Racism & white supremacy structure every belief, every interaction, and every choice we make – every day – both as social workers and as human beings. In this interactive workshop, geared particularly for white social workers (though all are welcome), we will explore the clinical and ethical ramifications of living in a white supremacist culture; what it means to be effective accomplices with people of color in the struggle for racial justice; and how to engage in advocacy and activism to further racial justice. There will be skill-building opportunities to help participants better engage in genuine and useful dialogue about race, racism, and white supremacy.
Bring a bag lunch or lunch on your own in Montpelier.
NASW VT Member $145
Non Member $165
Student Member $90
Student Non Member $115
Early Bird Member $110, Early Bird Non Member $135, Early Bird Student Member $75, Early Bird Student Non Member $100
Patricia Shine, MSW, LICSW, is a professor at Northern Vermont University where she has taught for the past 15 years in the Applied Psychology & Human Services Program. Before moving to Vermont, Pat was a clinical social worker in Boston for 16 years. At the undergraduate level, she has taught the course, “Exploring Race and Challenging Racism in the U.S.” at Lyndon State for ten years. At the graduate level, she taught, “Implications of Racism for Social Work” at the B.U. School of Social Work for eight years. She has facilitated racial justice trainings for the past 20 years throughout New England including work with the UNH School of Social Work, the Massachusetts Chapter of NASW, the VT Network against Sexual & Domestic Violence, Green Mountain College, and Vermont Women in Higher Education.
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