2021 Conference on Environmental Justice
Recognizing many social workers face limited resources, including time, alongside increasing demands, the conference will emphasize the work pioneered by Elizabeth Sawin and Climate Interactive, which aims to address problems by multi solving for the environment and social good simultaneously.
Credit: 4 CEs
Environmental justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people, regardless of race, color, or national origin, with respect to the development of environmental laws. The populations’ social workers aim to serve are often the most vulnerable and face the worst effects of natural disasters and environmental degradation.
Recognizing many social workers face limited resources, including time, alongside increasing demands, the conference will emphasize the work pioneered by Elizabeth Sawin and Climate Interactive, which aims to address problems by multi solving for the environment and social good simultaneously. Accepted proposals will offer actionable tools and evidence-based practices, focusing on intersections between practice and policy initiatives and environmental justice.
- Explore barriers to environmental justice across policy and practice and showcase gateways to positive, proactive, and collaborative climate and social action.
- Utilize and comprehend multi-solving solution case studies and planning
- Prepare practice tools to support mental health at the personal and community level amidst a changing environment
- Spark innovative thinking in social workers as they consider the intersections between practice and policy initiatives and environmental justice
- Build community among social workers and other professionals interested in Environmental Justice
- $175 Registration
- Free for Current Students (from any University) with promo code
Monday, March 1st – Proposal for Speed Solutions
Monday, March 1st – Award Nominations for an Environmental Justice Champion
Friday, March 26th – Student Poster Presentations
Conference Schedule (subject to change)
|9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.||
|10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||Session 1: “Multi-Solving”|
|11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.||Session 2: “5 minute Speed Session Presentations”|
|12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.||
(Poster slideshow with Interactive Space for networking)
|1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.||Session 3: “Linking to Practice” Panel Discussion|
|3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.||
Continuing Education Credits
This program has been approved for the following continuing education credits:
- NYSED Social Workers
- NYSED LMHC
- NYSED LMFT
- APA Psychology
- NYSED LCAT
Successful completion for the award of approved continuing education credits requires attendance at entire training/workshop and submission of a completed evaluation form. See full credentialing information and CEUs New York State Office of the Professions (NYSED) regulations require that participants must be present for the entire approved educational activity in order to receive a certificate for continuing education hours. There is no accommodation in the State regulations for late arrival, late return from lunch or breaks, or early departure. According to NYSED, in order to award social work CEs; “When you offer a multi-day or multi-part course/educational activity, the learner must complete all parts in order to earn the certificate for contact hours, in the same way that a student must complete a semester-long course to receive college credit. You may not award partial credit for a program, even a one-day program, if the learner does not complete all requirements at that time.”
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