Saturday, March 1
Chair/Co-Chairs: Rebecca L. Hegar, University of Texas at Arlington
Title: Promoting Higher Education in Welfare Reform
Description: This paper discusses an innovative state program allowing TANF participants to pursue higher education. Program evaluation and advocacy strategies during welfare reauthorization are presented also.
Author: Sandra S. Butler, University of Maine
Title: Learning From Welfare Recipients: Implications for Social Policy and Social Work Education
Description: Results of interviews with current and prior welfare recipients reveal the strengths of women and implications for supporting their success, including classroom, and practice-policy work that engages social work students.
Authors: Debra M. McPhee, Barry University; Laura R. Bronstein, SUNY, University at Albany
Time: 3:00 pm-4:30 pm