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Grand Challenges for Social Work

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The university of Utah college of social work presents: Settler colonialism and the mechanisms of AI/AN inequality in child welfare across U.S. states. Dr. Frank Edwards and dr. theresa rocha beardall. Thursday, June 9th, 2022 from 12 pm to 1:30 pm mountain time.Online via zoom (link emailed to registrants in advance of event). Following a long history of forced assimilation through family separation, american indian (AI) and Alaska Native (AN) children continue to be separated from their families by state child welfare agencies at exceptionally high rates. during this presentation, frank edwards and theresa rocha beardall will provide insights into the geographies and institutional sites where inequalities emerge. their research revealed that risks of child welfare system contact are higher for AI/AN infants, and that risk is highly variable across states. Exceptionally high levels of risk indicate that the crisis of indian family separation is ongoing. Free and open to the public. registration required. 1.5 NASW endorsed ceus (pending) available after successful completion of a brief quiz. please direct questions about this event to emily.breen@utah.edu.

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Donation for CSW Student Support

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We are pleased to waive our standard CEU fees at this difficult time. We know it is challenging for many people right now, including our social work students. Thus, if you are able, we invite you to support an emergency student fund established by Dean Martell Teasley.