SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Friday, August 9

Time: 2:30 PM - 4:10 PM


Session 041: CRITICAL DIALOGUE: Social Work Responses to Social Problems in Higher Education
Room: Broadway Suite

Sponsor: Sociology and Social Welfare

Organizer &

Facilitator: Zita Dixon, Brandeis University


“Social Work in Higher Education: A Critical Dialogue on Social Work’s Responses to Social Problems in Higher Education,” Melissa Bessaha, Stony Brook University

“Turning Social Work Responses to Social Problems on Their Head: Asset-based Approaches to Community Work,” Anna Maria Santiago, Michigan State University

“Bridging Macro Social Work Theory and Practice through Community-engaged Learning,” Jessica Lucero, Utah State University

“Incorporating an Emphasis on Macro Practice in Micro Social Work Courses to Address Social Problems: A Case Study,” Jenifer G. Evers, Utah State University

“Campus Climate or Community Climates? When ‘Liberal’ is Still Racist,” Saugher Nojan, University of California, Santa Cruz

“Social Work Responses to Racial Inequity in Higher Education Retention: A Historical Case Study of the Search for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge (SEEK) Program Structure and Its Success,” Zita Dixon, Brandeis University, Winner of the Sociology and Social Welfare Division’s Student Paper Competition