David Takeuchi researches the benefits of a unique weightlifting program; James Lubben helps to develop the Grand Challenges for Social Work; Ruth McRoy defines a novel model of adoption.
From an urban gym comes a novel idea about how to empower struggling youth. David Takeuchi investigates why it is working.
View this photo gallery of the students at ICW, an organization using fitness training as a tool to reduce violence, while also promoting professional, personal, and academic achievement among urban youth.
James Lubben helps to chart an agenda for the 21st century as one of the thought leaders behind the Grand Challenges for Social Work, an initiative devised by the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare.
Members from the BC Social Work community have contributed widely to the Grand Challenges, including to the following concept papers.
Ruth McRoy’s research into two rural initiatives reveals a model that could reform adoption policies and practices.