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  • Isw08 Mc Callion

    1. 1. UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WELFARE Global Partnerships and Initiatives-- Evaluating Outcomes
    2. 2. What Should Evaluation Address <ul><li>Viet Nam experience </li></ul><ul><li>Ireland experience </li></ul><ul><li>Going beyond educational outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Going beyond U.S. university valued outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>An action research framework </li></ul><ul><li>What is too much to ask of a course? </li></ul>
    3. 4. The Netherlands: Social Welfare Policy <ul><li>Past: Study trip to Breda, the Netherlands focusing on social welfare policy </li></ul><ul><li>Future: Inter- professional education exchange with Amsterdam, the Netherlands, focusing on university-school-family- community partnerships. </li></ul>
    4. 5. Course Requirements <ul><li>Attendance at all activities </li></ul><ul><li>12-15 page research paper </li></ul><ul><li>Comparison of a particular policy in U.S. and in Holland </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis of underlying issues </li></ul><ul><li>Implication for service delivery in both countries </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations for SW practice </li></ul>
    5. 6. Lectures <ul><li>Drug policy in the Netherlands </li></ul><ul><li>Dutch Social Welfare system </li></ul><ul><li>Euthanasia in the Netherlands </li></ul><ul><li>Palliative care system </li></ul><ul><li>Juvenile criminal justice system </li></ul><ul><li>Mock court session </li></ul><ul><li>National refugee policy and its effects on municipalities </li></ul>
    6. 7. Agency Visits <ul><li>Addiction center </li></ul><ul><li>Church serving as a methadone maintenance clinic </li></ul><ul><li>Juvenile detention center </li></ul><ul><li>Family court </li></ul><ul><li>Refugee center </li></ul><ul><li>Visit to refugee family from Turkey </li></ul><ul><li>Dutch parliament </li></ul><ul><li>Hospital and long-term care facility </li></ul>
    7. 8. COLLABORATIVE PARTNERSHIPS WITH PERU Blanca Ramos, Ph.D. Associate Professor University at Albany School of Social Welfare [email_address]
    8. 9. Project Outcomes <ul><li>Provides educational opportunities to UAlbany and Peruvian students. </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitates capacity building for social welfare educational programs, NGOs, professional associations, and public </li></ul><ul><li>services. </li></ul><ul><li>F acilitates collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>research with Peruvian </li></ul><ul><li>colleagues. </li></ul>
    9. 10. Providing Training for Tsunami Relief in Indonesia Eric Hardiman, Ph.D. University at Albany School of Social Welfare [email_address]
    10. 11. Indonesia-- Planning for the Future <ul><li>Addressing trauma and depression </li></ul><ul><li>- 4 full days of training in Jakarta </li></ul><ul><li>- “Train the Trainers” approach </li></ul><ul><li>- A mix of professionals, volunteers, and University-affiliated individuals </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting with representatives of the Indonesian government, including the Director of Child Welfare Services. </li></ul><ul><li>International University at Albany students from Indonesia </li></ul><ul><li>Future partnerships opportunities </li></ul>
    11. 12. COLLABORATIONS BETWEEN THE UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY AND HALLYM UNIVERSITY, CHUNCHEON, KOREA 한국 , 한림대학교와의 교류협력사업
    12. 13. Collaborations <ul><li>Korean student visits to Albany social services </li></ul><ul><li>US student/faculty visits to Korea </li></ul><ul><li>UAlbany faculty workshops in Korea </li></ul><ul><li>Korean faculty sabbaticals in Albany </li></ul><ul><li>Korean MSW and Ph.D. students at Albany </li></ul>
    13. 14. Organization for Project Rwanda <ul><li>Raise Funds for Survivors with Special Focus on Orphans </li></ul><ul><li>Group Activities with Orphans </li></ul><ul><li>English Tutoring and Cultural Exchange </li></ul><ul><li>with University Students </li></ul><ul><li>Spirit/Wall Building </li></ul>THE FOUNDATION FOR THE HEALING OF RWANDA SUNY/Albany SSW Student Service Work SUNY/Albany SSW Development Project <ul><li>Identify Coalition Building </li></ul><ul><li>Strategies for AIDS/HIV </li></ul><ul><li>Providers </li></ul>
    14. 16. 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]
    15. 17. South Africa
    16. 18. Project Outcomes <ul><li>Sensitivity to and better understanding of culture, religion, class, discrimination, diversity and difference. </li></ul><ul><li>Better knowledge about international policies and programs. </li></ul><ul><li>Skill development in policy analysis, monitoring and evaluation. </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership development skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative partnerships for effective policy development and advocacy. </li></ul><ul><li>Promotion of effective technology for change and development. </li></ul>
    17. 19. Special Project Outcome <ul><li>In 2003, Dr. Shirley J. Jones with UAlbany’s Affirmative Action Committee grant support convened the University Consortium on Africa. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty, students, and community people interested in international education and issues related to Africa. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speakers and activities to help “make Africa matter in a global society.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Carol Whittaker (School of Public Health) and Dr. Kwadwo (Joseph) Sarfoh (Department of Africana Studies) are Co-Chairs of the University Consortium. </li></ul></ul>
    18. 20. AMERICA-IRELAND RESEARCH AND TRAINING INITIATIVE IN INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES AND DEMENTIA Center for Excellence in Aging Services www.albany.edu/aging
    19. 21. Initiative Projects <ul><li>Coordinated Care Alzheimer demonstration project . </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. Administration on Aging & NYS Department of Health. </li></ul><ul><li>Cost implications of dementia-related levels of dependency for persons with developmental disabilities . </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. Administration on Aging. </li></ul><ul><li>Dependency levels among aging persons with intellectual disability (ID) and their care and resource implications . </li></ul><ul><li>Peamount Intellectual Disability Service. </li></ul><ul><li>Longitudinal study of aging among people with intellectual disability </li></ul><ul><li> Health Research Board, Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>Cost effectiveness and quality of life in service delivery for persons with the dual disability of Down syndrome (DS) and Alzheimer’s dementia (AD). </li></ul><ul><li>Health Research Board, Ireland. </li></ul>
    20. 22. Initiative Projects <ul><li>Palliative care training and Model Development </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. Administration on Aging, NYS Developmental Disabilities Planning Council, Health Research Board, Ireland, Irish Hospice Foundation. </li></ul>

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