(1) sustainable social and environmental policy and practice and the integration of the two in Cuba;
(2) clinical practice in terms of family, child and adolescent intervention and therapy;
(3) issues of gender, race and class in Cuba as they impact the practice of social work in the social welfare system.
The tour leader for the trip will be Marjorie Ziefert, LMSW, ACSW, Professor Emeritus, Eastern Michigan University School of Social Work. For a more detailed information and registration information, please visit the Eco Cuba Network website (April/May 2018 and December 2018)
April 28 – May 6, 2018
This trip offers 40 CEs through the Michigan, New York, and California State Chapters of NASW
December 2 – 15, 2018
This trip offers 45 CEs through the Michigan, New York, and California State Chapters of NASW
|In April/May of 2018, we are planning a trip that will focus on Havana with a brief visit to Pinar Del Rio, a beautiful rural area in the west of Cuba. A highlight of this trip will be participating in May Day celebrations in Havana! There will be opportunities to interact with both Cuban professionals and the ordinary Cubans who benefit from their government’s universal systems of health care, education, and social welfare.||
In December of 2018, we are planning a cross island tour that will begin in Havana, include several days in the charming rural provinces of Sancti Spiritus and Camaguey, and conclude in the vibrant Afro Cuban city of Santiago de Cuba in Cuba’s far east. Along the way, we will have the opportunity to interact with both Cuban professionals and the ordinary Cubans who benefit from their government’s universal systems of health care, education, and social welfare
Registration spots fill up quickly, so please register in advance.
ABOUT THE SOCIAL WELFARE IN CUBA PROGRAM: This trip offers 40 CE Credit Hours through the Michigan, California, and New York State Chapters of NASW. Members of either NASW Chapter can receive these CEs at no additional cost. Social workers from either state wanting to receive CEs for the trip but are not members of either Chapter can participate by paying a $250 administrative fee to either Chapter. Registrants are responsible for their own logistics and flight fees. Please visit the Eco Cuba Network for a more detailed registration information.
Each trip will be limited to 22 participants. Application forms will be processed in the order in which they are received.Participants are encouraged to submit their forms as soon as possible to ensure participation.
If you have any questions on the program and/or logistics for the delegation, please email Pam Montanaro, Coordinator for Eco Cuba Network at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 510-318-4910. For questions about CE, please contact Marjorie Ziefert, LMSW at email@example.com