2021 CalSWEC Title IV-E Summit: Anti-Racism Series

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The Title IV-E Summit is CalSWEC's largest annual event.

This child welfare conference is designed to bring social work practitioners, educators, and Title IV-E students together around a pertinent child welfare theme. In response to the ongoing call for sustained, anti-racist action, the Title IV-E team and Student Planning Committee invites you to attend the three-part 2021 CalSWEC Title IV-E Summit: Anti-Racism Series. All sessions will be provided virtually.                                                                                                         

                                                                                                         

THEME

  • Identifying the Structures That Hinder Anti-Racism Reform Within Public Child Welfare

WHO ATTENDS

  • Title IV-E Stipend Program Students & Graduates 
  • Public Child Welfare Agency & Tribal community partners
  • University IV-E staff (PCs, PIs, field instructors)
  • Other Title IV-E Partners

REGISTRATION 

Register TODAY for Session One — on Jan 27, 2021: 2 to 4:10pm PST! You are encouraged to register and circulate among your networks. Read more about our speakers here.

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Session 1 - Jan 27, 2021 - REGISTER and ADD to your calendar

Time (PST)             Activity
2:00-2:10PM

Welcome & Land Acknowledgment

Pamela Villasenor - Authorized ICWA Representative, Fernandeno Tataviam Band Of Mission Indians

2:10-3:00PM

Creating an Anti-Racist Child Welfare Workforce through Inclusive Policies

Anzette Shackelford, MSW, LCSW - Training Development Manager

Ashley Weitensteiner, B.S., MSW Intern - Training Development Manager

Academy for Professional Excellence, CWDS

3:00-3:10PM Break
3:10-4:00PM 

ICWA - How Past, Present & Future Policies Impact Practice and Tribal Families

Vida Castaneda, MSW - Senior Analyst

Ann Gilmour, JD - Attorney

Tribal/State Programs Unit, Judicial Council of California

4:00-4:10PM

Closing

Session 2 - Feb 26, 2021 - ADD to your calendar

Time (PST)               Activity
2:00-2:10PM

Welcome & Black History Acknowledgment

2:10-3:00PM

Child Welfare and Anti-Racism Stakeholder Roundtable 
Subject matters experts will discuss anti-racism, child welfare, and intersectionality with:

  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Law Enforcement
  • Policy

Moderated by Wendy Ashley, Psy.D, MSW, LCSW - Professor & Associate Chair, Department of Social Work, CSUN

3:00-3:05PM Break
3:05-4:00PM  Child Welfare and Anti-Racism Stakeholder Roundtable continued
4:00-4:10PM Closing

Session 3 - Mar 24, 2021 - ADD to your calendar

Time (PST) Activity
2:00-2:10PM Welcome
2:10-3:00PM

California Youth Connection

Hear from former foster care youth on what anti-racism reform means to them

3:00-3:10PM Break
3:10-4:00PM 

Strengthening Families Using a Racial Equity Lens 
Jessica Pryce, PhD, MSW - Executive Director

Florida Institute for Child Welfare, Florida State University

4:00-4:10PM Closing

IV-E STUDENTS ONLY - Public Child Welfare Resource Zone - Apr 2021

Time Activity
Varied Public Child Welfare Resource Zone


ATTENDEE INFORMATION

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PRESENTER AND COMMUNITY RESOURCE SHARING

  • Presenter resources and materials will be populated in THIS SHARED FOLDER
  • Do you have an anti-racism and child welfare resource you would like to share with the wider IV-E community? PLEASE SUBMIT HERE


QUESTIONS?

  • If you have questions regarding the CalSWEC Title IV-E Summit and/or would like to join our distribution list, please email calswec_events@berkeley.edu
    • If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting/CART captioning, alternative media formats, etc.) or information about campus mobility access features in order to fully participate in this event, please contact calswec_events@berkeley.edu with as much advance notice as possible and at least 7-10 days in advance of the event.
  • If you need technical support during the webinar, please chat us at https://tawk.to/summitsupport

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Partial funding for this meeting is provided by the CDSS and sponsorship through NASW-CA. 

 

CDSS                           NASW-CA