Information about the graduation ceremonies for the Classes of 2020 and 2021 can be found here.

Agenda

8:30-8:45
Welcome and Introductions
Dr. Kathryne Leak & Cindy Bautista-Thomas

8:45-9:45
Keynote: Building Cultural Humility: Skills and Structures for Racial Justice Work in Schools
Drs. Madeline Pérez De Jesús, and Anthony De Jesús

9:45-10:55
Break

10:00-10:30
Clearing the Air: Holding a Dialogue about Social Injustice
Alyssa Martinez & Tonika Boston

10:30-11:30
Cultural Humility and Strategies for Practice: Considering the impact of personal and professional conflict that inform and/or impede our cultural competency
Leigh Jeremy Britton, Momentum Education

11:30-12:45
Lunch

CONFERENCE RESUMES AT COLUMBIA SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK 1255 AMSTERDAM AVENUE

12:50-2:20
Workshop A 1- 14

Ariana Allensworth & Sara MinskyPhotovoice: A tool for engaging in critical investigationA-1
Cristina MelendezUnderstanding and Embracing Multicultural Parenting PracticesA-2
Diana FrancoWhy is My Classroom Unsafe? Addressing Strategies for Reflective PedagogyA-3
Evelyn Bautista-MillerThe Process of Solidifying Presence & Support with Students, Families, Community and Within Your School BuildingA-4
Julie Lance & Ana MurphyExploring the Multifaceted Reasons Contributing to School Absenteeism and Truancy A-5
Latisha TorresMindfulness and Race: Using Mindfulness to address Implicit Bias A-6
Leticia Villarreal SosaCultural Humility: An Opening Dialogue For Practice in the SchoolsA-7
Madeline AlersEffective and Evidence-Based Family EngagementA-8
Moncia X. Thompson“I’m not a problem student; this is what Black burnout looks like”: Incorporating therapeutic methods into the classroom to address racial battle/trauma fatigue with youth.A-9
Monica JosephCan Motivational Interviewing be a Tool of Cultural Humility?A-10
Monique Sierra & Valerie MorelPlanting Awareness: Cultivating Ourselves and our SchoolsA-11
S.J. Langer & D. M. MaynardEmbodied and Interpersonal Experiences of Gender Diverse YouthA-12
Sarah StroleLessons from Working with Unaccompanied MinorsA-13
Wendy S. Murad, Yeddi Park, Joan Petralia Greenberg, & Oana SchollSupporting ELL students: The role of school social workersA-14

2:20-2:30
Break

2:30-4:00
Workshop B – 15-28

Aisha SmithHow to Have Courageous ConversationsB-15
Andrea VazquezBuilding Cultural Humility: Social Work in SchoolsB-16
Cristina MelendezUnderstanding and Embracing Multicultural Parenting PracticesB-17
Diana Feldman & Alicia ThompsonCasting the “Bad Student”: Using Theatre to Understand Our AssumptionsB-18
Evelyn Bautista-MillerThe Process of Solidifying Presence & Support with Students, Families, Community and Within Your School BuildingB-19
Julia ColangeloMindfulness for the School Social Worker: Acknowledging yourselfB-20
Julie Lance & Ana MurphyExploring the Multifaceted Reasons Contributing to School Absenteeism and TruancyB-21
Mariana BadilloSchool Social Work and its Ethical ChallengesB-22
Moncia X. Thompson“I’m not a problem student; this is what Black burnout looks like”: Incorporating therapeutic methods into the classroom to address racial battle/trauma fatigue with youth.B-23
Monica JosephCan Motivational Interviewing be a Tool of Cultural Humility?B-24
S.J. Langer & D.M. MaynardEmbodied and Interpersonal Experiences of Gender Diverse YouthB-25
Shoshana Brown & Elana BlankStudent Created, Student Centered: A story of LGBT student powerB-26
Steve Goodman, Kathy Marshall-Polite & Deborah ElsenhoutA Lesson on Cultural Humility: Learning With and From Students in Temporary HousingB-27
Tonika Boston“Is this job really for me?” – Racial Trauma and social workers of color in educational settingsB-28

4:00-5:00
Reception