social welfare

Summary

Summary: Organized institutions which provide services to ameliorate conditions of need or social pathology in the community.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Welfare leavers' use of Medicaid transitional medical assistance in California, 1993-1997
    Jane Mauldon
    Goldman School of Public Policy and at UC DATA, University of California, Berkeley 94720 5100, USA
    Inquiry 39:372-87. 2002
  2. doi Politics, welfare regimes, and population health: controversies and evidence
    Carles Muntaner
    Social Science and Health Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health CAMH and Global Health Program, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Sociol Health Illn 33:946-64. 2011
  3. ncbi Conditional cash transfer: a magic bullet for health?
    Kenji Shibuya
    WHO, Geneva CH 1211, Switzerland
    Lancet 371:789-91. 2008
  4. pmc Using quantitative and qualitative data in health services research - what happens when mixed method findings conflict? [ISRCTN61522618]
    Suzanne Moffatt
    Public Health Research Group, School of Population and Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, William Leech Building, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:28. 2006
  5. pmc Cash component of conditional cash transfer program is associated with higher body mass index and blood pressure in adults
    Lia C H Fernald
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Nutr 138:2250-7. 2008
  6. ncbi Does social cohesion modify the association between area income deprivation and mental health? A multilevel analysis
    David Fone
    Department of Epidemiology, Statistics and Public Health, Centre for Health Sciences Research, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:338-45. 2007
  7. ncbi The measurement of individual utility and social welfare
    P Dolan
    University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Health Econ 17:39-52. 1998
  8. ncbi A population-based cohort study of the effect of common mental disorders on disability pension awards
    Arnstein Mykletun
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Christiesgt 13, N 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1412-8. 2006
  9. doi Older people's experience of proactive welfare rights advice: qualitative study of a South Asian community
    Suzanne Moffatt
    Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Ethn Health 14:5-25. 2009
  10. ncbi Welfare benefits advice in primary care: evidence of improvements in health
    S Abbott
    Health and Community Care Research Unit, University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB
    Public Health 114:324-7. 2000

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  1. ncbi Welfare leavers' use of Medicaid transitional medical assistance in California, 1993-1997
    Jane Mauldon
    Goldman School of Public Policy and at UC DATA, University of California, Berkeley 94720 5100, USA
    Inquiry 39:372-87. 2002
    ..Supplementary analyses using data from the National Survey of America's Families indicate that if fully implemented, TMA could have substantially reduced uninsurance among welfare leavers...
  2. doi Politics, welfare regimes, and population health: controversies and evidence
    Carles Muntaner
    Social Science and Health Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health CAMH and Global Health Program, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Sociol Health Illn 33:946-64. 2011
    ..We end by discussing epistemological, theoretical, and methodological issues for consideration for future research...
  3. ncbi Conditional cash transfer: a magic bullet for health?
    Kenji Shibuya
    WHO, Geneva CH 1211, Switzerland
    Lancet 371:789-91. 2008
  4. pmc Using quantitative and qualitative data in health services research - what happens when mixed method findings conflict? [ISRCTN61522618]
    Suzanne Moffatt
    Public Health Research Group, School of Population and Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, William Leech Building, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:28. 2006
    ....
  5. pmc Cash component of conditional cash transfer program is associated with higher body mass index and blood pressure in adults
    Lia C H Fernald
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Nutr 138:2250-7. 2008
    ..Oportunidades has been portrayed as a model for CCT programs worldwide, but the results reported here support the notion that the cash component of Oportunidades may be negatively associated with some adult health outcomes...
  6. ncbi Does social cohesion modify the association between area income deprivation and mental health? A multilevel analysis
    David Fone
    Department of Epidemiology, Statistics and Public Health, Centre for Health Sciences Research, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:338-45. 2007
    ..We investigated the joint effect of community and individual-level socio-economic deprivation and social cohesion on individual mental health status...
  7. ncbi The measurement of individual utility and social welfare
    P Dolan
    University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Health Econ 17:39-52. 1998
    ..In addition, it is an approach that is relatively simple to investigate empirically, and the results of a preliminary study are presented as illustration of this...
  8. ncbi A population-based cohort study of the effect of common mental disorders on disability pension awards
    Arnstein Mykletun
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Christiesgt 13, N 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1412-8. 2006
    ..The authors investigated empirically the contribution of psychiatric morbidity to the award of disability pensions, in particular those awarded for physical diagnoses...
