Suicide Prevention: Black Youth Lives Matter Too!

NASW New York State

Mark Wills 0 1144
1 p.m.-4 p.m.

In the last several decades, suicide attempts among black adolescents has increased by 73% while attempts among white youth have decreased. Why aren't we sounding the alarm and doing more to raise awareness of this crisis?

During this workshop we will discuss the additional challenges faced by black youth, explore strategies to break down barriers, increase cultural competency amongst providers and the role of racial socialization as a protective strategy in reducing suicide attempts amongst black youth.

NASW-NYC CARES Summer 2022 Virtual Social Work Job Fair

NASW New York City

Mark Wills 0 748
This virtual event is geared towards NYC social workers of various levels and fields of practice. Now officially a biannual event at the NASW-NYC Chapter, the virtual social work job fair aims to support and engage NYC social workers who are new to the profession and who are looking for a new position to continue their careers.

Registration is closed.

Voter Mobilization as Civic Engagement

NASW New York City, NASW New York State and Voting is Social Work

Mark Wills 0 965
6 - 8 pm ET

A call to action, this event focuses on the need for voter mobilization efforts in the state of New York. Attendees will hear from Dr. Mimi Abramovitz as well as her colleague, Dr. Sabrina W. Tyuse as they discuss rising threats to democracy, the Voting Is Social Work voter registration campaign, and how social workers are uniquely positioned to help get out the vote in the coming elections.

Town Hall: Social Work and the Fall of Roe v. Wade

NASW New York State

Mark Wills 0 857
6 p.m.

We continue to hear from social workers about how the fall of Roe is impacting them personally and professionally. It is necessary to amplify the needs of social workers, clients, & communities while we develop resources and support systems to navigate this time.
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