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2nd binational conference, méxico-united states

Starts 11/15/2017 @ 9:30:00 AM
Ends 11/16/2017 @ 12:00:00 AM


                The UTSA College of Public Policy, in partnership with the Department of Social Work and The Universidad Nacional Autónoma in México, are excited to present the 2nd Binational Conference México-United States at the newly constructed Conference Center at the UTSA Downtown Campus on November 15-16, 2017 located in the Durango Building, 501 W. César E. Chavez Blvd. About 50 scholars from Mexico will join us to discuss the transnational responsibility of social work in migratory processes and human rights in México and the United States.  The conference aims to establish intervention protocols that contribute to the professional training of social workers and propose lines of research that explain the scenarios, processes, and transnational spaces that produce migration and how the social worker would participate.  Experts on migration processes and human rights will cover the following topics: Immigration policy of the U.S. Social work intervention with the migrant population, justice and due process with unaccompanied minors and immigrant families, and deportation and forced return to new environments. Developing strategies for social workers, and the non-government organizations and social actors who develop public policy strategies for the return of migrants in the most vulnerable state.  And much more! Welcome remarks by Councilman Rey Saldaña, District 4Welcome remarks by UTSA President Taylor Eighmy Keynote Address by Dean of the College of Public Policy and Mark G. Yudof Professor Rogelio Sáenz Register at http://bit.ly/2yu8Wrc Please check our event page http://copp.utsa.edu/binationalconference for more information, maps, and schedule of activities.  Social Worok CEU’s will be provided.  For questions, you can Derek Plantenga, derek.plantenga@utsa.edu, Dr. Amy Chanmugam, social work department chair, amy.chanmugam@utsa.edu, or Michelle at michelle.skidmore@utsa.edu or call x3213.    


University of Texas- San Antonio Downtown Campus

501 West César E Chávez Boulevard
San Antonio, Texas,
United States



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