  9. doi Older people's experience of proactive welfare rights advice: qualitative study of a South Asian community
    Suzanne Moffatt
    Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Ethn Health 14:5-25. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi Welfare benefits advice in primary care: evidence of improvements in health
    S Abbott
    Health and Community Care Research Unit, University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB
    Public Health 114:324-7. 2000
    ..These findings suggest that 'prescribing advice' is a health intervention which is appropriately situated in primary care...
  11. doi The social welfare function and individual responsibility: some theoretical issues and empirical evidence
    Paul Dolan
    Tanaka Business School, Imperial College, University of London, United Kingdom
    J Health Econ 28:210-20. 2009
    The literature on income distribution has attempted to evaluate different degrees of inequality using a social welfare function (SWF) approach...
  12. ncbi Providing welfare advice in general practice: referrals, issues and outcomes
    Peter Greasley
    Department of Community and Primary Care, School of Health Studies, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 13:249-58. 2005
    ..It is concluded that the service is an excellent strategy by which primary care organisations address the social, economic and environmental influences on the health of their population...
  13. ncbi Roll-out of a nurse-led welfare benefits screening service throughout the largest Local Health Care Co-operative in Glasgow: an evaluation study
    R Hoskins
    Nursing and Midwifery School, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, 59 Oakfield Avenue, Glasgow G12 8LW, UK
    Public Health 119:853-61. 2005
    ..To evaluate the roll-out of a nurse-led Attendance Allowance (AA) screening programme in 24 general practices located within the largest Local Health Care Co-operative in Glasgow...
  14. ncbi Health care and social welfare costs in home-based and hospital-based rehabilitation after stroke
    Agneta Andersson
    Department of Health and Society, Center for Medical Technology Assessment, Linkopings Universitet, Linkoping, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 16:386-92. 2002
    ..to analyse whether a redistribution of costs occurs between health care providers (the County councils) and social welfare providers (the municipalities) in a comparison of home-based rehabilitation and hospital-based rehabilitation ..
  15. doi Delivering smoking cessation support to disadvantaged groups: a qualitative study of the potential of community welfare organizations
    Jamie Bryant
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Health Educ Res 25:979-90. 2010
    ..The community service setting represents a promising access point for engaging disadvantaged smokers for cessation and further research exploring the effectiveness of support delivered in this setting is clearly warranted...
  16. ncbi Who uses welfare benefits advice services in primary care?
    Stephen Abbott
    Public Health and Primary Care Unit, School of Nursing and Midwifery, City University, Liverpool, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 11:168-74. 2003
    ..These data could be used to support requests for continued or extended funding...
  17. ncbi Proactive, targeted benefits advice for older people in general practice: a feasibility study
    Daniel Toeg
    The Caversham Group Practice, London, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 11:124-8. 2003
    ..Primary care is an effective base from which advice can be delivered and the development of closer working relationships between primary care and advice services can be an effective and efficient way of helping patients...
  18. ncbi Using the Health Assessment Questionnaire and welfare benefits advice to help people disabled through arthritis to access financial support
    C Langley
    Air Balloon Surgery, Kenn Road, St George, Bristol BS5 7PD, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:863-8. 2004
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  19. ncbi Nurse-led welfare benefits screening in a General Practice located in a deprived area
    R A J Hoskins
    Nursing and Midwifery School, University of Glasgow, UK
    Public Health 116:214-20. 2002
    ..To evaluate a nurse-led attendance allowance screening service in General Practice...
  20. pmc Ethnic health care advisors: a good strategy to improve the access to health care and social welfare services for ethnic minorities?
    Arlette E Hesselink
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Public Health Service Amsterdam, P O BOX 2200, 1000 CE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Community Health 34:419-29. 2009
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  21. ncbi Impact of the Mexican program for education, health, and nutrition (Progresa) on rates of growth and anemia in infants and young children: a randomized effectiveness study
    Juan A Rivera
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Centro de Investigación en Nutrición y Salud, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    JAMA 291:2563-70. 2004
    ..Malnutrition causes death and impaired health in millions of children. Existing interventions are effective under controlled conditions; however, little information is available on their effectiveness in large-scale programs...
