Discussion explores role of social work education in regard to systemic racism, equity in child welfare
The VCU School of Social Work and its Child Welfare Stipend Program hosted a panel discussion, Systemic Racism and Equity in Child Welfare: The Role of Social Work Education in Perpetuating and Challenging Inequities, on March 24, 2021.
- See the November 2020 panel on Systemic Racism, Disproportionality, and Equity in Child Welfare: Our History and Where to Focus Our Change Efforts.
The panel session, available for viewing through the YouTube archive above, featured:
- Danika Briggs (M.S.W.’03/SW): Assistant director, Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Department of Social Services
- Daryl Fraser (B.S.’00/H&S; M.S.W.’07/SW) : Associate professor in teaching, VCU School of Social Work
- Allison Gilbreath (B.S.’11/GPA; M.S.W.’16/SW): Policy and program Director, Voices for Virginia’s Children
- Shattered Bonds: The Color of Child Welfare – Dorothy E. Roberts
- Teaching to Transgress – Bell Hooks
- The Black Friend on Being A Better White Person – Frederick Joseph
- The Mis-Education of the Negro – Carter G. Woodson
- The United Independent Compensatory Code/System/Concept: A Compensatory Counter-Racist Code – Neely Fuller Jr.
- Righteous Self-Determination – Patricia Reid-Merritt
- Black Single Mothers and the Child Welfare System – Brandynicole Brooks
- Teaching in Higher Ed Podcast
- Disruptive Pedagogy and the Practice of Freedom article
- Prison, Foster Care, and the Systemic Punishment of Black Mothers article
- How We Document About People Matters article
- National Child Welfare Workforce Institute
- Voices for Virginia’s Children – Racial Truth & Reconciliation Virginia