The City Councilwoman provided the keynote address at this year’s BCSSW Diversity Conference. The theme was “Powerful Women.”
PhD candidate Rob Hasson III reflects on his experience at SSWR 2017.
Lynch sat down with Innovate to discuss the history of the conference and its critical role in social work higher education over the past nearly three decades.
BCSSW was well represented at this year’s SSWR Annual Meeting in Washington: 15 faculty members and 13 PhD candidates presented papers and posters or moderated at 38 different sessions over the course of the weekend, while covering a wide range of topics.
Drew Reynolds is using network analysis to examine relationships between individuals and their environments, towards providing a guide to what social workers do – tackle social problems.
The event’s topic, The Brain in a Social Context, drew attendees from across the country, including MIT’s John D.E. Gabrieli, who delivered the keynote address.
The event, co-directed by professors Ruth McRoy and David Takeuchi, was initiated to provide advanced social work graduate students from different institutions with a space to engage in discussions about different forms of inequality, especially race.