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Servants or saviors? Exploring the impact of international volunteerism on host communities and volunteers.
International volunteer service (IVS) has rapidly expanded in the last decade among its volunteer participants and sponsoring agencies. Scholars have diverse opinions on the efficacy and ethics of IVS. Proponents suggest ...
Faithful engagement : an examination of the nature and role of values in social policy practice.
In social work, a commitment to individual and societal values is foundational, professionally-sanctioned and necessary for culturally sensitive, ethical practice. Values are instrumental in the formation of cultural norms, ...
Public school response to the trauma of school shootings.
Public school shootings in the United States have reached levels of epidemic concern. Current research related to U.S. school shootings addresses a variety of issues including historical analysis, political influences ...
Justice, faith and politics : congregational engagement in social justice issues.
Social work and Christianity both have a longstanding history of social justice engagement. Congregations and the profession of social work are both navigating unique aspects of the United States’ current divided and ...
Children with externalized behavior disorders : opportunities for the support systems of primary care and congregations.
Children with externalized behaviors and their parents face significant challenges. Parents find themselves stressed and uncertain how to navigate the parenting demands of children with difficult behaviors. Two significant ...
Extensions of grace : an examination of clergy as gatekeepers in youth mental health.
Approximately half of all mental health concerns will begin by 14 years of age and 75% will develop by 24 years of age. Congregations are often a primary point of contact for individuals seeking support related to a mental ...