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Williams, Gershom - - 2010
This presentation argues that Michael Jackson's compassionate and loving spirit fell victim to the ever present and dangerous, subliminal forces of White racial superiority, although he had an abundance of positive role models and pro-Black examples of success and greatness. Second, a series of question are asked about why he ...
Breaux, Richard - - 2010
With the December 2009 release of Disney's The Princess and the Frog and the continued airing of the animated series The Boondocks (November 6, 2005-Present) and Little Bill (November 28, 1999-July 2, 2007), television viewers and movie goers seem to forget that just over forty year ago, it was rarely ...
Bayer, Konrad - - 2010
Michael Jackson, possibly more than any other pop artist of the 20th Century, managed to bridge the gap in musical tastes between African American audiences and European American audiences. During his time at Motown, he internalized the goal, taught to all Motown artists by Berry Gordy, of crossing over and ...
Carr, Firpo - - 2010
Vigo, Julian - - 2010
In her study of Michael Jackson, Margo Jefferson states that the task of the black artist "was not actually one of creating the uncreated conscience of his race, but of creating the uncreated features of his face" (97). Jefferson attempts to set up a reading of fluid race and gender ...
Zulu, Itibari - - 2010
Amerando, Chelsea - - 2010
Awareness, compliance, and satisfaction are central constructs to a smoking policy. This study evaluated a new restrictive smoking policy on a university campus. An upper division class of undergraduate health education majors completed the evaluation with a survey of 300 students, faculty, and staff. Eighty-one percent of respondents were aware ...
Burwell, Cynthia - - 2010
Reviewing population-based assessments of health status, needs and assets of students and evaluating health improvement initiatives based on measurable goals and objectives is an effective practice and is required to create healthy campus communities and enhance academic performance. Healthy People 2010 (HP 2010) conducted a midcourse review, and in following ...
Deavenport, Alexis - - 2010
A prominent public health disparity is the lack of mammogram screening among low-income Hispanic women. We conducted two focus groups with 12 women to identify health beliefs related to breast cancer and mammogram screening that influenced their screening intentions. Grounded theory and the health belief model (HBM) served as the ...
Linnan, Laura - - 2010
Eighty-one percent of the Presidents from the 59 campus North Carolina Community College System completed a brief survey to assess interest and current status of worksite health promotion programs. Campus tours were conducted at a convenience sample of six campuses using interviews, checklists, and environmental scans. Data were summarized using ...
Husain, Marium - - 2010
Objective: Mammography rates have peaked and appear to be decreasing, prompting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to call for updated and expanded activities that promote breast cancer screenings. The purpose of this study was to revisit the relationships between perceived susceptibility, perceived benefits, perceived barriers, and perceived access, ...
Suggs, L. - - 2010
Despite the public health focus on physical activity, only 27.4% of U.S. adults meet the daily recommendations. This study explored sedentary overweight and obese adults' communication practices and preferences related to physical activity. Focus groups touched on behavior, constructs from Health Belief Model, Theory of Planned Behavior, and Social Cognitive ...
Collacott, Martin - - 2010
Derderian, Katharine - - 2010
How does the aid system respond when insecurity and sudden forced displacement occur in what has long been considered a stable, development context? Can longer-terre aid interventions adapt when challenged to "shift gears" to address acute needs resulting from forced displacement? Based on observations from Medecins Sans Frontieres projects in ...
Burns, avery - - 2010
Kenya currently hosts over four hundred thousand refugees. In the last two decades it has turned towards a policy of containment in an attempt to confine refugees to its two rural camps, Kakuma and Dadaab. Kenya's tolerance for the ongoing refugee problem which peaked in the 1990s due to major ...
Barutciski, Michael - - 2010
Vaughan, Shannon - - 2010
In times of fiscal crisis, demand for health and human services increases while revenues shrink, causing funders to focus more intently on identifying the most successful organizations in which to invest scarce resources. This research grew out of interest in enhancing performance assessment of nonprofit organizations expressed by local government ...
Ford, Channing - - 2010
This article examines how the study of geriatric education provides a collaborative environment in which nonprofits can work together and with government in order to effectively manage the challenges in caring for older adults in the coming decades. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services ...
Eschenfelder, Beth - - 2010
Human service needs assessments are a valuable research tool for prioritizing services to address unmet and undermet needs, and they are essential to organizational and community planning efforts. This article looks at the role of nonprofits in conducting human service needs assessments, a responsibility often left to government health and ...
Walker, Melissa - - 2010
Fees paid by Medicaid are a primary resource for nonprofit organizations serving individuals with developmental disabilities and severe mental illness. While Medicaid reimbursement has facilitated the transition from institutional to community care, cost is not well understood. This article examines how government and nonprofit organizations negotiate the cost of service ...
Weatherly, Jeffrey - - 2010
Research suggests that individuals prefer self-determined reinforcers over experimenter-determined ones. The present study had 518 college students complete a delay-discounting task in which the commodity was cigarettes, a grocery store gift card, casino tokens, cash, or the choice of the four. The least amount of delay discounting was observed for ...
Kane, Meghan - - 2010
Research and services continue to expand to community-based programs serving individuals diagnosed with autism. A focus of great interest in those efforts is that of language acquisition and functional usage. For the purpose of this evaluation, language acquisition interventions are grouped into two broad categories, contrived and naturalistic. Contrived interventions ...
Olson, Ryan - - 2010
The current paper describes an approach for talking with safety professionals or other practitioners about the behavioral foundations of common health and safety problems. Four kinds of Motivational Traps for bad habits are reviewed (Pay-Off, Rare Events, Effort, and Sneaky Traps). This practical taxonomy lives in the introductory slides of ...
Rondal, Jean - - 2010
Structural linguistic and psycholinguistic approaches to morphosyntax are plagued with a major logicalempirical caveat that prevents the definition of a plausible explanatory theory. An alternative approach is presented viewing morphosyntactic regulations as operating on line according to sequential and associative principles learned implicitly.
Kostewicz, Douglas - - 2010
Researchers and practitioners often employ timeout procedures to manage inappropriate classroom behavior. When implemented inappropriately, however, timeout can result in dangerous situations and have received increased scrutiny (i.e., seclusion). The timeout ribbon procedure can prevent some of the dangerous situations associated with other forms of the punishment procedure. This review ...
Gaisford, Kristen - - 2010
The purpose of this study was to assess the extent of a generalized matching repertoire. Three children, ranging from two to four years of age, were selected from an early childhood developmental delay classroom. They were taught identical matching with six objects. After the children mastered those six objects, they ...
Lucas, Lisa - - 2010
Brophy, Alexandra - - 2010
Groth, Susan - - 2010
Nurses are frequently involved in the recruitment of subjects for clinical research studies when their patients are potential study participants. As professionals, it is nurses' responsibility to make sure that patients are treated with beneficence when they are included in clinical research. Financial incentives are frequently used to encourage participation, ...
Kowal, Christopher - - 2010
Utilization of the Iowa Model of evidence-based practice (EBP) helps to facilitate change in nursing care. This was observed when an alteration in pain-rating assessment scales needed to be implemented at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center in Syracuse, NY. Research showed that the Critical Care Pain Observation Tool (CPOT) was ...
Weidenbaum, Allan - - 2010
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