Dispatches from the Field is a recurring feature at Innovate@BCSW designed to showcase the school’s commitment to fostering, through field education, fruitful relationships with organizations that are providing critical services to those living at the margins of society. Mossman is working at Lahey Health Behavioral Services.
Kumar joined the BCSSW faculty this past September. In this Q&A with Innovate, he discusses his diverse background working across consulting, engineering, and social work; his transdisciplinary approach to research projects; and his expectations for teaching and inquiry at Boston College.
In this Q&A, Peterson and Zimakas discuss their experiences working in corrections, what it means to share a bond as BCSSW alumni, and why Peterson got into the field in the first place.
Alumni board member Bisrat Abebe, ’05, has spent his career providing crisis intervention and support to individuals and families in communities, behavioral health clinics, and hospital emergency room settings. Recently, he sat down with Innovate to discuss his commitment to the board and his alma mater, and his hopes for the School of Social Work moving forward.
Ashlen Nimmo, ’16, recently completed her 10-month international development fellowship in Abuja, Nigeria, while Maya Perlmann, ’17, will embark upon her work in Cairo, Egypt this coming August.
In this video diary from Commencement, recent graduate Skylar Chew reflects on what her global field education experience meant to her.
This semester, Innovate@BCSW is following the experiences of several BC Social Work students who have embarked on international field education placements in Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. This is the final post from Samantha Williams, who is working at Universidad Iberomericana in Mexico City.
Stephanie Brueck and Matt Pecoraro embody the diversity of opportunity inherent for those who understand how neuroscience impacts social work, and vice versa.
This semester, Innovate@BCSW is following the experiences of several BC Social Work students who have embarked on international field education placements in Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. This is the final post from Skylar Chew, who is working in Mytilini on the island of Lesvos, Greece.
In Bella Murnane-Victorelli’s third post from her placement in Siem Reap, she explores the reality that “the biggest gifts and lessons I will take home with me come from the close relationships and bonds I have formed.”