Contributing to the improvement of citizens’ quality of lives and Seoul’s community welfare.Event
Dean of Portland State University visited SWF
Oct. 30th, 2019
Oct. 30th, 2019 On October 30th in 2019, Seoul Welfare Foundation president met Jose E. Coll, the dean of Portland State University and a profession Jun Hee Lee. During the meeting, both the president and the dean confirm to cooperate together for the future projects. SWF and PSU have co-organized “International Field Experience: Human and Social Services in Seoul” last three years. They would like to continue exchanging knowledge and experiences of social work practiced in both countries.
2019 International Field Experience: Human and Social Services in Seoul
Jun 27, 2019
Jun 27, 2019 From June 17-21st in 2019, Seoul Welfare Foundation hosted “2019 International Field Experience: Human and Social Services in Seoul”. This program was co-organized by Seoul Welfare Foundation and Portland State University in Portland, Oregon. Eighteen students from the United States, Japan and Korea participated the five-day program to have understanding of human and social service strategies and policies of Seoul city, one of top 10 globally competitive cities. The students have attended eight briefings on welfare, poverty, homelessness, population, visiting community center, health, multicultural families, and visited six different NPOs. Through the sessions and visits, the students from each country had chances to compare and examine the leadership and administration in the implementation of human and social services in Seoul. They learned the motivation and implementation of the policies by meeting policy makers from the government and workers from different institutes and NPOs. During the program, the participants had exchanged their own knowledge and experiences on their countries’ social work policies and practices. This program provided an incomparable experience to learn about Seoul city’s human and social services to students from the United States, Japan and Korea.
Building a strategy to expand the overseas welfare network
Managing memberships of international social welfare organizations and associations