  22. ncbi Prescribing welfare benefits advice in primary care: is it a health intervention, and if so, what sort?
    Stephen Abbott
    Public Health and Primary Care Unit, Barts School of Nursing and Midwifery, City University, Philpot Street, London E1 2EA
    J Public Health Med 24:307-12. 2002
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  23. ncbi The relationship of job type to burnout in social workers at social welfare offices
    Fumi Takeda
    Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennoudai, Tsukuba City, Ibaraki 305 8577, Japan
    J Occup Health 47:119-25. 2005
    ..for each job type, and the association between burnout and job factors in 189 social workers at all social welfare offices in a prefecture in Japan. Among the three job types, 32...
  24. ncbi Welfare rights advice in primary care: prevalence, processes and specialist provision
    Richard Harding
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free University College Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Fam Pract 20:48-53. 2003
    ..Despite persistent poverty-related health inequalities, few sustained responses have been developed in primary care. Welfare rights provision has been proposed as one potential pathway to addressing health inequalities...
  25. pmc Income redistribution is not enough: income inequality, social welfare programs, and achieving equity in health
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, Room 452, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:1038-41. 2007
    ..A health system oriented around a strong primary care base is an example of such a strategy...
  26. ncbi Integrating smoking care in community welfare agencies to reach disadvantaged people: Findings from the Smoking Matters Project
    Jon O'Brien
    Health Promot J Austr 21:176-82. 2010
    ..Community service organisations have been suggested as a promising setting to provide smoking cessation support for disadvantaged people, but few initiatives have explored the feasibility of this strategy...
  27. doi Cost analysis of an exercise program for older women with respect to social welfare and healthcare costs: a pilot study
    L Timonen
    Health Center of the City of Joensuu, Joensuu, Finland
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 18:783-9. 2008
    The aim of this study was to analyze social welfare and healthcare costs and fall-related healthcare costs after a group-based exercise program...
  28. pmc The potential to forgo social welfare gains through overrelianceon cost effectiveness/cost utility analyses in the evidence base for public health
    D R Cohen
    Health Economics and Policy Research Unit, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, CF37 1DL, UK
    J Environ Public Health 2009:107927. 2009
    ..health illustrates how overfocusing on cost effectiveness/cost utility analyses may lead to forgoing potential social welfare gains from programmes in public health...
  29. ncbi Gatekeepers in sickness insurance: a systematic review of the literature on practices of social insurance officers
    Elsy Söderberg
    Division of Social Medicine and Public Health Science, Department of Health and Society, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Health Soc Care Community 13:211-23. 2005
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  30. ncbi The welfare state: a glossary for public health
    T A Eikemo
    Department of Sociology and Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7491, Trondheim, Norway
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:3-6. 2008
    ..In this glossary, we explicitly define these concepts in order to enable more researchers, practitioners and policy-makers to engage with and contribute to this exciting and fruitful area of public health research...
  31. ncbi Personal, family, and multiple barriers of long-term welfare recipients
    Mary Jane Taylor
    College of Social Work, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112 0260, USA
    Soc Work 49:175-83. 2004
    ..Implications for policy and programming are discussed...
  32. doi Integrated care for homeless people--sharing knowledge and experience in practice, education and research: results of the networking efforts to find homeless health workers
    Igor van Laere
    GGD Municipal Public Health Service, Dr Valckenier Outreach Practice for Homeless People, 1000 CE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 18:5-6. 2008
  33. ncbi Variation in views on clients in interprofessional work for vocational rehabilitation in Sweden
    Ulla Sandström
    Stockholm Centre for Public Health, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Interprof Care 21:479-89. 2007
    ..The results stress the importance of discussing what ethical values are desirable, not least in inter-organizational and interprofessional projects...
  34. pmc Homelessness, health status, and health care use
    Bella Schanzer
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, and the Center for Homelessness Prevention Studies, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:464-9. 2007
    ..Little is known about the health status of those who are newly homeless. We sought to describe the health status and health care use of new clients of homeless shelters and observe changes in these health indicators over the study period...
  35. pmc A systematic review of the health, social and financial impacts of welfare rights advice delivered in healthcare settings
    Jean Adams
    Public Health Research Group, School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:81. 2006
    ..We conducted a systematic review of the health, social and financial impacts of welfare rights advice delivered in healthcare settings...
