Social Work During Social Isolation: What We Can Learn from COVID-19 and How Older Adult Communities Responded

NASW Massachusetts

Mark Wills 0 319
Noon-1:30 p.m.

The impact of social isolation on physical, mental, and social health is an international concern. For direct service providers and social workers, especially those working with older adults, it can be a community trauma. Therefore, it is imperative that we address the impact of social isolation and trauma on the communities in which we serve and live.

Embodying A Coaching Mindset for Social Workers

NASW Massachusetts

Mark Wills 0 355
Noon-1:30 p.m.

Coaching is one of the fastest ways to improve client-centered care. Are you interested in coaching but want to do it ethically? Are you ready to expand your skills and keep up with current trends to meet client needs? A foundation of being a good coach is being able to embody a coaching mindset.

Virtual School Social Work Conference: Antiracist Practice Principles for School Social Workers

NASW Massachusetts

Mark Wills 0 345
8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Join social workers and adjustment counselors from across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at our Annual School Social Work Conference. Every year, the NASW-MA’s School Social Work Conference Committee brings together school social workers, adjustment counselors, and other youth-focused professionals from across the state, who work with youth in all levels of schools and beyond.

The Intersections of Historical Mass Trauma, Racial Terrorism and African American Mental Health

NASW Massachusetts

Mark Wills 0 217
Noon-2 p.m.
Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome (P.T.S.S.) is a theory that explains the etiology of many of the adaptive survival behaviors in African American communities throughout the United States and the Diaspora. It is a condition that exists as a consequence of multigenerational oppression of Africans and their descendants resulting from centuries of chattel slavery.
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