Jodi Patrick Holschuh

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The social acceptance expressed by 234 former mental patients and by the general public toward persons with serious mental illness was compared. Factors that may affect social acceptance of such persons, including personal characteristics and experiences that promote identification with mentally ill persons and the subject's level of psychological distress,(More)
Ethnic differences in rehospitalization were examined in a program of intensive services for severely mentally ill hospital recidivists. The purpose was to determine whether ethnicity-related differences in psychiatric admissions observed in national data would appear among clients at great risk for hospitalization but enrolled in a program of case-managed(More)
Two hundred and thirty-four members of a 1973 sample of sheltered care residents, three-fourths of whom had schizophrenic disorders, were followed up between 1983 and 1985 to examine the role of supportive and of transitional, high-expectation sheltered care environments in the development of residents' social networks. The influences of revolving-door(More)
Working with a consortium of charter middle schools in Atlanta, one member of our team (Gwynne) was asked if Animal Farm (Orwell, 1951) was an appropriate novel for fifth-grade students. Stunned, she replied, as politely as she could, that she did not think Animal Farm was an appropriate novel for fifth grade for a variety of reasons, including students'(More)
Executive Summary Brief Research Project Description This project involves instructor preparation in general, and issues of credentialing in particular, for developmental education (DE) professionals in the state of Texas. Despite the near ubiquity of DE coursework in higher education institutions, postsecondary DE instructor preparation is—and(More)
section 107). Consistent with fair use as defined in the Copyright Laws, brief quotations from this material are allowed with proper acknowledgment. Use of this material for financial gain without the author's express written permission is not allowed. DEDICATIONS This thesis is dedicated to my mom and dad, Thank you for your unconditional love and support.(More)
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