Field Practice Institute's Fifth Annual Summit on Emerging Issues in Social Work Practice

Critical issues in social work practice: Engaging the profession in dialogue and action on racial justice

Date & Time:

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location:

St. Catherine University

Dr. Larry E. Davis

Thank you for your interest in the 2016 Fifth Annual Summit; Critical Issues in Social Work Practice: Engaging the Profession in Dialogue and Action on Racial Justice.

Due to an overwhelming response to this event, we have reached our capacity and the registration is now closed.

For questions about the Summit, please contact Christa Bobick: 651-690-6704 | clbobick@stkate.edu

We hope you will join us for another School of Social Work event in the future. Please check our event calendar for more information.

Fifth Annual Summit on Emerging Issues in Social Work Practice

Critical Issues in Social Work Practice: Engaging the Profession in Dialogue and Action on Racial Justice

The fifth annual Summit will highlight the intersections between social work and racial justice, both locally and nationally, providing an opportunity for students, faculty, and community members to share best practices and develop strategies for change.

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Larry E. Davis
Dean of the School of Social Work at the University of Pittsburgh,
Director of the Center on Race and Social Problems,
Founder and Leader of Race, Ethnicity and Poverty (REAP) Centers Consortium,
and author of the book, Why Are They Angry With Us? Essays on Race.

The keynote address will be followed by a panel presentation and discussion featuring:

  • Carmeann Foster, Executive Director, Rebound, Inc.
  • Marika Pfefferkorn, Director, MN Black Male Achievement Network
  • Jessica Toft, Associate Professor, School of Social Work, President, NASW-MN

Continuing education certificate of attendance will be provided.

Co-sponsored by Multicultural & International Programs & Services at St. Catherine University and the Office for Diversity and Inclusion at the University of St. Thomas. 

 

 

 

 

 

All programs offered by the University of St. Thomas shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. For details, call (651) 962-6315.