The Intersections of HIV and Substance Use Disorders

NASW Michigan | Webinar

Mark Wills 0 837
1 - 4 p.m.

Using the ASAM Criteria as the foundation of efforts to improve treatment for substance use disorder amongst the HIV population, social workers will be able to (1) understand acute intoxication and withdrawal potential amongst the HIV population; (2) explore and assess the biomedical conditions and complications faced by the HIV population; (3) assess emotional, behavioral, or cognitive conditions and complications; (4) understand and assess the stages of change; (5) assess relapse, continued use, or continued problem potential amongst the HIV population; and (6) assess how environmental factors such as living arrangements and social support systems impact recovery.

The Ethics of Care: Moving Social Workers from Charity to Solidarity

NASW New York State

Mark Wills 0 1398
6 - 8 pm ET

Through lecture and group discussion led by experienced community organizers, social work practitioners will consider internalization of the social work code of ethics, by considering models of the National Association of Black Social Workers and applying anti-racist systems theory as expressed by Ibram Kendi (and expanded by Dr. Jessica Pryce).

Suicide Prevention: Black Youth Lives Matter Too!

NASW New York State

Mark Wills 0 1191
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.

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