Thursday, April 26, 2012

Study Abroad with Case Western Reserve University

Study-Abroad Courses at MSASS

MSASS Students

Break Away from the Classroom and Sign Up for 3-Credit Travel-Abroad Courses!

Take an educational holiday overseas. Engage in cross-cultural studies of social policies and practices for health and human services. Several three-credit travel-abroad courses are available for all students from all majors and programs as well as working professionals in health and human services.
Upcoming Trips: 2012/2013
New trips are still being finalized for fall 2012 and spring 2013. A summary of trips is listed below, so stay tuned for more details!
Fall 2012
Bangladesh Travel/Study: Micro Enterprise and Social Development (Travel Dates: Dec 27, 2012 - Jan 11, 2013)
Ecuador Travel/Study: Social, Health and Human Development (Travel Dates: Jan 1 - Jan 13, 2013)
Spring, 2013 (Travel Dates: March 8-17)
Guatemala Travel/Study: Community Development Approach to Child Welfare
Netherlands Travel/Study: Social Justice: Health & Violence Prevention (one section for grads/one for undergrads)
Netherlands Travel/Study: Integrated Mental Health & Substance Use
Poland Travel/Study: Invisible Groups in a New Poland

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Summer Program in Vietnam

Credits: 3 (open to graduate and undergraduate from different universities) 
Time: June 15 – July 7, 2012 
Location: Hanoi – Hue – Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) 
Faculty: Huong Nguyen and Tuan Tran (School of Social Work) 
Host: School of Social Work (San Jose State University) 
Cost: US$2897, not including air ticket 
Deadline: ongoing. 
Application: Refer to the website 

Huong Nguyen, PhD, MSW  and Tuan Tran, MSW, LCSW 
School of Social Work 
San Jose State University 
One Washington Square 
San Jose, CA 95192 
Email: Email: 
Phone: (408) 924-5811 

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

 2012 Human Rights Summer Program
Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University

In 2012, the program will offer seven courses in human rights, which can be taken independently or as part of a four-course certificate program.
Session D: May 21-June 29
Introduction to Human Rights
Transitional Justice
Human Rights and Business
International Human Rights Law

Session Q: July 2-August 10
Human Rights of Women
Children’s Rights
Human Rights and the Image

All courses are 4000 level, and are designed for graduate students, advanced undergraduate students, and professionals.
For more information about the program, course descriptions, application procedures, and relevant deadlines, please visit: 
New and visiting students must apply by May 10th for Session D and June 21st for Session Q.