International Study Opportunities at HBSSW 2009

Report
International Study
Opportunities at HBSSW
2015
2015 Study Abroad
Programs
Comparative Social Policy in:
 South Africa
 Austria
Spanish Immersion & Service Learning in
 Costa Rica
Field Internships in England, Austria, & Ghana
Social Work & Criminal
Justice in Austria
June 21 – July 4, 2015
• Earn 6 graduate or undergraduate credits in Social Work
or Criminal Justice (3 grad credits in CJ)
• Focus areas are substance abuse, crime, international
immigration, child welfare, & social welfare policy
• Financial aid available
– Undergrads eligible for Wisconsin Study Abroad Grant
– Grads are eligible to apply for a Dean’s Scholarship or a
Nothum Family Scholarship
• The cost of the program includes tuition, ground
transportation, site visits, housing and many meals.
• Airfare is not included in cost.
• Cost in 2014 was $2350 - $2650.
Austria
Linz
You could be here next summer!
Housing in Austria
All rooms are
double with
shared
bathroom.
Students are housed in
modern conference
center near the city and
botanical garden.
Visit and talk with professionals in:
Prisons
Mauthausen
concentration
camp
Youth &
Family
service
agencies
CJ Site Visits in Austria
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Police command – City of Wels
Garsten Prison
Prison reentry program
Mauthausen Concentration Camp
Prevention/Harm Reduction Center – Drugs
Therapy Center for Substance Misuse
SOS Menschenrechte – Asylum seekers
Refugee Center – St. Georgen
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Social Work Site visits in Austria
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Youth/Child Welfare offices
Domestic Violence Intervention Center
Garsten Prison
Mauthausen Concentration Camp
SOS Menschenrechte – Organization for
Asylum seekers
• St. Georgen Refugee Center
Weekend side trips can be to:
Vienna
Salzburg
Czech Republic
Prague
Munich
Accompanying Faculty
• Dr. David Pate, Social Work
Office: 1053 Enderis Hall
Phone: 414-229-6038
Email: [email protected]
• Dr. Tom LeBel, Criminal Justice
Office: 1117 Enderis Hall
Phone: 414-229-2356
Email: [email protected]
• Dr. Stan Stojkovic, Dean
Office: 1095 Enderis Hall
Email: [email protected]
South Africa!
(Pretoria & Bloemfontein)
July 17 - August 2, 2015
• Earn 6 graduate or undergraduate credits in Social Work
or Criminal Justice (3 grad credits in CJ)
• Focus areas include crime, domestic violence, prisons,
poverty, community development, & child welfare
• Financial aid available
– Undergrads eligible for Wisconsin Study Abroad Grant
– Grads are eligible to apply for a Dean’s Scholarship or a Nothum
Family Scholarship
• The cost of the program includes airfare, tuition, ground
transportation, site visits, housing and many meals.
• Cost in 2014 was $3300.
South Africa
You Could Be Here Next Summer!
Housing in South Africa
Housed in student flats at the University of the
Free State in Bloemfontein.
Kitchen & laundry facilities in
each flat
2 single rooms per flat
Site visits in South Africa
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SW programs at UFS in Bloemfontein
SW & CJ programs at University of Pretoria
Child welfare & orphanage sites
Child justice center
Vasfontein community development center
Youth detention facilities
School and special needs programs
Apartheid museum
Cultural experiences
• Pilansberg Nature Preserve
• Lesedi Cultural Village,
exploring tribal villages,
tribal dancing, and a South
African feast
• Boer War Museum
• Visit to craft market
• Cradle of Humankind World
Heritage Site
Accompanying Faculty
Dr. Susan Rose
Office: 1175 Enderis Hall
Email: [email protected]
Dr. Linda Britz
Office: 1117 Enderis Hall
Email: [email protected]
Dr. Stan Stojkovic, Dean
Office: 1095 Enderis Hall
Email: [email protected]
Spanish Immersion in
Costa Rica
January 3 – 17, 2015
• Earn 3 credits in social work or criminal justice
(graduate or undergraduate).
• Students will attend Spanish immersion classes
in the morning, and lectures and site visits in the
afternoon.
• Students are housed with host families.
• Cost in 2014 was approximately $3500 (for
undergrads) and included tuition, room, laundry,
breakfast & supper; (airfare excluded).
Spanish language classes & site visits
Stay with host families
Accompanying Faculty
• Roberta Hanus, Clinical Associate Professor Social
Work
Office: 1045 Enderis Hall
Phone: 414-229-4414
Email: [email protected]
Field Internships in
Plymouth, England
• Two summer internships
(graduate & undergraduate) are
available in Plymouth, England
• Internships are 6 – 8 weeks and
are equivalent to one semester of
field.
• Students earn 3 – 5 credits.
• Focus is on substance use and
mental health
Field Internships
in Linz, Austria
• One summer internship
(graduate or undergraduate) is
available in Linz, Austria
• Internships are 6 – 8 weeks and
are equivalent to one semester
of field.
• Students earn 3 – 5 credits.
• Focus is on working with
international immigrant families
or individuals.
We will plan to place a student in Ghana for a one
semester internship in the summer of 2015. This could
change depending on advice of the Centers for Disease
Control in relation to the Ebola virus.
UWM Field Faculty
• Jeanne Wagner, Director of Field Programs
Office: 1073 Enderis Hall
Email: [email protected]
Funding opportunities for study
abroad
• Wisconsin Study Abroad Grant:
– provides funding for UWM undergraduate students
– Maximum award is $2,000, with an average award of $700. In
2014 eligible students who applied were awarded $1500
• Veteran’s Benefits
– students should consult with the veteran’s benefits advisor in
the Department of Financial Aid
• Title IV-E Grant
– Full time students in the BSW component in the CWTP-BSW
may be able to have some of their academic costs covered
Scholarships opportunities for
graduate students for study abroad
• Dean’s Scholarship for International Study
– Dean Stan Stojkovic awarded three scholarships of $2000
apiece for graduate students study abroad in 2014
– students must be enrolled as full time graduate students in
either Social Work or Criminal Justice and have a
cumulative GPA of 3.6 or higher
• Nothum Scholarship for International Studies
– This privately funded scholarship made two awards of
$2000 apiece for graduate study abroad in 2013
– Students must be enrolled as full time grad students in SW
or CJ, have a GPA of 3.5 & evidence of financial need.
Fall 2014 Informational Meetings
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Tuesday, November 4, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Wednesday, November 5 , 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Thursday, November 6, 12:15 – 1:15 pm
Tuesday, November 11 , 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Wednesday, November 12, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Thursday, November 13, 12:15 – 1:15 pm
All information meetings will be held in Enderis 1080
Deadline for applications is March 1, 2015
Contact Professor Susan Rose
for more information
[email protected]
For more information on
Austria or South Africa Programs contact:
Professor Susan Rose,
[email protected]
For further information on
Costa Rica Program contact:
Assoc. Prof. Roberta Hanus
[email protected]
For further information on all international
programs offered through UWM, contact:
Sharon Gosz
Center for International Education
156 Pearse Hall
414-229-5346
[email protected]
www.studyabroad.uwm.edu

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