The heart of the SDP-Keck Human Rights Clinic is providing pro-bono forensic mental health assessments for immigrants seeking asylum. Master of Social Work student case managers, with specialized training to coordinate legal cases, shadow forensic interviews and help write affidavits.
The clinic is a student-run organization involved in every step of the process. Master of Social Work students assist with forensic evaluations and report drafting. This experience allows students to engage directly with global issues, cultivate cultural competency and gain valuable experience as health and human rights advocates.
The SDP-Keck Human Rights Clinic hosts training sessions for physicians and mental health providers to gain the skills necessary to perform forensic evaluations. If you are interested in learning more about or attending upcoming training sessions, please contact us.