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Episode 253 - Dr. Philip Hong: Support, Employment Hope, and Economic Self-Sufficiency Among Low-Income Jobseekers
Interviewer: Caitlin Beck
Monday, December 03, 2018, 7:37:36 AM
In this episode, our guest Dr. Philip Hong describes his work exploring how welfare reform efforts play out through the eyes and in the lives of people living them. Utilizing a social justice and person-in-environment perspective, he discusses what he is learning about the role of hope and psychological self-sufficiency as articulated by client recipients.
Philip Hong, PhD, is professor, associate dean for research, and director for the Center for Research on Self Sufficiency (CROSS) at the School of Social Work, Loyola University Chicago. He is also a faculty associate of the Center for Social Development (CSD) at Washington University in St. Louis. He earned his MSW and PhD in social work from Washington University in St. Louis and also holds an MA and PhD in political science from University of Missouri-St. Louis. Dr. Hong's main academic interest is in poverty and workforce development. He is currently partnering with local workforce development initiatives to develop bottom-up strategies for empowering low-income individuals and families in their quest to achieve self-sufficiency.
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Episode 253 - Dr. Philip Hong: Support, Employment Hope, and Economic Self-Sufficiency Among Low-Income Jobseekers. (2018, December 3). inSocialWork® Podcast Series. [Audio Podcast] Retrieved from http://www.insocialwork.org/episode.asp?ep=253
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