Throughout June, 2021, participants can attend engaging virtual seminars daily from 12:00pm-1:00pm EST led by exceptional practitioners, leaders and researchers on a variety of relevant topics to enhance your social work practice. 


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WEEK 1: INCLUSIVITY, TRANSFORMATION AND INNOVATION ACROSS SETTINGS

Monday, June 7 | Dr. Bharati Sethi
"Immigrant Caregivers and Racism: What has social work got to do with it?"

Tuesday, June 8 | Anita Vaillancourt BSW/H, MSW, PhD
"Taking Stock of Social Work's Colonial Past and Present: Strategies for Shifting Power and Eurocentric Perspectives in Social Work"

Wednesday, June 9 | Anamika Baijnath, MSW, RSW
"Implementing a Rights Based Social Work Practice- Centering Children and Youth"

Thursday, June 10 | Margaret Janse van Rensburg, MSW
"Engaging Social Work in Critical Autism Studies: An Integral Approach for Inclusive Practice"

Friday, June 11 | Hager Rostom, MSW RSW & Amal Qutub MSW RSW
"Transformative Social Work Practice with the Canadian Muslim Community"

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Weekly:   
Members $20
Non-members $35 

Full Series:
Members $50
Non-members $90

WEEK 2: RIGHTS, CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES & RESISTANCE

Monday, June 14 | Emma Wilson, MSW, RSW
"From Captivity to Classroom: How We Can Provide a Gentle Transition for Traumatized Refugees Coming into our Education System"

Tuesday, June 15 | Siham Elkassem, RSW, MSW, PhD Candidate & Dr. Sobia Shaikh
"Advancing A Spiritual Social Work Praxis Through Anti-Colonial and Anti-Racist Narrative Practice"

Wednesday, June 16 | Natalie R. Beltrano, MSW, RSW
"Blind Removals’: An Innovative Approach to Addressing Disparity and Disproportionality with Vulnerable Groups in Ontario Child Welfare."

Thursday, June 17 | Tanya Shute, RSW, MSW, PhD
"Social Determinants of Transgender / Non-Gender Conforming Peoples’ Health: Intervenable Factors and Implications for Social Work"

Friday, June 18 | Mack Treanor Greer-Delarosbel, HNBSW, MSW, RSW
"A Beginner’s Guide to Challenge Discursive Practices When Working with Gender Identity and Gender Expression"

 

WEEK 3: COLLABORATIVE ACTION, & CHAMPIONING CHANGE

Monday, June 21 | Utamika Cummings MSW, RSW

"From Trauma to Transformation: Using Stories to Support Black Youth"

Tuesday, June 22 | Mack Treanor Greer-Delarosbel, HNBSW, MSW, RSW

"European/Settler-Descendant Social Workers Working with Indigenous Clients Within a Mainstream Social Work Practice"

Wednesday, June 23 |Geer Harvey, MSW, RSW and Trinna Thompson, BA. H, BA. Ed. H

"Willing to be disrupted: the significance of using allyship to disrupt racism in schools"

Thursday, June 24 | Iona Sky (she/her) MSW, RSW and Lorraine Gale (she/her), MSW

"Beyond Rainbows: Galvanizing Systemic Change Toward LGBT2SQ+ Equity"

Friday, June 25 | Ann Curry-Stevens, MSW, Professor 

"Deconstructing Dominance in Social Work: Practicing with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy"