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Dr. Michael Kane

Dr. Kane

Name: Dr. Michael Kane
Office Location: Boca Campus, Social Science Bldg, Room 284
Contact information:
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Office Phone: (561) 297-2461
Email: mkane@fau.edu

Michael Kane earned his Ph.D and MSW from Barry University, a Master of Divinity from St. Vincent de Paul, and a BS from the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Dr. Kane’s publications and interest areas include aging and mental health, Alzheimer’s disease, and managed care.

Curriculum Vita (Click links to expand)

I. Ageing and Ageism
  • Kane, M. N.  (1998). Consent and competency in the elder with Alzheimer’s Disease. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 13(4), 179-188.
  • Kane, M .N.  (1999). Factors affecting social work  students’ willingness to work with elders with Alzheimer’s Disease.  Journal of Social Work Education, 35 (1), 71-85.
  • Kane, M. N.  (1999). Mental Health Issues and Alzheimer’s Disease.  American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 14 (2), 102-110.
  • Kane, M. N.  (2000). Ethnoculturally-sensitive practice and Alzheimer’s Disease.  American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 15(2), 80-86.
  • Kane, M. N.  (2001). Legal guardianships and other alternatives in the care of elders with Alzheimer’s disease.  The American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias, 16(2), 89-96.
  • Kane, M. N.  (2002). Awareness of ageism, motivation, and countertransference in the care of elders with Alzheimer’s Disease. The American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementias, 17(2), 101-109.
  • Kane, M. N.  (2003). Investigating the factor structure of an instrument to measure preparedness for clinical social work with elders with Alzheimer’s Disease.  Gerontology & Geriatric Education, 24(1), 15-29.
  • Kane, M. N. (2003).  Teaching direct practice techniques for work with elders with Alzheimer’s disease: A simulated group experience. Educational Gerontology: An International Journal of Research and Practice, 29(9), 77-794.
  • Kane, M. N., & Houston-Vega, M. K.  (2004).  Challenges in the classroom: Maximizing content on elders with dementia while teaching multi-cultural diversity.  Journal of Social Work Education, 40(2), 285-303.
  • Kane, M. N., Hamlin II, E. R., & Hawkins, W. E.  (2004).  Measuring preparedness to address patient preferences at the end of life.  American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 21(4), 267-274.
  • Kane, M.N., Hamlin II, E.R, & Hawkins, W.E. (2004).  How adequate to social workers feel to work with elders with Alzheimer’s disease?  Social Work in Mental Health, 2(4), 63-84.
  • Kane, M. N.  (2004).  Perceptions of adequacy for direct practice with elders with Alzheimer’s disease.  Arete, 28(1), 65-76.
  • Kane, M. N.  (2004). Ageism and intervention: Do social work students believe a person should be treated differently because of age?  Educational Gerontology: An International Journal of Research and Practice, 30(9), 767-784.                                            
  • Kane, M. N. (2004).  Predictors for future work with elders.  Journal of Gerontological Social Work 42 (3/4), 19-38.
  • Kane, M. N., Hamlin, E. R., & Hawkins, W. E.  (2005).  Perceptions of preparedness to assist elders with end-of-life care preferences.  Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care, 1(1), 49-69.
  • Kane, M. N., Lacey, D., & Green, D.  (2006).  Correlates of perceptions of elders’ suffering from depression. Advances in Social Work, 7(1), 49-64.
  • Kane, M. N.  (2006). Ageism and gender among social work and criminal justice students. Educational Gerontology:  An International Journal, 32(10), 859-880.
  • Kane, M. N.  (2006).  Social work students’ perceptions about incompetence in elders.  Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 47 (3/4), 153-171.
  • Kane, M. N.  (2008).  Imagining recovery, resilience and vulnerability at 75:  Perceptions of social work students. Educational Gerontology:  An International Journal 34(1), 30-50.
