Event date: 1/29/2024 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Export event
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SPS Webinar - Addressing Food Insecurity: A Community Approach

1–2 pm ET
CEs: 1 Social Work CE contact hours
Presenter: Amanda Moore, MSW and Kennesha Smith, MSW, LMSW

As the liaison between the home, school, and community, two school social workers were able to leverage community partnerships to increase access to food resources for families within a large suburban school district. All food-security initiatives were located in different areas within the school district to accommodate the diverse needs of different areas. This webinar will discuss food insecurity initiatives that were piloted before the pandemic, during the pandemic, and post-pandemic and the community resources that aided in these efforts. The benefits of food insecurity initiatives community will be discussed in addition to best practices that maintain community partnerships and monitor community needs.

  • Social Workers will learn how to assess the needs of their demographic area and population in preparation for food security initiatives
  • Social Workers will learn how to utilize community partnerships to navigate food insecurity in their designed locale
  • Social Workers will learn best practices that maintain food insecurity initiatives within their locale

Cost: SPS Members: Free / Non-SPS NASW Members: $20 / Non-NASW Member: $35

Register now for "SPS Webinar - Addressing Food Insecurity:  A Community Approach"

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