SUZANNE DWORAK-PECK SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK KECK HUMAN RIGHTS CLINIC AT A GLANCE
Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work Keck Human Rights Clinic is a branch of the Keck Human Rights Clinic at the University of Southern California.
Along with the Keck School of Medicine student board, the SDP branch works alongside to coordinate and assist with forensic psychological evaluations as well as provide training to MSW students on the legal process immigration and technical affidavit writing.
MISSION OF THE KECK HUMAN RIGHTS CLINIC
Members of the USC-Keck Human Rights Clinic advocate on behalf of asylum seekers by providing pro bono forensic medical and psychological evaluations to corroborate claims of maltreatment.
Medical and Master of Social Work students are given the opportunity to assist with forensic evaluations and report drafting, allowing students to gain experience as advocates for health and human rights. Students also learn about global issues and cultural competence through assisting with these examinations.
The USC-Keck HRC hosts training sessions for physicians and mental health providers to gain the skills necessary to perform forensic evaluations. If you are interested in hearing about or attending upcoming training sessions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
SUZANNE DWORAK-PECK SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK KECK HUMAN RIGHTS CLINIC WELCOMES YOU
FORENSIC EVALUATION TRAINING FOR MSW STUDENTS
The heart of the SDP-Keck Human Rights Clinic is providing pro-bono forensic mental health assessments for immigrants seeks asylum. MSW student case managers with specialized training coordinate legal cases, shadow forensic interviews, and help write affidavits.
STUDENT INTEREST GROUP
Any student from the Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work can join the student interest group and participate in our advocacy meetings and off campus events as well as attend any brown bag or training provided on campus.
2020-2021 STUDENT BOARD
Each year we choose MSW leaders who lead the organization and establish initiatives.
If you an MSW student at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work and would like to join the clinic, please contact Kristen@SDP-KeckHumanRights.org