Partnership, Community Collaboration & Youth Mentoring

A youth-led community forum in partnership with Bright Star Church of Bronzeville was held to share research findings from the Saving Lives, Inspiring Youth Cross-age Mentoring Program.  The program, funded by the Department of Justice and After School Matters and located in four high-poverty, high-crime communities in Chicago, empowered high school youth to mentor community …
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The Complexity of Social Work Education

The Complexity of Social Work Education I was in several conversations last week that highlighted how social work practice has changed in the last thirty years. The values and principles of the profession have not changed, but certainly “where” and “how” we do our work is different. I come from an era of long-term treatment …
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