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Southern Adventist University
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Southern Adventist University is an accredited four-year coeducational institution operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Located in Collegedale, TN, on the outskirts of Chattanooga, it boasts a student body of approximately 2,200 students. Its aca...
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Southern Adventist University Team Meets with Restore a Child's President @ Restore a Child
John Youngberg, B.I.T., M.Ed., associate pofessor of Construction Management in ...the department of Technology, initiated the visit with Sharon Pittman and Liane de Online Casino Coupons Souza.
Dr. Pittman, MSW, CSWM is the executive director of the MSW program at SAU and serves as international social worker for SAU.
"Part of the problem is that traditionally when faith-based humanitarian organizations have responded to relief work we have been so busy feeding and distributing blankets and food that no one really has ever been there to listen," said Sharon Pittman, chairwoman of the Andrews University department of social work.
Stichting Internationale Kinderhulp
Sharon Pittman, head of the Department for Advanced Social Studies at Andrews University, accompanied me on this fact-finding visit, and ICC responded to their need according to our possibilities then.Recently, Rick and Sharon went to Brazil again to evaluate the possibility of giving them more help.I will let Rick tell you about their trip and our plans for the future in Brazil. Sharon and I were privileged in April of this year to spend two weeks with Pastor Daniel Dos Santos in Brazil seeing the Grandma Josefina Orphanage project that ICC sponsors have been supporting and also visiting other projects for children in Brazil.
...Sharon and I got to see first hand the wonderful work that Pastor Daniel and his team are doing for children in Brazil.
About the Editors and Contributors for Spirituality and Religion in Social Work Practice
Sharon Weaver Pittman, PhD, is professor and chair of the Social Work Department at Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan.Her research interests include international women's issues with special emphasis on displaced peoples.She also is active in faith-based research and educational evaluation projects.She has served as senior editor of Dialog, the journal of the Adventist Association of International Development Professionals.She has served on the Council of Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting presentation review board and has published articles in Afflia: Journal of Women and Social Work, Journal of International Social Work, Journal of Social Work Research and Evaluation, and Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping.She has written numerous book reviews and is currently developing training materials for disaster response and working with displaced peoples.
Project CARE is a work-in-progress where creative ideas offer direction for future development, says Sharon Pittman, spokesperson for the Andrews University Department of Social Work.
For more information, visit the website at http://www.adventistreview.org/2000-1556/http//www.project-care.org.
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