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Barry MSW Student promotes Restorative Justice

Barry MSW Student promotes Restorative Justice

MSW Student Johanna Rodriguez Herrera along with assistant professor Dr. Sheila McMahon attended a training offered by the Restorative Justice Network of Catholic Campuses at Chestnut Hill College located in Philadelphia this past June. Being trained on Restorative Justice opened my eyes to how effective (and kind) integrative approaches can be in...

Dr. Phyllis Scott honored with 2018 Community Pillar award

Dr. Phyllis Scott honored with 2018 Community Pillar award

Dr. Phyllis Scott, dean of Barry University's School of Social Work, was honored with the Community Pillar award by the Heritage Planning Committee of the Black Affairs Advisory Board of Miami-Dade County. Scott received her award during the organization's annual Pillars Awards and scholarship presentation in downtown Miami. Seven honorees were...

The Heart of Experiential Art is COMMUNITY

The Heart of Experiential Art is COMMUNITY

Barry University School of Social Work recently collaborated with Miami Gardens High School students to participate in an experiential arts workshop. Barry MSW students Johanna Rodriquez, Shirley Roseman, and Becky Flowers joined faculty member Dr. Heidi LaPorte and Student Services Coordinator Yvonne Alonso in working with students on the value...

Voting is Social Work
A message from the Dean of Social Work

A message from the Dean of Social Work

Immigration and the "Zero Tolerance" Policy... The Barry University School of Social Work stands against the policy of separating children from their families. According to reports, thousands of children are being separated from their parents under the “zero tolerance” policy. Under this policy, families are entangled in a terrifying...

New Trauma Informed Human Trafficking Certificate

New Trauma Informed Human Trafficking Certificate

TRAUMA INFORMED HUMAN TRAFFICKING CERTIFICATE About the Certificate: Module 1: Introduction to Human Trafficking and Models of Practice: A Trauma-Informed Perspective Thursday, May 10th - Friday, May 11th Open to the public. The first track will serve the general public. These two first days will cover, basic 101 information of what Human...

Social Work Helper Launches First Global Virtual Summit on World Social Work Day

Social Work Helper Launches First Global Virtual Summit on World Social Work Day

On March 19-20, 2018, Social Work Helper (SWHELPER) will be hosting the Global Social Welfare Digital Summit, a virtual conference for helping professionals within the human services, social work, mental health, healthcare, and social justice community. The Summit will be hosted live from Barry University School of Social Work in Miami Shores,...

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...

School of Social Work students invited to represent Barry University at the Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy’s (CRISP) Third Annual Social Work Day on the Hill

School of Social Work students invited to represent Barry University at the Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy’s (CRISP) Third Annual Social Work Day on the Hill

Thanks to the Student Academic Leadership Fellowship, four BarryU SSW students assisted the Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy's (CRISP) Third Annual Social Work Day on the Hill. Students Daryl Campbell, Zacharys (Sasha) Morales, Hailee Jefferys, and Tiffany Hodgson were invited to represent Barry University School of...

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