Kelly Ward

Kelly Ward
Monmouth University · School of Social Work

PhD, MSW, BSW

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August 1996 - present
Monmouth University
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  • Professor (Full)

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Students studying addictive diseases must come to understand, among other issues, the interplay between intimate partner violence (IPV) and substance abuse. Statistics are important, but case examples elucidate for the students what to “listen” for in their meetings with clients. The purpose of this article is to provide several case examples of ad...
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Portfolios have been used in a variety of academic settings for outcomes measures and to present students' best work. This article introduces the idea of electronic portfolios to be used with social work majors both in the graduate and undergraduate curriculums. The literature around portfolios, an explanation of our process and the points to consi...
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This study examined the relationship between treatment retention, and drug severity level in a therapeutic community setting for drug and alcohol treatment. Treatment retention is significant because length of time in treatment has been shown to correlate with success after treatment that impacts everyone. The design of this study was exploratory,...
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Resiliency is the ability to cope in the face of adversity. One protective factor that promotes resiliency in substance-abusing dysfunctional families is family rituals and traditions. Social workers and substance abuse counselors can teach family members how to instill resiliency in their families and themselves through rituals and traditions. To...
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This paper will discuss confidentiality issues in the field of social work, specifically when working in addictions. Exceptions to the Code of Ethics and the Federal statute on Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Patients are discussed. Specific cases are examined around the populations of clients with HIV/AIDS and adolescence. Implications for pra...
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Although most cases of HIV infection have been detected in men and women in their twenties and thirties, due to thc long incubation period, it is assumed that they acquired the virus during adolescence. Despite the fact that in most geographic areas of the country, HIV transmission has involved homosexual contact, in our inner cities, the spread of...
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This study examined the relationship among treatment retention, family functioning, individual resiliency, family resiliency, and drug severity level in a sample of primarily urban, minority, lower socioeconomic young adults in a therapeutic community setting for drug and alcohol treatment. Treatment retention for drug addicts and alcoholics is a s...

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