  36. pmc The health of poor women under welfare reform
    George A Kaplan
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, 1214 S University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1252-8. 2005
    ..We compared the health of single mothers affected by welfare reform with the health of a nationally representative sample of women to document the prevalence of poor health as single mothers experience the effects of welfare reform...
  37. pmc Evaluating the health effects of social interventions
    Hilary Thomson
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, G12 8RZ
    BMJ 328:282-5. 2004
  38. ncbi On the goals of medicine, health enhancement and social welfare
    L Nordenfelt
    Department of Health and Society, University of Linkoping, 58183 Linkoping, Sweden
    Health Care Anal 9:15-23. 2001
    ..how the goals of medicine are related to the goals of closely allied enterprises such as health promotion and social welfare. In this reply I therefore propose an analysis of these related conceptual areas...
  39. pmc Can limiting choice increase social welfare? The elderly and health insurance
    Yaniv Hanoch
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Milbank Q 84:37-73. 2006
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  40. ncbi A welfare benefits outreach project to users of community mental health services
    Mary Frost-Gaskin
    MIND in Croydon, Surrey, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 49:251-63. 2003
    ..Many psychiatric service users are entitled to welfare benefits, but work from the UK and the USA suggests many are either unaware of their entitlements or find the benefits system difficult to access...
  41. ncbi Primary care. Take it from here
    Peter Greasley
    School of Health Studies, Bradford University
    Health Serv J 112:28-9. 2002
    ..Many referrals came from GPs, but patients referred themselves in a fifth of cases. Patients welcomed the service and found it convenient. The co-operation of reception staff was vital...
  42. ncbi Evaluation of welfare rights advice in primary care: the general practice perspective
    Richard Harding
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free University College Medical School, London, UK and Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 10:417-22. 2002
    ..The current lack of basic information in surgeries must be addressed (e.g. information on local providers, printed information detailing range and eligibility criteria of welfare benefits)...
  43. ncbi Prediction of successful application for disability benefits for people with arthritis using the Health Assessment Questionnaire
    D S Memel
    Air Balloon Surgery, United Bristol Healthcare NHS Trust, Bristol BS2 8HW, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 41:100-2. 2002
    ..Many eligible people with arthritis do not receive disability benefits. Application forms are lengthy and complex, and doctors and nurses are often unsure which patients would qualify...
  44. ncbi Poverty and macroeconomic performance across space, race, and family structure
    Craig Gundersen
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Iowa State University, USA
    Demography 41:61-86. 2004
    ..An auxiliary time-series analysis suggests that the expansions in the federal Earned Income Tax Credit of the 1990s accounted for upward of 50% of the reduction in after-tax income deprivation...
  45. ncbi Political and organizational barriers to satisfying low-income U. S. seniors' need for affordable rental housing with supportive services
    Stephen M Golant
    Department of Geography, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 15:21-48. 2003
    ..This paper examines five major political and organizational barriers that have restricted the availability of supportive services in affordable rental developments. It offers 12 policy recommendations...
  46. ncbi Falling through the social safety net: food stamp use and nonuse among older impoverished americans
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, 246 Bloor Street W, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A1, Canada
    Gerontologist 48:235-44. 2008
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  47. ncbi Difficulties after leaving TANF: inner-city women talk about reasons for returning to welfare
    Steven G Anderson
    School of Social Work, University of Illinois, Urbana 61801, USA
    Soc Work 49:185-94. 2004
    ..Strategies for improving the performance of TANF case planning are discussed...
  48. ncbi Welfare reform and health insurance coverage of low-income families
    Robert Kaestner
    Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago, 815 W Van Buren Street, Suite 525, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    J Health Econ 22:959-81. 2003
    ..This implies even smaller effects of welfare reform...
  49. ncbi Welfare reform, labor supply, and health insurance in the immigrant population
    George J Borjas
    John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Health Econ 22:933-58. 2003
    ..The immigrants responded by increasing their labor supply, thereby raising the probability of being covered by employer-sponsored health insurance...
  50. ncbi The right to health care in the United States: local answers to global responsibilities
    Marcela X Berdion
    SMU Law Rev 60:1633-66. 2007
  51. ncbi Stigma and other determinants of participation in TANF and Medicaid
    Jennifer Stuber
    Division of Health and Science Policy, New York Academy of Medicine, USA
    J Policy Anal Manage 23:509-30. 2004
    ..The results suggest that the image of the adult Medicaid program remains tied to perceptions about welfare and provides guidance to policymakers about how to improve participation rates...
