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Social Work Students Connect with Individuals with Special Needs

May 01, 2013

MANSFIELD, PA— Mansfield University Social Work students worked with Partners in Progress (PIP) in Mansfield over the spring semester to improve the quality of life for individuals with special needs and challenges.MU Social Work students with their new friends from Partners in Progress.

The MU students taught several sessions for PIP clients, including lessons on emergency preparedness, cookie decorating, manners and also had a session on birds and making bird feeders.

The Mansfield students gained valuable experience in developing lesson plans, working within a group and working with individuals with challenges and special needs.

For more information on the Social Work Program at Mansfield, go to