WEBINAR: Kennedy Sigodo: Using social capital in interventions to promote mental health of young people: A Delphi study

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In this presentation, I will talk about the findings from a Delphi study that explored the perspectives of 24 experts from around the world in a two-round iterative online survey conducted between August and December 2020. The presentation will discuss the areas of agreement and disagreement with regards to utilising social capital in interventions for promoting young people’s mental health.

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WEBINAR: Dr. Ester Villalonga Olives: The measurement of social capital

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Dr. Villalonga-Olives will talk about how to collect data on social capital using questionnaires. She will present on the challenges to measure social capital, the development and adaptation of questionnaires to collect data, the problems of differential item functioning and discuss solutions to these problems.

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Discussion and Q&A Session on Social Capital – February 2022

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The session will be based around questions submitted by participants and will include general discussions of social capital and related concepts. The session will focus on the theoretical and practical application of the concept including its use in research.

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WEBINAR: Elizabeth Castillo: Mobilizing Social Capital through Social Accounting

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The concept of social capital is widely acknowledged as important, yet has been slow to gain traction in practice. This session introduces social accounting as a strategy to make social capital more visible, appreciated, and actionable to leaders, policymakers, ESG investors, and managers.

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WEBINAR: Dr. Sabita Ramlal: The role of social capital in higher education access

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The seminar will look at the role of social capital in education access and success - K12 and higher education using a Bordieuan understanding of the role of the education system in reproducing social inequality. The seminar will explore how the concept of social capital as a non-financial factor can help us to understand higher education access for people from ‘marginalised’ or ‘disadvantaged groups’ and what policy implications arise from these understandings. The presentation will look at previous research, as well as a case study in a developing country context in the Caribbean. In addition, the possibilities and limitations to extend the concept of social capital in a plural, postcolonial society will be discussed.

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Discussion and Q&A Session on Social Capital – March 2022

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The session will be based around questions submitted by participants and will include general discussions of social capital and related concepts. The session will focus on the theoretical and practical application of the concept including its use in research.

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WEBINAR: Edward DeJesus: Social Capital for Youth Economic Mobility

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A growing body of research now points to the pivotal role social capital plays in long-term labor market success and economic mobility. Unfortunately, social capital building is a skill that’s not taught in schools nor in America’s workforce programs.

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