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9/15/2016
The University of Prishtina, located in Kosovo, established its first BSW program in 2012. The social work program recently launched a project to collect social work books to build their library. The program is reaching out to the international community to request book donations. Their goal is to open the library next year on World Social Work Day (March 21, 2017).
9/15/2016

Students from Indiana University School of Social Work had the opportunity to meet the United States Ambassador to Croatia, Julieta Valls Noyes, during their summer 2016 international service learning course, Social Work Practice in Postwar Communities. During the visit the students had the opportunity to tour the U.S. Embassy and meet with key officials. The students used this meeting to ask government officials about their perspectives on the role of the international community in postwar community reconstruction, which was the focus of their summer studies. The embassy staff also took the opportunity to inform the students about working in the foreign service and encouraged them to consider it as a career.

8/18/2016

CSWE Council on Global Social Issues member S. Megan Berthold and Mary Buser, both members of Social Workers Against Solitary Confinement (SWASC), have written an informational brief discussing the use of solitary confinement in the U.S. criminal justice system, how solitary confinement violates the human rights of those who are victims of this form of punishment, and how social workers are organizing to combat this practice.

8/18/2016

CSWE Council on Global Social Issues member S. Megan Berthold and Mary Buser, both members of Social Workers Against Solitary Confinement (SWASC), have written an informational brief discussing the use of solitary confinement in the U.S. criminal justice system, how solitary confinement violates the human rights of those who are victims of this form of punishment, and how social workers are organizing to combat this practice.

6/10/2016
The CSWE Global Commission Hokenstad Lecture Committee has selected Darja Zaviršek of the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia to be the 2016 Hokenstad Lecturer. Her presentation, "The Humanitarian Crisis of Migration: Current Dimensions and Challenges for Social Work Practice," will be given at the CSWE Annual Program Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, on Saturday, November 5, 2016.
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