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Social Work Master’s Clinical Research Papers

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Linking Ebd Student Achievement To Attachment: Exploring The Role Of Relationship In Encouraging School Success, Jennifer Braaten Jan 2013

Linking Ebd Student Achievement To Attachment: Exploring The Role Of Relationship In Encouraging School Success, Jennifer Braaten

Social Work Master’s Clinical Research Papers

Less than one half of students educationally labeled Emotionally or Behaviorally Disordered (EBD) graduate. Previous research findings suggest some reasons for this lack of success including: lack of educator training, mental health issues of students, the effect of poverty and how the nature of early childhood attachment impacts learning. Specific attention has been given to early childhood attachment patterns form the neurological pathways upon which a student may base future interactions. This qualitative study focused on the nature of the student-educator relationship and how that relationship can impact the learning of EBD students. There were ten participants interviewed for this ...


Analyzing Alternative Learning Centers: Challenges And Opportunities For Maintaining Student Retention, Princess Cramer-Drazkowski Jan 2013

Analyzing Alternative Learning Centers: Challenges And Opportunities For Maintaining Student Retention, Princess Cramer-Drazkowski

Social Work Master’s Clinical Research Papers

The purpose of this study was to examine what strategies alternative learning centers utilize for student retention. A case study was used to learn about the ways one public school located in the Upper Midwest provided resources and developed relationships with students in an alternative learning center setting. Students attending alternative learning centers are typically high-risk high-need students who do not have many social supports in their educational settings. The participant in this study is a high-level administrator who has over 30 years of experience in the public school system, including participation in the creation of the modern alternative learning ...