Amplifying Equity & Well-Being for Social Work, Health & Social Service Professionals

LEARNING AREA: Community Organizing and Planning
May. 2021


1 hour 30 minutes



Social workers, health providers, and other social service professionals
play a valuable role in supporting the health of the communities they work
with, yet they are often at risk for burnout and decreased well-being
themselves due to inequitable work conditions. The quality of service
delivered to communities can be impacted by the well-being of frontline
workers on any given day. In this panel, we will explore the connection
between workers’ voices and their well-being as individuals, and as a
collective group. We will also discuss the benefits of labor unions and
strategies for organizing workers in health and social services.

*Panelists: *

   - *Yaminette Díaz-Linhart* (SSW’10, SPH’11), Doctoral Candidate,
   Brandeis Heller School for Social Policy and Management; Agency for
   Healthcare Research and Quality Fellow; Health Policy Research Scholar,
   Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
   - *Josette Jaramillo*, President, Colorado AFL-CIO
   - *Thomas Kochan*, George Maverick Bunker Professor of Management;
   Professor of Work and Employment Research; Co-Director, MIT Sloan Institute
   for Work and Employment Research at the MIT Sloan School of Management
   - *Mildred “Mit” C. Joyner*, DPS, MSW, LCSW, President, National
   Association of Social Workers (moderator)

This event is free and open to the public. Advance registration is
required. 1.5 free continuing education credits are available for social
workers licensed in Massachusetts, after completion of a brief quiz.
Webinar must be attended live to receive continuing education credits.
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Registration fee