S.42 - Strengthen Social Work Workforce Act of 2011
A bill to amend title VII of the Public Health Service Act to ensure that social work students or social work schools are eligible for support under certain programs that would assist individuals in pursuing health careers or for grants for training projects in geriatrics, and to establish a social work training program.
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S.42 Strengthen Social Work Workforce Act of 2011
July 19, 2012
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Why is it that this bill is focused on 'underrepresented minorities'? What does that mean? The statistics are showing that Caucasian's (European American) are just as underrepresented as any other minority group. What makes more sense, is to fo...