  52. ncbi Measuring the effect of a large reduction in welfare payments on mental health service use in welfare-dependent neighborhoods
    Leah S Steele
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, and Inner City Health Research Unit, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, M4X 1K2, Canada
    Med Care 43:885-91. 2005
    ..Major social policy changes were implemented in Canada in the last decade with few efforts to examine their potential health effects...
  53. ncbi Effects of intimate partner violence on low-income women's health and employment
    Susan L Staggs
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607 7137, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 36:133-45. 2005
    ..Mediations analyses suggest that health does not mediate the effects of abuse on employment stability over a 3-year period...
  54. ncbi "Leavers" from TANF and AFDC: how do they fare economically?
    Martha N Ozawa
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Soc Work 50:239-49. 2005
    ..The data sources for this study were the 1993 and 1996 Survey of Income and Program Participation...
  55. ncbi The effect of family size on incentive effects of welfare transfers in two-parent families: an evaluation using experimental data
    Alisa C Lewin
    University of Haifa, Israel
    Eval Rev 29:507-29. 2005
    ..The findings show that the eligibility effect of the waiver does not differ by family size, but the work-incentive effect does...
  56. ncbi Welfare reform, employment, and drug and alcohol use among low-income women
    Ellen Meara
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 14:223-32. 2006
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  57. pmc Orphan care in Botswana's working households: growing responsibilities in the absence of adequate support
    Candace M Miller
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health at the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1429-35. 2006
    ..Botswana has one of the world's highest HIV-prevalence rates and the world's highest percentages of orphaned children among its population. We assessed the ability of income-earning households in Botswana to adequately care for orphans...
  58. ncbi Argentina: no lesson learned
    Celia Iriart
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque 87131, USA
    Int J Health Serv 36:177-96. 2006
    ..Social movements have emerged that are developing alternative projects and showing that, when the base is solidarity, "another world is possible."..
  59. ncbi TANF policy: past, present, and future directions
    Gregory Washington
    University of Tennessee s College of Social Work in Memphis, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 21:1-16. 2006
    ..Implications of maintaining a welfare reform policy status quo are identified...
  60. ncbi Sources of stigma for means-tested government programs
    Jennifer Stuber
    Institute for Social Economic Research and Policy, Columbia University, 8th Floor, 420 West 118th Street, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:933-45. 2006
    ..These findings suggest new points of leverage for addressing the potentially deleterious consequences of stigma...
  61. ncbi To what extent does poor health precede welfare?
    Evan Morris
    EcoTech Research Ltd, Regina, SK
    Can J Public Health 96:201-5. 2005
    ..In this paper, we estimate the proportion of social assistance recipients who were on welfare following a drop in health status...
  62. ncbi Likelihood of using food stamps during the adulthood years
    Mark R Rank
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 37:137-46. 2005
    ..Approximately 260 000 person-years of information on food stamp use are analyzed using both life table techniques and logit modeling...
  63. ncbi Intimate partner violence and the health care response: a postmodern critique
    Marion Tower
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Nathan Campus, Griffith University, Nathan, QLD, Australia
    Health Care Women Int 28:438-52. 2007
    ..To date, strategies to improve the health care response have been limited in effectiveness as structural constraints of the health service and models of practice employed have not been addressed...
  64. ncbi The effect of welfare reform on prenatal care and birth weight
    Robert Kaestner
    Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Health Econ 14:497-511. 2005
    ..Since welfare reform was responsible for only part of the decline in the caseload, welfare reform per se had even smaller effects...
  65. ncbi Housing plus services: supporting vulnerable families in permanent housing
    Carol S Cohen
    Adelphi University School of Social Work, Garden City, NY, USA
    Child Welfare 83:509-28. 2004
    ..Following a review of the literature on the relationship of housing to child well-being, the article discusses and illustrates the National Low Income Housing Coalition's principles for and typology of housing plus services...
