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International Study

social work abroad

The London Summer Program highlights the rich history of the settlement house movement in London and New York City and its role in the formation the social work profession and social welfare.  The courses and community and agency visits will be focused on current settlement house practices and their local contexts.  Particular attention will be focused on structures, processes, and methods that empower communities and build the capacities of individuals, families, groups, and organizations through community-based practice and group work.  Faculty will facilitate structured opportunities for students to integrate their community-based and classroom experiences and learning and enhance the international comparative nature of their study abroad. 


  • For London study, contact Gregory Acevedo, PhD, by phone at 212-636-6644.