Social Work in the Global Environment
9th Annual Conference on Social Work in the Global Environment
social determinates of health:
local-global challenges for vulnerable populations
NOVEMBER 6, 2020 -- 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
McFarland Student Union Building Room 218
The intent of the Social Work in the Global Environment conference is to contribute to the local-global perspectives in social work utilizing the strategy: Thinking Globally and Acting Locally.
The goal of the conference is to inform the attendees about ongoing social issues, giving them knowledge that will hopefully translate into action.
A call for proposals will open soon.
Suggested Topics Include
- Life expectancy: equity
- Discrepancies in life expectancies
- Social justice and Life expectancies in the environment
- Local-Global challenges to health systems and health wellbeing
- Healthcare systems and delivery
- Technology Impacts
- Human connections for Family in Environment
- The environment and life expectancy
- Health systems: security and financing
- Universal Health Coverage
- Health and fragile populations
- Life expectancy and poverty
- Obesity and nutrition
- Road safety
- Gun violence
- Domestic violence
- Addiction/opioids & methamphetamines
- Health emergencies
- Natural disasters
- Affordability and health wellbeing
- Water and sanitation
- Epidemic challenges – HIV/AIDS, SARS, Coronavirus