  66. ncbi Welfare reforms and the cognitive development of young children
    Deanna L Williamson
    Department of Human Ecology, 302 Human Ecology Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2N1
    Can J Public Health 96:13-7. 2005
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  67. ncbi Income barriers faced by individuals in receipt of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
    Michael K Sullivan
    University of Tennessee at Memphis, College of Social Work, 38163, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 17:15-35. 2003
    ..Other barriers including physical health and psychological well-being such as depression, happiness, life satisfaction and optimism were not strong predictors of earned income...
  68. pmc Welfare reform and substance abuse
    Lisa R Metsch
    University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 3316, USA
    Milbank Q 83:65-99. 2005
    ..This article summarizes current research findings and examines implications for welfare reform reauthorization...
  69. pmc Welfare reform and health insurance of immigrants
    Neeraj Kaushal
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, 1255 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:697-721. 2005
    ..To investigate the effect of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) on the health insurance coverage of foreign- and U.S.-born families headed by low-educated women...
  70. ncbi Is there a global common core to social work? A cross-national comparative study of BSW graduate students
    Idit Weiss
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Soc Work 50:101-10. 2005
    ..Students in all the countries attributed poverty to structural causes and supported the extension of state social welfare as a way of dealing with poverty...
  71. ncbi American Indian/Alaskan Native grandparents raising grandchildren: findings from the Census 2000 Supplementary Survey
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Soc Work 50:131-9. 2005
    ..Implications for social work practice are presented and recommendations for policy and research are discussed...
  72. ncbi We care don't we? Social workers, the profession and HIV/AIDS
    Nigel Hall
    Southern Africa HIV AIDS Information Dissemination Service, SAfAIDS
    Soc Work Health Care 44:55-72. 2007
    ..Using case examples the paper considers how social workers can help develop caring strategies that improve the lives of those living with HIV and AIDS...
  73. ncbi The association between EIC receipt and employment in a sample of drug using and non-drug using TANF recipients
    Isaac D Montoya
    Affiliated Systems Corporation, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 32:189-201. 2006
    ..Both hours worked and earnings were positively associated with EIC receipt. In this population, EIC appears to be a successful mechanism for improving economic self-sufficiency...
  74. ncbi Trimming taxes via hiring credits
    Daniel A Weiss
    Provider 28:47-8. 2002
  75. ncbi TANF: what went wrong and what to do next
    Vicki Lens
    Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University
    Soc Work 47:279-90. 2002
    ..During the TANF evaluation period, social workers are urged to take a more active role in urging TANF modifications...
  76. ncbi Welfare use as a life course event: toward a new understanding of the U.S. safety net
    Mark R Rank
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, 1 Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1196, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Soc Work 47:237-48. 2002
    ..Our results suggest that, contrary to conventional wisdom, the use of the United States social safety net is a mainstream experience...
  77. ncbi Charitable choice and faith-based welfare: a call for social work
    Ram A Cnaan
    Program for the Study of Organized Religion and Social Work, School of Social Work, University of Pennsylvania, 3701 Locust Walk, D 19, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6214, USA
    Soc Work 47:224-35. 2002
    ..A review of the public discourse and research findings regarding the relevance and implementation of Charitable Choice is also presented. Implications for social work are discussed, and a call for social work involvement is made...
  78. ncbi Federalism and social justice: implications for social work
    Donald M Linhorst
    School of Social Service, Saint Louis University, 3550 Lindell Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63103, USA
    Soc Work 47:201-8. 2002
    ..Implications for social work policy practice, research, and education for advancing social justice within the federal system of government are explored...
  79. ncbi Public support for poverty-related policies
    Linda I Reutter
    Faculty of Nursing, 5 134A, Clinical Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2G3
    Can J Public Health 93:297-302. 2002
    ..This research examined how public perceptions of the relationship between poverty and health predict support for poverty-related policies...
  80. ncbi Economic growth, inequality, and the economic position of the poor in 1985-1995: an international perspective
    Olli Kangas
    Department of Social Policy, University of Turku, Finland
    Int J Health Serv 32:213-27. 2002
    ....
  81. pmc Urban homelessness and poverty during economic prosperity and welfare reform: changes in self-reported comorbidities, insurance, and sources for usual care, 1995-1997
    THOMAS P O'TOOLE
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 79:200-10. 2002
    ..These findings suggest more need for medical care among homeless and urban poor persons in 1997 compared with 1995 and support the continued need for outreach and support services despite a vigorous economy...
