Indiana University School of Social Work published a special issue of Advances in Social Work focused on “Social Work with Migrants and Refugees”. The School of Social Work’s Julia Pryce (Associate Professor), Michael Kelly (Professor), Mary Lawinger ’17 and Anne Wildman ’15 published the article, “Conversation Club: A Promising Practice in Youth Mentoring of Migrants and Refugees.” The article, evaluates a Canadian after-school group mentoring intervention focusing on the expansion of the program across the separate regions of Ontario. Mary graduated with honors in 2017 with a specialization in mental health. Mary is the Supervisor of Independent Supportive Housing at Heartland Alliance in Chicago, IL. At Heartland she oversees three HUD contracts and one sub-contract for permanent supportive housing programs in the city of Chicago. She is also responsible for intensive case management for a small caseload of formerly homeless participants impacted by HIV/AIDS living in permanent housing. Mary was also
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