Summary: Organized institutions which provide services to ameliorate conditions of need or social pathology in the community.
Publications237 found, 100 shown here
- Welfare leavers' use of Medicaid transitional medical assistance in California, 1993-1997Jane 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...
- Delivering smoking cessation support to disadvantaged groups: a qualitative study of the potential of community welfare organizationsJamie 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...
- Income redistribution is not enough: income inequality, social welfare programs, and achieving equity in healthBarbara 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...
- Integrating smoking care in community welfare agencies to reach disadvantaged people: Findings from the Smoking Matters ProjectJon 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...
- The relationship of job type to burnout in social workers at social welfare officesFumi 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...
- A population-based cohort study of the effect of common mental disorders on disability pension awardsArnstein 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...
- 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....
- The measurement of individual utility and social welfareP 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...
- Welfare rights advice in primary care: prevalence, processes and specialist provisionRichard 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..Although practitioners are skilled in detecting need, and their practice is enhanced by specialist support, expansion is needed to provide the advice which cannot be met by clinical consultation...
- 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....
- Cost analysis of an exercise program for older women with respect to social welfare and healthcare costs: a pilot studyL Timonen
Health Center of the City of Joensuu, Joensuu, Finland
Scand J Med Sci Sports 18:783-9. 2008The aim of this study was to analyze social welfare and healthcare costs and fall-related healthcare costs after a group-based exercise program...
- The potential to forgo social welfare gains through overrelianceon cost effectiveness/cost utility analyses in the evidence base for public healthD 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...
- Evaluating the health effects of social interventionsHilary Thomson
MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, G12 8RZ
BMJ 328:282-5. 2004
- Variation in views on clients in interprofessional work for vocational rehabilitation in SwedenUlla 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...
- On the goals of medicine, health enhancement and social welfareL 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...
- The welfare state: a glossary for public healthT 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...
- The health of poor women under welfare reformGeorge 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...
- Homelessness, health status, and health care useBella 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...
- Gatekeepers in sickness insurance: a systematic review of the literature on practices of social insurance officersElsy 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....
- Can limiting choice increase social welfare? The elderly and health insuranceYaniv Hanoch
University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
Milbank Q 84:37-73. 2006....
- Personal, family, and multiple barriers of long-term welfare recipientsMary 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...
- Older people's experience of proactive welfare rights advice: qualitative study of a South Asian communitySuzanne Moffatt
Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Ethn Health 14:5-25. 2009....
- A systematic review of the health, social and financial impacts of welfare rights advice delivered in healthcare settingsJean 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...
- Does social cohesion modify the association between area income deprivation and mental health? A multilevel analysisDavid 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...
- Integrated care for homeless people--sharing knowledge and experience in practice, education and research: results of the networking efforts to find homeless health workersIgor 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
- Using the Health Assessment Questionnaire and welfare benefits advice to help people disabled through arthritis to access financial supportC Langley
Air Balloon Surgery, Kenn Road, St George, Bristol BS5 7PD, UK
Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:863-8. 2004....
- Primary care. Take it from herePeter 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...
- A welfare benefits outreach project to users of community mental health servicesMary Frost-Gaskin
MIND in Croydon, Surrey, UK
Int J Soc Psychiatry 49:251-63. 2003..The adverse effects on quality of life and mental health may be significant, as are the economic implications of correcting this level of under-claiming...
- Providing welfare advice in general practice: referrals, issues and outcomesPeter 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...
- Evaluation of welfare rights advice in primary care: the general practice perspectiveRichard 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)...
- 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...
- Roll-out of a nurse-led welfare benefits screening service throughout the largest Local Health Care Co-operative in Glasgow: an evaluation studyR 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...
- Prediction of successful application for disability benefits for people with arthritis using the Health Assessment QuestionnaireD S Memel
Air Balloon Surgery, United Bristol Healthcare NHS Trust, Bristol BS2 8HW, UK
Rheumatology (Oxford) 41:100-2. 2002..A test of the generalizability of these findings and the success rate associated with lower HAQ scores should be undertaken...
- Nurse-led welfare benefits screening in a General Practice located in a deprived areaR 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...
- Welfare benefits advice in primary care: evidence of improvements in healthS 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...
- Proactive, targeted benefits advice for older people in general practice: a feasibility studyDaniel 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...
- Difficulties after leaving TANF: inner-city women talk about reasons for returning to welfareSteven 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...
- Coverage gaps for Medicaid-eligible children in the wake of federal welfare reformJennifer 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...
