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Faculty, students and alumni present at annual CSWE meeting

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.

School Dean Ramona Denby-Brinson poses with CSWE attendees.