Peter A. Drake's research while affiliated with DePaul University and other places

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Halfway houses, often referred to as group homes or therapeutic communities, are locales where all activities and interactions may be viewed as having potentially healing, rehabilitative, and supportive properties and where all members may consciously or unconsciously contribute to therapy. Residents of these houses are halfway from institutionaliz...
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Academic staff (n = 305) and administrative staff (n = 595) at a large urban, Catholic, and religious order teaching university completed on-line school sense of community, social desirability, and mission-identity plus mission-driven activity measures. Partial correlates (controlling for social desirability) indicated that for both faculty and sta...

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... A clear and relevant school mission has been associated with student achievement levels in British Columbia (Boerema 2009) and Texas (Slate et al. 2008). Research also suggests that the sense of community is related to the mission and identity in a Catholic university context (Ferrari et al. 2009). Mission can clearly play a role in the experiences of school teachers and may contribute to teacher self-efficacy. ...