This course highlights the gender disparity between males and females in the profession of social work and specifically explores the disparity associated with African American male social workers. The course aims to share the value that African American men bring to the profession and the role of professional mentoring and empowerment as it relates to African American men being effective social work practitioners.
Course created on July 7, 2021
Course Type: Video, Audio
CE/CEU Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AR/1.0; ASWB ACE/1.0 Cultural Competence; AZ/1.0; CA/1.0; CE Broker/1.0 General (FL), Continuing Education (OH), Continuing Education By A Social Worker (SC), Category I Social Work (WV), CE Broker #20-845933; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DC/1.0; DE/1.0; FL/1.0; GA/1.0; HI/1.0; IA/1.0; IACET/0.1; ID/1.0; IL/1.0; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY/1.0; LA/1.0; MA/1.0; MD/1.0; ME/1.0; MI/1.0; MN/1.0; MO/1.0; MS/1.0; MT/1.0; NC/1.0; ND/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NM/1.0; NV/1.0; NY-Contact Hours/1.0 Self-Study; OH/1.0; OK/1.0; OR/1.0; PA/1.0; RI/1.0; SC/1.0; SD/1.0; TN/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT/1.0; WA/1.0; WI/1.0; WV/1.0; WY/1.0
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the importance of mentoring African American males in the field of social work.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the strengths, critiques, and demands regarding the use of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and practice with African American men in social work.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the roles and needs of social work professors, advisors, supervisors, and internship coordinators when utilizing empowerment and mentoring.
|5-10 Minutes||The African American Male Experience|
|10-15 Minutes||Gender Disparity|
|15-20 Minutes||Men in Social Work|
|20-25 Minutes||African American Men in Social Work|
|25-35 Minutes||African American Men and Mental Health|
|35-45 Minutes||Empowerment Theory and Practice with African American Men in Social Work|
|45-55 Minutes||Utilizing Empowerment and Mentoring with African American Males in Social Work|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
DSW, MSW LMSW, QMHP-C, ACSW
Dr. Dinnerson is an Assistant Professor and the Director of BSW Field Education at Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work at Norfolk State University. He earned a Bachelor of Social Work degree from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana – Champaign, and a Doctor of Social Work degree from the University of St. Thomas - St. Catherine University. His research agenda centers on African- American men in social work, social work curriculum and instruction, school social work, mental health, substance abuse, and historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs).
Dr. Dinnerson is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, Council on Social Work Education, North American Network of Field Education Directors, Hampton Roads Association of Black Social Workers, North Carolina School Social Work Association, and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated. His social work practice experience includes school social work, mental health, social work administration, program planning, and community-based advocacy. In the academy, he has taught across the social work curriculum in on-campus, online, and hybrid social work programs. Dr. Dinnerson embraces the motto, “To achieve in every field of human endeavor.”
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