OKADA Shinichi


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Laboratory location

Sugimoto Campus

Degree 【 display / non-display

  • Columbia University of New York City, U.S.A. -  Doctor of Social Welfare

Research Areas 【 display / non-display

Social Welfare, Gerontological Social Work, Sociology(Social Welfare)

Research subject summary 【 display / non-display

  • Okada's Research Unit of Social Welfare is a research center that actively supports and retains diverse graduate and undergraduate students. My interest areas of the research are: Social Work Practice for the Elderly and Challenged; Community Care for the Elderly and Challenged; Care for the People with Neuro-Cognitive Disorder; Social Welfare Policy Analysis; Social Welfare Administration; and Inter-professional Supervision for Practitioners. I warmly encourage and support each student in the achievement of his/her potential. Let's discover your potential and strengths in my research unit.

    Shinichi Okada, D.S.W., M.S.W.
    Head and Professor of Research Unit of Social Welfare

Research Interests 【 display / non-display

Social Welfare, Social Work for the Elderly, Community Care, Care for People with Neuro-Cognitive Disorder, Supervision for Social Workers and Care Workers

Research Career 【 display / non-display

  • R and D and Program Evaluation for the Services of the Elderly and Mentally Disabled

    (Collaboration in Organization) Project Year :


    Keyword in research subject:  Program Evaluation

  • Economic Evaluation for the Program of the Elderly and Mentally Disabled

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    Keyword in research subject:  Economic Evaluation

Awards & Honors 【 display / non-display

  • Poster Award of the 7th Asia/Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology

    2003   Asia/Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology

    Winner : Lim, H., Okada, S.,& Shirasawa, M.

Current Career 【 display / non-display

  • Osaka City University   Graduate School of Human Life Science   Human Life Science Course   Professor  

Graduate School 【 display / non-display


    Columbia Univ. 


Published Papers 【 display / non-display

  • 一人暮らし高齢者に対する介護支援専門員の支援困難感の構成要素の構造


    社会福祉学  61 ( 1 ) 44 - 58 2020.05  [Refereed]

  • Effects of depression on the condition of older inpatients with fracture and preexisting cognitive impairment

    Yuta Kubo, Hiroyuki Hayashi, Kento Noritake, Kazumasa Yamada, and Shinichi Okada

    Disability and Rehabilitation  42 ( 9 ) 1190 - 1201 2020  [Refereed]

  • Relevant factors of depression in dementia modifiable by non-pharmacotherapy: a systematic review

    Yuta Kubo, Hiroyuki Hayashi, Saori Kozawa, and Shinichi Okada

    Psychogeriatrics  19 ( 2 ) 181 - 191 2019.03  [Refereed]

Books etc 【 display / non-display

  • Foundations of Care Management Practice

    (Part: Single Work )

    World Planning  2011

  • Health and Earned Income : Recursive and Nonrecursive Models

    UMI-A Bel and Howell Company  1997

Review Papers (Misc) 【 display / non-display

  • Ethical Issues in the Japanese Long-term Care System

    The 4th International Conference on Long term Care Case Management  1998

  • Tasks in Social Work Practice in Health Setlings : The Future Dipection of Theory-oriented Practice among Social Workers

    Journal of Social Work in Health  7 ( 1 ) 3 - 11 1998

  • The Community-based Program for the Mentally Disabled by the Volunteers

    Annual Report of Human Life Science, Osaka City University  45   243 - 252 1997

  • Current Trends of Homelessness and Local Government Policy toward the Homeless Problems in New York City

    Municipal Problems  88 ( 10 ) 57 - 68 1997

  • Current Status of Homeless People and Housing and Welfare Policy in New York City

    Urban Housing Sciences  ( 18 ) 32 - 35 1997

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Charge of on-campus class subject 【 display / non-display

  • Principles and Foundations of Social Work

    (2020) University, Special course

  • Social Work Practice: Theories and Approaches in Social Work

    (2020) University, Special course

  • Social Welfare Reserach and Advanced Statistics

    (2020) Graduate school, Special course

  • Principles and Theories of Social Welfare

    (2020) Graduate school, Special course

  • Social Research

    (2020) University, Special course