BRIEF: Introduction to Solution-Focused Practice in London
This course is designed for Social Work and Public Health students interested in expanding their knowledge regarding solution-focused practices.This course will provide students an applied learning experience in which they will engage in a training presented by the owners of BRIEF. BRIEF is a world-renowned training center for solution-focused (SF) practices and has trained over 55,000 people worldwide. The training will focus on the application of SF practice in the UK. This experience will enhance students’
understanding of the SF model and the international context in which it is applied.
Students will be housed throughout London. The training will take place at a Monticello House, which is ideally situated in Bloomsbury, the academic and cultural heart of London. It is in very close proximity to the British Museum and the University of London. London is rich in history dating back to the Roman times—students will witness the development of the city from St. Paul’s Cathedral, to Big Ben, to The Shard.
Program Activities & Features
While in London, students will have a chance to explore the thriving local culture. An inspiration for many other cities in the world, cafes, coffee shops, museums, and sports are only a couple of highlights offered for students. London also offers vibrant nightlife with opportunities for theater, dancing, music and more
- Degree-seeking student
- Must be at least 18 years of age at time of participation
- Good judicial standing
- 2.5+ GPA at time of application
This course is designed as a 3-credit hour elective for students eligible to take Social Work graduate courses.
This course is designed as a 3-credit hour elective for students eligible to take Public Health undergraduate courses.
March 1, 2020
July 10-19, 2020
Estimated Program Fee: $1,478
Program Fee Includes:
- Local Transportation
- Health Insurance
(not included in program fee)
- Airport Transportation
- Passport, if needed
Financial Aid and Scholarships
Federal and state financial aid may be applied towards this program. Even if you are normally ineligible for financial aid, you should submit a financial aid application (FAFSA). You may find that you are eligible for additional funding.
UNCW students may also apply for a UNCW Education Abroad Grant and additional study abroad scholarships. Grant applications and additional information are available at https://uncw.edu/international/abroad/aid.html.