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A Million Questions' From Descendants of Slaves Sold to Aid Georgetown By RACHEL L. SWARNS and SONA PATEL

Posted by Chicago Association of Black Social Workers on May 26, 2016 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (7)

Good evening, click to read unique stories of “The men, women and children that were owned by the nation’s most prominent Jesuit priests. And they were sold – for about $3.3 million in today’s dollars to help the college now known as Georgetown University stay afloat.”

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/05/20/us/-descendants-of-slaves-sold-to-aid-georgetown.html?ribbon-ad-idx=5&src=trending&module=Ribbon&version=origin®ion=He...

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2014 Dialectical Behavior Therapy Conference

Posted by Chicago Association of Black Social Workers on September 30, 2014 at 1:30 AM Comments comments (0)

 

On behalf of member Rochelle Cross, here is an opportunity to gain some training that has been shown to have efficacy in highly dysregulated clients. DBT is used for people with ADHD, borderline personality disorders, bi polar disorder etc.

Consider supporting her and enhancing your professional repertoire of skills for this effective treatment.

Jataun

Intertwined, LLC is purchasing Dr. Lane Pederson's DVD- "2014 Dialectical Behavior Therapy Conference: Practice...

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Collaboration to Action: Building a Peaceful Chicago

Posted by Chicago Association of Black Social Workers on September 30, 2014 at 1:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Collaboration to Action: Building a Peaceful Chicago is a unique approach to a common issue facing the African American community. We are focusing on the good news; seeking to inspire by sharing programs and strategies that are effective, provide a forum for community leaders to collaborate and ultimately, walk away empowered with specific actionable, solution-oriented items to be immediately utilized in the community. The day will begin with a dynamic...

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Fundraising Opportunity for Alzheimer's Awareness

Posted by jataunrollins on September 1, 2014 at 1:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Do you know someone impacted by Alzheimer's? Perhaps you know the affected individual, a family member or their caretaker. Regardless of who you know, it is devastating on all fronts and draws a wealth of time and resources to ensure that there is a good, quality of care in place. You can sign up to day  with President Jataun Rollins in her fourth walk for Alzheimer's on behalf of her grandmother, Maggie Passmore. YOu can sign up directly on alz.org and search

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Volunteer Opportunities with CABSW

Posted by jataunrollins on September 1, 2014 at 1:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Are you looking to do something with the Chapter for an event that draws an international following? Perhaps you are interested in a meet up that provides networking opportunties or development of friendships while volunteering. This will provide the Chapter with more visibility and is a fun way to get to know one another or enhance friendships. Jackie Baldwin, newer member, is the coordinator for this event and can be reached via email at  jacqui2kayla@aol.com

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Criminals, Victims and the Black Men Left Behind

Posted by Chicago Association of Black Social Workers on August 15, 2014 at 4:50 PM Comments comments (0)

 

Criminals, Victims and the Black Men Left Behind

 

by Carla Murphy

Monday, August 4 2014, 7:00 AM EST.

This article is part of topic: Life Cycles of Inequity

 

Editor’s note: Our series “Life Cycles of Inequity” explores the ways in which inequity impacts the lives of black men. Each month, we focus on a life stage or event in which that impact has been shown to be particularly profound. This article was reported in ...

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