By Sarah Richards-Desai, MSW
The UB School of Social Work has developed a new resource to assist students, faculty, and practitioners in their understanding of cultural humility. Conversations about Culture: Video and Lesson Plan introduces students, practitioners, and the public to the concept of cultural humility. This module includes a 12-minute video, containing interviews and content designed to raise questions and introduce the concept of cultural humility in social work. There are additional resources, a lesson plan, and some possible activities to try on your own or in a classroom setting.
Video for the UBSSW Cultural Humility module
You can read the archive of this #MacroSW chat – the biggest one ever! – here. The chat archive was submitted to NASW per its request for comments.
(Note: The post that is reblogged below is by Laurel Hitchcock. This is a good introduction to the standards.)
Source: Technology Standards in Social Work Practice: Give NASW feedback — #MacroSW Chat 07-14-16
Join the Convo – NASW needs feedback on Draft Technology Standards in SW
I am so pleased that the draft Technology Standards for Social Work Practice have been released for public review. NASW, CSWE, CSWA, and ASWB developed a task force to collaboratively draft these technology standards, which you can access the draft standards here.
I am working with several groups to provide comments to the task force and, I also plan to submit my own comments. Once adopted, these standards will be considered a model for best practice in social work. Given the important legal and ethical role that practice standards have in the professional lives of social workers, I believe it is essential to offer constructive and timely feedback on this document…
This mass shooting reveals some of the most complex social problems of our era: homophobia, racism, hate crimes and gun violence.
(The edited version is by Pat Shelly, who was using the handle @officialmacrosw for this chat.)
In the wake of the Orlando shooting (we will use #PulseOrlando as our hashtag for this chat), we feel heartache, sadness and anger. We may be left wondering why this happened and how we can prevent…
Source: After Orlando / #PulseOrlando: #MacroSW Chat – Open Mic 06-23-16
Academic-Community Collaborations: Barriers to and Strategies for Success Host: Sunya Folayan The roots of social work are grounded in Mary Richmond and Jane Addam’s tireless efforts to assess the needs of underserved populations in the community, to develop standards for the profession and to ensure that future practitioners are trained to carry on specifics of […]
via #MacroSW 5-19-2016 Academic-Community Partnerships: Barriers to and Strategies For Success —