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New mini course starts October 14

Posted: September 24, 2009

The following is a new mini course that has just been added to the Fall course schedule. You may enroll for this course via Wolverine Access through September 28. After September 28 please visit our office for registration direction/assistance.
SW 799, section 009, 1 credit hour elective
Wednesdays, 1-4 p.m. beginning October 14
Global Child Human Rights: Policies and Practices

The mini course will focus on children’s human rights (including the right of protection from abuse and exploitation; right to grow up in a family environment; right to survival, education and health; and the right to participate), the various forms of violations against those rights and the implications for policy and practice. Sub-topics examined will include family preservation and reunification, adoption abuses, child trafficking, the most hazardous forms of child labor including as child soldiers and participants in the sex and drug trades, harmful cultural practices against children, and many others.

Instructor:
Jini L. Roby, JD, MSW, MS

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