Monday, December 12, 2011

Widener University 's Social Work Practice with Urban Oriented Youth Workshop

Using the True Flava
of Kijana (African American Youth):
Social Work Practice with Urban Oriented Youth
Presented by Dr. Richard Cooper

This workshop presents a discussion regarding the need for social work practitioners to explore and become informed about the complexities of Hip Hop cultural music when working with urban oriented youth. Urban oriented youth have worldviews that are often influenced by various aspects of popular and hybridized Hip Hop Cultures. Because cultural competency is a goal in all aspects of social work practice, social workers must become more knowledgeable about Hip Hop culture and rap music in particular, if they desire positive outcomes when working with this population. This workshop will help participants to deconstruct cultural aspects of Hip Hop and apply it to their helping relationships with Kijana and other urban oriented youth.

This event is free for all attendees; two CEUs will be available to interested parties for $25.
A specific room location will be emailed to all registrants closer to the event date.

When: Tuesday December 13, 2011 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Widener University, Chester, PA 19013

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If you have any questions about the event or the registration process, please contact Sarah Steele by calling 610-499-1281 or emailing Registrants will receive an email with the room location closer to the date of the event.

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