Impact Talk | Dexter Voisin: "America the Beautiful and Violent: The Response of Social Work to Anti-Black Racism"

Wednesday, March 29th, 2023
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Add to Calendar: Add to Calendar 2023-02-09 00:54:51 2023-02-09 00:54:51 Impact Talk | Dexter Voisin: "America the Beautiful and Violent: The Response of Social Work to Anti-Black Racism" Event Description Learn how careers in social work are making a difference in society! You're invited to join the Mandel School for our 2023 Impact Talk series—four excellent opportunities for students to be inspired by our faculty and their specializations. The event will be held via livestream and recorded for viewing on the Mandel School's YouTube channel. Current Mandel School students can receive 1 PD hour for each Impact Talk they attend. Lunch will be provided for in-person attendees. America the Beautiful and Violent: The Response of Social Work to Anti-Black Racism Dexter Voisin Dean America the Beautiful and Violent: The Response of Social Work to Anti-Black Racism will illuminate how major social policy and practice in the U.S. has created Black racialized poverty and trauma, resulting in a higher disease burden and social disadvantage born by Black Americans. It will highlight important steps the social work profession can adopt to promote an anti-Black racist approach aimed at furthering racial and social equality. Dexter Voisin is a licensed clinician with more than 30 years of research, teaching and administrative experience. He earned his PhD from Columbia University and is recognized among the top two percent of scientists in the world, and among the top most-cited Black scholars in social work at research-intensive universities. He has authored more than 170 peer-reviewed publications and generated over 11 million dollars in external funding, with research findings informing health policy in the State of Illinois. He is frequently called upon to be a contributor to the national and international media. Mandel School | Noble Commons 11235 Bellflower Road Cleveland, OH 44106 Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences America/New_York public

Event Format: Hybrid

1 hour of PD credit has been approved

Event Description

Learn how careers in social work are making a difference in society! You're invited to join the Mandel School for our 2023 Impact Talk series—four excellent opportunities for students to be inspired by our faculty and their specializations.

The event will be held via livestream and recorded for viewing on the Mandel School's YouTube channel. Current Mandel School students can receive 1 PD hour for each Impact Talk they attend. Lunch will be provided for in-person attendees.

America the Beautiful and Violent: The Response of Social Work to Anti-Black Racism

Dexter Voisin

Dean

America the Beautiful and Violent: The Response of Social Work to Anti-Black Racism will illuminate how major social policy and practice in the U.S. has created Black racialized poverty and trauma, resulting in a higher disease burden and social disadvantage born by Black Americans. It will highlight important steps the social work profession can adopt to promote an anti-Black racist approach aimed at furthering racial and social equality.

Dexter Voisin is a licensed clinician with more than 30 years of research, teaching and administrative experience. He earned his PhD from Columbia University and is recognized among the top two percent of scientists in the world, and among the top most-cited Black scholars in social work at research-intensive universities. He has authored more than 170 peer-reviewed publications and generated over 11 million dollars in external funding, with research findings informing health policy in the State of Illinois. He is frequently called upon to be a contributor to the national and international media.

Event Location

Mandel School | Noble Commons

11235 Bellflower Road

Cleveland, OH 44106

Dexter Voisin headshot