4216.0 Global Politics and International Social Work

Tuesday, October 28, 2008: 12:30 PM
Social workers employed in various contexts are now required to be more internationally focused in their job roles. The purpose of this session is the expose participants to various issues involved in child and adolescent health in various countries and the World Health Organization's guidelines aimed at promoting child and adolescent mental health. This session will focus on the role of the social worker in promoting health and mental health in different countries.
Session Objectives: 1. To understand data collection among social work students in the People's Republic of China 2. To identify foster care policies and practices in China and the United States. 3. To recognize the implications of current immigration policy on family well-being. 4. To review WHO guidelines, strategies, and initiatives aimed at promoting child and adolescent mental health.
Robert H. Keefe, PhD, ACSW
Theora Evans, MSW, MPH, PhD

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Organized by: Social Work

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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