Combatting the spread of human trafficking requires first recognizing the scope of the problem. To help facilitate the conversation around ending human trafficking, the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work created the following guide that offers an in-depth look at the areas where trafficking is most prevalent, the forms of exploitation that exist, and the root causes of this epidemic.
Social workers have a unique role to play in helping to eradicate poverty and ultimately ensure the rights of people worldwide. The USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work is leading a conversation on poverty and its effect on human rights by hosting an open dialogue at this year’s All School Day (ASD).
Robert Weiss, a licensed clinical social worker, examines what factors make a person more or less likely to successfully negotiate the landscape of intimate emotional connection in today’s digital world.
As we recognize Human Trafficking Awareness Day, the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work acknowledges the need for greater public education around the practice of human trafficking in order to help aid the more than 20 million victims who live as modern-day slaves.
Dean of the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, Marilyn Flynn, recently published a letter addressing the presidential election results and how important the social work community will be during the next four years.
Whether a challenge is professional or personal, people need to be mentally strong in order to push through and overcome it. The increased level of support that social workers provide for clients only heightens this need.