Earn credit toward your Social Work Degree! SW333 examines the cultural and structural aspects of poverty and their impact on populations at risk both globally and in the United States. It explores the particularly damaging effects of poverty on women, children, and persons of color and encourages exploration of societal and social welfare policies and practices which contribute to or reinforce impoverishment. The course also encourages exploration of the need for practitioners to become more aware of and sensitive to the effects of poverty on human behavior and to examine how professionals in social welfare organizations relate to impoverished and oppressed persons.
Visit Shanghai this summer for an international exchange. The trip will be a great opportunity for participants to learn about global issues in the field. During this course, students will meet with colleagues and students from universities, agencies, and hospitals in Shanghai. Participants will make academic presentations, engage in collaborative clinical & scholarly activities, and immerse in Chinese cultural/family life.
Greetings from France! In July 2016, learning and culture will come together in the heart of Paris! On behalf of Ecole Pratique de Service Social (Applied Social Service Training School) in Paris, France, we are proud to announce the opening of the first French International Summer School to offer a 3-week session in Social Work! From July 4th to July 22nd 2016, international students aiming for a career in Social Work can take part in a variety of activities in Paris: lectures in English as well as mini-placements, walking tours, cultural visits and social events in a safe and nurturing environment. Students in this program have distinguished themselves for the past century by their significant contributions to Social Work in France and in the world. We would be pleased to welcome yours as well! The Summer School website is yours to browse. We are now taking registrations at: www.paris-summer-school.com Please feel free to contact coordinator Meera Chakraverty EPSS International Coordinator 139 boulevard du Montparnasse 75006 Paris Standard/Reception (+33) 1 42 79 50 20 Bureau/Office (+33) 1 42 79 50 23 Portable/Cell (+33) 6 87 75 78 12 www.epss-edu.com
This course examines human rights within a social work framework from a European perspective. Participants have the opportunity to explore human rights that apply to their own experiences, as well as historical events. This course is ideal for undergraduate or graduate students in social work, but would also be suitable for students and non students interested in a general, cross-cultural introduction to human rights.
This unique program is structured to provide you with a rich introduction to Cuernavaca, Mexico, its culture, language and people. Separate tracks have also been created for you to for in-depth study in Social Work, Education, Business, or Nursing and Healthcare topics in depth. There will be numerous day-long excursions to cultural and historic sites, in addition to Spanish language instruction.
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