Completed Theses

MSW Theses 1970 – Present

2018

Eric Minka

A voice was heard in Ramah: The uncontrollable and uncomfortable tears of Black parents as they navigate complex parenting rules and processes in Toronto

2017

Meghan A. Calder
Self-care patterns and burnout in a sample of social workers in eastern Newfoundland with an organizational context

Kelly A. Sheppard
Sibling Placement in foster Care: Exploring the context and Possibility of Sibling Separation

2016

Corrine L. Younis
Solution-focused practices in child welfare supervision.

Jaspen J. Barker
Exploring individuals’ experiences of time-sensitive practice in rural Newfoundland and Labrador: a qualitative study.

2014

Mary-Jo Church
Falling through the cracks: an exploratory study regarding the perceived barriers to mental health services for rural and urban Cape Breton youth.

Rhonda J. Legge
A qualitative evaluation of the home share St. John’s pilot program.

Lorna Griffin-Fillier
The storied self: the effects of spinal cord injury on identity narratives.

2013

Brianna Justine Simons
Is ignorance really bliss?: Child welfare workers speak out about their understanding of best practice when working with children exposed to domestic violence.

2011

Melinda Mary Duggan
Vision rehabilitation services in Newfoundland and Labrador: Identifying the needs, barriers, and pathways.

2008

Henry Gerard Kielley
The impact of admission and transfer policies on long term care clients and their families.

2005

Sean W. Tobin
Social work and child protection: Is anti-oppressive social work practice relevant and applied in child protection work?

1993

Michelle Lynn Melendy
The victims’-survivors’ perception of participating in the Hughes Inquiry.

Bronson Wayne Smith
Impaired driving programs – a review of the Canadian experience: what makes for an effective intervention?

1992

Bert J. Bennett
Communication, commitment, intimacy, and dyadic perception in lasting marriages: implications for social work assessment and couple therapy.

1991

Gordon Dunne
Stress in child welfare: a study of perceived causes and levels of stress among child welfare workers in Newfoundland and Labrador.

1990

Dorothy B. Robbins
Babies and work: a study of employed parents of infants.

Doris M. Hancock
The procedural analysis of child custody assessment models in cases of marital dissolution.

Carol Patricia Fagan
Issues of elderly caregiving: an exploratory study of the caregivers.

Elizabeth A. Crawford
Children in care: victims of the system.

Donna M. Bolger
Female and male voices in social work revisited: a systematic critique of Liane Davis.

Beverley J. Antle
Guilt, food and control: three women’s experience with eating disorders.

1989

Mary A. Smyth

Psychiatrists’ and social workers’ disclosure practices with regards to the diagnosis of schizophrenia.

George William Newman Skinner
Public perceptions of alcohol problems, treatment policies and treatment services: a Newfoundland perspective.

Roy E. Barbour
A study of client perceptions of the St. John’s Work Activity Project and the perceived benefits of program participation.

Dianne Griffin
Adolescent pregnancy and changes in family functioning: the views of pregnant adolescents living at home and their mothers.

1988

Catherine Walsh Foster
The design of an evaluation model for an outpatient alcohol and drug abuse treatment program.

Richard Joseph Morris
Confidentiality in social work, the professional secret or the profession’s secret? A study of social workers’ knowledge of and attitudes toward confidentiality.

Sheila M. Richler
Unmarried adolescent motherhood in St. John’s, Newfoundland - an assessment profile.

1987

George Robert Savoury
A study of the appeal process for social assistance recipients in Newfoundland.

Geraldine French
Rural social work in Canada and the United States: concerns and curricula.

Audrey Land Hurley
The use of an extended axial model for examining social work core knowledge about early attachment.

Carmen Cameron
Social work periodical literature on battered women, 1970-1984: a content analysis.

1986

Marilyn Howell McCormack
A study of the effectiveness of group counselling as a treatment modality for adolescent female incest victims.

1985

Caroline Cadwalader Leland
Program evaluation of two residential care group homes in the province of Newfoundland.

Madonna Dean Simms
An investigation of the school social worker’s role as perceived by high school principals in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

1984

Susan Manning McConnell
The problem of autonomy: informed consent in social work.

Connie E. Fulcher
Social service organization policies on confidentiality in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

Terry Maxwell Carlson
An assessment of factors related to recidivism among adult ex-offenders residing in a community-based residential centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

1983

Frances O’Neil O’Flaherty

A follow-up of Bachelor of Social Work graduates at Memorial University of Newfoundland

1982

Beverley A. Vincent
Study of outcome in a parent training group in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

Roxanne Power Nugent
A study of victimized daughters’ perceptions of mother-daughter dyads in incestuous families

Denise E. Lawlor
Yalom’s 60 item Q-sort of curative factors in group therapy applied to parent training groups.

1981

Connie Ma
Content analysis of periodical literature on social work supervision.

Maureen Elizabeth Browne
Application of an empirical model of social work practice in a family service agency.

1980

George Mancel Sheppard
A study of the generational factor in child abuse.

Hardevi Harsha Chanrakant Pujara
An examination of familial correlates of child psychiatric disorders.

Ruth Jerrett Johnson
A study of the need for social workers in the schools of Newfoundland

Bonita Ann Tucker
Enhancing interviewing skills: a structural approach to the initial field placement in social work.

Wayne Howard Payne
A study of some selected family variables and their relationship to the satisfaction of parenthood.

1979

Devaki Krishnamoni
An investigation into the motives of women seeking therapeutic abortion in Newfoundland.

1978

Bryan E. Purcell
A study of social adjustment among children of one parent families.

Anne Elizabeth Newlands
A study of self-concept in women as heads of one-parent families.

Helen Marie Handrigan
The effects of parenthood status on kinship relations.

Reginald Gabriel
An examination of authoritarianism in child-rearing attitudes as manifested by foster parents

Irene Mary Eddy
An assessment of foster care parents with respect to their adequacy and satisfaction.

Clarinda Mary Sharpe Dawe
A comparison of the use and support and control in the child-rearing practices of foster parents.

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