What are you doing this summer?


Join the School of Social Work in Concepcion, Chile this summer for Social Welfare Policy & Practice in the Latin American Context: Chile while you and your peers learn about the Chilean social welfare system and see how social work is practiced in Latin America.

  • May 23 - June 16

  • Six hours of credit

  • Open to all social work students who have successfully completed SW 7000

Weekday mornings consist of group activates exploring Chilean culture and building Spanish vocabulary. Each afternoon the class will attend presentations by Universidad de Concepcion professors and social workers at non-profit agencies and state organizations. Along with opportunities to hear from different speakers at the university, students will take excursions to social welfare agencies to observe their organizations.

Applications are due March 23 but it is recommended to register as soon as possible in order to secure your spot.
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About SSW
The LSU School of Social Work (SSW) aspires to be a leading graduate school of social work, a vibrant center of intellectual development, a leader in promoting and supporting diverse communities, and an advocate for an integrated and inclusive model of social work, all within a learning environment that supports best educational practices. The SSW offers a Child and Family Studies (CFS) undergraduate degree, MSW, online MSW, and PhD. SSW is part of the College of Human Sciences & Education. 

Visit the School of Social Work at lsu.edu/chse/socialwork

About CHSE

The College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE) is a nationally accredited division of Louisiana State University. The college is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Leadership & Human Resource Development, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Library & Information Science, the School of Social Work, and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer 8 undergraduate degree programs, 18 graduate programs, and 7 online graduate degree programs, enrolling more than 2,020 undergraduate and 879 graduate students. The College is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is committed to improving quality of life across the lifespan.

Visit the College of Human Sciences & Education at lsu.edu/chse