Presentation on theme: "NASW-NJ PRESENTER TRAINING INFUSING CULTURAL DIVERSITY INTO CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS DuWayne Battle, MSW, PhD & Christine James, MSW March 2010."— Presentation transcript:
NASW-NJ PRESENTER TRAINING INFUSING CULTURAL DIVERSITY INTO CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS DuWayne Battle, MSW, PhD & Christine James, MSW March 2010
INTRODUCTION The purpose of this training is to help conference presenters infuse diversity and cultural competency content into their workshops. Just as ethics and confidentiality are core components of social work practice, diversity and cultural competency are key elements in all areas of social work education and practice. Both NASW and CSWE place great emphasis on the importance of infusing diversity and cultural competency throughout the social work profession.
Important Diversity Documents National Association for Social Workers (NASW) Institutional Racism: A Call to Action Social Work Cultural Competence Standards Code of Ethics NASW-NJ Diversity & Affirmative Action Plan Council for Social Work Education (CSWE) Education Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) on Diversity
Top 10 Things to Remember 1) Determine your own level of comfort with diversity content and cultural proficiency. Become familiar with the following terms: White Privilege Anti-Racism Institutional Racism Power & Oppression Social Justice Intersectionality Click here for a definition of terms
Top 10 Things to Remember 2) Become familiar with the NASW-NJ Diversity & Affirmative Action Plan. Click here for the Diversity and Affirmative Action Plan - Please review.
Top 10 Things to Remember 3) Review relevant literature on diversity content related to your presentation. Identify relevant literature below: ______________________________________ Click here for a bibliography of relevant diversity, cultural competency, and social justice literature
Top 10 Things to Remember 4) Obtain resource information/examples from knowledgeable people in the subject area. People of color Colleagues Personal experience
Top 10 Things to Remember 5) Decide on specific content/examples to add to your presentation that include diversity. Click here for the Diversity Content Worksheet Click here for the Diversity Content Worksheet Complete first three sections of the Diversity Content Worksheet: Topic of Presentation Diversity Content Already Included in Presentation Diversity Content to Add to Presentation
Top 10 Things to Remember 6) Share personal/professional examples from participants and presenter where appropriate. Complete next section of Diversity Content Worksheet: Personal/Professional Stories or Examples
Top 10 Things to Remember 7) Mention the NASW-NJ Diversity & Affirmative Action Plan in your presentation. Click here for the Diversity Plan Summary – Please review.
Top 10 Things to Remember 8) Talk specifically about white privilege/anti-racism; institutional racism; power and oppression; social justice; and intersectionality. Complete last section of Diversity Content Worksheet: Specific Terms to Include/Define
Top 10 Things to Remember 9) Create a safe space for dialogue on diversity and social justice. Establish ground rules. Handle diversity discussions by leading and steering the conversation. Be prepared for conflict, disagreements, strong emotions. Click here for sample ground rules
Top 10 Things to Remember 10) Start where the class is in terms of their comfort level with the topic. Ask workshop participants about previous diversity training. Identify potentially controversial terms and concepts. Concepts to include: white privilege/anti-racism; institutional racism; power and oppression; social justice; intersectionality.
Diversity Worksheet Samples Click here for sample worksheets on infusing diversity into your workshop: Diversity Content Worksheet Sample 1: Parenting Coordination: Boon or Bane for Social Workers? Diversity Content Worksheet Sample 2: Exploring Relationships Between Mothers, Daughters, and Food
Conclusion Thank you for completing this workshop as a part of your commitment as a presenter in the NASW-NJ Annual Conference.