ISWPInstitute for the Study of World Politics
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Through university and professional networks, an initial cohort of 20 participants will be invited to pilot the certification process by enrolling in the preparatory course and taking the certification exam, becoming the first cadre certified as WSP by ISWP.
This research fills a call to advance scholarship on effective practices of ISWP. Although limited case studies document these experiences (Abram, Slosar, & Walls, 2005; Boyle, Nackerud, & Kilpatrick, 1999; Pawar, Hanna, & Sheridan, 2004), little information has been collected by schools of social work on the effects of international placements on students and host organizations (Caragata & Sanchez, 2002).
Although Dewey's theory provides an important foundation for effective ISWP, practices can be enriched by drawing on theories of additional contemporary theorists including George Herbert Mead, Jack Mezirow, Paulo Freire, and Gordon Willard Allport.
This aspect is an important component of ISWP, because it moves students beyond the realm of personal transformation and into the realm of social transformation--a particular focal point of indigenous social work approaches in many countries in the global South (Gray & Fook, 2004; Hochfeld, 2002).
As a member of the Board of Directors of the International Society of Wheelchair Providers (ISWP), Schoendorfer will make the Free Wheelchair Mission test lab services available to other members of ISWP who are producing wheelchairs for the developing world.