- Political and organizational barriers to satisfying low-income U. S. seniors' need for affordable rental housing with supportive servicesStephen 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...
- Effects of intimate partner violence on low-income women's health and employmentSusan 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...
- The crisis confronting MedicaidNorbert Goldfield
J Ambul Care Manage 26:277-84. 2003
- Poverty and macroeconomic performance across space, race, and family structureCraig 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...
- Putting policy into practice? Poverty and people with serious mental illnessRobert 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...
- Welfare reform, labor supply, and health insurance in the immigrant populationGeorge 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...
- Welfare reform and health insurance coverage of low-income familiesRobert 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...
- Falling through the social safety net: food stamp use and nonuse among older impoverished americansEsme 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....
- Stigma and other determinants of participation in TANF and MedicaidJennifer 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...
- The effect of welfare reform on prenatal care and birth weightRobert 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...
- Housing plus services: supporting vulnerable families in permanent housingCarol 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...
- The right to health care in the United States: local answers to global responsibilitiesMarcela X Berdion
SMU Law Rev 60:1633-66. 2007
- Argentina: no lesson learnedCelia 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."..
- Sources of stigma for means-tested government programsJennifer 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...
- We care don't we? Social workers, the profession and HIV/AIDSNigel 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...
- The association between EIC receipt and employment in a sample of drug using and non-drug using TANF recipientsIsaac 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...
- TANF policy: past, present, and future directionsGregory 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...
- Intimate partner violence and the health care response: a postmodern critiqueMarion 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...
- Orphan care in Botswana's working households: growing responsibilities in the absence of adequate supportCandace 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...
- The effect of family size on incentive effects of welfare transfers in two-parent families: an evaluation using experimental dataAlisa 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...
- "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...
- 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...
- Welfare reforms and the cognitive development of young childrenDeanna 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....
- Welfare reform and substance abuseLisa 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...
- Is there a global common core to social work? A cross-national comparative study of BSW graduate studentsIdit 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...
- American Indian/Alaskan Native grandparents raising grandchildren: findings from the Census 2000 Supplementary SurveyEsme 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...
- Likelihood of using food stamps during the adulthood yearsMark 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...
- 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...
- Welfare reform and health insurance of immigrantsNeeraj Kaushal
School of Social Work, Columbia University, 1255 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027, USA
Health Serv Res 40:697-721. 2005..The research also suggests that PRWORA may have engendered fear among immigrants and dampened their enrollment in safety net programs...
- Measuring the effect of a large reduction in welfare payments on mental health service use in welfare-dependent neighborhoodsLeah 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...
- Welfare reform, employment, and drug and alcohol use among low-income womenEllen Meara
Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, USA
Harv Rev Psychiatry 14:223-32. 2006....
- A welfare balance sheet for the 1990s. Final report of the Swedish Welfare CommissionJoakim Palme
Scand J Public Health Suppl 60:7-143. 2003
- The association of childhood asthma with parental employment and welfare receiptLauren A Smith
Department of Pediatrics of Boston University School of Medicine, USA
J Am Med Womens Assoc 57:11-5. 2002..These associations with children's asthma may have implications for policy makers interested in increasing employment and decreasing welfare..
- Keeping battered women safe during welfare reform: new challengesJody 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...
- Refrain or reality: a United States rural policy? Implications for rural health careCharles W Fluharty
Rural Policy Research Institute, 135 Mumford Hall, University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
J Leg Med 23:57-72. 2002
- Dynamics of income packaging: a 10-year longitudinal studyAllison 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...
- TANF: what went wrong and what to do nextVicki 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...
- Working on the puzzle: health care coverage for low-wage workersLouise G Trubek
University of Wisconsin Law School, USA
Health Matrix Clevel 12:157-79. 2002
- Welfare use as a life course event: toward a new understanding of the U.S. safety netMark 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...
- Policy implications of the gradient of health and wealthAngus 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...
- Charitable choice and faith-based welfare: a call for social workRam 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...
- Trimming taxes via hiring creditsDaniel A Weiss
Provider 28:47-8. 2002
- Federalism and social justice: implications for social workDonald 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...
- Ensuring the stability of welfare-to-work exits: the importance of recipient knowledge about work incentivesSteven 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...
- Public support for poverty-related policiesLinda 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...
- Economic growth, inequality, and the economic position of the poor in 1985-1995: an international perspectiveOlli Kangas
Department of Social Policy, University of Turku, Finland
Int J Health Serv 32:213-27. 2002....
- Assessing immigrant policy options: labor market conditions and postreform declines in immigrants' receipt of welfareMagnus 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...
