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Global Learning

Social Work as a Global Profession

As part of NYU's Global Network University, students have several opportunities to participate in global learning programs. Through immersion in local cultures and societies, students are able to experience social work as a global profession. Silver Faculty and Field instructors developed each program to examine social policy and practice, framed by the location’s social, political, and economic issues to give students a deeper understanding of diverse cultures.

Through an international lens, students can focus on:

  • Advanced clinical theory
  • Community engagement
  • Health and social welfare issues
  • Social justice and social movement
  • Global mental health
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma

Several study abroad options allow for language immersion and residing with local families. Through the global experience, students are encouraged to reflect on social conditions and the multicultural values, ethics, ideologies, and approaches required for social work practice. Learn more about the Silver School’s global vision »

Up-Coming Information Sessions

Date
Program Location RSVP

October 6, 2016

1-2pm

Washington, D.C.: Social Work and Legislative Advocacy

1 Washington Square North

Room 216

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October 18, 2016

1-2pm

Washington, D.C.: Social Work and Legislative Advocacy

1 Washington Square North

Room 216

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October 18, 2016

1-2pm

Tel Aviv, Israel: Assessment and Treatment of Children of Substance Misusing Parents

1 Washington Square North

Room 207

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October 18, 2016

5-6pm

Washington, D.C.: Social Work and Legislative Advocacy

1 Washington Square North

Room 112

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October 20, 2016

1-2pm

Tel Aviv, Israel: Assessment and Treatment of Children of Substance Misusing Parents

1 Washington Square North

Room 216

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October 20, 2016

5-6pm

Tel Aviv, Israel: Assessment and Treatment of Children of Substance Misusing Parents

1 Washington Square North

Room G13

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October 25, 2016

1-2pm

Buenos Aires, Argentina: Core Concepts in Child and Adolescent Trauma

1 Washington Square North

Room 207

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November 17, 2016

1-2pm

Buenos Aires, Argentina: Core Concepts in Child and Adolescent Trauma

1 Washington Square North

Room 207

Click here

November 17, 2016

5-6pm

Buenos Aires, Argentina: Core Concepts in Child and Adolescent Trauma

1 Washington Square North

Room G13

Click here

intercultural conversation series

BUENOS AIRES & NEW YORK

Three-part series for fall 2016

We are excited to present this joint-presentation/conversation between professionals working with in Buenos Airies and New York live with the technological capacity of NYU Global classrooms.  

Audience members in BA and NY will be able to experience this presentation together and ask questions of the presenters in both locations. Seating is limited and first-come, first-serve, so please arrive on time to secure a seat.

Part 1: Comparing and Contrasting US and Argentine Perspectives on Work with Refugees
 
September 22, 2016
 

Buenos Aires                                                New York
2:00-3:00 pm                                                1:00-2:00 pm
NYU Buenos Aires Global classroom                NYU Silver Global classroom (G13)

PRESENTERS

Brenda L. Pereyra Cousiño, MSP                   HangYi Chen, LMSW
Doctoral Candidate in Social Sciences,            Program Social Worker,
Uniersidad de Buenos Aires;                            Bellvue/NYU Program
Coordinator of the Center of Support              for Survivors of Torture
for Refugees (ADRA Argentina, partner
with UNHRC)
 
Details on Parts 2 & 3 coming soon!

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MSW and Semester Programs

Single Courses

January 2017

Tel Aviv, Israel: Assessment and Treatment of Children of Substance Misusing Parents
 

March (Spring Break) 2017

Washington, D.C.: Social Work and Legislative Advocacy: Developing Skills and Knowledge
 

Summer 2017

Buenos Aires, Argentina: Core Concepts in Child and Adolescent Trauma

Paris, France: Practice with Families: Comparative Approaches

Wiesbaden, Germany: Human Rights and Social Justice in Social Work Research and Practice: Perspectives from Germany and the U.S.A.

opportunities for Undergraduates

Undergraduate students can enroll in some of the global programs housed at the Silver School—Costa Rica; Washington, DC; and Paris—and have additional options available in Ghana and Buenos Aires.

Opportunities for Alumni and Other Social Work Professionals

We invite applications to participate in global learning courses on a selected basis. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Ben Sher, Director, Office of Global and Lifelong Learning.

SEMINARS - GLOBAL SOCIAL WORK PROFESSION (GLO)

This opportunity is being offered in collaboration between the Silver School of Social Work and the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy & Research and offers students an opportunity to become globally focused, even if they study in New York. MORE INFORMATION»

The GLO for the 2015-2016 academic year is now full and cannot accept  additional applications.

Please visit our Global Program pages for information about single courses and longer program abroad this year.

NYU Passport Drive for US Citizens

OCTOBER 14, 2016 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

383 Lafayette Street

Need to apply for or renew a US passport for international travel? The Office of Global Services (OGS) is hosting a convenient Passport Drive for US citizens at NYU- don’t miss the chance to easily apply for or renew your passport!

Representatives from the US Department of State will be here to collect applications from US citizens for first time passports, passport renewals and passport cards. You can find more information about passports at travel.state.gov.

MORE INFORMATION AND TO SIGN UP»

Questions?  Contact OGS at ogs.outbound@nyu.edu or 212-998-4242.

NYU Silver Students Eligible for Gallatin Global Fellowship in Human Rights

Visit the webpage for more information

Global Program Scholarship

The Office of Global and Lifelong Learning has a limited number of scholarships available to Silver students participating in Silver global programs that take place abroad (i.e., not in the U.S.).
 
To apply for one of these scholarships, please complete the form here.
 
Deadline to apply for January programs: November 4, 2015 at 10 am.
Deadline to apply for summer programs: November 15, 2015 at midnight.