Monday, September 23, 2013

Agenda for Sept 24

Hey class! Here's what I have planned for our class session tomorrow:

  • Check-in:
  • Small group break-out discussion: last week's guest speaker presentation from Madison Moore
    • Process your reactions.
    • Discuss social work practice implications
  • Break
  • Small group break-out discussion: readings for this week
    • Things to consider: 
      • What challenged you in the readings this week?
      • What was missing for you?
      • What things did you have to rethink?
      • Who is left out of the theories/studies presented in the readings?
      • Whose experience would seem to fit this, and whose wouldn't?
  • Case Presentation #15
  • Case Presentation #7
See you then!

Monday, September 16, 2013

Class agenda Sept 17

Hey class! We have a guest speaker coming to class tomorrow, and I'm excited to hear what he has to say! Here's my schedule of events for tomorrow's class:

  • Check-in
  • Discussion of assigned readings
  • Guest Speaker: Dr. Madison Moore, currently a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Richmond. His website is:
  • Continued discussion (readings, Dr. Moore's lecture)

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Information from Sept 10 class

Hey class!
I really enjoyed our conversation on the variety of issues discussed in class on Tuesday. You all did a great job in showing up prepared to have a meaningful discussion. Here's links and information on what we watched/discussed during class:

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Class agenda - Sept 10

Hey class! Here's what I have planned for today:

  • Check-in
  • Discussion about readings: 
    • articles: intersectionality & stigma, microaggressions, "against equality". 
    • book chapters: oppression, prejudice, discrimination, & violence, hate crimes, hate language.
  • Watch & discuss short film: "Half-Laughing" by Michelle Ehlen
    • Watch & discuss behind the scenes YouTube
  • Practice Strategies (Chapter 16 in M&M book)
Looking forward to it!

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Links from last class, Sept 3

Hey! I think we had a great session last week, and I continue to be excited about learning and growing with you all this semester!

Here's some links that you might find helpful and/or that we talked about during class:

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Today's agenda - Class #2

  1. Check-in
  2. Review of assignments/syllabus
  3. Unit 1: Social work practice with LGBTQ persons
    1. Definitions & concepts
    2. Myths & stereotypes
    3. Ally Identity Development
  4. Break
  5. Guest Speaker: Dr. Tarynn Witten!