Vanessa Fabbre

Assistant Professor, Brown School

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Biography

Fabbre’s research explores the intersection of LGBTQ issues and gerontology, focusing specifically on transgender and queer perspectives on aging and the life course. She teaches courses in social, economic and political environment, social justice and human diversity, and direct social work practice with older adults.

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Social work’s role in the health, well-being of LGBTQ people in China

Social work’s role in the health, well-being of LGBTQ people in China

As China’s government seeks solutions to social problems related to an evolving society, professional social work is increasingly entering new areas, including migrant and aging services, and is poised to take on a larger role in assisting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people, say two experts from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.