Philadelphia Chapter
Virtual Annual Conference 2022

All Hands In
Classmates

Revitalizing and Sustaining the Village:
The Value of Ubuntu

“I am because we all are”


October 7, 2022
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Featured Workshop Topics

Historical Underpinnings of Ubuntu, Suicide in the Village, Ethics in the Village, Crime in Our Village, Afro Centric Social Work Practice, Health Disparities in the Village, Our Youth Our Responsibility in the Village, as well as Housing and Economic Stability in the Village.

This virtual conference is open to social workers, human service and affiliated professionals, community organizers and leaders. 

Conference Agenda

 

 

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM   Welcome and Spiritual Awakening

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM   Historical Context and Ubuntu Theme

         

10:00 AM -11:00 AM   Keynote Speaker

                                        NABSW National President Melissa Smith Haley

11:00 AM -12:00 PM   Youth Panel

 

12:00 PM -1:00 PM   Lunch: Panel Discussion 

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (3-hours)

Concurrent Session Option I (select one)

  • Suicide in the Village - Lisa Christian

  • Ethical Challenges and Consideration in the  Village - Lois A. Haymen-El

 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (90 minutes)

Concurrent Session Option II (select one)

 

  • Crime in the Village: Domestic Violence, Criminalistic behaviors and other Traumas - Dr. Stephanie Jirard

  • Afro-Centric Social Work Practice in the Village - Dr. Richard Cooper

  • Heath Disparities in the Village (Mental and Physical Health) - Brian Jones

  • Our Youth, Our Responsibility in the Village - Marva Brown

  • Housing and Economic Stability in the Village

 

 

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM (90 minutes)

Concurrent Session Option II (select one)

 

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Conference Closing 

  • Crime in the Village: Domestic Violence, Criminalistic behaviors and other Traumas - Dr. Stephanie Jirard

  • Afro-Centric Social Work Practice in the Village - Dr. Richard Cooper

  • Heath Disparities in the Village (Mental and Physical Health) - Brian Jones

  • Our Youth, Our Responsibility in the Village - Marva Brown

  • Housing and Economic Stability in the Village

 

 

6.0 Continuing Education Units Offered (fee)

Thank you to our Sponsor
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Clarence G. Nelson, President, ABSW Philadelphia Chapter

 

If you have questions, please contact on of the Conference Co-Chairs
via the links below:

Dr. Virginia Smith, Deborah McMillan and Dr. Samuel Benbow