Nyack College Arts and Sciences News
Dr. Mayra L. Lopez-Humphreys edits textbook and presents paper at the Society for Social Work Research
Dr. Mayra L. Lopez-Humphreys, Assistant Professor of Social Work, edited the Instructor’s Manual and Test Bank for Popple and Leighninger’s Social Work, Social Welfare, and American Society, 8th ed., Allyn & Bacon, 2011.
She also co-presented at the Society for Social Work Research. Her paper, entitled “Varied Experiences of Latina Immigrants: Understanding the Role of Sex Perceptions of Discrimination among Dominican Immigration examines the relationship between gender and the reporting of discrimination among Dominican men and women and also tests the effect acculturation has on the reporting of discrimination among Dominican immigrant females.
For more information on the presentation: http://sswr.confex.com/sswr/2011/webprogram/Paper15178.html
In addition to her scholarly work, Dr. Lopez-Humphreys recently facilitated a workshop at the Urban Youth Workers Institute. The workshop, “Moving from Youth Ministry to Community Transformation” presents the Christian Community Development Association’s biblical approach to restoring urban communities that works to create healthy neighborhoods where youth and their families can thrive.
For more information on the CCDA’s Eight Components of Christian Community Development: http://www.ccda.org/philosophy
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