NASW-Michigan in collaboration with the Eco Cuba Network is pleased to announce another trip to Cuba is in the works! This trip will take place Oct 31-Nov 8, 2015 and is available for 40 CECs!!! In the fall of 2013, 12 Michigan NASW members as well as some of their friends and partners ventured on our first trip and universally gave the experience glowing feedback. Some of the evaluation comments which best describe the experience include:
This was a tremendous program-it was highly stimulating professionally. Cuba’s integrated health/mental health system is an inspirational model for the world.
This experience was structured as a mobile conference where the participants went to the agencies and communities of the presenters. This provided knowledge of the bio-psycho-social context that went beyond any other conference which I have attended. In every way this trip was an extraordinary opportunity for cultural and social work understanding.
I am excited to again be leading this group and returning to Cuba for the fourth time! Each time I return to Cuba I am newly invigorated by the communitarian spirit and the commitments to health and education that give the Cuban people a remarkable quality of life despite living with the consequences of a US embargo for the past half century.
For more information about the trip and how to register go to the Eco Cuba website:
I am also happy to talk to you about the trip. Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Marjorie Ziefert, LMSW, ACSW