BCSSW’s renowned MSW Global Practice concentration has taken students to five continents to serve in refugee camps, child abuse centers, women’s empowerment programs, and a wide range of other social service agencies. Kelsey Komich recently graduated from the program, spending her global field education placement at an NGO in Guatemala City, Guatemala.
As the world awaits the most talked about writing to come out of the Vatican in perhaps decades, Associate Professor Tiziana Dearing provides a hopeful voice in WBUR’s online magazine Cognoscenti.
The already long list of important roles played by BCSSW Associate Dean of Research David Takeuchi continues to grow: On Tuesday he was elected Secretary of the largest professional association of sociologists worldwide, the American Sociological Association (ASA).
What’s the best way to get your policy perspective heard by people that can make change happen? Go straight to Capitol Hill. In a way, that’s the tactic taken by Associate Professor Tiziana Dearing, in her latest opinion piece to be published on poverty.
In the most recent installment of Innovate’s series highlighting research publications from faculty members at the Boston College School of Social Work, we highlight a paper from Assistant Professor Erika Sabbath that examines the relationships between American women’s exposure to midlife work, and how this affects subsequent mortality risk.
Dispatches from the Field is a monthly feature at Innovate@BCSW designed to showcase the school’s commitment to field education, and to fostering fruitful relationships with organizations, both in Boston and around the world, who are providing critical services to those living at the margins of society.
Three years ago, Boston College School of Social Work Assistant Professor Rocío Calvo proposed an innovative program designed to better prepare students to work with the increasingly diverse community that is the United States, and in particular, with the largest of the nation’s minority populations, Latinos.