Social Work Month 2024 Webinar Series

In celebration of March as Social Work Month, CSWE held a Social Work Month Webinar Series. This series featured three distinct webinars showcasing the breadth and depth of social work education.

Critical Dialogues: Using Art to Address Sexism, Racism, and Classism in Substance Use Disorder Treatment

Monday, March 4, 2024


This webinar explored the use of arts and critical dialogue in addressing racism, sexism, and classism in substance use disorder treatment. The speakers briefly described the existing literature and then offered an example of how art and critical dialogue was used as a part of a substance use disorder evidence-based intervention.


Lili Windsor, PhD, MSW, Professor of Social Work and Associate Dean for Research, School of Social Work, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


  • Rogério M. Pinto, PhD, LCSW, University Diversity Social Transformation Professor; Berit Ingersoll-Dayton Collegiate Professor of Social Work; Professor of Theatre and Drama, School of Music, Theatre & Dance, University of Michigan

  • Darris Hawkins, Peer Facilitator and Research Assistant, North Jersey Community Research Initiative

For more information on PCSS-MOUD please visit their website.

Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant no. 1H79TI086770 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.



CSWE & HeadsUp Present: Advanced Early Psychosis Identification, Screening, and Intervention

Thursday, March 14, 2024

This webinar presents an advanced discussion of early psychosis symptoms across the spectrum from risk symptoms to threshold psychotic disorders. Strategies for recognizing, comprehensively screening for, and responding to, psychosis spectrum symptoms are presented. An overview of the history of, and recent developments in, early psychosis clinical care are presented. Participants will learn ways to connect to local specialized evidence-based treatment resources for individuals experiencing early psychosis. Additional considerations and involvement of families, groups, organizations and communities are discussed.


Monica E. Calkins, PhD, HeadsUp Co-Director, Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania


Peace Corps and Social Work

Monday, March 18, 2024

CSWE hosted the Peace Corps for a webinar highlighting how social work skills translate to Peace Corps service opportunities for both social work faculty and students. Dr. Darlene Grant, senior advisor to the Peace Corps director and former clinical social worker and social work faculty, and her colleagues discuss Peace Corps service, building connections through stories, and opportunities for social workers.


Darlene Drant, PhD, Senior Advisor to the Director, Peace Corps




Please check our webinars page for more webinars coming soon!