  • Kane, M.N.  (2007). Social work and criminal justice students’ perceptions of elders.  Journal of Social Service Review 34(1), 13-26.
  • Kane, M. N.  (2008).  How are sexual behaviors of older women and older men perceived by human services students?  Social Work Education, 27(7), 723-743.
  • Kane, M.N. (2008).  When I’m 75 years old:  Perceptions of social work students.  Social Work in Healthcare, 47(2), 185-213.
  • Jacobs, R. J., & Kane, M. N. (2009). Theory based policy development for HIV prevention in racial/ethnic minority midlife and older women. Journal of Women and Aging. 21. 19-32.
  • Kane, M. N., Green, D., & Jacobs, R. J.  (2011).  Perceptions of Intimate Partner Violence, Age, and Self-Enhancement Bias.  Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 23, 89-114.
  • Kane, M. N., Lacey, D., & Green, D.  (2009).  Investigating social work students’ perceptions of  elders’ vulnerability and resilience.  Social Work in Mental Health. 7(4), 307-325.
  • Kane, M. N. & Green, D.  (2009).  Perceptions of elders’ substance abuse and resilience.  Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, 30(2), 164-183.
  • Green, D. L., & Kane, M. N.  (2009). Does type of crime affect the stress and coping process?  Victims & Offenders, 4(3), 249-264.
  • Jacobs, R. J., & Kane, M. N. (2010).  HIV-related stigma in midlife and older women.  Social Work in Health Care, 49, 1-22.
  • Green, D. L., Choi, J. J., & Kane, M. N.  (In press).  Coping strategies for victims of crime: Effects of the use of emotion-focused, problem-focused, and avoidance-oriented coping. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment.
  • Jacobs, R, J., Fernandez, M. I., Ownby, R. L., Bowen, G. S., Hardigan, P.C. & Kane, M. N.  (2010) Factors associated with risk for unprotected receptive and insertive anal intercourse in men aged 40 and older who have sex with men', AIDS Care,, First published on: 12 March 2010 (iFirst) DOI: 0.1080/09540121003615137
  • Kane, M. N., Green, D., & Jacobs, R. J. (2010). Perceptions of Students about Younger and Older Men and Women Who May Be Homeless, Journal of Social Service Research, 36, 261-277.
  • Jacobs, R. J., & Kane, M. N. (2011).  Psychosocial predictors of self-esteem in a multi-ethnic sample of women over 50 at risk for HIV. Journal of Women and Aging, 23, 23-39.
II. Knowledge and Skill Requirements for Managed Care and Privatized Environments
  • Kane, M. N., Hamlin, E. R., & Hawkins, W. (2000).  Perceptions of field instructors: What skills are critically important in managed care and privatized environments?  Advances in Social Work, 1(2), 187-202.
  • Kane, M. N., Hamlin, E. R., & Green, D.  (2001).   Perceptions of responsibility for the acquisition of skills & knowledge in current service environments.  Professional Development: International Journal of Continuing Social Work Education, 4(1), 14-22.
  • Kane, M. N., Houston-Vega, M. K., & Neurhing, E. M.  (2002).  Documentation in Managed Care:  Challenges for Social Work Educators. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 22 (½), 199-212.
  • Kane, M. N.  (2001).   Are social work students prepared for documentation and liability in managed care environments?  The Clinical Supervisor, 20(2), 55-65.
  • Kane, M. N., Houston-Vega, M.K., Tan, P. P., & Hawkins, W. E.  (2002).   Investigating factor structure of an instrument to measure social work students’ preparedness for managed care environments. Social Work in Healthcare, 35(4), 41-55.
  • Kane, M. N.,  Hamlin, E. R., & Hawkins, W. E.  (2002).  Percepcion de la eficacia de diferentes metodos de supervision (Ratings of Effectiveness for Methods of Clinical Supervision).  Revista de Treball Social, 166, 45-66.
  • Kane, M. N., Hamlin, E. R., & Hawkins, W. E.  (2003).  Investigating correlates of clinical social workers’ attitudes toward managed care.  Social Work in Health Care 36(4), 101-119.
  • Kane, M. N. (2002).  Predictors of MSW Students’ Perceptions of Preparedness to Manage Risk and Personal Liability.  Advances in Social Work, 3 , 134-145.
