This event is open to the public.
The Baltimore Legacy Chapter, Association of Black Social Workers, in collaboration with Kindred Community Healing - Healing B'More Activists, invites all to its 1st Annual African-Centered Social Work Symposium! With this year's event, we honor that social welfare has been woven into the fabric of the Black experience in America, and we highlight social welfare as African-Centered social work practice.
This year's theme is "I AM WE: Healing the Collective with Practical African-Centered Tools".
8:30 am - Room Entry & Logistics
9:00 am - Welcome & Libation
9:15 am - Opening Commentary on African-Centered Social Work
9:30 am - Keynote Speaker Introduction and Address.
10:00 am - Break
10:15 am - Morning Concurrent Workshops:
'When Baltimore Awakes' is an essay that contains a most comprehensive critique of the human/social service sector in Baltimore and how it perpetuates the system of white supremacy. The hope is to provoke conversation that can stretch the human/social service sector beyond the white supremacist institutional arrangement that defines it.
11:45 am - Lunch Break
12:30 pm - Afternoon Concurrent Workshops:
2:00 pm - Panel Discussion
"From Idea to Impact: Collective Work and Responsibility in Grassroots Practice"
3:00 pm - Acknowledgements & Harambee Closing
This is a VIRTUAL event. You must select your choice of concurrent workshop at the time of registration. During the event, you will be placed in the Zoom breakout room according to your registration selection.
Continuing Education: Baltimore Legacy ABSW, as an affiliate of the National Association of Black Social Workers, is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education programs and maintains full responsibility for this program. This training qualifies for 5.5 Category I continuing education units (CEUs) for social workers and professional counselors. In order to receive full credit for CEUs, you must be fully present for the entirety of the workshops. During each session, code words will be provided. You will be asked to provide the code words for each session on your workshop evaluation for the session, in order to receive your CEUs. CEUs will be sent electronically to the email provided in your registration, no later than 10 days following the event.
Baltimore Legacy ABSW, as an affiliate chapter of the National Association of Black Social Workers, we are committed to enhancing the quality of life and empowering people of African ancestry through advocacy, human services delivery, and research. As such, our professional development events uniquely focus on the empowerment of clients & communities of African descent. If you work with African-American clients and communities, our public CEU opportunities will enhance your practice.
Healing B'More Activists, a program of Kindred Community Healing, offers culturally-relevant, liberation focused healing spaces in community, through two initiatives -- (1) Healing Justice Spaces for Changemakers of Color, and (2) Training for Trailblazing Mental Health Practitioners that use liberation-focused methods to address race-based trauma.
Any questions can be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event is open to the public.
ALL REGISTRATIONS ARE FINAL. NO REFUNDS.