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Race and Social Work Practice: The Challenges of Working Within and Across Populations - Clinical Le


You are invited to attend our Fall Clinical Social Work lecture featuring Kenneth Hardy, PhD. Hardy will focus on all social workers’ ability to discuss topics of race with clients with a specific focus on social workers of color.

November 12, 2018 | 12:15pm-1:45pm

University of Maryland School of Social Work Auditorium

Event is Free | CEUs: 1.5 | CEU Fee: $20

Ken Hardy Lecture Chat & Chew @ 5pm in Room 2W11

Kenneth V. Hardy, PhD is a Professor at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is the Director of the Eikenberg Institute for Relationships in New York City. He is an internationally recognized clinician, author, educator, and consultant.

Dr. Hardy has provided Diversity and Racial Sensitivity training and consultations to an extensive list of Health and Human Services agencies as well as a host of educational institutions.

He is a frequent workshop presenter, trainer, and consultant on the topics of cultural and racial diversity, trauma and oppression. He has published prolifically and is the author of numerous articles and book chapters. He has co-authored the following books: Culturally Sensitive Supervision: Diverse Perspectives and Practical Applications; Minorities and Family Therapy; Teens Who Hurt: Clinical Interventions for Breaking the Cycle of Violence; Revisioning Family Therapy: Race, Class, and Culture; and Promoting Culturally Sensitive Supervision: A Manual for Practitioners. He is also featured in several therapy videotapes as well as a documentary devoted to slavery. His videotape “The Psychological Residuals of Slavery” has been well received by both the professional and lay communities for serving as a catalyst to promote conversations about race relationships.

Dr. Hardy has received considerable acclaim for the contributions that his publications and videotapes have made toward challenging our field to think critically about issues of diversity, trauma and oppression. He has been a frequent contributor to the popular media and has been featured on Dateline NBC, and 20/20, the Discovery Health Channel; and the Oprah Winfrey Show.

Dr. Hardy maintains a practice in New York, New York.

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