The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to have a devastating and disproportionate impact on African Americans. This presentation explores factors associated with Covid-19 within the African American Community and how social workers can address health disparities across micro, mezzo, and macro levels of practice.
Target Audience: This is course is designed for social workers at all levels of experience and licensure to explore or gain a better working knowledge of how Covid 19 disproportionately impacts African Americans.
Course created on July 27, 2020
Course Type: Video
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- After this course, participants will be able to identify relevant infection and fatality data associated with coronavirus among African Americans.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe three contributing factors of COVID-19 among African Americans.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify how social workers can address health disparities related to African Americans across micro, mezzo, and macro levels of practice.
|5-10 Minutes||COVID-19 and Health disparities|
|10-40 Minutes||COVID-19 and Health disparities/ Three major contributing factors|
|40-55 Minutes||Addressing health disparities across levels of practice/Social Work Advocacy|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary/ Q & A|
V. Nikki Jones
DSW LCSW, LMFT
V. Nikki Jones, DSW, LCSW, LMFT, is a scholar-teacher-practitioner who currently serves as an Assistant Professor and the BSW Program Coordinator at Middle Tennessee State University. Dr. Jones teaches undergraduate and graduate social work courses, and her main research and publication interests are social determinants of sleep disparity among non-majority groups, minority stress and gendered racism, social work education, and issues impacting the LGBTQ community. In addition, Dr. Jones has provided direct services to couples and families in private practice and behavioral health settings.
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