Troubled by APA? Do you have questions about citations and writing properly in the APA style? Join the DiNitto Center for Career Services’ Laura Thain, Graduate Writing Consultant, as she guides you through APA style, formatting, and writing. Laura has extensive experience working as a writing consultant to social work students and alumni. Interested? Register to attend via Steer Your Career or by contacting the DiNitto Center for Career Services.Find out more »
On the streets of Guatemala City, gang members were young Edgar’s only family. He dreamed of a different future, but to leave the gang was a death sentence. De Novo. Más allá de las fronteras (Beyond borders), a gripping documentary play tells the true story of 14-year-old Edgar Chocoy and his fight to win asylum in the United States.
Houses on the Moon Theater Company presents this riveting play by Jeffrey Solomon, followed by a talkback with actors and immigration advocates. More information here.Find out more »
Passionate about educational justice and equality? Join Lexi Heller, Manager at Teach for America, in a discussion about combining your career and your passion for educational equality.
Register through STEER – https://socialwork.utexas.edu/dccs/steer-your-career/Find out more »
Dean Luis Zayas and the Institute on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault (IDVSA) Expert Witness Team are pleased to invite you to register for the workshop Building Capacity for Expert Witness in Immigration Cases.
This 2-day workshop will focus on preparing mental health professionals such as social workers, psychologists, and counselors to increase their capacity in the role of expert witness for immigration cases. The training will have a specific focus on immigrants who have experienced intimate partner violence and/or sexual assault and are part of mixed status families. Knowledge of any or all of the following is required: children and trauma, intimate partner violence and/or sexual assault. Spanish proficiency is encouraged, but not required.
This training workshop is provided at no cost to participants, however we are requesting that participants commit to working pro bono with a pro bono attorney on at least one case in the future. Social work and LPC CEUs are pending and will be available for $20. Additional information will be provided prior to the training.
This training will have limited seating and participants will be selected based on expertise, area of service, and history as an expert witness. To request registration, please complete this online form no later than COB October 1, 2015. The Expert Witness Team will send out confirmation emails the week of October 5th.
If you are interested in attending the training, but may not qualify as an expert witness, please consider volunteering as an alternative. Register here as a volunteer.
Questions? Reach out to the Expert Witness Team at ImmigrationExpertWitness2015@gmail.com.Find out more »