Dr. Simon & fellow faculty presented at the Joint World Social Work, Education and Social Development Conference
The Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development 2018 (SWSD) was held in Dublin, Ireland on July 4-7 at the Royal Dublin Society (RDS). “The theme of the gathering is the third pillar of The Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development, Environmental and Community Sustainability: Human Solutions in Evolving Societies’. With a final theme of the Agenda Strengthening recognition of the importance of human relationships”. The international event included people who use social work services, researchers, social work educators and practitioners and others who work across the spectrum of social work services.
Dr. Shirley Simon and Dr. Terri Kilbane presentation topic was on Status of Group Work Education in Masters-Level Social Work Education: Survey Findings and Implications.
Other Loyola School of Social Work faculty also joined the conference, among those presenting their work: Jeanne Sokolec Ed.D., Dr. Amy Krings, Dr. Nathan Perkins, Dr. Jonathan Singer, and Dr. Phil Hong, as well as one recent alum, Yesenia Roman.