Working Across Difference in the Age of Bias

  by Ed Morales, MPP, MSW, LICSW

What do we see when we look at our students? Do we see future leaders? Criminals? Kids from broken homes? Does it matter? In this session, we’ll explore ideas about the origins of bias, how implicit bias shows up in schools, and what we as social workers can do to recognize and confront both personal and institutional bias. This session helps meet the MN Board of Social Work’s requirement of 1.5 Social Work Hours. Ed Morales, MPP, MSW, LICSW, Since 2011, Ed Morales has worked with more than 1,000 kids and their families, as a school social worker, a therapist, and now a trainer and consultant. Ed founded Socorro Consulting in 2017 to provide training, supervision and staff development to teachers, social workers, and parents around Minnesota. In addition to his work with Socorro Consulting, Ed works with the State of Minnesota as a Child Welfare Trainer, and as a social worker with Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. Ed lives in North Minneapolis with his wife, two adopted daughters, and his cat, Mocha.

Register for this 1.5 CEU course here.

The course cost is $20.00 for members, $65 for non-members (includes membership) and $40 for other professionals/out of state   for the 1.5 CEU virtual course.  MSSWA Members can enroll by logging in using their MSSWA password.

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