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John Lennon

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B. John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, d. 8 December 1980, New York City, New York, USA. John Winston Ono Lennon has been exhumed in print more ...

Criminal Justice

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Encyclopedia of Social Work (20 ed.)

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2008

...workers being involved in the criminal justice system due to the lack of self-determination of clients and possible conflicts with social work values (Alexander, 1997 ). Criminal justice is not the most popular area for practice among social work students and professionals. Lennon ( 2005 ) reported that only 713 (2.7%) of 26,137 undergraduate students were placed in field settings involving criminal justice and only 798 (2.2%) of 37,052 postgraduate students were placed in field settings involving criminal justice. Still, social workers occupy a number of...

Social Work Education

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Encyclopedia of Social Work (20 ed.)

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2008

...are quite positive, there is tremendous variation in the quality of doctoral education in research among the large and growing numbers of doctoral programs in social work, which have increased in number from 35 doctoral programs in 1977 to 62 doctoral programs by 1999 (Lennon, 2001 ; Wittman, 1979 ). A number of concerns raised since [the] -1980s about the quality of doctoral programs in social work, such as the need to strengthen the research productivity of graduates, the limited publication records and involvement in funded research by doctoral...

Social Work Profession

Social Work Profession   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Social Work (20 ed.)

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2008

...the continued growth of the number of social work educational programs, the number of students graduating from these programs has fluctuated in recent years, thus raising concern about the supply of trained professionals available to meet an anticipated increased workforce need (Lennon, 2007 , pp. 52–53). See Table 2. Social work graduates continue to be predominately female and white at both the BSW level (88.3%) and the MSW level (86.6%). The number of ethnic and racial minority graduates has increased slightly. Among 2002 social work graduates, 33.1% were...

Children

Children   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Social Work (20 ed.)

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2008

...Cowles, L. A. (2003) Social work in the health field: A care perspective (2nd ed.) . Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press Eder, W. , Ege, M. J. , von Mutius, E. (2006). The asthma epidemic . The New England Journal of Medicine , 355(21), 2226–2235. Elmelech, Y. , McCaskie, K. , Lennon, M. C. , & Lu, H. (2002). Children of immigrants: A statistical profile (September 2002) . New York: National Center for Children in Poverty, Columbia University. Families USA. (2006). Retrieved October 18, 2007, from ...

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