  82. ncbi Ensuring the stability of welfare-to-work exits: the importance of recipient knowledge about work incentives
    Steven G Anderson
    School of Social Work, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign 61801, USA
    Soc Work 47:162-70. 2002
    ..Caseworkers must play a vital role in such efforts, because they often are the key to ensuring that recipients gain access to available benefits...
  83. ncbi Working on the puzzle: health care coverage for low-wage workers
    Louise G Trubek
    University of Wisconsin Law School, USA
    Health Matrix Clevel 12:157-79. 2002
  84. ncbi Refrain or reality: a United States rural policy? Implications for rural health care
    Charles W Fluharty
    Rural Policy Research Institute, 135 Mumford Hall, University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    J Leg Med 23:57-72. 2002
  85. ncbi Keeping battered women safe during welfare reform: new challenges
    Jody Raphael
    Center for Impact Research in Chicago, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 57:32-5. 2002
    ..Ending the isolation of these battered women and helping them with domestic violence services pose difficult challenges. Women's health providers may be in a better position to accomplish this task than welfare department personnel...
  86. ncbi The association of childhood asthma with parental employment and welfare receipt
    Lauren A Smith
    Department of Pediatrics of Boston University School of Medicine, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 57:11-5. 2002
    ..to assess the association of childhood asthma with parental employment and welfare receipt, which has not been studied...
  87. ncbi The influence of income on health: views of an epidemiologist
    Michael Marmot
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health and International Centre for Health and Society, University College London
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:31-46. 2002
    ..Under present U.S. circumstances, a policy of counteracting growing income inequalities through the tax and benefit system and of public provision appears justified...
  88. ncbi Policy implications of the gradient of health and wealth
    Angus Deaton
    Woodrow Wilson School and Department of Economics, Princeton University, NJ, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:13-30. 2002
    ..I argue that the existence of the gradient strengthens the case for income redistribution in favor of the poor but that targeting health inequalities would not be sound policy...
  89. ncbi State-level public policy as a predictor of individual and family well-being
    S L Zimmerman
    Family Social Science, University of Minnesota, St Paul 55108
    Women Health 12:161-88. 1987
    ....
  90. ncbi Adverse events associated with prescription drug cost-sharing among poor and elderly persons
    R Tamblyn
    McGill University Health Center, Royal Victoria Hospital Site, Ross Pavilion, Room 4-12, 687 Pine Ave W, , Quebec, Canada H3A 1A1
    JAMA 285:421-9. 2001
    ....
  91. ncbi Dynamics of income packaging: a 10-year longitudinal study
    Allison Zippay
    School of Social Work, Rutgers, State University of New Jersey, 536 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Soc Work 47:291-300. 2002
    ..The study found that among this sample income packaging was a universal economic strategy and that use of social services did not affect later employment and earnings...
  92. ncbi African American youth in the new millennium: an overview
    Judith L Rozie-Battle
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 15:1-12. 2002
    ..The policies and interventions of the past may need an upgrade to meet the needs of this new generation. The issues of poverty and meaningful opportunities are important to this generation that opposes many mainstream philosophies...
  93. ncbi Motivated but fearful: welfare reform, disability, and race
    Sandra Edmonds Crewe
    Howard University School of Social Work, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 16:55-68. 2002
    ..It also presents practice implications...
  94. ncbi A welfare balance sheet for the 1990s. Final report of the Swedish Welfare Commission
    Joakim Palme
    Scand J Public Health Suppl 60:7-143. 2003
  95. ncbi Coverage gaps for Medicaid-eligible children in the wake of federal welfare reform
    Jennifer Haley
    Health Policy Center, The Urban Institute, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Inquiry 40:158-68. 2003
    ..This paper shows that following federal welfare reform, states have faced new challenges reaching and enrolling the growing numbers of eligible children who are not connected with the welfare system...
  96. ncbi The crisis confronting Medicaid
    Norbert Goldfield
    J Ambul Care Manage 26:277-84. 2003
  97. ncbi Putting policy into practice? Poverty and people with serious mental illness
    Robert Wilton
    School of Geography and Geology, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada 18S 4M1
    Soc Sci Med 58:25-39. 2004
    ..Implications for research and policy are discussed...
