iStand 2019: Hope On the Horizon has ended
Join fellow parents and friends of internationally-abducted children in Washington DC, May 22-24 for iStand 2019: Hope on the Horizon!

The schedule is in development, and we’ll be announcing speakers soon.

Check out past conferences schedules for 2016,  2017 and 2018 and get ready for an expanded and more powerful gathering in May!

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Ravi Bhasin, LCSW

Bring Our Kids Home
Ravi Bhasin is a licensed clinical social worker with cross-cultural clinical social work skills. He is a full-time PhD student at Fordham University. He also provides shared governance in practice & policy development, and advocacy towards social justice.

He was born and raised in Bombay, now Mumbai, India and has lived in the NYC area for much of his life. He is volunteer board director and child advocate at BringOurKidsHome.org addressing international parental child abduction, and past elected board director of NASW-NYC from year 2010 to 2013.

In direct practice, he is past evidence-guided social worker to the full spectrum of a client’s life, from birth to end-of- life with infants, children & families, youth, adults, persons with disabilities and those receiving palliative or hospice care at three community clinics in NYC.

He conducted ad hoc seminars for the NYC Board of Education and training for peers at his workplace on Gandhi’s influence on Rev. Dr. King Jr. during the US Civil Rights movement; and on South Asian child mental health issues in NYC elementary schools, and at community events held in the Museum of Natural History.

As volunteer, he conducted and responded to calls-ins for a weekly Asian Indian radio channel over Fordham's WFUV air waves, and on Asian Indian television in the mid-1990s. Bhasin earned a BA from CUNY's Queens College, MBA from Pace University, and his MSW from New York University.