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Font, Sarah A.; Kennedy, Reeve; Littleton, Tenesha – Child Development, 2023
The study examined the impact of child protective services (CPS) contact on out-of-school suspensions for 49,918 Wisconsin students (followed from ages 5-6 to 14-15; [school years 2010-2019; 74% White; 7% Black; 11% Hispanic; 8% other; 49% female]). A quasi-experimental design comparing recent CPS contact to upcoming (future) CPS contact shows…
Descriptors: Social Services, Child Welfare, Suspension, Prediction
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Kouroupa, Athanasia; Hassiotis, Angela; Hamza, Leila; Courtenay, Ken; Hall, Ian; Langdon, Peter E.; Taggart, Laurence; Crossey, Vicky; Lloyd-Evans, Brynmor; Morant, Nicola – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2023
Background: Adults with intellectual disabilities often display behaviour that challenges that is a result of biological differences, psychological challenges, and lack of appropriate social support. Intensive Support Teams (IST) are recommended to support the care needs of this group and avoid hospitalisation. However, little attention has been…
Descriptors: Adults, Intellectual Disability, Behavior Problems, Foreign Countries
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Lisa Schelbe; Jennifer M. Geiger; Christopher Schoborg; Lisa A. Jackson – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2024
Background: Postsecondary education can provide opportunities for students from traditionally hidden populations like those who have experienced foster care or homelessness. To assist these students, campus support programs (CSPs) provide a wide range of services and activities. Objective: Evidence of the impact of CSPs is limited, and little is…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Services, Social Support Groups, Foster Care, Social Services
JungJa K. Troy-Curry – ProQuest LLC, 2024
Churches must be able to navigate forced changes like those brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Restrictions related to the pandemic impacted churches' abilities to provide needed support services to the African American community, including African American women, who shoulder tremendous challenges. Few studies report the views of African…
Descriptors: African Americans, Christianity, Females, African American Attitudes
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Brant, James Michael – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2023
Our world has become starkly inequitable with 0.01% of the population owning 11% of all wealth, 1% owning 38% of all wealth, 10% owning 76% of all wealth, and the lower 50% owning almost nothing. Amongst all of these, there is a group of the most vulnerable, the most underserved, and ironically the most silent because, for the most part, they…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Adoption, Social Change, Feasibility Studies
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Gray, Ben; Kerridge, Tom – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2023
Background: People with learning disabilities are often left behind and ostracised in life, education, employment and in research. This article describes the importance and value that people with learning disabilities can bring when participating in co-production and lived experience research. The article reports on the inequalities and barriers…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Experience, Access to Health Care, Barriers
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Colleen K. Vesely; Elizabeth Levine Brown; Swati Mehta; Christy Galletta Horner – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2024
Early childhood educators play a critical role in the lives of young children, especially through their sensitive interactions. Educators' capacities to engage in high-quality interactions are shaped by their mental health. Studies examining early childhood educators' mental health often focus on psychopathology or negative aspects of mental…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Social Services, Early Childhood Teachers, Mental Health
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Duhon, Gabrielle F.; Simon, Andrea R.; Limon, Danica L.; Ahmed, Kelli L.; Marzano, Gabriela; Goin-Kochel, Robin P. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2023
We evaluated the success of a best practice alert (BPA) in recruiting underrepresented families into an autism spectrum disorder research cohort by comparing BPA-response outcomes ("Interested," "Declined," "Enrolled," "Dismissed") in pediatric primary care practices (TCPs) serving diverse communities with…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Diversity, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Disproportionate Representation
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Bernal, Jane; Hunt, Katherine; Worth, Rhian; Shearn, Julia; Jones, Edwin; Lowe, Kathy; Todd, Stuart – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: Considerable attention is rightly paid to preventable deaths in adults with intellectual disabilities. The pattern of these deaths and the implications for services have been less considered. Method: This paper forms part of a larger cross-sectional study of deaths in a defined population of adults with intellectual disabilities. Data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Death, Adults, Intellectual Disability
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Elise J. Matthews; Jan Gelech; Raissa Graumans; Michel Desjardins; Isabelle Gélinas – Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 2021
The nature of relationships between service providers and parents of children with disabilities influences the health and wellbeing of parents and ultimately the quality of life of their children. The aim of this study was to explore parents' perceptions of their partnerships with service providers. We explored what was and was not working within…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Parent Attitudes, Children
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Ned Redmore – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2024
Background: Service culture refers to the practices, views and values within service organisations. Developing positive cultures has been thought imperative to improving social care, though day services and their cultures remain an under-researched area. For many autistic people with profound learning disabilities, day services are the sites at…
Descriptors: Adults, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Learning Disabilities, Severe Disabilities
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Bruce L. Keisling; Shana J. Crispin; Alicia A. Cone – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2024
As the United States' first disability-specific leadership academy in state government, the Leadership Academy for Excellence in Disability Services is a year-long competency-based training experience designed for employees who manage programs that impact the lives of Tennesseans with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.…
Descriptors: Social Services, Disabilities, State Government, Government Employees
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Casey, Erin A.; Vanslyke, Jan; Beadnell, Blair; Tatiana Masters, N.; McFarland, Kirstin – American Journal of Evaluation, 2023
Principles focused evaluation (PFE) can complement existing formative and outcome evaluation plans by identifying Effectiveness Principles (EPs), an operationalization of values and standards that guide practitioners during program implementation. To date, however, few examples of PFE are available in the literature. This description of the…
Descriptors: Rape, Prevention, Sexual Abuse, Evaluation Methods
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Shupe, Cortnie – Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2023
This paper examines the incidence of the cost burden associated with expanding public health insurance to low-income adults in the context of the Affordable Care Act. Using data from the Medical Expenditures Panel Survey (MEPS), I exploit exogenous variation in Medicaid eligibility rules across states, income groups and time. I find that public…
Descriptors: Health Insurance, Health Care Costs, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs
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Enworo, Oko Chima – Qualitative Research Journal, 2023
Purpose: This paper illustrates how Guba and Lincoln's parallel criteria for establishing trustworthiness, can be adapted and applied to qualitative research on indigenous social protection systems. It provides insights for social protection researchers, exploring plausible qualitative research rigor evaluation criteria, on plausible alternatives.…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Qualitative Research, Research Methodology, Credibility
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