2009 Conference on International Social Work

July 10, 2009 – July 12, 2009

CSWE Sponsors Third Annual Conference on International Social Work

CSWE was pleased to be a sponsor of the Conference on International Social Work which took place on July 10-12, 2009 in Jersey City, NJ. This annual event was co-organized by CSWE members Dick Edwards from Rutgers University and Robin Mama from Monmouth University. Social workers as far as the Caribbean, England, and Israel participated. Plenary sessions included the US ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, understanding the grieving process and promoting resiliency among victims of terrorism, advancing social work internationally, security and risk assessment, and disaster behavioral health. Individual sessions included presentations on immigration, refugees, international service learning projects, student perspectives on international social work, disaster preparedness, and psychosocial support.

Contact: Andrea Bediako