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  • Clubs & Organizations | Whittier College
    97 Read more Prev Next In This Section Social Work Mobile About Majors Minors Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Social Work Clubs Organizations Clubs Organizations On 30 Apr 2013 By admin 0 Comments The Social Work Program offers students the opportunity to participate in a variety of clubs and organizations that promote academic and professional growth and more importantly connect students to peers who want to have fun and build upon their passions Recognized student clubs and organizations affiliated with the Social Work Program are listed below Social Work Council The Social Work Council was founded in 1993 by students interested in social work The Council is a student run organization which seeks to promote social work as a profession and social justice awareness throughout the Whittier College community The Council is headed by a chairperson or co chairs whose primary responsibilities include the overall direction and conduct of the meetings and the coordination of activities and programs Other officers include Treasurer Historian Secretary Publicity and Interclub Representative and are selected by students each semester Decisions as in many administrative bodies at Whittier College are made by consensus Council members are usually social work majors but students of all majors with an interest in social work and social issues are encouraged to participate Because the Council believes in the seriousness of commitment from its active members it is important for each member to fulfill his her duties attend meetings propose initiate complete at least one program per academic year and participate in all fund raising activities and events that the Social Work Council sponsors Commitment integrity and participation are qualities which make the Social Work Council an effective paraprofessional organization on campus The Social

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  • Facilities | Whittier College
    News Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Social Work Making a Difference Social work provides opportunities for enacting liberal arts values such as critical thinking problem solving and effective communication Learn more National Standards of Excellence Our department offers both a major and minor program and is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education Learn more Alumni Spotlight Be involved in your community whatever that means for you A Q A with social work alumna Angel Y Rodriguez 97 Read more Prev Next In This Section Social Work Mobile About Majors Minors Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Social Work Facilities Facilities On 30 Apr 2013 By admin 0 Comments Whittier College s Qualitative Research Lab provides hardware for data collection and processing

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  • Resources & Links | Whittier College
    You are here Home Academics Social Work Resources Links Resources Links On 30 Apr 2013 By admin 0 Comments The Social Work Program has compiled the following websites which you may find useful for your studies Selected Social Work Websites Action Network for Social Work Education and Research ANSWER www socialworkers org advocacy answer default asp Census Data www socialworkers org advocacy answer default asp Children s Defense Fund www childrensdefense org Child Welfare League of America www cwla org Council on Social Work Education www cswe org Institute for the Advancement of Social Work Research IASWR www iaswresearch org National Association of Social Workers www naswdc org National Center for Children in Poverty www nccp org National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse www childabuse org National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect www ndacan cornell edu National Gay and Lesbian Task Force www ngltf org National Organization of Forensic Social Work www nofsw org Society for Social Work and Research SSWR www sswr org Cultural Social Work Organizations Latino Social Workers Organization LSWO www lswo org International Social Work Organizations International Association of Schools of Social Work IASSW www iassw aiets org International Consortium for Social Development www icsd info International Federation of Social Workers IFSW www ifsw org intro html International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect ISPCAN www ispcan org Specialty Social Work Organizations Association for Community Organization and Social Administration ACOSA http www acosa org Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work AGE SW www agesocialwork org Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups AASWG www aaswg org Association on Oncology Social Work AOSW www aosw org Clinical Social Work Federation CSWF www associationsites com main pub cfm usr CSWA Influencing State Policy ISP www statepolicy org Institute for Geriatric Social

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  • Research & Fieldwork | Whittier College
    Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Social Work Making a Difference Social work provides opportunities for enacting liberal arts values such as critical thinking problem solving and effective communication Learn more National Standards of Excellence Our department offers both a major and minor program and is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education Learn more Alumni Spotlight Be involved in your community whatever that means for you A Q A with social work alumna Angel Y Rodriguez 97 Read more Prev Next In This Section Social Work Mobile About Majors Minors Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Social Work Research Fieldwork Research Fieldwork On 30 Apr 2013 By admin 0 Comments A unique component of Whittier s Social Work Program is that many social work classes have a community partnership as a part of the course When a student takes a social work course he or she is likely to be collaborating with clients and staff of agencies such as schools mental health centers family service agencies and homeless rehabilitation centers You could be helping a young child learn to read create a garden with people who experience homelessness assessing community needs for an agency working with parents to improve family literacy developing fair employer practices or assisting families in locating resources for health and behavioral health In each case you are working for social and economic justice an essential theme in our college and social work culture In addition to the community partnerships each social work senior interns in a social service agency two days a week for the entire academic year Seniors become a valued member of an agency s professional staff providing valuable services to clients as they strengthen their social

