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Title

Correlation Between Choosing to Become a Social Worker and Adverse Childhood Experiences: An Empirical Study

Presentation Type

Poster Presentation

Keywords

Social workers--Attitudes; Dysfunctional families--Psychological aspects;

Abstract

Adverse childhood experiences happen more often than is known to the public, such as physical, sexual, and emotional abuse; physical or emotional neglect; and household dysfunction like substance abuse, divorce, and mental illness. These experiences have a huge impact on an individual’s life and may even influence one’s career choice.

Start Date

1-4-2015 12:00 PM

End Date

1-4-2015 2:00 PM

Faculty Advisor

Steven Onken

Department

Department of Social Work

Comments

Category: Poster Presentations - Research

Embargo Date

3-15-2015

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Correlation Between Choosing to Become a Social Worker and Adverse Childhood Experiences: An Empirical Study

Adverse childhood experiences happen more often than is known to the public, such as physical, sexual, and emotional abuse; physical or emotional neglect; and household dysfunction like substance abuse, divorce, and mental illness. These experiences have a huge impact on an individual’s life and may even influence one’s career choice.