Clinical Sociology and Education

Friday, 20 July 2018: 15:30-17:20
RC46 Clinical Sociology (host committee)

Language: Spanish and English

This session considers issues related to the role of clinical sociology in education. Traditionally, manifest function of educational institutions include socializing individuals towards cultural norms, values and beliefs; providing knowledge and skills to bridge students to the labor market as well as serving as a platform for healthy socialization among members of the society. Current study expands the knowledge of clinical sociology by looking at present day issues confronting students like food insecurity and nutritional activities, the role of social media in communication, various forms of violence and bullying, among others. Analysis, intervention strategies and recommendations at micro, meso and macro level will be further discussed in this session.
Session Organizer:
Melati WAN, SEGi University, Malaysia, Malaysia
Melati WAN, SEGi University, Malaysia, Malaysia
Nagaraju GUNDEMEDA, Department of Sociology, University of Hyderabad, India
Oral Presentations
School Gardens: Unpacking the Potential to Reduce Food Insecurity Among Alabama’s Children
Sharon EVERHARDT, Troy University, USA; Brenda GILL, Alabama State University, USA; Jonathan CELLON, Troy University, USA
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