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Past: Study trip to Breda, the Netherlands focusing on social welfare policy
Future: Inter- professional education exchange with Amsterdam, the Netherlands, focusing on university-school-family- community partnerships.
Attendance at all activities
12-15 page research paper
Comparison of a particular policy in U.S. and in Holland
Analysis of underlying issues
Implication for service delivery in both countries
Recommendations for SW practice
Drug policy in the Netherlands
Dutch Social Welfare system
Euthanasia in the Netherlands
Palliative care system
Juvenile criminal justice system
Mock court session
National refugee policy and its effects on municipalities
Church serving as a methadone maintenance clinic
Juvenile detention center
Visit to refugee family from Turkey
Hospital and long-term care facility
COLLABORATIVE PARTNERSHIPS WITH PERU Blanca Ramos, Ph.D. Associate Professor University at Albany School of Social Welfare [email_address]
Provides educational opportunities to UAlbany and Peruvian students.
Facilitates capacity building for social welfare educational programs, NGOs, professional associations, and public
F acilitates collaborative
research with Peruvian
Providing Training for Tsunami Relief in Indonesia Eric Hardiman, Ph.D. University at Albany School of Social Welfare [email_address]
Indonesia-- Planning for the Future
Addressing trauma and depression
- 4 full days of training in Jakarta
- “Train the Trainers” approach
- A mix of professionals, volunteers, and University-affiliated individuals
Meeting with representatives of the Indonesian government, including the Director of Child Welfare Services.
International University at Albany students from Indonesia
Future partnerships opportunities
COLLABORATIONS BETWEEN THE UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY AND HALLYM UNIVERSITY, CHUNCHEON, KOREA 한국 , 한림대학교와의 교류협력사업
Korean student visits to Albany social services
US student/faculty visits to Korea
UAlbany faculty workshops in Korea
Korean faculty sabbaticals in Albany
Korean MSW and Ph.D. students at Albany
Organization for Project Rwanda
Raise Funds for Survivors with Special Focus on Orphans
Group Activities with Orphans
English Tutoring and Cultural Exchange
with University Students
THE FOUNDATION FOR THE HEALING OF RWANDA SUNY/Albany SSW Student Service Work SUNY/Albany SSW Development Project
Identify Coalition Building
Strategies for AIDS/HIV
U.S.-AFRICAN PARTNERSHIP FOR BUILDING STRONGER COMMUNITIES PROJECT School of Social Social Welfare University at Albany RSSW 449 and 705 Social Policy Director Shirley J. Jones, D.S.W. [email_address]
Sensitivity to and better understanding of culture, religion, class, discrimination, diversity and difference.
Better knowledge about international policies and programs.
Skill development in policy analysis, monitoring and evaluation.
Leadership development skills.
Collaborative partnerships for effective policy development and advocacy.
Promotion of effective technology for change and development.
Special Project Outcome
In 2003, Dr. Shirley J. Jones with UAlbany’s Affirmative Action Committee grant support convened the University Consortium on Africa.
Faculty, students, and community people interested in international education and issues related to Africa.
Speakers and activities to help “make Africa matter in a global society.”
Dr. Carol Whittaker (School of Public Health) and Dr. Kwadwo (Joseph) Sarfoh (Department of Africana Studies) are Co-Chairs of the University Consortium.
AMERICA-IRELAND RESEARCH AND TRAINING INITIATIVE IN INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES AND DEMENTIA Center for Excellence in Aging Services www.albany.edu/aging
Coordinated Care Alzheimer demonstration project .
U.S. Administration on Aging & NYS Department of Health.
Cost implications of dementia-related levels of dependency for persons with developmental disabilities .
U.S. Administration on Aging.
Dependency levels among aging persons with intellectual disability (ID) and their care and resource implications .
Peamount Intellectual Disability Service.
Longitudinal study of aging among people with intellectual disability
Health Research Board, Ireland
Cost effectiveness and quality of life in service delivery for persons with the dual disability of Down syndrome (DS) and Alzheimer’s dementia (AD).
Health Research Board, Ireland.
Palliative care training and Model Development
U.S. Administration on Aging, NYS Developmental Disabilities Planning Council, Health Research Board, Ireland, Irish Hospice Foundation.