8th Annual Challenging Racism Conference: A Call to Action

ID: 8234

This livestreamed webinar will provide social workers and allied professionals with a compelling learning opportunity on the topic of racial disparities. Attendees will gain new skills and ideas to address issues of race in their work with clients, organizations, and communities.

The main keynote will be delivered by Dr. Joy DeGruy, who is a prominent researcher, professor, and author who has spent over 30 years studying and working in the field of social work, with a focus on the impacts of racism, trauma, and slavery on African Americans. Dr. DeGruy is the author of the notable book "Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing." Her keynote address is titled, “The Intersection of Social Work, Trauma, & Racial Justice

Dr. Nayeli Chavez-Dueñas will present the opening address, “A Better World is Possible: Healing from Ethno-Racial Trauma in Communities of Color”. The conference will conclude with a lively moderated panel discussion including both keynote speakers and professors from the Rutgers faculty.

Fee: $70.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 3.5 Social & Cultural Competence

Instructor: Multiple Presenters
Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2024
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm ET
Location: Live Interactive Online Webinar

Webinar Outline

9:00am ET - Conference Start
9:15am - Opening Keynote
10:00am - Main keynote
11:15am - Moderated panel discussion
12:30pm - end

Content Level

Beginner - Advanced

Webinar Completion Requirements

To earn CE credit, social workers must log in at the scheduled time, attend the entire course, and complete an online course evaluation. Certificates of completion will be emailed within 10 business days of course completion.

System Requirements

  • Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher, MacOS 9 or higher, Android 4.0 or higher
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Firefox 10.0 or higher
  • Broadband Internet connection: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible.

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