"The Middle East: Information and Practice Implications for Social Workers"

Christopher Carlozzo created a lecture and workshop series as an independent study to showcase two lectures and a 75-mintue workshop upstate New York at the NYSSWEA conference in Saratoga Springs. The presentation, "The Middle East: Information and Practice Implications for Social Workers", focused on the increased coverage by the media in the past five years and the issues surrounding human rights, socio-economic problems, and violence in and around the Middle East. The workshop was geared to help social work students and those in the helping profession develop an understanding of the region, current events and key terms to provide potential solutions when working with those of middle eastern descent.

Presently, Christopher Carlozzo serves on the Advocacy Day Planning Committee, and is an active member of Under Graduate Social Work Alliance. He is working to develop a student submitted and curated webpage within the School of Social Welfare based on social justice, local news, projects, and multicultural diversity in our community. Additionally Christopher is a certified level-one Paraprofessional where he volunteers to put together a mindfulness breathing, stress-reduction, and yoga class for students in the William Floyd School District.

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