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Standardizing an Organizational Approach to CARF Survey Preparation: A Quality Improvement Project
(Creighton University, 2015-04-01)
Standardizing an Organizational Approach to CARF Survey Preparation is a design-based research project that synthesizes the existing knowledge of four interdisciplinary communities of practice to create an effective and ...
Historical and Contemporary Perspectives of Ministerial and Nonministerial Roles at Faith-Based Christian Social Services Agencies: An Exploration of Taxonomic, Typological and Theoretical Frameworks and Implications for Leadership
(Creighton University, 2015-06-10)
Current theoretical frameworks are insufficient for understanding the complex continuum of ministerial and non-ministerial roles that currently exist at faith-based social services agencies beyond the dichotomous legal ...
Preparation, Characterization and Dissolution Study for Curcumin-Resveratrol-Cyclodextrin Amorphous Ternary System
(Creighton University, 2015-08)
Curcumin and resveratrol are naturally occurring polyphenolic compounds, showing synergistic potential in treatment of several chronic disorders. However, their poor oral bioavailability, which is primarily due to limited ...
Assessing Potential Master's of Social Work Students for Suitability to the Field: The Importance of Relevant Experience
(Creighton University, 2015-06-22)
The purpose of this qualitative dissertation in practice study was to describe the current nonacademic factors considered by accredited Master's of Social Work programs in their admissions process and to create an ...
Assessing the Predictability of Weekly Drought Improvement Using Nebraska's Automated Weather Data Network
(Creighton University, 2015-05-08)
For an agricultural state like Nebraska, the economic, environmental, and social impacts of drought are severe. While precipitation is required to reduce drought conditions, the rate of drought improvement varies depending ...
Breaking Precedent: Assessing the leadership behavior of young lawyers in Los Angeles, California
(Creighton University, 2015-08-17)
This study used the Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire 5X-Short to assess the leadership behavior of young lawyers. The purpose of this quantitative study was to understand the type of leadership behaviors that young ...
Retaining Online First-Generation Students with Support Services: A Mixed Methods Approach
(Creighton University, 2015-06-29)
The online delivery method in higher education has gained popularity in recent years. Institutions offer online programs to remain competitive and financially viable while some students prefer its flexible schedule and ...
Light, Mirror and Rose: The Language of Mysticism as an Emerging Model for Interreligious Communication and Education
(Creighton University, 2015-07-15)
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English Language Learner Achievement: A Mixed-Methods Examination of a Seven-Week Summer Intervention
(Creighton University, 2015-08-07)
The mixed methods convergent transformative research study examined the alignment|between student academic achievements over time against the beliefs of English Language Learner (ELL) teachers’ perceptions of students’ ...
Organizational Factors That Influence Social Workers' Capacity to Engage in Mindfulness Self-Care: A Case Study
(Creighton University, 2015-01-28)
Burnout is an issue for social workers, which negatively impacts their mental and|physical health. However, child welfare social workers may be at an increased risk for burnout compared to other professionals. Further, ...