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Everyone has racial biases either conscious or unconscious, whether individuals act on them explicitly or not. It is critical as social workers to uphold ethical duties by collectively acknowledging and challenging implicit biases within micro, mezzo and macro social work and intentionally exercising mindful practices promoting equality and social justice.
This workshop will explore implicit biases, microaggressions and unconscious stereotypes in order to highlight the impact that such practices have on the social worker and client relationship. It is of special interest to helping professionals to challenge Western cultural practices of racism, oppression and injustice influencing the profession so as to not cause further damage by way of retraumatization and revictimization of vulnerable and marginalized clients and client systems.
(Trainers: Aaliyah Nurideen, LSW is a licensed psychiatric social worker, community mental health therapist, advocate, writer and speaker. Through her professional experience -- working directly with children, adolescents and adults diagnosed with mental illness -- she finds impactful purpose in providing: interventions, strategies and techniques that support healing individuals to become the best versions of themselves. Aaliyah is dedicated to amplifying the voices of those who are marginalized and silenced by creating avenues for dialogue.
Latifah Green, BS is a seasoned Senior Care Manager for youth with mental and behavioral health needs and is currently in pursuit of an MSW degree. Latifah is a forward-thinker and an activist for social justice. She passionately pushes for equity for oppressed groups. Latifah is a change-agent and firm believer in the anti-racism movement therefore she currently co-facilitates monthly discussions regarding community organizing and systemic racism.)
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- A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF IMPLICIT & RACIAL BIAS (with interactive activities and videos)
- TO UNPACK RACIAL BIAS IN SOCIAL WORK (with examples and research)
- AN OVERVIEW OF IMPLICATIONS OF RACIAL BIAS ON SOCIAL WORKERS AND CLIENT SYSTEMS (with videos and interactive experiences)
- FRAMING AND RESTRUCTURING RACIAL BIAS
- Identify and examine overt and covert practices (i.e. learned behaviors, beliefs and language) of racism and racial biases within their varying roles as social workers
- Identify how historical practices of racism impacts the client and social worker respectively by better understanding implications of critical race theory
- Learn mindful practices to minimize racial biases within social worker and client relationship, thereby increasing anti-racist pratices, equity and desirable outcomes for clients and communities being served
This presentation is open to:
- Social Workers
- Professional Counselors
- Licensed Mental Health Practitioners
- Other professionals interacting with populations engaged in mental health based services
This online class is offered at an advanced level ,and is beneficial for an advanced level clinician:
- New practitioners who wish to gain enhanced insight surrounding the topic
- Experienced practitioners who seek to increase and expand fundamental knowledge surrounding the subject matter
- Advanced practitioners seeking to review concepts and reinforce practice skills and/or access additional consultation
- Managers seeking to broaden micro and/or macro perspectives
This Webinar Offers 2 Continuing Education Credits
This webinar is recorded and will not grant live credits.
- CE You! is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland. CE You! maintains responsibility for this program..
- CE You LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0437