Bridging the Gap: Building a Community of Financial Well-being

2018 AFCPE® Research and Training Symposium

AFCPE Pre-Symposium: Monday, November 12 - Wednesday, November 14
AFCPE Symposium: Wednesday, November 14 - Friday, November 16
Schedule Subject to Change

Title: Are Students Prepared for Practice? An Assessment of Financial Capability and Asset Building in Social Work Education
Thursday, November 16th, 2017
Social workers, along with other human service professions, work with financially vulnerable clients. Many social workers, however, lack preparation to help clients improve their financial circumstances and manage their financial lives (Loke, et al., 2015). Although social work educators have begun to respond with curricula and other initiatives (CSWE, 2017; Frey, et al., 2017; Horwitz & Briar-Lawson, 2017; Sherraden, et al., 2017), we know little about the impact of these initiatives. This study reports on results of a survey that examines financial and economic content in social work education, and social work faculty assessment of its usefulness.
Session Slides: 121266-2-47068.pptx

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