Off-campus Pacific University users: To download campus access theses and dissertations, please log into our proxy server with your PUNet ID and password.

Non-Pacific University users: Please talk to your librarian about requesting this thesis or dissertation through interlibrary loan.

Theses or dissertations that have a specific embargo period indicated below will not be available to anyone until the date indicated.

Date of Award

7-12-2007

Degree Type

Thesis (On-Campus Access Only)

Degree Name

Master of Science in Psychology

Committee Chair

Deborah Wise, PhD

Abstract

Children and adolescents in the child welfare system tend to face a series of stressful events leading up to their residential placements, and many display severe psychopathology and have multiple abuse histories. Transactional theory (SpaccareUi, 1994) is a framework that has relevance for conceptualizing and researching stress and cognitive attributions of children placed in residential care systems. Applying transactional theory to children in residential care would provide much-needed descriptive data, inform future research and help guide treatment planning.

Comments

The digital version of this project is currently unavailable to off-campus users; however, it may be requested via interlibrary loan by eligible borrowers from Pacific University Library. Pacific University Library is a free lender. (Library Use: NL)

Share

COinS