UNC School of Social Work faculty members, students and alumni participated in the Council on Social Work Education’s (CSWE) 67th annual program meeting, “Leading Critical Conversations: Racial, Economic, & Environmental Justice,” which was hosted in Orlando, Fla.
Among those scheduled to present, included:
• DiAnna Palmer (Ohio State University) and Ramona Denby-Brinson: Online Teaching Effectiveness: Creating and Measuring Connectivity and Inclusiveness for Diverse Learners.
• Brianna Lombardi, Lisa de Saxe Zerden and Chris Theiberg (University of Pittsburgh): Social Work Answers the (Video) Call: Tele-Behavioral Health Use During COVID-19
• Hayden Dawes, Melissa Jenkins, Quinton Smith, Travis Albritton and Tonya Van Deinse: An Anti-Racist Teaching Practicum for Doctoral Students: Student and Faculty Perspectives
• Laurie Selz Campbell: Critical Reckonings and Racialized Histories: Social Workers’ Engagement in Eugenics Practices
• Ramona Denby-Brinson and Charlene Ingram (Child Welfare League of America): Child Welfare Futuring: Racially Just, Interdisciplinary, and Collaborative.
• Lisa de Saxe Zerden, Jamie Burgess-Flowers and Melanie Morris (Boston University): Social Work and Oral Health: Opportunities for Interprofessional Education and Collaboration.
• Lisa de Saxe Zerden, Abby Ross (Fordham), Julie Cederbaum (University of Southern California), Jenn Zelnick (Torro University), and Betty Ruth (Boston University): Addressing Burnout for the Health Workforce During COVID-19: Implications for Social Workers
• Melissa Reitmeier (University of Southern California), Lisa de Saxe Zerden, Aidyn Iachani (University of Southern California), Rebecca Brigham and Terri Browne (University of South Carolina): Social Work Field Innovations During COVID-19 and Ongoing Racial Injustice.
During this year’s program, the School also hosted a reception honoring Ramona Denby-Brinson, our new dean. Attendees, including alumni, from across the country attended.