- The influence of income on health: views of an epidemiologistMichael 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...
- Interorganizational relationships among nonprofits in the aftermath of welfare reformMichael 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...
- The exploitation argument against commercial surrogacyStephen Wilkinson
Centre for Professional Ethics, Keele University, Keele ST5 5BG, UK
Bioethics 17:169-87. 2003....
- Motivated but fearful: welfare reform, disability, and raceSandra Edmonds Crewe
Howard University School of Social Work, USA
J Health Soc Policy 16:55-68. 2002..It also presents practice implications...
- African American youth in the new millennium: an overviewJudith 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...
- State-level public policy as a predictor of individual and family well-beingS L Zimmerman
Family Social Science, University of Minnesota, St Paul 55108
Women Health 12:161-88. 1987....
- Urban homelessness and poverty during economic prosperity and welfare reform: changes in self-reported comorbidities, insurance, and sources for usual care, 1995-1997THOMAS 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...
- 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...
- Adverse events associated with prescription drug cost-sharing among poor and elderly personsR 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....
- [Report on health status of residents in areas with industrial, mining or military sites in Sardinia, Italy]Annibale Biggeri
Dipartimento di statistica G Parenti, Universita di Firenze
Epidemiol Prev 30:5-95. 2006The work described in the present report has been requested by the Secretary of Hygiene, Health and Social Welfare of the Sardinia Region (Italy)...
- Implementation of social services for the chronically mentally ill in a Polish mental health district: consequences for service use and costsMaria Zaluska
Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Warsaw, Poland
J Ment Health Policy Econ 8:37-44. 2005..In 1998 (according to the Mental Health Act of 1994), within the social welfare system, new community facilities were established in this district with psychosocial rehabilitation programs ..
- [Research and control of relapse tuberculosis cases]Fumio Yamagishi
National Hospital Organization Chiba East National Hospital
Kekkaku 84:767-8. 2009..cases in Tokyo: Michiko NAGAMINE (Specific Disease Control Section, Tokyo Metropolitan Government Bureau of Social Welfare and Public Health)...
- Characteristics of hospital-based Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy in JapanTakeo Fujiwara
Department of Psychosocial Medicine, National Center for Child Health and Development, 2 10 1 Okura, Setagaya Ku, Tokyo 157 8535, Japan
Child Abuse Negl 32:503-9. 2008..This article explores characteristics of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy (MSBP) in Japan, a country which provides an egalitarian, low cost, and easy-access health care system...
- Physician labor market in CroatiaMario Bagat
Croat Med J 47:376-84. 2006....
- Oral cholera vaccine use in Zanzibar: socioeconomic and behavioural features affecting demand and acceptanceChristian Schaetti
Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, PO Box, Socinstrasse 57, 4002 Basel, Switzerland
BMC Public Health 9:99. 2009..The main aim of this study is to provide advice to the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of Zanzibar regarding routine introduction of an oral cholera vaccine from a socioeconomic and behavioural ..
- Educational and training systems in Sweden for prehospital response to acts of terrorismPer E J Kulling
Emergency Preparedness Unit, National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
Prehosp Disaster Med 18:184-8. 2003..1) the establishment of national guidelines and supervision of standards in emergency and disaster medicine, social welfare, public health, and prevention of infectious diseases; (2) the introduction of new principles, standards, and ..
- GRIEF INTERVENTIONS FOR PLAS, ADOLESCENTS AND GUARDIANSMARY 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 ..
- Ten Year Longitudinal Analyses/Risk for Dental Caries in HIV Seropositive WomenStefanie 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...
- Strengthening social capital to reduce youth violenceTrudy 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...
- Training Social Work Providers: intervention for Maltreating Families of InfantsMonica 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 ..
- Measuring Confrontation During RecoveryDouglas Polcin; Fiscal Year: 2007..g., criminal justice and social welfare staff)...
- External Costs of ObesityJay 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 ..
- Mental Health Economics Training ProgramRichard 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 ..
- Building Integrated Models of Health and Retirement: Three ApproachesJeffrey 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 ..
- CAREER AWARD PROGRAM IN DEMOGRAPHY OF AGINGKenneth 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...
- Health Literacy and Children with Special NeedsDolores 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...
- Research Training on Service Systems for Persons w/AIDSOscar 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 ..
- Living Arrangements, Parenting & Developmental OutcomesRukmalie Jayakody; Fiscal Year: 2003..Such research is essential for understanding how new social welfare policies might affect family. well-being...
- Child Welfare, Drug Abuse and Intergenerational RiskPhilip 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...