  • Kane, M. N.  (2004).  Correlates of preparedness among MSW students for ethical behavior in managed care environments.  Social Work Education, 23(4), 399-415.
  • Kane, M. N., Hamlin, E. R. & Hawkins, W. E. (2002). Which clinical methods are associated with better preparing students and practitioners for managed care, state licensing, and other important areas?  Professional Development: The International Journal of Continuing Social Work Education, 5(2), 15-27.
  • Kane, M. N., Hamlin, E. R., & Hawkins, W. E. (2003).  Investigating the factor structure of a brief instrument to measure practitioners’ perceptions of preparedness for current service delivery environments.  The Journal of Social Service Research, 29(3), 69-88.
III. Mental Health and Religious Help-Seeking Behaviors
  • Kane, M. N., & Williams, M.  (2000).  Perceptions of South Florida Hispanic and Anglo Catholics: From whom would they seek help?  Journal of Religion and Health, 39(2), 107-121.
  • Kane, M. N. (2001). To whom do Catholic priests go to when they need help?  Healing Ministry, 8(5), 187-195.
  • Kane, M. N. (2001). Skilled mental health helping:  Perceived capability and the use of referrals among U. S. Catholic priests. Social Work and Christianity: An International Journal, 28 (2), 141-157.
  • Kane, M. N. (2003).  Perceptions of Catholic priests in the United States: From whom should Catholic parishioners seek help?  Social Thought: Journal of Religion in Social Services, 22(1), 159-176.
  • Kane, M. N.  (2003). Skilled help for mental health concerns: Comparing the perceptions of Catholic priests and Catholic parishioners.  Mental Health, Religion & Culture 6, 261-275.
  • Kane, M. N.  (2006). Codes of conduct for Catholic clergy in the United States: The professionalization of the priesthood.  Mental Health, Religion and Culture, 9(4), 355-377.
  • Kane, M. N.  (2006). Risk management for Catholic priests in the United States: A new demand from the Code of Pastoral Conduct.  Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Social Work: Social Thought, 25(1), 47-67.
  • Kane, M. N.  (2006). New standards for pastoral care.  America, 194(13), 16-19.
  • Kane, M. N.   (2006). Sexual misconduct, non-sexual touch, and dual relationships:  Risks for priests in light of the code of pastoral conduct.  Review of Religious Research 48(1), 105-110.
  • Kane, M. N. (2008).  Investigating attitudes of Catholic priests toward the media and the USCCB response to the sexual abuse scandals of 2002.  Mental Health, Religions, & Culture, 11(6), 579-595.
  • Kane, M. N.  (2008). A qualitative survey of the attitudes of Catholic priests toward bishops and ministry following the sexual abuse revelations of 2002.  Pastoral Psychology, 57(3/4), 183-198.
  • Kane, M. N., & Green, D.  (2009).  Help-seeking from mental health professionals or clergy:  Perceptions of university students.  Journal of Spirituality in Mental Health, 11(4), 290-311.
  • Kane, M. N., & Jacobs, R. J.  (2010). Predictors of the importance of spiritual and religious beliefs among university students.  Journal of Religion & Spirituality in Social Work,29(1), 49-70.
  • Kane, M. N. (2010). Empowerment in the religious stories and art of the Virgin Mary.  Social Work & Christianity: An International Journal, 37(1), 45-64.
  • Kane, M.N. (2010). Perceptions about the ridicule of religious and spiritual beliefs.  Journal of Contemporary Religion, 25(3), 453-462.
  • Kane, M.N. (2010). Predictors of university students’ willingness in the USA to use clergy as sources of skilled help.  Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 13(3), 309-325.
IV. Book Chapters
  • Hamlin, E., & Kane, M.  (2007). Learning how to de-stress.  In D. Viers (Ed.) The group therapist’s notebook:Homework, handouts, and activities(pp. 33-38).  Binghampton, NY:  Haworth Press.
  • Hamlin, E., Kane, M., & Viers, D.  (2007).  Groupsculpting.  In D. Viers (Ed.) The group therapist’s notebook:Homework, handouts, and activities (pp. 43-47).  Binghampton, NY: Haworth Press.
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