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Frances Hoffmann

Frances Hoffmann
Capitol Hill Village

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Publications (16)
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College counseling centers and administrations have long been concerned about the ability of students needing time away from campus for psychiatric reasons to reenter and successfully copmlete academic endeavors. A survey of 28 colleges and universities finds a variety of policies defining procedures for reentry following an absence for psychiatric...
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Goals of higher education have included the development of understanding and acceptance of diverse groups, commitment to working for social justice, and personal confidence. The effectiveness of women’s studies (WS) and non-women’s studies (NWS) classes in bringing about these student outcomes was assessed on 32 college campuses; 548 WS and 241 NWS...
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Critics of women's studies (WS) have charged that WS teaching overemphasizes students' personal experience and is overly politicized. They claim further that WS classes discourage critical, independent thinking and stifle open, participatory learning, causing student dissatisfaction. This study provides empirical evidence of the process of WS teach...
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In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: NWSA Journal 12.2 (2000) 206-209 Book Review Taking Women Seriously: Lessons and Legacies for Educating the Majority Taking Women Seriously: Lessons and Legacies for Educating the Majority edited by M. Elizabeth Tidball, Daryl G. Smith, Charles S. Tidball, and Lisa E. Wolf-Wendel. Was...
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This article examines the reliability and validity for adults and adolescents of Behavioral and Symptom Identification Scale (BASIS-32), a 32-item patient-report instrument designed to facilitate psychiatric outcome assessment of adult inpatient populations. This study extends the original analysis of the psychometric properties of BASIS-32 to a di...
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Supported education programs have emerged as a viable treatment strategy tailored to the developmental and psychiatric needs of young adult psychiatric patients. The efficacy of supported education was investigated by comparing treatment outcomes of 2 inpatient settings, one a specialized inpatient supported education service, the other a more trad...
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Examined psychiatric leave of absence policies of 28 colleges. Results indicated that no single model predominated. The degree of variation reflects uncertainty about predictors of successful reentry to college life once a student's academic career has been interrupted for psychiatric reasons. A review of the literature indicates that interrupted a...
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Describes an inpatient program for young adult psychiatric patients that uses a college service program to mitigate the threat of hospitalization to identity, maintain age-appropriate activities, and facilitate the transition from hospital to educational settings. A comparative outcome study involving 68 patients from the college service (CLS) prog...
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This chapter is an exploration of gender and the contemporary college student, with particular attention to points of tension and contradiction in emerging analyses of gender relations on college campuses. Evidence of considerable convergence in men's and women's aspirations, attitudes, sex-role sterotypes, alcohol and other drug use, and personali...
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Traditional biases about the nature of mental illness and the mission of the academic environment have frequently shaped college policy and practice affecting mentally ill, suicidal, or chemically addicted students. Too often, removal of the student from campus has been seen as appropriate, therapeutically and educationally. The assumption that sep...
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Students entering college in the decade ahead will bring with them formative experiences which challenge traditional conceptions of adolescent development. Members of the "baby bust" generation, they have grown up in a period of remarkable economic, political, and social dislocations. They face uncertain economic futures, record levels of indebtnes...
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In recent years many colleges have responded to the problem of sexual harassment of students and workers in various ways that do not address certain structural conditions underlying the problem. Frances Hoffmann provides a feminist critique of the problem of sexual harassment and of the institutional responses to it. She also offers guidelines for...

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