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Lydia Rapoport - Anti-Racism Lecture

The Smith College School for Social Work is pleased to present its annual anti-racism lecture as part of the Public Lecture Series. Lectures are free, open to the public, and wheelchair accessible. (See additional accessibility information below).


Dr. Dawn Belkin Martinez, Ph.D., LICSW

Clinical Social Work in the Age of Neoliberalism: “Staying Woke” and a Path Forward for Clinical Practice

Clinical Associate Professor, Boston University School of Social Work
Monday, June 18, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Wright Hall - Weinstein Auditorium  
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Dawn Belkin MartinezDawn Belkin Martinez, Ph.D., LICSW, is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Boston University School of Social Work and was formerly an instructor in psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School. Trained as a family therapist, Dawn worked as the senior social worker on the Inpatient Psychiatry Service at Children’s Hospital Boston for 13 years and is the co-author of the book Social Justice in Clinical Practice: A Liberation Health Framework for Social Work. Dawn is one of the founding members of the Boston Liberation Health Group and gives presentations locally, nationally, and internationally about her work with Latino youth, immigrant families, liberation health theory and practice, and social justice. 


Continuing Education Credits (CECs)

Lectures also provide one and one-half (1.5) Continuing Education Credits (CECs). The cost to register for CECs will be $15 per lecture. Those who wish to earn CECs should arrive 15 minutes ahead of the lecture to register; the registration fee will be collected at that time. Payment must be made by check or money order ONLY.

Accessibility Accommodations

Weinstein Auditorium is wheelchair accessible. For other disability accommodations or sign language interpreters, please contact the Office of the Dean at 413-585-7983 or email deanasst@smith.edu, at least two weeks in advance of the lecture.