Virtual SW Ethics and Cultural Competency Training

Virtual SW Ethics and Cultural Competency Training
Date Friday, October 15, 2021
9 - 11 a.m.
FeaturingPam Ngunjiri and Jim Bear Jacobs, co-directors of the Minnesota Council of Churches Racial Justice Program
Instructions for GuestsThis is a virtual event. Join us on Zoom here.
RegistrationA Zoom link will be sent to you upon registration. Register
SponsorsThe Department of Social Work, Bethel University

Event Description

Addressing Minnesota's Racial Legacy: Finally Telling the Truth and a Time of Reckoning for Social Work

(Competency #2, Social Work Code of Ethics Standard 1.05 and two (2) MN Required Continuing Education Hours on "Cultural Responsiveness.")

Presenters Pam Ngunjiri and Jim Bear Jacobs, co-directors of the Minnesota Council of Churches Racial Justice Program, are working on a "10 year Truth & Reparations project that includes dismantling structures and repairing the damage of racism in Minnesota."

Pam Ngunjiri, a pastor in the African Methodist Episcopal denomination, has been a county social worker, an adjunct SW professor, and is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Ministry focused on "Racism, White Supremacy and the Christian Church."

Jim Bear Jacobs is a citizen of the Stockbridge-Munsee Mohican Nation and heads up the "Healing MN Stories" program, an effort to create understanding and healing between Native American and non-Native people, particularly those in faith communities.

Questions?

Please contact Deb Petersen at socialwork@bethel.edu or 651.638.6294.


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