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Doherty, William J.; Jacob, Jenet; Cutting, Beth – Family Relations, 2009
We introduce Community Engaged Parent Education as a model for civic engagement in parent education. In Community Engaged Parent Education, the parent educator weaves the public dimensions of parenting into the everyday practice of group parent education. It is not a curriculum but a community-collaborative way of teaching all parenting topics by…
Descriptors: Parent Education, Teaching Methods, Community Programs, Citizenship Education
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Jordan, Catherine; Doherty, William J.; Jones-Webb, Rhonda; Cook, Nancy; Dubrow, Gail; Mendenhall, Tai J. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2012
The authors utilized interviews, competency surveys, and document review to evaluate the effectiveness of a one-year, cohort-based faculty development pilot program, grounded in diffusion of innovations theory, and aimed at increasing competencies in community engagement and community-engaged scholarship. Five innovator participants designed the…
Descriptors: Individual Needs, Mentors, Pilot Projects, Faculty Development
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Berge, Jerica M.; Arikian, Aimee; Doherty, William J.; Neumark-Sztainer, Dianne – Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2012
Objective: To explore multiple family members' perceptions of risk and protective factors for healthful eating and physical activity in the home. Design: Ten multifamily focus groups were conducted with 26 families. Setting and Participants: Community setting with primarily black and white families. Family members (n = 103) were aged 8 to 61…
Descriptors: Obesity, Physical Activities, Focus Groups, Family Environment
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Berge, Jerica M.; Mendenhall, Tai J.; Doherty, William J. – Family Relations, 2009
Community-based participatory research (CBPR) is an action research approach that emphasizes collaborative partnerships between community members, community organizations, health care providers, and researchers to generate knowledge and solve local problems. Although relatively new to the field of family social science, family and health…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Action Research, Community Programs, Social Sciences
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Anderson, Jared R.; Doherty, William J. – Family Relations, 2005
We describe a democratic citizen model of community organizing for mobilizing and partnering with families, using the overscheduling of children as a case example. We provide an overview of the growing body of research on this aspect of family time, describe the difference between a citizen model and program models for working with families, give…
Descriptors: Family Counseling, Quality of Life, Parent Child Relationship, Time Management
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Hernandez, Barbara Couden; Doherty, William J. – Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 2005
A national sample of marriage and family therapists (MFTs) was used to describe practice patterns of MFTs whose clients use psychotropics and to compare medicated and nonmedicated clients. Marriage and Family Therapists (n = 283) reported on 195 medicated and 483 nonmedicated adult clients. Clients (n = 375) rated their improvement and…
Descriptors: Marriage Counseling, Family Counseling, Drug Therapy, Counselors
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Doherty, William J.; Anderson, Jared R. – Family Relations, 2004
This article reviews the development of community marriage initiatives and their relationship with family professionals, with particular emphasis on sociohistorical context. We describe five leading community marriage initiatives, discuss the state of the evaluation research, and propose new directions for this promising area of work.
Descriptors: Marriage, Evaluation Research
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Allen, William D.; Doherty, William J. – Prevention Researcher, 2004
Most of the research on adolescent fathers has been based on quantitative data. However qualitative data is necessary to put this data into context. For this research study, ten African American adolescent males from a large midwestern urban area were recruited for this study. Information was gathered using a structured interview procedure which…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Early Parenthood, African Americans, Males
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Carroll, Jason S.; Doherty, William J. – Family Relations, 2003
Presents a comprehensive, meta-analytic review and critical evaluation of outcome research pertaining to the effectiveness of premarital prevention programs. Findings suggest that premarital prevention programs are generally effective in producing immediate and short-term gains in interpersonal skills and overall relationship quality. (Contains 67…
Descriptors: Counseling, Counseling Effectiveness, Marriage, Outcomes of Treatment
Doherty, William J.; Ayers, Catherine – 2002
The @ONE project at De Anza College, California, funded by the California Community College Chancellors Office, was intended to assist faculty in enhancing instruction through the effective use of technology. In spite of the millions of dollars spent by the California Community Colleges to implement information technology in the campus…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Educational Innovation
Doherty, William J. – 1972
The problem of evaluating school progress and its programs has recently been the topic of much research and discussion. The Center for the Study of Evaluation confronted this problem and produced the CSE Elementary School Evaluation KIT: Needs Assessment as a partial solution (see ED 058 673.) Within the framework of the KIT, the need for school…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Decision Making, Educational Environment, Educational Objectives
Doherty, William J. – 1972
Based upon a comprehensive approach to educational goal selection, a national sampling of elementary school principals, teachers, and parents was compared over various demographic variables in terms of their goal priorities. The data consisted of the rating of 106 goals by each person sampled in the study. In addition to the goal ratings, each…
Descriptors: Demography, Educational Objectives, Elementary Schools, Objectives
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Doherty, William J. – Family Relations, 1982
Examined the relationship between spouses' (N=58) attributional styles for marital problems and their negative social reinforcement in a laboratory interaction procedure. Results indicated wives who attributed other couples' marital problems to undesirable personality traits or negative attitudes were more likely to verbally criticize their…
Descriptors: Attribution Theory, Cognitive Processes, Interpersonal Relationship, Marital Instability
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Doherty, William J. – American Journal of Family Therapy, 1981
Using attribution theory and social learning theory, a conceptual model explaining how attributional and efficacy questions influence family conflict attitudes and behaviors is presented. The effect of causal attributions on blaming behavior and generalizations is examined. More attention should be paid to individual cognitions in family conflict.…
Descriptors: Attribution Theory, Cognitive Processes, Conflict Resolution, Counseling Theories
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Doherty, William J. – Journal of Divorce, 1980
Using locus of control personality scores from a sample of White adults, with education and income controlled, this study found that divorced persons were significantly more internal than married persons. The cross-sectional data does not unravel the issue of causal direction. (Author)
Descriptors: Adults, Comparative Analysis, Divorce, Individual Development
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