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Griffiths, Austin; Royse, David; Murphy, April; Starks, Saundra – Journal of Social Work Education, 2019
Social work is a demanding profession as practitioners routinely face difficult situations that affect their well-being. The National Association of Social Workers strongly supports self-care practice as an approved mechanism to offset these challenges, yet practitioners report not learning techniques necessary to perform self-care. In this study,…
Descriptors: Daily Living Skills, Social Work, Intervention, Caseworkers
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O'Neill, Marissa; Yoder Slater, Greta; Batt, Deric – Journal of Social Work Education, 2019
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the relationship between self-care and academic stress in the hope that training social work students to practice self-care will start them on the right path to academic success and career longevity. The study surveyed 90 BASW and MSW students using the Academic Stress Scale. Students who…
Descriptors: Social Work, Daily Living Skills, Anxiety, Stress Variables
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Kenney, Jennifer L.; Young, Sarah R. – Journal of Social Work Education, 2019
Experiential learning theory suggests that students increase their understanding when given the opportunity to experience a particular situation in addition to learning about it intellectually. This theory was used to construct an assignment to assist social work master's students in better understanding food insecurity and the Supplemental…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Hunger, Federal Programs, Social Work
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Clarkson-Hendrix, Michael; Carroll-Barbuto, John – Journal of Social Work Education, 2019
This study examined veterans health care social workers' perceptions of collaboration and practice with Operation Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom veterans with the purpose of developing curriculum implications for social work education. Using a mixed-methods design, including surveys (n=21) and interviews (n=13), associations between serving…
Descriptors: Social Work, Health Services, Interprofessional Relationship, Counselor Attitudes
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Davis, Ashley – Journal of Social Work Education, 2019
Racism has a long history in the United States. For generations, people of color have been systematically oppressed, whereas White people have benefitted from unearned privilege. Despite major advances in civil rights, the ongoing presence and legacy of racism and White privilege result in pervasive inequities. Social work education prepares…
Descriptors: Racial Attitudes, Power Structure, Correlation, Racial Bias
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Cummings, Sherry M.; Chaffin, Kate M.; Milam, Allison – Journal of Social Work Education, 2019
The purpose of the current study was to compare 5 years of educational outcome data for online and face-to-face MSSW students (N=883) who graduated from University of Tennessee Knoxville College of Social Work. Students' knowledge (comprehensive exam scores, grade point averages), skills (field evaluation scores), and perception of their graduate…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Online Courses, Social Work, Counselor Training
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Morton, Cory M.; Wells, Melissa; Cox, Trish – Journal of Social Work Education, 2019
This article presents results from an exploratory study conducted as a component of an assessment of the implicit curriculum in one master's-level social work program. Web-based surveys were used to collect data from 80 graduate social work students in online and face-to-face programs. Findings indicate students who perceived social media as more…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Social Work, Counselor Training, Social Media
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Pritzker, Suzanne; Lane, Liza Barros – Journal of Social Work Education, 2018
This article presents findings from a qualitative study of social work students who participated in an intensive block placement in a state legislature. Findings explore what students perceive as the central learning outcomes from field placements in political settings and how they navigate aspects of practice that may differ in critical ways from…
Descriptors: Social Work, Student Placement, Political Attitudes, State Government
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Howard, Matthew Owen; Fraser, Mark W.; Bowen, Gary L. – Journal of Social Work Education, 2018
Scientific and professional developments in the coming decade will have profound implications for social work doctoral education and the research and academic careers doctoral students are preparing for. These developments include the knowledge explosion, corporatization of the university and related effects, and the emergence of the Grand…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Social Work, Graduate Students, Professional Development
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Chin, Matthew; Hawkins, Jaclynn; Krings, Amy; Peguero-Spencer, Carolyn; Gutiérrez, Lorraine – Journal of Social Work Education, 2018
Despite its emphasis on social justice, social work in the United States has not always attended to issues of diversity in doctoral education. This article examines the state of the discipline's research on traditionally underrepresented students in U.S. doctoral social work programs. An analysis of relevant peer-reviewed articles from social work…
Descriptors: Social Work, Doctoral Programs, Student Diversity, Graduate Students
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McGovern, Patricia; Zimmerman, Sheryl – Journal of Social Work Education, 2018
The purpose of this article is to identify doctoral administration and education standards, practices, policies, and related gaps in knowledge, and consider them in the context of persistent social work challenges. A literature review was conducted, and focus groups were convened at the 2016 conference of the Group for the Advancement of Doctoral…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Academic Standards, Educational Policy, Social Work
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Kainz, Kirsten; Jensen, Todd; Zimmerman, Sheryl – Journal of Social Work Education, 2018
Social work doctoral education can prepare students to become research scholars whose work has impact by providing and promoting the development of an appropriately sophisticated and diverse research methods tool kit. Students can cultivate their tool kits through course work, mentored research experience, and specialized workshops. The tool kit…
Descriptors: Student Research, Research Skills, Skill Development, Social Work
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Black, Beverly; Ombayo, Bernadette – Journal of Social Work Education, 2018
Social workers work in diverse settings with diverse populations including victims and perpetrators of teen dating violence (TDV). This study examined TDV content in MSW programs. A descriptive content analysis of syllabi from 30 specialized intimate partner violence (IPV) and domestic violence (DV) courses in MSW programs and 44 prominent…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Adolescents, Social Work, Dating (Social)
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Nguyen, Trang; Foster, Kirk A. – Journal of Social Work Education, 2018
Evaluation methods play a key role in measuring student learning outcomes. Yet traditional assessments focus on assessing student satisfaction with instructors or courses rather than their progress toward competencies. In addition, the common pretest-posttest assessment is problematic because of response-shift bias. Although multiple time point…
Descriptors: Social Work, Course Evaluation, Pretests Posttests, Student Attitudes
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Wong, Rose; Jones, Terry – Journal of Social Work Education, 2018
This study examines the phenomenon of microaggressions as experienced by students and perpetrated by students and faculty in one of the most ethnically and racially diverse MSW programs in the nation. Microaggressions are the daily slights, insults, and invalidations experienced by minorities, which are, in essence, subtle forms of racism and…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Aggression, Educational Experience, Social Work
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