Students and Faculty Present at The New York State Social Work Education Association Conference
Dominican College Social Work students and faculty members, Bonni Raab, Paul DuongTran, and Judith Carbone attended the 45th Annual New York State Social; Work Education Association’s Conference, October 11-12 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Senior BSW student Rachel Romanowski and Professor Raab presented a paper on “The Ethical Responsibilities of Social Work Education Programs in meeting community needs.” This paper, the only one presented by a BSW student, was the result of research conducted by Rachel as part of her junior year field education internship in the Dominican College Social Work program’s Gadol Community Engagement Center.
Senior students Maureen Fitzpatrick and Anna Vorse presented their research session on “Media Framing on Safety Net in Poverty Discourse” during a poster session. Of the 19 posters accepted for presentation, theirs was one of two presented by BSW students. The remaining posters were presented by Social Work faculty, MSW students, and PhD students.
Senior BSW student Abby Berjansky staffed an exhibit table promoting the Social Work Student Research E-journal housed at Dominican College. The conference, this year entitled “From Settlement Houses to Safe Houses: Empowerment, the Heart of Social Work”, was attended by Deans, faculty and students from undergraduate, graduate, and PhD programs.