This is the first post in a series of reflections on the University of Michigan edX course "Social Work Practice: Advocating Social Justice and Change." I was struck very early on in this module by the International Federation of Social Work's global definition of social work: Social work is a practice-based profession and an academic … Continue reading Social Work MOOC Module 1: What Is Social Work?
Last month, I attended the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Columbus, OH as a U.S. National Fellow. It was a remarkable experience and an opportunity to start thinking about Whole Person Librarianship from a global perspective. Last year, the IFLA Section for Library Services to People with Special Needs formed a working group to … Continue reading WPL at IFLA: Homelessness, Refugees, and Person-in-Context