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  • Study Abroad | Whittier College
    Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Social Work Making a Difference Social work provides opportunities for enacting liberal arts values such as critical thinking problem solving and effective communication Learn more National Standards of Excellence Our department offers both a major and minor program and is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education Learn more Alumni Spotlight Be involved in your community whatever that means for you A Q A with social work alumna Angel Y Rodriguez 97 Read more Prev Next In This Section Social Work Mobile About Majors Minors Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Social Work Study Abroad Study Abroad On 30 Apr 2013 By admin 0 Comments Travel throughout multiple countries cultural exchange foreign language immersion unique academic adventures all of these are hallmarks of the international study experience For the last 50 years in keeping with its mission to prepare students for a global society and evolving workplace Whittier College has sponsored study abroad opportunities placing qualified students in locations throughout five continents or at sea for a semester year summer or January or May Interim session of international academic experience While abroad Whittier students have also had opportunities to complete international internships conduct and publish professional research and been offered foreign graduate school and work opportunities Social work majors are encouraged to consult with their academic advisors to ensure that international courses fulfill the CSWE standards for social work education as well as explore Whittier College faculty led social work courses

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  • Support | Whittier College
    values such as critical thinking problem solving and effective communication Learn more National Standards of Excellence Our department offers both a major and minor program and is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education Learn more Alumni Spotlight Be involved in your community whatever that means for you A Q A with social work alumna Angel Y Rodriguez 97 Read more Prev Next In This Section Social Work Mobile About Majors Minors Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Social Work Support Support On 30 Apr 2013 By admin 0 Comments Contined success of the Department of Social Work depends on the generosity of our donors Your gift of time money or resources allows us to continue to provide students with the best opportunities to learn and develop provide a quality education and attract and retain top scholars and students Ways to Support Gifts to the Whittier Fund Tuition does not cover the entire cost of educating a student Unrestricted gifts to the Whittier Fund bridge the funding gap and help provide exceptional opportunities that all students enjoy including access to a great education internships job counseling small class sizes and leadership and team building opportunities Unrestricted gifts provide the most flexibility and allow Whittier to use your gift where the need is greatest Directed gifts to the Whittier Fund may be designated for a particular purpose within the College s identified institutional needs including student service and academic program support student scholarships faculty recruitment and retention library resources and acquisitions and athletics However you choose to support the Whittier Fund be assured that your gift will provide the crucial resources necessary to sustain excellence at the College Make a donation to the Whittier Fund

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  • Social Work Latest News | Whittier College
    student the opportunity to More Tuesday December 8 2015 Making An Impact in the Community For More Than a Decade For more than 12 years Whittier College students have had the opportunity to learn about children s literature and their welfare through the pair course taught by Associate Professor of Education and Child Development Kathleen Ralph and Associate More Wednesday October 7 2015 Whittier College Receives 2 6M Title V Grant from the Department of Education The award will significantly increase the College s capacity for STEM learning and research The Department of Education s Title V Hispanic Serving Institutions Program has awarded Whittier College a 2 6M grant to enhance STEM Science More Monday September 28 2015 Poets Serve Community in 21st Annual Helping Hands Day More than 100 Whittier College students alumni staff faculty and administrators rolled up their sleeves on Saturday September 26 and participated in the 21st annual Helping Hands Day Participants gathered in the Campus Center for breakfast More Tuesday September 22 2015 Whittier and Broadoaks Students Celebrate United Nations International Day of Peace Whittier College and Broadoaks School students joined people across the world in celebrating the United Nations International Day of Peace An annual tradition on the Whittier College campus the celebration of peace was led by children from The More Sunday September 6 2015 Whittier Welcomes Class of 2019 Whittier welcomed the Class of 2019 composed of 454 first years and 76 transfer students who descended upon campus on September 6 for the start of New Student Orientation This cohort is one of Whittier s most diverse and brightest Classes for More Thursday September 3 2015 New Faculty Members Join Whittier College Whittier College recently announced the hiring of 15 new faculty members with the start of the 2015 16 academic year

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  • Upcoming Social Work Events | Whittier College
    Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Social Work Making a Difference Social work provides opportunities for enacting liberal arts values such as critical thinking problem solving and effective communication Learn more National Standards of Excellence Our department offers both a major and minor program and is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education Learn more Alumni Spotlight Be involved in your community whatever that means for you A Q A with social work alumna Angel Y Rodriguez 97 Read more Prev Next In This Section Social Work Mobile About Majors Minors Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Upcoming Social Work Events Upcoming Social Work Events Jan 27 Wed 01 27 2016 8 00am Spring Orientation Jan 28 Thu 01 28 2016 8 00am Spring Term Begins Feb 15 Mon 02 15 2016 8 00am Presidents Day College Open Mar 14 Mon 03 14 2016 8 00am Spring Break Apr 23 Sat 04 23 2016 12 00am Passover May 03 Tue 05 03 2016 8 00am End of Spring Term May 04 Wed 05 04 2016 8 00am Faculty Reading Day May 05 Thu 05 05 2016 8 00am Final Exams May 13 Fri 05 13 2016 8 00am Commencement May 30 Mon 05 30 2016 8 00am Memorial Day College Closed Jul 04 Mon 07 04 2016 8 00am Independence Day College Closed Sep 05 Mon 09 05 2016 8 00am Labor Day College Open Sep 07 Wed 09 07 2016 8 00am Fall Term Begins Oct 03 Mon 10 03 2016 8 00am Rosh Hashana Oct

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