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Congratulations to the 2018 CHRSJ Student Advocate Awardees

Congratulations to the 2018 CHRSJ Student Advocate Awardees

On behalf of the School of Social Work and The Center for Human Rights & Social Justice (CHRSJ), we are delighted to congratulate Paola Montenegro and Paris Razor for receiving the Student Advocate Award. Their passion and commitment to activism, focused on a range of critical social justice issues, serve as an inspiration to students across...

THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE benefiting Pridelines

THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE benefiting Pridelines

Help us provide Holiday dinners for homeless youth and families in need! THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE NEEDED: Fresh Turkeys Canned or Fresh Hams Canned or Fresh Chicken Instant Potatoes Canned Corn Canned Green beans Canned Gravy Canned Yams Canned Peas Cranberry Sauce Canned Carrots Canned Mixed Vegetables Corn Muffin Mix Boxed Jello Stuffing Mix...

New Trauma Informed Human Trafficking Certificate

New Trauma Informed Human Trafficking Certificate

Human trafficking is modern day slavery, a human rights injustice that subjugates 4.5 million individuals who are trafficked worldwide in the sex industry, 98 percent of them are women and girls. Although research and literature magnifies the plight and voices of women and girls, the voices and experiences of men and boys are often not documented,...

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Student Advocate Award

Student Advocate Award

In celebration of social work month, the CHRSJ is opening nominations for the Student Advocate Award. A one-time financial award of $250.00 will be awarded to a Barry University student that can demonstrate a commitment to human rights and social justice in their community with a focus on one or more of the 5 initiatives of the School of Social...

It’s on You, It’s on Me, It’s on US

It’s on You, It’s on Me, It’s on US

Preventing Sexual Assault Initiatives at Barry University Konnect Thursday, February 8th 4:30pm-6pmLandon Events Room For more info contact: HLongoria@barry.edu "Let's Talk About Sex!" Monday, February 12th, 7pmWeber Grand Hall For more info contact: HLongoria@barry.edu Feminism Today: Inclusive Modern Movement or Outdated Relic? The second forum...

New Free Webinar on How to Build a Trauma-Informed Workforce by TI Expert Dr. Jill Levenson

New Free Webinar on How to Build a Trauma-Informed Workforce by TI Expert Dr. Jill Levenson

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New Field Education Site at Liberty City open for Spring placement

New Field Education Site at Liberty City open for Spring placement

The Advanced Clinical & Community Practice and Education (ACCOPE) program is dedicated to promoting well-being among children and families through the delivery of trauma informed services. ACCOPE is a field education placement site that is staffed by Bachelors and Masters level social work interns who provide a range of social work services...

Halloween & Sex Crime: Myth vs. Reality

Halloween & Sex Crime: Myth vs. Reality

It is almost Halloween, and as we begin to feel a chill in the air in the northern hemisphere, we also feel the excitement of that annual ritual of trick or treating. But while children look forward to a night of ghouls, ghosts, goblins and goodies, parents ponder the presence of real-life demons in the neighborhood: registered sex offenders....

The CHRSJ announce the Student Advocate Award Winners

The CHRSJ announce the Student Advocate Award Winners

The School of Social Work and The Center for Human Rights & Social Justice (CHRSJ), are delighted to announce the Student Advocate Award winners: Francesca Gerard School of Education/CounselingMajor: Clinical Mental Health & Family/Marriage Counseling Joel Breneman School of Social WorkMSW 2017 The CHRSJ was impressed with their commitment...

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