  98. ncbi The exploitation argument against commercial surrogacy
    Stephen Wilkinson
    Centre for Professional Ethics, Keele University, Keele ST5 5BG, UK
    Bioethics 17:169-87. 2003
    ....
  99. ncbi Interorganizational relationships among nonprofits in the aftermath of welfare reform
    Michael Reisch
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 1106, USA
    Soc Work 48:307-19. 2003
    ..Private nonprofit providers, however, are critical to the survival of low-income individuals and families, particularly TANF recipients, and to the ultimate success of welfare reform...
  100. ncbi Were NZ's structural changes to the welfare state in the early 1990s associated with a measurable increase in oral health inequalities among children?
    W M Thomson
    School of Dentistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:525-30. 2002
    ..To test the hypothesis that the 1990-91 social and economic policy changes in New Zealand were associated with a subsequent increase in socioeconomic and ethnic inequalities in the dental caries experience of five-year-old children...
  101. ncbi Assessing immigrant policy options: labor market conditions and postreform declines in immigrants' receipt of welfare
    Magnus Lofstrom
    University of Texas at Dallas, School of Social Sciences, P O Box 830688, Richardson, TX 75083 0688, USA
    Demography 39:617-37. 2002
    ..The policy implications of the findings are discussed...

Research Grants78

  1. GRIEF INTERVENTIONS FOR PLAS, ADOLESCENTS AND GUARDIANS
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..12 to 18 years were recruited and randomly assigned to receive: 1) a standard care condition where extensive social welfare services are provided; or 2) an enhanced care condition that provides three modules of coping skills ..
  2. Ten Year Longitudinal Analyses/Risk for Dental Caries in HIV Seropositive Women
    Stefanie Russell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..providers, as well as to those persons and agencies that are indebted to caring for the medical, dental and social welfare of persons with HIV infection...
  3. Strengthening social capital to reduce youth violence
    Trudy Harpham; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..FUNDAPS is also working with health institutions and municipal departments (e.g. health, education, social welfare) to enable them to respond to youth needs...
  4. Training Social Work Providers: intervention for Maltreating Families of Infants
    Monica L Oxford; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Intervention for Maltreating Families of Infants and Toddlers," is an evaluation of a training program for social welfare providers to implement a brief attachment theory-based intervention to families who have been investigated for ..
  5. Measuring Confrontation During Recovery
    Douglas Polcin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., criminal justice and social welfare staff)...
  6. External Costs of Obesity
    Jay Bhattacharya; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..insurance pool, then the subsidy is just a costless transfer from the thin to the obese that does not change social welfare. The key question is: to what extent do transfers to obese adults change incentives regarding their diet and ..
  7. Building Integrated Models of Health and Retirement: Three Approaches
    Jeffrey Liebman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..model of retirement that will allow us to predict the impact of potential policy changes and illustrate the social welfare tradeoffs of different policy options; 2) To develop a leading indicator model of future retirement and ..
  8. CAREER AWARD PROGRAM IN DEMOGRAPHY OF AGING
    Kenneth Wachter; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..group of researchers on aging in the biological sciences and in the professional schools of public health and social welfare, clustered around the Academic Geriatric Center on Aging...
  9. Health Literacy and Children with Special Needs
    Dolores Acevedo Garcia; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..g., special education, pediatrics, health insurance, social welfare); (b) and the skills needed to provide a thorough health/developmental history to clinicians...
  10. Mental Health Economics Training Program
    Richard Scheffler; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This new research training program shifts from a program co-directed with the School of Social Welfare with a multi-disciplinary emphasis to one that focuses on post-doctoral training in mental health economics ..
  11. Research Training on Service Systems for Persons w/AIDS
    Oscar Grusky; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..psychology, psychiatry, community health sciences, sociology, health services, epidemiology, nursing, and social welfare. The program provides strong leadership, excellent HIV science mentors, and an extensive and supportive ..
  12. Living Arrangements, Parenting & Developmental Outcomes
    Rukmalie Jayakody; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Such research is essential for understanding how new social welfare policies might affect family. well-being...
  13. Child Welfare, Drug Abuse and Intergenerational Risk
    Philip McCallion; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..a program of research on Child Welfare, Drug Abuse and Intergenerational Risk (CWDAIR) based in the School of Social Welfare (SSW) at the University at Albany...