You’re invited: Integrating Public Health and Social Work Approaches in Working with Immigrants and Refugees

Monday, December 11, 2017

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. ET
Boston University CAS Building 725 Commonwealth Ave Room B12 (Basement)


This event will highlight four organizations’ work with immigrants and refugees, with a particular focus on how they integrate social work and public health approaches and use trans-disciplinary approaches.


Saida Abdi, LICSW (BUSSW ’10)
Associate Director of Community Relations, Boston Children’s Hospital Refugee Trauma and Resilience Center

Kathleen Flinton, LICSW
Associate Clinical Director, Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights at Boston Medical Center

Eric Kamba, MSW, MPH (BUSSW ’04; BUSPH ’05)
Executive Director, Congolese Development Center
Program Administrator, Mass. General Hospital Refugee Health

Mojdeh Rohani, LICSW (BUSSW ’99)
Executive Director, Community Legal Services and Counseling Center

Luz López, PhD, MSW, MPH
Clinical Professor, BUSSW
*2 free continuing education credits (CEs) for social workers available


The event is jointly sponsored by the Center for Innovation in Social Work and Health and the BU-ALPS (Advancing Leadership in Public Health Social Work) HRSA grant.