NASW Social Work Talks
Jessi Pettigrew, MSW, LCSW, PhD candidate at the Graduate School of Social Work at Colorado State University explains why sleep health is a social justice issue. She says social workers should be concerned about sleep health, even if they aren’t working in a clinical setting.
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Join us January 13 at 2pm ET for a live conversation with Shreya Bhandari, PhD, LISW, editor of the NASW Press book “South Asians in the United States: A Guide for Social Workers and Other Helping Professionals.”
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Native Americans have experienced trauma and demonstrated resilience, both historically and in contemporary times.
Dr. Hilary Weaver (Lakota), Professor Emeritus of Social Work at the University at Buffalo School of Social Work, will provide an overview of the diverse Indigenous Peoples within the United States and explore how the social work profession has interacted with Indigenous individuals and Tribal Nations. The presentation will conclude with recommendations for moving forward together in respectful and powerful ways.
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A panel of Indigenous social workers from across the country describe their personal journeys to the social work profession as well as their work to honor our ancestors and to collectively uplift Indigenous people.
Native people have resisted and responded to genocide, forced removal, broken treaties, federal and state infringement on tribal sovereignty, removal of our children, and the continual disappearance and murder of our relations. Today, Indigenous social workers have developed and returned to Indigenous centered frameworks and practices to respond to our unique needs by reclaiming social systems of kinship.
Watch a conversation with Deborah M. Figart, PhD, and Ellen Mutari, PhD, the co-authors of "Economic Well-Being: An Introduction" from NASW Press. In this groundbreaking book, Figart and Mutari make the study of economic life accessible, applicable, and exciting.
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In her work as a researcher, educator and mental health therapist in the Midwest for about 17 years, Shreya Bhandari has noticed a lack of knowledge among helping professionals concerning the South Asian population.
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