Center on Race and Social Problems

June 7-8, 2017 : National and Local Perspectives on Refugees, Immigrants, Human Trafficking and Social Services

06/07/2017 to 06/08/2017
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2017 Race and Child Welfare Summer Institute

June 7 and 8


1.5 Day 10.5 Continuing Education Summer Institute

National & Local Perspectives on Refugees, Immigrants, Human Trafficking, and Social Services

Immigration, Refugees, & Human Service System

Yolanda Padilla, PhD, MSSW
Clara Pope Willoughby Centennial Professor in Child Welfare; The University of Texas at Austin, School of Social Work
Director, Center for Diversity and Social & Economic Justice, Council on Social Work Education

Diego Chaves-Gnecco MD, MPH, FAAP
SALUD PARA NIÑOS Program Director & Founder
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician
Assistant Professor , University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Jewish Family and Children’s Services Refugee & Immigrant Service presents Immigrants and Refugees: An In-Depth Look.
An acknowledged leader in helping immigrants and refugees resettle and successfully build new lives in the Pittsburgh community.

Human Trafficking

Focus on vulnerabilities of immigrants and refugees to human trafficking
Discussion of local resources

Opening remarks: Rich Fitzgerald
Allegheny County Executive

Rowena Fong, EdD
Ruby Lee Piester Centennial Professor
Fellow, American Academy of Social Work
and Social Welfare
The University of Texas at Austin
School of Social Work

Mary C. Burke, PhD 
Professor, Department of Psychology & Counseling
Carlow University
Executive Director, Project to End Human Trafficking

Panel discussion with representatives of Allegheny County DHS and FBI

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