Category Archives: Social Work

Mariana Garcia, Hays Caldwell Women’s Center

During the Fall 2017 Semester, I was an intern at the Hays Caldwell Women’s Center. I worked with the Primary Prevention team as one of the education interns. The Hays Caldwell Women’s Center (HCWC) was founded in 1978 by a group of women who came together in order to provide a place for women’s personal […]

Kyle Taylor, Caritas of Austin

Refugee Resettlement: A View from the Caritas of Austin Employment Department Refugees: Where They Come From & Where They Go According to the 1951 Geneva Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, a refugee is defined as any person who: owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership […]

Lindsey Robertson, Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center

In the spring of 2015, I interned with the Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center (HCWC) as a primary prevention educator. Over the course of my internship, I helped co-facilitate small groups in the middle schools and high schools in Hays and Caldwell Counties, researched primary prevention, and participated in events that were either hosted by HCWC, or […]

Amy Oakes, Refugee Services of Texas

Refugee Services of Texas (RST) is a non-profit organization that works with Church World Service, Episcopal Migration Ministries, and the U.S. Committee of Refugees and Immigrants to provide services for refugees, asylees, human trafficking survivors, and other displaced people in an attempt to help them regain their self-sufficiency in their resettlement in the United States. […]