Randall Nedegaard

Randall Nedegaard
California State University, Fresno | Fresno State · Department of Social Work Education

Doctor of Philosophy

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18 Research Items
86 Citations
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Additional affiliations
August 2018 - August 2022
California State University, Fresno
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Description
  • Teach in the graduate program, Assessment coordinator, Curriculum committee chair.
August 2010 - July 2018
University of North Dakota
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Description
  • MSW Program Director, 2013-2018
December 1990 - December 2010
United States Air Force
Position
  • Clinical Psychology/Clinical Social Work Officer
Description
  • Lt Col (Ret) --Deputy Squadron Commander, Grand Forks Air Force Base, ND 2005-2010 --Combat Stress Detachment Commander, Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, 2009-2010 --Behavioral Health Consultant, HQ Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, VA, 2003-2005 --Behavioral Health Flight Commander, Anderson Air Force Base, Guam --Deputy Director of Treatment Programs, United States Disciplinary Barracks, Fort Leavenworth, KS, 1998-2001 --Clinical Social Worker, Castle Air Force Base, CA. 1991-1993
Education
September 1993 - August 1998

Publications

Publications (26)
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McFall's (1982, 1989) Social Information Processing (SIP) model outlines different stages in cognitive processing and decision-making that may be deficient in men who engage in interpersonal violence (IPV). A decision-making task was developed to assess the utility of abusive and nonabusive behaviors among 32 men who engage in mild IPV, 32 maritall...
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Twenty-four obese women were randomly assigned to 1 of 2 group treatments: behavioral choice treatment (BCT) or traditional behavioral treatment (TBT). BCT uses decision theory to promote moderate behavior change that can be comfortably, and therefore permanently, maintained. Groups completed a moderate-intensity walking program and obtained feedba...
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America has been at war for almost 10 years. Because of this, continuing missions in the Middle East require the support and cooperation of our allied North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) forces from around the world. In this paper we provide an overview of the mission at Kandahar Air Field (KAF) and the Multi-National Role 3 hospital located...
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Military veterans and their families belong to a unique subculture. Several studies have identified the need for helping professionals to attain military cultural competence in order to practice more effectively. In order to address this need, a Midwestern state created a military culture certificate program (MCCP). The process of developing this p...
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American Indians and Alaska Natives are underrepresented as social work students, social work educators, and within the profession in general. In addition, many historical and socioeconomic factors have contributed to disproportionality in higher education attainment between these students and those within other ethnic groups. Compounding the chall...
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Social support theory has been postulated as underlying peer support and recovery programs. However, there is limited understanding of the underlying theoretical mechanism of peer support and recovery programs. The current study examines how the relationship between psychiatric symptoms and personal recovery depends on social support, as well as as...
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Aims: Exploratory research was conducted on the use of a sensory integration technique known as the Wilbarger Protocol with dementia patients in a secured long-term care unit to learn about the impact this may have on agitated behavior. Methods: Ten randomly selected research participants from a 28-bed secured unit participated in a single case des...
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Introduction: Field education is considered to be the signature pedagogy of the social work profession (CSWE, 2015). Although the primary delivery mechanism for field education is the internship and its accompanying professional social work supervision, field seminars are an important component. The practicum seminar has been noted to serve a wide...
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Domestic Violence programs are often mandated to treat perpetrators of intimate partner violence (IPV), yet ways to improve the effectiveness of these programs are needed. One possibility is to provide a more comprehensive assessment and screening so that group facilitators can be better prepared to serve their clientele from the very beginning of...
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A major challenge with the utilization of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM®) is to introduce diagnostic protocols that support systematic inquiry on significant diagnostic information that was gathered via the multi-axial system that was first introduced in the DSM-III (3rd ed.; American Psychiatric Association, 1980),...
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In an effort to encourage self-care through a wide variety of means, 61 MSW students were asked to download the Provider Resilience mobile application (PRMA), as part of their coursework, and use it at least five times over a two-week period. At the end of this period, they were asked to write their impressions about this application and the percei...
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This chapter focuses on values and how they are impacted by war experiences. The author examines his own experiences as he commanded a combat stress control detachment during a major troop surge. Using an autobiographical approach, the author discusses how engrained personal values impacted his deployment and command experience, both positively and...
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Trafficking is a global phenomenon and impacts every country in the world, albeit differently. Social problems, such as human trafficking, run deep into the fabric of a country. Any efforts to combat human trafficking at national levels need to consider the interconnectedness of systems, thus, the micro, mezzo, and macro levels and the interactions...
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Social workers are often tasked to engage with families where domestic violence is occurring. This challenging task can be exacerbated by factors such as cultural and religious influences. As a means to increase the understanding of these important factors, an extensive literature review of current material on Islam, Muslims and domestic violence w...
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Suicide rates among all age groups are on the rise. The most current rates available from 2015 show that suicide rates continue to rise more than 2% each year. Studies have consistently shown that nearly 70% of those who attempt suicide met with a medical or mental health provider in the six months prior to their attempt. Changes in health care pro...
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Research has been conducted supporting a Social Information Processing conceptualization of intimate partner violence perpetration. However, it has also been suggested that several transitory factors can influence the individual steps of this model. One possible transitory factor is impulsivity. This study was designed to evaluate the effect of imp...
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Among countries with similar indicators of socioeconomic success, the United State has the highest per capita rate of gun violence and has seen a surge in mass shooting in the last two decades. This rise in gun violence has generally coincided with legislative efforts to decrease, rather than, increase gun control laws. How has public interest in t...
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This teaching note argues the need for enhanced suicide assessment and intervention training for MSW students preparing for rural social work practice. A detailed outline of a suicide elective course is presented, addressing rural specific challenges. After course completion, students (N = 49) reported feeling better prepared to work with suicidal...
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Religion and spirituality play a vital role in many peoples' lives. Where domestic violence (DV) is concerned, religion can be a source of comfort but can also pose a potential barrier to victim help-seeking behavior (Beaulaurier, Seff, Newman, & Dunlop, 2007). Religious concepts can be misinterpreted to support DV practices (Levitt & Ware, 2006)....
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Starting a new job can be very stressful, and often brings out feelings of insecurity. These insecurities can come in the form of feeling like an imposter, especially in situations, like teaching, when we might feel like a great amount of expertise is required. Much can be learned from listening to our students. In this reflection, student feedback...
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This article describes an undergraduate social work degree offered in two tribal communities through collaboration with tribal colleges, including accommodations that were made to adjust to the pitfalls of the one-size-fits-all approach commonplace in mainstream higher education. Based on lessons learned in working wit the Turtle Mountain Band of C...
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The need for social work practice experience to become more effective social work instructors has been the subject of much controversy for several years. The goal of this study is to advance the conversation about whether new faculty, who are highly experienced social work practitioners, have a necessary prior skill set to more effectively teach ad...
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Despite intimate partner violence (IPV) being a global phenomenon, there is a scarcity of literature on the IPV in Muslim communities. This is especially true when it comes to empirical studies. As a first step towards remedying this deficit, this paper conducted a systematic review of the current empirical literature pertaining to IPV among Muslim...
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This paper examines perceptions of human service workers regarding their employment experiences and adaptations in oil-impacted rural communities in the Upper Missouri Valley of North Dakota. This study is part of larger pilot project designed to better inform health and human service professionals and elected officials about the nature of human se...
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Mental health issues in the military are becoming more prevalent, increasing by 65% over the past decade (Blakeley & Jansen, 2013). Adjustment to military stresses, including deployment and reintegration, take their toll on everyone involved, to include the mental health provider. This article focuses on the lessons learned by one former military m...

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