5085.0 New Challenges in Educating Public Health Social Workers

Wednesday, October 29, 2008: 8:30 AM
The purpose of these round table presentations is to provide attendees with opportunities to learn about current education initiatives in public health social work. In particular, the attendees will have a clearer understanding of the delivery of harm reduction models, disaster preparedness, innovative training in aging and other education models, and dual-degree programs.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify models of MSW/MPH combined academic programs. 2. Articulate innovative techniques for preparing future public health social workers 3. Identify differential responses in implementing changes in California's child welfare system. 4. List barriers limiting social workers educated and trained in aging. 5. Define and apply the harm reduction model. 6. Articulate the rationale for developing the Cultural Competency Curriculum for Disaster Preparedness and Crisis Response
Robert H. Keefe, PhD, ACSW

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An Innovative Public Health Social Work Education Training Model
Brenda N. Henry, MSW and Tammy Thomas, MSW, MPH

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