Recent Submissions

  • Strategy development to support LGB individuality in the workplace 

    Soderlund, Alyssa J. (Wichita State University, School of Social Work, 2016-02-19)
    Lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) individuals are challenged daily regarding the lack of emotional support from employers in acknowledging cultural differences. The LGB population is at high risk for heterosexist discrimination ...
  • Teaching inclusion and discourse: A classroom demonstration from Nepal 

    Morrow, Helen; Lowe, Laura A. (Wichita State University, School of Social Work, 2016-02-19)
    While a cornerstone of any democracy, efficacious civic discourse and the ability to come to reasonable compromise seem to occur rarely today. This paper suggests that higher education may be a place to teach such skills, ...
  • The effect of a personalized playlist on older adults with dementia 

    Wagner, Elizabeth; Lee, HeeSoon; Mason, Derek (Wichita State University, School of Social Work, 2016-02-19)
    Dementia is a disease that corrodes one's cognitive abilities such as their memory, affecting around 5 million people in the United States. While there is currently no treatment available to cure dementia, music therapy ...
  • A call for Social Work students in mine action 

    Haymovitz, Ethan; Paine-Thaler, Cameron (Wichita State University, School of Social Work, 2016-02-19)
    For too many, physical and psychological trauma are the unfortunate consequences of living in post-conflict regions where landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERW) continue to litter roads, farmland, and other critical ...
  • Simulation and interprofessional education in Social Work practice 

    Frantz, Trent (Wichita State University, School of Social Work, 2016-02-19)
    Interprofessional Education (IPE) can be defined as "two or more professions learning with, from and about each other to improve collaboration and the quality of care" (Hutchings, Scammell, & Quinney, 2013, p. 359). A ...
  • Film Review: "Portraits of Professional Caregivers" 

    Meehan, Jennifer C. (Wichita State University, School of Social Work, 2016-02-19)
    The documentary film "Portraits of Professional Caregivers" is comprised of many meaningful narratives of child welfare workers, firefighters, law enforcement officers, social workers, psychologists, hospice staff, nurses, ...