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December 2019 Educator | Resource of the Month
The Center for Diversity and Social & Economic Justice Educator|Resource is a monthly feature that highlights curricular resources and social work educators who address diversity and justice.
Summer & Fall 2019 Recap
This month we recap the Summer and Fall 2019 issues of the Educator|Resource. Visit our new Center Library and discover ways to integrate memoirs, novels, and other books in your courses. Explore different approaches to teaching diversity and justice online, read about new participatory strategies that can articulate social work’s vision of creating spaces of hope and healing across diverse communities, and try many other pedagogical approaches contributed by social work scholars. Look for newly added resources.
July - November 2019
Online Teaching: Humanizing Immigration (November)
An online course that uses an interactive online discussion tool to help students empathize with the experiences of immigrants and how immigration policies affect them
|Center Library on Diversity and Justice (October)
Contemporary memoirs and novels that are windows into the lives of immigrants, people in prison, homeless youths, plus more as well as stories of those fighting for social justice
|Working With Latinx Communities (September)
innovative ways to increase the number of Latinx social workers and to implement new models that prepare social work professionals to work with Latinx communities
|Free-Choice Reading in Foundation Courses (August)
Students using reading about the experiences chronicled in a selection of memoirs and ethnographies to extend and apply concepts and skills taught in foundation courses
|The Practice of Hope: Community Participatory Models (July)
Resources on the use of participatory approaches as pragmatic strategies that ignite hope in social work research and practice with diverse communities and organizations
The views expressed in the Educator|Resource are those of the educator(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Council on Social Work Education.
Interested in contributing to the Educator | Resource of the Month? Please contact Dr. Yolanda Padilla, CSWE Diversity Center Director, at [email protected].