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Social Work Summer Institute (SWSI) will be held from May 31st to June 16th on Zoom. Workshops are free to attend. There will be two workshops a day, one from will start at 7:00AM to 10:00AM, and another from 10:30AM to 1:30PM.

WORKSHOP 1: Introduction to Addiction and Recovery (May 31 to June 2, 7:00AM to 10:00AM Vietnam time) - Olivia Dale Pape, M.P.H.

On 15th July 2019, Mrs. Deborah Paul – Canadian Ambassador and Mr Nguyen Truc Lam – Director of An Giang Social Sciences and Humanities Research Center, An Giang University sign Contribution Agreement ““Enhancing knowledge and skills to prevent sexual abuse for pupils and local community in Khmer dominated areas in Tinh Bien district in An Giang through workshop, training and media.”

WORKSHOP 1: Intimate Partner Violence/Domestic Violence Counseling (May 20-22) – Ms. Hanh Thi To, MA

WORKSHOP 1: Generic Trauma Therapy a Strategic Approach (May 21 - 23) - Jim Keim, MSW, LCSW

Dr. Neal Newfield, PhD, LICSW. Neal is an Associate Professor of Social Work at West Virginia University and a social documentary photographer. He teaches courses in individual, marital and family therapy. Neal is a Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor for the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. He is co-editor of a book titled Connecting the Dots: Intersectionality and the Understanding of Diverse Groups, that is currently under review.

MS. Suzanne M. Anderson, MSW. Suzanne is a certified crisis responder/trainer with the National Organization for Victim Assistance. Suzanne has worked in the USA, Canada, Yugoslavia, Singapore, and Southeast Asia training and responding to industrial accidents, natural disasters, terrorist and war trauma. Suzanne is a clinical counselor in Singapore. She is Doctorate of Professional Studies candidate at the University of Southern Queensland in Australia. Her dissertation focuses on human trafficking aftercare in the Mekong countries.

Public health is concerned with what we, as a society, do collectively to assure the conditions in which people live can be healthy. Social work is concerned with how to use relationships to solve problems that impact community and individual health. This Summer Institute will focus on:

1. A Case Management Primer

2. Meeting Client ’s Needs: Strategies For Organizing Networks and Multi-Stakeholders.

3. Ethical Codes and Ethical Principles: Insuring That You Practice Ethical Social Work.

4. What Is In A Label?