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How Social Workers Use Instagram? Find out at #EMPRSocialWork Virtual Chat on November 21st at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time

On Saturday November 21st at 9:00 a.m. social workers will share their stories on using instagram to inspire virtual chat attendees to explore the power of image in promoting social work policy, advocacy, education and research. Please register on Zoom to watch live presentations, ask instagram page creators questions and learn about the power of instagram.

During the virtual chat we will hear stories from:

#socialworkersrise https://www.instagram.com/socialworkersrise/

Catherine Moore, LCSW is born and raised in Southern California, she has been a social worker since she obtained her BSW in 2009. She now has her MSW and LCSW and provides clinical therapy in a Palliative care clinic. This year she has launched her organization, Social Workers, Rise! which seeks to empower social workers through specialized knowledge and relationships for massive impact on the world. 

#reiliencyllc https://www.instagram.com/resiliencyllc/

Tiffany L. Green,MSW,LCSW
Born and raised in Chicago. Currently residing in Indiana. Tiffany have over 15 years of experience is social service and therapeutic work. Tiffany love incorporating wellness and holistic intervention in practice. Tiffany have been trained in Trauma Informed yoga and utilize that curriculum with youth a The Lake County Juvenile Justice Center. Tiffany have own practice and also provide individual and group supervision . Tiffany lecture part time at Purdue University and also work as a clinical home-based therapist with youth and families court ordered to have individual Therapy, and family therapy, or have to complete parenting or substance use assessments.

#groundedcounseling https://www.instagram.com/groundedcounseling/

Rebecca Ogle ( @groundedcounseling ) is an LCSW practicing therapy in Chicago, IL. Rebecca specializes in helping people with anxiety, codependency, and people pleasing tendencies using mindfulness-based CBT and DBT interventions, through a trauma-informed lens. Her Instagram page includes mental health information and tips, as well as anti oppressive content, and linkage to community resources. Rebecca believes that authenticity and appropriate self-disclosure about her own lived experiences is key to reducing stigma. She has been inspired by @thelivedexperiencecounsellor and @mswjake as well as many others.

#the_environmentalsocialworker https://www.instagram.com/the_environmentalsocialworker/

Gabrielle Conrad-Amlicke, B.S., LMSW is the Founder and CEO of Environmental Social Work LLC, based out of Connecticut. Gabrielle has a focused area of study in International Social Work and majored in Policy Practice Social Work at the University of Connecticut. Founded Dec. 2019

#socialworkbub https://www.instagram.com/socialworkbub/

#unionizesocialworknow https://www.instagram.com/nswalliance/

Come listen to Trisha and Joyce from @nswalliance #UnionizeSocialWorkNOW is a group working to organize the Social Work labor movement across the United States

#socialworkersbreakroom https://www.instagram.com/socialworkersbreakroom/

Thank you for your willingness to share the social work power of instagram with us

We also want to thank the organizing committee for helping promote our virtual chat:

Ani Dingamtar, Woods Homes, Calgary, Canada. Thompson Rivers University BSW Alumni

Oleksandr (Sasha) Kondrashov, Thompson Rivers University, School of Social Work and Human Service, Kamloops, Canada

Svitlana Arkhypova, Bohdan Khmelnytskij National University, School of Social Work and Social Pedagogy Cherkasy, Ukraine

Yuliia Kokoiachuk, Ukrainian Catholic University, School of Social Work, Lviv, Ukraine

Zoriana Haladzhun Departament of Journalism and Mass Communication Media Lviv Polytechnic National University

Social Policy and Advocacy Committee, CASWE-ACFTS

If you want to share your instagram creation story please contact empowersocialworker@gmail.com

See you on Zoom on November 21st, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. PT

Link for registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIudOqvpzMoGdTXe5pOgOv4bsUv1AS4FR8C

2-Year Virtual Chat: Event Agenda

9:00 a.m. -10:45 a.m. Pacific Time

1. Welcome: Land Acknowledgements (5 minutes)

  • Three questions in the chat: 1) Geographic location and Indigenous land; 2) How did you hear about this event; 3) Your interest in the event, hopes to learn from this event:

2. Organizers Welcome Words (1 minute each):

  • Ani Dingamtar, Woods Homes, Calgary, Canada. Thompson Rivers University BSW Alumni
  • Oleksandr (Sasha) Kondrashov, Thompson Rivers University, School of Social Work and Human Service, Kamloops, Canada
  • Svitlana Arkhypova, Bohdan Khmelnytskij National University, School of Social Work and Social Pedagogy Cherkasy, Ukraine
  • Yuliia Kokoiachuk, Ukrainian Catholic University, School of Social Work, Lviv, Ukraine
  • Zoriana Haladzhun Department of Journalism and Mass Communication Media Lviv Polytechnic National University
  • Social Policy and Advocacy Committee, CASWE-ACFTS

3. Ani and Sasha introduction: #EMPRSOCIALWORK (3 minutes Ani)

  • EMPRSocialWork came out of Sasha and Ani’s discussion on tools for empowerment and practice in the human service field. Instagram, connection with people, and stories of people practicing social work.

4. Introduce Topic: Strengthening Social Work Practice, Policy, Advocacy, Research and Education: The Power of Expression in Instagram (2 minutes Sasha)

5. Speakers: Five-minute presentation (30 – 45 minutes)

  • #Socialworkersrise
  • #Resiliencyllc
  • #Groundedcounseling
  • #The_environmentalsocialworker
  • #Socialworkbub
  • #Nswalliance
  • #socialworkersbreakroom

6. Questions for the speakers Sasha will moderate? (15 minutes)

7. Discussion Questions: Chat with Zoom participants (15 minutes): How can we support each other going forward? How can we keep in contact by supporting and empowering one another? What type of events can we do together? Who and how can you get engaged in social work social media?

8. Next steps: (5 minutes)  Action plan from the discussion. Possibility for bi-yearly group events similar to this event: SWDE Conference online: https://www.ollusa.edu/worden-school/swde/index.html   CASWE-ACFTS Conference: https://conference.caswe-acfts.ca/ VoicesSocialWork Project https://krasun.ca/voices-social-work/

9. Concluding Messages: Chat. 5 minutes. Thank you to organizers and speakers and another event in (six months?) More information to come.


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