CIIS Alumni Spotlight: Rachel Bryant, Community Mental Health ’12

CIIS Alumni Spotlight: Rachel Bryant, Community Mental Health ’12

One of the things I’d like to ask is how each of you came to be in the field and what brought you to become a therapist? Well I am a graduate of the Community Mental Health program here at CIIS. It was really the youth from my own community that inspired me to get […]

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The Social Work Profession’s Contributions to Community Organization and Development

The Social Work Profession’s Contributions to Community Organization and Development

now we’re gonna turn we’re gonna turn the discussion now to social works contributions to community practice community organization we have Lorraine gets yes and Larry Gant from the University of Michigan and the discussion is Michael rice from the University of Maryland with that I’ll hand it over to Lorraine so we are Lorraine […]

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How the US stole thousands of Native American children

How the US stole thousands of Native American children

I was adopted by a white missionary couple. I was adopted… immediately placed for adoption. I was in foster care with one family for 18 years. They were white. My parents loved us and I understand that. But at the same time… They took the idea that they were saving me. Saving us from ourselves. […]

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643 Wk 2: Basics of Culture

643 Wk 2: Basics of Culture

A good topic for the study of diversity is the basics of culture from a sociological standpoint, Culture really has a lot to do with much of the misperceptions and confusion that exists in societies today, particularly those that are blending different cultures into one society, and so it’s just a good idea to take […]

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2015 CSWA Awards Reception for Judge Michael Nash, Y. Bill Watanabe, and Frances. S. Caple, PhD

2015 CSWA Awards Reception for Judge Michael Nash, Y. Bill Watanabe, and Frances. S. Caple, PhD

I want to welcome you to the 29th California Social Welfare Archives Annual Awards Reception. I’m Esther Gillies, president of the CSWA and your program host for today. And finally, I want to thank all of you– family, friends, social work colleagues, and others for sharing this special event with us. Your participation in recognizing […]

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Part 3: Cultural Competence Strategies

Part 3: Cultural Competence Strategies

Hello everyone and welcome back. I’m Dr. Ivor Weiner, Professor of Special Education and the Director of the Family Focus Resource Center. With me for the final video in our three-part series is Dr. Wendy Ashley, Professor of Social Work. In the last two videos we examined cultural competency, cultural humility, and our own bias. […]

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Claudia Bernard: “Safeguarding Black Children: Good Practice in Child Protection”

Claudia Bernard: “Safeguarding Black Children: Good Practice in Child Protection”

Which is about giving children a voice to articulate their experiences, and not suppress traumatic experiences. This is something I feel very, very passionate about, And particularly groups of children who are marginalized, who are on the outside of most of our society. So what I’m going to be talking to you about today is […]

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The Importance of Cultural Humility

The Importance of Cultural Humility

[Slide stating, “Conversations about Culture: The Importance of Cultural Humility” – music playing] [Sarah speaking] This segment explores the concept of cultural humility. What is cultural humility? How is it different than cultural competence? Cultural competence emphasizes a knowledge of other populations and a set of finite skills. Cultural humility on the other hand is […]

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