4388.0 Community efforts to promote social justice

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Session Objectives: 1) Discuss the role of social work in promoting social justice 2) Describe the relevance of public health social work involvement in community based programs 3) Identify the role of advocacy in improving public health
Betty J. Ruth, MSW, MPH

Social workers as connectors in community level disease control efforts in Kassala State, Sudan
Catherine Cunningham, BA, Sara Hassan Mustafa, MPHc, Somia Idris Okoued, MPH and Chloe Waters, MSW/MPHc
Utilizing Photovoice in Community Practice: Giving voice to People Living with Disabilities
Anna Vitriol, MSW, MPH, Kristyn Felman and Tammy Thomas, MSW, MPH
Promoting behavioral and oral health literacy in rural communities among older adults
Elaine T. Jurkowski, MSW, PhD and Charla J. Lautar, RDH, PhD
Models of community governance in the Good Neighborhoods: Authentic community participation, community well being and social justice
Larry M. Gant, PhD, LMSW, Leslie Hollingsworth, MSW, PhD, Trina Shanks, MSW, PhD, Paula Allen-Meares, MSW, PhD, Patricia Miller, MSW and Rachel Williams, MSW

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Organized by: Social Work
Endorsed by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights, HIV/AIDS, Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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