Going Ghana: Student Field Work Abroad

If you've ever considered going abroad to complete your field work for a Bachelor's of Social Work (BSW) degree, consider the experiences of recent Southern Miss graduate Cooper Robinson. Robinson spent 3 1/2 months in Ghana last fall to meet her field work requirements for the School of Social Work. Her initial moments of panic … Continue reading Going Ghana: Student Field Work Abroad

Medicaid Work Requirements Attack the Working Poor

{COMMENTARY} Call it what it is, class war.  Fresh from imposing a massively regressive tax “reform” masquerading as a boon to America’s middle class, a heady Trumpian political rightwing is ready for its next assault on citizen well-being – new federal rules (strictly speaking, waivers) allowing states to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients. Critics … Continue reading Medicaid Work Requirements Attack the Working Poor