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1.5 ​Day, ​6 ​CE ​Continuing ​Education ​Summer ​Institute. ​


WEDNESDAY ​JUNE ​7, ​2017 ​: ​Immigration, ​Refugees ​& ​Human ​Service ​System

Yolanda ​Padilla, ​PhD, ​MSSW ​
Clara ​Pope ​Willoughby ​Centennial ​Professor ​in ​Child ​Welfare, ​The ​University ​of ​Texas ​at ​Austin, ​School ​of ​Social ​Work ​Director, ​Center ​for ​Diversity ​and ​Social ​& ​Economic ​Justice, ​Council ​on ​Social ​Work ​Education

“Providing ​Social ​Services ​for ​an ​Invisible ​Community ​– ​A ​Medical-Social ​Work ​Partnership ​– ​Salud ​Para ​Niños ​Celebrating ​our ​15th ​Anniversary.”
Diego ​Chaves-Gnecco ​MD, ​MPH, ​FAAP. ​SALUD ​PARA ​NIÑOS ​Program ​Director ​& ​Founder ​Developmental-Behavioral ​Pediatrician; ​Assistant ​Professor.
University ​of ​Pittsburgh, ​School ​of ​Medicine, ​Children's ​Hospital ​of ​Pittsburgh ​of ​UPMC

“Welcoming ​Immigrants: ​Understanding ​Culture ​and ​Fostering ​Well‐Being,”
Dawn ​Brubaker, ​MSW
Refugee ​and ​Immigrant ​Lead ​Service ​Coordinator ​& ​Trainer
Immigrant ​Services ​and ​Connections ​(ISAC)
Jewish ​Family ​& ​Children's ​Service ​of ​Pittsburgh
Kheir ​Mugwaneza ​
Director ​of ​Refugee ​Resettlement, ​Northern ​Area ​Multi-Services ​Center

THURSDAY ​JUNE ​8, ​2017: ​Human ​Trafficking

Focus ​on ​vulnerabilities ​of ​immigrants ​and ​refugees ​to ​human ​trafficking; ​Discussion ​of ​local ​resources

Opening ​remarks: ​Rich ​Fitzgerald ​
Allegheny ​County ​Executive

Rowena ​Fong, ​EdD ​
Ruby ​Lee ​Piester ​Centennial ​Professor ​Fellow, ​American ​Academy ​of ​Social ​Work ​and ​Social ​Welfare ​The ​University ​of ​Texas ​at ​Austin ​School ​of ​Social ​Work

Mary ​C. ​Burke, ​PhD ​
Professor, ​Department ​of ​Psychology ​& ​Counseling
Carlow ​University ​Executive ​Director, ​Project ​to ​End ​Human ​Trafficking ​
Discussion ​of ​Local ​Resources

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