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Allen, Junior Lloyd; Huggins-Hoyt, Kimberly Y.; Holosko, Michael J.; Briggs, Harold E. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
Purpose: This study explored the scholarship experiences of top-ranked African American faculty in schools of social work. Method: Qualitative interviews were conducted with N = 10 top-ranked African American faculty identified as achieving considerable productivity and impact of scholarship. Findings: Four major themes were identified, each of…
Descriptors: African Americans, African American Teachers, Social Work, Barriers
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Joe, Sean; Scott, Marquisha Lawrence; Banks, Andrae – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
We reviewed the controlled studies that report outcome findings for Black adolescent males 24 years of age and younger at risk of suicide. Our review identified 48 articles published from 2000 to 2015, 33 that met our initial criteria for full-text articles review, resulting in 6 that met all inclusion criteria. We sought to understand what works…
Descriptors: Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Suicide, Therapy
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Banks, Andrae; Fields, Lashawnda; O'Dwyer, Curtis; Scott, Marquisha Lawrence; Joe, Sean – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
Objective: To examine randomized controlled trials (RCTs) for treatment evidence for Black male adolescents suffering from comorbid mental illness and diabetes mellitus. Method: A review of the studies published in English-language journals was conducted. Results: We found no RCT focused on Black males with diabetes mellitus Type 2 (DMT2).…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Therapy, African Americans, Diabetes
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Lindsey, Michael A.; Banks, Andrae; Cota, Catherine F.; Lawrence Scott, Marquisha; Joe, Sean – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
The objective was to qualitatively examine the treatment effects of depression interventions on young, Black males (YBM) across treatment providers and settings via a review. Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) seeking to ameliorate depressive symptomology in Black males ages 12-29 were eligible for inclusion. After review of 627 abstracts and 212…
Descriptors: Males, Depression (Psychology), Qualitative Research, Intervention
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Moore, Megan; Martinson, Melissa L.; Nurius, Paula S.; Kemp, Susan P. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
Background: Early career faculty experiences and perspectives on transdisciplinary research are important yet understudied. Methods: Assistant professors at 50 top-ranked social work programs completed an online survey assessing perspectives on the salience of transdisciplinary training in their field, obstacles to or negative impacts of…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Interdisciplinary Approach, Social Work, Professional Education
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Briggs, Harold E.; Holosko, Michael J.; Banks, Leon; Huggins-Hoyt, Kimberly Y.; Parker, Jessica – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
Purpose: This study explored how African Americans are currently represented in social work journals, research, and schools. Method: Journal publication content and editorship, research methods and designs, and school mission statements and course titles were examined. Results: Only 14% of publications in the top 5 social work journals targeted…
Descriptors: Social Work, Black Colleges, African American Students, Social Justice
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Guerrero, Erick G.; Moore, Hadass; Pitt-Catsouphes, Marcie – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
The emerging discourse about the science of social work has urged doctoral social work programs to reexamine assumptions about conducting research and responding to new expectations for scholarship. This article examines three promising models to guide scientific research in social work (evidence-based practice, team science, and multi- and…
Descriptors: Social Work, Scientific Research, Doctoral Programs, Web Sites
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Maynard, Brandy R.; Wilson, Alyssa N.; Labuzienski, Elizabeth; Whiting, Seth W. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
Background and Aims: To examine the effects of mindfulness-based interventions on gambling behavior and symptoms, urges, and financial outcomes. Method: Systematic review and meta-analytic procedures were employed to search, select, code, and analyze studies conducted between 1980 and 2014, assessing the effects of mindfulness-based interventions…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Therapy, Addictive Behavior, Meta Analysis
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Filges, Trine; Jorgensen, Anne-Marie Klint – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
Objectives: This review evaluates the evidence on the effects of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) on drug use reduction for young people in treatment for nonopioid drug use. Method: We followed Campbell Collaboration guidelines to conduct a systematic review of randomized and nonrandomized trials. Meta-analytic methods were used to…
Descriptors: Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification, Clinics, Drug Abuse
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Huggins-Hoyt, Kimberly Y. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
Purpose: This study assessed the research productivity of African American faculty in the top 25 ranked schools of social work cited in the 2012 U.S. News and World Report. Method: Four citation metrics ("h"-index, "g"-index, age-weighted citation rate, and per author age-weighted citation rate) were examined. Results: Scholar…
Descriptors: African American Teachers, Social Work, Citation Analysis, Scholarship
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Banks, Leon; Hopps, June Gary; Briggs, Harold E. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
This article presents data from an exploratory study of the demographic and published scholarship profiles of the deans and university provosts of the top 50 schools of social work as ranked by the 2016 U.S. News and World Report ratings. Method: The authors used an exploratory design to conduct a content analysis of the demographic and…
Descriptors: Social Work, African Americans, Deans, Diversity (Faculty)
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Austin, Michael J. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
This invited set of reflections upon the research carried out under the auspices of a school of social work is part of a series featuring research centers. It reflects 25 years of scholarly work related to both public and nonprofit human service organizations at the only university-based research center in the United States devoted to research on…
Descriptors: Social Work, Research and Development Centers, Human Services, Administrative Organization
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Lightfoot, Elizabeth; Gal, John; Weiss-Gal, Idit – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
While there has been a long-standing concern about the role of policy within social work education and social work practice, most of the emphasis has been on social work education at the BSW and MSW levels. This article examines policy education at the PhD level. It first explores how policy is taught in social work PhD programs in the United…
Descriptors: Social Work, Professional Education, Doctoral Programs, Policy
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Ghose, Toorjo; Ali, Samira; Keo-Meier, Becca – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
Students of color (SOC) face multiple barriers to being admitted and retained in social work doctoral programs. We describe these hurdles and propose approaches to circumvent them. Admission challenges include a lack of guidance, financial hurdles, underpreparedness, and racism directed at applicants. Retention challenges include a dearth of…
Descriptors: Social Work, Professional Education, Student Diversity, Doctoral Programs
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Cnaan, Ram A.; Ghose, Toorjo – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
This article is intended to forecast major environmental changes that may impact social work doctoral education and assess what should be done in anticipation of these changes. We apply an open system and future studies perspective to guide our work. We present a set of predicted societal changes that will impact social work as a profession and…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Social Work, Professional Education, Educational Trends
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