By Drew Lautemann, Esq. Consensus Organizing (CO) is a model of community organizing that emphasizes finding areas of mutual self-interest between a diverse set of internal and external stakeholders. Organizers work with various community residents, businesses, organizations, and groups to identify issues of common concern, and they then link the community to outside resource holders […]
Mental Health in International Settings
Sally Mathiesen, Ph.D., LCSW What is mental health? The World Health Organization launched Project Atlas in 2000 to respond to the large gaps in the collection and dissemination of information about mental health service delivery in countries around the world. “It replaces impressions and opinions with facts and figures” (WHO, 2011, p.7). The main findings […]
Welcome to IN SITU!
Welcome to Social Work: In Situ, the new SDSU School of Social Work blog. What does “In Situ” mean? It means “in the field”. The goal of this blog is to provide a venue for our faculty, staff, and students to share their thoughts, teaching, aspirations, and insights regarding all things social work. We also […]