work Abstracts.
Of articles relating to refugees, only one-third were reports of research on services or policy. Many of these were single case studies of intervention models or refugee populations.
The articles are grouped by categories; and although several may have relevance to multiple categories, each is only listed once. Trauma and Mental Health — These articles focus on psychosocial stress, adjustment, and mental health issues. Systemic Issues — These articles focus on demographic, social, economic, and related social issues.
Research Methodology — These articles focus on the research process itself. Community Development Journal, 40 2April, This special issue set out to identify examples of the community development approach to help with the rising number of armed conflicts spawning Diaspora refugee populations into numerous other countries….
Journal of Social Work. The behavioral and emotional problems of former unaccompanied refugee children years after their return to Vietnam. Child Abuse and Neglect. The former refugee children had significantly lower.
Externalizing scores and failed marginally to report significantly higher.
Internalizing scores than the local children. War traumas and community violence: Research Insights, Altadena, CA Journal of Multicultural Social Work. Child psychological maltreatment in Palestinian families. The sample consisted of 1, school-age children who ranged in age from 12 to 16 years.
Two school counselors carried the interviews with children at school, and with the available parent at home. Child psychological maltreatment occurred concurrently with other forms of maltreatment such as physical abuse and child labor.
Parental psychological maltreatment proved to be weakened with high traditional family values. A significant proportion of the sample could be considered psychologically maltreated.
Intervention and prevention efforts should be focused on child welfare, educational programs aimed at high-risk parents, and mobilization of the community and social services agencies. Psychological well-being of the former Vietnamese political prisoner in the United States.
Four hundred questionnaires were provided in Vietnamese and mailed to the former political prisoners in those localities in January The path model was constructed by six exogenous variables—also known as background variables: Four variables were found to significantly predict psychological well-being directly: The psychological distress of the sample was at the clinical cutoff level, suggesting that the former Vietnamese political prisoners might be at risk for mental health problems.
Overall, the final path model explained 42 percent of variance in psychological well-being of the former Vietnamese political prisoners in this study. Implications for refugee policy-making relating to the former Vietnamese political prisoners and social work practice with this population were drawn for future policymaking and practice.
Psychological well-being of refugee children. Data about the family situation and the psychosocial adaptation of refugee children to displacement was gathered during detailed structured interviews with the mothers, while the study families were accommodated either in a shelter or with host families.
A considerable range of stress-related reactions among displaced children were identified e. Refugee children exhibited a significantly higher incidence of stress reactions if their mothers had difficulty coping with the stress of displacement.
Psychosocial functioning of Central American refugee children. In a qualitative study of the functioning of Central American refugee children in Los Angeles, special attention was given to two questions: Findings indicated that the combination of variables was significant for the development of posttraumatic stress disorder.Dear Twitpic Community - thank you for all the wonderful photos you have taken over the years.
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Listing of CESJ's Board of Directors, Board of Counselors, Project Managers and Interns. One of the ways the social work profession in the United States relates to the international community is through our long-standing social work with refugees. Sociology Chapter 1 and 2. STUDY. PLAY. Social Network.
the ties or connections between people, groups, and organizations social relations of production all of the forms of social structure (hierarchies and institutions) that any individual must operate within. The relationships between religion and economics are both complex and controversial.
In this paper is explored one method for organizing those relationships. Four categories are examined which help identify possible options: economics separate from religion economics; in service of religion.